Actually Knitting Episode 89: When in Rome, you eat cheese curds.

07.02.2018 - By Actually Knitting

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  This episode is sponsored by Queen City Yarn and Never Not Knitting Knitting Segments   Show Ready Knits Moderne Log Cabin Baby Blanket Special thanks to Love Knitting for sending me the Paintbox Yarns to try out!   French Macaroon    Baby Washcloths   Moon Cactus Knits in Rehearsal Camp Wilkerson   Paulina Dress    This episode is brought to you by Queen City Yarn.       Queen City Yarn is the result of a collaboration between friends Christen and Janis, brought together in the Queen City of Charlotte by their love for knitting and yarn. They've nurtured their passion for putting color to skein and now they want to share that passion with you! Their products start with one of six great yarn bases, each named for a neighborhood in the Queen City that reflects their personality.  The colors they apply are inspired by the beautiful things they see around them as well as breathtaking places they have visited.  While each color they produce can stand on its own, they pay special attention to creating a series of complementary colors. They strive to make it easy to pick one or more great colors for your next project.   Queen City Yarn is providing a 35$ gift certificate to one lucky PalKal participant and use the PalKal2018 coupon code for 10% off your order in their Etsy Shop.  Knitting News, Notes and Events I attended Zombie Knitpocalypse last month.    PalKal 2018 Basic Rules   Official cast on/bind off dates: June 15-August 15 One part of your project must be from a podcaster. The podcaster has to have produced an episode within the last year, so no retired podcasts, sorry. No yardage requirement. Your finished object can be entered more than once if more than one element is from a podcaster. You cannot reuse a project bag for multiple entries. The same applies for patterns, stitch markers, etc. Entries must be put into the finished object threads. Each element of the project that qualifies gets it's own entry. When you post an FO, please tell us what element qualifies for the PALKAL and which podcast you are supporting. Feel free to ask me questions on the Ravelry group forum for PALKAL Chatter. Check out all of the information and links to our sponsors in the Ravelry group!    Be sure to listen to see if you are the lucky winner of a 5 pack of Eucalan! This was an intermission giveaway, which means all you have to do to be eligible is chat in chatter thread on Ravelry!     For all PalKal related discounts, the code is the same: Palkal2018      Top Billing Sponsors:     Janis Ficker, Carolina Fiber Girls CC and Dami Almon/JavaPurl Designs, Geeky Girls Suzanne, Two Tangled Skeins Knitting Daddy Greg, Unraveling Podcast Sarah Schira, Imagined Landscapes Jennifer Lassonde, Down Cellar Studio Monique Leonard/Windswept Designs, Knitting on the Run Vivian and Alysin/Pearl and Plum, Keep Calm and Carry Yarn Kristi, In a Sknit Podcast Cameo Sponsors Susie White/Prairie Girls Designs/Prairie Girls Knit and Spin Melinda, Yarnderwoman Podcast   Producing Sponsors:  Bijou Basin Ranch  Queen City Yarn  Never Not Knitting  Daizie Knits  Love Knitting This episode of Actually Knitting is also brought to you by Never Not Knitting.  Never Not Knitting is a small knitting boutique owned by designer Alana Dakos featuring a curated collection of specialty yarns, patterns, notions and gifts. This little shop supports the work of independent artisans and makers from all over the world. You may find handmade treasures in the store that you will never see anywhere else! Keep track of the newest product releases on instagram by following Nevernotknitting! Use coupon code "PALKAL2018" to save 20% off your next order in the online shop at nevernotknitting.com   Never Not Knitting is also giving away a Sheep Knit Kit at the end of the Pal Kal.      The Reviews are In This episode I got to review the Little Bee Lotion Bar from Love and Leche.  Check this out: Love and Leche is offering a coupon code just for Actually Knitting listeners. Use the code ActuallyKnitting for 1 free Little Bee Lotion Bar with a 25$ purchase. Yay!   They have also set up a giveaway for my listeners. Go to this link and enter your email address for a chance to win a Little Bee Lotion Bar Giftbag!   Work + Shelter website.    Knitting Podcast Spotlight Lolodidit Video Podcast on Youtube     Non-Knitting Segments Instant Success Mexican Inspired Healthy Crack Chicken from Tidbits    Love it or Leave it Love: Bright Star the Musical    Leave: No comment! Life is good!   Other News and Notes I decided to start Weight Watchers again and I'm finding a lot easier to follow now that they have a protein focus.    I'm still running but I am on the struggle bus!   Still doing boot camp workouts.    Books You Think it, I'll Say it by Curtis Sittenfeld The French Girl by Lexie Elliot        

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