crochet · knitting · podcast

Episode 92 – Where’s My Winter

What’s in Our Cup

Diana has Talisker single malt scotch whiskey. Jocelyn has Cinnamon Vanilla tea from Stash.

Cool Threads

Diana:

Jocelyn:

Woolly Workings

Jocelyn:

Diana:

Dragon Fibre Bags

Sew Into Knitting

Erin Lane

Knitting Vicariously

Critical Role

Yarn on the Go

We went to play Dungeons and Dragons.

Wool Gathering

We’re still doing Vlogmas on YouTube. Or trying to.

We’re going to do an open test run of a virtual knit night on Google Hangouts on Friday December 28 at 8pm CST.

Events

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.

Grinch Along – December 1-December 31 2018. Hosted by The Knitmore Girls. Starting at the stroke of midnight on December 1st you are no longer allowed to knit Christmas presents for 2018. Be selfish and indulge in the festivities!

#ChooseYourOwnAdventureKAL – May 1 2018-Whenever. Hosted by The Knitmore Girls. Knit a sweater and have fun!

Podcastaversary KAL 2019 – January 1 – March 31 2019. Knit something designed by Cozy Up Knits. Use the discount code northernknitskal25.


Support us on Patreon!

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 Ravelry as wool-rat and on Twitter as @artemis_134.

crochet · knitting · podcast

Episode 91 – Ovaries are Dudes

What’s in Our Cup

Diana made a tea latte out of eggnog and Fireside Chat from Sweet Life Tea and Coffee. Jocelyn has Christmas Eve tea from Stash.

Galaxy Comics

Cool Threads

Diana:

Jocelyn:

On the Lamb Podcast

Woolly Workings

Jocelyn:

Diana:

Dragon Fibre Bags

Sew Into Knitting

Erin Lane

Fibre Friends Friday Night Knit In

Knitting Vicariously

Critical Role

Yarn on the Go

We went to a movie and Jocelyn worked on her socks. Diana went to a tech Christmas party and learned that her former boss is dating one of the ladies of Imagined Landscapes Podcast, who also happens to live in her building #smallworld.

Wool Gathering

We’re still doing Vlogmas on YouTube. Or trying to. We’re getting a bit behind.

Events

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.

Grinch Along – December 1-December 31 2018. Hosted by The Knitmore Girls. Starting at the stroke of midnight on December 1st you are no longer allowed to knit Christmas presents for 2018. Be selfish and indulge in the festivities!

#ChooseYourOwnAdventureKAL – May 1 2018-Whenever. Hosted by The Knitmore Girls. Knit a sweater and have fun!

Podcastaversary KAL 2019 – January 1 – March 31 2019. Knit something designed by Cozy Up Knits. Use the discount code northernknitskal25.


Support us on Patreon!

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 Ravelry as wool-rat and on Twitter as @artemis_134.

crochet · knitting · podcast

Episode 89 – Pocket Holes

What’s in Our Cup

Diana has Mixtape from Dogwood Coffee Co. and Just Beet It from David’s Tea. Jocelyn has Moroccan Mint from Stash.

Human Fall Flat

Pillars of Eternity 2: Deadfire

Cool Threads

Diana:

Jocelyn:

Woolly Workings

Jocelyn:

Diana:

Dragon Fibre Bags

Sew Into Knitting

Erin Lane

Wool Gathering

Habit Nest Morning Sidekick Journal

Pentatonix

Headspace

Haganai

JourneyQuest

Events

“Ugly” Christmas Sweater KAL – now-November 30. Hosted by CozyUp Knits Podcast. Finish an adult Christmas sweater by November 30

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.

Grinch Along – December 1-December 31 2018. Hosted by The Knitmore Girls. Starting at the stroke of midnight on December 1st you are no longer allowed to knit Christmas presents for 2018. Be selfish and indulge in the festivities!

#ChooseYourOwnAdventureKAL – May 1 2018- ¯(ツ)/¯. Hosted by The Knitmore Girls. Knit a sweater and have fun!

Knittin’ In The Family KAL – All year, hosted by the CozyUp Knits Podcast. Knit each of the sisters’ shawls (they have a shawl designed after each of the sisters).

Plans are underway for our 2019 podcast-iversary!


Support us on Patreon!

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 Ravelry as wool-rat and on Twitter as @artemis_134.

crochet · knitting · podcast

Episode 71 – Gazebo Cathedrals

What’s in Our Cup

Jocelyn has Peppermint Detox from Amsterdam Tea Room. Diana has White Chocolate Mocha from Stash.

Woolly Workings

Jocelyn:

Diana:

  • Wedding Shawl by Susan Pandorf out of Forever Yarn 100% Lamb’s Wool and stitch markers from String Bling (cari_b22[AT]yahoo[DOT]ca)

Dragon Fibre Bags

Full Metal Panic!

Convenience Store Boy Friends

Fruits Basket

Kakuriyo no Yadomeshi

Fibre Flubs

Diana got the center stitch wrong on her wedding shawl, 28 repeats around. Also, some twisted decreases are definitely twisted incorrectly.

Jocelyn had to restart the Dragon’s Rest Shawl due to incorrect short rows when starting the fingers.

Yarn on the Go

Diana went out to the lake. She also gave a lightning talk (3 minute speech) about the craft club she started at work, in front of the whole company.

Jocelyn went to Knit ‘n Nosh at Across the Board.

Sew Little Time

Jocelyn continues work on the cosplay coats. The deadline is fast approaching!

Events

#acrosstheprairiesKAL – We’re knitting the Exploration Station along with CozyUp Knits PodcastFeather Stitches Podcast, and A Tale of Two Knitters Podcast

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.

Summer Fibre Fest – July 28 at Little Britain United Church in Lockport, MB

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


Support us on Patreon!

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.

crochet · knitting · podcast

Episode 70 – Eyeball Harder

Critical Role

What’s in Our Cup

Diana has some Canadian rye, of the Gibson’s Rare variety. Jocelyn has White Angel from Tea Desire in Saskatchewan.

Woolly Workings

Jocelyn:

Diana:

Dragon Fibre Bags

Fibre Flubs

Diana had another pesky extra stitch in her Wedding Shawl. Pretty much par for the course at this point.

Jocelyn misread her own pattern and has to frog a good chunk of her Northern Plains Shawl.

Yarn on the Go

Jocelyn got a new-to-her Ashford Traditional spinning wheel lovingly refurbished by Lori of HomeSpun Tools.

Sew Little Time

Jocelyn continues work on the cosplay coats. The deadline is fast approaching!

Wool Gathering

Diana painted a thing at a Paint Nite and it came out not bad.

Events

#acrosstheprairiesKAL – We’re knitting the Exploration Station along with CozyUp Knits PodcastFeather Stitches Podcast, and A Tale of Two Knitters Podcast

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.

Summer Fibre Fest – July 28 at Little Britain United Church in Lockport, MB

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

 


Support us on Patreon!

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.

crochet · knitting · podcast

Episode 69 – Fantasy Nerds

What’s in Our Cup

Diana has  some Buddha’s Blend iced tea from David’s Tea with frozen berries instead of ice. Jocelyn has Madame Butterfly from Tea Desire in Saskatchewan.

Woolly Workings

Jocelyn:

Diana:

Dragon Fibre Bags

Erin Lane Bags

Stephanie’s Ponytail by Robert Munsch

Cozy Up Knits Shawls: Jaimie’s, Kaitie’s, Krissy’s

Fairy Tail

Fibre Flubs

Diana missed a round in the cable on her sock and is living with it. She also had to redo the cast on for the #acrosstheprairiesKAL a couple of times.

Yarn on the Go

Jocelyn hosted a knit club picnic in her front yard. Diana took her sock to some role playing games, namely Dungeons and Dragons and Shadowrun.

Sew Little Time

Jocelyn is working out the modifications of a cosplay coat pattern using the lining fabric. She is also working on some project bags.

Wool Gathering

Diana decorated her hand with henna at her work craft club. She also finished making her hair jewelry for her wedding.

Thank you Creek Garden Crafts for the gorgeous yarn!!!!

Events

#acrosstheprairiesKAL – We’re knitting the Exploration Station along with CozyUp Knits PodcastFeather Stitches Podcast, and A Tale of Two Knitters Podcast

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.

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

 


Support us on Patreon!

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.

crochet · knitting · podcast · Review

Episode 67 – Wig

What’s in Our Cup

Diana has Gato Negro sauvignon blanc. Jocelyn has Orange Cinnamon Spice from Twinings.

Diana is wearing a Peony Pink wig from Arda Wigs Canada.

Woolly Workings

Jocelyn:

Diana:

Dragon Fibre Bags

Sense8

Fibre Flubs

Diana is one stitch out of line on her shawl. She’s just going with it.

Yarn on the Go

Diana took her sock to mentor at a Canada Learning Code event. She tweeted about it.

Sew Little Time

Jocelyn went to Marshall Fabrics to get material for the gender-bend Fairy Tail Natsu, Grey, and Lucy costumes.

Wool Gathering

Jocelyn got her yarn from the Knit Picks sale. She got some Alpaca Cloud Fingering in Elizabeth and Bennet, and a sweater quantity of Wool of the Andes in Cloud and Winter Night for a Flat White sweater.

