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Remember the Fall MAL/CAL will start Sept 1 and end about US Thanksgiving.  There will be prizes just to post anything you are making or doing crafty related to fall- including recipes  Spiced Pumpkin latte recipe anyone??

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Book Review

 

Other books mentioned

The Fleece and Fiber Sourcebook

In Sheep's Clothing

 

The Williams-Sonoma Baking Book

Beer Batter Bread Recipe

Also mentioned Montadale Sheep Breed characteristics

 

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FO; Split back Snowflake Hat by Susan B Anderson

Feb 2017 socks

 

Wips: Blanket 1

Blanket 2

Sweater

Find You Fade

 

New In queue: ZipKnit

Syncopated cowl

Homestead

Message me if questions about the recipe  

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FO Socks for January

Wips:

Waltyn Sweater

Split Back Snowfalke hat

Blanket

Blanket

New in Queue

Decemberist Shawl

Brookdale shawl

 

Crochet half granny square shawl

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FO: Slippers

Waterbottle sweater

'bout a nightcap wine bottle hat

Owl tea cup cozy

Wips; socks

More Littles projects

Tiny Little hats

Minikins

Mini sock yarn sweaters

New in Queue: Find Your Fade

Zelm hat

Fireside pullover

Grinchy cowl

Chim Chim-in-ney Christmas Hat

Recipe:  Gingerbread Cheescake Dip

4 ounces softened cream cheese

1/3 cup brown sugar

1/3 cup powdered sugar

3 Tb molasses

1 tsp ground ginger

1 tsp. ground cinnamon

1/8 tsp. ground nutmeg

2 cups whipped cream  Mix all ingredients except whipped cream.  Then fold in whipped cream.  Use graham crackers for dipping.  Originally from BettyCrocker.com

 

5 ounces vanilla greek yogurt

 

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FO: Cowl inspired by joji Locatelli's Three Color Cashmere cowl

WIPs: Socks

Slippers

Mentioned www.lavenderhillknits.etsy.com for slipper soles

Also mentioned

Atwater Hat

Lodgepole hat

Men's felted moc slippers

split back snowflake hat

 

New in Queue:

Granny Stripes

Faerie's Firelight

Boreal Forest hat and Cowl

 

Persian Dreams

Recipe 1 small box of sugar free jello (1 cup water boiling stir until dissolved and add 1 cup pineapple juice.  Then add 1 can crushed pineapple, 1 pound fresh ground cranberries and pecans( 1/3 to 1/2 cup). Stir well.  Store in the fridge until set.  Enjoy.

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Finished objects: Socks

Works in Progress:

Sweater: Azel Pullover

Cowl: Three Color Cashmere Cowl

My version of the three color cowl

New in Queue Brioche

Flying Seagull socks

Spinning Long draw 2 ply.  One ply cheviot from sheepspot, one from gray farm wool to make into hats.  Still need to finish the gray.

Drawings Midmonth winner announced

Drawing Closing the Around Your Neck and Shoulders KAL winner announced

Balnket patterns mentioned: Memory Blanket

Patchwork Triangles

 

Crescent Rolls- cut into 10 slices

top with a mixture of 4 ounces cream cheese, 1/3 cup sugar and 1/2 tsp vanilla.

On that add 1 -1/2 tablespoons canned cherry pie filling.  Bake 350 degree oven 18-20 minutes.  Drizzle powdered sugar milk glaze on top and serve.  Makes 10 danish.

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Ingo Designs etsy for sweater clasp and more

 

FO sweater Hiro

Wips

Socks 

Sweater Azel Pullover

Cowl

New: Lumineux

Savvy skeins yarn

www.sheepspot.com for roving

 

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Finished Object: Socks

 

Wip's: Sweater

Socks

 

Reading

Candle scent

New in the Queue

and

and here

Patterns I have purchased by Thea Colman here, here and here

Needle Review:  Knit Pro Zing review for DPNs

 

Recipe: Sliders

Apple Bread FROM SOUTHEAST Iowa Electric cooperative from Veda Faro

3 eggs

1 cup vegetable oil

2 c. sugar

3 c. flour

1 tsp cinnamon

1 tsp baking soda

1 tsp salt

2 tsp vanilla

1 c. chopped pecans or walnuts

 3 c. finely chopped apples

sugar cinnamon mixture  for topping

Beat eggs, oil and sugar together.  In a separate bowl combine dry ingredients. Then add dry ingredients into egg mixture and mix well.  Fold in vanilla, nuts and apples. Pour into two lightly greased loaf pans.  Sprinkle with sugar cinnamon mixture.  Bake 325 degrees.  Bake for 1 hour and 5 minutes.

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Finished:  Socks

Wips:  Socks

Swatching for sweater

New in Queue  Sweater

Sweater

 

Chile Knitz yarn

 

Recipe:  Pumpkin Pancakes

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FO: sweater

wips:

Socks

socks

Shawl- little change

Books

The Scholarship System

The Ultimate Scholarship book 2017

Blazing the Trail

 

August Bakealong

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Finished Object:   Sockhead Hat  Socks

Works in Progress:

Cameo

Socks

Socks

Sweater

 

Baby Botanicals e book

Gale's Art sock blanks

Simply Socks yarn Co.

Must Stash

 

Fat cat Knits fiber  

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Sock Patterns

Josey Baker bread book

 

Sourdough bread book

 

New in Queue: Banff hat by Tincanknits

Random act of color wrap by Amy Meeks and Debbie Reece

 

Audio Podcasts on Itunes not knitting:

 

Root Simple

A Prairie Home Companion

The Splendid Table

The Key 3

America's Test Kitchen

Gardenfork DIY food etc

Gardenfork Radio

Cooking with Bruce and Mark

Living HomeGrown

Books on the Nightstand

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Any questions contact me on Ravelry;)

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FO: Yowza Shawl

WIP's: socks

Hat

Hubby's socks  sorry no project page yet!

