31 December, 2009

Episode 54: 2K10 or Twenty10?? Happy New Year!!

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Weigh in:






Started: Red Rock Swing Socks, Tighter Tigers

Fiber Exercise:

Shearing day @ Shady Side Farm, Next one February 27th
Blog Post
Spinning Polypay
Teaching Sarge to spin


My exercise:

Christmas Cookies killed my diet

Cooking School:

Raglan Sweater KAL-
Swatching & inserting the numbers to the pattern.


Mini rant about the word steek

In the Kitchen:

Rum Balls

Pot Luck:

Lorrieu: New baby Blanket
Pinsandneedles: Purple Perfection
Kbanz77: Christmas Stockings


Can you teach me to knit socks?
States Afghan
Planning for the future
Team Sasquatch
Cleaning up my queue

On the Menu:

Madrona Fiber Arts Winter Retreat: Tacoma,WA, Feb 11-14
Stitches West: Santa Clara, CA, Feb 26-28
Sheep in the city: Oak Creek, WI, February 26, 27, & 28th
Stitches South: Atlanta, GA, April 22-25
Knit-a-way: Lexington, MI, April 29 – May 2
Maryland Sheep & Wool Fest: West Friendship, MD, May 1&2
Hands On 2010: Chicago, IL May, 13-16
Knitters Connection: Columbus OH, June 16-19
Black Sheep Gathering: Eugene Oregon, June 18-20
Michigan Fiber Fest: Allegan, MI, August 18-22
Stitches Midwest, Schaumburg, IL August 19-22
NY Sheep & Wool Fest: Rhinebeck, NY, Oct 16 & 17
Stitches East: Hartford, CT. Oct 28-31

What kept me company:

BlackJack Justice: Decoder ring theatre
Griddlecakes radio- Thanks to ToadyJoe
You can find both on iTunes

Thank you to Susan of Knitajourney Podcast
Pamela for recording Skype??
Upcoming Podcast with Jackie from Knitter with Critter Podcast

Gadget Corner:
Blow Dryer

Contact information:CoggieTM on both Ravelry & Twitter

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24 December, 2009

Episode 53: Happy Ho Ho

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Weigh in:

Finished Give a hoot mitts and Owls scarf


Christmas Cardi- Chevron Lace Cardigan


Working on Go-Veralls


Fiber Exercise:

Plied up Romney --271 yards
Finished spinning the Buffalo

My exercise: Gave it a rest this week

Cooking School: Still on recess until next week

In the Kitchen:

Fruit Cake Bars

Pot Luck:

JavaNut’s Drops Hoodie
DolyDimple’s Twisted
TripletsRus’ Fingerless Mitts


Holiday stories
NORAD Santa tracking

Gadget Corner:

Ornament boxes
Hoppe’s Boor Snake

Music provided from Mevio's Music Alley. Check it out at music.mevio.com
Friendly Beasts
Santa's Hung Up His Sack
Christmas Elf Conscription Song
Little Drummer Boy

17 December, 2009

Episode 52: Christmas Poo

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Weigh in:

Steel topper



Fiber Exercise:


My exercise:

A few wiggles

Cooking School: On Recess

In the Kitchen:

Christmas Breakfast

Pot Luck:

JavaNut’s Carmen Banana and the outfits
SaraB’s Wooly Bottoms and Ear Flap Hat Outfit


Christmas Stories

A Christmas Star
Christmas in Brazil
The Shepherds and the Angel
Christmas Cookies

Peanut butter kisses

Gadget Corner:

Stitch Marker Necklace

Admin Note:

I am changing over to the coggietm.libsyn.com feed or The High Fiber Diet podcast on iTunes Please make the change by the first of the year if you wish to continue listening.

12 December, 2009

Episode 51: Back to Basics

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Weigh in:

Still going: Socks and Steel topper

Fiber Exercise:

Red Merino 75 yds


Coopworth 210 yds


Camel Silk 70 yds



Romney Single

My exercise:

Some wiggling, some house cleaning, some days off

Cooking School:


In the Kitchen:

Easy Italian Dinner


1 1/2 lbs. ground beef
1 med. onion, chopped (approximately 1/2 cup)
1 garlic clove, minced
1/2 pkg. frozen chopped spinach
1 (15 1/2 oz.) jar spaghetti sauce
1 (8 oz.) can tomato sauce
1 (6 oz.) can tomato paste
1/2 tsp. salt
Dash pepper
1 (7 oz.) pkg. shell macaroni, cooked al dente
1 c. cheddar cheese, shredded (approximately 4 oz.)
1/2 c. bread crumbs
2 eggs, well-beaten
1/4 c. oil

In large skillet brown ground beef with onion and garlic. Cook spinach according to package directions. Drain well, reserving 1 cup liquid. Stir spinach liquid, spaghetti sauce, tomato paste, tomato sauce, salt and pepper into meat mixture. Simmer over low heat 10 minutes, stirring occasionally.
In a bowl combine spinach, macaroni, cheese, bread crumbs, eggs and oil. Spread in 9x13 inch pan. Top with meat sauce. Bake uncovered at 350 degrees for 25-30 minutes.
Let stand 5-10 minutes before serving.
Serve with salad Garlic bread and a dessert like Rachel Ray’s Quick Tiramisu

Pot Luck:

Ladybugknitters’s A Knitters Holiday Wreath
Princessbliti’s Cat Napper
Rjhuggz’ Doggie Coat


Spinning Loft
Long draw


Military Holiday Party
Holiday Feeling

On the Menu:
Team Sasquatch- Ravelympics
Spinning loft Retreat Info - April 23, 24 and 25
Sheep in the City Info – Feb 26-28th

Gadget Corner:
DIY Light Box

Contest: Design a Logo for the podcast

Contact info

CoggieTM on Ravelry and on Twitter