Friday, July 3, 2020

Episode 222 - School of Knit: Picking Up Stitches

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

What are we wearing?
Donner by Elizabeth Doherty
Sharlene's Donner
Like a Cloud by Joji Locatelli
Gayle's Like a Cloud
Gayle's Like a Cloud

What are we stalking?
Java by Julie Knits in Paris
Sundial by Janina Kallio
Parallelolamb by Stephen West
Trescao Jumper by Anna Dervout
Ivy Line by Yoko Johnston
Instagram: Maressa Made

What are we knitting?
Breathe and Hope by Casapinka
Look, Squirrel by Casapinka
Solasta by Kindred Red
Susurrus by Joji Locatelli



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















What have we finished?
Kitten hats
March Hat by Meghan Babin
Gayle's hats
Rafa's Hat by Joji Locatelli
Gayle's Rafa's Hat

School of Knit!
We talk about picking up stitches, and some online resources to help you get over this hurdle!
Picking up stitches videos from Purl Soho
How to Pick Up Stitches Correctly and Evenly from Plymouth Yarn Magazine






Episode 222 audio

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Saturday, June 20, 2020

Episode 221 - Colors of Fall knit-a-long kick off!

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

What are we wearing?
Ranunculus by Mirodi Hirose
Sharlene's Ranunculus
Gayle's Ranunculus
Gayle's Throwover

What are we stalking?
Dambisa Socks by Noma Ndlovu
Ruched Shawl - Light by Noma Ndlovu
Kiboushi by Ririko
Fogeater Hat by Kelly McClure
Spruce & Lichen by Tif Neilan
Grey Space by Tif Neilan
Wanderlight by Tif Neilan
Nimbus Sweater by Yi─čitcan Vatansever



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















What are we knitting?
Breathe and Hope by Casapinka
Scrappy Smarled Hat by Tif Neilan
Solasta by Kindred Red

What have we finished? 
Annabelle Blouse by Hobbii Designs
Copy.Cat C.C. beanie by Emily Ingrid
Gayle's C.C. beanie
Pappus Pullover by Midori Hirose



Friday, June 5, 2020

Episode 220 - Knitting our hearts on our sleeves

How are we feeling?
We encourage you to take advantage of the many online resources available to educate and inspire you to be actively anti-racist.  For knitters and crafters, you may like this resource:
BIPOC in Fiber

What are we stalking?
Yorlin by Kate Davies
Turn a Tunip Profit by Tatyana Grigoryan
Ennez Balloran by Anne Regourd
Susurrus by Joji Locatelli
Solasta by Kindred Red

What are we knitting?
Annabelle Blouse by Hobbii Design
Breathe and Hope by Casapinka
March Hat by Megan Babin
Pappus Pullover by Midori Hirose


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














What have we finished?
Asagi by Bristol Ivy
Scrappy Smarled by Tif Neilan
Moto by Mara Catherine Bryner

We talk about sleeves. Top-down sleeves, bottom-up sleeves, and a few other knit sleeves as well. There is probably a lot we still need to say, but for now, this will get the conversation going. If you want to talk more sleeves, visit our Ravelry group here.







Episode 220 audio

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Friday, May 22, 2020

Episode 219 - Introducing the Colors of Fall 2020

What are we wearing?
Elorie by Elizabeth Doherty
Obsidian by Lisa Mutch
Gayle's Obsidian

What are we stalking?
Annabelle Blouse by Hobbii Design
Look, Squirrel! by Casapinka
Nuala by Libby Jonson
Boxy by Joji Locatelli
Scrappy Smarled by Tif Neilan
Omgwtf2020 by Mary Annarella
Loch by Tincanknits

What are we knitting?
Asagi by Bristol Ivy
Breathe and Hope by Casapinka
Habitation Throw by Helen Stewart
Sharlene's Habitation Throw
Pappus Pullover by Midori Hirosi
Memory Blanket by Georgie Nicolson
Gayle's Deep Breath Sweater
Moto by Mara Catherine Bryner


Thank-you to our sponsor Candy Skein!














What have we finished?
The Throwover by Andrea Mowry
Gayle's Throwover

We introduce our annual Colors of Fall Knit-a-long for 2020! The planning thread for chat for the KAL can be found on Ravelry here. Have fun with it! Remember that part of the fun is to photograph your finished clothing or accessory with a fall outfit. :)