Bright Shiny Winter Episode 235

Mojo:
Jessica -Chloe’s mashup sweater
https://www.ravelry.com/projects/naturallyknitty/jailbird

Allena-
All the cowls, a hat and a scarf

WIP’s:

Allena

Teacher Cowls and hats
Jessica-
Hermione sweater- TIME OUT

You Spin me Right Round:

Allena
NEWT FINISHED!!!

Jessica-
FINISHED
Schacht matchless- CHF – baby camel/silk -400yds

SIP~
Mini turtlemade- NK rolags, clockwork angel- https://www.ravelry.com/people/naturallyknitty/handspun/naturallyknitty-clockwork-angel-rolags
Standard turtlemade ~

Sidekick-

Weaving
Allena – Slytherin Houndstooth along! YAY
Weaving scarves for my bible study…

Jessica-Started dish towels

Sewing:

Allena – of course IKS sunday
Jessica-

GYM :
Cardio Challenge
Allena- prizes going out.
Jessica- keto and water! I’ve been doing yoga! 30 days of yoga with Adrine

Binge-ing

Allena-
Friend me on Good Reads
Reading:
On hold : F is for Fugitive https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/169211.F_is_for_Fugitive
Legacies https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/23176298-legacies
Finished: Swords and Scoundrels https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/24819531-swords-and-scoundrels

Watching- Jack Ryan, once upon a time, bones, the closer, Sleepy Hollow, Handmaid’s Tales, Elementary
Finished parks and rec,
Jessica-
Reading:
Kitty books… Coffeehouse mysteries – Cleo Coyle

Watching: Grey’s Anatomy, The Good Doctor. HULU!!!

Random Randomness!
Allena
StarKnits

JESSICA :
Naturally Knitty

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The 1 with all the Sweaters Episode 233

Mojo:
Jessica –
Teacher gifts- simple cowl on 15s and using chunky yarn.

Chloe’s mashup sweater: starting the hood!
https://www.ravelry.com/projects/naturallyknitty/jailbird

Pink elephant for Gwen
https://www.ravelry.com/projects/naturallyknitty/gwens-pink-elephant

Teacher hat

Allena-
Mittens https://www.ravelry.com/projects/StarKnits/malabrigo-mittens
Joining a Slytherhug https://www.ravelry.com/projects/StarKnits/joining-a-slytherhug

WIP’s:

Allena
Brown and Tweedy https://www.ravelry.com/projects/StarKnits/shalom-cardigan
Hermione Cardigan https://www.ravelry.com/projects/StarKnits/of-hallows-and-horcruxes

Jessica-
Hermione sweater

my NEWT!!!
https://www.ravelry.com/discuss/hp-knitting-crochet-house-cup/3812184/76-100#89

You Spin me Right Round:

Allena
NEWT
Spinning done 858 yards 3ply
Carding https://www.ravelry.com/people/StarKnits/handspun/processing-finn-wool

Jessica-
FINISHED
Schacht matchless- knitty and color cable ply https://www.ravelry.com/people/naturallyknitty/handspun/knitty-and-color—salem-nights-merino

SIP~
Mini turtlemade- NK rolags, clockwork angel- https://www.ravelry.com/people/naturallyknitty/handspun/naturallyknitty-clockwork-angel-rolags
Standard turtlemade ~

Sidekick-

Weaving
Allena – I have stalled

Jessica- Wove a scarf for a gift exchange
https://www.ravelry.com/projects/naturallyknitty/gift-exchange-scarf

Sewing:

Allena – of course
Jessica- PJ’s for Christmas!
Chloe’s zipper

Gym:

Cardio Challenge
Allena- prizes going out.
Jessica- keto and water! I’ve been doing yoga! 30 days of yoga with Adrine

Binge-ing

Allena-
Friend me on Good Reads
Reading: Once Burned https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/7039218-once-burned
On hold : F is for Fugitive https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/169211.F_is_for_Fugitive
Legacies https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/23176298-legacies
Finished:
Eternal Kiss of Darkness https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/12659405-eternal-kiss-of-darkness

Watching- parks and rec, Jack Ryan, once upon a time, bones, man in the high castle, hemlock grove, being human, stitchers
Finished queen of the south, chilling adventures of Sabrina, the magicians

Jessica-
Reading:
Kitty books… currently on Kitty’s Raises Hell

Watching:

Random Randomness!
Allena
StarKnits

Ragzz
Madi got DL
New Purse

JESSICA :
Naturally Knitty

Crafters Retreat!

