6.26.2013

The Never Not Knitting Podcast : Episode 71 : The Sweater Curse



Episode 71


Click HERE to download the mp3 file for Episode 71


Shownotes:














This is my yarn bowl posing with my skeins of Spincycle Dyed in the Wool yarn.


Enter to win a "birdie yarn bowl" from uncommongoods.com just like mine (yarn not included.. this yarn is all Miiiiinnnee) by leaving a comment under this post by July 15th. Please only one comment per person and do not forget to include your contact information. The winner will be announced in Episode 72.

Thank you for listening! :)






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Btbroderway said...

btbroderway or ravelry
btbroderway@gmail.com
I need a yarn bowl in the worst way.

Ruth said...

Love the yarn bowl, thanks for the giveaway opportunity!
RLake - Rav ID
knitter1962@gmail.com

mlblogshoppersfan said...

That yarn bowl is awesome. Even as a dude, I'd have no problem sporting my yarn in it. Currently, my yarn bowl is a ziplock bag with the corner cut off!

-greg (drmellow on ravelry)

mellenknits said...

I love Uncommon Goods - I'm so happy that they are carrying something for knitters (although I would argue it shouldn't be so 'uncommon' an item...)

Christa said...

Love the bowl.

livin4fishin said...

Love the yarn bowl and would love to be "fancy". Glad you're back!

Nicky-

livin4fishin on Rav
livin4fishin@yahoo.com

Alane said...

Welcome back to podcasting. You sure have been up to some really wonderful things. Congratulations.

I'd really love to try out a yarn bowl.

Rav: DCAlaneKnits

kleggett said...

I would love a yarn bowl like this!

evianlake said...

I've been looking for a good, affordable yarn bowl for months. This one looks great! Thanks for the chance to win. I'm ShadowAP on Rav.

Catie said...

That yarn bowl is a work of art.

Catiecat on rav

therese said...

I hope the yarn bowl is miiine!

Lori said...

Ooooohhh ... I love yarn bowls, and I love birds, so you can imagine how I feel about that yarn bowl! So gorgeous!

I am LoriMassey at gmail. :)

Mira said...

I did a total squee when I saw a new podcast up! I am totally guilty of the unfancy ziplock bag. OmnicronCeti on rav, or a.mira.j.clark@gmail.com

Charlotte said...

What a pretty yarn bowl!
Charlotte

charlotte at yarnsandtales dot com

Kristi said...

Love that bowl! My bowl has a large crack due to a flying superhero

Savannagal said...

Such an adorable yarn bowl. I'm an avid bird watcher and feeder. I would love to win a yarn bowl. Thanks.

Iron Hague said...

That is one tweet bowl!

Historychic on rav

Sheila said...

I've never used a yarn bowl. I'd love to give it a try!

Denise Twum said...

That is a pretty sexy yarn bowl! I would love one!! niseyknits@gmail.com (awurama on Ravelry).

bellasocks said...

Fab yarn bowl! bellasocks on rav. asitero@gmail.com

Brenda said...

It's beautiful!
I am Goodstuff on Rav.
Thanks!

Terry said...

Love that yarn bowl! And I'm so glad your podcasting again!

knitterlydesigns said...

I am so glad you are back. We have missed you. I would love this bowl. I have never used anything like that.

knitterlydesigns on Ravelry

Kelly said...

So purty! Would love to add that to my knitting accessories, as it will make colorwork that much easier! kellygarland99@yahoo.com

Kiki said...

How adorable! I love the bird detail.

yarn-vs-zombies on Rav

LaurenM said...

I've been wanting to try a yarn bowl. This is the cutest I've seen too. I'd love to give it a new home.

tlobner said...

What a nice yarn bowl. Thanks for offering it as a giveaway.
tlobner on Ravelry

AyntBee said...

Love the yarn bowl, send one my way!
ayntbee@comcast.net

I loved The Sweater Curse ... great story!

memyself said...

Would love this handmade bowl!

zustrickenensf on ravelry.

Amy Lamash said...

