Category Archives: socks

Episode 84: Broken, But Still Knitting!

Sadly, I think I broke my pinky knuckle . . . but I still have some WIPS and knitting history for you! Today, it’s Nancy Bush’s Country Socks and the (long overdue) Knit Together Project! It’s so cool to be … Continue reading

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Episode 29: Podcasting with Puppies

Episode 29 features Tink the puppy! And . . . a first sewing project from Zach, an update on Spencer’s Denali sweater; a new yarn from Jennifer Guyor of Wild Lily Artisan Fibers, and help with sweater short rows. Plus, … Continue reading

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Episode 26: Survival Knitting!

Whoa it’s been about 3, crazy, fun-filled, work-filled weeks! But Episode 26 is now up and off running. And it’s all about survival knitting during times of creative exhaustion! I hope you find some inspiration here to keep on keeping … Continue reading

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Rethinking the Stash

So, I’ve just finished my modified Georgetown–more on that later! And this is my 5th sweater for the year! Whoa. And it means I have worked through all of my sweater yarn stash, with the exception of some Brooklyn Tweed … Continue reading

Posted in choices, Georgetown, knitting, sock yarn, socks, stash, sweater, unexpected, yarn | 28 Comments

Episode 19: Knit Together!

Oh my, we’re up to Episode 19! This week, I talk about travel knitting, my test knit for Anna of the Dunkelgrün Podcast, and exploring brioche knitting. Plus, I announce the latest community-inspired project: a KNIT TOGETHER. Won’t you join me? Details … Continue reading

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Episode 17: Sock Yarn and the Sweater Matrix

Hey everyone! Welcome to Episode 17 of the podcast! In this episode, I talk sock yarn–come on over and continue the discussion in our Ravelry group!–the Matrix effect in my Ella Cardigan, Laine Magazine, and GIVEAWAYS! Wa hoo! Thanks for … Continue reading

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Episode 16: Gansey’s, Giveaways, and Girlfriends

Episode 16 is sponsored by Ranching Tradition Fiber. Read on to learn more about the GIVEAWAY!! In this episode, I talk about Gansey sweaters (and socks!), my Ella Cardigan WIP, some FO spinning projects that are all about color maintenance, … Continue reading

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Episode 13: A Tale of Two Blankets

Happy to report that Episode 13: “A Tale of Two Blankets” is up on Youtube! Show notes are below. Giveaway winner announced! Thanks for spending some fun time with me 🙂   Show Notes: Our Loft/Exercise Room Jenise Hope Persian … Continue reading

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Knitwear on North Face

We just watched North Face (2008) for the second time. If you have not seen this German film about climbing the Eiger in the shadow of Nazi Germany, well, maybe you should! But be warned, it doesn’t end well . … Continue reading

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FO: Rocket Ship Socks

I mentioned these socks in Episode 8 of the podcast, where I discussed the intentional color-pooling experiment that is central to these socks. The base pattern is a play on Susan B. Anderson’s “How I Make My Socks” to which I added … Continue reading

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