Saturday, November 16, 2013

Episode 13: Post Knittin' in the Mitten

You can listen directly to the show here.

Hello and welcome to episode 13 of the KnitSip podcast.  I'm Shannon and I'm known as snotestine on Ravelry and KnitSip on Plurk, Twitter and Instagram.  Show notes are below or can be found on the KnitSip Ravelry group.

In Line
Just got back from Knittin' in the Mitten 2013 on Sunday.  Huge thanks to CoggieTM of the High Fiber Diet Podcast for another fantastic retreat.  Post retreat knitting will follow through to other segments as well

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

Mom's Christmas Socks
Basic vanilla sock of my own design
Knit 1 Crochet Too, Crock-O-Dye
Us 1 = 2.25 mm

Andrea's Fingerless Mitts
My own design
JoJoland Rhythm
US 7 = 4.5 mm

Flower Basket Shawl
(Basket of Flowers Shawl) by Kimberly Gintar
Reynolds Wash Day Wool in Hot Pink and a bright neon green variegated yarn for the border
US 6 = 4.0 mm

Spilled Beverages
Biting off more than I can chew.  Brought much more than I could work on or start to Knittin' in the Mitten.

Your Drink is Ready
Baby Crumpet's Hat
My own basic baby beanie design
Sparticus Dyes , Frankenberry color way, Emily Gilmore MCN Sock base, 100 gm = 400 yds.
US 2 = 2.75 mm

Grandmother's Favorite Dishcloth
For Baby Crumpet, free Ravelry download
left over kitchen cotton (Bernat)
US 8 = 5.0 mm

Ring Around the Rosie
Paid pattern bought at my LYS (Cynthia's Too)
JoJoLand Rythm
US 8 = 5.0 mm

Worsted Weight Socks for Little Man
My own design
Lion Brand Fisherman's Wool
Kool Aid dyed green and orange
US 4 = 3.0 mm

Specialty Drinks
KnitSip Ravelry group Christmas/Holiday Knitting thread.  Get that chatter going about holiday plans that are in the works or going to be done (hopefully) for the holiday season.

Snuggles Team KnitSip
Sadie, BlueRuin (Ravelry) and podcaster of the Yarnivore podcast every February does a snuggle drive for pets at local animal shelters.  The snuggle lines the crate or cage and gives the aimal something warm and soft to lay on.  Then when the animal goes to their forever home the snuggle comes with them. 
This has also turned into a friendly competition between podcasters and this is the first year I will be participating as a team.  So join Team KnitSip with mom (NoniNunes) and I as we knit snuggles for animals in shelters.

On The House
Episode 12 winner is: knitgal2 (Pam)

KnitSip Ravelry group Christmas/Holiday Knitting thread
Show of your finished objects (FO's) in the Christmas/Holiday Finished Object thread for a chance to win fibery goodness.  Show off your knitting, crochet, sewing, quilting, baking, scrapbooking anything Holiday gifting related.  Open now and will run through January 6, 2014 (Epiphany).  Any size gift counts large, small and any size projects in between.  Projects of any kind of crafting and creativity welcome.  For every 20 FO's posted in the thread and I will add a new prize to the giveaway!

Team KnitSip Snuggle
I will be donating prizes for people who participate in the Snuggles Project.  Prizes will be drawn for at the beginning of March.  Snuggles can be knit, crochet or sewn.  Head over to to find out all the details.

Huge thank you to CoggieTM and the Sarge of the High Fiber Diet Podcast for another fantastic knitting retreat.  Thank you to all the sponsors and wonderful vendors, companies and people who donated awesome door prizes.  I received a fantastic goodie bag filled with coupons, catalogs, buttons, samples, business cards and more.  I received CJKopec Creations DK weight yarn in her Fig color way as a door prize.  It's scrumptious and beautiful.

Items bought from the vendor market include:
Tix Trinkets
North Cabin Fiber-Crafts
Yarn Hallow
CJ Koho
Girl Cave Bags
Hippie Penguin Fiber
Highland Handmades
Fiber Addiction
Sheep Dreamery
Winding Wool Creek

Café Menu
Had wonderful food at KITM 2013.  See the High Fiber Diet Podcast Ravelry group for the recipe thread.  Yummies included things such as Cheesecake Sopapilla's, Tempeh, Cheese Goo, Chicken Enchiladas and more.

Mom and I made Paleo Chicken and Cookie's and Cream Cake.  Check out the KnitSip Ravelry group recipe thread.

Drive Through
Gaylord Knitters, every Thursday from 4-8 pm at the Bigbby coffee shop in Gaylord, Michigan.  Open to anyone who wants to come and hang out.  Wonderful coffee and non-coffee drinks and there's always free Wi-Fi.

Cynthia's Open Knit
Cynthia's Too Yarn Store in downtown Petoskey, Michigan.  Saturday November 23rd from 11 am - 3 pm.  Bring in hat's to donate and receive a surprise % off.  Also bring chocolate to share.  Yumm!!!

Thank you LollyT (Laura) for the generous pattern gifted to me.  I plan on making the Twisted Hipster by Nicole Montgomery as a Christmas gift. 

If your a first time listener, thank you for giving me a try.  If you're a returning listener thank you so much for coming back and thanks you for choosing to listen.  Please come back in two weeks for episode 14.  I'm going to have episode 14 posted by November 26th.   Until then I hope you find joy and have plenty to knit and sip.

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