In Episode 144, Greg and Pam discuss turtles, frogs, and cats.
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- Greg is working on socks for his mom. He is using yarn from Twist Fiber Studio. It will incorporate the Fish Lips Kiss Heel by Patty-Joy White and The Discretion Cuff by Gene Beenken-Draper.
- Greg is working on the Choose Greg’s Adventure 2022 Mystery Shawl. Be sure to visit the KnittingDaddy.com blog and vote on the next design decision! Listen to the episode to find out how to get a discount on two hanks Beach Bunny Yarns World Traveler yarn for the shawl.
- Pam made a Knitted Knocker for an acquaintance. She used the magic loop version of the pattern and Berroco Modern Cotton DK.
- Pam worked on a pair of socks for Scott using Paton’s Kroy. She is loosely following the Vanilla Latte pattern by Virginia Rose-Jeanes with a Fish Lips Kiss Heel by Patty-Joy White. Pam used a Turkish cast on.
- Pam worked on her Cosy Stripe Blanket by Attic24. She is using Stylecraft Special DK.
- Pam worked on the Reyna Shawl by Noora Backlund. She is using yarn from PassionKNITS Yarn.
- Pam is trying to make a cowl. She has finally found a pattern that is perfect but it is a test knit and she can’t share any more details.
- Pam also gave some follow-up feedback on her Scrubbies and Bowl Cozy.
- In episode 145 we will continue Section 3 of The Knitter’s Book of Yarn: The Ultimate Guide to Choosing, Using, and Enjoying Yarn by Clara Parkes. We will discuss Boucle and Brushed yarns. We try to host book club so you don’t need the book to enjoy the discussions but this book is such a wealth of knowledge we highly recommend it!
- We are nearing the end of the our current book club and are looking for suggestions for the next book! We try to choose a reference type of book that will have broad appeal to many knitters, can be broken into segments and is readily available. If you have any suggestions, please email us! firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Greg enjoyed the Van Gogh Raleigh, NC Exhibit: The Immersive Experience.
- May 6, 2022 was National No Pants Day.
- Pam mentioned how much she loves her new Tom Bihn Bag, The Swift.
- Pam also mentioned her love of silicone bags. She likes Stasher brand and Zip Top.
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