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Episode 56: Knitting, Spinning, and Crochet Oh MY!Open in a New Window


Announcements:

FOs
Plurk Podcasters Challenge hosted by knittingsmybag


Cushion Cover with Cables by DROPS: knit in left over Eco Wool in Dark Ash
KAL thread
Project Page 
GO VOTE!!!!!

Crocheted dishcloths to practice crochet

WIPs
Origami Falls Cowl in brown merino handspun fingering weight yarn.

Spinning for my Transfiguration OWL (project page): 1500 yrs of a 2 ply sport/worsted weight corriedale/merino cross. going to make the Calligraphy Cardigan by Hannah Fettig

Extra links:
Harry Potter Knit/Crochet House Cup

Announcment:
BarknAnt collaboration with TinyAnt.  Show will be posted next week and link will be updated then.

Happy Knitting, Spinning, Dog Training, whatever you do Do it with LOVE!
PS. Most links direct to the pattern or project page on Ravelry.com

Having trouble getting the file to be small enough to upload to libsyn.  I'm working on getting this up to the libsyn feed.

 

Episode 55: Video Challenge is on.Open in a New Window





Announcements:
Plurk Podcasters Challenge hosted by knittingsmybag 
mentioned interview with Lois on Wolfe Farms Video Podcast
list of podcasters participating.


FOs
Navajo Plied worsted weight yarn spun from a Politically Incorrect One night Stand Batt in the Oscar colorway.
Traveling Woman Shawl by Liz Abinante


WIPs
-Spinning for my Transfiguration OWL (project page): 1500 yrs of a 2 ply sport/worsted weight corriedale/merino cross.

mentioned the Calligraphy Cardigan by Hannah Fettig


Challenge KAL
Mother Bear Teddy Bear by Amy Berman: knit using leftover cotton yarn http://www.motherbearproject.org/
KAL thread



Project Page 


Challenge Projects:

Cushion Cover with Cables by DROPS: knit in left over Eco Wool in Dark Ash
KAL thread
Project Page 

Active Projects:
Vanilla Socks in my own pattern in Lana Grossa

Extra links:
Harry Potter Knit/Crochet House Cup

Happy Knitting, Spinning, Dog Training, whatever you do Do it with LOVE!

PS. Most links direct to the pattern or project page on Ravelry.com

 

Episode 54: Video ChallengeOpen in a New Window

Episode 54: Video Challenge




Annoucements:

There will be 3 episodes as part of this series for The Plurk Podcasters Challenge.

FOs:


1. Carmen's Toddler Raglan Hoodie (rav pattern link) by Megan Goodacre: knit in the 12 month size using green Shuibuiknits Superwash Merino Worsted and left over bits of black Knitpicks Swish Worsted.  I misspoke in the video in that this was knit from the top down and then after I steeked I picked up stitches for the hood and completed the hood.  After hood was completed THEN I did button band.
Project Page on Ravelry.com

Crocheted Steek Tutorial by Meghan from Stitch-It Podcast

2. Tiered Baby Coat by Lisa Chemery: Knit in the 12 months size using my handspun cabled yarn.

Project Page

3. Tinyant Scarf Pattern: made out of handspun yarn from CJ Kopec Polwarth Fiber in the Birthday Girl colorway.
Project Page

 4. Aviatrix Baby Hat by Justine Turner: knit out of left over Cascade 220 Superwash in the newborn size.
Project Page

WIPs
-Spinning for my Transfiguration OWL (project page): 1500 yrs of a 2 ply sport/worsted weight corriedale/merino cross.

Challenge Projects:
Cushion Cover with Cables by DROPS: knit in left over Eco Wool in Dark Ash
KAL thread
Project Page

Mother Bear Teddy Bear by Amy Berman: knit using leftover cotton yarn
KAL thread
Project Page

Extra links:
Harry Potter Knit/Crochet House Cup

Happy Knitting, Spinning, Dog Training, whatever you do Do it with LOVE!

PS. Most links direct to the pattern or project page on Ravelry.com

 

Episode 53: The Opposite of Monogamous KnittingOpen in a New Window



Shownotes to come!

 

Episode 52: Too MuchOpen in a New Window




Welcome:
Annoucements:
shownotes are a work in progress

Rescued: Deborah’s Ginnie and Maxi

Doggie bit: Raw Food trial

Knitting:

On needles:
- Barknknit raising squares using Barn Raising Quilt by Shelley Mackie & Larissa Brown and sock leftovers

Off needles:
-sadly..nothing but one square.

Stick training: inspiration
-pinterest.com!!!!

Chasing my tail: inspiration patterns
- http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/spectra
- http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/little-joey-kangaroo-hoodie

Spinning:
-finished up an oz of the polwarth I hope to finish before TdF
-TdF coming and training has started
-Team Sasquatch

Barknknit time:
- beach with family
- pool time
- prepping for family reunion this weekend!

Carmen’s Corner:
- cloth diaper trial

 

Episode 51: So LongOpen in a New Window

An episode has been POSTED!!!


 

Episode 50: So SoonOpen in a New Window

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Announcements:
Thank you to all those who support the podcast
-Barknknit Zazzle store.

