Episode 41: Malia’s Animal Storytime Hour

Here’s episode 41 of the Yarnraising podcast. Come on down and join the Yarnraising group over on Ravelry! In this episode, all the winners of the What Are You Waiting For KAL are announced, and a new giveaway from Snugknits is announced. Thanks again to everyone who donated prizes for the KAL and other giveaways, and thanks for watching!

Spinning FOs:

Hobbledehoy

Threads Thru Time

Spinning WIPs:

Leading Men Fiber Arts

Handspun FO:

Bolting

Loop

Commercial FO:

Barley

Baby Mitts

Seamless Garter Tassel Booties

Madelinetosh

Commercial WIP:

Hermione’s Every Day Socks

A Good Yarn

Tool Time:

Jeri Brock

Chain plying on a Turkish spindle video!

Special Skein:

Wandering Wool

Five Cool Things:

Cabled Boot Cuff– see Ravelry thread for giveaway!

Into The Whirled

Frogfish

Gerst Haus

Woolpierogi

Knittyandcolor

Leading Men Fiber Arts

Knitter’s Nightmare

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Episode 40: You can ford the river with a llama

Here’s episode 40 of the Yarnraising podcast. Come on down and join the Yarnraising group over on Ravelry! Remember that the What are You Waiting For knitalong/spinalong/crochetalong starts on June 1 and goes through the end of July. Head over to the group for more information about that.

I’m sorry that the video here gets cut off at the end. Many forces were conspiring to keep me from being able to record as I wanted to, but I figured this was better than nothing!

 

I’m not able to do full show notes this time around, but I did want to link you to the web-based things I talked about in Five Cool Things:

* the video of the Spinnekrok, the fascinating tool donnac368 linked me to

* The story about natural dyes and tapestries. Here’s the upcoming show at the Met with some great tapestries.

* Quilts in Space! You seriously need to watch this video.

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Episode 39: Camel is not camel is not camel

Here’s episode 39 of the Yarnraising podcast. Come on down and join the Yarnraising group over on Ravelry! Remember that the What are You Waiting For knitalong/spinalong/crochetalong starts on June 1 and goes through the end of July. Head over to the group for more information about that. Also this episode I announce the winner of last episode’s giveaway, a stitch marker tin from Jelby!

Spinning FOs:
Unwind Yarn Company

Forrester Spindles

Spinning WIPs:
Hobbledehoy

Threads Thru Time

Handspun WIP:

Bolting

Loop

Commercial FO:

Socks that Rock
Turkish cast on
Fleegle heel
Jeny’s Suprisingly Stretchy Bindoff

Commercial WIP:
Blawl
Quince and Company

Tool Time:

Claydancer 

Special Skein:

Snow Leopard Trust yarn

Five Cool Things:
Spin Off Magazine

PLY magazine

Spirited Away

Tour de Fleece Ravelry group

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Episode 38: Crushed Velvet Dresses in 1996

Here’s episode 36of the Yarnraising podcast. Come on down and join the Yarnraising group over on Ravelry! Remember that the What are You Waiting For knitalong/spinalong/crochetalong starts on June 1 and goes through the end of July,Head over to the group for more information about that. Also post to the group for this week’s giveaway, a stitch marker tin from Jelby!

Spinning FOs:
Fat Cat Knits

Spinning WIPs:
Robin J Edmundson
Gleason’s Fine Woolies
Unwind Yarn Company
Bosworth Charkha
Forrester spindles

Commercial WIP:
Blawl
Quince and Company
Socks that Rock
Turkish cast on
Fleegle heel
Jeny’s Suprisingly Stretchy Bindoff

Tool Time:
Greensleeves Bare Bones

Special Skein:
Spun Right Round

Handspun pattern ideas:
Zuzu’s Petals
SABLE scowl
Lilac Wine
Boneyard
Westminster
bias shawls
Da Vinci shawl (example of a sideways knit shawl)
Ruby Slippers (another sideways knit shawl)

Five Cool Things:
Needle Keeper
Spin Off Winter 1996
Woolpierogi
Into the Wool
Jelby
Fibro Fibers
Unwind Yarn Company

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Episode 37: Sheep Curvature

Here’s episode 37 of the Yarnraising podcast. Come on down and join the Yarnraising group over on Ravelry! This week I announce the winner of the Jacob batt from from Scott (bishopofknit) at PorterThreads. Many thanks again for that kind donation!

Spinning FOs:

Fat Cat Knits

Spinning WIPs:
Lucky Cat Craft

Handspun FO:
Westminster
Loop

Commercial FO:
Unwind Yarn Company
Turkish cast on
Fleegle heel
Jeny’s Suprisingly Stretchy Bindoff

Commercial WIP:
A Good Yarn
Forest Moon of Endor

Tool Time:
Tambour Hook
blog post about Suzani embroidery

Special Skein:
Gleason’s Fine Woolies

Five Cool Things:
Fiber Event
Robin J Edmundson
A Good Yarn
Handspun by Stefania
Spry Whimsy
Margaret Stove’s Merino book

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Episode 36: It’s not puce

Here’s episode 36of the Yarnraising podcast. Come on down and join the Yarnraising group over on Ravelry! This week I announce the winner of the yarn from A Riot of Color. Many thanks to Susan (paintermom) for her kind donation.

There is another giveaway this week, a batt of naturally colored Jacob from Scott (bishopofknit) at PorterThreads. Many thanks again for that kind donation! See the Ravelry group for your chance to win.

Sorry to say I can’t do full show notes this week, but I did want to let you all know the color I was thinking about was not puce, but a different four-letter p color, peru! Also, I have the rules to Mornington Crescent all wrong.

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Episode 35: Hypothetical Future Yurt

Here’s episode 35 of the Yarnraising podcast. Come on down and join the Yarnraising group over on Ravelry! We have a giveaway this week of yarn from A Riot of Color. Many thanks to Susan (paintermom) for her kind donation.

Spinning WIPs:
Loop

Commercial FO:
Piper’s Journey
Magic Cake Ruffle Shawl
Fiber Optic

Commercial WIP:
Opal Van Gogh yarn
Turkish cast on
Fleegle heel
Jeny’s Suprisingly Stretchy Bindoff

Tool Time:
Deerfield Creations
video of a Ladakh woman spinning on a phang

Special Skein:
A Riot of Color

Five Cool Things:
Wild Fibers Magazine
Indiana Heritage Quilt Show (photos of winning quilts!)
Knitting Pipeline Retreat
Fiber Universe
Ewe-Nique Yarns
Leading Men Fiber Arts
Happy Go Lucky Yarn
Fat Squirrel Fibers
Kitchen Counter Crafter
Sun Valley Fiber

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