Monday, December 19, 2016

Ep024: FOs to Show

Find the podcast on the YouTube ChannelStitcher Radio, 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! 
And to those who donated prizes for the #bigbadbergalong
And everyone who shared your seasonal cheer on the Ravelry board.

Housekeeping
The In Transit Cap & Cowl Pattern is available for purchase. All sales through Dec. 31st will be donated to the ACLU.
Prep for the Treat Yo'self KAL (#treatyoself17) January through February! 

WIPs
Vanilla socks in Opal Friends in Harmonie, project page. 
Tamdou by Melanie Berg in Sun Valley Yarns, project page. 
KitKat Hat by Andre Sue Knits in Another Crafty Girl Sport in Aluminum Christmas Tree. Project page

FO Show
Stocking for The Boy in Patons Classic Wool Worsted in Navy and Aran, project page. 
Wonderwoman Ornament kit from Lexicorp on Etsy. Project page

sKnit I love 
It's a smorgasbord of things: 
1) Being on winter break (finally)!
2) Inside of a Dog by Andrea Horowitz
3)The Fruity Knitting podcast, especially episode 18 (catching floats as you knit).

Big Bad Bergalong prizes to giveaway

Prep for the Treat Yo'Self KAL! 

Saturday, December 3, 2016

Ep023:Scattered knitting

Find the podcast on the YouTube ChannelStitcher Radio, 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! 
New iTunes reviews (peppercns)
And to those who donated prizes for the #bigbadbergalong
Ripple Rib Socks by Susie White 
Delicious Yarns Frosting Sport from Michelle of Actually Knitting
Amy of the Hudson Valley Knits podcast

Housekeeping
Update on the Yellow Roses pattern by Caroline
The In Transit Cap & Cowl Pattern is available for purchase. All sales through Dec. 31st will be donated to the ACLU.
Check out the Fiber Knitche Podcast.

WIPs
Vanilla socks in Opal Friends in Harmonie, project page. 
My sock blanket by Shelly Kang, project page
Seamless yoke sweater in handspun and Knitting Notions SW Fingering yarn in aubergine, project page. 
Stocking for The Boy in Patons Classic Wool Worsted in Navy and Aran, project page. 
Tamdou by Melanie Berg in Sun Valley Yarns, project page. 

sKnit I love
  • Black Friday shopping with family
  • Decorating for the holidays
  • Thanksgiving with family
Big Bad Berg-along
Cast on October 1 and cast off November 30. 

Participating Podcasts: 

Participating Yarn Dyers:

If you are interested in sponsoring the podcast, please email me at krisluvswool(at)gmail(dot)com. 

Wednesday, November 9, 2016

Ep022: Podcast-palooza

Find the podcast on the YouTube ChannelStitcher Radio, 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! 
New iTunes reviews
Those who have donated prizes to the #batterupkal16
And to those who donated prizes for the #bigbadbergalong


Don't forget to check out the Yellow Roses shawl pattern by quiltercaroline. She will be donating sales for the pattern through the end of the month to MIND. 

WIPs
FOs
Spinning
Sampling a few styles of spinning with an ounce of Corriedale fiber I bought at Knitorious in St. Louis. 

Podcasts to try
Knittin' from the Mitten with Tiffany on YouTube
Gracelynn Wool with Sarah Stevens on YouTube
The Crafty Hive with Kristi and Dana (audio)
Knitting Lifestyle with BookstoreGirl26 and Huffy2363 on YouTube
YarnHoarder with Amber on YouTube

Batter Up KAL Prizes 

Sunday, October 23, 2016

Ep021: Rhinebeck Rhe-hash

Find the podcast on the YouTube ChannelStitcher Radio, 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 have donated prizes to the #batterupkal16
Thanks to those who have donated prizes for the #bigbadbergalong!

WIPs

Rhinebeck Rhe-hash



















Indie Untangled Trunk Show

Monday, October 3, 2016

Ep 020: Q&A Time!

