Thursday, July 11, 2013

Episode 11 - Bears in the U.P

It's been a while, but I'm back on track now. Thanks for listening and you can find show notes at

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Wednesday, June 26, 2013

Episode 10 - A little milestone.mp3

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Episode 10 Show Notes

Look y'all, show notes!!

You can find me on Ravelry as reeciespieces, Instagram as rreeciespieces, Twitter as rnsidell and Plurk as rnsidell

WIP's - spinning: Fluff super wash merino in the A Touch of Autumn color way, and Hitchhiker by Martina Behm out of Knit Picks Stroll hand painted fingering in the Coffee Shop color way.

Yep, not much in the way of knitting and spinning this week, but...

Enter my GIVEAWAY for a downloadable pattern from Ravelry up to $10!!

Thanks for listening : )

Friday, May 31, 2013

Episode 7 Show Notes - Short and Random

Welcome All!!

You can find me on Ravelry as ReeciesPieces, on Plurk and on Twitter as rnsidell and on iTunes (any and all iTunes reviews are greatly appreciated, that's how most people find their podcasts)

Here's what's been going on...

Spinning WIP's: Fluff superwash merino in A Touch Of Autumn

Knitting WIP's: Metallurgy Shawl, Balloon Animal and Stripy Socks

Knitting FO's: Saving these for tuesday : )

I'll be back on Tuesday with a real show. Thanks for listening, y'all are the best!

Thursday, May 30, 2013

Episode 7 - Short and Random

Sorry I forgot about y'all this week. Here's a quick update, and I'll talk to you again on Tuesday! Have a safe and fun weekend : )

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Wednesday, May 22, 2013

Episode 6

Yep, another episode already. I'm trying to get back to recording on Tuesday. I tried to keep this one short, but as usual I rambled on. Thanks for listening!

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Thursday, May 16, 2013

Episode 5 - Unemployment

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Episode 5

Hi guys, it's been a busy couple of weeks around here. I hope yours were better!

Welcome to all the new kids in the Ravelry group! Thanks for joining : )

Welcome to any new listeners and welcome back to any returning : )

Thanks to all who made a donation. It is greatly appreciated!!!

Special thanks to JoAnnaSpring of the Knit Spin Farm Podcast for the lovely stitch markers!

You can find me on Ravelry as ReeciesPieces, on Plurk --> and on Twitter as rnsidell and on iTunes (any and all iTunes reviews are greatly appreciated, that's how most people find their podcasts)

Here's what's been going on.

Spinning WIP's: Fluff superwash merino in A Touch Of Autumn

Spinning FO's: Squoosh superwash Corriedale in the Kobol color way - forgot to write down the yardage : ( also some Finn fiber from Finnegan's Flock in an undyed silver grey color - 222 yards of 2-ply in about a DK weight.

Knitting WIP's: same as last time, the Felici Sport socks and Gramps cardigan

Knitting FO's: a rainbow baby hat for my cousin and a little slouchy baby hat for my sister's roommate

Purchases: Woolgatherings 4/13 club colorway from oohfancypants destash, LOOP! bullseye bump in the raindrop with sparkle, from another destash. YarnBox subscription, and 3 mo. subscription to Two if by Hand fiber club. Fat Squirrel Fibers Pecan base - Superwash BFL in the ?? blue color way

I am still geeking out to Firefly. I've only got 4 episodes and the movie left and I'm going to be sad : (

I'm looking for new knitting podcasts and if anyone has any suggestions, I'd greatly appreciate them.

Thanks for listening! Talk to you soon : )

Friday, May 3, 2013

Episode 4

Website changes - I like the cleaner look. Hope it didn't freak anybody out : )

WIP's - same old Felici Sport socks and Gramps cardigan

What's coming up - I'm going to knit the Trillian Shawl by Martina Behm out of Fat Squirrel Fiber BFL in That Bead In My Ear for Amy Beth's Orange KAL - I know I told you guys about a couple other shawls (Pendulum and Metallurgy), but, there was more fail... I'm also going to be knitting another Hitchhiker shawl for my sis.

Spinning - I spun some Cloudlover superwash BFL in the Wintergreen colorway

Aquisitions - FLUFF, Squoosh and Finnigans Flock - I don't think her store is up and running yet.

You can check out the little bit of my stash that I've added to Ravelry.

