Thursday, November 1, 2018

Knit And Pearl Podcast: Episode 162 FOs and Knit Truths


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Ravery Group Birthday Shout Out  ChameleonCrafter, Azizi, 11/9         Owlstitch, 11/14

October Pink Along
For the Month of October, we will be doing a Pink along KAL/CAL for Breast Cancer awareness.
I will be knitting the Survivor Shawl, and if anyone else chooses to also knit that pattern will get 2 entries for a chance to win my Pink/Purple sparkly handspun yarn. (see podcast for pics of yarn)
Rules
Must be a member of group to qualify for prizes
Starts your project on Oct 1st and Thread will closes on November 15th
Knit or Crochet something with at least 200 yrds of yarn in Pink or something that is at least 50 % pink.
Chatter is welcome and encourage on thread.
Have fun and as you knit put in happy thoughts for those who are battling this disease, or have won there battle.
Winner will be drawn by random # generator on next podcast after conclusion of KAL/CAL.

Story of Week and Stash Enhancement 

FOs

Flax for Me Free pattern on Ravelry by TinCan knits. yarn is cheap walmart yarn in three color. needles are US 7, 4,5mm and US 9, 5.5mm. I have had it in my mind for months to make a color block sweater and I just decided to do it. I am using bigger needles and knitting an extra large size, so it will be bigger then XL.

Spinning  Peacock  4.65 ounces, chain ply, 176 yards


WIPs

Chevron Baby Blanket  Free pattern on Ravelry by Espace Tricot, Yarn is Lion Brand Mandala in the gnome color way, needles are, Addi turbo US 5 , 3.75 mm



Log Cabin Blanket Free pattern, youtube tutorial, yarn is scrap acrylic worsted, needle is US 9, 5.5 mm 


Survivor Shawl, Paid for Pattern on Ravelry by Sarah Buehler, yarn is Loops and Threads, Kai, acrylic, needles are US 7, 4.5mm Knit Pro Zings interchangeable.

Ninilchik Swoncho a paid for pattern on Ravelry by Caitlin Hunter of Boyland Knitworks. Yarn is Knit Picks Wool of the Andes in Blossom Heather, Fairy Tale, Everglade Heather, and Winter night, Needles are Addi Turbo in US 4, 3.5 mm, and US 6, 4mm, 40 inch circular. 



Thursday, October 18, 2018

Knit and Pearl Podcast: Episode 161 Knitting and Milestone


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Ravery Group Birthday Shout Out  PinDoll, 10/17     loriehohlf, Lorie,  10/22                       Effiespins, Maria,  10/23    MadeByFe, Fernanda   10/31

October Pink Along
For the Month of October, we will be doing a Pink along KAL/CAL for Breast Cancer awareness.
I will be knitting the Survivor Shawl, and if anyone else chooses to also knit that pattern will get 2 entries for a chance to win my Pink/Purple sparkly handspun yarn. (see podcast for pics of yarn)
Rules
Must be a member of group to qualify for prizes
Starts your project on Oct 1st and Thread will closes on November 15th
Knit or Crochet something with at least 200 yrds of yarn in Pink or something that is at least 50 % pink.
Chatter is welcome and encourage on thread.
Have fun and as you knit put in happy thoughts for those who are battling this disease, or have won there battle.
Winner will be drawn by random # generator on next podcast after conclusion of KAL/CAL.


Story of Week and Stash Enhancement No new stash
I have finish 2 things and close to finishing another. Just work and regular live over the last 2 weeks. 
I reach a weight loss milestone. I am down 50 lbs since March. Feeling good. 

FOs 





Flax Baby Sweater  Free pattern on Ravelry by Tin Can knits, using the stitch count for light but went up on needle size and yarn. yarn is Lion Brands Ice Cream in the Grape color, needles areUS 6, 4mm.

