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.)



Mentions:

HugMeBags.com

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

Pinkinkstamps.com

Jessie McCann jewelry

A Good Yarn (Sarasota Florida)

Dream in Color Smooshy Puffer Fish

TheFiberSeed.com 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 

NOTIONS 
Scrap Yarn 
Size G Crochet Hook 
Stitch Marker 
Yarn Needle 



GAUGE 
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.

Mentions:
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
luvsamystery
moombeem1952
Furlscrochet.com
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 
Zauberball 
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.



Mentions:

Sunflower rug hooking kit from Whispering Pines Designs

Monsoon Stole by Little Bee



KAL/CALs:

2016StashDown

BrowniesSockKAL



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!

Friday, April 22, 2016

Brownie Knits Episode 40: The Apocalypse and The Poison Apple Yarn





Welcome to episode 40 of the Brownie Knits video knitting and crochet podcast. This episode is packed full of some recent knitting and crochet adventures!!!



Mentions:

Raindrops shawl by A Knitter's Life out of Madelinetosh Tosh Sock in Olef Clair colorway (custom dye for Simply Socks)



Knit-alongs in the Brownie Knits Rav group: 2016StashDown & BrowniesSockKAL



Brownie's Sock Recipe socks out of Knit Picks Felici in Rainbow; (Use the coupon code browniessockkal in Ravelry to get the pattern for 50% off until May 31st, 2016.)



Sunflower kit: Bev Stewart of Whispering Pines Designs



Yarns shown: Ancient Arts 3-ply fingering; Mrs. Crosby Hat Box in Wildflowers; Leading Men Fiber Arts Show Stopper and Intermission



In 4/4 Time pattern by Francini Knits out of Classic Elite Wool Bamboo



Links:

LeadingMenFiberArts.bigcartel.com



Register on Rav for a chance to win the book Amelia by Nancy Nahra and published by New Word City!



Thanks so much for joining me for a sit and knit/crochet! Follow along with Brownie Knits on Instagram, Facebook, & Ravelry.

Thursday, April 7, 2016

Brownie Knits Episode 39: The One with the Hole in the Roof





Welcome to the Brownie Knits knitting and crochet video podcast. Join me for a sit and knit or crochet!



Projects:

* Bella Shawl by JumperCables out of Wonderland Yarns Cheshire Cat in Pa-pink-a

* Brownie's Sock Recipe by Brownie Knits out of Knit Picks Hawthorne Speckled Graffiti

* Socks out of Cascade Heritage Wave in Tropical

* In 4/4 Time by Francini Knits out of Classic Elite Wool Bamboo

* Socks out of Dragonfly Fibers Festivus for the Rest of Us

* Socks out of Knit Picks Felici in Rainbow

* Socks out of Poste yarn in Tinseltown

* Torquata by Ambah O'Brien



Mentions:

* Real Crime Profile podcast

* Crime Writers On podcast

* Knittersfriend - Emma

* knittermama7 - Robin

* wmh302 - Wendy

* KnittingILove - Barbara

* Sylvia's Soap Kitchen on Etsy

* Digital book: Amelia by Nancy Nahra and New Word City



KALs:

#2016StashDown

#BrownieSockKAL

Book and Yarn giveaway



Thanks so much for watching! Join in the chatter in the Brownie Knits group in Ravelry and follow along on Instagram and FaceBook. (ID: BrownieKnits)