Episode 077 (Adventures in Instagram Live)
Recorded Friday, May 15, 2020
The Knitting on Safari Collection launches May 16, 2020! This collection will feature:
- Cape Town Protea, a single-skein asymmetrical triangle shawl, released May 16
- Nairobi Adventures, a two-skein crescent shawl, released June 6
- Zanzibar Waves, a three-skein rectangular choose-your-own-adventure shawl, released July 3
The collection will be on sale for just $5 total through 11:59 PM Eastern on July 5 with Ravelry coupon code LETSGO. If you buy before all the patterns are available, they will automatically pop into your Ravelry library as they are released.
I did a #ThrowbackThursday chat with Lisa Ross of Paper Daisy Creations. All of her mini skein and self-striping patterns are 50% off with code RAINBOW through the end of May 17, 2020. My collaborations with her (Point/Counterpoint, Volume 4; Parallelograys; Be Relentless; Ever True; and Rock Solid) are also 50% off with code RAINBOW through the end of May 17, 2020!
Shelley Summer Top by Nancy Ricci ($8 on Ravelry) on US 9 (5.5 mm) in The Knitting Boutique Potomac DK (40/40/20 baby camel/merino/silk, 280 yards/4 oz) in Natural colorway. Knitting size M/L, which calls for 18 repeats for cropped version – I did 20.
Preemie Hats for the Into the Wool Fiber Retreat donations – spots still available at the retreat!
Three-color shawl design on US 6 (4.0 mm) in Arkansas Yarn Company Signature Plus (80/20 merino/nylon, 400 yards/100 g) in custom-dyed colorways that will be available later.
Glee by Susan Mills Knits ($6 via Ravelry) on US 5 in Classic Elite Yarns Fresco (discontinued, 60/30/10 wool/alpaca/angora, 164 yards/50 g) in Graystone, Root Beer, Cornsilk, Strawberry, and Hopi Blue. #mothersdaycaston2020
Finish or Frog?
I filmed two “finish or frog?” videos for IG Live and posted them on the Kino Knits YouTube channel. Click the links below to watch!
Made-up Norwegian stranded colorwork glove, started in about 2007: frogged!
A Cardigan for Arwen, cast on and last worked on in 2007: frogged!
See how I comb my fiber in this YouTube video, originally filmed as an IG Live
No actual machine knitting this time, but I did give a tour of the machine on IG Live! See the video below.
Half a CVM Romedale fleece from Pheasantfield Farm in Chestertown, MD. Chocolate ewe named Sweetie.
Three 3D-printed bobbins for my Ashford Kiwi 2 from Akerworks.
Schacht Yardage Counter – Mother’s Day gift
Knitting Around the World
Knitter Nina Dodd and photographer Joseph Ford spend 5 years composing scenes with “invisible jumpers.” Some of them will make you do a double-take!
Where to Find Me
Email: kinoknits (at) gmail.com
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