Friday, April 9, 2021

Episode 242 - Knitting Through Pattern Ennui

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What are we wearing?
Susurrus by Joji Locatelli
Sharlene's Susurrus
Big Sister by Hinterm Stein
Gayle's Big Sister

What are we stalking?
Float by Dawn Barker
Shreds of Fog Mitts by Woolen Tales
Brusca from Retrosaia
Welcomin' Blanket by Naama Ido
Bohemia Cardi by Maison Dene
The LOVE Patterns by Ankestrick
What are we knitting?
Leafbird by Yamagara
Liv Light by Carrie Bostick Hoge
Sisterhood Set by Jen Peck
Super Simple Summer Sweater by Joji Locatelli
Unbearable Hoodie by Les Garçons


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What have we finished?
A couple of charity hats
Bento Boksy might be an ugh!
Hayven by Kate Oates
Bankhead Hat by Susie Gourlay

We talk a little bit about our current state of pattern ennui... and some places to look for inspiration.

Episode 242 audio

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Thursday, March 25, 2021

Episode 241 - Self-indulgent knitting wrap up 2021

What are we wearing?
Love Note by tincanknits
Sharlene's Love Note
BlueSand Cardigan by La Maison Rililie
Gayle's BlueSand

What are we stalking?
Center Point Popover by Ainur Berkimbayeva
Rogue by Jenna Wilson
Sharlene's Rogue
Campfire Cardigan by Carrie Bostick Hoge
Fleur Cardigan by Carrie Bostick Hoge
Flamingo mobile by Rosanne Briggeman
Hopeful Hearts Fair Isle Hat by Quiet Isle Crafts

What are we knitting?
Bento Boksy by Åsa Tricosa
Bankhead by Susie Gourlay
Hayven by Kate Oates



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What have we finished?
Beacon by Shellie Anderson
Sharlene's Beacon
Lee Blanket by Kate Oates
Gayle's Lee Blanket

We wrap up the 2021 Self-indulgent KAL, chat about some of the fun projects, and there are a few prizes too!

Episode 241 audio

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Friday, March 12, 2021

Episode 240 - Unbearably cute knitting

What are we wearing?
Confetti by Veera Välimäki
Sharlene's Confetti
Wanderers Slippers by Andrea Mowry
Gather Together by Joji Locatelli
Slow Curves by Joji Locatelli
Gayle's Slow Curves

What are we stalking?
Denote by Kim McBrien Evans
Kaga Cardigan by Ririko
Peeps by Jennifer Saliba Bishop
Kiefer the Forest Dragon by Marie Overton

What are we knitting?
Bento Boksy by Åsa Tricosa
Beacon by Shellie Anderson
No. 1 from Önling
Hayven by Kate Oates
Dyed in the Wool from Spincycle Yarns
Lee Blanket by Kate Oates
Lead the Way by Megan Doherty


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






What have we finished?
Lightweight Hipster by Joji Locatelli
Unbearable Hat by Les Garçons

Where are they now? Past Stitches edition
Old School by Veera Välimäki
Gayle's Magnolia
Calyx by Elizabeth Doherty
Sharlene's Calyx
Little Bird by Veera Välimäki
Gayle's Little Bird
Sharlene's Little Bird
Divvy by Annie Baker
Sharlene's Divvy
Gayle's Divvy
Super Simple Summer Sweater by Joji Locatelli

Episode 240 audio

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Friday, February 26, 2021

Episode 239 - Knitting and Fiber Festival Nostalgia

We share a little nostalgia for an annual fiber event, cancelled due to the global pandemic. Really, it is nostalgia for seeing friends, meeting new ones, and sharing our experiences with other knitters and fiber enthusiasts. Our lives have been made richer by these experiences and we hope to be able to share time together in the future!

What are we wearing?
Confetti by Veera Valimaki
Sharlene's Confetti
Big Sister by Hintern Stein 
Gayle's Big Sister

What are we stalking?
Rustic Little Heart by Heidi Kirrmeier
Circle & Square by Marina Behm
Unbearable Hoodie by Les Garçons
Mini-Unbearable Hoodie by Les Garçons
Unbearable Hat by Les Garçons
Stripes by Andrea Mowry
Super Simple Summer Sweater by Joji Locatelli
Schneeflocken by Sarah Solomon

What are we knitting?
Bento Boksy by Åsa Tricosa
Lead the Way by Megan Doherty
Lee Blanket by Kate Oates