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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.

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Episode 54 – Dancing Desk

What’s In Our Cup

Diana is enjoying some Vanilla Bean tea from Fools & Horses in her Northern Knits Podcast mug.

Jocelyn is enjoying some Buddha’s Blend from David’s Tea in the dinosaurs mug.

Cool Threads

Jocelyn:

Diana

Woolly Workings

Jocelyn worked on:

Jocelyn finished:

Diana worked on:

Diana finished:

Fibre Flubs

Jocelyn dropped a stitch on her March socks.

Diana’s lifeline on her Wedding Shawl ran away.

Yarn on the Go

Jocelyn went everywhere this week and managed to sneak in some doctor waiting room sock knitting, coffee shop shawl knitting while caffeinating and watching Critical Role on YouTube. Then she was off to the bi-weekly Knit and Nosh event down at Across the Board Game Cafe. Add in one last-minute lunch date with her sister and grandparents and you can begin to see how quickly a week goes by.

Diana went places but didn’t have time to knit.

Sew Little Time

To get ready for the spring/summer craft markets, Jocelyn has been finishing up her production sewing for those events before she goes on vacation. She is also worked on some summer dresses for herself.

Wool Gathering

Diana showed off her birthday acquisitions which included some decorative buttons, a fabulous gift card for the local yarn store, some cotton, Loops and Threads Charisma in Northern Lights and Dark Purple, and last but not least another Caron Big Cake in Pistachio Macaron. She also got a lovely pin upcycled from an old piano key.

Jocelyn has been thinking about more KALs as she does. She was able to catch the Grocery Girls Podcast live and has fallen in love with the idea of joining in on the Sweaterpaloza KAL they are running in their Ravelry group.

Jocelyn enjoys participating in the Fiber Friends KAL whenever she can even if she doesn’t finish things on time. So, of course, she is joining in on their April 1 sweater cast on.

The CozyUp WithTheStitchinSisters Podcast are starting a cotton KAL with Creek Gardens Crafts to make a crescent shaped shawl in some amazing color so she needs to order some yarn and wait for that pattern to drop. The girls are also currently doing a Stephen West KAL and Jocelyn has that Speckle and Pop Shawl she needs to finish and a KAL sounds like just the motivation she needs.

Events

Podcast-iversary KAL – January 1-March 31. 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 – Summer. Hosted by Laura from TheKnitGirlls

Manitoba Fibre Festival – September 14-15

Knit City – September 29-30 2018 in Vancouver, BC (Jocelyn only)

Review

This week we review Jocelyn’s magazine, Weekend Knits.


You can find us on RavelryInstagramFacebookYouTube, and Vero 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 52 – We Made It!

Heritage Minutes

What’s In Our Cup

Jocelyn is drinking Tetley Vanilla Earl Grey tea. Diana is drinking Twinings Earl Grey tea after finishing a large Lavender Honey Latte from Little Sister Coffee Maker earlier.

Cool Threads

Jocelyn has been wearing the Feyre Shawl, the Thrummed Mittens from Diana, and her Cat Hat.

Diana has been wearing her socksSockhead slouch, the Textured Triangle ShawlBloomsbury MittsWonder Woman Wrap, the Lindsay SlouchCat Hat from Jocelyn, and her San Francisco Shallows.

Woolly Workings

Jocelyn has been working on her March Socks out of Cloud 9 Fiberworks Cumulus Sock in Rainbow Connection, her February Socks out of a Caron Big Cake, the My Sisters Shawl by Cozy Up Designs out of Manos Del Uruguay Alegria in Antigua and Paula, and Noble Ruby Designs in Swallowtail, and the Jamie’s Shawl by Cozy Up Designs out of Lionbrand Scarfie in colour 215 Cream/Teal.

Diana has been working on her her February/March Socks, which are vanilla toe-up with a fish lips kiss heel out of Online Supersocke, and the Rivers Wrap by Shannon Cook out of Cascade 220 in Natural, Burgundy, Green, Camel, Vashon Island Heather.

