23 December, 2016

Episode 251: Rant before Christmas


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The Sarge and I wish you and yours a very Merry Christmas!


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Episode 251:

Weigh in:

Finished:

Worlds simplest mittens- TinCanKnits- Stash Yarn

Hornshaw Wood Works Mitten Blockers

Convertible messy bun hat

pom hat -pom from a keychain. 

I need to get a pom pom maker

On my needles and hooks:

Harvest Sweater- TinCanKnits-Cascade 220 Heathers in Pyrite (fools gold)- pockets on waste yarn. 

Socks for Sisters- 2 pairs. 

One in sport weight That I dyed. Size 2 needles

  One in Lion brand stripes. Size 0 needles

Close to you shawl- Justyna Lorkowska - Pink Amingo Rainbows

felted clogs- 2 pairs- Bev's pattern. Patrons classic wool in mercury and navy

I tried to do the Knitting for Peace KAL- I failed. 

Sewing: 

4 quilts finished

Bought a bin pattern 

2 t-quilts planned need to buy interfacing

Rag quilt planned. Need to get flannel and batting. 

Spinning: 

Fleece picked up from Stone Hedge Fiber mill- thank you Shannon! 

Appetizer:

Jolabokaflod- tradition in Iceland 

What I'm reading now: The subtle art of not giving a f-bomb

Purple cow

Quiet

Trading Christmas

Listening: 

Harry Potter book 1

This year's Christmas gifts essays

A Christmas Carol

Potluck:

All projects talked about are in projects shared on the Ravelry group. 

Grocery shopping:

K8erpillar Designs- emoji stitch markers- drawing announced. 

Buckle for my CSM

Swaps: 

mini swap 

Bariatric swap

Cards swaps

My yarn wish granted: 

Yarn Briggs and little rustic. For mittens. Looking for a lined pattern

Buttons

Recipes:

Car update

Minimalist on Netflix 

Sad about Advents. I want to do an advent swap over the next year. 

Christmas

15 months out post RNY: I'm Angry! 

Doctor 

Dietitian

 15 month measurements 

Hand knit for all the team. 

Request for dryer balls

Why men's sweats have pockets and women's don't? 

New in my ears: 

Weight loss surgery podcast with Reeger Cortell 

How stuff works NOW

Stuff you missed in history class

On the menu:

College

Knittin' in the Mitten 2017

22 spots available: bunk, b.a.b., daytripper, Saturday only. 

Gadget: 

Oil cloth measuring tape

Replace yearly



06 December, 2016

Episode 250: Holiday Time Again


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Episode 250

Holiday time

Something small:

Juniper moon farm - animals and cookie presses

Ravelry shop

Burning impressions 2 on etsy- soxyzz

Hand creams or body bars

Wonder why farms soap 

Something to read: 

Yarnitexture

Within- knitting patterns to warm the soul

Melissa Leapman's Designer Crochet Accessories

Elizabeth Zimmerman 

The yarn harlot- Stephanie Pearl- Mcphee

Single projects: 

Felted clogs- bev galaskes 

Antler cardigan /hat/ gloves- tin can knits

Owligan- Kate Davis

Large gifts: 

Hornshaw Woodworks

Interchangeable needle set 

Knittin' in the Mitten Retreat

Food: 

Primal kitchen- dark chocolate almond protein bars

Eat me guilt free-- brownies and blondies 

Moon cheese- pepperjack, cheddar, Gouda 

Popcorn-skinny pop or smart pop white cheddar

Gadget: 

Ulla- smart hydration coach


28 November, 2016

Episode 249: Wild Month


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Episode 249

Weigh in:

Finished 

Waves of fall socks

Outlander cowl

Triple luxe cowl

Boot toppers

Fairy snowcap

WIPs

Close to you shawl- Pink Amingo- over the rainbow

Harvest- TinCanKnits Cascade220 Heathers in Pyrite

Speckles socks- hfd sport

Frogged: 

Mittens

 SPINNING!

None

Retreat recap! 

Camp Blodgett

The food- 

The fun- 

The learning-

The giving-

The love! 

The hangover!! 

