Crochet Luna Vlogcast/Podcast Episode 10 Scrappiness is Happiness

 

In this episode I talk about:

Halloween Crochet-A-Long

The #HALCAL2017 is a Crochet-A-Long that is co-hosted by Jo who is Jojotwinkletoes on Instagram and Ravelry and the Crochet Luna Vlogcast/Podcast.  It will run from September 29 to October 31,2017.

The pattern for this CAL has a skull design for a filet jumper by designer Pony McTate and was published in Simply Crochet magazine issue 59. It will be available shortly for purchase on http://www.ravelry.com,

http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/filet-crochet-skull-jumper

There will be a Chatter/Wip Thread and a F/O Thread on the Crochet Luna Vlogcast/Podcast Group on Ravelry starting September 29, 2017

 

The Super Simple Tunisian CAL  is co-hosted by Hannah of The Cosy Cottage Crochet and the Crochet Luna Vlogcast/Podcast.  It will run Oct.1 to Oct. 31, 2017.  Use #SSTCAL so we can see all your lovely projects.  Both Hannah and I will have two patterns on our Ravelry group page that will include two patterns and video tutorials to help everyone complete a total of 4 dishcloths.  Facecloths and scrubbies are also welcome.

Join us, there will be prizes!

A huge thank you to Terra of Mitchell’s Creations for sending me a most awesome gift. Check out her lovely Etsy shop. https://www.etsy.com/shop/MitchellsC

 

Patterns:

Interweave Crochet magazine Fall 2015 – Ananas Shawl by Zsuzsanna Makai     http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/ananas-shawl

Fortune’s Shawlette – http://www.mooglyblog.com/fortunes-shawlette/

Caron – Slouchy Beanie   http://www.yarnspirations.com/patterns/slouchy-beanie-simplysoft.html

B.Hooked Crochet – Traditional Granny Stitch Shawl   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=lnc5SDv1u8I&t=44s

Maggie’s Crochet – Granny Stitch Blanket   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fqHscHyCDAQ

Book: Modern Crocheted Shawls & Wraps by Laura Strutt

Free crochet pattern: Vintage Sweet Shawl (EN)    https://haakmaarraak.nl/free-crochet-pattern-vintage-sweet-shawl-eng/

Half a Granny Square Shawl – Brooklyn Tweed Loft Version. http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/half-a-granny-square-shawl

Claudia Scarf. http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/claudia-scarf

Yarns:

La Dolce Vita Alpacas – http://www.ldvalpacas.com/LDVA/Welcome.html

Long Dog Yarn – https://longdogyarn.com/

Wander Lust – https://wanderlusthues.com/

Forbidden Woolery- https://forbidden-woolery.myshopify.com/

Inner Zen Garden – https://www.etsy.com/shop/InnerYarnZen

Incan Spice- https://www.plymouthyarn.com/yarn/incan-spice-item-594-new-fall

Project Bags- Instagram: KC’S Pockets to go.  https://www.instagram.com/kcspocketstogo

Podcast Recommendations:

The Quoe Podcast – https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCAtBG7SiWl9x13pIWn87muA

The Earl Grey Crochet – https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCNW-FWgH13WQCRjz9wmMOUg

No Catchy Name Crochet – https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC1IeDb-wXQxXWc0igm8r8cw

Litte Fuzzy  Sarah – https://www.youtube.com/results?search_query=little+fuzzy+podcast

Love Charlie Crochet – https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCrlPhPxLqsYutBgOkh85a4g

 

Thanks for watching!

Crochet Luna Podcast Episode 9 Oh Boy!

Find me on:
Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/crochetluna
Ravelry: http://www.ravelry.com/groups/crochet-luna-podcast
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/crochetluna
Blog: http://crochetluna.com/

Welcome to a sweaty, muggy episode. In this episode, I talk about:

Those affected by Hurricane Harvey can have a little bit of their stash restored by reaching out to the following:

On Ravelry: http://www.ravelry.com/groups/knit-two-together-for-texas

On the Web: https://www.thelemonadeshopyarns.com/harvey-donations

Check out the Instagram account for Loloditit to see how they donated money to the American Redcross Harvey Fund

There is also the Red Cross website: https://www.redcross.org/donate/hurricane-harvey

If you have been affected by Hurricane Harvey, my prayers and good vibes are with you.

