Episode 72: Special Projects Galore

Episode 72: Special Projects Galore

Welcome: Please find my latest episode here.  Email me at saltyjoknits at gmail dot com and as saltyjoknits on instagram.

Grateful List

Finished Objects

Smooth Operator Socks by Susan B Anderson using White Birch Fiber Arts in their self-striping Party Chicken colorway. I used the Louise Tillbrooke’s instructions for true afterthought heel

white birch socks

WIPS

  1. (ravelry link) Easter Vomit Socks using Desert Vista Dyeworks Viso (75/25) base in ferngully 
  2. Stonecatcher Wrap by Erin Kurup/Remade by Hand using some of the mad tosh merino light
  3. Curdach Blanket by Carol Feller (also known as Stolen Stitches) using her Blasta yarn

Special Projects

Master Craft List

Master Craft List

Blog Improvements

Reorg Sewing Room

organized

New loom!

Rants/Raves

Deep Thoughts

Episode 71: Crafting Gamification

Episode 71: Crafting Gamification

Welcome: Please find my latest episode here.  Email me at saltyjoknits at gmail dot com and as saltyjoknits on instagram.

Grateful List

Finished Objects

  1. Nope. Nada

WIPS

  1. Curdach Blanket by Carol Feller (also known as Stolen Stitches) using her Blasta yarn
  2. Smooth Operator Socks by Susan B. Anderson – working on 2 pair; details after they’re FOs.

On Deck (Spring Planning

  1. Celtic Club hat and a couple of blanket squares in the same yarn/cable theme (stolenstitches.com)
  2. Skeindeer knits Solvik Shirt and Soleie Shell
  3. Test knit for remade by hand – more to follow

Rants/Raves

Deep Thoughts

Episode 70: A Little Bit of Everything

Episode 70: A Little Bit of Everything

Welcome: Please find my latest episode here.  Also, find me as (Ravelry link) saltyjoknits on ravelry or in our (Ravelry link) podcast’s group on ravelry. Email me at saltyjoknits at gmail dot com and as saltyjoknits on instagram

Grateful List

Finished Objects

  1. 3D Masks (sewing) Marcy Harriell
  2. Design and Sew an A-Line Skirt with Deborah Moebes on Craftsy
  3. Colorful woven washcloths using Lunatic Fringe 5/2 mercerized cotton (this is not the pattern I used, but is the kit)
  4. [ravelry link] SOS socks by Susan B. Anderson – using Knitpicks Felici in the Auggie colorway 

WIPS

  1. Curdach Blanket by Carol Feller (also known as Stolen Stitches) using her Blasta yarn
  2. Ink and Quill socks by Virginia Sattler Reimer – cute lacey sock using Stranded Dyeworks in wallflowe

On Deck (March planning)

Rants/Raves

Amend netflix show
The Warmth of Other Suns by Isabel Wilkerson

Deep Thoughts

Indie Stitch box

Episode 69: Sox, Masks and Overthinking

Episode 69: Sox, Masks and Overthinking

Welcome: Please find my latest episode here.  Also, find me as (Ravelry link) saltyjoknits on ravelry or in our (Ravelry link) podcast’s group on ravelry. Email me at saltyjoknits at gmail dot com and as saltyjoknits on instagram

Grateful List

Finished Objects

  1. [ravelry link] SOS socks – using teeny button studio’s tough sock (80/20 BFL/nylon) in a Veritaserum colorway 
  2. 3D Masks (sewing) Marcy Harriell

WIPS

  1. Curdach Blanket by Carol Feller (also known as Stolen Stitches) using her Blasta yarn
  2. Chatoyant by Asa Tricosa using Madeline Tosh DK twist in [rav link] Eleven Dark 
  3. Warped on for dish towels with 8/2 maurice brassard unmercerized cotton from gist yarn
  4. Ribbit – Dragon by Megan Lapp (also known as Crafty Intentions)

Rants/Raves

Cakes by Courtney 

Deep Thoughts

No BS podcast

Unfuck your brain podcast

Episode 68: Truths and Lies

Episode 68: Truth and Lies

Welcome: Please find my latest episode here.  Also, find me as (Ravelry link) saltyjoknits on ravelry or in our (Ravelry link) podcast’s group on ravelry. Email me at saltyjoknits at gmail dot com and as saltyjoknits on instagram