Sponsors:

Our Christmas Stockings club is open for signups until the end of October.  This is a special one-time shipment club with lots of christmasy goodies, your choice of red or green Gradiance yarn and pattern for either a Christmas stocking to hang on the mantel or Christmasy stockings to wear on your legs!

This episode is sponsored in part by NH Knitting Mama.  Come celebrate Halloween by picking up one of the "Treat Bags" - which have yarn and goodies, or just goodies - you pick!  There are a limited amount so be sure to head over and get yours!  Right now all orders over $100 get a free gift...

UrbanGypZ Artisan Yarns has hand spun and hand dyed artisan yarns and fibers. Find them at urbangypz.com. And if you are going to SAFF find UrbanGypZ booth which has been moved. it is actually now in the main arena on the upper mezzanine, booth 21 B.. Come by and see the new base fibers and luxe yarns premiering

Rescued: Julie’s Pepper


Doggie bit: The Recall Game
- two people in separate rooms
- call the dog and treat them when they come
- advanced have them sit in front of you before giving them the treat.
- don’t forget to praise praise praise and happy voice.

Knitting:
On needles:
- iPhone Mitts by Julie Ridl in Shelby B's Designs 100% Superwash Merino Ginny Weasley colorway
- Barknknit raising squares using  Barn Raising Quilt by Shelley Mackie & Larissa Brown and sock leftovers
- Easy Peasy Newborn Sock Hat by Keri McKiernan in Arucania Ranco in Red 105 colorway
- The Subtle Stripe by Lara Killian using Knitpicks Shine worsted.
- Vanilla Socks ala Knitmore Girls in Madelinetosh Tosh Sock in Tart Colorway

Off needles:
Forgot to mention but will talk about next podcast
- Star Crossed Slouchy Beret by Natalie Larson using Malabrigo Worsted in Polar Morn.
Blog Contest: Barknknit WIP Parade!- to enter:
- take pictures of all your WIPs at this point
- post these pictures and details of projects to your blog
- leave a comment on my WIP blog post that is on my person blog at barknknit.blogspot.com not my shownotes page with link to your post by Oct 31st or email link to me.
- My Float

I will then post a blog post around Nov 1st with all the links to the blogs and pick a winner or winners depending on how many prizes I can come up with on my blog. If you want to donate a prize contact me.

Stick training: none.

Being open to seaming
- lots of comments about it helping a sweater hold it’s shape. 

Chasing my tail:  inspiration patterns
- Aidez
- Effortless Cardigan
- Cascabel

- Paw Print Christmas Stocking
- Dog Bone Christmas Stocking

Spinning: There has been none.

Barknknit time:
- Surfer Girl’s powder puff game
- slipped and was sore a couple days
- new awesome comfy shoes with rubber soles.
- Rays in the post season equals traffic and lots of fans coming out of the woodworks.
- Organized baby’s room.  No longer looks like a storage room
- Saturday KIPing in the wild: went to get my tire fixed and car cleaned.
- doctor’s visit.  scheduled all my apts until my due date.  5 more left!  So crazy!
On the Road: Florida Fiber In- forgot to mention the prizes we gave out!
- Dawn from Wolfe farms sent a prize

Rhinebeck - I’m not going but Sydneyknits and many other podcasters are.  Her meet n greet with other podcasters is at October 17 at noon rhinebeck grassy knoll see http://www.ravelry.com/events/rhinebeck-meet-and-greet

I'll have amazing goody bags and a grand prize raffle. I will also
have goody bags for listeners to win who could not attend the event. Knakedknits.com

Dog Park: Sydneyknits from Knakedknits podcast and I are going to do a virtual knitting group on Oct 26th at 8:30 pm.  If you wish to join, please befriend me or her on Stickam.com.

Treat of the week: New comfy house shoes.

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.

You can also find me on:
Twitter
Plurk
Facebook
Facebook Fan Page

 

Episode 49: So Much to Talk AboutOpen in a New Window


Announcements:
Thank you to all those who support the podcast
-Zazzle Store with new logo! Barknknit Zazzle store.

Sponsors:
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 episode is sponsored in part by NH Knitting Mama.  Come celebrate Halloween by picking up one of the "Treat Bags" - which have yarn and goodies, or just goodies - you pick!  There are a limited amount so be sure to head over and get yours!  Right now all orders over $100 get a free gift...



 UrbanGypZ Artisan Yarns has hand spun and hand dyed artisan yarns and fibers. Find them at urbangypz.com. And if you are going to SAFF find UrbanGypZ booth which has been moved. it is actually now in the main arena on the upper mezzanine, booth 21 B.. Come by and see the new base fibers and luxe yarns premiering.
Rescued: Lisa’s Haley
Doggie bit: Halloween stencils
- http://www.bhg.com/holidays/halloween/pumpkin-carving/pumpkin-carving-stencils-of-favorite-dogs/ - more information about anal glad expressions
Knitting:
On needles:
-iPhone Mitts by Julie Ridl in Shelby B's Designs 100% Superwash Merino Ginny Weasley colorway
- barknknit raising squares
- Easy Peasy Newborn Sock Hat by Keri McKiernan in Arucania Ranco in Red colorway
- The Subtle Stripe by Lara Killian 
Star Crossed Slouchy Beret by Natalie Larson in Malabrigo Worsted in Polar Morn-
Lady Kina  by Muriel Agator in handspun cabled yarn


