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.

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
Cedar Pullover
Storm Shawl
Super Simple Summer Sweater
Like A Cloud
Slow Curves

Ririko, in Japan
Evening Dew Cardigan

Stephanie Jessica Lau, in Canada
Dotty Cardigan

Tincanknits, in Vancouver BC
Love Note

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

SminĂ© in Auckland, New Zealand
Jessica Jones

Thank-you to our sponsor LoLoBodyCare!

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

Dye and wool souks in Morocco

Ysolda Teague, in Scotland
Wee Melia
Wimsical Little Knits

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

Ancient Egyptian striped toe-sock

Episode 210 audio

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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.