Episode #83 – Slow Lights

In the episode, I’ve got some knitting, some spinning, and zero sewing.  I have got a little story about some slow lights, and I will tell you a little bit about my biggest project.

Updates

- The current status of the craft room is insane… check it out on my blog.  Until I tackle this, I may not get anything else done or started.

Spinning a tale

- Hear all about my intolerance for slow lights.

Spinning my wheels

Knitting

- I have been making steady progress on my plain-jane socks.  I have made no progress the boy’s Staghorn Sweater.  I nearly forgot about the Rainbow Throw that I am working on for my brother.

Crochet

- yup, crochet.  I resurrected my rippled blanket.

Spinning

- I spent a lot of time spinning samples that came with my new spindles.  But that is an update for another episode.  I am still spinning on the kuchulu project.  That is taking forever but I like it.  I am trying my hand at a fiber swap hosted by the Jenkins Lovers group on Revelry.  So far my faith in swaps is renewed.

Sewing

- zero, zero, zero sewing.

All Spun Up

- This edition is one of those roller-coaster-of-emotion editions.  No worries, it’s happy in the end.

Spin off

- This week’s song is Down we go by We Steal Flyers!

- Yet another episode dedicated to Espie;)

Contact Information

- Blog site – spincontrolpodcast.com

- Email – mailto:ajoyfulgirlknits@gmail.com

- Catch me Ravelry – aJoyfulGirl

- Follow me on Twitter – aJoyfulGirlMade

All music provided by the Podsafe Music Network. Including our theme, Spinning Wheel by Clare Dowling.

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Episode #82 – The one with no name

In the episode, I get us all caught up on where I have been.  I have a crafting update, a 2014 year in review, and a sad little tale about what I learned from my last house.  I think if I tried to get more in than that, it’d be overwhelming.

You’ll just have to listen.

All the project detail stuff is available on my Revelry page… check it out here!

Contact Information

– Blog site – spincontrolpodcast.com

– Email – mailto:ajoyfulgirlknits@gmail.com

– Catch me Ravelry – aJoyfulGirl

– Follow me on Twitter – aJoyfulGirlMade

All music provided by the Podsafe Music Network. Including our theme, Spinning Wheel by Clare Dowling.

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Episode #81 – The Livin’ is Easy.

In the episode, I’ve got some knitting, some spinning, a little tale about my summer time adventures and we will get all spun up about spindles and competative shopping.

Not a whole lot going on for regular updates.

Spinning a tale

- Hear all about my summertime adventure with the Joyful Boy and the girls.

Spinning my wheels

Knitting

- Making some serious progress on the Rainbow Throw and talk about it in quite a bit of detail. I ripped out the Kebnekaise socks and have reknit the toe for some plain jane socks.  I have started thinking about picking up the boy’s Staghorn Sweater.

Spinning

- Finished spinning and plying my frabjous fiber.

- Finished Tour de Fleece as part of Team Sasquatch! I successfully learned to Ply on the Fly on a spindle and knock out another 2 oz. the Dreaded Fleece.

Sewing

- Still nothing…

All Spun Up

- I truly am all spun up about competative shopping and completing my collection Jenkins Woodworking Turkish Spindles.

Spin off

- It’s that time again for me to give a little plug for donations to cover my hosting fees and the like.

- This week’s song is In the Summertime by Mungo Jerry!

Contact Information

- Blog site – spincontrolpodcast.com

- Email – mailto:ajoyfulgirlknits@gmail.com

- Catch me Ravelry – aJoyfulGirl

- Follow me on Twitter – aJoyfulGirlMade

All music provided by the Podsafe Music Network. Including our theme, Spinning Wheel by Clare Dowling.

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Episode #80 – Found it

In the episode, I’ve got some knitting, some spinning, a little bit of daily crafting and we will talk about the return of my Mojo.

Spinning a tale

– This little ditty is all about the Spindle of Shame … kind of.  Much ado about Jenkins Woodworking Turkish Spindles and competative shopping.