Dragon Fibre Bags

Erin Lane Bags

Yarn on the Go

Diana went to Klondike and to a wedding.

Jocelyn went to the Mall and to Knit and Nosh at Across the Board Game Cafe.

Events

Podcast-iversary KAL – January 1-March 31. Knit something by Shannon Cook. Use #happypodnkp2018 on Instagram so we can see your stuff! Use #veryshannon so Shannon Cook can see your stuff!

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 – Summer. Hosted by Laura from TheKnitGirlls

Manitoba Fibre Festival – September 14-15

Knit City – September 29-30 2018 in Vancouver, BC (Jocelyn only)

Review

This week we review Diana’s copy of Interweave Knits Spring 2018.


You can find us on RavelryInstagramFacebookYouTube, and Vero 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 51 – Digressing Digressions

What’s In Our Cup

We have Vanilla Lattes from Starbucks.

Cool Threads

Jocelyn has been wearing  the Thrummed Mittens from Diana, the Feyre Shawl, the Bendy Arrow Shawl, and Diana’s January Socks.

Diana has been wearing her socks, the Textured Triangle ShawlBloomsbury Mitts, and Wonder Woman Wrap.

Woolly Workings

Jocelyn finished the Tracie Shawl by Joji Locatelli out of Ancient Arts Fibre Crafts 70% Superwash Merino 20% Cashmere 10% Nylon Fingering Sock in Get Off My Lawn and Hearthside. She worked on a cat sweater for her mom’s cat out of Bernat Premium in Royal Blue, her March Socks out of Cloud 9 Fiberworks Cumulus Sock in Rainbow Connection, the Jamie’s Shawl by Cozy Up Designs out of Lionbrand Scarfie in colour 215 Cream/Teal.

Diana has been working on her February Socks, which are vanilla toe-up with a fish lips kiss heel out of Online Supersocke.

Dragon Fibre Bags

Fibre Flubs

Jocelyn got a jog in the the center line of her Jamie’s Shawl, so she frogged it.

Wool Gathering

Knitting ads. Those are pretty cool. Also the Grocery Girls Podcast because they are very enable-y.

DMC Natura XL

knittingtours.com

Events

Eh! Canadian Pillow KAL – December 1-February 28. Hosted by the Fiber Friends and Codependent Knitters, along with My Two Tips and Four Boys and an NL Girl, we are knitting a single or double-sided pillow (or a whole afghan!) using blocks from the A Canadian Afghan, eh! e-book.

Podcast-iversary KAL – January 1-March 31. Knit something by Shannon Cook. Use #happypodnkp2018 on Instagram so we can see your stuff! Use #veryshannon so Shannon Cook can see your stuff!

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 – Summer. Hosted by Laura from TheKnitGirlls

Manitoba Fibre Festival – September 14-15

Knit City – September 29-30 2018 in Vancouver, BC (Jocelyn only)

Review

This week we reviewed a library book, 50 Knitted Gifts for Year-Round Giving: Designs for Every Season and Occasion Featuring Universal Yarn Deluxe Worsted.

Avenue Q – The Internet is for …. (NSFW)

Anime Fan Service Song


You can find us on RavelryInstagramFacebookYouTube, and Vero 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 50 – Fancy Cups

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What’s In Our Cup

We have Moody Manitoba from Sweet Life Tea and Coffee.

Cool Threads

Jocelyn has been wearing her Cat Hat, the Thrummed Mittens from Diana, the Coffee Shop Shawl, the Feyre Shawl, Diana’s January Socks, and her own January Socks.

Diana has been wearing the Bloomsbury Mitts, the Rainbowside Shawl, and the Textured Triangle Shawl.

Woolly Workings

Jocelyn has been working on the Tracie Shawl by Joji Locatelli out of Ancient Arts Fibre Crafts 70% Superwash Merino 20% Cashmere 10% Nylon Fingering Sock in Get Off My Lawn and Hearthside, the Feyre by Shannon Cook out of 100% alpaca 4-ply yarn from Hannigan’s Alpaca Range in Colonsay, SK, and her February Socks out of a Caron Big Cake.

