Episode 111: With More Snow & A Penguin!

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Welcome, week in review, what’s on the needles and spinning, B. G. Bosch Woodworking, Field Guide to Knitting by Jackie Pawlowski, Delusional Knitter Designs update, and what’s been going on in life!

Revelations

String Theory

Scrolls

  • Field Guide to Knitting by Jackie Pawlowski

Testaments

Intentions

Heresy

Delusional Jabber

  • Reading
    • Looking for Alaska by John Green – Finished
  • TV – BIGGER, BETTER!
    • The Walking Dead
    • Better Call Saul
    • Mom
    • The Goldburgs
    • Bob’s Burgers
  • Podcasts
    • The Bakery Bears
    • Knick’s Knits
    • Minerva Turkey

Episode 110: So Sick of Snow

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Welcome, week in review, what’s on the needles and spinning,  Ethnic Knitting Discovery by Donna Druchunas, Loveknitting.com and Opulent Fibers, Delusional Knitter Designs update, and what’s been going on in life!

Revelations

String Theory

  • FO: Manos Merino
  • Traveller – Corriedale Into the Whirled
  • Supported – Merino left overs

Scrolls

Testaments

Intentions

  • Flip Top Mittens

Heresy

Delusional Jabber

  • Reading
    • Looking for Alaska by John Green
  • TV – BIGGER, BETTER!
    • Dr. Who Christmas Special
    • Walking Dead is Back 2/8!!!

Episode 109: The Big Bang in the Back

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Welcome, week in review, what’s on the needles and spinning,  The Knitter’s Handy Book of Patterns by Ann Budd, Delusional Knitter Designs update, and what’s been going on in life!

Revelations

String Theory

  • 2015 Breed Study???

Scrolls

  • The Knitter’s Handy Book of Patterns by Ann Budd

Testaments

  • None

Intentions

  • Flip Top Mittens

Heresy

Delusional Jabber

  • Reading
    • Looking for Alaska by John Green

Episode 108: Organized Chaos

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Welcome, week in review, philosophies for 2015, what’s on the needles and spinning, Christmas goodies, Wreck this Journal by Keri Smith, Delusional Knitter Designs update, and what’s been going on in life!

Revelations

String Theory

  • 2015 Breed Study???

Scrolls

  • Nothing

Testaments

Intentions

  • Micala Shawl in test knitting
  • Top Down Fingerless Mitts
  • VOTE ON – Mitt/Mitten Pattern
  • Working on updating old patterns to new format

Heresy

  • Seasonal Sock Syndrome KAL
    • Fall session September 22nd to December 20th
  • FINISH HIM KAL 2015 – Ravelry Group
  • Ravelry Patterns
    • None this episode

Delusional Jabber

  • Reading
    • The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern
    • Looking for Alaska by John Green
  • TV
    • Broadchurch

Episode 107: With Amazing Stupidities

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Welcome, week in review, what’s on the needles, The Knitting Guild Association Master Hand Knitter Program, Westknits Mystery Shawl KAL, some crochet, Kung Fu Knits by Elizabeth Green Musselman, Ravelry Patterns, reading, tv and life.

Revelations

String Theory

  • Spinning 12 in 2014 (50 Skeins in 2014) – 8 down, 4 more to go!

Scrolls

Testaments

  • None

Intentions

  • Test Knitters Needed

Heresy

Delusional Jabber

  • Reading (24 of 26)
    • The Night Circus by Erin Morgenstern
  • TV
    • The Walking Dead
    • Castle
    • Mom
    • The Millers (Game of Thrones spoof!)

Episode 106: Are you *&$%&# Kidding me?!?!

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Welcome, week in review, what’s on the needles, The Knitting Guild Association Master Hand Knitter Program, Westknits Mystery Shawl KAL, Spinning, reading, tv and life.

Revelations

String Theory

  • Spinning 12 in 2014 (50 Skeins in 2014) – 8 down, 4 more to go!

Scrolls

  • None

Testaments

  • None

Heresy

  • Seasonal Sock Syndrome KAL
    • Fall session September 22nd to December 20th

Delusional Jabber

  • Reading (21 of 26)
    • Sharp Objects by Gillian Flynn – FINISHED
    • Sizzling Sixteen by Janet Evanovich
  • TV
    • The Walking Dead
    • Castle
    • Outlander
    • The Goldburgs
    • Mom

Episode 105: Spacing Out …

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Welcome, week in review, what’s on the needles, The Knitting Guild Association Master Hand Knitter Program, Loopy Academy, Spinning, A Head for Trouble by Julie Turjoman,  upcoming knits, reading, tv and life.

