Episode 33: Keep Calm & Carry Yarn

Episode 33 features a cameo by Spencer! I discuss the calming effects of knitting in public; my Laitis sweater is finished; and there is a crochet dog bone to boot! Plus, a project bag review and giveaway from Bags by Awesome Grannie–not to be missed! In the mail: two Knit Together Project squares

To enter the GIVEAWAY for the Bags by Awesome Grannie, tell me what you would put in the bag?? You can leave a comment HERE, on the YouTube video for this episode, or in the Bags by Awesome Grannie Giveaway Ravelry thread.

 

Show Notes

Ravelry group: https://www.ravelry.com/groups/knittingthestash

Knit Together Project Info:
Lots of maker communities collaborate or play “tag” with fun objects, ideas, materials, or FOs. Right now, for example, there is an ice pick making the rounds with YouTubers . . . each person who receives the ice pick makes a video about using the object. I thought that we fiber-fellows could make up a collective project of our own. Won’t you join us?

 

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8 Responses to Episode 33: Keep Calm & Carry Yarn

  1. Robin says:

    Instead of my usual knitting projects, I would put my first crochet project, a hexagon granny “square” blanket in that beautiful bag. I am using a rainbow Kauni yarn that I have been hoarding for several years. This blanket will hopefully be done by my daughter’s 6th birthday next month. I’m sure the rainbow blanket will be a big hit with her!

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  2. Debbie says:

    Hey Spencer! I made Melissa get that fleece. It was way too beautiful to pass up. She only got a pound, I got an 8 pound Correidale/Leicestershire Longwool fleece!

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  3. Stephanie says:

    Hi Melissa,
    Thanks for this beautiful bag giveaway.
    I would definitely put Inside the bag the Flaxlight sweater I am knitting for my niece. My brother and I have been estranged for a few years and he got 2 daughters during that time. Now we have reconnected and I am so happy to knit for my 2 adorable nieces! Yes, this is what a knitters life is sometimes made of.
    Stéphanie (etoilelunesoleil on IG)

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  4. Calypso says:

    Hi Melissa! Love your podcast, especially when you explain a lot of details about the sweaters and cardigans you make. Always loved the project bag you showed on the podcast! It’s a fabric from Michael Miller. I would put inside: a scented balm for my hands and nails, my precious interchangeables, a collection of bright stitch markers, and a skein of cashmere merino nylon for a beautiful shawl.

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