Grateful List

Finished Objects

  1. Nada

WIPS

  1. Curdach Blanket by Carol Feller (also known as Stolen Stitches) using her Blasta yarn
  2. [ravelry link] SOS socks – using teeny button studio’s tough sock (80/20 BFL/nylon) in a Veritaserum colorway 
  3. Chatoyant by Asa Tricosa using Madeline Tosh DK twist in [rav link] Eleven Dark 
  4. Warped on for dish towels with 8/2 maurice brassard unmercerized cotton from gist yarn
  5. Ribbit – Dragon by Megan Lapp (also known as Crafty Intentions)

On Deck

  1. Colorwork – likely a hat from skeindeers new collection
  2. Kiddo’s skirt next weekend (maybe)
  3. Actually making my sew list this weekend – sundress, halter, a line skirts for her, wrap dressk for me, ladyskater dress for her, I want toi fiddle with some jersey knit. And am desperate for cozy, non-scratchy, non tight tops for lounging
  4. Baby hat for the month
  5. Block for blanket
  6. Maybe start a patterned sock – likely will wait til feb. But I saw in my stash when I was looking for my veritaserum this Backyard Fiberworks skein in the Casa Rosada colorway. And I’m kind of wanting that. Could be because my lacey pair now is pink 😉 we will see.

Rants/Raves

Deep Thoughts

Episode 67: Planification Redux

Episode 67: Planification Redux

Welcome: Please find my latest episode here.  Also, find me as (Ravelry link) saltyjoknits on ravelry or in our (Ravelry link) podcast’s group on ravelry. Email me at saltyjoknits at gmail dot com and as saltyjoknits on instagram

Grateful List

Finished Objects

  1. (Ravelry link) Latest stripey SOS by Susan B Anderson – using Lollipop yarn in the traditional sock base – in the colorway (Ravelry link) Dream a Little Dream 
  2. Lothlorien by Jennifer Wood using Dyetastic Silk Sock (50/50 silk/merino) in Golden Rose.

WIPS

  1. Curdach Blanket by Carol Feller (also known as Stolen Stitches) using her Blasta yarn
  2. Dragon by Megan Lapp (also known as Crafty Intentions

Holiday Gifts

  1. Dyetastic yarns advent calendar – 
  2. 52 Weeks of Socks by Laine Magazine
  3. Ziggurat Sweaters by Asa Tricosa (Yarn Culture for US)

2020 report and planification tally

2021 planification

Rants/Raves

Episode 66: #DecemberSanityCheck

Episode 66: #DecemberSanityCheck

WARNING: I note before each links that goes to Ravelry in this blog post so that if you are not able to safely use Ravelry, you can avoid those links.

Welcome: Please find my latest episode here.  Also, find me as (Ravelry link) saltyjoknits on ravelry or in our (Ravelry link) podcast’s group on ravelry. Email me at saltyjoknits at gmail dot com and as saltyjoknits on instagram

Grateful List

Finished Objects

  1. (Ravelry link)  My second woven scarf using wonderland yarn cheshire cat in little bat and Dyetastic one of a kind purply/black  (12 dent heddle)
  2. The Rainscape Cowl by Erin Kurup (Remade by Hand) using Dyetastic Perfectly Sock base in black fuschia
  3. Another (Ravelry link)  butterfly and cocoon by Susan B Anderson using the same Plain Jane Craft DK from etsy
  4. (Ravelry link) Another woven scarf – using Obsidian in The Fiberist Audobon Worsted 100%; SweetGeorgia Worsted in Raspberry Swirl. (8 dent heddle)

WIPS

  1. (Ravelry link)Latest stripey SOS by Susan B Anderson – using Lollipop yarn in the traditional sock base – in the colorway Dream a Little Dream
  2. Curdach Blanket by Carol Feller in her Blasta base – note that Carol feller will have the pattern available for non-club members and this fantastic yarn in October.
  3.  Lothlorien Shawl by Jennifer Wood
  4. (Ravelry link) Dragon by Megan Lapp
  5. Skeindeer knits new hat collection

Sock wear report

Rants/Raves

Deep Thoughts

Episode 65: So tired but still crafting

Episode 65: So tired but still crafting

WARNING: I use links to ravelry in this blog post. Note that Ravelry’s redesign has significant accessibility issues where people have experienced migraines, auras and even seizures. Please educate yourself on the Ravelry issues if their redesign might cause you issues. The few places I could find links to the same content outside of ravelry, I have added and noted where a link goes to Ravelry. I hope that helps.