Kanga- waiting on adjuster

Thanksgiving

Ornament making- air dry clay and cookie cutters

On the menu

Fall fancy pants craft along- until Winter

Holiday card exchange- going out today

Finish or frog by 2017

Do you want to knit a sweater? K/cal-starts January 1st

Gadget corner- 

Homemade yogurt

Yogurt maker- Euro Cuisine

Extra jars

Greek strainer

Pyrex bowls 

28 October, 2016

Episode 248: Squirrel on Crack


The sound quality of the show changes about 1/2 way through and I sound like a squirrel on Crack. I am sorry, but I just don't have time to rerecord before Knittin' in the Mitten. If you normally listen to my podcast at 2x the speed, you might not want to for this one. 

Thank you to Gloria Kirk-Hanna for the interview.

Thank you to all the wonderful sponsors of this years retreat. 

I will get show notes up on the blog as soon as I can. 

Thank you for lisstening. 

 


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05 October, 2016

Episode 247: People-ing makes me ranty!


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17 September, 2016

Episode 246: Happy Poop!

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 Episode 246
Weigh in:
Baby booties x2


Needles and hooks:
On the spice market- wonderland minis and tHFD yarn in on pointe
Aidez- started with same yarn- free patterns bite again. 

Elfe- shepherds wool fingering from Stonehedge mill
$5 in Paris Sweater- universal yarns coral and turquoise

Mostly harmless- highland handmades in Butternut DK Knittin'in the Mitten Toasted Marshmellow colorway
Socks- SpinningFates in Space cadet colorway. Started in 2012-

 socktober is coming up. I'm going to try to finish a few second socks
Close to you shawl- Pink Amingo- over the rainbow

 SPINNING!
Spin day a Dav and Dofe's Everybodies Studio- espinner - FiberAddiction fiber spun for crochet- 200 yds
Goodies and treats:
Yarn Hollow- Targee gradient bumps in olive
Stitch markers- thank you! 
Birthday bash at Michigan Fibre studio GR 
Pint glass full of mini sampler
Malabrigo mechita in Aniversario- fingering weight single. 
Trying on a sample: want to knit Harvest by TinCanKnits! 
Appetizers:
Craftsy classes
Essential techniques every knitter should know- Sally Melville
Fearless knitting- Lucy Neatby
 PotLuck: 
On the Ravelry group 
Side dish:
Focus on weightloss
Stalled- expected
Labs for 1 year post op
Pattern store- everything is now free
Added: 
Ice balls cowl
One its a Pom Hat
A recipe for a Waterfall- on the first page of hot right now. KAL!! 

On the menu
Hot hot hot summer kcal-September 20th
Knittin'in the Mitten 2016- spots available! 
Finger puppets for charity
Gadget corner- 
Cowboy caviar: http://www.culinaryhill.com/cowboy-caviar-recipe/



07 September, 2016

Episode 245: Old is New

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Show notes: 


Episode 245
8 years!! 
Season 9 begins! 
Michigan Fiber Festival
Grocery shopping:
Fiber addiction - fiber
Wash cloth loom- continuous weave
Mini drop spindle
Sea grass basket
Wonder why Farm goat milk soap
Garn haus Studio- vintage chunky
Weigh in:
Finished:
Cowl- ancient artisan the Grand Canyon 
Two harbors poncho- Nordic 
Currently working 
On the spice market- wonderland minis and 
Swatch- Celtic grace-- started- frogged
Aidez- started with same yarn
Elfe- shepherds wool fingering from Stonehedge mill
$5 in Paris Sweater- universal yarns coral and turquoise
Exercise: SPINNING!
None
At the Table: 
None
Appetizers:
 Floods in Louisiana designer kal
Thread in Ravelry group- thank you epic1313 for bring this to our attention. 
PotLuck: 
On the Ravelry group 
Side dish:
College- break
Shooting range
New/old glasses
Stairs! 
Job/no job

On the menu
Hot hot hot summer kcal-September 20th
Knittin'in the Mitten 2016- spots available! 
Gadget corner- 
Tealtember
http://www.tealtoes.org 


