Episode 46: Move forward. Do better

Episode 46: Move forward. Do better.

Welcome: Please find my latest episode here.  Also, find me as saltyjoknits on ravelry or in our podcasts group on ravelry. Email me at saltyjoknits at gmail dot com and as saltyjoknits on instagram

Finished Objects

  1. I-cord braided headband using Malabrigo Rios in Bobby Blue

WIPS

  1. Plain Cranky sock using Cascade Heritage Sock in Iris and Wonderland Yarns, Queen of Hearts in Out to Sea. Used Louise Tilbrook’s Afterthought Heel instructions
  2. Frost Feather by Virginia Satter-Reimler Using Mrs Crosby’s Train Case (425 yds; 55/30/15 merino, viscose nylon) in the Harper colorway
  3. Don’t You Forget About Me using Desert Vista Dyeworks Viso in Breakfast Club with Susan B Anderson’s Smooth Operator pattern

Sewing

Design and Sew an A-Line Skirt by Deborah Moebes on craftsy/bluprint

Holiday Knitting

Looking Forward, Looking Back

Rants/Raves

Deep Thoughts

 

 

Episode 45: Do you buy it for the squoosh?

Episode 45: Do you buy it for the squoosh?

Welcome: Please find my latest episode here.  Also, find me as saltyjoknits on ravelry or in our podcasts group on ravelry. Email me at saltyjoknits at gmail dot com and as saltyjoknits on instagram

Finished Objects

  1. Hermione’s Everyday socks by Erica Lueder. Using Leading men Fiber Arts in their Showstopper base in the Complete Imagination colorway

WIPS

  1. Frost Feather by Virginia Satter-Reimler Using Mrs Crosby’s Train Case (425 yds; 55/30/15 merino, viscose nylon) in the Harper colorway
  2. Fading point by Joji Locatelli using MadelineTosh Merino Light in Deep, Real Friends Don’t Lie, Cousteau, Chattahoochee, Celadon

On Deck

Kit’s Kerchief by Tin Can Knits

Claudja by Berroco 

Rants/Raves

Deep Thoughts

So you think you want to be an indie dyer by Amy Florence of the Stranded Podcast

 

 

Episode 44: Do you really not have many WIPS? Delusional… table for 1

Episode 44: Do you really not have many WIPS? Delusional… table for 1

Welcome: Please find my latest episode here.  Also, find me as saltyjoknits on ravelry or in our podcasts group on ravelry. Email me at saltyjoknits at gmail dot com and as saltyjoknits on instagram

Finished Objects

  1. Lace Headband by MintyFresh using Miss Babs Hot Shot in the Impatiens colorway (which I used on my Willowfall cowl,
  2. Docsworthy using Nerd Girl Yarns in Bounce and Stomp in the #lolwut colorway

WIPS

  1. Hermione’s Everyday socks by Erica Lueder. Using Leading men Fiber Arts in their Showstopper base in the Complete Imagination colorway
  2. Frost Feather by Virginia Satter-Reimler Using Mrs Crosby’s Train Case (425 yds; 55/30/15 merino, viscose nylon) in the Harper colorway
  3. Fading point by Joji Locatelli using MadelineTosh Merino Light in Deep, Real Friends Don’t Lie, Cousteau, Chattahoochee, Celadon

Languish Anguish

Briar by Kat Riddel

Myrna by Addi Satterlund

Rants/Raves

Deep Thoughts

 

 

 

Episode 43: PSA – Make Good Notes in Ravelry

Episode 43: PSA – Make Good Notes in Ravelry

Welcome: Please find my latest episode here.  Also, find me as saltyjoknits on ravelry or in our podcasts group on ravelry. Email me at saltyjoknits at gmail dot com and as saltyjoknits on instagram

Finished Objects

  1. Reyna by Noora Backlund using Stranded Dyeworks in her MCN base in the ocean rainbow colorway.
  2. Wee Sweater by Sarah Schira (Imagined Landscapes) using Jamieson’s Shetland Spendrift in the Cardinal colorway
  3. Simplicity 1561 – cotton sleep shorts

WIPS

  1. Fading point by Joji Locatelli using MadelineTosh Merino Light in Deep, Real Friends Don’t Lie, Cousteau, Chattahoochee, Celadon
  2. Looking Forward Looking Back by Claire Ellen – heavily cabled. 
  3. Whiz Bang by Sara Shoo – Toe up
  4. First Frost by Virginia Sattler-Reimer – heavily laced
  5. Hermione’s Everyday Socks by ERica Lueder or a vanilla or maybe two pairs of Rose City Rollers by Mara Catherine Bryner

On Deck

    1. Aya tank by – Gabrielle Vizina
    2. Summer by Ankestrick
    3. Akhet by Kokoro Patterns
    4. T shirt Romantique by
    5. Iridiceae by Fatimah Hinds
    6. Cherry Bomb by Joan McGowan-Michael

Rants/Raves

Losing 100 pounds with Phit-n-Phat

 

 

Episode 42: All the hats – all of them

Episode 42: All the hats – all of them.

