Tuesday, May 29, 2007

Episode #1: Socks on a Beach (Show Notes)

Our premier episode! *Woohoo!*

Come join us in our ramblings....and listen to how we had to boost our nerves for the first episode with alcohol. We digressed a lot, but we had great fun!

We introduce ourselves...well, kind of:
- Elemmaciltur (Elemm)
- Bockstark Knits (Ms. B)
- Cashmacrylic (Cashyie)

Why this podcast?

What's on our needles?
- Elemmaciltur: "Boyfriend Socks" by Alice Bell
- Bockstark: "Gentleman's Fancy Sock" from Knitting Vintage Socks and "Falling Leaves" by Jessica Landers
- Cashmacrylic: Garter-Stitch Galore!

Knitting in German with Elemm: Ball band
- Fädig = ply
- Farbe = colour
- Partienummer = dye lot
- Welche Farbe ist es? = What colour is that?
- Zeigen Sie mir bitte Ihre Cashmere-Wolle. = Please show me your cashmere.
- Welche Farbe(n) haben Sie? = Which colour(s) do you have?

Life in Germany with Ms. B: German Bread vs. American Bread and the squishiness of it all

Cashyie has Stash Enhancing eXperience!

Contest Give-Away: Answer the question "What's Cashyie's day-job?"

Leave your answers in the comments (don't forget to put in where you're from!) or send us an email at:

KnittersUncensored (at) gmail (dot) com

The contest will be opened until 04th June 2007 and the winner will be announced in the next episode.

If nobody guesses the right answer, the most creative ones will win. For listeners in the USA, there's a chance to win one hank of Wollmeise Lamdochtwolle (worsted-weight, 200 m) in the colourway "Spice Market" (enough to make one gorgeous My So-Called scarf - make sure you stretch properly while blocking):

Wollmeise Lammdochtwolle: "Spice Market"
Image hosted by Flickr

For listeners outside of the USA, there's a chance to win two hanks of Knit Picks Memories in "Smores".

- World-Wide Knit In Public Day. We didn't really register, but if you want to join us then leave us a comment or write an email! ;-)
- I forgot to mention this on the podcast, but if you have Skype, then you should join the online SnB Knit Lounge with the SSK girls on 31st May!!!

This week's music:
- "Knitters Uncensored Theme" by Ms. B and her DH (that was such a great job!!!! *thank you!*)
- "The Bridesmaid Dress" by Deirdre Flint (Isn't she just great?!)

Have a great week everyone!! *Proch!*

Ps. Here's where I learned how to knit: KnittingHelp.com


Auntly H said...

SQUEEEEE! I'm listening RIGHT NOW. So far, so great! I can't wait to be able to subscribe at iTunes. I can picture you all sitting at the table at Cafe Florian. I know it's not true, but I'm sticking to that image in my head.

Manda said...

I love your podcast! :) I can't wait to hear more!

Happy podcasting,

ps: I think Cashie's a librarian!

Nad said...

Hey!!!! Just listened to a tiny snippet of your podcast- I'm saving it for my commute- and one minute into it I'm already in love- seriously! Great theme song! Can't wait to listen to the rest!

Breibeest said...

Miss Cashmacrylic is not a librarian but an archivist (most libraries I know actually do have a few windows to the outside world)! And to earn some extra cash, she also works as an assistant in Munich's most grouchy body paint and tattoo shop (hence the chocolatey body paint, or did I mishear that one?).

Great job you did with the podcast, folks! I must admit that, being raised within a very catholic breadmaking tradition, I do prefer the hard, non-squishy but healthy and delicious breads to the squishy ones :-)

Miss Lime said...

Awesome! I can't wait to listen to the first episode (hopefully tomorrow if work is slow enough).

And I think Cashie is not a librarian or an archivist but a Wool Raider! (Que theme song!) With her Fedora and her knitted whip, she raids yarn and craft stores the world over in search of the holy grail of yarn, otherwise known as the Golden Fleece.

Midnight2sticks said...