Here are the new podcasts I talked about:

Hand Me Downz Knit and Crochet: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC_EecAIlHSDin89adPB47-Q

The Quoe Podcast: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCAtBG7SiWl9x13pIWn87muA
He has a new scarf patten, The Dust and Ashes Scarf: http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/dust-and-ashes-cable-scarf

 

Rohn Strong: https://rohnstrong.com/

Benjamin Krudwig: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCNtUeGeFyhGSZ0VxUHNMHaw

Levi: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC_xNEztERHMQoYybGK0p-TA

Acquisitions:
I purchased my project bag from: https://www.etsy.com/market/not4profit

My granny square license plate came from: http://www.cafepress.com/

The Caron Cakes I purchased at Michaels. https://www.michaels.com

Cotton Flowers: https://www.etsy.com/shop/CottonflowersYarns

CAL News:

I will be cohosting the Super Simple Tunisian CAL with Hannah of The Cozy Cottage Crochet. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCe2m-l-OAbm0ungrL3BRj5Q
More details to follow

I will also be cohosting a CAL with Jo who is jojotwinkletoes on Instagram. Check out her blog: http://jojotwinkletoes.blogspot.com/
It will be for a sweater pattern found in Simply Crochet Issue 59
http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/filet-crochet-skull-jumper
More details to follow.

The Granny square poncho I showed was inspired by a vintage magazine poncho. It can be found in Woman’s Day Granny Squares Number 2, published 1974.

I used Vanna’s Choice yarn in the colors: Mustard, Linen, Charcoal Grey.

Future Projects:
I will be starting on my Liula wrap. This is a paid pattern by Emma from the Potter and Bloom Podcast: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC_N9czUb0fkmOuVt7-PMXFw

The pattern can be found on Ravelry: http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/liula

I will be making the Beltine Cuff-Down Socks from the Rohn Strong book, Step Into Crochet.

I will also be making Three Springs. This is a pattern by Deanne of Addydae Designs. http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/three-springs

WIPS:
I am currently working on my Urban Stripes Shawl by Rosina of the Zeens and Roger Podcast. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCLhguvECJDPlgDG9YZ_omBQ

http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/urban-stripe-shawl

Pattern Palooza:

Beginner Ribbed Crochet Hat Pattern: http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/beginner-ribbed-crochet-hat-pattern-mens—unisex

Crocheted Ribbed Hat Pattern

Men’s Infinity Scarf Pattern: http://raediantcrochet.blogspot.com/2012/11/mens-infinity-scarf-pattern.html

Simple Scarf for Men: http://hearthookhome.com/simple-scarf-for-men-free-crochet-pattern/

The Every Man Scarf: http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/every-man-scarf

Father Pullover: http://www.redheart.com/free-patterns/father-pullover

Patons Kroy Toe Up Socks: http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/toe-up-socks-crochet

Free Yourself Shawl: http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/free-yourself-shawl

Check out Toni’s website.  She is a great crochet designer and resource. https://tlyarncrafts.com/

Julietta Shawl: http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/julietta-5

Thanks so much for watching!

Crochet Luna Podcast Episode 8 “Summer Loving had me a blast” Show Notes

 

In this episode:

We wrap the Summer of Romance CAL hosted by Clarisabeth of the Crochet Cakes Podcast. Crochet Cakes YouTube link: https://www.youtube.com/user/moshimoshiJan/videos

and myself. The CAL ran until August 5 and I hosted the WIP/Chatter thread on my Ravelry Page for this podcast.