Spinning I am spinning some mixed BFL in mixed colors, natural.I finished. 200 yards of a 2 ply


WIPs

Chevron Baby Blanket  Free pattern on Ravelry by Espace Tricot, Yarn is Lion Brand Mandala in the gnome color way, needles are, Addi turbo US 5 , 3.75 mm


Log Cabin Blanket Free pattern, youtube tutorial, yarn is scrap acrylic worsted, needle is US 9, 5.5 mm 

Flax for Me Free pattern on Ravelry by TinCan knits. yarn is cheap walmart yarn in three color. needles are US 7, 4,5mm and US 9, 5.5mm. I have had it in my mind for months to make a color block sweater and I just decided to do it. I am using bigger needles and knitting an extra large size, so it will be bigger then XL.


Survivor Shawl, Paid for Pattern on Ravelry by Sarah Buehler, yarn is Loops and Threads, Kai, acrylic, needles are US 7, 4.5mm Knit Pro Zings interchangeable.










Thursday, October 4, 2018

Knit and Pearl Podcast: Episode 160 Busy 2 Weeks


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Ravery Group Birthday Shout Out  AngintheEast, Angela, 10/7   maryreadsalot, Mary, 10/8   Bettaprincess, 10/10       Alyssa203, Alyssa  10/14   MOesCrochet, MOes  10/14

October Pink Along
For the Month of October, we will be doing a Pink along KAL/CAL for Breast Cancer awareness.
I will be knitting the Survivor Shawl, and if anyone else chooses to also knit that pattern will get 2 entries for a chance to win my Pink/Purple sparkly hands-on yarn. (see podcast for pics of yarn)
Rules
Must be a member of group to qualify for prizes
Starts your project on Oct 1st and Thread will closes on Halloween (most likely Nov 1 in am)
Knit or Crochet something with at least 200 yrds of yarn in Pink or something that is at least 50 % pink.
Chatter is welcome and encourage on thread.
Have fun and as you knit put in happy thoughts for those who are battling this disease, or have won there battle.
Winner will be drawn by random # generator on next podcast after conclusion of KAL/CAL.

Story of Week and Stash Enhancement No new stash
We had a busy 2 weeks since last Podcast. Ted and I went to my 40 yr high School class Reunion. It was a wonderful experience and I am so glad I decided to go.
Last weekend we took /camper to Hermann, MO, to attend Teds great nieces wedding. It was beautiful, and the camping was also nice.
I didn't knit much during the trips, but I manager to get a good amount of knitting done, just no finished objects.

FOs No FOs



WIPs

Chevron Baby Blanket  Free pattern on Ravelry by Espace Tricot, Yarn is Lion Brand Mandala in the gnome color way, needles are, Addi turbo US 5 , 3.75 mm


Log Cabin Blanket Free pattern, youtube tutorial, yarn is scrap acrylic worsted, needle is US 9, 5.5 mm 

Flax Baby Sweater  Free pattern on Ravelry by Tin Can knits, using the stitch count for light but went up on needle size and yarn. yarn is Lion Brands Ice Cream in the Grape color, needles areUS 6, 4mm, in my KnitSpinFarm Bag


Flax for Me Free pattern on Ravelry by TinCan knits. yarn is cheap walmart yarn in three color. needles are US 7, 4,5mm and US 9, 5.5mm. I have had it in my mind for months to make a color block sweater and I just decided to do it. I am using bigger needles and knitting an extra large size, so it will be bigger then XL.

Survivor Shawl, Paid for Pattern on Ravelry by Sarah Buehler, yarn is Loops and Threads, Kai, acrylic, needles are US 7, 4.5mm Knit Pro Zings interchangeable.

Spinning I am spinning some mixed BFL in mixed colors, natural.I finished with the first 2 ounces.

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Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Knit and Pearl Podcast: Episode 159 New Happy Knitting


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Ravery Group Birthday Shout Out  Smoffi,  9/19       tangledmania Jen  9/24                               with buttons  Shelley  9/28


October Pink Along
This is a KAL/CAL for Breast cancer awareness Month. I will get all the info together and start the thread in the next week or at least by the beginning of the month. I am knitting the Surviver Shawl, and those that also knit it will get 2 entries for a chance to win my beautiful Pink handspun. 

