Thursday, October 27, 2011

Episode #33 My Halloween Guests



Show Notes:

Dancing Batty KAL Update: We have 45 finished Bat Shawls so far! You have until 6 am eastern time on November 1st to post your pictures. Check out the new Prizes that Sadie (blue ruin) of Yarnivore Podcast has so kindly donated for the Halloween KAL. You can see the prizes on the top of the page in the Halloween KAL Group Thread Good luck to everyone and the drawing is next Thursday!

Finished Objects:

Elizabeth's Cowl by: Wendy Johnson this was knit out of Cascade Eco 100% Alpaca it is knitted for the SSK/KAL

Works In Progress:

Sleeping Baby's Castle Blanket by: Sally Rainey I am using Plymouth Select Worsted-Merino Superwash.

Un Finished Object:

Felted Clogs by: Fiber Trends Let's hope I stay knitting on these for my son. This is a project I started 2 years ago when my son started college. It is in his college colors:-)

November KAL

Fresco Basket Whip Cowl by: Laura Patternson We can cast on November 1st & post Pictures by November 30th. All the information is in the November KAL Group Thread also Sarah of Apple Blossom and More was SO sweet to sponsor this KAL & donate 3 of her patterns and 1 handmade bag. I will also have a prize from me too!

Charity:


Denise (madaboutmaties) Walk to End Alzheimer's all the information is there.

Sarah of Rainlover Knits video podcast has a pattern Ribbons For Mom all proceeds go to breast cancer research.

Kimberly of Sockbunny Knit and Fit video podcast is knitting hats for her daughter Sarah's Catholic Missonary. The information is not up yet but you can find everything in her latest Episode #9.

Book Review:

Socktopus by: Alice Yu A must have book! Just love the 17 patterns:-)

Enabling:

Into The Whirl Etsy Shop - Cris (IntoTheWhirled) has an amazing shop! You can find the Yarn Club link in there. The Doctor Who theme will be in December

At Knits End Yarns This was the 100% cashmere lace weight yarn I got in the color "Ewe have fine eyes, Miss Bennet

Another Crafty Girl Etsy Shop - I got the awesome Royal Rainbow sock yarn

Piddleloop Etsy Shop - Jennifer has a great shop. As you know my favorite is the wedge bags. I have the corduroy squirrel bag. I just bought the Halloween Box Bag. Some of the proceeds go to the Kibble Kitchen:-)

Fibernymph Dye Works - Lisa of 90% knitting Podcast has some awesome yarn & fiber. I got the Shimmer Low in Sheen is a ... and Winter's Morning.

Have a HAPPY HALLOWEEN!!!

Diane:-)

Thursday, October 20, 2011

Episode #32 More Spinning



SHOW NOTES:

Dancing Batty KAL information can be found in the Halloween KAL Group Thread.

Works In Progress:

Sleeping Baby's Castle Blanket by: Sally Rainey I am using Plymouth Select

Wendy's Basic Sock Pattern by: Wendy Johnson in her book Socks From the Toe Up I am using my Shirekat Yarn

November KAL:

Fresco Basket Whip Cowl by:Laura Patternson we can cast on Nov 1st and knit until Nov 30th this is a free pattern and of course there will be a prize. All the information is in the NOVEMBER KAL GROUP THREAD Do not forget to use the TAG: knitabullsnovkal. This could make a great Christmas gift too.

Next on the Needles:

Hogwarts Express by: Susan Ashcroft I cannot wait to start this project! It looks so fun and cute too:-)

Charity:

Denise (madaboutmaties) Walk to End Alzheimer's all the information is there.

Sarah of Rainlover Knits video podcast has a pattern Ribbons for Mom all proceeds go to breast cancer research.

Kimberly of Sockbunny Knit and Fit video podcast is knitting hats for her daughter Sarah's Catholic Missonary. The information is not up yet but you can find everything in her latest Episode #9.

Enabling:

Desert Vista Dyeworks Susan is giving us a 20% off discount at her shop until November 15th. Just use the coupon code: knitabulls20. Thank you Susan!

