Wednesday, November 23, 2016

Brownie Knits Episode 52: Whipping Up a Couple Pairs of Socks





Welcome to episode 52 of the Brownie Knits knitting video podcast! In this episode we chat about some recently whipped up socks and a new crochet project.



Mentions:

Brownie's Sock Recipe by Brownie Knits out of Madelinetosh Tosh Sock in Sand Dune and Cascade Heritage Sock in black



Muststash Yarn Perfect Sock Self Striping Mind the Jedi Obi Wan



Babette Blanket by Kathy Merrick



Rack Em Stack Em by Sarah Shoo



April Showers by Diana Clinch



tokyocitygirl

iKnit1Purl2



Follow along and join for giveaways in the Brownie Knits group in Ravelry. You can also join the adventure by following BrownieKnits on Instagram and Facebook.

Thursday, November 10, 2016

Brownie Knits Episode 51: NET, Knitting, and Advent Plans



SHOW NOTES
Welcome to episode 51 of the Brownie Knits knitting video podcast! Grab some knitting and join me for a chat!

Mentions:
NET - check out carcinoid.org or netcancerday.org to learn more about this disease.

Rock and String Creations Appalachian Autumn socks
Muststash Yarns Perfect Sock Self Striping Mind the Jedi Obi Wan socks
Emma-Louisa yarns on Etsy

Giveaways:
The Shattered Bull by Patrick Kanouse and Briar Rose Fourth of July yarn
Yarnenabler yarns on Etsy

The Shattered Bull is available in print from Amazon and Barnes and Noble. The ebook is available from Amazon, Barnes and Noble, iTunes, and Kobo.

Join the conversation in the BrownieKnits group in Ravelry, where you can also enter the giveaways. BrownieKnits can also be found on Instagram, Facebook, Ravelry, Craftsy, and Etsy.

Happy knitting and crocheting!

Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Brownie Knits Episode 50: Accidental Sock Puppets and a Headless Horseman





Welcome to episode 50 of the Brownie Knits knitting video podcast. This one is full of autumn traditions and cozy knits...there is even an unintentional puppet show and an appearance by the headless horseman!



Mentions:



Poison Apple socks: Turtlepurl Striped Turtle Toes in Poison Apple with Square Toes, Two Ways (rounded version) by Janel Rockwell and Toe Up Socks with a Difference by Wendy D. Johnson for the heel, Jeny's Surprisingly Stretchy bind off from the book Cast On, Bind Off.



Rock and String Creation socks: Rock and String Creations in Appalachian Autumn with Square Toes, Two Ways by Janel Rockwell (blunt version), Fish Lips Kiss Heel by Sox Therapist, Jeny's Surprisingly Stretchy Bind Off.



Lora Edith Hat by Brownie Knits



Fox Crossing by Owl Cat Designs out of Lorna's Laces Shepherd Sport in La Regina, Chocolate, Natural, and Cummerbund



The Dude by Andrea Rangel Knits out of Cascade Eco wool



Gilmore Girls kit by Addicted to Sock Knitting, Inner Yarn Zen, and Debra Garner.



Woodsy Kitchen Set by Teresa Gregorio (free pattern)



Under 200 by Knit Picks

Astral Shawl by Tian Connaughton

Structured Slippers by Mone Drager

Autumn Arbor Hat by Faye Kennington

Snowy Bunny by Emily Kintigh



Emslittlenest



Thanks so much for watching the podcast! You can also find me in Ravelry, Craftsy, Instagram, Pinterest, Facebook, and Etsy as BrownieKnits.

Brownie Knits Episode 50: Accidental Sock Puppets and a Headless Horseman





Welcome to episode 50 of the Brownie Knits knitting video podcast. This one is full of autumn traditions and cozy knits...there is even an unintentional puppet show and an appearance by the headless horseman!



Mentions:



Poison Apple socks: Turtlepurl Striped Turtle Toes in Poison Apple with Square Toes, Two Ways (rounded version) by Janel Rockwell and Toe Up Socks with a Difference by Wendy D. Johnson for the heel, Jeny's Surprisingly Stretchy bind off from the book Cast On, Bind Off.



Rock and String Creation socks: Rock and String Creations in Appalachian Autumn with Square Toes, Two Ways by Janel Rockwell (blunt version), Fish Lips Kiss Heel by Sox Therapist, Jeny's Surprisingly Stretchy Bind Off.



Lora Edith Hat by Brownie Knits



Fox Crossing by Owl Cat Designs out of Lorna's Laces Shepherd Sport in La Regina, Chocolate, Natural, and Cummerbund



The Dude by Andrea Rangel Knits out of Cascade Eco wool



Gilmore Girls kit by Addicted to Sock Knitting, Inner Yarn Zen, and Debra Garner.