Off needles:- Maile Sweater by Nikki Van De Car using NHKnittingmama Fitzwilliam yarn base in Punchy Pink
Blog Contest: Barknknit WIP Parade!
- to enter:
-take pictures of all your WIPs at this point
-post these pictures and details of projects to your blog
-leave a comment on my WIP blog post that is going to be on my person blog at barknknit.blogspot.com not my shownotes page with link to your post by Oct 31st or email link to me.
I will then post a blog post around Nov 1st with all the links to the blogs and pick a winner or winners depending on how many prizes I can come up with on my blog. If you want to donate a prize contact me.

Stick training:-http://www.thedietdiary.com/knittingfiend/tools/EvenlySpace.html 


Chasing my tail:  inspiration patterns
- http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/caelum
- http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/jonah
- Plum Frost Pullover & Cardigan by Elinor Brown
- Lady Kina by Muriel Agator
- http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/dark-and-stormy 


Spinning:
Off the bobbins:- brown merino singles, white cormo combed top singles, white Corriedale singles cabled yarn
- blog post about cabled yarn-corriedale fleece clean!!


Barknknit time:
- baby and I are doing great, growing, moving all the time.
- sick and OB apt with glucose test which passed
- need to take off my rings
- day care picked dog lady
- everyone going back to work
-Ohio Trip:

-grandparents
-Festival of Arts
-met Alicia aka KnottyKnitter17 and her Linus Project
-Surprise Baby Shower
-Dress shopping for SIL’s wedding.
-Primanti Bros and LYS Natural Stitches on way to airport
- work

- Manda knitting baby shower
- weekend

On the Road: Florida Fiber In
- Sept 17-19
- had a blast!
- friday: vendors and hung out spinning
- saturday: vendors, demos, meet n greet, dinner with a bunch of ladies, business meeting, then hung out and spun
- sunday: vendors packing up, hung out and spun, also garage sale

Goodie Bags from Fiber In:
- links to come.
-To win goodie bag leave comment on shownotes page, ravelry group or on Itunes.

Treat of the week: NEW COMPUTER!

Thank you listeners.
Thank you The Unique Sheep
Thank you NH Knitting Mama
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.

You can also find me on:

Twitter
Plurk
Facebook
Facebook Fan Page
Happy Dog Training, Knitting, and Spinning!

 

Episode 48: Fleecy goodnessOpen in a New Window

Knitting at Frida's Bakery with Manda

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Announcements:
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.

Sponsors:

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 www.nhknittingmama.com. 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 urbangypz.com. 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.

You can also find me on:
Twitter
Plurk
Facebook
Facebook Fan Page

Happy Dog Training, Knitting, and Spinning!

 

Episode 47: We're back with pink!Open in a New Window


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Announcements:
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.

Sponsors:



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 www.nhknittingmama.com. 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

Doggie Bit: Preparing you dog for the arrival of your baby
-practice or teach basic commands
-play baby sounds for your baby
-get a doll and train the dogs with the doll

Rescued Bit: Lorraine's Buddy

Off the needles/bobbins:
-Warm Ribbed Winter Hat by Lucy H. Lee in Malabrigo Worsted in Burgundy and another in blue Cascade 220 Superwash
-3 Easy Peasy Newborn Sock Hat by Keri McKiernan.  One in NHknittingmama Franconia in Darcie colorway, pink yarn from stash, and some Red Arcadia Ranco.


On the needles/bobbins:
-Warm Ribbed Winter Hat in Burgundy Malabrigo
-Skull Jumper by Malia Mather in Cascade Eco Wool Rainer Heather
-Vanilla Socks in Insecta colorway from Unique Sheep gradiance
-Moonfleet in Barknknit Colorway from Unique Sheep
-Barknknit Raising Quilt Squares
-Special K's Vest
-Brown Merino roving for sweater yarn

Knitting Bit: Christmas Gift Knitting.
-my plan.

Spinning Bit: Sweater Yarn
-swatching and spinning

Barkin It Time:
-Barknknit Baby is a Girl!!
-moving around furniture to make baby's room.
-Jackjack and Abigail and lots more
Treat of the Week: Butter Ball Cookies
Preheat oven 350 degrees
Mix together in bowl with hands:
1/2 lb softened butter
2 1/2 cps flour
1/2 cp powdered sugar
1/4 tsp salt
1 tsp vanilla
3/4 cp ground walnuts/pecans..

Mix well and shape into balls about size of walnut. Bake on ungreased cookie sheet. Keep in for at least 16 minutes. They will not be brown and that's okay.
Remove from oven and while they are hot, roll in powdered sugar until well coated and set on paper side of freezer paper to absorb some of the buttery goodness.
Let cool completely before you put them away or eat them.

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

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.

You can also find me on:
Twitter
Plurk
Facebook
Facebook Fan Page

Happy Dog Training, Knitting, and Spinning!

 

Episode 46: Maryland Sheep and WoolOpen in a New Window

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Announcements:
Thank you to all those who support the podcast
-Zazzle Store with new logo! Barknknit Zazzle store.

