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Download Episode 36

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

Download Episode 31

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!

This is phase 1 of our shift to a new webpage for our show notes. This site will undoubtedly undergo even more changes. Honestly, I got tired of looking at the generic libsyn.com webpage and finally found some time to recreate the site.

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 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 25

In this episode Natalie tells all about her day at the Columbia Gorge Fiber Festival as well as her spinning adventures during the month of April.

The cat that ate the business card sitting on my Columbia wool!

Sample skein of purple yarn made from Columbia fiber
Hand spindle with Blue Faced Leicester from Frabjous Fibers

80% Merino & 20% Silk with Terroir fiber from Sincere Sheep

Suri Alpaca Lace.