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Return of the Gnomad (Episode #86)

February 9, 2016 ::: Feature, Products

SHOW NOTES:

  • Check out new yarn-related video game that came out today, Unravel.
  • Pre-Order Update: Pre-orders placed the weekend of January 29 will be shipping out on February 10 & 11. Some have already shipped.
  • Gnomemade to Order: Opens February 11 @ 9am CST.
  • RANDOMINI Mini Skein Club: Spots are still available!
  • Shop Update: February 12 @ 9am CST
    • Pre-Orders: Lucky Ewe (skeins & doppelgänger set), Leprechaun Knickers (skeins), Little Bunny Foo Foo (skeins & doppelgänger set), Bad Bunny (skeins & doppelgänger set) & Gnomad Special Edition doppelgänger set
    • Mini Skeins: St. Patrick’s Day, Easter & Grab Bags
    • Other Colorways: No Place Like Gnome (skeins & doppelgänger set), Cowgirl Boogie (skeins & doppelgänger set), Gotham Nights, Nightwing & Mint Chocolate Chip

Lacking a Clever Title… (Episode #85)

January 26, 2016 ::: Feature, Products



SHOW NOTES: 

  • Brick it Down: Ghostbusters Fire Station
  • News: USPS rate changes.
  • PRE-ORDER/Custom Order Update: Over half of the orders have already shipped. The rest will be going out within the next couple days.
  • Next Shop Update: Friday, January 29 @ 9am CST
  • Shop Update Preview:
    • PRE-ORDERS: Valentine’s Day, Mardi Gras, St. Patrick’s Day and Easter PRE-ORDERS will be restocked. New Little Bunny Foo Foo and Bad Bunny Doppelgänger Sets will be available for PRE-ORDER.
    • Mini Skeins: Valentine’s Day Collection will be restocked. (This will be the LAST batch for 2016!) Chocolate Covered Strawberries Valentines are currently in the shop, as are Bunny Butt’s. St. Patrick’s Day and Easter bundles will be available in the update on February 12.
    • Yarn: Lots of colorways and a few doppelgänger sets are being restocked. Check out the podcast for the full line-up!

(You can also find the podcast on iTunes, and on our official podcast page.)

Lovey Dovey, Bad Bunnies in Knickers (Episode #84)

January 5, 2016 ::: Feature, Products



Show Notes:

  • Brick it Down: Completed Detective’s Office and Mountain Hut, and now waiting on a truck load from LEGO.
  • Go see Star Wars…right now!
  • Delay in Deliveries: There may still be some delay in shipped items, as many are still under water, or dealing with the aftermath of the recent flooding in the area.
  • New Item: “Handmade for You” gift tags sold in packs of 5 & 10.
  • Shop Update Preview:
    • Colorways Restocked: Baby Gnome, Loki, Castiel, Ron Weasley, Roller Derby Diva, Bumblebee, Scarlet Witch, No Place Like Gnome, Fawkes the Phoenix, Joker, Dean Winchester, Sam Winchester, Lone Ranger, Gimli, Hawkeye, The Burrow, Arthur Weasley, Butter Cow, Wonder Woman, Dobby, 88 MPH, Beast, Garden Gnome & many more!
    • Mini Skeins: Valentine Colorways, Chocolate Covered Strawberries, Grab Bags (5, 10 & 21) & Pick-a-Mini (already restocked)
    • Skeinny Dunkers & Blankie Dunkers
    • Available for PRE-ORDER:
      • Yarn: I Lurve Ewe, Do Ewe Lurve Me?, Zombie Kisses, Wuv Twue Wuv, Lovey Dovey (NEW), Lucky Ewe, Leprechaun Knickers (NEW), Mardi Gras, Little Bunny Foo Foo & Bad Bunny (NEW)
      • Doppelänger Sets: Do Ewe Lurve Me, Zombie Kisses, Chocolate Covered Strawberries

(You can also find the podcast on iTunes, and on our official podcast page.)