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

Sponsors:


Many new clubs have been announced. Check them out and sign up at www.theuniquesheep.com.

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 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.

Rest of Shownotes to come.

 

Episode 45: A MedleyOpen in a New Window

Shownotes will be up after the weekend.

To download podcast click here.

 

Episode 44: Walking the DogsOpen in a New Window

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Announcements:
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

Sponsors:


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

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.

You can also find me on:
Twitter
Plurk
Facebook
Facebook Fan Page

Happy Dog Training, Knitting, and Spinning!

 

Episode 43: SportstasticOpen in a New Window


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Announcements:
Thank you to all those who support the podcast
-Zazzle Store with new logo! Barknknit Zazzle store.
-DanceNKnit's Virtual Baby Shower and to view pictures on her blog of the gifts click here.
-Announcing our Monthly Stickam.com chats. To join please befriend Courtney aka knitnpurlgurl on stickam.com and befriend me as well.
-First Monthly chat will be on February 28th at 3pm EST.

-Jared Flood Blanket KAL
-cast on on or after March 13th and finish the blanket by April 30th at midnight.
-can choose from any of Jared Flood blanket patterns (rav link) and use any yarn
-prizes to be announced shortly

Sponsors:
Sonny & Shear is having sales each week through the month of February to celebrate our 3rd anniversary. Sales are posted on our blog and our Raverly group each Friday. This weeks' sale, ending on Wednesday, allows you to save 20% off of all Dream in Color and Zen Yarn Garden yarns by using the code DreamyZen at the time of checkout.

Listener Coupon code is :BarkNKnit for 10% off and one per customer.
The Unique Sheep is excited to announce its new 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!
Off the needles/bobbins:
-frogged my Ribbed Vest that was knit in handspun Romney for the ravelympics.
-finished knitting the Shalom Cardigan by Meghan MacFarlane but still need to block and sew on the buttons.
-finished the Spring Forward Socks out of NHKnittingmama.com Franconia yarn in the Darcie Colorway for the Lace KAL with NHknittingmama
On the needles/bobbins:
-cast on a pair of iPhone Mitts for my nephew out of Caron Simply Soft Eco in blank.

Knitting Bit:
-The Unique Sheep Moonfleet KAL/Club
-I signed up and Laura is custom dying me a gradiance colorway using my barknknit colors!

-Spindies auctions

-Sharing Our Gifts Across America Project #5

-Odog's cute sweater knit by me! :)
Barkin It Time:
-Ravelympics started and enjoyed chats on Ravelry!
-spent quality time with sisters
-played softball, bowling, and basketball with the family
-bought bikes!!!
-broken and fixed car
-clean house and dogs.
-Tortilla soup from Meghan from Stitch It Podcast
Treat of the Week:
-hot cocoa with whip cream
-Land O Lakes hot cocoa
-Abuelita's Mexican Hot Chocolate
Thank you listeners.
Thank you SonnyandShear.
Thank you The Unique Sheep
Thank you NHKnittingMama

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.

You can also find me on:
Twitter
Plurk
Facebook
Facebook Fan Page

Happy Dog Training, Knitting, and Spinning!

 

Episode 42: The SuperpartyOpen in a New Window

Episode up...shownotes coming! Hope you have a great SuperBowl day!!

 

Episode 41: So Many Pretty Colors!Open in a New Window

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Announcements:
This month’s hosting fees are sponsored by The Knit Witch. To enter this month's contest, go to www.knitwitch.com and find something that inspires you and leave a comment on the show notes page.
Zazzle Store with new logo! Barknknit Zazzle store.
Sponsors:
Stop by Sonny & Shear and check out the great selection of beautiful hand dyed yarns and rovings.

Listener Coupon code is :BarkNKnit for 10% off and one per customer.
The Unique Sheep wishes you a happy new year and reminds you to check their website often for new colorways and new clubs, such as their new Sip n Stitch club for Tea Lovers. Also check out their card carrying Ambassadors. 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. There is a 10% coupon for all Bark 'n Knit listeners through the end of January, 2010. Enter BARKNKNIT at checkout to get the discount. Our featured yarn in January is the Franconia fingering weight cashmere blend. Colors will be added throughout the month. Please stop over and let us know Gnat sent you!

Barknknit Podcast Listener's Group News:
-Please add yourself to the Listener Map
-Be Prepared for Gifts KAL come join us.
-Remember we have an FO thread and daily threads.
-Chat has been enabled.

Doggie Bit: Touch
- the command Touch

Rescued:
-Shannon's dog

To contribute to the "Rescued" segment:
1. call drop.io voicemail at 646-462-4031 x 67302
to go to the barknknit drop.io, click here and the password is furry pets
2. submit this form with audio file or just type out your store and attach an image of your pets.

