Tuesday, August 8, 2017

Ep37: Definitely Disctractable

Find the podcast on the YouTube Channel or on iTunes. Find Kristi on Ravelry and Instagram as krisluvswool, and on Twitter as @inasKnit.

Don’t forget to join the Ravelry Group. Join in the fun over on Facebook!



Thanks
New and returning viewers
Those who donated prizes for the All-Star and World Series thread-- stick around to the end to hear who won the All-Star prizes! 

Many thanks to Yarn Geek Fibers, the podcast sponsor for June and July. 
 

Yarn Geek Fibers dyes up luxurious yarns and spinning fibers in her Spiffy Lab of Colorification located in Keokuk, Iowa. Yarn Geek Fibers takes inspiration from pop culture, science (focusing on women in the STEM feilds of work), and anything else that strikes her fancy, to produce a wide variety of cheerful color combinations.Find them and more at www.yarngeekfibers.com You can also follow her on Instagram and Facebook as YarnGeekFibersor stay in touch in her Yarn Geek Fibers Ravelry group.


WIPs

Not quite knitting 
An old quilt top that has been languishing for years now. Will I finish it?? Hmmmmm 

Batter Up KAL and World Series  Prizes

World Series Prizes

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Ep36: Really Episode 36

Find the podcast on the YouTube Channel or on iTunes. Find Kristi on Ravelry and Instagram as krisluvswool, and on Twitter as @inasKnit.

Don’t forget to join the Ravelry Group. Join in the fun over on Facebook!



Thanks
New and returning viewers
Those who donated prizes for the All-Star and World Series thread-- stick around to the end to hear who won the All-Star prizes! 

Many thanks to Yarn Geek Fibers, the podcast sponsor for June and July. 
 

Yarn Geek Fibers dyes up luxurious yarns and spinning fibers in her Spiffy Lab of Colorification located in Keokuk, Iowa. Yarn Geek Fibers takes inspiration from pop culture, science (focusing on women in the STEM feilds of work), and anything else that strikes her fancy, to produce a wide variety of cheerful color combinations.Find them and more at www.yarngeekfibers.com You can also follow her on Instagram and Facebook as YarnGeekFibersor stay in touch in her Yarn Geek Fibers Ravelry group.



















WIPs



















Sit & Spin
Another 50g of corriedale wool in a fluffy 2-ply! The SQ is mailed off. EEK! 

sKnit I love 

Minnesota 52 by Megan Williams and Cori Eichelberger

StashDash totals update: 
Tamdou840
January Thaw660
School Spirit Socks305.2
Sweater spin 3080
Gifts sock1 149
Current yardage completed: 5034.2 yards/4,603 meters

Batter Up KAL and Prizes

All-Star Prizes 
World Series Prizes

Thursday, July 13, 2017

Ep35: Smells like sheep and lavender

Find the podcast on the YouTube Channel or on iTunes. Find Kristi on Ravelry and Instagram as krisluvswool, and on Twitter as @inasKnit.

Don’t forget to join the Ravelry Group. Join in the fun over on Facebook!



Thanks
New and returning viewers
Knitting Awesomeness for the iTunes review 

Many thanks to Yarn Geek Fibers, the podcast sponsor for June and July. 
 

Yarn Geek Fibers dyes up luxurious yarns and spinning fibers in her Spiffy Lab of Colorification located in Keokuk, Iowa. Yarn Geek Fibers takes inspiration from pop culture, science (focusing on women in the STEM feilds of work), and anything else that strikes her fancy, to produce a wide variety of cheerful color combinations.Find them and more at www.yarngeekfibers.com You can also follow her on Instagram and Facebook as YarnGeekFibersor stay in touch in her Yarn Geek Fibers Ravelry group.

WIPs


FO Show 
  • Tamdou Shawl by Melanie Berg in Sun Valley Fibers MCS in Bing! Cherry; Hi, Sunshine!; and Marrakech Blue. Project page
Sit & Spin
2,181 yards of corriedale wool in a fluffy 2-ply! 

Stash Dash Count: 6,167.2 yards/5,639.3 meters

Batter Up KAL and Prizes

All-Star Prizes 
World Series Prizes

Tuesday, June 27, 2017

Ep034: Coffee Breaks

Find the podcast on the YouTube Channel or on iTunes. Find Kristi on Ravelry and Instagram as krisluvswool, and on Twitter as @inasKnit.

Don’t forget to join the Ravelry Group. Join in the fun over on Facebook!



Many thanks to Yarn Geek Fibers, the podcast sponsor for June and July. 
 

Yarn Geek Fibers dyes up luxurious yarns and spinning fibers in her Spiffy Lab of Colorification located in Keokuk, Iowa. Yarn Geek Fibers takes inspiration from pop culture, science (focusing on women in the STEM feilds of work), and anything else that strikes her fancy, to produce a wide variety of cheerful color combinations.Find them and more at www.yarngeekfibers.com You can also follow her on Instagram and Facebook as YarnGeekFibersor stay in touch in her Yarn Geek Fibers Ravelry group.

