Friday, January 27, 2012

Episode 45 - Beautified

Show Notes:
Happy Chinese New Year

 Introductions:  Sheila aka Sheilad37  and Wendy aka PennyWenny on Ravelry.
Don't forget about our Sock KAL, tag your finished projects with K1H2SOCKKAL, and here is where you can post your finished socks.

On The Dance Card:
Sheila is working on Super Easy Baby Blanket by Purl Soho on US 8 / 5.00mm us.ing mostly sugar and cream cotton or dishcloth cotton yarn.
Max's Hoodie, Wonderfull Wallaby by Carol Anderson using Paton's Shetland Chunky on US 8 / 5.00 mm.
Stripe socks using Wendy Johnson's Toe Up with a Difference in Gypsy Girl Creations, Transistions in Violet Bouquet.

Wendy Lisianthus by Rosemary Hill US 3 / 3.25 mm and US 4 / 3.5mm in Ivy Brambles Romantica in the Night Sky colorway.  She is also working on Spectra by Stephen West on US 5 / 3.75 mm in Madelin Tosh Sock in Midnight Rendevous and Crystal Palace Mini MOchi Color 304 (green through purple.)  She is also designing a sock pattern to be released soon.

Rate Your Date:
Sheila finished her test knit, No More Tears by Erin Walsh (MommyNeedsYarn) in the sKnitches Uniques sock yarn base 75% wool, 25% nylon in color 009.  She is doing a knit a long for her sock, all funds go to Autism Speaks.

Wendy has nothing finished.

Whrilwind Romance:
Spunky Eclectic 100% Targhee in the REd Rover Colorway, 20 oz completed.  FatCatKnits 100% Falkland, Wizard Island Colorway 3.1 oz.

Future Dates:
Sheila needs to finish more mitts.
Wendy is planning on a Monster with her handspun and Crestview Sweater by Cecily Glowik MadDonald in Classic Elite Duchess.

Crushes and Heartbreaks:
WE MET UP WITH KATIE FROM KNITTINONTHEFLY AKA JETGIRL1313
Check out Face Off on the SyFy channel.
Wendy's crush was her son was sick.

Baubles and Bling:
Sheila has nothing.
Wendy has Spinning Wheel Drink holder by FBN Plastics on Etsy.

Gossip and Innuendo:
Continuing The Year of You theme:  Marc and Angel Hack Life: Practical Tips for Productive Living.
"30 Things to Stop Doing to Yourself."

7. Stop being scared to make a mistake.
8. Stop berating yourself for old mistakes.
9. Stop trying to buy happiness.

Knit with Heart, you can find our contact info here.

Wednesday, January 18, 2012

Episode 44: Lotsa Socks


Show Notes:

Introductions:  Sheila aka Sheilad37 and Wendy aka Pennywenny

Check out our Sock KAL here until Feburary 29th post finished socks.

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On The Dance Card:
Wendy Lisianthus by Rosemary Hill US 3 / 3.25 mm and US 4 / 3.5mm in Ivy Brambles Romantica in the Night Sky colorway.  She is also working on Spectra by Stephen West on US 5 / 3.75 mm in Madelin Tosh Sock in Midnight Rendevous and Crystal Palace Mini MOchi Color 304 (green through purple.)  She is also designing a sock pattern to be released soon.

Sheila isSuper Easy Baby Blanket by Purl Soho on US 8 / 5.00mm us.ing mostly sugar and cream cotton or dishcloth cotton yarn.
Max's Hoodie, Wonderfull Wallaby by Carol Anderson using Paton's Shetland Chunky on US 8 / 5.00 mm.
No More Tears by Erin Walsh (MommyNeedsYarn) in sKnitches Uniques Yarn on US 1.5 / 2.5mm.

Rate Your Date:
Wendy had a big date, Wrought Iron Cardigan by Stephannie Tallent in US 6 / 4mm Dream in Color Classy in Happy Forest Colorway.  You can pre-order here from Cooperative Press.