Diana got some Cog Yarns in Weekend Thoughts to go with her Unseelie from Cloud 9 Fiberworks, and naturally dyed Copper and Marigold from Tog and Thel for the #acrosstheprairiesKAL.

Events

#acrosstheprairiesKAL – We’re knitting the Exploration Station along with CozyUp Knits PodcastFeather Stitches Podcast, and A Tale of Two Knitters Podcast

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.

 

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 copy of Crochet! Magazine Summer 2018.


Support us on Patreon!

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.

crochet · knitting · podcast

Episode 66 – Featuring a Breadmaker

What’s in Our Cup

Jocelyn has a cup of Salt Springs French Roast coffee. Diana has Orange Mint iced tea from Tea Desire in Saskatchewan.

Woolly Workings

Jocelyn:

Diana:

Dragon Fibre Bags

 

Yarn on the Go

Jocelyn went to Brandon for her grandparents’ 60th wedding anniversary.

Sew Little Time

Jocelyn finished the of the dress Diana wore to the Pride and Prejudice Ball.

Wool Gathering

We are participating in an Exploration Station KAL in the fall along with CozyUp WithTheStitchinSisters PodcastFeather Stitches Podcast, and A Tale of Two Knitters Podcast.

Diana has picked out Unseelie from Cloud 9 Fiberworks, and naturally dyed Copper and Marigold from Tog and Thel.

Events

#acrosstheprairiesKAL – We’re knitting the Exploration Station along with CozyUp WithTheStitchinSisters PodcastFeather Stitches Podcast, and A Tale of Two Knitters Podcast

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


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.

crochet · knitting · podcast · Review

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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crochet · knitting · podcast · Review

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.

crochet · knitting · podcast

Episode 63 – Bam! Summer

What’s in Our Cup

Diana has Wild Tea Kombucha in Pineapple Mojito flavour. Jocelyn has Druid’s Magic tea from Tea Desire in Saskatchewan.

Cool Threads

Jocelyn:

Woolly Workings

Jocelyn:

Diana:

The Wallflower (anime)

Fibre Flubs

Diana has 2 extra stitches in her Wedding Shawl.

Galavant

Yarn on the Go

Jocelyn went to Keycon.

Diana went to the lake, and work craft club, and the work weekend getaway at Hecla Resort.

Memory Blanket

InuYasha (anime)

Wool Gathering

Jocelyn is still looking for test knitters for her shawl design. northernknitspodcast@gmail.com if you are interested.

Diana cuts her knitting!

 

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.

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


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.

crochet · knitting · podcast

Episode 62 – Build the Tower, Slap the Sun

Canadian Heritage Minutes

Log Driver’s Waltz

What’s in Our Cup

Diana has Canadian Breakfast tea from Three 6 Tea. Jocelyn has Twinings Orange Cinnamon Spice tea.

Cool Threads

 

Jocelyn:

Diana:

Woolly Workings

Jocelyn:

Diana:

Fibre Flubs

Jocelyn accidentally frogged her Spring Garden Shawl.

Yarn on the Go

Jocelyn won some yarn from Knitting Wolf Luxury Yarns in  Eleganza Extravaganza, Sasha Drag Wolf, and Violet Drag Wolf.

Diana got some knitting done at Dungeons and Dragons, and started a craft club at work. They’re already planning custom company fabric from Spoonflower!

Imagined Landscapes Podcast

 

 

Events

We announce the winners of our very own Podcast-iversary KAL! Contact us on Ravelry or we’ll contact you! See the winners and all the posts in our Ravelry group.

On The Lamb Sister KAL – Details in this episode.

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

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


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.

crochet · knitting · podcast

Episode 61 – Circle is a Nice Colour

Sorry it cuts off at the end. The lovely windows noise was Diana’s computer rapidly running out of hard drive space. Lesson learned.

On The Lamb Podcast

Canadian Heritage Minutes

Log Driver’s Waltz

What’s In Our Cup

Jocelyn has a Hazelnut Mocha Coconut Macchiato from Starbucks. Diana has Wild Tea Kombucha, Strawberry Daiquiri flavour.

Cool Threads

Jocelyn:

Diana:

Woolly Workings

Jocelyn:

Diana:

Fibre Flubs

Diana had two extra stitches in one section of her Wedding Shawl. This will be more of an issue later.

Yarn on the Go

Jocelyn went to The Berry Barn in Saskatoon.

Diana went to Sunshine Greenhouse in Steinbach.

Wool Gathering

Diana plans to maybe finish her two-year-old Celtic Myths (Fingering) shawl for Stash Dash.

TheFiberSeed – The Great Knit Off 2018! From TheKnitGirllls’ show notes: 20% of yarn purchase goes to charity – patterns Depth Cowl and Depth hat are 50% off with code ‘theknitgirllls’ patterns are by Talitha Kuomi

Events

On The Lamb Sister KAL – Details in this episode.

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

Knit City – September 29-30 2018 in Vancouver, BC


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.

crochet · knitting · podcast

Episode 60 – Coconut Controversy

What’s In Our Cup

Talks Machina

Jocelyn has some kind of mocha thing from the new summer menu at Starbucks. Diana has an iced latte from Little Sister Coffee Maker. Diana also has all sorts of fancy tea samples from Three 6 Tea.

Cool Threads

Diana:

Jocelyn:

Woolly Workings

Jocelyn:

Diana:

 

Yarn on the Go

On The Lamb Podcast is doing a summer garment MAL so Jocelyn is making a crochet cocoon cardigan out of Bernat Premium Tweeds in the colour Aran Tweed and Red Heart Fashion Soft in the colour Wine.

Prairie Lily Knitting and Needlework

Jocelyn is doing a test knit and picked up some Diamon Luxury Foot Loose for it. She also got some laceweight Manos del Uruguay Marina in the colour Frozen.

Diana had her knitting at the Canadian Cyber Defence Challenge and at her company’s hackathon.

 

Wool Gathering

Jocelyn is planning to rearrange her stash and UFOs to encourage her to finish more and minimize distraction during Stash Dash.

Events

Podcast-iversary KAL – January 1-March 31 (or until Diana finishes her Rivers Wrap) May 19th! 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.

Stash Dash – May 23 – August 27. Hosted by Laura from TheKnitGirlls

Manitoba Fibre Festival – September 14-15

Knit City – September 29-30 2018 in Vancouver, BC


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 59 – Pattern Hack

What’s In Our Cup

Jocelyn has a Starbucks Vanilla Latte with coconut milk and all the extras. Diana has Newfoundland Screech Tea.

Cool Threads

Diana:

Jocelyn:

Woolly Workings

Jocelyn:

Diana:

Fibre Flubs

Jocelyn learned the importance of reading your pattern thoroughly.

Mammoth Shawl

Starting Point Shawl

Yarn on the Go

Diana went to a potluck dinner and gaming evening and worked on her Rivers Wrap.

Jocelyn met Midknit Cravings at a curated craft market in Saskatoon.

Jocelyn wants test knitters! Contact us at northernknitspodcastATgmailDOTcom.

Road Coffee Co.

Chickadees and Coffee

Naked Kitty Naturals

Wool Gathering

We do some Stash Dash Planning.

Celtic Myths (Fingering)

Dragon’s Rest Shawl

Speckle and Pop!

My Sisters Shawl

Starting Point Shawl

Events

Canadian Cyber Defence Challenge – May 1 (Diana only)

Chase The Chill – charity

Spring Garden KAL – Hosted by the Fibre Friends Friday night knit group.

Podcast-iversary KAL – January 1-March 31 (or until Diana finishes her Rivers Wrap). 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 – May 23 – August 27. Hosted by Laura from TheKnitGirlls

Manitoba Fibre Festival – September 14-15

Knit City – September 29-30 2018 in Vancouver, BC


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 58 – Technology

What’s In Our Cup

Jocelyn has a Starbucks Vanilla Latte with extra everything. Diana has Scottish Breakfast tea from Three 6 Tea in Selkirk, MB.

Cool Threads

Diana:

Jocelyn:

Woolly Workings

Jocelyn:

Diana:

Fibre Flubs

Diana continues to make minor flubs on her Wedding Shawl, causing one section to be off-kilter.

Yarn on the Go

Jocelyn is out of the province with her yarn.

Wool Gathering

Midknit Cravings

Little Bitty Delights

Events

Spring Garden KAL – Hosted by the Fibre Friends Friday night knit group.

Podcast-iversary KAL – January 1-March 31 (or until Diana finishes her Rivers Wrap). 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 – May 23 – August 27. Hosted by Laura from TheKnitGirlls

Manitoba Fibre Festival – September 14-15

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


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 57 – Equivalent to a Snowy Owl

What’s In Our Cup

Diana: Tea Mate Bee Clean

Jocelyn: Tetley Good Night Blend

Fairy Tail

Cool Threads

Jocelyn:

Diana:

Woolly Workings

Diana worked on:

Jocelyn worked on:

Fibre Flubs

Jocelyn made a small mistake on the cuff of the first sleeve of the Zadie Sweater and had to repeat it on the second sleeve.

Diana was missing a couple of stitches when she got to a decrease on the Wedding Shawl, so she fudged it.

Grocery Girls Podcast

Yarn on the Go

Jocelyn went to a new knitting group and had some good food.

