Episode 47: Socks and Cowls and Cardis

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. Hermione’s Everyday socks. Using Leading men Fiber Arts in their Showstopper base (463 yds; 75/25 blend) 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. 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
  4. Little chained bracelet – kinda cute.

WIPS

  1. Don’t You Forget About Me using Desert Vista Dyeworks Viso in Breakfast Club with Susan B Anderson’s Smooth Operator pattern
  2. No Summer Blues by Jenny F (No January Blues) using Miss Babs Kaweah (DK 100% merino) base in Moroccan Door and Morning Glory.
  3. Sommar cardi by yarn-madness using Three Irish Girls Springvale DK (100% merino) base in Sea glass.
  4. Looking Forward, Looking Back I really need to get to this.

Sewing

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

Language Anguish

Myrna by Andi Satterlund

Rants/Raves/Deep Thoughts

 

 

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 18: Organizing is Nice (But Organizing Stash Is Downright Sexy)

Episode 18: Organizing is Nice (But Organizing Stash Is Downright Sexy)

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. Another iCord headband by Rachel Bishop  in Cascade Ultra Pima cotton in the Spearmint Green colorway.
  2. StashDash Total: __ meters

WIPS

  1. Vianne cardi by Andi Satterlund in Ella Ray DK-I’m this far.
  2. Waiting for Rain by Sylvia McFadden. I’m using the MadToshMerinoLight in StarGazer. And this is where I’m at.
  3. Nurmilintu by Heidi Alander in Miss Babs Tarte in her Nasturtiums colorway
  4. A Nice Ribbed Sock by Glenna C in my Mirasol Yarn in the Khuska base in their “10” colorway.

Languish Anguish

  1. My Neville socks by Erica Lueder

Education/organization

Ravelry wiki help home page

Craftsy: not an affiliate

Recommended classes:

  1. Knit Like a Master with Ann Budd.  (her other Craftsy classes also ah-maz-ing)
  2. Previously raved about Sally Melville’s Craftsy class called Essential Techniques Every Knitter Should Know  (especially for seaming)

Not recommended!

  1. Magic Loop Knitting: Knit Faster in the Round with Kate Gilbert. 

Rants and Raves

Deep Thoughts

 

Episode 17: I Bought More Yarn Than I Should Have

Episode 16

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. iCord headband by Rachel Bishop  in Cascade Ultra Pima cotton in the aqua colorway.
  2. StashDash Total: 872.8 meters

WIPS

  1. Vianne cardi by Andi Satterlund in Ella Ray DK-I’m this far.
  2. Waiting for Rain by Sylvia McFadden. I’m using the MadToshMerinoLight in StarGazer. And this is where I’m at.
  3. Nurmilintu by Heidi Alander in Miss Babs Tarte in her Nasturtiums colorway

Disasters of Epic Proportion

  1. Smooth Operator Socks by Susan B Anderson in Spun Right Round the Blender colorway.   Gauge gauge gauge gauge gauge gauge. Gah!

Retail Therapy

Blizzard Yarn and Fiber in Vancouver WA. I picked up In the Deep Hue Sea in their Caribbean base in the Beauty of the Night colorway

Coastal Yarns in Cannon Beach, OR. I picked up Blue Moon Fiber Arts in their Cloud Nine base in the Coastal Sunset Celebrations colorway and Adventures in Wool, LLC in their Jane base in the Caribbean colorway (not on rav)

Jimmy Beans Wool in Reno NV. I picked up some Lorna’s Laces, a Mrs. Crosby and Dream in Color Smooshy.

(Note: There may not be pics on my rav stash links above for a few days after the episode. I need to be home while it’s sunlighty :))

 

Rants and Raves

Deep Thoughts