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Episode 21 – Read an Oatmeal

What’s In Our Cup

Jocelyn is drinking Twinings Goodnight Blend. She mentions Gastropod.

Diana is drinking Earl Grey Lavender tea.

Woolly Workings

Jocelyn finished the Bendy Arrow Shawl by Charlotte Bory out of Berroco Summer Silk in White and Hedgehog Fibres Sock in Poison.

Jocelyn has been working on 365 Days of Granny Squares by YarnUtopia, the Mammoth Shawl test knit by CozyUp WithTheStitchinSisters out of Bernat Premium in an oatmeal tweed, the Find Your Fade Shawl by Andrea Mowry out of Ancient Arts Fibre Crafts Sock and Manos del Uruguay Alegria, the Wonder Woman Wrap by Carissa Browning, and Christmas Cat Hats by Kat Coyle.

Jocelyn mentions Electrium by Lisa Mutch and The Grocery Girls.

Diana has been working on the Bellrose Shawl by Martina Behm out of Sheep En Soie in Remembering Rose (this is the first Strickmich! Club package of the year), the Find Your Fade Shawl by Andrea Mowry out of stash yarn from her travels, her Wedding Shawl (Evenstar Shawl) by Susan Pandorf out of Forever Yarn 100% Lamb’s Wool in natural.

Fibre Flubs

Jocelyn had some false starts on the Find Your Fade because the lace was misbehaving.

Diana missed a YO on her Wedding Shawl.

Yarn on the Go

Jocelyn’s yarn went to Beausejour, Manitoba. The rest of her yarn for the Starting Point Shawl finally arrived. She mentions Tall Grass Prairie and Verde.

Diana’s yarn went to Las Vegas. Full account in Summer Break Special.

Spinning Yarns

Jocelyn has been improving her spinning on her drop spindle.

Diana mentions The Expanse by James S.A. Corey.

Sew Little Time

Jocelyn’s Etsy shop is ready to go live, but is not live yet until she’s back from visiting her parents.

Events

Stash Dash (2017 rules) – May 26-August 20. Jocelyn wants to go for 5km or possibly 7km. Diana just wants to finish everything currently on needles. (here’s a video where The Knit Girllls explain the rules changes for 2017)

Grocery Girls Sweet Summer KAL (Jocelyn only) – Dates? Summer.

Grocery Girls Canada KAL (Jocelyn only) – July 1-September 30

 

Wolsely Wool‘s Faded Summer KAL – Find Your FadeFree Your FadeSo FadedSo Faded pint-sized – must include one skein of Manos Alegria from Estelle Yarns.

Manitoba Fiber Festival – September 15-16

C4 – October 27-29

Book Review

This week we reviewed a library book, 60 Quick Knitted Toys from Cascade Yarns.


You can find us on Ravelry, Instagram, Facebook, and Pintrest 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 Twitter, Pintrest, Snapchat, Ravelry, Instagram, Periscope, YouTube and her book blog as amberdragun or amberdragun1.

Diana can be found on Instagram and Twitch as firewaterandfiber and on Ravelry as wool-rat. She streams a virtual knit night on most Wednesdays at 8:30pm CDT on twitch.tv/firewaterandfiber. She is on Twitter as @artemis_134 and her website/blog is dianacarrier.com. She has yet another Twitch channel at twitch.tv/4r73m15.

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Episode 20 – Sunburned

What’s in Our Cup

Simply Lemonade with Raspberry and actual frozen raspberries.

Woolly Workings

Jocelyn has been working on 365 Days of Granny Squares by YarnUtopia, the Boneyard Shawl by Stephen West out of Bernat Premium in Teal, the Find Your Fade Shawl by Andrea Mowry out of Ancient Arts Fibre Crafts Sock and Manos del Uruguay Alegria, the Zadie Sweater by Mercedes Tarasovich out of Cloudborn Highland Worsted in Slate Heather, the Wonder Woman Wrap, the Wonder Woman Wrap by Carissa Browning out of Manos del Uruguay Alegria in Carmine and Manos del Uruguay Fino in Filigree, and the Bendy Arrow Shawl by Charlotte Bory out of Berroco Summer Silk in White and Hedgehog Fibres Sock in Poison.

Jocelyn has finished her third Textured Triangle Shawl by Diane Moyer out of Lion Brand Landscapes in Desert Spring and Red Heart Soft Essentials in White.

