Wednesday, December 7, 2016

Brownie Knits Episode 53: The Knitter's Advent Wreath

Welcome to episode 53 of the Brownie Knits knitting video podcast! There is a little bit of crafting for all in this episode and I answer all the questions I've received about the Knitter's Advent Wreath.


Mentions:
The Bee Company Snowman Kit

Simply Gilmore socks by Debra Garner out of Inner Yarn Zen in The Old Muddy River Bridge Knitathon

Knitter's Advent socks and wreath
ShabbyArtBoutique for poinsettia flower pattern
TheSexyKnitter tin on Etsy

Briochevron Blanket by Stephen West of WestKnits out of Hedgehog Fibres DK and Cascade Effects DK

Brimming by Lori Puthoff
Broken Seed Stitch Socks by Levaniemi

The Shattered Bull by Patrick Kanouse

TuftWoolens.com for soap!!!

hurja-hanna Hanna from Sheep's Alley podcast
Isasif
eloja22
SLawyer03
lmecoll
mysterysewer

To join the sticker swap, register for giveaways, participate in the new KnitandRead2017 knit-along and the allthesocks2017 knit-along, and join in the conversation, join the BrownieKnits group in Ravelry.

You can find me online as BrownieKnits in Ravelry, Craftsy, Pinterest, and Instagram. There is also a Brownie Knits page on Facebook. Happy knitting, crocheting, and crafting!!!

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



Follow along with my adventures on Ravelry, Etsy, Craftsy, Instagram, and Facebook: BrownieKnits.

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



Join the Brownie Knits group in Ravelry to participate in the conversation and register for giveaways. Follow our adventures on Ravelry, Instagram, Craftsy, Etsy, Facebook, and BrownieKnits.com: BrownieKnits.

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.

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!



Mentions:

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 KnitPicks.com 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 - birdlegbags.com



Simply Sock Yarn Company



TheYarnEnabler.etsy.com



Jedi Mind Trick - MustStashShop.com



Gale's Art on Etsy - New Leaf sock blank



Lollipop yarn on Etsy - Brown-Eyed Girl



Softly sweater by Hanna Maciejewska



LowBudget

Sgtgriffsgirl

EmmaClark / knittersfriend

Nifelster

Tweeks9394



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: https://www.amazon.com/Clearing-Patri...



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.



Mentions:

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.)



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)

Monday, April 4, 2016

Brownie's Sock Recipe Pattern Release





Pattern is available on Ravelry, Craftsy, BrownieKnits.com, and at BrownieKnits.etsy.com!

Wednesday, March 23, 2016

Brownie Knits Episode 38: Scraptastic Socks and a New Sock KAL!





Welcome to the Brownie Knits knitting and crochet video podcast! Grab some yarn and needles/hooks and sit with me for a chat!



Projects and Yarn:



* Indiana Cowl (no pattern) out of Madelinetosh Pashmina and Manos Serena

* Fallen Lady Stole by The Fiber Friend out of Knit Picks Gloss Lace in Sterling

* Brownie's Sock Recipe pattern to be released on April 4, 2016!

* #BrowniesSockKAL will run from April 4 to May 31 2016; join the Brownie Knits group for details and to register for giveaways, including the Flower Power Big Set in green from KnittingILove

* Crocheted scrapghan

* Scraptastic Socks!!!

* Bella Shawl by JumperCables out of Wonderland Cheshire Cat in Color Morph Pa-pink-a #34

* In 4/4 Time by Francini Knits



Mentions:

* bungalow312

* jenwhitlock

* Christina of A Knitter's Life

* Carol littlebritchescp

* Moira IKnitYou

* Sue JustSewSue

* Emma KnittersFriend

* Emilia EmilCarv1963

* Marsha MagaMakes

* Janet Janete.Kingshott



Thanks so much for watching! Follow along on the Ravelry Brownie Knits group. Brownie Knits is also on Instagram, FaceBook, Pinterest, Craftsy, and Etsy.

Thursday, March 3, 2016

Amica Cowl & Amica Fingerless Mitts Pattern Release





Here is a little pattern release video for my new Mitts pattern and my friend Christina's new cowl!



Additionally, episode 37 of the BrownieKnits video podcast is up here.



Show Notes:

Welcome to the Brownie Knits & Crochets video podcast! In this episode I introduce the new Amica crochet collection, some finished and in progress knits and crochets, and announce the winners for the FinishItFebruary KAL/CAL and the winner for the book/yarn giveaway.

(I OFFER A HUGE APOLOGY FOR THE POOR LIGHTING IN THIS EPISODE. I TRIED OUT A NEW LOCATION AND IT JUST DIDN'T COME OUT AS WELL AS I LIKE. THANKS FOR WATCHING!)

Mentions:
* Amica Fingerless Mitts by Brownie Knits (shown in Stylecraft Life 4-ply in cream and melon and Knit Picks Gloss Fingering in Velveteen, Robot, and Bordeaux)
* Amica Cowl by A Knitter's Life (shown in Stylecraft Life 4-ply in cream and melon)
* Fallen Lady Stole by Fiber Friend out of Knit Picks Gloss Lace in Sterling
* Scrapghan with Knit Picks Hawthorne Posiedon as the main color
* Barbie clothes out of Lion Brand Fun Fur in Tropical and Vanna's Glamour in Diamond and Topaz; patterns from Lyn's Doll Clothes by Linda Mary Smith and #129 by Sticka till Barbie

* Tweeks 9394
* Slawyer03
* Margki
* Hanna from Sheep's Alley podcast
* Knitterly Things Vesper Striping Sock yarn
* rvaW
* tokyocitygirl
* Linafin of Lina Knits
* TraceyGH
* Phoenixfire
* Jonskuli

* Stella and Chewy's dog food

Join the chatter on the Brownie Knits Ravelry group! You can also find me on Craftsy, Facebook, and Instagram as BrownieKnits and at BrownieKnits.etsy.com.

Wednesday, February 17, 2016

Brownie Knits Episode 36: Um...Garbie Clothes and Don't French Kiss Me!





Welcome to the Brownie Knits knitting and crochet video podcast! In this episode I share LOADS of finished projects, discuss our current KAL/CALs, and announce the giveaway winner for February 2016 for #2016StashDown.



* Passerine Hat by Erica Heusser out of Madelinetosh Tosh Sock Tern and Neighborhood Fiber Co. Old Town

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

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

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

* Turtlepurl Striped Turtle Toes Om socks

* Groovyghan by Tracy St. John out of Berroco Vintage

* Happypotamus The Happy Hippo by Heidi Bears

* Monsoon Stole by Alia Bland



Mentions:

Diary of a Yarn Snob

Beadroom on Ravelry

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.