Recorded on Wednesday, May 10, 2017
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Merrain MKAL Shawl is live in Ravelry! Buy now and get introduction so you can get your yarn ready and swatch. Six clues will be released weekly on Thursdays starting June 8. Designed for one skein of solid or semi-solid fingering yarn. Good options include The Knitting Boutique Severn Fingering (75% BFL, 25% silk) and The Knitting Boutique Anacostia Fingering (100% merino), either of which you can get for 15% off here through June 15.
e_marie74 for the ITunes review! Click here to leave your own. Contact me if you do so, and I’ll mail you a podcast button and a leftover mini-skein for a scrap yarn project!
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). Used heel from Fork in the Road Socks by Lara Neel (free on Ravelry).
First design for Point/Counterpoint, Volume 3, in Dragonfly Fibers Selkie Sport (75% BFL, 25% silk), 2-skein shawl.
More preemie hats.
A new variegated hat in a variety of weights, due for a September release.
Lace Saddle Tee by Lisa S. Rowe ($6.50 on Ravelry, originally published in the Summer 2010 issue of Interweave Knits) on U.S. 4 (3.5 mm) in Fyberspates Scrumptious 4-ply/Sport (55% merino, 45% silk in colorway 312 – Dandelion and Burdock). This will be my Mother’s Day Cast-on – a brilliant idea from the Prairie Girls Knit and Spin podcast.
Knitting on Safari
Maryland Sheep and Wool Festival (#mdsw, #mdsw2017)
Fiber Optic Yarns – Brimstone, Midnight Clear, and Fort Knox
Where to Find Me
Email: kinoknits (at) gmail.com
“Kassongo” by Orchestra Super Mazembe, used with permission of A.I. Records (Kenya) Ltd