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Episode 42 - Refresh, Renew Patterns and projects discussed in this episode . . . Pioneer Bella’s Mittens Tree of Life Cross Country Chullo Go see all of Kate’s projects on Ravelry! Knitting From the Word . ....

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Episode 39 - Reading, 'Riting, and Ravelry Welcome to our Episode 39 of our podcast in which we talked about . . . Moderne Baby Blanket Shalom Cardigan Holidazed Socks Clapotis Gaenor Shawl Moderne Baby Blanket Pinwheel blanket urban...

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Episode 41 – A Giant Episode Welcome to our Episode 41 of our podcast in which we talked about . . . Argus Shawl Moderne Baby Blanket Monkey Socks Hannah Hat Amanda Hat Felicity Hat Just Beachy Bikini Go see all...

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Episode 38 - Knitting Memories Ahh... memories! Remember your first big project? Remember accomplishing that hard technique? What about that project that you just love? We stop and smell the fiber as we discuss some of our favorite...

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Episode 40 - Pressure or Pleasure In this podcast we talked about knitting competitions and KALs such as the Ravelympics. What's the deal with those things anyway? Why would you compete or join a group of knitters working on the same projects?...

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Episode 22 – What’s in Your Library?

Posted by Kate | Posted in Podcasts | Posted on 17-12-2008

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Welcome to our Episode 22 of our podcast in which we talked about . . .

* our current WIP’s and other knit-related stuff
o Romeo the Hedgehog
o Tammy’s Christmas socks
o Kate’s Crazy Christmas knitting list with Lace Ribbon Scarf, Hedgehogs, Endpaper Mitts, Felted Clogs and more.

Don’t forget about the mini ornament contest! We will be judging soon! In the second segment we talked about our libraries. . . Resource Books

* Elizabeth Zimmerman
* Barbara Walker Treasuries
* Knitting Calendar
* Knitter’s Companion
* Vogue Stitchonary

Fun Books

* Mason Dixon books
* Yarn Harlot books
* It Itches, by Franklin Habit

Fiction

* Debbie Macomber – Blossom Street books
* Maggie Sefton – Knitting murder mysteries
* Ann Hood – The Knitting Circle

Web Resources (Saved links of tutorials, etc.)

* YouTube
* Knitting Help videos
* Knitting Daily e-mails
* The Daily Knitter

Organization

* Library Thing
* GoodReads
* Ravelry Library

We closed the podcast by . . .

* Sharing Knitting and the Word from 2 Timothy 3:16-17: The Bible is God’s Word
* Must Have Bible Study Resources – Study Bible, Concordance, Bible Gateway, YouVersion
* Devotions – The Prayer of Jabez, 40 Days of Purpose, Experiencing God
* Marriage Resources – Tommy Nelson’s Song of Solomon Conference, The Five Love Languages, His Needs/Her Needs, Saving Your Marriage Before it Starts, The Smalley National Marriage Institute, The Total Money Makeover
* Asking for your prayer requests, praise reports, questions, and comments
* A prayer for our military; the elections; the economy; many health-related concerns of our listeners and friends; travel mercies
* Wishing you and your families a happy and blessed Christmas!

Music you heard. . . Turkish Delight – David Crowder Band Rain Down (Live) – Delirious?
Suddenly – SuperChic[k]
Everlasting Light – Ryan Farish Leave your comments below, or e-mail us here. Stay tuned for Episode 23!

Episode 21 – Stash… Too Much of a Good Thing?

Posted by Kate | Posted in Podcasts | Posted on 30-11-2008

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Welcome to our Episode 21 of our podcast in which we talked about . . .

* our current WIP’s and other knit-related stuff
o Central Park Hoodie
o Dashing
o Tempted roving
o Urban Necessity gloves
o Knits and Pieces
o Lizard Ridge
o Hedgehog

* The KT mini ornament contest

In the second segment we talked about stash . . .

* Why we buy stash
* How we store our stash
* How we organize our stash
* Why we trash our stash (or give away)
* Why we think we have too much or not enough stash

We closed the podcast by . . .

