Tuesday, December 16, 2008

Episode 3 Hurry Up Christmas

In this episode, it is all about the OOOOOHHHHH. That would be, oh, I didn't get the gift done. My plan for knitting gifts has gone awry. OH NO, what do I knit now? Or what can I make now?

Music is from the Podsafe Music Network

Let It Go by Great Big Sea

Had a Plan, Had to Change It (Blues Instrumental) by Derek K. Miller

Christmas in the Country by Codie Prevost

Hurry Up Christmas Ideas

Ribbed Beanie from Woolie Wormhead

************************************************************************************* Short Kid Afghan (the afghan I was working on during the podcast)

US Size 15 Needles (10 mm)
Hold Two strands of Worsted Weight Yarn TOGETHER throughout entire afghan
Gauge - Not really that important

Cast on 84 stitches
Knit 7 Rows
Row 8: Knit 3 stitches, Purl until before last 3 stitches, Knit 3 stitches
Row 9: Knit all stitches
Repeat Rows 8 and 9 until afghan is almost as tall as the kid.
Repeat Row 8 for 1 row
Knit 7 Rows
Bind off.
Drink hot chocolate and repeat "Next year, I will start knitting in June......"

Dishcloth Boutique. Site is full of dishcloth and towel patterns
Glycerin Soap Article

LorAnn Oils

Basic Soapmaking Kit from LorAnn Oils (about $15 US)

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