Episode 059 (Untethered)

Episode 059 (Untethered)

Recorded Sunday, November 18, 2018



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Honey Cowl by Antonia Shankland (free on Ravelry) on US in Shibui Knits Baby Alpaca (discontinued) (100% alpaca, DK weight) in Ash and Shibui Knits Silk Cloud (60/40 mohair/silk) in Pool. Part of my #makenine2018. Second time I’ve made this – knit the entire thing on a plane and then left in on there  (I talked about it in Episode 004. I also talk on that episode about finishing my son’s Flax sweater – which he’s still wearing for the 4th winter!)

Heartstring by Joji Locatelli (no longer available? on Ravelry) on US 5 (3.75 mm) in Rainbow Heirloom Sweater (100% wool) in Killer Flamingo colorway. Contrast in Skeinny Dipping Journey Worsted (100% merino) in Royal Arse colorway. Part of my #makenine2018.


Vanilla socks on US 1 (2.25 mm) in Patons North America Kroy Socks Stripes (75/25 superwash wool/nylon) in Spring Leaf colorway and Knit Picks Stroll (75/25 superwash wool/nylon) in Black

Vanilla socks on US 1 (2.25 mm) in Filatura Lanarota Bamboo Socks (60/25/15 wool/bamboo/nylon) in colorway 2 (variegated pink)

Lots of other single socks – feels very disorienting!

Will get back to my second MKAL shawl design next week.

KALs and Plotting

Point/Counterpoint, Vol. 4 KAL winners – see the full list of prizes and winners here.

Indie GAL 2018 is coming! 300+ designers registered so far. Will all put 10-20 patterns on sale for 25% off with Ravelry coupon code GIFTALONG2018 from November 23 to November 29, 2018. Knit any paid-for pattern by those designers between November 23 and December 31 and be entered to win prizes.

Working on Christmas gifts…


Electric Eel Mini spinning wheel

You can back the Electric Eel Mini 2 on Kickstarter

Into the Whirled November 2016 Classic subscription: 80/20 superwash BFL/nylon in Bounty Hunter’s Picnic colorway (blues, browns, grays, greens)

Knitting Around the World

Researchers are using Ravelry as a dataset – because it turns out knitters keep really good records! Read about it in the Washington Post.

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