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Episode 070 (Into the Wool Fiber Retreat 2019)

Episode 070 (Into the Wool Fiber Retreat 2019)

Recorded Friday, October 18, 2019 –> Click to listen <– (Text in blue below represents hyperlinks!) Announcements/New Patterns Veracity and Rushing Home sock patterns: designed for the October 2019 Sock Crush sock box but available to everyone to purchase via Ravelry. Previous interview with Joanna of […]

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 –> Click to listen <– (Text in blue below represents hyperlinks!) 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 […]

Episode 068 (Zombie Knitpocalypse 2019)

Episode 068 (Zombie Knitpocalypse 2019)

Recorded Sunday, July 14, 2019

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Announcements/New Patterns

The Three Sisters: the third shawl in The Chekhov Collection on US 7 (4.5 mm) in Leading Men Fiber Arts Show Stopper (75/25 Superwash Merino/Nylon) in Barbie’s Nighty, Heirloom, and Fortune Teller.

Impostor Syndrome – boot toppers on on US 4 (3.5 mm) needles in Queen City Yarns Biddleville DK (100% merino, 250 yards/115 g) in Showgirls and So Much Drama.

Last Night I Dreamt on US 8 (5.0 mm) in Dream In Color City (100% merino, 200 yards/100 g) in Bedtime. Free via Knitty!

In Case You Missed It – I ran an MKAL! And now all is revealed. ICYMI is a three-color semicircular shawl for DK weight. Have fun with lace, single-row stripes, and a delicious ruffle at the end. Take 20% off the pattern with Ravelry coupon code COMPLETE20 in July 2019 – or get an even better discount when you sign up for the Kino Knits newsletter. Don’t miss out any more!

For the entire month of July, all Kino Knits Sock patterns will be 50% off – no coupon code needed. (Click to see all my sock patterns.) Additionally, all proceeds from these sales will go to Refugee and Immigrant Center for Education and Legal Services (RAICES). If you are not in a place to be able to buy patterns, I have two free sock patterns – Stellen (available on Knitty) and Against the Grain (free when you sign up for the Kino Knits newsletter – link in profile). For every pair of Kino Knits socks completed in July, I will personally donate $10 to RAICES. (Paid-for and free patterns count, as do WIPs, but you must complete both socks for a pair.) Post your finished socks in the Kino Knits Ravelry group RAICES thread to be counted.

FOs

Non-Euclidian by Sarah Jordan ($5 on Ravelry) on US 1 (2.25 mm) in Super Stitchy Smooth Sock (75/25 superwash merino/nylon, 463 yards/100 g) in Quite Mad (self-striping dark gray, cerulean, light gray, emerald green with black speckles).

Parallelograys by me ($6 on Ravelry) on US 1 and 2 (2.25 and 2.75 mm) in size XL for husband. Used color scheme of tester Wendy – red (Hobbledehoy Merino Sock in probably the Heirloom Tomato color), white (Knitpicks Hawthorne Bare), and blue (Duck Duck Wool, probably 80/20 sock). Red and blue purchased as miniskeins at Homespun Yarn Party 2019.

Newborn Vertebrae cardigan by Kelly Van Niekirk (free on Ravelry) on US 2 (2.75 mm) in Another Crafty Girl Strong Sock (80/20 merino/nylon) in Go Beyond and more of the (Hobbledehoy Merino Sock in probably the Heirloom Tomato color) for the ribbing and cuffs.

Two pairs of shortie socks based on Rose City Rollers by Mara Catherine Bryner (free on Ravelry) – one with OMG Heel by Megan Williams ($5.00 on Ravelry), and one with heel flap and gusset. Used US 1 (2.25 mm) needles and Unwind Yarn Company Journey Sock (80/20 merino/nylon) in Winner Winner 2016. #itw2019spotlightkal

WIPs

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 

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 

New sock design for October 2019 release.

KALs and Plotting

Grad Your Stash 2019! I announce the winners.

High Tea with Jam Crumpets by Jenn Sheelen – phoenixfire

Go with the Flo by Jen Lassonde – katepricey

pattern or collection of your choice – ElsaandEm

More Newborn Vertebrae cardigans by Kelly Van Niekirk (free on Ravelry) – I think.

Stacks of yarn coming in for next five designs – a hat and cowl set for September, two pairs of socks for October, and a pair of fingerless mitts for 2020.

Knitting on Safari

Zombie Knitpocalypse

Where to Find Me

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Episode 067 (All the Patterns!)

Episode 067 (All the Patterns!)