Diana has been working on her February Socks, which are vanilla toe-up with a fish lips kiss heel out of Online Supersocke.

The sock pattern Diana couldn’t remember the name of: Non-Euclidean

Yarn on the Go

Diana went to an Ice Castle. Jocelyn went shopping for pet stuff.

Spinning Yarns

Jocelyn has continued working with her Wild Wind Naturals fibre on an Ashford drop spindle.

Sew Little Time

Jocelyn is organizing her sewing room.

Wool Gathering

CozyUp WithTheStitchinSisters Podcast

Heart on My Sleeve

Events

Eh! Canadian Pillow KAL – December 1-February 28. Hosted by the Fiber Friends and Codependent Knitters, along with My Two Tips and Four Boys and an NL Girl, we are knitting a single or double-sided pillow (or a whole afghan!) using blocks from the A Canadian Afghan, eh! e-book.

Podcast-iversary KAL – January 1-March 31. Knit something by Shannon Cook. Use #happypodnkp2018 on Instagram so we can see your stuff! Use #veryshannon so Shannon Cook can see your stuff!

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.

Ravellenics – During the Olympics, February 9-25.

Stash Dash – Summer. Hosted by Laura from TheKnitGirlls

Manitoba Fibre Festival – September 14-15

Knit City – September 29-30 2018 in Vancouver, BC (Jocelyn only)

Review

This week we reviewed a library book, Knitting Everyday Finery: Practical Designs for Dressing Up in Little Ways by Mel Clark.


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 49 – The Four Dimensions of Honeydew Melons

 

What’s in Our Cup

Diana had a Starbucks White Chocolate Mocha, now she has water. Jocelyn has a Starbucks Vanilla Latte with extra vanilla and coconut milk.

Cool Threads

Diana has been wearing the Lindsay SlouchSockhead slouch and matching socks, the Textured Triangle ShawlBloomsbury MittsWonder Woman Wrap, and Cat Hat from Jocelyn.

Jocelyn has been wearing Diana’s January Socks, the Coffee Shop Shawl, the Thrummed Mittens from Diana, and her Cat Hat.

Woolly Workings

Jocelyn finished her Feyre by Shannon Cook out of 100% alpaca 4-ply yarn from Hannigan’s Alpaca Range in Colonsay, SK. She worked on the Tracie Shawl byJoji Locatelli out of Ancient Arts Yarn in Get Off My Lawn and Hearthside, and her February Socks out of a Caron Big Cake, and she finished another Grandmother’s Favorite Dishclothe out of Bernat Handicrafter Cotton in Salt and Pepper.

Diana worked on her February Socks, which are vanilla toe-up with a fish lips kiss heel out of Online Supersocke.

Grocery Girls Podcast

Dragon Fibre Bags

Yarn on the Go

Diana went to her work D&D group. Jocelyn is doing school online. There was yet more D&D at Jocelyn’s.

Fibre Flubs

Diana messed up half a row of ribbing on her February Socks.

CozyUp WithTheStitchinSisters Podcast

Critcal Role

Events

Eh! Canadian Pillow KAL – December 1-February 28. Hosted by the Fiber Friends and Codependent Knitters, along with My Two Tips and Four Boys and an NL Girl, we are knitting a single or double-sided pillow (or a whole afghan!) using blocks from the A Canadian Afghan, eh! e-book.

Podcast-iversary KAL – January 1-March 31. Knit something by Shannon Cook. Use #happypodnkp2018 on Instagram so we can see your stuff! Use #veryshannon so Shannon Cook can see your stuff!

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.

Ravellenics – During the Olympics, February 9-25.

Stash Dash – Summer. Hosted by Laura from TheKnitGirlls

Manitoba Fibre Festival – September 14-15

Knit City – September 29-30 2018 in Vancouver, BC (Jocelyn only)

Review

This week we reviewed a library book, Classic Elite Quick Knits: 100 Fabulous Patterns for Wraps, Socks, Hats, and More


You can find us on RavelryInstagramFacebook 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.