Friday, February 14, 2020

Episode 212 - Sweater Elements

What are we wearing?
Elorie by Elizabeth Doherty
A Cropped Sweater for Winter by Andi Satterlund

What are we stalking?
Dar by Bristol Ivy
Japan Sleeves by Joji Locatelli
January Hat by Courtney Kelley
February Hat by Kate Gagnon Osborn
Big Sister by Hinterm Stein

What are we knitting?
Dawe by Amy
Goldfish Memory by Casapinka
Sorrel by Wool and Pine
Bits and Bobs by Kay F. Jones
Twistmas by Espace Tricot

Thank-you to our sponsor Western Sky Knits!













What have we finished?
Sorrel by Wool and Pine

Our discussion about picking patterns continues, specifically looking at different elements of sweaters and the reminder to knit something that you will really be able to incorporate into your wardrobe!




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Friday, January 31, 2020

Episode 211 - Llamacorns, cats, and birds, oh my!

What are we wearing?
Puntilla by Joji Locatelli
Sharlene's Puntilla
BlueSand Cardigan by La Maison Rililie
Gayle's BlueSand Cardigan

What are we stalking?
Run the World by Afifa
Tune by Ankestrick
Cozy Pullover by Ewelina Murach
Kids' Coastal Hoodie by Tori Gurbisz
Twistmas by EspaceTricot
Doocot by Kate Davies


Thank-you to our sponsor LoLoBodyCare!













What are we knitting?
Sorrel by Wool and Pine
Dawe by Amy Miller
Land of Sweets by Helen Stewart
Bit and Bobs by Kay Jones
Marklee by Elizabeth Doherty

What have we finished?
Leni by Isabel Kraemer
Elorie by Elizabeth Doherty
Copy.Cat C.C beanie by Emily Ingrid
Wee Melia by Ysolda Teague

We talk a bit more about picking a pattern, and share some tips and comments from the discussion in our Ravelry group.

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Friday, January 17, 2020

Episode 210 - Happy 8th Anniversary to us!

Happy anniversary to us! It has crept up slowly, and suddenly we are celebrating our 8th anniversary. Wow! Thanks so much to all of you who have listened through the highs and the lows; who have knit along with us through the good and the not-so-good projects; and who stick with us despite it all. We ❤️ you!

Joji Locatelli, in Buenos Aires, Argentina
Puntilla
Cedar Pullover
Storm Shawl
Super Simple Summer Sweater
Like A Cloud
Slow Curves
Recoleta

Ririko, in Japan
Evening Dew Cardigan

Stephanie Jessica Lau, in Canada
Dotty Cardigan

Tincanknits, in Vancouver BC
Love Note
Gather

Ambah O'Brien in Castlemaine, Victoria, Australia
Sunshower Shawl

Sminé in Auckland, New Zealand
Jessica Jones

Thank-you to our sponsor LoLoBodyCare!













Noma Ndlovu, in South Africa
Ruched Shawl - Light
Khanyisa
Lesley Tee

Dye and wool souks in Morocco

Ysolda Teague, in Scotland
Wee Melia
Ishbel
Wimsical Little Knits
Elijah

Shetland Islands, in Scotland
Alice Starmore

Holst Garn, from Denmark
Coast, sourced from New Zealand and Argentina
Supersoft, sourced from Australia and New Zealand
Tides, sourced from Australia and New Zealand
Noble, sourced from South Africa

Rohrspatz & Wollmeise, from Germany

Malabrigo, from Uruguay

Sincere Sheep, from Napa, California, USA
Cormo Fingering
Cormo Sport

Elizabeth Doherty, in Truckee, California, USA
Marklee
Donner

Ancient Egyptian striped toe-sock




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Friday, January 3, 2020

Episode 209 - Tips to pick a pattern

Welcome to 2020, and the first episode of the new year and decade!

What are we wearing?
Evening Dew Cardigan by Ririko
Minthe by Anne Ginger
Gayle's Minthe

What are we stalking?
The Baby Y*da controversy!
Alho by Anna Johanna
Domes around the World by Hinterm Stein
Brightfeather by Jennifer Steingass
Copy.Cat C.C beanie by Emily Ingrid

Thank-you to LoLo Body Care for sponsoring us this month!
















What are we knitting?
Perfect Reversible Watch Cap by Nancy Elizabeth Munroe
Dawe by Amy Miller
Wee Melia by Ysolda Teague
Marklee by Elizabeth Doherty

What have we finished?
Puntilla by Joji Locatelli
Storm Shawl by Joji Locatelli
My Cup of Tea Mitts by Fluffy Fibers
Elephant Park by Gabrielle Danskknit
Dotty Cardigan by Stephanie Jessica Lau

School of Knit
What do you look for when picking a pattern? Sizing, yarn used, and design are all important. But what other factors can help you successfully pick a pattern that you will love to make and love to wear? In this segment we share a little bit of our process and what helps us to determine if a pattern is something we want to make.