Recorded Thursday, June 13, 2019 –> Click to listen <– Announcements Two shawls have been released as part The Chekhov Collection, with the third and final coming June 15, called The Three Sisters. Each shawl will be available individually for $6 or you can use Ravelry code […]

Episode 066 (Maryland Sheep and Wool Festival 2019)

Episode 066 (Maryland Sheep and Wool Festival 2019)

Recorded Thursday, May 16, 2019 –> Click to listen <– Announcements and KALs Get The Chekhov Collection of a one-color, two-color, and three-color shawl for just $5 with Ravelry code CHERRY through June 23! The one-color shawl, Chayka, is available now for $6. The next two shawls will go live on […]

Episode 065 (Design Pileup)

Episode 065 (Design Pileup)

Recorded Wednesday, May 1, 2019

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Announcements

I’ve launched The Chekhov Collection! This will be a collection of a one-, a two-, and a three-color shawl, all designed for flexible weights and to maximize yardage use. The one-color shawl, Chayka, is available now for $6 and was designed in Magpie Fibers Swanky Sock (80/10/10 Merino/Cashmere/Nylon) in Into the Mystic. Or you can use Ravelry code CHERRY through June 23 to get all three shawls for just $5 total. You’ll get Chayka in your Ravelry library now and the next two shawls on May 25 and June 15. Click here to view the collection in Ravelry. Click here to apply the $5 code.

In case you missed it (ICYMI)… Kino Knits and The Knitting Boutique are excited to bring you another MKAL, this time for a three-color shawl designed for The Knitting Boutique’s Severn DK yarn, a unique blend of Blue Faced Leicester (BFL) fiber and silk. The shawl includes easy lace and stripes, so choose yarns that offer some contrast for the best results – and be prepared to use up just about every bit of those skeins! Kino Knits newsletter subscribers are getting the ONLY discount associated with this pattern release, but only until the first clue launches on May 13. Click here to sign up if you don’t already receive the Kino Knits newsletter! Click here to view the MKAL on Ravelry!

Thank you to SewRunKnit for the podcast review.

FOs

New shawl design on US 9 (5.5 mm) in Dragon Hoard Yarn Co Storyteller (100% superwash merino wool, 217 yards/100 g) in Come Alive and a contrast color. Will be one-, two-, and three-skein versions. In testing now! Includes a Celtic knot embellishment known as a Carrick Bend Mat. I posted a YouTube video to teach you how to tie one out of I-Cord.

New shawl design to be the second shawl in The Chekhov Collection on US 7 (4.5 mm) in Holly and Ivy Dyeworks Ivy Twist in Almost Mint and It Makes His Eyes Pop. Scheduled for release in May 2019. In testing now!

Boot toppers design in Queen City Yarns. Going into testing soon!

Some preemie hats in 100% acrylic for the Into the Wool Fiber Retreat. 

WIPs

New shawl design to be the third shawl in The Chekhov Collection on US 7 (4.5 mm) in Leading Men Fiber Arts Show Stopper (75/25 Superwash Merino/Nylon) in Barbie’s Nighty, Heirloom, and Fortune Teller

Non-Euclidian by Sarah Jordan ($5 on Ravelry) on US 1 (2.25 mm) in Super Stitchy Smooth Sock (75/25 superwash merino/nylon, 463 yards/100 g) in Quite Mad (self-striping dark gray, cerulean, light gray, emerald green with black speckles).

KALs

ICYMI MKAL – first clue drops May 13. The Knitting Boutique has yarn kits available here.

  • Available now: Introduction information
  • Clue 1: Monday, May 13
  • Clue 2: Thursday, May 16
  • Clue 3: Thursday, May 23
  • Clue 4: Thursday, May 30

Grad Your Stash 2019! Runs May 15 to June 15. The idea of this KAL is to take the oldest stuff in your stash and help it graduate into becoming an FO. You can spin, weave, knit, crochet, tat, whatever… just as long as you finish.

The rules are basically the same as last year:

  • Any fibery hobby counts.
  • You must use the OLDEST thing in your stash to participate. This could be from the 1970s or from two months ago – whatever is your personal oldest.
  • WIPs count, but you must finish the project between May 15 and June 15, graduation season.
  • There is no minimum yardage, but the spirit of the KAL is to use up that precious stash, so please make an effort to do so. Don’t knit a 2g blanket square of a 100g old skein and consider yourself done. That’s just not sporting.
  • If you graduate your oldest stash, and there’s still time left in the KAL – feel free to graduate your next oldest stash and get another entry.
  • Each finished object will earn you 1 entry for prizes. If you use a sponsor product, you get 5 extra entries! Sponsor info coming soon!

 

Knitting on Safari (Planning)

Maryland Sheep and Wool Festival this weekend!

Needles Up!

The Knot House

Magpie Fibers Open House

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