Knitting Blooms – Follow the new Blog

If you have been following this blog, I wanted to let you know that I won’t be updating this blog any longer.

Please visit me over on my new blog at  www.knittingblooms.com

Knitting Blooms – Tutorial – How I knit

Episode 129: I am Pollyanna

This week I share a finished object, and progress on a few of my projects. We have a couple of drawings an I talk a little about Bar Maids, the upcoming tutorials, and the Knit Your Stash Challenge for 2014.

FO’s

Watch Cap – My project page

WIPS

Knit Your Stash:

Upload and post all your stash, or maybe just what you plan to complete this year. This must be done by March 31, 2014. Starting April 1, 2014 you can start posting your finished objects from stash. You must only use stash that was acquired prior to March 31, 2014 for any project you submit to this KAL.  If  you have questions please ask.

Upcoming KALS:

Charity

Halo of Hope

Tutorial

Stash Enhancement

Events

Knit-topia – March 13-23, 2014

Zombie Knitpocalypse

Apps and Games

YouTube – Beta Testing – 2x Speed

Skein
Earndit.com
Sims 3
Knit Trick
Downcast

eBay Needles – 47″ Cable – 16″ Cable – 32″ Cable – 31″ Cable

Connect to Knitting Blooms feed on Downcast: http://knittingblooms.com/feed/

Miscellaneous Stuff

Knit Companion Kick-Start – to raise money so they can make an Android version on the software.

QuiltMoxie The Podcast – Ariana – Ravelry Group

Knitting For Hire Resources:

Designers Group on Ravelry
Indy Pattern Design Resources

Storage Bobbins – Bobbins Up – Art U Wear

My Points – If you are interested in joining just send me a message with your email and I will send you an invitation.

Ravelry Group for the Podcast: Knitting Blooms

Knit-topia 2014: March 13 – 23, 2014

Prices:
Entire retreat: $320
Two Legs: $240
One Leg: $140

We currently have a few open spots for the 2014 retreat, contact me if you are interested. Please contact me for additional information, or check out the Knit-topia Website.

 

Podcast Sponsor

If you would be interested in sponsoring a future episode of the podcast please contact me for detail.

Knitting Blooms – Tutorial: Learn to Knit Continental Style

Knitting Blooms – EP128 – Sims with Mods

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<a style=”line-height: 1.5;” href=”http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/basic-socks—toe-up&#8221; target=”_blank”><strong>WIPS</strong></a>
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<a href=”http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/basic-socks—toe-up&#8221; target=”_blank”>Basic Socks</a> – <a href=”http://www.ravelry.com/projects/BloomingKnitter/basic-socks—toe-up-31&#8243; target=”_blank”>Featherweight Socks – My Project Page
</a><a href=”http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/sources/knit-swirl-uniquely-flattering-one-piece-one-seam-swirl-jackets&#8221; target=”_blank”>Knit Swirl</a> – <a href=”http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/tangerine-rose&#8221; target=”_blank”>Tangerine Rose</a> – <a href=”http://www.ravelry.com/projects/BloomingKnitter/tangerine-rose-2&#8243; target=”_blank”>My Project Page
</a><a href=”http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/the-big-shrug&#8221; target=”_blank”>Little Big Shrug</a> – <a href=”http://www.ravelry.com/projects/BloomingKnitter/the-big-shrug&#8221; target=”_blank”>My Project Page
</a><a href=”http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/grania&#8221; target=”_blank”>Grania</a> – Beaded Shawl for Mom – <a href=”http://www.ravelry.com/projects/BloomingKnitter/grania&#8221; target=”_blank”>My Project Page
</a><a href=”http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/basic-socks—toe-up&#8221; target=”_blank”>Basic Socks</a> – Cuff Down – <a href=”http://www.ravelry.com/projects/BloomingKnitter/basic-socks—toe-up-30&#8243; target=”_blank”>My Project Page</a>

<a href=”http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/transitioning-to-winter&#8221; target=”_blank”>Transitioning to Winter</a> – <a href=”http://www.ravelry.com/projects/BloomingKnitter/transitioning-to-winter-2&#8243; target=”_blank”>My Project Page #2</a>
<a href=”http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/marleys-garden&#8221; target=”_blank”>Marley’s Garden</a> – <a href=”http://www.ravelry.com/projects/BloomingKnitter/marleys-garden&#8221; target=”_blank”>My Project Page</a><a href=”http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/moderne-log-cabin-blanket&#8221; target=”_blank”>
Modern Log Cabin Blanket</a> – <a href=”http://www.ravelry.com/projects/BloomingKnitter/moderne-log-cabin-blanket&#8221; target=”_blank”>My Project Page
</a><a style=”line-height: 1.5;” href=”http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/sock-yarn-blanket&#8221; target=”_blank”>Sock Yarn Blanket Pattern</a><span style=”line-height: 1.5;”> – </span><a href=”http://www.ravelry.com/projects/BloomingKnitter/sock-yarn-blanket&#8221; target=”_blank”><span style=”line-height: 1.5;”>My Project Page</span></a>

