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Episode 28 – You’re Weird

What’s in Our Cup

We have beverages and desserts from ChocoBerry Dessert House. Jocelyn has Vanilla Hot Chocolate and a chocolate almond croissant. Diana has Cinnamon Dark Hot Chocolate and a Chocoberry Tart.

We mention Baked Expectations.

Cool Threads

Jocelyn has been wearing her Extra Large Textured Triangle Shawl, and the Bendy Arrow Shawl.

Diana has been wearing her alpaca cowl, Lindsay Slouch, and Sockhead hat.

Woolly Workings

Jocelyn has been working on 365 Days of Granny Squares by YarnUtopia out of Red Heart Soft Classic, the Zadie Sweater by Mercedes Tarasovich out of Cloudborn Highland Worsted in Slate Heather, the Wonder Woman Wrap by Carissa Browning out of Manos del Uruguay Alegría in Carmine and Manos del Uruguay Fino in Filigree, and Autumn Moon Wrap (YouTube)  by Jayda InStitches out of Bernat Premium.

Diana has been working on her Wedding Shawl (Evenstar Shawl) by Susan Pandorf out of Forever Yarn 100% Lamb’s Wool in natural, and the Wonder Woman Wrap by Carissa Browning out of Manos del Uruguay Alegría in Carmine and Manos del Uruguay Fino in Filigree.

Yarn on the Go

Jocelyn went yarn shopping at Wolsley Wool for the Speckle & Pop! MKAL. She bought some Manos Del Uruguay Alegria in Colibri and some Hedghog Fibres Sock Minis: Merlot, Glacier, Graphite, and Hunter.

Diana got the third shipment of the Strickmick! 2017 club.

Wool Gathering

Diana forgot to mention last week that she got a project bag from Dragon Fibre Bags at the Manitoba Fibre Festival. Also, her stitch markers were from String Bling, being sold at the Dye for Ewe booth.

Jocelyn found a new video podcast, Fibre Friends.

GamerCrafting is having a sale.

Events

Speckle & Pop! Westknits Mystery Shawl KAL 2017 (Jocelyn only) – September 29 – October 20

C4 – October 27-29

Pride and Prejudice Ball – October 28

Grinch-along – December 1-31

Year of the Sock – 2018. Northern Knits Podcast KAL! Knit 1 pair of socks every month in 2018.

We’re discussing doing a designer-based KAL January – March 2018 for our podcasti-iversary. Details to come.

Review

This week we reviewed a library book, Modern Top-Down Knitting by Kristina McGowan.


You can find us on RavelryInstagram, Facebook (page) (group), 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 TwitterPintrestSnapchatRavelryInstagram, Periscope, YouTubeand her blog(s) as amberdragun or amberdragun1.

Diana can be found on Instagram and Twitch as firewaterandfiber and on Ravelry as wool-rat. She is on Twitter as @artemis_134 and yet another Twitch channel at twitch.tv/4r73m15.

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Episode 27 – Alpaca Alpaca

What’s in Our Cup

Jocelyn has Bourbon Street Vanilla Rooibos from The Berry Barn.

Diana has Twinings Earl Grey.

Cool Threads

Jocelyn has been wearing her Bendy Arrow ShawlFind Your Fade Shawl, and Extra Large Textured Triangle Shawl.

Diana has been wearing her Rainbowside Shawl, Lindsay Slouch, Alpaca Cowl, Sockhead Slouch, and vanilla socks.

Woolly Workings

Jocelyn has been working on 365 Days of Granny Squares by YarnUtopia, the Wonder Woman Wrap by Carissa Browning out of Manos del Uruguay Alegría in Carmine and Manos del Uruguay Fino in Filigree, the Zadie Sweater by Mercedes Tarasovich out of Cloudborn Highland Worsted in Slate Heather, the Mammoth Shawl test knit by Cozy Up Designs out of Bernat Premium in an oatmeal tweed, designing her own pattern for fingerless mitts out of some yarn she got in Saskatchewan, and Christmas Cat Hats by Kat Coyle.

Diana darned her vanilla socks, and has been working on the Wonder Woman Wrap by Carissa Browning out of Manos del Uruguay Alegría in Carmine and Manos del Uruguay Fino in Filigree, her Find Your Fade Shawl by Andrea Mowry out of stash yarn from her travels, and her Wedding Shawl (Evenstar Shawl) by Susan Pandorf out of Forever Yarn 100% Lamb’s Wool in natural.

They mention Knitter’s Pride Nova Platina needles.

Yarn on the Go

We went to the Manitoba Fibre Festival!

Diana got some Malabrigo Mechita in Diana from Wolsley Wool, laceweight Silver Lining and stitch markers from Dye for Ewe, and some roving from Hilori’s Magical Yarnorium in Stormin’ The Castle.

Jocelyn got some Cloud 9 Fiberworks Nimbostratus in Victorian Bricks, some Dye for Ewe fingering weight Crocus in the Snow and Summer Breeze Makes Me Feel Fine, some sparkly sock yarn from Noble Ruby Designs in Swallowtail, some roving from Hilori’s Magical Yarnorium in Ultra Violet, and some roving from Wild Wind Naturals.

