Saturday, January 6, 2018

Episode 35: Well That Was Fun, Not!





Starting Lineup (Introductions):
None

Presser (Weeks in Review):
Field Trip
Little man trying to bribe me
Work craziness
Little man's check up
DH hospitalized
Falling not once but twice

1st Downs (WIPs):
Spartan Blanket 
Preemie hat #1


Touchdowns (FOs):
None

Turnovers (Mistakes):
Winding yarn issue

Training Camp (Future Projects):
Appia
Frogging some languishing WIPs

Concessions (Purchases):
Yarn from my friend Carolyn

Film Room (Books, TV, etc):
Commonwealth by Ann Patchett
Dashing Through the Snow by Debbie Macomber
When Christmas Comes by Debbie Macomber
A Stash of One's Own by Clara Parkes
Today Matters by John C. Maxwell
Killer Reunion by G.A. McKevett
The Muppet Movie
The Last Jedi


Post Game (Wrap Up):
A few fun things in store for the podcast

Where to find me:
Ravelry: CrazyKnittingFool
Twitter: CrazyKnitFool
Instagram: Crazy Knitter Studio
YouTube: KristynMcCain 
Ravelry Group: Crazy Knitter Studio
Email: crazyknitterstudio@gmail.com

Next Episode: 1/20

Saturday, December 9, 2017

Episode 34: Not Much Progress



Starting Lineup (Introductions):
None

Presser (Weeks in Review):
Driving off with wallet on roof of car
Front door lock issue
Hamlin the guinea pig passing away
Advent activities
Bag blowing out of my hand leaving a store
Co-worker loved her shawl

1st Downs (WIPs):
Spartan Blanket


Touchdowns (FOs):
None

Turnovers (Mistakes):
None

Training Camp (Future Projects):
Another prayer shawl for another coworker
Frogging some languishing WIPs

Concessions (Purchases):
None

Film Room (Books, TV, etc):
Today Matters by John C. Maxwell
The Sweetgum Knit Lit Society by Beth Pattillo
Look Again by Lisa Scottoline
Commonwealth by Ann Patchett

Post Game (Wrap Up):
Where to find me:
Ravelry: CrazyKnittingFool
Twitter: CrazyKnitFool
Instagram: Crazy Knitter Studio
YouTube: KristynMcCain 
Ravelry Group: Crazy Knitter Studio
Email: crazyknitterstudio@gmail.com

Next episode: 12/23

Saturday, November 25, 2017

Episode 33: I'm Back



Starting Lineup (Introductions):
Carolyn (Marksey on Ravelry)

Presser (Weeks in Review):
Little man finished 2nd grade and started 3rd grade
Student of the Month
Soccer
Traverse City
Guinea Pigs

1st Downs (WIPs):
Spartan Blanket


Touchdowns (FOs):
Helen's Prayer Shawl

Turnovers (Mistakes):
Many counting errors on Helen's shawl

Training Camp (Future Projects):
Another prayer shawl for another coworker

Concessions (Purchases):
Blackberry Ridge Mer-Made Fingering in Dark Opal and Purple Shadow
Sugar 'n Cream in Dazzle Blue and Coral Rose
Premier Yarns Sweet Roll in Grape Swirl
Lion Brand Pound of Love in Oxford Gray and Denim

Film Room (Books, TV, etc):
Today Matters by John C. Maxwell
The Sweetgum Knit Lit Society by Beth Pattillo
Hell's Kitchen
This Is Us
Will and Grace
How To Get Away With Murder
The Mayor
Ghosted
The Good Doctor
The Lego Ninjago Movie
The Brink of Midnight
30 for 30
Beyond the To-Do List
Ear Hustle
Life Without Limits
The 5am Miracle
The Sports Reporters
The Yarn Alchemist
When To Jump
Little Skein and the Big Stash

Post Game (Wrap Up):
Where to find me:
Ravelry: CrazyKnittingFool
Twitter: CrazyKnitFool
Instagram: Crazy Knitter Studio
YouTube: KristynMcCain 
Ravelry Group: Crazy Knitter Studio
Email: crazyknitterstudio@gmail.com

Next episode: 12/9

Saturday, May 20, 2017

Episode 32: Me Again!



Starting Lineup (Introductions):
None

Presser (Weeks in Review):
Stoney Creek School House field trip
Lunch With a Loved One
Open House, ice cream social and raffle
Little man scored his first goal!
Mothers Day

1st Downs (WIPs):
Hermione's Everyday Socks
Spartan Blanket


Touchdowns (FOs):
None

Turnovers (Mistakes):
None

Training Camp (Future Projects):
Cardigan for work

Concessions (Purchases):
None


Film Room (Books, TV, etc):
Fire and Ice by Dana Stabenow
Overwhelming Odds by Susan O'Leary
On Fire by John O'Leary
Only Love Today: Reminders to Breathe More, Stress Less and Choose Love by Rachel Macy Stafford
A Finely Knit Murder by Sally Goldenbaum
Top 100 Players of 2017
All or Nothing
The White Princess

