Science It Episode 172

Mojo:

Jessica –
Earbud thing

WIP’s:

Allena-
Started handspun socks

Need to propose Broom -done

Jessica- none

You Spin me Right Round:

Allena- shrewd slytherin from gormet stash. Plying

Jessica-
FINISHED ~
Loop bullseye bump 577 yds nply
SIP~
Corgi Hill Farm – polwarth /silk
spindle spinning- some rolags deep in the forest on mini turtlemade , sample spinning on standard turtlemade

Sewing:

Allena – sewing as usual
Jessica- nope

Bingeing

Allena-
Friend me on Good Reads
Reading: Splintered https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/12558285-splintered
Finished: Code Virals #3 https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/7744611-code
Fire Touched https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/25776210-fire-touched

watching- Charmed, Heartland

Jessica-
books:
Mercy Thompson series & alpha and omega

shows:
Fear the Walking Dead!

Random Randomness!

Allena
Jamberry Nails
New website added a calendar to my website.

MD sheep and wool
Used my new soap.
Kitchen sink
Dyed Hair
JB event this weekend
2 free Jamberry coupons Need help picking

Jessica-

Prize from last term, slytherin quidditch! Totally forgot about it.
Finally making rolags again! http://naturallyknitty.com/

Choppy Planning Episode 171

Planning Podcast:

Newts: Winter N.E.W.T. Timeline:
May 1-31: 50% benchmark for 75 pts
June 1-30: 75% benchmark for 125 pts
July 1-31: 100% final benchmark for 250 pts
All requests for significant changes must be submitted by May 31, 2016.
Owls:
OWL Timetable for Winter 16
May 1st – 22nd: OWL proposals may be submitted. OWLs may only be started after they are approved by the relevant examiner.
June 1st – 30th: Midterm 50% submissions are accepted.
July1st – 31st: Final OWL submissions are accepted.
OOtP:
BROOMs Accepted: Monday, May 9 (0001 hrs) – Sunday May 22 (2359 hrs) (POT)
Missions launch: Sunday, May 29th, 0001 hrs (POT)
Agents return: Sunday, July 10 (0001 hrs) – Sunday, July 24 (2359 hrs) (POT)
Sunday, March 20th (11:59:59 PM) Last possible instant to get Mission reports safely filed at Number Twelve.

Quidditch: Schedule of Events
May 2: House Quidditch Teams due to the pitch
May 3 – 7: Warm Up Exercises
May 11 – 24: Strength Training
May 31 – June 20: Endurance Training
June 27 – July 3: Agility Training
July 10 – 24: Experimental Plays

Jessica
NEWT: nope.
OOTP:
Quidditch:
Headmistress Challenge

Allena
NEWT- no
OOTP: – maybe a shawl
Quidditch: .
Headmistress Challenge

Astronomy: Corvus constellation
represent Corvus (bird or constellation), craft in something exclusively black and/or white, OR a slow-changing gradient that moves between two very different colours.
Any representations of Corvus will be accepted.
We will be accepting ravelry crafts and other needle crafts (sewing, cross stitching, embroidery, needle felting, etc – if it uses a needle, it is acceptable – if you’re unsure, please ask) and beadwork.
Other Non-Rav Crafts will be accepted in this class. Prior approval is needed.

Charms- Orchideous Charm
This month, for your homework, we want you to channel the Orchideous Charm using Emeralds. For this assignment, you will craft in Greens and other Earth Tones.
Non-Rav Crafts will be accepted in this class. No prior approval is needed.

DADA Opal Necklace
For your homework this month, study the opal necklace in order to protect yourself from its deadly effects by crafting your own necklace or item to protect your neck and/or craft using jewel toned, opalescent (yarn that changes color in the sunlight), or sparkly yarn.