Off the needles/bobbins:
- Child's Placket-Neck Pullover by Joelle Hoverso almost done
- matching hat in my own design

-On the needles/bobbins:
- cast on a pair of Spring Forward by Linda Welch in Franconia Darcie by NHKnitting Mama
-the Barknknit Raising Quilt with left over sock yarns.
-working on 2nd sock and pattern for my design with Shelby B's Designs sock in Sirius Black

- Kenny's Vest
The Subtle Stripe by Lara Killian in Knitpicks Swish Worsted on hold-finished

Barkin It Time:
-work
-weather
-Aunt Rita
-my mom
-family

Knitting/Spinning Bit:
-Color Theory
-Dyeing with Fiber Reactive Dyes

Treat of the Week:
-www.nikewoman.com
-Nike Woman App

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

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!

God Bless

 

Episode 40: Happy New YearOpen in a New Window


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Announcements:
This month’s hosting fees are sponsored by The Knit Witch.
Zazzle Store with new logo! Barknknit Zazzle store.
Sponsors:


Sonny & Shear is now carrying Green Sheep Cotton Bamboo Worsted from the talented dyers at Unique Sheep. Beautiful yarns with a wonderful sheen. Stop by and take a look.

Listener Coupon code is :BarkNKnit for 10% off and one per customer.
<The Unique Sheep wishes you a happy new year and reminds you to check their website often for new colorways and new clubs, such as their new Sip n Stitch club for Tea Lovers 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. There is a 10% coupon for all Bark 'n Knit listeners through the end of January, 2010. Enter BARKNKNIT at checkout to get the discount. Our featured yarn in January is the Franconia fingering weight cashmere blend. Colors will be added throughout the month. Please stop over and let us know Gnat sent you!

Barknknit Podcast Listener's Group News:
-Please add yourself to the Listener Map
-Be Prepared for Gifts KAL come join us.
-Remember we have an FO thread and daily threads.
-Chat has been enabled.

Doggie Bit:
-added to the Barkin It Bit
-rescuing dogs.Rescued:
-Amanda aka NHKnittingMama's pup

To contribute to the "Rescued" segment:
1. call drop.io voicemail at 646-462-4031 x 67302
to go to the barknknit drop.io, click here and the password is furry pets
2. submit this form with audio file or just type out your store and attach an image of your pets.

Off the needles/bobbins:
-finished my pair of iPhone Mitts by Julie Ridl knit in the Shelby B's Designs lilly potter colorway.
On the needles/bobbins:
-the Barknknit Raising Quilt with left over sock yarns.
-working on 2nd sock and pattern for my design with Shelby B's Designs sock in Sirius Black
-
Child's Placket-Neck Pullover by Joelle Hoverso almost done
- Kenny's Vest
The Subtle Stripe by Lara Killian in Knitpicks Swish Worsted on hold-finished

Knitting Bit:
-weaving in ends.
-www.knitwitch.com videos
-Ravelympics Project
Barkin It Time:
-Christmas trip
-gifts and travel
-ipod apps
-jackjack and Abigail grace
Spinning Bit:
-Ravelympics Plan

Treat of the Week:
-white bean chili!!!

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

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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Episode 39: The Howling MoonOpen in a New Window

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Announcements:
This month’s hosting fees are sponsored by
Mandalinn Knits and Spins. She has beautiful Twilight inspired batts available at her store. We are also beginning the Twilight Contest!

To enter:

  1. Take this quiz! or New Moon Quiz!
  2. Post about the contest on your blog, twitter, plurk, or facebook and send me a message letting me know where you posted
  3. Leave a comment on the show notes page about when you plan to watch the New Moon movie.

Prize is a set of Twilight inspired Batts from Mandalinn Knits & Spins.

Zazzle Store with new logo! Barknknit Zazzle store.

Sponsors:

Sonny & Shear just received a new shipment of Dream in Color Starry and Classy Worsted. Check out the beautiful colors. We also just had our kick off for the Nutkin Knit-A-Long. Join us in knitting this beautiful sock pattern and entering to win one of the prizes.

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

This week’s podcast is sponsored in part by The Unique Sheep. Laura & Kelly would like to remind you that there is still room in their Enchanted Wood lace shawl KAL beginning in January. Check out their website for more information

This week's podcast is sponsored in part by New Hampshire Knitting Mama at www.nhknittingmama.com. NH Knitting Mama carries hand-dyed yarns in all weights, as well as patterns and accessories for the fiber artist. There is a 10% coupon for all Bark 'n Knit listeners through the end of January, 2010. Enter BARKNKNIT at checkout to get the discount.

Barknknit Podcast Listener's Group News:
-Please add yourself to the
Listener Map
-Be Prepared for Gifts KAL come join us.
-Remember we have an FO thread and daily threads.
-Chat has been enabled.

Doggie Bit:
Orbee-tuff recycle balls.
-www.planetdog.com
Rescued:
-Catie's dog
-Sheryl's cat

To contribute to the "Rescued" segment:
1. call drop.io voicemail at 646-462-4031 x 67302
to go to the barknknit drop.io, click
here and the password is furry pets
2. submit
this form with audio file or just type out your store and attach an image of your pets.

