Episode 7 – KAL, PAL, JAL... whaaat?!

Episode 7 – KAL, PAL, JAL... whaaat?!
co-hosted with
Dug the Dog

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Podcasts referenced:
Paws4Stitches, Candy & Jamie with pups Addy & Clarence (Thank you so much for the   Sheepie Award!!)
Down Cellar Studio Podcast – Jen (BostonJen)
Kino Knits – Mary (kino)
Actually Knitting – Michelle (ACTuallyKNITting)
Knit Actually – Becky (becky-kelly)
Legacy Knitz – Chelsea (chelseaknitz) and Sue (knit24)

Spinnin’ Right Round:
Port Fiber“Naked” yak/silk blend
Fiona Pullover by Pam Allen
Siobhan’s Crafts

Selfish Knitting:
Oceanbound Shawl by Melanie Berg
Bohemia Fibers
Done Roving Yarns

Beverage of Choice:
Spiked Seltzer – Norwalk, CT

What I’m Stylin’:
“Will Knit for Wine” sweatshirt

Tips & Tricks – Knit Stuffed Animal Demo Part 3:
Fuzzy Mitten Lamb” by Barbara Prime (free pattern on Ravelry)
Thread in my Ravelry Group to discuss, share, ask questions!

Showin’ off:
Stylish n Stitchy by Shalen Larsen


JAL” (Jar-Along) 2016 hosted by Jenn Sheelen and Paws4Stitches !
Timeframe:  June 1-December 2016
Summary: Knit any Jenn Sheelen jar pattern each month.  Post a picture of your jar in the JAL thread (in either the Jenn Sheelen or Paws4Stitches group or… BOTH!).  Comment with an idea/suggestion of how to gift the jar.  Knit more than one jar a month, multiple entries allowed!
Prizes: Details coming soon!  Prizes to be awarded each month, to one winner per group.
Featured jar - Faerie’s Firelight: Great example of gift giving by Diane (deedalee) “Birthday Jar” gifted as an “encouragement jar.”  Pattern knit as a band around a large jar filled with notes of encouragement.

12 Months to Christmas KAL hosted by the Down Cellar Studio Podcast – Jen (BostonJen)
Timeframe: All of 2016!
Summary: Knit 1 item a month that will be a Christmas gift.
Congratulations Kellie (mrsquilt) for winning the Victorian Yuletide ornament pattern!!

Graduate Your Stash KAL 2016 hosted by Kino Knits – Mary (kino)
Timeframe:  May 1-June 30, 2016
Summary: Spin, knit, crochet, weave, tat (anything fibery related), using the OLDEST thing in your stash to help it graduate from being in your stash to becoming a finished object.
Jenn Sheelen pattern prize: Knitters choice!

PAL KAL 2016 hosted by Actually Knitting – Michelle (ACTuallyKNITting)
Timeframe:  June 15- September 15, 2016
Summary: Support a podcaster you listen to or watch by knitting one of their patterns and/or using their yarns for your project. You can also use a project bag by a podcaster!
Jenn Sheelen pattern prizes: Dream Whisperer and Pixie Petals jar cover patterns!

31 Days of Free Patterns Giveaway hosted by Tiny Knitters – Linda (tinyknit)
Timeframe:  May 2016
Summary: Daily puzzle pattern!  Guess the pattern, win a prize!
Jenn Sheelen pattern prize: Faerie’s Firelight jar cover pattern!

Summer Superlatives KAL hosted by Knit Actually – Becky (becky-kelly)
Timeframe: Summer 2016
Summary: More details to come!  Ideas for categories: Best use of Stash, Best Yarn, Best Acquisition, Best Use of Sponsor Yarn, Best Knitting on the Road, Best in Class
Jenn Sheelen pattern prize: New Horizons Infinity Scarf pattern!

What’s up with my patterns?:
NEW Shawl Design!  Starlight Blooms
Woolen RabbitPearl sock yarn, colorway Chimney Sweep
Fleece Artist - Cottage Sock, colorway Artic Sunrise
Thank you to my test knitters!!
Jesika (jesi840), Laura (LauraKnitsPA), Uli (mommyknits), Meg (Mightymeglet), Kathy (kdunne)