Loop and Purl – Episode 9

Loop and Purl Podcast - Episode 9

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Despite Jimbo’s attempts to take over the podcast, Louie and Jules successfully share their latest knitting and crocheting projects. They even talk about other forms of art they admire, from ceramics to the Olympics! Do you think sports are a form of art? Either way, you can certainly craft while enjoying the Olympic games, and this episode.  

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 – So Very V-Neck Sweater by Juliana Lustenader (future design)

Lou – A nice button up shirt 🙂 


KNITTER’S NOOK – Hosted by Jules


Latest Design: Scalloped Tee by Juliana Lustenader

Yarn: Skacel’s Rylie by Hikoo, colorways “Abalone” (Light Pink) or “Guava” (Coral)

Pattern available on Ravelry, LoveCrafts, and Payhip

Comes with free video tutorial for scalloped hem technique


Works In Progress: Louie’s Yak Sweater – Oxonian test knit, Designs by Delz

Yarn: Dyed by Delz Yak Sock in colors “Abador” (2), “Natural” (1), “Harry” (4)

More details on Jules’ Ravelry project page


Upcoming Designs: 

So Very V-Neck Sweater by Juliana Lustenader

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

Coming this Fall


Colorblock Pullover by Juliana Lustenader

Sister pattern to the Colorblock Cardigan

Yarn: DROPS Brushed Alpaca Silk in 5 colors

Coming this Fall


CROCHET CORNER – Hosted by Louie


Latest Designs: 

Stitch’d Relic 

     Tiki Culture

     Totem History

     More about Stitch’d


Selfish Hooks: 

Rocket – SS Lavender Dreams 


Upcoming Designs: 

Frawgs 

Ankylosaurus 

       More dinos!

Dragon

 

© 2020 Club Crochet

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

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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

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

Loop & Purl Podcast – Episode 5

Loop and Purl Podcast - Episode 5

It’s Valentine’s Day! Jules and Lou reminisce on how they met and their favorite “date”. Then they share their current projects, from soft and cozy mittens to skyrocketing space crafts.

--- Show Notes ---

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

What we’re wearing:

Jules – Zopflicious by Anna Johanna

Lou – Stitch’d T-Shirt 

KNITTER’S NOOK – Hosted by Jules

Latest Selfish Crochet:  The Pebbles and Sand Cowl by Kristin Lynn (Artfully Hooked)

A crochet pattern in the Sun & Fog Winter 2021 Collection

Yarn: The Royal Bee Yarn Company’s Purple Couch Collection fingering weight in colorway “Chris is the lavender icing on the cake”

Stash Acquisition: TeenyButton Studio Soft Sock in colorway “The Art of the Swoon”, Bridgerton Collection

Work In Progress: Side Eye Sweater Test Knit for Caitlin Shepherd

Yarn: Knit Picks Palette in colorways Almond (MC) and Briar Heather (CC)

Upcoming Design: February Fingerless Mitts (Needs a name!) by Juliana Lustenader

Yarn: Woolfolk Sno in colorways 00+28 and 19+20

Pattern will be available on Ravelry, LoveCrafts, and Payhip in late February!


CROCHET CORNER – Hosted by Louie

Latest Selfish Crochet:

Macaw 

Cockatoo

Latest Designs: 

Flat Heart pattern

Otter Pattern

Work in Progress: Rocket Ship Desk Light

Upcoming Designs

Space! – UFOs, Stars, Rockets

© 2020 Club Crochet

Loop & Purl Podcast – Episode 4

Loop and Purl Podcast - Episode 4

--- Show Notes ---

LOOP & PURL PODCAST

Welcome to 2021! Loop and Purl share their 2021 goals for the podcast, then dive into their first interview. Kelly Corten, founder of the Royal Bee Yarn Company, talks to Lou and Jules about the natural yarn-dyeing process and what it’s like to own and operate a yarn shop during quarantine. Last but not least, Lou and Jules share their latest designs and current projects.  Check out our full interview with Kelly Corten:

 

Hosted by:

Juliana “Jules” Lustenader 

IG: @knitbyjules

Ravelry: Juleslu

LoveCrafts: Juliana Lustenader Designs

 

 

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 (during interview) –
Brightfeather sweater by Jennifer Steingass
Jules (before and after interview) – The Weekender sweater by Andrea Mowry
Lou (during interview) –  Pocket Monster t-shirt 


INTERVIEW –
Kelly Corten, owner and founder of The Royal Bee Yarn Company

Website: www.TheRoyalBeeYarnCompany.com

Instagram: @theroyalbeeyarncompany

You can watch the full interview with Kelly here.  

