- kcyams – Kristina from Ellicott City, MD
- atexasyarn (Alison, test knitter) for giving me her No Parking socks pattern
- TheProjectBag for sending me a custom project bag
Fitzcarraldo Knee Socks by Kate Atherley (published in Custom Socks: Knit to Fit Your Feet) (reviewed in episode 006) on U.S. 1 (2.25 mm) in Fiber Optic Yarn Foot Notes (80% superwash merino, 20% nylon in Brimstone colorway).
Caius by me (coming soon to Ravelry) on U.S. 7 (4.5 mm) in Patons North America Classic Wool Merino (discontinued, replaced as Patons Classic Wool, supposedly the same thing, 100% wool in Worn Denim colorway). Pattern will regularly be $5 but will be on sale for $3.50 through April 15. No code needed.
Vanilla afterthought heel socks (no pattern) on U.S. 1 (2.25 mm) in Lollipop Yarn Traditional (75% superwash merino, 25% nylon in Kodachrome colorway).
See Episode 021 on the Stephen West trunk show.
I’m designing a mystery knit-along (MKAL) shawl! The shawl uses one color of fingering weight and will be released in partnership with The Knitting Boutique (click for interview with the owner). Stay tuned for more details, and contact me if you want to test knit!
#sistersheepspin – the hashtag pbjstokes and I are using as we process, spin, and knit sweaters from Romney sheep who are sisters
Drafting from Worsted to Woolen – Craftsy class by Jacey Boggs Faulkner
Knit poster from Gusler Design
Knitting on Safari (upcoming)
- Maryland Sheep and Wool Festival, May 6-7, 2017 at the Howard County Fairgrounds in Maryland
- Into the Wool Fiber Retreat, September 21-24, 2017 in Tennessee – spots still open! Listen to episode 019 to hear about the 2016 retreat.
Interview with Kristen Jancuk of Mediaperuana Designs
(My Hollins Ferry mitts from Charm City Knits)
Grown by Kate Oates
Big Magic by Elizabeth Gilbert
Charm City Spring Fling through May 15, 2017!
Kristen on Ravelry, Instagram, Instagram
Things I’ve Learned
A “clew” of yarn
Where to Find Me
“Kassongo” by Orchestra Super Mazembe, used with permission of A.I. Records (Kenya) Ltd