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A catch up episode with all the crazy.  My word for the year is GROWTH.  I hope to try new things and broaden my horizons a bit.  

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I hope y0u enjoy another chatty, craft filled episode.  Kitten stories  are included;)

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Mix together 

1/2 cup parmesan cheese

1 cup mayo

1 tsp. garlic powder

1 1/2 tsp seasoning salt

1/2 tsp pepper

Spread mixture over chicken breasts and bake in a 375 degree oven for 45 minutes.

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A new Craft a long Bingo is starting!  Stay tuned in the InterlockingLoops Podcast group on Ravelry for details.

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This episode talks about my word of the year, the new podcast segment and goal setting.

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Not feeling well.  Just trying to put out a quick podcast.

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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


Find You Fade


New In queue: ZipKnit

Syncopated cowl


Message me if questions about the recipe  

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FO Socks for January


Waltyn Sweater

Split Back Snowfalke hat



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


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


5 ounces vanilla greek yogurt


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

WIPs: Socks


Mentioned 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



Sweater Azel Pullover


New: Lumineux

Savvy skeins yarn for roving


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Finished Object: Socks


Wip's: Sweater




Candle scent

New in the Queue


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



Chile Knitz yarn


Recipe:  Pumpkin Pancakes

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FO: sweater




Shawl- little change


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:






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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Little on show notes.  I could not even find the recipe on the Kraft Food and FAmily magazine page!!??

Any questions contact me on Ravelry;)

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FO: Yowza Shawl

WIP's: socks


Hubby's socks  sorry no project page yet!

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


Mother's Day Gift 2016

Rikke HAt

March 2016 socks

New in the queue:

Flurry in Fair Isle Hats


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


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


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


WIPS: Hali Boot Cuffs


New on the radar

boot socks


Fiber from

bag mentioned 


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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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