Thursday, December 1, 2022

Episode 284 - Gift knitting successes

What are we wearing?
Sorrel by Wool & Pine
Sharlene wearing a Gayle-made Sorrel
Rituals by Joji Locatelli
Gayle's Rituals

What are we stalking?
Flower Greetings by Dolly Laishram
Monday to Friday Socks by Noma Ndlovu
Beneath a Summer Sky by Debra Gerhard
Plaidvent by Julia-Maria Heggenbart

What are we knitting?
Cowl by The Seamen's Church Institute: Christmas at Sea
Crystal Fantasy by Joji Locatelli
Colby by Elizabeth Doherty
Scrappy Smarled by Tif Nealon
Anthology Throw by Helen Stewart
Metanoia Wrap by Christina Campbell



Thank you to our sponsor Twice Sheared Sheep!










What have we finished?
À pois Cardigan by Eri Shimizu
Sharlene's À pois Cardigan
Cliveden Hat by Courtney Kelley
Memory Blanket by Georgie Nicolson

Friday, November 18, 2022

Episode 283 - Knitting the bind off

What are we wearing?
Pacific Crest by Elizabeth Doherty
Sharlene's Pacific Crest
Pressed Flowers by Amy Christophers

What are we stalking?
Cat Face by Tracy Widens
Waterfall by Yumiko Alexander
Asher Skirt by Kaitlin Barthold

What are we knitting?
Cowl by The Seamen's Church Institute
A pois Cardigan by Eri Shimizu
Moreton Bay Cardigan by Alisa Hartzel
Memory Blanket by Georgie Nicolson
Anthology Throw by Helen Stewart

What have we finished?
Cowl by The Seamen's Church Institute
No Sweat Shirt by Park Williams

Thank you to our sponsor Infinite Twist!










We introduce our Self-Indulgent Knit Along! Affectionally called the SIKAL, we encourage you to make something indulgent in some way. #SIKAL starts at the December solstice and runs through the March equinox (if you want to participate for prizes.) Otherwise, knit away at your leisure! Hashtags to use are: #SIKAL #SIKAL2023 #yarniacs #yarniacspodcast

Some of our possible projects are:
Sophie Scarf by PetiteKnit
Dijon by Meiju K-P
Doocot by Kate Davies Designs
Shifty by Andrea Mowry
Journey by For the love of knitwear
Soorik by Gudren Johnson

School of knit: Let's talk bind offs! (part 1)
We talk about standard and stretchy bind offs. 



Friday, November 4, 2022

Episode 282 - Knitting Fiber Arts

What are we wearing? 
Frank Shawl by Joji Locatelli
Sharlene's Frank Shawl
Southern Spirit by Joji Locatelli
Sharlene's Superhero "cape"
KP Pullover by Eri Shimizu
Gayle's KP Pullover

What are we stalking?
First Date by Carol Sunday
LämminHelläPehmoinen by Pirjo Lakkapää ja Katri Raunama
Metanoia Wrap by Christina Campbell
Southern Spirit by Joji Locatelli
Habitation Throw by Helen Stewart
Sonoma Stole by Carol Sunday
Santa Fe by Carol Sunday
Chevron Fringe Shawl by Susanne Sommer


What are we knitting?
Moreton Bay Cardigan by Alisa Hartzel
Memory Blanket by Georgie Nicolson
Anthology Throw by Helen Stewart
À pois Cardigan by Eri Shimizu


Thank you to our sponsor Infinite Twist!
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What have we finished?
Divvy by Annie Baker Designs
Cowl by The Seaman's Church Institute
Sharlene's easy Cowl
Gossamer by Joji Locatelli
Gayle's Gossamer
Rafa's Hat by Joji Locatelli
Gayle's Rafa's Hat

We look back at episode 123, when we talked about what we termed Knitting Oddities. This led us to discover some knitted fiber art which we would like to share with you this episode. 
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Friday, October 21, 2022

Episode 281 - Knitting Exceptionals - Kaffe Fassett

What are we wearing?
Sorrel by Wool & Pine
Sharlene's Sorrel
The Lounger by Joji Locatelli

What are we stalking?
Whidbey Sweater by Wool & Pine
Rerelax by Ririko
Relax by Ririko
Nouvelle Vague by Kate Gilbert
Featherwork by Jairlyn Mason

What are we knitting?
No Sweat Shirt by Park Williams
Divvy by Annie Baker
Rafa's Hat by Joji Locatelli
Gossamer by Joji Locatelli
Memory Blanket by Georgie Nicolson
Gayle's Blanket

What have we finished?
Hat #14 fail!
Sophie Scarf by PetiteKnit
Sharlene's Sophie Scarf
ZigZag Fingerless Gloves by Whole Earth Education

We share a little bit about the life and career of knitting exceptional Kaffe Fassett!


