Tuesday, March 9, 2010

Episode 44: Walking the Dogs

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Thank you to all those who support the podcast
-Zazzle Store with new logo! Barknknit Zazzle store.
-Monthly Stickam.com chats. To join please befriend Courtney aka knitnpurlgurl on stickam.com and befriend me as well.
-Next Monthly chat will be on March 21st at 6pm EST.

Jared Flood Blanket KAL
-moved start date back
-cast on on or after April 1st and finish the blanket by May 15th at midnight.
-can choose from any of Jared Flood blanket patterns (rav link) and use any yarn
-prizes to be announced shortly


Sonny & Shear thanks you for three great years. We are closing our virtual doors on March 29, 2010. While most items have already been sold, you can still save 50% off all stock by using the code ThreeGreatYears at the time of check out.

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

The Unique Sheep has announced their next Sip n Stitch Tea Lovers club. It will start in May and includes artisan blended tea and a skein of yarn dyed in a colorway inspired by the tea, plus goodies. There is also still time to sign up for their next mystery lace shawl KAL based on the classic British story “Moonfleet.”

This week's podcast is sponsored in part by New Hampshire Knitting Mama at www.nhknittingmama.com. NH Knitting Mama carries hand-dyed yarns, patterns, and accessories for the fiber artist. Be sure to check out the new Strafford line - it's a superwash sport weight with a spring! You'll love how it works up! Please stop over and let us know Gnat sent you!

Doggie Bit: Cutting nails
-how to cut your dogs nails
-hot to get your dog comfortable with cutting their nails
-Dogster Article
-Video of a genius getting his dog to shorten his own nails.
-step by step video on how to teach
-Clickspin Podcast by Ellen

Rescued Bit: Angela's Rocky
Off the needles/bobbins:
-finished the pair of iPhone Mitts for my nephew out of Caron Simply Soft Eco in blank.
-cast on and finished a pair of Knitmore Girls Vanilla Socks using Blue Moon Fiber Socks that Rock in Jewel of the Nile colorway.

On the needles/bobbins:
-cast on a toddler sock for my friend's daughter.
-cast on my test knitting project for NH Knitting mama.com
Knitting Bit: Padfoot Sock Pattern has been posted.
-inspired by Harry Potter yarn by Shelby B's Designs Sirius Black colorway.
-it's a sock with a cabled rib and a seed stitch panel running down the front.
-KAL started in the Ravely group thanks to Dawn aka Knittinwolf
-30% of proceeds are being donated to my friend Angela's dog Scorpio's vet bills.
Barkin It Time:
-Take a walk with me and the pups.
- Kenny's new podcast about sports called This Week in Sports Podcast
- my sister gave me labels to add to my knitted items.
- crazy work again.
- Spinning meet-up,
- Spent part of Sunday at Manda's helping her dye fiber for her shop.
- The 2nd part of sunday was spend with my sisters.
Spinning Bit:
-combing fiber!

Treat of the Week:
-New Cell phones! I got a Samsung Rogue.

Thank you listeners.
Thank you SonnyandShear.
Thank you The Unique Sheep
Thank you NHKnittingMama

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Happy Dog Training, Knitting, and Spinning!