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
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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.

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)

>Episode 21

Natalie Reflects on the Knitting Progress for January.

Knitting Update:

Knitting Origins
Final Notes:
Music Featured:
Let’s Have Another Cup of Coffee – Fred Warring’s Pennsylvanians
Canigas d’Agua – Axial
Silky Wool XL & the Melbourne Sweater

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 19

Music Featured
If I Knew You were coming I’d have Baked a Cake – Gracie Fields
Bongo Ride – Jon Rauhouse
Beamish’s Goat – Folksong played by Doug Goodhart
I’m no Superman – Lazlo Bane

Books

Rigamaroles & Ragamuffins – Elinor Kapp
Simple Times – Amy Sedaris
Barnyard in Your BackyardEdited by Gail Damerow

Other things
Pygora Goats (Wikipedia)
Painted Turtle Afghan (Interweave Crochet)

Misfits – Wikipedia page
The Good Life (Wikipedia)