Ohhhh! July 15 is my birthday and this would be the perfect surprise!

robin said...

Love the bird bowl;)
Thanks for the giveaway

Robin54 rav id

Heidi said...

I'd like to win that lovely yarn bowl...please.
cookieladyknits on rav.

Sheri said...

What a lovely bowl. Would love to win. Good hearing from you again.

Craftyslm: Rav. ID

Ruth Colville said...

That yarn bowl would fit perfectly on the table beside my knitting chair! Thanks for the chance to win one. muttiruth on Ravelry

Katie said...

Looking forward to listening to the podcast. And the yarn bowl is so incredibly cute.

katieemma on Ravelry

Charlotte said...

What a sweet little bird.

I'm shortlette on rav

C Gibson said...

So adorable! I have let my knitting fall to the wayside but this may be the lovely ticket back!

Rebecca Barnes said...

Love that yarn bowl! rebecca.barnes@comcast.net

summerjc said...

So glad you're back! The bowl is beautiful!

Summerjc on rav.

MegR said...

Right now I use a bag or a glass bowl from my kitchen, but that yarn bowl is much cuter! meagan(dot)radford(at)gmail(dot)com

asdfjkl; said...

Can a bowl be delish?
Bren
irishcarygirl@gmail.com

glongley said...

Love the yarn bowl.

mvink said...

Gorgeous yarn bowl!! Thank you for the chance :-)

Betsy said...

beautiful!! I love that bowl!

Rebekah said...

so pretty!

rebekah[.]diehl[@]gmail[.]com

Lenamr said...

Love your blog and podcast!!!
Rav ID lenamr
Lmrochon@gmail.com

knitonepugtwo said...

how cool!
Knitonepugtwo @ gmail.com

starseer79 said...

What a beautifully crafted yarn bowl!
-Elaina (starseer79 on Ravelry)

Sherral said...

Love that yarn bowl! Soglad you're back to podcasting!!
littleredradish on ravelry
sherralandmax AT yahoo DOT com

Robin V said...

Glad you're back! Sounds like you had fun while you were away. :)

I think yarn bowls are terrific - decorative AND functional. And when they come with a bird - well, for me, that's perfect!

- Robin (RobinV on Ravelry)

Monica said...

I have ALWAYS wanted one of those bowls! I am KNITulescu on Ravelry

KimW said...

That is such an adorable yarn bowl! I have ordered some clever products from Uncommon Goods, but I didn't know they carried anything for knitters - I'll have to check my catalog. I'm KimW on Ravelry.

zblueyez said...

Oh wow! I'd love to try a yarn bowl!
-Zanna (zblueyez on ravelry)

Kerri said...
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Kerri said...

Very pretty yarn bowl! Thanks for the chance to win Alana! I am kerriknits on ravelry :)

UmmRania said...

Aww, super cute! I have never had a yarn bowl and would love to give it a try.

ummrania on rav

Romykins said...

Great giveaway!
romykins@gmail.com

beth jillette said...

Super cool bowl love the birdie would love to win
My first podcast experience.traveling tomorrow so taking you on the plane ;)
thanks for the giveaway
biscottibeth@yahoo.com

Marydop said...

I loooovveee it!!!!

Jessica said...

Love the birdie bowl! Thanks for the chance!
jayellesea on Rav

Deb - Mom of 3 Girls said...

Oh how pretty! I'll have to check out the yarn too. :) I've never used a yarn bowl either, but would love to give it a try.

DebMomOf3 on Ravelry

d29449e0-def1-11e2-a641-000f20980440 said...

What a lovely bowl! I would love to win this nice thing ;-)
Thank you for the new episode of your podcast! I love it!

Greetings from Munich, Germany

Kristina

d29449e0-def1-11e2-a641-000f20980440 said...

What a lovely bowl! I would love to win this nice thing ;-)
Thank you for the new episode of your podcast! I love it!

Greetings from Munich, Germany

Kristina

Janefrogged said...

I love the yarn bowl! Shame the yarn isn't included...

Erika Simmonds said...