Diana went to her wedding dress fitting and there was a whole saga about ordering some lace.

Events

Spring Garden KAL – Hosted by the Fibre Friends Friday night knit group.

Podcast-iversary KAL – January 1-March 31 (or until Diana finishes her Rivers Wrap). 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)


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 55 – Vroom Indeed

What’s In Our Cup

Diana is enjoying some Our Compliments Blood Orange Italian Soda.

Jocelyn is enjoying some Twinnings Goodnight Blend tea.

Cool Threads

Jocelyn:

Diana

Woolly Workings

Jocelyn worked on:

Jocelyn finished finished finished:

Diana worked on:

Fibre Flubs

Jocelyn dropped a heel stitch on her March Socks and had to restart the whole sock. Then she had issues re-caking the yarn. She also flubbed the eyelet section on the My Sisters Shawl.

Yarn on the Go

Diana went to the lake. Jocelyn ran some errands while preparing to go visit her mom in April.

Sew Little Time

Jocelyn cut some fabric to make tote bags.

Wool Gathering

Melanie Berg

Events

Across the Board Knit and Nosh

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)


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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 53 – Now With Musical Intro

What’s In Our Cup

We’re drinking Second Cup Batch 49.

Cool Threads

Diana has been wearing her socksSockhead slouch, the Lindsay Slouch, and the Rainbowside Shawl.

Jocelyn has been wearing the Feyre Shawl, the Thrummed Mittens from Diana, and the Boneyard Shawl.

WTF Knitting! Podcast

Honey Bee Knits Podcast

Woolly Workings

Jocelyn has been working on her March Socks out of Cloud 9 Fiberworks Cumulus Sock in Rainbow Connection, the Winter Honey Shawl by Andrea Mowry out of Briggs & Little Heritage in Dusty Rose. She is also designing a shawl.

Jocelyn finished 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, the Rivers Wrap by Shannon Cook out of Cascade 220 in Natural, Burgundy, Green, Camel, Vashon Island Heather, and her Wedding Shawl (Evenstar Shawl) by Susan Pandorf out of 100% Lamb’s Wool.

Dragon Fibre Bags

Yarn on the Go

Diana’s knitting has gone to 3 sessions of Dungeons and Dragons. Jocelyn’s has been to 2 sessions.

Knit Club happened. There may have been a “lady flower.”

Sew Little Time

Jocelyn worked on her Etsy shop stock, in the form of book covers. She is also planning out some Fairy Tail cosplays and Regency Era dresses.

Wool Gathering

Diana tried continental-style knitting and her shoulder is feeling much better. Jocelyn got yarn for her birthday.

Caron Big Cake

Loops and Threads Charisma

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)


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.

crochet · knitting · podcast · Review

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.

crochet · knitting · podcast · Review

Episode 43 – Gremlins Ate This Episode

What’s In Our Cup

Jocelyn is drinking Twinings Pure Peppermint Tea.

Diana is drinking Fireside Chat from Sweet Life Tea and Coffee.

Cool Threads

Diana has been wearing her Textured Triangle Shawl,  Bloomsbury MittsCat Hat from Jocelyn, and her socks.

Jocelyn has been wearing her Coffee Shop ShawlFind Your Fade Shawl, Thrummed Mittens from Diana, and her Cat Hat.

Phedre the kitten has firmly claimed Jocelyn’s regular Textured Triangle Shawl.

Woolly Workings

Jocelyn is 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, My Sisters Shawl by Cozy Up Designs out of Manos Del Uruguay Alegria in Antigua and Paula, and Noble Ruby Designs stellina base in Swallowtail, the Feyre by Shannon Cook out of 100% alpaca 4-ply yarn from Hannigan’s Alpaca Range in Colonsay, SK, the Eh! Pillow by GC Designs out of Estelle Worsted in charcoal grey and cranberry red, and the Boneyard Shawl by Stephen West out of Bernat Premium in white and burgundy.

Lost Souls Skull Shawl

Speckle and Pop!

WTF Knitting! Podcast and #whatchaknittinkittenkal

Honey Bee Knits Podcast

Diana is working on Hermione’s FLKH Socks out of S.R. Kertzer On Your Toes 4 Ply with Aloe Vera in ON223801, the House Colours Throw by Catherine J. Watson out of Lionbrand Heartland in 153 Black canyon98 Acadia158 Yellowstone, and 113 Redwood, the Rivers Wrap by Shannon Cook out of Cascade 220 in Natural, Burgundy, Green, Camel, Vashon Island Heather, and the Eh! Pillow by GC Designs out of Cascade 220 Superwash Merino in 1 Cream and 29 Red.

Yarn on the Go

Diana bought some white and black yarn to go with her stashed Malabrigo Mechita in Diana to make the Eyeball Shawl. She also got a teacup printed project bag from Dragon Fibre Bags. She also also got beads for her Wedding Shawl.

Jocelyn got some Borgo de Pazzi Stout.

Fibre Flubs

Diana can’t do basic math or simple stitch patterns on her sock. Also, she managed to break her glasses by sneezing.

Jocelyn lost a dpn out of her sock and had to pick up lots of stitches.

Sew Little Time

Jocelyn is making a heavy duty winter coat for herself. She also got through a bunch of mending.

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

Review

This week we reviewed a library book, Graphic Knits: 20 Designs in Bold, Beautiful Color by Alexis Winslow. At least, up until the gremlins ate the rest of the episode.


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 42 – Siren Call

What’s in Our Cup

We are drinking Mixtape from Dogwood Coffee Co. which Diana got as a Christmas present.

Cool Threads

Diana has been wearing her Wonder Woman Wrapalpaca cowlBloomsbury Mitts, Textured Triangle Shawl, and Cat Hat from Jocelyn.

Jocelyn has been wearing a basic cowl (no pattern), and her Cat HatXL Textured Triangle Shawl, and regular Textured Triangle Shawl.

Woolly Workings

Diana washed and gifted the Thrummed Mittens for Knit Club based on the Lightning Fast Mittens by Hill Vintage and Knits out of Borgo de’ Pazzi Paco in Camel and Grey, finished and gifted the UFO Thrummed Mittens out of bulky alpaca yarn from Penny Lee Alpacas, finally added the pom pom to the Really Warm Hat by Melissa LaBarre out of Cascade Yarns Lana Grande in 6040 Charcoal, finished the Bloomsbury Mitts by Uma Padu from Love of Knitting, Fall 2017 out of Allison Barnes Yarn Merino Worsted in Resillience, and finished the Textured Triangle Shawl by Diane Moyer out of Red Heart Soft Classic in Dark Leaf and Wheat.

She worked on the House Colours Throw by Catherine J. Watson out of Lionbrand Heartland in 153 Black canyon98 Acadia158 Yellowstone, and 113 Redwood, the Eh! Pillow by GC Designs out of Cascade 220 Superwash Merino in 1 Cream and 29 Red, Hermione’s FLKH Socks out of S.R. Kertzer On Your Toes 4 Ply with Aloe Vera in  ON223801, and the Rivers Wrap by Shannon Cook out of Cascade 220 in Natural, Burgundy, Green, Camel, Vashon Island Heather.

Jocelyn has finished 365 Days of Granny Squares by YarnUtopia out of Red Heart Soft Classic.

She worked on the Zadie Sweater by Mercedes Tarasovich out of Cloudborn Highland Worsted in Slate Heather, more Grandmother’s Favorite Dishclothes out of Bernat Handicrafter Cotton in Salt and Pepper, her mom’s Dragon’s Rest Shawl by Abigail Phelps out of Bernat Premium in grey, the Eh! Pillow by GC Designs out of Estelle Worsted in charcoal grey and cranberry red, a pair of toe-up socks out of Dye for Ewe‘s My Kind of Holiday Baking, and the Feyre by Shannon Cook out of 100% alpaca 4-ply yarn from Hannigan’s Alpaca Range in Colonsay, SK.

Vanilla is the New Black

Vanilla Reversed

Kushiel’s Dart by  Jacqueline Carey

Yarn on the Go

Christmas happened. A lot of it. And there was much knitting.

Fibre Flubs

Diana dropped an edge stitch on her Eh! pillow and ended up ripping out the whole thing.

Spinning Yarns

Jocelyn did some spinning on Diana’s Electric Eel Wheel 5 from Dreaming Robots with the help of Miss D from craft club.

Sew Little Time

Jocelyn worked through some mending.

Wool Gathering

We make some yarn resolutions.

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)

Podcast-iversary KAL – January 1-March 31. Knit something by Shannon Cook. #happypodnkp2018

Year of the Sock? – January 1-December 31. Northern Knits Podcast KAL! Knit 1 pair of socks every month in 2018. #yearofthesock?

Review

This week we review a library book, Step It Up Knits: Take Your Skills to the Next Level with 25 Quick and Stylish Projects by Vickie Howell.


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.

crochet · knitting · podcast

Episode 41 – #KnitLiveSurvey

Non-standard episode format this time. We decided to do the #KnitLifeSurvey, and extended it to crochet, and for Jocelyn, sewing.

