Wednesday, April 17, 2013

Episode 3: Mammo Knitting

Welcome to the KnitSip podcast, a coffee themed knitting podcast.  My name is Shannon and I'm snotestine on Ravelry, KnitSip on Plurk and Twitter and you can email me at knitsipatgmaildotcom  Click here to listen to the podcast.
Place Your Order
Through the Grinder
Specialty Drinks
Your Drink is Ready
Drive Through
Through the Grinder
Oriental Impressions Scarf
by Sylvia Beez
Free Ravelry download (has lots of beautiful and free lace patterns)
Left over Highland Handmades Black Cherry Lace in the Moss colorway
Didn't keep track of where I was in the chart = free form knitting
Mom's Socks
Vanilla Socks
US 2 = 2.75 mm
Knit One Crochet Too
Northfield Two Way Jacket
Kimberly K. McAlindin
Free crochet pattern from Naturally Caron
J Hook = 6.0 mm
Naturally Caron Country in the Deep Purple color way
Shipwreck Shawl
Bethany Kok (Knitting Harpy)
Knitty Spring 2009 (free) pattern
Highland Handmades Black Cherry lace in the Peacock color way
US 2 = 2.75 mm
Specialty Drinks
Ravelry thread open to anyone who want to participate
No end date as of yet please remember to stay positive and be supportive
Your Drink is Ready
Primavera Shawl
by Kimberly Gintar
Highland Handmades Black Cherry Lace in the Moss color way
Highland Handmades Sugar Maple Sock in the Empress color way
US 7 = 4.5 mm

Little Man's Socks
Cherry Tree Hill Sock in the Pesto color way
based on the Honeybadger Socks by Irish Girlie Knits
US 2 = 2.75 mm
Mammo Tam
my own made up pattern
N Hook = 10.0 mm
Berroco Boboli Quick
Deby Lake (ocknitiot on Ravelry), join her Ravelry group to be included in her wonderful KAL.  Her next (free) KAL will start June 1st and be a shawl, with a Kimono style sweater to follow in the fall.  She is a wonderful designer and I'm sure that you will not only love her designs but love Deby too!
Drive Through
Gaylord Knitters
Every Thursday at the Gaylord Bigbby coffee shop in Gaylord from 4-8 pm.  Stop by if you're in the area or just passing through we'd love to knit and sip with you.  (You could meet Deby in person too!)
Cynthia's Open Knit
Cynthia's Too yarn shop in Petoskey is having a grand opening on March 20th.  Cynthia has moved to a bigger store at 320 East Mitchell Street in downtown Petoskey, so come check out the new location.  Door prized and great deals to be had!  As an added bonus she's just two doors down from  the Grand Traverse Pie Company.
Big thank you to Dawn (knittinwolf) and James (wolfephoto) if the Wolfe Farms Podcast for the wonderful shout out they did on their podcast.  Thank you!
And thank you to all the listeners and people who have joined and posted in the KnitSip Ravelry group.  Thanks for listening and come back again so we can knit and sip together.

Saturday, April 6, 2013

Episode 2: Now on iTunes!

To listen to episode 2 click here.  KnitSip is now available on iTunes!

In Line
Welcome to the KnitSip podcast, a coffee themed knitting podcast.  Please feel free to e-mail me at, I'm snotestine on Ravelry, knitsip or Plurk and Twitter.  The podcast is now available on iTunes!  I have also finally started a KnitSip Ravelry group.

Sorry for the delay in recording forgot this week was spring break for the schools.  I'm really looking forward to little man going back to school.

Place Your Order
Your Drink is Ready
On the House
Drive Through

Socks for Little Man (based on the Honeybadger Socks - Ravelry link)
Cherry Tree Hill Sock in the Pesto colorway.

Shipwreck Shawl by Bethany Kok
Highland Handmades Black Cherry Lace in the Peacock color way
US 2 (2.75)
Inspired by Grannyfirefly's Shipwreck Shawl on Ravelry

Owl Watchcap by Lusianne
Test knit for Lusianne Designs
Misti Alpaca Qolla Worsted, 80% Merino / 20% Baby Alpaca in color way Rita
US 8 (5.0 mm)

Primavera Shawl by Kimberly Gintar (Ravelry link - paid pattern)
Test Knit almost complete, click here if you would like to test knit for her
Highland Handmades Black Cherry lace in the Moss colorway
Highland Handmades Sugar Maple Sock in the Empress colorway
US 7's (4.5 mm) needles

Your Drink is Ready
The Giving Flower Mitts by Kimberly Gintar (Ravelry link - paid for pattern)
Done on US 2's (2.75 mm) & US 3's (3.25 mm)
Ultra Alpaca Light (grey), Reynolds Day Wash (Pink), Cherry Tree Hill in the Pesto colorway (green)
Wonderful pattern and would make a great first project if you want to learn stranded knitting.

Zombie Hitchiker (Hitchiker) by Martina Behm
Varigated Yarn in neon green and black (dyed by unknown Indie Dyer)
US 4 (3.5 mm)
37 points and measures

On the House
Winner of the CJ Koho Designs yarn is Nicole (Hotazzknitter).  Congrats!

Ravelry designer Kimberly Gintar.  Her patterns are beautiful, innovative and really well written.  Her designs can be found on Ravelry here.  You can find her patterns in both English and German.

Drive Through
Gaylord Weekly Knitting Group, every Thursday from 4pm - 8 pm at Biggby Coffee Shop in Gaylord, Michigan.  If you're in the area please come and stop by.  We'd love to knit and sip with you.

Thank you to everyone who has listened and given me a chance I really appreciate it.  Next episode will be April 15th.  Thanks and come back so we can knit and sip together.