Love the yarn bowl. What a great giveaway.

Nicky said...

What a lovely giveaway.
fibbermcphee@hotmail.com

Parker Peter said...

I would adore winning this yarn bowl. I discovered your Coastal knits at my retailer in Paris (France)and I fell in love at once on the patterns. Since then, I am you with enjoyment!

Linda Rumsey said...

I love that yarn bowl. Beautiful and practical!
lindarumsey on Ravelry

foamofdays said...

Love the yarn bowl :)
Rav ID foamofdays

Knot Tied Down said...

Love the yarn bowl.

KnotTiedDown on ravelry.

Erica Barker said...

Love the yarn bowl...I'm of the ziplock bag crowd too, but I would love to upgrade ;)

Erica
ericahb on Ravelry

diane_s said...

That is the sweetest yarn owl , love the birdie!

Elspeth Campbell said...

I would love to win such a lovely yarn bowl, Elspeth81 on Ravelry

Tora Hill said...

So glad you are podcasting again. You have been missed. The Botanical Knits book is excellent, am looking forward to the next one. The yarn bowl is beautiful, thanks for such a great giveaway.
Tora (sleepykitty on ravelry)

Margo said...

The yarn bowl is a lot prettier than the plastic Glad bowl I'm using.

DebNC said...

What a beautiful yarn bowl. Great way to keep spring with you all year, love the bird on it!!!

lahlahland said...

Oh, my goodness! I've been wanting a yarn bowl for so long now, and this is a beauty! Thanks so much for providing the chance to win it!

kanani said...

I've always wanted a yarn bowl-beautiful and functional. The little bird is so cute perched on the edge!

kanani on ravelry

Mar said...

I would love tohave one of those yarn bowl, thx for the offer.

Emily said...

So cute! I love the little bird on it!

Emily said...

Oops: forgot to add: mles on ravelry. :-)

Amanda Rae said...

That bowl is adorable!

Lydia said...

Lovely bowl
lifeandyarn on ravelry

Kelly Ramstack said...

I've always wanted a yarn bowl and that one with the little birdie is just too cute!

kjramstack at yahoo dot com

mominwbl said...

I would love this yarn bowl. Thank you

Amanda @ His and Her Hobbies said...

I would absolutely love to have that yarn bowl. So helpful and cute!

Amanda
hrt4tchng@hotmail.com

K8erpillar said...

I absolutely adore this yarn bowl - knitting and birds are two of my favorite things! I have ordered many products from Uncommon Goods and have been very pleased with all of them. Thanks for the giveaway!
K8erpillar on Ravelry

Betsy said...

oops - forgot to leave contact info - so sorry...

love, love, love the bowl.

grammie2maddie on rav

Domini said...

I love birds, I love yarn, so obviously I would love a bird yarn bowl! Dominideann@hotmail.com

Fabiknits said...

I love the bowl!
Rav ID: fabiknits

the quilter said...

I confess I am the yarn rolls around, use the zip lock baggies to control it from the cats knitter--this bowl is to die for and I long to be as fancy as the book character Fancy Nancy that my second graders love! I would so love to win this lovely bowl!!! thank you for the opportunity!!

the quilter said...

oops forgot to leave contact info!!
croteau71@charter.net

sharonathemom said...

Now would be a great time to finally win something. Love this bowl so much that it will be purchased if not won!

sharonathemom said...

Forgot contact info:
Rav ID: sharonathemom

loanrho said...

Love the yarn bowl! Thanks for offering such an awesome giveaway!
loanrho@yahoo.com

Oneday Designs said...

I would so love to win a "birdie yarn bowl" and thanks for giving me the opportunity.

Small and Moody said...

Such a sweet yarn bowl! Thanks for the chance to win.

Rav ID: SmallandMoody

Nancy said...

What a great yarn bowl... thanks for the giveaway

Rachel D. said...
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~ Dixie said...

Thanks so much for the chance to win.
The yarn bowl is cute!
rav Marianne40

Rachel D. said...

Yarn bowls are my new accessory love. I would be honored to have a birdie bowl!

Rav ID: DiabolicalRica

ctexas said...

Thank you for the chance to win this cute little bowl.

Kristebee said...

Love the birdie bowl! I've been wanting to try a yarn bowl too!

Kriste. (Rav ID kristebee)

cleighely said...

Hi Alana,
I love the idea of yarn bowls!!! So cute as well as practical.

Cassandra Ely

Rav ID: CLeighEly

Catherine said...

Beautiful bowl. Have never tried a yarn bowl. Hope this is my time!

Jules said...

The yarn bowl is so stinking cute! I would love to knit out of it.
JulesBr on Ravelry.

Jules said...

The yarn bowl is so darned cute! I would love to have it hold my yarn still.
JulesBr on Ravelry.

Tina Gatti said...
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Mary said...

The yarn bowl is darling! I'm so looking forward to your new podcast season, Alana.

KnitAdmin on Ravelry

Carol said...
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Carol said...

Love the yarn bowl, love the podcast! Welcome back Alana...you were missed!

sorry, I forgot my contact info in original comment.

gardendeeva on Ravelry

the inspired, herself said...

So awesome!

saltyphoenix on ravelry

saltyphoenix@gmail.com

Tina Gatti said...
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Admissions said...

Thanks for the contest - it would be a cute and useful bowl!
Rav ID: WintonB

Tina Gatti said...

thanks for the giveaway! Love the yarn bowl and would love to win one too!

tgatti on ravelry

Candace said...

That yarn bowl is adorable! Thanks for the giveaway.

I'm shiver on ravelry.

DolledUpDNA said...

So glad you found Spincycle!!!! I've been obsessed with them for years :) living in Washington makes it that much easier to get it in my knitting bag too.... I love everything I have made with their yarn. Have fun!

Ravelry: DolledUpDNA

Geneviève Gagnon said...

This bowl looks fantastic! My yarn always gets tangled, and that looks like a stylish and practical solution. Thanks for your blog, its soooo inspiring, im looking forward to seeing your book.

Diane Howard said...

I have wanted (and needed) a yarn bowl for the longest time. I actually use CD/DVD spindle cases that have been modified. I'm all about repurposing, but would love to have a beautiful bowln

dinaripper - Ravelry
DinaripperCreations@gmail.com

I'm crossing my fingers!!

Jennifer said...

Your yarn bowl is so pretty--I love the ornamentation with the bird. Very unique!
Jennifer
aka tresovejitas on ravelry

kathy h said...

I have been hinting to my 3 daughters that I need a bowl like this for years. I would be tickled pink to receive it.
Kathy

hanoch@ghkco.com

Stevie said...

exquisite and unique, a yarn bowl to be treasured. ncstevie@gmail.com or KnottyNancys (ravelry ID)

AudreysTeaShop said...

Gasp! Such a pretty yarn bowl! Love it!

Krysia said...

I would love to win this beautiful prize. This blog is great.Glad you're back!
Greetings from Polish.
Krysia
krut0@poczta.onet.pl

Catzabo said...

I love the yarn bowl!and I love your website!

cathy@thwb-law.com
cathyzab@comcast.net

Catzabo said...

Love the yarn bowl!

karen said...

How exciting! Thanks for the chance to win!

tashbalaz said...

I would love to be fancy too. :) So nice to see a new podcast from you.
tashbalaz on ravelry

rebekah said...

Woo that looks pretty. Love the link to the sweater curse too! Thanks
Rebekah@scruffian.com
knitinlove.com

Knittybarb Tracie said...

I want to be fancy just like Alana! Seriously, I have been wanting a yarn bowl forever. Pick me!
Barb (KnittyBarb on Ravelry)

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Yarn Minded Knitter said...

I love the bowl, and would love to put my name to win.

Becky L Geer said...

I want to be fancy, too!

Becky bgeer79@yahoo.com

Ashley Frencl said...

Yarn bowls are so pretty and so useful! harvestgrl2006@yahoo.com

Cindy Ball said...