IG giveaway!

 

Boo Hoo Aliens, Blah, Blah, Blah Episode 232

Mojo:
Jessica –
Hat
Bike helmet ear warmers
Mini octpus
Mini whale
Owl stuffie for Gabi
https://www.ravelry.com/projects/naturallyknitty/gabis-owl
Joined the blanket

Allena-
Squares 3:
2 turned in together https://www.ravelry.com/projects/StarKnits/12-inch-squares-2
one by itself https://www.ravelry.com/projects/StarKnits/suzannes-frasera-mandala

WIP’s:

Allena
Mittens https://www.ravelry.com/projects/StarKnits/malabrigo-mittens
Joining a Slytherhug https://www.ravelry.com/projects/StarKnits/joining-a-slytherhug

Jessica-

Chloe’s mashup sweater: starting the hood!
https://www.ravelry.com/projects/naturallyknitty/jailbird

my NEWT!!!
https://www.ravelry.com/discuss/hp-knitting-crochet-house-cup/3812184/76-100#89

You Spin me Right Round:

Allena
NEWT spinning and plying… 2 skeins done
Carding Fin fiber almost done. https://www.ravelry.com/people/StarKnits/handspun/processing-finn-wool

Jessica-
FINISHED
4ply for my NEWT. mohair. https://www.ravelry.com/people/naturallyknitty/handspun/mohair-3

SIP~
Mini turtlemade- NK rolags, clockwork angel- https://www.ravelry.com/people/naturallyknitty/handspun/naturallyknitty-clockwork-angel-rolags
Standard turtlemade ~
Schacht matchless- knitty and color cable ply https://www.ravelry.com/people/naturallyknitty/handspun/knitty-and-color—salem-nights-merino

Sidekick-

Weaving
Allena – I have stalled

Jessica-

Sewing:

Allena – of course
Jessica-

Gym:

Cardio Challenge
Allena- prizes going out.
Jessica- keto and water! I’ve been doing yoga! 30 days of yoga with Adrine

Binge-ing

Allena-
Friend me on Good Reads
Reading: Eternal Kiss of Darkness https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/12659405-eternal-kiss-of-darkness
On hold : F is for Fugitive https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/169211.F_is_for_Fugitive
Legacies https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/23176298-legacies
Finished:
First Drop of Crimson https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/8731135-first-drop-of-crimson
#4 & #5 https://www.goodreads.com/series/99352-blood-destiny
https://www.goodreads.com/series/142681-corrigan

Watching- parks and rec, Jack Ryan, once upon a time, queen of the south, bones
Finished

Jessica-
Reading:
The 5th Wave
Infinite Sea
The Last Star – didn’t get too far yet.

Watching:
Shadowhunters- finished up the last season
The 9 lives of Chloe King – for funzies
Bunheads – surprisingly pretty good
Stitchers – just started

Random Randomness!
Allena
StarKnits

Little York – soooo cold
New yarn
Lotion bar
Ragzz this weekend
Little gadgets friend got me.
Bella’s Bday
Madi going for DL test today

JESSICA :
Naturally Knitty

Still busy!
Raining for 2 weeks now.

Whoops It’s Another Planning Podcast Episode 231

Planning Podcast
NEWTS:
Fall, 2018 N.E.W.T. Timeline:

Oct. 1-31: 75% benchmark for 125 pts
Nov. 1-30: 100% final benchmark for 250 pts
All requests for significant changes must be submitted by Sept. 30, 2018.

Owls:
Timetable
October 1st – 31st: Midterm 50% submissions are accepted.
November 1st – 30th: Final OWL submissions are accepted.

OOtP:
FALL 2018 SCHEDULE
Sept 6 (Noon POT) – Sept 16 (midnight POT) BROOM window is open
Sept 23 Missions launch!
Oct 28 – Nov 18 Missions return

Quidditch:
For this match – September 17 – October 2:
Play for Team Puffin by stating your support for the team and crafting something with high visibility to be seen against the snow.
-or-
Play for Team Polar Bear by stating your support for the team and crafting something to protect yourself or another person from the cold.
You can earn 20 base points, points for awesomeness, and a bonus point for a charity item. Be sure to clearly state the name of your charity in the header. HPKCHC yardage points are in play.

