Loop and Purl – Episode 8

Loop and Purl Podcast - Episode 8

In this episode of the podcast, Lou and Jules discuss creative ruts and how they climb out of them. Louie shares his Summer inspired projects, including adorable octopi and flamingo amigurumi. Then Jules shows off some knitted gifts and sneak peaks at some of her upcoming designs.

--- Show Notes ---

Hosted by:


Juliana “Jules” Lustenader 

IG: @knitbyjules

Ravelry: Juleslu

LoveCrafts: Juliana Lustenader Designs

YouTube: knitbyjules


Louis “Loops” Mensinger

IG: @louiesloops

Ravelry: LouiesLoops

YouTube: Louie’s Loops on YouTube


Sign-up for our newsletter: www.clubcrochet.com/podcast 


What we’re wearing:

Jules – Elva Tee by Juliana Lustenader

Lou – Church of Perch T-shirt by Louie’s Loops



CROCHET CORNER – Hosted by Louie


Latest Designs: 

Octopus Amigurumi

Squid Amigurumi

Seagull Birb

Pirate Hat


Work in Progress: 

Stitch’d Relic


Upcoming Designs:

Flamingo + Birb (monthly kit)


Shop Updates:

Club Crochet logo pins



KNITTER’S NOOK – Hosted by Jules


Latest Design

Wase Vest designed by Juliana Lustenader, Summer 2021 Sun & Fog Collection

Yarn: Sincere Sheep Coastal, colorway “Mrs. Fisher”

Pattern available on Ravelry and Payhip sold individually or together in a PDF eBook


Selfish Knit: 

Jim & Liz Beanie designed by Juliana Lustenader

Gift for Emilio for his first winter in Pittsburg

Yarn: Madelinetosh ASAP in colorway “This is Just to Say”

Pattern available on Ravelry for free

More info on Jules’ Ravelry project page


Work in Progress:

Louie’s Yak Sweater – Oxonian, Designs by Delz Test Knit

Yarn by Delz Yak Sock in colorways “Abador”, “Natural”, and “Harry”

Pattern to be released in Fall 2021


Upcoming Design: Scalloped Tee (name TBD) by Juliana Lustenader

Yarn: Hikoo Rylie by Skacel in colorway “Abalone”

Pattern to be released in July 2021


So Very V-Neck Sweater by Juliana Lustenader

Yarn:: Speckled Finch Studios Bouncy DK in colorways “Seaside” (MC) and “Siren’s Song” (CC)

Test knit to open up soon! 





© 2020 Club Crochet

Loop and Purl – Episode 7

Loop and Purl Podcast - Episode 7

--- Show Notes ---

After a restful stay at a lodge near Yosemite during Mother’s Day weekend, Louie and Jules are ready to share what they have planned for the rest of Spring and Summer. Jules shares a new spring top and two upcoming summer releases, while Louie shows off his space-themed baby mobile and his latest amigurumi collaboration fundraiser!

 

Hosted by:

Juliana “Jules” Lustenader 

IG: @knitbyjules

Ravelry: Juleslu

LoveCrafts: Juliana Lustenader Designs

YouTube: knitbyjules

 

Louis Mensinger

IG: @louiesloops

Ravelry: LouiesLoops

YouTube: Louie’s Loops on YouTube

Sign-up for our newsletter: www.clubcrochet.com/podcast

What we’re wearing:

Jules – FiDi Top by Juliana Lustenader

Lou – Pocket Monster T-shirt by Louie’s Loops, for sale on ClubCrochet

 

KNITTER’S NOOK – Hosted by Jules

 

Latest Design: Elva Tee by Juliana Lustenader

Yarn: Cashmere Treats Bamboo Sock in colorway “Hyacinth”

Kits available in 7 colors via Cashmere Treats

Pattern available on Ravelry, LoveCrafts, and Payhip

 

