Thursday, July 21, 2011

Episode 19 - Full of Surprises!


Sheila and Wendy get a surprise package from Becky of the Addicted to Yarn podcast, and Sheila finally reveals her secret knitting. The usual project chat, including the finished Big Herringbone Cowl and Sheila's preemie hat pattern. Bonus Six Flags rollercoaster picture!

Show Notes: (I am getting so bad at this, sorry.)

SparkPeople shouts to Jetgirl1313, CrochetLily, Shmopi, and Strickland66, welcome to Spakpeople.com

On The Dance Card:
Sheila is still working on Saroyan by Liz Abinante on US 6/ 4 mm with Malabrigo lace held double in Fuscia colorway. She is working on Owling hat using the pattern by Kerri James with Cascade 220 Superwash in the Mystic Purple colorway on US 7 / 4.5 mm needles.  She also is working on Flutter-By socks by Shannon Rbalino on US 1.5 / 2.5 mm needles in Serendipitous Ewe Fate fingering self Striping sock yarn.  She also has Iris Mystery Shawl on my needles by Natasha Vogele in Wollpapst SockenWolle US 6 / 4 needles.  Last but not least working on Dishcloths for Zman teachers from the Grandmothers Diagonal on US 8 / 5. mm needels by Ruth from Big Springs TX.
Wendy has the Rock Island shawl by Jared Flood in Ivy Brambles Romantica on US 7 / 4.5 mm needles.  She has the Iris Mystery Shawl on the needles as well, using Enchanted Knoll Farms superwash sock yarn in the Treasure Chest color on US 6 / 4mm needles.  Wendy is also working on Owlings fingerless mitts by Kerri James in Cascade 220 Mystic Purple.

Rate Your Date:
Sheila shares her secret knitting of a Heart by Kristin Ledgett from Knitty.com on US 5 / 3.75 mm needles out of Cascade 220.  Sheila also finished her Preemie Hat that she designed and will get the pattern up soon.  She also has another Dishcloth done as well.  Using her usual pattern.
Wendy has her Big Herringbone Cowl by Purl Soho in Malabrigo worsted in the Sealing Wax Color.

Future Dates:
Sheila wants to finish the Iris Mystery Shawl, work on her Saroyan and finish the Owl hat.
Wendy is planning on the Podcaster Challange by KnittingsMyBag which starts in September and she is planning on knitting swatches for her Gwain Sweater by Alison Green Will.

Crushes and Heartbreaks:
We both are crushing over LynnZimm's Denver Oyster Run a Charity race for the Colorado Make a Wish orginazation, for Life Threatening medical conditons. Lynn, has raised $4000 so far.  She would like to reach $5000 to grant a wish.  Luara Linneman created the My Wish pattern and if you purchase it for $5.00 all proceeds will go to LynnZimms cause.   LynnZimm is having a prizes for donanting to her cause.  Every $10 will receive 1 entry for a list of prizes on her blog Knitting Triathlete.  Wendy is donating a pattern from Ravelry up to $10.00 and I am donating a skein of 80/20 Wollmeise in Aquarias.  Wendy also got discharged from her cardiologist.  She is very excited.
 
Baubles and Bling:
Sheila orders some lovely yarn from the Fibernymph AKA Lisa from 90% Knitting, in the Sunburned Zebra Colorway in her Bounce base.
We also share a package that Wendy received from Becky of the Addicted To Yarn Podcast.  She is so sweet.
 
Gossip and Innuendo:
We had a great time at Six Flags New England.  Sheila did not enjoy Bizaro roller coaster.
Below is a front seat point of view.  It doesn't look so bad now, but boy was I scared.
 
We have  a weight loss thread on our group, check it out. 
Find us on Plurk as Knit1hearttoo (we share the account), Sparkpeople as Sheilad37 and Pennywenny2, and Twitter as Knit1hearttoo.  You can email us knit1heartoo@gmail.com.
We are on iTunes, leave a comment or Star rating.
If you are new or a return viewer, thank you for watching us.

