Wednesday, February 3, 2016

Brownie Knits Episode 35: Sniffing the Yarn





Welcome to the Brownie Knits knitting video podcast! Grab some knitting or crochet and come hang out with me.



Finished:

* Baker Street Socks out of Knit Picks Felici

* Across the Pond Shawl by Mina Phillipp out of Dream in Color Smooshy Magic Orchid and Haute Knit Tweed Sock Meet Me at the Ballet

* Half Granny Shawl by Anastacia Zittel out of Hedgehog Fibres Villain



Works in Progress:

* Turtlepurl Turtle Toes Om socks

* Maisie sweater by Hanna Maciejewska out of Malabrigo Mechita Teal Feather

*Faberge Shawl by Laura Aylor out of Dragonfly Fibers Pixie Mermaid and Dragonberry



Mentions:

* Librargirl213

* Knitting Expat podcast

* 7 Yaks Design sock blockers

* KnittingILove

* TheLittleBeenz

* #FinishItFebruary knit/crochet along with Lina Knits

* A Thousand Falling Crows by Larry D. Sweazy

* #2016StashDown

* Craftfulness



Follow Brownie Knits on Instagram and Ravelry!

Wednesday, January 20, 2016

Brownie Knits Episode 34: Tadpoles in Knitting





Welcome to the Brownie Knits video podcast! Grab some yarn and needles or hooks and join me for a knitting and crochet chat.



Finished Projects:

* Piccolo Sweater from Doggie Knits book by Corinne Niessner out of Cascade 220

* Libby's Boyfriend Sweater by Stephanie Steinhaus out of Madelintosh Vintage in Midnight Pass

* Farro Hat by Carina Spencer out of Rhichard Devrieze Worsted in Awed by Banksy

* Holly Jolly Socks by DancingDogDyeworks

* Knit Picks Felici Baker Street Socks

* Hot Water Bottle Cover by Lori Utely (Knit-Zilla) out of Miss Babs Yowza! in A Day at the Quarter Rose



Works in Progress:

* 1/2 Granny Square Shawl by Anastacia Zittel out of Hedgehog Fibres in Villain

*Indiana University Basketball Cowl 2016 out of Madelinetosh Pashmina Scarlet and Manos Serena Cream



Other Mentions:

Felted Flower Shop (on Etsy)

Krodenbach (on Etsy)

Passerine Hat by Erica Heusser

Cascade 220 Superwash Effects



Shout Outs:

EmmaClark

Rosina

LinaFin



Giveaways & Knit Alongs:

* #2016StashDown - Knit or crochet down your stash yarn throughout the year and post photos to the Brownie Knits thread to win a drawing every other month.

* #FinishItFebruary - Throughout the month of February, finish WIPS started prior to 2016 and post photos in the Brownie Knits and Lina Knits boards to win giveaways!

* Book and yarn giveaway! Share what you favorite bird is in the Ravelry thread in the Brownie Knits group and register to win a skein of Dream in Color Starry with Silver and the book A Thousand Falling Crows by Larry D. Sweazy.

Monday, January 4, 2016

Brownie Knits Episode 33: Celebrated Out and Ready to Knit!





Welcome to episode 33 of the Brownie Knits knitting video podcast. Join me for a review of some finished projects and works in progress. Plus, learn about #2016StashDown and #FinishItFebruary2016!



Mentions:

* DancingDogDyeworks Holly Jolly kit

* Farro Hat by Carina Spencer out of Rhichard Devrieze Awed by Banksy

* Snow Fence by Raise the Roof Designs

* Floss holder by Needlegoods on Etsy

* SockRuler.com

* Knit Picks Hawthorne in Aquatic Speckle and Graffiti Speckle

* Knit Picks Felici in Rainbow

* Hedgehog Fibers Sock in Villain

* Thread catcher by Sew Southern Quilts on Etsy





Check out the Lina Knits podcast on YouTube and join us for #FinishItFebruary 2016 to have a chance to win our giveaways and get those unfinished projects completed!



Join the Brownie Knits group on Ravelry.com and post in the #2016StashDown thread to have a chance to win our giveaway packages.

Wednesday, December 16, 2015

Brownie Knits Episode 32: Altered State Yarn Shopping!



Welcome to the BrownieKnits knitting video podcast. In this episode, I share some finished projects, some Christmas knits, and a lot of yarn shopping. Oops!!!!! No self control! Grab some knitting, crochet, or cross stitch and join me for a bit.