Off the needles/bobbins:
-the
Rib-A-Roni by Jane Tanner pattern for the Sharing our Gifts Across America Project #2
-finished the texting ready mitts for a gift. The pattern is the iPhone Mitts by Julie Ridl and I’m knitting them along with the NHKnitting mama KAL on Rav and our Preparing for Gifts KAL


On the needles/bobbins:

-started a pair of iphone mitts for myself in Shelby B's Designs superwash merino sock in Lilly Potter colorway.
-the
Barknknit Raising Quilt with left over sock yarns.
-finished the first sock and pattern for my design with Shelby B's Designs sock in Sirius Black
-
Child's Placket-Neck Pullover by Joelle Hoverso on hold waiting for yarn.
- Kenny's Vest
The Subtle Stripe by Lara Killian in Knitpicks Swish Worsted on hold

-finished a single using some Merino from Ashland Bay and it’s waiting to be plyed up.

Knitting Bit: Hermosa Bag review

Barkin It Time:

-going to see New Moon at midnight Tomorrow! Twilight at 9pm and then NEW MOON!

- have been feeling under the weather

-half day last Friday because of memorial service for brother-in-laws father at Bay Pines Veteran’s Cemetery

-Thanksgiving is coming!! I want my tree up even though we are going to be in OH for Christmas

On the Road:

-next trip will be Christmas in Ohio!

-hoping to do a yarn crawl and meet up if interest

Thank you listeners.
Thank you SonnyandShear.

Thank you The Unique Sheep

Thank you NHKnittingMama
Thank you Mandalinn Knits & Spins

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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Episode 38: Twilight Month has ArrivedOpen in a New Window

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Announcements:
This month’s hosting fees are sponsored by Mandalinn Knits and Spins. She has beautiful Twilight inspired batts available at her store.
We are also beginning the Twilight Contest!

To enter:

1. Take this quiz!

2. Post about the contest on your blog, twitter, plurk, or facebook and send me a message letting me know where you posted

3. Leave a comment on the show notes page about when you plan to watch the New Moon movie.


Prize is a set of Twilight inspired Batts from Mandalinn Knits & Spins.


Zazzle Store with new logo! Barknknit Zazzle store.


This week's sponsors are:
Sonny & Shear recently received a new shipment of Zen Yarn Garden yarns. There's the ever popular Squooshy Sock but be sure to check out the new Serenity Sport. Serenity is a uber soft merino cashmere blend and is just heaven to work with.

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

This week’s podcast is sponsored in part by The Unique Sheep. Laura & Kelly would like to remind you that there is still room in their Enchanted Wood lace shawl KAL beginning in January. Check out their website for more information.

Barknknit Podcast Listener's Group News:
-Please add yourself to the Listener Map
-Be Prepared for Gifts KAL come join us.
-Remember we have an FO thread and daily threads.
-Chat has been enabled.

Rescued: Janice's Diddy

To contribute to the "Rescued" segment:
1. call drop.io voicemail at 646-462-4031 x 67302
to go to the barknknit drop.io, click here and the password is furrypets
2. submit this form with audio file or just type out your store and attach an image of your pets.

Off the needles/bobbins:
-finished spinning and plyed the carded suri alpaca from Crystal Rivers Alpaca blended with my Cormo blend fleece.

-Ribbed Vest by Sarah Punderson in some handspun Romney (frogged?)


On the needles/bobbins:
-the Barknknit Raising Quilt with left over sock yarns.
-cast on a pattern of my design with Shelby B's Designs sock in Sirius Black
-Child's Placket-Neck Pullover by Joelle Hoverso on hold waiting for yarn.
- Kenny's Vest! The Subtle Stripe by Lara Killian in Knitpicks Swish Worsted

-hat using the Rib-A-Roni by Jane Tanner pattern for the SharingourGifts Across America Project #2

-working on samples in spinning and playing with new techniques

Knitting Bit:

-new podcast SassyPantsKnitter

-knitting ornaments by Michelle Malach

-Interview with Stacy from UrbanGypZ

The projects she was working on.

Barkin It Time:

-bought my ticket to see New Moon at midnight on the 19th! Twilight at 9pm and then NEW MOON!

-switched offices at work

-had stomach issues for the last week

-brother-in-law’s father passed away

-starting a knitting charity group with Sheryl at our church

-Pinellas Weavers Guild Spinning meet up at Heritage Village


Spinning Bit: Flicking Locks

-flicking locks and spinning from the fold.


On the Road:

-next trip will be Christmas in Ohio!

-hoping to do a yarn crawl and meet up if interest

Thank you listeners.
Thank you SonnyandShear.
Thank you The Unique Sheep
Thank you Mandalinn Knits & Spins


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!

 

Video Episode: SAFF 2009 Fleece Show and SaleOpen in a New Window

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Purchased 1/2 a Coated Corriedale Fleece from New York. (Will post Breeder info soon)
Gail White from Ozark Carding Mill, LLC in Durant, OK

 

Episode 37: SAFFtasticOpen in a New Window

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Announcements:
This months hosting fees are sponsored by Shelby B Designs. Thank you! Interview with Shelby!

NHknittingmama is offering Barknknit listeners a 10% discount at her store. Please use the coupon BARKNKNIT for 10% off at checkout.
I opened a Cafe Press Store! Check out the designs at Barknknit Cafe Press!
Also Opened a Zazzle Store with new logo! Barknknit Zazzle store.

