Showing posts from May, 2015

Episode 92: It's Kind of About Ghosts and Stuff

Listen Book Talk starts at 27:50 Recorded on May 27, 2015 Come join us in the  Cardi, Tank or Tee KAL/CAL !  You have until July 1 to complete your project. Barb recommends listening to  Teaching Your Brain to Knit: Episode 16 : Knitting and the Need for Novelty to find out more about why most of us have multiple projects on the needles at any one time and why we feel the need to switch projects. Tracie will be attending  Spinning at the Winery  June 6, 2015 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. KNITTING Barb has finished: Her  Alder Wrap  by Kaffe Fassett using 12 colors of  Rowan Kidsilk Haze . Her  Featherweight Cardigan  by Hannah Fettig, using  Must Stash Yarns Helluva Skein  in the Pau'ole colorway. Mother Bear #53 Tracie has finished her spinning her  Redfish Dyeworks Fiber  that she has had on the spindle for 2 years! Barb is currently working on: The  Radiance Shawl  by Helen Stewart, using Highland Handmades Mountain Laurel Lace in the White Brook colorway. Cra

Episode 91: BUT - Here's the Thing

Listen Book Talk starts at: 51:20 Recorded on May 13, 2015 Come join the  Cardi/Tank or Tee KAL/CAL !  Knit any cardigan, tank or tee (adult or child size) between May 1 - July 1.  If you have a project less than 50% done on May 1st, that will work too.  See the  FO thread  for the prizes we have so far. Win a pattern of your choice by  Debbi Stone !  Go to the contest thread on our Ravelry group and tell us which pattern you would like to win.  We will pick the winner when we podcast Episode 92 Barb talked about and recommended 2 audio podcasts: 1.   ACTUally KNITting  podcast, hosted by  ACTually KNITting  (Michelle) 2.   Teaching Your Brain to Knit , hosted by  Margaret924  (Margaret) and  MagicWombat  (Catherine) Tracie talked about  The Yarnit .  She and Barb both have one and really like this tool. Events: Tracie will be attending  Spinning at the Winery, AKA Food, Fleeces and Fun!  at the Retzlaff Winery in Livermore, CA. on June 6, 10 - 4 pm.

Episode 90: Ain't Nobody Got Time for That

Listen Book Talk Starts at 37:20 Recorded on April 29, 2015 Our Alana-Along is a wrap (or a sweater or a pair of mitts…)   If you entered, stay tuned till the end of the podcast to find out if you won a prize!   Thanks to all who participated Our new KAL has begun - the Cardi, Tank or Tee-Along will run May 1-July 1 Robin Wiest raised $1489 for Autism Speaks   with her Sprig of Hope pattern , and she helped her LYS, Twist Knitting and Spinning , raise over $5000 at   their Third Annual Sheep to Shawl Benefit for Autism Speaks.   Congratulations and many kudos to them all! Click for Kiley – Kiley is a high school senior doing a project collecting hats for the Click for Babies project to help inform new parents about crying and Shaken Baby Syndrome.   If you’d like to help by making a purple baby hat, visit Kiley’s Ravelry page for details. Tracie will be at: Fleeces, Food & Fun – Retzlaff Winery in Livermore California - June 6, 10-4pm B a