Thursday, April 2, 2009

Episode 22: April Showers?

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Announcements:

- Knitmore Girls Podcast is sponsoring our first month's hosting fees! Thank you Jasmin and Gigi!


Exciting news! We've got sponsors for April through July! YEAH!

- If you would like to host a month, please email me at gnat(at)barknknit.com.
- New show notes blog is www.barknknitpodcast.blogspot.com.

Don't forget about Yarn Think Tank Squares Contest:
-to enter knit or crochet a 10x10 square in green, tan, and/or brown and pm or email me for address and send them to me.
-contest ends on May 31st
-prizes will be announced in May.

Barknknit Podcast Listener's Group News:
-Be Prepared for Gifts KAL come join us!
-Remember we have an FO thread and daily threads.

Doggie Bit:
-Kelly and Treydog
-DOGTOWN is on Friday nights on National Geographic channel.

Off the needles/bobbin:
-Citrus yarn has been plyed and twist set
-Two Bib O' Love Bibs for Sheryl's baby shower.

On the needles/bobbin:
-Weaver's Wool Mini Shawl(rav link) out of the citrus yarn for my sister Gina.
-inspired by Grace, who has great shawl patterns!
-Entrelac Sock (rav link) by Eunny Jang in Araucania
-Monkey socks ( rav link) by Cookie A in Dream in Color Smooshy Spring Tickle colorway
-red, white, black Merino that I hand dyed.

Knitting Bit:
Mean Girls Yarn Club
Hosted by KnittyKnitterton of House of Awesome and KnottyLa at Dizzy Blond Studios
-Sign-ups begin the April 3, 2009. After 9 am PST
-First shipment goes out the first week of June
-Shipments will go out every other month for 1 year
-The cost: $150 for the entire year, payable either in 1 lump sum, or in three $50 installments. -This includes shipping.
-Membership will be limited to 50 people.
-The colorways are to be club exclusives. Never to be sold by us. And it’s all super secret until you get your installment.
-Feel free to guess to your black heart’s contents. There’s actually a theme within the theme.
-Each skein will come with a little something COLLECTIBLE attached to the band. Also included is a small but awesome gift with each installment.

Barknknit Time:
-Resolved Budgets
-and more

Spinning Bit:
-Yarn Everyday Month started by Tara of Blondechicken Boutique. Check out her site and store!

Product Review/Weaving: (Not a new bit but just for this week. Famous last words.)
- Action Weaver's Plywood Laser Rigid Heddle Backstrap Loom.
-to purchase go to www.actionweaver.com.
-my first weaving experience! Check picture at top for my first real try.

Thank you to the Knitmore girls for hosting the podcast!

Thank you for everyone for your support this week.

Please feel free to contact me or leave comments here or on Itunes.

1 comment:

Andrea said...

hi there, this is the first time I've listened to your pod, and I enjoyed so much.

I loooove my dog too, and he, too, doesn't pay much attention to me outside. Oh well.

I'll keep on listening, thank you!