We mention Princess Bride, Firefly, and Dr. Horrible’s Sing Along Blog.

Wool Gathering

Diana likes Coal and Canary candles, particularly the Chunky Knit Sweater scent (which is Pumpkin Spice-y).

We mention the anime Fairy Tail.

Events

Speckle & Pop! Westknits Mystery Shawl KAL 2017 (Jocelyn only) – September 29 – October 20

C4 – October 27-29

Pride and Prejudice Ball – October 28

Grinch-along – December 1-31

Year of the Sock – 2018. Northern Knits Podcast KAL! Knit 1 pair of socks every month in 2018.

Review

This week we reviewed the Love of Knitting Fall 2017 magazine by Interweave.


You can find us on RavelryInstagram, Facebook (page) (group), 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 TwitterPintrestSnapchatRavelryInstagram, Periscope, YouTubeand her blog(s) 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 some (let’s be honest) Wednesdays at 8:30pm CT 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 25 – My Goodness!

What’s in Our Cup

Diana is drinking Glenlivet scotch.

Jocelyn is drinking a Passionfruit Iced Tea Lemonade with a Raspberry pump from Starbucks.

Cool Threads

Diana wore her Rainbowside Shawl and her alpaca cowl.

Jocelyn wore her Bendy Arrow Shawl.

Woolly Workings

Jocelyn finished herFind Your Fade Shawl by Andrea Mowry out of Ancient Arts Fibre Crafts Sock and Manos del Uruguay Alegria. She has been working on 365 Days of Granny Squares by YarnUtopia, the Zadie Sweater by Mercedes Tarasovich out of Cloudborn Highland Worsted in Slate Heather, and the Mammoth Shawl test knit by CozyUp WithTheStitchinSisters out of Bernat Premium in an oatmeal tweed.

Diana has been working on her Find Your Fade Shawl by Andrea Mowry out of stash yarn from her travels, and her Wedding Shawl (Evenstar Shawl) by Susan Pandorf out of Forever Yarn 100% Lamb’s Wool in natural. She also wound the rest of the yarn for the Wonder Woman Wrap by Carissa Browning out of Manos del Uruguay Alegría in Carmine and Manos del Uruguay Fino in Filigree, and the rest of the yarn for the Find Your Fade.

We try to talk about the Harry Potter Knitting and Crochet House Cup.

Yarn on the Go

Diana took her knitting to the lake.

Jocelyn took her knitting to the library.

Fibre Flubs

Diana’s Find Your Fade still has the wrong number of stitches somehow, and that’s just too darn bad.

Sew Little Time

Jocelyn washed and dried the fabric for our Regency era dresses, and ordered zippers for project bags from zipperstop.com. The Etsy shop is on hold as she gears up for fall/winter craft sales.

Wool Gathering

WTF Knitting! Podcast

Knitmore Girls

Stitches West

Grocery Girls

Raspberry Knitting Podcast

Events

Cozy Up with the StitchinSisters shawl-a-long (Jocelyn only) – until Sep. 27

Manitoba Fiber Festival – September 15-16

C4 – October 27-29

Pride and Prejudice Ball – October 28

Grinch-along – December 1-31

Review

This week we review a yard sale gem of Diana’s, Beehive Hand Knits for Men – with Special Gift Supplement.


You can find us on Ravelry, Instagram, Facebook (page) (group), 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, PintrestSnapchatRavelryInstagram, Periscope, YouTube and her blog(s) 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 CT 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 24 – Lo-xotic E-cale

What’s in Our Cup

Jocelyn has Bourbon Street Vanilla Rooibos from The Berry Barn.

Diana has Druid’s Magic from Tea Desire.

Woolly Workings

Jocelyn has been working on 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, and 365 Days of Granny Squares by YarnUtopia.

Diana has been working on the Find Your Fade Shawl by Andrea Mowry out of stash yarn from her travels, and her Wedding Shawl (Evenstar Shawl) by Susan Pandorf out of Forever Yarn 100% Lamb’s Wool in natural. She also wound the yarn for the Wonder Woman Wrap by Carissa Browning out of Manos del Uruguay Alegría in Carmine and Manos del Uruguay Fino in Filigree.

We mention Le Burger Week.

Yarn on the Go

Jocelyn is back from Saskatoon with yarn to feed the stash.

Fibre Flubs

Diana missed a YO 2 rows back on her wedding shawl and managed to fix it.

Jocelyn’s yarn broke in a lace section of the Find Your Fade.

Sew Little Time

We went fabric shopping for Regency-era dresses.

Spinning Yarns

Jocelyn’s spinning continues to improve.

Wool Gathering

WTF Knitting! Podcast

The Woven Road

Prairie Girls Knit and Spin

Tale of Two Knitters

The Knit Girllls

Trenza Mitts (and matching shawl) by Susanna IC

What the Fade?! KAL

Events

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

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

Pride and Prejudice Ball – October 28

Grinch-along – December 1-31

Review

This week we reviewed Jocelyn’s magazine, The Best of Creative Knitting.


