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Episode 053 (Unwoolpiggery)

Episode 053 (Unwoolpiggery)

Recorded on Friday, August 10, 2018 LISTEN HERE Announcements and Giveaways New cowl pattern – Heximaze! Double knitting in DK The July 2018 Kino Knits sock pattern sale for charity raised $165 for RAICES – thank you so much for your support! Thank you to […]

Episode 052 (Interviews with Kenana Knitters, Njoro, Kenya)

Episode 052 (Interviews with Kenana Knitters, Njoro, Kenya)

LISTEN HERE Kenana Knitters Kembu Cottages, which includes Beryl Markham‘s house for rent West with the Night by Beryl Markham Where to Find Me Kino Knits Ravelry group Ravelry, Instagram, Facebook, YouTube, Pinterest, Periscope, Ello Email: kinoknits (at) gmail.com Get all the latest by signing up for the Kino Knits […]

Episode 051 (Return to Kenya)

Episode 051 (Return to Kenya)

Recorded on Wednesday, July 4, 2018

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Announcements

Thank you to Naomi of CosyCuteKnits for pattern – The Only Way is Up! cowl. Ravelry user nittinmama3 also wins a copy. Coincidentally, nittinmama3 is the person who has most recently said hello in the Kino Knits Ravelry group Introduce Yourself thread – feel free to join her!

Thank you to Jenn Sheelen for sending me her Springtime Melody shawl! Enter in the Ravelry thread to win your own copy.

Thank you to Lynn Hensley who, by my records, is doing her 10th test knit for me.

Thanks for the response to the latest two Kino Knits patterns: Against the Grain Socks (which you can get these for free by signing up for the Kino Knits newsletter, and Jordan Street Socks.

Get kits with the patterns and original yarn from Yarn Crush here.

Also, Kino Knits is running a charity sale for the month of July 2018: all Kino Knits socks are 50% off with the coupon code RAICES. Also, all profits from sock sales in July will be donated to RAICES. Buy for you, buy for a friend… If you want to donate more, don’t use the discount code.

FOs

Vanilla self-striping socks over 48 stitches on US 1 (2.25 mm) in Marigoldjen Superwash Merino Nylon Sock (75% merino, 25% nylon) in Silver Screen colorway (heels and toes and cuffs) and Desert Vista Dyeworks Viso (75% merino, 25% nylon) in Frederick self-striping colorway.

Crazyheart by Tanis Lavallee ($9 Canadian on Ravelry) on US 5 (3.75 mm) in Unwind Yarn Company Touring DK (100% merino) in Mariposa and custom-dyed pop colors. #mothersdaycaston2018

Two pairs safari mittens in The Fiber Seed Sprout Sock (90% superwash merino, 10% nylon) in Birch and Espresso colorways.

WIPs

Vanilla is the New Black socks by Anneh Fletcher ($5 Canadian on Ravelry) in Holly and Ivy Dyeworks Ivy Sock (75% superwash merino, 25% nylon) in Smoky Mountain Adventure colorway.

Second design for Point/Counterpoint, Vol. 4. Partner is Lisa K. Ross of Paper Daisy Creations. Click to see Vol. 1, Vol. 2, Vol. 3. Design #2 is mitts using Mothy and the Squid Superwash Sock rainbow miniskeins.

Started my next MKAL shawl design using three colors of The Knitting Boutique Anacostia Fingering (100% merino). Click to see my previous MKAL: Merrain.

Spinning

Hobbledehoy Battlings (Polwarth/Bamboo/Stellina/Tencel) in Time Traveler colorway. Plan to knit Bigger on the Inside by Kate Atherley – at some point.

Plotting

Original declared 2018 goals:

  • #sistersheepspin – enh
  • spin more than 24 ounces – HA!
  • 12 squares for my scrap yarn blanket – HA!
  • improve photography skills – okay

#makenine2018 recap – 5 of 9 done!

Knitting on Safari

Back in Kenya!

Episode on Karen, Kenya

David Sheldrick Wildlife Trust

Giraffe Center

Knitting Around the World

SkyKnit: How an AI Took Over an Adult Knitting Community

Where to Find Me

Kino Knits Ravelry group

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Email: kinoknits (at) gmail.com

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Episode 050 (Listener Questions!)

Episode 050 (Listener Questions!)

Recorded on Sunday, June 3 , 2018 LISTEN HERE Announcements I’ve released two new patterns! Against the Grain Socks – get these for free by signing up for the Kino Knits newsletter. Jordan Street Socks Get kits with the patterns and original yarn from Yarn Crush […]

Episode 049 (Maryland Sheep and Wool Festival 2018)

Episode 049 (Maryland Sheep and Wool Festival 2018)

Recorded on Monday, May 14 , 2018 LISTEN HERE Announcements Thank you to Naomi of CosyCuteKnits for pattern – The Only Way is Up! cowl. Go give it some love by favoriting or queuing, then tell me you did it in the thread to enter […]

Episode 048 (Charm City Yarn Crawl 2018)

Episode 048 (Charm City Yarn Crawl 2018)

Recorded on Thursday, May 3, 2018

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Charm City Yarn Crawl

Neighborhood Fiber Company – Baltimore

Lovely Yarns – Baltimore

Woolworks – Baltimore

Black Sheep Yarn Shop – Timonium

Cloverhill Yarn Shop – Catonsville

Where to Find Me

Kino Knits Ravelry group

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