Welcome: Please find my latest episode here.  Also, find me as saltyjoknits on ravelry or in our podcasts group on ravelry. Email me at saltyjoknits at gmail dot com and as saltyjoknits on instagram

Finished Objects

  1. Loch hat by Tin Can Knits in Malabrigo Arroyo in the Agua colorway
  2. Barley Hats by Tin Can Knits; one in Malabrigo Rios in the Ravelry Red colorway and one in Lorna’s Laces Shepherd’s Worsted Cozumel colorway
  3. Rafa’s Hat by Joji Locatelli using Malabrigo Rios in the Bobby Blue colorway
  4. Cuffed hat by Purl Soho using Cascade 220 SW in white and Spun Right Round in Blender 
  5. Koko bean hat by Judith Marie Knits in Malabrigo Rios in the Teal Feather colorway
  6. Seathwaite by Kate Gagnon Osborn in Malabrigo Rios in the Whale’s Road colorway

WIPS

  1. Fading point by Joji Locatelli using MadelineTosh Merino Light in Deep, Real Friends Don’t Lie, Cousteau, Chattahoochee, Celadon

On Deck

  1. Looking Forward Looking Back by Claire Ellen – heavily cabled. 
  2. Whiz Bang by Sara Shoo – Toe up
  3. First Frost by Virginia Sattler-Reimer – heavily laced
  4. Hermione’s Everyday Socks by ERica Lueder or a vanilla or maybe two pairs of Rose City Rollers by Mara Catherine Bryner

Rants/Raves

Deep Thoughts: 2019 Planification

  1. Complicated socks
  2. Better vanilla socks
  3. Better project notes in rav (needle size, adjustements, wraps per inch)
  4. Learning sock repair
  5. Getting back to sewing
  6. Cooking
  7. Gardening
  8. Meditation

 

 

Episode 41: Even blocked gauge swatches lie

Episode 40: Is this thing on?

Welcome: Please find my latest episode here.  Also, find me as saltyjoknits on ravelry or in our podcasts group on ravelry. Email me at saltyjoknits at gmail dot com and as saltyjoknits on instagram

Finished Objects

  1. Mossy Way by Carol Feller in Madeline Tosh High Twist DK in Forsta colorway
  2. Azurine Cowl by Ambah O’Brian using Three Irish girls in the Luxe Adorn base in the Rain Forest colorway
  3. Fresh Till Cowl by Rebecca Fox  In Three Irish girls Springvale DK in the Aphrodite colorway. 
  4. Vanilla Sox in nerd girl yarns Bounce and Stomp base the #lolwut colorway – 

WIPS

  1. Fading point by Joji Locatelli using MadelineTosh Merino Light in Deep, Real Friends Don’t Lie, Cousteau, Chattahoochee, Celadon
  2. Azurine Hat by Ambah O’Brian using Three Irish girls in the Luxe Adorn (85/15) base in the Rain Forest colorway.

On Deck

  1. Blocking hand knits by Kate Atherley

Rants/Raves

Deep Thoughts: How do you Self-care?

 

 

Episode 40: Hello? Is this thing on?

Episode 40: Is this thing on?

Welcome: Please find my latest episode here.  Also, find me as saltyjoknits on ravelry or in our podcasts group on ravelry. Email me at saltyjoknits at gmail dot com and as saltyjoknits on instagram

Finished Objects

  1. Persian Dreams by Jenise Hope (first block only)
  2. Celestarium by Audry Nicklin in MadelineTosh Twist Light Thunderstorm colorway. 
  3. Vodka Lemonade by Thea Coleman in Neighborhood Fiber Co Cobblestone DK  in Clintonville colorway

WIPS

  1. Stained Glass mitered square blanket using Ladybug laboratory pattern and tutorials
  2. Mossy Way by Carol Feller in Madeline Tosh High Twist DK in Forsta colorway
  3. Azurine Cowl by Ambah O’Brian using Three Irish girls in the Luxe Adorn base in the Rain Forest colorway

On Deck

  1. Starting point by Joji Locatelli
  2. Ice Fall by Tin Can Knits 
  3. Socks

2018 recap

Totals

Specific Plans

  1. Sweaters for me: Check
  2. Stash planning/stashdown: Not so much.
  3. Craftsy classes: Check

 

Rants/Raves

Deep Thoughts: Pretty purple elephants 🙂

 

 