Post Game (Wrap Up):
Where to find me:
Ravelry: CrazyKnittingFool
Twitter: CrazyKnitFool
Instagram: Crazy Knitter Studio
YouTube: KristynMcCain 
Ravelry Group: Crazy Knitter Studio
Email: crazyknitterstudio@gmail.com

Next episode: 6/3

Saturday, May 6, 2017

Episode 31: Look What the Cat Dragged In


Starting Lineup (Introductions):
None

Presser (Weeks in Review):
Back, neck and arm pain
Little man's IEP
Soccer

1st Downs (WIPs):
Hermione's Everyday Socks


Touchdowns (FOs):
Golden Snitch Dishcloth
Mock Gull Cable Dishcloth
Cable Slippers
Mock Gull Cable Dishcloth Version 2.0
Deathly Hallows Dishcloth

Turnovers (Mistakes):
None

Training Camp (Future Projects):
Hip To Be Square Blanket
Finishing up some WIPS for Stash Dash with The Knit Girlllls

Concessions (Purchases):
Knit Picks Brava Worsted

Film Room (Books, TV, etc):
Only Love Today: Reminders to Breathe More, Stress Less and Choose Love by Rachel Macy Stafford
Fire and Ice by Dana Stabenow
The Lego Batman Movie
Moana
Feud: Bette and Joan
What Shara Made
Practical Podcast (About Life)
Missing Richard Simmons
S-Town
KnittMonkey
Over It and On With It

Post Game (Wrap Up):
Where to find me:
Ravelry: CrazyKnittingFool
Twitter: CrazyKnitFool
Instagram: Crazy Knitter Studio
YouTube: KristynMcCain 
Ravelry Group: Crazy Knitter Studio
Email: crazyknitterstudio@gmail.com

Next episode: 5/20

Saturday, February 18, 2017

Episode 30: Moving Along



Starting Lineup (Introductions):
None

Presser (Weeks in Review):
Super Bowl
Little man sick
Car dying
Mom's anniversary
Training at work
Charity volleyball game

1st Downs (WIPs):
Cable Slippers

Touchdowns (FOs):
Preemie hat #3
Preemie hat #4

Turnovers (Mistakes):
Miscrossed cable on my slippers

Training Camp (Future Projects):
Hemione's Everyday Socks
Blanket for little man

Concessions (Purchases):
Galerie d' Apollon by Emma Wright (from Handmade and Woolen podcast episode 44)

Film Room (Books, TV, etc):
Sycamore Row by John Grisham
See You At the Top by Zig Ziglar
Exposed: The Secret Life of Jodi Arias by Jane Velez Mitchell
Big Magic: Creative Living Beyond Fear by Elizabeth Gilbert
The Unfinished Work of Elizabeth D. by Nichole Bernier
Wonderwolle podcast
They Knit Too podcast
The Power Purls podcast
The Knitting Expat podcast

Post Game (Wrap Up):
Where to find me:
Ravelry: CrazyKnittingFool
Twitter: CrazyKnitFool
Instagram: Crazy Knitter Studio
YouTube: KristynMcCain 
Ravelry Group: Crazy Knitter Studio
Email: crazyknitterstudio@gmail.com

Next episode: 3/4

Saturday, February 4, 2017

Episode 29: Hello Again


 Starting Lineup (Introductions):
Donna (ZoSew on Ravelry)

Presser (Weeks in Review):
Holidays
Work busy
2017 word is brave

1st Downs (WIPs):
Birthday Morning Shawl
Preemie hat #3

Touchdowns (FOs):
Clark's Christmas Monster
Preemie hats #1 & #2
Snappy Hat
Golden Snitch Dishcloth

Turnovers (Mistakes):
Lost Root Beer City Rollers
Clark's Christmas socks coming out too small

Training Camp (Future Projects):
Flax pullover
The World's Simplest Mittens
Hemione's Everyday Socks
Slippers

Concessions (Purchases):
Misti Alpaca Handpaint Sock in Rumba Red from Fairy Little Podcast and 2KnitNCrochet
Film Room (Books, TV, etc):
The Lake of Dreams by Kim Edwards
The Irish Cottage Murder by Dicey Deere
Eyes Wide Open by Andrew Gross
Shadow Spell by Nora Roberts
Adnan's Story by Rabia Chaudry
Harry Potter and the Cursed Child
See You At the Top by Zig Ziglar
Sycamore Row by John Grisham
My Kitchen Rules
E.T.
Muppets Most Wanted
10,000 Stitches
The Yarnhoarder
The Victorian Studio
Yarnderwoman

Post Game (Wrap Up):
Where to find me:
Ravelry: CrazyKnittingFool
Twitter: CrazyKnitFool
Instagram: Crazy Knitter Studio
YouTube: KristynMcCain 
Ravelry Group: Crazy Knitter Studio
Email: crazyknitterstudio@gmail.com

Next episode: 2/18