Episode 4

January 8, 2011 at 12:27 am Leave a comment

Thank you for joining us for the fourth episode of Just One More Row!  Are you ready for our Christmas Stocking Knit-A-Long?  We hope you’ll join us!

A Very Knitty Christmas

What Brittany got:

What Dana got:

Brittany won the grand prize in KnitCents’ 1-year-podcast-anniversary contest!  She won a set of KnitPicks nickel-plated Options needles and a skein of Capra yarn!  Congrats to Rachel of the KnitCents podcast on her anniversary, and we wish her many, many more!!

On The Needles/Bobbins

Dana’s current projects: Handspun Garter Yoke, Broken Rib Socks, Calypso Rambouillet

Brittany’s current projects: Breaking Hearts Socks, Side Slip Cloche

Dana’s FOs: Elias’s Hippo, Oversized Ego Cowl, Amazonia handspun, Miss Babs Liberty Mixed BFL handspun

Brittany’s FOs: Windschief Hat, Crooked Paths

Dana mentions the KnitMeter, a nifty way to keep track of your knitting/spinning yardage!!

New In The Queue

Dana: Nine Dwindling Cables by Yarn Owl (free), Down the Rabbit-Hole by Kimberly Pieper (free), Sea Turtle Socks by Dee Anna Rendall ($5 on Ravelry, mentioned by StevieBee), Sin Miedo by Ruth Garcia-Alcantud ($6 on Twist Collective, mentioned by marama)

Brittany: Sideways Grande Cloche, Softly Pleated Sleeves (both by Laura Irwin and from the book Boutique Knits)

If I Was A Rich Girl

Brittany: new Chroma yarn from Knitpicks, Woodland Winter mitten kit from KnitPicks (especially the November and February mitts!)

Dana: any of the spontaneous striping roving from Loop’s Etsy shop, an Elfa organization system by the Container Store

Our Favorite Sock Yarns

Brittany: Socks That Rock, Colinette Jitterbug, Sanguine Gryphon Bugga!

Dana: Malabrigo Sock, KnitPicks Felici (Dana’s mom’s Felici Monkeys)

Brittany’s favorite sock yarn/pattern pairings: her Barcelona Socks, her Oak Leaf Socks (yarn from The Fiber Denn), her Diagonal Rib Socks, her Pomatomus Socks

Dana’s favorite sock yarn/pattern pairings: her Mermaid Monkey Socks (mentions Krazy Knitz in Dalton GA), her mom’s ill-fated KaiMei Socks, her mom’s Monkeys Numbah Fo’.

Brittany mentions the No Purl Monkeys pattern.

Knit-A-Long Details

  • will start January 9, will end on February 6 at midnight CST.
  • please use the Chatter Thread on the Ravelry group for all chatting, and post your FO only in the FO Thread!
  • use your pattern and yarn of choice (no miniatures/ornaments please!!)
  • a great opportunity to try a new technique, or even to try knitting socks for the first time!
  • if you finish by midnight February 6, you’ll be entered into the drawing to win one of three prizes via the Random Number Generator!
  • the prizes are: a skein of handspun and handdyed Dorset yarn by Dana, a knitting project bag by Erin.Lane, and three sets of stitchmarkers from EB Crafts
  • Dana is making the Royal Christmas Stocking by Tobi Beck, and Brittany is making the Falling Snow Stocking by Jennifer Hoel

The Prizes!!!

Prize 1:

Handspun and handdyed Dorset yarn by Dana!

Prize 2:

A gorgeous project bag from Erin.Lane

The other side of this gorgeous bag!

Prize 3:

Three beautiful sets of stitch markers from EB Crafts!

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Entry filed under: knitting, podcast, shownotes, spinning.

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