Episode 39: Knitting the Hard Stuff

Episode 39: Knitting the Hard Stuff

Welcome: Please find my latest episode here.  Also, find me as saltyjoknits on ravelry or in our podcasts group on ravelry. Email me at saltyjoknits at gmail dot com and as saltyjoknits on instagram

Finished Objects

  1. Briquette by Alicia Plummer. Using Malabrigo Arroyo in Agua

WIPS

  1. Smooth Operator Socks (again!) by Susan B Anderson in Life in the Long Grass Chlorophyll in their fine base (75/25) (wraps per inch discussion)
  2. Persian Dreams by Jenise Hope
    1. Wonderland Yarns  – I’ll say which ones as each block is finished
    2. Jennie Knits Pinhole cast on tutorial
    3. Norwegian Thimble and colorway tutorial
  3. Celestarium by Audry Nicklin in MadelineTosh Twist Light Thunderstorm colorway. 
    1. Same pinhole cast on as Persian Dreams

On Deck

  1. Vodka Lemonade by Thea Colman
  2. Kid hats and mitts
  3. Basic Digital Photography

Rants/Raves

Deep Thoughts

Loopy blog post on indie versus hand-dyed
Skeindeer knits gauge episode

 

Episode 38: I’m A Recipe Girl: Give me the pattern please

Episode 38: I’m A Recipe Girl

Welcome: Please find my latest episode here.  Also, find me as saltyjoknits on ravelry or in our podcasts group on ravelry. Email me at saltyjoknits at gmail dot com and as saltyjoknits on instagram

Finished Objects

  1. Vanilla Socks (smooth operator by Susan B Anderson, two at a time with US 0) in Lollipop yarn, quintessential base Mango Tango colorway
  2. Zigzagular by Susie White using Miss Babs Hotshot in South Beach
  3. More Shorty Socks using my shorty recipe (64 cast on, 10 rows 2×2 rib, afterthought waste yarn, then stockinette forever 🙂 Used Lemonade Stand yarn in the Witch Please colorway for foot and some Cascade Heritage Sock in Iris (not lilac, I mean, it looks lilac, but it’s called Iris :)).

WIPS

  1. Briquette by Alicia Plummer. Using Malabrigo Arroyo in Agua
  2. Smooth Operator Socks (again!) by Susan B Anderson in Life in the Long Grass Chlorophyll in their fine base (75/25)
  3. Briar by Kat Riddel in Cotlin  Harbor colorway.
  4. Persian Dreams by Jenise Hope

Retail Therapy

On Deck

  1. Vodka Lemonade by Thea Colman
  2. Sweater for me
    On the Grass by Joji Locatelli

    Sophie by Jennfier Wood
    Poema by Vera Sanon
    Portulaca Cardigan by Carol Feller 

    3. Celestarium by Audry Nicklin

    4.Belyse by Ysolda Teague 

    5. KIS Mitts by Alice Klich

Rants/Raves

 

 

Episode 37: De rigueur

Episode 37: De Rigueer

Welcome: Please find my latest episode here.  Also, find me as saltyjoknits on ravelry or in our podcasts group on ravelry. Email me at saltyjoknits at gmail dot com and as saltyjoknits on instagram

Finished Objects

  1. Celtic Myths (Free) by Asita Krebs in Blue Moon Fiber ARts BFL Sport in Tanzanite. Status; using US 6
    1. No hump garter tab start instructions
      https://gallery.mailchimp.com/bb666d07750d69ce69464ccfd/files/Lyrical_Knits_Garter_Tab_Tutorial_for_Crescent_Shawls.pdf
    2. Helpful rav project pages I mentioned:
      https://www.ravelry.com/projects/Stormsong89/celtic-myths or https://www.ravelry.com/projects/CindyBertinetti/celtic-myths
  2. Garter scarf using Norma Wampler’s Easy Child’s Scarf; US 15 and held double with Araucania Tolten in the #1 colorway (blue, brown, salmon) and Cascade 220 in Brown

WIPS

  1. Briar by Kat Riddel in Cotlin  Harbor colorway. (Tangent was about this veratiserum colorway by Teeny Button Studios)
  2. Vanilla Socks (smooth operator by Susan B Anderson, two at a time with US 0) in Lollipop yarn, quintessential base Mango Tango colorway
  3. Zigzagular by Susie White using Miss Babs Hotshot in South Beach

On Deck

  1. Belyse by Ysolda Teague
  2. KIS Mitts by Alice Klich

Retail Therap

Stranded Dyeworks: Naive watercolor and Ocean Rainbow
Madeline Tosh Merino Light in Thunderstorm

Random Recommendations

Critical Role and podcast
Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries (on netflix)
Death in Paradise (on netflix)

Rants/Raves

Deep Thoughts