Episode 9 – Ornament Fever!

Episode 9  – Ornament Fever!
co-hosted with
Dug the Dog

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Join the Jenn Sheelen Ravelry Group

Podcasts referenced:
Dye Another Day Podcast – Amanda (Theyarnenabler) & Christina (thecozyknitter)
Knitting I love – Barbara (knittingILove)
Boston Mama Knits – Lori (BostonMama3)
Paws4Stitches, Candy (paws4stitches) & Jamie with pups Addy & Clarence
YarnderWomanMelinda (YarnderWoman)
Down Cellar Studio Podcast – Jen (BostonJen)
Kino Knits – Mary (kino)
Actually Knitting – Michelle (ACTuallyKNITting)
Knit Actually – Becky (becky-kelly)

Spinnin’ Right Round:
Malabrigo Nube
Siobhan’s Crafts
Ashford Blending Board

Selfish Knitting:
The Cozy Knitter – “Hydrangea Bloom” Self Striping socks
Nature’s Magic Mitts – by Jenn Sheelen
The Cozy Knitter – “Summertime Fun” Self Striping socks

Beverage of Choice:
Ipswich Ale BreweryRoute 101 West Coast Style IPA

What I’m Stylin’:
“Muggle” T-Shirt purchased at Newbury Comics

Tips & Tricks:
Lifelines!  Go see
Boston Mama Knits podcast!  (Episode 9)

Showin’ off:
Bungalow 360 Alpaca Bag
The Cozy Knitter – “Patriot” Self Striping socks
The Cozy Knitter – “Signature” Self Striping socks

Random thoughts…
Where are you knitting for Knit in Public Day?  Are you knitting with your group or meeting new knitters?


“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

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.

Splash Pad Party 2016  hosted by the Down Cellar Studio Podcast – Jen (BostonJen)
Timeframe: June 1- July 31, 2016
Summary: To win prizes, craft something that’s 50-200 grams. Meeting the 50g criteria will earn you an entry into the Summer Celebration Thread.

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!

Summer Superlatives KAL hosted by Knit Actually – Becky (becky-kelly)
Timeframe: Summer 2016
Summary: 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?:
Shawl design “
Starlight Blooms” almost ready to launch!  Neeeeeds pictures!

NEW Design on the way… “Victorian Yuletide Ornaments 2” Patterns done, on to testing!