Sunday, November 4, 2018

Knit Up and Dye Episode 87 - Can't Carry It All

It's a Patreon Drawing episode. Also, I talk about upcoming changes, acquisitions, new products, the giveaway, and everything else I have in the works. Join me!

Knit Up & Dye

Host: Jessica L'Heureux
Ravelry: jesseknits
Ravelry Group: Knit Up & Dye Podcast
Instagram: dyemonkeyyarns
Blog: dyemonkeyyarns.com
Email: jesse@dyemonkeyyarns.com
Etsy: http://dyemonkeyyarns.etsy.com
Patreon: https://patreon.com/knitupanddye

Theme Music:
"Throw the Hammer Hard" - Bob Log III
Thank you, thank you, Bob for letting me use this!
Buy his music at boblog111.com

Featured Patterns:
"Squircle" by General Hogbuffer
"Speckled Space Socks" By Amanda Stephens
BOTH available for FREE on Ravelry


Giveaway!!!

Thank you to everyone who sponsored prizes. Please give these sponsors your love and business!

Cath Thorley - Knitterscarlet's Designs
knitterscarlet.etsy.com
"Blueberrylicious" 100g fingering weight yarn & "witch hat" progress keeper

Rosalee Millett - Yarn Matrix
Yarnmatrix.etsy.com
"Autumn's Spring" 100g worsted weight yarn

Capi Puszcz - The Yarn and I
theyarnandi.etsy.com
"jeans" progress keeper

Donna Schmitt - Knitting with Attitude
knittingwithattitude.com
"keys" stitch markers & "sheep" progress keeper &"cardinals & chicadees" project bag

TO ENTER:

Subscribe to this podcast & leave a comment on Episode 86 ON YOUTUBE telling me how you found this podcast.
IMPORTANT - Comment on EPISODE 86 to ENTER.

EXTRA ENTRIES:

Tell all your knitter/dyer friends about this podcast, have them subscribe and enter the giveaway telling me they found the podcast because of YOU!

DRAWING: December 2nd.

Open World Wide!

BONUS:

If we break the 1000 subscriber mark, I will add two skeins of yarn from my shop, inclusive of custom order/dyed to order, of the winner's choice!!!

Have you entered yet? ;)

Sunday, October 28, 2018

Knit Up and Dye Episode 86 - Getting Comfortable



Just a short, casual episode... talk about the little bit of knitting I've done and the knitting I have to do. I show off this month's exclusive patreon yarn, talk about an addition to the patreon benefits offerings and I show off the prizes for the upcoming giveaway. Have you entered yet...?


Knit Up & Dye

Host: Jessica L'Heureux
Ravelry: jesseknits
Ravelry Group: Knit Up & Dye Podcast
Instagram: dyemonkeyyarns
Blog: dyemonkeyyarns.com
Email: jesse@dyemonkeyyarns.com
Etsy: http://dyemonkeyyarns.etsy.com
Patreon: https://patreon.com/knitupanddye

Theme Music:
"Throw the Hammer Hard" - Bob Log III
Thank you, thank you, Bob for letting me use this!
Buy his music at boblog111.com

Ready for the Ornament Exchange?
Ship Date is November 3rd. Details and Registration:
http://www.dyemonkeyyarns.com/p/ornament-exchange.html



Giveaway!!!

Thank you to everyone who sponsored prizes. Please give these sponsors your love and business!

Cath Thorley - Knitterscarlet's Designs
knitterscarlet.etsy.com
"Blueberrylicious" 100g fingering weight yarn & "witch hat" progress keeper

Rosalee Millett - Yarn Matrix
Yarnmatrix.etsy.com
"Autumn's Spring" 100g worsted weight yarn

Capi Puszcz - The Yarn and I
theyarnandi.etsy.com
"jeans" progress keeper

Donna Schmitt - Knitting with Attitude
knittingwithattitude.com
"keys" stitch markers & "sheep" progress keeper &"cardinals & chicadees" project bag


TO ENTER:

Subscribe to this podcast & leave a comment on Episode 86 ON YOUTUBE telling me how you found this podcast.


