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Episode 010 (Lisbon, Portugal)

Episode 010 (Lisbon, Portugal)

Recorded on Friday, March 11, 2016

Contest

  • Win a copy of Henry’s Hat by Eric and Joanna Johnson. To find out how, listen to Episode 009. Drawing will be on episode 011.

    Henry's Hat
    Henry’s Hat

Thank Yous

FOs

  • Sitka Spruce by Tin Can Knits ($7 on Ravelry, pattern includes two versions of the hat and mittens) in Knitting Boutique Potomac Worsted (40% Merino, 40% Baby Camel, 20% Silk, natural colorway)
    Sitka Spruce
    Sitka Spruce

    Sitka Spruce (beret version)
    Sitka Spruce (beret version)
  • Love You Forever by Tanis Lavallee (free on Ravelry) in handspun dyed by Hobbledehoy, #24ornamentsin2016

    Love You Forever in handspun Hobbledehoy
    Love You Forever in handspun Hobbledehoy
  • A pair of socks that I will talk about in Design Notebook
  • Simple Cable Socks as tube socks by Kino Knits (full pattern is $5 on Ravelry) in Patons Kroy Socks Stripes (75% wool, 25% nylon in Blue Striped Ragg colorway)

WIPs

Plotting

Design Notebook

Spinning

  • Terrible alpaca fleece – HPKCHC
  • Into the Whirled February 2016 Luxe shipment, BFL/silk blend, 24-1/2th century colorway. Fractal spinning. New high-speed whorl.

    Into the World split for fractal spin
    Into the World split for fractal spin

Knitting on Safari

Tuk tuks lined up for the tourists
Tuk tuks lined up for the tourists
I found yarn-bombing in Lisbon!
I found yarn-bombing in Lisbon!
Portuguese tile work - such a knitting inspiration!
Portuguese tile work – such a knitting inspiration!
We found a map of Portuguese exploration - including a stop in Malindi, Kenya (Melinde on the map), site of the Gedi Ruins we visited in Episode 008.
We found a map of Portuguese exploration – including a stop in Malindi, Kenya (Melinde on the map), site of the Gedi Ruins we visited in Episode 008.

Knitting Around the World

Where to Find Me

Music

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