Spinning my wheels

Knitting

– Still making progress on the Rainbow Throw and talk about it in quite a bit of detail.  Definitely planning to rip out the  Kebnekaise socks.

Spinning

– Still working on my frabjous fiber.

– Actively participating in Tour de Fleece as part of Team Sasquatch! I will be learning to Ply on the Fly on a spindle and knock out as much of the Dreaded Fleece as possible.

Sewing

– Still just planning on sewing but TdF has me all wrapped up.

Spin off

– Thanks for tuning in.

– This week’s song is Rocky Valleys of Dawn by Modest Midget!

Contact Information

– Blog site – spincontrolpodcast.com

– Email – mailto:ajoyfulgirlknits@gmail.com

– Catch me Ravelry – aJoyfulGirl

– Follow me on Twitter – aJoyfulGirlMade

All music provided by the Podsafe Music Network. Including our theme, Spinning Wheel by Clare Dowling.

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Episode #79 – Teenage Heartache

In the episode, I’ve got some knitting, some spinning and a little tale about teenagers and broken hearts.

Spinning a tale

– Hear all about teenagers and broken hearts

Spinning my wheels

Knitting

– I finally finished the Dusty Corner Socks!  I also cast on two projects: Kebnekaise socks, and a Rainbow Throw.

Spinning

– Working on a few spinning projects: Finishing up my Spring Fling project out of some frabjous fiber

– I plan to participate on in Tour de Fleece as part of Team Sasquatch!  I will be learning to Ply on the Fly on a spindle and knock out as much of the Dreaded Fleece as possible.

Sewing

– Trying to kick start my sewing again with a couple of easy projects with itty-bitty.

All Spun Up

– I am all spun up about taking time off with my girls and enjoying summer time to the best of our abilities;)

Spin off

– Thanks for tuning in.

– This week’s song is Power Within Me by Junga World!

Contact Information

– Blog site – spincontrolpodcast.com

– Email – mailto:ajoyfulgirlknits@gmail.com

– Catch me Ravelry – aJoyfulGirl

– Follow me on Twitter – aJoyfulGirlMade

All music provided by the Podsafe Music Network. Including our theme, Spinning Wheel by Clare Dowling.

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Episode #78 – Ketchup

In the episode, I’ve got a little bit of life business and crafty business.  This episode is one big update to set a new baseline for my return to the grind.

Spinning a tale

– Here all about the end of grad school and my half marathon adventure.

Spinning my wheels

Haven’t really finished anything just some emergency knitting.

Spin off

– Thanks for tuning in.

– This week’s song is Summerland by Jonathon Donovan!

Contact Information

– Blog site – spincontrolpodcast.com

– Email – mailto:ajoyfulgirlknits@gmail.com

– Catch me Ravelry – aJoyfulGirl

– Follow me on Twitter – aJoyfulGirlMade

All music provided by the Podsafe Music Network. Including our theme, Spinning Wheel by Clare Dowling.

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Episode #77 – Allergic

In the episode, I’ve got a little bit of knitting, some spinning, some life updates and a little story about something unfortunate I may be allergic to.

Updates

– Lots of good stuff.  Biggest update, I got permission from my university to do my research!  Please take my survey!  Its focused on why and how people use Ravelry;)

Spinning a tale

– Hear my sad tale about a very unfortunate thing I may be allergic to.  Don’t worry, it’s not wool:)

Spinning my wheels

Spinning

– Still just spinning on the Dreaded Fleece. Finished 6 oz. so far.  Only 24 to go.

Knitting

– Finished both legs on the Dusty Corners socks, about to turn the heals.

– Actually managed to knit a few rows on the boy’s Staghorn sweater.

Sewing

- Randomly decided to make myself a reusable duster clothes.

Spin off

– Thanks for tuning in. Please, please, please consider taking my graduate school survey if you haven’t already.

– This week’s song is Treeline by Sarah Donner!

