Monday, December 16, 2013

Mojito Monday #18 Because I Listen

This week I tell the tales Thanksgiving, Icemaggedon 2013 and my birthday weekend. Three weekends in my life in which I finished nothing……

Merry Christmas, Happy Hanukkah, Happy Kwanzaa, Happy New Year.

The next show will post on January 6th, with at least 1 FO!

Tuesday, December 10, 2013

Wise Words about Knitting

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This week my guest is Kate Atherley aka wisehilda. Enjoy!
Check out her books Beyond Knit & Purl and Knit Accessories.
And for the really adventurous sock knitter Magic 2 in 1 Socks.

Tuesday, November 26, 2013

Mojito Monday #17 The Late Edition

Late, but not forgotten.  Happy Thanksgiving Everybody!

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Don't forget about Small Business Saturday. 
Many thanks to the guests that have taken the time and graced my show.
Fancy Fibers Farm
Gynx Yarns
Cooperative Press
Big Foot Knits by Andi Smith
Stitching in the Stacks by Sarah Barbour
Two if by Hand
The Unique Sheep
Pantsville Press
Wooly Wonka
Alex Tinsley
Carissa Knits
Elaine Liner in Sweater Curse
Check out an audiobook narrated by CJ Critt on Audible
And don't forget Tapgurl on the Go's show sponsor Dye2Spin has extended her Cyber Monday sale from Nov. 30th - Dec. 20th.  Buy 4 and get 1 Free!

Monday, November 18, 2013

Mojito Monday #16 Veggie Matter

In which I get up close and personal with a Llama fleece.

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Get a jump on your holiday knitting and spinning with Dye2Spin's Cyber Monday Sale. Buy 4 and Get 1 Free December 2nd -20th with promo code EFWHolidays.

Monday, November 11, 2013

Sweater Curse!

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This week I talk to writer/actress/knitter, Elaine Liner about her new show Sweater Curse.
Elaine Liner in Sweater Curse

And check out the Cyber Monday sale by show sponsor
Buy 4 get 1 free!

Monday, November 4, 2013

Mojito Monday #15 Go Team Norway!

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This week I discuss my half and half FO’s, my continuous journey into cast on crazy and my wild (virtual)night in Norway.
In case you missed it or just want to relive it, here is a link to National Knitting Eve.
Did you watch it? Tell me your thoughts about it.
This episode of Tapgurl on the Go is sponsored by Dye2Spin.

Monday, October 28, 2013

Tap and Roar

Listen in as I talk to designer Alex Tinsley of Dull Roar.

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Monday, October 21, 2013

Mojito Monday #14 I need DK weight yarn

This week I lament the lack of heavier weight yarn in my stash (3 times!!), and finish up my DFW Yarn crawl adventure. 

Also Ashley of Dye2Spin introduces me to world of spinning.

Monday, October 14, 2013

Dyeing 2 Learn How to Spin

Listen and laugh along as I talk with Ashley Wolfe of Dye 2 Spin.
This week my special guest is Ashley Ammons Wolfe the creative force behind Dye 2 Spin. We discuss the DFW Yarn Crawl and the colorway that she designed especially for this years event and her other etsy shop Knitty Knitty Bang Bang.

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Monday, October 7, 2013

Mojito Monday #13 Lucky Socktober

This week I recount my Knitting Retreat and the first days of the DFW Yarncrawl.

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Monday, September 30, 2013

Monday, September 23, 2013

Mojito Monday #12 To Gift or not to Gift

This week I try to decide who in my life is really worthy of a handknit gift.

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Monday, September 9, 2013

Mojito Monday # 11 An Ode to Socks

This week we celebrate the end of the Summer of Socks and the beginning of the year. 

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Monday, August 26, 2013

Monday, August 19, 2013

Mojito Monday #9 Good Times

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This week I talk about the progress and lack thereof on my current WIPS.
I also soothed my ego with self striping sock yarn from Ladybug Fiber and made good progress on a couple of socks while watching "Orange is the New Black" on Netflix.

