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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.

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Episode 48 – Right Cable

 

What’s In Our Cup

We are drinking Second Cup Eggnog Spice coffee.

Cool Threads

Diana has been wearing the Lindsay SlouchSockhead slouch and matching socks, as well as the Bloomsbury Mitts.

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

Woolly Workings

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

Jocelyn worked on her Feyre by Shannon Cook out of 100% alpaca 4-ply yarn from Hannigan’s Alpaca Range in Colonsay, SK, her February Socks out of a Caron Big Cake, and she finished her January Socks out of Dye for Ewe‘s My Kind of Holiday Baking.

Dragon Fibre Bags

Yarn on the Go

Jocelyn went to the Ice Castle at The Forks.

Amsterdam Tea Room

Wool Gathering

Sorry for all the gremlins and technical difficulties.

Dance with Devils

Maid Sama

Warehouse 13

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

The week we reviewed a library book, Northern Knits: Designs Inspired by the Knitting Traditions of Scandinavia, Iceland, and the Shetland Isles by Lucinda Guy.


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.

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Episode 47 – Merry Unbirthday

We’re on YouTube!

What’s In Our Cup

Diana has Stash Cinnamon Apple tea.

Jocelyn has Tetley Soothe Ginger Mint tea.

Cool Threads

Jocelyn has been wearing the Coffee Shop Shawl, the Thrummed Mittens from Diana, the Boneyard Shawl,

Diana’s Bloomsbury Mitts and Wonder Woman Wrap live at work. She has also been wearing the Lindsay SlouchSockhead slouch, and the Rainbowside Shawl.

Woolly Workings

Jocelyn added a single crochet edging to the already finished Boneyard Shawl by Stephen West out of Bernat Premium in white and burgundy. She also worked on a pair of toe-up socks out of Dye for Ewe‘s My Kind of Holiday Baking, the finised sock of which Phedre the kitten has run off with and hidden, and the My Sisters Shawl by Cozy Up Designs out of Manos Del Uruguay Alegria in Antigua and Paula.

Diana finished her Hermione’s FLKH Socks out of S.R. Kertzer On Your Toes 4 Ply with Aloe Vera in ON223801 for the January leg of #yearofthesock? and gifted them to Jocelyn. She worked on her February Socks, which are vanilla toe-up with a fish lips kiss heel, the Rivers Wrap by Shannon Cook out of Cascade 220 in Natural, Burgundy, Green, Camel, Vashon Island Heather,

Dragon Fibre Bags

Erin Lane Bags

Majestic Needles

Yarn on the Go

Jocelyn took her sock to the library, out for lunch, and to The Forks.

Diana got a great deal of knitting done during training at work.

We both went to Knit Club and Red’s place. Diana brought yarn so everyone can start making flowers for her wedding. She also accepted Reds’ challenge to knit one row on her Wedding Shawl for every flower that Knit Club makes.

Fibre Flubs

Diana accidentally ripped a needle out of her sock. On a pattern row. Not a rest row.

Spinning Yarns

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

Wool Gathering

Grocery Girls Podcast

Tracie Shawl

The Easy Bulky One

Sewing with Cinnamon

Gooderness

Poco Beads

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 Diana’s book, AmiguruME: Make Cute Crochet People by Allison Hoffman.

Diana’s brother and doll

Leo from Titanic


You can find us on RavelryInstagram, Facebook 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 · Review

Episode 46 – A La Brisk

What’s In Our Cup

Jocelyn is drinking Starbucks Blonde Espresso. Diana is drinking Second Cup Eggnog Spice coffee.

Cool Threads

Jocelyn has been wearing the Coffee Shop Shawl, Cowl With No Name, and Cat Hat.

Diana’s Bloomsbury Mitts and Wonder Woman Wrap live at work. She has also been wearing the Lindsay SlouchSockhead slouch, and the Rainbowside Shawl.

Woolly Workings

Jocelyn has been working on 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 a pair of toe-up socks out of Dye for Ewe‘s My Kind of Holiday Baking.

Diana has finished the first sock in a pair of Hermione’s FLKH Socks out of S.R. Kertzer On Your Toes 4 Ply with Aloe Vera in ON223801, and worked on the Rivers Wrap by Shannon Cook out of Cascade 220 in Natural, Burgundy, Green, Camel, Vashon Island Heather.

Yarn on the Go

Diana is very in love with her job, and the atrium is a great place to take pictures of knitting. She also did some knitting at a family dinner.

Jocelyn went all over the place for errands etc., and still accomplished some knitting.

Fibre Flubs

Jocelyn is having so many problems with her My Sisters Shawl. The universe does not want her to finish it.

Diana accidentally made the first of the Hermione’s FLKH Socks a little too big, so now they’re a present for Jocelyn.

Spinning Yarns

Jocelyn continues to train her kitten not to eat her fibre.

Wild Wind Naturals

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.

My Sisters Shawl MKAL – January 1-February 7 (Jocelyn only) hosted by the CozyUp WithTheStitchinSisters Podcast

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.

#whatchaknittinkittenkal –  Ends February 28. Hosted by WTF Knitting! Podcast and Honey Bee Knits Podcast

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)

365 Days of Granny Squares

Zadie Sweater

Starting Point Shawl

Speckle and Pop! Shawl

Mammoth Shawl

Wedding Shawl

Eyeball Shawl

House Colours Throw

Our crazy friend is making these socks

Review

This week we reviewed Jocelyn’s copy of Interweave Crochet Winter 2018.