Patterns I talked about in this episode:

Knitted: Hermoine’s Everyday Sock
http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/hermiones-everyday-socks

Knitted: Patchwork Weasly Sock
http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/patchwork-weasley-socks

Crochet Patterns:
Gorman Street Socks – http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/gorman-street-toe-up-socks

Urban Stripe Shawl – http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/urban-stripe-shawl

Ohana Top – http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/the-ohana-top-set

Retro Granny Stash Bag – http://crafternoontreats.com/retro-granny-stash-bag-quick-start-guide/

Blurre Shawl – http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/blurre

Divine Hat- http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/divine-hat-2

Liula (this is the pattern for the Liula CAL)- http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/liula
This CAL is hosted by Emma of the Potter and Bloom Podcast.
Podcast link: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC_N9czUb0fkmOuVt7-PMXFw

The Liula CAL will run September 01, 2017 to October 31, 2017
Check out her blog for a discount code for the pattern.
http://www.potterandbloom.com/blog/episode47
Use the hashtags: #CAKECAL, #letthemcrochetcake, #liula

Karmic Kitty: http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/karmic-kitty-pillow-plushie-pincushion-or-mascot

Spotting Clouds: http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/spotting-clouds-top

Doris Chan: http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/all-shawl
http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/mesh-vest

Three Springs: http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/three-springs

Hove Beach Bag: http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/hove-beach-bag

Joy of Motion: https://joyofmotioncrochet.com/shop/summer-sweater-crochet-pattern/
https://joyofmotioncrochet.com/shop/delicatus-headband-crochet-pattern/

Yarns:
The Lemonade Shop – Colorway: Sugar Plum Fairy
https://www.etsy.com/shop/lemonadeshop

Yarns that I purchased at Sin City Knit Shop in Las Vegas, Nevada
http://www.sincityknitshop.com/

Ella Rae – Cozy Soft and Cozy Prints, colorways: Pacific Blue, Wallflower, color 30

Universal Yarns, Wisdom Yarns – Pix, colorway: Citrus Slide

LGF Suris – Mini set

I did not purchase but I talked about Zealana yarn. https://zealana.com/

Big thank you to all the lovely people I met at Sin City Knit Shop. Everyone was so kind and welcoming.

I purchased two project bags from Pearl and Plum
https://www.etsy.com/shop/PearlandPlum
A big thank you to Vivian who was incredibly generous and donated one of her awesome project bags to the podcast. THANK YOU!

A huge thank you to Fay of The Crochet Circle Podcast for the lovely package she sent. I was able to make a small bag from the tweed she sent and I simply love the John Arbon yarn she sent. It is so soft and squishy!

The Crochet Circle Podcast link: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCJaui0bZMoRRM0pzvukZnaw

John Arbon: https://www.jarbon.com/

If you would like a copy of the Christmas list pdf. Please email me at: crochetluna.claudia@gmail.com

 

I used this YouTube video from Hue Loco to make my little tweed fabric bag. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9WiSfTJ-4cc

Thank you so much for watching!

Crochet Luna Podcast Episode 7 Must-Stash Show Notes

Episode 7 Must-Stash

In this episode I have a very loud fan on and a fly-away hair that just won’t behave.  I hope it’s not too distracting and you can still enjoy this episode.

In this episode, I talk about:

San Diego Comic Con. https://www.comic-con.org/

San Diego County Fair. https://sdfair.com/

A big thank you to Jillian of the Coo Coo for Cowls podcast for the lovely gift she sent. Coo Coo for Cowls YouTube Link: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCM-mptPn0HpIv6HBbJONqBg

The yarn she sent is from Cascade Yarns and is called Sunseeker.  http://www.cascadeyarns.com/

Meredith’s Jars of Joy. http://www.meredithsjarsofjoy.com/

I completed the Gradient Granny Pattern by Sarah Shrimpton found in Inside Crochet Magazine #90  http://www.insidecrochet.co.uk/

The mustache project bag is from Mr. Indigos Bags found on Etsy.  https://www.etsy.com/shop/mrindigosbags

Fluph Shop  https://www.fluph.co.uk/                                                                                  Let’s Talk about Stash YouTube video link.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YEpGbE_5s4c&t=832s

Ted Talk about collecting by Daniel Krawczyk  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=J3ktgPQbUvo&list=PLaYKMpHrnGpEqO5Gz0hSr0Kkgv3CYe_LY

Check out the Kristine Kelly Vlog https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCr1bI6qOoR95A1xDFxeUAiA                               Video about stash management. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W8meIDrBywo&t=339s

I visited a LYS called Yarning for You. http://yarningforyou.com/

The Yarns:

Zen Gardens Yarn  https://zenyarngarden.co/

Fishknits   http://www.fishknitsyarn.com/

Biscotte Yarns  https://biscotteyarns.com/

Sweet Georgia Yarns  http://sweetgeorgiayarns.com/

Junk Yarn  https://www.junkyarn.com/

Goosey Fibers  https://www.etsy.com/shop/GooseyFibers

New Hooks  https://www.etsy.com/shop/HookEwe                                                                                 https://www.etsy.com/shop/polymerclayshed

New project bag from Queen’s Yarn Boutique.

