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Episode 080 (An Interview with Lorri Helberg of Arkansas Yarn Company)

Episode 080 (An Interview with Lorri Helberg of Arkansas Yarn Company)

Recorded Saturday, July 4, 2020 -> Click to listen <– Announcements Hello to josiewilz (Ravelry link)! That’s Josie, living just outside London. If you haven’t already done so, please say hello in the Kino Knits Ravelry group Introduce Yourself thread (Ravelry link)! June 2020 profits from the sales…

Episode 079 (Grump Grump Grump)

Episode 079 (Grump Grump Grump)

Recorded Thursday, June 18, 2020 –> Click to listen <– Announcements Hello to yarnladee! That’s Janie, originally from Georgia, now living in Florida, who has both knitted and crocheted for 51 years. If you haven’t already done so, please say hello in the Kino Knits Ravelry group Introduce…

Episode 078 (Let’s Do Better Together)

Episode 078 (Let’s Do Better Together)

Recorded Monday, June 1, 2020

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Announcements

June 2020 profits from the sales of Kino Knits self-published patterns will go to the Southern Poverty Law Center, which “is dedicated to fighting hate and bigotry and to seeking justice for the most vulnerable members of our society.”

The Knitting on Safari Collection is live! This collection features:

The collection will be on sale for just $5 total through 11:59 PM Eastern on July 5 with Ravelry coupon code LETSGO – or just click here to apply the code automatically. If you buy before all the patterns are available, they will automatically pop into your Ravelry library as they are released on the dates listed above.

Kits for the Nairobi Adventures shawl will be available in a couple different colorway options from Beachy Breeze Fibers. Get 15% off with code SAFARI15. Thank you to Sam from Beachy Breeze Fibers for dyeing and providing the custom colorways for my Nairobi Adventures sample!

FOs

Zanzibar Waves 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

Single-skein worsted cowl design – will be in July subscription box from Queen City Yarn.

WIPs

Socks from a Tube by Danielle Thuen (free via Ravelry) on US 1 (2.25 mm) 9″ circulars in Round Table Yarns Merlin (75/25 merino/nylon, 463 yards/100 g) in colorway Grete Chere. Counts for #itwspotlightkal2020.

Finish or Frog?

Karin Tote (pattern discontinued) by Nina Isaacson in Knit Picks Wool of the Andes Bulky (100% wool, 137 yards/100 g) in the Wallaby colorway. Since filming the video below, I have blocked it, seamed it, sewn in plastic mesh for structure, and attached the handle. Still need to sew a fabric lining and sew that in.

Spinning

As of May 31, 2020, I’ve spun 79 days out of my total goal of 200 for 2020.

#sistersheepspin – about to fill 6th bobbin. Will ply when I fill 9.

Unwind Yarn Company BFL/Nylon Lush 3-ply – spinning for socks on Electric Eel Mini wheel.

Ask Me…

Recommendations for knitting a travel sweater? Question Answer

Where to Find Me

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Episode 077 (Adventures in Instagram Live)

Episode 077 (Adventures in Instagram Live)

Recorded Friday, May 15, 2020 –> Click to listen <– Announcements The Knitting on Safari Collection launches May 16, 2020! This collection will feature: Cape Town Protea, a single-skein asymmetrical triangle shawl, released May 16Nairobi Adventures, a two-skein crescent shawl, released June 6Zanzibar Waves, a three-skein…

Episode 076 (Interview with Jennifer Lassonde about Point/Counterpoint, Vol. 5)

Episode 076 (Interview with Jennifer Lassonde about Point/Counterpoint, Vol. 5)

  Recorded Thursday, April 30, 2020 –> Click to listen <– Intros Hello to sheelamc and vinylhaven! Sheela just posted a gorgeous finished pair of Veracity socks in the Kino Knits Ravelry group FO thread. Vinylhaven is Carrie from Portland, Oregon. She, like me, has a tie…

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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Announcements

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!

FOs

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.

WIPs

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.

Spinning

#sistersheepspin

Handspun gradient

Weaving

Harrisville Designs Easy Weaver A

Embroidery

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.

Sewing

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

Woolpiggery

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

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