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 36: Swoosh, like a typewriter

Episode 36: Swoosh, like a typewriter

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. Felix Felicis by Tanis Gray in Malabrigo Rios Whales Road and Aquamarine. I’m using a US 8.
  2. Lace swatches (Miriam Felton class)

WIPS

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

On Deck

  1. Celestarium by Audrey Nicklin. (paid; fingering)
  2. Fair Isle Cuffs by Julie Williams (free; fingering) – 
  3. Briquette by Alicia Plummer
  4. Cathedral Wrap by Joji Locatelli

Retail Therapy

Black Trillium Fibers in Lilt base in lupine, graphene and a primrose (big ass shawl suggestions solicited please)

Stranded Dyeworks: Naive watercolor and Ocean Rainbow

JBW purchases:
Sweet Georgia tough love sock in
Saltwater, Tooth Fairy, Silver, Snowfall
Sweet Georgia Party of five minis: Jelly bean and Royals
Malabrigo Rios Cereza
Fyberspates Scrumptious Lace in Moss
Bamboo Pop in Emerald   

Rants/Raves

Deep Thoughts