Thursday, June 28, 2007

Knitting Video Cast #4 "The Summer" Episode

This Week's Show Note:

-Thank You to Guido at "It's a Purl, Man" mentioning my knitting video cast on episode 37 from the last weeken podcast. Also NEW podcast Erin at "DamKnits", for great sweet shout out! Thank you so much! PLEASE go and listen her podcast NOW! GREAT PODCAST!

-This Week's Online Yarn Shop Review:

"CavyShop" at Visit her Jocelyn's website HERE for free socks pattern! Lovely esty shop, selling her beautiful hand-dyed yarn such as merino, slik, superwash socks yarn also the amazing hand-dyed roving! All the item is FREE Shipping! Go head and order it NOW! She will be updating more item every week So CHECK IT OUT!

- Blog Review This week:

"KnitXcore" by Robbie. He is great Guy Knitter.... Also he is so pretty amazing. He just finsh knitting stuffed animal called "Otto" the Harry Potter owl...So cute! Also he just brought a seven skeins of Malabrigo to start a seamless hybrid! Visit his blog and see more pic!

-Talking About Summer Knitting Book:

Finally, the summer is here! In this hot summer day, lot of knitter are knitting laces right now such as lacy scarf, shawls and lace socks. This week's knitting book review, i would like to recommend to the knitter, lace books for summer knitting!

(Click the pic for large pic)

"Lace STYLE" by Pam Allen & Ann Budd
Left: Lily of the Valley Shawl by Nancy Bush
Right: Tailored Scallops by Pam Allen

The Best of KNITTER'S Magazine "Shawls and Scarves"
Left: Dayflower Daydream by Eugen Beugler
Right: Lotus Blossom Lace by Joan Schrouder

"Lavish Lace" by Cheryl Potter
Left: A Seson of Mists and Mellow Fruitfulness by Carol Noble
Right: Falling Leaves by Carol Noble

-This Week's YarnPorn:

"Martinica" by Katia Color #7703 Remind me of cool summer day out in Caribbean cruise.

-Music of the Week:

"Only you" and "Au I Ku Aloha" by Makana
Album: "Makana" 2001 FREE Download here

Music : Tradional Hawaiian Shack Key
From: Hawaiia Catalog: Folk Pop, Acoustic...

Thursday, June 21, 2007


I got a best gift today all the way from the Garmany!

Do youguys guessed who is this from? Gift from my dearist friends Elemmaciltur at Númenna - Nan Annûn ! Youguys know him as great podcast at "Knitters Uncensored."

Inside of the package, there is lovely German dark chocolate, pic of Munchen postcard and something long object warped round the green paper!(Let just say it's yarn!) Let's open it!

O my God~ Look at this! It's Rohrspatz & Wollmeise superwash sock yarn, in "Raku" color!

Wollmeise yarn is really hard to find in U.S....I am guessing few knitters in US has this Wollmesie yarn? HAHAHA Iam the lucky one who has this! Anybody jealous?

Color are so beautiful! It is like a dream come truth! Pink, violet brown, lovely!

Thank you to Elemmaciltur for skein of beautiful Rohrspatz & Wollmeise superwash socks yarn!

Friday, June 15, 2007

Knitting Video CAST #3 Weeken Update~~

This Week's Show Note:

-I like to thank you to Charles from "Stitch Stud and His Bride" mentioning my Knitting video cast on episode "Swatching Tensely" from last week's podcast. Please go and listen!

-Next, I got a first ever care package from the Knitter "Lisa Smith" She send me skein of Gedifra "Sportio" socks yarn and her hand-made soap called "Rambling Woods" She will be openning her Etsy shop this summer, please visit her "Peacecat This and That" knitting blog and see more info.

- NEW "Knitty" Summer 2007 issue came out!

Left: "Sweet Pea" Lace socks by Melissa Morgnnoaks

Right: "Unmentionable" Summer Pants by Lee wood Juvan

- This Week's Blog Review:

"Turtlegirl's Bloggy Thing" I got a recommendation from Sharon at SSK podcast.(Thank you! Sharon for great blog!) She has a Free Pattern called "Red Dwarf Socks" It is great lace sock pattern for free. So check her website out!

-YarnPorn: Last weeken, I went to yarn shop opening, place that I will be teaching the class, I got a five skeins of Debbie Bliss "Pure Silk" less then $30! It was 20% off from reguer price and NO TAX!

