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This podcast is a knitting, crochet, and spinning video podcast. There is a Ravelry Group for this Podcast. There will be Knit alongs, Group Shout outs, Prizes, and all that kind of fun. There is also some Health Pearls, Pinterest finds , and Stumble Finds. It is a Podcast that you can sit back with your knitting, or other crafts and be like you are knitting with a friend.

Happy Valentines Day: Episode 144


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onefinecow on Ravelry and Twitter
1finedesign on FaceBook and Etsy
dorismsmith on Instagram

Ravelry Group

Ravelry Group Birthday Shoutouts  funnymom8, Lise, 2/23                           jjay, Jan, 2/29,   Bannergirl229, Lane,  2/29

Red Along  CAL/KALPlease join me in celebrating Valentines and Heart Health Month by knitting something Red.

Rules
Must be a member of the group to qualify for prizes
Knit something in shades of red, with 100 yards or more of yarn. and post in this thread
Starts Feb 1 and ends March 15th
Have fun, and think about your loved ones and those people you know with Heart Health issues.
Prize TBA

Story of Week and Stash Enhancements  Purchased a Clover needle US5, 3.75 mm, 24 inch circular,  RH SS Ombre, was gifted a beautiful crochet shawl from Sheila, Never cast off podcast.                                         The last 2 weeks have been productive, which you will see soon.           In other news, Ted and I are leaving on Friday for Florida, to soak up some warmth, sun and sand.

Health Pearl  

FOs

Vanilla Sock,  needles are dpns  Karbonz, US2, 2.75, yarn is opal in a german name, in my auras bag by ThankGodForBags.

WIPs

Eyeball Shawl, a paid for pattern on Ravelry by the infamous Steven West, yarn is Dark Cherry, 80/20 SW merino, nylon blend, from YourMomKnits,  Hot Pink soft sock SW merino, by mintrain,  and Be Mine speckled dyed, SW merino, from FireFlyFibreArts. Needles are Knitters Pride Naturals, US 5, 3.75mm, 47 in circular in my FatSquirrel bag

Baby Blanket, Pattern is a modified Summer Love wrap, which is a free pattern on Ravelry, by Katherine Fagan, yarn is RHSS, in the shocking pink color way , needles are US 10.5, straights

Zuzus Petals  paid for pattern on Ravelry by Carina Spencer, Yarn Lion Brand Mandala, gnome color way, needles are the clover US5, 3.75mm, 24 inch circulars, bag is fromThankGodForBags

Spinning  Loop Bullseye Bump, Blackberry coordinate, merino,   t nylon, angelina

Pinterest   9 Knitting Apps

Stumble Upon

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Short and Sweet Episode 143


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onefinecow on Ravelry and Twitter
1finedesign on FaceBook and Etsy
dorismsmith on Instagram

Ravelry Group

Ravelry Group Birthday Shoutouts snotestine, Shannon, 2/01                    pprahl, Pat, 2/08   lalach419, Layla, 2/08       1to1,  Carla, 2/12                 sissyknitcrochet, Kimberly, 2/12     KnicksKnits, Nicholas  2/15

Story of Week and Stash Enhancements  2 skeins RHSS, shocking pink, for a baby blanket, and Vanilla is the new black sock pattern.       Over the past 2 weeks we had more sickness in the house. I got a stomach virus on Wednesday night and Ted got it on Friday night.  We all seem to be well now but still not feeling up to par.                                      I want to do a REDalong for the month of February for heart Health and Valentines day. Will get a thread up in a few days with all the particulars.

Health Pearl  Bananas 

FOs

Virus Shawlfree pattern on Ravalry, by Julia Marquardt. yarn is a LionBrand Mandala, in the Gnome color way, hook is a G, in a bag by ThankGodForBags

Zuzus Petals  paid for pattern on Ravelry by Carina Spencer, Yarn was Mainstay Basic, yellow , needles were US 9, 5.5mm Chiaogoo 24 in circulars.

WIPs

Eyeball Shawl, a paid for pattern on Ravelry by the infamous Steven West, yarn is Dark Cherry, 80/20 SW merino, nylon blend, from YourMomKnits,  Hot Pink soft sock SW merino, by mintrain,  and Be Mine speckled dyed, SW merino, from FireFlyFibreArts. Needles are Knitters Pride Naturals, US 5, 3.75mm, 47 in circular in my FatSquirrel bag

Vanilla Sock,  needles are dpns  Karbonz, US2, 2.75, yarn is opal in a german name, in my auras bag by ThankGodForBags.

