Thursday, April 5, 2018

Episode 37 Announcements



March Giveaway winner announced, and Fiber Knitche will be taking a break until early May.


In the mean time, here's some teaser photos from Scotland!
My sister and I at Duffus Castle ruins

Highland Cows. They are that freaking cute!

Isle of Skye was amazing! One of my favorite places

Visiting Urquhart Castle on the banks of Loch Ness

Tuesday, March 13, 2018

Episode 36 Hat of Doom


Hat of Doom

KnittingFO Watch

FO

Picacho Peak – Alyssa Latuchie out of handspun from Woolpierogi “Dusk” – Merino, seacell, silk

On the Needles

Winter Dance – FiftyFourTenStudio our of Lion Brand Wool Ease “Navy”
Vanilla Socks out of yarn from Poland….
Totally talked about Sara’s finished socks again this week! Oops!
Found in my backyard:)

Spin Me Right Round

Hearthside Fibers “Midnight” 85% Polworth 15% Tussah Silk

Sewing Circle/Acquisitions/ With this Crochet Hook

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Giveaways!

February Giveaway: Simply Modern Lace: Nenitaryc!!!
March: Free-Spirit Shawls (not just for the free-spirited! There’s some cute ones!)
To enter:
          -be a member of the group at ravelry.com
          - post saying what you’d like to see more of or what your favorite part of the show is! I’m loving the suggestions so far!
Spring!

On the Road: Off the Beaten Track
Luxembourg: Casemates du Bock
          UNESCO World Heritage site with limited season

Little Raincloud

Second half of the semester hit! 8 more weeks!

Drop of Sunshine

Contingent offer on the house!
Trudi doesn't always sit like a lady....


Tuesday, February 27, 2018

Episode 35 Podcasting is Way More Fun than Cleaning the Bathroom


KnittingFO Watch

Ginny’s Cardigan – Mari Chiba out of Malabrigo Arroyo in the “Escorias” or scum colorway! – awaiting a dip in the frog pond
Two-Faced Toque

FO
Two-Faced Toque – Emma Kerian out of Mad Tosh merino Light “Glazed Pecan” and “Deep”
Sockhead Cowl – Kelly McClure out of handspun from Highland Handmade
Sara Socks – Sweet Georgia bulletproof sock 50% superwash merino 15% silk 15% mohair 20% nylon “Smitten” colorway

On the Needles

Winter Dance – FiftyFourTenStudio our of Lion Brand Wool Ease “Navy”
Picacho Peak – Alyssa Latuchie out o handspun from Woolpierogi “Dusk” – Merino, seacell, silk
Vanilla Socks out of yarn from Poland….
Sockhead Cowl

With this Crochet Hook
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Spin Me Right Round

Hearthside Fibers “Midnight” 85% Polworth 15% Tussah Silk

Sewing Circle/Acquisitions

None

Giveaways!

February Giveaway: Simply Modern Lace
-Be a member of the group
-Comment and tell me your favorite pattern! What would you knit first?
Trudi!

Cook Pot

Tried the worst recipes this past month… Pinterest Fail!

On the Road: Off the Beaten Track

Paris: visit the Catacombs!! They’re cool. Only skeletons, no decaying bodies.

Little Raincloud

Commercial socks that disappear in the wash

Drop of Sunshine

Flowering trees :)


Friday, February 9, 2018

Episode 34 Navy Blue



Knitting

FO Watch

Ginny’s Cardigan – Mari Chiba out of Malabrigo Arroyo in the “Escorias” or scum colorway! – awaiting a dip in the frog pond
Buttons sewn on Hopper Cardigan!

FO

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On the Needles
Winter Dance – FiftyFourTenStudio our of Lion Brand Wool Ease “Navy”
Two-Faced Toque – Emma Kerian out of Mad Tosh merino Light “Glazed Pecan” and “Deep”
Winter Dance

With this Crochet Hook

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Spin Me Right Round

Hearthside Fibers “Midnight” 85% Polworth 15% Tussah Silk

Sewing Circle/Acquisitions

None
Two-Faced Toque

Giveaways!

January: Knitting Green by Ann Budd Winner: WindsweptMonique!!
February Giveaway: Simply Modern Lace
-Be a member of the group
-Comment and tell me your favorite pattern! What would you knit first?

Cook Pot

Trying some new recipes… I’ll share if they work out!

On the Road

Sygic is now a paid for app
Out of the country trip happening in March, contemplating how I’d like to share it on the podcast
1.    Daily audio vlog
2.    Audio vlog combined into one podcast
3.    One podcast episode summarizing the trip like Guadalajara
What would you like?

