Down Cellar Studio Podcast

Thanks for tuning in to episode 73. This week's Segments included:

  • Off Needles
  • On the Needles
  • Crafty Adventures
  • Events
  • On a Happy Note

Off the Needles

Snowman Ornament #1

Hook: C 2.75 mm

  • Cascade 220 Superwash in White
  • Added crochet chain loop in back to make it an ornament. Made a green crocheted scarf. (Directions in pattern)
  • I used safety eyes and embroidered a mouth and twig-like arms with black fingering weight yarn.
 
  • Yarn: Knit Circus  Magnificent DK- April Skies Colorway
  • Needles: US 8
  • First DK weight version. Made mods to suit the shorter yardage
  • Really impressed with the yarn, very squishy and soft. Color progressions are beautifully done so subtle and lovely
 
  • Hook:
  • Yarn: Lion Brand- Cypress Double Crochet Washcloth
  • Mods: I made this 18 stitches wide

On the Needles

 
  • Pattern: Perfect Retreat Shawl by Susan B Anderson $6.00
  • Needles: US 7 (4.5 mm)
  • Yarn: Fiberstory Fave Sock in Colorway Sterling (medium gray)
 
  • Yarn: Socks that Rock Lightweight in the Rare Gems Colorway
  • Needles: US 1.5 (2.5 mm)
  • Pattern: OMG Heel Socks by Megan Williams
  • Yarn: One Twisted Tree Prime Variegated Twist in Late Night Lite Brite Colorway
  • Needles: US 1.5 (2.5 mm)
  • Pattern: OMG Heel Socks by Megan Williams
  • First sock is finished. love how yarn spiral pools at the top and then does the variegated twist around the leg and foot. 
  • Great colors- fuschia, mustard, teal, navy
  • Going to be gift for friend Laura. Saw the 3 skeins of OTT I purchased. When they arrived I posted on IG. She's been asking for socks and is very knit worthy. Didn't finish in time birthday in August but she should be coming to visit in Sept :)
 
 
  • Yarn: leftover fingering weight yarn from sock
  • Hook Size: D 3.0mm 
  • Pattern: Double Crochet Granny Square
  • Started making more colored centers with scraps I received in trades at Stitch Midwest
 
  • Pattern: Crochet Giraffe by Emma Dent
  • Hook: C 2.75mm
  • Yarn: Cascade 220 SW in various colors 
  • Ann, roocmc, suggested a blog post that has a tutorial on how to do the color change differently. Ripped out what I had and it looks much better.
  • Yarn: Freia Handpaints Fingering & Mad Color Fiber Arts
  • Needles: US 7
  • Design nearly finished.
  • If you're interested in test knitting, please PM me on Ravelry (BostonJen)
 

Crafty Adventures

  • My friend Megg bought me a beautiful teal colored square, wooden tray with tiles to inset in it. We had all 7 of my nieces and nephews paint them!
  • I've been sewing scraps of mostly Amy Butler fabrics together into a random patchwork effect. I will make this into a curtain to hide the underneath section of my desk.image
  • I had an impromptu night with my best friend, Kris (and niece/nephew Aila & Will) ast night. Kris started a sewing project from Aila's old dress and pajamas. I knit on my shawl and Aila worked on her weaving project.

Events

 Trickle Shawl KALimage
  • Extended through Labor Day which is Monday 9/7  so get those entries in!
  • Use a Infinite Twist kit or your own yarn
  • You don’t have to finish your shawl to be eligible to win.
  • Post photos of your progress and  use #trickleshawl. If you’re using the Infinite Twist Trickle Kit be sure to use #tricklekit.
  • Prizes:
    • Two Infinite Twist yarn prizes- any who tags their photos with #trickleshawl will be eligible to win
    • Those who knit with the Infinite Twist kit and use #tricklekit will be entered to win $100 gift certificate to Infinite Twist
 


Pigskin Party KAL
 

What is the Pigskin Party KAL?

