Thursday, September 29, 2011

Episode 29 - Under Pressure









Show Notes:

Shiela (Shielad37 on Ravlery) and Wendy (PennyWenny on Ravlery)

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On The Dance Card:
Wendy is working on her Gwain by Alison Green Will in Dream in Color Classy in the Dusky aurora colorway.  She is using US 8 / 5 mm needles. She also has the Flower to Hexagon Blanket by Jessie Rayot using US D, or 3 hook and scrap sock yarn and sock skeins from Knitting Goddess.
Sheila is test knitting a shawl, RidgeLine, pattern for Lisa Beamer of 90 % Knitting, FiberNymph on Ravlery.  Sheila is using Patons Classic Wool Tweed on US 9 / 5.5 mm. Sheila also has the Heath Socks by Andrea Dietrich, on the needle using Plymouth Happy Feet in Olive colorway on US 1 1/2 / 2.5 mm.

Rate Your date:
Wendy showed off her Celtic Cabled Scarf again from the PPC, by Vanessa Lewis in Vintage Maine Maid Blueberry Tweed on US 9 / 5.5 mm.  She altered the pattern to make it shorter and added buttons.
Sheila finished the Cabled Hat by Amy Shannon with Dream in Color Blue Thunder on US 5 / 3.75mm and US 7 / 3.75 mm.  This is to go with the Pembroke Vest by Kirsten Kapur.  Sheila also finished the All hands on Deck top down mittens by Rachel from Dyeabolical yarns.  She used Cascade 220 on US 5 / 3.75 mm in a light blue.  Last but not least, she finished her Shetland Triangle Shawl by Evelyn Clark using Cascade Eco + in Forest Green Colorway on US 10 / 6 mm.
Future Dates:
Wendy is hoping to do the Hippocampus and or Selbuvott or Not by Torirot Designs.
Sheila is planning on casting on Howl Cat by Alexandra Tinsley with Dream in Color in Happy Forest..

Crushes and Heartbreaks:
Wendy is in love with her "Needle End T-Shirt" which can be found at Cafe Press.
Sheila is heartbreaking over the hours of work this week.

Baubles and Bling:
Wendy shares all her goodies, Madeline Tosh Sock in the Mansfield Garden colorway from the Salty Sheep in Swansboro, NC.  Malabrigo Rios in Lettuce colorway also from the Salty Sheep.  Crowbag and yarn singles form the Knitting Geisha's Etsy store.
Sheila shows off some goodies for her swap.  Patons Kroy Ragg Shade in Rag and some shrinky plastic that she hopes to make into stitch markers.

Gossip and Innuendo:
Sheila pulls the winner of the Felted Stocking.  Contact us at knit1hearttoo@gmail.com or PM me on Ravlery.
Wendy mentions that we will be going to Rhinebeck in just short of 2 weeks.

Find us on Plurk as Knit1hearttoo (we share the account), Sparkpeople as Sheilad37 and Pennywenny2, and Twitter as Knit1hearttoo and Wendy is Knit1Wendy. Pinterest for Wendy as Knit1Wendy. 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.

Wednesday, September 21, 2011

Episode 28B - Just Wendy


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On Wendy's Dance Card:

Gawain by Alison Greenwill ($7 on Rav) in Dream in Color Classy, Dusky Aurora colorway. US8/5mm needles. This will be my Rhinebeck sweater. I have finished the bust increases and will knit about 2 more inches before starting the sleeves.

Flower to Hexagon Blanket by Jessie Rayot (free on Rav) in The Knitting Goddess mini skeins (sorry, accidentally referred to her as the Yarn Goddess). US size D/3 or 3.25mm crochet hook. I am loving this project!

Rate Your Date:

Celtic Cabled Scarf by Vanessa Lewis (free on Rav) in vintage Maine Maid aran weight wool, blueberry tweed colorway on US9/5.5mm needles. Modified to be a buttoned cowl. Completed for the Podcaster Challenge. Be sure to vote for our projects in the Podcaster Challenge group on Rav! Voting will open soon. And be sure if you knit along with us, you post it in our group to enter to win a prize!

Crushes and Heartbreaks:

I am loving my annual vacation in Emerald Isle and will be checking out my fave local yarn store, The Salty Sheep in Swansboro later this week.

Gossip and Innuendo:

Watch Sheila's episode featuring Diane (DianeInOz) from Ravelry, also posted today. Be on the look out for another special guest episode this Friday!!!

If you are in the Northeast, check out the Southern Adirondack Fiber Festival this weekend on September 24 & 25.

Contact Info:

I'm lazy. See all of our contact info in the post below, or look for me on Ravelry as Pennywenny!

Episode 28 - Sheila's Special Guest

Turn up the volume, we are a little quiet, sorry.

Show Notes:

DISCOUNT CODE:  MrsLawrenceKnitz has a Etsy Store Here, KnittingGeisha.  She has been kind enough to give a 10 % off coupon to all Knit1Hearttoo fans through Ocotber 2nd.  Thank you Nicole that is very generous of you.  The Coupon Code:  knitonehearttoo

Speical Host : Diane (DianeinOz)

Special Thank You's to everyone who wished me a Happy Birthday on Monday.  Thank you, you guys are awesome.

