Episode 075 (How I Knit a Sweater in a Day, and Other Tales of Social Distancing)

Episode 075 (How I Knit a Sweater in a Day, and Other Tales of Social Distancing)

Recorded Thursday, April 16, 2020

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Pay It Forward Spectacular Spectacular is closed – thanks to everyone for participating and nominating friends!

Next pattern release will be Point/Counterpoint, Vol. 5, in just a few weeks! My partner designer, Jen Lassonde of the Down Cellar Studio podcast, and I will be doing an IG live together on Friday, May 1, at 8 PM EDT. Be sure to follow me on Instagram at @kinoknits!


Top Down Handspun Gradient Hat on US 7 and 8

True North Toques #3 and #4 by Made by Marlee ($7 Canadian via Etsy) on US 13 and 15 (9.0 and 10.0 mm) in Lion Brand Wool-Ease Thick and Quick (80/20 acrylic/wool) in Black, Cranberry, Claret, and Grey Marble colorways. Heavily modified. Added pompom and Katrinkles tab.

Xeric Socks (new design, to be released in probably June?) on US 1 (2.25 mm) in BlueberryChickYarn Kiawah Fingering (463 yards/100 g, 75/25 merino/nylon) in Mrs. Ross colorway.


Two-color shawl design on US 7 (4.5 mm) in Beachy Breeze Fibers Boardwalk Sock (446 yards/100g, 75/25 merino/nylon) in Mossy Fieldstone and Olive Branch.

Mashup Sock Yarn Blanket on US 3 (2.75 mm) in leftover scraps.

New blanket design I can’t talk about… yet.



Handspun gradient


Harrisville Designs Easy Weaver A


Ellucy Stitches “Ugh” kit (.pdf is linked – no kits in store as of recording time) – don’t go look in her store if you’re easily offended.


Deer and Doe Sirroco Jumpsuit

Face masks from Craft Passion and New York Times

Pillow made from Joybird swatches

Machine Knitting

Machine Knitting: Essential Techniques by Susan Guagliumi on Blueprint

Studio/Silver Reed Machine list

Silver Reed SK10

Machine Knitting: Sweater Basics by Renée Callahan on Blueprint


Chiagoo Twist 4″ tip interchangeable needle set – US 2 to 8 (2.5 to 5 mm) – purchased from Cloverhill Yarn Shop.

“Knit with Love” stitchable heart tags and sock ruler from Katrinkles.

3D printed bobbins from Akerworks

Where to Find Me

Kino Knits Ravelry group


Email: kinoknits (at) gmail.com

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