Selfish Knit: Routa Cardigan by Anna Johanna, test knit 

Yarn: The Royal Bee Yarn Company woolen spun fingering weight in colorway “Laura’s Blue Raspberry Jolly Rancher” held together with Ito Sensai in colorway “Pool Blue”

More info on Jules’ Ravelry project page

 

Stash Acquisition: 

Yarn: Yarn by Delz Yak Sock in colors “Abador”, “Natural”, and “Harry”

To be used for a sweater for Louie, a test knit for Vincent the owner of Designs by Delz

 

Upcoming Design: So Very V-Neck Sweater by Juliana Lustenader

Yarn for prototype: Sewrella Classic DK in colorway “Maui” (MC) and Sea Change Fibers Sport in colorway “Undercurrent” (CC) 

Test knit to open up soon! Follow Jules on IG at @knitbyjules to see when the test knit is open

 

Scalloped Tee (name TBD) by Juliana Lustenader

Yarn: Hikoo Rylie by Skacel in colorway “Guava”

Test knit to open up soon! Follow Jules on IG at @knitbyjules to see when the test knit is open

 

CROCHET CORNER – Hosted by Louie

 

Latest Designs: 

Endangered Species Kit

    Ruby the Red Panda pattern

    Simon the Sloth pattern

    Matumaini the Black Rhino pattern

20% of kit proceed are donated to the World Wildlife Fund

100% of digital purchases of the individual patterns are donated to the World Wildlife Fund

 

Selfish Hooks: 

Rubber Band Gun

 

Upcoming Designs:

Octopus and Squids

 

Shop Updates:

Book ‘n Hook Club!

 

© 2020 Club Crochet

Crocheted Red Panda Amigurumi Pattern

Ruby the Red Panda

Red pandas are arguably the cutest animal ever, and Andreia did an amazing job at capturing that adorableness in this pattern, but did you know that Red Pandas are actually an endangered species?! 
This is part of our 3 pattern series to raise money for the World Wildlife Fund to protect the future of nature! 

Get The Crochet Kit

Purchase a crochet kit with all the materials you’ll need to make Simon the Sloth yourself! 

20% of the purchase of this kit goes to the World Wildlife Fund!

The Materials:
• The Yarn (Worsted Weight)
– Red
– Brown
– Pink
– Off-White
• Size G6/4.00mm Hook
• 8mm Safety Bead Eyes x 2
• Stuffing
• Needle

Gauge : 5 Rnds and 4 sts per 1”
Finished piece is about 3” tall

The Stitches:
– Ch : Chain stitch
– St : Stitch
– Sl.st : Slip Stitch
– Sc : Single Crochet
– Dec/Inc : Decrease/Increase
– BLO / FLO : Back / Front Loops Only

Get More Animal Amigurumi Patterns

This pattern is part of a collaboration for Earth day to raise money for the World Wildlife Fund, a non-profit that’s mission is to conserve nature and reduce the most pressing threats to the diversity of life on Earth.

Learn more about the fundraiser, how you can help, and what you get for supporting!

Crocheted Sloth Amigurumi Pattern

Simon the Sloth

This is Simon the Sloth, with magnetic hands to help him grip to any he wants so he can lounge all day long! This is part of our 3 pattern series to raise money for the World Wildlife Fund to protect the future of nature! 

Get The Crochet Kit

Purchase a crochet kit with all the materials you’ll need to make Simon the Sloth yourself! 

20% of the purchase of this kit goes to the World Wildlife Fund!

The Materials:
• The Yarn (Worsted Weight)
– Fuzzy Brown
– Brown
– Black
– Off-White
• Size G6/4.00mm Hook
• 8mm Safety Bead Eyes x 2
• Stuffing
• Needle
• Super Strong Mini Magnets x 8

Gauge : 5 Rnds and 4 sts per 1”
Finished piece is about 3” tall

The Stitches:
– Ch : Chain stitch
– St : Stitch
– Sl.st : Slip Stitch
– Sc : Single Crochet
– Dec/Inc : Decrease/Increase
– BLO / FLO : Back / Front Loops Only

Get More Animal Amigurumi Patterns

This pattern is part of a collaboration for Earth day to raise money for the World Wildlife Fund, a non-profit that’s mission is to conserve nature and reduce the most pressing threats to the diversity of life on Earth.

