Category Archives: Podcasts

Episode 21: Patrick Stewart’s Hat is Too Small

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Opening

Join in the Clean Slate KAL and the Holiday Spirit KAL in the Ravelry Group!

On the Needles

Bellows Cardigan

Carlene’s Bellows with Pockets

Finishing School by Deborah Newton

Featherweight Cardigan

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Improving on my Beatnik 

Holiday Socks in Voolenvine Yarns Footsie in the colorway Holly Jolly

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FOs

Vanilla Socks in Patons Kroy!

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Wishful Thinking/Imagiknitting

Nieve by Coco Knits

The Modern Natural Dyer 

Books

Finished: Station Eleven by Hilary St. John Mandel

The Neapolitan Novels by Elena Ferrante

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TV

The Great British Baking Show on PBS or Netflix

Homeland

Bob’s Burgers

Grimm

Blunt Talk on Starz with Patrick Stewart

In the Kitchen

Learning to Cook with Marion Cunningham

Coda

Holiday Spirit KAL

Clean Slate KAL

 

Episode 20: KAL Announcements

On the Needles

Countdown to Winter Featherweight KAL, hosted by Kristin of Voolenvine Yarns and the Yarngasm Podcast

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Knitbot Essentials is on sale for Knitbot Month at Quince and Co. – Check out the blog post here.

Featherweight Cardigan by Hannah Fettig in Knit One, Crochet Too Kettle Tweed in a plum/red colorway

Vanilla Socks in Patons Kroy, almost done!

FOs

Beatnik Sweater by Norah Gaughan

(Oh, fuzzy photo, I promise I will replace you with a better pic soon…)

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Wishful Thinking/Imagiknitting

Stonecutter Pullover by Michele Wang

Moto Jacket by Hannah Fettig

Sibella Pullover by Carrie Bostick Hoge

Hawser Pullover by Jared Flood

Karusellen Hat from PomPom Quarterly

Books

Wolf Hall by Hilary Mantel

Modern Romance by Aziz Ansari

Station Eleven by Emily St. John Mandel

The Secret Garden by Frances Hodgson Burnett

  • knit along/read a long happening – heard about it through the Yarniacs Podcast

TV/Movies

Longmire, Bob’s Burgers, Homeland, Transparent (haven’t watched yet, but comes highly recommended)

Sewing

Slow Fashion October, hosted on Fringe Association by Karen Templar

Alder Shirtdress with the V-Neck Variation

(not exactly the most glamorous shots, but you get the idea!)

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Coda

Holiday Spirit KAL – Let’s knit those holiday colorways!

Clean Slate KAL – finish or rip those WIPs, clean out and simplify the UFO bin by January 2016

Go check them out in the Ravelry Group!

Episode 19: Summer Travels and Monogamish Knitting

Opening

Wearing my wintery pill-monster – Big Cable Pullover

THANK YOU to Melinda, host of the YarnderWoman Podcast, for the lovely birthday pattern – Check her out!

On the Needles

Beatnik by Norah Gaughan

Oh Loops Yarn and the Fiber by Design Podcast, hosted by Sarah and Lydia

Uniform by Carrie Bostick Hoge of Maddermade for the #cardiparty2015 hosted by the Double-knit Podcast

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Wishful Thinking/Imaginknitting

dreareneeknits on Ravely, several really interesting brioche patterns:

Vintage Prim – hat

Briochealicious – shawl

Hawser by Julie Hoover

Garter, drop stitch pullover inspired by the streets of Vancouver

Sewing

Alder Shirtdress with V-Neck Tutorial

Hemlock Tee

Alder + Archer

Gerard Coat

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Books

Finished: The Girl on the Train by Paula Hawkins

Currently Reading: Wolf Hall by Hilary Mantel

Stopped Reading: Wildwood by Colin Meloy

If you like to read mystery and suspense, check out the 2KnitLit Chicks Podcast

TV/Movies

Longmire on Netflix Streaming

Mission Impossible in Theaters

In the Kitchen

Carrot Soup from The Art of Simple Food

Tomatillo Salsa and Pico de Gallo from Simply Mexican

Melody of the Mandarines Podcast 

Fresh Strawberry Jam by Ina Garten

Damage Report

Trip to Vancouver/Victoria

Atex Fabric

Canadian Yarn from Beehive Wool Shop in Victoria

Fleece Artist 100% BFL from Nova Scotia in a navy/brown/black

Sweet Fiber Yarn Sockweight in Tea Leaves

Maria Montzka from Stitched in Sweden

PomPom Quarterly, Issues 12 and 14

Pictures from Vancouver:

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Pictures from Victoria:

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