Tuesday, November 10, 2009

Episode 38: Twilight Month has Arrived

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This month’s hosting fees are sponsored by Mandalinn Knits and Spins. She has beautiful Twilight inspired batts available at her store.
We are also beginning the Twilight Contest!

To enter:

1. Take this quiz!

2. Post about the contest on your blog, twitter, plurk, or facebook and send me a message letting me know where you posted

3. Leave a comment on the show notes page about when you plan to watch the New Moon movie.

Prize is a set of Twilight inspired Batts from Mandalinn Knits & Spins.

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Sonny & Shear recently received a new shipment of Zen Yarn Garden yarns. There's the ever popular Squooshy Sock but be sure to check out the new Serenity Sport. Serenity is a uber soft merino cashmere blend and is just heaven to work with.

Listener Coupon code is :BarkNKnit for 10% off and one per customer.

This week’s podcast is sponsored in part by The Unique Sheep. Laura & Kelly would like to remind you that there is still room in their Enchanted Wood lace shawl KAL beginning in January. Check out their website for more information.

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Off the needles/bobbins:
-finished spinning and plyed the carded suri alpaca from Crystal Rivers Alpaca blended with my Cormo blend fleece.

-Ribbed Vest by Sarah Punderson in some handspun Romney (frogged?)

On the needles/bobbins:
-the Barknknit Raising Quilt with left over sock yarns.
-cast on a pattern of my design with Shelby B's Designs sock in Sirius Black
-Child's Placket-Neck Pullover by Joelle Hoverso on hold waiting for yarn.
- Kenny's Vest! The Subtle Stripe by Lara Killian in Knitpicks Swish Worsted

-hat using the Rib-A-Roni by Jane Tanner pattern for the SharingourGifts Across America Project #2

-working on samples in spinning and playing with new techniques

Knitting Bit:

-new podcast SassyPantsKnitter

-knitting ornaments by Michelle Malach

-Interview with Stacy from UrbanGypZ

The projects she was working on.

Barkin It Time:

-bought my ticket to see New Moon at midnight on the 19th! Twilight at 9pm and then NEW MOON!

-switched offices at work

-had stomach issues for the last week

-brother-in-law’s father passed away

-starting a knitting charity group with Sheryl at our church

-Pinellas Weavers Guild Spinning meet up at Heritage Village

Spinning Bit: Flicking Locks

-flicking locks and spinning from the fold.

On the Road:

-next trip will be Christmas in Ohio!

-hoping to do a yarn crawl and meet up if interest

Thank you listeners.
Thank you SonnyandShear.
Thank you The Unique Sheep
Thank you Mandalinn Knits & Spins

Please feel free to email me at gnat(at)barknknit(dot)com, or leave a message in the show notes. Or please leave a review on Itunes.

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Happy Dog Training, Knitting, and Spinning!


Courtney said...

Ok... Took the quiz...posted it on my blog and I am planning on watching New Moon on opening day!! :-) I dont spin, but I figured I would enter the contest anyways :-)

Sinclair said...

took the quiz and posted about you on my blog (http://sharingourgifts.blogspot.com)

but am not planning to watch the movie, nor have I read the book. I know, don't throw rotten fruit at me, but I just am not into Twilight.

Like your podcast, however.

Anonymous said...

I got %100 on the quiz and posted on my face book page!
Jerri Hawks

Courtney said...

Awesome podcast, I enjoyed the walk :-) Little Scorpio is so cute!