The Knitting Hook-Up

By Ellie and Melissa

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Sarah
 Aug 13, 2018
Love it! The non-knitting life chatter is just as fun as the knitting!

Description

Ellie and Melissa share what they are knitting, crocheting, plus a bit of storytelling of what life dishes out. They hope to keep you entertained and coming back for more.

Episode Date
Episode 6: Mandatory Fun
01:05:13

Cold Brew Coffee (Takeya Patented Deluxe Cold Brew Iced Coffee Maker with Airtight Seal & Silicone Handle, Made in USA, 1-Quart with Stone Street Coffee Cold Brew), Shout out to bostonjen1 on IG (Down Cellar Studio Audio Podcast) 

Leading Men Fiber Arts (Steve and Andy) brand new retreat in September 2019 at the Allerton Estate in Monticello, IL


Acquisitions:

  • Ordered Erlbacher Gearhart Speedster (64 cylinder) Arrived on my birthday!
  • Evil Little Goat (Tough Goat 75/25) Colorway - Last Day Of Summer


What's on the needles:

 Ellie:

  • Comfort Fade Cardigan by Andrea Mowry. Yarn is Artistic Lilly. Colorways are: Lilac Petals, Faded Lilac, Lilac Reflection, Urban Lilac
  • Vanilla socks using Artistic Lilly in the colorway Vintage Mother’s Day
  • Summer by ANKESTRiCK (DK - baby Alpaca, Linen, & silk base)

Melissa:

  • Kage by Kirsten Johnstone using Shibui Linen.  Colors are Sidewalk, Fjord, and Apple
  • Crochet Granny Stripe Blanket - Tutorial for Granny Stripe blanket by Crochet Jewel    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HyvnM4Azqn0

FOs

 Ellie:

  • Lots of tubes for socks!
  • Vanilla socks done in Artistic Lilly (colorway - Cacti). Tube done on sock machine. Finished the toes and heels by hand.

 

Next Cast On

Ellie:

  • Campside Cardi by Alicia Plummer

Melissa:

  • Riley Rose Shawl by Jennifer Lassonde
  • Sunshine Day Baby Afghan by Alicia Paulson

 

Where you can find us:

On Instagram - @theknittinghookup 

Ravelry - The Knitting Hook-Up

Ellie - @artisticlilly (Instagram) & Artistic Lilly Shop (www.artisticlilly.com)

Melissa - @spicyhomemaker (Instagram) & Hands That Make (YouTube)

Aug 15, 2018
Episode 5: My Blanket's Falling
55:52

Acquisitions: Ordered Erlbacher Gearhart Speedster (64 cylinder)

What's on the needles:

 Ellie

  • Mercury Socks. Yarn is Artistic Lilly in the colorway Summer Pucker
  • Comfort Fade Cardigan by Andrea Mowry. Yarn is Artistic Lilly. Colorways are: Lilac Petals, Faded Lilac, Lilac Reflection, Urban Lilac
  • Casted on vanilla socks using Artistic Lilly in the colorway Vintage Mother’s Day

Melissa

  • Granite (cardigan) by Sarah Cooke  using yarn from Dyeabolical in color Timber Wolf, base is Polwarth Silk DK - finished second sleeve, need to redo first sleeve
  • Kage by Kirsten Johnstone using Shibui Linen.  Colors are Sidewalk, Fjord, and Apple
  • Crochet Granny Stripe Blanket - Tutorial for Granny Stripe blanket by Crochet Jewel    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HyvnM4Azqn0

 FOs

 Ellie

 

  • Leizu Sweater by Hanna Maciejewska. Yarn is Artistic Lilly in If You Rest You Rust colorway

 

Melissa

  • Nada


Next Cast On

 Ellie

  • Summer by ANKESTRiCK (DK - baby Alpaca, Linen, & silk base)

 

Where you can find us:

On Instagram - @theknittinghookup 

Ravelry - The Knitting Hook-Up

Ellie - @artisticlilly (Instagram) & Artistic Lilly Shop (www.artisticlilly.com)

Melissa - @spicyhomemaker (Instagram) & Hands That Make (YouTube)

Jul 25, 2018
Episode 4: Big Ol' Ears
53:23

Acquisitions: Ordered Erlbacher Gearhart Speedster (64 cylinder), Pink Canvas Bag by Minnie Moon Sewing

 

What's on the needles:

 Ellie

  • Mercury Socks. Yarn is Artistic Lilly in the colorway Summer Pucker
  • Comfort Fade Cardigan by Andrea Mowry. Yarn is Artistic Lilly. Colorways are: Lilac Petals, Faded Lilac, Lilac Reflection, Urban Lilac

Melissa

  • Granite (cardigan) by Sarah Cooke  using yarn from Dyeabolical in color Timber Wolf, base is Polwarth Silk DK - finished bottom ribbing and started second sleeve
  • Crochet Granny Stripe Blanket - Tutorial for Granny Stripe blanket by Crochet Jewel    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HyvnM4Azqn0

