Friday, December 4, 2020

Episode 233 - SIKAL 2021 Planning

What are we wearing?
Free Your Fade by Andrea Mowry
Sharlene's Fade
Gayle's Fade
Super Simple Summer Sweater by Joji Locatelli
Gayle's SSSweater

What are we stalking?
Spiked Dog Collar by Megan Barclay
Amigurumi Candle by ChiWei Ranck
Bounce by Tin Can Knits
Fleur by Espace Tricot
Airy Secret by Hinterm Stein
Dot Knots Cardi by Lori Versaci

What are we knitting?
Parallelolamb by Stephen West
Mira's Cowl by Baah Yarn
Waffle Knit Dishcloth by Debbie Andriulli
Neil the Narwhal by Michelle Alvarez
Big Sister by Hinterm Stein



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














What have we finished?
Colby by Elizabeth Doherty
Sharlene's Colby Hats
Gayle's Colby Hats
BA Cool by Joji Locatelli
Gayle's BA Cool
KP Pullover by Eri Shimizu

We talk a bit about the upcoming annual Self-Indulgent Knit/crochet-a-long for 2021. Please use hashtags #sikal2021 #yarniacs #yarniacspodcast for this event.

Use #handknits everyday if you will be wearing your hand knits along with us in January!

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Friday, November 20, 2020

Episode 232 - Knitting blankets, part 1

What are we wearing?
KP Pullover by Eri Shimizu
Sharlene's KP Pullover
Ranunculus by Midori Hirose
Gayle's Ranunculus

What are we stalking?
Happy Hipster by Espace Tricot
Tidings Shawl by Helen Stewart
Painted Pullover by Caitlin Hunter
Ease by Alicia Plummer
Barnloft Hat by Kelly McClure
Tyto Mitts by Nina Pommerenke
Constellate by Hunter Hammersen
Permutation by Hunter Hammersen



Thank-you to our sponsor Infinite Twist!











What are we knitting?
Parallelolamb by Stephen West
Mira's Cowl by Baah Yarn
Liv Light by Carrie Bostick Hoge
KP Pullover by Eri Shimizu
The Burrow Wrap by Kay Jones
Waffle Knit Dishcloth by Debbie Andiulli
Neil the Narwhal by Michelle Alvarez

We start a discussion about crafting blankets, get unceremoniously booted offline, have a bit of trouble connecting and decide to split the blanket discussion into two episodes. So join us next time for the second half!

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Friday, November 6, 2020

Episode 231 - Knitting under tension

What are we wearing?
Blueprint by Joan Forgione
Sharlene's Blueprint
Super Simple Summer Sweater by Joji Locatelli
Gayle's SSSSweater

What are we stalking?
Fig & Fireside by Tif Neilan
Giant Snail by Megan Lapp
Slouchy by Lisa Mutch
Big Sister by Hinterm Stein
Gracious by Espace Tricot



Thank-you to our sponsor Infinite Twist!










What are we knitting?
Liv Light by Carrie Bostick Hoge
Parallelolamb by Stephen West
KP Pullover by Eri Shimizu
Neil the Narwhal by Michelle Alvarez
The Burrow Wrap by Kay Jones

What have we finished?
KP Pullover by Eri Shimizu
Supersoft 100% Uld from Holst Garn
Elephant Park by Gabrielle Danskknit
Pressed Flowers by Amy Christoffers



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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.