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Episode 65 – Sorry It Took So Long

What’s in Our Cup

Diana has some Seabuckthorn Cherry from Tea Desire. Jocelyn has some Blueberry Dream also from Tea Desire.

Cool Threads

Jocelyn:

Diana:

Woolly Workings

Jocelyn:

Diana:

Dragon Fibre Bags

Firefly

 

Yarn on the Go

Jocelyn went to the Blue Hills Fibre Festival in Carberry, MB and bought some Dye for Ewe yarn in Spring In Your Step and Now That Was A Campfire to match with her Knitting Wolf Luxury Yarns in Eleganza Extravaganza, and Violet Drag Wolf. She also got some Don’t Make Me Blush and In Light and Shadow to go with her Sasha Drag Wolf to knit the Goldfish Memory shawl that she saw on TheKnitGirlls.

Diana went for brunch.

Sew Little Time

Jocelyn has been working on some sock sacks and Diana’s dress for the Pride and Prejudice Ball on June 16.

Wool Gathering

 

Displaying your yarn ends in a large glass container is cool.

Jocelyn’s sister made us some artwork!

Homespun Tools

Events

Across the Prairies KAL – We are knitting Exploration Station along with CozyUp WithTheStitchinSisters PodcastFeather Stitches Podcast, and A Tale of Two Knitters Podcast.

Spring Garden KAL – Hosted by the Fibre Friends Friday night knit group.

Year of the Sock? – January 1-December 31. Northern Knits Podcast KAL! Knit 1 pair of socks every month in 2018. Don’t forget to post your finished socks in the monthly FO thread on our Ravelry Group. Use #yearofthesock? on Instagram.

All In The Family KAL – All year, hosted by the CozyUp WithTheStitchinSisters Podcast

Stash Dash – May 23 – August 27. Hosted by Laura from TheKnitGirlls

Manitoba Fibre Festival – September 14-15 in Winnipeg, MB

Knit City – September 29-30 2018 in Vancouver, BC

Review

This week we reviewed Jocelyn’s book, Convertible Crochet by Dorris Chan.


You can find us on RavelryInstagramFacebook, and YouTube as Northern Knits Podcast. Our blog with all our show notes is at northernknitspodcast.com. You can also email us at northernknitspodcastATgmailDOTcom.

Jocelyn can be found on Ravelry as amberdragun, where all her other social media is linked.

Diana can be found on Instagram as firewaterandfiber and on Ravelry as wool-rat. She is on Twitter as @artemis_134.


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Episode 64 – Rustly Hat

What’s in Our Cup

Diana made an almond milk latte with Ayurvedic Chai from Amsterdam Tea Room. Jocelyn has Chai Mate from McQuarrie’s Tea and Coffee Merchants.

Cool Threads

Jocelyn:

Diana:

On The Lamb Podcast

Woolly Workings

Jocelyn:

Diana:

Dragon Fibre Bags

Erin Lane Bags

Fibre Flubs

Diana had a lot of trouble doing a simple cast on she has done many times before.

Yarn on the Go

Diana and Jocelyn were at Mcleod House Tea Room in Stonewall for Diana’s wedding shower.

Sew Little Time

Jocelyn finished the majority of the dress Diana is wearing to the Pride and Prejudice Ball on June 16.

 

Wool Gathering

We may be participating in an Exploration Station KAL in the fall along with CozyUp WithTheStitchinSisters Podcast, Feather Stitches Podcast, and A Tale of Two Knitters Podcast.

Also, we’re going to set up Patreon!

 

Events

Spring Garden KAL – Hosted by the Fibre Friends Friday night knit group.

Year of the Sock? – January 1-December 31. Northern Knits Podcast KAL! Knit 1 pair of socks every month in 2018. Don’t forget to post your finished socks in the monthly FO thread on our Ravelry Group. Use #yearofthesock? on Instagram.

