Wednesday, March 18, 2015

Brownie Knits Episode 12 Knit, Crochet, Birthdays, Comic Con, and House ...

Welcome to episode 12 of the Brownie Knits podcast! In this episode I talk about some finished socks, in-progress works, planned knits, Comic Con adventures, and a bunch of other bits. The winner of the Final Four podcast giveaway is announced!!! There are a few general tips for the #bkblanketalong, too.

Finished Objects:
Turtlepurl Striped Turtle Toes in Nano colorway (Fish Lips Kiss heel)
IU Socks in Yarn Hollow Bitty Chilli Red and Madelinetosh Tosh Sock in Antler

Rockefeller by Stephen West out of Baah! in Baia and Blue Topaz
Scrapghan with Spud and Chloe Fine in Calypso as the joining color

True Friend by Melissa Thomson 
Rays Baseball afghan 

Other mentions:
Hanna's shawl pins:

Follow me on Instagram (BrownieKnits) and join our Brownie Knits Ravelry board to join in the chat!!!

Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Brownie Knits Episode 11: Block 3 of the #bkblanketalong

Welcome to episode 11 of the Brownie Knits podcast! If you are a returning viewer, thanks for coming back. If you are new to the podcast, welcome and thanks for watching! In this episode of the video podcast I release Block 3 of the Brownie Knits 2015 Block Blanket-Along, show you some finished projects and some works in progress, and we talk about the upcoming giveaway. We also have a new along in our Ravelry group: the Scrapghan KAL/CAL!!! In addition all of these things, I also talk a little about blocking and seaming. AND AND AND!!!! I have video at the end from the IU basketball game. I hope you enjoy the little clip as much as I do being there.

Show Notes:

Block 3 of the Brownie Knits 2015 Block Blanket-Along

A little blocking and seaming chat

Finished Objects

3 Color Cashmere Cowl by Joji Locatelli out of Fibre Company Canopy Fingering (Obsidian, Purple Passion, Crocus)

Vanilla socks with a Fish Lips Kiss Heel in Dancing Dog Dyeworks (Gingerbread Houses)

Works in Progress:

Rockefeller by Stephen West (out of Baah! La Jolla)

Socks out of Turtlepurl yarn Striped Turtle Toes in Nano colorway

Granny Square Scrapghan out of leftover sock yarns and Spud & Chloe Fine

Ideas for seaming:

Check out Shelly Kang's Sock Yarn pattern for mitered squares on the Heathen Housewife blog for some suggestions for how to seam squares together.

Check out The Corner of Craft on YouTube for her video DIY Join-as-You-Go: Joining Crochet Granny Squares as You Go

On the Brownie Knits Ravelry group:

Join in the Scrapghan KAL/CAL if you are making any sort of concept afghan and want to share, encourage, and have some fun!

Register for the March 18, 2015 podcast giveaway in the Final Four Thread.

The Mini Skein Swap thread is open until March 11, 2015!