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The Artsy Knitter Podcast: Episode19 – For all the Tiny Babies + New pattern

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Co-host : Yukibaby

 

GRATITUDINOUS: jayrenee73 , studiovondesign ,temora

Ramblings:

1.Back to my old hair style which is my new hair and after starting to grow it since Nov. My mom gets a hold of me in 24 hours I buckle under the Pressure to cut it
2.Ava had a birthday in March ( pics)
3.my birthday in Vancouver …
4. Juniper grace.. who would have thought a chance happening like that would happen!
6. CALAGRY for Nana’s 60th birthday + sewing vogue dress (pics)
7.Prototype bags: work in progress on the style i want.

Knit Alongs:

1.StashBoMMM15 knit along…. info is HERE

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.I heart Preemies  charity knitting  here  hashtag to use#iheartpreemies

I will be keeping this going … i love knitting these so much. Please start a project page it is encouraging to see the progress.

3. #Operation sock drawer   knit along (all year ) Here

 

Double dip into other group knit along .. i dont mind at all.. i encourage it!

Wippies::
1.I heart preemie cardigan( 280 downloads) and

2. I heart preemies beanie hat or toque ( 118 downloads) ON BABY DOLL
with 2.5 or 1.5mm i love using
-Yarn recommendation:
Loops & threads  woolike: 678 yds – 85% acrylic   15% nylon ( so so soft)
Adriafil Avantgarde
Regia My First Regia
Schoeller+Stahl Fortissima Socka Degradee Color

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TheArtsyKnitter Podcast:: Epi.16- Google Hangout in Pandaville

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Co-host : Yukibaby
guest host: Panda from Pandaville Podcast

Happy New Year to you and yours!

GRATITUDINOUS: onewho knits, mossmermaid, Knitterlex, Igotthis83, Robyear27

113 Artsy peeps ..we are getting bigger!

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

 

Double dip into other group knit along .. i dont 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 size8)

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

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The Artsy Knitter Podcast:Epi15- “Pajama Party,Random Kid,Mad Tosh”

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Oh my goodness.. I managed to posted another video .. first time i have ever done them a week apart.. usually 10 to 14 is what happens. this new systems is easier! Editing in Youtube  is not great but it get the job done . so if it means I can post more with less work ,then I am down!

Co-host : Yukibaby
guest host: Brazenwoolens

( who is a new Knitter.. so in the future she will be talking way more about her own stuff!Just you wait you will see!)

Happy New Year to you and yours!

Wippies::

1. Hurricane Hat by Andrea Guldin

2.Girl’s All-in-One Sleeveless Top by Marianna Mel

3.Masonry mitts by Vera Brosgol

4.Bonk by Susan Claudino

TADA::

1.Tanhouse Brooke shawl by Jennifer Lassonde

2.Simple Shawl for Fancy Yarns by Jen Hintz

3.XO Stripe Legwarmers ( basically made it up and hope it fit)

4. Yukibaby Hat/Cowl + American Girl Doll  Matching hat ( basically guessed the cast on and visually)

 

Tru-ly Recommended:: Brit- Invasion

1.Dancing geek Podcast with the super Cute James!

2.The Knitting Den podcast : the lovely Denise

 

 

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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.

Stay Connected:

Instagram : @theartsyknitter

Ravelry Group: http://www.ravelry.com/groups/theartsyknitterpodcast
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: 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 Artsy Knitter Podcast: Episode2: “The ArtsyDuo” (knitting podcast)

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Episode 2: “the Artsy Duo” with my MINI-me

Artsy Escapades : Ava’s 9th Birthday ..celebrated all week.. gave her a little gift each day instead of one big box.
Snow adventures  that was not  ARTSY..LOL

JOIN:  Ravelry group : TheArtsyKnitterPodcast
Wippies:
1. “Rye” by tincanknits…FROGGED Liat Gat recipe + Rye Sock by TinCanknits
sock recipe : http://knitfreedom.com/free-patterns i will start over.

TOEUP SOCKS is not that hard to learn.. it is better when your dealing with the fact that you might not have enough yarn. Try a Sock Class

2 Tripartite by Stephen West done in: Zen yarn Garden Serenity silk Lace weight – Garroby hill( little more than half way.. just the collar left)

3 Chunky Bonnet for Ava’s Photo-shoot ( HALF WAY) in Filatura Di Crosa with size:
I will create a project page with the rough pattern i made when i have a chance

Ta Da:
1.Featherweight Cardigan by Hannah Fettig In Madeleine Tosh

2.Storm Cloud Shawlette by Hanna Breetz
3.Braided by Jen Geigley

Little One Corner:
1.Monster Chunks by Rebecca Danger+ we got her Book: The Big Book of Knitted Monsters: Mischievous, Lovable Toys
The eye are 9mm from 6060.etsy.com
http://www.amazon.ca/The-Big-Book-Kni…

Our AG Doll is ” Cécile” form 1853: http://store.americangirl.com/agshop/…

2. Noro Scarf for American girl doll that has been crocheted

3. American Girl Doll Lacy Bolero by Elaine Phillips

Whoa Newbie:
-Did you realize that Ravelry has a new recommendation engine, to show you weekly new patterns that have been added each day.  just for you based on the things you have Favorited,, your projects and friends
ravelry.com/patterns/recommended
It is cool way to see new stuff that your wouldn’t notice.

-I didn’t know that in project section of a pattern allows you to selected a filter ” helpful notes”

Thanks for taking the time to watch my artsy Knitting podcast and see you in a week or so. Ciao TRU