In Episode 33: Hiding Out I share all of your recipes for the perfect way to do nothing and do a little of that myself in my garden where I share some projects I’m starting in Mockingbird Fiber co yarn and progress on Sunset Ringer Tee.
In Episode 32: Doing Nothing I try to practice doing nothing as I take more social media breaks and discuss how you guys are doing it. I also show progress on Winston Pullover, Martin Storey patterns like Umnia, and home projects I now have time for.
I talk about repetitive stress injuries from knitting and other activities. Is it inevitable? I share your advice and how I’m managing it, plus share projects like Dirty Lace and my plaid sweater.
I recap my trip to DFW Fiberfest, show some hand dyed yarn from Barker Wool, Must Stash Yarn, Suburban Stitcher, Brooklyn Tweed, Miss Babs, and A Thing for String. I also talk about the awkwardness of a Podcaster’s meetup and my Grotine shawl. Lastly, I share your thoughts about creative theft online.
Episode 29: True to Ourselves, where I reveal your Wing It Kal finished projects where we went off-pattern or invented something from scratch. I show my progress on Umnia and Floozy Cardigan. We discuss old favorite pattern books like Weekend Knitting, Knit 2 Together, and Loop d Loop.
Episode 28: Call of Knitting Zombies is hosted by a tired podcaster wearing a newly fiinished Feyre Shawl and is all about your inventive DIY projects. I share your progress in our #WingItKal and discuss several older Martin Storey patterns. AS always tons of interesting links in these notes.
Episode 27: My Sweet Little Abomination is on the process of the monster plaid sweater I’ve been winging it with and I show my Strathcona and other patterns from an older Good Night Day book. And I swoon over The Expanse books.
Do you despir at the price of yarn suggested in patterns? In Episode 26 I show progress on a super bulky Strathcona in cheap yarn and share lots of affordable bulky yarn recommendations. There are also affordable substitutes for colorchanging handspun like yarn that’s so popular right now. Plus I have past money saving tips on patterns and my DIY large double points and circulars that I made to use for my superbulky projects.
In Episode 25: Our Goals I talk about our shared goals for the new year show my finished Kapsel, progress on my personal plaid sweater, striped socks and Strathcona.
Kapsel, by Very Shannon, was such a pleasure to knit this winter. I am so happy I was able to test knit this one because it was finished before our cold…