Story of Week and Stash Enhancement No New Stash. No finishes. I did start 2 new thing and put some stuff in hibernation. In the next 2 week I am going to be busy. This weekend Ted and I will be traveling to attend my 40th HS Reunion. Then the next weekend we will be attending a wedding of Teds great niece. So busy fun times ahead.

Health Pearl

FOs No FOs

WIPs

Chevron Baby Blanket  Free pattern on Ravelry by Espace Tricot, Yarn is Lion Brand Mandala in the gnome color way, needles are, Addi turbo US 5 , 3.75 mm


Log Cabin Blanket Free pattern, youtube tutorial, yarn is scrap acrylic worsted, needle is US 9, 5.5 mm 

Flax Baby Sweater  Free pattern on Ravelry by Tin Can knits, using the stitch count for light but went up on needle size and yarn. yarn is Lion Brands Ice Cream in the Grape color, needles areUS 6, 4mm, in my KnitSpinFarm Bag

Flax for Me Free pattern on Ravelry by TinCan knits. yarn is cheap walmart yarn in three color. needles are US 7, 4,5mm and US 9, 5.5mm. I have had it in my mind for months to make a color block sweater and I just decided to do it. I am using bigger needles and knitting an extra large size, so it will be bigger then XL.

Spinning I am spinning some mixed BFL in mixed colors, natural. Almost finished with the first 2 ounces 

Pinterest  How much yarn do you need

Friday, September 7, 2018

Knit and Pearl Podcast Episode 158 I Got Some Stash


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Ravery Group Birthday Shout Out  edharlee,  Jean, 9/05    angiekunst,  9/07                             patternwhisperer, Jeri, 9/13

Summer Along Prize Draw

Story of Week and Stash Enhancement Went to see my sister and Scarlet, and my niece Ashley for the day on 8/25. 
Still having low MOJO with my projects. 
Got a few addition to the stash and started some new projects.
Revisited my Eyeball shawl, because I was contemplating frogging it to make the potluck sweater.


FOs

Age of Brass and Steam Free pattern on Ravelry by Orange Flower Yarns, Yarn is Crazy Mill Ends purchased from Deb of Nevercastoff podcast and Etsy store, needles US 7, 4.5 mm knit pro zings interchangeable.

WIPs

Pinwheel Shawl, free crochet pattern on Ravelry by Yarnspirations Design Studio, yarn is Knitpicks Brava sport, in cotton candy and Rouge color, hook is US F. in my knitspinfarm bag 


Novel-T,  only available as a kit on Craftsy, by Laura Nelkin, Yarn is Cloudborn Pima Cotton, DK yarn in Fuchsia color way, needles are US 4, 3.50 mm Knit-Pro Zings, interchangeable needles, 32 in circulars, Started 6-24-18

Chevron Baby Blanket  Free pattern on Ravelry by Espace Tricot, Yarn is Lion Brand Mandala in the gnome color way, needles are, Addi turbo US 5 , 3.75 mm

Log Cabin Blanket Free pattern, yarn is scrap acrylic worsted, needle is US 9, 5.5 mm 



Thursday, August 23, 2018

Knit and Pearl Podcast: Episode 157






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dorismsmith on instagram


Ravery Group Birthday CCKnits, Carolyn, 8/16    dragon lady, Yvonne  8/20          NoMeKnitter  Luanne  8/20    bookwormscorner  Pamela 8/22      ErickaE  Ericka   8/24       youngblood  Jennifer  8/27    simonamaloney  Simona  8/31

Summer Along  

This summer we are doing a Scappy, Piecy along for the months of June July and August. 
Any scapy project you have been working on, you can focus on this summer, or any thing that you are piecing, like a block blanket. 
Please consider joining in for chance for prizes or just to give your scrappy piecing project some love this summer.

Rules

Must be a member of group to Qualify for prizes
WIPs welcome
Any Scrappy, Piecing project that is a WIP or new Project
Starts June first and will end August 31
Prizes Each month 
August 1st or after claim your Project with pic or link to Project page.
At end of month post a progress pic in the original or proclamation post.
Chatter is welcomed and encouraged.
Winner by random number draw
Possible grand Prize at end of summer. Stay tuned for details as confirm.