Queen’s Yarn Boutique YouTube link: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UChoQctK4HXF_gy3jR1dLG5Q

Etsy store link: https://www.etsy.com/shop/QueensYarnBoutique

Free Crochet patterns by Berroco. http://www.berroco.com/patterns/delicata

Free Crochet Pattern by Knitpicks. http://www.knitpicks.com/patterns/Simple_Shells_Cowl__D55691220.html

Paid patterns by Joy of Motion https://joyofmotioncrochet.com/

Paid pattern by Zeens & Rogers.  http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/urban-stripe-shawl

Check out theZeens & Roger podcast on YouTube. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCLhguvECJDPlgDG9YZ_omBQ

Paid pattern by Addydae Designs http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/blurre

My project bag is from Thank God for Bags. Here is the link to her etsy shop. https://www.etsy.com/shop/ThankGodforBags

Sock it to me!  I’m crocheting socks from Step into Crochet by Rohn Strong. The pattern is the Gorman Street Toe-up Socks.  https://rohnstrong.com/

****My crochet fantasy socks, Giveaway Winner is: Cozygurl (Ravelry)*****

CALs/MALs/Etc.

Summer of Romance CAL ends Aug. 5, 2017  #SRCAL

Grocery Girls Celebrate Canada’s 150 years with a MAL that ends Sept. 01, 2017      http://www.ravelry.com/groups/grocery-girls-podcast

Coo Coo for Cowls Granny Stitch CAL ends on Dec. 1, 2017 http://www.ravelry.com/groups/coo-coo-for-cowls

Tamara and Helen are hosting a sweater CAL. Starts Sept 16,2017 ends Nov. 17, 2017 #backtoschoolsweaterCAL,

Link to Tamara’s blog http://www.craftyescapism.com/                                                   Link to Helen’s blog https://makingatnumber14.blogspot.co.uk/

Festival of finishing hosted by the Crochet Circle Podcast.  #festivaloffinishing         http://www.ravelry.com/groups/the-crochet-circle-podcast

 

Thanks so much for watching!

 

 

 

 

Crochet Luna Podcast Episode 3 Show Notes

 

Despite the bad hair day, I had a lot of fun putting this episode together.

Links for this episode:

Grocery Girls
YouTube: Grocery Girls Podcast
Ravelry: Grocery Girls Podcast

Ravelry Crochet Thread #1
Ravelry Crochet Thread #2

Yarn Hoarder 
YouTube: Yarn Hoarder Podcast                                                                            Ravelry: Yarn Hoarder Podcast                                                                            Ravelry: Crochet Make-Along

Keep Calm and Carry Yarn
YouTube: Keep Calm and Carry Yarn Podcast                                                     Ravelry: Keep Calm and Carry Yarn Podcast
Kal/Cal Information

New Crochet Podcast to watch.
The Cozy Cottage Crochet Podcast

Purchased from Amazon website
https://www.amazon.com/
Curvy Girl Crochet by Mary Beth Temple

Purchased from Knitpicks website.
http://www.knitpicks.com/
Top-Down Crochet Sweaters by Dora Ohrenstein

Magazine: Crochet Scene (Interweave Big Bonus Special Issue 2017)
Pattern: Jailhouse Rock Pullover by Melissa Leapman
Paid Pattern: http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/jailhouse-rock-pullover

Check out my good friend’s beautiful clothes.
https://www.dressthepopulation.com/

Hotel of Bees Shawl by Christina Hadderingh
Paid Pattern:http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/hotel-of-bees-shawl
Use Coupon Code BEE20 for a 20% discount for a limited time.
#HOBCAL, #HotelofBeesShawl

Doris Shawl by Kat Goldin
Paid Pattern:http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/doris-shawl-2

Prayer Shawl by Cynthia Miller
Free Pattern:http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/williston-shawl

I used two skeins of Red Heart Boutique Unforgettable in the color Candied.

