Actually Finished

I talk about starting AND finishing the Silk N'  Scribbles Shawl by Steven Be

I talk about Recycled Lamb in Golden, CO , which is sadly closing

I thank Plymouth Yarns for the skein of Bio BImbo yarn they gave the workshop attendees. 

I talk about several patterns including

Poncho Style Sweater

The Shawl Vest

The Ponchini Grande


I talk about Alchemy Silk Straw Yarn (which I bought in the Orchid colorway)

I mention my friend Sara, host of The Knitting Type podcast


Actually Working

I talk about what is on my needles, including 

My Bronco Socks

My "Vegas" Socka

My Austin Hoodie

My Spectrum Shawl

My Windswept Shawl

The Doodler

I also talk about several patterns I'm thinking about casting on, including Boneyard and Range

Actually Stashed

I talk about my "yarn date" with my friends Jen, Jen and Emily, to The Loopy Ewe and My Sister Knits

I talk about Fresh From the Cauldron Sock Yarn, Tosh Sock, Koigu and Scrumptiouspurl

Actually Attending

I talk about events I'll be attending, including

Hot August Knits July 30 - August 14

Yarn Along the Rockies August 20 -28

Salida Fiber Festival September 10 -11

Rhinebeck! October 15-16

I talk about my plans for a Rhinebeck Sweater. I am planning to knit the Fine Jacket

I give an update on Knit Knosh! 

Kits are available for Pre-order until September 10. Kits will be shipped on / around October 1

Swag kits -- Wine glass and project bag

Bite Size -- Wine glass, project bag, mini skeins from MJ Yarns, Knerd, Skeindalous and Peepaloo Fields

Fun Size -- Wine glass, project bag, 3 mini skeins and one full skein of yarn from one vendor

Full Meal -- Wine glass, project bag, one skein from each of the four yarn vendors MJ YarnsKnerdSkeindalous and Peepaloo Fields

I WANT IT ALL -- Wine glass, project bag, one skein from each of the four yarn vendors MJ YarnsKnerdSkeindalous and Peepaloo Fields plus a project bag from Modular Modular

Review -- Sprout Patterns

I review Sprout Patterns, and talk about the  Portside Dopp Kit  and the Sidekick Sling Bag

How Much Do We Love

I talk about Connecting with Knitters, Local Yarn Shops, and the Amazon Fire Stick


See the details in the Ravelry Group to enter to win a copy of Kate Atherley's book The Beginner's Guide to Writing Knitting Patterns, and for Jennifer Lassonde's new shawl pattern, the Riley Rose Shawl

Summer Superlatives KAL Update

Summer Superlatives KAL 

Patterns from YumiYarns 
Jenn Sheelen has offered a copy of her New Horizons Cowl pattern

I have a skein of Kraemer Yarns Belftast

A set of four Fix A Stitch tools

A Portside Dopp Kit from Sprout Patterns in your choice of fabric!

A Skein of Manos Marina in the color of your choice

Two Skeins of Kraemer Yarns Tatany Tweed DK in the color of your choice

Dale Garn Yarn is donating two skeins of their soon to be released yarn, ECO Baby Wool

Melanie from Knit Stitch Yarn is donating two of her new mini skein sets! She has also offered a coupon code for all listeners, use code KNITACT10 for 10% off any order over $25

A bag of the winner’s choice from KnittyKittyBags

A zippy project bag from AnniePurl Homemade Goods

Two skeins of yarn in the color of your choice from Briggs and Little

If you’re interested in sponsoring the KAL, please let me know!

Please show our sponsors some love! I’d love to hear which patterns, colorways and fabrics you guys love!