Monday, August 12, 2013

It's Wonka-licious

This week Tapgurl on the Go talks to Anne of Wooly Wonka Fibers.

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In September you will be able to find Anne and Wooly Wonka Fibers at The Salida Fiber Festival

And in early November at the Kid N Ewe festival in Boerne, Texas.

Check out her Facebook page at . She occasionally will have sale/coupon info there. But M-F she  usually has pictures, or info about new pattern updates, or a link to a blog post with shop info.

Monday, August 5, 2013

Monday, July 29, 2013

Coffee Talk with Hunter

This week Tapgurl talks with Hunter Hammersen of Pantsville Press.

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I had some audio difficulties, so you may have to adjust your volume.  Sorry for this, but Hunter was so great, I had to release it.

Tuesday, July 23, 2013

Mojito Monday #7 San Diego Dreaming

The "Tequila Tuesday Edition".

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New yarns in the stash:

            Pagewood Farms in the "Cherry Blossom" colorway.

       The Grinning Cat in the "Smells Like Burning" colorway.

  Baah! Yarns colorways from left to right, "Brazilian Emerald", "Emerald Isle", and "Singin' the Blues".

                                             Our feet on the beach.

                                                Pool Knitting
               And last but not least, a big thanks to BostonJen of The Down Cellar Studio Podcast
She thinks that I sound professional!  Thanks Jen!


Monday, July 15, 2013

Tap Dancing with Big Foot

This week Tapgurl on the Go talks about the mechanics of sock knitting with Andi Smith, the author/designer of Big Foot Knits.

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Do you want to win your own copy of Big Foot Knits?  Hop on over to Andi's blog, KnitBrit (this link will take you there) to read about her contest.

Monday, July 8, 2013

A very Unique Sheep

This week Tapgurl on the Go talks with Laura Lough co-owner of The Unique Sheep.  You can order her book Unique Feet at

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Sunday, June 30, 2013

CJ to CJ Professionally Speaking

This week instead of talking about my favorite audio books, I decided to talk to my favorite audiobook narrator CJ Critt.  Join us as we talk about books, roommates, New York and all manner of stuff.

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A very special thanks to The Upstairs Gallery for allowing us to record our interview in your wonderful space. Check them out at

To learn more about CJ you can find her here at or check her out here on audible.

It’s hot outside, so here is my list of good by the pool or staying inside soaking up the air conditioning reading/listening books:

All of the Stephanie Plum Mysteries by Janet Evanovich
(I’m partial to the first 6 audiobooks)
Flavor of the Month by Olivia Goldsmith
Valley of the Dolls by Jacqueline Susanne
Ten Beach Road by Wendy Wax
The Next Best Thing by Jennifer Weiner
Seattle Girl by Lucy Kevin
All of the Jaine Austen Mysteries by Laura Levine
Gypsy by Gypsy Rose Lee
How I Paid for College by Marc Acito
These are some of my recommendations, what are yours?

Monday, June 24, 2013

Mojito Monday #6 Mojito's and Math

This weeks Mojito Monday features an interview with knitting designer and re-fashioner Carissa of the Carissa Knits Blog.
And just to keep things clear...I did not ask Carissa to do this interview so that I could establish a friendship with her should I have trouble knitting one of her socks!
That's my story and I'm sticking to it.

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Monday, June 17, 2013

One If By Tap, Two If By Hand

This week Tapgurl on the Go talks with the creative forces behind Two If By Hand.

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Wanna see what I was ooohing and aaaahing about? Check them out here.

Monday, June 10, 2013

Mojito Monday Number 5

Happy WWKIP Week and watch out for those little Chardonnay Bottles!

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Me knitting at the Trombone Shorty Concert.  I tweeted this picture and Kay Gardiner gave me extra points for the light!
At this point I was still doing good..... I think.
This is my Madison Shawl Swap Shawl.  It has beads!!