EXTRA ENTRIES:

Tell all your knitter/dyer friends about this podcast, have them subscribe and enter the giveaway telling me they found the podcast because of YOU!

DRAWING: December 2nd.

Open World Wide!

BONUS:

If we break the 1000 subscriber mark, I will add two skeins of yarn from my shop, inclusive of custom order/dyed to order, of the winner's choice!!!



Have you entered yet? ;)

Sunday, October 21, 2018

Knit Up and Dye Episode 85 - Finding a Rhythm



I talk about changes to how I'm allocating my time to help heal my shoulder and add more focus to blogging, dyeing and designing, touch on intentional knitting and psychometry,  show off my most recent knitting project, and I discuss and demonstrate dye formula documentation.

Knit Up & Dye
Host: Jessica L'Heureux
Ravelry: jesseknits
Ravelry Group: Knit Up & Dye Podcast
Instagram: dyemonkeyyarns
Blog: www.dyemonkeyyarns.com
Email: jesse@dyemonkeyyarns.com
Etsy: http://dyemonkeyyarns.etsy.com
Patreon: https://patreon.com/knitupanddye

Theme Music:
"Throw the Hammer Hard" - Bob Log III
Thank you, thank you, Bob for letting me use this!
Buy his music at www.boblog111.com

Featured Pattern:
Squircle by General Hogbuffer - Available FREE on Ravelry.

I want your opinion & feedback. Please participate in my survey.
http://www.dyemonkeyyarns.com/2018/10/opinions-wanted.html

Interested in the Ornament Exchange?
Ship Date is November 3rd. Details and Registration:
http://www.dyemonkeyyarns.com/p/ornament-exchange.html

That's it. Be sure to check out exclusive content over on my
patreon page at: https://patreon.com/knitupanddye

Thank you for allocating time for me! See you next time.

Monday, October 15, 2018

Knit Up and Dye Episode 84 - Shifting Plans



I'm back on the injured list, so not much knitting, but I review four knitting related books I recently acquired and talk a little about plans and design work I'm doing. Grab your knitting and a mug of something wonderful and join me for a chat.

Knit Up & Dye
Host: Jessica L'Heureux
Ravelry: jesseknits
Ravelry Group: Knit Up & Dye Podcast
Instagram: dyemonkeyyarns
Blog: www.dyemonkeyyarns.com
Email: jesse@dyemonkeyyarns.com
Etsy: http://dyemonkeyyarns.etsy.com
Patreon: https://patreon.com/knitupanddye


Theme Music:
"Throw the Hammer Hard" - Bob Log III
Thank you, thank you, Bob for letting me use this! Buy his music at www.boblog111.com

Featured Books:
Knitting Around the World: A multistranded history of a time-honord tradition by Lela Nargi

Knitting Ganseys: Techniques and Patterns for Traditional Sweaters (Revised & Updated) by Beth Brown-Reinsel

Norah Gaughan's Knitted Cable Sourcebook: A breakthrough guide to knitting with cables and designing your own

Alterknit Stitch Dictionary: 200 Modern Knitting Motifs by Andrea Rangel

I want your opinion & feedback. Please participate in my survey.
http://www.dyemonkeyyarns.com/2018/10/opinions-wanted.html

Interested in the Ornament Exchange?
Ship Date is November 3rd. Details and Registration:
http://www.dyemonkeyyarns.com/p/ornament-exchange.html

That's it. Be sure to check out exclusive content over on my patreon page at: https://patreon.com/knitupanddye

Love you & see you again soon!

Sunday, October 7, 2018

Knit Up and Dye Episode 83 - Catching Up





Chatter about my trunk show, meeting Scott from Sweet Tea, No Shade, current design work, new bases coming in and the Patreon program (I want your opinions & feedback!). I also show off current knitting. Still time to join the Ornament Exchange.

