Episode 38 - All the Love

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Episode 38

Introductions

Karla - K-Rae on Ravelry and Karlacrafts on Instagram, Twitter and Pinterest

Emily - EmGemKnits - Instagram, and Ravelry . EmKnits on Twitter and EmGem on Pinterest

Shout outs

Introduce yourself in the Ravelry group or leave us a review on itunes or google music

Circusbear! Rosberrycrafts! Stashandknit! bonjimac! HereIKnit!

KAL!

#stashtogiftknit2017

The KAL will begin January 1st 2017 and run until December 31st 2017. We will have quarterly entry threads in the ravelry group for your FOs and prizes to give away (more on those in a bit)! There is also a year long thread to keep track of all your gifts knits and there will be prizes for most gifts knit in 2017!

Thank you to the following prize sponsors!

Denise of Sock Ruler

Brenda of Two Sticks and Ewe

Sara of Riv Creative

Sally of Yarn Friendly

Joanne who is @porthardy1 on instagram

Caitlyn Ffrench

Okanagan Knit Co

Chantal of Mudpunch

Jess of Haven Fiber Arts

Jocelyn who is @jocelyn_shuman

Sylvia of Softsweater Knits

It’s not too late if you would like to sponsor a prize! Just drop as a line and we’d be happy to have you on board. All sponsors will be mentioned in each episode of 2017!

Ok! Here are THE RULES!

  1. Any and all gift knits will be accepted, there’s no minimum yardage, if it’s a gift it counts.
  2. Gifts knit from yarn acquired in 2016 or before get two entries, so post those FOs twice for more chances to win. (Please be honest, there’s no way for me to actually track this so I’m holding out on good knitting karma that there will be no cheating). If you knit a gift from yarn from 2017, you get one entry.
  3. Entries are quarterly, Jan - Mar, Apr - Jun, Jul - Sept, Oct - Dec. You cannot enter something finished in March in the July quarter etc.
  4. Year long FO thread is where you will open one post and keep a running tally of ALL the gifts knit in the year. Go back and edit this post as many times as you need to include all gifts.
  5. This really should be rule #1 but HAVE FUN! Post pictures of what you’re knitting on instagram with the hashtag #stashtogiftknit2017 so we can see all your projects!

All prizes will be drawn with random number generator except the full year thread winner will be the one with the most gifts knit.

Art of Yarn

Art of Yarns Knit-a-long to start the year off! We are teaming up with BC locals Shannon Cook and Jane Richmond to explore the Knits from their latest book Within Knits and the the amazing Westcoast Cardigan (stand alone pattern). To coincide with the KAL, we will have the complete trunk show for the book and Cardigan at the shop. If you are in the area please stop by and check it out. Prizes will be randomly awarded at the end of the KAL to participants. There are a few ways to join sand enter in the fun….

Posting your photos on instagram and tagging us in the photo @artofyarn

Joining our ravelry group Art of Yarn Kal 2017 and sharing your project with us

Tagging us on Facebook @artofyarn with your project

For our locals too we will be hosting a small knit social to show off your FO’s

Check us out on our website artofyarn.com if you would like to order the book and feel free to contact us if you need help in choosing a Yarn that is right for your project.

Happy knitting and looking forward to seeing everyone’s progress!

Melissa

What's knitting now

Emily - Socks for Bug in river city yarns - Hat trick calgary flames Genevieves tube socks - knitmoregirls

Vanilla is the new black - CatGreen OMG you guys

Hibernation

Bridie for Bug in Sweet Fiber Canadian.

Hand spun Love and Light by softsweater

Bradway by Very Shannon in Brooklyn Tweed Shelter in Plume, Stormcloud and Yellow

Advent calendar stockings (I finished one)

Master Knitter Program in Cascade 220

Karla- Two custom socks for Grandma, Baby Boy Watson & Relativity

FO’s -

Emily

Karla - Brioso by Heather Zoppetti in 100% merino I dyed a dusty pink colour - stalled a little bit, on to second repeat

Design features

Emily- Not enough knitting to make mistakes

Karla - reading charts on Relativity...

Spinning

Emily -. none

Karla - none but I want to so bad!

Best laid plans

Emily - Get out of the no knitting Rut.

Karla - Knit as much as I can!

Stash Enhancement

Emily- 12days of knitmas - Vogue Knitting Holiday

Karla - GC for Christmas! 12 days of knitmas!

Talky Talk (Chatter?)

Emily - The Big Move

Karla - Michelle’s help with stash sorting

Crafternoon/Sew-what

Emily - nope

Karla - nope, but found CaliFayeCollection

Adventures in Mommyhood

Emily- Christmas holidays - single momming

Karla- Renan is smiling and giggling and getting more use to being in his bed! Locke’s language skills are incredible and he’s all about the toys!

Inquiring minds

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