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The Artsy Knitter-Episode 22 Hush Mama + Something is a little bit different ?

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Episode 22: ‘Hush Mama + Something is a little bit different?”

Light notes:

Artsy Mischief:

  1. Who can tell something is different about me on the show? Might be hard to tell …comment on the show post on Ravelry group or Youtube or Instagram posting .
  2. WOOHOO we are now working with StopGap Foundation ( http://www.stopgap.ca) .We’re creating a world where every person can access every space.Their fundraiser is this June 16th but you can still be involved by visiting their site and donating whenever or whatever you can : http://stopgap.ca/donate-today/
  3. Join the facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/StopGapFoundation/ and spread the word.

 

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some of the pattern we discussed:

1.Jackie’s Shawl: 

2.Obisian

3.White Rabbit Wristee

4.Drop crotch pant will be a pattern soon by Brenna: YarnsUntangled

 

Little one’s knitting bag: Kaotic Ekko curiosities sold at YarnsUntangled ( you can request them to place one for purchase online)

Hiya hiya  kitty snips 

Rainbow loom

The Artsy knitter:Epi20: What’s happening ??+ Beastmode

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The Artsy knitter :Epi20: What’s happening ??+ Beastmode

Ramblings:  till 18 mins into show
1. business Overhaul
2. New Company shooting for: http://www.yarnsuntangled.com

Follow Instagram: @yarnsuntangled

FB: https://www.facebook.com/YarnsUntangled/?fref=ts
3. BFF sick for 3 weeks in Hospital..bleeding into her brain.
4. my photography services extended to the Knitting stores.. Knit Designers
5. new business Cards:
6. The artsy knitter bags: only a few i can post if someone is Interested and wants to  pay by paypal
7.  I am in Beastmode : Confident/ hardcore
8. Lovesockwool bag I ordered through  throughout Instagram
9: the amazing :  Leonie Dawson My Shining Year 2016 workbooks

WIP :
1. Askews Hat by StephenWest ( brioche knitting)

TADA:
1. Jackie Shawl By YarnsUntangled : my purple and my Bff Orange one
2. Simple Shawl for Fancy yarns – Jen Hintz
( but i did my own thing but i used for

3. 504 King West by The Knit Cafe Toronto
4.Voodoo you love me by Susan Claudino
5. Newborn hat: Lazy Daisy Dressup knit By Anna & Heidi  Pickles
Lil’ Apple Hat By Irna Boehland

LOVE:
Oh loop  Patterns
Tinyowlknits
TinCansknits

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TheArtsy Knittterpodcast-Epi18th-Birthday+ West Coast Chillin

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Episode 18th :Birthday+ west coast chillin

Ramblings::

I am In Vancouver chillin  if anyone wants to meet up at a knit cafe write me on Ravlery .

Jan. I decided to do a Overhaul of my business.. with a intensive Business course .. 7 days a weeks online up to my eyeballs in re-structuring things.So the lax in Posting episode will happen from time to time because i don’t want to let go of this show .. and Little one/Yukibaby is starting to knitting again

Since the family crisis it was really necessary to sit and think about what is important

where do i pour my energy….

Gratitude-onous : 120 ARtsy Peeps

welcome to Acan / Tegglas/ Mazbug/ Tri Linda/ Isseva / wijo99franquel

KNIT_ALONG:

1.  Operation Sock drawer: I am seriously lacking…

2. StashBooMMM2015: I just need to post pics..

but Brava to all the artsy peeps who are rocking this knitalong ie. Luchilucy seriously rocking her stash

lmecoll.. Tri-linda .. i gotthis83

they have all breathe steady life into this KAL.

Wippies :
1. Nomi By Eba Design  on 3mm . mary maxim fresh dk

2.Summer Days by Elena Nodel on 3- 3.5mm needles  with Unknown worsted

3.Cowl( mystery soon to be revealed) on 3.5mm with Hand Maiden cashmere

This is for a dear Friend who has be sunlight during weird times.

TADA:

1.Zentih by Parna Mehrbani on 3.5mm with Noro Kureyon from stash

-Wanted a unisex hat for Newborns but i will use mostly for Boys. it will look great in Black and white as well.

2. Lil’ Apple Hat By Iryna Boehland

I already did an awesome baby shoot with this for a knitty friend.So in love with this baby.

3. BonBon By Susan Claudino On 3.75mm with Berroco Vintage and Madeline Tosh on the ears. Her Coat is Koigu from my STASH

Tru-ly recommended:  ALL ABOUT Ohloops  I have these in my Queue.