Hermione’s Everyday Socks

Vanilla is the New Black

All In The Family KAL – All year, hosted by the CozyUp WithTheStitchinSisters Podcast

Stash Dash – May 23 – August 27. Hosted by Laura from TheKnitGirlls

Blue Hills Fibre Festival – June 9 in Carberry, MB

Manitoba Fibre Festival – September 14-15 in Winnipeg, MB

Knit City – September 29-30 2018 in Vancouver, BC

Review

This week we reviewed Diana’s copy of Interweave Knits Summer 2018.


You can find us on RavelryInstagramFacebook, and YouTube as Northern Knits Podcast. Our blog with all our show notes is at northernknitspodcast.com. You can also email us at northernknitspodcastATgmailDOTcom.

Jocelyn can be found on Ravelry as amberdragun, where all her other social media is linked.

Diana can be found on Instagram as firewaterandfiber and on Ravelry as wool-rat. She is on Twitter as @artemis_134.

crochet · knitting · podcast

Episode 63 – Bam! Summer

What’s in Our Cup

Diana has Wild Tea Kombucha in Pineapple Mojito flavour. Jocelyn has Druid’s Magic tea from Tea Desire in Saskatchewan.

Cool Threads

Jocelyn:

Woolly Workings

Jocelyn:

Diana:

The Wallflower (anime)

Fibre Flubs

Diana has 2 extra stitches in her Wedding Shawl.

Galavant

Yarn on the Go

Jocelyn went to Keycon.

Diana went to the lake, and work craft club, and the work weekend getaway at Hecla Resort.

Memory Blanket

InuYasha (anime)

Wool Gathering

Jocelyn is still looking for test knitters for her shawl design. northernknitspodcast@gmail.com if you are interested.

Diana cuts her knitting!

 

Events

Spring Garden KAL – Hosted by the Fibre Friends Friday night knit group.

Year of the Sock? – January 1-December 31. Northern Knits Podcast KAL! Knit 1 pair of socks every month in 2018. Don’t forget to post your finished socks in the monthly FO thread on our Ravelry Group. Use #yearofthesock? on Instagram.

All In The Family KAL – All year, hosted by the CozyUp WithTheStitchinSisters Podcast

Stash Dash – May 23 – August 27. Hosted by Laura from TheKnitGirlls

Blue Hills Fibre Festival – June 9 in Carberry, MB

Manitoba Fibre Festival – September 14-15 in Winnipeg, MB

Knit City – September 29-30 2018 in Vancouver, BC


You can find us on RavelryInstagramFacebook, and YouTube as Northern Knits Podcast. Our blog with all our show notes is at northernknitspodcast.com. You can also email us at northernknitspodcastATgmailDOTcom.

Jocelyn can be found on Ravelry as amberdragun, where all her other social media is linked.

Diana can be found on Instagram as firewaterandfiber and on Ravelry as wool-rat. She is on Twitter as @artemis_134.

crochet · knitting · podcast

Episode 62 – Build the Tower, Slap the Sun

Canadian Heritage Minutes

Log Driver’s Waltz

What’s in Our Cup

Diana has Canadian Breakfast tea from Three 6 Tea. Jocelyn has Twinings Orange Cinnamon Spice tea.

Cool Threads

 

Jocelyn:

Diana:

Woolly Workings

Jocelyn:

Diana:

Fibre Flubs

Jocelyn accidentally frogged her Spring Garden Shawl.

Yarn on the Go

Jocelyn won some yarn from Knitting Wolf Luxury Yarns in  Eleganza Extravaganza, Sasha Drag Wolf, and Violet Drag Wolf.

Diana got some knitting done at Dungeons and Dragons, and started a craft club at work. They’re already planning custom company fabric from Spoonflower!

Imagined Landscapes Podcast

 

 

Events

We announce the winners of our very own Podcast-iversary KAL! Contact us on Ravelry or we’ll contact you! See the winners and all the posts in our Ravelry group.

On The Lamb Sister KAL – Details in this episode.

Spring Garden KAL – Hosted by the Fibre Friends Friday night knit group.

Year of the Sock? – January 1-December 31. Northern Knits Podcast KAL! Knit 1 pair of socks every month in 2018. Don’t forget to post your finished socks in the monthly FO thread on our Ravelry Group. Use #yearofthesock? on Instagram.

