Cultivate & Create: Episode 17

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Currently Knitting (or tinking)

I'm scowling away this morning. Never fear, it's the best kind of scowling. Anyone else having #knittingforbreakfast? #scowlkal2016 #coffeewithasideofknitting

Something I want: make an effort to spin more

Something I need: Eat crow, or A Tale of Two Swatches Neighborhood Fiber Company Studio Sock: 6 sts/in on #4 (3.5 mm)

  • 100% superwash merino
  • 400 yards/114 g

The Lemonade Shop Simple Sock: #2 (3.0 mm Addi Sock Rockets)

  • 80/20% superwash merino/nylon
  • 400 yards/100 g

 A little bit of swatching, a little casting on, and a lot of Sunday morning coffee. This gauge ruler from @annbuddknits might be my new favorite knitting notion.

Something to wear:

Something to read:

Scowl KAL #scowlKAL2016 Keep scowling away!!

Prizes:

#knittingismyhappyplace

  • Instagram contest
  • a photo of you going to your happy place with your knitting
  • will draw from Instagram once a week
  • first drawing Monday, July 25 — Kitchen Counter Crafter notions pouch

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Cultivate & Create: Episode 16

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Shoonanigans!!

Yarnify!

FOs!!

Currently Knitting

Seeds to Flowers Cowl by Kristina Vilimaite in Another Crafty Girl Oh! Shiny Sock in It’s the American Way for the #scowlKAL2016.

Seeeekrit test knit for Lucia

Something I want: More shelving and organization for my yarn cave!!

Something I need: a good place to block

Something to wear: Line Break by Veera Valimaki knit by my momma in The Copper Corgi Savannah Sock in Grilled Eggplant and Oh! Loops Ascot in Vintage Lace

Something to read:

All the Missing Girls by Megan Miranda

The Rogue Not Taken by Sarah Maclean

Magic Bitter, Magic Sweet by Charlie N. Holmberg

#scowlKAL2016Keep scowling away!! Let’s discuss in the Ravelry group

Wild Wild West Mini Cowl coupon code: scowlkal2016 — Good Golly Gorgeous!!!!

One Twisted Tree winner!!

Cultivate & Create: Episode 15

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Shoonanigans!!

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FO!!! Bugle the Baby Elephant by Susan Claudino in Dancing Dog Dyeworks Waltz Worsted in the Elephant Festival colorway. Untitled

Currently Knitting

Something I want: All my knitting friends to be RIGHT HERE!!

Something I need: My baby to stop growing up!!

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Something to wear: Amaro by Thea Coleman

Something to read:

 

I just left the world of monster-slaying bartenders, and I don't know where to go next. #whatdoireadnext #readerproblems

Scowl KAL EXTENSION!! Let’s keep going until July 31…but I did a drawing of the FOs so far just for fun.

Choice Bit of Calico giveaway thread

We ?? #onetwistedtree.

Cultivate & Create: Episode 14

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Currently Knitting

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  Something I want: Why do you create?

  • Where do you find inspiration when you’re feeling stifled?
  • How do you nurture it?
  • What are your favorite IG accounts?

 

 Something I need: a good bulky yarn for a work cardigan

Something to wear: I’m obsessed with LuLaRoe!!! Untitled

Something to read (or listen): The Lunar Chronicles by Marissa Meyer read by Rebecca Soler

Daizie Knits Yarn giveaway!!!

#ScowlKAL:

Cultivate & Create: Episode 13

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Currently Knitting

 

 

  Something I Want: 15k Stash Dash

Something I Need: Get over my swatch-aversion!

Something to Wear: Pavement by Veera Valimaki

Something to Read:

Giveway: I announced pattern winners. Contact me, and I’ll gift away.

Daizie Knits Giveaway!

#ScowlKAL:

Cultivate & Create: Episode 11

 

Thank you new and returning listeners.

Currently Knitting

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  • Another Crafty Girl trunk show at String Theory in Glen Ellyn, Illinois; Sunday, April 24th

 

Something I want: Replenish my Ponkie Brewster stash  

Something I need: a knitting assistant for the kidletThis kid has the best Grammy. She knit him a bunny in a sweater. #graysongram

Something to wear: Which sweater should I cast on next? edition…

  • Raindrops by TinCanKnits in The Lemonade Shop Simple Sock in the Truly Outrageous colorwayUntitledUntitled

  • Hoodie Shawl Cardigan by Susanne Sommer in Numma Numma Toasty in Baba Ganoush, Plum Pudding, and Wonder

Something to read:

Giveaway!! Listen to the episode and respond in the Ravelry group to win  this fancy foxes Sock Sack from Studio in the Green!!

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    • Let’s knit scowls!! Shawl + Cowl = Infinitely wearable accessory!

 

  • Starting May 15th

 

 

 

 

 

Cultivate & Create: Episode 10


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Halfway through my second March sock, and I can't get "Living on a Prayer" out of my head. That's #widn, @kelbyquin. #thesecondannualdvdmonthlysockclubCurrently Knitting

  Where to start?? I've been anxiously awaiting both these books. And I'm ready to cast on Shard for the #acgshardkal

Something I want: Let’s talk socks!

Something I need: Travel knitting plans!!

  • Desert Vista Dyeworks April socks…or…a variety??

Something to wear: Old Salt by Chrissy Prange

Something to read:

I seriously have a problem: What do I read next? This is just the bedroom #tbr pile. #nothoardingjustcollecting

Make sure you listen to Episode 5, Episode 7, and Episode 9 to hear if you won!!

Adventures in knitting, reading, and keeping a tiny dictator in line.