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The ArtsyKnitter Podcast: Episode 23 Season 3-THE BIG MOVE

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The Artsy knitter: Epi23:  Season 3-The BIG move

Gratitude-nous : welcome new group members:  ijlondon … Sunny649 and YarnsUntangled
Ramblings:
1. HAIR- PINK
2. Moved to Calgary Alberta Canada

2a. Had a birthday party with 3 girls from New school (squeal)
3. The Loop- 1st Calgary yarn store…Amazeballs they were lovely and attentive.Got my Ravine hat back on track.
4. Oh Loop Podcast and the Fat Squirrel speaks were my first show that I watched again after nothing since last summer.

WIPPIES :
1. French Cancan by Mademoiselle C with Malabrigo Yarn Arroyo  in Sand Bank

2.Knit Yourself a Turban (moss stitch) by Bestway

in Cascade Anchor Bay -50% cotton and 50 superwash merino wool

3. Knitted Dropcrotch Sweatpants BY Brenna of YarnsUntangled  ( #wesnesdayWIPit )

4. Looking at Her by Lydia Brown ( Ohloops is #wesnesdayWIPit is why I brought this back .. check their Group)

TADA:
1.Ravine Hat by Woolly Wormhead with Mineville Wool Project single DK merino

Yukibaby :

All things Unicorn….
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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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Raverly Name:The ArtsyKnitter

The Artsy Knitter: Episode17-Too much goofy singing+ Knit alongs(fixed)

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oops I fixed it now sorry to all the lovely folks that came over yesterday to view and couldn’t watch .. Thanks to the young lady who gave me the heads up !

GRATITUDINOUS: Sibelabmom, Knitzenteacomics, Melodystitches,Ladydyeyarns ,Mamamchanse,Pokdej,PoiZonous , Klthompson08

Thanks to Katt B on facebook for sending a lovely message… I lived in Calgary and my daughter was born there.

Thanks to Sunearthlocs : for sharing my Episode 15 on Google +

120 Artsy peeps ..we are getting bigger!

KnitALONG:

1.Who is in for another StashBoMMM15 knit along…. info is HERE .. Jan 15 to March 15th

Please go onto the Ravelry group to the thread above and let me know that you into the knit along. from yarn that is at least 3- 6 months old..

Hashtag:# stashboMMM15

2.#OperationSOCKdrawer15 Kal  -Yearlong  but we might have 6month/Dec. 31st prize draw ..i will keep you updated!

Double dip into other group knit along .. i don’t mind at all.. i encourage it!

Wippies:: (Tru)

1. Nomi sweater  by Eba Design ( for yukibaby): Mary maxim  dk :3mm ( I went down in needle size and this is only in size 8 child)

2.Bonk by Susan Claudino: Rowan pure wool worsted  in grey and pink held double: 3mm

3. Rye Sock

TADA::

Global warming sweater finally done.with a very different neckline. look out for a technique video.

TRU-NEWS::

Do knit Disturb  in Brighton UK

knitting_hotel

By Kate Jerkins

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 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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The Arsty Knitter: Episode 9 “Silent Retreat-I am BACK” ( knitting podcast)

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Episode 9: “Silent Retreat”

Ramblings::

Gratitude-onous : 69 peeps
Mlalove1718 from instagram yay
Mumofaussiekids ( an Aussie in the group)
Tyedyediva
Mamagrizzlyknits

Pandaluvsyarn: winner of the 50 members Giveaway Celebration.

we are wanting to a Virtual knit night there is a thread with info for Date/Time.

Got accepted to a Meditation retreat: Vispassana ( also called Insight Meditation Movement ) and i am excited.. 10 days of silence and reflection.
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 discerneable in the use of mindfulness as a practice to handle emotions.
I am going to be gone from Jun4- 15th by the time you see this video I will be there. No phone, no ipad or reading or anything distracting.  Hmm wonder if i can knit. I will be bringing for the trip up north  which will take a few hours  to get to the retreats.
Who is doing The Knit Girllls: STASHDASH2014 : May23 to August 8th 5000 yards .you can double dip in other Kal. Join in even if you think you don’t have 5000 in you stash . you spin. knit or weave : create or use 5000 yds of yarn.. even old project that you bind off by aug 8 th .
Epi203 “Have you any wool”  to hear details at about 45min into the show.
Knitting Events: JUNE
World Wide Knit In Public Day 14 June – 22 June 2014  what are your Plans? Picnic? Knitting BBQ?
Woolfest – UK
Fibre Week – olds college Alberta, Canada

Australian Sheep & Wool Show(july) Prince of Wales Fairground, Bendigo, Victoria

IF you know of anything Close to New Jersey that i can come out to let me know on the thread for this episode.
I am hoping to Attend : Stitches EAST(http://www.knittinguniverse.com) and Rinebeck (http://www.sheepandwool.com/  )

Wippies :
1. Tiered Skirt Recipe (Stufenrock)by Mia Lovecraft on 4mm with Cascade Ultra prima Cotton ( project page : Sassy Tiered skirt)
2.Global Warming by Suvi Simola on 3.75mm with Northbound knitting yarn ( project page: has a lot of Notes)

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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 Giveaway Celebration: we pass 50 members

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The Artsy Knitter

Giveaway Celebration:

So we just passed 50 members in our Ravelry Group: The Artsy knitter podcast

We are at 61 as of a few minutes ago while posting this

Giveaway Celebration thread. I will list all the names i entered there.I will write “CLOSED” and locked this thread not the “Intro” thread. I will post right where I stop taking names in the INTRODUCTION thread…. so that no one is confused. It will be simple next time.

Rules  to win :

 Deadline is :Saturday may 24th at 12 noon ( eastern time)  .. i am in Toronto, Canada.

– Members of the Ravelry Group

-IMPORTANT: POST IN the  “Introductions”  which i have mentioned in a few episodes before.I would love it if you tell us how you found us and tiny bit about yourself .. at the least  post a Smiley face and say Hi ! I will be taking the names of members from the this thread only.

You still have time to head to the group and Join + write something in the Introduction thread.. so Spread the Word … re-post the instagram  image with #artsy50more @theartsyknitter  is my id on Instagram

PRIZE:

Stitch marker set  prize

Stitch marker set prize

 

Wait till you see what is in store for 200 members… WoOHOooo!

xo

Tru

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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