23 December, 2016

Episode 251: Rant before Christmas

Show notes are located at www.thehighfiberdiet.blogspot.com and on the Ravelry podcast group. 

Thank you for listening. 

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

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Episode 251:

Weigh in:


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. 


4 quilts finished

Bought a bin pattern 

2 t-quilts planned need to buy interfacing

Rag quilt planned. Need to get flannel and batting. 


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


Jolabokaflod- tradition in Iceland 

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

Purple cow


Trading Christmas


Harry Potter book 1

This year's Christmas gifts essays

A Christmas Carol


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


mini swap 

Bariatric swap

Cards swaps

My yarn wish granted: 

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



Car update

Minimalist on Netflix 

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


15 months out post RNY: I'm Angry! 



 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:


Knittin' in the Mitten 2017

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


Oil cloth measuring tape

Replace yearly

06 December, 2016

Episode 250: Holiday Time Again

Show notes can be found at www.thehighfiberdiet.blogspot.com

Thank you for listening!

Happy Holidays to you and yours. 


Check out this episode!

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: 


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


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


Ulla- smart hydration coach