1.Just another Vanilla Sock By Sarah Stevens ( gifted to me)

2.Marcella Rose by Lydia Brown -beautiful Cowl

The price $9.95 of this pattern has been inflated for the months of March and April 2015 so that 20% of the profit can be donated to the Pancan.org foundation to help Wage Hope in the fight against Pancreatic Cancer. The donation will go towards research in the hopes of finding a cure

3. Ireland’s Teardrop  By Lydia Brown
worsted weight  little Market bag…

Artsy Spotlight:

New Collage  closer to my goal of using only my own photography in my work.

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TheArtsyknitter:Epi. 14 – We are back+ Merry Tadas Galore

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Show notes:

Yukibaby’s Book: WILDWOOD by Colin Meloy ( book1)

Whippies:

1. Rastaman Cowl ( if you want to basic pattern i can send to you ot put on Ravelry) on 5mm

Charcoal grey from Rowan, schachenmayr Merino ExtraFine 170

2.Bakery bear by Kay Jones in Purple and Yuki baby is knitting the dress

 

Tadas:

1.The Marley2 Bowtie: rasta colors on 3mm improvised from my free bow tie pattern

with Schachenmayr Merino ExtraFine 170

2. The Wild Thing by Susan Claudino Designs

with 9mm 6060.etsy.com saftey eyes, Mad tosh ,rowan pure wool worsted, berrocco vintage

3. Dock of the Bay by Sarah Stevens ( ohloops podcast) & yarns ( modified by me)

4.Nicholas by Jane Richmond Rowan pure wool worsted on 10mm held doubled

5. Bandana by PurlSoho  in Casacade 220  with 6.5mm

6. The unearthly creature dog sweaters in rowan pure wool worsted

7. rikke hat by sarah young  with 3.25/4mm with  in Malbrigo rios- lotus  colorway

8. 3 Strong Braided  Cowl ( made up the pattern )with  Misti Alpaca Chunky on 9mm needle with Russian  grafting

9. Tea and sympathy Cowl in 3 balls of Misti alpaca chunky   on 8mm

10 Bowtie from my Golden Globe Bowtie pattern

 

Knit along winners: we selected on air!

WhipitKal: Luchilucy

Fairytale forever Kal: Pandaluvsyarn

 

 

HAPPY HOILDAYS.. HOPE YOU ENJOY EACH MOMENT!

The Artsy Knitter: Episode 11 “The Warden+ Dog hair sweaters ???”

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Episode 10: “The Warden+ Dog hair sweaters ??? ( other title : Troublemaker)

OUR GROUP

Ramblings::

ITUNES YAhOOO: please consider taking a few mins to leave me some reviews .. it really helps all the knitting podcast be found within itunes i am told. I also helps other peeps find me.
Gratitude-onous : BrittanyJackson / Rosehipchick ( 69 peeps when we recorded this) now we are 94

Vipassana means insight into the true nature of reality, mindfulness of breathing which are said to lead to insight.The term vipassana has gained popularity due to the influence of the Vipassana movement which started in the 1950’s in Burma, although this influence is especially discernible in the use of mindfulness as a practice to handle emotions.
Welcome Guest Star: Nikoletta aka The WARDEN she keep me in line with my knitting and my epic need to CAST-on all the things. She is also is the Fastest knitter i know personally and kindly shared NORWEIGN purling since we both Continental knitters and i wanted  to be faster.
Norweign purl / Speed knitting demo
Wippies :

1. Tiered Skirt Recipe (Stufenrock)by Mia Lovecraft on 4mm with Cascade Ultra prima Cotton ( project page : Sassy Tiered skirt)

2.Super easy Lap Blanket by Purl Soho on 6.5mm for 60×72 size blanket for my double bed in Berrocco Chunky  shades of blue and grey.
3. Love Afghan by Stephanie Oltmann with 5mm for tighter stitch with Berrocco yarn in worsted for my MAMA present

4. K1P1 Preemie Hat by Patricia J Reece – but i did K2P2 instead on the first hat.
 Bunniphish is having a charity KAL and we are doing baby hat for  shelter. go check out her group for all the details  we had to join in and we will be posting our stuff as well.
Nikoletta’s Wippies

1.Viajante by Martina Behm
http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/viajante
Classic Elite Yarns Silky Alpaca Lace: 3mm

2.Catkin by Carina Spencer
http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/catkin
Madeline Tosh Sock in Duchess and Ginger; 4mm

3.Beekeepers Quilt by Tiny Owl Knits
http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/the-beekeepers-quilt
Various sock yarn scraps; 2.75mm
Nikoletta’s TADA:

1.Pendulum by Amy Miller
http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/pendulum
Sweet Fiber Cashmerino Luxe in Ina’s Red and Charcoal; 4mm
Project page with modifications: http://www.ravelry.com/projects/Nikoleta/pendulum

2.Nightlock by Lisa Mutch
http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/nightlock
Koigu kpm and cascade heritage sock; 4mm

3.Jackson Square by Beth Kling
http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/jackson-square
Anzula Nebula in Mauve; 4mm

4.Northern Lights by AnneM
http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/revontuli–huivi-northern-lights
Zitron Unisono; 5mm

5.Multnomah by Kate Ray
http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/multnomah
Noro Taiyo Sock; 4mm

BOO BOO no tada for TRU! LOL

Tru_ News::
1. The Australian Prime minister last year …
2. Dog Hair sweaters

Artsy Spotlight:


Collages in shown at end or on instagram are  Prints for sale through my Esty store

I can also take custom orders just contact me directly and i can send a paypal invoice

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This is my personal web blog. I do not own the photos on this blog, except those taken by myself ,which I will clearly indicate those images. Photo on my videos and written posts are used for commentary purposes only . The owner of this blog makes no representations as to the accuracy or completeness of any information on this site or found by following any link on this site. The owner will not be liable for any errors or omissions in this information nor for the availability of this information. The owner will not be liable for any losses, injuries, or damages from the display or use of this information. If you use my photos or anything said on this website, you must notify me (truferguson@gmail.com). This policy is subject to change at anytime.

The Artsy Knitter Podcast:Episode10 Strict order but BearCRAZED”

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Episode 10: ” Strict Orders but Bear-crazed”

Ramblings::

Knit-along : “Whip the Wippies” join in by going to the group and on chatter thread let me know what you plan to get finished

Deadline for the draw of Prizes : Aug15th,2014

Tag for Ravelry and Instagram: #theartsyknitter #whipitArtsyKAL
ITUNES YA hOOO: please consider taking a few mins to leave me some reviews .. it really helps all the knitting podcast be found within itunes i am told. I also helps other peeps find me.
Gratitude-onous :

Rosehipchick, emmathebandgeek , lydiab kgirlknits ,Chaoticandcrafty craftyjt503, Sharbie ,Home-Spun

1 Vipassana Silent retreat -10 day on inner reflection.

2.Worldwide Knit in Public Day 2014:  jun14-jun22 what did you you do?

3.100 subscribers on you tube.. nice surprise .. i didn’t notice it had gotten that high.
Little one’s corner will be back soon.. i don’t want to force her to knit she has to do it on her own.She may also be doing some travelling soon too, but the Show has not lost her .
Wippies :
1.Global Warming by Suvi Simola
2. Love Afghan by Stephanie Oltmann

3 . Special Report with Little one.: Mrs Bakery Bear by Kay Jones of the Bakery Bear Podcast

Tru-ly Recommended: think Washcloths not dishes.. make great hostess gifts
1. Jazz age washcloth by Jenny Catchings (free) with 4mm
2. Nubbie Scrubbies by Angelee Marie    ( free) with 4mm
Fashion Spotlight:
UMA WANG: launch her label in London 2005 and she went to my absolute favorite school Central Saint Martin
there are more images at the end of the video. let me know what you think in the thread for this episode.

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Raverly Name:TheArtsyKnitter
Follow us on ITUNES and Youtube. search: theartsyknitter as one full word.

 

Disclaimer:
This is my personal web blog. I do not own the photos on this blog, except those taken by myself ,which I will clearly indicate those images. Photo on my videos and written posts are used for commentary purposes only . The owner of this blog makes no representations as to the accuracy or completeness of any information on this site or found by following any link on this site. The owner will not be liable for any errors or omissions in this information nor for the availability of this information. The owner will not be liable for any losses, injuries, or damages from the display or use of this information. If you use my photos or anything said on this website, you must notify me (truferguson@gmail.com). This policy is subject to change at anytime.

The Artsy Knitter : Episode8- Mother’s Day- Don’t Slap me with Cheese

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Episode 8: Mother’s Day – Don’t slap me with Cheese

First 40 mins is the juicy knitting part of things and the rest is just highlights of  our Mother’s day Picnic ,( no Fashion spotlight)

COME JOIN THE GROUP

Ramblings::
Ravelry Group:   JOIN US
Gratitude-onous : 62 peeps
Cerphina/ Bellaillia/The-Qiviut-Fairy / GrandmaK / Jcoop
INTROS: Crochetforever/ itsmesue ( you’re in the giveaway )
Yarnwkatz i sent you an invite to the group but its awesome that you posted an Intro
Promotions:

