Sunday, December 3, 2017

Ep43: A Wee Bit of Gluttony

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Updates


A bit of Gus talk, a tiny bit of life chatter... and let's start thinking about 2018 goals! 











WIPs
  • Vanilla Socks. Schoppelwolle Zauberball Crazy in the Herbstwind colorway. Project page.
  • Frozen Silver Sweater by Suvi Simola using O-Wool O-Wash in Appalachian Stone andeighborhood Fiber Co. Studio Sock in Charles Centre. Project Page. 
  • Lalibela Hat by Mary Hull/Kino Knits using Oink! Pigments DK in "Grape Escape." Project page. 
  • Re-working the foot on TheBoy's Christmas Stocking in Paton's Worsted. Project page. 
  • Sock yarn blanket. Pattern by Shelley Kang. Project page. 
  • Hexis in scrap yarn. Project page. 





















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Sweater Series Talk
Come on over and let us know how things are coming along! 

Thank you to Bensound.com for music for the podcast. 

Friday, November 24, 2017

Negative Knitting, Positive Outlook

Find the podcast on iTunes and Google Play Music. Find Kristi on Ravelry and Instagram as krisluvswool, and on Twitter as @inasKnit. Past video episodes are available on iTunes andYouTube

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Events! 
  • I'll be going to Le Mouton Rouge Knittery for the Hand-dyed Holidays #3 on Dec. 2nd. Hope to see you there!
  • While in Washington, DC, I went to Looped Yarn Works and met up with some fellow knitters. Loved the location and highly recommend a visit there if you're in the area! 
WIPs
  • Sock yarn blanket. Pattern by Shelley Kang. Project page. 
  • Vanilla Socks. Schoppelwolle Zauberball Crazy in the Herbstwind colorway. Project page.
  • Ayle hat by Claire Devine in Oink! Pigments, DK. Colorway: Grape Escape. 
  • Hexis in scrap yarn. Project page. 
FOs
  • Cabled bun hat by Diane Ballard in Quince and Co. Finch in the "Fox" colorway. Project page





Saturday, November 4, 2017

Ep041: What the armscye?!?

Find the podcast on iTunes and Google Play Music. Find Kristi on Ravelry and Instagram as krisluvswool, and on Twitter as @inasKnit. Past video episodes are available on iTunes andYouTube

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Fred and Gus together




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WIPs


FO Show

Cabled bun hat by Diane Ballard in Quince and Co. Finch in the "Fox" colorway. Project page

The Sweater Project
I talk about measuring your armcye and making adjustments to your sleeve depth. 





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Friday, October 20, 2017

Ep40: Swatching, Mathing, Hoping

Find the podcast on iTunes and Google Play Music. Find Kristi on Ravelry and Instagram as krisluvswool, and on Twitter as @inasKnit. Past video episodes are available on iTunes and YouTube

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Thanks! 


  • New and returning viewers
  • Those who donated prizes for the Batter Up KAL including: a new sweater pattern, Linen Butterflies donated by Windswept Monique and more baseball stitch markers from Michele/kyspinner 
  • TinCanKnits for sending the DogStar pattern

Administrative
TinCanKnits has a KAL going for her Strange Brew and Dog Star patterns in her Ravelry Group

Travel Plans

  • Recommend yarn shops in DC! 
  • Zombie Knitpocalypse 2018
WIPs



FOs
Not really a new FO, but an update on my Engineered Seams sweater now that I've tried it on. 

The Sweater Project: Part 2: Swatching and Mathing and Hoping 

If you need a measurements map for keeping track of and working out your measurements, I have created a color coded and black and white version. You can download them from the Ravelry group thread or here: 

We talk about working on your swatch, doing some basic math stuff, and casting on!

Non-knitting chatter

I went on a women's only camping trip and it was AMAZING. 

  

Thursday, October 5, 2017

Ep39: Refresh and Reset


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Thanks
New and returning viewers
Those who donated prizes for the All-Star and World Series thread

Administrative Stuff
We have our Sweater Project series coming up starting with the next episode. Start thinking about patterns, yarns, questions, etc., related to choosing a pattern and planning ahead for it! 

WIPs

My sock yarn blanket, based on the pattern by Shelly Kang. Project page

FOs
Knitting FOs
  • Windschief by Stephen West in Fiber Universe Cosmic Sock in the Endor Forest colorway. Project Page.
  • Barley by tincanknits in Fiber Universe Cosmic Sock in the Endor Forest colorway. Project Page. (modified)


  • Babbity Baby Hats in Leading Men Fiber Arts Show Stopper. Project page. 



Non-Knitting FOs

Jelly Roll Race Quilt is completed! 















The Dude Abides cross stitch from HelensCrossing on Etsy













Sweater Series Part 1: Navel gazing: let's talk about what's in your wardrobe, what's flattering, and taking measurements!

Batter Up KAL and World Series  Prizes

World Series Prizes

Travels in Abu Dhabi






Tuesday, August 8, 2017

Ep37: Definitely Disctractable

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Thanks
New and returning viewers
Those who donated prizes for the All-Star and World Series thread-- stick around to the end to hear who won the All-Star prizes! 

Many thanks to Yarn Geek Fibers, the podcast sponsor for June and July. 
 

Yarn Geek Fibers dyes up luxurious yarns and spinning fibers in her Spiffy Lab of Colorification located in Keokuk, Iowa. Yarn Geek Fibers takes inspiration from pop culture, science (focusing on women in the STEM feilds of work), and anything else that strikes her fancy, to produce a wide variety of cheerful color combinations.Find them and more at www.yarngeekfibers.com You can also follow her on Instagram and Facebook as YarnGeekFibersor stay in touch in her Yarn Geek Fibers Ravelry group.


WIPs

Not quite knitting 
An old quilt top that has been languishing for years now. Will I finish it?? Hmmmmm 

Batter Up KAL and World Series  Prizes

World Series Prizes

Wednesday, July 26, 2017

Ep36: Really Episode 36

Find the podcast on the YouTube Channel or on iTunes. Find Kristi on Ravelry and Instagram as krisluvswool, and on Twitter as @inasKnit.

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Thanks
New and returning viewers
Those who donated prizes for the All-Star and World Series thread-- stick around to the end to hear who won the All-Star prizes! 

Many thanks to Yarn Geek Fibers, the podcast sponsor for June and July. 
 

Yarn Geek Fibers dyes up luxurious yarns and spinning fibers in her Spiffy Lab of Colorification located in Keokuk, Iowa. Yarn Geek Fibers takes inspiration from pop culture, science (focusing on women in the STEM feilds of work), and anything else that strikes her fancy, to produce a wide variety of cheerful color combinations.Find them and more at www.yarngeekfibers.com You can also follow her on Instagram and Facebook as YarnGeekFibersor stay in touch in her Yarn Geek Fibers Ravelry group.



















WIPs



















Sit & Spin
Another 50g of corriedale wool in a fluffy 2-ply! The SQ is mailed off. EEK! 

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Minnesota 52 by Megan Williams and Cori Eichelberger

StashDash totals update: 
Tamdou840
January Thaw660
School Spirit Socks305.2
Sweater spin 3080
Gifts sock1 149
Current yardage completed: 5034.2 yards/4,603 meters

Batter Up KAL and Prizes

All-Star Prizes 
World Series Prizes