Saturday, October 29, 2011

Episode 010 - Happy Halloween!





Giveaways
  • Ravelry group has 101 members!!!  Winner gets $5 giftable pattern on Ravelry.
  • CroJulee etsy shop – CroJulee.etsy.com.  She is giving 3 crochet patterns to podcast viewers.  Since Canada just celebrated Thanksgiving and we will be celebrating it in the US in November, post in thread what you are thankful for.  I will close the thread at noon on November 17th and draw the winner on the podcast on November 18th.
Works in Progress
  • Criss-Cross filet crochet doily - my crochet plucked me (Wolfe Farms) - started new simple doily
  • Yellow Ano sweater by Berocco
  • Spinning and Shawl
  • Red Fabel Socks
  • Lime green socks for SISC
  • Red/Purple scarf for Sarah
  • Teal/white tropical hat
Finished Objects
  • Purple spinning for Denise (madaboutmatisse)
  • Teal back scrubber and soap sack
  • Doily motif #74
  • Advent hat
Spinning
Fiber and shawl (multnomah) for lemonsong.

Doily KAL/CAL
Any doily.  Must be started on or after Saturday, October 1, 2011.  I will close the thread at NOON Eastern time on December 1. On December 2 I will use a random-number generator to draw a winner.  The winner gets a prize of any giftable $5.00 (or less) pattern on Ravelry.  Must be a member of the SockBunny Ravelry group to win the prize.

Stash Enhancement
  • Rosary
  • Elizabeth Zimmerman book
  • Knitting Rose - Budding Sock Yarn - Dragonfly colorway - 110 grams/340 yards - 10% bison fiber and 90% superwash merino - knittingrose.net.
  • Batt from FunnyFaceFarms
  • Green sock yarn from JJ
  • Knitter's Pride circular needles
Tips and Tricks
Use index cards for pattern rows.

Charity
Hats for sarah’s classmates and other catholic missionaries.
  • DebKnits2 - Debbie in Connecticut - 2 hats (Staving Artist by Laura from the knit girls and Twistygoo by Lisa from 90% knitting podcast)
  • Pania - Joanne in Maryland, originally from New Zealand - 2 hats (red Arden hat and purple Twistygoo by Lisa from 90% knitting podcast) and COINS from New Zealand.
  • TheYarnGoesOn - Lisa in Texas - Red Skeleton Key Slouchy Tam and blue Scallop Lace Hat.  Also sent other goodies and yarn.
  • Enid (KnitCroc on Plurk) in Flixton, UK - near Manchester - 7 hats!!!  (cut one by accident)
  • NerdGirl - Jennifer in Illinois - Two sockhead hats
* Katie from knittin on the fly collected 160+ hats for click for babies to raise awareness about shaken baby syndrome.  I won a bag made by her.

Favorite Things
Princess Bride.

Thank You
  • AppleBlossomSF  (Sarah) for hat pattern giveaway.  I won the Surf and Sand hat pattern.  She has Apple Blossom and Ewe Podcast.

Saturday, October 15, 2011

Episode 009 - Crazy Spinning Bunny



Works in Progress

·         Criss-Cross filet crochet doily
·         Yellow Ano sweater by Berocco
·         Spinning

Finished Objects

·         Green skull dishcloth

Doily KAL/CAL

Any doily.  Must be started on or after Saturday, October 1, 2011.

I will close the thread at NOON Eastern time on December 1. On December 2 I will use a random-number generator to draw a winner, so put one doily per post.

The winner gets a prize of any giftable $5.00 (or less) pattern on Ravelry.  

Stash Enhancement

Challenging yarn from Highland Handmades.  Thank you to Diane from Knitabulls.

Tips and Tricks

Make your own stitch markers:  Straws, jump rings, yarn, rubber bands from braces,

Charity

Hats for Sarah's classmates and other catholic missionaries

Saturday, October 8, 2011

Episode 008 - I love green!

 

Works in Progress

·         Red swirl scarf
·         Green skull dishcloth
·         Yellow Ano sweater by Berocco

Finished Objects

·         Purple baby hat
·         Orange cat dishcloth
·         Lava Flow socks for Knitting Rose – knittingrose.net

Doily KAL/CAL

Any doily.  Must be started on or after Saturday, October 1, 2011.

I will close the thread at NOON Eastern time on December 1. On December 2 I will use a random-number generator to draw a winner, so put one doily per post.

The winner gets a prize of any giftable $5.00 (or less) pattern on Ravelry.  Must be a member of the SockBunny Ravelry group to win the prize.

Stash Enhancement

Llama Fleece.
Fall 2011 Knit Simple magazine
Sensations Tropics yarn on clearance at Joanns.
Peaches & Cream – soothing aloe

Tips and Tricks

Save small leftovers of yarn and put them outside in the spring for birds to use in their nests.  You can also save them and use them for stuffing in small toys.  Longer pieces can be tied together and knit into a scarf, etc.

Charity

Hats for Katie at Knittin on the Fly for clickforbabies.org

Hats for sarah’s classmates and other catholic missionaries

Favorite Things

Game on iPod called Pocket Frogs.  Free.  Breed frogs to get different baby frogs.  Easy and mindless game.

Saturday, October 1, 2011

Episode 007 - A Slight Case of Start-itis



Hat KAL/CAL Winner

We had 69 hats in the drawing.

Works in Progress

·         Lava Flow socks for Knitting Rose
·         SISC socks – lime green
·         Yellow Ano sweater
·         Orange cat dishcloth
·         Green skull dishcloth
·         Sock yarn blanket
·         Advent hat
·         Fish cross stitch
·         Church cross stitch

Finished Objects

·         Purple baby hat
·         Prairie Dust hat

Doily KAL/CAL

Any doily.  Must be started on or after Saturday, October 1, 2011.

I will close the thread at NOON Eastern time on November 3. On November 4 I will use a random-number generator to draw a winner, so put one doily per post.

The winner gets a prize of any giftable $5.00 (or less) pattern on Ravelry.  Must be a member of the SockBunny Ravelry group to win the prize.

Show red thread and doily pattern

Stash Enhancement

Steelers yarn from Fibernymph Dye Works.
Knitting bag and prizes from KnittingsMyBag.  
Stitch markers from Swedish Rose (BeaGin)

Tips and Tricks

When flying, use nail clippers or even car keys to cut yarn.