Actually Finished

Thank you so much for your support of the podcast in 2015! I hope everyone has a happy, healthy and prosperous 2016!

  • I talk about the projects I finished this year, including
  • Vanilla Socks for my boys, knit in Knit Picks Felici
  • Vanilla Socks for my mom, knit from Western Sky Knits Aspen
  • A Windschief Hat for my brother in law

This year I knit

  • 13 Pairs of Socks
  • 12 Cowls
  • 5 Hats
  • An Easy Shawl
  • 3 Sweaters (Two Flax Sweaters and a Briquette)
  • Scoreboard Scarf

Actually Working

I'm currently working on

  • Star Wars Crochet Characters from the kit I bought (Luke Skywalker and Yoda are finished since I recorded the episode)
  • Vanilla Socks out of some self striping yarn that I dyed 
  • I've been making Pom Poms and I'm thinking about making a garland for my knitting room
  • I started my first Force Awakens Hat
  • A double knit cowl 

I talk about projects I started but didn't finish in 2015 including

  • True by Joji Locatelli
  • Stranger Cardigan
  • Austin Hoodie
  • Make a Wish Cardigan
  • Baley Sweater
  • Lia Pullover

Actually Stashed

I talk about the knitting related items I got for Christmas including

  • Handmaiden Fine Casbah Sock in Glacier
  • Blue Moon Fiber Arts BFL Sport in Electric Kool Aid Acid Test and Kerplunk
  • Freia Handpaint Flux in Seaglass
  • I got a great BB8 / Force awakens chest for storing yarn, and a set of Pom Pom Makers, too!

 

Actually Hand Dyed

I talk about all the yarn I dyed this year. I tried a number of different techniques including:

  • Kettle Dyeing
  • Hand Painting
  • Self Striping
  • Cake Dyeing
  • Gradients on Sock Blanks
  • Striping on Sock Blanks
  • Stenciling Sock Blanks

Actually Attending

Knit Knosh is coming up on January 23, 2016 at 12:30 pm at Samples World Bistro in Longmont, Colorado. Knit Knosh is a food, wine and yarn tasting and will feature yarns from the following amazing yarn companies

  • Bijou Basin Ranch
  • MJ Yarns
  • Skeindalous
  • Knerd

Actually Designing

I talk about a few things I designed this year, including:

  • The cowl I knit with Lemonade Shop
  • My Chevron Hat
  • The Adelaide cowl, which I  knit last year but published this year

Giveaway / KAL

Cooperative Press generously offered an ebook copy of Veera Valimaki's book "Color Wheel Knits". Check out the thread in the Ravelry group to learn how you could win! I'll draw the winner on Monday, January 4.

I'm going to do a Knit a Long from this great book starting in January. I hope you'll be able to join in! 

Thanks so much for listening! Happy New Year!

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