Stitch ‘n Bitch: The Knitter’s Handbook by Debbie Stoller

Stiff by Mary Roach

Orchids and Salami by Eva Gabor

Chill crochet videos – Mikey from The Crochet Crowd

Wonder Woman Wrap

Rainbowside Shawl

Parents’ 25th Anniversary Blanket

Winter Honey

Sylvi

Dragon’s Rest Shawl

Game of Thrones MKAL

XL Textured Triangle Shawl

Mammoth Shawl

Distinction Shawl

Myths and Legends

Fictional

Limited Resources

Hardcore History

Cat Hats

Thrummed Lightning Fast Mittens

Shallows – for me and my mom

Hilori’s Magical Yarnorium

Wild Wind Naturals

Bendy Arrow Shawl

Mixtape blend from Dogwood Coffee Co.

Amsterdam Tea Room

Heartstone by Elle Katharine White

The Expanse (series) by Jame S. A. Corey

The Everything Box (series) by Richard Kadrey

Unearth

Three Cheers for Master

Kingdom Death

Mechs vs. Minions

Roll for the Galaxy

The episode where we talk about Def Con

#yearofthesock?

#happypodnkp2018


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.

crochet · knitting · podcast

Episode 40 – Merry Merry Happy Happy

What’s in Our Cup

Jocelyn is drinking True North Blend from Startbucks.

Diana is drinking Twinings Earl Grey Tea and Silk Sweetened Vanilla Almond Milk.

Cool Threads

Diana has been wearing her Wonder Woman Wrap.

Jocelyn has been wearing her Coffee Shop Shawl and Cat Hat. The kitty has been sleeping on the Extra Large Textured Triangle Shawl.

Woolly Workings

Diana finished all the Thrummed Mittens for Knit Club based on the Lightning Fast Mittens by Hill Vintage and Knits out of Borgo de’ Pazzi Paco in Camel and Grey, unearthed from the UFO bin an old pair of Thrummed Mittens out of bulky alpaca yarn from a local farm (ball band lost), and  Bloomsbury Mitts by Uma Padu from Love of Knitting, Fall 2017 out of Allison Barnes Yarn Merino Worsted in Resillience.

Jocelyn has made more Grandmother’s Favorite Dishclothes out of Bernat Handicrafter Cotton in Salt and Pepper, continued  working on 365 Days of Granny Squares by YarnUtopia out of Red Heart Soft Classic, the Eh! Pillow by GC Designs out of Estelle Worsted in charcoal grey and cranberry red, the Zadie Sweater by Mercedes Tarasovich out of Cloudborn Highland Worsted in Slate Heather, a Hat!?!, her mom’s Dragon’s Rest Shawl by Abigail Phelps out of Bernat Premium in grey, and finished the first fingerless mitt of the pattern she is designing.

Mom’s Hooded Scarf

Susie Rogers’ Reading Mitts

Yarn on the Go

We worked on our knitting while we played Dungeons and Dragons.

Amano Yarns Mamacha

Manos del Uruguay Fino

Diana went to her fiance’s work Christmas party, and discussed spinning and knitting. She also went to Grandma’s house to do some baking with the 3 and 5 year olds.

Fibre Flubs

Jocelyn tried to make a hat out of some Lion Brand Wool Ease Thick and Quick, when the cable fell out of her circular needles.

Spinning Yarns

Jocelyn is attempting to train the kitty not to be interested in spinning.

Wool Gathering

The Wee Sew n Sew

A Wooden Nest

Dan Carlin’s Hardcore History

Arne & Carlos

Jodi Shawl

Tracie Shawl

Ancient Arts Get off My Lawn

Events

Grinch-along – December 1-25. Hosted by the Knitmore Girls.

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.

Year of the Sock? – January 1-December 31. Northern Knits Podcast KAL! Knit 1 pair of socks every month in 2018.

Podcast-iversary KAL – January 1-March 31. Knit something by Shannon Cook.

My Sister’s Shawl MKAL – January 1-February 5 (Jocelyn only)


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.

crochet · knitting · podcast

Episode 39 – Smartphone Enabled Cat

What’s in Our Cup

Jocelyn has a Peppermint Mocha Latte with coconut milk from Starbucks.

Diana has some Snow Emergency from Little Sister, roasted by Dogwood Coffee Co. (the Winnipeg one, not the Minneapolis one), and also a Cranberry Ginger Spice donut probably from Oh Donuts.

Cool Threads

Diana has been wearing her handknit socks, blocked (finally)Wonder Woman WrapLindsay Slouch, and mittens from a craft sale. Her mom was visiting and wore her Susie Rogers Reading Mitts and Hooded Scarf.

Jocelyn has been wearing her Coffee Shop Shawl and Cat Hat. The kitty has been sleeping on the Winter Sky Cowl.

WTF Knitting! Podcast

Woolly Workings

Diana has been working on Thrummed Mittens for Knit Club based on the Lightning Fast Mittens by Hill Vintage and Knits out of Borgo de’ Pazzi Paco in Camel and Grey, the swatch for the Eh! Pillow by GC Designs out of Cascade 220 Superwash Merino in 1 Cream and 29 Red, repairs on a scarf her grandmother knit for her mom in the 60’s or 70’s, and a Corner to Corner Crochet Throw by Catherine J. Watson out of Lionbrand Heartland in 153 Black canyon98 Acadia158 Yellowstone, and 113 Redwood.

Diana finished a Really Warm Hat by Melissa LaBarre out of Cascade Yarns Lana Grande in 6040 Charcoal for her friend who is currently visiting Australia.

Jocelyn has been working on 365 Days of Granny Squares by YarnUtopia out of Red Heart Soft Classic, the Eh! Pillow by GC Designs out of Estelle Worsted in charcoal grey and cranberry red, the Zadie Sweater by Mercedes Tarasovich out of Cloudborn Highland Worsted in Slate Heather, several Grandmother’s Favorite Dishclothes out of Bernat Handicrafter Cotton, and her mom’s Dragon’s Rest Shawl by Abigail Phelps out of Bernat Premium in grey.

Jocelyn finished the Winter Sky Cowl (free pattern designed by one of the ladies at our LYS, sorry no Ravelry link) out of Manos del Uruguay Serpentina.

Yarn on the Go

Diana had her crochet at the hospital before and after surgery.

Jocelyn had her knitting at the eye doctor.

Wool Gathering

Diana taught a mutual friend to knit, and it went very well.

Sockhead Cowl

Loch Briar Knits

Events

Grinch-along – December 1-25. Hosted by the Knitmore Girls.

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

Year of the Sock – January 1-December 31. Northern Knits Podcast KAL! Knit 1 pair of socks every month in 2018.

Podcast-iversary KAL – January 1-March 31. Knit something by Shannon Cook.

My Sister’s Shawl MKAL – January 1-February 5 (Jocelyn only)

Arne & Carlos on YouTube


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.

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Episode 38 – Chesterfield

What’s in Our Cup

Jocelyn has Organic Silk Dragon Jasmin from her David’s Tea Advent Calendar.

Diana has Strawberry Rhubarb Parfait from Jocelyn’s calendar (Jocelyn doesn’t like strawberry).

Cool Threads

Diana has been wearing her Sockhead slouchWonder Woman Wrap, and mittens from Project Linus at a craft sale a couple of years ago.

Jocelyn wore her Coffee Shop Shawl, and brought home a kitten in it!

Woolly Workings

Jocelyn has been working on the Winter Sky Cowl (free pattern designed by one of the ladies at our LYS, sorry no Ravelry link) out of Manos del Uruguay Serpentina365 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,

Jocelyn finished the last of the Christmas Cat Hats by Kat Coyle out of Loops and Threads Impeccable Ombres and Solids.

Diana has worked only on the Thrummed Mittens for Knit Club based on the Lightning Fast Mittens by Hill Vintage and Knits out of Borgo de’ Pazzi Paco in Camel and Grey.

Yarn on the Go

We played D&D and knit while that was happening. We also went to Wolsely Wool and and bought yarn for stuff. Jocelyn got some self-striping holiday sock yarn from Dye for Ewe in My Kind of Holiday Baking. Diana got some Cascade Lana Grande in colour #6040 (grey) and a giant faux fur pom pom to make her friend a hat for when she gets back from Australia.

Fibre Flubs

Un-flub: Jocelyn’s lost shawl came home!

Diana was finishing up the last grey mitten, lost yarn chicken by a thumb.

Wool Gathering

WTF Knitting! Podcast

Fiber Friends

Codependent Knitters

My Two Tips

Patty Fourboysandanlgirl

Events

Grinch-along – December 1-25. Hosted by the Knitmore Girls.

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

Year of the Sock – January 1-December 31. Northern Knits Podcast KAL! Knit 1 pair of socks every month in 2018.

Podcast-iversary KAL – January 1-March 31. Knit something by Shannon Cook.

Review

This week we reviewed a magazine that we loved so much we both bought a copy, Interweave Knits 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.

crochet · knitting · podcast · Review

Episode 37 – Super Holidays

What’s in Our Cup

Diana has Celestial Seasonings Sugar Cookie Sleigh Ride tea.

Jocelyn has So Delicious Dairy-Free Coconut Holiday Nog and Teavana Mint Majesty.

Amsterdam Tea Room 

Bronuts

Across the Board

Cool Threads

Jocelyn has been wearing her Coffee Shop Shawl.

Diana has been wearing her (still unblocked) Wonder Woman Wrap and mittens from Project Linus at a craft sale a couple of years ago.