Thank you to Diane (knitabulls), Bev (paletpc), Suzette (jacksgrandma), Beth (wittyknitten) and Denise (madaboutmatisee) for the lovely patterns.  I am going to work really hard on getting those knit soon.  I think I am missing someone else, and I am sorry.

Thank you to Yvonne for donating to the podcast.

Gossip and Innuendo:
Sheila shares her Plurk Podcaster Challange finsished object.  The Pembroke Vest by Kirsten Kapur in Dream in Color Classy in Blue Thunder.  Knit on US 5/3.75 mm and US 7 / 4.5mm needles.  Mods, she used the Coffee Mug Cozy cable then the pattern cable and added a little heart to it.

Please post your finished objects in the thread on our board here, by September 27th.   Don't forget to tag your project page PPC2011 so that you can be entered for a prize.

Also, this Challange won't work if you do not vote.  We need you to vote for us from September 28th through October 2nd here.   Please vote, be honest with it, and vote.  Thank you.  Again a big thanks to Lois.

On The Dance Card:
Diane has Sara Luverne on the needles by Ellen Mason using US 8 / 5.0 mm needles and Mad Color Fiber Arts Indulgence in Sweet Baby James Colorway.
Sheila has Pembroke Hat by Amy Shannon on US 5 / 3.75 mm and US 7 / 4.5 mm using the leftover Dream in Color Classy in the Blue Thunder color.  I am doing the cables from the back, because it is easier for me with out a cable.   I also have Shetland Triangle by Evelyn A. Clark with Cascade ECO + in a dark Forest Green color on US 10 / 6.0 mm.  Last I am working on the Top Down Mittens by Rachel of Dyebolical Yarn.  Using Cascade 220 in a baby blue on US 5 / 3.75 mm needles.  Great pattern go check it out, very versatile.

Rate Your Date:
Diane Showed off two finish objects, Royal Tulips Shawl that she did using handspun from
Spirit Trail Fiberworks Cashmere Bombyx Silk 50/50 that she spun in to 2 ply.  Knit in US 4 / 3.5 mm
 colorway Fire, absolutley gorgeous and soft.  Diane's other finishe object is Tappan Zee Cardigan by Amy King, again a handspun Mad Color Fiber Arts (formerly Sereknity Yarn and Fiber) BFL Top that she spun up to a 3ply.  Knitted using US 6 / 4.0 mm.  Also a lovely sweater.
Sheila finished her Frank monster based on the Irving the Ice Box Monster by Rebecca Danger on US 3 / 3.25 mm needles with Knit Picks Comfy in various colors.  One Night Stand: Frankensteins Monster Cloth by Brian McGaunn on US 8 / 5.0 mm with Lily's Sugar and Cream cotton yarn.

Future Dates:
Sheila just wants to finish her projects and to cast on, finally, for the Heath Socks.
Diane doesn't have anything planned.  She has fallen in love with the Hexa Puffs by Tiny Owl Knits. (sorry I said it was little owl, it is Tiny Owl.)

Baubles and Bling:
Sheila shows off some The Sanguine Gryphon's Bugga which is 70% Superwash Merino, 20 % Cashmere, and 10 % Nylon in the Golden Orb Weaver colorway that I won from the Pagan Knitters Podcast.  She also received a sample of Sanguine Gryphon's Gaia Lace which is 40 % Cashmere and 60 % Silk.  Love it.
Diane shares her fiber from Southern Cross Fiber of the month club.  Gorgeous.

Crushes and Heartbreak:
Sheila still loves her Maytag dryer.  I am caught up on laundry, oh my.
Diane talks about her Epic Fail and Heartbreak with her Mondo Sweater.
We are going to Rhinebeck on the Webs bus, check it out here.


Find us on Plurk as Knit1hearttoo (we share the account), Sparkpeople as Sheilad37 and Pennywenny2, and Twitter as Knit1hearttoo and Wendy is Knit1Wendy. Pinterest for Wendy as Knit1Wendy. 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, September 15, 2011

Episode 27 - No Interruptions!





Show Notes

Big Thank yous to Candy, Virginia and Karen for the wonderful donations.  Also a big thank you to all the viewers who have purchased items from our Cafe Press store. We really appreciate it.

As of Wednesday morning we had 380 members in our Ravelry group found here.


