Episode 50: Down Cellar Studio Podcast

Episode 50: Big Announcement

Thank you for tuning in! To listen via libsyn click here.


This Week’s Segments Included:

  • Off the Needles
  • On the Needle
  • From the Armchair
  • Events
  • In my Travels
  • Crafty Adventures
  • On a Happy Note


Off the Needles

Rainton HatRainton Hat knit by Boston Jen of the Down Cellar Studio Podcast

  • Pattern and book by Katya Frankel from the Head to Toe: Kids’ Knit Accessories Book that I reviewed in Episode 38
  • Calls for Aran weight and US 6 (4.0 mm) needles. I used Cascade 220 Superwash in the Mystic Purple Colorway. I still used US 6 needles. Followed directions for the 18” circumference.

On the Needles

Shawl for Grammy

  • Yarn: Lotus Yarns Silky Cashmere Fingering 400 yards of  55% silk, 45% Mongolian Cashmere in a very light tan color (#16)
  • US 5 needles
  • Pattern: new design not yet release

From the Armchair

The Killing (tv show), particularly Seasons 1 & 2. Both available on Netflix.

Hell on Wheels (tv show still running on AMC). Just returned with Season 4 this week.


Thank you for participating in the Tan House Brook Shawl KAL! We had 53 entries and 4 great winners. Tune in to see if you won! The Original Tan House Brook

Michelle from Actually Knitting Podcast is running an interesting KAL right now called a PAL KAL. A podcast-a-long knit-a-long. It runs July 1 -Sept 1. Rules: The design, yarn or fiber must be from a knitting/crochet/fiber podcaster. (Not all 3, just one of those to qualify). For more details, check out the Actually Knitting Podcast Group.

Contest: Put in your name to be entered to win an eBook copy of Knits that Breathe: 12 Breezy Projects to Keep you Cool by Julie Turjoman.

Check out the thread in the Down Cellar Studio Ravelry Group to enter.

I’ll be attending Stitches Midwest  August 7-10 in Shaumburg, IL

In my Travels

Prep for Stitches Midwest: Check out this post for my tips on how to be prepared to fully enjoy Stitches Midwest or your next fibery adventure!

Crafty Adventures

If you’re here perhaps you’ve heard that my latest crafty adventure was building this new website. I hope you’ll like it over here! My goal is to have blog posts 5 days a week with a mix of crafty and lifestyle content.

I would LOVE to hear what YOU want to hear and see from me. If you could take less than 5 minutes to complete this survey, I’ll do my best to include the things you’re interested in

On a Happy Note

  • Couch to 5k Running Progress:  I’m currently on Week 6
    c25k Week 6 Boston Jen
  • I caught a One Twisted Tree Update- Danie from Prairie Girls Knit and Spin Podcast.One Twisted Tree Bag
  • I have some new iTunes reviews from the month of July. Thank you to BlueJeep & Tatooedcat!

THANK YOU for listening!

If you enjoyed this show or learned something from me today, I’d ask to you to please take a moment of your time to leave a star rating or quick review on iTunes to help others find the show too!

Happy Knitting!

Talk to you soon!


5 thoughts on “Episode 50: Big Announcement

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  2. Elena

    Great episode and so glad you built your website! Congratulations!

    Enjoy Stitches, I’m sure it will be fun! Please come to Stitches West in February as well!


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    1. downcellarstudio@gmail.com Post author

      Thanks for giving me a listen Greg! Loved reading your post! Those socks are awesome. Love the colors. Hope you’re enjoying the long weekend!


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