Woolly Workings

Jocelyn has been working on Christmas Cat Hats by Kat Coyle out of Loops and Threads Impeccable Ombres and Solids, the Zadie Sweater by Mercedes Tarasovich out of Cloudborn Highland Worsted in Slate Heather, her own pattern for fingerless mittens out of Bernat Premium in a brown tweed, 365 Days of Granny Squares by YarnUtopia out of Red Heart Soft Classic, and her mom’s Dragon’s Rest Shawl by Abigail Phelps out of Bernat Premium in grey.

Diana has been working on Bloomsbury Mitts by Uma Padu from Love of Knitting, Fall 2017 out of Allison Barnes Yarn Merino Worsted in Resillience, and Thrummed Mittens for Knit Club based on the Lightning Fast Mittens by Hill Vintage and Knits out of Borgo de’ Pazzi Paco in Camel and Grey.

Yarn on the Go

We added two new people to knit club, a new knitter and a knitter who wants to crochet.

Delicious

Fibre Flubs

Jocelyn dropped some stitches on the last, dark purple Cat Hat. She also lost her mom’s Dragon’s Rest Shawl somewhere, probably on the bus.

Wool Gathering

Jamie’s Shawl 

CozyUp WithTheStitchinSisters

Lion Brand Scarfie

 

Events

Grinch-along – December 1-25. Hosted by the Knitmore Girls.

Canadian Afghan KAL – December 1-February 28. Hosted by the Fiber Friends and Codependent Knitters, we are knitting a single or double-sided pillow (or a whole afghan!) using blocks from the A Canadian Afghan, eh! e-book.

Year of the Sock – January 1-December 31. Northern Knits Podcast KAL! Knit 1 pair of socks every month in 2018.

Podcast-iversary KAL – January 1-March 31. Knit something by Shannon Cook.

Review

This week we reviewed Jocelyn’s book, Refined Knits by Jennifer Wood.


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.

crochet · knitting · podcast · Review

Episode 36 – Promised Science

What’s in Our Cup

Diana is drinking Twinings Peppermint and Creamy Vanilla.

Jocelyn is drinking her ubiquitous Canada Dry Ginger Ale, Happy Planet Organic Lemonade, and David’s Tea Buddah’s Blend.

Cool Threads

Jocelyn has been wearing her Coffee Shop Shawl, and her Cat Hat.

Diana has been wearing her socksSockhead slouchWonder Woman Wrap, and mittens from Project Linus at a craft sale a couple of years ago. Her mom has been wearing Susie Rogers’ Reading Mitts.

Woolly Workings

Jocelyn has been working on 365 Days of Granny Squares by YarnUtopia out of Red Heart Soft ClassicChristmas Cat Hats by Kat Coyle out of Loops and Threads Impeccable Ombres and Solids, and her mom’s Dragon’s Rest Shawl by Abigail Phelps out of Bernat Premium in grey.

Diana has been working on the Find Your Fade Shawl by Andrea Mowry out of stash yarn from her travels, Thrummed Mittens for Knit Club based on the Lightning Fast Mittens by Hill Vintage and Knits out of Borgo de’ Pazzi Paco in Camel and Grey, and the Bloomsbury Mitts by Uma Padu from Love of Knitting, Fall 2017 out of Allison Barnes Yarn Merino Worsted in Resillience.

Yarn on the Go

We did some knitting during our new Dungeons and Dragons campaign run by Jocelyn’s Mr. B, and may have inspired a new knitter.

Jocelyn did some knitting at the mall while prior to yet more Christmas shopping.

Diana knit at a level 2 job interview, and got an offer!

Fibre Flubs

Diana knit a thumb too short on a Thrummed Mitten she was working on at D&D.

Wool Gathering

Behind the Wool Podcast

Geometry of Hand Sewing by Natalie Chanin

CozyUp WithTheStitchinSisters – one of the sisters is releasing a new pattern in December that Jocelyn wants to knit out of Midknit Cravings. They’re also doing a MKAL with the My Sisters Shawl that Jocelyn wants to use her Noble Ruby yarn for.

Mammoth Shawl

Alberta Frost Mittens

Christine’s Button Cowl

Mathematical Scarves – KnitYak

Events

Grinch-along – December 1-25. Hosted by the Knitmore Girls.

Canadian Afghan KAL – December 1-February 28. Hosted by the Fiber Friends and Codependent Knitters, we are knitting a single or double-sided pillow (or a whole afghan!) using blocks from the A Canadian Afghan, eh! e-book.

Happy Woolidays by Hilori’s Magical Yarnorium – December 2

Year of the Sock – January 1-December 31. Northern Knits Podcast KAL! Knit 1 pair of socks every month in 2018.

Podcast-iversary KAL – January 1-March 9(?). Details coming December 1.

Review

This week we reviewed Diana’s book, New Directions in Sock Knitting by Ann Budd.


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.

crochet · knitting · podcast · Review

Episode 35 – Beautiful Mess of Colours

What’s in Our Cup

Jocelyn has in her giant Dollarama Christmas mug some Teavana Mint Majesty.

Diana has a glass of Mark West Black Pinot Noir.

Cool Threads

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

Diana has been wearing her Lindsay SlouchSockhead hat, and her Wonder Woman Wrap.

 

Woolly Workings

Jocelyn has been working on 365 Days of Granny Squares by YarnUtopia out of Red Heart Soft Classic, her mom’s Dragon’s Rest Shawl by Abigail Phelps out of Bernat Premium in grey, Christmas Cat Hats by Kat Coyle out of Loops and Threads Impeccable Ombres and Solids, the Zadie Sweater by Mercedes Tarasovich out of Cloudborn Highland Worsted in Slate Heather.

Diana has been working the Bloomsbury Mitts by Uma Padu from Love of Knitting, Fall 2017 out of Allison Barnes Yarn Merino Worsted in Resillience, Thrummed Mittens for Knit Club based on the Lightning Fast Mittens by Hill Vintage and Knits out of Borgo de’ Pazzi Paco in Camel and Grey, and the Find Your Fade Shawl by Andrea Mowry out of stash yarn from her travels.

Yarn on the Go

Jocelyn and Diana have been knitting in waiting rooms and at the mall. Diana knitted at a job interview, and Jocelyn knitted while visiting with a friend.

Sew Little Time

Jocelyn worked on some Christmas bags for Knit Club.

Spinning Yarns

Jocelyn tried out Diana’s Electric Eel Wheel 5 from Dreaming Robots.

Wool Gathering

Help knit a sweater for Blizzard’s Orc!

Events​

Grinch-along – December 1-25. Hosted by the Knitmore Girls.

Canadian Afghan KAL – December 1-February 28. Hosted by the Fiber Friends and Codependent Knitters, we are knitting a single or double-sided pillow (or a whole afghan!) using blocks from the A Canadian Afghan, eh! e-book.

Happy Woolidays by Hilori’s Magical Yarnorium – December 2

Year of the Sock – January 1-December 31. Northern Knits Podcast KAL! Knit 1 pair of socks every month in 2018.

Podcast-iversary KAL – January 1-March 9(?). Details coming December 1.

Review

This week we review Jocelyn’s magazine, Knitscene Winter 2017.


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.

Book Review · crochet · knitting · podcast

Episode 34 – Vacuum-Packed Pigeon

What’s in Our Cup

Jocelyn is drinking Twinings Pure Peppermint.

Diana is drinking Twinings Orange and Cinnamon Spice.

Cool Threads

Jocelyn has been wearing the Coffee Shop Shawl, Lightning Fast Mittens, Textured Triangle Shawl, and her Cat Hat.

Diana has been wearing her Sockhead hat, socks, and her Wonder Woman Wrap.

Hermano’s

Woolly Workings

Jocelyn has been working on Christmas Cat Hats by Kat Coyle out of Loops and Threads Impeccable Ombres and Solids, her mom’s Dragon’s Rest Shawl by Abigail Phelps out of Bernat Premium in grey, and 365 Days of Granny Squares by YarnUtopia out of Red Heart Soft Classic.

Diana has been working on Thrummed Mittens for Knit Club based on the Lightning Fast Mittens by Hill Vintage and Knits out of Borgo de’ Pazzi Paco in Camel and Grey, and finished the first of the pair of Bloomsbury Mitts by Uma Padu from Love of Knitting, Fall 2017 out of Allison Barnes Yarn Merino Worsted in Resillience.

Yarn on the Go

Jocelyn took her yarn to the hospital (again!).

Diana mentored at the Canada Learning Code (formerly Ladies Learning Code) Python workshop and visted some family, where the Bloomsbury Mitt was finished.

Fibre Flubs

Diana is semi-designing the Thrummed Mittens, so some ripping and re-knitting was required. She also frogged the Distinction Shawl that’s been hibernating.

Jocelyn restarted the Dragon’s Rest Shawl because her stitch count was off.

Sew Little Time

Jocelyn did some clean up on the hems of our Regency Era dresses. She also worked on some Christmas bags.

Events

Grinch-along – December 1-25

Canadian Afghan KAL – December 1-February 28. Hosted by the Fiber Friends and Codependent Knitters, we are knitting a single or double-sided pillow (or a whole afghan!) using blocks from the A Canadian Afghan, eh! e-book.

Year of the Sock – January 1-December 31. Northern Knits Podcast KAL! Knit 1 pair of socks every month in 2018.

