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Episode 224: Awkward Close Up

As I write show notes for this week’s episode, it occurs to me that I don’t think I mentioned the yarn I used for any of my projects? How is that possible? Alas, I continue to be very, very, human. I will endeavor to be more on point next time around!

In Progress:

Ishnana by Ysolda Teague in Quince & Co Finch, Carrie’s Yellow colorway

Mercury Sock by Kim Drotar in On the Round Signature Sock

Vertices Unite by Stephen West in On the Round, Madelinetosh, Leading Men Fiber Arts, and Lamby Toes

Buccaneer by Justyna Lorkowska in Leading Men Fiber Arts Showcase “Black Walnut” and Soliloquy “Blue Steel Gradient”

 

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Bonus Episode: Steeking!

This is not a concise tutorial for viewing as you are trying to steek your garment, but a casual walkthrough of the process that I hope will make folks more comfortable with the idea of steeking a garment.

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Episode 223: Oranges, Trick Knees, Fences, and, oh yeah, Wool

Finished Object:

Afterthought Heel sock by Laura Linneman in Knit Spin Farm’s Self-Striping Targhee Fingering, You’re so Rad(ish) colorway

In Progress:

Ishnana by Ysolda Teague in Quince & Co Finch, Carrie’s Yellow colorway

Mercury Sock by Kim Drotar in On the Round Signature Sock

Vertices Unite by Stephen West in On the Round, Madelinetosh, Leading Men Fiber Arts, and Lamby Toes

Buccaneer by Justyna Lorkowska in Leading Men Fiber Arts Showcase “Black Walnut” and Soliloquy “Blue Steel Gradient”

Midas Hat by Laura Reinbach in Nomadic Yarns Trusty Sock, The Burrow colorway

Mentioned:

Ninja Chickens: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JuaVXwt-yxA

I have a nagging suspicion there was something else, but it’s 10:30 and I’m ready for bed!

Episode 222: At Least 37% Doorway Effect

What I’m Wearing:

Bentley by Marie Greene and Dress No 1 From 100 Acts of Sewing

Finished Objects:

Canyonlands by Nim Teasdale in handspun from Spun Right Round and Knit Spin Farm

In Progress:

Ishnana by Ysolda Teague in Quince & Co Finch, Carrie’s Yellow colorway

Buccaneer by Justyna Lorkowska in Leading Men Fiber Arts Showcase “Black Walnut” and Soliloquy “Blue Steel Gradient”

Afterthought Heel sock by Laura Linneman in Knit Spin Farm’s Self-Striping Targhee Fingering, You’re so Rad(ish) colorway

Midas Hat by Laura Reinbach in Nomadic Yarns Trusty Sock, The Burrow colorway

Shop Updates:

June 8th-14th SSK Retreat Attendees Only!

June 9th Llama Bags in Sweater and Aran Sweater sizes!!!!!!

June 15th Harry Potter Sock Plus bags!

 

Update Tonight at 9!

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I had many requests for more library card bags at last month’s Maryland Sheep and Wool, and I listened! Tonight’s update will have LOTS of preorder listings for library card bags and my new Sock Plus addition to the favorites family.

Because if the additional listings, I have pushed out delivery time, but I hope you think they are worth the wait.

I hope you all have a great weekend!

Episode 221: Pineapple Pushback

Sewing Patterns mentioned:

Painted Portrait Blouse/Dress by Anna Maria Horner (I purchased mine through Fancy Tiger Crafts)

Finished Objects (that I completely forgot to mention):

Abalone by Beata Jezeck in KnitPicks Stroll Fingering (held double), Basalt Heather colorway

In Progress:

Afterthought Heel sock by Laura Linneman in Knit Spin Farm’s Self-Striping Targhee Fingering, You’re so Rad(ish) colorway

Ishnana by Ysolda Teague in Quince & Co Finch, Carrie’s Yellow colorway

Canyonlands by Nim Teasdale in handspun from Spun Right Round and Knit Spin Farm

Midas Hat by Laura Reinbach in Nomadic Yarns Trusty Sock, The Burrow colorway

Games Mentioned:

The Castles of Burgundy the Dice Game If you’re looking for a teaching video, you can find one here

Honshu

 

 

Bonus Episode: Upsizing the Painted Portrait Dress

An atypical episode, this one contains absolutely no knitting. If, however, you are interested in joining my house dress revolution, this episode talks all about upsizing (grading) the Painted Portrait Dress and the modifications I made for myself.

Content breakdown with approximate timestamps:
Tools: 3:14
General Grading Techniques: 9:40
Original Modifications: 29:13
Post Muslin Modifications: 39:14
Linings, Facings, and Bias Bindings: 53.55
Easy Pocket Mod for Wider Side Panels: 61:06

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Music at the tail end of the episode is “Ebenezer” by The Black Twig Pickers via http://freemusicarchive.org/