Archive for March, 2011

Mar 30 2011

episode 130: “Take on Me”

episode 130: “Take on Me”

Podcast donation incentives! from podcast listeners!
Joanne donated Socks that Rock Pining 4 ewe

Jarista has donated a skein of Fleece Artist, Hand dyed, Curlylocks, 78% Kid Mohair, 13% Wool, and 9% Nylon.

Cynthia has donated Knitopedia: The Ultimate A to Z guide for knitters by Vogue Knitting. it’s JUST come out and looks like a great addition to any knitting library!

a donation to the podcast during the month of march will enter you into a drawing to win ALL THREE PRIZES! yippee! :)

Homesteading:
-Gardening
-Poorman’s firepit
-composting a la erksnerks

On the Needles:
-Hampton cardigan is done…sort of
-vanilla socks with fun stripey unknown sock yarn
-clockwork shawl by westknits

Upcoming Events:
-campKIPhosted by Jackie of the KIPing it Real podcast is next week! super excited! carpooling with Julie and Jessica from Revenge of the Knits podcast and Stephanie from Wisconsin
-Knittin in the Mitten hosted by CoggieTM of the High Fiber Diet podcast November 3-6. spaces are still available! a relaxing weekend of knitting and eating in Khardomah Lodge in Michigan. sounds delightful! contact CoggieTM if you are interested in signing up!coggietm(at)hotmail(dot)com

Babble:
-Bats do that!
-Like outerspace?
-Ukulele madness. my new uke is from Mainland Ukulele. LOVE IT!

spinning/The Big Project:
-meet your fleece
-bagging the fleece
-knit with your handspun…PLEASE!

favorite thing:

i want to be her when i grow up
Shiny and the Spoon

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Mar 08 2011

episode 129: “Stinky Buckets”

episode 129: “Stinky Buckets”

Podcast donation incentives! from podcast listeners!
Joanne donated Socks that Rock Pining 4 ewe

Jarista has donated a skein of Fleece Artist, Hand dyed, Curlylocks, 78% Kid Mohair, 13% Wool, and 9% Nylon.

Cynthia has donated Knitopedia: The Ultimate A to Z guide for knitters by Vogue Knitting. it’s JUST come out and looks like a great addition to any knitting library!

a donation to the podcast during the month of march will enter you into a drawing to win ALL THREE PRIZES! yippee! :)

Homestead:
Life without twitter
New vacuum happiness

On the needles:
Finished mittens!!
Sleeves and the pit of despair
lacey cardigan
Triceratops hat pattern in spinoff

Book review:
A Knitting Wrapsody: Innovative designs to Wrap, Drape, and Tie by Kristin Omdahl

I review this book in the podcast. What a fun and inventive book! lots of interesting patterns! i pick my favorites and share with you.
You can see all of the patterns in ravelry here. this is a book/dvd review WITH A BONUS! make a comment sharing what pattern you are most excited about in A Knitting Wrapsody on the shownotes page between now and 3/21 and i’ll put you in a drawing to win a copy!

Babble:
Littleman is 5!!
Birthday party
ukulele love

Spinning:
Spinning falkland dyed by cosymakes
Research begins!!
Fermented suint method

Favorite thing:
Weekly library trips

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