Little Raincloud

Teachers inserting political commentary into classes

Drop of Sunshine

Sister visited! We had a great planning sesh for trip in March!

Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Episode 33 In Which I Finish Even More Knits

Knitting

FO Watch

Ginny’s Cardigan – Mari Chiba out of Malabrigo Arroyo in the “Escorias” or scum colorway! – awaiting a dip in the frog pond

FO

Hopper Cardigan by Amy Christoffers from New American Knits. Knit Picks Hawthorne Kettle dyed Fingering “Conifer”
After Thought Everything Socks by Erica Kempf Broughton in West Yorkshire Spinners “Blue Lagoon”
Nurmilintu by Heidi Alander out of Handspun merino from Knitty and Color
Diagon Alley

On the Needles

Winter Dance – FiftyFourTenStudio our of Lion Brand Wool Ease “Navy”

Spin Me Right Round

Hearthside Fibers “Midnight” 85% Polworth 15% Tussah Silk

Giveaways!

January: Knitting Green by Ann Budd
-Be a member of the group
-Comment and tell us a time your trip didn’t go to plan

Cook Pot


Grease 9x13 pan
Combine
1 can condensed cream of whatever soup
3/4 c water
1 c uncooked rice
1 lb raw chicken diced
~13 oz broccoli florets
*I added 2 chopped garlic cloves, and two sticks of celery, chopped. I topped with French's Onions
optional to add Cheese topping last 5 minutes

Bake 375F for one hour
Travelling to Hogsmeade Station via the Hogwarts Express

On the Road

Universal Harry Potter! Hogmeade and Diagon Alley…. It’s a fan’s dream come true
I loved the attention to detail and being immersed in the world through the rides and setting. I would recommend going during the off season if you can! Less tourists!

Little Raincloud

Not having a washer/dryer in the apartment….

Drop of Sunshine

I only got to record this because my computer was taking hours to update… so… looking on the bright side!


Props if you recognize this billboard from the movies!

Friday, January 5, 2018

Episode 32 All the FO's


Winter Dance

Knitting

FO Watch

Ginny’s Cardigan – Mari Chiba out of Malabrigo Arroyo in the “Escorias” or scum colorway! – Buttons sewed on!

FO

Rockwell Hat by Amy Christoffers from New American Knits. Bamboo/Cotton yarn from the Droguerie in Marseilles
Motorcycle Hat – Motorcycle Chart from Christine Rossi MC Tosh Merino Light “Deep” CC Brew City Yarns “Hallows Gray (Ravenclaw)”
Winter Dance by Fifty Four Ten Studio in Lion Brand Wool-Ease Thick and Quick “Claret”

On the Needles

Hopper Cardigan by Amy Christoffers from New American Knits. Knit Picks Hawthorne Kettle dyed Fingering “Conifer”
After Thought Everything Socks by Erica Kempf Broughton in West Yorkshire Spinners “Blue Lagoon”
Nurmilintu by Heidi Alander out of Handspun merino from Knitty and Color

Motorcycle Hat

With this Crochet Hook / Sewing Circle 

noneSpin Me Right Round

Hearthside Fibers “Midnight” 85% Polworth 15% Tussah Silk

Acquisitions

Yet another blanket quantity of Lion Brand Wool-Ease Thick and Quick but in “Navy” this time

Giveaways!

December Winner announced!
January: Knitting Green by Ann Budd
-Be a member of the group
-Comment and tell us a time your trip didn’t go to plan

Cook Pot

Roasting vegetables
Cut up any veggies you have: carrots, beet, turnips, parsnips, potatoes, broccoli and bake at 450 F for about 20 minutes until easily pierced with a fork
Bonus: Make break and bake cookies in the warm oven for dessert!

On the Road

Two past trips to Mississippi to visit family
Upcoming trip to Orlando!

New Year

Knit more handspun and more colorwork projects
Focus on knitting things I need for this season: scarves/mitts



Margot kitty!

Little Raincloud

Still separated from the majority of my handknits

Drop of Sunshine

Snow!!


Friday, December 8, 2017

Episode 31 - Guadalajara





Winner of the November Giveaway is KittenWhiplash!
Congratulations!
December giveaway is open in the Fiber Knitche Ravelry group!

On the Road in Guadalajara Mexico

Cathedral in Tlaquepaque where we did NOT get cussed out

Elote in progress!

Just a side street in Guadalajara :)

My UNESCO Cultural excursion to a small town called....