Spinning  Loop Bullseye Bump, Blackberry coordinate, merino, nylon, angelina

Pinterest Chicken egg cozy

Stumble Upon

My Etsy Store

After the Bug: Episode 142


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onefinecow on Ravelry and Twitter
1finedesign on FaceBook and Etsy
dorismsmith on Instagram

Ravelry Group

Ravelry Group Birthday Shoutouts   hotneedlex2, Sherry, 1/23                  Brianknits12, Brian, 1/18

Story of Week and Stash Enhancements No new stash.      Since last podcast, I can home from work Tuesday, sick and was home until yesterday, with flu that turned into acute Bronchitis, that warranted  a trip to ER early Monday morning. I am now on the mean, However, I don’t have much to show for the 2 weeks, some, but not a lot. Ted was a regular gem, while I was sick. Thank You Honey.

Health Pearl  10 Tips to get through cold and Flu Season

FOs   No FOs

WIPs

Eyeball Shawl, a paid for pattern on Ravelry by the infamous Steven West, yarn is Dark Cherry, 80/20 SW merino, nylon blend, from YourMomKnits,  Hot Pink soft sock SW merino, by mintrain,  and Be Mine speckled dyed, SW merino, from FireFlyFibreArts. Needles are Knitters Pride Naturals, US 5, 3.75mm, 47 in circular in my FatSquirrel bag

Ninilchik Swoncho Paid for Pattern on Ravelry by Caitlin Hunter, Yarn is Knit Picks Wool of the Andes in Blossom Heather, Winter Night, Everglade Heather, and Fairy tail, needles are, Addis, in  US 4, 3.5 mm, and US 6, 4 mm, both 40 inch circular, magic loop for now.

Knit Sister Tube Scarf, paid for pattern on Ravelry, by Adrienne Sauder, yarn is Anzula Luster, needle is US 3,  3.25 mm 40 inch circular, magic loop.  in a 31 zipper pouch

Virus Shawlfree pattern on Ravalry, by Julia Marquardt. yarn is a LionBrand Mandala, in the Gnome color way, hook is a G, in a bag by ThankGodForBags

Spinning  Loop Bullseye Bump, Blackberry coordinate, merino, nylon, angelina

Pinterest  #knittruth

Stumble Upon

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Happy New Year Episode 141


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onefinecow on Ravelry and Twitter
1finedesign on FaceBook and Etsy
dorismsmith on Instagram

Ravelry Group

Ravelry Group Birthday Shoutouts  frogprincess21ca, Tanya  1/14           nadiaB54, Nadine  1/15

Story of Week and Stash Enhancements  Stash- got some lively fiber from StevenBees.                                                                                                 Will be doing a year in knitting review.             We had a cold and quiet New Years at home. I spent a lot of time in PJs knitting.

Health Pearl

FOs

Zuzus Petals  paid for pattern on Ravelry by Carina Spencer, Yarn was RedHeart SS in the Mistletoe  color way , needles were US 9, 5.5mm Chiaogoo 24 in circulars.  And another from the fiber I spun in the Fiber to yarn video, and some left over precious hands-on. Needles were same as other.

Shawl By the seat of my pants, some yarn from my surprise stash, needles US 10, 6mm, Addi turbo 40 inch circulars.

Spinning I started and finished the Sweet Georgia fiber got at StevenBees for me by Ted and Melissa. 130 yard of a 2 ply.  60% sw merino, 30 % bamboo viscose, 10 % nylon. It was a nice experience.

WonderWoman Wrap Crochet, Free pattern on Ravelry by, Carissa Browning, Yarn is  Mainstay Basic yarn in yellow and Red, hook is J. Modified by using worsted weight yarn and am doing the Wondrous size of pattern.

WIPs

Vanilla Sock Yarn is Opal sock yarn, needles are Addi FlexiFlips US 2, 2.75mm in my Taurus Bag from ThankGodForBags

Spinning  Loop Bullseye Bump, Blackberry coordinate, merino, nylon, angelina

Next Up-  Finish my eyeball shawl and start the Ninilchik Swoncho

Pinterest Just for Fun

Stumble Upon  7 Ted talks to Inspire, and make you Smile

My Etsy Store

Merry Christmas FOs: Episode 140

Social Media

I am…
onefinecow on Ravelry and Twitter
1finedesign on FaceBook and Etsy
dorismsmith on Instagram

Ravelry Group

Ravelry Group Birthday Shoutouts  blueyarnalways, Sheila,  12/21   pusscat52, Barb, 12/22       HeatherM12, Heather  12/24                       crochetlily, Rebecca, 12/24         sandyhinde1965, Sandy  12/28

Story of Week and Stash Enhancements I have been knitting, crocheting and finishing stuff for gifts and such.  No new stash.