Knit Up & Dye
Host: Jessica L'Heureux
Ravelry: jesseknits
Ravelry Group: Knit Up & Dye Podcast
Instagram: dyemonkeyyarns
Blog: www.dyemonkeyyarns.com
Email: jesse@dyemonkeyyarns.com
Etsy: http://dyemonkeyyarns.etsy.com
Patreon: https://patreon.com/knitupanddye

Theme Music:
"Throw the Hammer Hard" - Bob Log III
Thank you, thank you, Bob for letting me use this!
Buy his music at www.boblog111.com

Featured Pattern:
Seacoast Mitts by Lara Smoot Available on Ravelry

Featured Yarn:
Supernatural Yarns
"Crucio" on Mermaid Worsted
"Severus Snape - You Have Your Mother's Eyes" on Pixie Sock
www.supernaturalyarns.etsy.com

I want your opinion & feedback. Please participate in my survey.
http://www.dyemonkeyyarns.com/2018/10/opinions-wanted.html

Interested in the Ornament Exchange?
Ship Date is November 3rd. Details and Registration:
http://www.dyemonkeyyarns.com/p/ornament-exchange.html

Had more fun than you can shake a DPN at, but glad to be home creating for you again.
See you next time!

Friday, October 5, 2018

Opinions Wanted

I'm looking for feedback regarding my Patreon program. I've created this 100% anonymous survey to collect information about Benefit Tiers, Rewards and Exclusive content you would like to see included.  You can complete the survey HERE. Your time, feedback and support will help me make this program more of what YOU want to see. 

Thank you.

Sunday, September 16, 2018

Knit Up and Dye Episode 82 - Hot & Fast



Design along winners announced and I share a finished project!

Knit Up & Dye
Host: Jessica L'Heureux

Ravelry: jesseknits
Ravelry Group: Knit Up & Dye Podcast
Instagram: dyemonkeyyarns
Blog: www.dyemonkeyyarns.com
Email: jesse@dyemonkeyyarns.com
Etsy: http://dyemonkeyyarns.etsy.com
Patreon: https://patreon.com/knitupanddye

Theme Music:
"Throw the Hammer Hard" - Bob Log III
Thank you, thank you, Bob for letting me use this! Buy his music at www.boblog111.com

Featured Pattern:
Venetian Dream by Josee Paquin
See project page "Memoir" on Ravelry for details

Congratulations to ALL the designers that participated in the Knit Up & Dye Design Along!
Your work, your designs are wonderful. We will definitely be doing that again!

Much love,
Jesse

Sunday, September 9, 2018

Knit Up and Dye Episode 81 - Gone Wrong



I talk about how emotion / mental state can affect your view of your artwork, show progress on my Memoir sweater, Wool Free socks, and give a sneak peek of October's Patreon yarns.

Ravelry: jesseknits
Ravelry Group: Knit Up & Dye Podcast
Instagram: dyemonkeyyarns
Blog: www.dyemonkeyyarns.com
Email: jesse@dyemonkeyyarns.com
Etsy: http://dyemonkeyyarns.etsy.com
Patreon: https://patreon.com/knitupanddye

Theme Music:
"Throw the Hammer Hard" - Bob Log III
Thank you, thank you, Bob for letting me use this!
Buy his music at www.boblog111.com

Featured Pattern:
Venetian Dream by Josee Paquin
See project page "Memoir" on Ravelry for details

Featured Project Bag by Knitting with Attitude www.knittingwithattitude.com

Online Events!

Design Along!
Join us on Ravelry in the "Knit Up & Dye Podcast" group.
https://www.ravelry.com/groups/knit-up--dye-podcast
Click on the "Design Along VOTING" thread and VOTE. Voting closes September 14th
THREE Prizes – Voted Favorite, Most Knit-able and Random Drawing Surprise Prize

Ornament Exchange!
It's crafting time. Please be sure to have your ornaments shipped to me by November 3rd.
Live in the U.S., wanted to participate but missed the deadline?
Contact me jesse@dyemonkeyyarns.com

Knit Pals Community Mixer!
You should have received an email - it's time to select your yarn.
Next round in January/February 2019.
Please join this fantastic, loving, supportive community.
We'd love to have you.

Trunk Show
Contact Unwound to reserve your spot at the brunch and/or your class space!!

See you next time!

Sunday, September 2, 2018

Knit Up and Dye Episode 80 - Grateful for Little Things



I find myself most grateful for things that aren't as big and horrible as they had potential to be. Updates on my Barn Dance shawl, my "Wool Free" socks, the Knit Together Community Mixer, Ornament Exchange and Design Along, PLUS this month's Patreon drawings.