Welcome: Please find my latest episode here.  Also, find me as (Ravelry link) saltyjoknits on ravelry or in our (Ravelry link) podcast’s group on ravelry. Email me at saltyjoknits at gmail dot com and as saltyjoknits on instagram

Grateful List

Finished Objects

  1. Berry Baby Hat but pumpkin by Michelle Sabatier using leftover Rios in lettuce and sunset
  2. Baby hat with top knot by tegan using PlainJane Craft DK cotton in a pale blue
  3. My first woven scarf using sweet georgia tough love sock which is an 80/20 merino nylon blend in the saltwater and neverland colorways
    1. Recommendation Gist Yarn

WIPS

  1. Second woven scarf using Wonderland Yarn in Little Bat and some Merino Sock from Dyetastic that was part of a OOAK sale in a blacky purple
  2. Latest stripey SOS by Susan B Anderson – using Lollipop yarn in the traditional sock base – in the colorway Dream a Little Dream
  3. Curdach Blanket by Carol Feller in her Blasta base – note that Carol feller will have the pattern available for non-club members and this fantastic yarn in October.
  4.  Lothlorien Shawl by Jennifer Wood
  5. The Rainscape Cowl by Erin Kurup (Remade by Hand) using Dyetastic Perfectly Sock base – i think it’s the Junk Rock colroway which is hot pinks, to almost read to a bubblegum pink

Rants/Raves

Deep Thoughts

Episode 64: Finishtastic

Episode 64: Finishtastic

WARNING: I use links to ravelry in this blog post. Note that Ravelry’s redesign has significant accessibility issues where people have experienced migraines, auras and even seizures. Please educate yourself on the Ravelry issues if their redesign might cause you issues. The few places I could find links to the same content outside of ravelry, I have added and noted where a link goes to Ravelry. I hope that helps.

Welcome: Please find my latest episode here.  Also, find me as (Ravelry link) saltyjoknits on ravelry or in our (Ravelry link) podcast’s group on ravelry. Email me at saltyjoknits at gmail dot com and as saltyjoknits on instagram

Grateful List

Finished Objects

  1. All the face masks (fabric patch pattern)
  2. (ravelry link) Looking Forward Looking Back by Claire Ellen
  3. (ravelry link) Smooth Operator Christmas socks by Susan B Anderson
  4. (ravelry link) More Hockey Socks Please (Smooth Operator again)
  5. (ravelry link) Woven Kitchen Towels

WIPS

  1. Curdach Blanket by Carol Feller in her Blasta base – note that Carol feller will have the pattern available for non-club members and this fantastic yarn in October.
  2.  Lothlorien Shawl by Jennifer Wood

On Deck

Rants/Raves

Deep Thoughts

Episode 63: Blustery

Episode 63: Blustery

WARNING: I use links to ravelry in this blog post. Note that Ravelry’s redesign has significant accessibility issues where people have experienced migraines, auras and even seizures. Please educate yourself on the Ravelry issues if their redesign might cause you issues. The few places I could find links to the same content outside of ravelry, I have added and noted where a link goes to Ravelry. I hope that helps.

Welcome: Please find my latest episode here.  Also, find me as (Ravelry link) saltyjoknits on ravelry or in our (Ravelry link) podcast’s group on ravelry. Email me at saltyjoknits at gmail dot com and as saltyjoknits on instagram

Grateful List

Finished Objects

  1. A very old granny squares blanket

WIPS

  1. (ravelry link) Curdach Blanket by Carol Feller in her Blasta base – note that Carol feller will have the pattern available for non-club members and this fantastic yarn in October.
  2. (ravelry link) Smooth Operator Christmas socks by Susan B Anderson
  3. (ravelry link) Looking Forward Looking Back by Claire Ellen

Rants/Raves

Deep Thoughts