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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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Yes, we’re planning to dive back into sweater knitting because, after all, it is Fall!

On/Off the Needles:


Little Red/Sweater Design:

Festival Season:

Google + Database:

Music Featured:

  • Carmen Miranda – “Tico Tico”
  • Zero Suspiro – “Conversatione”
  • Xavier Cugat – “Papa Loves Mambo”
Freya Sweater

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It’s all about the Sock Summit 2011, but it’s not just about knitting socks. Sock Summit was one heck of a big party for knitters, spinners and fiber enthusiasts.

Rachel & Natale talk at the sock summit

Sweet Georgia Yarns

About Knitting & Spinning with Silk Hankies

Bethany Hendrickson and Fleece to Foot

Happy Knits

Swe
Sweet Georgia Yarns Pomegranate Photo

Natalie's Podcasting Tech Kit

Podcasting tool kit at the Sock Summit

PurpleYarnQueen's Handspun Sock Yarn

PurpleYarnQueen’s hand spun sock yarn in all it’s purple glory!

Natknit

Me waiting in the sun by the Bell before the No Po walking trek

OCC Socksummiteers waiting

The long line during the opening day of the Marketplace

World Largest Sock at the Sock SummitThe World’s Largest Sock (WIP) at the Sock Summit. It was like knitting a yurt!

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 29

Report out from 2011′s Blacksheep Gathering in Eugene, Oregon. I find the wheel of my dreams. A little about our lovely national holiday and knitting during the American Revolutionary War.

 

Music Featured

Bugle Rag Call – Glen Miller

Links

McTavish Farms (Contact Tom for more info on McTavish Wheelworks and his fabulous spinning wheels)
Dicentra Designs on Etsy
/ On Ravelry
StitchJones (On Etsy)
Dudelace Group
on Ravelry
Good Reads Book List on US History
iCivics
No Idle Hands
Monmouth Hat Pattern

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

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 20

Natalie
Cambridge Jacket from Best of Interweave Knits

Knit-a-long:

Cloudy Flickr group

Knitting Fantasy lives:

Natalie’s 2011 Sweaters n’ more:

All unfinished items
Beatnik (Knitty)
October Frost (A fine Fleece)
Forest Mushrooms (Twist Collective)
Thigh high stockings
Radiate (Knitty)
More Socks 1 pair a month?
Rachel’s 2011 Accessories:
Basic Ribbed hat with made-up pattern

Episode 18

Cooper Spur Mountain Resort Thanksgiving 2010

Winter is here or in the Pacific Northwest we call it Wetter.  I might as well call this one the Burl Ives Classic Episode, but I was have a pastblast of Christmas media the night before I recorded this.

Music featured:

  • Island of Misfit Toys (Burl Ives and others)
  • Typewriter Song (?)
  • Marshmallow World (Brenda Lee)
  • Dance of the Sugarplum Fairy (Tchaikovsky)
  • You’re a Mean One Mr. Grinch (Burl Ives)
  • Put One Foot in Front of the Other (Burl Ives & Mickey Rooney)

Episode 15

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