Knit Up & Dye

Host: Jessica L'Heureux
Ravelry: jesseknits
Ravelry Group: Knit Up & Dye Podcast
Instagram: dyemonkeyyarns
Blog: www.dyemonkeyyarns.com
Email: jesse@dyemonkeyyarns.com
Etsy: http://dyemonkeyyarns.etsy.com
Patreon: https://patreon.com/knitupanddye

Theme Music:
"Throw the Hammer Hard" - Bob Log III
Thank you, thank you, Bob for letting me use this!
Buy his music at www.boblog111.com


Give some podcaster love to:

Scott & John @ Sweet Tea No Shade
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCLVrcYgv-67UsT7tcVv-0sg

Lee-Ann @ Southern Colonial Dyeworks
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC9GJuPQ78_XMEhdvwMdfKoA

Daniel & Patrick @ Daniel & Patrick Craziness!
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCc3HgYHDerurptDN3s2aQMw


Online Events!

Design Along!
Join us on Ravelry in the "Knit Up & Dye Podcast" group.
https://www.ravelry.com/groups/knit-up--dye-podcast
Click on the "Design Along VOTING" thread and VOTE.
Voting closes September 14th

THREE Prizes – Voted Favorite, Most Knit-able and Random Drawing Surprise Prize


Pack One:

Pink Drawstring Bag by Faye Jones
Yarn: “Robins Egg” courtesy of Rosalee Millet of Yarn Matrix www.yarnmatrix.etsy.com
Stitch Markers from Neetsey’s Porch www.neetseysporch.etsy.com
Coca Cola Progress Keeper courtesy of Capi @ The Yarn and I www.theyarnandi.etsy.com
Collection of Silk Road Socks Hunter Hammersen Coloring Postcards gifted from Jenna

Pack Two:

Blue Floral Zip Bag by Faye Jones
Yarn: ”Party in the Pot” courtesy of Rosalee Millet of Yarn Matrix www.yarnmatrix.etsy.com
Stitch Markers from Neetsey’s Porch www.neetseysporch.etsy.com
Namaste Hand & Elephant courtesy of Capi’s Mom Marsha @ TheYarn and I www.theyarnandi.etsy.com
Pattern of Choice courtesy of Carmen Nuland of A Simple Homestead Designs
https://www.ravelry.com/stores/asimplehomestead-designs 32 designs to choose from!

Ornament Exchange!
It's crafting time. Please be sure to have your ornaments shipped to me by November 3rd.
Live in the U.S., wanted to participate but missed the deadline?
Contact me jesse@dyemonkeyyarns.com

Knit Pals Community Mixer!
I'm dyeing your yarn and I will be in touch soon with how to purchase.

Contact Unwound to reserve your spot at the brunch and/or your class space!!

See you next time!


Just Released: Let's Get Bubbly!

Just like bubbles in your champagne, bobbles add fun and texture to this slouchy hat.

Now available to the public via Ravelry!

Finished Measurement: 
The directions are given for an adult hat, worked brim up. Circumference 22-25” (55.8-63.5 cm), Length 14” (35.6 cm) exclusive of pom-pom. Length is adjustable to wearer’s preference – see notes within instruction.

Yarn Requirements:
Approximately 330 yards (302m) of Worsted Weight were required for hat 14” (35.6 cm) inclusive of 3 3/8” (85mm) pom-pom. Necessary yardage will vary with any adjustments to length or size of pom-pom. Shown in Dye Monkey Yarns Salsa Monkey (218 yards/100grams, 100% wool, color: Northern Lights).

Recommended Needles: 
Size US 4 (3.5mm) 16” circular needle
Size US 5 (3.75mm) 16” circular needle and a set of double pointed needles (DPNs) in the same size for crown.

Supplies: 
Stitch marker and tapestry needle. Optional: Clover Pom-Pom Maker (large)

Gauge: 
Approximately 22 sts = 4” (10 cm) in stockinette in the round on US 5 (3.75mm).

Purchase for $3.50 USD via Ravelry by clicking here: