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Music:
And Her Tears Flowed Like Wine – Anita O’Day
After You’ve Gone – King Jesters:

Links:

Calendar of Hope:

Job Hunting for Knitters & Crafters:

CGOA:

Knitchat Updates:

Scale Mitts & Hanging Out:

Kollage Yarn Review:

Scale Mitts in Progress

Scale Mitt in progress in Malabrigo Rios

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This one gets us ready for the Holiday Knitting Effort.

Happy Knits & Melinda Vermeer:

Holiday Knitting Tips:


Halloween 2011. That’s me in the red deer mask in the back. Sorry the photo of the Owls sweater isn’t that sharp. The Halloween Party Bus theme this year was Red Devils.

Download Episode 32

This one is all about Shetland Sheep! I had a long conversation with Tracy & Tom of McTavish Shetlands.

Felted Shetland Vest
Tracy’s Felted Shetland Vest. Read more about it on the blog.
Knitting Artifacts:


Music Featured:
Ease on Down the Road

Episode 30

More on knitting history and a new small business that helps other small businesses (including Local Yarn Stores (LYSs)) thrive.

Music Featured:

Links:

Sock Knitting Segment
Worksheets:
1.) Designing Your Own Toe Up Sock Pattern
2.) Vanilla Sock Pattern
3.) Heel Flap Extension

Elizabeth Zimmerman’s Sewn Bindoff (Video)

Correction: I mentioned the Inuit people in referencing the “Arctic Lace” book. This is incorrect as the book covers the traditions of the Native or Indigenous Peoples of Alaska. Inuit actually refers to the Northern Native Peoples in Canada & Greenland.

Lanesplitter Skirt Panel

Lanesplitter Skirt

Episode 28

Cave behind the South Falls at Silver Falls State Park
In this episode
  • There’s a bit about a hike in the woods and knitting socks in nature
  • Something about lace for dudes.
  • Mention of podcasts I love from across the pond.
  • and the continuation of the sock saga.
Sock Knitting Segment

Sock Pattern Links

More Photos from the Hike
Music used:
Shake that Little Foot – Lark in the Clean Air
Cave

Episode 27

Socks from my handpainted sock yarn

This is the one where I knit socks, socks and more socks… and try the Starmore sweater one more time!

Music Featured
Ballad of the Black Chihuahua – Jon Rauhaus
Swim Out – The Toothaches (sorry I featured them last time but I’m on a New Wave kick)
Inventio #2 in C Minor (Bach) – Learning Music

Beach Knitting
Alice Starmore’s Lochinver

Dyeing Tutorials
How to Handpaint Roving – great tutorial
Dyeing Silk Roving
More on Dyeing Silk Roving
Cascade Eco Wool
Fire on the Mountain

#knitchat
String & Beans Blog
Make1Inc’s Site

Updates
Black Sheep Gathering in Eugene June 24-26
Black Sheep Bingo
Contest Thread - Help me figure out what to do with this yarn!
Information about the No Po informal walking tour (Ravelry) – I’ll be updating this more…

Sock Pattern Links
Worksheets:
1.) Designing Your Own Toe Up Sock Pattern
2.) Vanilla Sock Pattern
3.) Heel Flap Extension

Come to Silver Sock Tutorials
Cat Bordhi’s Tutorial on Knitting on Two Circular Needles

Episode 26

Yarns on the left are some of my handdyed sockyarns

This one is all about finishing by blocking and getting ready for the Sock Summit.

Music used:

Show note links:

Contest: Help me find a way to use this yarn. Post your suggestions at the Cloudy with a Chance of Fiber forum in Ravelry

 

Episode 24
We’re both so ready for Spring weather and a repreive from the continuous downpour that has innundated the Northwest this year.

On & Off the Needles:

Photos: Blue Baby Socks, Trellis Sweater

Hooray for Spring Knitting:

Spring things in our queue for the near future
Rachel
Baby things
  • socks
  • hats
  • toys
Little lace projects & cowls
Natalie

Twitter Chat or #knitchat

  • #knitchat is a 1 hour Twitter chat that happens every Thursday night from 6:30-7:30 PST
  • To follow and participate in #knitchat simply follow and tweet the hashtag “twitterchat”
  • Shout out and thanks to participants of #knitchat @yarnsalad, @McDGG, @MrsKniterati
  • Paper.li the Online Twitter & Facebook Paper http://paper.li/ – my version is called the Natknit Daily

Music Featured:

Blue Skies – Betty Hutton

Episode 23

So I did fall off wagon. But I am valiantly getting back on and starting all over again.

Photo from the Morguefile: http://www.morguefile.com/archive/display/214462

Music

Lee Rosevere – Up All Night
Sally GardensSláinte
Cow Cow Boogie
– Ella Fitzgerald & the Inkspots
Back in the Saddle Again – Gene Autry

Episode 22
Sorry Explicit this time because I used the S-bomb…. but only once.

This one is all about art.

Music & Sound Featured:

Yarn Bombing:

Giant Knitting (Art):

Freeform Crochet/Knitting:

FiberCamp Boston 2011:

Yarn Lust Confessions:

Film:

My Scrumble (Freeform Crochet)

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