All In The Family KAL – All year, hosted by the CozyUp WithTheStitchinSisters Podcast

Stash Dash – May 23 – August 27. Hosted by Laura from TheKnitGirlls

Blue Hills Fibre Festival – June 9 in Carberry, MB

Manitoba Fibre Festival – September 14-15 in Winnipeg, MB

Knit City – September 29-30 2018 in Vancouver, BC


You can find us on RavelryInstagramFacebook, and YouTube as Northern Knits Podcast. Our blog with all our show notes is at northernknitspodcast.com. You can also email us at northernknitspodcastATgmailDOTcom.

Jocelyn can be found on Ravelry as amberdragun, where all her other social media is linked.

Diana can be found on Instagram as firewaterandfiber and on Ravelry as wool-rat. She is on Twitter as @artemis_134.

crochet · knitting · podcast

Episode 61 – Circle is a Nice Colour

Sorry it cuts off at the end. The lovely windows noise was Diana’s computer rapidly running out of hard drive space. Lesson learned.

On The Lamb Podcast

Canadian Heritage Minutes

Log Driver’s Waltz

What’s In Our Cup

Jocelyn has a Hazelnut Mocha Coconut Macchiato from Starbucks. Diana has Wild Tea Kombucha, Strawberry Daiquiri flavour.

Cool Threads

Jocelyn:

Diana:

Woolly Workings

Jocelyn:

Diana:

Fibre Flubs

Diana had two extra stitches in one section of her Wedding Shawl. This will be more of an issue later.

Yarn on the Go

Jocelyn went to The Berry Barn in Saskatoon.

Diana went to Sunshine Greenhouse in Steinbach.

Wool Gathering

Diana plans to maybe finish her two-year-old Celtic Myths (Fingering) shawl for Stash Dash.

TheFiberSeed – The Great Knit Off 2018! From TheKnitGirllls’ show notes: 20% of yarn purchase goes to charity – patterns Depth Cowl and Depth hat are 50% off with code ‘theknitgirllls’ patterns are by Talitha Kuomi

Events

On The Lamb Sister KAL – Details in this episode.

Spring Garden KAL – Hosted by the Fibre Friends Friday night knit group.

Year of the Sock? – January 1-December 31. Northern Knits Podcast KAL! Knit 1 pair of socks every month in 2018. Don’t forget to post your finished socks in the monthly FO thread on our Ravelry Group. Use #yearofthesock? on Instagram.

All In The Family KAL – All year, hosted by the CozyUp WithTheStitchinSisters Podcast

Stash Dash – May 23 – August 27. Hosted by Laura from TheKnitGirlls

Manitoba Fibre Festival – September 14-15

Knit City – September 29-30 2018 in Vancouver, BC


You can find us on RavelryInstagramFacebook, and YouTube as Northern Knits Podcast. Our blog with all our show notes is at northernknitspodcast.com. You can also email us at northernknitspodcastATgmailDOTcom.

Jocelyn can be found on Ravelry as amberdragun, where all her other social media is linked.

Diana can be found on Instagram as firewaterandfiber and on Ravelry as wool-rat. She is on Twitter as @artemis_134.

crochet · knitting · podcast

Episode 60 – Coconut Controversy

What’s In Our Cup

Talks Machina

Jocelyn has some kind of mocha thing from the new summer menu at Starbucks. Diana has an iced latte from Little Sister Coffee Maker. Diana also has all sorts of fancy tea samples from Three 6 Tea.

Cool Threads

Diana:

Jocelyn:

Woolly Workings

Jocelyn:

Diana:

 

Yarn on the Go

On The Lamb Podcast is doing a summer garment MAL so Jocelyn is making a crochet cocoon cardigan out of Bernat Premium Tweeds in the colour Aran Tweed and Red Heart Fashion Soft in the colour Wine.

Prairie Lily Knitting and Needlework

Jocelyn is doing a test knit and picked up some Diamon Luxury Foot Loose for it. She also got some laceweight Manos del Uruguay Marina in the colour Frozen.

