Wednesday, May 29, 2013

Episode 5: Some Knitting Going On

Listen to Episode 5 here!
Welcome to the KnitSip podcast a coffee themed knitting podcast.  My name is Shannon and I'm snotestine on Ravelry and KnitSip on Plurk and Twitter.  If you would like to contact me I can be emailed at
In Line
We have 50 members in our KnitSip Ravelry Group.  Thank you to those who have joined and left comments.
Place Your Order
Through the Grinder
Your Drink is Ready
Specialty Drinks
On the House
Drive Through
Through the Grinder
Frogged my NorthField Two Way Jacket
Love Knot Shawl by Kimberly Gintar
Highland Handmades Mountain Laurel Lace in the Dead Mans Fingers color way
80% Alpaca (not merino) 20% wool
US 4 =
Aquaphobic Socks
Free cuff down Ravelry pattern/download
Cherry Tree Hill Sock yarn
US 2 = 2.75 mm

Your Drink is Ready
Highland Handmades Pitch Pine Top
Portugues Merino 4 oz. in the Autumnal colorway
spun midified bakwards short draw

Specialty Drinks
KnitSip Ravelry thread and is open to anyone who wants to participate
No end date, come over and tell/show what your working on
Is meant to be encouraging and inspiring
Sunny Side Up KAL
Free mystery KAL, 4 clues will be released
Designer Deby Lake of O/C Knitiot Designs is hosting a KAL with pattern support in her Ravelry group
Fingering weight yarn about 1300 yards - Deby reccomends using yarn with long color repeats but you could also use tonal or self stripping yarn if you want.

On the House
Congradulations to the 2 winners who each won one of Deby Lake's (O/C Knitiot Designs) pattern of their choice.  Please PM me on Ravelry (I'm snotestine) or email me at
Drive Through
Sit n Knit with the Gaylord Knitters at the Biggby Coffee shop in Gaylord, MI every Thursday form 4-8 pm.  Anyone is welcome we would love to meet you!
Zombie Knitpocalypse
June 20-23 in Rochester MN.  A knitting retreat hosted by the Stockinette Zombies.  Day passes night still be available, please check out their Ravelry group for more info.

Fiber Arts Festival
Castle Farms in Charlevoix, MI on July 27-28.  There will be a meet up probably on Saturday but will have more information next month.  If you're not local there are hotels as well as B&B's in the area if you would like to come up for the event.  For the non-fiber enthusiests there is usually something going on in downtown Charlevoix that weekend as well.
Thank you to Nicole (Hotazzknitter on Ravelry) of the Positively Knitting video podcast for the KnitSip podcast shout out and reccomendation to her viewers.  If you haven't checked her out you totally should!
Congrats to Sadie (Blueruin on Ravelry) for her upcoming nuptials and upcoming etsy yarn shop.  Can't wait!
Also a big thank you to those of you who have given me a try and lots of love to the returning listeners.  Thank you so much for listening and all the positive comments and feed back I have really enjoyed doing this.  Episode 6 will come out on June 11 and I hope to knit and sip with you then.

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