Sorry it was so boring this week : (

Tuesday, April 30, 2013

Episode 4 - Lots of Fail

This time, I talk about all the fails I had this week while trying to find a shawl for the Orange KAL.

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Tuesday, April 16, 2013

Episode 3

Welcome to all the new people in the group!!

What's on the needles - Vanilla socks in Felici sport, crochet samples for CYC certification, Gramps Cardigan

What's off the needles - My Hitchhiker is done, and so are the crazy clown barf socks

Recent stash enhancements - I bought 0 yarn on vacation - can't decide if this was good or bad. But I do have some Desert Vista Dyeworks in the Laser Tag Colorway on a sparkle base, and some That Bead in My Ear from Fat Squirrel Fibers, Cloud Lover fiber in the Wintergreen colorway

Spinning - Crap fiber : ( and the Cloud Lover braid

I purchased the Botanical Knits book and Amy Herzog's Knit to Flatter

The sock surgeon's afterthought heel

TECHKnitters no sew Kitchner

Did I miss anything?

Thanks for listening!

Rachel : )

Episode 3 - what are blintzes?

I made some good knitting and spinning progress this week, and I tried to tell a funny story : /

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Thursday, April 4, 2013

Episode 2

Episode 2 - recorded on my way to work. I hope the audio is ok for you. Check out the show notes at / / Thanks for listening!

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Tuesday, April 2, 2013

Episode 2 show notes

Just a short episede this week while I'm on my way to work. I hope the audio is ok for you, I can hear a little background noise, but I didn't think it was too bad. Let me know if it is, though, because it's really easy for me to record while driving and I'll do it more if the quality is ok!

What's on the needles - Clown barf socks, and Hitchhiker by Martina Behm

What's off the needles - No FO's : (

Coming up - Socks out of Felici (I'll probably make a plain vanilla sock) and the Gramps cardigan by Tin Can Knits (I got that one right!) out of Cotton Ease or Comfy Worsted

Spinning - This fiber from Edgewood Garden Studios is what I finished that turned out really nice. I'm currently spinning BFL/Tussah silk from Paradise Fibers. I also got 8oz of Wensleydale (not Corridale) and Cranberry colored Merino (not Falkland).

Not knitting - Vacation!!! I'm super excited : )

Thanks for listening!


Tuesday, March 26, 2013

Episode 1 Show notes

What I'm working on:
Clown barf socks, Windschief by Steven West and Hitchhiker by Martina Behm

Recently finished:
Mom's shawl and Reba's mittens

I'm Spinning:
This fiber from Edgewood Garden Studios

A little podcast lovin to Stockinette Zombies and The Fat Squirrel Speaks (love her face)

My empty little Ravelry group. Join me?

I think that's all for this week.

See ya soon!

Saturday, March 23, 2013

I have a published podcast!

And it took FOREVER. And, I have no idea what I'm doing.

I am trying to get everything to publish through iTunes, but I still need time. In the meantime, here is a link to my libsyn page and you can listen to the podcast there.

Unfortunately, it's in two parts. Sorry about that.

Please let me know what you think!


Ep 1 Pt 2 2013-03-23-21:30:01

Yep, I'm still figuring this out...

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Sunday, February 17, 2013

I'm gonna be a podcaster!


I'm Rachel, also known as Reecie and I am a knittingaholic. Yes, I sometimes feel like I need a 12 step program to curb my knitting addiction, and I've only been knitting for less than a year! You see, I've known how to crochet almost my whole life, and I enjoyed it, but never enough to really keep up with it. Then about ten months ago I decided to teach myself to knit, and I've been hooked (unintentional crochet pun) ever since.

Why start a podcast, you ask? Well, I live in a small town and most of the time, I feel like I am the only knitter around. I don't have anyone to share my love of knitting with, so I'm going to reach out and make some knitting friends. And I won't discriminate. If you love yarn, I'd love to be your friend. Knitting, crocheting, spinning, weaving, tatting (anyone want to educate me on this one), dyeing - I am a friend to all fiber artists and all fiber lovers. Heck, if you raise sheep, I'd love for you to join in too. We all know that without the sheep, we'd be nowhere.

So, please join me on my podcasting adventure. I have no clue what I'm doing, and it might be terrible (seriously, if it is, please let me know), but I'll do the best I can.

You can find me on Ravelry, Twitter and Plurk (I'm still figuring this one out) as rnsidell.

Hope to see you soon!