<a href=”http://www.ravelry.com/projects/BloomingKnitter/sock-yarn-blanket&#8221; target=”_blank”><strong style=”font-size: 1.4em; line-height: 1.5em;”>Spinning</strong></a>

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<a href=”http://fibernymphdyeworks.bigcartel.com/&#8221; target=”_blank”>Fibernymph</a> – <a href=”http://www.ravelry.com/people/BloomingKnitter/stash/knit-topia—semi-solid-purple&#8221; target=”_blank”>Knit-topia Custom Colorway – Semi Solid Purple
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<a style=”line-height: 1.5;” href=”http://www.ravelry.com/yarns/brands/into-the-whirled”>Into the Whirled</a><span style=”line-height: 1.5;”> – </span><a style=”line-height: 1.5;” href=”http://www.shop.intothewhirled.com/”>Website</a><span style=”line-height: 1.5;”> – </span><a style=”line-height: 1.5;” href=”http://www.ravelry.com/yarns/library/into-the-whirled-85-15-polwarth-silk-blended-top”>Polwarth/Silk</a><span style=”line-height: 1.5;”> – </span><a style=”line-height: 1.5;” href=”http://www.ravelry.com/people/BloomingKnitter/stash/85-15-polwarth-silk-blended-top-2″>Green</a><span style=”line-height: 1.5;”> – </span><a style=”line-height: 1.5;” href=”http://www.ravelry.com/people/BloomingKnitter/stash/85-15-polwarth-silk-blended-top-3″>Variegated</a><span style=”line-height: 1.5;”> – </span><a style=”line-height: 1.5;” href=”http://www.ravelry.com/people/BloomingKnitter/stash/85-15-polwarth-silk-blended-top”>Blue
</a><a href=”http://www.woolgatheringsfibers.com&#8221; target=”_blank”>WoolGatherings</a> – <a href=”http://www.ravelry.com/yarns/library/woolgatherings-merino-cultivated-silk&#8221; target=”_blank”>Merino/Silk</a> – <a href=”http://www.ravelry.com/people/BloomingKnitter/stash/merino-cultivated-silk&#8221; target=”_blank”>My Stash Page</a>
<h3><span style=”text-decoration: underline;”><strong>Product / Book Reviews</strong></span>:</h3>
<a href=”http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/sources/geo-mitt-rix&#8221; target=”_blank”>Geo-Mitt-Rix</a> – <a href=”http://www.ravelry.com/people/eleganteconomy&#8221; target=”_blank”>by Maria Yarley</a>

<a href=”https://www.cooperativepress.com/products-page/books/accessories-knitting/head-to-toe/&#8221; target=”_blank”><strong style=”font-size: 1.4em; line-height: 1.5em;”>Current Knit-A-Longs</strong></a>

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<strong>Still going</strong> – Colorwork Mittens – knit any color work mitten pattern using fingering weight yarn and post your finished object in the thread before the end of January.

<strong>Still going – </strong>Spinuary – Spin up 4 oz or more and ply it in January to enter to win some fantastic prizes.

<strong>Knit Your Stash</strong>:

Upload and post all your stash, or maybe just what you plan to complete this year. This must be done by March 31, 2014. Starting April 1, 2014 you can start posting your finished objects from stash. You must only use stash that was acquired prior to March 31, 2014 for any project you submit to this KAL.  If  you have questions please ask.