Other:   Hue Loco podcast on You Tube and tutorials on her blog

jenniferjangles.com tutorials and blog sewing related

The Nome Knitter DPN cozy tutorial

30 Day Squat challenge Dr Oz website

Recipe: Asparagus

 

 

 

 

 

 

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FO: Plume Panel Hat

Spring Fever Socks

Wips:

Mother's Day Gift 2016

Rikke HAt

March 2016 socks

New in the queue:

Flurry in Fair Isle Hats

Bly

Recipe:  Molasses Cookies by Ckie Hughes

1 cup sugar

3/4 cup shortening

1/4 cup molasses

1 egg

1/2 tsp salt

1 tap cinnamon

1/2 tsp cloves

2 tsp baking soda

2 cups flour

Sift salt, cinnamon, cloves, soda and flour together.  Cream sugar and shortening together.  Add molasses to wet mixture.  Add egg to wet mixture.  Then add dry ingredients.  Mix thoroughly.  Shape into balls slightly bigger than a quarter.  Roll in granulated sugar.  Place on cookie sheet 11/2 inches apart.  Bake 10-12 minutes. Oven temp 375 degrees.

 

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FO: Field of Wildflowers hat

WIPS: socks

Hat Plume Panel

New Patterns of interest:  Ice Shanty

Milk Stout Cardigan

Craftsy

Simply Socks

Outlander MKAL

New Podcasts on You Tube

Stick + Twine

AndreSue Knits

Inside Number 23

The Grocery Girls

Legacy Knitz

Recipe Granola:  2 cups oatmeal

1 tsp cinnamon

1 tsp salt

1/4 cup brown sugar

Add above ingredients together and in a separate bowl combine:

1 tsp. vanilla

1/4 cup honey 

3 Tb plus 1 tsp oil

Oven 325 degrees

Line baking pan.

Mix all ingredients plus dried fruit, nuts or white/choc chips.  Spread on pan.  Bake 20-25 minutes.  Stir every 5-7 minutes.  Once cool store in airtight container.

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Recipe Cranberry Orange Scones from Taste of Home

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Finished: Boot Cuffs

WIPS: Sweater

Boot socks

Mentioned patterns: Hat

Cowl

Blogs: down to earth blog

Dog Under my desk blog

Budget Bytes blog

Beading tutorials:

Fleegle beader

Tutorial for beader

Tutorial for flosser 

Knit picks tutorials here and here

 

Recipe: Butternut squash and Black Bean Chili

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Finished: Shawl  I will get a blocked picture on the rav page soon:)

Colorblock mitts

Socks

WIPS: Hali Boot Cuffs

Sweater

New on the radar

boot socks

Cowl 

Fiber from www.dyeabloicalyarns.com

bag mentioned www.stitchedbyjessalu.com 

 

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http://www.interlockingloops.com / http://www.interlockingloops.com

FO

Hat

Mitts

Wips:

sweater vest Pineland

Informal sweater knit a long  must be a member of the group to win a prize

Spin for socks knit a long to start now  run till approx mid Jan  post in thread

Will start knit a long for socks approx mid Jan  can be any socks but I am hoping to use the handspun from the spin a long

Drawing winner announced

Next drawing mid Dec  must be a member of the group to win  join the thread

 

Recipes from the cookbook Practical Paleo  by Diane Sanfilippo  I strongly encourage you to purchase this book there are excellent recipes, menu ideas and great photos of completed recipes.

Simple cranberry sauce

16 ounces fresh cranberries

organic honey or maple syrup

juice plus zest of one orange

may add orange segments, nuts,pineapple

pumpkin pie custard

1 tsp cinnamon,1/4 tsp ground ginger, 2 pinches grated nutmeg, pinch of salt

1 cup pumpkin puree, 2 eggs beaten, 1/4 cup maple syrup, 1 tsp vanilla, 1 cup full fat coconut milk

350 degrees

 

 

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Finished: Antler Cardigan

 

WIPS:

Scarf

Mitts

Police Box Hat

Soon to be on the needles Pineland by Elizabeth Smith

Recipe:  Apple cider baked doughnuts

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WIPS:  Sweater

Socks

Scarf

Drawing winner announced

Recently queued:  Omena by Jill Zielinski

Irisa Cardigan by Cassie Castillo

Spinning fiber from Sheepspot

Recipe:  Crockpot Apple Crisp

 Butter bottom and sides of a crockpot.  Add 8 peeled, cored and sliced apples tossed with 1 tsp lemon juice to the bottom of the crockpot.  In a separate bowl mix 2/3 cup oatmeal, 2/3 cup flour, 1/2 cup brown sugar, 1/2 tsp cinnamon, 1/4 tsp nutmeg.  With pastry utensil cut in 1/2 cup softened butter.  Then add oatmeal mix on top of apple mixture.  Place 3 layers of paper towels on top of crockpot UNDER the lid (to absorb moisture) and cook on high for 2 and 1/2 hours.  Eat with vanilla ice cream, if desired.

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Finished: Gamut Sockshttp://www.ravelry.com/projects/AngellaC/gamut-socks

Wips:  Sept 2015 Sockshttp://www.ravelry.com/projects/AngellaC/september-2015-socks

After thought heel tutorialhttp://www.theknitgirllls.com/wordpress/index.php/tutorials/

Sweater:  Antler Cardiganhttp://www.ravelry.com/projects/AngellaC/antler-cardigan-2

Shawl:  Yowza Weigh it Shawl 3http://www.ravelry.com/projects/AngellaC/yowza-weigh-it-shawl-3

Sweater Knit a long thread to be started

Pacific Knits Book review

Drawing winner

Next drawing announced  colorway of sock yarn http://www.ravelry.com/projects/AngellaC/april-17-2015-meadow-stripes-socks

Recipe will be on the blog chocolate Ganache Tarts

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Finished: Sweater- I still need FO pics but here is the patternhttp://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/worsted-boxy

Sockshttp://www.ravelry.com/projects/AngellaC/back-to-school-2015-socks

Wips: Sockshttp://www.ravelry.com/projects/AngellaC/september-2015-socks

Patterns mentioned:

Antler Cardiganhttp://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/antler-cardigan plan to swatch using Berroco Vintage in dark graycolor 5107

Laurie pulloverhttp://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/laurie-7 plan to swatch in Elsebeth Lavold Silky Wool in color35 a teal--I don't have it listed in my rav stash yet

Zilver Shawlhttp://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/zilver

Pattern Book Mentioned: Pacific Knitshttp://www.ravelry.com/patterns/sources/pacific-knits

Yarn Purchased The Loopy Ewe:  Baah Yarns LaJollaFiji Coast colorway

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Finished:  Shawlhttp://www.ravelry.com/projects/AngellaC/reverb-shawl

Hathttp://www.ravelry.com/projects/AngellaC/tardis-doctor-who-knit-slouchy-beanie