 
FOs

 Ellie

 

  • Leizu Sweater by Hanna Maciejewska. Yarn is Artistic Lilly in If You Rest You Rust colorway

 

 Next Cast On

 Ellie

Summer by ANKESTRiCK (DK - baby Alpaca, Linen, & silk base)

 

Where you can find us:

On Instagram - @theknittinghookup 

Ravelry - The Knitting Hook-Up

Ellie - @artisticlilly (Instagram) & Artistic Lilly Shop (www.artisticlilly.com)

Melissa - @spicyhomemaker (Instagram) & Hands That Make (YouTube)

 

 

Jul 04, 2018
Episode 3: Badgers Are Bad News
57:07

Acquisitions: Yellow Canvas Bag by Minnie Moon Sewing (Etsy)

What's on the needles:

Ellie

  • Leizu Sweater by Hanna Maciejewska. Yarn is Artistic Lilly in If You Rest You Rust colorway. 
  • Mercury Socks by Kim Drotar. Yarn is Artistic Lilly and colorway is Summer Pucker.

Melissa

  • Granite (cardigan) by Sarah Cooke  using yarn from Dyeabolical in color Timber Wolf, base is Polwarth Silk DK - finished bottom ribbing and started second sleeve
  • Blueberry Waffle socks (free pattern on Ravelry) - finished the heel of second sock.  Yarn - HueLoco Glitz sock base in Stardust colorway.
  • Clark Socks by Jaclyn Salem using Dyeabolical yarn in One of a Kind colorway.  

FOs:

Ellie

  • Ellie’s Simple Socks (Year old WIP) Yarn is Biscotte in Fairy Tale colorway
  • Jodi Shawl by Joji Locatelli. Yarn is Artistic Lilly. Colorways are Vintage Valentine, Vintage Nights, Vintage Mother's Day

 

Where you can find us:

On Instagram - @theknittinghookup 

Ravelry - The Knitting Hook-Up

Ellie - @artisticlilly (Instagram) & Artistic Lilly Shop (www.artisticlilly.com)

Melissa - @spicyhomemaker (Instagram) & Hands That Make (YouTube)

Jun 15, 2018
Episode 2: Never Doing Homework Again
45:14

Acquisitions: Visited Knitorious in St. Louis and purchased Madelintosh Tosh DK (Mineral & Glazed Pecan), Received a project bag (canvas) from ellison lane (Owner - Jennifer), Purchased book from Amazon - Folk Socks: The History & Techniques of Handknitted Footwear

What's on the needles:

 Ellie

  • Jodi Shawl by Joji Locatelli. Yarn is Artistic Lilly. Colorways are Vintage Valentine, Vintage Nights, Vintage Mother's Day
  • Leizu Sweater by Hanna Maciejewska. Yarn is Artistic Lilly. Colorway is If You Rest You Rust. Did you know Leizu was a Chinese empress and owl). Yarn is Artistic Lilly. Colorway is Baby It’s Cold Outside

Melissa

  • Granite (cardigan) by Sarah Cooke  using yarn from Dyeabolical in color Timber Wolf, base is Polwarth Silk DK
  • Worked on crochet Granny Stripe blanket  

 

Where you can find us:

On Instagram - @theknittinghookup 

Ravelry - The Knitting Hook-Up

Ellie - @artisticlilly (Instagram) & ArtisticLilly (Etsy)

Melissa - @spicyhomemaker (Instagram) & Hands That Make (YouTube)

Jun 03, 2018
Episode 1: Pump You Up
55:24

Here is what we talked about:

What’s on the needles:

Ellie: 
Jodi Shawl by Joji Locatelli. Yarn is Artistic Lilly. Colorways are Vintage Valentine, Vintage Nights, Vintage Mother’s Day 
Leizu Sweater by Hanna Maciejewska. Yarn is Artistic Lilly. Colorway is If You Rest You Rust. 
Jessica Jones Cowl by SMINE (linen stitch cowl). Yarn is Artistic Lilly. Colorway is Baby It’s Cold Outside

Melissa: 
Peanut by Tin Can Knits. Yarn used is Tonic from local yarn shop No colorway names - Light grey and vibrant blue are the two colors I am using.

FOs

Ellie: 
Socks On A Plane. Yarn is Biscotti Self-Striping Bis-sock yarn. Colorway is Griffin

Next Cast On

Ellie: 
Comfort Fade Cardigan by Andrea Mowry

Where you can find us:

On Instagram - @theknittinghookup 

Ravelry - The Knitting Hook-Up

Ellie - @artisticlilly (Instagram) & ArtisticLilly (Etsy)

Melissa - @spicyhomemaker (Instagram) & Hands That Make (YouTube)

May 21, 2018
Sound Check Shenanigans
01:10

Melissa and Ellie do a sound check as they get ready for upcoming episodes and story shenanigans follow.

Where to find us:

The Knitting Hook-Up: Instagram & Ravelry Group

Ellie: Instagram & Etsy Shop

Melissa: Instagram & YouTube

May 10, 2018