Friday, March 24, 2023

Episode 292 - Knitting and Colorwork

What are we wearing?
Elorie by Elizabeth Doherty
Elton by Joji Locatelli

What are we stalking?
Carlisle (Raglan) by Maddy Moe
Bloom Your Heart Out by Inese Sang
Pocket Edition by Hinterm Stein
Keep it Warm Sweater by Yeon Hwa Lee
Abloom by Anne Ginger 
Bonbec by Emilie Luis

What are we knitting?
Ranunculus by Midori Hirose
Calliope by Melissa Clulow
Parallel Lines by Melissa Clulow
Soyokaze by Ririko
Shifty by Andrea Mowry

Thank you to our sponsor Fix-A-Stitch!

What have we finished?
Warmest Regards by Sandi Rosner
Bolton Pass Hat by Espace Tricot

Continuing our discussion about colorwork that we started with Cowichan sweaters, we talk about color and how folks use color-changing yarns and create stripes for fabulous effects. Patterns mentioned include:
Stripes gone crazy by Alfa Knits
Butterfly | Papillon by MarinJaKnits

Friday, March 10, 2023

Episode 191 - Cowichan knitting

What are we wearing?
Marklee DK by Elizabeth Doherty
Sharlene's Marklee
Confetti by Veera Valimaki
Pavement by Veera Valimaki
So Faded by Andrea Mowry
Gayle's Confadement

What are we stalking?
Sangatsu Shawl by Eri Shimizu
Corvids, 19 by Harper Bee
Paul Klee Sweater by Midori Hirosi
Brooklyn Raglan by Tori Yu
Drizzle Sweater by SuviKnits

What are we knitting?
Warmest Regards by Sandi Rosner
Calliope by Melissa Clulow
Ranunculus by Midori Hirosi
Vestover by Elsebeth Judith
Shifty by Andrea Mowry

Thank you to our sponsor Fix-A-Stitch!

What have we finished?
Easwas by Kate Davies
Skelter by Wooly Wormhead

(Rain noises pick up here!)

We talk a bit about Cowichan knitting. This is the first article that brought my attention to these designs and sweaters. 
Tourism Cowichan video here
Who are the First Nations in Canada?