Astronomy
We’d like you to craft something that celebrates the four major moons of Jupiter originally discovered by Galileo.
To celebrate the four moons please craft in fours: make something with 4 corners, 4 colors, or 4 parts; spin or dye a 4-ply yarn, or make 4 of something (such as hexis or jayg squares).

Charms
Prompt: Craft something to wear to the Halloween Feast that uses over 100 yards.

Divination
Craft something that another student has submitted before in the House Cup. Share what you’ve learned from looking into the past.

Flying
For your homework this month, you may either craft with wool and one other fiber or make your own magic carpet. If you chose to make your own magic carpet creative storytelling/staging is encouraged.
Non-Ravelry crafts will be accepted if they fit the prompt

Herbology
The plants we will be studying this month are belladonna, henbane, hellebore, and digitalis. For your homework this month, please craft in the colors black and/or purple OR make something that requires a great deal of concentration, like when using these plants in herbal remedies.
History of Magic
For the month of October, submit projects inspired by the Headless Hunt’s story, or craft in the Halloween colors of orange and/or black.
Non-Ravelry crafts will be accepted if they fit the prompt;

Magical Literature

Craft inspired by the color, shape, or other properties of monster teeth.
Non-Ravelry crafts WILL be accepted.

Transfiguration

For your homework this month, we would like you to craft a hedgehog or a pincushion. If your transformation is not readily identified as a hedgehog or a pincushion, please model your homework so that it “resembles” a hedgehog or pincushion.
Non-Ravelry crafts will be accepted if they fit the prompt

Mojo:
Jessica –
Blanket squares! https://www.ravelry.com/projects/naturallyknitty/never-ending-blanket-square-2

Allena-
Squares https://www.ravelry.com/projects/StarKnits/12-inch-squares
Two blankets https://www.ravelry.com/projects/StarKnits/joining-of-the-baby-blankets
Cowl https://www.ravelry.com/projects/StarKnits/cold-cowl

WIP’s:

Allena
Mittens https://www.ravelry.com/projects/StarKnits/malabrigo-mittens
Squares

Jessica-
Owl stuffie for Gabi
https://www.ravelry.com/projects/naturallyknitty/gabis-owl

Chloe’s mashup sweater: starting the hood!
https://www.ravelry.com/projects/naturallyknitty/jailbird

my NEWT!!!
https://www.ravelry.com/discuss/hp-knitting-crochet-house-cup/3812184/76-100#89

You Spin me Right Round:

Allena
NEWT spinning SV fiber and plying carding too.

Jessica-
FINISHED
4ply for my NEWT. mohair. https://www.ravelry.com/people/naturallyknitty/handspun/mohair-3

SIP~
Mini turtlemade- NK rolags, clockwork angel- https://www.ravelry.com/people/naturallyknitty/handspun/naturallyknitty-clockwork-angel-rolags
Standard turtlemade ~
Schacht matchless- knitty and color cable ply https://www.ravelry.com/people/naturallyknitty/handspun/knitty-and-color—salem-nights-merino

Sidekick-

Weaving
Allena – measruing out warp for rugs.
Jessica-

Sewing:

Allena – wholesale order, getting ready for new shows
Jessica-

Gym:

Cardio Challenge
https://www.ravelry.com/discuss/the-weasley-sisters-podcast/3788266/1-25#1
Allena- pick a prize…
Jessica- keto and water!

Binge-ing

Allena-
Friend me on Good Reads
Reading: on #4 https://www.goodreads.com/series/99352-blood-destiny
#4 https://www.goodreads.com/series/142681-corrigan
On hold : F is for Fugitive https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/169211.F_is_for_Fugitive
Legacies https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/23176298-legacies
Finished:
Bayou Moon https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/7130616-bayou-moon On the Edge https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/6329547-on-the-edge
Kate Daniels 5 https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/8559047-magic-slays

Watching- parks and rec, Jack Ryan, once upon a time
Finished black mirror , the good place

Jessica-
Reading:
The 5th Wave

Finished –
Circle of Magic – Tamora Pierce:
-Sandry’s book, Tris’s Book, Daja’s Book (don’t have the 4th- Briar’s Book)\

Kate Daniels Series:
Magic Bites, Magic Burns, Magic Strikes, Magic Bleeds, Magic Strays…

Kitty and the Midnight Hour – Waiting for more!

