Thursday, September 29, 2011

Episode #29 Fall Knitting is the Best!



Here are the show notes:

Podcasters Challenge: Please go and VOTE over at Knittings My Bag. Thanks SO much to Lois for all of her hard work! I would also like to THANK YOU VIEWERS for all that you have done for me. I have asked you to KAL on 2 different projects and give your time to do that and I thank you SO MUCH for that!!

Halloween KAL Starts October 1st through October 31st. Post pictures by 10-31 midnight eastern time.
We are going to be knitting the Dancing Batty Shawl by: Meta Lebenter All the information is in the Halloween KAL Group Also if you are undecided on a yarn choice still ShireKat Yarns has dyed up a special Halloween colorway for the KAL. It is called "Black Magic" Courtney of ShireKat Yarns will dye that color for you in any of her yarn bases. Courtney is also offering 10% of if you put BATTYKAL as the code. Please share your pictures there of your yarn choice and your progress photos as you knit:-)

Works In Progress:

Terpsichore by: Kara Hoover I am doing this as a KAL with Dawn & Nicole of Wolfe Farms Podcast Group

Finished Objects
Swirl Hat by:Mandie Harrington this is for Click for Babies all the information is in the Knittin on the fly Group

Socktoberfest October is a month for knitting socks with no pressure too:-)

Helping Out

Walk To End Alzheimer's - Denise's (Madaboutmatisse) mother has struggled with Alzheimer's for 7 years. Lets help her out with trying to make a difference to help out with more research for the disease. Donate if you can or A LETTER OR EMAIL TO PUSH OUR GOVERNMENT INTO MORE RESEARCH WOULD BE GREAT! CLICK HERE

Up & Coming KAL

Pele - Goddess of FIre by: Natascha Vogele - the free sign ups are over but the pattern will be released shortly. Just keep your eye out for it:-)

Shout Outs

2 Knit Lit Chicks Audio Podcast with hosts Barb & Tracie I really loved this audio podcast!

Knitting in Circles Video Podcast - I really enjoy this podcast and Aimee is SO sweet.

Enabling:

Stitch Markers from Sarah of Rainlover Knits Videocast her Etsy shop is called Rainloverknits this are so so cute!

Stitch Markers from rycrafty Heather has amazing stitch markers!

Heather of Highland Handmades has AMAZING YARN! I showed you guys the Halloween yarn called Trickster in her Silver Maple Sock Yarn


Have an AWESOME week and thanks for watching too!!!

Thursday, September 22, 2011

Episode #28 Fall is in the Air!



SHOW NOTES FOR THIS WEEK:

Podcasters Challenge Join Knittings My Bag Group for all the information on the PPC and read the VOTING THREAD

Mother Bear Project KAL Information

Finished Objects

Shedir - Official PPC pattern for Knitabulls Podcast

Trenza Mitts - knit for Knitbytes PPC official KAL pattern


Halloween KAL Starts October 2nd thru October 31st Read everything in the Halloween KAL Group Thread

Dancing Batty by: Meta Libenter I am in the process of doing the written instructions for the shawlette version only. Beads needed 6/0 seed beads 4mm megatama beads

New On The Needles:

Terpsichore Shawl - by: Kara Hoover this is a Wolfe Farms Videocast KAL with Dawn and Nicole

Click For Babies - all the information is in the Kittin on the fly group thread

Enabling:

ShireKat Yarns - I showed the MCN Candy Corn Dreams Stripes

Maiden Yarn - this was my BFL roving

THANKS FOR WATCHING AND HAPPY FALL!!!

Thursday, September 15, 2011

Episode #27 My Special Guests!


SHOW NOTES FOR THIS WEEK

Podcasters Challenge: KNITTINGS MY BAG GROUP OFFICIAL VOTING INFORMATION THREAD start voting September 28th thru October 2nd!

Mother Bear Project KAL

MY 1ST OFFICIAL KAL

It will be a Halloween KAL starting October 1st and ending October 31st. You can find the DANCING BATTY PATTERN by:Meta Libenter on Ravelry for free I think this will be a lot of fun and of course some PRIZES too!

Book Reviews

Interweave Knits Holiday Issue 2011

Noro Magazine #30 Fall issue

Noro Book #9 Mardi Gras

Enabling:

Numma Numma - You can sign up here to get an email when she is updating her shop

Silver Pumpkin on Etsy - Faye has some great bags and other goodies. This is one of my favorite shops too!

Fibernymph Dye Works - Lisa has some great stuff I got the worsted weight self striping yarn

click for Babies: Kate of Knittin on the Fly has all the information. I think it would be great if you guys could help her out by knitting purple baby caps

AGAIN, THANKS FOR WATCHING AND HAVE A GREAT WEEK!

Friday, September 9, 2011

Episode #26 So Behind On My Camp Loopy #3!



PLEASE SEE SHOW NOTES FROM EPISODE #25 FOR ALL THE KNITTING RELATED INFORMATION

ENABLING:

McYarnpants - I LOVE these bags!! My favorite is the black owl bag. It is great for a large project too!

Spud & Chloe Sweater Yarn - I got mine from Jimmy Beans Wool

Twas the Knits Before Christmas by:Fiona Goble VERY cute book with a classic story & fun Christmas patterns to knit too!

HAVE A GREAT WEEK!!!!

Friday, September 2, 2011

Episode #25 Where did the Summer Go?



SHOW NOTES FOR THIS WEEK:

OFFICIAL PODCASTERS CHALLENGE KAL PATTERN: the technique is cables for all of the podcasters!

Shedir by: Jenna Wilson the pattern is free. Make sure you scroll down when you click on the Knitty link to see the pattern.

MOTHER BEAR PROJECT KAL:

If you purchased the pattern you can contact Michelle user name on Ravelry katmcab and she will email you a copy of the mother bear pattern that is knit in the round.

YAY!!! We can officially start. Just read all the information in the Mother Bear Project KAL Thread

ENABLING:

Velvethippo.etsy.com : These are the beautiful stitch markers that I purchased

String Theory Colorworks: This was the self striping MCN I got in the colorway Dark Matter

Hope you guys have a great holiday weekend and let's knit some Bears!!

Diane