Posts Tagged ‘Knit Chickens’

Show 123: Interview with Sally Melville

Saturday, April 4th, 2009
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Happy 35th Anniversary to WEBS!

Steve and Kathy talk about the history of WEBS.

Guest: Sally Melville, author of The Knit Stitch, The Purl Stitch, and many others including the new Mother-Daughter Knits.
The book includes great information on how to adjust patterns to make them fit and flatter you.

Knitalong with Pixie: We wrap up knitting the chickens!

Anniversary Sale Yarns – A Sampling

April & May Yarns

April Yarns

Weavers

Don’t forget our Tent Sale/Fleece Market May 16th & 17th

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Show 122: Interview with Eunny Jang & Kim Werker

Saturday, March 28th, 2009
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Guests: Eunny Jang, editor of Interweave Knits Magazine and Kim Werker, former editor of Interweave Crochet Magazine.
They join us from the recording of Knitting Daily TV!
Eunny discusses her process for designing the Blooming Cotton Scarf knit in Tahki Cotton Classic and featured in the Spring 2009 issue of Interweave Knits. She also discusses her work as editor of Interweave Knits. Eunny also gives us a little preview of what is coming up in the Summer issue.
Kim Werker chats about what life is like now that she’s no longer the editor of Interweave Crochet. She also shares a little bit about Knitting Daily TV.

New Yarns

  • Prism Symphony
  • Lorna’s Laces Pearl
  • Lorna’s Laces Color Commentary in Clara’s Garden
  • Silk Garden Sock – New Colors!
  • Loop-d-Loop Offer – if you purchase $50 of Teva Durham Loop-d-Loop products, receive the Loop-d-Loop Volume 4 book free!
  • 35th Anniversary Sale Begins April 1st! (Cascade 220 for $4.89!) Every week, we’ll have a different Valley Yarns yarn on sale, so be sure to check those out!

Knitalong with Pixie: Knit Chickens, Part 5

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Show 121: Interview with Barbara Parry

Saturday, March 14th, 2009
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Yarns

Jo Sharp Discontinued Colors –

Cascade Discontinued Colors –

Guest: Barbara Parry of Foxfire Fiber. Barbara is going to be at the store on March 21st for a great trunk show and slide show presentation. If you’re local, this event is not to be missed! Barbara is going to discuss what led to becoming a shepherd.
Barbara also shares with us a little bit about what’s going on at the farm now, and what’s coming up! Check out the new CVM lambs on Barbara’s blog: http://www.sheepgal.com/. (Plus, you’ll be able to check out the new lambs as they arrive.)

Knitalong with Pixie: We continue with the chickens. This week, we kitchner stitch the chicken body together. Don’t be nervous about the kitchner stitch. It is easy to do onceĀ  you get a rhythm going. Video to come soon on the blog!

No Show 3/21/09. Kathy & Steve are on vacation!

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Show 120: Interviews with Margaret Radcliffe & Teva Durham

Saturday, March 7th, 2009
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We have TWO guests this week!

Margaret Radcliffe, author of several books, including The Essential Guide to Color Knitting Techniques. This is a large book that includes an amazing amount of information about knitting with color – from the actual technique to how to select colors that work well together. Kathy and Margaret discuss color and a few fun ways to play with color.
Be sure to check out the classes at WEBS with Margaret Radcliffe! You don’t want to miss these!

Teva Durham, designer of the Loop-d-Loop Collection. Teva shares with us how her line yarn came to be.

Knitalong with PixiePart 3 of Knit Chickens

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Show 119: Knit Chickens KAL

Saturday, February 28th, 2009
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Guest: Steve calls in with details from Stitches West!

Yarns & New

Knitalong with Pixie: We work on the chickens!

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Show 118: Interview with Adina Klein

Saturday, February 21st, 2009
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New Yarns

Guest: Adina Klein from Tahki Stacy Charles. Adina shares with us information about the new spring yarns and patterns from Tahki Stacy Charles.

Don’t forget to sign up for the Tahki Stacy Charles newsletter Knitflash on their site!

Knitalong with Pixie: We being our new KAL – Knit Chickens from Blue Sky Alpacas
Part 1 of the KAL - what you need

Don’t forget to visit us at Stitches West!

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Show 117: Interview with Betsy Perry

Saturday, February 14th, 2009
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Yarns

Guest: Betsy Perry of Classic Elite
Betsy shares with us all of the great new spring and summer yarns and patterns from Classic Elite
Sprout
Allegoro
Solstice
Be sure to check out the new Classic Elite pattern books!

Knitalong with Pixie: A few book reviews!
Sweater 101 by Cheryl Brunette
Continuous Cables by Melissa Leapman
Here Be Drolleries
Socks ala Cart by Jonelle Roffino
Knitting America
Simple Style by Ann Budd (will be released next month)

Next Knitalong: Blue Sky Alpacas Knit Chickens

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