Wednesday, June 24, 2015

Ep. 7 - Do What the Pattern Says

Ep. 7 is up!  Lots of food talk.

Our Current Fix:
Jill is past the sleeves on her Hitofude cardigan.  She is still loving her Sophie's Universe CAL blanket.  She started cutting fabric for the Mustang Quilt by Melody Miller.

Michele is working on the button bands of her Mielie Vest.  She is frustrated with it, but is making progress!

What We're Jonesing For:
Michele wants to make a crocheted blanket out of Red Heart Super Saver.  She loves these color combinations at The Crochet Crowd.
Jill is trying to find yarn in her stash to match the Pantone 2015 Fall colors for the Yarniacs Podcast Colors of Fall KAL. If her Elsebeth Lavold Silky Wool matches Dried Herb she might make a Sprig pullover by Alana Dakos.  She also wants to make the 6" Yin Yang Paisley Dish.

Uppers and Downers:
Papa Cristos
Mom on Pop podcast
Yarnderwoman podcast
Call the Midwife TV show
BuzzFeed videos

Sunday, June 7, 2015

Ep. 6 - Do You Know Cat's Cradle?

Join us for Episode 6!

Our Current Fix:
Michele is almost done with her Mielie Vest by Hilary Smith Callis.
Jill is working on the Hitofude Cardigan (her Rav page) by Hiroko Fukatsu in KP Lindy Chain in Blush.  She is also on Round 32 of Sophie's Universe CAL.  She has finished her Cerise Curl by Hunter Hammerson, her Rav page is here.  She finished spinning her Imperial Stock Ranch 2-ply yarn.  She also made a cowl for Michele's birthday out of Malabrigo Worsted and Target Handmade Modern yarn.  She used the Whale Watch Hat pattern and modified it for thicker yarn and to make it a cowl.

What We're Jonesing For:
Michele is pretty obsessed with the Ugly Duckling sock pattern.
Jill is admiring the Grace Clutch by Julie Grantz LeFrancois from KnitScene Accessories 2015.  She also likes the Baa-ble Hat by Donna Smith.

We drew winners for the two contests!  Lizardbabies was the winner of the project bag for helping Michele decide on a color of yarn for her Impression Vest.  Craftyland was the winner of the Handmade Modern yarn and project bag for our Target yarn contest.

Uppers and Downers:
Jill really enjoyed Mad Max: Fury Road.  She also read The Disaster Artist: My Life Inside the Room, the Greatest Bad Movie Ever by Greg Sestero and Tom Bissell.  It is an amazing behind-the-scenes look at The Room.  In the same vein, she recommends the R. Kelly masterpiece, Trapped in the Closet.
Michele loved Luckiest Girl Alive by Jessica Knoll.