Revelations

String Theory

  • Spinning 12 in 2014 (50 Skeins in 2014) – 8 down, 4 more to go!

Scrolls

Testaments

  • None

Heresy

Delusional Jabber

  • Reading (21 of 26)
    • Allegient by Veronica Roth – Finished!
    • Plum Spooky by Janet Evanovich
  • TV
    • Dr. Who
    • The Walking Dead
    • Castle

Episode 104: Cats 0 – Chipmunk 1

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Welcome, week in review, what’s on the needles, The Knitting Guild Association Master Hand Knitter Program, Loopy Academy, Spinzilla, A Knitter’s Gallery of Mitered Squares, Ravelry Patterns, and life.

Revelations

String Theory

  • Spinning 12 in 2014 (50 Skeins in 2014) – 8 down, 4 more to go!
    • Spinzilla – FO: ITW Merino in Follow the Butterflies colorway

Scrolls

Testaments

  • None

Heresy

Delusional Jabber

  • Reading (19 of 26)
    • Allegient by Veronica Roth
  • TV
    • Dr. Who
    • The Walking Dead
    • The Big Bang Theory

Episode 103: All Aboard the Crazy Train!

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Welcome, week in review, what’s on the needles, The Knitting Guild Association Master Hand Knitter Program, Loopy Academy, Spinzilla plans, Sock Architecture by Lara Neel, Wolfe Farms, Ravelry Patterns, and life.

Revelations

String Theory

  • Spinning 12 in 2014 (50 Skeins in 2014) – 7 down, 5 more to go!

Scrolls

Testaments

Heresy

Delusional Jabber

  • Reading (19 of 26)
    • Allegient by Veronica Roth
  • TV
    • Dr. Who
    • The Goldburgs

Episode 102: What day is it?

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Welcome, week in review, what’s on the needles, The Knitting Guild Association Master Hand Knitter Program, Spinzilla plans, Red Barn Yarn contest, Loopy Academy, Ravelry Patterns, and life.

Revelations

String Theory

  • Spinning 12 in 2014 (50 Skeins in 2014) – 7 down, 5 more to go!

Scrolls

  • None – several coming up.
  • Abebooks.com

Testaments

  • Red Barn Yarn – Name that Yarn Contest
    • The new yarn is a 2-ply worsted weight yarn spun from 45% merino, 40% alpaca, and 15% mohair with 225 yards per skein.
    • Entrants will need to submit their yarn name with an explanation of their inspiration to info@redbarnyarn.com. Please use “NAME THIS YARN CONTEST SUBMISSION” as the subject line in order to be eligible. While we’re encouraging creativity in all directions, we’d like to remind folks to keep it PG. November 15, 2014. Winners announced 11/25.
    • Grand Prize: 1 year subscription to Love of Knitting Magazine; a sweater’s worth of the as-yet-unnamed yarn (7 skeins, 1575 yards), and a special tag with their name on it for the first year of sales following this promotion.
    • Second & Third Place Runners-Up: 1 year subscription to Love of Knitting Magazine and 2 skeins of the as-yet-unnamed yarn (enough to make a shawl).
    • You can request a free sample of the yarn at info@redbarnyarn.com

Heresy

  • 5 new designs in the works
  • Seasonal Sock Syndrome KAL
    • Summer Session ended September 21st
    • Fall session September 22nd to December 20th
  • Loopy Academy
    • Freshman Year, First Semester Assignments (each project needs to use at least 175 yards) September 3rd to December 31st:
      • 1. Cowl in a multi-colored (defined as 2 or more distinct colors in the same skein) or self-striping Fingering weight colorway
      • 2. Hat from a designer new to you, in a Sport or DK weight
      • 3. Mittens in a solid or semi-solid colorway in a Worsted weight (extra credit for using a new-to-you cast on or bind off).
  • Ravelry Patterns

Delusional Jabber

  • Reading (19 of 26)
    • Allegient by Veronica Roth
  • TV
    • Extant
    • Outlander
    • Gotta catch up on stuff!