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 63: Blustery

Episode 63: Blustery

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. A very old granny squares blanket

WIPS

  1. (ravelry link) 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. (ravelry link) Smooth Operator Christmas socks by Susan B Anderson
  3. (ravelry link) Looking Forward Looking Back by Claire Ellen

Rants/Raves

Deep Thoughts

Episode 62: Woven Tales

Episode 62: Woven Tales

WARNING: I use links to ravelry in this blog post. Note that Ravelry’s recent 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

I mentioned coffee – it’s from Blk&Bold

Finished Objects

  1. (ravelry link) Sunstripe cowl from Remade by Hand – Cheshire Cat wonderland yarns 
  2. Dishcloths-ish – My new loom is a schact flip 15″ rigid heddle loom

WIPS

  1. (ravelry link) 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. Sewing hard fails 😉

Languish Anguish

  1. Macrame plant hanger. Throw it out!!!
  2. 2002 crochet square blanket – in caron simply soft
  3. 2013? 2014? Knit block blanket
  4. (ravelry link) Lothlorien
  5. (ravelry link) Gandalf socks
  6. (ravelry link) Fading point
  7. (ravelry link) Yarnia – already marked as froggied
  8. I need to do all my sewing/other craft projects like the WIP closet! – half done project bag and cut quilt. 
  9. Rants/Raves

Episode 61: Let’s Talk About Stash, Bab

Episode 61: Let’s Talk About Stash, Baby

WARNING: I use links to ravelry in this blog post. Note that Ravelry’s recent 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

21 day YWCA challenge – you can definitely sign up and do it at any time

Finished Objects

  1. (Ravelry link) Butterfly and Cocoon by Susan B Anderson I made another one – in the same plain jane craft on etsy
  2. (Ravelry link) Edie by Isabell Kraemer using Queensland United Sport (55/45 wool/cotton) in (Ravelry link) Lichen colorway
  3. (Ravelry link) Hermione’s Everday Sock in Black Trillium Fibers Lilt in the Primrose colorway; link to designer’s original blog of pattern
  4. (Ravelry link) Crochet Granny Square Blanket by Kelly Mclure

WIPS

  1. Sunstripe Cowl by Remade by Hand – this is a test knit, so there’s no link on her personal site yet but there will be when it goes live (ravelry link to my project page)

Rants/Raves/Deep Thoughts (Stash)

Episode 60: I’m a Finisher with a Capital “F”

Episode 60: I’m a Finisher with a Capital “F”

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

Grateful List

Finished Objects

  1. Malandros Scarf by Carol Feller using Nerd Girl Yarns in 8bit Sport and I am the Doctor and This Is My Spoon colorway
  2. Butterfly and Cocoon by Susan B Anderson using Knitpicks Brava worsted minis and some cotton blend from etsy store Plain Jane Craft
  3. IceFall by Tin Can Knits using Tosh Merino Light in Charcoal and Dream in Color Jilly base in Amethyst colorway
  4. Some crochet fails
  5. Self-binding napkins

WIPS

  1. Edie by Isabell Kraemer using Queensland United Sport (55/45 wool/cotton) in Lichen colorway
  2. Hermione’s Everday Sock in Black Trillium Fibers Lilt in the Primrose colorway

2020 Planification Update

  1. More sweaters 
  2. More socks – with complicated patterns too pls  
  3. More cowls 
  4. More sewing 
  5. Some embroidery. Hmmm.
  6. Cabling like a boss
  7. Better rav tracking – Might be more like better rav downloading and less reliance on rav

Episode 59: Finishing and Starting Things!

Episode 59: Finishing and Starting Things!

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

Grateful List

Finished Objects

  1. Lace Hair Kerchief
  2. Santach by Carol Feller using her Blasta yarn in a dark raspberry. Carol’s paid and free classes are here 
  3. Weekender by Andrea Mowry in Malabrigo Rios Cereza.

WIPS

  1. Fading Point by Joji Locatelli.
  2. Malandros Scarf by Carol Feller using Nerd Girl Yarns in 8bit Sport and I am the Doctor and This Is My Spoon colorway
  3. Edie by Isabell Kraemer using Queensland United Sport (55/45 wool/cotton) in Lichen colorway

Rants/Raves/Deep Thoughts

Episode 58: Blasts from my WIP past

Episode 58: Blasts from my WIP past

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

Grateful List

WIPS

  1. Weekender by Andrea Mowry in Malabrigo Rios Cereza. I used this Very Pink Knits tutorial for the tubular cast on. So good.
  2. Fading Point by Joji Locatelli.
  3. Granny Square blanket by Kelly McClure

Finished Objects

  1. Masks
  2. Vintage Apron

Languish Anguish-ish?

Sommar Cardi by Yarn-Madness – the yarn I rave about is Three Irish Girls Springvale DK.

On Deck

  1. Cardi or Tee?
    1. Edie by Isabel Kramer 
    2. Summer by Annestrick
    3. Ochre Cardigan by Ambah O’Brien 
    4. Timely by Libby Jonson
  2. Tanks?
    1. CHerry Bomb by Joan McGowan-Michael
    2. Aya by Gabrielle Vizina
  3. Socks – relooking at Virginia Sattler-Reimer socks. 
  4. I want a flowy skirt that breathes
  5. A structured halter tank for child made out of the cherries fabric

Rants/Raves/Deep Thoughts

 

 

 

 

Episode 57: Because it’s a learning experience

Episode 57: Because it’s a learning experience

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

Grateful List

WIPS

  1. Weekender by Andrea Mowry in Malabrigo Rios Cereza. I used this Very Pink Knits tutorial for the tubular cast on. So good.
  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) – The Norwegian Knitting Thimble video I mentioned is here by Dankfiber . It’s three parts and very worth watching.

Finished Objects

  1. Masks

On Deck

  1. More masks 
  2. Retro apron
  3. Giant Granny Square
  4. Fading Point
  5. Pick a cardi/tee/tank
  6. Socks
  7. Make a list of what I want to sew
  8. Kitchen inventory 
  9. Planning garden planting and starting seeds (rather late!)

Rants/Raves/Deep Thoughts

 

 

 

 

Episode 56: Inappropriately Appropriate

Episode 56: Inappropriately Appropriate

Note to listeners: I totally lied – I did mention corona throughout. It’s hard not to when why you are doing x craft or y thing is because of it. So if you are looking for corona-free listening, this ain’t it. That said, it’s not political.

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Grateful List

Finished Objects

  1. Nada

WIPS

  1. Santach by Carol Feller aka Stolen Stitches. 
  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) – The Norwegian Knitting Thimble video I mentioned is here by Dankfiber . It’s three parts and very worth watching.
  3. Weekender by Andrea Mowry in Malabrigo Rios Cereza. I used this Very Pink Knits tutorial for the tubular cast on. So good.

On Deck

Rants/Raves/Deep Thoughts