Sunday, June 2, 2013

Shhh! No Mojitos in the Library

This week Tapgurl takes a virtual journey to Oregon and speaks with editor/designer Sarah Barbour about her new book Stitching in the Stacks.

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The digital version is available for purchase now and the print version will be available in July. 

Monday, May 27, 2013

Monday, May 20, 2013

Mojito Monday #3 A Joyful Noise

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I'm reading Heads in Beds
These are on the Kindle awaiting reading/knitting/listening time
Son of a Witch
A Lion Among Men
I had the chance to work on these projects
Spring Showers
Crazy Cakes
Grab your friends and watch The Great British Sewing Bee
May 25th is National Tap Dance Day!! Yes that's a real DAY!
Celebrate tap!
The Tapgirlz will be performing here

The Tapgirlz and I will be performing at Arts Fifth Avenue
Saturday/May 25...on our outdoor stage
24th Annual Celebration of
Concessions & T-Shirts on Sale, Pre-Show Music, Bike Raffle Tickets on Sale, & Silent Auction benefiting the A5A Scholarship Fund

8:00 pm: THE BIG SHOW
The Joe Rogers Jazz Trio, 5th Avenue Hi-Notes, DFW Dance Force, Legacy Tap Project, Jo Bonds Dance Ranch, Tap Gurlz, Abi Abel, April Gaines, Dale Luna, Gracey Tune, A5A Tap Dancers of All Ages ...and MORE!

And last but certainly not least a million THANK YOU's to Barb and Tracie of the 2 Knit Lit Chicks Podcast for the kind words and wonderful review of my show.

Monday, April 22, 2013

Happy Mojito Monday!

Welcome to my new Show between the Show "Mojito Monday".  Kick back with your favorite beverage of choice and listen as I recount my knitting and non knitting related adventures and de stress from a loooooong Monday!

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My knitting ADD List:
Bee Keepers Quilt
Jeweled Cowl
My Mt. Horeb Warm Shawl
Gillian Ruffle Scarf
#05 Lace Poncho
Watermelon wedges socks
Spring showers

On the Roku/Netflix/HBO Go:
Mad Men Season 1
Game of Thrones

Happy 3rd Podiversary Laura and Leslie of  The Knitgirllls
Thanks for the awesome project bag Absolute Wonder
I forgot to mention that this is the project that I put in the bag, Hypernova , yes I know more projects to add to the Knitting ADD list.
Thanks a million to A Dandelion Blows for making me another "Major Award". Go visit her shop and tell her Carmen says "Hi!" she's amazing.

The original blue one with a pink and green friend!

Sunday, April 14, 2013

I put a Gynx on you!

This week Tapgurl on the go talks with Laura Jinks Jimenez, the creative force behind Gynx Yarns.

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If you want to purchase Gynx Yarns you can find her here
And to learn more about dyeing check out her video podcast here

Sunday, March 17, 2013

Tapping at Fancy Fibers Farm

This week's show comes to you from Fancy Fibers Farm.

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If you're in Austin this weekend, check out the Texas Fiber Arts Festival.

Wednesday, February 13, 2013

Welcome back Carmen

***The audio for show number 2 is above.  I had some technical difficulties, so I had to relaunch this episode.  Enjoy!***

Show number two!  Not quite the biweekly show that I planned, but I explain why and where I've been during the show.

Stops on my Wisconsin Yarn Adventure:
The Sow's Ear
Blackberry Ridge Woolen Mill
The Cat and Crow
Oregon Alpaca Fest
Madison Knitters Guild
Lakeside Fibers

I've been reading:
Training Manuals and
Confessions of a Prairie Bitch by Alison Arngrim

My Christmas Knitting
Infinity Cowl
Wandering the Moor
Christmas Dishrags

Knitting for Me!!
TTL Mystery Sock 2013
Warm Shawl

Finally off the needles and on my feet. Madison

On the Roku: Good TV to knit by.
Sons of Anarchy
Gilmore Girls Season 3
Larkrise to Candleford