Friday, October 23, 2020

Episode 230 - Knitting and staying sane through 2020

 What are we wearing?
Look, Squirrel! by Casapinka
Sharlene's Squirrel sweater
Purlbreak by Stephen West
Gayle's Purlbreak
Dotty Cardigan by Stephanie Lau
Gayle's Dotty

What are we stalking?
Chevrollelogram by Stephen West
Season of Persimmons by Yellowcosmo
Coastal Crop Raglan by Tif Neilan
Color Check Afghan by Barbara Spencer Hawk
Peace Love Joy Shawl by Cold Comfort Knits
Flowers in the Air by Sachiko Uemura

What are we knitting?
Liv Light by Carrie Bostick Hoge
KP Pullover by Eri Shimizu
Parallelolamb by Stephen West
Gayle is also working on KP Pullover :) 
Pressed Flowers by Amy Christoffers




Thank-you to our sponsor Fix-A-Stitch!







What have we finished?
Dissent Toque by Andrea Rangel

We discuss some of the difficulties we are facing with COVID-19 quarantines, being unable to gather with family and friends, and why we just need to be kind to ourselves during this time. 

Episode 230 audio

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Friday, October 9, 2020

Episode 229 - Knitting the Colors of Fall Wrap Up

What are we wearing?
Julie's Wrap by Joji Locatelli
Sharlene's wrap
Super Simple Summer Sweater by Joji Locatelli
Gayle's sweater

What are we stalking?
Bowen by Elizabeth Doherty
Sharlene's Bowen
Beacon by Shellie Anderson
Klo or Klee by Bonne Marie Burns
The Burrow Wrap by Kay Jones
Wryit by Kate Davies
Eaves by Kate Oates

What are we knitting?
Liv Light by Carrie Bostick Hoge
KP Pullover by Eri Shimizu
Pressed Flowers by Amy Christoffers




Thank-you to our sponsor Fix-A-Stitch!







What have we finished?
Mira's Cowl by Baah Yarn
Demoiselle Arc-en-ciel (Little Miss Rainbow) by Solenn Couix-Loarer

We wrap up the Colors of Fall KAL!
WillowGroveKnits post 103
Irena Bee post 58
Holity post 87
coneyhotdog2004 post 66
cmyeh102 post 70
JennifterSC post 69
arrivers3 post 75

Episode 229 audio

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Friday, September 25, 2020

Episode 228 - Knitting organically

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
Sharlene's Breathe and Hope
Pappus Pullover by Midori Hirose

What are we stalking?
Dissent by Elithea Whittaker
Dissent Pullover by Andrea Rangel
Dissent by Andrea Rangel
Dissent Toque by Andrea Rangel
Knitorious RBG by Park Williams
Rio Calina Cowl by Cat Bordhi
KP Yoke Rasen by Ririko

Pressed Flowers by Amy Christoffers
Glenwood by Cheryl Toy

What are we knitting?
Mira's Cowl by Baah Yarn
Liv Light by Carrie Bostick Hoge
Susurrus by Joji Locatelli
Demoiselle Arc-en-ciel (Little Miss Rainbow) by Solenn Couix-Loarer


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













What have we finished?

Thank-you Neighborhood Fiber Company for the organic Studio Sock sample skeins!
You can read more about GOTS organic certification here.
An interview with Karida Collins of Neighborhood Fiber Company here

 Visit the #sheepwithaview hashtag on Instagram for some fun photos!

Episode 228 audio

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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.