Sunday, August 22, 2010

Episode 48: Fleecy goodness

Knitting at Frida's Bakery with Manda

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Thank you to all those who support the podcast
-Zazzle Store with new logo! Barknknit Zazzle store.
-Jared Flood Blanket KAL winner is Bethanie aka creativeone.


We have a new club to announce—Through the Looking Glass! Its our next lace knitalong and it will be a Faroese shawl in fingering weight yarn with the option of nupps or beads. Find out more and sign up on our website:

This week's podcast is sponsored in part by New Hampshire Knitting Mama at NH Knitting Mama carries hand-dyed yarns, patterns, and accessories for the fiber artist.  Be sure to check out the new line of repeatable colorways!  You pick the base and quantity, and your yarn is dyed to order so it is all the same dye lot.  There are new colorways added all the time.
 UrbanGypZ Artisan Yarns has hand spun and hand dyed artisan yarns and fibers. Find them at And if you are going to SAFF find UrbanGypZ in the barn near the show fleece , booth #18. Come by and see the new base fibers and luxe yarns premiering.

Rescued Bit: Jamie's pets Mr. Kitty, Shady, Lucy (and their doggy sister Sadie)

Doggie bit: cool dog interview
-interview with Jonathan Lewis, owner of Cool Pet

Off the needles and bobbins:
-Warm Ribbed Winter Hat by Lucy H. Lee in Malabrigo Worsted in Burgundy
-Skull Jumper by Malia Mather in Cascade Eco Wool Rainer Heather
-Shalom Cardigan Redux by Meghan McFarlane
Skull Jumper without Skulls

On the needles and bobbins:
- barknknit raising squares
- brown merino sinlgles
Corriedale/Merino Sheep Fleece to be shipped
- white cormo combed top singles
- white Corriedale singles
- Easy Peasy Newborn Sock Hat by Keri McKiernan

Knitting: mods on patterns
-shalom cardi

Spinning: processor reviews
- Morro Fleece works CA
- Zeilingers Wool Co.  Michigan. 
- Ozark Carding Mill Durant, OK, Video
- Fleury Sheep & Wool GA,
- Ohio valley farms, Ohio,

Barknknit time:
- sil and her son in town
- busch gardens Kip
- SIL engaged
- baby shower for friend
- organizing baby room
- guild board meeting planning for new year.
- baby talk

On the Road: Florida Fiber In
- Sept 17-19
- meet n greet with Sydneyknits from Knaked knits podcast on Sat.

Treat of the week: big bang theory!

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

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!

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