WIPS:  Sockshttp://www.ravelry.com/projects/AngellaC/gamut-socks

Sweaterhttp://www.ravelry.com/projects/AngellaC/worsted-boxy

Patterns mentioned:yowza-weigh-it-shawl-3

Yarn mentioned:http://www.missbabs.com/collections/hand-dyed-yarns/products/yowza-funnypapers andhttp://www.missbabs.com/collections/yarn-sets/products/aquarius-gradient-set andhttp://www.simplysockyarn.com/ccr-assockilate-beinvenue-cirqu/

Recipe:  Recipe from http://www.amazon.com/Practical-Paleo-Customized-Whole-Foods-Lifestyle/dp/1936608758/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1439776746&sr=1-1&keywords=practical+paleo+cookbook

I highly reccommend this book- it is packed with information and recipes 

Mustard Glazed Chicken Thighs

Mix in a small bowl:  1/4 cup melted butter, 2 tb gluten free mustard, black pepper to taste, 1/2 tsp sea salt and 1/2 tsp dried sage.  Place on lined baking sheet 12 chicken thighs to feed 4-6 servings.  Brush each piece of chicken with the glaze and bake 45 minutes or until test 165 degrees fatenheight with meat thermometer.  Oven temp is 425 degrees

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Wips: 

Sockshttp://www.ravelry.com/projects/AngellaC/gamut-socks

Shawlhttp://www.ravelry.com/projects/AngellaC/reverb-shawl

Sweaterhttp://www.ravelry.com/projects/AngellaC/worsted-boxy

 

Recipe:  Bacon wrapped pork loin.  Take about an 8 inch porkloin and wrap with bacon.  Place in your crockpot.  I added a little water 1/2 cup or so and cook with lid on .  Turned onto low setting for 8 hours.  This fed 4 servings.  Next time I will make 2 and have leftovers.  I have been thinking the next time I will add a bit of brown sugar or BBQ sauce.  We enjoyed it , I hope you will too.

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Finished Dk weight sockshttp://www.ravelry.com/projects/AngellaC/dk-rainbow

WIPs:  shawlhttp://www.ravelry.com/projects/AngellaC/reverb-shawl

Shawlhttp://www.ravelry.com/projects/AngellaC/yowza-weigh-it-shawl-4

Sockshttp://www.ravelry.com/projects/AngellaC/gamut-socks/edit?prepared=true

Iowa sheep and Wool festival  

Class with Carol Rhodes  highly recommend this class on Know your Dorset and Cormo wools.  Spinning and fiber prep, uses of these types of fleece.

Purchases:  Shetland roving from Prairie Retreat Farmhttp://prairieretreatfarm.com/

fiber and buttons from Sheepish Creationshttp://sheepishcreations.com/

I also purchased cormo roving and can not find the receipt from the business :(

New drawing winner announced  please contact me on Rav for your prize.  

Next drawing for Mid July for yarn

Recipe from a new Paleo Book  Book Herehttp://www.amazon.com/Practical-Paleo-Customized-Whole-Foods-Lifestyle/dp/1936608758/ref=sr_1_1?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1434678422&sr=1-1&keywords=practical+Paleo

 with recipe Fresh Blueberry Crumble  Preheat oven 375

Place 2 pints fresh blueberries in the bottom of  a 9 by 9 inch baking dish.  Then squeeze juice from  a lemon over the blueberries.  Toss lightly to coat.  

Then in mixing bowl combine 1 cup almond meal or almond flour, 1/4 cup chopped macadamia nuts, 1/4 cup melted butter, @ Tablespoons maple syrup, 1/4 tsp. cinnamon, and 2 pinches of sea salt.

Spread nut mixture over berries.  Bake until fruit is bubbly and topping golden brown.  About 30-40 minutes.

 

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Finished http://www.ravelry.com/projects/AngellaC/april-17-2015-meadow-stripes-socks

 

WIPS http://www.ravelry.com/projects/AngellaC/dk-rainbow

http://www.ravelry.com/projects/AngellaC/reverb-shawl

http://www.ravelry.com/projects/AngellaC/yowza-weigh-it-shawl-4

Aquisitions Berroco Vintage from webs Yarn.com for a mock up of the Dr. Who scarf and http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/tardis-hat and another hathttp://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/tardis-doctor-who-knit-slouchy-beanie

Events Iow Sheep and Woolhttp://iowasheepandwoolfestival.com/

Spinning Bullseye bump  www.loopfiberstudio.com

New Drawing see how you can enter

Farm

Teens

No recipes but reading a new Peleo bookhttp://www.amazon.com/Practical-Paleo-Customized-Whole-Foods-Lifestyle/dp/1936608758/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1433465905&sr=8-1&keywords=Practical+Paleo+book

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Recipe Pest Past with Green Beanshttp://www.kraftcanada.com/recipes/pesto-pasta-green-beans-180062

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Finished :  Hirohttp://www.ravelry.com/projects/AngellaC/hiro

On the needles: http://www.ravelry.com/projects/AngellaC/april-17-2015-meadow-stripes-socks

Yowza weigh it Shawlhttp://www.ravelry.com/projects/AngellaC/yowza-weigh-it-shawl

Dk Rainbow sockshttp://www.ravelry.com/projects/AngellaC/dk-rainbow

 

Mentioned the following patterns: 

 Casapinka http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/loop-6 

In Stillness http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/in-stillness

Lauriehttp://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/laurie-7

Cameohttp://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/cameo-8

Reverb Shawl although I can't find it on the website now  here is a link to the yarn shophttp://www.sweetgeorgiayarns.com/about/

Farm

Teens

Enter the current drawing see thread in Rav group

Did announce recent winner

Recipe:  Italian Cream (coconu)t Cake

By Polly Mecom

Cake:  1 stick butter, 1/2 c shortnening, 2 c sugar, 5 egg yolks, 2 c flour, 1 tsp b. sode, 1 c buttermilk, 1 tsp. vanilla, small can angel flake coconut, 1 c chopped pecans, 5 egg whites (stiffly beaten).  

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.  Cream butter and shortening.  Add sugar and beat until smooth.  Add egg yolks and beat well.  Combine flour and soda and add alternating with buttermilk.  Stir in vanilla; add coconut and pecans.  Fold in egg whites.  Fill greased and floured  9 inch round cake pans.  Bake 25 minutes ot until done.  Cool in pans 10 minutes,  Remove from pans and cool completely.