Friday, October 7, 2022

Episode 280 - COF Knit-Along 2022 Wrap Up

What are we wearing?
Elorie by Elizabeth Doherty
Sharlene's Elorie
Super Simple Summer Sweater by Joji Locatelli
Wanderers Slippers by Andrea Mowry
Habitation Throw by Helen Stewart

What are we stalking?
Fallen by Kyle Vey
Ever Fall Cardigan by Elisa Hartzel
Moreton Bay Cardi by Elisa Hartzel
Gully Gloves by Kelly McClure
ZigZag Fingerless Gloves by Whole Earth Education

What are we knitting?
No Sweat Shirt by Park Williams
Sophie Scarf by PetiteKnit
Memory Blanket by Georgie Nicolson
Gossamer by Joji Locatelli
Soyokaze by Ririko

What have we finished?
Ripple Bralette by Jessie Maed Designs

We chat a bit about the final Colors of Fall Knit-a-long projects and prizes!
 

Friday, September 23, 2022

Episode 279 - Knitting Viral Patterns part 2

What are we wearing?
Tii Pullover by Joji Locatelli
Sharlene's Tii Pullover
Vinyarnsa by Shelley L. Brander

What are we stalking?
Fairy Flower Vines by Claire Olivia Golden
Ieri by Mara Nicole
Forest Weave by Yumiko Alexander
Gossamer by Joji Locatelli
Gama by Manos de Uruguay Design Team
Viatori by Julia Farwell Clay

What are we knitting?
No Sweat Shirt by Park Williams
Soyokaze by Ririko
Memory Blanket by Georgie Nicolson

Thank you to our sponsor Fix-A-Stitch!


What have we finished?
Lace and Fade Boxy by Joji Locatelli
Dashed Beanie by Benjamin Matthews
Lightweight Hipster by Joji Locatelli


After our episode about viral patterns, listeners commented with so many more patterns! It was a fun discussion so we decided to share some of the patterns that were mentioned in the discussion. It makes for a fun trip down memory lane. Enjoy!

Hitchhiker by Marina Behm
#13 Central Park Hoodie by Heather Lodinsky
Love Note by tincanknits
Calorimetry by Kathryn Schoendorf
Baby Surprise Jacket by Elizabeth Zimmerman
Monkey Socks by Cookie A
Jaywalker by Grumperina
Ribby Cardi by Bonne Marie Burns
Ribby Pulli by Bonne Marie Burns
Citron by Hillary Smith Callis

Friday, September 9, 2022

Episode 278 - Knitting & Reknitting Repurposed Yarn



We are currently in the middle of a California heat wave and neither of us have been wearing knitwear!

What are we stalking?
Hento by Meiju K-P
Leafy Baby Blanket by Layla Alieva
Daily Sweater by Knitail
Journey by Gift of Knitting Designs
Pressed Flowers Hat by Amy Christoffers
Rough Road Hat by Shannon Larson

What are we knitting?
Lace & Fade Boxy by Joji Locatelli
Dashed Beanie by Benjamin Matthews
Soyokaze by Ririko

Thank you to our sponsor Fix-A-Stitch!




















What have we finished?
Zephyr Pullover by Celia McAdam Cahill
The Margot Hat by Margotchien
Sharlene's Margot Hats 1 and 2
Irma Hat by Aneta Gasiorowska
Gayle's Irma
Rituals by Joji Locatelli
Gayle's Rituals

Both of us have recently ripped out a previously knit sweater and reused the yarn. Why would be repurpose the yarn instead of giving away the sweater? We discuss this and a few other issues when we choose to reuse yarns.