Wednesday, August 24, 2011

Episode #24 Off to Vegas!



SHOW NOTES FOR THIS WEEK:

Works In Progress:

Westknits KAL by: Stephen West US 4 (3.5mm) using Madeline Tosh Pashmina colors Antler, Charcoal and Citrus. Dont't forget to go to the PRIZE THREAD in the WestKnits Group and read all about how to enter your finished shawl.

My Wish Shawl by: Laura Linneman US 6 (4.0mm) using Kauni colors EZ and EB. This is a great knit! This is for my Camp Loopy #3 Project.

Podcasters Challenge

What yarn should I use? Just post a comment in the Podcasters KAL Information Thread and let me know. Also check out and JOIN Lois's group Knittings My Bag if you write in the Viewer Commitment Thread you could win a Mother Bear Project Pattern. Lois is giving away 2 patterns sometime on Friday August 26th with a random drawing.

Mother Bear Project KAL:

Ok guys we have 8 more days until September 2nd when we can cast on and starting knitting bears for these great kids. You have plenty of time to purchase your pattern online at Mother Bear Project Pattern and it will be mailed to you. Also join in on the fun and POST in the KNITABULLS MOTHER BEAR PROJECT KAL THREAD!

SPECIAL THANKS TO VIEWERS WHO ARE KNITTING BEARS WITH TEAM KNITABULLS

Jodi(NontoxicMoma)- Abi(MrsAbi)- Tami(KnitT)- Mary(Nana-Mama)- Maria(marilu1213)

Harmony(Harmonomony)- Beki(BigAshDog)- Athella(Heiressknits)- Kathy(quiltyknit)

Stephanie(ssburke)- Gayle(Nenatokk)- Bev(paletpc)- Claudia-Gabriela(Gabrielakos)

Sheri(Satinbunny)- Linda(9Grands4Grma)- Kathleen(knitInPupLick)- Linda(LinKnitter)

Dorielle(queendori)- Eileen(bellasocks)

Thanks SO much to all of you who are taking your time out to help these GREAT kids!! LET'S ROCK THIS!!!

Enabling:

Dyeabolical Yarns: Rachel has some awesome fiber & yarn. I got the BFL top roving and the sport weight yarn.

Silver Pumpkin: I got that totally cute pink project bag and the matching circular needle holder.

BOOKS THAT I RECENTLY PURCHASED:

55 Christmas Balls to Knit by: Arne & Carlos

Mini Christmas Knits: By: Sue Stratford I showed you guys this book in Episode #23

Knit One Knit All by: Elizabeth Zimmermann

I will have to post the shawl book later.

Have a GREAT week everyone and thanks for taking the time out to watch my podcast too!

Diane





Thursday, August 18, 2011

Episode #23 Let's Knit Some Bears



SHOW NOTES FOR THIS WEEK:

Finished Objects

Bella's Mittens by: Marielle Henault I knitted these for Camp Loopy project #2 I used Cascade Eco Wool 100% Alpaca size US 8 (5.0mm).

Works In Progress:

Westknits Mystery Shawl KAL by: Stephen West - I am using Madelinetosh Pashmina colors: Antler, Charcoal and Citrus. size US 4 (3.5mm).


New On The Needles / Camp Loopy Project #3:

My Wish by: Laura Linneman(LaLa of The Knit Girllls) I am using Kauni colors EZ(teals) and EB(autumn colors). size US 6 (4.0mm). This is a very relaxing and enjoyable knit.

Prize give away shawl Terpsichore Shawl: Kara (addknitter00) of Esty shop 6catsknittingaround was nice enough to give away 2 of her newly published pattern.

The Mother Bear Project KAL:

I would love it if you guys with KAL with me starting September 2nd through the 25th pictures must be posted in the group thread by October 2nd. You can buy the pattern for $5 at Mother Bear Project and you will receive it in the mail. Also you can go directly to the Knitabulls Mother Bear Group Thread KAL for all of the information and links.

Have a GREAT week and thanks for taking your time out to watch my podcast!

Diane


Thursday, August 11, 2011

Episode #22 SO Behind on my Knitting!



SHOW NOTES FOR THIS WEEK:

BONUS PODCASTER CHALLENGE: THE MOTHER BEAR PROJECT KAL - You can read all about it in the Mother Bear Project Group Thread

PATTERN PRIZE GIVE AWAY Kara (addknitter00) on Ravelry was kind enough to give away 2 of her newly designed pattern. Follow you way to the Terpsichore Shawl Pattern Prize Give Away Thread and GOOD LUCK to the lucky 2 viewers who win this awesome pattern!

ENABLING

Bungalow 360 bags- I found this awesome bag at our local Denver Zoo. They have some really cute bags here!


Have a GREAT week guys and KEEP on KNITTING!

Diane












DIANE

Friday, August 5, 2011

Episode #21 Glad To Be Home!



HERE ARE THE SHOW NOTES FOR THE SHOW!

WORKS IN PROGRESS/NEW ON THE NEEDLES

Bella's Mittens by: Marielle Henault I am using Cascade Eco Alpaca

Westknits Mystery Shawl by: Stephen West - I am using Madelintosh Pashmina in the colors Glazed Peacan, Baltic & Charcoal. So far this has been an interesting KAL. Clue #2 is out on August 8th

ENABLING FROM THE SOCK SUMMIT:

Fiber Optic Hand Dyed fibers & yarn - This is where I got the beautiful roving in the purple and the pumpkin colors.

Indigodragonfly - What a great booth! This is where I got my "when turkeys fly" skein of yarn.

Miss Babs - I got the Halloween skein of yarn there.

Huckleberry Knits - I got my beautiful skein that was green with the 2% silver in it.

The Swanx - These girls were just wonderful! Lisa & Kira really did a great job and their painting of the clogs are awesome too!

Keep on knitting and have a GREAT week!!

Diane:-)