Frosting:  8 ounces cream cheese, 1/2 stick butter, 1 ib. powdered sugar, 1 c chopped pecans, 1 tsp vanilla

Cream butter and cream cheese; add sugar and vanilla and beat until smooth.  Stir in pecans.  Frost layers, assemble: and frost top and sides.

 

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Finished object:  Atlantic current sockshttp://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/atlantic-current-socks

WIPs:  Susan B Anderson Shawlhttp://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/yowza-weigh-it-shawl

http://www.missbabs.com/ yarn

Hiro Pullover http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/hiro

Newest socks April Meadow Stripes colorway Patons Kroyhttp://www.joann.com/patons-kroy-socks-yarn/prd24727.html

 

Spinning

 New stash for socks from www.sheepspot.comhttp://www.sheepspot.com/

New on the wheel from www.loopfiberstudio.comhttps://www.etsy.com/shop/loop

patterns for consideration:http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/laurie-7

or http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/narragansett-2

potential yarn for either pattern Classic Elite Solstice verde collection cotton/wool blend

Farm

Teens

Recipe

Direct download: InterlockingLoops034.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:32pm EDT

Finished:  Calorimetryhttp://www.ravelry.com/projects/AngellaC/calorimetry

WIPs:  Hiro Pulloverhttp://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/hiro

First Day of Spring Sockshttp://www.ravelry.com/projects/AngellaC/atlantic-current-socks

#Fridaycaston Instagram

Listen to the last episode for the recent drawing winners.  Be sure to sign up for  mid April drawing for 3 skeins Cascade yarns Casablanca  see Ravelry thread.  Remember you must be a member of the rav group to win.

Spinning:  Finished singles from KnitSpinFarm on etsy  plan to spin natural colored wool singles to make a two ply.

Started spinning for socks!  Have first ply done.  Fiber Optic Yarns fiberhttp://kimberbaldwindesigns.com/

A bit of sewing project bags from you tube also a fellow podcasterhttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=X1F39CmZuPw

Recipes:  Spiral Omelet Supremehttp://www.tasteofhome.com/recipes/spiral-omelet-supreme

Reading Sheepishhttp://www.amazon.com/Sheepish-Women-Fifty-Enough-Planet/dp/0306818442

and Roadside Diner Cheeseburger Quichehttp://www.tasteofhome.com/recipes/roadside-diner-cheeseburger-quiche

Direct download: InterlockingLoops033.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 11:23am EDT

WIPs:  Sockshttp://www.ravelry.com/projects/AngellaC/march-2105-socks  Wanting to knit all the things I have decided to cast on on Fridays.  Each sock of this pair cast on on A Friday.  Follow cast on's on instagram #Fridaycaston

Hiro Pulloverhttp://www.ravelry.com/projects/AngellaC/hiro

In the running Yowza Weigh it Shawlhttp://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/yowza-weigh-it-shawl  Yarn will behttp://www.ravelry.com/people/AngellaC/stash/yowza---whatta-skein

Or the next might be another pair of socks.  Yarn herehttp://www.ravelry.com/people/AngellaC/stash/felix-self-striping

 

Drawing winner:  Redraw for Knit Picks Fair Isle collection-Hodges00

Drawing for The Wooly Witch Rolags -Sharbie 

Both winners need to message me on Ravelry with mailing addy and I can get those out in the mail.

Next drawing for mid April drawing http://www.ravelry.com/discuss/interlocking-loops-podcast/topics/3162688

Desire to spin for socks.  Researching fleece for this project  http://www.amazon.com/The-Fleece-Fiber-Sourcebook-Fibers/dp/1603427112

Recipe:  Italian Casserolehttp://www.livingwithenergyiniowa.com/recipes/italian-casserole/

 

Direct download: InterlockingLoops032.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:26pm EDT

FO:  Halloween sockshttp://www.ravelry.com/projects/AngellaC/fresh-from-the-cauldron-halloween-socks

WIPS:  sockshttp://www.ravelry.com/projects/AngellaC/vanilla-bean-striped-socks-2

Hiro Pulloverhttp://www.ravelry.com/projects/AngellaC/hiro

Spinning:  Batt from knitspinfarm on etsyhttps://www.etsy.com/shop/knitspinfarm

Acquisitions:  Knit Picks books  Cast On Bind Off by Leslie Ann Bestor,

The Knitter's handy book of Top-Down Sweaters by Ann Budd

Purchased a sweater sized knitting bag from the Fat Squirrel Speakshttp://www.fatsquirrelfibers.bigcartel.com/

Winner of last month's drawing :  Craftyknitter7.  Please message me on Ravelry with contact information so I can send it out.  If I don't hea anything by March 15 I will redraw for the Knit Pick's Fair Isle collection book

Current prize thread is open on Ravhttp://www.ravelry.com/discuss/interlocking-loops-podcast/3141741/1-25#6 for the rolags from the Wooly Witch on etsyhttps://www.etsy.com/shop/theWoolyWitch  As usual you must be a member of the rav group to win.  Drawing will be held next episode.

Farm

Recipe:  Best Hamburgers

1 egg, 1/2 a can ( 10 1/2 ounce) condensed french onion soup, 1/2 cup more or less bread crumbs, 1/4 tsp salt, pepper to taste, 1 1/2 pounds ground beef.  Mix all together if too wet add more breadcrumbs.  Shape into patties and cook on grill or in pan until cooked through.  These are fabulous and my picky eaters even like it!

 

 

Direct download: InterlockingLoops031.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:56pm EDT

FO:  September Morn Pulloverhttp://www.ravelry.com/projects/AngellaC/september-morn

Sweet Somethingshttp://www.ravelry.com/projects/AngellaC/sweet-somethings

On the needles:  Dark Chocolate Sundae sockshttp://www.ravelry.com/projects/AngellaC/vanilla-bean-striped-socks-2

50 Row Shawlettehttp://www.ravelry.com/projects/AngellaC/50-row-shawlette

Spinning Batthttps://www.etsy.com/shop/knitspinfarm

Winner Knit picks Fair Isle drawing Craftyknitter7  please send me your address

Enter the next give away enter in the rav thread.  Must belong to the group to win.  Details of the prize there

Farm

Teens

Illnes abounds

Recipe:  Italian Wedding Soup  I substituted turkey in place of the ground beef and omittedthe spinachhttp://www.tasteofhome.com/recipes/italian-wedding-soup

Direct download: InterlockingLoops030.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:37pm EDT

Finished objects:  Charity mittens, child sizehttp://www.ravelry.com/projects/AngellaC/basic-childrens-mittens

Works in progress:  September Morn http://www.ravelry.com/projects/AngellaC/september-morn

Halloween socks stillhttp://www.ravelry.com/projects/AngellaC/fresh-from-the-cauldron-halloween-socks

 

Spinning Batts from https://www.etsy.com/shop/knitspinfarm

Sock yarn purchase from Simply Sockshttp://www.simplysockyarn.com/

Susan B Anderson's tutorial darning socks you tubehttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dA4AGEwfuwY

Last Chance enter to win Knit picks 2015 Fair Isle collection of patterns  must be a member of the rav group of the podcast.  Winner will be announced next podcast.  The contest thread is in the interlocking loops podcast group.

