Episode 21 Show Notes:

Welcome to the Episode 21 of the Knit Actually Podcast!

·         Actually Working

·         I talk about projects I am currently working on including

·         Christmas Socks for my husband

·         My son’s Scoreboard Scarf (Go Broncos!!!)

·         Self Striping Vanilla Socks for my son

·         Vanilla socks for my Mother in Law

·         Lia pullover, knit with Madelinetosh Home in Dr. Zhivago’s Sky

Actually Wearing

I talk about the hand knits I’ve been wearing lately, including

·         Lemongrass

·         Jenica

·         Opposite Pole

·         February Lady Sweater


Actually Handdyed

·         I talk about my recent adventures in hand dyeing, including some Knit Picks Stroll Sock with Stellina, which I dyed as self striping, and some Knit Picks Caldena that I hand painted. These will both be holiday gifts!

Actually Stashed

·         I talk about recent additions to my stash including

·         Bijou Basin Ranch Shangri La

·         Skeindalous Eartha in the Let it Go Colorway

·         Actually Gift Knitting

·         I recap all the gifts I’ve knitted so far this year.

·         I mention these lovely Victorian Ornaments  by Jenn Sheelen, and mention the giveaway on the Down Cellar Studio podcast

·         Do you knit for the holidays? Who do you knit for? How do you keep from stressing over it? Post in the Ravelry thread for a chance to win a holiday gift from me!

·         Actually Obsessed

·         I talk about  the Force Awakens hat that is feeding my Star Wars fever these days, and I mention seeing the ones Emily from Knitting Butterflies has knit

·         Actually Attending

·        Interweave Yarn Fest, March 31 – April 3

o   List of Workshops is here. Registration is now open!
I’m registered for Building your Design Career with Dora Ohrenstein and the Design Master Class with Shirley Paden  

o   Current list of vendors is here

·         Knit Knosh

·         Registration is open for Knit Knosh!!! Knit Knosh will be a food, wine and yarn tasting, on January 23, 2016 at 12:30 pm at Samples World Bistro in Longmont, CO. I’m EXTREMELY excited to announce the participating yarn companies:

§   Bijou Basin Ranch

§   MJ Yarns

§  Knerd

§  Skeindalous

Thanks so much to Emily from Knitting Butterflies, Maria from Subway Knits, and Boston Jen from Down Cellar Studio for the Knit Knosh shout outs!


I review Color Wheel Knits by Veera Valimaki

Check the Ravelry group   for a related Giveaway and Knit A Long!

Thank you for listening!!!!