Monday, January 23, 2017

Episode 5: A new year and a GIVEAWAY!

Giveaway
For a chance to win a Ravelry pattern of your choosing at a value of $6.00 USD or less, you must:
  1. Become a member of the Cast on Another group on Ravelry
  2. Post in the "GIVEAWAY - 2017 New Years Knitting Resolutions" thread.  The rules are in the thread.
  3. Good luck to each of you!

How To
Alternating Skeins while working in the round - article & video

Acquisitions
Steam Cleaner for steam blocking from Amazon.com
Knitter Pin from KateGabrielle.com or Etsy
Oh My Mxlly 75/25 Sock by Humble Acres
Cascade Yarns Sunseeker Shade 50% Cotton / 50% Acrylic

FO's
Baby Ange by Cécile Brochen in Caron Cakes (colorway: Lilac Frosting)
Socks without a pattern in Opal Rainforest
Worsted Boxy by Joji Locatelli in Malabrigo Rios (colorway: Pocion)
Women's Felted Loafer Slipper by Monique Rae in Noro Kureyon (color: 40)

WIPs
Socks without a pattern using SWTC Tofutsies (colorway: Sunrise)
Serenity by Rachel Booker using Oh My Mxlly 75/25 Sock by Humble Acres
Hatcher by Julie Hoover in Cascade Yarns Sunseeker Shade in color 05


Other
Purl Diver Yarn Club is through A Good Yarn Sarasota

Recipe Service:
Plated.com

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Monday, December 19, 2016

Episode 4: New Year's KNITTING Resolutions

Acquisitions
Opal Rainforest (colorway: Honey)
Opal Rainforest (coloway: Mausi)
Lang Yarns JaWool (colorway: 902.0046)
SWTC Tofutsies (colorway: Sunrise)
All of the above yarns were purchased at discount prices through Little Knits

Knitter's Pride Karbonz fixed circular needles

Caron Cakes (colorways: Faerie Cake (aquas), Lilac Frosting, and Red Velvet) purchased at Michaels

FO's
Anitra's Dance by Tabitha's Heart in Blue Moon Fiber Arts Featherweight (colorway: Blue Ribbon Eel)
Thick Ribbed Hat by Brooke Snow in Lion Brand Thick and Quick

WIPs
Socks without a pattern using Opal Rainforest in the Honey colorway

Other
Custom Fit by Amy Herzog
Purl Diver Yarn Club is through A Good Yarn Sarasota
Tabitha's Heart Etsy shop for knitting patterns, stitch markets, knitting bags, etc.

Cookbooks:  
The Complete America’s Test Kitchen TV Show Cookbook 2001-2017
Field to Feast

Kitchen Supplies:
Microplane Zester
Lime Juicer
Norpro Stainless Steel Vertical Roaster, With Infuser

Recipe Service:
Plated.com

My 2017 Knitting Resolutions

  1. Heal my elbow (so I can knit more)
  2. Knit more socks
  3. Knit 1 square per week on sock yarn blanket
  4. Make a "go to" cardigan
  5. Make a felted item


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Tuesday, November 1, 2016

Episode 3: The Christmas Knitting is Underway

Have you started your holiday knitting yet?  I have and I'm running out of time.  Please send suggestions for quick knits!  Thanks.


Acquisitions
Book:  Knits Men Want by Bruce Weinstein
Book:  Knitted Beanies & Slouchy Hats by Diane Serviss
Yarn:  Stranger Things Collection by Up in Yarns
Knitting Bags by Tabitha's Heart

FO's
Color Affection by Veera Välimäki in Knit Picks Stroll Tonal in Malbec, Seashell & Train Station
Botanic Hat by Stephen West in Knit Picks Mighty Stitch in Black & Celestial
Rural Pathways from the Knitted Beanies & Slouchy Hats book.
Wickerwork Hat by Gretchen Tracy i Knit Picks Might Stitch Worsted in Mulberry 
Grandmother's Favorite Dischloth by Unknown
Open Star Dishcloth by Dishcloth Boutique

WIPs
Worsted hat loosely based on Sockhead Hat in Up in Yarns Stranger Things "Will said RUN"
Autumn Dreamer by Kalurah Hudson in Knit Picks Wool of the Andes Superwash (Yuck!)

Other Patterns Mentioned
Luuk by Annis Jones

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Thursday, September 15, 2016

Episode 2: The Knitting Confessional

Welcome to Cast-on Another, a new knitting podcast.

I'm back with Episode 2!  What are your knitting confessions? Here are a few of mine...





FOs
Simple Toe Up Socks in Knit Picks Stroll Tonal in the Pansy colorway
Figure 8 Cast-on
Jeny's Surprisingly Stretchy Bind-off

WIPs
Color Affection Shawl 
Alpaca Hat - personal pattern... not documented

Hibernating (Oh, the shame)
Whippet in Mabel & Ivy Coast (colorway:  Redcurrant)
Donner in Knit Picks Lindy Chain (colorway:  Clarity)

Other Podcasts Mentioned in this Episode
VeryPink Podcast

What are your knitting confessions?!?!?

Wednesday, July 20, 2016

Episode 1 - Lots of Baby Knits

Welcome to Cast-on Another, a new knitting podcast.

I hope you enjoy the first episode.  Please leave me some feedback and let me know if you'd be interested in seeing more episodes!




FOs
Wee Cria in KnitPicks Stroll Hand-painted (colorway: Pansy Tonal)
Baby Vertebrae in a yarn I bought at Hobby Lobby but can't remember the name!
Lima Bean in Cascade 220 Superwash
Composite Baby Top in Berroco Weekend DK
Sproutlette Dress in Knit Picks Stroll Hand-painted (Colorway: Blue-violet Tonal)
Baby Bolero - Cascade Ultra Pima
Gidday Baby - Universal Yarns Cotton Supreme DK
Basically Perfect Baby Socks in Knit Picks Hand-painted (colorway: Pansy Tonal)

WIPs
Room to Grow in KnitPicks Stroll Tonal (colorways: Pansy & Matcha)
Whippet in Mabel & Ivy Coast (colorway:  Redcurrant)
Donner in Knit Picks Lindy Chain (colorway:  Clarity)

Other Podcasts Mentioned in this Episode
Yarniacs Podcast
Knitworthy Podcast

Products
Ann Budd Knits website:  She only sells the ruler wholesale so you have to purchase through a reseller, lik this one...
Ann Budd Knits Handy Gauge Ruler