Update on my brother: He is stable. He has a long road to recovery. Still not sure of the extent of injury. No longer sedated……

Health Pearl

FOs

Mug Hugs  free pattern on Ravelry by Rebecca Gunderson, yarn is RedHeart SS, Mistletoe color way, needles are US 5, 3.75mm, 40 inch circular, magic loop. 3 finished and off to recipients.

WonderWoman Wrap Crochet, Free pattern on Ravelry by, Carissa Browning, Yarn is  Mainstay Basic yarn in yellow and Red, hook is J. Modified by using worsted weight yarn and am doing the WEE size of pattern.  Off to my sister.

Zuzus Petals  paid for pattern on Ravelry by Carina Spencer, Yarn was Mainstay Basic yarn in Burgundy color way , needles were US 9, 5.5mm Chiaogoo 24 in circulars. Made 2, 1 gifted

Simple Rib Hat, free pattern on Ravelry by  Purl Soho, yarn is Mainstay Basic yarn in Burgundy color way, needles US 8, 5mm, 16 inch circular. Gifted

Spinning CurlyC’ewes   Cheviot wool top,   202 yards of a 2 ply

WIPS

WonderWoman Wrap Crochet, Free pattern on Ravelry by, Carissa Browning, Yarn is  Mainstay Basic yarn in yellow and Red, hook is J. Modified by using worsted weight yarn and am doing the Wonderous size of pattern. stuffed in a Knitspinfarm bag

Garter Ear Flap Hat, free pattern on Ravelry by Purl Soho. yarn is RedHeart SS, Mistletoe color way, Needles are US 8, 5 mm in a Knitspinfarm bag.

Pinterest For fun

Stumble Upon

My Etsy Store

 

Happy Stash, FOs, and Prize draw: Episode 139


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I am…
onefinecow on Ravelry and Twitter
1finedesign on FaceBook and Etsy
dorismsmith on Instagram

Ravelry Group

Ravelry Group Birthday Shoutouts   frostee, Teresa, 12/15                     stitchwhisperer  12/15

OCT/ NOV KAL  PSL Along    Prize Draw                                                       Prize will be a Package from Me/ Or a Giftable pattern on Ravelry for $7.00 or less

Story of Week and Stash Enhancements Family Crisis. One of my Brothers was in a serious car accident on 11/29. He is in Serious but stable condition. Please send good thoughts and prayers our way. It would be much appreciated.

I have some fun stash to show with stories.

Health Pearl

FOs

Comfy Raglan Sweater, free pattern on Ravelry by Jenny Dolan. James C Brett Marble in color MC 10, and US 9, 5.5mm  needles,

Mug Hugs free pattern on Ravelry by Rebecca Gunderson, yarn is RedHeart SS, Mistletoe color way, needles are US 5, 3.75mm, 40 inch circular, magic loop. I have completed 3 of 7 for coworker gifts

WIPS

Mug Hugs  free pattern on Ravelry by Rebecca Gunderson, yarn is RedHeart SS, Mistletoe color way, needles are US 5, 3.75mm, 40 inch circular, magic loop.

WonderWoman Wrap Crochet, Free pattern on Ravelry by, Carissa Browning, Yarn is  Mainstay Basic yarn in yellow and Red, hook is J. Modified by using worsted weight yarn and am doing the WEE size of pattern. stuffed in a Knitspinfarm bag

Spinning CurlyC’ewes   Cheviot wool top

Pinterest German Short Row , Cookies

Stumble Upon Best Geek and Science Gifts

My Etsy Store

Holiday Season Is Here, Stay Calm: Episode 138


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onefinecow on Ravelry and Twitter
1finedesign on FaceBook and Etsy
dorismsmith on Instagram

Ravelry Group

Ravelry Group Birthday Shoutouts    knittyturtle3, Trish  11/27           smoss903, Sissy,  11/28

OCT/ NOV KAL  PSL Along

In October and November we are doing a Pumpkin Spice Latte along. Any Project that You can Link to the PSL season will qualify. (I’m Pretty easy)

Rules
You Must be a member of the group to qualify for prizes.
Projects started on or after October first and completed and posted on or before November 30th, that you can link to the PSL will qualify.
Please provide the reason you link it to PSL season. Is it the color, pattern, or type of project?
Winner will be drawn by RNG
Prize will be a Package from Me/ Or a Giftable pattern on Ravelry for $7.00 or less

Story of Week and Stash Enhancements   We had a wonderful Thanksgiving, with good food and time with family.                                        A new tool came into my stash this week. I’ll tell you about them in my WIPs. I have been knitting on 2 items over the last 2 weeks. One is finished and one is almost completed.   I also started a new Wip with new tool.

