Friday, September 11, 2020

Episode 227 - Knitting and Wool in the News

The following pattern and project links direct you to the pattern's or project's Ravelry page. 

What are we wearing?
Breathe and Hope by Casapinka
Confetti by Veera Valimaki
Gayle's Confetti

What are we stalking?
Brookgreen Cardi by Laura Aylor
Collecting Breeze by Shinobu Sasaki
emPower Lace by Rosemary Hill
Little Miss Rainbow by Solenn Croix-Loarer
Ingens by Inga Semmingsen
Sahra Sweater by Leeni How

What are we knitting?
Julie's Wrap by Joji Locatelli
Mira's Cowl by Baah Yarn
Susurrus by Joji Locatelli

What have we finished?
Le Scarabée Bleu by La Maison Rililie



Thank-you to this month's sponsor LoLo Body Care!













Wool in the news!
Stephanie Pearl McFee, the Yarn Harlot
sheepcentral.com Warning! This site includes images and stories about meat farming and wool farming.



Episode 227 audio

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Friday, August 28, 2020

Episode 226 - Comfort knitting

The following pattern and project links direct you to the pattern's or project's Ravelry page. 

What are we wearing?

Look, Squirrel by Casapinka

Sharlene's Look, Squirrel

What are we stalking?

Mood Cardigan by Jeanette Sloan

Summer Fairy by Ririko

Spin Me Around by Catherine Bligh

Gracious by Espace Tricot

What are we knitting?

Julie's Wrap by Joji Locatelli

Mira's Cowl by Baah Yarn

Le Scarabée Bleu by La Maison Rililie


Thank-you to this month's sponsor LoLo Body Care!













We share a little bit about what things were like locally this past week with the CZU Lightning Complex fires and mass evacuations.

Episode 226 audio

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Friday, August 14, 2020

Episode 225 - Knitting Hornets and Unicorns of the Sea

The following pattern and project links direct you to the pattern's or project's Ravelry page.

What are we wearing?
Maypop Hoodie by Susanna Winter
Sharlene's Maypop
BlueSand Cardigan by La Maison Rililie
Gayle's BlueSand

What are we stalking?
Nether Garments - Adult (September) by Elizabeth Zimmermann
Fake Hornets Nest by L.a.p. crochet creations
Leafbird by Bernice Lim
Love Grows Here by Cally Monster
Quiet Starts by Joji Locatelli

What are we knitting?
Julie's Wrap by Joji Locatelli
Le Scarabée Bleu by La Maison Rililie
Susurrus by Joji Locatelli


Thank-you to this month's sponsor LoLo Body Care!














What have we finished?
Look, Squirrel by Casapinka
Spruce & Lichen by Tif Neilan
Assookinakii by Candice English
Gayle's Assookinakii

Before we sign off, we discuss a few listener tips for using stitch markers and wearing shawls and discuss the Colors of Fall 2020 Knit-a-long.

Some resources for wearing shawls include:

How to wear Viajante by Martina Behm
4 scarves worn 16 ways from Nordstrom
How to wear a pashmina by Very Pashmina


Episode 225 audio

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Friday, July 31, 2020

Episode 224 - Knitting with our wardrobe of stitch markers

The following pattern and project links direct you to the pattern's or project's Ravelry page. 

What are we wearing?
Farallon by Elizabeth Doherty
Sharlene's Farallon
Elizabeth Doherty's website
BlueSand Cardigan by La Maison Rililie
Gayle's BlueSand

What are we stalking?
"Ombre All Day" Pants by Lauren Riker
"Ombre All Day" Shorts by Laren Riker
emPower People Bracelets by Diane L. Augustin
Small Sausage Dog by Amanda Berry
Amanda Berry's website
Lee Blanket by Kate Oates
Shik'is Hat by Jennifer Berg



Thank-you to this month's sponsor LoLo Body Care!














What are we knitting?
Look, Squirrel! by Casapinka
Susurrus by Joji Locatelli
Spruce & Lichen by Tif Nielan
Assookinakii by Candice English

What have we finished?
Super Simple Summer Sweater by Joji Locatelli

We discuss the humble stitch marker, and ways we use them to enhance and aid our knitting, and add a bit of bling too! :)