Unwind Yarn Company: I showed you my beautiful Faukland fiber & my sock yarn. Danna & Brittany also have an audio podcast call "Just One More Row".

Prize Giveaway Winners! Congratulations to all the winners!!!

At First Sight by: Laura Linnemann

Debbie (Memaknits) #7
Lisa (lasknit2) #46
Gabriela (Gabrielakos) #50

Sparkly Stitch Markers made by: Diana (caston41)

Bev (paletpc) #37
Lisa Marie (theyarngoeson) #41
Betsy (BetsyWetsy) #126
Kate (Katepricey) #5
Heather (Verucaj818) #8


This is all who has contacted me so far on the stitch markers.

Have a GREAT WEEK everyone and thanks for watching too!

Thursday, October 13, 2011

Episode #31 Progress Has Been Made!



Show Notes

Finished Objects:

Terpsichore Shawl by: Kara Hoover this was knit for the Wolfe Farms Videocast KAL I used Sundara Fingering Merino Cashmere in the Ruby Port and Bugga Smiley Faced Spider

Works In Progress:

Sleeping Baby's Castle Blanket by:Sally Rainey I am using Plymouth Merino Superwash Yarn

2 New Prize Give Aways:

5 Sets of Sparkly stitch markers made and donated by Diana (caston41) Just post in the group thread and tell me what you are knitting on now. Prize thread will be open until October 19th 10PM eastern time. Thank you so much Diana for making these for our group to give away.

3 "At First Sight" patterns by: Laura Linneman kindly donated by Laura (lala) herself of The Knit Girllls. Just post in the group thread and tell me your favorite baby hat pattern. Prize thread will be open until October 19th 10PM eastern time. Thank you Laura for giving us 3 patterns of your adorable baby hat pattern.

Shout Outs:

Tammy of The Proverbial Knitter

Tina of Knitting Blooms

Steve of Dramatic Knits

Enabling:

Susan of Desert Vista Dye Works is giving us a 20% discount at Desert Vista Dyeworks Artfire Shop until November 15th use the coupon code Knitabulls20

Another Craftygirl Etsy Shop - I love the aran weight yarn I got in the Berry Berry colorway.

Turtlepurl Artfire Shop - I just love my Asian Leaf Turtle Toes in the Packer color and my Striped Turtle Toes in the Beekeeper color

Thank you so much Steph(crankycrafts) and Jan(JanElinRN) for my wonderful pattern gifts!

Thanks for watching and everyone have a GREAT week and keep on knitting!

Thursday, October 6, 2011

Episode #30 Thank You - Plus Prizes!



Show Notes:

PPC Shedir KAL Winners:

JaneSezKnit - Pashmina (mourning dove)
SockBunny - Highland Handmades Silver Maple Sock (Challenge)

PPC MBP KAL WInners:

wvkelly - Keegan Lane Yarns (chocolate candy corn)
Gabrielakos - Knitabulls Project Bag and MBP ornament
KnitT - Highland Handmades Sugar Maple Sock (Challenge)
shiftecat - $40 Signature Needles

Halloween KAL - Dancing Batty Shawl by: Meta Libenter all the information is in the Knitabulls Halloween KAL Group

Finished Objects

At First Sight by: Laura Linneman I used my Spud & Chloe Sweater yarn

Charity:

Walk to End Alzheimers - See the link on the Knitabulls Blog page

October is Breast Cancer Awarness Month please see the link on the Blog page Sarah of Rainlover knits sock pattern that is for sale. All proceeds go to Breast Cancer Research

Shout Outs:

Knitbytes Video Podcast - Becca is just great

Enabling:

Piddleloop - I LOVE my corduroy squirrel wedge bag!

Knittings My Bag - Lois's bags are great!

Highland Handmades - Heather's yarn and fiber is just amazing. This is the PPC Silver & Sugar Maple Sock Yarn that I showed you.

Again thank you all very much for voting for me!
Have a GREAT week!