Check out the interview Lou and Jules did with Kelly and Tony on The Royal Bee’s vlog here


KNITTING NOOK
– Hosted by Jules

Latest Design: The Marina Cowl by Juliana Lustenader
Yarn: Small Sample = Speckled Finch Studios’ Cozy Worsted in colorway “From the Deep” / Large Sample = Cascade 220 Superwash in colorway “Cream”
Pattern available on Ravelry, LoveCrafts, and Payhip

Works In Progress: The Pebbles and Sand Cowl by Kristin Lynn (Artfully Hooked)

A crochet pattern in the Sun & Fog Winter 2021 Collection

Yarn: The Royal Bee Yarn Company’s Purple Couch Collection fingering weight in colorway “Chris is the lavender icing on the cake”

Link to Jules’ Ravelry project page

 

 

CROCHET CORNER – Hosted by Louie

 

Latest Designs: 
Chicken birb
Duck birb
Barn Owl birb

Stash Acquisition: Lion Brand’s DIY Glow

Upcoming Designs: Otters
February’s Kit for Club Crochet members

Shop and Website Updates:
Kits for Chicken, Duck, Owl birbs
New Church of Perch Birb Merch:
Stickers
    T-shirts
2021 Club Crochet Calendar

 

© 2020 Club Crochet

Loop & Purl Podcast – Episode 3

Loop and Purl Podcast - Episode 3

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‘Tis the season… for crochet and knitting! Loop & Purl have stayed in to craft up some very special patterns for you this holiday season. In this episode, listen to them reminisce on past holiday memories and update you on their creative projects, all while you sit back, relax, and perhaps craft-a-long. Happy Holidays!

Hosted by:

Juliana “Jules” Lustenader 

IG: @knitbyjules

Ravelry: Juleslu

LoveCrafts: Juliana Lustenader Designs


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 – Golden Gate Sweater, designed and knit by Jules

Lou – Suffolk, designed by Lisa Richardson, knit by Jules


KNITTING NOOK – Hosted by Jules 


Latest Design: Spindrift Hat by Juliana Lustenader

Yarn: Madelinetosh ASAP

Free pattern on Ravelry and LoveCrafts 


Selfish Knit: Garnered Pullover by Alicia Plummer

Yarn: Plymouth Yarns Homestead in colorway Taupe Heather

Test knit, pattern to be released in early 2021 


Works In Progress: Fingerless Mitts (name TBD) by Juliana Lustenader

Yarn: Woolfolk Sno in two marled colorways

Future design to be released in February 2021 


Stash Acquisition: 

Malabrigo Worsted in colorway Valentina 


Upcoming Design: Marina Cowl by Juliana Lustenader

Yarn: Speckled Finch Studios Cozy Worsted in colorway “From the Deep”

Cascade 220 Superwash in Cream

Will be published on Ravelry and LoveCrafts in January 2021


CROCHET CORNER – Hosted by Louie


Latest Designs: 

Presents and Balloons

 

Selfish Hooks: 

Yeti with Coffee Cup – Livestream edition

Goblins and Trolls for Patreon supporters

 

Works In Progress: 

Lava Run Game

 

Upcoming Design:

Barn Owl and more birbs 


Shop Updates:

Gift Cards

“Church of Perch” T-shirts and stickers (coming soon)

 

© 2020 Club Crochet

Loop & Purl Podcast – Episode 2

Loop and Purl Podcast - Episode 2

On this episode, Lou and Jules discuss what inspires them; From people and places, to feelings and ideas, all sorts of things can spark inspiration! Then they visit the Knitting Nook and Crochet Corner to share what they’ve been working on before the holiday season.

