Episode 253: Knitting at 46:20


Hello All! Full disclosure: I’m still not entirely happy with my talk about “Beyond Beautiful” by Anuschka Rees. I think my expectations of the book are too strongly shadowing my opinion of it, but, alas, there you have it. Perhaps I’ll sit with it a bit and then revisit this introduction to body neutrality.

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Books I talk about:

Ten Arguments for Deleting Your Social Media Accounts Righ Now by Jaron Lanier

Beyond Beautiful by Anuschka Rees

Finished Objects:

Nordiska by Caitlin Hunter in Bumblebee Acres Farm Coquette Sock, Hagrid: Keeper of the Keys colorway

The Peaceful People Cowl by Jennifer Berg in Cloudborn Highland Sport held double

Classic Cuffed Hat by Purl SoHo in Louet Gems Fingering

In Progress:

Classic Cuffed Hat by Purl SoHo in Maelinetosh Light

The Word’s Simplest Mittens by Tin Can Knits in Teeny Button Studio, Judgey Rabbit colorway, and Valley Yarns Southampton

Trelawney Shawl by Tyne Swedish in Another Crafty Girl Oh Shiny Sock, All Knowing colorway and Madelinetosh Sock, Wicked Colorway

Foolproof by Louise Zass-Bangham in handspun, fiber from Knit Spin Farm and Tarheelbilly Farm

Behind the Scenes:

Ellen’s Play Set by PetiteKnit in 2DyeCru’s 100% SW Polwarth Fingering, Firefly colorway

Pebbles & Pathways Socks by Marceline Smith (Hey BrownBerry Podcast) in Quince & Co. Chickadee, Honey colorway

Yoke Emma by Astrid Tueting in Juniper Moon, Patagonia, Juniper, Aquamarine, Mustard, and Thistle

Marled Mania Cardigan by Stephen West



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