NEW Colorway: Bad Bunny!

January 4, 2016 ::: Feature, Products

Bad Bunny is available for PRE-ORDER this Friday, January 8, at 9am CST.

 

GNOMESTOCK Preview (Episode #83)

November 17, 2015 ::: Feature, Products

Show Notes:

  • Brick it Down: LEGO Ghostbusters!
  • Holiday Yarn: Extra holiday yarn skeins & doppelgänger sets are now in the shop.
  • GNOMESTOCK: This week’s update is happening on SATURDAY, November 21st at Noon CST. This is the last update for 2015!
  • New Items: 2015 Holiday Ornament & 2016 Calendar of Yarny Goodness
  • Shop Update Preview: Holiday yarn PRE-ORDERS will be available for all 11 colorways and 4 doppelgänger sets. Turnaround time: 2-3 weeks. I will be doing my best to get these out as quickly as possible.
    • Mini Skein Sets: 2015 Holiday Collection, Milk & Cookies & large amounts of Grab Bags
    • Doppelgänger Sets: No Place Like Gnome, Gnome of the Lake, Aurora Gnomealis, I Dream of Zombie, Berry Gnomey, Bertie Bott’s, Backwoods Gnome, The Ron Swanson Special (Bacon & Eggs), Lady Camo, Mustache Manifesto, Zombie Flannel Peppermint Mocha
    • Skeinny Dunkers & Blankie Dunkers
    • SALE happening NOW on GA branded items (ie: totes, shirts, ruler, keyskeins, mugs, etc.)

Holiday Yarn is Here! (Episode #82)

October 20, 2015 ::: Feature, Products

Show Notes:

  • Brick it Down: LEGO Wall-E has been assembled!
  • Shop Update Preview: Holiday yarn PRE-ORDERS will be available for all 11 colorways. A small amount of non-holiday yarn will also be in this update.
    • Mini Skein Sets: 2015 Holiday Collection, Milk & Cookies, Ron Swanson Special & Grab Bags
    • Doppelgänger Sets: Berry Gnomey, Milk & Cookies (pre-order), Tis the Season (pre-order), Under the Tree (pre-order) & Fruitcake (pre-order)
    • Skeinny Dunkers & Blankie Dunkers
  • COMING SOON: GNOMESTOCK update on November 21.

2015 Holiday Yarn Preview

October 14, 2015 ::: Feature, Products

The 2015 Holiday Yarn Preview is here! All of these beauties will be available for PRE-ORDER starting next Friday, October 23, at 9am CDT. (Time Zone Converter) The pre-orders for each of the colorways listed below will remain open until 9pm CDT, on October 25, or until they have SOLD OUT. Some items will be able to ship immediately, as extra are being made in advance.

The colorways are (from LT to RT):

  1. Tis the Season
  2. To Be Jolly
  3. Winter Wonderland
  4. Mistletoe
  5. Under the Tree
  6. Eddie Griswold
  7. Fruitcake
  8. Peppermint Mocha NEW!
  9. Christmas Ham NEW!
  10. Christmas Pickle NEW!
  11. Cookies

2015 Holiday Yarn

The 2015 Holiday Collection of mini skeins (containing the first 10 colorways listed above) will be available, and ready to ship, on October 23. Each mini skein is 20 yds, and are dyed on a mixture of the following yarn bases; House Gnome, Bungalow Gnome & Sparkle Gnome. (Learn more about our yarn bases.)

Milk & CookiesOne of our most popular holiday mini skein bundles will also be returning that day, Milk & Cookies. Each mini skein is 40 yds, and a gnome cookie cutter is included with each bundle. Milk comes on the House Gnome base, while Cookies is dyed on the Scruffy Gnome base. This set will also be available in full size skeins as a doppelgänger set in sock and DK weight (shown on RT).

Other holiday doppelgänger sets will be announced in next week’s podcast.