Round Barn Fiber Inc shipment of fleece made into worsted weight yarn arrived.  Nice people and good qualityhttp://www.roundbarnfiber.com/

Recipe from Martha Stewart Pumpkin doughnut muffinshttp://www.marthastewart.com/331754/pumpkin-doughnut-muffins/

Direct download: InterlockingLoops029.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:49pm EDT

FO:  Christmas Eve Sockshttp://www.ravelry.com/projects/AngellaC/christmas-eve-2014-cast-on-socks

Rikke HAt for MiMihttp://www.ravelry.com/projects/AngellaC/rikke-hat-3

Paton's stripey sockshttp://www.ravelry.com/projects/AngellaC/patons-stripey-socks

Charity Mittens By Elizabeth Durandhttp://www.ravelry.com/projects/AngellaC/patons-stripey-socks

WIP's:  September Morn by Baby Cocktails , Thea Colemanhttp://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/september-morn-2

Halloween socks 2014 picked back uphttp://www.ravelry.com/projects/AngellaC/fresh-from-the-cauldron-halloween-socks

Starting another pair of Charity mittens.  See pattern above.  Same yarn.

Purchases:  Miss Babs Yowza A Pox on Youhttp://www.ravelry.com/people/AngellaC/stash/yowza---whatta-skein-2

also Miss Babs Fire Ballhttp://www.ravelry.com/people/AngellaC/stash/yowza---whatta-skein-3

Large Ball Winderhttp://www.amazon.com/Stanwood-Needlecraft-String-Winder-10-Ounce/dp/B0078T6KQY/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1421510139&sr=8-1&keywords=yarn+large+ball+winder

Knit Picks 2015 Fair Isle Collection Giveaway.  See thread.  Must be a group member of the podcast to win.

Any advise on blending boards??

Scrappy Spinning

Teens College Planning

Farm

Recipe:  Garlic and Herb Spaghetti Squashhttp://www.hy-vee.com/meal-solutions/recipes/Garlic-and-Herb-Spaghetti-Squash-R9533.aspx

Direct download: InterlockingLoops028.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:57am EDT

Finished Objects:  Barley Hat for Mehttp://www.ravelry.com/projects/AngellaC/barley-3

On the Needles: Patons stripey sockshttp://www.ravelry.com/projects/AngellaC/patons-stripey-socks

also Rikke Hat for MiMihttp://www.ravelry.com/projects/AngellaC/rikke-hat-3

And September Mornhttp://www.ravelry.com/projects/AngellaC/september-morn

last one Christmas Eve Cast on Sockshttp://www.ravelry.com/projects/AngellaC/christmas-eve-2014-cast-on-socks

Suggestions for Childrens mittens please

Aquisitions Yarn

Western Sky Knitshttp://www.wsknits.com/

Woolsilklace on etsyhttps://www.etsy.com/shop/WoolSilkLace?section_id=14779601&ref=shopsection_leftnav_3

Stray CAt Socks on Etsyhttps://www.etsy.com/shop/StrayCatSocks

Patterns by Lisa Mutch on Ravelryhttp://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/deviate

andhttp://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/torrent

and finallyhttp://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/magnetite-hat

New on my radar:  Hatcowlhttp://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/hatcowl-2 and Yowza Weigh it Shawlhttp://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/yowza-weigh-it-shawl

Goals for New Year?

Podcast One Year Anniversary coming up- Lets celebrate!

Recipe http://crockpotladies.com/crockpot-bacon-wrapped-apple-barbecue-chicken/

 

Direct download: InterlockingLoops027.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:55pm EDT

Finished: Sambuca Pullover By Baby cocktailshttp://www.ravelry.com/projects/AngellaC/sambuca

Barley Hat by Tin Can Knitshttp://www.ravelry.com/projects/AngellaC/barley

and herehttp://www.ravelry.com/projects/AngellaC/barley-2

and herehttp://www.ravelry.com/projects/AngellaC/barley-3

Cowlhttp://www.ravelry.com/projects/AngellaC/wavy-rib-cowl wavy rib cowl by Megan Delorme

Cowl for Niecehttp://www.ravelry.com/projects/AngellaC/maddys-cowl

Work sockshttp://www.ravelry.com/projects/AngellaC/work-socks

WIPs:  Patons stripey sockshttp://www.ravelry.com/projects/AngellaC/patons-stripey-socks

Swatching for next sweater September Mornhttp://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/september-morn-2

Teens

Farm

Knit/Craft a long ongoing

Recipe:  Candy Cane Hot Cocoa Mixhttp://www.tasteofhome.com/recipes/candy-cane-hot-cocoa-mix

Direct download: InterlockingLoops026.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:55pm EDT

WIP- Sambuca Pullover http://www.ravelry.com/projects/AngellaC/sambuca

Barley Hathttp://www.ravelry.com/projects/AngellaC/barley

Work Socks for Mehttp://www.ravelry.com/projects/AngellaC/work-socks

 

Gift a long prize winner please contact me Angellac on rav.  I will send the buttons out once I have your name and address.

Buttons from Beadfreaky on etsy and Vintage in SE MO etsy shop

Remember discount code for Shuli  Designs on etsy

 

Cold weather

Farm 

Teens

Recipe:  Oatmeal Cake

1 1/2 cup boiling water add 1 cup oatmeal and set aside for 20 minutes.

In a separate bowl combine 1 stick melted butter

2 eggs

1c. brown sugar

1 cup white sugar

1 to 1 1/3 cup flour

1 tsp baking soda

1 tsp cinnamon

1/2 tsp nutmeg

1/2 tsp salt and finally the oatmeal mixture.  Mix until well combined.   Pour into greased 9 by 13 inch baking pan and bake at 350 degrees for 35 minutes.  Cool completely.  

