Friday, March 15, 2013

Episode 1 - It's Official

Here is the first official full length episode of the KnitSip podcast.
Check out this episode!

In Line
This is a coffee themed knitting podcast that runs around 30 minutes or less.  Two of my main loves are knitting and coffee drinks so I decided to combine the two.
Place Your Order
* Percolating
*Through the Grinder
*Your Drink is Ready
*On the House
*Drive Through
Primavera Shawl by Kimberly Gintar (Kimberlolly on Ravelry)
     -Test knit (sorry no pics)
     -Highland Handmades Black Cherry Lace in the Moss colorway and Highland Handmades Silver              Maple Sock in the Empress colorway.
     -US 7 = 4.5 mm
The Giving Flower Mitts by Kimberly Gintar
     -Another test knit, color work fingerless mitts   (first mitt done)
     -Using Ultra Alpaca Light (grey), Cherry Tree Hill Sock in the Pesto color way (green), Reynolds Wash Day yarn in pink
      -US 2 = 2.75 mm, US 3 = 3.25 mm
Zombie Hitchhiker (Hitchhiker) by Martina Behm
     -Paid for Ravelry download
     -Zombie Knitpocalypse KAL (Ravelry group link)

Through the Grinder
Shipwreck Shawl by Bethany Kok (free pattern)
     -not the prolific lace knitter I thought I was, got lost in the charts.
     -will cast on again in the near future
     -used Highland Handmades Black Cherry Lace in the Peacock colorway, held up beautifully to
      being frogged.  Can't wait to work with it again.

Your Drink Is Ready
Dr Suess Self Stripping Socks
     - vanilla self stripping socks
     -Shady Side Farms located in Holland, MI
     -US 2, 2.75 mm needles

Honeybadger Socks by Irish Girlie Knits (Ravelry link)
     -Free Ravelry download
     -Berroco Sox in color 1453
     -US 2, 2.75 mm needle

Donnie's Hat by Tracy Grzegorczyk
     -Malabrigo Worsted in Especialidad H
     -US 7 = 4.5 mm
     -Free Ravelry download
     - Part of my LYS charity knitting

On the House
-Leave a comment on this blog post for a chance to win a skein of CJ Koho Designs, Ocqueoc base (80% SW Merino, 10% cashmere, 10% nylon) in the Emma G. colorway.
-Follow this blog and receive second entry to win the skein of CJ Koho Designs yarn as listed above.

Drive Through
Gaylord Knitters meet every Thursday at Bigbby coffee shop in Gaylord from 4 - 8 pm.  Anyone is welcome to come sit, sip and knit!
Cynthia' Too open knit March 23,2013 from 11 - 2.  Open to anyone will be held in the back of the store.  Last open knit before Cynthia moves down the street to her new location.
Thank you to everyone who has listened.  Special thanks to CoggieTM of the High Fiber Diet Podcast for the wonderful shout out in her podcast.
Song: "Proper Cup of Coffee" by the Andrew Sisters

Saturday, March 2, 2013

Unexpected Delays

Just a quick update on the upcoming podcast due to an unexpected event the podcast is going to be delayed until mid week. I apologize for the delay, my little one is currently in the hospital for observation. We're makings sure that he does not have appendicitis. Thank you for your understanding. I hope to have a new show and on Wednesday.

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