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.


Lora Edith Hat by Brownie Knits is available in Ravelry, Craftsy, Etsy, and 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


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 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).
NCAA museum - 
Crimson Tate -
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.