On stove top in saucepan combine: 6 Tbs butter, 1/2 cup brown sugar, 1 cup coconut, 1 cup nuts, 1/4 cup milk, 1/2 tsp vanilla.  Cook until bubbly.  Pour over cake.  This cake is even better the second day!!

 

Direct download: InterlockingLoops025.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:02pm EDT

Finished:  Mama Vertebrae cardi

WIP: Halloween socks (for more info see last podcast or two show notes)

Started:  Sambuca by Baby Cocktailshttp://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/sambuca

Purchases:  Fibernymph dyeworks froot loops sock yarn

Simply socks Poste striping yarn Elm Street colorway sock yarn

The Lemonade Shop on etsy sock yarn

Recipe from weight watchers magazine sept/Oct 2014http://www.weightwatchers.ca/food/rcp/RecipePage.aspx?recipeid=146911&sc=11

Quick and dirty show notes.  If you have further questions get me on Ravelry!

Direct download: InterlockingLoops024.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:41pm EDT

Finished:  Duffers revisited

Second scarf for Iowa Special Olympics

WIP:  Mama Vertebrae cardi

Join craft along we have donationsn code 

Coupon Code WELCOME forhttps://www.etsy.com/shop/ShuliDesigns

Prize Donations fromhttps://www.etsy.com/shop/beadfreaky and

https://www.etsy.com/shop/VintageInSEMissouri

Having trouble uploading.  Will put recipe for the honey wheat loaves on the ravelry board under episode 23.  Thanks for your understanding.

Direct download: InterlockingLoops023.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:27am EDT

IN PROGRESS:  DUFFERS REVISITEDhttp://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/duffers---revisited

SECOND CHARITY SCARF FOR IOWA SPECIAL OLYMPICS KNIT IN RED HEART SUPER SAVER CLARET AND ARAN COLORWAYS

SOCKS FOR HALLOWEENhttp://www.ravelry.com/projects/AngellaC/fresh-from-the-cauldron-halloween-socks

TUNIS WOOL

CRAFT/COOK ALONG THREAD NEEDING ENTRIES.  NEED TO BE A MEMBER OF THE GROUP.  IF YOU BAKE OR CAN/ PRESERVE SOMETHING INCLUDE A RECIPE PLEASE.  i WOULD LIKE TO START THE PRIZE DRAWINGS AT THE END OF OCTOBER.  pRIZES WILL BE PERIODICALLY DRAWN THROUGH THE END OF THE YEAR.

FARM LIFE

FAMILY

RECIPE:  EASY RAVIOLI LASAGNA BAKE  I WOULD SUBSTITUTE SAUSAGE FOR THE GROUND BEEF FOR EXTRA FLAVOR.http://www.kraftrecipes.com/recipes/easy-ravioli-lasagna-bake-166323.aspx

Direct download: InterlockingLoops022.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:58am EDT

Finished:  Ear sweaters (ear warmer) pattern by Kathy Northhttp://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/ear-sweaters

Charity scarf#1

Rikke Hat pattern by Sarah Younghttp://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/rikke-hat knit from Western Sky Knits yarn dk weight

On the needles:  Mama Vertebrae by Kellie Brookerhttp://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/mama-vertebrae

Halloween socks  yarn by Fresh fron the Cauldronhttps://www.etsy.com/shop/FreshFromTheCauldron colorway Tea Party  64 stitches on 2.25 mm needles

Soon to be on the needles  Duffers revisited slipper pattern by Mindie Tallackhttp://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/duffers---revisited

Spinning tunis roving  

Teens

Farm life

Recipe  http://www.myrecipes.com/recipe/grilled-bananas-rum-toast-50400000136957/

Direct download: InterlockingLoops021.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:33pm EDT

Finished:  Uncle Bryan's Cowlhttp://www.ravelry.com/projects/AngellaC/just-try-it

On the Needles:  Another blanket square

My Rikke Hat- Rikke Hat http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/rikke-hat Pattern by Sarah Young  Western Sky Knits dk yarn

Swatching finished on Mama Vertebrae by Kelly Bookerhttp://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/mama-vertebrae

kids

Farm

Recipe Baked chicken

put chicken in covered baker.  I use a clay baker with clay lid.  Add veggies of your choice potatoes-sweet potatoes or regular, baby carrots, whole green beans, cut up onion.  Add 2 cups of chicken broth and bake 300degree oven for 21/2 to 3 hours.  will come out tender and moist.

Direct download: InterlockingLoops020.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:15pm EDT

Finished:  Breaking Hearst socks http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/breaking-hearts-socks In Another Crafty Girl strong sock yarn colorway Hey Your Nose is Loose

2 Blanket squares from the free Lion Brand Yarn companyhttp://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/sampler-throw-l0563  Knit Sampler Throw

Fingerless mitts a gift for my daughter free pattern from Knitty and Color purchased at Stitches Midwest

On the needles: Rikke Hahttp://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/rikke-hatt by Sarah Young knit in Western Sky Knits Willow DK gumball colorway

Just Try It cowl by Stitchnerd Designshttp://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/just-try-it knit with US 8 circ out of Mineville Wool Worsted knighten colorway  gift knit

Soon to swatch for Mama Vertebrae cardi by Kelly Brookerhttp://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/mama-vertebrae  out of handspun.  Yes you heard it out of my handspun!!

Spinning

Teens

Farm life

Cooking Pesto recipeshttp://www.foodnetwork.com/recipes/food-network-kitchens/basil-pesto-recipe2.html  http://www.foodnetwork.com/recipes/pesto-with-basil-and-parsley-recipe.html

Direct download: InterlockingLoops019.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:32pm EDT

Finished:  Urban Lace Infinity Cowl

Heart on  A String cowl By Beth Kling  Great first cable project

Soon on the needles:  Lion Brand pattern  Knit sampler throwhttp://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/sampler-throw-l0563 for blanket squares

Farm

Teens

Recipe  Fresh Tomato sauce with rosemary and Bacon from Cooks Illustratedhttp://www.cooksillustrated.com/recipes/3137-fresh-tomato-sauce-with-rosemary-and-bacon?incode=MCSCZ00L0

Direct download: InterlockingLoops018.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:44pm EDT

Finished:  Patons Kroy FX socks, Cascade Colors  

Works in Progress:  Out of hibernation- Heart on a String Cowlhttp://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/heart-on-a-string-2 by Beth Kling  knit in Dream in color Classy Valentine colorway