Diana worked on the Bellrose Shawl by Martina Behm out of Sheep En Soie in Remembering Rose (this is the first Strickmich! Club package of the year).

Spinning Yarns

Diana has been sticking with her Tour de Fleece goal of spinning every day. Superwash merino top from Hilori’s Magical Yarnorium in Eye of Jupiter on the Electric Eel Wheel 5 from Dreaming Robots.

Jocelyn has learned to spin on a drop spindle.

Fibre Flubs

Jocelyn had some troubles with the cables on the CozyUp WithTheStitchinSisters Mammoth Shawl.

Yarn on the Go

Diana knitted at a work bbq. They both got sunburned at the farmer’s market and went yarn shopping at the anniversary sale at their LYS. Jocelyn did some knitting while Diana tried on wedding dresses.

Events

Stash Dash (2017 rules) – May 26-August 20. Jocelyn wants to go for 5km or possibly 7km. Diana just wants to finish everything currently on needles. (here’s a video where The Knit Girllls explain the rules changes for 2017)

Tour de Fleece – July 1-23. Unofficial participation.

Grocery Girls Sweet Summer KAL (Zadie Sweater) (Jocelyn only) – Dates? Summer.

Grocery Girls Canada MAL (Jocelyn only) – July 1-September 30

Ai-Kon – July 21-23

BSides (Diana only) – July 25-26

DefCon (Diana only) – July 27-30

Wolsely Wool‘s Faded Summer KAL – Find Your Fade, Free Your Fade, So Faded, So Faded pint-sized

Manitoba Fiber Festival – September 15-16

C4 – October 27-29

Book Review

This week we reviewed a library book, Wrapped in Lace: Knitted Heirloom Designs from Around the World by Margaret Stove.


You can find us on Ravelry, Instagram, Facebook, and Pintrest 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 Twitter, Pintrest, Snapchat, Ravelry, Instagram, Periscope, YouTube and her book blog as amberdragun or amberdragun1.

Diana can be found on Instagram and Twitch as firewaterandfiber and on Ravelry as wool-rat. She streams a virtual knit night on most Wednesdays at 8:30pm CDT on twitch.tv/firewaterandfiber.

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Episode 19 – Gabthracking Hot

What’s in Our Cup

We are drinking Simply Tropical.

Woolly Workings

Jocelyn has finished a Christmas gift, the Lost Souls Shawl by Maryetta Roy out of Bernat Premium in Warm Rose. She has been working on the Bendy Arrow Shawl by Charlotte Bory out of Berroco Summer Silk in White and Hedgehog Fibres Sock in Poison, 365 Days of Granny Squares by YarnUtopia, her third Textured Triangle Shawl by Diane Moyer out of Lion Brand Landscapes in Desert Spring and Red Heart Soft Essentials in White.

Jocelyn mentions the Wonder Woman Wrap by Carissa Browning, and the Bayeux Tapestry.

Diana has been working on the Textured Triangle Shawl by Diane Moyer out of Red Heart Soft Classic in Dark Leaf and Wheat, and did half a row on her Wedding Shawl (Evenstar Shawl) by Susan Pandorf out of Forever Yarn 100% Lamb’s Wool in natural.

Diana mentions Count to 10, and Blue Hat, Green Hat.

Spinning Yarns

Diana did spinning in the car on the Electric Eel Wheel 5, and also outside at the lake.

Jocelyn is learning on a drop spindle.

Yarn on the Go

Diana did a great deal of knitting at the lake.

Jocelyn took her knitting to the pool. Her yarn for theGrocery Girls Sweet Summer KAL arrived (Zadie Sweater). She also bought some Bernat Premium in a tweed for test knitting the CozyUp WithTheStitchinSisters Mammoth Shawl.

Sew Little Time

Jocelyn’s Etsy shop is still not up yet.

Events

Stash Dash (2017 rules) – May 26-August 20. Jocelyn wants to go for 5km or possibly 7km. Diana just wants to finish everything currently on needles. (here’s a video where The Knit Girllls explain the rules changes for 2017)

Tour de Fleece – July 1-23. Unofficial participation.

Grocery Girls Sweet Summer KAL (Zadie Sweater) (Jocelyn only) – Dates? Summer.