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<span style=”text-decoration: underline;”><b>Upcoming KALS</b></span>:

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<h3><span style=”text-decoration: underline;”><strong>Charity</strong></span></h3>
<a style=”line-height: 1.5;” href=”http://www.halosofhope.org&#8221; target=”_blank”>Halo of Hope</a>
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<h3><span style=”text-decoration: underline;”><b>Tutorial</b></span></h3>
<h3><span style=”text-decoration: underline;”><b>Stash Enhancement</b></span></h3>
<span style=”text-decoration: underline;”><strong>Events</strong></span>

<a href=”www.knittopia.com” target=”_blank”>Knit-topia – March 13-23, 2014 – Spots available</a>

<a href=”http://www.zombieknitpocalypse.com&#8221; target=”_blank”>Zombie Knitpocalypse</a>

<b style=”font-size: 1.4em; line-height: 1.5em;”>Apps and Games</b>

<span style=”line-height: 1.5;”>YouTube – </span><a style=”line-height: 1.5;” href=”http://www.youtube.com/html5&#8243; target=”_blank”>Beta Testing – 2x Speed</a>

<a href=”https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/skein-ravelry-enabled-yarn/id703787129?mt=8&#8243; target=”_blank”>Skein
</a><a href=”http://earndit.com/referral”>Earndit.com
</a><a href=”http://www.thesims3.com/&#8221; target=”_blank”>Sims 3
</a><a href=”https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/knittrick/id595151670?mt=8&#8243; target=”_blank”>Knit Trick
</a><a href=”https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/downcast/id393858566?mt=8&#8243; target=”_blank”>Downcast</a>

<a href=”http://www.ebay.com/itm/11pcs-32-80cm-Stainless-Circular-Knitting-Needles-Size-6-16-/290796782918?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&amp;hash=item43b4d6c546&#8243; target=”_blank”>eBay Needles</a> – <a href=”http://www.ebay.com/itm/13pcs-47-120cm-Stainless-Circular-Knitting-Needles-Size-6-18-/281011218845?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&amp;hash=item416d92e99d&#8221; target=”_blank”>47″ Cable</a> – <a href=”http://www.ebay.com/itm/16-13set-Aluminum-Circular-Knitting-Needles-6-18-size-/280643106157?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&amp;hash=item4157a1f56d&#8221; target=”_blank”>16″ Cable</a> – <a href=”http://www.ebay.com/itm/11pcs-32-80cm-Stainless-Circular-Knitting-Needles-Size-6-16-/290796782918?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&amp;hash=item43b4d6c546&#8243; target=”_blank”>32″ Cable</a> – <a href=”http://www.ebay.com/itm/13pcs-31-Stainless-Circular-Knitting-Needles-Size-6-18-/280767058903?pt=LH_DefaultDomain_0&amp;hash=item415f0553d7&#8243; target=”_blank”>31″ Cable</a>

Connect to Knitting Blooms feed on Downcast: http://knittingblooms.com/feed/
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<a href=”http://www.myfitnesspal.com/”>My Fitness Pal</a> – <a href=”https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/calorie-counter-diet-tracker/id341232718?mt=8″>available on iTunes</a>
<a href=”http://www.myfitnesspal.com/groups/home/12853-truly-committed-to-weight-loss&#8221; target=”_blank”>Truly Committed to Weight Loss on My Fitness Pal</a>
<a href=”http://www.fitbit.com/”>FitBit</a> – <a href=”https://itunes.apple.com/gb/app/fitbit/id462638897?mt=8″>available on iTunes</a> – <a href=”http://www.fitbit.com/user/248MMB&#8221; target=”_blank”>My Profile Page</a><a href=”https://itunes.apple.com/gb/app/fitbit/id462638897?mt=8″&gt;
</a><a href=”https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/nike+-running/id387771637?mt=8&#8243; target=”_blank”>Nike + Running
</a><a href=”http://www.biggestloser.com/&#8221; target=”_blank”>Biggest Loser Club</a> – Forums are no longer free

<a href=”http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=MsWm_gWyk4s&#8221; target=”_blank”>Don’t Starve – Tutorials</a> – Play the game <a href=”http://www.dontstarvegame.com/blog/&#8221; target=”_blank”>HERE</a> – Join the fun.
<a href=”http://scantopdf.com/en/home.aspx&#8221; target=”_blank”>Scan to PDF Mobile</a> – also <a href=”https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/scantopdf-mobile/id540321495?mt=8&amp;ign-mpt=uo%3D4&#8243; target=”_blank”>available on iTunes
</a><a href=”https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/camscanner-free/id388627783?mt=8&#8243; target=”_blank”>Cam Scanner</a>

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<h3><span style=”text-decoration: underline;”><strong>Miscellaneous Stuff</strong></span></h3>
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<!–?xml version=”1.0″ encoding=”UTF-8″ standalone=”no”?–> Knit Companion <a href=”https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/knitcompanion/knitcompanion-comes-to-android”>Kick-Start</a> &#8211; to raise money so they can make an Android version on the software.

