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Episode 039 (An Interview with Knitting Designer Kathryn Folkerth)

Episode 039 (An Interview with Knitting Designer Kathryn Folkerth)

Recorded on Saturday, October 21, 2017

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Announcements

Contest to win a copy of the Up a Creek collection still going – will run until at least October 29. Listen to Episode 038 to find out how to enter!

If you can’t wait, check out the Up a Creek collection on Ravelry, which includes the With a Paddle and Without a Paddle hats (both written for three different weights in seven different sizes = A LOT OF HATS).

Top left: With a Paddle in DK, child/teen size, by Rezo

Bottom left: With a Paddle in DK, 12 months size, by horsemillie

Top right: Without a Paddle in DK, adult large size, by PennyRaeCreates

Bottom right: Without a Paddle in fingering, adult large size, by dot12

 

FOs

A Nice Cuppa (pattern coming soon from Kino Knits) on US 3 (3.25 mm) in Brown Sheep  Nature Spun Sport (100% wool) in Aran and Navy Nite.

Never Not Gnoming by Sarah Schira ($5.75 Canadian via Ravelry) on US 3 (3.25 mm) in Brown Sheep  Nature Spun Sport in Aran, Mountain Purple, and Impasse Yellow.

WIPs

Underwood by Elizabeth Doherty ($7 via Ravelry) on US 6 (4.0 mm) in Quince & Co. Chickadee (100% wool) in Poppy colorway.

Monopoly socks – vanilla socks over 64 stitches on US 1 (2.25 mm) in Desert Vista Dyeworks Viso (75% merino, 25% nylon) in Monopoly self-striping colorway.

 

Lion Hat by Vanessa Mooncie (published in Animal Hats book) on US 13 (9.0 mm) in Knit Picks Brava Bulky (100% acrylic) in Canary colorway. Previously knit Elephant from the same book. Used YouTube tutorial to learn loop stitch.

Mittens using Basic Mitten Pattern by Ann Budd (published in The Knitters Handy Book of Patterns) on US 5 (3.75 mm) in Berroco Vintage (52% acrylic, 40% wool, 8 % nylon) in colorway Storm.

Spinning

Unwind Yarn Company Spin Your Own Socks Kit, 60% superwash merino, 30% bamboo, 10% nylon. 4 oz in More than Words colorway and 2 oz in Scarlet colorway. Worked on this at spinning night at Cloverhill Yarn Shop.

#sistersheepspin with Jess of Just One More Row podcast (see her progress here).

Knitting on Safari and Woolpiggery

Went to Newtown Market Day 2017 in Newtown, Pennsylvania

Visited Knit LLC in Newtown

Grace Grows by Shelle Sumners

Going to Vogue Knitting Live in New York City

Interview

Kathryn Folkerth’s Ravelry designs

Zanzibar Doors collection

Kino Knits episode 013 on Zanzibar

Kathryn’s Comanche Hill Cardigan

Kathryn Folkerth Designs Ravelry group

@kfolkerthknits on Instagram

 

British influence – carved lions

 

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