Woodsy Kitchen Set by Teresa Gregorio (free pattern)



Under 200 by Knit Picks

Astral Shawl by Tian Connaughton

Structured Slippers by Mone Drager

Autumn Arbor Hat by Faye Kennington

Snowy Bunny by Emily Kintigh



Emslittlenest



Thanks so much for watching the podcast! You can also find me in Ravelry, Craftsy, Instagram, Pinterest, Facebook, and Etsy as BrownieKnits.

Wednesday, October 12, 2016

Brownie Knits Episode 49: A Sun-Drenched Yarn Chat





Welcome to episode 49 of the BrownieKnits knitting video podcast. This episode features my adventure into toe-up socks and brioche knitting. Join me for a fun little chat. I do sincerely apologize for the sun rays that make an appearance in this episode. Hopefully, it brings brightness and joy to you and not annoyance. Lol!



Mentions:

Swap package: Lace Drops and Autumn yarn

Happy Planner

Symposi Press - symposipress.etsy.com



Turtlepurl Striped Turtle Toes in Poison Apple

Square Toes by Janel Rockwell

Toe Up Socks with a Difference by Wendy D. Johnson

Briochevron Blanket by WestKnits / Hedgehog Fibres DK and Cascade Effects DK

Fox Crossing by Owl Cat Designs / Lorna's Laces Sport

Three Chimneys by Kay F. Jones

Cosy Blanket by Attic24 (Lucy)

South Austin Vampire by Russ Hall



Golfboyzmom

Hurja-Hanna

Eloja22



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Wednesday, September 28, 2016

Brownie Knits Episode 48: Finished Projects, Downton, and the Wool Gathe...





Welcome to episode 48 of the Brownie Knits video knitting podcast! In this episode we take a trip to Cincy to see the Downton Abbey costume exhibit, do a little yarn shopping, and venture to the Wool Gathering. Plus, there are LOTS of finished projects, a giveaway winner, and new ways to win giveaways.



Mentions:



Lora Edith Hat by Brownie Knits is available in Ravelry, Craftsy, Etsy, and BrownieKnits.com for $2.99.



KCs Pockets to Go bag - KCsPocketstoGo on Etsy

Delicious Yarns Two Sweets Sport in Chocolate Mix 4

Destination Yarns 3 Goat Welcome

Rock and String Creations in Zombies Walk at Midnight and Appalachian Autumn



Blue Ridge Yarns Kaleidoscope Pumpkin Spice

Jujuy Shawl by Joji Locatelli

Collapsible Cap by Allison Griffith

Knit Picks Hawthorne in Poseidon used in scrapghan



Julie from Diary of a Yarn Snob

Kathryn-Anne

South Austin Vampire by Russ Hall

Fox Crossing by Simone Kereit



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Tuesday, September 6, 2016

Brownie Knits Episode 47: Writing, Reading, and Knitting





Episode 47 is up on YouTube.
Welcome to this VERY special episode of the Brownie Knits knitting video podcast. I am thrilled to welcome Patrick Kanouse to the podcast to answer questions about his recently published book. Boy, do we have a lot of laughs for you in this episode! AND, it is STILL full of knitting, crochet, and yarn.
Patrick Kanouse, author of The ClearingThe Shattered Bull, and An Ingenious Murder can be found on Instagram and Twitter as @patrickkanouse. He is also on Ravelry as PK1 and you can find out more about his works, including his poetry, at his website patrickkanouse.com. You can purchase print copies of The Clearing(release date 9/20/16) and The Shattered Bull (October 2016) from Amazon and Barnes & Noble. Ebook copies are available on Kobo, iTunes/iBooks, Amazon, and B&N. The novella An Ingenious Murder is exclusively available as an ebook on Amazon (release date 9/20/16).
Mentions: 
NCAA museum - ncaahallofchampions.com 
Crimson Tate - crimsontate.com
2016StashDown - post in the BrownieKnits Ravelry group for our next giveaway (scheduled for October 2016)
Pebble Beach Shawl by Curious Handmade out of Anzula Breeze in Mauve
Football Helmet Dishcloth by Knitted kitty  out of Knit Picks Cotlin
Jujuy Shawl by Joji Locatelli out of Madelinetosh 80/10/10 in Earl Grey, Uncommon Thread Heavenly Fingering in Orion, and Manos Serena in Tide
Scrapghan with border in Knit Picks Hawthorne in Poseidon
quarefibre’s Instagram photo of Square Toes by Janel Rockwell
Justice League Scarf by Marsha Auguste
Other books and authors mentioned: 
Hardy Boys books 
Robert Ludlum 
Ross Macdonald 
Donna Leon 
Michael Connelly 
Adrian McKinty 
James W. Ziskin 
Ben H. Winters 
Russ Hall 
Larry D. Sweazy 
Christopher Coake 
Lori Rader-Day
To follow along with Brownie Knits, join the BrownieKnits group in Ravelry and follow along on Instagram, Facebook, and Craftsy: @brownieknits.