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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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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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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 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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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.

WHIP the WIPPIES KAL- info

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I figured i should put the info here as well ..not just on the group: started 8 days ago but wasnt posted everywhere SORRY!

“WHIP THE WIPPIES KAL”

TAG: #WhipitArtsyKAL

 

 i must finish

i must finish

Above is 3 out of the 6 that i am trying to finish.. not sure what will happen but i am being brave.. mostof them expect one is half way or almost done.

Follow this Link for all the rules.. to post your challenges and FO in the proper thread in order to win the  prizes.

http://www.ravelry.com/discuss/theartsyknitterpodcast/2966219/1-25#3

OUR GROUP

 

The Lowdown.. but please go to the Group

RULES
-Date Jul10th to Aug15th
– you can enter knitting or crochet  or Spinning that was started before July 10 ,2014 .. But go for the older ones !

– select a certain amount of wippies to challenge yourself or if your tough clear off all your wips project pages on ravlery

( you know what you truly can do!)

-TRY NOT TO CAST ON ANYTHING NEW ON YOUR NEEDLES till you complete your selected wips or all of them
-You must be a member of the group to have a chance to win
-you will be entered once using your post number : you can finish multiple things ( you edit that post as you complete them )
-you need to TAG: #whipitArtsyKAL must be on all completed wips project pages. and Instagram
-share the project pages in the group ( side bar of you page)

  • I don’t mind if you double dip and the project can be in other KAL or contest
  • you must post photos in the “Whip the WIPPIES KAL” FO thread  when completed

On Instagram:@theartsyknitter
You get 1extra entry chance when you post FO on Instagram with the 2 tag #whipitArtsyKAL #theartsyknitterpodcast
Make sure you tell me  that you have done that cause not everyone have the same instagram name and the ravelry user id .

The tags will help me find you ! so they are important. use them!

Prizes: more will be added as they get worked out
Donations for prizes are always welcome

1.A Ravelry pattern of your choice $7 or less
2. Project bag
3.To be announced they are coming in.

Chatter thread is the discuss you challenges and commitments!

I am post my progress as well on Instagram with hashtags.. so feel free to come cheer me and the other ladies who have joined so far.

lets clear the plate ladies cause Christmas will be here before you know it and a ton of other KAL and exciting Knitting things

LET’S DO IT !

xo

TRU

 

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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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.