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Episode 008 (Karen, Kenya)

Episode 008 (Karen, Kenya)

Recorded on Monday, February 8, 2016

Contest

Thank Yous

FOs – Theme: cheating at yarn chicken

Plotting

Design Notebook

  • Testing ongoing on the Maribou Shawl – hope to release in late February or early March, designed for Knitting Boutique Sassafras DK (60% Merino, 40% Bamboo).

    Maribou, design coming soon!
    Maribou, design coming soon!
  • Michelle of Berry Colorful Yarnings sent me Saturated Sock (75% merino, 25% nylon) yarn to play with – something new coming soon!
    Berry Colorful Yarnings Saturated Sock in the Yarnrita colorway
    Berry Colorful Yarnings Saturated Sock in the Yarnrita colorway

    Berry Colorful Yarnings Saturated Sock in 12 Days of Christmas
    Berry Colorful Yarnings Saturated Sock in 12 Days of Christmas
  • Price change announcement: all Kino Knits patterns will be $5 starting February 15. Free patterns will remain free.

Spinning

  • Hand-carding lots of terrible alpaca

    Alpaca fleece
    Alpaca fleece

Woolpiggery

  • Caterpillargreen MCN fingering (70% superwash merino, 20% cashmere, 10% nylon), Concrete and Tulips Shawl Striping, 599 yards per 170 g

    Caterpillar Green in Concrete and Tulips
    Caterpillar Green in Concrete and Tulips

Ask Me!

  •  asked, “Why ‘Kino Knits’? Pronounced how?”

Knitting on Safari (Karen, Kenya)

Where to Find Me
Kino Knits Ravelry group
Instagram: Kino Knits
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Ravelry: Kino
Email: kinoknits@gmail.com

Music

“Kassongo” by Orchestra Super Mazembe, used with permission of A.I. Records (Kenya) Ltd

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