Wednesday, July 24, 2013

Episode 8: Studying Hard

You can listen to the podcast directly here.

Hello and welcome to the KnitSip podcast, a coffee themed knitting podcast.  My name is Shannon and I'm snotestine on Ravelry.  I can be found as KnitSip on Plurk, Twitter, Instagram and Tumblr.  You can email me at knitsip(at)gmail(dot)com.  You can subscribe to the show via iTunes.  Please head over to the KnitSip Ravelry group and join, I'd love to meet you!

In Line
I've been very busy studying for my national mammography test this Saturday in Troy, MI.  (Wish me luck!)

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Sunny Side Up Shawl by Deby Lake (O/C Knitiot Designs)
Desert Painted Yarns, fingering weight
US 5's
Finishing clue #3 out of 4 clues
Loving the finished product

Mary's Having a Little Lamb Hat
my own design, simply beanie with basic ribbing
left over sock yarn: Fibernymph Dyeworks Bounce base in the Compass color way and Ultra Alpaca Light in a gray color
US 2 = 2.75 mm
to the crown decreases

Another Pair of Sock for Little Man
Biscotte and Cie in the Felix base, ? color way name
selft stripping in a rainbow color
turned the heel of the first sock
US 1 = 2.25 mm

Mom's Stripey Sox
Knit 1 Crochet Too
Vanilla socks
US 2 = 2.75 mm

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2 Ply Handspun
1 ply = Highland Handmades Shetland in the Dragonfly color way
1 ply - Highland Handmades Portuguese Merino in the Autumnal color way
Plied together to create a beautiful barber pole handspun yarn
750 yards total in a worsted weight yarn
Gift to mom who was totally gobsmacked by it

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Head over to the KnitSip Ravelry group to learn more

Self Stripping KAL
Put on by the Stockinette Zombies
Post pictures of your SS socks in the FO thread

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Gaylord Knitters
Every Thursday from 4-8 pm at the Biggby coffee shop in Gaylord MI
Open to anyone (knitter and non-knitter alike)

Charlevoix Fiber Fest
July 27-28, 2013 at Castle Farms in Charlevoix, MI
cost $5.00/person per day
I will only be attending Sunday July 28th

Michigan Fiber Fest
Allegan County Fairgrounds in Allegan, MI
August 15-18, 2013
Will be attending August 16-18, will be staying in Grand Rapids and traveling to the event each day
Hope to see you and meet you there at the event


A La Cardi KAL By Deby Lake (O/C Knitiot Designs)
Head over to the O/C Knitiot Designs group on Ravelry to learn more about this free KAL
This will be kind of a design your own cardigan
Pictures of finished test knits available

Thank you so much for listening and I hope you come back in 2 weeks so we can knit and sip together

Tuesday, July 9, 2013

Epsiode 7:Mary's Having a Little Lamb

You can listen to episode 7 here

Hello and welcome to the KnitSip podcast.  A coffee themed Knitting podcast, my name is Shannon and I'm known as snotestine on Ravelry.  I'm KnitSip on Plurk, Twitter and Instagram.  Please stop by on Ravelry and join the KnitSip Ravelry group.  Grab something to knit and sip and let's get started shall we?

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Through the Grinder


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Through the Grinder

Nothing (Yeah!)


Another Pair of Little Man Socks

Basic vanilla socks for my little man of my own design

US 2 = 2.75mm needle

Biscottie & Cie in the Felix Base, Self Stripping yarn

Sunny Side Up Shawl

by Deby Lake (O/C Knitiot Designs)

Desert Painted yarn, fingering, 100% wool

Mary's Little Lamb Hat

Basic beanie of my own design

Fibernymph Bounce Base in the Compass color way

Ultra Alpaca Light, grey

US 1 = 2.25 mm needles

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Participate in the Epic KAL thread of the KnitSip Ravelry group

anyone is able to participate and is an open ended KAL/CAL/SAL

Highland Handmades Tour de Fleece team

Finished 1 lb. of fiber!!! 8 oz each of Falkland in the Canopy color way and 8 oz of the Polwarth in the Kolohe color way. 

2 ply spun worsted in a modified long draw for a total of 446 yard of a worsted to aran weight yarn,

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Dishcloths x 2

Grandmother's Favorite Dishcloth using left over kitchen cotton

free Ravelry download

US 8

Premie Hat

left over Cascade Heritage Sock Hand Paints

US 2 = 2.75 mm needle 

Square Hat for a Round Head

Left over Caron Simply Soft

Based on the Square Hat free Ravelry download

Charity Hat for my LYS


Shout outs to Heather (boutrousbabe) for Team Highland Handmades and to Rachel (tinygeekcrafter) and Wendy (sillyfru) for Team Knit Me Sassy.  Another shout out to all the moderators of the Team Sasquatch TDF group.

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Gaylord Knitters

Every Thursday at the Bigbby coffee shop in Gaylord, MI.  Come one and come all for a sure good time.  Be sure to check out the Gaylord Knitters on Facebook and the new spinning group Wool be Spinnin' on Facebook as well.

Cynthia's Open Knit

At Cynthia's Too Yarn Store in Petoskey, MI from 11 am - 3 pm on July 20th.  There will be a potluck on July 20th and is open to anyone who wants to come.

Also having Art in the Park in downtown Petoskey

Charlevoix Fiber Fest

July 27-28 at Castle Farms in Charlevoix MI.  There is a $5.00 admission fee.

Only will be able to attend Sunday July 28th (boo-hiss) die to a conflict in my schedule


Big shout out to the moderators of the Tour de Fleece group and team captains.  Thank you to all the participants for the inspiration and motivation.

Big thank you to new listeners who have given me a chance.  Huge thank you to returning listeners

Next podcast will be released on July 22.  Please come back so we can knit and sip together.

(Music is The Andrew Sisters, Proper Cup of Coffee)