Podcast-iversary KAL – January 1-March 9(?). Details coming December 1.

Review

This week we review a vintage book from Jocelyn’s collection circa 1989, Granny Squares, Nanny Squares: New Twists for Classic Crochet by Vanessa Ann Collection.


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.

crochet · knitting · podcast

Episode 33 – Dressed as a Canadian

What’s In Our Cup

Jocelyn is drinking Higgins and Burke Cardamom Chai out of a massive Dollarama Christmas mug.

Diana is drinking Turmeric and Ginger tea from Tea Mate with some ginger honey and Silk Unsweetened Almond Milk.

Cool Threads

Bob and Doug McKenzie

Jocelyn has been wearing the Coffee Shop Shawl and her Find Your Fade Shawl.

Diana has been wearing a pair of mittens from a craft sale, Lindsay SlouchSockhead hatRainbowside Shawl, and her Wonder Woman Wrap.

Woolly Workings

Diana finished the Wonder Woman Wrap by Carissa Browning out of Manos del Uruguay Alegría in Carmine and Manos del Uruguay Fino in Filigree. She worked on the Bloomsbury Mitts by Uma Padu from Love of Knitting, Fall 2017 out of Allison Barnes Yarn Merino Worsted in Resillience.

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,designing a pattern for fingerless mitts out of Manos del Uruguay SerpentinaChristmas Cat Hats by Kat Coyle, and her mom’s Dragon’s Rest Shawl by Abigail Phelps, and the Speckle & Pop! Westknits Mystery Shawl KAL 2017 by Stephen West out of Manos del Uruguay Alegría in Colibri (and ???) and some Hedgehog Fibres Sock Minis: Merlot, Glacier, Graphite, and Hunter.

WTF Knitting! Podcast

Yarn on the Go

We went to Central Canada Comic Con, and Diana impressed people by knitting and walking.

 

Faery Ink Press

AtticRaiders

Canephora Crafts

Adam Dreece

Virginia McClain

S.M. Beiko

GMB Chomichuk

Diana’s Bloomsbury Mitts went to a Deadmau5 concert.

Sew Little Time

Jocelyn finished our dresses for the Pride and Prejudice Ball, and is attempting to rope her neice into helping with some more projects.

Wool Gathering

Bury us in suggestions for our Year of the Sock KAL! Check out our Year of the Sock? thread.

Events

Grinch-along – December 1-25

Canadian Afghan KAL – December 1-February 28. Hosted by the Fiber Friends and Codependent Knitters, we are knitting a single or double-sided pillow (or a whole afghan!) using blocks from the A Canadian Afghan, eh! e-book.

Year of the Sock – January 1-December 31. Northern Knits Podcast KAL! Knit 1 pair of socks every month in 2018.

Podcast-iversary KAL – January 1-March 9(?). Details coming December 1.

TheKnitGirllls

Grocery Girls

Knitmore Girls

CozyUp WithTheStitchinSisters


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.

crochet · knitting · podcast

Episode 32 – Comical Flouncing

Heritage Minutes

What’s in Our Cup

Jocelyn is drinking Twinings Goodnight Blend. Diana is drinking Stash Chamomile Nights.

Cool Threads

Jocelyn has been wearing her Find Your Fade Shawl.

Diana wore her Lindsay SlouchSockhead hatalpaca cowlRainbowside Shawl, a pre-Ravelry green cabled scarf, and a pair of mittens from a craft sale.

Project Linus Canada

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, designing a pattern for fingerless mitts out of Manos del Uruguay Serpentina, the Speckle & Pop! Westknits Mystery Shawl KAL 2017 by Stephen West out of Manos del Uruguay Alegría in Colibri (and ???) and some Hedghog Fibres Sock Minis: Merlot, Glacier, Graphite, and Hunter, and the Autumn Moon Wrap (YouTube) by Jayda InStitches out of Bernat Premium.

Diana has been working on the Bloomsbury Mitts from the Love of Knitting Fall 2017, and the Wonder Woman Wrap by Carissa Browning out of Manos del Uruguay Alegría in Carmine and Manos del Uruguay Fino in Filigree.

Fibre Flubs

Jocelyn had to frog a good chunk of her Wonder Woman, so it’s currently in time out. She also learned that designing involves a lot of tinking and frogging.

Yarn on the Go

Diana bought a wedding dress! And did a little photo shoot while knitting the Wedding Shawl.

Jocelyn’s Zadie Sweater travelled to all manner of doctor appointments (Jocelyn is quite healthy).

Diana’s Wonder Woman came to Knit Club and a speed dating/ job interview/networking event.

Sew Little Time

Diana really wants to try quilting.

Jocelyn worked on the dresses for the Pride and Prejudice Ball.

Ladies Learning Code

Wool Gathering

The Fibre Friends Podcast has invited us to do an afghan KAL.

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 1-25

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

Podcast-iversary KAL – January-March 2018 Details to come.


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.

Book Review · crochet · knitting · podcast

Episode 31 – Cultured Like a Yogurt

English Country Dancing

Roll Cake

What’s In Our Cup

We’re drinking a mix of Wonder Ayurvedic Chai and Respect Your Elders from Amsterdam Tea Room.

Purdy’s Chocolate

Cool Threads

Diana wore her Lindsay SlouchSockhead hatalpaca cowl, and Rainbowside Shawl.

Jocelyn has been wearing her Find Your Fade Shawl.

Moscow Coat

Woolly Workings

Diana frogged an old project and started the Bloomsbury Mitts from the Love of Knitting Fall 2017 magazine by Interweave we reviewed a while back. She continued working on the Wonder Woman Wrap by Carissa Browning out of Manos del Uruguay Alegría in Carmine and Manos del Uruguay Fino in Filigree.

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 the Speckle & Pop! Westknits Mystery Shawl KAL 2017 by Stephen West out of Manos del Uruguay Alegría in Colibri (and ???) and some Hedghog Fibres Sock Minis: Merlot, Glacier, Graphite, and Hunter.

Yarn on the Go

Jocelyn got yarn from Midknit Cravings, worsted weight Juice Box, Berry Burst, and Pink Mimosa. She also went shopping at Wolsley Wool and got yarn for the Comfort Fade Cardi by Andrea Mowry. She also got the Ontario colourway of the National Parks Yarn Collection by Fleece Artist. She also also got some Get Off My Lawn! and Hearthside from Ancient Arts Fibre Crafts.

Also, Jocelyn’s sister got married!

Fibre Flubs

Diana learned that she shouldn’t try to learn new things or read charts while watching TV.

Spinning Yarns

Jocelyn taught her mom how to spin a little. Diana is planning a spinning project.

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 1-25

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

Podcast-iversary KAL – January-March 2018 Details to come.

Review

This week we review Monster Knits for Little Monsters by Nuriya Khegay.


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.

Book Review · crochet · knitting · podcast

Episode 30 – What’s the Sitch?

What’s In Our Cup

We are both drinking Moody Manitoba tea from Sweet Life Tea & Coffee in Steinbach, MB.

Cool Threads

Jocelyn wore her Find Your Fade Shawl.

Diana wore her Lindsay Slouch.

Jocelyn mentions the Electrium Shawl.

Woolly Workings

Diana made good progress on her Wonder Woman Wrap by Carissa Browning out of Manos del Uruguay Alegría in Carmine and Manos del Uruguay Fino in Filigree.

Jocelyn worked on the Zadie Sweater by Mercedes Tarasovich out of Cloudborn Highland Worsted in Slate Heather, the Speckle & Pop! Westknits Mystery Shawl KAL 2017 by Stephen West out of Manos del Uruguay Alegría in Colibri (and ???) and some Hedghog Fibres Sock Minis: Merlot, Glacier, Graphite, and Hunter

Jocelyn mentions the WTF Knitting! PodcastWhat the Fade?! KAL.

Yarn on the Go

Diana went out to the lake for Canadian Thanksgiving and did much work on the Wonder Woman Wrap.

Jocelyn went for coffee with a friend and worked on the Zadie Sweater.

Fibre Flubs

Diana knitted a row that should have been purled on the Wonder Woman Wrap.

Sew Little Time

Jocelyn has thoroughly cleaned her sewing space.

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 1-25

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

Podcast-iversary KAL – January-March 2018 Details to come.

Book Review

This week we reviewed The Magic of Shetland Lace Knitting by Elizabeth Lovick.


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.

crochet · knitting · podcast

Episode 29 – Donuts are Life

What’s In Our Cup

Diana has decaf tea with homemade pumpkin spice syrup.

Jocelyn has Tim Horton’s green tea.

Cool Threads

Diana has been wearing her Sockhead hat and alpaca cowl.

Jocelyn has been wearing her Find Your Fade Shawl.

Woolly Workings

Jocelyn has been working on 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, the Speckle & Pop! Westknits Mystery Shawl KAL 2017 by Stephen West out ofManos del Uruguay Alegría in Colibri (and ???) and some Hedghog Fibres Sock Minis: Merlot, Glacier, Graphite, and Hunter, 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.

Jocelyn mentions the What the Fade?! KAL.

Yarn on the Go

Diana went wedding dress shopping in Steinbach. This involved getting lunch at Rhyme and Reason Cafe, tea at Sweet Life Tea, and dessert and vintage magazines to review at Prairie Pickers Cafe.

