Episode 102: What day is it?

Video

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!

Episode 100: Back to Busy

Video

Welcome, week in review, what’s on the needles and spinning, Seasonal Sock Syndrome KAL; Ravelry Patterns, reading, tv and more!

Revelations

String Theory

Scrolls

  • None

Testaments

Heresy

  • 5 new designs in the works
  • Seasonal Sock Syndrome KAL
    • Current session ends September 21st
  • Ravelry Patterns

Delusional Jabber

  • Reading (19 of 26)
    • Getting Old is to Die For by Rita Lakin – Finished
    • Good Omens by Terry Prachet and Neil Gaiman – Finished
    • Allegient by Veronica Roth
  • TV
    • Defiance
    • Under the Dome
    • Dominion
    • Extant
    • Dr. Who
    • Sons of Anarchy
    • Coming: Gracepoint

Episode 99: What if you time traveled?

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Welcome, week in review, what’s on the needles and spinning, book review, a new give-a-way announced; Craftsy Classes, Seasonal Sock Syndrome KAL; Ravelry Patterns, reading, tv and more!

Revelations

String Theory

Scrolls

  • Up, Down, All-Around Stitch Dictionary by Wendy Bernard

Testaments

  • Red Barn Yarn Chunky Sparkle
  • Craftsy Classes
    • Stephen West Shawlscapes
    • Miriam Felton Lace Shawl Design
    • Lace Knitting Basics and Beyond with Eunny Jang
    • Mastering Lace Shawls with Laura Nelkin

Heresy

  • 3 new designs in the works
  • Sweater Design
  • Seasonal Sock Syndrome KAL
    • Current session ends September 21st
  • Ravelry Patterns

Delusional Jabber

  • Reading (18 of 26)
    • Getting Old is to Die For by Rita Lakin
    • Good Omens by Terry Prachet and Neil Gaiman – Finished
  • TV
    • The Will Wheaton Project – Finale
    • Under the Dome
    • The Last Ship
    • Murder in the First – Finale
    • Dominion
    • Outlander
    • Legends
    • Sons of Anarchy
    • Coming: Gracepoint and Dr. Who