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 54: New Year!

Episode 54: New Year

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. 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 52: Wear it well

Episode 52: Wear it well

*Note – no intro music this episode. I’m still getting my new computer set up 🙂

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. Neon StripesSOS socks using String Theory Colorwork’s Inertia Base (80/20; 400 yards) in the Free Radical colorway (purple, turquoise, neon green, black and grey)
  2. Ripple Cropped Sweater by Jessie Maed Designs using Madeliene Tosh DK High Twist in the Forsta colorway. 
  3. 3 dish cloths by Vintage jimsly design (one by PJ Allen) using knitpicks Dishie in mulberry

WIPS

  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. 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

Wear It Well

Fresh Tilled Cowl with Three Irish Girls Springvale DK

Leading Men Fiber Arts Showstopper base

Rants/Raves/Deep Thoughts

 

 

 

Episode 51: Saturation Point

Episode 51: Saturation Poing

*Note – no intro music this episode. I’m still getting my new computer set up 🙂

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. F Bombs by Jenifer Spock-Rank
  2. No Summer Blues by Jenny F (No January Blues) using Miss Babs Kaweah (DK 100% merino) base in Moroccan Door and Morning Glory

WIPS

  1. Neon StripesSOS socks using String Theory Colorwork’s Inertia Base (80/20; 400 yards) in the Free Radical colorway (purple, turquoise, neon green, black and grey)
  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

Retail Therapy

Mad Tosh?

Forbidden Fiber Co

Rants/Raves/Deep Thoughts

Silent Book Club