I love the little tail on the bird, it will hold back your yarn.
Cindy on Ravelry

Karen said...

Can't wait to order your new book. Absolutely LOVED your first one!!

Amanda said...

That yarn bowl is so cute!
littletigercat on ravelry. :)

sandy l said...

It was so nice to hear your voice. The yarn bowl is lovely.

SandyL on ravelry

sandy.lunsford@myactv.net

ashley said...

super tweet! ashleymccauley on rav

Lucy Walker said...

lovely. lucille.walker@gmail.com

carolshue said...

Thank you for offering this lovely prize! I just bought a yarn bowl for a friend's retirement and she loved it. Like you said, it would feel so fancy to have this around....it would certainly help save the yarn from the dogs!

Carolshue

Unknown said...

I would love the bowl!

Linda said...

I love yarn bowls!!! This one is a beauty

thewalshfam said...

I live the yarn bowl! So cute! If I don't win I may have to ask for one for my birthday! So glad you're back, Alana!
Katie
Rnmama on ravelry

Hishandmaid said...

So glad you are podcasting!

Hishandmaid on Ravelry

Linda said...

I would love to add this knitting bowl to my knitting accessories. Love your patterns. Thank you

Prue Green said...

Hi - just love the Birdie Yarn Bowl - it looks great and thanks for the opportunity of the competition.

Also love the Botanical Knits ebook - just about to start Entangled Vines - yummy.

Thanks - Prue
prueg.pg@gmail.com

booklady said...

I love the yarn bowl! And I live in the Bellingham wa area, the home of spincycle yarns. :)
Sarah

Anne M.V. said...

I would love to win!

Anne0731 on Rav

christina said...

that's the cutest yarn bowl i've ever seen!

c_mcmullan(at)hotmail(dot)com

dove said...

I love the yarn selections on your outline. Their yarns are gorgeous! The yarn bowl is wonderful. My husband and I are retired and watch chickadees,robins, nuthatches and the wonderful cardinals. I would use this bowl and cherish it.

Deb Myers
blue_duck2@yahoo.com
bluewingteal on Ravelry

fishgirl182 said...

can't wait to listen to the new podcast. and thanks for the giveaway!

twee66 at gmail dot com

voffi said...

Welcome back, I would love to win this yarn bowl.
-voffi on rav

allyklayr said...

Huzzah! A new podcast! I'm pretty pumped about that.

Fingers crossed I win this sweet bowl.

ally-klayr on Ravelry.
ally.klayr.tarwater@gmail.com

Maegwin said...

Though I know I have a snowball's chance, I'd love to win! My toddler and rat terrier had an incident with some yarn tangling and some running that resulted in the demise of my Jennie the Potter yarn bowl. Thanks as always for the podcast!

Rav ID Eenae

Britt said...

It is so beautiful, i would love to win it.
ostdahl(A)hotmail.com

Bianca13 said...

Wow! Love the yarn bowl. Really cute.

bbono13@hotmail.com

Megan Bouchaib said...

My goodness the little bird is sooo cute!
I'm meganyork on ravelry

baabaabi.com said...

Love the yarn bowl, thanks for the give away opportunity.

and your episode gives me some great information.

Mrsaddamo@gmail.com

Kathy said...

So nice to hear fom you again! I'll be honest, I own a yarn bowl already. But my daughter has taken it over for her knitting! The down side to teaching your children to knit!

Kell said...

Welcome back!

It's been a long time since I've gone to the uncommon goods website. I think it's time for a return visit!

Kelley
kellpatt on ravelry

Suburban Stitcher said...

This is such a cute bowl! I don't have a yarn bowl yet, and it's definitely something that has been on my wish list.
dianne @ suburbanstitcher dot com
dbbstitch on Ravelry

mariaeb said...

LOVE the birdie! What a sweet yarn bowl! Would love to win!

Linda said...

I'd love a yarn bowl. So cute!

lmecoll on Ravelry

Kristy Harrison said...

Welcome back to podcasting Alana, it is lovely to hear you again. Love the yarn bwl. Loved the play excerpt too.

