Saturday, July 12, 2014

Episode 21: Knitting Chipmunks

Listen directly to the podcast here!

Thank you for your patience.  I hope you enjoy the episode.

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Specialty Drinks
On the House
Drive Through

Mermaid Lagoon Socks
Knitty Summer 2009, free pattern, cuff down
A Geeks Yarn in the lakeside color way
US 2 = 2.75 mm

Spinning on my Kromski spinning wheel named Serenity.
Fiber Addiction batts in the Like Whoa color way

Drop Spindling beautiful yellow merino, love!

Specialty Drinks
Peggy sue by Wooly Mammoth Designs
Free Rav. pattern, top down raglan.  Participating in the Vintage: 1950's KAL group on Ravelry

Stash Dash 2014
Sponsored by the Knit Girllls podcast and Ravelry group
Goal: knit, crochet, spin, tat, weave, et. 5,000 meters (or 5,470 yards) by August 8, 2014.
A wonderful challenge with lots support and some friendly encouragement as well as a little good sported competition.

Cynthia's Too Charity Hat Drive 2014
Goal: knit 175 hat by November 2014.  These hats will be donated locally to those who need them.

A Homespun House Craft-a-long
Molly (ahomespunhouse - Ravelry) the podcaster behind A Homespun House video podcast is hosting a craft-a-long (CAL).  Anything besides knitting counts.  Check out her Ravelry group for guidelines and inspiration.

Your Drink is Ready
Moonkoosa Boots by Tiny Owl Knits
$5.00 Ravelry pattern
Stonehedge Fiber Mills Shephards Worsted (held double to make a bulky weight yarn) in the lime green color way.  These boots are very Grinch-like.

Jeck Socks by Regina Satta
free pattern on Ravelry, cuff down
Highland Handmades Sugar Maple Sock in the Aegir color way, US 2 = 2.75 mm

Hanspun Pillow Covers
1 - knit, 1 - crochet

On The House
Congrats to the prize winners

Ravelry group membership winner is: ATexasYarn, who won a skein of Plymoths Coffee Beanz yarn.

KnitSip Blog follower winner is: Tracee, who won a skein of Highland Handmades Sugar Maple Sock in the Federal color way.

KnitSip Ravelry Group Prize thread winners are:
acan, Alicia, who won the Wisdom Yarns poem sock skeins.
lastknit2, Lisa, who won any one item from Highland Handmades shop.
lmecoll, Linda, who won any one item from Tix Trinkets etsy shop.
knittybella, who won a skein of 716 in the Care Bears With Fangs color way.
crazyknittingfool, Kristyn, who won a skein of Highland Handmades Bass Wood Bulky in the Heather's Dilemma color way.
knitgal2, Pam, who won a skein of Socks That Rock Medium weight.

Drive Through
Gaylord Knitters every Thursday from 4-8 pm at the Bigbby coffee shop by I-75 in Gaylord, MI.  It's free and open to anyone who would like to come.  Wonderful drinks, free wifi, large flatscreen tv and wonderful people to chat with.

Cynthia's Too Open Knit
Saturday July 19th, it's free and is open to anyone who would like to attend.  This is also Art in the Park in downtown Petoskey.  Cynthia's will also be doing a potluck.  Bring a dish to pass or just bring your appetite and something to work on.  See you at 320 E. Mitchell Street, Petoskey MI, 49770.

Charlevoix Fiber Fest
July 25 - 27th at Castle Farms in Charlevoix, MI.  This coincides with the Charlevoix Venetian  Festival as well.  Admission is $5.00 per person/ per day, children 12 and under are free.
Friday 25th 1 pm - 7 pm
Saturday 26th 10 am - 5 pm
Sunday 27th 10 am - 4 pm

Michigan Fiber Fest
Allegan, MI
Workhops August 13-17
Fiber Festival (Vendor Market) August 16-17

Thank you for listening and I hope you come back.  Until then I hope everyone finds plenty of time to knit and sip.

If you are a prize winner and haven't contacted me please do so.  I'm snotestine on Ravelry or you can email me at knitsip(at)gmail(dot)com.

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