  • Virtual knit-a-long that runs along the NFL football season. For any projects you complete between Sept 10 and Feb 8th, you'll earn points that make you eligible for fantastic prizes. For every 100 yards completed (in your fiber craft of choice) you earn 7 points for a touchdown. For all partial touchdown yardage you earn 3 points (field goal) |For any small finished project (less than 100 yards) earn 3 points
  • There are also Special Teams points available for using sponsor products and fulfilling other challenges.
  • For every 100 points you earn, you'll be entered in the drawing for one of many grand prizes graciously donated by our Sponsors
  • In addition to working for your prizes- there are also prizes for just for participating. Use #DCSPigskinParty2015 on Instagram to show us what you're working on and come chat in the Down Cellar Studio Ravelry Group's Monthly Huddle Thread and you could be randomly selected
  • It's never too late to sign up. Join anytime during the football season (you don't even need to be a fan to play along)
We're off to a great start this year!  As today:
  • 178 players on the Roster
  • 24 confirmed sponsors in addition to our 10 Headline Sponsors
  • 28 coupon codes
    • Special thank you to Carmen, a simplehomestead, who created a Google Worksheet and shared it with the group for easier tracking of your points.
    • TarynL is starting a Fantasy Football League for those interested. Draft is September 9th so check out the thread before 9/8 to sign up :)
    • I've added the Chat Room Feature to the group. If you're on the main DCS Ravelry group page, you'll now see a button that says "Chat Room." Lisa will be using this for Bingo on Monday nights but we can use it anytime. If you see someone in there, feel free to go in and chat!
    • Another thing I think it would be fun to do, is to post a selfie on Instagram and tag it #DCSPigskinPartyKAL2015 so we can get to know each other.
This week I shared a little bit about each of our Headline Sponsors. Please check them out (and thank them for sponsoring this KAL
I'll tell you more about our other sponsors next time, but here are links to each of their websites
 
We have an enormous amount of coupon code from our very generous sponsors.  Details are posted in the Ravelry group which is the best place to go to find all KAL related info.
Most good through end of 2015 of through SuperBowl Weekend but look closely at the expiration dates.
 
  1. Berry Colorful Yarnings: 10% off any order including custom orders and kits
  2. Brenda Castiel Designs 20% off any self-published patterns  Good Stuff Crafts- $5 off
  3. Donita’s Sewing Rack 10% off any purchase
  4. Freckled Whimsey 10% off any purchase of $20 or more
  5. Infinite Twist Free Mini-skeins with purchase
  6. Jan B Smiley- 10% off $25 purchase through 11/1
  7. Just Run Knit- Megan William Designs 50% off any one check out (can purchase multiple patterns, but code is good once per person) thru Halloween
  8. Kerri Knits Designs 25% off self published patterns
  9. Kino Knits 25% off any Kino Knits pattern
  10. Knitters Brewing Company 10% off purchase
  11. KnittingsMyBag 20% off your entire purchase
  12. Knitty kitty Bags 20% off purchase
  13. Laura Linneman Designs- LaLa’s Knits  25% off purchase
  14. Lilliput Yarn 15% off anything in the shop
  15. The Little Mount Yarn Co. 15% off any order
  16. Luv Knots 15% off your purchase
  17. Lucia Pane (Pearl of the Pacific) Designs 10% off your purchase in Ravelry store
  18. MediaPeruana Designs 25% off any self-published patterns thru Halloween
  19. MyMuddlings 15% off any purchase
  20. Noel Margaret Designs 15% off any self published patterns
  21. Nomad Yarns Free shipping and free Football Head knitting pattern with every order
  22. Soap-a-licious 15% off entire purchase
  23. Suburban Stitcher 25% off your purchase
  24. Sunsoaked Yarns 10% off purchase of at least $10 through Halloween 
  25. Sun Valley Fibers 15% off purchase 
  26. The Tangled Skein-CA 10% off your purchase- no minimum purchase required
  27. Yarn Geek Fiber 10% off the total purchase
 
 
On a Happy Note
  • Riley to knitting group again- she didn't do ANY knitting. She wanted to play with my friend Jenn (audio at end of the show)
  • Beach day a couple weeks ago Megg's fried scallops
  • Aila and Will for a sleepover- always fun! Dan had to work in the morning and they thought he was hiding to scare them. fun to listen to them chatter and plan together.
  • My nephew Garret's obsession with my making slippers for my brother.
  • Went to my first yoga class in ages on Monday! Felt so good to move! Still doing my PT and have to take things very slowly.
  • 4 day weekend!!
  • I joined Periscope. I'm BostonJen there. Come friend me!
 
 
Direct download: Episode_73-_Ready_for_Kick_Off.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:04pm EDT

Thanks for tuning in! Check out www.downcellarstudio.com/72 for full show notes and photos.

Direct download: Episode_72-_Stitches_Midwest_Recap.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:58pm EDT


Thank you for tuning in to Episode 71! Check out www.downcellarstudio.com for full show notes including lots of fun photos!
 
