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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 –> Click to listen <– 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 […]

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

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

Recorded Monday, March 26, 2019

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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. If you already bought the Hon Cowl, you can get Hon Worsted for just $1 – no coupon code needed and no expiration date. (Note: This only applies for purchased Hon Cowl patterns, not patterns that were downloaded for free or as gifts.) Hon Worsted was designed with yarn support from Undead Yarn.

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The Lots of Socks KAL has raised $21,000+ for Down Syndrome International! Thank you for all your support, whether you bought my Ever True socks pattern or participated in other ways.

My patterns have been paused on the Making Things platform. This means that you will no longer be able to discover me there. For a full explanation of my decision, see this Instagram Post.

FOs

Palmistry Worsted by Stephanie Lotven ($5.00 on Ravelry) on US 4 and 6 (3.5 mm and 4 mm) in Knit Picks Swish Worsted (100% Superwash Merino) in Squirrel Heather with a cast-on round of Plymouth Yarn Encore Worsted (75/25 Acrylic/Wool) in 0479. 

A new shawl design in Magpie Fibers Swanky Sock (80/10/10 Merino/Cashmere/Nylon) in Into the Mystic. Will be part of a new shawl collection released the week of Maryland Sheep and Wool FestivalTo volunteer to test, visit Yarnpond.

Newborn Vertebrae by Kelly van Niekirk (free on Ravelry) on US 2 and 3 (2.75 and 3.25 mm) in Knit Picks Felici (75/25 superwash wool/nylon) in Time Traveler.

WIPs

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

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.

The Woolly Thistle colorwork mitten KAL runs February 22 – April 5, 2019. Mittens from my Safari Mittens Collection would be perfect!

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

Woolpiggery/Knitting on Safari

Dragon Hoard Yarn Co

Queen City Yarns

Hobbledehoy

Marigold Jen

The Project Bag

Minis from Hobbledehoy and Duck Duck Wool for a Parallelograys hat (color inspiration from tester beautyinthedawn)

Desert Vista Dyeworks Crawfish Boil

 

I attended the Homespun Yarn Party at Savage Mill on Sunday, March 24.

Upcoming: Purl Soho

Where to Find Me

Kino Knits Ravelry group

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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 (Please note that hyperlinks do not appear blue on this page – but if you think it should be linked, it probably is. Just hover over it and click it.) –> Click to listen <– Announcements Contest – win all the […]

Episode 060 (2018 Recap)

Episode 060 (2018 Recap)

Recorded Saturday, January 5, 2019

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Announcements

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

FOs

Vanilla socks on US 1 (2.25 mm) in Patons North America Kroy Socks Stripes (75/25 superwash wool/nylon) in Spring Leaf colorway and Knit Picks Stroll (75/25 superwash wool/nylon) in Black

Vanilla socks on US 1 (2.25 mm) in Filatura Lanarota Bamboo Socks (60/25/15 wool/bamboo/nylon) in colorway 2 (variegated pink)

Deer Mug Cozy by Marissa Metzbower ($2.99 on Ravelry) on US 3 (3.25 mm) in Knit Picks Palette (100% wool) in a tan color – part of Indie Giftalong 2018

Family Purr small by Claire Slade ($5.00 on Ravelry for three sizes) on US 4 (3.5 mm) in Lion Brand Wool-Ease (80/20 Acrylic/Wool) in 127 Mink Brown – part of Indie Giftalong 2018

Palmistry Worsted by Stephanie Lotven ($5.00 on Ravelry) on US 3 and 5 (3.25 mm and 3.75 mm) in Knit Picks Felici Worsted (75/25 Merino/Nylon) in Hawaiian Shirt – part of Indie Giftalong 2018 and my Christmas Day cast-on for myself

Second MKAL shawl design, a pair of socks for eventual publication, two single socks for eventual publication (same sock in fingering and DK)

WIPs

Colorwork socks for the Lots of Socks KAL

KALs and Plotting

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.

2018 Recap

I completed 36 projects, according to Ravelry, including:

  • 5 shawls
  • 6 pairs of mittens and 2 pairs of mitts
  • 9 pairs of socks
  • 3 sweaters
  • 5 hats
  • 1 cowl
  • 1 pumpkin
  • 1 mug cozy
  • 1 cup
  • 1 cat
  • 1 hammer
  • 13 preemie hats for charity, not included in Ravelry total because I never bothered to make pages for them

I knit 14 things as designs but wear a few of them myself and gave one as a gift. I knit myself 2 sweaters, a shawl, and a pair of mitts. I gave away 16 things as gifts. One thing is still in limbo – for me? For someone else? And HOW DID I NOT KNIT MYSELF ANY SOCKS?

I published 15 new patterns:

#makenine2018 was very successful – 8/9 things completed, with the 9th being to work on my fleece that I’m spinning for a sweater (washing and lots of hand-carding done, some singles spun)

Podcast:

Knitting Around the World

Listen up for a promo from Unraveling with Greg and Pam!

I interviewed Pam in Episode 041 in 2017 – listen to the interview here.

Where to Find Me

Kino Knits Ravelry group

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Email: kinoknits (at) gmail.com

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