Wednesday, August 24, 2016

Brownie Knits Episode 46: Episode of Giveaways

Welcome to episode 46 of the BrownieKnits knitting video podcast. There is SO much to talk about in this episode...from finished projects for others to new lovely yarns and LOADS of giveaway announcements!


Choo Choo Train Blanket by Brownie Knits and knit out of Spud & Chloe Sweater

Hats knit out of Turtlepurl Worsted in Trenchcoat; Swans Island Pure Blends Worsted in Oatmeal; Universal Yarns Bella DK Tapestry in 915 Pink Variegated; hat pattern will come out in September/October 2016 from Brownie Knits and will be named Lora Edith Hat--stay tuned!

Morning Sunburst Kitchen set by The Crochet Gypsy and available for free on made out of Knit Picks Shine Sport in Platinum, Cream, and Grapefruit.

Steelers socks out of Claudia Hand Painted Addiction in Gold and Black and Madagascar

City Streets Shawlette by A Knitter's Life and available for free in Knotions online magazine. Yarn kits available from Spun Right Round on Etsy.

Pebble Beach Shawl by Helen Stewart out of Anzula Breeze Mauve

Bird Leg Bags -

Simply Sock Yarn Company

Jedi Mind Trick -

Gale's Art on Etsy - New Leaf sock blank

Lollipop yarn on Etsy - Brown-Eyed Girl

Softly sweater by Hanna Maciejewska



EmmaClark / knittersfriend



New #2016StashDown / #StashDown2016 giveaway to be picked in October: Knit Picks Stroll Fingering in Coffee Shop.

New Yarn/Book Giveaway: The Clearing by Patrick Kanouse and Anzula Cricket in Red Shoe ... submit an author/writer question on the Yarn/Book thread on the Brownie Knits Ravelry board.

The Clearing in print can be ordered at:

The Clearing digital version will be available on September 20, 2016 from Amazon, Barnes and Noble, and iTunes.

Join the Brownie Knits Ravelry group to register for giveaways and join in the crafting fun!!!

Tuesday, August 2, 2016

Brownie Knits Episode 45: Socks and a Big Bag of Yarn

Welcome to episode 45 of the BrownieKnits podcast! In this episode we look at my new Mockingbird Lane Socks pattern and all the charity knitting and crocheting plans for the Olympic 2016 games.


Mockingbird Lane Socks by Brownie Knits

Use Coupon Code: BKMockingbird in Ravelry to get the pattern for $.99 from 7/31/16 to 8/15/16.

Yarns used in socks: Knit Picks Felici in Beyond the Wall; Wollelfe Merino-Sock in Red Roses; Leading Men Fibers Showstopper in Apocalypse and Intermission in Poison Apple

Olympic Charity Knitting Pinterest board can be found in the BrownieKnits Pinterest boards.

Choo Choo Train Blanket by Brownie Knits

Use Coupon Code OlympicCharity2016 to get any/all of my Brownie Knits hat patterns 25% off during the Olympic games.

Use hashtag KnittingforGood2016 and hashtag CrochetingforGood2016 in Instagram and Ravelry to share our Olympic charity projects and join the Brownie Knits group in Ravelry to enter for the giveaways.

Thursday, July 21, 2016

Brownie Knits Episode 44: Knitting for Good

Welcome to episode 44 of the BrownieKnits knitting video podcast. In this episode we explore lots of finished socks, some new lovely yarns (and a bag!), and talk about an upcoming special knit-along/crochet-along that is all about making a difference.

(This is a bit of a longer episode. If you don't have time for the entire thing, please do check it out starting at the 40:15 mark for a special announcement. I hope that you will join me in my knitting and crocheting adventure during the 2016 Olympics.)


Knitterly Things Vesper Sock Rainbow in the Dark

Wollelfe Merino-Twin Coral Reef

With Love shawl by A Knitter's Life (Christina Wall)

Madelinetosh Tosh Vintage in Pink Clay

Jessie McCann jewelry

A Good Yarn (Sarasota Florida)

Dream in Color Smooshy Puffer Fish Seedlings

Pebble Beach Shawl by Helen Stewart

Anzula Breeze in Mauve

Dancing Dog Dyeworks Twist Sock Plus in LoveMyGnomies

Lorna's Laces Shepherd Sock in FSU

Zauberball in Pink/Green/White

#2016StashDown KAL/CAL in the Brownie Knits group in Ravelry

Shoreline book by Knit Picks

Waves and Stripes Infinity Scarf

SuzyParkerYarns in Carnival

Craftfulness Yarn

To join in my knitting and crochet adventures, you can find me on Instagram, Craftsy, Ravelry, and Facebook: BrownieKnits. Join the Brownie Knits group in Ravelry to register for giveaways!

