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Episode Nine | Lofty Loops Yarns Podcast Show Notes

Episode Nine is up! I’ve been really terrible about adding show notes.

Announcements

Rockbrook Village Craft Fair 2018 – Omaha, Nebraska – May 5th 10am-5pm

LYS Day 2018:
ImagiKnit – Omaha, NE
The Yarn Shop – Lincoln, NE
Knit Paper Scissors – Lincoln, NE

What I’m Wearing

The Girl from the Grocery Store by Joji Locatelli in Tosh Merino Light “Mandala” and Heritage Solids “Como Blue”

Finished Objects

Haha, yeah right. 😅

Works In Progress

  • Wisteria Lane Socks: Using Lofty Loops Yarns Wisteria Lane on MCN Sock, Socks on a Plane pattern. Toes are a Lofty Loops Yarns coordinating mini (size 2 US)
  • Exploration Station by Stephen West
    Color A: Lofty Loops Yarns – “Samara
    Color B: Lofty Loops Yarns – Overdyed OOAK
    Color C: Lofty Loops Yarns – “Impromptu
    Color D: madelinetosh Tosh Merino Light – “Abiquiu”
    Using US 7 4.5mm HiyaHiya

Stash Acquisitions

Bag Makers

Sushi Bag by SugarTots on Etsy

Exploration Station bag is from Mari-Ann (@rockislander on Instagram)

Favorites

1. Mama in a Manse Podcast

2. Westworld (season 2!) on HBO

3. Silicon Valley on HBO


HypnoLoops Sweater-A-Long KAL

Join Cheryl and I as we knit sweaters and cardigans!
Info and chatter thread is in my Ravelry group Lofty Loops Yarns and the FO thread is in the Hypnotic Yarn group. We’d love to have you join us! There will be prizes in the hand-dyed form. 😉
Use the hashtag #HypnoLoopsSAL on Instagram!

Shusui Shrug-a-Long KAL || #OURKSS18

BadWolfGirlKnits, TheCornerOfCraft, DragonHoardYarn, yarncafecreations, and myself all want to knit the Shusui Shrug so we decided to host a KAL! Whee!

It is going to be a very informal KAL where all you have to do to win is participant! Get involved in the chatter threads, use the #OURKSS18 hashtag on Instagram, etc. Completion isn’t required, we just want you to knit along with us!

 

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Episode Six | Lofty Loops Yarns Podcast Show Notes

Finished Objects

2 Sample Socks knit up by my friend Aimee. Yarns used are Dinna Ken on MCN Sock and Blue Heart Lily on Sock (Lofty Loops Yarns). See more info on her Ravely project.

Works In Progress

  • Wisteria Lane Socks: Using Lofty Loops Yarns Wisteria Lane on MCN Sock, Socks on a Plane pattern (two at a time, toe up) Toes are a Lofty Loops Yarns coordinating mini (size 2 US)
  • Zweig Sweater: Using Lofty Loops Yarns Neptune on Singles and Hedgehog Fibres Urchin on Skinny Singles  (size 3 & 5 US)
  • Sugar Plum Fae Socks: Using Lofty Loops Yarns Sugar Plum Fae on Sock, plain vanilla using my Toe Up Guide (size 1 US)
  • Brioche Mitts: Still working out the pattern and the name. Using Lofty Loops Yarns Sunday Morning Remix on DK.  (size 4 US)

Stash Acquisitions

Dream Knitting

I want to cast on a Birds of a Feather Shawl using Lofty Loops Yarns Mermaid Lagoon on Sock and Mohair. Swoon!

Shop Updates

I have been playing around with a new-to-the-shop Kid Mohair and Silk base. I’m trying to determine if it is something I’d like to start carrying, but it sure is fun to throw color on!

I have had multiple requests for a Sparkle base so I think that will become a reality in the near future!

Colorways shown: Neptune, 700 Jumps Ain’t Healthy Boy, Raspberry Creme, and Sunday Morning Remix.


HypnoLoops Sweater-A-Long KAL

Join Cheryl and I as we knit sweaters and cardigans!
Info and chatter thread is in my Ravelry group Lofty Loops Yarns and the FO thread is in the Hypnotic Yarn group. We’d love to have you join us! There will be prizes in the hand-dyed form. 😉
Use the hashtag #HypnoLoopsSAL on Instagram!

Shusui Shrug-a-Long KAL || #OURKSS18

BadWolfGirlKnits, TheCornerOfCraft, DragonHoardYarn, yarncafecreations, and myself all want to knit the Shusui Shrug so we decided to host a KAL! Whee!

It is going to be a very informal KAL where all you have to do to win is participant! Get involved in the chatter threads, use the #OURKSS18 hashtag on Instagram, etc. Completion isn’t required, we just want you to knit along with us!

