Episode 069 (An Interview with Katrina of Honeycomb Hills Hand-Dyed Yarn)

Episode 069 (An Interview with Katrina of Honeycomb Hills Hand-Dyed Yarn)

Recorded Sunday, July 14, 2019

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Announcements/New Patterns

Step In Socks – toe-up socks published by Knit Picks, designed for Capretta Superwash Yarn (80/10/10 superwash merino/cashmere/nylon)

Tesla Slept Here Hat and Cowl – a set meant to use just two skeins of sock yarn. Designed in Elemental Fiberworks Electron Sock (80/20 wool/nylon).

For the entire month of July, all Kino Knits Sock patterns were 50% off, with all proceeds going to Refugee and Immigrant Center for Education and Legal Services (RAICES). I also committed to personally donate $10 to RAICES for every pair of Kino Knits socks completed in July. Grand total was $150! Click here to see how it broke down.


Two pairs of socks for release in October.


Preemie hats

Non-Euclidian socks by Sarah Jordan ($5 on Ravelry) – modified. US 1 (2.25 mm) in Quaere Fibre Self-striping Super Sock (80/20 superwash merino/nylon, 400 yards/100 g) in Chromatic (self-striping rainbow) and Sun Valley Fibers MCN Fingering (80/10/10 cashmere/nylon) for the heel.

Bigger on the Inside by Kate Atherley (free on the Knitty website) on US 3 (3.25 mm) using handspun Hobbledehoy battlings in the Time Traveler colorway. #makenine2019 #byscraftybingo2019 

Criss Cross Top (free pattern on Purl Soho website) on US 6 (4.0 mm). Knitting 41″ size at a different gauge to get a slightly smaller top. Using Worsted Twist yarn (100% merino, 2-ply, 164 yards/100g) in Ash Gray. #mothersdaycaston2019 #makenine2019 

Plotting and KALs

Sponsor for Down Cellar Studio Pigskin Party 2019

The Joy of Missing Out by Tonya Dalton. Inkwell Press. Productivity Paradox podcast.


Honeycomb Hills Hand-dyed Yarn website

Holly & Ivy Dyeworks

Questions and Answers shawl – colors “It Makes His Eyes Pop” and “Almost Mint”

Into the Wool Fiber Retreat

Escape Reality by Lisa K. Ross (Paperdaisy Creations)

Wifty Top by Francoise Danoy (Aroha Knits)

Perfect Blend (MKAL) by Casapinka

A Trip Into Wonderland by Katrina

Instagram: @katrinajknits, @honeycombhillsyarn

Where to Find Me

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Email: kinoknits (at) gmail.com

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1 thought on “Episode 069 (An Interview with Katrina of Honeycomb Hills Hand-Dyed Yarn)”

  • The fo and WIPS are all really pretty! I would love to hear you interview the dyer of Elemental Fiberworks. She’s been dying for a while now and I like her way of thinking about colors. Also looking forward to hearing about the arc of the book and how that is for you.

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