My first “Bling Your String” Bag .. Aryn  has a promotion on till end of May

Coupon Code:  MAYFS
 For the Month of May – you get free shipping with their purchase. GO TO HER WEBSITE.
Cottagecraftangora.com -
I confirmed with The-Qiviut-Fairy  in her group on thread called Monthly Blog Post & yarn giveaway at about Post #17 that giveaway is still going on till May 31st for a huge skein of 3ply 100% Qiviut in Raven Black.
www.theqiviutblog.blogspot.ca to (read the rules) you will see the new Deadline May31st

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The Artsy Knitter: Epi 7- “Birthday Pt.2 + Hamster Knitting Wheel” ( knitting podcast)

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Episode 7: ” Birthday Pt.2 + Hamster knitting wheel

Ramblings::
Singing Stevie Wonder style Birthday song cupcakes with candles

Ravelry Group:   JOIN US

Gratitude-onous : new artsy peep 53 now
Knitting my life/ Gwyne/ bible/ zizzagstitches / LCSknits /lisalikescrafts/ wellwoman / Sillyfru(pod)
Craftyknitter( podcast-two tangeledskeins)/Where-am-I-knitting/ Victoriablue/loonynanny(UK) Craftjunkie/ Mokichoco

Intros: giveaway entry
Saratogakntting- japan you are so so lucky..
lmecoll

STASH BLOOMSOM:
Indigo Dragonfly
Sock that Rock
Dye-Version
Qiviuet/angora from Cottagecraftangora mill
Yarn geek fiber rolags ( won from Insknit podcast)
Promotions:
My first “Bling Your String” Bag .. this graphical black and white Bag is so cute i had to get it.Then 2 days later Aryn was on it .. by sending me samples of fabrics that i might be interested in for my next  custom order..
Coupon Code:  MAYFS
For the Month of May – you get free shipping with their purchase. GO TO HER WEBSITE.

Cottagecraftangora.com
I confirmed with The-Qiviut-Fairy  in her group on thread called Monthly Blog Post & yarn giveaway at about Post #17 that giveaway is still going on till May 31st for a huge skein of 3ply 100% Qiviut in Raven Black.
www.theqiviutblog.blogspot.ca to (read the rules) you will see the new Deadline May31st

How do you go about figuring out someone’s sock size just right .. should i be asking my mom to measure my stepdad’s foot … i need help .. they have to fit just right or he won’t wear them.
Bunnishphish.. what do you say?

 

Wippies ::

1. Jackson Square Shawl
(:aka Sweet lady on my project page because the yarn is so beautiful)
2. Holden Shawl
3.Global Warming by Suvi Simola on 3.75mm with Northbound knitting yarn ( project page: has a lot of Notes)
4. Freeform crochet: for what i am not sure yet.. if it a bag or hat
Brenna’s Wippies:
1.Amille shawl by Emily Ross: http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/amille
Yarn is NBK BFL/silk laceweight, beads are from knitpicks.com
2. Kittykat Knee-highs by Brenna : pattern’s soon to come

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The ArtsyKnitter : Episode 6 “My Birthday-Part1” (knitting podcast)

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Episode 6: “My Birthday – Part 1”

Co hosting : Namel-less &  LITTLE ONE!

COME JOIN AND CHAT WITH ME ON THE RAVELRY GROUP

Location: Japanese Canadian Cultural Centre (JCCC)

Ramblings:: Artsy Escapades
It’s my birthday and I squeal or dance if i want to… week long celebration but for you guys it will be two episode of artsy birthday happenings.
Today we are at Our first Knitting festival/event: Toronto Knitter’s Frolic  a day of amazing torture (  I am on Hardcore Yarn Fast) great getting to see people face to face . Ava will pick up so much knowledge from today.
Next time if you’re in NYC or anywhere else close  you know you can sneak over and check us out next year.

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The Artsy Knitter podcast: Episode 4 ” Because we are HAPPY”

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Episode 4: ” Because We’re Happy “
Guest Star Co-Host  : “Little One”

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Ramblings:

what do you think of the New intro and music … it wasn’t exactly the song i wanted but it is still me style
Does it make you feel good ? supposed to FUNK! The song we want will come later.

Yarnista…. did you read the article? He hubby does not do photography for a living. warning she will come up quite often in the podcast… can you pull my attention away for a hot min by suggest anyone else with that same fashion flair?
Wippies ::

1. Spoilt For Choice by Anne Thompson in Koigu on 4mm needle
” the Configuration 17″ is my name for this amazing piece inspired by “The Yarnista”
2. Obsidian by Lisa Mutch with Araucania from Chile on 6mm and 4mm

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