Today's segments include
  • Off the Needles
  • On the Needles
  • Brainstorming
  • Events
  • Contest, News and Notes
  • Knitting in Passing 
  • On a Happy Note
 
 
Off the Needles 
  • Crochet Pattern of same name by Justine Dalipe
  • Hook: D
  • Yarn: leftover Berrocco Vintage from stash
  • Will calls him Rock n Rolla (after Pokemon character Roggenrola)
 
  • Yarn: Miss Babs Kawaeh (leftovers in stash)
  • Pattern: Best Bunny by Lion Brand
  • Hook: D
  • Pink body, face and limbs. Perfectly wreckless for ears. Safety eyes
  • Friend's daughter's first birthday
 
  • Yarn: white birch fiber arts. Electric Slide colorway 
  • Pattern: OMG Heel Socks by Megan Williams
  • Needles: US 1.5 (2.5mm)
  • Felt like they flew off the needles. LOVE White Birch stripes! She will be at Stitches and I can't wait to score some more.
  • Weigh for STASH DASH
 
  • {This is a working title for new shawl design}
  • Needles: US 7
  • Yarn: Fiber Optic Kashmir, 420 yard set gradient- MCN base
On the Needles
 
  • Yarn: Freia handprints fingering. 75g skein
  • Needles: US 7  
  • Yarn: Cascade 220 SW in various colors
  • Pattern: Baby Owl by Little Muggles
  • Hook: C
 
  • Yarn: Opal Sweet & Spicy in colorway 8613 Zuckerstreusel
  • Needles: US 1.5 (2.5 mm)
  • Pattern: OMG Heel Socks by Megan Williams
  • Cast on 56
 

Sock Yarn Blanket

  • Yarn: leftover fingering weight yarn from sock & Plymouth Select DK (white)
  • Hook Size: D& H
  • Pattern: Double Crochet Granny Square
  • 71 squares complete for Stash Dash
    • DK- used 142g (2.6 yards per gram)= 369.2 yards = 337 meters
    • Fingering (basing it on 400 yards to 100 grams) (4 yards per gram)- used 142 grams- 568 yards = 519 yards
    • Total: 865 meters
  • I used the Citric Acid soak method with instructions from the Knitmore Girls on the colorful centers before adding white

Dan's Dress Socks

  • Yarn: Dragonfly Fibers Djinni Sock in Rocky Top colorway (browns, navy, bit of dark green)
  • Pattern: OMG Heel Socks by Megan Williams
  • Needles: US 1.5 (2.5mm)
 
Brainstorming
  • I'm contemplating making this crochet shark blanket that has been viral on Facebook. And maybe some of these mermaids too! Wouldn't it be cute to have all 7 of the nieces and nephews in these on Christmas morning!?!
  • I'm also gaining confidence with crochet stuffies. Bought yarn to make a giraffe and some snowmen, maybe an Olaf!
 
Events
  • Participating in Stash Dash- Knit Girllls Podcast
    • I have knit/crocheted 4695 meters (not including my Electric Slide socks which I need to weigh)!
    • I should be able to make my 5k goal!
  • 2015 Down Cellar Studio Pigskin Party Knit-a-Long [September 10-February 8]
    • I'll review all of the rules and details on the next episode and will post them here on the website.
      • All 10 of our Headline Sponsor spots have been filled.
    • I'm still accepting prizes for participating and Interceptions so if you'd like to be a sponsor, check out this post for all of the details. We'd love to have you on the team.
  • Stitches Midwest- August 6-9 in Shaumburg, IL
    • Podcaster Meet up will be Saturday from 1-2p in the Nirvana B room on the second level of the convention center. Check out this thread for more details.
    • I'm taking a class!: Plug it in, Plug it in with Candace Eisner Strick
  • I'll be teaching my GoodReader Class at the Stitch House in Dorchester on Sunday August 23 from 10a-12 noon
  • Greater Boston Yarn Crawl will be held: Thursday 9/17 through Sunday 9/20. There are 17 shops participating. I need to check my calendar. Let me know if you're going!
  
