Tuesday, September 18, 2007

Episode 6: PassioKnits

PassioKnit-A-Long for the month of October: focus on your passion for a whole month!!!

MP3 File

Episode 6 Show Notes:

Please let me know if you are interested in participating in the PassioKnits-Along. October is the month of my 10 year wedding anniversary, so I thought, why not focus on our passion, whatever it may be. We will be working on whatever we are passionate about, whether it's spinning, knitting, crocheting, a certain fiber, certain colors, Fair Isle, Lace, Cables, SOCKS, you name it. In fact, name your passion, then come and work on it with us. Leave me a comment or a Ravelry message (user i.d.: PassioKnits) or an e-mail (passioknits@mindspring.com) if you are interested in spending the month of October focused on your passion.

Also, I'll be giving a prize to anyone who can help me come up with a winning idea for a gift for my husband for our 10th anniversary, and NO it CANNOT be that I don't knit for a month, though that would be HIS passion! The prize will, of course, be knitting oriented, or have something to do with YOUR passion.

Join our Ravelry group called PassioKnitters

Saucylouise's Japanese Crafts and Books Store: 10% off everything in the store right now! And also her etsy site: http://www.saucylouise.etsy.com/ Obviously this is where I've ordered my Japanese Knitting books from.

Yarnahoy: 10 % off on your first order. This is where I bought the Kashmiri Princess lace yarn and the fall colored sock yarn (above).

Kindred Spirits Yarn: this is where I got the big honking hank of sock yarn in the beautiful fall colors, and she shipped it FAST!

If you order from any of the above sellers, tell them Julie from PassioKnits sent you!

On the Needles:

Here's the front of the Nashua Handknits sweater I'm working on, using Aussi Wool Chunky yarn. I've reviewed the yarn here if you're interested.

This is the Merino and Silk hand-dyed yarn I'm using for the Collared Shawl in Sally Melville's Purl Stitch book. The colors of this yarn are amazing!


Karen said...

My husband suggests this for your husband who loves golf: there's a book by old-time cartoonist Claire Briggs about golf.

It's the Memorial Edition, The Drawings of Claire Briggs, Volume 7 (Golf and Kelly Pool) from William H. Wise and Co. publishers, New York, 1930.

When it comes up on eBay, it gets more bids than any of the others in the series. The golf cartoons outweigh the other cartoons in the book by far.

If it doesn't come up on eBay in time, you might find it at Abe Books or Alibris, but you'll pay more.

Hope this helps.

cici said...

I am enjoying listening to you. The new mic has gremlins in the background though. Sometimes they get loud. I am not sure what it is. I was listening with a headset, so maybe without its not so bad. My suggestion for your Husband would be a golf excursion to one of the top Golf courses in another state, but of course you have to go too.