Herbology- Beverage Plants: TEA
you are asked to craft something that represents that plant. It may be in the color of the plant, flowers, or berries or more of a representation of one or more characteristics of the plant – a project with leaves, flowers, or one resembling the stem of the plant. You could also craft an item used for serving tea such as a tea cozy, tea wallet, or cup cozy. A fourth option is to dye with tea bags
a bonus point will be awarded for homework that includes a photo or drawing of the plant(s) you’ve chosen to study.
Non-Ravelry crafts will be accepted if they fit the prompt; prior approval is not required

History of Magic – The Inca
Your assignment — study the Inca and craft using mortarless architecture or make quipu by incorporating fringe. Mortarless architecture in fiber crafts would mean making something constructed all in one piece (for example, make a seamless item or spin or dye a single-ply or chain-plyed yarn). See the FAQo first post) for more details.

Magical Literature May 2016 The Tales of Beedle the Bard
Craft a heart or something containing one or more hearts, or craft something which is mostly red and/or black.

Muggle Studdies – natural dyes or colors found in food.
Knitters, Crocheters and Weavers: Make something with fiber that has been dyed using a natural dye or in a color commonly found in a food.
Spinners: Spin a yarn dyed with a natural dye or in a color commonly found in food.
If this is an uncommon food we would appreciate a photo of that food.
Dyers: Dye a skein of yarn or fiber with a natural dye.
Include which material you used to dye the yarn. Photos of the process are also appreciated

Potions Draught of Living Death
“Fortunately the antidote for this potion is the Wiggenweld Potion. It is a healing potion with the power to awaken a person from a magically-induced sleep. When making the potion it goes through many color changes, starting off red and once complete it’s green.” The full recipe can be found in post #1
For your homework this month, craft something inspired by the Draught of Living Death OR its antidote Wiggenweld Potion. For example craft something using one of the colors listed in the recipes, craft something inspired by one of the ingredients or craft something where you need to be wide awake or that makes you sleepy.
Bonus points: Grab a partner. One of you make the poison, the other the antidote. Earburn your partner in your submission.

Regular Podcast

Mojo:

Jessica –
Chevron Baby Blanket
http://www.ravelry.com/projects/naturallyknitty/chevron-baby-blanket

Allena-
Socks http://www.ravelry.com/projects/StarKnits/toe-up-socks-with-a-difference-2

WIP’s:

Allena-
Started handspun socks
Joshua’s sweater http://www.ravelry.com/projects/StarKnits/raglan-sweater to rip or not

You Spin me Right Round:

Allena- finished 3ply mashup

Jessica-
loop batt
(on hold) spindle spinning some rolags deep in the forest

Sewing:

Allena – sewing phat fiber samples and collaboration box

Bingeing

Allena-
Friend me on Good Reads
Reading: Fire Touched https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/25776210-fire-touched
Finished:
Mercy Thompson series and alpha and omega. https://www.goodreads.com/series/40932-mercy-thompson https://www.goodreads.com/series/45135-alpha-omega

watching-

Jessica-
books:
wattpad, random books that catch my fancy

shows:
Originals, vampire diaries, Walking Dead!, Vikings, iZombie

Random Randomness!

Allena
Jamberry Nails
New website added a calendar to my website.

Hair cut
draco
Emotional drama

Jessica-
Gabe is a teen

The One When We Broke the Internet Episode 169

Mojo:

Allena-
Colorful hat for nest mate’s friend http://www.ravelry.com/projects/StarKnits/hurricane-hat
reducio socks http://www.ravelry.com/projects/StarKnits/mini-socks-2
Mini needle bookmark http://www.ravelry.com/projects/StarKnits/needle-bookmark

WIP’s:

Allena-
Camp out mitts http://www.ravelry.com/projects/StarKnits/camp-out-fingerless-mitts-2
Joshua’s sweater http://www.ravelry.com/projects/StarKnits/raglan-sweater

Jessica-
Chevron Baby Blanket
http://www.ravelry.com/projects/naturallyknitty/chevron-baby-blanket

You Spin me Right Round:

Jessica-
(on hold) spindle spinning some rolags deep in the forest
yarn for Truban- merino/bamboo

Sewing:

Allena – sewing special bulk order new fabric

Bingeing

Allena- Friend me on Good Reads
Reading: 3rd cirque du freak https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/8957.Tunnels_of_Blood
Finished:
Life and Death the 10th annv of Twilight roles flippedhttps://www.goodreads.com/book/show/26874617-life-and-death
Cirque Du Freak 2 https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/8965.The_Vampire_s_Assistant
Virals https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/7800188-virals
Seizure https://www.goodreads.com/review/list/6941261?shelf=read
Summer Knight https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/91478.Summer_Knight

watching- Daredevil, the Returned, Legends
Finished Mysteries of Laura
Weekly: twd

Jessica-
books:
wattpad, random books that catch my fancy

shows:
Originals, Walking Dead!, Vikings, Shadowhunters

Random Randomness!