This week's sponsor is:
Sonny & Shear is hosting a Pigeon Roof Studios Spin-A-Long. Spin up 4 ounces of Pigeon Roof Studios roving and finish by November 30, 2009 to enter to win one of three great prizes. Check our shop blog for more details.

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

The Unique Sheep is the home of the Gradiance Collection. Interview with Laura one of the owners.

Barknknit Podcast Listener's Group News:
-Please add yourself to the Listener Map
-Be Prepared for Gifts KAL come join us.
-Remember we have an FO thread and daily threads.
-Chat has been enabled.

Doggie Bit/Rescued: The Soap Shed
-Interview with Tim
-Dirty Dawg Shampoo Bar

To contribute to the "Rescued" segment:
1. call drop.io voicemail at 646-462-4031 x 67302
to go to the barknknit drop.io, click here and the password is furrypets
2. submit this form with audio file or just type out your store and attach an image of your pets.

Knitting Bit: Sharing Our Gifts
-Across America Project #2

Off the needles/bobbins:
-My Corona Sweater(rav projects link) in burgundy Malabrigo worsted.
Corona by CanarySanctuary

On the needles/bobbins:
-the Barknknit Raising Quilt with left over sock yarns.
-cast on a pattern of my design with Shelby B's Designs sock in Sirius Black
-Child's Placket-Neck Pullover by Joelle Hoverso.
- Kenny's Vest! The Subtle Stripe by Lara Killian in Knitpicks Swish Worsted
-Ribbed Vest by Sarah Punderson in some handspun Romney

Spinning Bit: Fleece n Alpaca
-1/2 a coated Black Corriedale Fleece
-judge was Gail White from Ozark Carding Mill, LLC in Durant, OK
-thinking of doing the black corriedale now for my Gooseberry Cardigan by Hannah Fettig in the IK Knits Weekend.
-bought buttons from Clay Cat. You can email her at suedial(at)gmail(dot)com.
-spinning the carded suri alpaca from Crystal Rivers Alpaca blended with my Cormo blend fleece.
On the Road:
- SAFF aka Southeastern Animal Fiber Fair was AWESOME!!!
- meet n greet and podcasting from SAFF.
-Thursday night -Pisgah Brewing Co.
-Friday -Fleece Show & Sale
-Fiber In
-Saturday -Meet n greet
-Sunday -Yarn Paradise
-pooterprincess
-funfairiegirl
-thestephknits


Thank you sponsor.
Thank you SonnyandShear.
Thank you listeners.

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!

 

Episode 36: My New ToyOpen in a New Window

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Announcements:
This months hosting fees are sponsored by Shelby B's Designs. Thank you!

I opened a Cafe Press Store! Check out the designs at Barknknit Cafe Press!
Also Opened a Zazzle Store with new logo! Barknknit Zazzle store.

Knitpink.com Calendar of Home 2009

This week's sponsor is:
Sonny & Shear is hosting a Pigeon Roof Studios Spin-A-Long. Spin up 4 ounces of Pigeon Roof Studios roving and finish by November 30, 2009 to enter to win one of three great prizes. Check our shop blog for more details.

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

Barknknit Podcast Listener's Group News:
-Please add yourself to the Listener Map
-Be Prepared for Gifts KAL come join us.
-Knitting Sweaters/Vests in Summer KAL
-Remember we have an FO thread and daily threads.
-Chat has been enabled.

Recording from my car... :)On the needles/bobbins:
-cast on My Corona Sweater(rav projects link) in burgundy Malabrigo worsted.
Corona by CanarySanctuary
-cast on Child's Placket-Neck Pullover by Joelle Hoverso.
- Kenny's Vest! The Subtle Stripe by Lara Killian in Knitpicks Swish Worsted
-Ribbed Vest by Sarah Punderson in some handspun Romney
-cast on the Barknknit Raising Quilt with left over sock yarns.
-squares for my sister's baby blanket

Barknknit Time:
-been in a mood.
-Kenny out of town again for a golf weekend with his dad.
-just babbling.

On the Road:
- SAFF aka Southeastern Animal Fiber Fair
- meet n greet at 11am near the Sheep to Shawl event and podcasting from SAFF
- October 23-26th in Asheville, NC
-Sid and Sheryl helped with some of the goodies.
On the Road Contest:
-winner is Julianne W.

Thank you sponsor.
Thank you SonnyandShear.
Thank you listeners.

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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SAFF meet n greet goodie bagsOpen in a New Window

 

Episode 35: My CoronaOpen in a New Window

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Announcements:
This months hosting fees are sponsored by Shelby B Designs. Thank you!

I opened a Cafe Press Store! Check out the designs at Barknknit Cafe Press!
Also Opened a Zazzle Store with new logo! Barknknit Zazzle store.

This week's sponsor is:
Sonny & Shear has started carrying Unique Sheep yarns. Check out the beautiful colorways of the Luxe Gradience series.

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

Barknknit Podcast Listener's Group News:
-Please add yourself to the Listener Map
-Be Prepared for Gifts KAL come join us.
-Knitting Sweaters/Vests in Summer KAL
-Remember we have an FO thread and daily threads.
-Chat has been enabled.

