Friday, June 22, 2012

Episode 14: Ravelympics!

Ravelympics Controversy

Letter from USOC can be found HERE.

**Subsequent letter of apology can be found HERE. ** It was released after I recorded. My humble opinion? It doesn't quite cut the cheese. I still will not be viewing the Olympic games this summer.

Knitting For Good

Donate any amount to Julie's (aka schildkraut1 on ravelry) classroom in Brooklyn, NY in order to purchase captivating books for next year's 7th grade students.


Once you receive your confirmation email for your donation from , forward that over to me at  Please include your Ravelry name as well. You will be entered to win a hardcopy of the Coastal Kids Collection generously donated by Alana Dakos of Never Not Knitting :0)

We will run this donation incentive until the end of August or until Julie's reaches her goal of $407- whichever comes first!!!

On The Needles

Summer Solstice Mystery Shawl KAL 2012  by Wendy Johnson

Lace Cast On  - Scroll down a little less than halfway down the page.

Off The Needles

The Age of Brass and Steam Kerchief  by Orange Flower


I learn I am a "sparkle girl" while spinning my first Loop! Bullseye Bump :0)


The Knitting Local Summer Swap sign- ups are extended until 6/26. SIGN UP HERE!!

Join me over at Team Sasquatch!!!

Tour de Fleece- 6/30 - 7/22

Ravelympics - 7/27- 8/12

Introduce Yourself!!!


Thanks Rachel for putting together such a great podcast, Knit Cents! Wishing you good luck in the future!

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Thursday, June 7, 2012

Episode 13: Great Success!

Sorry shownotes took me so long this time around!

Introduce Yourself!

On The Needles

The Age of Brass and Steam Kerchief by Orange Flower

Using Beads!! I'm using the dental floss threader method.

Off The Needles

Washcloths and preemie hats!!

I give my humble opinion about Knit Picks Dishie :0)


Gnome Acres Superwash BFL in the Franklin colorway

I got 309 yds at 13 wpi! Love it!!

New Podcasts

Chrissy the Great formerly of the Manic Purl audio podcast is back! She is dipping her toes in the waters of video podcasting. See her first episode here.

Check out A Spinner's Whirled  - a new videopodcast focusing on spinning!

Also Skein After Skein  is a new duo audio podcast!

Swap Announcement!!

Sign up for our summer swap "Knitting Local" HERE!!!  Sign ups are until June 20, 2012

Knitting For Good

The Happy Camper Fibers Podcast is hosting a charity KAL for Camp Happy through June 30. Find more info here. 

Interview with Tracey of Remembering Remy!!

Thank you Tracey!

An Audio Essay for WWKIP Day