* Sharing Knitting and the Word from Luke 12:13-20: More than enough
* Asking for your prayer requests, praise reports, questions, and comments
* A prayer for our military; the elections; the economy; many health-related concerns of our listeners and friends; travel mercies
* Wishing you and your families a happy and blessed Thanksgiving!

Music you heard. . . Turkish Delight – David Crowder Band Anticonformity – Krystal Meyers
Take Me to Your Leader – Newsboys Everlasting Light – Ryan Farish Leave your comments below, or e-mail us here. Stay tuned for Episode 22!

Episode 20 – Christmas Is Coming!

Posted by Kate | Posted in Podcasts | Posted on 13-11-2008

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Welcome to Episode 20 of our podcast in which we talked about…

* Kate’s Woodland Shawl
* Tammy’s Central Park Hoodie
* Ridgecrest’s annual Christmas Concert Saturday, December 13 and Sunday, December 14 – the Celebration Choir and Orchestra with Babbie Mason!

In the second segment we shared ideas for quick knits for gifts and decorating . . .

* joint knitter gifts (you knit three squares, I knit three squares, we seam and give to our pastor)
* knitted ornaments (mini socks, mini mittens, mini sweaters, mini hats, mini stars, bitty britches )
* yarn ornaments (clear plastic stuffed with the leftovers of your favorite yarns)
* coffee mug cozies
* tissue cozies
* dishcloths and scrubbies (too many to link!)
* felted soaps
* iPod or glasses cases
* mini bags for whatever you want to bag up (dice, etc.)
* Ravelry’s Quick Gifts Group
* bookmarks
* coasters
* beaded row counter bracelets
* cowls
* toe warmers

Ornament Contest

There will be four possible categories in which you can win a prize:

1. The most ornaments
2. The most creative/unique ornament
3. Tammy’s favorite ornament
4. Kate’s favorite ornament

The Ornament Contest will run through Christmas Eve, and you can submit your entries by posting photos on the Knit Together Flickr Group like before. We will announce the winners shortly after the New Year!

We closed the podcast by . . .

* Sharing Knitting and the Word from Ezra 7:10: Prepare Him room
* Asking for your prayer requests, praise reports, questions, and comments
* A prayer for our military; the economy; many health-related concerns of our listeners and friends; travel mercies

Music you heard. . .
Turkish Delight – David Crowder Band
Sea of Faces – Kutless
Open Skies – David Crowder Band
Everlasting Light – Ryan Farish

Leave your comments below, or e-mail us here. Stay tuned for Episode 21!

Episode 19 – Rhinebeck Recap

Posted by Kate | Posted in Podcasts | Posted on 08-11-2008

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Welcome to our Episode 19 of our podcast in which we talked about . . .

* Tammy’s trip to Rhinebeck
* Kinnearing, more kinnearing
* WEBS

In the second segment we shared Tammy’s recordings live from Rhinebeck. See her photos from the trip on Flickr. We closed the podcast by . . .

* Sharing Knitting and the Word from Psalm 19:1-3 and Romans 1:20: The heavens declare the glory
* Asking for your prayer requests, praise reports, questions, and comments
* A prayer for our military; the elections; the economy; many health-related concerns of our listeners and friends; travel mercies

Thanks to ToadyJoe! The recorder came in so handy!

Music you heard. . .
Turkish Delight – David Crowder Band
Sound of Melody – Leeland
Wake up! Wake up! – Everyday Sunday
Everlasting Light – Ryan Farish

Leave your comments below, or e-mail us here. Stay tuned for Episode 20!

Episode 18 – What’s the Deal With Rhinebeck?

Posted by Kate | Posted in Podcasts | Posted on 16-10-2008

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Welcome to our Episode 18 of our podcast in which we talked about . . .

* Tammy’s encounter with The Yarn Harlot
* “Dead Skunk” by Loudon Wainwright
* Kate’s “I’m Smart” song
* Twitter updates

In the second segment we talked about the New York Sheep & Wool Festival. . .

* aka Rhinebeck
* Ravelry’s Rhinebeck Group
* How we learned about NY S&W
* Things we need to know when planning to go
o what to wear
o when to book reservations
o game plan for purchases

We closed the podcast by . . .