If you want to work out the placement of buttonholes differently than in the pattern, use this buttonhole calculator. My favorite.

Sheila finished her Frooty Socks, Wendy D. Johnson Toe Up Sock in Fibernymph Bounce base in Froot Loops color way on US 1.5 / 2.5 mm.  Love this sock.  So does Zach.

Whirlwind Romance:
Wendy is working on the FatCatKnits spin along - 1.5 ounces are spun up. Ravelry group is here.

Future Dates:
Wendy is planning Semele by Asa Tricosa Designs, in her Wollmeise Lace.
Sheila needs to get more off the needles.

Crushes and Heartbreaks:
Wendy is crushing her sweater right now.
Sheila says thank you to Knitblogcast, for mentioning us on her blog.  Lisa has started a weekly blog and it looks great.  We have two links in the VKN thread, unfortunately Google + only lets you have 10 people.

Baubles and Bling:
Into the Whirled  double dosed of fiber in the "Snow Angles with and Ood" colorway, shetland base.
Atomic Blue Joyful series.
KnittingsMyBag Valentine's Day Bag and More.

Gossip and Innuendo:
Planning on a "anything for the neck" knit a long for March and April.

Continuing The Year of You theme:  Marc and Angel Hack Life: Practical Tips for Productive Living.
"30 Things to Stop Doing to Yourself."

4. Stop putting your own needs on the back burner.
5. Stop trying to be someon your not.
6. Stop trying to hold onto the past.

Knit with Heart, you can find our contact info here.

Wednesday, January 11, 2012

Episode 43 - Wendy Can't Count


Show Notes:

Introductions:  Sheila aka Sheild37 and Wendy and Pennywenny

We are going to Rhinebeck!!!! Yeah.

On The Dance Card:
Sheila Frooty Socks Wendy Johnson Toe up short row heel sock,  Fibernymph Dye Works Bounce 80/20 in the Froot Loops Color way on US 1.5 / 2.5 mm
Super Easy Baby Blanket by Purl Soho on US 8 / 5.00mm us.ing mostly sugar and cream cotton or dishcloth cotton yarn.
Max's Hoodie, Wonderfull Wallaby by Carol Anderson using Paton's Shetland Chunky on US 8 / 5.00 mm.

Wendy Lisianthus by Rosemary Hill US 3 / 3.25 mm and US 4 / 3.5mm in Ivy Brambles Romantica in the Night Sky colorway.
Flower to Hexagon Blanket by Jessie Rayot US D / US 3 hook scraps of fingering weight yarn.
Wrought Iron Cardigan by Stephannie Tallent in US 6 / 4mm Dream in Color Classy in Happy Forest Colorway.  You can pre-order here from Cooperative Press.

Rate Your Date:
Sheila has nothing but 1 sock finished.

Wendy Bitty Cabled Cardigan by Heather Cabanas in Martha Stewart Extra soft Wool Blend on US 8 / 5mm.
Be Loving by Mellisa Simpson in the Martha Stewart Extra Soft Wool Blend US 8 / 5mm.
Wendy's Generic Toe-Up Sock by Wendy Johnosn US 2 / 2.75 in her handspun from 6catsknittingaround BFL in the Mommy Needs to spin yarn colorway.


Whirlwind Romance:
Wendy spun up some Spunky Eclectic Targhee Red Rover Colorway and some Fat Cat Knits Falkland Wizard Island Colorway. Join the Fat Cats Knits group in Ravlery.

Future Dates:
Sheila needs to work on some fingerless gloves from here wool scraps, baby sweater, work on Max's hoodie and pair of Scylla socks and also Take This Sock and Knit it.

Wendy has nothing planned as of yet.

Crushes and Heartbreaks:
Sheila and her husband had to replace the mailbox, neighbor knocked it down but bought a new one for us, that was really nice. No labs for Zach for a month.
Wendy is loving the Neti Pot and had a day of knitting fail.

