Monthly Archives: September 2013

Episode 18: Sheepdog Ducks!

Here’s episode 18 of the Yarnraising podcast. Come on down and join the Yarnraising group over on Ravelry. The New-to-You Spinalong goes until October 31, so share what you’re up to on the chatter thread, and post finished yarns on the prize thread! Here are this week’s prizes, generously donated by Fondant Fibre and Cattywhompus Fibers

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Spinning in Progress:
Woolgatherings
Solitude Wool
Lucky Cat Craft
Windy Valley Muskox
Bosworth Spindles (and charkha!)

Handspun knitting in progress:
Irish Coffee

Commercial knitting FO:
Desert Vista Dyeworks

Commercial knitting in progress:
Ladybug Fiber
Slipped Stitch Studios Needle Nooks
Turkish cast on
Fleegle heel
Jeny’s Suprisingly Stretchy Bindoff

Tool Time:
Grizzly Mountain Arts
Stringtopia basic spindle set

Special Skein:
Opal Little Prince Yarn

Five Cool Things:
A Wool Gathering
PLY magazine
Into the Whirled
Cross stitch pattern
Needlegoods cross stitch accessories
Lucky Cat Craft
Sheepish Creations
Jul accessories
Fiber Optic
Crosspatch Creations

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Episode 17: Artistic Rhinoceros Rendering

Here’s episode 17 of the Yarnraising podcast. Come on down and join the Yarnraising group over on Ravelry. The New-to-You Spinalong started September 1, so share what you’re up to on the chatter thread, and post finished yarns on the prize thread! Here’s this week’s prize, generously donated by Ed of Tilt-a-Whorl spindles!

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Spinning Finished Object:

Spinning in Progress:
Windy Valley Muskox
Bosworth Spindles (and charkha!)

Handspun knitting in progress:
Irish Coffee
Fat Squirrel Fibers

Commercial knitting/crocheting in progress:
Desert Vista Dyeworks
Turkish cast on
Fleegle heel
Jeny’s Suprisingly Stretchy Bindoff
Madelinetosh
Idris the Dragon Lovey
Tangerine Designs
Dürer’s Rhinoceros

Tool Time:
Grizzly Mountain Arts

Special Skein:
Pronunciation of Tczew (where I lived, kapelusz (which means hat) and na zdrowie (which is what you say when someone sneezes).

Five Cool Things:
Super Summer Knitogether
A Wool Gathering
Papel Picado
Creepy Cloths and Creepy Cloths II
Julekuler (Christmas Balls) by Arne and Carlos
Cute crocheted wreath with birds
Ten Must See X-Files Episodes
The Spectacular Now

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Episode 16: Prehistoric Arthropod

Here’s episode 16 of the Yarnraising podcast. Come on down and join the Yarnraising group over on Ravelry. The New-to-You Spinalong started September 1, so share what you’re up to on the chatter thread, and post finished yarns on the prize thread!

¡Linksplosion!

Spinning Finished Object:

Spinning in Progress:
Windy Valley Muskox
Cloudlover Fiber
Bristlecone
Bosworth Spindles (and charkha!)
Woolgatherings

Handspun knitting in progress:
Irish Coffee

Commercial knitting/crocheting in progress:
Desert Vista Dyeworks
Turkish cast on
Fleegle heel
Jeny’s Suprisingly Stretchy Bindoff
Madelinetosh
Brittany needles and hooks
6060 etsy shop for eyes!
Idris the Dragon Lovey

Tool Time:
Deerfield Creations

Special Skein:
Into the Whirled

Five Cool Things:
Fauxlag tutorial
Cloudsfactory cross stitch pattern shop
Tom and Lorenzo

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Episode 15: Island of Misfit Yarn

Here’s episode 15 of the Yarnraising podcast. Come on down and join the Yarnraising group over on Ravelry. The New-to-You Spinalong started September 1, so share what you’re up to on the chatter thread, and post finished yarns on the prize thread!

¡Linksplosion!

Spinning Finished Object:

Spinning in Progress:
Lisa Souza
Windy Valley Muskox
Cloudlover Fiber
Bristlecone
Bosworth Spindles (and charkha!)

Handspun knitting in progress:
Irish Coffee

Commercial finished object:
A Good Yarn

Commercial knitting/crocheting in progress:
Desert Vista Dyeworks
Turkish cast on
Fleegle heel
Jeny’s Suprisingly Stretchy Bindoff
Madelinetosh

Brittany needles and hooks

Tool Time:
Digital Pocket Scale

Special Skein:
It’s a mystery!

Five Cool Things:
The Rattle Bag
Desert Vista Dyeworks
Ladybug Fiber Company
BMFA Rockin’ Whorl Club

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