Episode 45 - Good Job Bob, That's the Plan Stan

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EPISODE 45 -

Introductions

Karla - K-Rae on Ravelry and Karlacrafts on Instagram, Twitter and Pinterest

Emily - EmGemKnits - Instagram, and Ravelry . EmKnits on Twitter and EmGem on Pinterest

Shout outs

Penny4yourthought introduced herself in the Rav group, so did Ninnyknitter

Introduce yourself in the Ravelry group or leave us a review on itunes or google play music.

What's knitting now

Emily - A joyful thread by silvia mcfadden in sweet fiber merino lace rose gold

Flax for Bug and Lizzy in Berocco Vintage DK dark purple. Using smaller needles and not worried about gauge.

Hibernation - NADA!

Karla- Halloween Short Socks, Regn Mittens, Thistle Sweater and Sunny Side Up Tee (although, I think I’m going to hibernate that until the new year)

FO’s -

Emily - Advent socks (still need to block and weave in ends)

Bradway by Very Shannon in Brooklyn Tweed Shelter in Plume, Stormcloud and Yellow

Karla -

GRANDMA’S SOCKS! - pattern, my own, Kroy Stretch Sock Yarn

Christmas Gift Hat (shhhh, she may be listening)

Gift exchange game mittens, Bella’s Mittens by Marielle Henault and Brioche Scarf

KAL!

#stashtogiftknit2017

The KAL will begin January 1st 2017 and run until December 31st 2017. We will have quarterly entry threads in the ravelry group for your FOs and prizes to give away (more on those in a bit)! There is also a year long thread to keep track of all your gifts knits and there will be prizes for most gifts knit in 2017!

It’s not too late if you would like to sponsor a prize! Just drop us a line and we’d be happy to have you on board. All sponsors will be mentioned in each episode of 2017!

What’s coming in Q3...

Christmas in July! Knit Christmas gifts in the third quarter and receive an extra entry!

Entry #1 - It’s a gift

Entry#2 - it’s old stash (2016 or older)

Entry #3 - it’s a gift for Christmas 2017!

Design features

Emily- Forgot a reglan increase on Flax. Did something weird on the last lace row on A Joyful Thread - haven’t tackled it yet. Worst case tink back 2 rows.

Karla - Tried to do my own design with the mitts using ‘The Worlds Simplest Mitts” by Tin Can Knits but it was going to be too much work.

Spinning

Emily -. None Also knitom..

Karla - None but Knitom goals

Sponsors!

Caitlyn Ffrench

Knox Mountain Knit Co

Chantal of Mudpunch

Jess of Haven Fiber Arts

Vanessa of Atelier 425

Jocelyn who is @jocelyn_shuman

Sylvia of Softsweater Knits

Jenni from the Lone Larch Podcast has offered money for shipping prizes!

Best laid plans

Emily -Me sweater, maybe a flax for Dan = MATCHING FAMILY SWEATERS!!! All the hats for winter

Karla - New Hat for Locke, Graphic by Melissa Morgan-Oakes out of the sock blank that Joanne gifted to me, Swants (Swants-along! September 17th, in person or virtual!), Something by Arne & Carlos

Stash Enhancement

Emily- Ashford blending board, Diz, Gauge dyeworks MCN classic in River rock and a tiny skein for A for a barbie dress., Peachy coloured fiber that is beautiful.

Karla - needles, Colour Adventures in Aran Jeans 75% merino, 15% cashmere, 10% silk,, Alpaca gradient from the IPE

Sponsors!

Denise of Sock Ruler

Brenda of Two Sticks and Ewe

Sara of Riv Creative

Sally of Yarn Friendly

Kristan McIntyre

Joanne who is @porthardy1 on instagram

Talky Talk

Emily - Excited for knit city, Fibrations was awesome.

Karla - IPE submissions, swantsy crafternoon, knitmas, knit city, Arne & Carlos

Crafternoon/Sew-what

Emily -Acid dye on batts to use on the blending board to make rolags.

Karla - nada but am thinking about a socks in stereo bag and Halloween costumes/christmas gifts

Adventures in Mommyhood

Emily- Life with 2.

Karla- Free standing, impulsive toddler with too much energy and loves shows

Inquiring minds

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