Baubles and Bling:
Sheila just bought more yarn for Max's sweater.
Wendy Spirit trail Fiberworks Braid in colorway Chalcedony, merino, silk, angora from the Loopy Ewe and the Wild Hare Fiber Studio faux cashmere in the Golden Oak colorway.

Gossip and Innuendo:
Sheila talks about the Snuggle project that Yarnivore, Sadie is doing on her podcast and in her group.  Go check it out here.
Our Sock KAL tag it as follows K1H2SOCKKAL here.

Wendy shares the Year of You which can be found here at www.marcandangel.com.
1. Stop spending time with the wrong people.
2. Stop running from your problems.
3. Stop lying to yourself.


Find us on Plurk as Knit1hearttoo (we share the account).
Sparkpeople as Sheilad37 and Pennywenny2.Twitter as Knit1hearttoo and Wendy is Knit1Wendy.Pinterest for Wendy as Knit1Wendy and Sheila is Knit1Heartoo on Pinterest.
You can email us
knit1heartoo@gmail.com.
We are on iTunes, leave a comment or Star rating.


Have a good week, Knit With Heart.

Wednesday, January 4, 2012

Episode 42 - Happy 2012



Show Notes:

Happy New Year Everyone

Intro's Sheila and Wendy aka Sheilad37 and Pennywenny on Ravelry  Join our group there too.
Welcome to any new viewers and welcome back to our continuing viewers.  We missed you.

Thank you to Judi L for her donation and thank you to the many of you who contributed to the donation with the leftovers of my lovely G.C., Beth, Melissa, Bev, Lisa, Katie, Diane, Tamila, Heather, Steven, Leslie, Betty, and MJ your are all awesome.

On the Dance Card:
Lisianthus by Rosemary HIll
Flower to Hexagon Blanket by Jessie Rayot
Wrought Iron Cardigan by Stephannie Tallent
Bitty Cabled Cardigan by Heather Cabanas
Fruity Socks based on Wendy Johnson's sock with short row heel
Super Easy Baby Blanket by Purl Soho
Wonderfull Wallaby by Carol Anderson

Rate Your Date:
Norwegian Sweet Baby Cap by Gro
Garter STitch Baby Kimono by Joji Locatelli
Dot The Dress Up Monster by Rebecca Danger

Future Dates:
Wendy is planning on some toe ups socks in her Mommy Needs to Spin Yarn colorway that she hand spun.
Sheila is hoping to fix some socks and other projects.

Crushes and Heartbreaks:
Wendy - Thank you to all who gifted her a pattern.
Rivolo Scarf, Rendezvous Shawl, Crestview Cardigan, Semele Shawl, Snow White Sweater, Paisley Socks, and Roxbury Pond Shawl.  (I tried to link, but it was very difficult to do.  I am sorry.)
Big love to anonymous donor who sent a card to Sheila and Wendy and donated $50.00 to the Childrens Liver Foundation in Knit1Hearttoo's name.
Sheila - Thank you all to those who gave me some patterns as well. Stripe amnia Socks, the Brick by Brick Socks and the Variance Cowl.

Baubles and Bling:
Brownie Sundae Rolly Batt, Haunted Rolly Batt and Purple Batt and Meadow Brad from Ivy Brambles Red Rover Braid from Spunky Eclectic Schacht Tensioned Lazy Kate was Wendy's finds.
Sheila received some lovely Pashmina Yarn by Madelinetosh from Nancy a fabulous viewer.  Thank you very much.

Gossip and Innuendo:
We announce the winners of the Mitten KAL and announce the new knit a long for some socks.  Go check it out here.

We show you some other prizes that will be given away in the future and discuss real briefly our knitting resolutions.

Find us on Plurk as Knit1hearttoo (we share the account).
Sparkpeople as Sheilad37 and Pennywenny2.Twitter as Knit1hearttoo and Wendy is Knit1Wendy.Pinterest for Wendy as Knit1Wendy and Sheila is Knit1Heartoo on Pinterest.
You can email us
knit1heartoo@gmail.com.
We are on iTunes, leave a comment or Star rating.

Have a good week, Knit With Heart.