Allena
Jamberry Nails
New website added a calendar to my website.

Homspun
New Ply
Madison’s Flour Baby

Jessica-
Leah’s bday
Spring is coming… kinda
New Ply mag

Planning, Disconnection and Sweater Debacles Episode 168 Part 2

Mojo:  

Jessica

mara shawl!

 

Allena-  OWL bitterroot http://www.ravelry.com/projects/StarKnits/bitterroot

 

WIP’s:

Allena-

Colorful hat for nest mate’s friend

reducio socks and mini project

OWL

 

Jessica-

Chevron Baby Blaket

 

You Spin me Right Round:

Allena-   spindle spinning at show

 

Jessica-  

(on hold) spindle spinning some rolags deep in the forest

yarn for Truban

 

Sewing:

Allena  – sewing  for the show turned in 31 bags for mug stud

still sewing this time for homespun

 

 

Gym:

cardio challenge. – I need some motivation

Allena-   Worked out  2 times plan to do more!

Bingeing

Allena-

Friend me on <a href=”https://www.goodreads.com/user/show/6941261-allena-williams”>Good Reads</a>

Reading: Life and Death the 10th annv of Twilight roles flipped

Finished Veronica Mars bk1&2  https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/18209454-the-thousand-dollar-tan-line

https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/21437200-mr-kiss-and-tell

Grave Secrets Book 5 in the Temperance Brennan series https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/281350.Grave_Secrets

Books 1 and 2 in the Strain trilogy by Guillermo Del Toro

https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/6065215-the-strain

https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/6723348-the-fall

How to Train your Dragon https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/4051623-how-to-train-your-dragon

The Sleeper and the Spindle  by Neil Gaiman https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/23301545-the-sleeper-and-the-spindle

Cirque Du Freak book 1 – https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/8962.A_Living_Nightmare

 

watching-

Mysteries of Laura

Daredevil

twd

 

Jessica-

books:

wattpad, random books that catch my fancy

 

shows:

z nation, Reign, Walking Dead!, Vikings, Shadowhunters

 

Random Randomness!

<a href=”https://www.zeemaps.com/map?group=1420876″>Listener Map-</a>

 

Allena    

<a href=”http://allenawilliams.jamberrynails.net/”>Jamberry Nails </a>  

<a href=”http://www.StarKnits.net”>New website </a> added a<a href=”http://www.starknits.net/whats-happening.html“> calendar</a> to my website.

PGH knit and crochet

goodies

Phat Fiber

Neko Atsume

Jessica-

sickness is going around😦

 

Planning, Disconnection and Sweater Debacles Episode 168 Part 1

Planning Podcast:

Newts:

Winter N.E.W.T. Timeline:
March 1 – March 31: 100% final benchmark for 250 pts
NEW All requests for significant changes must be submitted by January 31, 2016.
Owls:
OWL Timetable for Winter 16
March 1st – 31st: Final OWL submissions are accepted.

OOtP:

Sunday, March 20th (11:59:59 PM) Last possible instant to get Mission reports safely filed at Number Twelve.

Quidditch:

Rotation 3 :Second Specialization

Dates: Mar 9 – 29
Second Floor: Magical Bugs and Diseases
Option 1: Widely Spread and Highly Contagious diseases: Choose a pattern with at least 500 projects on Ravelry. Please link to the pattern page in your header.
Option 2: Diseases That Are Easily Spread Within a Confined Environment. Choose a pattern that has been made by a fellow House Cupper. This must be a currently active student, whether sorted, NQFY, or SOS. Please provide a link to the other student’s project page in your header.
Option 3: Diseases Spread by Alpha Individuals. Choose a pattern designed by a House Cupper, past or present. Link to the pattern page in your header, and tell us any term the designer was active.
Option 4:Join the search for Patient Zero – we’re going to need lots of string to trace our steps. Does anybody here know how to make yarn?
“Remember, you may make up to 2 projects chosen from the above-named options. Each will be eligible for Referees’ Bonus points and also yardage bonus.