Diana got the “have you thought about selling your knitting” question at the grocery store and answered it with “I don’t finish things fast enough to make any kind of money at it.”

Fibre Flubs

Diana missed a yarn over on the second last row of chart 1 on her Wedding Shawl.

Wool Gathering

Donate time, money, or stuff to local missions/charities. They are doing good things and could really use a hand.

Jocelyn talks about Midknit Cravings.

We mentionWTF Knitting! Podcast.

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.


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.

crochet · knitting · podcast · Review

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.

crochet · knitting · podcast · Review

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.

Book Review · crochet · knitting · podcast

Episode 26 – Friendship Germs

What’s in Our Cup

Jocelyn has Arizon Lemonade Ice Tea.

Diana has water.

Woolly Workings

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

Diana has been working on her Find Your Fade Shawl by Andrea Mowry out of stash yarn from her travels 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

Diana went to Manyfest and got Bronuts.

Fibre Flubs

Jocelyn twisted the cast-on of her Zadie sweater and had to frog it and start over.

Diana remembered how to add afterthought yarn overs from a previous flub while fixing her Find Your Fade.

Spinning Yarns

Jocelyn continues to spin fleece from Wild Wind Naturals on her Schact drop spindle.

Wool Gathering

Diana researched the Harry Potter Knitting and Crochet House Cup.

Events

Manitoba Fiber Festival – September 15-16

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 review a library book, Creative Cables: 25 Innovative Designs in Debbie Bliss Rialto Yarns by The Editors of Sixth&Spring Books.


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 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.

crochet · knitting · podcast · Review

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.

crochet · knitting · podcast · Review

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.

crochet · knitting · podcast · Review

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.

Book Review · crochet · knitting · podcast

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.

knitting · podcast

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.

Book Review · crochet · knitting · podcast

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.

Book Review · crochet · knitting · podcast

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.

Book Review · crochet · knitting · podcast

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.

crochet · knitting · podcast · Review

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.

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.

Book Review · crochet · knitting · podcast

Episode 13 – Green Beverages

What’s in Our Cup

We are both drinking the green Coca-Cola Life.

Cool Threads

Diana wore her Rainbowside Shawl to her new job.

Woolly Workings

Jocelyn added a green scalloped edge to the Textured Triangle Shawl by Marly Bird out of Red Heart Soft Essentials in White and is working on a second one out of a Caron Cake in Bumbleberry. She is also working on  365 Days of Granny Squares, the Boneyard Shawl by Stephen West out of Bernat Premium in Teal, the Winter Honey Shawl by Andrea Mowry out of Briggs & Little Regal in Briar Rose, the Stormy Sky Shawl by Life is Cozy out of Ancient Arts in Really Seriously Annoyed Grapes, 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 is working on the Textured Triangle Shawl by Marly Bird out of Red Heart Soft Classic in Dark Leaf and Wheat, her Wedding Shawl (Evenstar Shawl) by Susan Pandorf out of Forever Yarn 100% Lamb’s Wool in natural, 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 her dad’s “safety” socks out of ONLine Supersocke 4-fach in Forest-Color.

Yarn on the Go

Diana showed off the Electric Eel Wheel 5 at knit club. She received her second Strickmich! Club package in the mail.

Jocelyn brought knitting to Diana’s place.

We mention the board game Mechs vs. Minions.

Fiber Flubs

Diana missed an increase on the Textured Triangle Shawl.

Jocelyn tried to knit lace without a lifeline on the Stormy Sky Shawl, got too into the drama of Roswell while working on the second Textured Triangle Shawl, and frogged and restarted the Winter Honey Shawl earlier in the podcast.

Events

Red Heart Textured Triangle Shawl KAL – May 1-May 30

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 5K, Diana a more introductory 3K. (here’s a video where The Knit Girllls explain the rules changes for 2017)

Ai-Kon – July 21-23

BSides (Diana only) – July 25-26

DefCon (Diana only) – July 27-30

Manitoba Fiber Festival – September 15-16

C4 – October 27-29

Review

This week we reivewed a library book, Boyfriend Sweaters: 19 Designs for him that you’ll want to wear by Bruce Weinstein.


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.

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Episode 12 – Puppies!

What’s in our Cups

Diana has a bottle of Vanilla Coke and Fiji Water.

Jocelyn has a bottle of Cherry Coke, a can of Ginger Ale.

Cool Threads

Jocelyn has been wearing the Coffee Shop Shawl.

Woolly Workings

Jocelyn finished more  dishcloths out of worsted weight mystery cotton and the Textured Triangle Shawl by Marly Bird out of Red Heart Soft Essentials in White. She is working on another Textured Triangle Shawl out of a Caron Cake in Bumbleberry, ,the Boneyard Shawl by Stephen West out of Bernat Premium in Teal, 365 Days of Granny Squares, the Stormy Sky Shawl by Life is Cozy out of Ancient Arts in Really Seriously Annoyed Grapes, 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 the Textured Triangle Shawl by Marly Bird out of Red Heart Soft Classic in Dark Leaf and Wheat, 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 her dad’s “safety” socks out of ONLine Supersocke 4-fach in Forest-Color.

Jocelyn mentions the Knitter’s Pride Nova Platina needles (which we reviewed in Episode 10). Diana mentions Bill Nye Saves the World.

Yarn on the Go

Diana took her dad’s socks to the hospital waiting room and her dad decided they were “bullet-proof safety socks.”

Jocelyn went yarn shopping with her dad and a bounty of yarn was collected: Shibui Maai in red(?), Manos Del Uruguay Maxima in M6353, Cascade Eco Cloud undyed, Manos Del Uruguay Silk Blend in 3309 Zebra.

Sew Little Time

Jocelyn has a new sewing room!

Events

Red Heart Textured Triangle Shawl KAL – May 1-May 30

Starting Point MKAL (Jocelyn only) – May 12-June 5

World Wide Knit in Public Day – June 10

Stash Dash (that’s the 2016 page) – May 26. Jocelyn wants to go for 5K, Diana a more introductory 3K. (here’s a video where The Knit Girllls explain the rules for 2017)

Ai-Kon – July 21-23

BSides (Diana only) – July 25-26

DefCon (Diana only) – July 27-30

Manitoba Fiber Festival – September 15-16

C4 – October 27-29

Book Review

This week we reviewed a library book, Sweater Girls: 20 Patterns for Starlet Sweaters, Retro Wraps, and Glamour Knits by Rita Taylor and Madeline Weston.


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 northernknitspodcast@gmail.com.

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.

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Episode 11 – Kitty!

What’s in Our Cup

Diana is drinking White Chocolate Mocha tea from Stash.

Jocelyn is drinking Goodnight Blend tea from Twinings. Earlier she had some Tetley Warmth Cinnamon Spice with Orange Blossom.

Cool Threads

Jocelyn has been wearing her Coffee Shop Shawl.

Diana has been wearing her Lindsay Slouch and Rainbowside Shawl.

Woolly Workings

Jocelyn has been working on 365 Days of Granny Squares,the Boneyard Shawl by Stephen West out of Bernat Premium in Teal, the Stormy Sky Shawl by Life is Cozy out of Ancient Arts in Really Seriously Annoyed Grapes, the Textured Triangle Shawl by Marly Bird out of Red Heart Soft Essentials in White. She has finished some dishcloths out of worsted weight mystery cotton. She is going to start the Starting Point MKAL by Joji Locatelli.

Diana has been working on her Wedding Shawl (Evenstar Shawl) by Susan Pandorf out of Forever Yarn 100% Lamb’s Wool in natural, the Bellrose Shawl by Martina Behm out of Sheep En Soie in Remembering Rose (this is the first Strickmich! Club package of the year), her dad’s Fish Lips Kiss Heel socks out of Supersocke 4-fach in Forest Color, and the Textured Triangle Shawl by Marly Bird out of Red Heart Soft Classic in Dark Leaf and Wheat.

Jocelyn mentions the Grocery Girls Knit Podcast.

Yarn on the Go

Diana took her sock in progress to a couple of job interviews.

Jocelyn took her knitting to the doctor and the dentist.

We both took our knitting to celebratory lunch at Rudy’s Eat and Drink.

Sew Little Time

Mitchell Fabrics is closing. Jocelyn went fabric shopping. Much fabric was purchased, washed, and folded. A vintage Singer sewing maching also came home.

Fiber Flubs

Diana dropped a stitch while working on the Bellrose Shawl during American Gods. She also mis-planned her section striping for the Textured Triangle Shawl, and had to tink back a few rows. She had all sorts of fun problems trying to start herWedding Shawl with a cord that was too short.

Jocelyn had problems with section 2 of the Textured Triangle Shawl. She broke a needle while trying to start a pair of socks.

 

Events

Red Heart Textured Triangle Shawl KAL – May 1

World Wide Knit in Public Day, June 10.

Stash Dash (that’s the 2016 page), May 26. Jocelyn wants to go for 5K, Diana a more introductory 3K. (here’s a video where The Knit Girllls explain the rules for 2016)

Ai-Kon – July 21-23

Diana is going to BSides (July 25-26) and DefCon (July 27-30).

Manitoba Fiber Festival, September 15-16.