New Project Bag By Awesome Granniehttps://www.etsy.com/shop/bagsbyawesomegrannie

Buttons by Button Jones JR etsyhttps://www.etsy.com/shop/ButtonJonesJr

Salsa Recipe:

 

4-1/2 cups tomatoes

2 peppers

1cups hot peppers

1/4 cup apple cider vinegar

1cup chopped onions

1-1/2 teaspoon salt

8 ounces tomato paste

4 cloves minced garlic

Tabasco sauce to taste

Direct download: InterlockingLoops016.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:43pm EDT

Finished: 1.   My Lollipop sockshttp://www.ravelry.com/projects/AngellaC/my-lollipop

2.  Rikke Hat for Rissahttp://www.ravelry.com/projects/AngellaC/rikke-hat The Rikke HAt pattern by Sarah Younghttp://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/rikke-hat

On the needles: 1. My Breaking Hearts  Sockshttp://www.ravelry.com/projects/AngellaC/breaking-hearts-socks

2.  Paons Kroy Fx socks Cascade colorshttp://www.ravelry.com/projects/AngellaC/patons-kroy-fx-cascade-colors

Potential Pattern for knitting Cascade yarns casablanca yarnhttp://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/cobbled-cowl

http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/urban-lace-infinity-scarf

http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/plain--fancy-shawlette

http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/casablanca-barred-scallop-cowl

Our first Knit along  Starts August 1st for gift knitting, birthdays, holidays etc.  Thread to open Aug 1st.  Must be a member in the group to win prizes.  This will hopefully keep me motivated to finish several projects to be given as gifts later this year.

Recipes:  Bacona and Scallion Corn muffins also added 2/3 cup shredded cheddar cheese to recipehttp://www.foodnetwork.com/recipes/giada-de-laurentiis/bacon-and-scallion-corn-muffins-recipe.html

Blueberry Struesel Muffins added 1 tsp grated lemon zesthttp://www.tasteofhome.com/recipes/blueberry-streusel-muffins

Direct download: InterlockingLoops015.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:11pm EDT

Finished:  Kiss of North vest By Dandelion Designshttp://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/kiss-of-north

Current:  Patons Kroy FX socks in Cascade Colors Purchased Fish Lips Kiss Heel Pattern from Sox Therapist designshttp://www.ravelry.com/designers/sox-therapist

My Breaking Hearts Socks   Breaking Heart Sock Pattern A Turtlegirl76 designhttp://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/breaking-hearts-socks

knit with Another Crafty Girlhttps://www.etsy.com/shop/anothercraftygirl?section_id=10080633&ref=shopsection_leftnav_2 strong sock in Hey Your nose is loose colorwayhttp://www.ravelry.com/projects/AngellaC/breaking-hearts-socks.

Finished Spinning  Knitting Knorth on Etsyhttps://www.etsy.com/shop/KnittingKnorth  Merino top

Purchased stitch marker supplies to swap at Stitches Midwest  youtube videoshttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4DP4-diYX0A

videohttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=4eHcpAfSf1Y

videohttps://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WlfKeVJ9E6E

 

 

Teens

Farm

 

Recipes:  Potluck Potatoes

Mix together 2 lbs. frozen hash browns, 1 can condensed cream of mushroom soup, 1 can condesed cream of chicken soup, 2 cups shredded cheese (we use cheddar), 8 ounces sour cream 1/2 cup melted butter and chopped green onion to taste and salt and pepper to taste.  Plut mixture into a 9 x 13 inch pan and add topping. Topping :  1 cup corn flakes, 2 Tb melted butter mixed together.  Bake in  a 350 degree oven for one hour.

 

Homemade Vanilla Ice Cream http://tastykitchen.com/recipes/desserts/delicious-vanilla-bean-ice-cream/

Direct download: InterlockingLoops014.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:17pm EDT

Finished:  Preemie Hats basic pattern from Jane Bonning Perfect Knitted Preemie Caphttp://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/perfect-knit-preemie-cap

Current Knitting:  My Lollipop sockshttp://www.ravelry.com/projects/AngellaC/my-lollipop Downton Abbey colorway from Lillipop yarns on etsy  Need to have heels put in.  

Kiss of North by Dandelion designs has been picked up againhttp://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/kiss-of-north  

Generic socks yet to be named US 1.5 DPN''s, Patons Kroy socks FX in cascade colors marled brown , gray and teal

Spinning no progress but washing Jacob Fleece 

Info re Correidale fleece fromhttp://fleeceandfiber.com/

Purchases at Iowa Sheepa and Wool Festival

YarnGeek Fibers rolagshttp://yarngeekfibers.com/ 

Silent Auction CVM fleece in a morit medium brown color

Met Yarn Geek Fibers Dyer Sarah see link to her shop above

Also Diet Sprite on Rav an avid sock knitter

Kristi from In a Sknit video podcast   hello Kristi!!  and

Both girls from The prairie Girls Knit and Spin audio podcast hi Danni and Susie!!  I recommend both podcasts highly!

Teens

Farm

Recipes:  Honey Salmon in Foilhttp://damndelicious.net/2014/02/07/honey-salmon-foil/

 

Easy Potato skins recipehttp://www.iheartnaptime.net/easy-potato-skins-recipe/

 

Direct download: InterlockingLoops013.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:53pm EDT

Episode 12 Start up the Grill Chicken Grillers

Finished:  Crayon Box Socks after thought heels video tutorial from the knitgirlllshttp://www.theknitgirllls.com/wordpress/index.php/2011/03/tutorial-series-afterthought-heel/, Preemie Hats for charity knitting Perfect Knitted preemie cap patternhttp://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/perfect-knit-preemie-cap 

Current:  My Lollipop socks Knit with Signature Needle Arts DPN's http://www.signatureneedlearts.com/

Info about Jacob Fleecehttp://fleeceandfiber.com/

Acquisitions:  Signature Needle Arts DPNs and storage tubes

Fabric DPN organizerhttps://www.etsy.com/shop/MonkeyMuffin

Grey Silver Wool Fleece Corriedale mix fromhttps://www.etsy.com/shop/hubbardhandspun

FABLE myth or truth

Printed Martina Behm pattern Miss Winklehttp://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/miss-winkle

Farm

Teens

Events:  Iowa Sheep and Wool Festival June 14 and 15http://iowasheepandwoolfestival.com/

Stitches Midwest August

On the grill- Chicken breasts stuffed with spinach and feta cheese wrapped in bacon or stuffed with cheddar cheese and wrapped in bacon  purchased from local grocery store and grilled although cheaper if you ade them at home.

