Episode 19: Summer in Winter

Hi everyone, all you loyal watchers out there. I have missed you. But hopefully this will make up for the prolonged absence. Out of the woods now and ready to rock more podcasts. Of course I never stopped knitting.

PRIZES are contained within!!! Love Ewes all!!!
Natalie

0:00-2:40             Intro
2:40-32:00           Knitting in Trinidad. Great Views. Ocean!!!
32:00-52:25         Yard, Garden and McKinleyville house tour. Flowers, rocks, trees, herbs, native plants and a CAT!!
44:16-50:23         Obsidian cut tool in action
52:25-1:03:00      Knitting at Home with PRIZES
1:03:00-1:10:00  Trinidad Native plants and Views
1:10:00-1:24:15   Beach walk with Seaweed and Crabbing by boat
1:24:15-1:29:23    McKinleyville walk and FO Field Trip
 
The shows are also in YouTube (Episode 1 is on Vimeo).

SHOW NOTES

Patterns

  1. Ice Drops Stocking Stocking for Estella. A kit by Googleheims
  2. My own Convertible Mitts  by Natalie Cabrera
  3. Cabled Fingerless Mitts for a Man by Natalie Cabrera
  4. Mans sock. Combination of Riverbed Architecture in New Pathways by Cat Bordhi and Hermione’s Everyday Sock by Erica Lueder
  5. Riverbed Architecture in New Pathways by Cat Bordhi
  6. Chevron Tweed Skirt by Theresa Shabes in Knitter’s Magazine Issue2012 K109
  7. Custom water bottle holder by Natalie Cabrera
  8. Little Bows Hat by Sunni Scrivner
  9. Dustland Hat by Stephen West

Yarns (numbers correspond to numbered patterns above)

  1. Variety. Part Kit 100% wool and tidbits. Part Cascade 220, 100% wool.
  2. Cascade 220, 100% wool. In Lake Chelan (lighter green), and a darker blue
  3. Cascade Ecological wool. 100% Peruvian wool. Latte or Mocha colorway. Worsted.
  4. Cash Vero DK  55% Merino, 33% Microfiber, 12% Cashmere. Color o29. & Rowan kidsilk haze 70% mohair / 30% silk, lace weight, color 664 – steel
  5. Mountain Colors Bearfoot, 60% Superwash wool, 25% Mohair, 15% nylon, sock yarn, Headwaters colorway
  6. Debbie Bliss Andes  65% Baby Alpaca / 35% silk, DK, almost all the colorways
  7. Variety of acrylics
  8. Malabrigo Silky Merino, 50% Silk, 50% Baby Merino, DK, Indecita colorway
  9. Snow Diamond Alpacas 90% Snodia baby alpaca, 10% silk, fingering weight held double (so warm!!), natural light brown with white flecks. I met these folks in Steamboat Springs, CO. It was so freakin cold then, that must be why they are now in Bend, OR. Great website. Why are Alpacas so gursh dang CUTE!!

Needles

  1. US 7 24 in circulars, knitted flat. Dig this book on knitting socks flat! By Alice Curtis
  2. Kollage Square DPNs, US 5
  3. Kollage Square DPNs, US 6
  4. Hiya Hiya DPNs, steel, US 2
  5. Hiya Hiya DPNs, steel, US 1.5/ 2.5mm
  6. Hiya Hiya interchangeable circulars, 5in steel tips, US 6 / 4mm
  7. ?
  8. Hiya Hiya interchangeable circulars, 5in steel tips, US 5
  9. Hiya Hiya interchangeable circulars, 5in steel tips, US 6 / 4mm

 

Shops

Absolute Wonder  Etsy Shop   Hi Ginger!

Twisted Willows Farm Etsy shop  Hi Debbie!

Music

Fiddle Tunes by Randle Lundberg, guitar backup on 1st tune by Natalie Cabrera

 

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Episode 18: McKinleyvillain

A short and quick check in from my home in California. Enjoy!

