Episode 28: Sweater for Moi!

Episode 28: Sweater for Moi

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Finished Objects

  1. Vanilla Socks in Fibernymph Dyeworks Bounce base in the Celtic Jewels colorway (self-striping). Two at a time, magic loop. Done.
  2. Fisher Cable Hat Purple–Malabrigo Rios in Purpuras colorway. 
  3. Fisher Cable Hat Plomo–Malabrigo Rios in Plomo
  4. Lizzie’s Hat (Field of Dreams by Joji Locatelli in Malabrigo Rios Solis (lovely greens/blues). 

WIPS

  1. Salal cardi by Andi Satterlund for moi! Cascade 220 SW Quattro in Chili Pepper
  2. Zigzagular by Susie White using Miss Babs Hotshot in South Beach
  3. Afrato by Alexandra Nych in 3 Irish Girls in the Birds of a Feather colorway on the Luxe Adorn base. Progress

On Deck

  1. Persian Dreams by Jenise Hope. 
  2. Hat times people so many hats. 
  3. Briar by Kat Riddell. 
  4. Vanilla sock with something.

High Opinions (or not)

 Fiber Artist Supply co jumbo yarn ball winder. Love this thing

Swift–knitpicks umbrella — I don’t like this one–it broke after two years. Too soon! replacing with fiber artist supply co. tabletop swift

Rants/Raves

2018 Planification

  1. Sweaters for me (knit to flatter, modifications, careful choice)
  2. Stash 
    1. Stashdown–generally use stash first
    2. Stash up–don’t forget souvenir yarn!
  3. Craftsy classes
    1. Knit to Flatter with Amy Herzog
    2. Sweater Modifications for a Custom Fit with Amy Herzog or Simple Techniques for a Super Fit with Amy Herzog
    3. My First Toe-Up Socks with Susan B Anderson
    4. Zippers!!!
    5. Bread shaping
    6. One more

Episode 26: Is that a heel on your hand knit sock or a banana hammock?

Episode 26:

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. Nice Ribbed Christmas Socks In Sunsoaked Fibers Poinsettia. With the OMG heel pattern by Megan Williams. Done.
  2. Octopus by Susan B Anderson in Lorna’s Laces Shepherd’s Worsted in the Cozumel colorway. Done.
  3. Celeste Hat by Emily Johannes in Malabrigo Mecha in the Paysandu colorway.  Done.
  4. Fisher Cable Hat by Lindsey Felice in Malabrigo Rios Cirrus Grey. Done.
  5. Paved boot cuffs by Tin Can Knits Kraemer Yarns Perfection Worsted  in the Granite colorway. Done.

WIPs

  1. Vanilla Socks in Fibernymph Dyeworks Bounce base in the Celtic Jewels colorway (self-striping). Two at a time, magic loop. Progress.
  2. Afrato by Alexandra Nych in 3 Irish Girls in the Birds of a Feather colorway on the Luxe Adorn base. Progress

On Deck

  1. Some sock with a real pattern
  2. Some mittens and fingerless mitts for me.
  3. Vanilla socks with OMG and in Knitterly Things Vesper Sock yarn in the Happy Accident colorway.
  4. True Colors by Melanie Berg.
  5. Sophie by Jennifer Wood for me!!!

Retail Therapy-

Discuss Colorful Yarns trip and whether the following stores had Black Friday/Thanksgiving (US) weekend sales:

  1. Crafty.com
  2. Loopyewe.com
  3. simplysockyarn.com
  4. jimmybeanswool.com
  5. eatsleepknit.com

Rants/Raves

Deep Thoughts