Contest, News and Notes
 
 
Trickle Shawl KAL-- extended through the end of summer
  • Use a Infinite Twist kit or your own yarn 
  • You don’t have to finish your shawl to be eligible to win.
  • Post photos of your progress and  use #trickleshawl. If you’re using the Infinite Twist Trickle Kit be sure to use #tricklekit.
  • Prizes:
    • Two Infinite Twist yarn prizes- any who tags their photos with #trickleshawl will be eligible to win
    • Those who knit with the Infinite Twist kit and use #tricklekit will be entered to win $100 gift certificate to Infinite Twist
 
 
  
Knitting in Passing
  • I took Riley (7 years old) to my local knitting group last week when I was on vacation. She loved it and wanted to share some audio with you. 
On a Happy Note
  • Update on Achilles - the boot is off. I need to do 4-6 weeks of physical therapy next
  • Vacation was GREAT!
  • Will & Aila sleepover from Sunday-Tuesday, Tuesday was Will's 8th birthday.  I decorated the kitchen and put a candle in his waffle. The kids thought that was great!
  • On Will's birthday we went to Legoland! He and Aila had SO much fun! They shared audio too!
  • Friday-Sunday I got to hang out with my friends Amy, Nicki & Ryan. So fun!

Direct download: Episode_71-_Sweet_Summertime.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:09pm EDT

Direct download: Episode_70-_Grannies.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:25pm EDT

Thank you for tuning in to Episode 69! This week, we had a special guest, my mom Diane! For full show notes and photos visit. www.downcellarstudio.com/69
 
Today's segments include
Off the Needles
On the Needles
Brainstorming
From the Armchair 
Events
Contest, News and Notes
Knitting in Passing 
In My Travels 
On a Happy Note
Quote of the Week
 
 
Off the Needles 
 
Stripey Leftovers Hat
  • Pattern: Turn a Square Hat by Jared Flood
  • Yarn: leftovers- Dragonfly Fibers & some mystery black yarn
  • Needles: US 5- 3.75mm
  • Pattern: Argent by Hunter Hammersen
  • Needles: US 6-  4mm needles
  • Yarn: Frog Tree Pediboo (sport) color 1130 Jade- 80% Merino, 20% Bamboo
  • Used Jenny's surprisingly stretchy bind off. 
  • Blocked out huge and I love it!
 
  • Yarn: Socks that Rock Lightweight in the Pitter Pat Colorway 
  • Needles: US 1.5- 2.5mm
  • Pattern: OMG Heel Socks by Megan Williams
  • Cast on 64, 2x2 rib. loving spiral pooling.
  • Decrease to 60 after ribbing and then to 56 about an inch later. almost a striping effect! Made them extra tall
  • Did the Citric Acid Treatment on them. 
    • No dye came out.
  • Yarn: RAF: Fraternal Twin Brother to RBF- Self striping colorway from Kirby Wirby. 75% Superwash BFL, 25% nylon (first time using BFL) 
  • Needles: US 1.5- 2.5mm
  • Pattern: OMG Heel Socks by Megan Williams
  • Did the Citric Acid Treatment on them. 
    • No dye came out.
  • Pattern: Alien by  Hannah Kaminsky
  • Yarn: Miss Babs Yummy 2 ply in the Ghoulish colorway
  • Eyes from 6060 (etsy shop). 
  • 2-3 inches tall. Looks just like the photo! 
  • Yarn: Lion Brand. Lion's Pride Woolspun Bulky-  80% Acrylic, 20% Wool
  • Hook: K 6.5 mm
Mom and I discussed some old grant square blankets she made when I was a kid. She thought they were so ugly she wouldn't even put them together, but my Nana decided they should be finished and seamed them up. We used them in the car when we were kids.
 
For the record Mom thinks granny square blankets with more modern yarns are perfectly nice!
 
On the Needles
 
  • Yarn: One Twisted Tree in the Shimmer Base- 93 Diagon Alley Colorway
  • Pattern: OMG Heel Socks by Megan Williams
  • Needles: US 1.5- 2.5mm
  • Green heel. Mini skein from Sarah of YarnGeekFibers. Super Geek base in Temple Grandin colorway. 
 
  • Pattern: Hallow Moon by Dieuwke van Mulligen
  • Yarn: Ashton Studio Arts Genoa Fingering- Almost Black & trio of peach/salmon mini skeins
  • Needles: US 7- 4.5mm
  • Modification- edge: RS, s1wyif, k1, s1wyif. WS: k1, s1wyif, k1. 
 
