26 August, 2009

Not an Episode: Coggie's Book Project

Hi all,
I was unable to present my book project in class today, so I have uploaded so that my teacher can listen and grade it. I put it up so you can also listen if you wish.


14 August, 2009

Episode 37: Rita Visits and Bams Repeats Herself. . . Over and Over Again

Weigh in:

Finished: Faux Russian Stole

Frogged and restarted Vivian
Still going: Oak Leaf socks, Ribbed Clown socks

Myra unbocked
Started: Summer Frills- Shetsoie pattern in Yarn hollow
Summer Frills
Crazy toes and heels socks Sock one
Picked up yarn when Scisorlady and I met upMeeting Heather

Still going: Emma Bag, A-line tunic and inspired socks

Fiber Exercise:

Coggie: Still spinning beginner wool

Bams: Finished: Tour de Fleece yarn and Lincoln/ merino cross- lace weight, Finn- Emerald City- bulky?
We both say Thank you!!! Knitamaniac for the Alpaca
Bams went to an Estate Sale- Lots of fiber!

Our exercise:

Coggie: Down 6 pounds this week.
Bams: Doing Fine

Cooking School: On Vacation this week

Pot Luck: What you bring to the table

Ladybugknitters Ishbel
Asemummas Owls for Emily
Stainedglassmiss: Angela’s wedding gift


Knitted Lace of Estonia
Intentional Spinner
Spin Control

Stories of why we were gone so long

Special Dinner Guest:

Interview with Rita Petteys from Yarn Hollow
Blog: Yarnhollowknitting.blogspot.com
Etsy: Yarnhollow.etsy.com
Shops where you can find the yarns and fibers:
Michigan: City Knitting, Grand Rapids; Thistledown Shoppe, Sutton's Bay; Country Needleworks, Jenison; The Spinning Loft, Howell; have you any Wool?, Berkley; Parrot's Perch, Grayling; Artisan Knitworks, Gross Pointe
Wisconsin: The Sow's Ear, Verona
Illinois: Sister Arts Studio, Chicago

On the menu for this month:

Michigan Fiber Fest: This weekend
Fiber Fair at The Old Farm Girl in White Cloud, MI- Labor Day weekend
Stitches Midwest: Sept 10-13
Wisconsin Sheep and Wool Fest: Sept 11th-12th
Northern Michigan Lamb & Wool Festival Sept 25-27
Yarn Con- October 17th

One Year anniversary:

Help us celebrate 1 year of the High Fiber Diet Podcast. Without you it would not still be going!
Tell us what you have learned, loved, and how we can improve the show.

Retreat News:

Beth Smith from the Spinning Loft will be joining us on Friday.