Grocery Girls Canada MAL (Jocelyn only) – July 1-September 30

Ai-Kon – July 21-23

BSides (Diana only) – July 25-26

DefCon (Diana only) – July 27-30

Wolsely Wool‘s Faded Summer KAL – Find Your Fade, Free Your Fade, So Faded, So Faded pint-sized

Manitoba Fiber Festival – September 15-16

C4 – October 27-29

Book Review

This week we reviewed the pattern collection Illuminated Lines by Kerin Dimeler-Laurence.


You can find us on Ravelry, Instagram, Facebook, and Pintrest 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 Twitter, Pintrest, Snapchat, Ravelry, Instagram, Periscope, YouTube and her book blog as amberdragun or amberdragun1.

Diana can be found on Instagram and Twitch as firewaterandfiber and on Ravelry as wool-rat. She streams a virtual knit night on most Wednesdays at 8:30pm CDT on twitch.tv/firewaterandfiber.

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Episode 18 – Je ne parle pas anglais

What’s in Our Cup

Jocelyn has Passionfruit Lemonade from Starbucks and we both have Simply Lemon with Raspberry.

Woolly Workings

Jocelyn has been working on 365 Days of Granny Squares by YarnUtopia, yet another Textured Triangle Shawl by Diane Moyer out of Lion Brand Landscapes in Desert Spring, the Reyna Shawl by Noora Laivola out of Bernat Premium  in Red and Black Tweed, the Bendy Arrow Shawl by Charlotte Bory out of Berroco Summer Silk in White and Hedgehog Fibres Sock in Poison, Christmas gift Cat Hats by Kat Coyle, and Christmas gift Lost Souls Shawl by Maryetta Roy out of Bernat Premium in Warm Rose.

Jocelyn mentions CozyUp WithTheStitchinSisters and the Hudson shawl.

Diana has been working on the Textured Triangle Shawl by Diane Moyer out of Red Heart Soft Classic in Dark Leaf and Wheat, and the Bellrose Shawl by Martina Behm out of Sheep En Soie in Remembering Rose (this is the first Strickmich! Club package of the year), and the Find Your Fade Shawl by Andrea Mowry out of stash yarn from her travels.

Sew Little Time

Jocelyn is awaiting some notions to finish up some bags for the soon-to-be-open Etsy shop. She cut the fabric for a new dress for herself. Parts for her new old Singer machine are in transit.

Spinning Yarns

Diana has been spinning every day for Tour de Fleece like she said she would. Superwash merino top from Hilori’s Magical Yarnorium in Eye of Jupiter on the Electric Eel Wheel 5 from Dreaming Robots.

Super satisfying video

Fibre Flubs

Jocelyn missed some increases on the Bendy Arrow Shawl and ended up restarting the whole thing.

Events

Stash Dash (2017 rules) – May 26-August 20. Jocelyn wants to go for 5km or possibly 7km. Diana just wants to finish everything currently on needles. (here’s a video where The Knit Girllls explain the rules changes for 2017)

Tour de Fleece – July 1-23. Unofficial participation.

Grocery Girls Sweet Summer KAL (Jocelyn only) – Dates? Summer.

Grocery Girls Canada MAL (Jocelyn only) – July 1-September 30

Ai-Kon – July 21-23

BSides (Diana only) – July 25-26

DefCon (Diana only) – July 27-30

Wolsely Wool‘s Faded Summer KAL – Find Your Fade, Free Your Fade, So Faded, So Faded pint-sized

Manitoba Fiber Festival – September 15-16

C4 – October 27-29

Book Review

This week we reviewed a book we bought, Interweave Favorites: 25 Knitted Accessories To Wear & Share.


You can find us on Ravelry, Instagram, Facebook, and Pintrest 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 Twitter, Pintrest, Snapchat, Ravelry, Instagram, Periscope, YouTube and her book blog as amberdragun or amberdragun1.

Diana can be found on Instagram and Twitch as firewaterandfiber and on Ravelry as wool-rat. She streams a virtual knit night on most Wednesdays at 8:30pm CDT on twitch.tv/firewaterandfiber.

Book Review · crochet · knitting · podcast

Episode 17 – Canada 150

What’s in Our Cup

We are drinking Canada Dry Blackberry Ginger Ale.

Cool Threads

We’ve been having some lovely fall weather this summer, so Jocelyn has been wearing the Coffee Shop Shawl and Diana has been wearing the Sockhead Slouch Hat.