Picot Boo Shawl by Carrie Carpenter
Pattern found in Crochet World magazine issue February 2014
Paid Pattern:http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/picot-boo-shawl

Check out Jillian’s Podcast
YouTube: Coo Coo for Cowls Podcast                                                                     Ravelry: Coo Coo for Cowls Podcast
Ravelry: Wrapped in Love information

Knitpicks E-book Helping Hands
http://www.knitpicks.com/patterns/Helping_Hands_eBook__D55823220.html

The Crochet Project – Riley & Saunders Socks
https://thecrochetproject.com/

Knit it- Hook it- Craft it
https://www.knitit-hookit-craftit.com/

Crochet Circle podcast and Ravelry Information.
Podcast:
YouTube: Crochet Circle Podcast
Ravelry: Crochet Circle Podcast

Thank you to Shannon of Yarn Baby for provided photos of her lovely yarn.
http://www.yarnbaby.biz/

Thank you for all the support and for watching my podcast. Hugs!

Crochet Luna Podcast Episode 2 Show Notes

 

Welcome to Episode 2 of the Crochet Luna Podcast.
Today’s episode is titled: The 3mm Hook Mystery.

The word of the day is “band-wagon”. I say this word way too many times and I apologize for the repetitiveness of it. I cringed on the playback when I heard myself say it so many times.

Find the group for this Podcast at:
http://www.ravelry.com/groups/crochet-luna-podcast

In this episode I talk about:

Crochet Socks
http://Pattern: http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/survival-socks

Craft Yarn Council
http://www.craftyarncouncil.com/

Cowl Neck Poncho by Simone Francis Simply Crochet Issue 25
Pattern:http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/cowl-neck-poncho-3

Ravelry Store
http://www.ravelry.com/minimart

Crochet buttons I purchased from Buttons & Things on Etsy.
https://www.etsy.com/shop/pepsy

Pullover Pattern
http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/cozy-classic-pullover

Yarn: Lion Brand Homespun
98% Acrylic 2%Polyester
185 Yards

Hotel of Bees CAL – See the Betsy Makes Podcast for coupon code.
Pattern: http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/hotel-of-bees-shawl
CAL is hosted
Sandra from http://www.cherryheart.co.uk/
Ravelry group: http://www.ravelry.com/groups/cherry-hearts-cozy-corner
and
Sam from http://betsymakes.blogspot.com/
Ravelry group: http://www.ravelry.com/groups/betsymakes-podcast-group
#HOBCAL
#HotelofBeesShawl

I will be using Berroco Brand- Maya yarn 85% Pima Cotton and 15% Baby Alpaca
http://www.berroco.com/

http://thecrochetproject.com/
Pattern: http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/doris-shawl-2

Yarn I will be using for the first Doris Shawl:
West Yorkshire Spinners Signature 4ply Yarn
http://www.wyspinners.com/

Yarnover Truck
http://yarnovertruck.com/

http://layarncrawl.com/  Los Angeles Yarn Crawl

Happy Mail from
http://crafternoontreats.com/
Yarn: Imperial Fun Set
Natural British wool/Hand dyed ethically produced British wool
100g/approx. 370 yards Heavy Fingering/Sports weight 2ply

Yarn: Moorland Shadows
Natural British Wool/Hand dyed ethically produced British wool
100g/approx. 400 yards Fingering weight 2 ply

Frida Khalo Project Bag
https://www.etsy.com/shop/ZoesBagBoutique

New crochet friends on Instagram:
creativebyyvonne
craftyescapism
thecozycottagecrochet
Patinamoon
Terri-TN

Thank you kindly to the following Podcasters who have made me feel most welcomed to the podcasting community:

Crochetcakes
https://www.youtube.com/user/moshimoshiJan

Crochet Circle Podcast
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCJaui0bZMoRRM0pzvukZnaw

Keep Calm & Carry Yarn Podcast
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCVtATUON2bkM11sKl7tBvjg

Zeens and Roger Podcast
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCLhguvECJDPlgDG9YZ_omBQ

Coo Coo for Cowls Podcast
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCM-mptPn0HpIv6HBbJONqBg

Crochet on and I will see you in two weeks!