Hey gang! GREAT job-I listened to it twice today-and I am really thinking about Cashie's job-I HAVE to have that yarn! Anyway-I look forward to many more podcasts-congratulations!

(SSK Podcast)

RoadSide said...

Love the show--- keep it up!!

Mia said...

Cashie's job is an archivist. Of course, she could be a fiber historian studying the history of fiber in Germany. But a yarn ho is another option.

alala said...

Loved the podcast, and I think Cashmacrylic is an owl-wrangler. Tricky critters, those owls.

pins&needles said...

I loved your show! Great job, guys!

HHmmm... I'm going to take a stab at this mystery. Cashyie's day job must be either (1) an extra in a theater play or movie or (2) she's like Monica (Courtney Cox) on Friends who had a job as a cook in a 50s nostalgic diner, and had to dance when someone played certain songs on the jukebox.

Jersey Shore Deb said...

Hi Knitters,
Love your Podcast--really original! I have so many Podcasts I want to listen to that I need to find time to knit!!
I'd love to win the yarn--I'm going to guess that Cashyie works in a museum, perhaps an art historian or something like that.

Best of luck!

Anonymous said...

You guys are funny! I think Lime and Violet would like you too!

knittingingrid said...

I can't believe you are doing this too Kris - I am amazed and in awe. It's great! You know where I am - pick me, pick me!

Kent said...

Aaaayay! Loved it!

I give it 2 snaps in a circle with a cherry on top!

Ok, was that too much?

Thanks for bringing the party to the podcast, mixing knitting with humor and style :)

Can't wait for the next one!


Carla said...

Love the show! Thanks!
Carla In Illinois

Carla said...

Librarian? Or scientist?

Irie said...

hey, great debut episode! welcome to the land of podcasting... looking forward to more!

I think Cashyie is an evil scientist!

Question for each of you to answer on the next podcast: How long have you lived in Germany, and what led you there? (I know they don't just let anybody live abroad so give us your stories! :)


Tammy said...

You guys are so funny!! Can't wait for the next one, I heard about you from LimeNViolet's podcast tonight.

Hmm, I think cashie is a chemist who works with absolutely the nastiest smelling stuff and only wears the horn rims for looks!!

Jen said...

I love your podcast! I think it is just fabulous!

Hmm, Cashyie's job...I think she is a chemist. I think this because I am a chemist and there are very few windows where I work, and fume hoods. And every lab I have ever worked in has been like that.

Thanks for the contest! :)


Lumie said...

I also loved the podcast. I first thought Cashie was a international spy hence the no online shopping in case someone discovered her identity and location. However, she gave a hint which is leading me to believe she is a research librarian. (International spy would be neat though)
Lumie in CA

Andy B said...

I enjoyed your podcast. Very Lime and Violet. I personally might like a little more structure, but for a getting-to-know-you first episode, I'd give it a 10. I'm already subscribed and look forward to hearing more. I am a European listener (Amsterdam) and my guess on Cashyie's job is a Science Teacher in a bi-lingual stream, as I work as an English teacher here and we have teachers that teach sciences (biology mostly) in English. My other guess was a veterenarian specializing in reptiles, but that was my creative guess.

Mrs. H said...

Listened to you yesterday and loved it. I can hardly wait to hear more. You all did a great job!

Lizzy said...

Loving the show guys. More please!

Miss Shine said...

Liked it a lot. More please! xx

wildtomato said...

Thanks for keeping my company while I knit my log cabin blanket. I was cracking up because I'm doing the whole blanket in GARTER STITCH and I am so bored!

Um, I don't even know if I should be admitting this, but if you put a dog hair sweater on a cat, the other cats *will* beat it up. At least this was my experience...

Cashyie works in art restoration. That's my guess and I'm sticking to it.

jean said...

I've been commuting this month by the train and thanks for such a great podcast! I'm catching up from the ep 1.. Regarding not shopping online, is it because she wants to shop local, or shop at small businesses? A lot of LYSes now offer online shopping and shipping... at least in the US...