On The Dance Card:
Sheila is working on the Irving the Ice Box Monster from Rebecca Danger from the Big Book of Knitted Monsters.  She is using Knit Picks Comfy in worsted on US 3 / 3.25 mm.  Almost done and modified to look like Frankenstein (sort of.)  Also on the needles is Pembroke Vest by Kirsten Kapur in Dream in Color worsted in the Blue Lagoon colorway on US 5 / 3.75 mm and US 7 / 4.5 mm with a few mods.   Shetland Shawl by Evelyn A. Clark from the Wrap Style book in Cascade Eco + in the Shire colorway or Forest Green on US 10 / 6mm.  Last but certainly not least is All Hands on Deck, Top Down mittens by Rachael of Dyebolical Yarns in Cascade 220 baby blue on US 5 / 3.75.
Wendy has Gawain by Alison Green in Dream in Color Classy in the Dusky Aurora on US 8 / 5 mm needles, no love this week.  Also Celtic Cable by Vanessa Lewis in Vintage Maine Maid Blueberry Tweed on US 9 / 5.5 mm.  Her addiction has been the Flower to Hexagon Blanket by Jessie Rayot using just two colors per hexagon, using Knitting Goddess sock blanket skeins.
Rate Your Date:
Wendy has nothing.
Sheila shows off her finished but not seamed Baby Surprise Jacket by Elizabeth Zimmerman and a Christmas Stocking.

Future Dates:
Sheila is planning on finishing her monster, vest, and maybe the mittens.  Then she wants to cast on, finally, for Heath Socks.  Long term, after the Shetland Shawl, Colonnade by Stephen West.
Wendy has nothing.  Just hoping to finish Gawain.

Baubles and Bling:
Wendy has bought some Mad Color Fiber Arts sock options classica in Envy (420 yards 80 % super wash, 20 %  nylon)
Sheila has nothing.
Crushes and Heartbreaks:
Wendy has a heartbreak, her curtain project has stalled due to rusty water in the iron and her sewing machine broke.  She would love suggestions on a machine under $200 that is reliable.
Sheila wants to put a great big shout out to Lois of Knitting's My Bag for all that she has done in the Plurk Podcaster's Challenge.  She has put her heart and soul into this and does not deserve criticism.  Sheila also has been loving nail art videos on YouTube.

Gossip and Innuendo:
Thank you all again for the Cafe Press purchases we have added more items go check them out.   We have also added some plus sizes.


We are going to Rhinebeck on the Webs bus, check it out here.


Find us on Plurk as Knit1hearttoo (we share the account), Sparkpeople as Sheilad37 and Pennywenny2, and Twitter as Knit1hearttoo and Wendy is Knit1Wendy. Pinterest for Wendy as Knit1Wendy. 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.

Friday, September 9, 2011

Episode 26 - We Have Swag










Show Notes:

SparkPeople Hello's: Hello and welcome to Juliebie

On The Dance Card:
Sheila is working on the Irving the Ice Box Monster by Rebecca Danger from the The Big Book of Knitted Monsters in Knit Picks Comfy Worsted on US 3 / 3.25 in various Halloween colors.  She also has the Pembroke Vest by Kirsten Kapur with Dream in Color Classy in Blue Lagoon on US 7 / 4.5 mm with some mods.
Wendy is working on her Gawain by Alison Will in Dream in Color Classy on US 8 / 5 mm.  She also casted on for Celtic Cabled Scarf by Vanessa Lewis in Aran Weight Maine Maid Blueberry Tweed on US 9 / 5.5 mm.

Rate Your Date:
Wendy started and finished a cute little crochet bag, Inga's Hakelbeutel by Inga Joana using Patons Stretch Sock  on US D / 3/25 mm Hook.
Sheila Finished a baby hat that she designed in mystery worsted weight.  I knit another preemie hat in my design, with Knitting Goddess mini skein in Flower Power  will be out soon.  I promise. Sheila also finished Picky hat by Melanie Rose in Dream in Color in Go Go Grassy on US 6 / 4.0 mm

Future Dates:
Wendy is going to be working on a sock scrap blanket Hexasock, and she like several blankets that are crocheted.   Her favorite is the Flower Hexagon Blanket by Jessie Ryot.
Sheila is going to cast on for the Shetland Shawl by Evelyn Clark, and then the Heath socks.

Crushes and Heartbreaks:
Wendy is happy that the kids are back in school, unfortunately they are here with us now.
Sheila Thank you to Mellisa, Missy, Kimberly, and Suezetter for the test knitting of my preemie hat.
New Podcast - Pagan Knitter, Ursa (does contain Wicca) well worth a listen.  Also listened to Miss Elle Knits from UK.   Love cabeling with out a needle.

Baubles and Blings:
Sheila has nothing.
Wendy showed off her Siler Springs Batt by Josette at Enchanted Knoll Farm

Gossip and Innuenedo:
Congratulations to Stephanie from Expectan Knitter with her baby boy.
Sheila went on a Untamed Roller Coaster at Canobie Lake park - Twice.
Kidz Bop 20 - has some recent songs by popular artist, sung by kids for kids.
My Zman turned 8 this past Sunday.

South Adirondack Fiber Festival on September 24 & 25th in Greenwich, NY., Suzzane of Knitting Knirvana and Mellisa of His and Hers podcast are planning to go.

WE HAVE SWAG
We have opened up a Cafe Press Store, check it out here.


 We are going to Rhinebeck on the Webs bus, check it out here.


Find us on Plurk as Knit1hearttoo (we share the account), Sparkpeople as Sheilad37 and Pennywenny2, and Twitter as Knit1hearttoo and Wendy is Knit1Wendy. Pinterest for Wendy as Knit1Wendy. 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.