Holidays, they’re coming… (Episode #81)

September 29, 2015 ::: Feature, Products

SHOW NOTES:

  • Brick it Down: Wall-E
  • Update on Gnomemade to Order & Halloween/Fall Pre-Orders: All have been dyed. Most have gone out. Will be shipping the rest within the next couple days
  • Gnomemade to Order: Open Thursday, October 1st (9am CDT) to Saturday, October 3rd (5pm CDT). Please note that Halloween/Fall colorways must be ordered through the PRE-ORDERS that are available the next day.
  • Halloween/Fall PRE-ORDERS: Reopens on Friday, October 2nd, 9am CDT. There are 9 Halloween colorways, and 4 Fall colorways to choose from. This is the LAST time Halloween pre-orders will be available.
  • Note about upcoming Holiday PRE-ORDERS & Mini Skeins on October 23rd.
  • Note about GNOMESTOCK update on November 21st.
  • Shop Update:
    • Fall/Halloween Doppelgänger Sets: Pumpkin Patch, Kickin’ Leaves, Mrs. Franky & Witches Brew.
    • Doppelgänger Sets: Bobby Singer, Bertie Bott’s, Gnomesome Dove & Batgirl.
    • Mini Skeins: Fall & Halloween will be restocked for the last time.
    • Colorways Being Restocked: 221B Baker Street, Gnomey Night, Polyjuice Potion, Bertie Bott’s, Bacon, Hermione, Sam Winchester, Bobby Singer, Gnomesome Dove, Batgirl, Hobbit, Blue Jeans & Ninja Cupcake.
    • Skeinny & Blankie Dunkers will be available.

Updates About Everything (Episode #80)

September 15, 2015 ::: Feature, Products

SHOW NOTES:

  • Brick it Down: Mystery Machine, Trick or Treat, and Everblock Systems.
  • Update on Custom Orders & Pre-Orders: All have been dyed. In the process of packaging and shipping them out.
  • Gnomemade to Order: Opens on Thursday, September 17th, 9am CDT. Please note that Halloween/Fall colorways must be ordered through the PRE-ORDERS that are available the next day.
  • Halloween/Fall PRE-ORDERS: Reopens on Friday, September 18th, 9am CDT. There are 9 Halloween colorways, and 4 Fall colorways to choose from.
  • Shop Update:
    • Halloween Doppelgänger Sets: Gnomes of the Corn, Smell My Feet, Mrs. Franky & Witches Brew.
    • Fall Doppelgänger Sets: Pumpkin Patch, Grandma’s Kitchen & Kickin’ Leaves.
    • Mini Skeins: Fall, Halloween & Monster Rainbow.
    • Colorways Being Restocked: Bacon, Maleficent, Toadstool Meadows, Zombie Flannel (Plus Doppelgänger Set), Ultron, Animal & Nightwing.
    • Skeinny & Blankie Dunkers will be available.

Halloween, Fall & STITCHES, oh my! (Episode #79)

August 24, 2015 ::: Feature, Products

SHOW NOTES:

  • Brick It Down: Scooby Doo LEGOs have been obtained! Will share more in future podcasts.
  • STITCHES Midwest 2015 Recap: Thank you, everyone, for coming out!
  • RANDOMINI Mini Skein Club Shipments: Will be shipped out by August 31st.
  • Gnomemade to Order: Opens on Thursday, August 27th, 9am CDT. Please note that Halloween/Fall colorways must be ordered through the PRE-ORDERS that are available the next day.
  • Halloween/Fall PRE-ORDERS: Opens on Friday, August 28th, 9am CDT. There are 9 Halloween colorways, and 4 Fall colorways to choose from.
  • Birthday Candle PRE-ORDERS: Individual skeins of Birthday Candles will be available for PRE-ORDER on Friday, August 18th. The doppelgänger sets (available in sock & worsted weight), that are currently in the shop, will be the last batch for 2015.
  • Future Shop Update Info (September 18th): Pumpkin Patch Doppelgänger Sets, Fall mini skein bundles & Halloween mini skein bundles, will be available in the next update.
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