Health Pearl Best advice

FOs

Reyna Shawl  free pattern on Ravelry by Noora Laivola. Yarn is Four Thanksgiving Dinners, from YarnatHomeMom , needles are US 4, 3.50 mm, 40 inch circulars, Addi turbos.

WIPS

Comfy Raglan Sweater, free pattern on Ravelry by Jenny Dolan. James C Brett Marble in color MC 10, and US 9, 5.5mm  needles,

Vanilla Sock Yarn is Opal sock yarn, needles are Addi FlexiFlips US 2, 2.75mm in my Taurus Bag from ThankGodForBags

Spinning CurlyC’ewes   Cheviot wool top

Pinterest Keep Calm

Stumble Upon Handmade Gift Tutorials

My Etsy Store

I’ve Been Busy, In a Good Way: Episode 137


Social Media

I am…
onefinecow on Ravelry and Twitter
1finedesign on FaceBook and Etsy
dorismsmith on Instagram

Ravelry Group

Ravelry Group Birthday Shoutouts    ChameleonCrafter, Azizi  11/9 Owlstitch   11/14         DebsDestiny Debbie  11/15          Hollyathome, Holly  11/15

OCT/ NOV KAL  PSL Along

In October and November we are doing a Pumpkin Spice Latte along. Any Project that You can Link to the PSL season will qualify. (I’m Pretty easy)

Rules
You Must be a member of the group to qualify for prizes.
Projects started on or after October first and completed and posted on or before November 30th, that you can link to the PSL will qualify.
Please provide the reason you link it to PSL season. Is it the color, pattern, or type of project?
Winner will be drawn by RNG
Prize will be a Package from Me/ Or a Giftable pattern on Ravelry for $7.00 or less

Story of Week and Stash Enhancements Over the past 2 weeks I have completed a few things, started a few things, and will be hibernating a few things. Complete stories in WIPs and FOs.

I got my final installment to the Gilmore Girls yarn club. I tried to wait for you to see the intact skein, but I did not succeed.

Health Pearl  Oats

FOs 

Rikke hat free pattern on Ravelry by Sarah Young. I am using leftover yarn from my latest Virus Shawl, Berroco  vintage DK. needles are US 4, 3.5mm and US 7, 4.5mm, 40 inch circulars doing magic loop.

Spinning My gift fiber from Australia. 174 yards of a chain ply.              My video Fiber to yarn

WIPS

Shawl By the set of my pants, some yarn from my surprise stash, needles US 10, 6mm, Addi turbo 40 inch circulars.

Vanilla Sock, yarn is Regia, fluormania color #889, needles knitPicks, US 1, 2.50mm, 40 inch circular, magic loop in my sock bag from Knitspinfarm

Eyeball Shawl, a paid for pattern on Ravelry by the infamous Steven West, yarn is Dark Cherry, 80/20 SW merino, nylon blend, from YourMomKnits,  Hot Pink soft sock SW merino, by mintrain,  and Be Mine speckled dyed, SW merino, from FireFlyFibreArts. Needles are Knitters Pride Naturals, US 5, 3.75mm, 47 in circular in my Route 66 bag from ThankGodforBags

Comfy Raglan Sweater, free pattern on Ravelry by Jenny Dolan. James C Brett Marble in color MC 10, and US 9, 5.5mm  needles,

Reyna Shawl  free pattern on Ravelry by Noora Laivola. Yarn is Four Thanksgiving Dinners, from YarnatHomeMom , needles are US 4, 3.50 mm, 40 inch circulars, Addi turbos.