Woolly Workings

Jocelyn has been working on the Starting Point MKAL by Joji Locatelli out of Berrocco Pima 100 in Larkspur, Hydrangea, Magnolia(?), and Stonecrop(?), and Ancient Arts in Great Blue Heron, yet another Textured Triangle Shawl by Diane Moyer out of Lion Brand Landscapes in Desert Spring, the Bendy Arrow Shawl by Charlotte Bory out of Berroco Summer Silk in White and Hedgehog Fibres Sock in Poison, Reyna Shawl by Noora Laivola out of Bernat Premium  in Red and Black Tweed, 365 Days of Granny Squares by YarnUtopia, and the Happy Hands Fingerless Mitts by The Craft Patch out of Lana Gatto Canton.

Diana has been working on the Textured Triangle Shawl by Diane Moyer out of Red Heart Soft Classic in Dark Leaf and Wheat, and the Bellrose Shawl by Martina Behm out of Sheep En Soie in Remembering Rose (this is the first Strickmich! Club package of the year).

Yarn on the Go

Diana took all her WIPs out to the lake for pretty picture taking.

Jocelyn ran out of yarn for the Starting Point Shawl, and the shop was out of stock in two of the colours, so that came to a screeching halt. She organized her stash and found some yarn to be made into Curls. She is also going to be a test knitter for the CozyUp WithTheStitchinSisters Mammoth Shawl.

Fiber Flubs

Jocelyn dropped a stitch while binding off the second mitten of the Happy Hands Fingerless Mitts. Her Bendy Arrow Shawl had several false starts in the darker of the two colours.

Diana missed a YO in the middle of a very long row in the Textured Triangle Shawl.

Sew Little Time

Jocelyn has been working on more project bags for her soon-to-be-live Etsy shop, as well as some summer dresses for herself.

Events

Stash Dash (2017 rules) – May 26-August 20. Jocelyn wants to go for 5km or possibly 7km. Diana just wants to finish everything currently on needles. (here’s a video where The Knit Girllls explain the rules changes for 2017)

Tour de Fleece – July 1-23. Unofficial participation.

Grocery Girls Sweet Summer KAL (Jocelyn only) – Dates? Summer.

Grocery Girls Canada KAL (Jocelyn only) – July 1-September 30

Ai-Kon – July 21-23

BSides (Diana only) – July 25-26

DefCon (Diana only) – July 27-30

Wolsely Wool‘s Faded Summer KAL – Find Your Fade, Free Your Fade, So Faded, So Faded pint-sized – must include one skein of Manos Alegria from Estelle Yarns.

Manitoba Fiber Festival – September 15-16

C4 – October 27-29

Book Review

This week we reviewed Curls 2: Versatile, Wearable Wraps to Knit at Any Gauge by Hunter Hammersen. We love it as much as the first one!


You can find us on Ravelry, Instagram, Facebook, and Pintrest 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 Twitter, Pintrest, Snapchat, Ravelry, Instagram, Periscope, YouTube and her book blog as amberdragun or amberdragun1.

Diana can be found on Instagram and Twitch as firewaterandfiber and on Ravelry as wool-rat. She streams a virtual knit night on most Wednesdays at 8:30pm CDT on twitch.tv/firewaterandfiber.

Book Review · crochet · knitting · podcast

Episode 16 – Shawls All the Way Down

What’s In Our Cup

Diana is drinking chamomile tea. Jocelyn has Orange Spice tea from Second Cup.

Our welcome thread is open in our Ravelry group. Come tell us what’s in your cup!

Woolly Workings

Diana has been working on the Bellrose Shawl by Martina Behm out of Sheep En Soie in Remembering Rose (this is the first Strickmich! Club package of the year), the Textured Triangle Shawl by Diane Moyer out of Red Heart Soft Classic in Dark Leaf and Wheat, the Distinction Shawl by Caitlin ffrench out of Malabrigo Mecha in Pearl Ten, Cereza, and Anniversario, and the Find Your Fade Shawl by Andrea Mowry out of stash yarn from her travels.

Jocelyn has been working on the Starting Point MKAL by Joji Locatelli out of Berrocco Pima 100 in Larkspur, Hydrangea, Magnolia(?), and Stonecrop(?), and Ancient Arts in Great Blue Heron, 365 Days of Granny Squares by YarnUtopia, and another Pussy Hat by Kat Coyle.

Yarn on the Go

We went yarn shopping. Only one skein of Alegria was purchased.

We have business cards! We’re really official now!

Sew Little Time

Jocelyn is chugging along towards the opening of her etsy shop sometime in the next week.