--- Show Notes ---

What we’re wearing:

Jules – The Fog Whisperer Cardigan by Juliana Lustenader

Lou – “I’m a Hooker on YouTube” shirt by Louis Mensinger (coming soon to Club Crochet Shop)

KNITTING NOOK – Hosted by Jules

 

Latest Design: The Fog Whisperer Cardigan by Juliana Lustenader

Yarn: Knit Picks Stroll Tweed (65% Superwash Merino Wool, 35% Manufactured Fibers) fingering weight in colorway “Down Heather”

Pattern available on Ravelry and LoveCrafts

 

Selfish Knit: Moraga Cowl by Juliana Lustenader

Yarn: Black Squirrel Viv Sock (100% Superwash Merino Wool) sock weight in colorway “Sup Witches”

More info on Jules’ Ravelry project page

Works In Progress: Garnered Pullover by Alicia Plummer

Yarn: Plymouth Homestead (100% Wool) bulky weight in colorway “Taupe Heather”

More info on Jules’ Ravelry project page

This was a test knit for a pattern that has yet to be released

 

Upcoming Design: Winter Hat (name TBD) by Juliana Lustenader 

Yarn: Madelinetosh ASAP (100% Merino Wool) single ply bulky weight in colorway “Memory”

Will be published on Ravelry and LoveCrafts in December 2020


Colorblock Cardigan (name TBD) by Juliana Lustenader

Yarn: DROPS Brushed Alpaca (100% Alpaca) held double in multiple colorways

Will be published on Ravelry and LoveCrafts in early 2021

 

Join the Ravelry Indie GAL: https://www.ravelry.com/groups/indie-design-gift-a-long

The event starts 11/24 and ends on New Years Day, 2020.

 

Mentioned Patterns: 

Golden Gate Sweater by Juliana Lustenader

Snowy Plover Shawl by Juliana Lustenader

 

 

CROCHET CORNER – Hosted by Louie

 

Latest Designs: Birbs!

Selfish Hooks: Goblin Puppet

Works In Progress: Mushrooms (pattern to be published)

Upcoming DesignPresents (pattern to be published)

Mentioned Pattern: Santa

New Pocket Ogre Shirts are now available in the Club Crochet Shop

© 2020 Club Crochet

Loop & Purl Podcast – Episode 1

Loop and Purl Podcast - Episode 1

Meet Jules and Lou, two crafty people who love yarn and each other. One crochets, one knits, and they both don't know much about the other's craft, but they want to! In this inaugural episode of the Loop and Purl Podcast, you get to meet and learn more about Jules and Lou and their creations, from colorful sweaters to adorable creatures.

--- Show Notes ---

What we’re wearing:
Jules – The Valencia Top by Juliana Lustenader
Lou – Pocket Monster Shirt by Louis Mensinger (coming soon to Club Crochet Shop)

KNITTING NOOK – Hosted by Jules

Latest Design: The Golden Gate Sweater by Juliana Lustenader

Yarn: Madelinetosh Farm Twist (100% Superwash Merino Wool) DK weight in colorway Subtle Flame

Pattern available on Ravelry and LoveCrafts

 

Selfish Knit: Solvi Sweater by Jennifer Steingass

Yarn: Knit Picks Stroll (75% Fine Superwash Merino Wool, 25% Nylon) fingering weight 

Main Color: Autumn Heather, Contrast Color: Oyster Heather

More info on Jules’ Ravelry project page

 

Works In Progress: None to share this episode.

 

Stash Acquisition: The Black Squirrel Halloween Package

Yarn: Viv Sock (80% South American Superwash Merino Wool, 20% Nylon) fingering weight 2-ply in colorway ‘Sup, Witches

Art by Dawn Kathryn Studios (project bag and sticker)

 

Mentioned Patterns: 

emPower People Cowl by Casapinka

A knit, crochet or tunisian crochet pattern to empower crafters to engage and vote in our national and local polls through a social justice lense.

More info on the emPower People craftivism movement on the emPower People website

 

Snowy Plover Shawl by Juliana Lustenader

 

Upcoming Design: The Fog Whisperer Cardigan by Juliana Lustenader

Yarn: Knit Picks Stroll Tweed (65% Merino Wool, 25% Manufactured Fibers, 10% Other Fibers) fingering weight in colorway Down Heather 

Will be published on Ravelry and LoveCrafts in mid-November, 2020

 

CROCHET CORNER – Hosted by Louie

 

Latest Designs: Halloween “Pod People”

Hanging Bat (magnetized)

 

Selfish Hooks: Pigeons!

Thanksgiving Turkey Birb

 

Works In Progress: 

Dragon

Wings are similar to bat wings

 

3-D Art Piece

Features Rocket Ship and a tiny Earth

 

New Club Crochet Kits: Ghosts

 

New Ogre/Orc Stickers now available on Club Crochet

© 2020 Club Crochet

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