Cassandra Palmer Series… eh. Not sure if I want to keep reading
Touch the Dark, & Claimed by Shadow

The Lunar Chronicles: need to get the others on my ipod.
Cinder

Watching:
Started Glee
Show hole…

Random Randomness!
Allena
StarKnits

A wool gathering
SVFF
Trying to get a new van today

JESSICA :
Naturally Knitty

Joe built me an oil shelf! (i need another one)

Between Truban’s football, Chloe’s CC, Gabe’s night school and band and RUSH on Wed nights I feel like a crazy person in the evenings! We’re busy busy busy!

September Planning Episode 230

 

Planning Podcast:

NEWTS:
Fall, 2018 N.E.W.T. Timeline:
Sept. 1-30: 50% benchmark for 75 pts
Oct. 1-31: 75% benchmark for 125 pts
Nov. 1-30: 100% final benchmark for 250 pts
All requests for significant changes must be submitted by Sept. 30, 2018.

Owls:
Timetable
September 1st – 22nd: OWL proposals may be submitted. OWLs may only be started after they are approved by the relevant examiner.
October 1st – 31st: Midterm 50% submissions are accepted.
November 1st – 30th: Final OWL submissions are accepted.

OOtP:
FALL 2018 SCHEDULE
Sept 6 (Noon POT) – Sept 16 (midnight POT) BROOM window is open
Sept 23 Missions launch!
Oct 28 – Nov 18 Missions return

Quidditch:
For this match – September 17 – October 2:
Play for Team Puffin by stating your support for the team and crafting something with high visibility to be seen against the snow.
-or-
Play for Team Polar Bear by stating your support for the team and crafting something to protect yourself or another person from the cold.
You can earn 20 base points, points for awesomeness, and a bonus point for a charity item. Be sure to clearly state the name of your charity in the header. HPKCHC yardage points are in play.

Astronomy
Please craft something that represents the colors of Jupiter’s moon, lo, by including at least one of these colors: black, gray and/or white somewhere in your project.
Non-Ravelry crafts will be accepted if they fit the prompt; prior approval is not required.

Charms
Prompt: Craft in the vivid, fire-like colors of Fall. You may use one or more vibrant shade of red, orange, or gold; but ONLY those colors.
Non-rav crafts will NOT be accepted in this class.

Divination
Craft an item that represents one of the Major Arcana. This can be the imagery, the meaning of the card, or what the card represents to you.
Non-Ravelry crafts will be accepted if they fit the prompt; prior approval is not required.
Flying
Craft something that you will give away.
Non-Ravelry crafts will be accepted if they fit the prompt; prior approval is not required.
Herbology
For your homework, craft in the colors of heirloom apples (green, yellow, pink, purple, and black – NO RED) or work with a shiny fiber to represent the apple’s skin.
Non-Ravelry crafts will be accepted if they fit the prompt; prior approval is not required. Please review the non-Rav craft guidelines before submitting your project
History of Magic
Take what you’ve learned today and craft something to represent one of the four House ghosts. Using the colors associated with the ghost’s House is not what we’re looking for; we want you to represent the ghost, not their House! Please see the FAQs for some examples.
Non-Ravelry crafts will be accepted if they fit the prompt; prior approval is not required. Please review the non-Rav craft guidelines before submitting your project.
Magical Literature
To celebrate Mr. Scamander’s contributions to the literature on magical creatures, please craft a representation of something new you learned about a magical creature by reading Fantastic Beasts.
Non-Ravelry crafts will be accepted if they fit the prompt; prior approval is not required.

Transfiguration
For your homework we would like for you to craft your Animagus or craft using the distinguishing markings of your Animagus. Your Animagus can be an animal of your choosing, or you can find out what yours is HERE
Non Ravelry projects will NOT be accepted

Regular Podcast

Mojo:
Jessica –
Allena-
Trillian https://www.ravelry.com/projects/StarKnits/trillian
Cowl https://www.ravelry.com/projects/StarKnits/cold-cowl
Pokemon
square

WIP’s:

Allena
Mittens https://www.ravelry.com/projects/StarKnits/malabrigo-mittens
Baby blanket

Jessica-
Chloe’s mashup sweater:
https://www.ravelry.com/projects/naturallyknitty/jailbird

my NEWT!!!
https://www.ravelry.com/discuss/hp-knitting-crochet-house-cup/3812184/76-100#89

You Spin me Right Round:

Allena
NEWT spinning. SV fiber
Cleaned and now picking both fleeces.

