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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 –> Click to listen <– 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 […]

Episode 064 (New York City)

Episode 064 (New York City)

Recorded Friday, April 12, 2019

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Announcements

The Hon Worsted cowl 50%-off sale is still going through April 13, but only for Kino Knits newsletter subscribers. Click here to sign up if you don’t already receive them! Hon Worsted was designed with yarn support from Undead Yarn. Click here to view the cowl on Ravelry!

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! Click here to view the MKAL on Ravelry!

WIPs

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. Will be calling for test knitters soon!

New shawl design for the upcoming Chekhov Collection on US 7 (4.5 mm) in Holly and Ivy Dyeworks Ivy Sock in Almost Mint and It Makes His Eyes Pop. Scheduled for release in May 2019. Will be calling for test knitters soon!

Spinning

#sistersheepspin at the spinning night at Cloverhill Yarn Shop

Plotting and KALs

Need to reknit a hat accepted for publication – just waiting for the yarn to arrive!

Refund KAL – finish a Kino Knits pattern between January 1 and April 15, 2019, and lucky winners will have their purchase price refunded. If you didn’t buy it, or if you prefer, you can claim a different Kino Knits pattern as a prize or choose to gift it to a friend. Tag projects with #kinoknitsrefundkal!

Attending the Into the Wool Fiber Retreat 2019? I’m a sponsor!

Attending Zombie Knitpocalypse 2019? I’m a featured designer!

The Grad Your Stash KAL is coming back in mid-May! Start your plotting now by identifying the oldest yarn or fiber in your stash to help it graduate to become a finished object. Tag projects with #gradyourstash2019.

Knitting on Safari and Woolpiggery

Traveled to New York City

Knitty City: Knitty City enamel pin, Hella Hygge enamel pin, Never Not Knitting Victorian Scrollwork Scissors

MoMA


Starry Night… and Hon Worsted!

Ai Fiori

World Trade Center

Marta

Macy’s Flower Show


Streecha

Purl Soho: Got Worsted Twist yarn (100% merino, 2-ply, 164 yards/100g) in Ash Gray to make the Criss Cross Top (free pattern) as my Mother’s Day cast-on. Also got some polka-dot double gauze fabric to make the Matcha Top.

Muji

Harney and Sons Tea

The Campbell

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Episode 063 (Homespun Yarn Party 2019, Savage, MD)

Episode 063 (Homespun Yarn Party 2019, Savage, MD)

Recorded Monday, March 26, 2019 –> Click to listen <– Announcements The Hon Worsted cowl has been released! It’s a new version of my Hon Cowl, upscaled for worsted weight. Now through March 31, 2019, get the cowl for 50% off with Ravelry coupon code HON50. […]

Episode 062 (KAL KAL KAL KAL)

Episode 062 (KAL KAL KAL KAL)

Recorded Monday, February 25, 2019 –> Click to listen <– Announcements Thank for you for gifts from designers:  Rustic Elegance Shawl by Jenn Sheelen  Go with the Flo by Jennifer Lassonde  I released a new sock pattern: Ever True for the Lots of Socks KAL using Sweet […]

Episode 061 (2019 Plans!)

Episode 061 (2019 Plans!)

Recorded Wednesday, January 23, 2019

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Announcements

Contest – win all the Kino Knits patterns self-published in 2019. Two winners!

  • @dawncolbert IG 167 of 839 entries on IG
  • Claireere – 10 of 2-10 entries on Ravelry

FOs

Colorwork socks for the Lots of Socks KAL using Sweet Georgia Party of Five Tough Love Sock mini skein set in Aurora

True North Toque 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% Acrylic, 20% Wool) in Black, Cranberry, Claret, and Grey Marble colorways. Heavily modified. Added pompom and Katrinkles tab.

Nope.

WIPs

Another True North Toque!

Vanilla Socks on US 1 (2.25 mm) in Rock and String Creations Super Sock (75/25 superwash merino/nylon, 460 yards/100 g) in Mountain Twighlight (self-striping gray, green, gold, purple, blue jewel tones). Heel in leftover Mothy and the Squid Superwash Sock (75/25 superwash merino/nylon, 459 yards/100 g) in Slate leftover from my Be Relentless mitts design.

KALs

Lots of Socks KAL – hosted in the Paper Daisy Creations Ravelry Group. Will feature lots of colorful socks on sale in February with proceeds going to Down Syndrome research. KAL through March 21 with prizes.

Refund KAL – finish a Kino Knits pattern between January 1 and April 15, 2019, and lucky winners will have their purchase price refunded. If you didn’t buy it, or if you prefer, you can claim a different Kino Knits pattern as a prize or choose to gift it to a friend.

Kino Knits is the sponsor for the January and February round of Just One More Row 6 in 19 – full details in the JOMR Ravelry group.

Kino Knits is a sponsor for the Down Cellar Studio Pigskin Party – ends in early February. Full details in the Down Cellar Studio podcast Ravelry group.

2019 Plotting

#makenine2019:

  1. Criss Cross Top by Purl Soho
  2. Bigger on the Inside by Kate Atherley
  3. Happypotamus the Happy Hippo by Heidi Bears
  4. A sweater for my eldest in some Cascade Yarns
  5. Keep spinning my Rhinebeck fleece and knit a sweater out of it! #sistersheepspin
  6. Lakedale by Stephen West in Malabrigo Yarn
  7. Four True North Toques by Made by Marlee
  8. Matcha Top by Sew Liberated
  9. Carbeth Cardigan by Kate Davies

Bling Your String Crafty Bingo 2019 #byscraftybingo2019:

Travel:

Word of the Year: Care

  • Weigh in on the discussion about inclusion in the knitting community in this Ravelry thread. (UPDATE SINCE PUBLISHING: The thread has been closed.)

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