The shows are also in YouTube (Episode 1 is on Vimeo).


SHOW NOTES

Patterns

  1. Trelawney’s Mitts by Sunni Scrivner

Yarns 

  1. malabrigo Silky Merino – 51% silk / 49% Merino wool, colorway 416 Indiecita, single ply, DK wieght
  2. Madelinetosh Tosh merino light, 100% superwash merino, Firewood colorway, fingering wieght

Fiber

Multicolored Merino from Eugene Textile Center

Shops

YARN! in Eureka, CA

Music

Super special thanks to the live campfire fiddling by Randle Lundberg!!

 

Episode 17 Chevrons for Joanna Spring

Hello!! Joanna Spring, lovely host of the Knit Spin Farm podcast was a-askin us to show us what we are working on in her What Are You Working On? thread on her ravelry group. So I posted this there. It’s about one project in particular and its relation to geology.

Enjoy!!!

SHOW NOTES

Patterns

  1. Chevron Tweed Skirt by Theresa Shabes in Knitter’s Magazine Issue2012 K109

Yarns (numbers correspond to numbered patterns above)

  1. Debbie Bliss Andes  65% Baby Alpaca / 35% silk, DK is, almost all the colorways

Episode 16: Independence Ride


Hello lovely fellow podventurers.

Welcome to another wild time. I had to leave Idaho to return to California to tear the f**k out of my house (see earlier post). But snuck in some fun with friends first. Get ready to go for a fat bike ride and get your party on!

ENJOY!!


0:00 - 4:30    Intro and Cycling Musical Montage
4:30 - 18:30   Cycling and Nature Chat
18:30 - 22:00  Camping Shenanigans Musical Montage
22:00 - 29:10  Knitting with Special Guest STARS!
29:10 - 49:30  KNIT Chat with Knit Nat and her Knitting Mentors
49:30 - 55:24  Musical Montage Outro

The shows are also in YouTube (Episode 1 is on Vimeo).


SHOW NOTES

Patterns

  1. Chevron Tweed Skirt by Theresa Shabes in Knitter’s Magazine Issue2012 K109
  2. Coriolus Sock by Cat Bordhi in New Pathways for Sock Knitters
  3. Beekeeper’s Quilt by Tiny Owl Knits

Yarns (numbers correspond to numbered patterns above)

  1. Debbie Bliss Andes  65% Baby Alpaca / 35% silk, DK is, almost all the colorways
  2. Mountain Colors Bearfoot  60% Superwash Wool / 25% Mohair / 15% Nylon, Headwaters colorway, sock
  3. Many a sock yarn, see Velma’s project page

Shops

COLORBOMB Creations  Hand Spun and Dyed Yarn by Velma!!!  velmalikevelvet on Ravelry   Hi Velma!

Music

Over You by Miranda Lambert

One More Last Chance by Vince Gill

Away Down the River by Alison Krauss

 

Episode 15: Joshua Tree!!!

HI! Another fabulous and adventurous Podventure. DO ENJOY!
4:26-15:00 
 &
58:26-1:04:15 - Knitting!!!
15:35-20:35   - Hellos and Thank yous 
0:00-7:45     - Gold Fork Hot Springs 
20:50-26:15   - Arizona traveling 
26:15-End     - Joshua Tree

 The shows are also in YouTube (Episode 1 is on Vimeo).

