Nov 27, 2014
Episode 213-holiday time of year!
Nothing on the needles interested me...started fresh. – all projects are on my ravelry page
Finished: 4 ornaments-
Snowball buddies and owl puff -knit pick swish
Burton bear cowl- Katia Irish tweed
PHD: Turn a tube sock 1- sock 2 started- Lorena's laces live long and prosper &!oink pigment
Counter clockwise from machine. W&T to get correct direction. Flk as an afterthought.
Rocky coast cardigan- yarn hollow Aran in browns
Neckline too wide- moved two repeats from back to shoulder area. Cast on same. Increase on front edge as well as at raglans. Lots of stitch markers to keep track of when to add pattern to stitches. Dropped to size 10 needles for a firmer fabric.
Offhand Gloves- Sheep Dreamery worsted love in bloom
Need to start: Boot toppers, hats
Rug loom- cutting fabric. Not too exact.
Warped with blue sheet. Red, white, & blue stripes
why the military for a career?
Regia: from Simply Sock Yarn
Craftsy class: Drafting from Worsted to Woolen
Potluck: On the Forum Board
Holiday gift list:
For the crafter:
New wheel- The Woolery
New spindle- Viking Santa on Etsy
Drum carder-brotherdrumcarder on etsy
Blending board- fricke crystalcreekfibers on etsy
New Full set of needles! Chiao goo, hiya hiya, Knitter's pride, signature or dyak craft
Hornshaw wood works swift
Blocking mats- foldable or interlocking
Knitter's pride knit blockers
Books: Knowledgeable knitter, knitting master class, finishing school
Indie shops: give a list you would like- yarns, gadgets, yarnie lifestyle stuff, bags, stitch markers!
For the non crafter:
Taurus curve- new cc firearm
Inova flash lights
Crank flashlight/Weather radio- arc frx3 hand turbine
Bar-maids lotion bars
WolfeFarm soaps/cable needles
Wonderwhyalpaca- goat milk soaps
Tix Trinkets shawl clasps
Eco hand cream and lip balm
Lake effect- loveAfrica
New patterns to match by DenKnits
Lake Avenue- inyeni
On the Forum:
Card exchange sign ups
Hip 2 B Square
Random act of kindness/ pay it forward
Garbage disposal repair
When a tree falls.
Recipe type: Breakfast Cuisine: American
Prep time: 15 mins Cook time: 40 mins Total time: 55 mins
Serves: 9 inch Bread
Zucchini, grated with skin on- 1½ cups
Brown sugar- 1 cup
Extra virgin olive oil or vegetable oil- ⅔ cup
Vanilla extract- 1½ tsp
Eggs, large- 2
All purpose flour- 1½ cups
Baking powder- ½ tsp
Baking soda- ½ tsp
Ground cinnamon- 1 tsp
Ground dry ginger- ½ tsp (optional)
Salt- ¼ tsp
Preheat the oven to 350 F.
Wash the zucchini's well and grate it on the larger holes of a grater, you could keep the skin. One medium sized zucchini yielded 1½ cups of grated zucchini.
In a large bowl, combine the flour, baking powder, baking soda, ground cinnamon, ground ginger and salt.
In another bowl, combine the brown sugar, vanilla extract and oil.
Add eggs one at a time and beat it using an electric hand mixer.
Add the flour mix to the beaten egg/sugar, beat it until well incorporated.
Add the grated zucchini and combine well to the batter using a spatula.
Grease a 9 inch loaf pan with cooking spray.
Pour the prepared batter into the pan, fill only ¾th of the pan.
Place the pan on the middle rack in the oven.
Bake for 40 to 45 minutes or until a fork inserted into the middle of the bread comes out clean.
Remove the pan from the oven, transfer to a cooling rack and let cool down for a few minutes.
Using a sharp knife, slice it and serve with coffee or tea.
Pulled beef- from Debijazz.
Jar of banana pepper (mild)
Packet of brown gravy
1/2 white onion sliced
Mix juice from peppers with dry ingredients.
Put roast, peppers (added onions) in crock pour juice mixture over. Cook until fork tender. Pull apart meat and return to crock of sauce. Cook a bit longer. Serve with crusty bread and a good drink.
On the menu
Thanksgiving- Firefly marathon - Friday big dinner with family.
24 days of Advent
St. Nicholas day-December 6th
St. Distaff day- January 6th
Turtle Made 3D printed Turkish spindle