-Book Review:

"Easy Knitted Socks" : Fun and Fashionable Designs for the Novice Knitter by Jeanette Trotman

-Music of the Week:

"Spaces in between" and "Ride the tides" by

Sounds Like: Jay Nash, Howie Day...
From: L.A.-based solo artist Catalog: Folk Pop, Acoustic...

Wednesday, June 13, 2007


Iam back! Thank youguys for comment on my last post, concerning about my computer..Last sunday, i got new HP computer! I spent $600 with best-buy card(Yak..I have to pay back...) Now still i have to download all the program into the computer and also save blog knitters into my favorites list! I had a listed more then 100 blog in my favorite "knitter List" and yarn shops info. I dont know how iam going serch all of does knitter i been seved!

Now talking about "Knitty Gritty," it has been almost 6month after my tapeing, finally show is aired on monday(June 11th) on H&G channel! I did announced on SSK with skype to the knitters last week, people email me back to me saying that how great is the show was! Thank you to KB for my great compliment!

You can see all the pic from taping knitty Gritty show HERE back in December post.

My episode about the "Men's Best Friend" project from designer show guest Annie Modesitt and Drew Emborsky(aka "The Crochet Dude")'s new book "Men Who Knit and the Dogs Who Love Them." Drew was showing "Man's Dreadlock Hat," you can see the hat pic on the bottom:

Annie was showing how to make a Rast Hat and Drew was showing "Rasta Dog Sweater" from thire new book. See the video below:(I didnt record first part of Annie's Hat explanation)

That's me(wearing dark-blue jecket) knitting an hat and talking about my project! We had three dogs on the show, two lady knitster(I dont remember their name) brought their dogs and model the sweaters.

Do youguys injoy the video? I am a famous star now! Anyone need my autograph?

This weeken, I have a lots of things to talk about the knitting stuff..PLEASE Stay return for WEEKEN VIDEO CAST!

Friday, June 08, 2007

Will be off this week!!

Hey youguys~

My computer is broken yesterday..My file is all gone and the program! Iam having hard time right now....Iam going to buy the new computer this weeken..I Will be post the NEW cast begining of next week! So stay return!!!

Stay return and have a nice weeken

Tuesday, June 05, 2007

Anybody feels like a dancing DISCO?

Anybody mood of dancing disco tonight? I what to buggie like John Travolta~~ I find really great soul-funk three-piece band from David's site. Song is call "Listen Up" by GOAAIP. UK base indle artist, main leader and singer "Beth" she so is remarkable!!!

Talking about the disco tonight....I got a feel by this knit 1, summer 2006 pattern call "Flower Retro Motif top" godness black and white dress! Soooo groovy dont you think?

More new video cast coming up this weeken..Stay return!

Saturday, June 02, 2007

Knitting Video CAST #2 Weeken Update~~

This week Iam going talking about:

- First of all, i like to thank you to Shannon and Stephanie from "SSK Podcast" for great first time Virtual Stitch n Bitch via Skype!! Youguys did awasome job! It was really fun to talking to youguys! For next Virtual SnB info, PLEASE visit there SSK Podcast find out next meeting!

-NEW "Knit 1" Summer 2007 issue came out!

Left: Pattern #10 "Leaf Camisole" Lion cotton-Ease Lime color

Right: Pattern #35 "uban Shirt" Euroflax worst Wt Euroflax by Louet

- This Weeks "Update of Knitting Community" : New Knitting Podcast "Knitter's Uncensord" host by my friend Elemmaciltur at "Numenna Nan Annun" with two lady bockstark.knits and cashmacrylic PLEASE go and listen!!!

- This WEEKS PATTERN: "Cherry Blossom Shawl" by Monika Steinbauer FREE pattern at www.yarnloopie.blogspot her blog! It is simple lace shawl yarn using "SAKURA" by NORO. Sakura yarn is discontinued early this year..if youguys try this pattern with different yarn Please email me or comment me back! I love to hearing from youguy about the pattern and yarn your using! In my LYS selling askura yarn for late six skein for $6 so i bought the yarn last weeken! You can see the pic of SAKURA yarn below.

Pic by Monika "Yarnloopie"

"Sakura" by NORO

-YarnPorn: LORNA'S LACES Shepherd SOCK Color "Black Watch" It is so soft yarn!! I bought at YarnBow ebay seller two skein for $16.95 (four doller cheaper!)

-This week's Music Recommendation:

"Remind Me" by Royksopp(you are hearing on cast)
Album "Melody A.M." 2002

Sounds Like: Lemon Jelly, Thievery Corporation, Air..
Catalog: DJ Dance, Electroica, Folk