Story of Week and Stash Enhancement We survived the Bull Float Trip. Enjoyed the camping and concerts, and visiting with family and friend. We did not float because Ted had a bad belly. He is better now. 
No new stash.       
October Knitalong
                                                 

FOs 

Grandmas Favorite Dishcloth- free pattern on Ravelry by Ruth Slate. yarn is Caren Cotton Cake in Gerber Daisy Color. Needle is US 10.5, 6.5 mm TAKUMI straights.

Spinning Anzula Hand dyed Spinning Fiber- Stargazer  238 yards of a 2 ply


WIPs

Pinwheel Shawl, free crochet pattern on Ravelry by Yarnspirations Design Studio, yarn is Knitpicks Brava sport, in cotton candy and Rouge color, hook is US F. in my knitspinfarm bag 


Novel-T,  only available as a kit on Craftsy, by Laura Nelkin, Yarn is Cloudborn Pima Cotton, DK yarn in Fuchsia color way, needles are US 4, 3.50 mm Knit-Pro Zings, interchangeable needles, 32 in circulars, Started 6-24-18

Age of Brass and Steam Free pattern on Ravelry by Orange Flower Yarns, Yarn is Crazy Mill Ends purchased from Deb of Nevercastoff podcast and Etsy store, needles US 7, 4.5 mm knit pro zings interchangeable. 

Kanata Kerchief Tank   free pattern on Ravelry by Jennifer Ozses, yarn is Lion Brand Ice Cream Big Scoop in color moon mist, hook is knit picks J (Started 6/30/18)

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Saturday, August 11, 2018

Knit and Pearl Podcast: Episode 156 I wanna Knit Sweaters






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dorismsmith on instagram


Ravery Group Birthday Shoutouts TriLinda, Linda, 8/01    mss green, Sarah 8/02               lmecoll, Linda 8/03      mariawilhelmina, Mariet,  8/03       ThisDoveKnits,  Christina,  8/08      rtn1946,  Tamie, 8/12    AnotherYarn9    8/13     ladyintn48,  Debra,  8/14


Summer Along  

This summer we are doing a Scappy, Piecy along for the months of June July and August. 
Any scapy project you have been working on, you can focus on this summer, or any thing that you are piecing, like a block blanket. 
Please consider joining in for chance for prizes or just to give your scrappy piecing project some love this summer.

Rules

Must be a member of group to Qualify for prizes
WIPs welcome
Any Scrappy, Piecing project that is a WIP or new Project
Starts June first and will end August 31
Prizes Each month 
August 1st or after claim your Project with pic or link to Project page.
At end of month post a progress pic in the original or proclamation post.
Chatter is welcomed and encouraged.
Winner by random number draw
Possible grand Prize at end of summer. Stay tuned for details as confirm.


Story of Week and Stash Enhancement  It has been another 2 weeks of nothing special, and me not completing a lot. Will show you the Craft fail that I forgot to show last time. 
We got some really great news about my brother who had a heart attack in June.       
Next weekend will be the annual Bull Float trip.           
Purchased a pattern for the Potluck Pullover by Victoria Zachanowich. 

Health Pearl 


FOs 
Grandmas Favorite Dishcloth- free pattern on Ravelry by Ruth Slate. yarn is Caren Cotton Cake in Gerber Daisy Color. Needle is US 10.5, 6.5 mm TAKUMI straights.

WIPs

Pinwheel Shawl, free crochet pattern on Ravelry by Yarnspirations Design Studio, yarn is Knitpicks Brava sport, in cotton candy and Rouge color, hook is US F. in my knitspinfarm bag 

Novel-T,  only available as a kit on Craftsy, by Laura Nelkin, Yarn is Cloudborn Pima Cotton, DK yarn in Fuchsia color way, needles are US 4, 3.50 mm Knit-Pro Zings, interchangeable needles, 32 in circulars, Started 6-24-18

Kanata Kerchief Tank   free pattern on Ravelry by Jennifer Ozses, yarn is Lion Brand Ice Cream Big Scoop in color moon mist, hook is knit picks J (Started 6/30/18)


Spinning Anzula Hand dyed Spinning Fiber- Stargazer