Doggie Bit: Dog Lover's Companion
-book review of the Dog Lover's Companion


-Take Action Today for your pets

Rescued: Michelle's Jasper
-Fluffernutter (14), Monkey (10) and Jasper (almost 4)
To contribute to the "Rescued" segment:
1. call drop.io voicemail at 646-462-4031 x 67302
to go to the barknknit drop.io, click here and the password is furrypets
2. submit this form with audio file or just type out your store and attach an image of your pets.

Knitting Bit: Eat.Sleep.Knit and Malabrigo love!
-knitting mojo is BACK!!

-love love love the malabrigo
-ordered from Eat.Sleep.Knit
-I reached my first mile marker in the yarnathon.

Off the needles/bobbins:
-Jenny’s Tansu Table Runner by Mel Clark.

On the needles/bobbins:
-cast on My Corona Sweater(rav projects link) in burgundy Malabrigo worsted.
Corona by CanarySanctuary
-cast on Child's Placket-Neck Pullover by Joelle Hoverso.
- Kenny's Vest! The Subtle Stripe by Lara Killian in Knitpicks Swish Worsted
-Ribbed Vest by Sarah Punderson in some handspun Romney
-cast on the Barknknit Raising Quilt with left over sock yarns.
-squares for my sister's baby blanket

Barknknit Time:
-been in a mood.
-Kenny out of town again for a golf weekend with his dad.
-just babbling.

Spinning Bit: Sweater Yarn and Sock yarn.
-finished cleaning the 2.5 lbs of raw Cormo blend and starting to card
-spinning for my Gooseberry Cardigan by Hannah Fettig in the IK Knits Weekend.
-finished spinning the pencil roving from Rocket Yarn and am mid ply.
-carding suri alpaca from Crystal Rivers Alpaca.
On the Road:
- SAFF aka Southeastern Animal Fiber Fair
- meet n greet and podcasting from SAFF
- October 23-26th in Asheville, NC

One the Road Contest:
-anyone who donates between now and Oct 20th will be enter to win prizes
-first prize will be fiber or spun yarn, stitch markers, and a project page.





Any Donations will be used for podcasting purposes, such as hosting fees, prizes, and items to review.

Treat of the Week: Patricia Briggs books
-I started with Moon Called and I love them all.

Thank you sponsor.
Thank you SonnyandShear.
Thank you listeners.

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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Episode 34: Flan Cake!Open in a New Window


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Announcements:
This months hosting fees are sponsored by Mary Catharine of Warmth in the North. Thank you!

I opened a Cafe Press Store! Check out the designs at Barknknit Cafe Press!
Also Opened a Zazzle Store with new logo! Barknknit Zazzle store.

This week's sponsor is:
Check out Sonny & Shear, purveyor of fine rovings and beautiful hand dyed yarns.

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

Barknknit Podcast Listener's Group News:
-Please add yourself to the Listener Map
-Be Prepared for Gifts KAL come join us.
-Knitting Sweaters/Vests in Summer KAL
-Remember we have an FO thread and daily threads.
-Chat has been enabled.
Rescued: Courtney's Dogs
-Eva, Nor, and Bre
To contribute to the "Rescued" segment:
1. call drop.io voicemail at 646-462-4031 x 67302
to go to the barknknit drop.io, click here and the password is furrypets
2. submit this form with audio file or just type out your store and attach an image of your pets.

Knitting Bit: Inspired by Mary Catharine
- what to do with extra sock yarn?
-
Barn Raising Quilt by Shelley Mackie & Larissa Brown in the following book



Off the needles/bobbins:
-Traveling Woman by Liz Abinante in Hazel Knits Artisan Sock in Plum Glace..projects page.

On the needles/bobbins:
- almost done with Jenny’s Tansu Table Runner by Mel Clark.
- Kenny's Vest! The Subtle Stripe by Lara Killian in Knitpicks Swish Worsted
-Ribbed Vest by Sarah Punderson in some handspun Romney
-cast on the Barknknit Raising Quilt with left over sock yarns.
-squares for my sister's baby blanket

Barknknit Time:
-been sick
-Kenny in Ohio
-Dad went home to Panama
-house news.

Spinning Bit: Mojo is back...aka 1500 yards of DK weight
-obsessed with sweaters plus lots of raw fleece equals spinning lots of yarn for a sweater!
-spinning for my Gooseberry Cardigan by Hannah Fettig in the IK Knits Weekend.
- pretty much a review of the IK knits weekend. :)
On the Road:
- The Florida Fiber In
-met lots of lovely people
-bought fiber
-Rocket Yarn Superwash Merino/Nylon pencil roving...lovely!
-Merino/Bamboo/Silk roving from Long Dog Handspun
- SAFF aka Southeastern Animal Fiber Fair
- meet n greet and podcasting from SAFF
- October 23-26th in Asheville, NC

One the Road Contest:
-anyone who donates between now and Oct 20th will be enter to win prizes
-first prize will be fiber or spun yarn, stitch markers, and a project page.





Any Donations will be used for podcasting purposes, such as hosting fees, prizes, and items to review.

Promo: Fiber Beat

Treat of the Week: FLAN CAKE!! YUMMY!!
-email me if you want the pattern.
Thank you sponsor.
Thank you SonnyandShear.
Thank you listeners.

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.

You can also find me on:
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