Wednesday, August 28, 2013

Episode 10: Expanding with a new look

You can listen to the podcdast directly here
Hello and welcome to the 10th epsidode of the KnitSip podcast.  A beverage themed knitting podcast.    I'm Shannon, aka as snotestine on Ravelry and I'm known as KnitSip on Plurk, Twitter and Instagram.. head on over to Ravelry to check out the KnitSip group.  Show notes can be found here as well as on the KnitSip Ravelry group.  I can be emailed at knitsip(at)gmail(dot)com. 

In Line
There have been changes made to the podcast.  I'm expanding the format to be more beverage based and expanding to possibly include more segments at times.  There will also be changes to the music and some of the segments are re-named to fit the new theme of the podcast.

Place Your Order
Spilled Beverages
Your Drink is Ready
Specialty Drinks
On the House
Cafe Menu
Drive Through

Place Your Order
Wired for Fibre Mockery Socks
By Katie Grady (free Ravelry download)
US 2= 2.75 mm
Knit Picks Essentials in the Carbon Twist color way

Jekyll and Hyde Socks
By Sarah Wilson ($3.00 pattern on Ravelry)
US 2 = 2.75 mm
Lion Brand Sock Ease in the Red Hots color way

Show Off Stranded Socks
By Anne Campbell (free Ravelry download)
US 2 = 2.75 mm needle
Knit One Crochet Too in the Camo color way

Spilled Beverages
Frogged my February Lady Sweater from February of 2010.  Lost where I was in the pattern and my gauge has changed.
Your Drink is Ready

Specialty Drinks
A La Cardi KAL
By Deby Lake (O/C Knitiot Designs)
Starts August 30th and will be going for 4 weeks, the KAL will be free during this time.  Check out the pictures already posted to get an idea of what the cardigan has the potential to look like.  Note: Print out the pattern as it is pulished!
I will be using Miss Babs Yowza What a Skein in the OZ color way.  Hope to start my gauge swatches on Thursday.
Stockinette Zombies Self Stripping - along
Open to oonyone knitting/crocheting using self stripping yarn.  Head over to the Stockinette Zombies Ravelry group finished object (FO) thread to read about how to be entered in monthly prizes.
Test Knitters wanted for Andrea's Fingerless Mitts
Basic fingerless mitts using DK weight yarn.  Pattern being sent out to test knitters mid-Septmeber, please PM me on Ravelry (snotestine) or email me at knitsip(at)gmail(dot)com with your name and email address. The pattern, once published, will be a free Ravelry download.

On the House
Prizes for the 100% rose fiber spinning fiber from Rivers Edge Fiber Studio and also the silk hankies from Fiber Story.  Congrats to the winner.
Head over to the new prize thread on the KnitSip Ravelry group and/or leave a comment here on the blog for a chance to win a skein of Socks that Rock Medium Weight Mill Ends in the Rare Gems color way.

On Tap
Stockinette Zombies Knitpocalypse 2014, June 19-22 2014 in Rochester, Mn.  Head over to the Zombie Knitpocalypse group for more info and up to the minute updates.
Beverage Cart
Special thanks to Magnum Hospitality, Red Mesa in Boyne City and Amy Kile for the wonderful interview and recipe.  (This segment does have some backround noise, sorry.)  Recipe coming shortly.

Drive Through
Gaylord Knitters
Thursdays at the Gaylord Biggby coffee shop from 4-8 pm in Gaylord, MI.  Check out the Gaylord Knitters Facebook page and/or Gaylord Knitters Ravelry group.
Cynthia's Too Open Knit
September 7, 2013 from 11 am - 3 pm.  It' free and open to anyone. This coming open knit bring a childs hat to donate or bring your favorite hat pattern to knit.
Northern Michigan Lamb and Wool Festival
Sept. 28-29, 2013 at the Ogemaw County Fairgrounds in West Branch, MI.  There will be free demo's, contests and a concert by Rustic Hearts.  Come out and see it!

Thank you to everyone for listening. To new listeners welcome and to returning listeners thank you so much for coming back.  Come back in two weeks for Episode 11 and to see if you won the skein of Socks That Rock.

1 comment:

  1. I would love the opportunity to win the yarn, knots and all. Love the changes to the podcast and am looking forward to hearing about wines and other drink recipes.
    Thank you
    rav: sharonathemom