Events

Starting Point MKAL (Jocelyn only) – May 12-June 23

Stash Dash (2017 rules) – May 26-August 20. Jocelyn wants to go for 5km or possibly 7km. Diana just wants to finish everything currently on needles. (here’s a video where The Knit Girllls explain the rules changes for 2017)

Tour de Fleece – July 1-23. Unofficial participation.

Grocery Girls Sweet Summer KAL (Jocelyn only) – Dates? Summer.

Grocery Girls Canada KAL (Jocelyn only) – July 1-September 30

Ai-Kon – July 21-23

BSides (Diana only) – July 25-26

DefCon (Diana only) – July 27-30

Wolsely Wool‘s Faded Summer KAL – Find Your Fade, Free Your Fade, So Faded, So Faded pint-sized – must include one skein of Manos Alegria from Estelle Yarns.

Manitoba Fiber Festival – September 15-16

C4 – October 27-29

Book Review

This week we reviewed a book that we bought for ourselves on the recomendation of the Knitmore GirlsCurls: Versatile, Wearable Wraps to Knit at Any Gauge
by Hunter Hammersen. We love it!


You can find us on Ravelry, Instagram, Facebook, and Pintrest 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 Twitter, Pintrest, Snapchat, Ravelry, Instagram, Periscope, YouTube and her book blog as amberdragun or amberdragun1.

Diana can be found on Instagram and Twitch as firewaterandfiber and on Ravelry as wool-rat. She streams a virtual knit night on most Wednesdays at 8:30pm CDT on twitch.tv/firewaterandfiber.

Book Review · crochet · knitting · podcast

Episode 14 – Bucket of Stash

Heritage Minutes

What’s in our Cup

Diana is drinking single malt scotch. Jocelyn has Orange Spice Rooibos from Second Cup.

Cool Threads

Jocelyn and Diana have been rocking the Coffee Shop Shawl and Rainbowside Shawl grandma-style.

Woolly Workings

Jocelyn has been working on  365 Days of Granny Squares by YarnUtopia, the Boneyard Shawl by Stephen West out of Bernat Premium in Teal, the Starting Point MKAL by Joji Locatelli out of Berrocco Pima 100 in Larkspur, Hydrangea, Magnolia(?), and Stonecrop(?), and Ancient Arts in Great Blue Heron,

Diana finished her dad’s “safety” socks out of ONLine Supersocke 4-fach in Forest-Color. She has been working on the Textured Triangle Shawl by Marly Bird out of Red Heart Soft Classic in Dark Leaf and Wheat, and the Bellrose Shawl by Martina Behm out of Sheep En Soie in Remembering Rose (this is the first Strickmich! Club package of the year).

Fiber Flubs

Diana can’t count or increase properly, so the lace on the Textured Triangle Shawl got fudged a bit.

Sew Little Time

Jocelyn has been in production mode for her etsy shop.

Yarn on the Go

Jocelyn took the Starting Point MKAL on our double date to see Wonder Woman. She mentions Canadian video podcasts Tale of Two KnittersCozyUp WithTheStitchinSisters, and The Grocery Girls. She talks about the Hudson Shawl, the Bendy Arrow Shawl, and the Alberta Frost Mittens.

Events

Starting Point MKAL (Jocelyn only) – May 12-June 16

World Wide Knit in Public Day – June 10

Stash Dash (2017 rules) – May 26-August 20. Jocelyn wants to go for 5km or possibly 7km. Diana just wants to finish everything currently on needles. (here’s a video where The Knit Girllls explain the rules changes for 2017)

Tour de Fleece – July 1-23. Unofficial participation.

Ai-Kon – July 21-23

BSides (Diana only) – July 25-26

DefCon (Diana only) – July 27-30

Wolsely Wool‘s Faded Summer KAL – Find Your Fade, Free Your Fade, So Faded, So Faded pint-sized – must include one skein of Manos Alegria from Estelle Yarns.

Manitoba Fiber Festival – September 15-16

C4 – October 27-29

Book Review

This week we reivewed a library book, The Best of Interweave Knits: Our Favorite Designs from the First Ten Years by Ann Budd.


You can find us on Ravelry, Instagram, Facebook, and Pintrest 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 Twitter, Pintrest, Snapchat, Ravelry, Instagram, Periscope, YouTube and her book blog as amberdragun or amberdragun1.

Diana can be found on Instagram and Twitch as firewaterandfiber and on Ravelry as wool-rat.