Have a good week, Knit With Heart.

Thursday, July 14, 2011

Episode 18 - Back at the Studio Again!


The usual project chat, including discussion of Clue 2 of the Iris Mystery Shawl. Sheila also discusses the upcoming Podcaster Challenge in more detail and Wendy shares her plans to modify Gawain to be knit in the round. Sheila suggests a food tracking contest to start in August! We'll keep you posted.

Show Notes: (Sorry they are so late.)

Welcome to our SparkPeople friends, HelloLovely, Juleeque, BlessedNJoyful, and Rainlover, PPkart, and BHAY123 to both Sheilad37 and PennyWenny2's pages.

On The Dance Card:
Sheila has Saroyan by Liz Abinante with Malabrigo on Size US 6/ 4 mm, saw no love this week.  She has Iris Mystery Shawl by Natasha Vogele with Wolpaste Sonkenwolle in Unikate colorway on US 6 / 4 mm
She also has Flutter-By socks toe-up with my Serendipitous Ewe Fate Fingering on US 1.5 US / 2.25 mm.  I still have my Preemie Hat on the needles on size US 2 / 2.5 mm, my own design.  I also have  secret project using Cascade 220 wool on size US 5 / 3.5 mm.  Some wash clothes in the Grandmothers simple discloth pattern by Ruth from Big Springs, TX.  Last but not least, I have a hat out of Cascade 220 in Superwash using the Owlings pattern to do it.
Wendy has Rock Island by Jared Flood in Ivy Brambles Romantica from Yarn & Fiber Co. on US 7 / 4.5 mm, no love this week.  She cast on for the Big Herringbone Cowl by Purl Soho with Malabrigo Worsted in the Sealing Wax Colorway on US 17 / 12/75 mm needles.  Iris Mystery Shawl as well by Natasha Vogele of Krazy Kitty in Enchnated Knoll in Treasure Chest colorway.

Rate Your Date:
Sheila has finishe a Grandmother Diagonal Dishcloth for teacher gifts.
Wendy  has nothing.

Future Dates:
Sheila finish my preemie hat, 2 to 3 dishcloth's and get to the decrease section of the Saroyan.
Wendy will be working on the KnittingMyBag Podcaster challange project in September.  She is also planning on Gawain by Alison Green Will with her own modifications.

Whirlwind Romance:
Wendy finished spinning up her Miss Babs BFL in Vlad Colorway, has about 300 yds.  Her first handspun from a wheel. 

Crushes and Heartbreaks:
We both are crushing over LynnZimm's Denver Oyster Run a Charity race for the Colorado Make a Wish orginazation, for Life Threatening medical conditons. Lynn, has raised $3000 as of July 4th.  Luara Linneman created the My Wish pattern and if you purchase it for $5.00 all proceeds will go to LynnZimms cause.   LynnZimm is having a prizes for donanting to her cause.  Every $10 will receive 1 entry for a list of prizes on her blog Knitting Triathlete.  Wendy is donating a pattern from Ravelry up to $10.00 and I am donating a skein of 80/20 Wollmeise in Aquarias.

Baubles and Bling:
Sheila wento to a farm stand and found Wicked Good Soap Co., and bought some shaving cream.  I also bought some Cascade 220 in purple, that I have cast on the Owling hat with already.
Wendy bought some String Theory Caper Sock in purple.  She also got some lotion and soap from Wolfe Farms.

Gossip and Innuendo:
Wendy went to Portland and visited a couple of yarn stores.  Knit Wit Yarn Shop, Portland Fiber Gallery and Weaving Studio where she received a lot of information on Spinning Wheels.

KnittingMyBags Podcaster Challange rules and regulations:  Hopefully a knit a long with us as well with the challange.

Contest:
We have a thread on our Knit1hearttoo group, where if you keep track of what you eat for two weeks you can win some yarn.  Go check it out.