Book I'm listening to- I never mentioned : The Accidental Alchemist 

07 August, 2016

Episode 244: Summer Interrupted

Episode 244
Weigh in:
Finished:
Corner 2 corner blanket
Olympic Rings socks
Currently working 
Socks- Mint rain patriotic- PHD 
Socks- handspun-PHD 
Simple slippers- green sock weight yarn
Two harbors poncho- Nordic 
Cowl in Ancient Arts big squeeze in The Grand Canyon colorway
Exercise: SPINNING!
Drop spinning yarn hollow batt 
Wow
At the Table: 
None
Grocery shopping:
Flow -book for paper lovers
Salt lamp
Hungry girls clean eating
Swap gifts- elfe pattern...
Zombody doodle dandy
Shepherds wool
PotLuck: 
On the Ravelry group 
Appetizers:
 Mountain colors - twizzlefoot sock yarn
Side dish:
College-
Knit/Spin Day July 10th
YouTube channel for WLS
Phone in bra- walking- bad. Stop it right now!
101 lbs down! 
Coast Guard 5k- July 30th
WLS Michigan meet up in Ludington
Fitbit
On the menu
Hot hot hot summer kcal
Michigan Fiber Festival- August 19-21st- Friday 
Knittin'in the Mitten 2016- spots available! 
Gadget corner- 
Bai water
Mock cheesecake : 
1 pkg sugar free cheesecake jello pudding mix
1 16oz pkg fagè 0 Greek yogurt
Graham cracker crumbs 
(Optional: lite whipped topping, fresh fruit) 
Mix pudding mix into yogurt. It will stiffen up quickly. 
Separate into 4 bowls, sprinkle layers with crumbs. Add fruit and topping before serving. 
Yum! 

30 July, 2016

Episode 243

http://coggietm.libsyn.com/episode-243-short-sweet-and-yarn


16 June, 2016

06 June, 2016

Episode 241: Crab Monster


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22 May, 2016

Episode 240- Not 239...TMI


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Episode 240

Weigh in:

Finished:

Socks- turn the page sport

Socks- fruit stripe gum in DVD Olympic Rings 

Currently working 

$5 in Paris-added coral. Working increases

Socks- Opal popcorn from Simply Sock Yarn Company

Corner 2 corner blanket

Exercise: SPINNING!

None

At the Table: 

None

Grocery shopping:

 None

Appetizer:

Tmi: questions 

PotLuck: 

On the Ravelry group (skipped)

Side dish:

Cleaning rampage

House hunting is over- for now

College

Yard work

Foods: 

Wonton pizzas

Chicken pineapple meatballs

Tyson chicken breasts with salads

ChocoRite bars

Shop News 

The high fiber diet etsy shop

On the menu

Spring green Kal- ends when summer starts

Knit/Spin day June 25th

Knit/Spin Day July 10th

Coast Guard 5k- July 30th

WLS Michigan meet up in Luddington -July 30th

Michigan Fiber Festival- August 19-21st

Knittin'in the Mitten 2016- spots available! 

Gadget corner- 

Sports bottle blender


19 April, 2016

Episode 239: Now

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Episode 239

Weigh in:

Finished:

Scrappy hat

Salena sweater

Currently working 

No purl monkey socks- beautiful mess

Garisole- swans island

Socks- turn the page in sport

Boxy

$5 in Paris

Exercise: SPINNING!

3 feet of sheep by Frabjous fibers

At the Table: 

2 tops done

2 tops cut

Grocery shopping:

Fiber addiction yarn

iPad case

Appetizer:

Meal planning to meal prepping

Part 2 - after grocery shopping

PotLuck: 

On the Ravelry group 

Side dish:

College

Spring/summer clothes

A/C broken

New gym room

LNYP at Michigan fibre studios

Shop News 

The high fiber diet etsy shop

On the menu

Spring green Kal- starts March 21st

Knittin'in the Mitten 2016- spots available! 

Gadget corner- 

Blue tooth headphones 


23 March, 2016

Episode 238: Plans


 

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04 March, 2016

Episode 237: The All of Me


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Episode 237

Weigh in:

Currently working 

Authenticity- briar rose Orange red

Yarnimal cat scarf

Socks from Craftsy class- CloudBorn in Coffee with cream

No purl monkey socks- beautiful mess

Hogwarts express- swans island Rambouillet 

Exercise: SPINNING!

Winding wool creek- teal and purple

At the Table: 

I found the fabric! 

Grocery shopping:

New laptop

Highland handmades fiber

Leading men fiber arts

Pom Pom 

Cat tree

Katrinkles 1 yard noddy

Appetizer:

Socks-

Top down/ toe up

Cast ons/ bind offs

Favorite heel

Favorite toe

PotLuck: 

On the Ravelry group

Side dish:

Furniture moving

Before spring deep cleaning

10 items a day

Menu planning- low grains (gluten)

Exercise- size 16 

No squat- belly, butt, & thigh routine

Richard Simmons- sweating to the oldies! 

