Monday, September 24, 2012

Episode 20: Autumn's Finally Here!

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Introduce Yourself!!

Shawl Talk

Paprika Spice Simple Pi Shawl by Kimberly  Pacini

and for those who prefer crochet....

Critron by Martha Simonsen

Bowtie Pi by Cheri McEwen

Klamath by Sarah Kukuchek

Info for yarn substitution came from The Knitter's Book of Wool by Clara Parkes

Paula of the Knitting Pipeline  discusses yarn substitution in her episode 103 Hyla Brook

On The Needles

Vanilla Latte Socks by Virginia Rose-Jeanes

Miranda Hat by Evelyn Leong

Off The Needles

Seeded Rib Socks by Lisa Beamer

Spinning & Weaving

Finishing would help :0P

Knitting For Good

Lion Brand Yarn Studio in NYC is collecting hats, scarves, mittens, and gloves for the local NYC charity group Hats 4 The Homeless. More info here!

If you are not local to NYC and would still like to donate click here.

New Swap

Home For The Holidays Swap- more info and sign ups here!

Jibber Jabber

Crochet Lab with Vickie Howell

Knitty Deep Fall 2012

BFF by Ysolda Teague and Stephanie Dosen

Subway Knits Podcast BFF Swap Sign Ups Here

Thank you for the new iTunes review :0)

Thank you to Sherry aka spejo on Ravelry for a great postcard from Greece!!

Folk Art Museum, Nafplion
Rigid heddle looms from different parts of Greece

Thanks to Andy Mullen for 'Brooklyn Rain' intro music and Whitney Kelly for 'Autumn Air'.

All music can be found at Music Alley.

Thursday, September 6, 2012

Episode 19: Septembers Are For Birthdays

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No editing this episode- this is Knitting Brooklyn raw!

Introduce Yourself!

Winners of the Quaker Ridge Shawlette  patterns:
  • tlobner
  • SandraRum
Basic Shawl Pattern Suggestions

Terribly Simple by Caitlin ffrench

LaLa's Simple Shawl by Laura Linneman

Smile Shawlette by Vicki Mikulak

Piper's Journey by Paula Emons- Fuessle

Hyla Brook by  Paula Emons- Fuessle

Intermediate Shawl Suggestions

Brandywine Shawl by Rosemary Hill

My first shawl was a Brandywine.

Sunflower Shawlette by Rose Beck
Skywalker  by Laura Nelkin
Clarus by Laura Nelkin
On The Needles
Seeded Rib Socks by Lisa Beamer
Scarf on my Schacht 25" Flip Rigid Heddle loom
Spontaneous Spinning Clouds from Loop Fiber Studio.
Off The Needles
Mother Bear #3


  • Kings County Fiber Festival 10/6/2012 @ The Old Stone House, Park Slope, Brooklyn
  • 4th Annual NYC Yarn Crawl, Columbus Day weekend 16/6- 10/8
  • Rhinebeck!!!

Knitting For Good

Jen of the Commuter Knitter podcast is hosting a KAL for Halos of Hope. More info HERE.
Project Stash EL is still running the Miranda Hat Charity KAL. More info HERE.

Jibber Jabber

Craftsy classes I speak about:
  • Spinning Dyed Fibers with Felicia Lo
  • Know Your Wool with Deborah Robson
Find them HERE
  • Crochet Lab with Vickie Howell  HERE
  • Short Rows with Carol Feller HERE

Thank you to everyone for all of the birthday wishes and gifts :0) {{hugs}}

All music can be found at Music Alley
Andy Mullen "Brooklyn Rain"
Ellis Reed "Jennifer"