Monday, March 23, 2015

Episode 91




WIPs -


Air Force One Socks using Turtle Purl's self striping sock yarn, Striped Turtle Toes.
Glitz at the Ritz by Helen Stewart (free Knitty.com pattern).
Quicksilver shawl by Melanie Berg.

Next up on the needles - Smith and Ewe Sparkle Sock in Your Majesty, destined to be a pair of Monkey socks.


FOs -


Custom Fit Sweater using lace from Charlie's Cardi (minus the buttons), hoping to have buttons ot show for Episode 92.

Custom Fit website (as promised).

Spinning -


Hansen Crafts.

Spun Right Round March Fiber Club.


Random Other Stuff I talked about -


Welford Purls blog and vidcast.

Uli's gorgeous Stitch Markers.

Soundtrack -


"Pamgaea" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0
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Sunday, March 15, 2015

Episode 90

Episode 90 Show Notes -




WIPs -


Air Force One Socks using Turtle Purl's self striping sock yarn.

Glitz at the Ritz.

Custom Fit Sweater using lace from Charlie's Cardi.

Quicksilver shawl.

FOs -


Nothing this week!

Recap of Fibres West 2015 in Cloverdale, BC


Spinning / Fiber Prep -


Flick carding some BFL Cross locks.

Acquisitions / Fibres West Finds -


Smith and Ewe.
West Coast Colour & Carding (no website).
Ewesful Creations (no website).
Penelope Fibre Arts.
Hansen Crafts.
Creations by Uli was there with her gorgeous chainmaille jewelry and Stitch Markers.


Soundtrack -

"Pamgaea" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0
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Saturday, March 7, 2015

Episode 89

Episode 89 Show Notes -




WIPs -


Air Force One Socks using Turtle Purl's self striping sock yarn.

Glitz at the Ritz.

Custom Fit Sweater using lace from Charlie's Cardi.

Quicksilver shawl.

FOs -


Nothing this week!

Spinning -


Inspiration - Yenhen's Handspun.


Acquisitions -


Into The Whirled February 2015 Fiber Club.
Spunky Eclectic Fiber Club February 2015.
Pigeonroof Studios Shetland in Royale, Brimstone and Collision Course.


Soundtrack -


"Pamgaea" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0
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Tuesday, February 24, 2015

Episode 88



Episode 88 Show Notes - 

 

Over the next month or so, my recording schedule is going to change with my return to work. Keep an eye out in the Ravelry group, Twitter, and Facebook page to find out when a new episode is released.  Or - subscribe to my YouTube channel or iTunes! Thanks for your patience with this transition.  As time goes on, I plan to return to a regular weekly schedule.

What I'm Watching/Listening to -



WIPs -


Glitz at the Ritz by Helen Stewart - pattern from Knitty.

Custom Fit V-Neck with lace from Charlie's Cardi.

Quicksilver shawl by Melanie Berg.


Spinning acquisitions -


Hello Yarn from the Completely Twisted and Arbitrary Spinning Group on Ravelry.

Spun Right Round February Club Shipment.


Soundtrack -


"Pamgaea" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0
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Tuesday, February 17, 2015

Episode 87

Episode 87 Show Notes -



WIPs -

Custom Fit V-Neck with lace from Charlie's Cardi.

FOs -

Fish Lips Kiss Fluormania Socks.
Aviatrix Hat.
Cable Baby Hat.

I also mentioned -

Mabel's Labels QR Code Labels.

Sweet Fiber Yarns.

Lo-Lo Bars by Bar Maids.

Valley Yarn.

88 Stitches.

Turtle Purl's Artfire Store and Etsy Store and she even has the Air Force One colourway in stock! The colourway called In My Element has been at the top of my wishlist for a while - Look at that sparkle! I'm thinking I'll have to pick some up for next year's Christmas socks.

Phew! I think that's it! Let me know if I forgot anything!!


Soundtrack -

"Pamgaea" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0
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Tuesday, February 10, 2015

Episode 86

Episode 86 Show Notes -




What I'm Watching - 

 

 

WIPs -


V-Neck Chuck (a Custom Fit "Design Your Own" Sweater, with the Chevron Lace pattern from Charlie's Cardigan placed on the front. All the details I used to generate the Custom Fit pattern are on my Ravelry project page here.

Fish Lips Kiss Fluormania Socks - finally some progress!!

 

FOs -


Finally officially finished my Grams Cardi by Kate Oates. Sewed on the buttons this week!

 

Spinning - 

 

Three Waters Farm Fiber Club.
Spunky Eclectic Fiber Club.

 

Spinning {Inspiration} -

inbetweendreams aka Kim, who also happens to host one of my favourite videocasts, Stitch by Stitch. She's on a bit of a break right now, but hopefully will be back.

Sweets off the Wheel Ravelry Group Spring Fling Spin Along dyer is Fat Cat Knits. Ordering deadline is February 10, 2015 (I posted about this in the Ravelry group and on the Snappy Stitches Facebook page since it is super time-sensitive.

Miscellaneous -


I also mention The Pioneer Woman's Hamburger Soup and the One Pot Pasta Primavera from Oh My Veggies.

Thank you to everyone who has left me an iTunes star rating or review! Want to leave a review, but not sure how? Here's more info.

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Soundtrack - 

 

"Pamgaea" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0
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Tuesday, February 3, 2015

Episode 85

Episode 85 Show Notes -




What I've Been Watching the Week -


And a big long reminder to utilize your local library! :)

WIPs -


Fish Lips Kiss Heel Socks, toe up, out of Regia Fluormania in colour #7184.
Custom Fit V Neck Version of the Charlie Cardi.

FOs -


CustomFit Hakone by Amy Herzog.
The stretchy bind off I used is the Miraculous Elastic Bind Off.

Finished Hakone Sweater


Inspiration (spinning) -


BockstarkKnits on Ravelry.

Interesting on Etsy -


Gnomespun Yarn.

Soundtrack -


"Pamgaea" Kevin MacLeod (incompetech.com)
Licensed under Creative Commons: By Attribution 3.0
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