Friday, October 18, 2013

Moving Day

The Heartland Knits podcast has moved! You can now find it at . If you were subscribed to the podcast through iTunes, please unsubscribe and resubscribe to pick up the new feed. If unsubscribing doesn't work, then try deleting the podcast and adding it back again. You can also subscribe to the wordpress blog to get notified when new episodes are uploaded. See you there.

Wednesday, July 31, 2013

Special Episode - Aloha Little Mom

Beatrice M Sever
1918 - 2013
My little bird has flown away--I'll miss her so.

Tuesday, May 07, 2013

Episode 30 - I'm Still Standing

I made it! Two years cancer free!! This episode is light on actual knitting content but has a full review of the Maryland Sheep & Wool festival along with a video of pics from it at the end. Enjoy.

Monday, April 01, 2013

Episode 25 - Road Trip

This episode is a little light on the knitting and spinning content but has details of my trip last week and a short video with trip photos at the end.

Episode 24 - A Quickie

Monday, March 18, 2013

Episode 23 - Armful of Handspun

An armful of Frizzle the fleece, weekly knitting progress plus the Ravelry group 200 member drawing.

Monday, February 25, 2013

Episode 20 - Second Wind

Needed a week off to rest up after the Madrona Arts Fiber Arts conference in Tacoma WA so this weeks show is nearly double the length of normal episodes. Two weeks worth of knitting and spinning progress plus lots of enabling and the prize winners from the Heart KAL are announced, too. 

On the Needles
Pansy Faroese Shawl from Bundanaurriklaedid
Tiny Tea Leaves
Blue One Bohus

Off the Needles
Annis by Susanna IC out of Tucker Woods Molly's Twinkle Toes in Electric Blue
Java Jive Socks out of Lollipop yarn

Frizzle fleece
Spindlewood mini-Tibetan spindle/Cashmere from Opulent Fibers

Perry by Michelle Wang
Hellebore by Michelle Wang
# 9 Lace Yoke Sweater by Hitomi Shida

Show and Tell
Piddleloop Micro Wedge
Brooklyn Tweed Shelter and Loft yarns in Button Jar, Thistle, Foothills, and Truffle Hunt
MadelineTosh Merino Light in WellWater
Toots LeBlanc merino/angora fingering in Pewter
Glass buttons by Sheila Ernst
Blackwater Abbey buttons
Hazel Knits Artisan Sock in HeartThrob
Elann Cantata
Opulent Fibers Merino/Silk in Cyclamen and Chlorophyll
WoolGatherings Black Alpaca/Silk fiber
Slipped Stitch Studios Sock bag

HeartKAL winners announced
prizes were GirlFriends Knitting stitch markers and micro wedge Piddleloop

We're 3 members away from 200 members in the Friends of Heartland Knits group. When we reach that milestone, we will have a drawing so hurry and join today.

Thanks for watching the podcast, until I see you next week, Happy Knitting!

Tuesday, February 05, 2013

Episode 18 - Bohussy

On the Needles
Eve's Rib cardi
Vesper SweetHeart socks

Off the Needles
Chemo hat for Sue

Way Off the Needles
Rose Lace Bohus
My old blog--Fiber Corner

Bobbin of fleece Frizzle

EZ Heart Hat

Remember our Heart KAL runs til February 17, knit something heart shaped or with a heart motif and enter it into the thread on our Ravelry group for a chance to win a fun prize.

Please check out our Ravelry group and join if you're not a member. We'll be having a prize drawing once we reach 200 members.

Thanks for watching.
Happy Knitting!

Monday, January 28, 2013

Episode 17 - Lucky Seventeen

Show notes
On the Needles
Eve's Rib cardi
Chemo hat for Sue out of Koigu P436
Sweet Heart stripey socks out of Vesper

Off the Needles
Red Faroese shawl

First bobbin of Frizzle--BFL/BL/Romney fleece

Sparkle yarn shawlette out of TuckerWoods Molly's Twinkle Toes
Perry by Michele Wang
Shawl out of Toots LeBlanc

Remember our heart KAL runs until Valentine's day. Just knit anything heart shaped or with a heart motif and enter it in the thread on our Ravelry group for a chance to win fun prizes.

The podcast can also be found on iTunes or BlipTv.

Thanks for watching and all your kind messages to me. Until I see you next week, Happy Knitting!

Monday, January 14, 2013

Episode 15--Life Happens

Show Notes
On the Needles
Red Faroese Shawl by Marilyn Van Kepple out of Laceweight Icelandic
Java Jive Lollipop Yarn socks

Greta Garbo Shawl designed by Nancy Bush
Artful Ewe batt

Our Heart KAL runs until Valentines Day. Knit something with a heart motif or heart shaped and enter it into the thread on the Ravelry group for fun prizes.

One more week to enter to win the Highland Handmades Mountain Laurel Lace yarn in Sea Glass. Just enter your knitting goal(s) for 2013 in the thread on the Ravelry board.

Thanks for watching and for all the kind words about the video last week.

Monday, January 07, 2013

Episode 14--It's a Teenager

Please excuse the lighting issues for this episode. So used to dealing with low light issues, I overcompensated, I guess.

Show Notes

On the Needles
Eve's Rib cardi
Red Faroese Shawl
Valentine's Day Stripey socks--Vesper SweetHeart

Off the Needles
Crazy Black Socks

Frizzle fleece processed by Morning Sun Fiber Barn

Janine Bajus Ravelry patterns for tam and hat patterns
Sothia Shawl for Downton Abbey knitting

We're having a Heart KAL between Jan 6 and Feb 14. Knit something heart shaped or with a heart shaped pattern on it (stranded, lace, texture) and post a picture of it in the Ravelry group thread to win a fun prize.

This week there is a Giveaway for a skein of Highland Handmades Mountain Laurel Lace yarn (70% Baby Alpaca, 30% Cultivated Silk) in the Sea Glass colorway. Enter the thread on the Ravelry group. Winner will be drawn on January 20, 2013.