Saturday, January 31, 2015

Episode 24: Full of Effort

Thanks so much for listening for this past year of podcasting!

Program mention goes out to Estela of Just One More Row, Please for gifting me her new slipper pattern called Cabled Foot Cozies!

Knitting Segments

Show Ready Knits

French Press Felted Slippers by Melynda Bernardi 

Knits in Rehearsal 

Auditioning Knits

Knits on Stage

I wore my Neon Beast a few times last week and was easily spotted by my friend at the Charlotte Hornets game, from quite a distance! I knew that thing would be visible from space! 

Flubs and Flops Update: Madeline Tosh customer service is awesome! 

News, Note and Events


I shared some stash down tips from my own experience and also from suggestions made on the Ravelry thread. Chatter away and tag your Instagram posts with #stashdownthrowdown to  have a chance to win a random prize drawing! 


Love it or Leave it 

Love it: My new knitting themed Swatch Watch

Leave it: Midterm stress is finally over! 

Other News and Notes

A few friends and I are participating in this book challenge. Let me know if you are interested and we will start a thread on the Ravelry board for this challenge. I'm always on the lookout for a good book to try.  

Running news: Will be running a 4 mile race on Super Bowl Sunday with a friend. 

In closing: 

Join the Ravelry group if you haven't already! 
Some threads you might be interested in: 

Stash down Throwdown 
Your turn in the Spotlight
What do you want to hear about?
What a Crock! 

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Thanks so much for listening this past year and I look forward to the year ahead! 

Friday, January 9, 2015

Episode 23: Knitting Goals 2015

Knitting Segments

Show-Ready Knits

Knits in Rehearsal

Auditioning Knits 

Especially these 3 patterns: 

Knitting Flubs and Flops

Major color bleeding with my Neon Beast
Update: I emailed Madeline Tosh again and they said they were having problems with their email server and they have asked to see pictures and for a little more information. 

I also mentioned the Knitting Pretty Podcast, check it out if you haven't already. 

Knitting News, Notes and Events

#stashdownthrowdown 2015
Shop my stash, more yarn out than in, who's with me? 

I mentioned Commuter Jen, who is the host of the Commuter Knitter Podcast  , listen to her if you aren't already! 

Knitting Talkback: 2015 Goals

I created a project page for my goals this year, as suggested in the thread for Episode 22. 

Here is the Clara Parkes Craftsy class I mentioned, get your education on! 

Here's a link to the Knit Your Bit knitting campaign that I mentioned, feel free to join along. 

Non-Knitting Segments

What a Crock

Love it or Leave it

Love it: Seeing my nieces and nephews and being around kids for the holidays! 

Leave it: 

Other News and Notes

#30in#30 challenge was derailed in December due to illness in the family, but I learned a lot about myself in the process. I also ran 49.43 miles in December, just shy of my 50 mile goal. For January I would like to aim for 75 miles. 

Holiday Cabaret went really well!