  • Yarn: Mirasol Tuhu- DK weight yarn
  • Needles: US 5
  • Provisionally cast on 60 stitches, knitting in the round. Will make a very long tube that kitchener together to make a long infinity cowl.
  • Random striping- gray, aquamarine, chartreuse, cream, hot pink and tangerine
  • Yarn: white birch fiber arts. Electric Slide colorway 
  • Pattern: OMG Heel Socks by Megan Williams
  • Needles: US 1.5 (2.5mm)
 
  • Pattern: Whiz Bang by Sarah S
  • Yarn: Socks that Rock in the Grimm Colorway
  • Needles: US 1.5 (2.5mm)
  • Slipped stitches that are staggered. 
  • My first toe up sock. Looking forward to the Bootylicious Heel!
Brainstorming
 
  • Crochet cowl from blog: Pink Milk
    • Looks like its knit. Striped up. Would be a great stash buster.
 
From the Armchair
Events
  • Participating in Stash Dash- Knit Girllls Podcast
    •      2,888 yards complete= 2640 meters
 
Contest, News and Notes
 
Trickle Shawl Kits available from Infinite Twist now!  Kits available in single colors and five-color gradients and include 500 yards of hand-dyed yarn, a bamboo circular knitting needle, stitch markers, tapestry needle, pattern marking pencil, and a zippered brocade notions pouch. and free shipping for the U.S. and China. Canada and UK shipping is now $10 (formerly $20), other international is $20.
 
  • Use a Infinite Twist kit or your own yarn 
  • You don’t have to finish your shawl to be eligible to win.
  • Post photos of your progress and  use #trickleshawl. If you’re using the Infinite Twist Trickle Kit be sure to use #tricklekit.
  • Prizes:
    • Two Infinite Twist yarn prizes- any who tags their photos with #trickleshawl will be eligible to win
    • Those who knit with the Infinite Twist kit and use #tricklekit will be entered to win $100 gift certificate to Infinite Twist
Knitting in Passing
  • Knitting on socks Will's baseball game and ended up teaching someone how to Magic Loop 
  • Knitting after dinner at the bar at a local restaurant and a friend of a friend asked about knitting and then asked if she could try it! I was impressed with her enthusiasm.
In my Travels
  • Portland, Maine for the weekend
  • We both enjoyed massages at the Nine Stones Spa
  • I visited 2 yarn shops Knit Wit & Tess Designer Yarns
  • We sampled beer at 4 different breweries
    • Rising Tide
    • Bissell Brothers- I love their Substance Ale (IPA) 
    • Foundation- I loved their Epiphany IPA
    • Allagash
      • 4 free samples just for visiting!
  • First time trying AirBnB and we were really pleased with the experience.
 
On a Happy Note
  • Birthday dinner with the fam
  • Dinner & movie with my 2 best friends 
  • Pool party birthday (after recording)
  • Mom received great customer service from Heart Warmer Gifts on Etsy
Quote of the Week
 
I believe in manicures. I believe in overdressing. I believe in primping at leisure and wearing lipstick. I believe in pink. I believe happy girls are the prettiest girls. I believe that tomorrow is another day, and... I believe in miracles.
Audrey Hepburn
Direct download: Episode_69-_A_Chat_with_Mom.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:40pm EDT

Thanks for tuning in! This week I have a lot of FOs, a bunch more on the needles. Some chatter about events I've been to, things that are coming up, a weaving project with my niece and some audio from my nephew. 

 

Hope you enjoy the episode. Check out www.downcellarstudio.com for full show notes and links to everything I talk about!

 

Happy Knitting!

Direct download: Episode_68-_Stash_Dash_Crazed.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:11pm EDT

Thanks for tuning in. This week's segments included:

  • Off the Needles
  • On the Needles
  • Brainstorming
  • In My Travels 
  • Events
  • Contest, News and Notes
  • Knitting in Passing 
  • On a Happy Note
  • Quote of the Week

Off the Needles

Crochet Bunting

  • Hook Size: D 3.0mm
  • Yarn: leftover Oh Loops Platinum Socks in the Cindy Lou Who color way image
  • Pattern: Mary, Millie and Morgan by Susan B Anderson
  • Yarn: Cascade 220 Superwash Sport in various colors
  • Needles: US 3image

Mother's Day Socks

  • Yarn: Coloring Book Yarns in the Marceline colorway.
  • Needles: US 1.5
  • Pattern: OMG Heel Socks by Megan Williamsimage

On the Needles

Sock Yarn Blanket

  • Yarn: leftover fingering weight yarn from sock
  • Hook Size: D 3.0mm
  • Pattern: double crochet granny square
  • Pattern: Argent by Hunter Hammersen
  • Needles: US 6-  4mm needles
  • Yarn: Frog Tree Pediboo (sport) color 1130 Jade image