Jessica-
FINISHED

Knitty and Color mashup- true 3ply.
2 skeins, 12 oz in all – 370 yds + 536 yds = total of 906 yds (still needs a bath.
https://www.ravelry.com/people/naturallyknitty/handspun/knitty-and-color—mashup

SIP~
Mini turtlemade- NK rolags, clockwork angel- https://www.ravelry.com/people/naturallyknitty/handspun/naturallyknitty-clockwork-angel-rolags
Standard turtlemade ~
Schacht matchless- 4ply for my NEWT. mohair. https://www.ravelry.com/people/naturallyknitty/handspun/mohair-3
Sidekick-

Sewing:

Allena – Sewing all the things
Jessica-

Gym:

Cardio Challenge
https://www.ravelry.com/discuss/the-weasley-sisters-podcast/3788266/1-25#1
Allena- walked, show,
Down 23lbs 3 inches.
Jessica- keto and water!

Binge-ing

Allena-
Friend me on Good Reads
Reading: On the Edge https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/6329547-on-the-edge
Kate Daniels 5 https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/8559047-magic-slays
On hold : F is for Fugitive https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/169211.F_is_for_Fugitive
Legacies https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/23176298-legacies
Finished: Re-reading Kate Daniels books 1-4 https://www.goodreads.com/series/40691-kate-daniels
Hidden Legacy series 1-3 https://www.goodreads.com/series/122173-hidden-legacy
Diary of a Mad Fat Girl https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/10239677-diary-of-a-mad-fat-girl

Watching- Finished
Watching: parks and rec, Project Runway, the good place, Jack Ryan
Jessica-
Reading:
Book hole…

Finished –

Watching:

Finsied up Bones!
Started Glee
Show hole…

Random Randomness!
Allena
StarKnits

EMFF
Stupid Cars
Orthodontist
Pokemon Go

JESSICA :
Naturally Knitty
I’ve been meh.
School started

Humidity = Frizz Episode 229

WIP’s:

Allena
Trillian https://www.ravelry.com/projects/StarKnits/trillian
Socks that never end https://www.ravelry.com/projects/StarKnits/toe-up-socks-with-a-difference-4

Jessica-
Chloe’s mashup sweater:
https://www.ravelry.com/projects/naturallyknitty/jailbird

my NEWT!!!
https://www.ravelry.com/discuss/hp-knitting-crochet-house-cup/3812184/76-100#89

You Spin me Right Round:

Allena
NEWT Blended SV fiber and have started spinning.

Plied a 3rd bobbin of my epic mashup need to wind off https://www.ravelry.com/people/StarKnits/handspun/epic-mashup-3-2

Jessica-
FINISHED
NK backyard pools- single- https://www.ravelry.com/people/naturallyknitty/handspun/nk-backyard-pools

NK October Skies – 2 ply- https://www.ravelry.com/people/naturallyknitty/handspun/nk-october-skies

SIP~
Mini turtlemade- NK rolags, clockwork angel-
Standard turtlemade ~
Schacht matchless-
Sidekick-

Sewing:

Allena – Sewing all the things.. Rope bowls lately
Jessica-

Gym:

Cardio Challenge
https://www.ravelry.com/discuss/the-weasley-sisters-podcast/3788266/1-25#1
Allena- walked, show, walked
Jessica- biked, keto eating…

Binge-ing

Allena-
Friend me on Good Reads
Reading: Diary of a Mad Fat Girl https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/10239677-diary-of-a-mad-fat-girl
On hold : Legacies https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/23176298-legacies
Finished:
Kitty and the Dead Man’s Hand https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/4453371-kitty-and-the-dead-man-s-hand
E is for evidence https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/64860.E_is_for_Evidence
All girl filling station last great reuion https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/17345385-the-all-girl-filling-station-s-last-reunion
Kitty and the Silver Bullet https://www.goodreads.com/book/show/1624920.Kitty_and_the_Silver_Bullet

Watching- Finished a
Watching: parks and rec, Project Runway
Jessica-
Reading:
Book hole…

Finished –

Watching:

Grey’s Anatomy
Show hole…

Random Randomness!
Allena
StarKnits

MFF
Book from $1 tree
Knitting night
Stash dash so far -8269.82 meters!
School starting next week. Taking Madi to college Saturday
Lets talk the EZ Knit-along

JESSICA :
Naturally Knitty