Episode 80 – signature surprise (show notes)


Announcements:

  • Rainbowalong is coming up soon.  You can still preorder Wooly Wonka gradient yarn on her site.  Anne has released her Rainbow Cowl, and has given us a coupon code “Rainbow2016” to use for the cowl.

FOs:

WIPs:

Hello Lovelies:

  • Bernat pompom
  • Leading Men Fiber Arts yarn in the OMG Squee! colorway on the Show Stopper base
  • Miss Babs yarn
    • Hot Shot in the Petrified Forest colorway
    • Gradient sets in Andromeda & Carina colorways.  The shawl that I intend to knit is called the Inara Wrap
    • Killington in the Oyster colorway & Yummy 3-ply in the Petrified Forest colorway.  These two will be used to knit Southern Spirit
    • Heartland in the Oyster and Floyd color ways.  This will be used to knit Citadel.
  • Signature Needles sizes 1-6 DPNs

Shop News:

  • Update will be on Friday at 6:00 pm CST.  All bags are rainbow in color/theme and perfect for the Rainbowalong.

 

Episode 78 – Rainbowalong 2016 (shownotes)

Announcements:

  • Rainbowalong 2016 – February 1-29, 2016
    • #rainbowalong on social media
    • 3 yarn dyers
      • Oh! Loops yarn Stormy Skies & After the Storm.  These will be in their shop for preorder beginning 12/21/2015.IMG_7952
      • Lone Star Arts yarn Lucky Leprechaun yarn.  This yarn will be available for preorder beginning 12/21/2015.image1
      • Wooly Wonka Fiber Rainbow in the Clouds gradient yarn.  This yarn will be available for preorder beginning 12/21/2015. This yarn will have a companion cowl pattern available on Ravelry on January 11th, 2016. It uses a single skein, with a simple eyelet and lace “raindrops” and “sunbeams” pattern.IMG_7949
    • Suburban Stitcher bag update on January 15, 2016 at 6 PM CST.  Some bags will be available for immediate shipment, and some will be preorder (1-2 week timeline).  They will all be the small zippered project bags.
    • Rules:
      • each project must use at least 50 grams.
      • the project must be finished by midnight Feb 29, 2016.  WIPs are eligible.
      • must be rainbow in color/theme.
      • must make you RIDICULOUSLY  & SHAMELESSLY happy while you are knitting it.
    • I am still looking for a few prizes to giveaway, so please contact me if you are interested.

FOs:

WIPs:

Hello Lovelies:

Up Next:

  • mittens with SilverSpun yarn
  • Christmas Eve sock cast on with Little Bobbins podcast
  • NYE Three Sisters Shawl with Cindy
  • DVD 2016 sock club?  Maybe…maybe not…can’t decide.

Episode 77 – logical and sensical (show notes)


Announcements:

  • The 3rd Annual Rainbowalong will be happening February 2016!!!  This year we will have some exciting additions…such as exclusive yarns and special bag updates.  Stay tuned!
  • One Hook Double Stitch giveaway.  Morgan has also generously offered a coupon code (SUBURBAN10) for 10% off of a purchase in her shop.  This code is good until December 31, 2015.

FOs:

WIPs:

Hello Lovelies:

  • She Reads Truth Advent 2015 study
  • Black Tie candle from Bath & Body Works
  • Be Joyful lotion and body spray from Bath & Body Works
  • Houston Texans yarn by Lilliput Yarns gifted from Kristina
  • barn raising quilt squares & sweets from Robbie!
  • A Homespun House kit and yarn gifts from Molly
  • Unwind Yarn Company yarn in the Trunkless Elephants colorway
  • Another Crafty Girl yarn in the Floating Lanterns colorway
  • Akerworks bobbin for my Kromski spinning wheel
  • tosh merino light in Cosmic Wonder Dust from Simply Sock Yarn
  • madelinetosh bulky in Court & Spark from Simply Sock Yarn

Quick review of Free Spirit Knits by Anne Podlesak.  I also announced the winner of the copy of this book…make sure you watch!

I will continue to add things here and there to the shop on etsy.

Episode 76 – throwing things (shownotes)

Announcements:

  • Thank you so much for all of the love and support for our latest kit!  Y’all are the BEST!!!
  • The 3rd Annual Rainbow-along is coming!  Feb 2016.  Details to come.
  • Custom orders open in the Suburban Stitcher shop on etsy.  Also be on the lookout for Holiday/Winter fabrics this week 🙂

WIPs:

Hello Lovelies:

  • Lana Grossa yarn colorway 2304 from Cindy!
  • Minis from Seashore Sharon!
  • Foxhill Farm CORMO from Stacie!
  • Kidsilk Haze from Yarntopia in Katy, Texas
  • Goat Milk Soap from Kuebel Family Farm at the Notable Gnome booth at Kid n Ewe
  • Notable Gnome lotion bar
  • pink sheep mug
  • Speckled Pony Mini Pack by Lone Star Arts
  • Sock Blank from Lone Star Arts
  • Cyber Queen sparkle yarn from The Brazen Stitchery

I answered 3 questions from the question thread on Ravelry.

 

Episode 75 – really excited (show notes)

Announcements:

  • upcoming events:
    • Kid n Ewe in Boerne, TX Nov 13-15.  I will be there on Saturday the 14th.
    • Knitting in the Hills Retreat February 2016
    • DFW Fiber Festival April 1-3, 2016
    • Zombie Knitpocalypse May 31-June 5, June 2016
    • Houston Fiber Festival June 24-25, 2016

FOs:

WIPs:

Hello Lovelies:

  • Mint Rain Mohair Sock yarn (prize from Stockinette Zombie podcast)
  • Cookie A October Yarn – Shalimar Yarns Paulie base in the Willowbank colorway
  • Quaere Fiber sock yarn
  • Hedgehog Fibres
  • Lamby Toes Worsted in the Sweet Tooth colorway
  • One Twisted Tree Glimmer in the Dream of the Cosmos colorway

Episode 74 – not quite professional (shownotes)

Announcements:

  • Thank you to Elizabeth Green Musselman/Dark Matter Knits for gifting me her new pattern Leona Dare.
  • Congratulations to the winner of the Wild Goose Shawlette pattern – terriglo!
  • The shawl I was wearing in the episode is the Aestlight Shawl

FOs:

  • 2 blanket squares for my barn raising quilt
  • Summertide

WIPs:

Hello Lovelies:

  • Hill Country Yarn Crawl tote and patterns
  • Juniper Moon Farms Findley lace from Yarnorama
  • Fiber Obsessions fiber in the Patina colorway from Yarnorama
  • Savvy Skeins sock yarn in the Pandemonium colorway from Hill Country Weavers
  • Koigu from Hill Country Weavers and Gauge
  • Little Green Finch yarn from Gauge

Episode 72 – Welcome Back (show notes)

Announcements:

  • the winners of the AYNKAL were announced in Episode 71.  Please make sure that you have listened to the episode and contacted me if you won something!

FOs:

WIPs:

Hello Lovelies:

  • Fiber Optic gradient braid in the Blackberry to Raspberry gradient colorway
  • small zippered bag from My Little Turtle on etsy
  • Little Skein Secret Garden kit
  • Knitter’s Pride Marblz Needles Interchangeable set (sent to me for review by Knitters Pride and Stitchcraft Marketing)
  • bangle bracelets from The Vintage Rose