Colorful Cowl

  • Yarn: Mirasol Tuhu- DK weight yarn, 50% Llama, 40% Merino, 10% Angora in gray, aquamarine, chartreuse, cream, hot pink and tangerine
  • Needles: US 5
  • Provisionally cast on 60 stitches, knitting in the round. Will make a very long tube that kitchener together to make a long infinity cowl.image
  • Yarn: RAF: Fraternal Twin Brother to RBF- Self striping colorway from Kirby Wirby. 75% Superwash BFL, 25% nylon
  • Needles: US 1.5
  • Pattern: OMG Heel Socks by Megan Williamsimage

Maryland Socks

  • Yarn: Socks that Rock Lightweight in the Pitter Pat Colorway (hot pink, hot orange, hot purple, watermelon/strawberry pink, electric blue and a tealy green.
  • Needles: US 1.5
  • Pattern: OMG Heel Socks by Megan Williamsimage

Brainstorming

  • Purple baby hat for Kiley (MiniPurlGirl) on Ravelry who is collecting purple baby hats as part of her senior project to raise awareness for Shaken Baby Syndrome, the Period of Purple Crying and Accidental Infant Death. If you're interested, check out Kiley's Ravelry profile for details on where to send hats by the end of May. She is offering a  A skein of purple Wollmeise will be randomly given to one donator. One entry per hat. #ClickforKiley if you post on Instagram or Facebook.
  • Stash Dash 2015- Knit Girlls Event- May 22nd-August 14th.
  • Suburban Stitcher- Around your Neck KAL- June 1- August 31st.
  • Michelle Actually KnittingPAL KAL.  June 1- September 1 Use pattern, project bag, stitch markers, yarn... made by podcasters. This year she's going to be offering coupon codes, including one from me, so go check out her Ravelry group

In My Travels

Events

Marathon Spring Cleaning  -Marathon KAL - pulled for winners between episodes & posted. Check out thread on Ravelry if you haven't already!

Fiber Related Plans for 2015

 Contest, News and Notes

Trickle Shawl Kits available from Infinite Twist now!  Kits available in single colors and five-color gradients and include 500 yards of hand-dyed yarn, a bamboo circular knitting needle, stitch markers, tapestry needle, pattern marking pencil, and a zippered brocade notions pouch. and free shipping for the U.S. and China. Canada and UK shipping is now $10 (formerly $20), other international is $20.IMG_7599

Trickle KAL Instagram Contest (Starting now and running through June 30, 2015)

  • Use a Infinite Twist kit or your own yarn (when pattern is published separately later this month).
  • You don't have to finish your shawl to be eligible to win.
  • Post photos of your progress and  use #trickleshawl. If you're using the Infinite Twist Trickle Kit be sure to use #tricklekit.
  • Prizes:
    • Two Infinite Twist yarn prizes- any who tags their photos with #trickleshawl will be eligible to win
    • Those who knit with the Infinite Twist kit and use #tricklekit will be entered to win $100 gift certificate to Infinite Twist.

Knitting in Passing 

A nice lady, whose name I later learned is Sue, asked on the train one afternoon if I was knitting a Curl! [She was correct] Now that's a first! 

On a Happy Note

  • Getting back into habit of cooking & running.
  • Planning a weekend away with Dan to Portland, Maine. 
  • The joy in seeing Aila open the doll I knit for her birthday. She told Emelyn "I asked for one and she made it for me!!!"imageimage
  • The snow is gone and it's finally getting warm here.
  • Mother's day is coming up Sunday. Happy Mother's Say to all of you moms and grandmothers out there.

Quote of the Week

 A mom reads you like a book, and wherever she goes, people read you like a glowing book review. ~Robert Brault

Direct download: Episode_67-_Festivals_Abound.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:27pm EDT

2 FOs and lots on the needles. Many upcoming events and an announcement about my new design- The Trickle Shawl which is now available through Infinite Twist. Check out the Down Cellar Studio Ravelry Group for details & to enter the contest!

 

For full show notes, visit my website.

Direct download: Episode_66-_Trickle_Shawl.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 3:55pm EDT

Thanks for tuning in. Lots of FOs this time and some new projects too! For full show notes check out www.downcellarstudio.com

Direct download: Episode_65-_Sheep__Socks.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:06pm EDT

Thanks for tuning in to Episode 64.

For show notes come visit www.downcellarstudio.com

 

 

Direct download: Episode_64-_Flowers_in_the_Snow.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:49pm EDT