Tuesday, November 17, 2015

Brownie Knits Episode 30: Just Call Me a Yarnie!

New Episode!!!

Welcome to episode 30 of the BrownieKnits knitting video podcast. There is SO much fun in this episode, including a yarnie idea for the holidays. Join me, won't you?!?


* Susie Rogers' Reading Mitts knit out of Paco Vicuna yarn from Bijou Basin Ranch

* Baa-ble Hat by Donna Smith out of Swans Island Merino Worsted, Cascade 220 Heathers, Berroco Vintage, and Madelinetosh Vintage

* Leslie Anne Hat by Brownie Knits, pattern available in Ravelry, Craftsy, and on BrownieKnits.com and the Brownie Knits Etsy shop

* Socks that Rock colorway Fall Frolic

* Doodler by Stephen West of WestKnits out of Creatively Dyed Calypso, Miss Babs fingering weight, and Madelientosh Tosh Sock

* IU Cowl out of Madelinetosh Pashmina and Manos Serena

* A Yarnie Holiday Idea!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Join in the conversation in the Brownie Knits Ravelry group and follow along on Instagram!

Wednesday, November 4, 2015

Episode 29: Block 11, Giveaways, and Quick Knits

Welcome to episode 29 of the BrownieKnits knitting video podcast! In this episode I release block 11 of the Brownie Knits 2015 Block Blanket-Along, go over ways to win two different giveaways, and show some finished knits! Join me for a quick sit and knit or crochet.

How to Enter the Meg's Trades of Hope Giveaway:
Like Meg's Trades of Hope page on Facebook
Follow @megmagnusson on Instagram

A winner will be drawn on 12/15/15 for the TOH Haitian bracelet and the hand-knitted Sabrina Beret. You can also learn more about Trades of Hope directly from Meg by watching this YouTube video: https://youtu.be/RIB3tYRXKYs

* Brownie Knits 2015 Block Blanket-Along (#bkblanketalong) available for free until 1/31/16 on BrownieKnits.com and Ravelry out of Berroco Vintage worsted in the Mushroom colorway
* Sabrina Cowl by A Knitter's Life out of Anzula Cricket in Red Shoe
* Sabrina Beret by Brownie Knits out of Anzula For Better or Worsted in Nimbus
* Gram's socks out of Patons Kroy Sock yarn in Cabos? colorway (no pattern for this one, but I used the Fish Lips Kiss Heel)
* Yikes Stripes Cowl by Ann Weaver of WeaverKnits out of Neighborhood Fiber Company worsted yarn
* Knit-Kards

The photos of the hats at the beginning and end of the video are of the Leslie Anne Hat. This is a new hat pattern I designed and named after my mom. It is available in Ravelry and on BrownieKnits.com.

Thanks so much for watching!!!

Wednesday, October 21, 2015

Episode 28: The Rhinebeck Episode

Welcome to the BrownieKnits knitting video podcast! This special episode is all about my first trip to the New York Sheep and Wool Festival in Rhinebeck, New York. Oh. My. Goodness!!! Grab a drink and some knitting or crochet and come sit with me for a visit.

There are TONS of photos at the end of the episode so that you can get a visual experience of being at the festival.


Voolenvineyarns.com / Yarngasm podcast

Two Tangled Skeins podcast

Sampler Girl podcast

Down Cellar Studio (BostonJen) ... View From the Charles shawl in Ravelry

Franciniknits ... Mizu Kimono in Ravelry

We-Z Farm

Dragonfly Fibers Pixie

Bijou Basin Ranch Paco-Vicuna

Briar Rose Yarn Abundance

Neighborhood Fiber Company ... Ann Weaver (Weaverknits) ... Monomania sweater in Ravelry

Check out the Items I Saw at Rhinebeck on my BrownieKnits Pinterest board for all the items that inspired me!

Follow BrownieKnits on Instagram, Ravelry, Pinterest, & Facebook. Join the Brownie Knits board in Ravelry and chat along with us!!!

Wednesday, October 7, 2015

Episode 27: A Bit of a Basket Episode

Welcome to episode 27 of the BrownieKnits knitting video podcast! In this episode, I reveal block 10 of the Brownie Knits 2015 Block Blanket-Along and discuss a bunch of other projects. Come and sit and knit with me!!!

Finished objects:

Brownie Knits 2015 Block Blanket-Along Block 10 out of Berroco Vintage Worsted in Mushroom and Dream in Color Classy in Lipstick Lava

Raleigh Brin Hat

One yard pillowcase

Drawstring bags on BrownieKnits.etsy.com

In Progress:

Maisie Sweater by Hanna Maciejewska out of Malabrigo Mechita in Teal Feather

Men's Socks out of Socks That Rock Lightweight in Rocky Horror

Turkish spindle by Sistermaide.etsy.com.

Register to win the #sabrinakal giveaway by knitting either a Sabrina Beret or Sabrina Cowl and posting on the Brownie Knits and A Knitter's Life Ravelry groups!

Thanks so much for watching!!!

Thursday, October 1, 2015

Brownie Knits Episode 26: The Sabrinakal Crossover Episode!

New BrownieKnits knitting video podcast is up on the YouTube channel! In this episode, Christina (of A Knitter's Life) and I discuss our #Sabrinakal and Sabrina Beret and Sabrina Cowl patterns. I hope that you can join us for the knit-along, but even if you can't, it is a fun little episode full of knitting chat and stories!

Tuesday, September 15, 2015

Brownie Knits Episode 25: Bags, a New KAL, and a Prize Winner!


Welcome to episode 25 of the BrownieKnits knitting video podcast!!! In this episode I reveal a new project that has been in the works and I am SOOOO excited for you guys to join in!!!


A Wee Bit Knitty Socks out of Cascade Heritage 5607

Maisie sweater by Hanna Maciejewska out of Malabrigo Mechita in Teal Feather

Project bags will be up for sale on BrownieKnits.etsy.com!

Announcing the SabrinaKAL!!! Check out the BrownieKnits and A Knitter's Life Ravelry boards for full details and to view links to the Sabrina Beret and Sabrina Cowl. (Both patterns will be available for purchase on 10/1/2015.)

Finally, the winner of the Fall Recipes and Projects Giveaway is announced!!!

Join in the chatter on the BrownieKnits Ravelry board and thanks SO much for watching!

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

Brownie Knits Episode 24: Cables Abound!

Welcome to episode 24 of the BrownieKnits knitting video podcast. In this episode I reveal block 9 of the #bkblanketalong and the new Raleigh Brin Hat knitting pattern! Grab some needlework and a drink and come and join me!!!

Brownie Knits 2015 Block Blanket-Along: Block 9
Raleigh Brin Hat out of Anzula For Better or Worsted
True Friend Sweater by Veera Valimaki out of Madelinetosh Tosh Merino Light
Summer Breezy Skirt by Elena Nodel out of Malabrigo Rios
Neat Ripple by Attic24

I also answer Ask the Podcaster questions from:

I hope you enjoy the episode, the new patterns, and don't forget to join the Brownie Knits Ravelry board and enter the giveaway threads!!!