We have  a weight loss thread on our group, check it out. 
Find us on Plurk as Knit1hearttoo (we share the account), Sparkpeople as Sheilad37 and Pennywenny2, and Twitter as Knit1hearttoo.  You can email us knit1heartoo@gmail.com.
We are on iTunes, leave a comment or Star rating.
If you are new or a return viewer, thank you for watching us.

Have a good week, Knit With Heart.

Thursday, July 7, 2011

Episode 17 - Too Hot to Handle


Wendy and Sheila try filming outdoors for a change, but it's too hot! The usual project chat, including the finished Mountain Ash Shawl and Catkin Shawlette. Wendy reveals her Rhinebeck sweater plans and both ladies show off some bags they love.

Show Notes:

Welcome to Wombatofdoom, Scarletowl, TanyaCrafts, Kwillow2, and Wandering Peanut to our Sparkpeople.

230 people on Ravelry Group.

On The Dance Card:
Sheila is working on the  Saroyan by Liz Abinante in Malabrigo Lace held double on US 6 / 3.5 mm, no love this week.  Spring Forward by Liz Welch with Serendipitous Ewe. Iris by Natasha Vogele of Krazy Kitty with Wollpast in Unikat colorway.
Wendy  has Rock Island by Jared Flood in Ivy Brambles Romantica from Yarn & Fiber Co. on US 7 / 4.5 mm, no love this week.  She cast on for the Big Herringbone Cowl by Purl Soho with Malabrigo Worsted in the Sealing Wax Colorway on US 17 / 12/75 mm needles.  Iris Mystery Shawl as well by Natasha Vogele of Krazy Kitty in Enchnated Knoll in Treasure Chest colorway.

Rate Your Date:
Sheila has a long slow Waltz to rate.  She finished the Mountain Ash Shawl by Kate Gagnon Osborn in Debbie Bliss Alpaca Silk DK on US 6 / 4mm.  Loved it, it took about 2 1/2 months to knit it, mostly done at work with the higher temps outside.
Wendy  has finished her Catkin by Carina Spncer in Malabrigo Sock in Archangel and Botticelli colorways.  She loved, but will probably not knit it again.

Future Dates:
Sheila is still planning on the Scrappy Sockey Stripey cardi only after I get more of my stuff of the needles. Will be casting on for some more dishcloth's using the Grandmother's washcloth in Peaches and Cream Cotton.
Wendy and Sheila are both plan on doing KnittingsMyBag podcaster challenge that starts in September, her is her shop, take a look.  Looking forward to this.  She also has picked her Rhinebeck Sweater, Gawain by Alison Green Will.

Crushes and Heartbreaks:
We both are crushing over LynnZimm's Denver Oyster Run a Charity race for the Colorado Make a Wish orginazation, for Life Threatening medical conditons.  Luara Linneman created the My Wish pattern and if you purchase it for $5.00 all proceeds will go to LynnZimms cause.   LynnZimm is having a prizes for donanting to her cause.  Every $10 will receive 1 entry for a list of prizes on her blog Knitting Triathlete.  Wendy is donating a pattern from Ravelry up to $10.00 and I am donating a skein of 80/20 Wollmeise in Aquarias.
Sheila is crushing on LL Bean's Extra Large canvas bag.
 
Babules and Bling:
Sheila has done nothing.
Wendy has the Large Serena Bag from DianaCouture along with 3 matching hoodies.
 
Gossip and Innuendo:
Wendy is heading up to Maine to try some spinning wheels at some yarn stores in Portland.
 
 
We have  a weight loss thread on our group, check it out.
Find us on Plurk as Knit1hearttoo (we share the account), Sparkpeople as Sheilad37 and Pennywenny2, and Twitter as Knit1hearttoo.  You can email us knit1heartoo@gmail.com.
We are on iTunes, leave a comment or Star rating.
If you are new or a return viewer, thank you for watching us.

Have a good week, Knit With Heart.