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Episode 120: A Plague of Hexipuffs

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UPDATES

Hello to Claire (aka ClairMacavoy) of the New Hampshire Knits podcast!
PSA: Dave is awesome!

ON THE NEEDLES

I have fallen into the Hexipuff vortex of doom (Pattern from Tiny Owl Knits' Beekeeper's Quilt)! And it all started with a mini-skein from Sleep Season

SPINNING

Quaere Fibers / Concrete Jungle 100% Superwash Merino.
I also spun a bump of pink mystery fiber.

CLASSIC MUST KNITS KAL GIVEAWAY WINNERS!

From August 1 — October 1 Me and Molly of "A Homespun House" podcast co-hosted a Classic Must Knits KAL. I used a random number generator to choose winners (from the Ravelry thread) for three giveaway prizes.  They are ...

1st Prize: Rock and String Creations Pencil Roving /  #45 Eenae 2nd Prize: Love Sock Wool Project Bags / #76 AnnaMaggie3rd Prize: Yarn from my personal stash, Rambling Rose Yarns / #14 Archaeo
Congrats to the winners and BIG thanks to Rock and String Creations & Love Sock Wool for the generous giveaway donations!

STASH ENHANCEMENTS

This w…

Episode 119 — "Yak Down!"

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Announcements

My Pop-Up Shop at Gauge + Tension during the NYC Yarn Crawl could not have gone better! Thanks to Michele, Melissa, Alison, and everyone who stopped by! XoXoXoThis week I have a HUGE announcement, regarding Voolenvine Yarns. Sorry, you'll just have to watch the episode ;-)Off the Needles

Daybreak Shawl by Stephen West / Yarn by Gynx Yarns (Lavender Tea & Charcoal)Napoleon (aka Harold) The Nervous Narwhal by Rebecca Danger / Yarn by Voolenvine Yarns (Dirty On Purpose) Freehand Handspun Hat for Dennis / Fibre by the Yarn Wench  (Denimn & Leather) Merino Wool Top ALSO! Me, Laura, Maria, Kim, and Dana recorded an EPIC podcaster re-cap of Rhinebeck.


More Show Notes Coming Soon!




Ye Olde Blog Post

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So, it looks like recording a new episode of YarnGasm before Rhinebeck isn't in the cards. Time has not been on my side these past few weeks, friends. BUT! When I do record a new episode, I will FINALLY be able to dish on the HUGE, EXCITING, EPIC news I've been teasing this whole time! (Hint: It's not babies.)

In the meantime, I figured I'd at least catch you up with a few things in ye olde blog post.

1. I want to thank the lovely ladies behind Gauge + Tension (Michele, Melissa, and Alison - I'm looking at you!) and everyone who stopped by for an amazing NYC Yarn Crawl weekend! My trunk show could not have gone better. I made so many wonderful new friends, and it was just an all around awesome experience. I will definitely be popping by G+T in the weeks to come (secretly hoping they stay put 4EVER)!

2. Rhinebeck! I will only be there on Saturday and am hoping to arrive before noon for the Ravelry meet-up. Laura of Gynx Yarns and The Dyer's Notebook Podcast i…