Mentions:

* Doodler by Stephen West of WestKnits knit out of Creatively Dyed Calypso, Miss Babs Windsor Sock, Tosh Sock in Citrus

* Hot Water Bottle Cover by Lori Utley out of Briar Rose Fourth of July

* Snow Fence cross stitch

* Needlegoods on Etsy

* Simply Socks kits (SimplySocks.com); Bird Leg Bags; Dragonfly Fibers Djinni and Poste Yarn

* DancingDogDyeworks Holly Jolly Kit

* HauteKnit in Meet Me at the Ballet

* Knit Picks Felici Baker Street



Join in the #2016StashDown on the Brownie Knits group in Ravelry!

Wednesday, December 2, 2015

Brownie Knits Episode 31: Knit Afghans, Holiday Cross Stitch, and Hanna





Welcome to the BrownieKnits knitting podcast! In this episode, the year-long block blankets are revealed along with plans for 2016, lots of cross stitch, some holiday decorations, and one awesome swap package!



Mentions:

* Art by Minna Immonen (www.minnakortti.fi)

* Advent Adventure 2015: ravelry.com/projects/Hurja-Hanna/advent-calendar-adventure-2015

* Brownie Knits 2015 Block Blanket-Along: https://youtu.be/jIgILJcRVcw

* #2016StashDown plans!!!

* Doctor Ewe by Susan Claudino

* Turtlepurl Yarns in Om colorway

* WoolGrey.com

* Lanitium Ex Machina Glitter Sock in Limbo colorway: www.etsy.com/shop/lanitiumexmachina and http://www.lanitiumexmachina.com/shop

* Mini Mania Scarf by Sarah Core



Thanks so much for watching!

Tuesday, November 17, 2015

Brownie Knits Episode 30: Just Call Me a Yarnie!





New Episode!!!



Welcome to episode 30 of the BrownieKnits knitting video podcast. There is SO much fun in this episode, including a yarnie idea for the holidays. Join me, won't you?!?



Mentions:

* Susie Rogers' Reading Mitts knit out of Paco Vicuna yarn from Bijou Basin Ranch

* Baa-ble Hat by Donna Smith out of Swans Island Merino Worsted, Cascade 220 Heathers, Berroco Vintage, and Madelinetosh Vintage

* Leslie Anne Hat by Brownie Knits, pattern available in Ravelry, Craftsy, and on BrownieKnits.com and the Brownie Knits Etsy shop

* Socks that Rock colorway Fall Frolic

* Doodler by Stephen West of WestKnits out of Creatively Dyed Calypso, Miss Babs fingering weight, and Madelientosh Tosh Sock

* IU Cowl out of Madelinetosh Pashmina and Manos Serena

* A Yarnie Holiday Idea!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!



Join in the conversation in the Brownie Knits Ravelry group and follow along on Instagram!

Wednesday, November 4, 2015

Episode 29: Block 11, Giveaways, and Quick Knits





Welcome to episode 29 of the BrownieKnits knitting video podcast! In this episode I release block 11 of the Brownie Knits 2015 Block Blanket-Along, go over ways to win two different giveaways, and show some finished knits! Join me for a quick sit and knit or crochet.

How to Enter the Meg's Trades of Hope Giveaway:
Like Meg's Trades of Hope page on Facebook
Follow @megmagnusson on Instagram

A winner will be drawn on 12/15/15 for the TOH Haitian bracelet and the hand-knitted Sabrina Beret. You can also learn more about Trades of Hope directly from Meg by watching this YouTube video: https://youtu.be/RIB3tYRXKYs

Mentions:
* Brownie Knits 2015 Block Blanket-Along (#bkblanketalong) available for free until 1/31/16 on BrownieKnits.com and Ravelry out of Berroco Vintage worsted in the Mushroom colorway
* Sabrina Cowl by A Knitter's Life out of Anzula Cricket in Red Shoe
* Sabrina Beret by Brownie Knits out of Anzula For Better or Worsted in Nimbus
* Gram's socks out of Patons Kroy Sock yarn in Cabos? colorway (no pattern for this one, but I used the Fish Lips Kiss Heel)
* Yikes Stripes Cowl by Ann Weaver of WeaverKnits out of Neighborhood Fiber Company worsted yarn
* Knit-Kards

The photos of the hats at the beginning and end of the video are of the Leslie Anne Hat. This is a new hat pattern I designed and named after my mom. It is available in Ravelry and on BrownieKnits.com.

Thanks so much for watching!!!