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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 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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Summer Break Special

Dear Hank and John (podcast)

Wonder Woman Wrap by Carissa Browning

What’s in Our Cup

Diana has Tea Mate Peach Black Tea. Jocelyn has Second Cup Orange Spice Tea.

Convention Recap

Ai-kon, the Winnipeg anime convention.

Nostepinne

Cyanide Stuffies

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

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

Tome Topple

Find Your Fade

Heartleaf Design

Colleen’s Ami Critters

Full list of Ai-kon vendors

Sons of Lugh

Naalbinding

Arda Wigs

BSidesLV

Def Con

#badgelife

@TheSweetKat

@InfoSecSherpa

@C_3PJoe

@advpersistsec

@Straithe

Chase the Chill, Winnipeg scarf charity


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.

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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.