Fourth Floor: Janus Thickey Ward
Option 1: Craft something to make someone else feel good. This can be a gift or something for charity. Explain in your turn-in who is the intended recipient.
Option 2: Brighten up the ward by crafting a home decor item.
Option 3: Many of our residents are yarn crafters. Help us keep our cabinet, with expanding charms, full for our residents by dyeing or spinning supplies.

Ancient Runes: Sweden – Runestones

crafting something reminiscent of the colors of the region (blues, greens, greys) or the Runes found there.
We will be accepting ravelry crafts and other needle crafts (sewing, cross stitching, embroidery, needle felting, etc – if it uses a needle, it is acceptable – if you’re unsure, please ask).

Architecture: New Subject! Bathrooms

Craft something for or inspired by a bathroom.
We will gladly accept all Ravelry crafts, in addition to beading, jewelry, sewing, needlepoint, pottery, woodworking crafts as long as they fit the prompt. No other non-Ravelry crafts will be accepted.

Arithmancy: PI

crafting something circular.
Knitters and Crocheters: Make something circular; or something in the round.
Weavers: Make something on a round loom; or something circular.
Spinners: Spin a fractal yarn.
Dyers: Dye a skein of yarn that’s already been balled or caked.
And in special honor of Pi Day, March 14th, extra bonus points will be given to any student who includes a pie in their project photo!

Astronomy: Eclipse

There are two eclipses during the month of March. The total solar eclipse will be visible in Indonesia and Australia, and over the southern Pacific Ocean on March 9th.
But there is also a penumbral eclipse that we can see from here in the western USA and in eastern Asia,This one will occur on March 23rd, and is particularly interesting because the moon will be moving into the outside shadow of the Earth. The moon will not get red, but it will get darker
craft something dark like an eclipse

Charms- Protego

For this assignment, you’ll need to craft something that will protect you against this flavourful onslaught,
Or, if your charm isn’t strong enough, you might craft something as colorful as the bean that found its mark.
Non-Rav crafts will be accepted for this prompt

Divination- Ovomancy

For your homework this month, use Ovomancy as your inspiration. Craft something inspired by an egg. Dyers can use onion skins or Easter egg dyes to dye yarn/fiber.

Muggle Studdies – 1980’s

Your assignment , should you choose to accept it is to craft something inspired by one of the fads of the 1980s!

Transfiguration- Arthur Dent (hitchhiker’s guide to the galaxy)

In honor of Arthur Dent’s adventures through the galaxy, this month we would like for you to remain calm and conjure an item that is mostly harmless or is useful for travel.

Pick a Name Episode 167

WIP’s:

Allena-
Superman sweater http://www.ravelry.com/projects/StarKnits/raglan-sweater

OWL
bitterroot http://www.ravelry.com/projects/StarKnits/bitterroot
Hermione sweater http://www.ravelry.com/projects/StarKnits/of-hallows-and-horcruxes
Brown sweater http://www.ravelry.com/projects/StarKnits/shalom-cardigan

Jessica-
mara shawl- still…

You Spin me Right Round:

Jessica- spindle spinning some rolags deep in the forest

Sewing:

Allena – sewing PHAT FIBER

Gym:

cardio challenge. – I need some motivation
Keep us accounable!

Bingeing

Allena-
Friend me on Good Reads
Reading: Shannara Chronicles oh hold
Series of Unfortunate Events book 4 have to read something else getting depressed
finished the Last book in the Artemis Fowl series.. love that series
Book 4 Tempernce brennen https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/128759.Fatal_Voyage
watching-
Jessica Jones
Z nation- finished
Weekly watching

Jessica-
books:

shows:
z nation, I zombie, Shadowhunters

Random Randomness!

Listener Map-

Allena
Jamberry Nails
New website added a calendar to my website.

IKS

Jessica-
cakepops aka cake balls