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Episode 060 (2018 Recap)

Episode 060 (2018 Recap)

Recorded Saturday, January 5, 2019

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Announcements

Contest – win all the Kino Knits patterns self-published in 2019. Two winners:

FOs

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)

Deer Mug Cozy by Marissa Metzbower ($2.99 on Ravelry) on US 3 (3.25 mm) in Knit Picks Palette (100% wool) in a tan color – part of Indie Giftalong 2018

Family Purr small by Claire Slade ($5.00 on Ravelry for three sizes) on US 4 (3.5 mm) in Lion Brand Wool-Ease (80/20 Acrylic/Wool) in 127 Mink Brown – part of Indie Giftalong 2018

Palmistry Worsted by Stephanie Lotven ($5.00 on Ravelry) on US 3 and 5 (3.25 mm and 3.75 mm) in Knit Picks Felici Worsted (75/25 Merino/Nylon) in Hawaiian Shirt – part of Indie Giftalong 2018 and my Christmas Day cast-on for myself

Second MKAL shawl design, a pair of socks for eventual publication, two single socks for eventual publication (same sock in fingering and DK)

WIPs

Colorwork socks for the Lots of Socks KAL

KALs and Plotting

Lots of Socks KAL – hosted in the Paper Daisy Creations Ravelry Group. Will feature lots of colorful socks on sale in February with proceeds going to Down Syndrome research. KAL through March 21 with prizes.

Refund KAL – finish a Kino Knits pattern between January 1 and April 15, 2019, and lucky winners will have their purchase price refunded. If you didn’t buy it, or if you prefer, you can claim a different Kino Knits pattern as a prize or choose to gift it to a friend.

Kino Knits is the sponsor for the January and February round of Just One More Row 6 in 19 – full details in the JOMR Ravelry group.

Kino Knits is a sponsor for the Down Cellar Studio Pigskin Party – ends in early February. Full details in the Down Cellar Studio podcast Ravelry group.

2018 Recap

I completed 36 projects, according to Ravelry, including:

  • 5 shawls
  • 6 pairs of mittens and 2 pairs of mitts
  • 9 pairs of socks
  • 3 sweaters
  • 5 hats
  • 1 cowl
  • 1 pumpkin
  • 1 mug cozy
  • 1 cup
  • 1 cat
  • 1 hammer
  • 13 preemie hats for charity, not included in Ravelry total because I never bothered to make pages for them

I knit 14 things as designs but wear a few of them myself and gave one as a gift. I knit myself 2 sweaters, a shawl, and a pair of mitts. I gave away 16 things as gifts. One thing is still in limbo – for me? For someone else? And HOW DID I NOT KNIT MYSELF ANY SOCKS?

I published 15 new patterns:

#makenine2018 was very successful – 8/9 things completed, with the 9th being to work on my fleece that I’m spinning for a sweater (washing and lots of hand-carding done, some singles spun)

Podcast:

Knitting Around the World

Listen up for a promo from Unraveling with Greg and Pam!

I interviewed Pam in Episode 041 in 2017 – listen to the interview here.

Where to Find Me

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