* Sharing Knitting and the Word from Luke 5:17-20: Enthused for Christ
* Asking for your prayer requests, praise reports, questions, and comments
* A prayer for our military; the elections; the economy; many health-related concerns of our listeners and friends; travel mercies

Music you heard. . .
Turkish Delight – David Crowder Band
Everlasting Light – Ryan Farish

Leave your comments below, or e-mail us here. Stay tuned for Episode 19!

Episode 17 – Knit Together LIVE

Posted by Kate | Posted in Podcasts | Posted on 06-10-2008

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Welcome to our Episode 17 of our podcast in which . . .

. . . we recorded live from Kate’s and were joined by Zarah, Stacy, and Marge

In the second segment we talked about how we all met and began to Knit Together . . .
We closed the podcast by . . .

* Sharing Knitting and the Word from Hebrews 10:23-25 – Spend time with fellow knitters and Christians
* Asking for your prayer requests, praise reports, questions, and comments
* A prayer for our military; the elections; the economy; many health-related concerns of our listeners and friends

Music you heard. . .
Turkish Delight – David Crowder Band
You Are Everything – Matthew West
Everlasting Light – Ryan Farish

Leave your comments below, or e-mail us here. Stay tuned for Episode 18!

Episode 16 – Sweet 16

Posted by Kate | Posted in Podcasts | Posted on 30-09-2008

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Welcome to our Episode 16 of our podcast in which we caught up and talked about . . .

* Mason Dixon Knits – Knitting Outside the Lines – which came out September 16
* Hey, Teach!Swallowtail Shawl
* Socktoberfest
* Yarn Harlot in Kansas City, October 13; check her website for other locations

In the second segment we talked about some of our favorites of our listeners’ projects . . .

We found these projects by going to our Friends link in our notebook. Using the drop-down menu, choose “Knit Together” and check the box next to activity types for “added project photo.” This shows all the projects added to the KT group!

Another aside tip: you can add this view to your favorite RSS reader by clicking the RSS button – the little orange box. It will filter this view and update your RSS feed when a new project is added! If you want to add your project to the group, just navigate to your project page and choose Knit Together from the groups drop-down menu on the right.

Kate’s Top 16 Favorites

1. Arielluria’s Dog’s Fisherman Knit Sweater
2. WenDen’s Mongo BYOB
3. knittingmomofsix’s Child’s tunic
4. tabitha’s Mother’s Day Bath set
5. Clarify’s James’ Sweater
6. KatieCakes’ Ren’s Sweater
7. Messie’s Ravelympic Project (February Lady Sweater)
8. Zarah’s Mary’s Mitered Mittens
9. dalynn1997′s Pinwheel Sweater
10. mowygirl’s Mo’s Bountiful Bohus
11. LambyKnit’s Tempest de Wollmeise
12. Loopykd’s Susie Hoodie
13. LoopyKnitter’s Print O’The Wave in Twilight
14. R4given’s Rocket Socks
15. LoopyKnitter’s LRB
16. KatieCakes Drops Jacket

Tammy’s Top 16 Favorites

1. Janeyap95′s My So Called Scarf
2. KatieCakes’ First Entrelac Scarf
3. KatieCakes’ My First Fair Isle (Harry Potter House bag – Gryffindor)
4. Brianne’s Uptown Boot Socks
5. NittanyKnits’ Seascape Scarf
6. knittogether’s Swallowtail Shawl
7. pinkknitting’s Bob (the Tomato) sweater
8. LambyKnits’ Shamrock Shells
9. AuburnChick’s Lacy Round Cloth
10. 1to1′s Baby Surprise Jacket (St. Louis Cardinals version)
11. MiscKnits’ Olympic Flame Mitts
12. Messie’s Mosies
13. judiknits’ Cleckheaton Cocoon (baby set)
14. lleehome’s Golden Clapotis for Mom
15. Gertatter’s Trachtenstruempfe socks
16. DaneKnits Apple Nutkin Socks

We closed the podcast by . . .