SHOW NOTES

Patterns

  1. Chevron Tweed Skirt by Theresa Shabes in Knitter’s Magazine Issue2012 K109Tin Can Knits   (free pattern!)
  2. Veil of Leaves socks  by Cat Bordhi in New Pathways for Sock Knitters book
  3. Ribbed Coin Cable Hat by Ivy Brambles  Was a RAP to me by Johanne (lunou)

Yarns (numbers correspond to numbered patterns above)

  1. Debbbie Bliss Andes  65% Baby Alpaca / 35% silk, DK is, almost all th ecolorways
  2. Araucania Itata Solid 2003 colorway, fingering  &   Cascade Kid Seta
  3. Plymouth Yarns Alpaca

Music

Tristan Clarridge (3rd track) and The Bee Eaters (1st, 2nd & last tracks) recorded live June 21, 2013  at The National Oldtime Fiddlers Contest and Festival  in Weiser, Idaho

Ripple (4th track)   by The Grateful Dead

References

Elizabeth Zimmerman’s 4 disc PBS show – Knitting Workshop DVD at Schoolhouse Press (scroll down to find it)

Science Links

Amazing Bloom Year for Joshua Trees:    USA Today       Press Enterprise News       LA Times

Joshua Trees in Peril:  NPR Feb 4, 2008      The Daily Press Aug 27, 2009      Earth Island Journal

Seed Pods Video:  Vimeo video by Kolby Kirk

Episode 14: Arch Canyon Day Hike

Not a lot of knitting.
Knitting Cameos at 1:00-2:00, 24:00-25:15, and 34:24-35:15.
The hike is an extravaganza canyon loop with amazing views, petrified wood, Anasazi ruins, and crazy creek ice. Put your boots on, lets go back in time to late March and early spring in the desert.
 
The shows are also in YouTube (Episode 1 is on Vimeo).

SHOW NOTES

Patterns

  1. Antler Hat by Tin Can Knits   (free pattern!)
  2. Crosswords at the Coffee Shop Shawl  by   Karrie Steinmetz

Yarns (numbers correspond to numbered patterns above)

  1. Cascade Hertiage Silk colorway #5631,  85% superwash merino/ 15% mulberry silk (sooooo soft and bouncy!), light fingering   and Crystal Palace Yarns Mini Mochi, 80% Merino wool  20% nylon, fingering, colorway 307
  2. Unwind Yarn Company Voyage Aran

Music

River Run by Paul Winter Consort  and the Lovely Canyon Wren

Episode 13: Where the Heck is McCall Idaho?

Knitting!! 2:24 and 17:40
 

The shows are also in YouTube (Episode 1 is on Vimeo).

SHOW NOTES

Patterns and RAPS

  1. Ribbed Coin Cable Hat by Ivy Brambles  Was a RAP to me by Johanne (lunou)
  2. Burrard by Glenna C.
  3. Susies Rogers Reading Mitts FREE Beautiful pattern
  4. Chevron Tweed Skirt by Theresa Shabes in Knitter’s Magazine Issue2012 K109
  5. Lace Fingerless Gloves by Luciana
  6. Plain sockenette sock
  7. Mottled Fields Jacket in Knitter’s Magazine K108

Go out and RAP someone! It feels great. THANKS Johanne!!!

Yarns (numbers correspond to numbered patterns above)

  1. Plymouth Yarns Alpaca
  2. North Ronaldsay  endangered sheep wool from Orkney Island, 100% wool, dk?, colorway light grey
  3. Mountain Colors River Twist 100% Merino (so nice!!), worsted, Hyacinth Lake colorway
  4. Debbie Bliss Andes  65% Baby Alpaca / 35% silk, DK is, almost all th ecolorways
  5. Windrush Farms Shetland, worsted, OR  Woolen Rabbit Frolic, Caramel Latte, DK
  6. Mountain Colors Bearfoot, 60% Superwash wool, 25% Mohair, 15% nylon, sock yarn, Headwaters colorway
  7. Cascade Pure Alpaca: 100% baby alpaca. colorways 3032 Sapphire  and  3042 Mystic Purple, and Lime    & ShiBuiKnits Baby Alpaca DK 100% baby alpaca, colorway 229 bordeaux.  &  Frog Tree Alpaca  olive green  &   yellow  & teal

Shops

Absolute Wonder  Etsy Shop   Hi Ginger!

Music

Seeds of the Pine by Martha Scanlan

Check out Martha Scanlan here doing her song much better than I.