Spinning CurlyC’ewes   Cheviot wool top

Pinterest  Fast and Easy Fingerless Mitts

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Chucked Full: Episode 136


Social Media

I am…
onefinecow on Ravelry and Twitter
1finedesign on FaceBook and Etsy
dorismsmith on Instagram

Ravelry Group

Ravelry Group Birthday Shoutouts   Alyssa203, 10/14,        MOesCrochet, 10/14,     Jamlknitter  10/16    pindoll    10/17                   Loriehohlf  10/22        Effyspins  10/23    MadebyFe   10/ 31

OCT/ NOV KAL  PSL Along

In October and November we are doing a Pumpkin Spice Latte along. Any Project that You can Link to the PSL season will qualify. (I’m Pretty easy)

Rules
You Must be a member of the group to qualify for prizes.
Projects started on or after October first and completed and posted on or before November 30th, that you can link to the PSL will qualify.
Please provide the reason you link it to PSL season. Is it the color, pattern, or type of project?
Winner will be drawn by RNG
Prize TBA

Story of Week and Stash Enhancements Since the last podcast, my knitting has increased some. I have 2 FOs, and 2 new WIPs.   We had a surprise Birthday party for Ted, and I picked up some new yarn and  a Pattern.

Health Pearl  Chia Seeds

FOs

Comfy Raglan Sweater, free pattern on Ravelry by Jenny Dolan. I am using reclaimed and stash Acrylic, and US 9, 5.5mm  needles, and am having the best time knitting this.

Rose City Roller, Free pattern on Ravelry by Mara Catherine Bryner. Yarn is Patons Kroy Socks in Blue striped ragg color, needles are Knitters Pride Karbonz, US2, 2.75 mm

WIPS

Shawl By the set of my pants, some yarn from my surprise stash, needles US 10, 6mm, Addi turbo 40 inch circulars.

Rikke hat free pattern on Ravelry by Sarah Young. I am using leftover yarn from my latest Virus Shawl, Berroco  vintage DK. needles are US 4, 3.5mm and US 7, 4.5mm, 40 inch circulars doing magic loop, in a knitspinfarm bag

Vanilla Sock, yarn is Regia, fluormania color #889, needles knitPicks, US 1, 2.50mm, 40 inch circular, magic loop in my sock bag from Knitspinfarm

Eyeball Shawl, a paid for pattern on Ravelry by the infamous Steven West, yarn is Dark Cherry, 80/20 SW merino, nylon blend, from YourMomKnits,  Hot Pink soft sock SW merino, by mintrain,  and Be Mine speckled dyed, SW merino, from FireFlyFibreArts. Needles are Knitters Pride Naturals, US 5, 3.75mm, 47 in circular in my Route 66 bag from ThankGodforBags

Spinning My gift fiber from Australia

Pinterest  Easiest Provisional Cast on ever

Stumble Upon  Natural Home Remedies Guide

My Etsy Store

Low Knitting MOJO: Episode 135


Social Media

I am…
onefinecow on Ravelry and Twitter
1finedesign on FaceBook and Etsy
dorismsmith on Instagram

Ravelry Group  Anotherarn9

Ravelry Group Birthday Shoutouts  AngintheEast, Angela, 10/07       maryreadsalot, Mary  10/08         Bettaprincess   10/10

OCT/ NOV KAL  PSL Along

In October and November we are doing a Pumpkin Spice Latte along. Any Project that You can Link to the PSL season will qualify. (I’m Pretty easy)

Rules
You Must be a member of the group to qualify for prizes.
Projects started on or after October first and completed and posted on or before November 30th, that you can link to the PSL will qualify.
Please provide the reason you link it to PSL season. Is it the color, pattern, or type of project?
Winner will be drawn by RNG
Prize TBA

Story of Week and Stash Enhancements  I have had low knitting MOJO the last couple of weeks. I sit for 2 days just checking news reports and stories of the shooting in LasVegas. I was not personally effected, but effected non the less.

I got my 2nd installment of the Gilmore Girls yarn club from TheYarnatHomeMom. it is called 21 is the Loneliest Number

Health Pearl  Benefits of Drinking Lemon Water

FOs

WonderWoman Wrap Crochet, Free pattern on Ravelry by, Carissa Browning, Yarn is Berroco Vintage DK, and Everyday DK from Ontheround, color is Whimsical. Hook is an H

WIPS

Shawl By the set of my pants, some yarn from my surprise stash, needles US 10, 6mm, Addi turbo 40 inch circulars.

Comfy Raglan Sweater, free pattern on Ravelry by Jenny Dolan. I am using reclaimed and stash Acrylic, and US 9, 5.5mm  needles, and am having the best time knitting this.

Rikke hat free pattern on Ravelry by Sarah Young. I am using leftover yarn from my latest Virus Shawl, Berroco  vintage DK. needles are US 4, 3.5mm and US 7, 4.5mm, 40 inch circulars doing magic loop.

Spinning My gift fiber from Australia

Pinterest  

Stumble Upon  50 DIY Holiday Gifts to start making Now

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