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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

 

 

Episode 252: Pride Goeth

 

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Finished Objects:

Classic Cuffed Hat by Purl SoHo in Malabrigo Single Ply held double

The Word’s Simplest Mittens by Tin Can Knits in Miss Bab’s Yowza, Meadow Brown colorway, and Valley Yarns Southampton

In Progress:

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

Classic Cuffed Hat by Purl SoHo in Louet Gems Fingering

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

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

Mercury Socks by Kim Drotar in On the Round’s Signature Sock Yarn, unknown colorway

Bergen Infinity Scarf by The Petite Knitter in Beaverslide Dry Goods 2-ply Sport

Rikke Hat by Sarah Young in Zomari Dyelab, Faraday Base, #Basic colorway

Episode 251: Some Pig

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Spinning:

Tarheelbilly Farm American Tunis

Knit Spin Farm Mini Batts

Finished Objects:

Summer Veggie Charm Set by Susan B Anderson in Wisconsin Woolen Spun (Tomato)

Classic Cuffed Hat by Purl SoHo in Yarn Cafe Creations, Biscotti Sock, In Bed By Nine colorway

Works in Progress:

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

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

Classic Cuffed Hat by Purl SoHo in Malabrigo Single Ply, unknown colorway

Behind the Scenes:

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

Mercury Socks by Kim Drotar in On the Round’s Signature Sock Yarn, unknown colorway

Bergen Infinity Scarf by The Petite Knitter in Beaverslide Dry Goods 2-ply Sport

Rikke Hat by Sarah Young in Zomari Dyelab, Faraday Base, #Basic colorway

Shop Update Tonight!

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There will be a limited sewn-to-order update tonight (9pm eastern) in the shop. I love this shibori inspired cotton/linen slub. I can’t stop thinking of delicious swimming pools when I see it. (Hanging them next to my tomatoes for a moment as they could use some cool water vibes too!)

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Bonus Episode: Magpie Tendency F.O.

Holy Hannah!!! I just noticed I have been reading Melissa’s Ravelry name incorrectly this whole time! I missed an entire syllable!

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Hello all! Thanks to the awesome folks who contribute financially to the show, I have another bonus episode for you.

This won’t be a regular episode as I’ll be talking exclusively about my recently finished Magpie Tendency designed by Melissa Alexander-Loomis.
I’ll talk a little about the adaptations I made, my thoughts on styling the garment, and whether or not I would knit this sweater again.

Thank you so much!

Episode 250: A Mullet Episode

 

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Designer Mentioned:

Olga Jazzy

Dyers Mentioned:

Stress Knits

Bumblebee Acres Farm

Yarn Cafe Creations

Urban Girl Yarns

Suburban Stitcher

HipStrings

Spinning:

Tarheelbilly Farm American Tunis

Knit Spin Farm Mini Batts

Works in Progress:

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

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

Behind the Scenes:

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

Mercury Socks by Kim Drotar in On the Round’s Signature Sock Yarn, unknown colorway

Bergen Infinity Scarf by The Petite Knitter in Beaverslide Dry Goods 2-ply Sport

Rikke Hat by Sarah Young in Zomari Dyelab, Faraday Base, #Basic colorway

 

 

Episode 249: Canning 32.23 Knitting 51:10

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Swatch Cards by Bad Betty Knits

Canning:

Brown Eyed Baker’s Refrigerator Bread and Butter Pickles

Pamona’s Pectin Peach Ginger Jam

Finished Object:

Magpie Tendency by Melissa Alexander-Loomis in Quince and Co Finch, Apricot and gifted handspun

Works in Progress:

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

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

Behind the Scenes:

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

Mercury Socks by Kim Drotar in On the Round’s Signature Sock Yarn, unknown colorway

Bergen Infinity Scarf by The Petite Knitter in Beaverslide Dry Goods 2-ply Sport

Rikke Hat by Sarah Young in Zomari Dyelab, Faraday Base, #Basic colorway