Episode 28: Plumbing, Zombies and Geology


Weeb the Zombie Dude by Amy Spinler in some homespun Rambouillet with buttons by Pymatuning Crafts


Afterthought Heel Socks by Laura Linneman in Lollipop Yarn’s Girly Girl on US 0’s

Tinder by Jared Flood in Beaverslide Dry Goods worsted in the Argillite colorway

Fallberry Mitts by Anne Hanson of Knitspot in Under the Son’s Moorit Shetland


Please tag your projects with “fatsquirrelLokal”

A finished object thread will be open through October 14

I was high off a recent orangey purple yarn purchase and mentioned Dragon Brook Yarns….Go give them a look!

14 thoughts on “Episode 28: Plumbing, Zombies and Geology

  1. folksmith

    OMG, that zombie is so cute. i haven’t even listened to your podcast yet, I had to stop and tell you how much I love the photo of Weeb. I will have to make it for my daughter who is away at college for her first year…should put a smile on her face, it not, it sure does mine! Now, on to the podcast!

  2. Leigh Meehan

    Amy, GREAT podcast!!!!! I’m still laughing. And oh my goodness!!!!!! Thank you so very, very much for tagging PymatuningCrafts!!!!!! You are totally excellent!!!!!!!!

  3. Debra

    Show all your wips, please. I certainly enjoy seeing them, even when there hasn’t been any progress. Maybe it will encourage you to make time for even just a few stitches on them. Love the podcast (it’s my favorite) and look forward to it each week.

  4. thefatsquirrel Post author

    Isn’t that just the cutest pattern ever? It is the EASIEST thing to knit and they all look wicked cute when they’re done!

  5. thefatsquirrel Post author

    Oh, I’m so glad you enjoyed it Leigh! You’re buttons are so lovely, the only thing wrong with them is that it’s just too hard to choose!

  6. thefatsquirrel Post author

    Ahhhh, thanks Amanda…..I’ve been fretting over your little one’s birthday presents….Maybe they’ll each get a zombie dude.

  7. rachael

    This is the first time I’ve watched your podcast and it is delightful! I went to college in Yellow Springs and wish I could be there for the Wool Gathering. I think it is ay Young’s Dairy. If so you need to go there and order their apple pie (or maybe it’s apple cider) milkshake. It will rock your face off with apple cider/cinnamon vanilla-y goodness.
    Also, your monster is super cute! Good job.

  8. thefatsquirrel Post author

    Oh, I’m so glad you enjoyed the show Rachael! Yellow Springs is a super beautiful area, so I’m looking forward to the trip!

  9. Donna

    Purchased the Zombie Dude pattern, but I love the large size you made. What size needles did you use? Thanks, I love your podcast.

  10. thefatsquirrel Post author

    Thanks Donna! I only used US3 needles, but with my very bulky yarn, the finished guage was 3.25 stitches to the inch.

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