Sunday, September 30, 2012

Episode 80: Babbler

Wendy is solo this week, and brings you a quick update episode, which features WIPs including the Creature Comfort Cardi and the Shetland Triangle, as well as a pattern in development called Little Batty. Updates are given on when more drawings will take place for Prize-A-Palooza and on the scheduling change due to Sheila's course enrollment. 

 Show Notes:

On the Needles:

Creature Comforts Cardigan by Madelinetosh: Knit with Tosh Vintage in the Byzantine color way with US8/ 5mm needles.

Shetland Triangle by Evelyn A. Clark: Knit with Great Adirondack Lolita in the Antique color way on US7/ 4.5mm needles.

Little Batty: Pattern currently in development. Knit with BMFA Socks That Rock Lightweight in the Rook-y color way on US6 / 4mm needles.

String of Purls Hat: pattern currently in development. Knit with Vanna's Choice in the Rose and Purple color ways. Second sample will be knit in Martha Stewart worsted weight.

Rate Your Date:

Nothing to rate this week.

Whirlwind Romance:

Nothing this week. Spinning continues on the sweater yarn. 

Baubles & Bling:

Check out YarnPop knitting bags. I saw them at The Salty Sheep knitting store in Swansboro, NC and they are very cool.

Friday, September 21, 2012

Episode 79: Quickie

Happy Birthday, Sheila! The ladies bring the usual project chat, including Sheila's nearly finished Peace Hat, and Wendy's completed String of Purls hat and Harold the Houseplant monster. We also show off lots of baubles and bling from Into The Whirled, Blue Moon Fiber Arts and The Plover Bird on etsy. Prize-A-Palooza continues with drawings for 3 more awesome prizes! And Sheila has a big announcement!

Thursday, September 13, 2012

Episode 78: Prize-A-Palooza 2012

The ladies begin their month long celebration of 1000 group members! Sheila shows her Peace Hat and finished Wingspan, and Wendy reveals the Sleepy Hollow Shawlette, which will be sold as part of a Knittingsmybag kit. The first round of Prize-A-Palooza prizes are drawn.

Thursday, September 6, 2012

Episode 77: 1000 Friends

We bring you the usual project chat, including an explanation of stitch marker placement on Sheila's Wingspan and Wendy's finished Just Enough Ruffles, Bus Hat and her free pattern to be released for Bus Mitts to match the hat. We draw prizes for the Sparkly Yarn and Ruby Slipper KAL and tell you about the 1000 Member Prize-A-Palooza which will take place for the next 4 weeks! Featured products from Dyeabolical and Dragon Brook Farm.
Show Notes

Introductions - Sheila aka Sheilad37 and Wendy Pennywenny/Pennywenny2
Charity KAL found here.
Drawing at the end of show for the Sparkle and Ruby Slipper KAL
Thank you Judi L. for you generous donations.

On The Dance Card:

Wendy has the her Loud and Proud Socks form Play at Life Sockie Maki in the Loud and Proud colorway.  US 1.5/2.25 mm needles.  Little Batty is a bat-themes shawl of her own design in BMFA Rooky colorway. Shetland Triangle by Evely A. Clark in Great Adirondack Lolita in the Antique Colorway.

Sheila is still working on her Wingspan by MaylinTri'Coterie Designs in Zauberball ball coffee and cream colorway on US size 4 needles.

Rate Your Date:

Wendy finished her Just Enough Ruffles by Laura Chau in Malabrigo owrsted in the Lime Blue Colorway.  She finished her Bus Hat by Kylie Mconnell-Wade in Handspun In To the Whirled Captain Tightpans colorway.  She designed fingerless mitts to match.

Whirlwind Romance:

Wendy hand spun up Mad Color Fiber Arts merino/angora/silk 420 yds light fingering 2 ply.

Future Dates:

Wendy is looking for something lacy for her handspun.
Sheila is will be casting on for the Peace Out Ear Flap hat for her son.

Crushes and Heartbreaks:

Wendy discuss her Knee Status.
Sheila discusses her dryer, work, book on cd, Wishes Zach Happy Birthday, and her early wake ups.

Baubles and Bling:

Wendy received her Dragon Brook Yarn in the Eggplant colorway that will go in to the prize bin.
Dyeabolical Fiber in the Flower colorway.
Sheila is anticipating her Blue Moon Fiber Arts yarn and club yarn at the end of the month.

Gossip and Innuendo:

Rhinebeck Oct 19-21st
Winners are announced for the Sparkle yarn and Ruby Slipper shawl.
New KAL for Charity.
Prize-A-Palooza will begin next week.  Yay!!!
Thank you for watching us.
Knit with Heart!!!