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 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.

Book Review · crochet · knitting · podcast

Episode 45 – Phedre Helps

What’s In Our Cup

Jocelyn is drinking Tetley Warmth Cinnamon Spice.

Diana is drinking Twinings Peppermint and Creamy Vanilla.

Cool Threads

Jocelyn has been wearing the Coffee Shop ShawlFind Your Fade Shawl, and Cat Hat.

Diana’s Bloomsbury Mitts and Wonder Woman Wrap have found a permanent home at her new job. She has also been wearing the Lindsay SlouchSockhead slouch, her socks, the Rainbowside Shawl, and her Cat Hat from Jocelyn.

Woolly Workings

Diana has been working on Hermione’s FLKH Socks out of S.R. Kertzer On Your Toes 4 Ply with Aloe Vera in ON223801, the Rivers Wrap by Shannon Cook out of Cascade 220 in Natural, Burgundy, Green, Camel, Vashon Island Heather, and the Eyeball Shawl by Stephen West out of Diamond Luxury Tradition Sock in (black?), Malabrigo Mechita in Diana, and Manos del Uruguay Alegria in Natural, and her Wedding Shawl (Evenstar Shawl) by Susan Pandorf out of laceweight undyed lamb’s wool.

Jocelyn has been working on a pair of toe-up socks out of Dye for Ewe‘s My Kind of Holiday Baking, the Autumn Moon Wrap by Jayda InStitches out of Red Heart Super Saver, the Feyre by Shannon Cook out of 100% alpaca 4-ply yarn from Hannigan’s Alpaca Range in Colonsay, SK, and the My Sisters Shawl by Cozy Up Designs out of Manos Del Uruguay Alegria in Antigua and Paula, and Noble Ruby Designs in Swallowtail.

Jocelyn finished the Boneyard Shawl by Stephen West out of Bernat Premium in white and burgundy.

Yarn on the Go

We played Dungeons and Dragons. Diana joined another group at work.

We went to the Norwood Naughty Knitters’ Fibre Frolic and things were purchased.

Noble Ruby Designs

Jodi Shawl

Cloud 9 Fiberworks

Tog & Thel

Dragon Fibre Bags

Manjusha Farm

Circle O Alpacas

Burton Alpacas

Sugar Coates

Little Wing Odd Birds

Angels: A Knitter’s Dozen by Gerdine Strong -> our review

Wool Gathering

Should we move to YouTube? Let us know!

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.

My Sister’s Shawl MKAL – January 1-February 5 (Jocelyn only) hosted by the CozyUp WithTheStitchinSisters Podcast

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. #yearofthesock? on Instagram

#whatchaknittinkittenkal – Dates? Hosted by WTF Knitting! Podcast and Honey Bee Knits Podcast

Review

This week, we reviewed a library book, Crobots: 20 Amigurumi Robots to Make by Nelly Pailloux.

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 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.

Book Review · crochet · knitting · podcast

Episode 44 – Sassy Knickers

What’s In Our Cup

Jocelyn is drinking Twinings Goodnight Blend.

Diana is drinking Bree Riesling.

Cool Threads

Cloud 9 Fiberworks

Jocelyn has been wearing her Cat Hat, and Cowl with No Name (no pattern, out of Bernat Blanket).

Diana has been wearing her Sockhead slouchLindsay SlouchTextured Triangle ShawlBloomsbury Mitts, and Wonder Woman Wrap.

Phedre the kitten wore the Coffee Shop Shawl.

Woolly Workings

Jocelyn worked on the My Sisters Shawl by Cozy Up Designs out of Manos Del Uruguay Alegria in Antigua and Paula, a pair of toe-up socks out of Dye for Ewe‘s My Kind of Holiday Baking, the Boneyard Shawl by Stephen West out of Bernat Premium in white and burgundy, and the Feyre by Shannon Cook out of 100% alpaca 4-ply yarn from Hannigan’s Alpaca Range in Colonsay, SK.

Diana has been working on Hermione’s FLKH Socks out of S.R. Kertzer On Your Toes 4 Ply with Aloe Vera in ON223801, and the Eyeball Shawl by Stephen West out of Diamond Luxury Tradition Sock in (black?), Malabrigo Mechita in Diana, and Manos del Uruguay Alegria in Natural.

Yarn on the Go

Diana took her yarn to work, to the airport, and to a three year old’s birthday party.

Fibre Flubs

Jocelyn was working on clue 2 of the My Sisters Shawl MKAL but lost it to an exited puppy tail. She also lost a dpn (and the toe of her sock again) to an exited child and kitten.

Wool Gathering

Jodi Shawl

Tracie Shawl

Grocery Girls Podcast

Ancient Arts Yarn – Get Off My Lawn, Hearthside

National Parks Yarn – Thousand Islands, Ontario

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.

My Sister’s Shawl MKAL – January 1-February 5 (Jocelyn only) hosted by the CozyUp WithTheStitchinSisters Podcast

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. #yearofthesock? on Instagram

#whatchaknittinkittenkal – Dates? Hosted by WTF Knitting! Podcast and Honey Bee Knits Podcast

Norwood Naughty Knitters Fibre Frolic – January 21 1pm – 4pm at the Norwood Community Center in Winnipeg, MB.

Review

This week we reviewed a library book, Austentatious Crochet: 36 Contemporary Designs from the World of Jane Austen by Melissa Horozewski.


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 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.