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, SnapchatRavelryInstagram, 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 23 – I Believe in You!

What’s in Our Cup

Jocelyn is drinking Wild Berry Infusion from Tea Desire.

Diana is drinking Vanilla Porter from Mill St. Brewery.

Woolly Workings

Jocelyn has been working on the Find Your Fade Shawl by Andrea Mowry out of Ancient Arts Fibre Crafts Sock and Manos del Uruguay Alegria365 Days of Granny Squares by YarnUtopia, and the Mammoth Shawl test knit by CozyUp WithTheStitchinSisters out of Bernat Premium in an oatmeal tweed.

Diana has been working on the Find Your Fade Shawl by Andrea Mowry out of stash yarn from her travels, and her Wedding Shawl (Evenstar Shawl) by Susan Pandorf out of Forever Yarn 100% Lamb’s Wool in natural.

Yarn on the Go

Jocelyn went to both yarn stores in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan: The Wool Emporium, Prairie Lily Knitting and Needlework.

Fibre Flubs

Jocelyn dropped a stitch on the Find Your Fade while recording.

Diana managed to shift the center spine of her Find Your Fade while doing a lace section and proceeded to beat it into submission.

Sew Little Time

Jocelyn acquired a Regency-era dress pattern to make dresses for a themed costume ball.

Events

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

Grinch-along – December 1-31

Review

This week we reviewed Diana’s copy of Interweave Knits Fall 2017.


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, SnapchatRavelryInstagram, 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 22 – Put This On Your Head!

What’s in Our Cup

Jocelyn is drinking Passionfruit Lemonade Iced Tea from Starbucks (courtesy of Jaclyn Hill). Diana has matcha latte from Little Sister.

Woolly Workings

Diana has been working on 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, and the Distinction Shawl by Caitlin ffrench out of Malabrigo Mecha in Pearl Ten, Cereza, and Anniversario.

Jocelyn has been working on the Find Your Fade Shawl by Andrea Mowry out of Ancient Arts Fibre Crafts Sock and Manos del Uruguay Alegria365 Days of Granny Squares by YarnUtopia, and the Mammoth Shawl test knit by CozyUp WithTheStitchinSisters out of Bernat Premium in an oatmeal tweed.

Jocelyn mentions blocking the Bendy Arrow Shawl by Charlotte Bory out of Berroco Summer Silk in White and Hedgehog Fibres Sock in Poison and the Lost Souls Shawl by Maryetta Roy out of Bernat Premium in Warm Rose.

Spinning Yarns

Jocelyn has been spinning some fleece from Wild Wind Naturals.

Yarn on the Go

Jocelyn went to the yarn store. She picked up yarn for her neice’s So Faded (pint-sized) sweater and her mom’s Starting Point Wrap.

Jocelyn mentions Ewe University.

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

Grinch-along – December 1-31

Review

This week we reviewed Jocelyn’s copy of Knit Scene Fall 2017.


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 15 – Ale-greeya

What’s in Our Cup

Jocelyn has a drinking problem. Among other things she is drinking Goodnight Blend from Twinings and Canada Dry Ginger Ale.

Diana is drinking black tea flavoured with Screech rum from Newfoundland.

Woolly Workings

Jocelyn has been working on 365 Days of Granny Squares by YarnUtopia, and 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 has been working on Textured Triangle Shawl by Diane Moyer out of Red Heart Soft Classic in Dark Leaf and Wheat (she Threw It on the Ground), 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 hosted Knit Club this week. Red was working on the Baby Sophisticate.

Jocelyn went yarn shopping. She got some Berroco Summer Silk in White to go with her Hedgehog Fibres Sock in Poison to make the Bendy Arrow shawl. She also got some Manos Alegria for the Find Your Fade shawl and Wolsely Wool‘s Faded Summer KAL (see Events).

Sew Little Time

Diana thought about sewing.

Jocelyn has been working on project bags, purses, and backpacks for her Etsy shop.

Theoretical Spinning

We have some grand plans for Tour de Fleece. Diana needs to buy a scale.

Jocelyn wants to get either a Turkish spindle or a supported spindle.

We mention Unique Bunny and the Knitmore Girls Podcast.

Events

We did stuff for World Wide Knit in Public Day. We went to the Wildwoodrose Vintage Market in the Exchange District, but started with brunch at the Osborne Stella’s, followed by shopping at Unique Bunny and Lennard Taylor, and fuel at Bronuts. Diana purchased some cinnamon-scented beard oil from The Bearded Lady for her very long (non-beard) hair. We met cool crafters like Kelly Ruth and Heartleaf Design. We also partook of some tea at The Amsterdam Tea Room. The day ended with some sushi at Wakoya Sushi.


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

Magazine Review

This week we review the Spring/Summer 2017 issue of Vogue Knitting which Jocelyn bought.


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.