Learn more about the fundraiser, how you can help, and what you get for supporting!

Crocheted Rhino Amigurumi Pattern

Matumaini the Black Rino

Matumaini means “Hope” in Swahili which is very apt because while populations are on the rise, the Black Rhino is still critically endangered! Donate to the World Wildlife Foundation to download the PDF version of this pattern!

Get The Crochet Kit

Purchase a crochet kit with all the materials you’ll need to make Matumaini the Rhino yourself! 

20% of the purchase of this kit goes to the World Wildlife Fund!

The Materials:
• The Yarn (Worsted Weight)
– Grey
– Off-White
• Size G6/4.00mm Hook
• 8mm Safety Bead Eyes x 2
• Stuffing
• Needle

Gauge : 5 Rnds and 4 sts per 1”
Finished piece is about 3” tall

The Stitches:
– Ch : Chain stitch
– St : Stitch
– Sl.st : Slip Stitch
– Sc : Single Crochet
– Dec/Inc : Decrease/Increase
– BLO / FLO : Back / Front Loops Only

Get More Animal Amigurumi Patterns

This pattern is part of a collaboration for Earth day to raise money for the World Wildlife Fund, a non-profit that’s mission is to conserve nature and reduce the most pressing threats to the diversity of life on Earth.

Learn more about the fundraiser, how you can help, and what you get for supporting!

Loop & Purl Podcast – Episode 6

Loop and Purl Podcast - Episode 6

--- Show Notes ---

LOOP & PURL PODCAST

It’s Springtime; The sun is out and the weather is getting warmer, so Lou and Jules think of ways their crafts will shift in the warmer months. Lou shares exciting news about the Club Crochet channel, Jules admits how a knitted gift went awry, and together they talk about designs and projects for Spring.

Hosted by:

Juliana “Jules” Lustenader 

IG: @knitbyjules

Ravelry: Juleslu

LoveCrafts: Juliana Lustenader Designs

YouTube: knitbyjules


Louis Mensinger

IG: @louiesloops

Ravelry: LouiesLoops

YouTube: Louie’s Loops on YouTube


Sign-up for our newsletter: www.clubcrochet.com/podcast 


What we’re wearing:

Jules – Summertide Top by Juliana Lustenader

Lou –  Professional Hooker Tee by Louis Mensinger


Announcements:

Lou – Club Crochet has reached 100K subscribers on Youtube! Thank you!

Jules – Our next livestream will be in late April. Follow @loopandpurlpodcast on IG for updates on the date and time.



KNITTER’S NOOK – Hosted by Jules


Selfish Knit: Yellow Slippers – “Mine”, pattern by Faye Kenningham

Yarn: 1 skein of Madelinetosh ASAP in colorway “Brass”

More info on Jules’ Ravelry project page


Works In Progress: So Very V-neck pattern idea by Juliana Lustenader

Yarn:(MC) Sewrella Yarns Classic DK in colorway “Maui”, Moana Collection

(CC) Sea Change Fibers Ecola Sport in colorway “Undercurrent”


Upcoming Design: Colorblock Cardigan by Juliana Lustenader

Yarn: DROPS Brushed Alpaca Silk in 5 colors

Just published on Ravelry, Payhip, and LoveCrafts



CROCHET CORNER – Hosted by Louie


Latest Designs: 

Stars + Moon

Aliens


Works In Progress: 

Space themed baby mobile


New Club Crochet Kits

Earth Day Fundraiser – Endangered Species

© 2020 Club Crochet

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