Thanks for watching!!!

Wednesday, June 15, 2016

Waves and Stripes Infinity Scarf Pattern Release

New pattern! This one is available exclusively from Knit Picks and can be purchased here as an individual pattern or in the awesome book Shoreline, which is full of great knits.

FINISHED MEASUREMENTS 7” depth x approximately 60” circumference; each stripe or wave section is 10" long 

YARN Knit Picks Stroll Sock (75% Superwash Merino Wool, 25% Nylon; 231 yards/50g): MC White 26082, 4 balls; C1 Navy 23694, 1 ball 

NEEDLES US 6 (4mm) two 16” circular needles or two 32” or longer circular needles for Magic Loop technique, or size to obtain gauge 

Scrap Yarn 
Size G Crochet Hook 
Stitch Marker 
Yarn Needle 

24 sts and 33 rnds = 4” in St st in the round, unblocked. 
24 sts and 32 rnds = 4” in St st in the round, blocked. 
24 sts and 36 rnds = 4” in Lace in the round, unblocked or blocked. 

Brownie Knits Episode 43: Purple Curiosity and Knits for the Shoreline

Show Notes:

Welcome to episode 43 of the Brownie Knits video podcast! In this episode, I do a quick review of some recently finished knits, chat about the curious color purple, and reveal an exciting new pattern! I hope you find something you enjoy.

Lucy Hat by Carina Spencer out of Madelinetosh DK Curiosity and Madelinetosh Vintage Dr. Zhivago's Sky
Knit Picks Felici Rustic Cabin Socks
Zauberball Starke 6 Pinks/Purples Socks for a Little Girl
Recipe for a Bucket Bag by Kaylie Dawn out of Classic Elite Wool Bamboo
Jujuy Shawl by Joji Locatelli
EmmaClark (Instagram: knittersfriend)
Knotty Gloves by Laris Designs (knit pair shown by margene)
2015 Brownie Knits Block Blanket knit by ShellsPurls
Shoreline book by Knit Picks
Waves and Stripes Infinity Scarf by Brownie Knits

Thanks for watching! Follow along on Instagram, Ravelry, Craftsy, Etsy, Facebook: BrownieKnits. Join the Brownie Knits Ravelry group to comment in threads and register for giveaways!!!

Thursday, June 2, 2016

Brownie Knits Episode 42: All the Yarn and Giveaways

Show Notes:
Welcome to episode 42 of the BrownieKnits video podcast! In this episode I show all the wonderful yarns received for my birthday, loads of planned knits from stash yarn, and give away FOUR prizes!!!
Yarn and Pattern Mentions: 
Dragonfly Fibers Djinni Festivus for the Rest of Us 
Knit Picks Felici Rustic Cabin 
Leading Men Fiber Arts Show Stopper in Apocalypse and Turkey Run 
Leading Men Fiber Arts Intermission in Poison Apple and Copper Cloud 
Amelia by Nancy Nahra and published by New Word City 
Briochevron Blanket by West Knits 
Hedgehog Fibres DK in Birthday cake , Pier, and Sangria 
Cascade 220 Effects 
Simply Socks Yarn Company 
Knitterly Things Vesper Sock in Rainbow in the Dark 
Madelinetosh Tosh 80/10/10 in Earl Grey 
Hedgehog Fibres Sock Holly Jolly 
Cyborg’s Craft Room Assockilate in Enchanted Forest 
Turtlepurl Yarns Striped Turtle Toes in Poison Apple 
Fiber Story Fave Sock in Marooned 
Wollelfe in Red Roses and Coral Reef 
My Heaven by Patusha 
Knitlob’s Lair 
Lucy Hat by Carina Spencer 
Miss Marple KAL in the A Knitter’s Life podcast group 
Madelinetosh Tosh DK in Curiousity 
Solaris and On the Spice Market by Melanie Berg 
Recipe for a Bucket Bag by The Clever Crochette 
Mystik Spiral Socks by Josh Ryks
Thanks so much for watching! Join in the conversation in the BrownieKnits group in Ravelry. You can follow along with my adventures on Instagram, Etsy, Ravelry, Craftsy, Instagram, and Facebook! Happy knitting and crocheting!

Thursday, May 12, 2016

Brownie Knits Episode 41: The Little Bit Episode

Welcome to the Brownie Knits knitting and crochet video podcast! In this episode we chat about gardening, paper bunting, cross stitch, crocheting, and needle felting.


Sunflower rug hooking kit from Whispering Pines Designs

Monsoon Stole by Little Bee




Use the coupon code BrowniesSockKAL until May 31, 2016 to get the Brownie's Sock Recipe pattern for $1.00 in Ravelry.

Join the Brownie Knits Ravelry group and register for giveaways!

Thanks for watching!