ImagiKnit Yarn Shop | Omaha, Nebraska

I had SUCH a blast at the Peacock Party at ImagiKnit Yarn Shop! I think I want to just move in and stay there FORVER.

I had so much fun chatting with all the amazing knitters, especially @joyfiberarts @mamainamanse @aimeeperez73 & @c.m8land1966 (& Karla of course)!  My heart is so full!

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Podcast | Episode Four

Works In Progress

Exploration Station by Stephen West
Color A: Lofty Loops Yarns – “Samara
Color B: Lofty Loops Yarns – Overdyed OOAK
Color C: Lofty Loops Yarns – “Impromptu
Color D: madelinetosh Tosh Merino Light – “Abiquiu”
Using US 7 4.5mm HiyaHiya

Shusui Shrug by Susanne Sommer
Casual Fashion Queen — Jessica Jones
Cascade Heritage – Charcoal

Mystery Socks [Feb]
Cat Sandwich Fibers – “First Bloom” in Trustie Sock [February Mystery Club]
Vanilla Sock with Slip Stitch Heel
Using US 2 Chiaogoo – Magic Loop

Campside Cardi by Alicia Plummer
Lofty Loops Yarns – OOAK Grey
Using US 8 5.0mm Clovers (for now)

HypnoLoops Sweater-A-Long KAL

Join Cheryl and I as we knit sweaters and cardigans!
Info and chatter thread is in my Ravelry group Lofty Loops Yarns and the FO thread is in the Hypnotic Yarn group. We’d love to have you join us! There will be prizes in the hand-dyed form. 😉
Use the hashtag #HypnoLoopsSAL on Instagram!

Shusui Shrug-a-Long KAL || #OURKSS18

BadWolfGirlKnits, TheCornerOfCraft, DragonHoardYarn, yarncafecreations, and myself all want to knit the Shusui Shrug so we decided to host a KAL! Whee!

It is going to be a very informal KAL where all you have to do to win is participant! Get involved in the chatter threads, use the #OURKSS18 hashtag on Instagram, etc. Completion isn’t required, we just want you to knit along with us!

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Podcast | Episode Three

This week is the HO Show! (or Half Objects as we knitters call them) I have TWO HOs and plenty of WIPS, so grab a cup and enjoy. Plus, a special guest is joining me towards the end of the podcast to share what she’s been making.

Finished [HALF] Objects

Mystery Socks
Cat Sandwich Fibers – “Mr & Mrs B” in Trustie Sock [January Mystery Club]
Modified Socks on a Plane with an Eye of Partridge Heel
Using US 2 Chiaogoo – Magic Loop

Sugar Plum Fae Socks
Lofty Loops Yarns – “Sugar Plum Fae” & coordinating mini
Using a Fish Lips Kiss Heel
Using US 1 2.25mm DPNs (Chiaogoo)


Works In Progress

Exploration Station by Stephen West
Color A: Lofty Loops Yarns – “Samara
Color B: Lofty Loops Yarns – Overdyed OOAK
Color C: Lofty Loops Yarns – “Impromptu
Color D: madelinetosh Tosh Merino Light – “Abiquiu”
Using US 7 4.5mm HiyaHiya

Shusui Shrug by Susanne Sommer
Colors Shown:
Plank & Stella — Tropical Fruit Cup Yui Fingering, Festivus Miracle V.2 Yui Fingering
Casual Fashion Queen — Jessica Jones
Hedgehog Fibres — Urchin

Crochet Scrappy Granny Stripe Blanket
Using fingering weight scraps.
Beginning chain 239
Size G Hook // Double crochets


Stash Enhancements

Mermaid, Narwhal, and Unicorn bag from @brianna_lentz — etsy shop coming soon!

Voolenvine Yarns
Voolenvine No.9 in Nouveau
Gothday Cake in Nouveau


HypnoLoops Sweater-A-Long KAL

Join Cheryl and I as we knit sweaters and cardigans!
Info and chatter thread is in my Ravelry group Lofty Loops Yarns and the FO thread is in the Hypnotic Yarn group. We’d love to have you join us! There will be prizes in the hand-dyed form. 😉
Use the hashtag #HypnoLoopsSAL on Instagram!


Shusui Shrug-a-Long KAL || #OURKSS18

BadWolfGirlKnits, TheCornerOfCraft, DragonHoardYarn, yarncafecreations, and myself all want to knit the Shusui Shrug so we decided to host a KAL! Whee!

It is going to be a very informal KAL where all you have to do to win is participant! Get involved in the chatter threads, use the #OURKSS18 hashtag on Instagram, etc. Completion isn’t required, we just want you to knit along with us!


