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 23: What’s my style again?

Episode 23:

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. Finlandia Hat by Paige Buursma in Malabrigo Rios Indecita. US 6
  2. Mini Knitted Pumpkin by Louise Ballanos in Cascade 220 DK on US6
  3. F Bomb by Jenifer Spock-Rank
  4. World’s Simplest Mittens by Tin Can Knits using Lorna’s Laces Shepherd’s Wool in Skeins of Grey. (Potions)

WIPs

  1. Tilled Row Socks by by Susie White in Wonderland Yarns in the Bandersnatch colorway of their Queen of Hearts base
  2. Cullum by Isabelle Kraemer in Neighborhood Fiber Company’s Cobblestone Sock base (75/15/10 BFL, cashmere, silk) in the Remington colorway.
  3. Mina’s Vanilla Sock Recipe by Mina Phillips in Sunsoaked Yarns Sparkle base in the Christmas Tinsel colorway

Rants and Raves

Sweater Planning/Deep Thoughts

What’s my style again? What would look best on me? Why is that different than what someone else might think looks best on me? Where did I put my lipstick?

Considering:
Tenaya by Elizabeth Doherty
Emelie by Elin Berglund
Monte Rosa by Isabelle Kraemer

Go listen to Show Yourself episode of the Imagined Landscapes audio podcast

Episode 20: Knitting to the Finish Line

Episode 20:

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. Easy Child’s Scarf by Norma Wampler. Mine. In Lorna’s Laces Worsted Shepherd in Splattershot and some White Cascade 220.
    2. World’s Simplest Mittens by Tin Can Knits. Same Splattershot yarn in the child size. 
    3. Classic Cuffed Hat by Purl Soho. Same Splattershot yarn and white cascade 220. 
  1. StashDash Total: 3075 meters

WIPS

  1. Nurmilintu by Heidi Alander in Miss Babs Tarte in her Nasturtiums colorway
  2. A Nice Ribbed Sock by Glenna C in my Mirasol Yarn in the Khuska base in their “10” colorway.

Perverse Knitting Incentives

My thoughts on my personal participation in things like Stashdash and the Harry Potter House Cup group on ravelry and how they affect my knitting focus and choices.

On Deck

  1. Bestie’s son’s scarf and mitts (maybe a hat)
  2. Bestie – a scarf (Nurmilintu or other), boot cuffs and maybe some fingerless mitts
  3. Cullum pattern by Isabel Kraemer or A Cropped Sweater for Winter by Andi Satterlund
  4. Scarves for me; maybe some fingerless mitts
  5. Stuffies!

Rants and Raves

Deep Thoughts