Episode 54: New Year!

Episode 54: New Year

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Finished Objects

  1. Nada

WIPS

  1. My Christmas socks using Hermione’s Everyday Socks by Erica Lueder with The Wooly Cabin in the Christmas Sprinkles colorway
  2. IceFall by Tin Can Knits using Tosh Merino Light (420 yds; single ply; merino – anyone know if it’s SW?) in Charcoal and Deram in Color Jilly (440 yds; sw, merino) base in Amethyst colorway (single ply; fingering)
  3. Lothlorien shawl in Dyetastic Silk Sock base in Golden Rose colorway
  4. Weekender by Andrea Mowry in Malabrigo Rios Cereza. I used this Very Pink Knits tutorial for the tubular cast on. So good.

Rants/Raves/Deep Thoughts

These are the books/journal I mentioned for self-improvement stuff this year.

Beautiful You – A Daily Guide to Radical Self-Acceptance  by Rosie Molinary – 365 prompts to think about and usually journal about – sometimes there’s stuff to do

Rituals for Living Dreambook by Peter and Briana Borten

PNP Tribe

 

 

 

Episode 53: Newsy News

Episode 53: Newsy News

*Note – no intro music this episode. I’m still getting my new computer set up 🙂 and let me know if sound is better or worse if it is since I’m using a different software to record and edit.

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. Holiday barf socks with pinkSOS socks using knittyandcolor’s Nordic Holiday colorway on acoustic sock base (400 yards of 75/25 blend). Did the modified eye of partridge heel from Hermione’s Everyday sock.
  2. World’s SImplest Mitts by Tin Can Knits – using leftover Lorna’s Laces Shepherd’s worsted in Cozumel. 
  3. Maize Mitts by Tin Can Knits
  4. Baila by Paula Wisniewska using Cascade 128 in colorway 860 

WIPS

  1. My Christmas socks using Hermione’s Everyday Socks by Erica Lueder with The Wooly Cabin in the Christmas Sprinkles colorway
  2. IceFall by Tin Can Knits using Tosh Merino Light (420 yds; single ply; merino – anyone know if it’s SW?) in Charcoal and Deram in Color Jilly (440 yds; sw, merino) base in Amethyst colorway (single ply; fingering)
  3. Lothlorien shawl in Dyetastic Silk Sock base in Golden Rose colorway

On Deck

 

  • Daelyn Pullover by isabelle kraemer – worsted crew (stockinette front/reverse stockinette back)
  • Oatmeal by Libby Johnson – DK weight v neck
  • Weekender by Andrea Mowry – worsted – everyone has done it but I’ve seen it flattering on all body types (but texture on yoke)
  • Carson by Megan Nodecker – DK with texture on the shoulders/yoke (sigh), wider at the neck which I really like
  • Sun Rose by Laura AYlor tiny row of eyelet at waiste and sleeve; dang it – texture on yolk
  • Chevron Flight Sweater by Laura Reinbach worsted colorwork yolk, less fitted. Maybe

Rants/Raves/Deep Thoughts

 

 

 

Episode 45: Do you buy it for the squoosh?

Episode 45: Do you buy it for the squoosh?

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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 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 11: So Sticky Sweet and a Doggy Saga

Episode 11: So Sticky Sweet and a Doggy Saga

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

Nothing to see here folks, move along.

WIPS

  1. Fruit Loop sock by Kristi Geraci–One sock is done
  2. Sockhead Slouchy Hat by Kelly McClure–I almost rushed to finish it today
  3. Chuck sweater by Andi Satterlund–So, i’m done with the bodice
  4. Smooth Operator by Susan B Anderson. New cast on in Frabjous Fibers Queen of hearts in the So Bright and Sticky colorway with heels and toes in Heritage sock in Anis colorway.  It is working up so beautifully
  5. Hermione’s Everyday Socks by Erica Lueder. This was my frog using Cascade Heritage Paint Sock base in colorway Koi Pond.

On Deck

More socks?

Fish Lips Kiss Heel by Sox Therapist

Do rags

Claudja by Cirilia Rose

Waiting for Rain by Sylvia McFadden (maybe in Madeline Tosh Light in Stargazing)

Spring shawl? Maybe Albuquerque Nights by Casapinka? Or Miss Babs Keira Smurf and Turf, or really anything I picked up in Denver last month.

 

Languish Anguish

Simply Familiar by Francoise Danoy using a cheshire cat multipack in reds.

Rants and Raves

Rant: Travel and estimates

Rave–Friends who really get you!

Deep Thoughts

To dog or not to dog