C4 – October 27-29

Review

We reviewed the Interweave Knits Summer 2017 magazine. It’s Shakespeare themed!


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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.

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Episode 10 – We Are Moving Quietly

What’s in our Cups

Diana is drinking Green Carrot cold pressed juice in the flavour Eye ♥ GC. Jocelyn has Summer Berry and Eye ♥ GC, plus we both have flash cold brew vanilla bean coffee from Second Cup.

Woolly Workings

Diana has been working on the Textured Triangle Shawl by Marly Bird out of Red Heart Soft Classic in Dark Leaf and Wheat, 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 her dad’s Fish Lips Kiss Heel socks out of Supersocke 4-fach in Forest Color.

Jocelyn has been working on the Textured Triangle Shawl by Marly Bird out of Red Heart Soft Essentials in White, the Boneyard Shawl by Stephen West out of Bernat Premium in Teal, the Stormy Sky Shawl by Life is Cozy out of Ancient Arts in Really Seriously Annoyed Grapes, 365 Days of Granny Squares, the Happy Hands Fingerless Mitts by The Craft Patch out of Lana Gatto Canton,  and dishcloths out of worsted weight mystery cotton.

Non-theoretical Spinning

Diana turned on her Electric Eel Wheel 5 for the first time and did some spinning. She mentions The Device.

Fiber Flubs

Jocelyn was saved by a lifeline. She also knit some things that should have been purled.

Diana can’t do simple math. It resulted in some tinking.

Rediscovered Projects

Diana unearthed some old UFO’s. The Game of Thrones Shawl MKAL from 2014, the Celtic Myths Shawl KAL from 2016, a giant bag of yarn for an unstarted C2C blanket, the Distinction Shawl, all the finished 365 Days of Granny Squares so far plus some yarn intended for the project, a scarf my grandmother knit for my mother that needs some repairs, and her hand knit socks that also need a small repair.

Jocelyn mentions the Pussy Hat.

Sew Little Time

Jocelyn’s sewing machine is unhappy. She’s been doing hand mending instead.

Yarn on the Go

Diana broke her oath not to buy any more yarn while at the Shibui Yarn Party at Wolseley Wool with Jocelyn. They gush over the really amazing (and really expensive) yarns.

Diana bought some Berroco Summer Silk, Handmaiden Flyss, and Amano Mamacha.

Jocelyn bought some Hedgehog Fibres Sock, Berroco Modern Cotton, and Berroco Summer Silk.

Jocelyn mentions the Nostalgia Shawl by Elena Nodel.

What Our Podcasting is Teaching Us

All the things we’ve learned so far in 10 episodes. We mention The Knitmore Girls Podcast.

Events

Red Heart Textured Triangle Shawl KAL – May 1

World Wide Knit in Public Day, June 10.

Stash Dash (that’s the 2016 page), May 26. Jocelyn wants to go for 5K, Diana a more introductory 3K. (here’s a video where The Knit Girllls explain the rules for 2016)

Ai-Kon – July 21-23

Diana is going to BSides (July 25-26) and DefCon (July 27-30).

Manitoba Fiber Festival, September 15-16.

C4 – October 27-29

Diana mentions Hilori’s Magical Yarnorium.

Review

We review the Nova Platina needles by Knitter’s Pride. We really like them!


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 northernknitspodcast@gmail.com.

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.

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Episode 9 – The Thing Tomorrow That Is Actually Yesterday

What’s in Our Cups

Diana had a Vanilla Coffee milkshake from White Star Diner. Jocelyn has Twinings Orange Cinnamon Spice tea.

Cool Threads

Diana wore her Lindsay Slouch. She talks about a hair braid she did.

Jocelyn has been wearing her Coffee Shop Shawl.

Woolly Workings

Diana worked on 365 Days of Granny Squares, her dad’s socks, and the Textured Triangle Shawl.

She mentions streaming on twitch.tv/firewaterandfiber.

Jocelyn worked on 365 Days of Granny Squares, Happy Hands Fingerless Mitts, dishcloths, Boneyard Shawl, Textured Triangle Shawl, Stormy Sky Shawl, High Tea Wrap, and the Winter Honey Shawl.

Yarn on the Go

Diana took her sock to Tabletop Day and met a fellow knitter.

Jocelyn took her knitting to places but didn’t really knit. She did buy several patterns on sale from Elena Nodel.

Fiber Flubs

Diana knit across a purl row on the Textured Triangle Shawl while streaming on Twitch.

Jocelyn is having trouble casting on a navy blue cardigan. She doesn’t like the broken rib pattern in the Happy Hands Fingerless Mitts.

Events

We’re going/went to the Shibui Yarn Party at our LYS.

Red Heart Textured Triangle Shawl KAL – May 1

World Wide Knit in Public Day, June 10.

Stash Dash (that’s the 2016 page), May 26-August ?? Jocelyn wants to go for 5K, Diana a more introductory 3K. (here’s a video where The Knit Girllls explain the rules for 2016)

Ai-Kon – July 21-23

Diana is going to BSides (July 25-26) and DefCon (July 27-30).

Manitoba Fiber Festival, September 15-16.

C4 – October 27-29

Sew Little Time

Jocelyn got some bag patterns cut out and pinned.

Diana mentions Blame Betty and their dinosaur dress.

Book Review

Angels: A Knitter’s Dozen by Gerdine Strong.

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 northernknitspodcast@gmail.com.

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.

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Episode 7 – Mr. B and the Ice Cream Machine

We’d like your help renaming our “what we’re currently working on” segment. Check out the thread on our Ravelry group.

What’s in our Cups

Diana is drinking Ethical Bean Lush blend coffee. Jocelyn is drinking decaf Vanilla Chai tea from Stash.

PHD Works

Diana worked on some finger weaving samples for the book review, finished the swatch for her Wedding Shawl, worked on the Bellrose Shawl from the Strickmich! Club, her dad’s sock, and did a single square for the 365 Days of Granny Squares.

Jocelyn worked on the Coffee Shop Wrap, Boneyard Shawl, and 365 Days of Granny Squares, and started the Distinction Shawl, Grandmother’s Favorite Dishcloth, Reyna Shawl, and Happy Hands Fingerless Mitts.

Jocelyn mentions Murdoch Mysteries, and her book review blog.

Yarn on the Go

Jocelyn took her knitting to the mall and Walmart. She is still loving the Stash2Go app.

Diana took her knitting to the lake on the weekend. Her Electric Eel Wheel 5 is “in Canada.” Still. She is considering buying some (expensive) blue stitch markers for use on her Wedding Shawl.

Events

We are going/went to our first yarn tasting at one of our local yarn stores. Jocelyn mentions the Children’s Hospital Book Sale.

Red Heart Textured Triangle Shawl KAL – May 1

Stash Dash (that’s the 2016 page), May 27-August 20? Jocelyn wants to go for 5K, Diana a more introductory 3K.

World Wide Knit in Public Day, June 19.

Ai-Kon – July 21-23

Diana is going to BSides (July 25-26) and DefCon (July 27-30).

Manitoba Fiber Festival, September 15-16.

C4 – October 27-29

Fiber Flubs

Jocelyn flubbed the mesh section of the Reyna Shawl. It got frogged and restarted, now with lifelines. The Distinction Shawl has been restarted 4 times.

Diana had “help” with her finger weaving.

Book Review

Sprang Unsprung: An Illustrated Guide to Interlinking, Interlacing, and Intertwining by Carol James. It is from the library. It’s so local that Diana formerly worked at the company that did the designs and our partners’ mother has met the author.

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Episode 2 – Pie is Not Cake

What’s in Our Cups

We’re both drinking Second Cup Blueberry Holiday Blend. Jocelyn has her ubiquitous Canada Dry gingerale. Diana is into her second pitcher of iced Sweet Asian Pear, which was a  birthday present from Miss D (thefunkykitchen) at Knit Club.

Cool Threads

Jocelyn has been wearing her Kit Kat Hat, Lightning Fast Mittens, and her Cowl of Squareness.

Diana has been wearing her Lindsay Slouch hat and Sockhead Slouch hat as well as her Rainbowside Shawl.

PHD Works (Projects Half Done)

Diana worked on her Bellrose Shawl  from the Strickmich! Club 2017 at Knit Club on Sunday. She also resurrected her Celtic Myths (fingering weight) shawl from hibernation and streamed some of it on her Twitch channel.

Jocelyn worked on her Misti Diagonal Rib Shawl and her 365 Days of Granny Squares mostly following the tutorials from YARNutopia. She also started the Boneyard Shawl.

Events

We will be attending the Manitoba Fiber Festival on September 15-16 at the Red River Exhibition Grounds. We are also doing Knit in Public Day on June 10.

Yarn on the Go

This week Jocelyn extols the virtues of the Stash2Go app for Android (and iOS). She mentions Miss D’s favourite fingerless glove pattern.

Book Review

Sensual Knits by Yahaira Ferreira, part of the collection of books Jocelyn took out of the library this week.

Diana liked the sweater part of the Lace Panel Twinset, the Sayuri Sweater, and the Cleopatra Wrap. Jocelyn liked the Vixen Camisole, the Betty V-Neck Vest, the Militia Coat, the Arris Beaded Dress, and the Loop Shawl. Both agree that the size range is rather narrow and will likely not make any of these for that reason.