Monday, January 27, 2014

Episode 15: Happy 2014!

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Hello and welcome to the KnitSip podcast, a beverage themed knitting podcast.  I'm your host Shannon.  You can find me as:

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You can listen directly to the podcast here or subscribe via iTunes.  You can email me at knitsip(dot)blogspot(dot)com.

In Line
Happy 2014!  New reslutions include:
1) Podcast every 2 weeks (that means 26 episodes in 2014)
2)Provide listeners with more interviews
3)Stash bust more and knit from my wonderful stash
3)Cold sheep until August 2014
4)Knit 14 hat, 10 snuggles and 3 pairs of mittens

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

Charity Hat aka Round Head in a Square Hat
by Elsteffo (free Rav. download)
Inked Knits, Redoubt base in the "Know What I Mean" color way
US 4 = 3.5 mm needle

Slip Up Socks
by Dee Bamford / Posh Yarn (Free Rav. download)
North Cabin Fiber-Crafts, Dog Sled base in the Maple Leaves colorway
US 2 = 2.75 mm

Snuggle #3
100% vintage (like from the '80's) acrylic yarn, worsted weight held triple
Hook M =
Team KnitSip for Snuggles

Your Order is Ready
Twisted Hipster
by Nichole Montgomery ($4.99 Rav. downloadable pattern)
CJ Kopec Creations in her Diligence base in the Spruce colorway

Mom's X-Mas socks
Knit 1 Crochet Too Crock-O-Dye fingering weight
US 2 = 2.75 mm
cuff down vanilla socks

Andrea's Fingerless Mitts
by me! (KnitSip designs)
716Knits Boss base, DK weight yarn

Specialty Drinks
Team KnitSip Snuggles
Sadie, aka blueruin on Ravelry, of the Yarnivore podcast hosts a KAL/CAL/SAL every year to make snuggles for local animal shelters, animal rescues, etc.
head to for more info
Support the KnitSip podcast and post pics of you FO's in the KnitSip Snuggles thread. 
Tag projects with KnitSipSnuggles
Each completed snuggle will give you one entry to win a prize.
Don't forget to post in the Yarnivorous group Pet Blaket Topia thread to also be eligable to win prizes in Sadie's group as well

Team KnitSip of the formerly Ravellinics 2014
Ravellinics has since disbanded to be replaced by a new group.
Still join Team KnitSip to challenge yourself in your crafting endeavors during the 2014 winter olympics February 7-23, 2014.
Set your own goals, mine are to see how many accesories I can knit.
There will be prizes for Team KnitSip participants

Cynthia's Too Charity Hat Drive 2014
Cynthia's Too (my LYS) has a goal of 175 hat to donate for 2014.

On the House
1) Winding Wool Creek Fiber = Post #10 CrazyKnittingFool (Kristyn)

2)Cloud Lover = Post #25 Sharonthemom (Sharon)

3)Daizie Knits = Post # 50 ATexasYarn (Alison)

Drive Through
Gaylord Knitters, Thursdays from  4-8 pm at the Biggby coffee shop in Gaylord, MI. It's free to stop by and Biggby has free wi-fi.  We'd love to meet you.

Cynthia's Open Knit
At Cynthia's Too January 18th from 11 am - 3 pm.  Stop by and knit with some wonderful people.  Cynthia has just returned from TNNA, come and hear about the show and what to expect at the shop.

Thank you so much to first time and returning listeners.  Come back in 2 weeks for episode 16.  Until then hope you find plenty to knit and sip.