Tuesday, March 20, 2012

Episode 15 - Good Morning Eostare!

In today’s episode, it’s all about the sweater love as I update you on my projects.   And it is the Spring Equinox, when the world warms and prepares for the growing season...

Shownotes

Housekeeping:
- Enter to win a project bag by Miso Crafty Knits, and one of three skeins of hand-dyed sock yarn.  

The Knitter's Needles
Off the Needles:

Arco Cowl:
Arco Cowl” by Sara Sprung.
Yarn: MalabrigoRasta” super bulky, in “Arco Iris” colourway.

Moonstone Sweater:
My favorite sweater” - basic top-down raglan formula pattern, by Amber Corcoran (Fancy Tiger Crafts).
Yarn: Fleece Artist Big Blue” BFL chunky, “Moonstone” colourway.

Ripley Cardigan:
Favorite Cardigan” by Wendy Bernard, from the “Custom Knits” book.
Yarn: The Sanguine Gryphon “QED” BFL worsted, in silver-gray “The Ripley Scrowle

 My Chelsea Market Slouch:
Chelsea Market Hat” by Caryl Pierre (test knit)
Yarn: The Sanguine Gryphon “QED” BFL worsted, in deep turquoise “Organelle

On the Needles:

Fluffy Cardi:
Sedum” cardigan by Jane Richmond
Yarn: Bernat “Roving” - single ply bulky, 80% Acrylic, 20% Wool, in “Putty” gray colour.

Doha Cardigan:
Calligraphy Cardigan” by Hannah Fettig
Yarn: The Sanguine Gryphon “Traveller” DK (100% SW Merino), in “Doha”.

Ben’s Warthog:
Warthog” by Sarah Keen, from the “Knitted Wild Animals” book.
Yarn: "Cascade 220", 100% Peruvian wool (not superwash), in colours “Rust” and “Cream”

Music:
David Baumgarten, "Your Spring Will Come Along"

Monday, March 5, 2012

Episode 14 - Me So Crafty!

In today’s episode, I have an interview with fellow knitter and seamstress extraordinaire Miso Crafty Knits.  “In the Kitchen” brings you a bunless burger recipe.  And I’ll share my newfound respect for the Dowsing Rod, in “The Pagan Corner”.

Shownotes:

Intro:
- Twisted River Clayworks (Etsy seller)
- Chocolate Zucchini loaf/cupcakes (at AllRecipes.com)
- Go Into The Story (screenwriting site), with Scott Myers

The Knitter's Needles:
- Miso Crafty Knits (Esty seller)
- Sundara Yarns
- The Plucky Knitter
- Squoosh Fiber Arts

In the Kitchen:
 - Bunless Burger recipe (at my personal blog)

The Pagan Corner:
- Doswing Rods
- Pendelums

Music:
- 3 Blind Mice, "Emily has Compassion Fatigue"
- Caladonix, "The Water is Wide"

To win the craft project bag and yarn below, please leave a comment with a name/contact info (Ravelry ID is often best) in the shownotes.

The project bag by Miso Crafty Knits:
Shot of the inside with yarn:
Label:

Yarn choices for giveaway - left to right - The Plucky Knitter "Grand Central Station" (semi-solid shades of light and dark wheat gold), Squoosh "Bluebird" (medium-pale smokey demin blue), Sundara Yarn "End of Day" (deep orange with undertones of egg yolk yellow).
Deadline for contest is March 31st, 2012, 9pm Pacific, 12 midnight Eastern.