Wednesday, November 30, 2016

Episode 63: Just Say No

Knitting Segments

Show Ready Knits

I finished by #BigBadBergAlong project, On the Spice Market by Melanie Berg
I mentioned how valuable my Knit Companion App was in making this pattern. I don't knit without it! 

I also mentioned a new to me item, Block 'N Roll. Look out for a review in a future episode. 

Knits in Rehearsal

Currently working on my 2nd (or 3rd) pair of Los Monos Locos Socks by Jennifer O'Sullivan

Auditioning Knits

Knitting News, Notes and Events

PalKal 2016 Updates

Thank you so much to all of the sponsors and participants. I am so happy to have had so much excitement around this KAL!

If you haven't yet, please check out episode 60 where all of the winners were announced. I need to hear from all winners by December 1, 2016, or I will have to redraw for some of the prizes!

In addition, I have opened up a new thread for a giveaway of one Sock Ruler, as the winner had already purchased one and would like for it to go to someone who really wants one! Please enter that thread if you are interested! 

Big Bad Berg Along

We have officially reached the end of this fantastic Knit A Long. 

I was lucky enough to be joined by some of my favorite podcasters in knitting as many Melanie Berg patterns as we can! 
Knitting Butterflies
The Knitmore Girls

We are so fortunate to have worked with some fabulous Indie Dyers for this KAL:
Sun Valley Fibers

Lollipop Yarns

One Twisted Tree

One lucky participant will win a 30$ gift certificate to Sun Valley Fibers!

One lucky participant will win this 2 color shawl kit from Lollipop Yarns!

Knitter's Journal Giveaway
I reviewed The Knitter's Journal  by Jane Klein on Episode 61. 
If you would like to win a copy of this for your collection, please check out the Ravelry group and enter to win one! This contest will stay open until December 1, 2016. You must be a member of the group to win, one entry per person.

Knitting Talk Back

I talk about some gift knitting for this holiday season! I would love to see your suggestions for quick and easy gift knits!

Here are the patterns I mentioned:
Barley by Tin Cat Knits

Star Crossed Slouchy Beret by Natalie Larson

Strib Hab by Kelly Williams

Botanical Cowl by Megan Goodacre

Elphaba Cowl by Blue Dog Workshop

Adjustable Coffee Mug Wrap by Danido Crafty

Beer Sweater Cozy by Rebecca Shepler

Zymology Beer Cozy by Lyndsey VanSomeren

Mason Jar Covers by Jenn Sheelen of the Jenn Sheelen podcast.
Fairie's Firelight
Heart's Aflame
Pixie Petals
Dream Whisperer

CozyPad: An Ipad Cover by Danna Rachel

CozyFire: A Kindle Fire Cover by Danna Rachel

Owl Kindle Cozy by Hannahmade Patterns

Non-Knitting Segments

What a Crock

Crockpot Enchilada Quinoa

Love it or Leave it

Love: Reunited and it Feels so GOOOOOOD. I recently spent some time with an old friend.

Leave: I have picked up some unhealthy habits in the last few weeks.

Other News and Notes


I am currently reading Silent in the Sanctuary by Deanna Raybourne. 

I finished reading and listening to a couple of things:

A Bone to Pick by Charlaine Harris

Good as Gone by Amy Gentry

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