Friday, May 26, 2017

Episode 141 - Stash anxiety

We are gearing up for the annual Colors of Fall Knit-a-long and in anticipation of future episodes, we talk favorite shawls and where are they now? Enjoy!

What are we wearing?
Whippet by Ankestrick
Sharlene's Whippet 
Viajante by Martina Behm
Gayle's Viajante
Kilimanjaro yarn from Miss Babs

What are we stalking?
Blossom by Ker Gwened Knits
Zostera by Kelly G.
Marklee by Elizabeth Doherty
Moore by Lori Versaci

What are we knitting?
Kline Shawl by Jennifer Dassau
Divvy by JumperCables
Holey Comfort by Jutta Von Hinterm Stein
Luscious Fingering from Candy Skein
Color Field by Kemper Wrey
Confetti by Veera Valimaki
Coast from Holst Garn

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What have we finished?
Confetti by Veera Valimaki
Sharlene's Confetti

Where are they now? (shawl edition!)
Yowza Weigh It Shawl by Susan B. Anderson
Gayle's Yowza shawl
Red Robin Shawl by Helen Stewart
Gayle's Red Robin
Echoes of Color by Joji Locatelli
Gayle's Echoes of Color
Imagine When by Joji Locatelli
Sharlene's Imagine When
Inner Peace by Joji Locatelli
Meadow yarn from The Fibre Company
Cloud yarn from Anzula
Therapy by Laura Aylor
Sharlene's Therapy

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Friday, May 12, 2017

Episode 140 - It's 2014, part 2!

Party like it's  Knit like it's 2014! Why 2014? Well Gayle and I find ourselves both knitting stash and planning for stash that was added to our stash in--you guessed it--2014. Thank-you Ravelry. I still find it amazing, awesome, and maybe a little bit scary to have that information available at my fingertips, but more power to the ever-increasing stash, right? So while we are both knitting up 2014--for the second episode--we also share a bit about how we find new projects for those lingering yarns that haven't been matched up with their perfect patterns yet. Enjoy, and happy knitting everyone!
- Sharlene

What are we wearing?
Newsom by Bristol Ivy
Confetti by Veera Valimaki

What are we stalking?
Annulaire by Hilary Smith Callis
Summer by Ankestrick
Professor Meow Sweater by Claire Slade
I see spring by Joji Locatelli
So Faded by Andrea Mowry
Peer Pressure by Celia Cahill

What are we knitting?
Divvy by JumperCables
Confetti by Veera Valimaki
Prairie Socks by Kay Jones
Cherry Bloom by Lene Tosti
Color Field by Kemper Wray

Thank-you to Candy Skein for sponsoring this episode!



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Friday, April 28, 2017

Episode 139 - Knitting up 2014

What are we wearing?
Svalbard by Bristol Ivy
Sharlene's Svalbard
Peasy by Heidi Kirrmeier
Gayle's Peasy



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What are we stalking?
Tokonatsu Pullover by yamagara
Holey Comfort by Jutta von Hinterm Stein
Björkö Shawl by Anna Friberg
Color Field by Kemper Wray

What are we knitting?
Kline Shawl by Jennifer Dassau

Yellow Brick Road by Ela Torrente
Divvy by JumperCables
Confetti by Veera Valimaki
Cherry Bloom by Lene Tosti

What have we finished?
Rhilea by Suvi Simola
Divvy by JumperCables

Colors of Fall 2017 discussion
Marklee by Elizabeth Doherty
Elle's Fall 2017 fashion trends
Harper's Bazaar Fall 2017 fashion trends
Cosmo's Fall 2017 trends
Vogue's Fall 2017 trends

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Friday, April 14, 2017

Episode 138 - Post-NoCKR knits

This week Gayle and I bask in the afterglow of our NoCKRs retreat. We laughed, we smiled, we knit! Good friends, good yarn, and good times. I wish you all could have joined us. :)

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We are gearing up for our annual Colors of Fall Knit-a-long. There are links and discussion in our Ravelry group
-Sharlene

What are we wearing?
Therapy by Laura Aylor
Sharlene's Therapy shawl
Oranje by Ann Weaver
Gayle's Oranje

What are we stalking?
Vneck Boxy by Joji Locatelli
Helvetica by Elizabeth Doherty
Buttercup by Heidi Kirrmaier
Sharlene's Buttercup
Light Rain by Joji Locatelli
Hansel by Gudrun Johnston
Close To You by Justyna Lorkowska
Pantone Colors of Fall 2017 palettes
Outing Shawl by Irene Lin

What are we knitting?
Yellow Brick Road by Ela Torrente
Studio DK from Neighborhood Fiber Company
Kline Shawl by Jennifer Dassau
Divvy Poncho by JumperCables
Cherry Bloom by Lene Tøsti

What have we finished?
Monochrome Cowl by Joji Locatelli
Isadora from Miss Babs
Sharlene's Monochrome
Little Bird by Veera Valimaki
Coast from Holst Garn 
 Red Katana by Svetlana Volkova

Thank-you to Plum Deluxe for sponsoring this episode!







Where are they now?
Transverse Cardigan by Ann Weaver
Sharlene's Transverse
Jenica Hoodie by Joji Locatelli
Gayle's Jenica
Erin Heritage Wool Series