Other Things Mentioned

Amazon First Reads: Neighborly by Ellie Monago

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Podcast | Episode Two

This is a podcast about my knitting and yarn obsessions, with occasional other fibery goodness.

Finished Objects

Summertide Shawl by Helen Stewart
Lofty Loops Yarns – “Overdyed Mauve” in MCN
Lofty Loops Yarns – “Silver” in Singles

Lianna Hat by Hypnotic Yarn
Lofty Loops Yarns – “Red Pill Blues” in DK


Works In Progress

Mystery Socks
Cat Sandwich Fibers – “Mr & Mrs B” in Trustie Sock [January Mystery Club]
Modified Socks on a Plane with an Eye of Partridge Heel
Using US 2 Chiaogoo – Magic Loop

Sugar Plum Fae Socks
Lofty Loops Yarns – “Sugar Plum Fae” & coordinating mini
Using a Fish Lips Kiss Heel
Using US 1 2.25mm DPNs (Chiaogoo)
You can find this sock kit here if you’re interested!

Campside Cardi by Alicia Plummer
Lofty Loops Yarns – OOAK Grey
Using US 8 5.0mm Clovers (for now)

Coziest Memory by Kemper Wray
See my project page for details


Stash Enhancements

 

Artistic Lilly
“Grandpa’s Farm Truck” in Yay! Singles

Valentine’s Day Yarn & Bag Kit, purchased at Yarn Charm
Bag by TwentyEightStreet
Yarn by Indigo Boulevards


HypnoLoops Sweater-A-Long KAL

Join Cheryl and I as we knit sweaters and cardigans!
Info and chatter thread is in my Ravelry group Lofty Loops Yarns and the FO thread is in the Hypnotic Yarn group. We’d love to have you join us! There will be prizes in the hand-dyed form. 😉
Use the hashtag #HypnoLoopsSAL on Instagram!


Other Makers & Things Mentioned

Crazy Sock Lady | @thecrazysocklady
SugarTots
TeeTurtle

FiberShare.org

Overdrive
I am on the list for Altered Carbon by Richard K. Morgan which is now a series on Netflix that I started watching. I’m currently attempting to finish Clash of Kings by George R. R. Martin in the A Song of Fire and Ice series (Game of Thrones).

 

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Podcast | Episode One

Thank you so much for watching my hot mess of a first podcast! 🤗
This is a podcast about my knitting and yarn obsessions, with occasional other fibery goodness.

Finished Objects

Girl from the Grocery Store by Joji Locatelli
Cascade Yarns Heritage Solids – “Como Blue”
madelinetosh Tosh Merino Light – “Mandala”

Oracle Shawl by Voolenvine
Color A: Lofty Loops Yarns – “Mamanuca” in Sock
Color B: White Whisker Studios – “Dyrholaey” in Glittering Luxe
Color C: Yarn Ink – “Have I Gone Mad?” in Sparkle Sock

Thanksgiving Socks (no pattern)
Lolodidit – “Hippo for Thanksgiving” & “Sweetness”


Works In Progress

Sugar Plum Fae Socks
Lofty Loops Yarns – “Sugar Plum Fae” & coordinating mini
Using a Fish Lips Kiss Heel
Using US 1 2.25mm DPNs (Chiaogoo)
You can find this sock kit here if you’re interested!

Exploration Station by Stephen West
Color A: Lofty Loops Yarns – “Samara
Color B: Lofty Loops Yarns – Overdyed OOAK
Color C: Lofty Loops Yarns – “Impromptu
Color D: madelinetosh Tosh Merino Light – “Abiquiu”
Using US 7 4.5mm HiyaHiya

Campside Cardi by Alicia Plummer
Lofty Loops Yarns – OOAK Grey
Using US 8 5.0mm Clovers (for now)


Stash Enhancements

Plank & Stella
Festivus Miracle V.1 Tomo DK (giveaway winning),
Delirium Akame Sock,
Tropical Fruit Cup Yui Fingering,
Festivus Miracle V.2 Yui Fingering

Hypnotic Yarn
Peppermint Chocolate Mocha Gold Sparkle,
Gingerbread Man Gold Sparkle

SugarTots
Gingerbread Girl


HypnoLoops Sweater-A-Long KAL

Join Cheryl and I as we knit sweaters and cardigans!
Info and chatter thread is in my Ravelry group Lofty Loops Yarns and the FO thread is in the Hypnotic Yarn group. We’d love to have you join us! There will be prizes in the hand-dyed form. 😉
Use the hashtag #HypnoLoopsSAL on Instagram!


Other Makers Mentioned

Rockislander / Mari-Ann


Shop Update

Shop update was on February 2nd at 7pm CST. Two new colorways were introduced for Valentine’s Day.

Raspberry Creme

 

Tulips for Lovers