Contact Information

– Blog site – spincontrolpodcast.com

– Email – mailto:ajoyfulgirlknits@gmail.com

– Catch me Ravelry – aJoyfulGirl

– Follow me on Twitter – aJoyfulGirlMade

All music provided by the Podsafe Music Network. Including our theme, Spinning Wheel by Clare Dowling.

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Episode #76 – Going to the Show

In the episode, I’ve got a little bit of knitting, some spinning, some life updates and whatever else comes to my mind.

Updates

– The beginning of the year is all started and mom is spending lots of time playing taxi to two little girls.

– Byrd is moving up in her cross country world and impressing us with her performance.

– Grad School: Really making progress and it feels super good to get good news from the graduate school.

Spinning a tale

– Hear all about how I move up to the big leagues.  I am going to the show.

Spinning my wheels

Spinning

– Still just spinning on the Dreaded Fleece.  It gives me a nice break from the stress of school and work.

– Still spinning on the mini llama on the spindle.

Knitting

– Cast on and finished the infinity scarf for byrd.  Used a pattern called whipped berries.

– I picked up the Dusty Corners socks I started a million years ago.

Sewing

- Lots of talk about chore sewing.

Planning

– There is some mandatory knitting and crochet in my future.  My brother lost everything in a fire.  I have to recreate a blanket I made for his family and a kitten I made for his son.

All Spun up!

– I got to see the Avett Brothers live at Virgin Mobile FreeFest.  It rocked!!!

Spin off

– Thanks for tuning in. I hope to record again really soon and will likely have an update on my thesis research.

– This week’s song is in celebration of seeing Avett Brothers Live!  Enjoy.

Contact Information

– Blog site – spincontrolpodcast.com

– Email – mailto:ajoyfulgirlknits@gmail.com

– Catch me Ravelry – aJoyfulGirl

– Follow me on Twitter – aJoyfulGirlMade

All music provided by the Podsafe Music Network. Including our theme, Spinning Wheel by Clare Dowling.

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Episode #75 – On the Run

In the episode, I’ve got a little crafting, a little craft preparations, a story about a little byrd that can run and some other little bits and bobs.

Updates

– The boy and I are both starting our Fall semester of school.

– Grad School: I actually made progress on my thesis proposal.

– The kids all start school and are finishing up their summer adventures.

Spinning a tale

– Check out this little story about a little byrdie that can run.

Spinning my wheels

Spinning

– Still just spinning on the Dreaded Fleece. Can’t wait until Grad. School is done!

– Still spinning on the mini llama on the spindle.

Knitting

– Working on that other pair of socks of itty-bitty.  Almost done, working on those pesky toes.

– Planning on starting an infinity scarf for byrd.

Planning

– Hear all about my master plan to get some crafting done over the next two semesters.

Spin off

– Thanks for tuning in. I hope I stayed on track. We shall see.

– This week’s song isin honor of Byrd’s accomplishment… Middle Distance Runner by Sea Wolf

Contact Information

– Blog site – spincontrolpodcast.com

– Email – mailto:ajoyfulgirlknits@gmail.com

– Catch me Ravelry – aJoyfulGirl

– Follow me on Twitter – aJoyfulGirlMade

All music provided by the Podsafe Music Network. Including our theme, Spinning Wheel by Clare Dowling.

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Episode #74 – The Ramble

Time to catch up!

Updates

– Just a little intro and apology for my abscense.

The Ramble

– You get to hear all about the things that have kept me away

Spin off

– Thanks for tuning in. Keep your fingers crossed that I can keep this up and record again soon.

– This week’s song is Cold Play’s Clocks as performed by Old School Freight Train

Contact Information

– Blog site – spincontrolpodcast.com

– Email – mailto:ajoyfulgirlknits@gmail.com

– Catch me Ravelry – aJoyfulGirl

– Follow me on Twitter – aJoyfulGirlMade

All music provided by the Podsafe Music Network. Including our theme, Spinning Wheel by Clare Dowling.

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