The Interlocking Loops's podcast

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.

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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
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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
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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
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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
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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/

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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
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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
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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

Direct download: InterlockingLoops011.mp3
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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

Direct download: InterlockingLoops010.mp3
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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.

Contact me on Ravelry as Angellac, follow on twitter as goatgirlAngella, blog wwwInterlockingloops.com, join the rav group Interlocking loops podcast  Listen in on Itunes

 

Direct download: InterlockingLoops008.mp3
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Finished Knitting; Western Sky Knits (www.westernskyknits.com)socks, needle US 1 DPNS, 64 stitches,

Honey Cowl http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/honey-cowlUS 8 Circ

Current Knitting: Susan B. Anderson Sweetheart Washclothhttp://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/sweetheart-washcloth, knitted on US 6,

With Love hat pattern from Twisted (www.twistedpdx.com)

Learning Fair isle knitting  Book From Leisure Arts:  I Can't Believe I'm Knitting Fair Isle Knitting By Sheila  G. Joynes

Farm Life

Birthdays

Teens -Not too early to check into scholarships for college, daughter knitting!!

Cooking:  Tuscan Sausage and Potato Soup from Taste of Home http://www.tasteofhome.com/recipes/tuscan-sausage-and-potato-soup 

Tuscan Pea and Snap Pea medley from Kraft Food and Family Magaziine Sprin 2014http://www.kraftrecipes.com/recipes/tuscan-pea-snap-pea-medley-162314.aspx

Rav Group INterlocking loops podcast, Rav Id:  Angellac, twitter: @goatgirlAngella

 

Direct download: InterlockingLoops007.mp3
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Finished:  Moxie Pullover is done

Also finished FatCatKnits In daisycakes colorway 2 ply barber pole beauty

Current:  Honey Cowl, Vanilla socks

Newly in cue potential next projects by Lisa Chemery, Thea Colman and Melissa Schaschwary

Perhaps spinning Loop Bullseye bump may be nice to make dhawl by Susan Ashcroft A Certain Slant

Acquisitions/Birthday month

Farm Life

Teens learning about over commitment and budgeting time

Cooking

Homemade rootbeer kit

Meatloaf

Join me on Interlocking loops podcast group Ravelry, twitter as @goatgirlangella, ravelry as Angellac

Direct download: InterlockingLoops006.mp3
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Current Knitting:  Moxie Pullover By Amy Christoffers, Vanilla socks in Western Sky Knits yarn, Honey Cowl smaller size with hand dyed yarn 2 ply unknown yardage dyed by me

Yarn aquisition Mad tosh vintage Alizarin colorway ordered

Purchased patterns:  Sea Stines by Melissa Schaschwary ,Effortless cardigan  by Hanah Fettig and September Morn by Baby Cocktails

Spinning which one: Loop bullseye bump or fat cat knits polwarth in baby cakes colorway

My spinning wheels

Baby goats are here (all but one doe has kidded)

Cooking Asparagus  From Midwest Living magazine april 2014, Garlic Roasted Asparagus

Join me on Ravelry Interlocking loops podcast group has been set up

find me on ravelry as Angellac, twitter as @goatgirlangella

 

Direct download: InterlockingLoops005.mp3
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Current Knitting:  Vanilla Socks in Western Sky Knits and Moxie Pullover

Spinning:  CVM

Farm:  Baby goats are arriving

Crafts:  Craftsy  Design and sew an A line skirt by Doborah Moebes

Cooking:  Potato Soup

2lb. pkg Ore-ida patatoes O'Brien

1 stick butter

1 med chpped onion

garlic salt, salt and pepper to taste

3/4 can milk

1 can cr chicken soup

1 can cr celery soup

1/2 lb. shredded monterey jack cheese

 

Place potatoes in pot and cover with water (only to the top of the potatoes.  Then add onions and butter.  Boil 5 minutes.  Turn heat to low and add remaining ingredients and heat until cheese melts(15 minutes).  Sprinkle with parsly before serving.  

Seed Savers Exchange

Direct download: InterlockingLoops004.mp3
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Epidose 3

Ravelry:  Angellac

current knitting:  Moxie Pullover by Amy Christoffers, vanilla socks in Western Sky Knits  lilac rainbow colorway twinkle sock base pattern loosely adapted from knitting pure and simple  beginners lightweight socks #216

Finished:  Shalom cardigan and frostbeat headband

Excited about: Kiss of North by Melissa Schaschwary

Spinning CVM 6 ounces done 4 or so more to go

farm life:  Baby chicks from Murray McMurray hatchery

Sewing :  Knitting Blooms tutorial youtube tote bag

Cooking:  Crockpot recipes Taste Of Home Mushroom and Steak Stroganoff http://www.tasteofhome.com/recipes/mushroom--n--steak-stroganoffandChicken and Wild Ricehttp://www.tasteofhome.com/recipes/herbed-chicken-with-wild-rice 

 

 

Direct download: InterlockingLoops003.mp3
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Current Knitting:  Shalom Cardigan By Meghan McFarlane found herehttp://www.ravelry.com/designers/meghan-mcfarlane

Frostbeat headband By The Caffeinated Knitter found herehttp://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/frostbeat

Heart on a String cowl By Beth Kling found herehttp://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/heart-on-a-string-2

Finished objects Patons Kroy socks Cover colors

Spinning Olympic style  CVM Roving spinning into a 2 ply dk weight light gray

2014 Goals

Farm Life in the winter

Teen activities

In the Wild Sighting found hereof MArtina Behm Hitchhiker pattern found herehttp://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/hitchhiker

 

 

Direct download: InterlockingLoops002.mp3
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Podcast Introduction

Ravelry: Angellac

Podcast topics will include:

Kintting projects in the works 

Spinning in progress

other crafts/cooking segment

Farm life in the midwest

Family life with 2 teenagers

Next episode will contain goals 2014, knitting/spinning while watching the Olympics, farm life in the winter and a recipe to name a few.  

Ravelry group will be set up in the next couple of weeks.

Direct download: InterlockingLoops001.mp3
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