Progressive glasses

College starts April 4th

Reading: 

Stranger here- Jen Larsen

Protein first- Kaye Bailey

Knitting Rules- Stephanie Pearl- McPhee

Shop News 

The high fiber diet etsy shop

New logos thanks to my swap partner

On the menu

Winter blues kal- March 21st

Winter warmth swap- Mail by March 10th

Knit/spin day March 26th

Knittin'in the Mitten 2016- spots available! 

Gadget corner- 

Triangle dpns


20 February, 2016

Episode 236: I Like Hippos!

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Episode 236

Weigh in:

Currently working 

Authenticity- briar rose Orange red

Yarnimal cat scarf

Socks from Craftsy class- CloudBorn in Coffee with cream

Resting:

Boot socks- Matthew -natural heather

Rustic wrap- Cascade rustic navy blue

Big old coat- mad tosh dk in Tart

Log cabin baby blanket- bernat blanket- Browns 

1898 Hat- 25000 toques- Branson in brown

Exercise: SPINNING!

Winding wool creek- teal and purple

At the Table: 

None

Grocery shopping:

Silver shed USA- bags. 

Appetizer:

3 books! 

PotLuck: 

On the Ravelry group

Side dish:

Old medications 

New fitbits

Made it to 1/2 way- bump up in calories allowed

30 day apps

Cat tree

Recumbent bike

New toy

Shop News 

The high fiber diet etsy shop

On the menu

Winter blues kal- March 21st

Winter warmth swap- Mail by March 10th

Knit/spin day March 26th

Knittin'in the Mitten 2016- spots available! 

Gadget corner- 

Storage containers

Square collapsible 

Totes

Bins


29 January, 2016

Episode 235: Boo and I went shopping


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Episode 235

Weigh in:

Frogged:

Spiral hat

Finished:

One is a Pom hat x2

Channel ice balls cowl

Currently working 

Boot socks

Rustic wrap

Big old coat

Socks from Craftsy class

Log cabin baby blanket

1898 Hat- 25000 touques- check out the Knitmore girls podcast group

Exercise: SPINNING!

Winding wool creek

At the Table: 

None

Grocery shopping:

New local yarn store: Garen Huis yarn studio

Highland handmade

Snow thrower

Mini freezer

Appetizer:

Cooperative press books

PotLuck: 

On the Ravelry group

Side dish:

House hunting

Range time

Grands bball

Boot exchange 

Healing

1/2 way goal- in 4lbs

Organizing- 

Desk out of file cabinets and a door? Nope!!

On the menu

New Years cast on

Winter blues kal

Winter warmth swap

Knittin'in the Mitten 2016- spots available! 

Gadget corner- 

Folding laundry rack

10 January, 2016

Episode 234: A Bit of Knitting


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Episode 234

Weigh in:

Frogged:

Finished:

Currently working 

Spiral hat

Boot socks

Rustic wrap

Big old coat

Exercise: SPINNING!

None, even on St Distaff Day

At the Table: 

Monster quilt

Grocery shopping:

Fabric for 4 quilts- no batting, fleece or minky material for back 

Star spin quilt

Sweater workshop- sweater sampler started

2016 sock a long w/ Lucy Neatby on Craftsy- socks started

Davids tea

Knitpicks dpns and Felici yarn

Appetizer:

Cooperative press books! 

Cast iron Cast on

PotLuck: 

On the Ravelry group

Side dish:

Eviction of Barnacle Bill

Hormone patch- yay menopause!- not! 

Painkillers- weaning myself off, too many side effects

Podcasts- 

Harry Potter series on Audible

Netflix- Parenthood, Flash, Gilmore girls, West Wing

Polska kielbasa and cabbage dinner. 

Hit 70# down. Shrinkles are happening! 

Ordered a purse scale for food when I'm out. 

On the menu

New Years cast on

Winter blues kal

Winter warmth swap? 

Rhinebeck this year! 

Knittin'in the Mitten 2016- spots available! 

Gadget corner- 

Power cooker plus - 8qt electric pressure cooker

Swiss steak

Roasted chicken and veg