Find the podcast on the YouTube Channel, Stitcher Radio, 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

  • Thank you to Willow Island Designs for donating a project bag as a giveaway! We have a winner! 
  • Thank you to viewers who left star-ratings on iTunes! And a special thanks to HollyatHome for her written review
  • QuilterCaroline (Clothesline Designs) is releasing her pattern: Yellow Roses on October 7. She is donating 75% of the profits from the sale of this pattern to Mind.
  • Thanks to Melanie Berg, who has provided a coupon code for 10% off her self-published patterns on Ravelry: #BigBadBergAlong
  • Thanks to Sun Valley Fibers and Lollipop Yarns for offering discounts for people who use them for the #BigBadBergAlong 
  • Thanks for donations for prizes for the #BatterUpKAL16

WIPs

  • Top-down yoke sweater from Ann Budd's Handy Book of Top-Down Sweaters in Knitting Notions' Superwash fingering weight yarn and my own handspun. Project page. 
  • Tamdou by Melanie Berg for the Big Bad Berg-Along! in Sun Valley Fibers MCS in the colors Bing! Cherry; Hi! Sunshine; Marrakesh Express. Project page.  

sKnit you want to know
Kristi answers questions from Instagram, Ravelry, and the Facebook page. 
I mention shawl hangers. Here is one example from Bed Bath and Beyond, and a bunch of kinds here

The Batter Up KAL 
Regular season play is winding down! You just have the play-offs to get your final Finished Objects entered. Oh, my gosh, the prizes are AMAZING! 

Big Bad Berg-Along
Cast on October 1 and cast off November 15. 
Participating Podcasts: 
Participating Yarn Dyers:
Events
  • Can't wait to see you at Rhinebeck! I'll be there Friday, Saturday, and Sunday-- and I'll be at the podcaster meetup. 
  • January Thaw, January 26th-29th in Wisconsin

Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Ep019: Barely hanging on

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

  • Thank you to Willow Island Designs for donating a project bag as a giveaway! Enter to win before September 30. 
  • Thank you to viewers who left star-ratings on iTunes! 
  • Thanks to Melanie Berg, who has provided a coupon code for 10% off her self-published patterns on Ravelry: BigBadBergAlong

Housekeeping

  • The #batterupkal16 is still going strong. There are lots of great prizes to win in the World Series thread. Get your finished objects entered before the season ends! 4 entries (one for each base!) per person. Prizes for the World Series thread come from: 

WIPs

  • Top-down yoke sweater from Ann Budd's Handy Book of Top-Down Sweaters in Knitting Notions' Superwash fingering weight yarn and my own handspun. Project page. 
  • Tamdou by Melanie Berg for the Big Bad Berg-Along! in Sun Valley Fibers MCS in the colors Bing! Cherry; Hi! Sunshine; Marrakesh Express. Project page.  

FO

sKnit I love 

Big Bad Berg-Along
Cast on October 1 and cast off November 15. 

Participating Podcasts: 

Participating Yarn Dyers:


Tuesday, August 30, 2016

ep018: I Steeked a Vest (and I liked it)

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

And now you can join in the fun over on Facebook!



Thanks
  • Thank you to Willow Island Designs for donating a project bag as a giveaway! Enter to win before September 30. 
  • Thank you to viewers who left star-ratings on iTunes! 
  • Quiltercaroline/Clothesline Design has a coupon code for her new shawl design, Grandmother's Flower Garden. 
Housekeeping

WIPs
FO Show
Mielie Vest by Hillary Smith Callis in Cascade 220 Heathers. Project page

Big, Bad, Berg-along!!!! 
I have new yarn… it's for something amazing! Tamdou by Melanie Berg in MCS from Sun Valley Fibers in "Hi, Sunshine," "Bing Cherry," and "Marrakesh Express." 

A new(ish) podcast: Paws4stitches

Events
October 14-16: New York Sheep and Wool, a.k.a., Rhinebeck!
January 26-29: January Thaw with Jeanette of Sun Valley Fibers