* Sharing Knitting and the Word from Philippians 4:8-9 – Think positively
* Asking for your prayer requests, praise reports, questions, and comments
* A prayer for our military; the elections; the economy; hurricane-related issues and recovery from losses; many health-related concerns of our listeners and friends

Music you heard. . .

Turkish Delight – David Crowder Band
Cry in my Heart – Starfield
Everlasting Light – Ryan Farish

Leave your comments below, or e-mail us here. Stay tuned for Episode 17!

Episode 15 1/2

Posted by Kate | Posted in Podcasts | Posted on 27-09-2008

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This is a very special episode. We hope you enjoy it!

Episode 15 – What Not to Knit

Posted by Kate | Posted in Podcasts | Posted on 07-09-2008

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Welcome to our Episode 15 of our podcast in which we caught up and talked about . . .

* Fireproof (the movie) – September 26
* Mason Dixon Knits – Knitting Outside the Lines – available September 16
* Hey, Teach!
* Knit Picks Comfy
* Swallowtail Shawl
* Handmaiden Sea Silk
* Flame Wave Socks
* Araucania Ranco
* Ice Queen
* Wisp

In the second segment we talked about some of the more outlandish knitting patterns available…

* What Not to Wear
* Project Runway
* Extreme Makeover: Home Edition
* Knitted gardens – and Jan Messent’s “Knitted Gardens” book
* Knitted undergarments
* Knitted swimsuits
* Toilet paper cozies
* Ponchos
* Biology knits and knitted intestines – EW!
* Pastoral Pullover
* Armadillo Wrap
* Monster Baby Booties
* Chicken Sweater
* Dog costume
* Pom pom sweater
* Bird’s nest hat
* Sweater that scares Kate
* Scary buntings
* Sexy Turkey Hat

We closed the podcast by . . .

* Sharing Knitting and the Word from Ephesians 4:25-31 and Galatians 5:15-23 – What not to “wear”
* Asking for your prayer requests, praise reports, questions, and comments
* A prayer for our military; the elections; the economy; travel mercies for Tammy & Robert; Sharon and Dana and chemo treatments; peace and comfort for Stacy and family in the loss of the family dog; protection and safety for those in the path of hurricanes.

Music you heard. . .

Turkish Delight – David Crowder Band

Take My Hand – Ben Harper & The Blind Boys of Alabama

Change Me – Sanctus Real

Everlasting Light – Ryan Farish

Leave your comments below, or e-mail us here. Stay tuned for Episode 16!

Episode 14 – Resistance is Futile!

Posted by Kate | Posted in Podcasts | Posted on 21-08-2008

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Welcome to our Episode 14 of our podcast in which we caught up and talked about . . .

* Webs
* Stitches Midwest
* Yarnissima (thank you, Sandykins!!!)
* Wollmeise Sock Club – lottery sign ups going on August 20-22

. . . and announced the winner of our No Stress Contest! Congratulations MargeD!!!

* Messie’s Etsy Shop

In the second segment we visited with the incredible Stacy from Tempted Handpainted Yarns Find Tempted Yarns:

* Tempted’s Etsy Shop
* The Loopy Ewe, St. Louis, MO
* Loops, Tulsa, OK
* Stringtown Yarn & Fiber, Ft. Smith, AR
* One City Market, Rogersville, MO
* Little Bo Peeps Yarn & Antiques, Eureka Springs, AR
* ReBelle, Lexington, KY

We closed the podcast by . . .

* Sharing Knitting and the Word from James 4:7 and 1 Corinthians 10:13 – Resisting temptation
* Asking for your prayer requests, praise reports, questions, and comments
* A prayer for our military; the elections; the economy; Del and her health issues; Dana’s health issues; Stacy and healing for her dog, Arwen; peace, comfort, and strength for our friend Sue who recently lost her brother Peter in a car accident; travel mercies for Tammy & Robert; thankfulness for our listener’s generosity and blessings to us

Music you heard. . .

Turkish Delight – David Crowder Band

Angel (Where are you) – Inhabited

Take My Hand And Walk – The Kry

Everlasting Light – Ryan Farish

Leave your comments below, or e-mail us here. Stay tuned for Episode 15!