Diana had her knitting at the Canadian Cyber Defence Challenge and at her company’s hackathon.

 

Wool Gathering

Jocelyn is planning to rearrange her stash and UFOs to encourage her to finish more and minimize distraction during Stash Dash.

Events

Podcast-iversary KAL – January 1-March 31 (or until Diana finishes her Rivers Wrap) May 19th! Knit something by Shannon Cook. Use #happypodnkp2018 on Instagram so we can see your stuff! Use #veryshannon so Shannon Cook can see your stuff! We have prize yarn from Noble Ruby Designs and Cloud 9 FiberWorks.

Year of the Sock? – January 1-December 31. Northern Knits Podcast KAL! Knit 1 pair of socks every month in 2018. Don’t forget to post your finished socks in the monthly FO thread on our Ravelry Group. Use #yearofthesock? on Instagram.

Stash Dash – May 23 – August 27. Hosted by Laura from TheKnitGirlls

Manitoba Fibre Festival – September 14-15

Knit City – September 29-30 2018 in Vancouver, BC


You can find us on RavelryInstagramFacebook, and YouTube as Northern Knits Podcast. Our blog with all our show notes is at northernknitspodcast.com. You can also email us at northernknitspodcastATgmailDOTcom.

Jocelyn can be found on Ravelry as amberdragun, where all her other social media is linked.

Diana can be found on Instagram as firewaterandfiber and on Ravelry as wool-rat. She is on Twitter as @artemis_134.

crochet · knitting · podcast

Episode 59 – Pattern Hack

What’s In Our Cup

Jocelyn has a Starbucks Vanilla Latte with coconut milk and all the extras. Diana has Newfoundland Screech Tea.

Cool Threads

Diana:

Jocelyn:

Woolly Workings

Jocelyn:

Diana:

Fibre Flubs

Jocelyn learned the importance of reading your pattern thoroughly.

Mammoth Shawl

Starting Point Shawl

Yarn on the Go

Diana went to a potluck dinner and gaming evening and worked on her Rivers Wrap.

Jocelyn met Midknit Cravings at a curated craft market in Saskatoon.

Jocelyn wants test knitters! Contact us at northernknitspodcastATgmailDOTcom.

Road Coffee Co.

Chickadees and Coffee

Naked Kitty Naturals

Wool Gathering

We do some Stash Dash Planning.

Celtic Myths (Fingering)

Dragon’s Rest Shawl

Speckle and Pop!

My Sisters Shawl

Starting Point Shawl

Events

Canadian Cyber Defence Challenge – May 1 (Diana only)

Chase The Chill – charity

Spring Garden KAL – Hosted by the Fibre Friends Friday night knit group.

Podcast-iversary KAL – January 1-March 31 (or until Diana finishes her Rivers Wrap). Knit something by Shannon Cook. Use #happypodnkp2018 on Instagram so we can see your stuff! Use #veryshannon so Shannon Cook can see your stuff! We have prize yarn from Noble Ruby Designs and Cloud 9 FiberWorks.

Year of the Sock? – January 1-December 31. Northern Knits Podcast KAL! Knit 1 pair of socks every month in 2018. Don’t forget to post your finished socks in the monthly FO thread on our Ravelry Group. Use #yearofthesock? on Instagram.

All In The Family KAL – All year, hosted by the CozyUp WithTheStitchinSisters Podcast

Stash Dash – May 23 – August 27. Hosted by Laura from TheKnitGirlls

Manitoba Fibre Festival – September 14-15

Knit City – September 29-30 2018 in Vancouver, BC


You can find us on RavelryInstagramFacebook, and YouTube as Northern Knits Podcast. Our blog with all our show notes is at northernknitspodcast.com. You can also email us at northernknitspodcastATgmailDOTcom.

Jocelyn can be found on Ravelry as amberdragun, where all her other social media is linked.

Diana can be found on Instagram as firewaterandfiber and on Ravelry as wool-rat. She is on Twitter as @artemis_134.