Thanks 
  • to new and returning visitors!
WIPs
  • Tamdou Shawl by Melanie Berg in Sun Valley Fibers MCS in Bing! Cherry; Hi, Sunshine!; and Marrakech Blue. Project page
  • Vanilla Socks in Gracelynn Wool. Project page. 
FO Show
  • Vanilla Socks in Knitpicks Felici in Lighthouse. Project page

Sit & Spin
I am still spinning away on my corriedale roving... but I've got a bit of it plied and it is smooshy. Plus I talk about pre-drafting. 

sKnit I love
Traveling vicariously through friends to Maryland Sheep and Wool 
Winning Knitters Pride interchangeable needles from Klose Knit in Urbana 

Batter Up KAL and Prizes

All-Star Prizes 
World Series Prizes

Monday, June 12, 2017

Ep 33: Yarn Crawl!

Find the podcast on the YouTube Channel or on iTunes. Find Kristi on Ravelry and Instagram as krisluvswool, and on Twitter as @inasKnit.

Don’t forget to join the Ravelry Group. Join in the fun over on Facebook!



Many thanks to Yarn Geek Fibers, the podcast sponsor for June and July. 
 Yarn Geek Fibers dyes up luxurious yarns and spinning fibers in her Spiffy Lab of Colorification located in Keokuk, Iowa. Yarn Geek Fibers takes inspiration from pop culture, science (focusing on women in the STEM feilds of work), and anything else that strikes her fancy, to produce a wide variety of cheerful color combinations.Find them and more at www.yarngeekfibers.com You can also follow her on Instagram and Facebook as YarnGeekFibers or stay in touch in her Yarn Geek Fibers Ravelry group.

  • to new and returning visitors!
  • for the iTunes review!
Summer K/CALs you might want to know about
1) Batter Up KAL with yours truly
2) Splashpad Party with Down Cellar Studio
3) The PALKAL at Actually Knitting
4) Summer Stripe Along C/KAL with multiple podcasts. Find Ravelry Group here. 
6) Stash Dash with the Knitgirllls

WIPs
  • Vanilla Socks in Knitpicks Felici in Lighthouse. Project page
  • Tamdou Shawl by Melanie Berg in Sun Valley Fibers MCS in Bing! Cherry, Hi, Sunshine!, and Marrakech Blue. Project page
  • Slip and Swirl Socks by krisluvswool in Gracelynn Wool. Project page. 

FO Show

January Thaw Shawl by Laura Aylor in Sun Valley Fibers Merino Worsted Superwash in the Colonel Mustard colorway. Project page. 

Sit and Spin

Working on spinning the singles for an SQ of Corriedale. Can I get this spun and plied in time to meet my quarter 2 goal?

sKnit I love 
A yarn crawl. We visited Klose Knit, Le Mouton Rouge Knittery, and Fiber Universe.

Batter Up KAL and Prizes

All-Star Prizes 
World Series Prizes

Thursday, May 25, 2017

Ep 32.5: Minisode!

Find the podcast on the YouTube Channel or on iTunes. Find Kristi on Ravelry and Instagram as krisluvswool, and on Twitter as @inasKnit.

Don’t forget to join the Ravelry Group. Join in the fun over on Facebook!







Many thanks to Gracelynn Wool, the sponsor for the podcast for April and May. 

Gracelynn Wool yarns have a go-with-the-flow and rock-what-you-got kind of style. Dye lots will vary and each skein is unique. Sometimes the pots yield one-of-a-kind colorways, so the shop will always offer surprises.

Check out the in a sknit group on ravelry to enter to win a $25 gift certificate from the Gracelynn Wool shop.







Thanks to new and returning visitors!

WIPs

  • January Thaw Shawl by Laura Aylor in Sun Valley Fibers Merino Worsted Superwash in the Colonel Mustard colorway. Project page. 
  • Vanilla Socks in Knitpicks Felici in Lighthouse. Project page

Batter Up KAL and Prizes

All-Star Prizes 
World Series Prizes

Monday, May 15, 2017

Ep32: FO Parade

Find the podcast on the YouTube Channel or on iTunes. Find Kristi on Ravelry and Instagram as krisluvswool, and on Twitter as @inasKnit.

Don’t forget to join the Ravelry Group. Join in the fun over on Facebook!


 


Many thanks to Gracelynn Wool, the sponsor for the podcast for April and May. 

Gracelynn Wool yarns have a go-with-the-flow and rock-what-you-got kind of style. Dye lots will vary and each skein is unique. Sometimes the pots yield one-of-a-kind colorways, so the shop will always offer surprises.

Check out the in a sknit group on ravelry to enter to win a $25 gift certificate from the Gracelynn Wool shop.




Thanks
  • To new and returning visitors!
  • Mamaz60 for the iTunes review

WIPs
  • January Thaw Shawl by Laura Aylor in Sun Valley Fibers Merino Worsted Superwash in the Colonel Mustard colorway. Project page. 
  • Hexagon centers from the recipe by attic24, project page. 

FO Show
  • Vanilla sock in Daizie Knits Dew Drop sock blank, project page.
  • Slip 'n Swirl Sock in Spartickes Dyes Yarn in the Will & Grace base. Colorway is Belle Watley. Project page. 
  • Barley Hat for a baby by Tin Can Knits in Yarn Geek Fibers Rocketeer base. Project page. 

sKnit I love 
Getting mail from Emily (Knitting Butterflies
Getting mail from Patti (Sox Therapist) -- check out the handy knitting tools from Ann Budd

Also mentioned: 
The #batterupkal17 is underway. Root for your favorite team! Knit some fun projects! Enter to win some fun prizes!