Down Cellar Studio Podcast
Thank you for tuning in to Episode 149 of the Down Cellar Studio Podcast. Full show notes and photos can be found on my website.
Bonus audio from the nieces and nephews at the end! 
This week's segments included:
  • Off the Needles
  • On the Needles
  • Brainstorming
  • From the Armchair
  • KAL News
  • Contest, News & Notes
  • Life in Focus
  • On a Happy Note
  • Quote of the Week
Thank you to this episode's sponsors: JDStudios480, Rainy Day Fiber CompanyFibernymph Dye Works

Off the Needles

  • Pattern: Friendly Sonya by AradiyaToys on Etsy $6.99
  • Yarn: Knit Picks Brava Sport in Cream, custard and Almond
  • Hook: B 2.25mm 
  • Pattern: Amigurumi Dog Pattern available on Etsy from Diminu $4.01
  • Hook: 3.5 mm
  • Yarn: Loops and Threads Impeccable in Chocolate and Soft Taupe. Cream (nose) in stash acrylic worsted/Aran weight yarn 

On the Needles

  • Yarn: Knitters Brewing Company Sock-a-holic II
  • Needles: US 1.5 (2.5 mm)
  • Pattern: none
  • Pattern: OMG Heel by Megan Williams
  • Yarn: Fibernymph Dye Works Traveler (sport weight) in the Summertime Blues Colorway + Patons Kroy Solids (Red)
  • Needles: US 2 (2.75mm)
  • Yarn:
    • KFI Luxury Indulgence Cashmere in Colors 601 + 602 ( 70% Merino, 25% Nylon, 5% Cashmere goat)- DK
    • Skacel Kenzie- worsted: 50% Wool, 25% Nylon, 10% Alpaca, 10% Angora, 5% Silk
  • Needles: US 2 (2.75 mm)
  • Pattern: OMG heel by Megan Williams


Patterns saw at Rhinebeck that I’ve favorited:

From the Armchair


KAL News

Slay the Stash 2018
  • Each month you can declare a skein of yarn to knit/crochet/weave to its very end. Let’s use up those older special skeins that are soooo pretty we don’t want to touch them. In 2018, we are turning those sacred skeins into beautiful projects you can enjoy-- and maybe win a new beautiful skein of yarn from one of our sponsors along the way! Full details and rules can be found here.
  • November Post
  • Use and follow #slaythestash2018 on Social Media
  • Tune in to see if you're the October Slay the Stash WINNER!
Slay the Stash 2018: Sponsor List
  • Wondering what this crazy KAL is? Check out this page which gives you the best overview with all necessary links. There’s also a helpful “Start Here” Thread in the Ravelry Group
  • Check out the Rules but if you still have questions, come over to the Questions thread and ask. We’re happy to help.
  • Put your Name on the Roster then claim your spot in the End Zone Dance Thread where you’ll track your points. Continue to update your post with all of the points you earn during the KAL
  • For every 100 points, you’ll earn an entry into the drawing for the Grand Prizes
  • Check out our amazing Sponsors; if you use their products, you’ll earn more points per FO
  • Some of our Pro Shop Level Sponsors will be creating exclusive items for Pigskin Party participants. They may come out at different times and will likely be limited in quantities, so keep your eyes on this Exclusive Items thread in the group for all the latest news
  • Scope out the prizes! Some will be given out during the KAL; some will be part of the Grand Prizes.
  • Don’t forget to use #DCSPigskinParty18 on Instagram so we check out what you’re doing and you can be eligible for participation prizes.
In this episode: Tune in to hear
  • If you won an October Participation Prize or an Interception Prize
  • Details about the 10 Grand Prize Packs!

Contest, News & Notes

Life in Focus

  •  I've challenged myself to doing Yoga & Meditation every day in November and am thoroughly enjoying it!
  • I moved the social media apps on my phone to the third page. I think it's helping my productivity.

On a Happy Note

  • Halloween- Trick or Treating with Oisin and Hattie
  • Going to see my niece Aila perform in Annie
  • Woodchopping Weekend (fun party despite losing power)
  • Going to see Assassins, the musical!

Quote of the Week

If your plan is for one year, plant rice. If your plan is for ten years, plant trees. If your plan is for one hundred years, educate children.”
– Confucius
Thank you for tuning in!
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