I am leilacarolinedes on ravelry.

Conni rusie said...

What a perfectly beautiful yarn bowl. Thank you for this chance to win one.

Na said...

Clever bowl.
naomil1@verizon.net

AJ said...

It's adorabowl!

KnitterAli on Ravelry

JanetL said...

Love the yarn bowls. Really a rather brilliant idea.

Julia Bass said...
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Julia Bass said...

It is lovely!

Juliaknit on Ravelry

kaileen shanahan said...

ALANA!!! I'm so happy you're back! You are super inspiring and I love listening,smiling and laughing with your podcast. Thanks for doing this! suuper cute yarnbowl.
ravid- kaileenknits24
shanahanfibers@gmail.com

Andrea said...

I'm so happy to hear you back. And I'm REALLY looking forward to some sneak peeks of all these new designs you keep alluding to :)

Peatmoss83 on Rav

staceyknitsit said...

Fancy, indeed! I don't own a yarn bowl, but would love to have one.

adodds said...

I love the yarn bowl. Quite stylish for our knitting.
Skibum on Rav

Deborah Slone said...

This is so beautiful and functional!

deborah.slone@gmail.com

- Deborah

Charly Derham said...

Would love to win, I love birdies!
booksandfeathers@yahoo.co.uk

Adriana Schoenberg said...

I'm so glad that you are back! Enjoyed this episode very much!
adrianaschoenberg@gmail.com

kathie said...

Would love to win a yarn bowl!! And I also have to go check out the yarn you mentioned....so very glad you are back!

Stacy said...
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Stacy said...

So glad that you are back to podcasting! The yarn bowl is lovely!

I am stacy78 on ravelry

EmilyA said...

Ohhhh I love the idea of using a yarn bowl... it has been on my "if I were a rich girl" list forever.
emjay713@yahoo.com
rav id -emjay713

Marelis said...

That yarn bowl is adorable! The story at the end was great too. Thanks for including it. It made me giggle out loud at Joanns as I listened to it when I was shopping. :)

bebedechocolate on Ravelry

Glen Fandf said...

LOVE the episode and despite being an amateur potter, the yarn bowl is out of my grasp so winning one would be fantastic. Welcome back to podcasting.

Danielle said...

what a beautiful bowl! I've had my yarn rolling all over the place... chasing it under tables and trying to beat the cat to it :)
dani_kunzle@hotmail.com
ravelry: Daniellek88

Dawna said...
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Dawna said...

It is so nice to hear a new podcast from you! I am a bird lover so I would love to have a knit bowl like yours. It is so lovely <3

Dawna on Ravelry
d-rego@sbcglobal.net

Deb Hickman said...

This bowl is gorgeous!!!!!!!! It's good to have you back on your podcast. Deb x

Tinkhickman on Ravelry

Tinkhickman@blueyonder.co.uk

Deren Bader said...

Great giveaway!
Thanks, Deren
gilderwood@embarqmail.com

pat said...

That yarn bowl is a beautiful work of art! And such a good poser, didn't blink for the pic or anything!

lakchi said...

The yarn bowl is beautiful it would be beautiful on a table!
Rav ID. LAKCHI

CrookedKnitter said...

So great to hear you again!

Unknown said...

Lovely yarn bowl! I'm Krystalline on Ravelry

jenbrook96 said...

What a cute yarn bowl! I would love to try it out! jenbrook96 on Ravelry

Stitched Together said...

Lovely bowl. I'm Stitched-Together on Ravelry.

Rookie Knitter2 said...

Glad you're back--love the bowl!

kamoul said...

Great bowl. I may need to try one.

Johnston4kids said...

Cute, cute, cute yarn bowl! Johnston4kids on rav

ypsiknitti said...

Enjoyed the podcast. The yarn bowl is beautiful! Winning would b great!
Ypsiknitter on ravelry

KT4JC said...

I keep saying I'm going to take a pottery class to make my own yarn bowl. Since that's probably not going to happen in the near future, this one would be really nice! :)

ktandjt4jc@yahoo.com

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