Direct download: InterlockingLoops012.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:08pm EDT

Finished:  Kellie's Graduation Cowl, knit on US 50 needles, With Araucania Patagonia Nature Cottn held double.

Current:  Startitis Hits

Blueberry Pie Studio, My Box of Crayons colorway US 1.5 DPNs  https://www.etsy.com/shop/BlueberryPieStudio

Lollipop yarnshttps://www.etsy.com/shop/lollipopyarn. Downton Abbey colorway, US 1, Signature Needle Arts DPN's

Another Crafty girl yarnhttps://www.etsy.com/shop/anothercraftygirl, Hey, your nose is loose colorway, Knitters Pride dreams 1.5 US DPNs

Aquisitions from https://www.etsy.com/shop/winemakerssister

and LYS Jacquard dyes

Dyeing  California Red roving Purchased at Iowa Sheep and Wool Festival, from Esther Purl Fibers  Information about this typr of fleece from a pamphlet from Esther Purl Fibers and from The Fleece and Fiber Sourcebookhttp://www.amazon.com/gp/product/1603427112/ref=pd_lpo_k2_dp_sr_1?pf_rd_p=1535523722&pf_rd_s=lpo-top-stripe-1&pf_rd_t=201&pf_rd_i=B005HITS6M&pf_rd_m=ATVPDKIKX0DER&pf_rd_r=02XFK8S2FVDPNH1CESGH

Spinning

Prepping to wash Jacob Fleece

Teens

Farm Life

Planning to attend Saturday afternoon, Iowa Sheep and Wool Festivalhttp://iowasheepandwoolfestival.com/

Sure Jell Strawberry- Rhubarb Jam recipehttp://www.kraftrecipes.com/recipes/surejell-strawberry-rhubarb-jam-51766.aspx

Stuffed French Toast recipehttp://allrecipes.com/Recipe/stuffed-french-toast-ii/detail.aspx  I used whole wheat bread and the jam made previous

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Finished:  22 Little Clouds http://www.ravelry.com/designers/cristi-h-brockway

Current Kiss Of Northhttp://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/kiss-of-north

Breaking Hear s Sock patternhttp://www.ravelry.com/designers/cristi-h-brockway from Turtlrgirl76 in Another Crafty Girl Strong sock base fingering in the colorway:  Hey, your nose is loose.  Purchased from the Loopy Ewehttp://www.theloopyewe.com/

Aquisitions:  Western Sky Knits DK in pink owl colorway and gumball colorway.  One will be the Rikke HAt by Sarah Younghttp://westernskyknits.com/

Spinning more merino top from Knitting Knorth on etsy https://www.etsy.com/shop/KnittingKnorth

Blog Iowa Girl Eatshttp://iowagirleats.com/

Recipes Spaghetti Pie

Cook 8 ounce pkg Spaghetti, mix with 2T. Butter and 1/3 c. Parmesian cheese, 1/2 tsp salt, 1/4 tsp pepper and a beaten egg.  Base layer put in greased pie pan.  Cook 1 1/2 pounds ground chuck (or meat of choice), add 1 medium onion diced and green pepper 1/4c. chopped cook until soft.  Add into meat mixture 1 jar 20 ounce shaghetti sauce 1 tsp. sugar, 1/2 tsp. oregano, 1/2 tsp garlic salt.  Second layer over noodles-8 ounces ricotta cheese, then layer on meat mixture and add 4 ounce motzarella cheese grated.  Bake 350 degree oven 40-45 min.

Peas and pasta Carbonarahttp://www.tasteofhome.com/search/index?search=peas+and+pasta+carbonara

Salisbury Steakhttp://www.tasteofhome.com/recipes/salisbury-steak-with-onion-gravy

Events:  Iowa Sheep and Wool Festivalhttp://iowasheepandwoolfestival.com/

Stitches Midwest

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Current knitting 22 little clouds by Martina Behm, Kiss of North By Melissa Schaschwary 

Spinning 8 ounces hand dyed , 1 ounce merino top fromhttps://www.etsy.com/shop/KnittingKnorth

New to me designer Paulina Popiolekhttp://www.ravelry.com/designers/paulina-popiolek

Recipe Rhubarb Crunch

1c. sugar, 1c. water, 2T. cornstarch and 2 tsp vanilla combine and cook on stove until thickened.  In a separate bowl combine 1c. flour, 1c. brown sugar, 1 tsp. cinnamon, 3/4 c. rolled oats and 1/2 c. melted butter-mix.  Press 3/4 of this mixture into bottom of 9 inch square baking pan.  Top oatmeal mixture with 4 c. diced rhubarb.  Pour on thickened mixture and sprinkle with remaining  oatmeal mixture.  Bake 350 degrees for one hour.

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Finished objects:  Sweetheart Washcloth By Susan B. Andersonhttp://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/sweetheart-washcloth.  Second washcloth cute heart shape Peaches and Cream yarn 02417 colorway on size 6 needles

With Lovehttp://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/with-love-hat hat pattern By Parna Mahrbani from a kit I purchased through www.twistedpdx.com  Great for beginner stranded knitting!! US size 7/8 needles

Current project: 22 little cloudshttp://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/22-little-clouds by Martina Behm In Malibrigo Rastita 809 Solis colrway with ChiaoGoo US 7 circ.

Spinning wool/ mohair combo I dyed myself 2 ounces spun working toward sweater quantity of handspun for a sweater.  Less is morehttp://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/less-is-more-2 pattern cardigan by Amy King

Acquisitions:  Spud and Chloe at the Farm by Susan B. Anderson

Socks a'la carte By Raffino, Cade and SWTC staff

Stitch markers from www.littleskein.com

and  www.Jillshandmadestuff.etsy.com and she is having a sale!!!!

New patterns:  Breaking Hearts sock patternhttp://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/breaking-hearts-socks and TARDIS hathttp://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/tardis-hat more colorwork

Farm life

Teens

Walking to jogging working toward  a 5K

Orange Smoothie recipe

6 oz frozen orange juice concentrate

1 cup milk

1 tsp. vanilla

10-12 ice cubes

1 cup water Blend all till smooth can add a banana or other fruit.  I will open up a thread on rav for any ideas on smoothies for a snack or as part of a meal.

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