<a href=”http://www.quiltmoxie.com&#8221; target=”_blank”>QuiltMoxie The Podcast</a> – <a href=”http://www.ravelry.com/people/SewQuiltMoxie&#8221; target=”_blank”>Ariana</a> – <a href=”http://www.ravelry.com/groups/quiltmoxie-the-podcast&#8221; target=”_blank”>Ravelry Group</a>

Knitting For Hire Resources:

<a href=”http://www.ravelry.com/groups/designers&#8221; target=”_blank”>Designers Group on Ravelry</a>
<a href=”http://www.ravelry.com/groups/indy-pattern-designers-resources&#8221; target=”_blank”>Indy Pattern Design Resources</a>

<a href=”http://www.ravelry.com/designers/angelea-mcgarrah&#8221; target=”_blank”><span style=”line-height: 1.5;”>Storage Bobbins – </span></a><a style=”line-height: 1.5;” href=”http://www.artuwear.net/bobbinsup.html&#8221; target=”_blank”>Bobbins Up – Art U Wear</a>

<a style=”line-height: 1.5;” href=”http://www.mypoints.com/&#8221; target=”_blank”>My Points</a><span style=”line-height: 1.5;”> – If you are interested in joining just send me a message with your email and I will send you an invitation.</span>

Ravelry Group for the Podcast: <a href=”http://www.ravelry.com/groups/knitting-blooms&#8221; target=”_blank”>Knitting Blooms</a>
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<h3><span style=”text-decoration: underline;”><b>Knit-topia 2014: March 13 – 23, 2014</b></span></h3>
<b>Prices:
</b>Entire retreat: $320
Two Legs: $240
One Leg: $140

<span style=”line-height: 1.5;”>We currently have a few open spots for the 2014 retreat, </span>contact me if you are interested. <span style=”line-height: 1.5;”>Please contact me for additional information, or check out the </span><a style=”line-height: 1.5;” href=”http://knit-topia.blogspot.com/&#8221; target=”_blank”>Knit-topia Website</a><span style=”line-height: 1.5;”>.</span>

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<h3><span style=”text-decoration: underline;”><strong>Podcast Sponsor</strong></span></h3>
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<p style=”text-align: center;”><a href=”https://bar-maids.com/&#8221; target=”_blank”>Bar Maids</a></p>

<div><a href=”http://www.bar-maids.com/”><img class=”aligncenter” alt=”” src=”http://knittingblooms.files.wordpress.com/2013/06/ae290-badge5.jpg&#8221; width=”288″ height=”320″ border=”0″ /></a></div>
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If you would be interested in sponsoring a future episode of the podcast please contact me for detail.

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Knitting Blooms – Tutorial – Learn to Knit – English Style

Knitting Blooms – Episode 127 – Cold AGAIN!

In this episode I show progress on just one of my knitting projects. We talk a bit about Knit-topia and the available spots. I share my step goals for 2014. I talk about my unofficial challenge for Ravellenics. There is a book review and a drawing, and I also share the answer to how I take care of my hand knit socks.

FO’s

WIPS

Colorwork Mittens – knit any color work mitten pattern using fingering weight yarn and post your finished object in the thread before the end of January.

Spinuary – Spin up 4 oz or more and ply it in January to enter to win some fantastic prizes.

Upcoming KALS:

Charity

Halo of Hope

Tutorial

Stash Enhancement

Events

Knit-topia – March 13-23, 2014 – Spots available

Zombie Knitpocalypse

Apps and Games

YouTube – Beta Testing – 2x Speed

Skein
Earndit.com
Sims 3
Knit Trick
Downcast

eBay Needles – 47″ Cable – 16″ Cable – 32″ Cable – 31″ Cable

Connect to Knitting Blooms feed on Downcast: http://knittingblooms.com/feed/

Miscellaneous Stuff

QuiltMoxie The Podcast – Ariana – Ravelry Group

Knitting For Hire Resources:

Designers Group on Ravelry
Indy Pattern Design Resources

Storage Bobbins – Bobbins Up – Art U Wear

My Points – If you are interested in joining just send me a message with your email and I will send you an invitation.

Ravelry Group for the Podcast: Knitting Blooms

Knit-topia 2014: March 13 – 23, 2014

Prices:
Entire retreat: $320
Two Legs: $240
One Leg: $140

We currently have a few open spots for the 2014 retreat, contact me if you are interested. Please contact me for additional information, or check out the Knit-topia Website.

 

Podcast Sponsor

If you would be interested in sponsoring a future episode of the podcast please contact me for detail.

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