In Episode 156, Greg and Pam discuss fish, spiders, and sheep.
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- Greg continues working on socks for himself. He is using yarn from Two Guys Yarn Company. They incorporate the Non-Euclidian heel by Sarah Jordan and The Discretion Cuff by Gene Beenken-Draper.
- 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. She is planning to use the Discretion Cuff by Gene Beenken-Draper.
- Pam worked on the Tunisian crochet Loveland Lite by Toni Lipsey. She is using Studio Sox from The Fibre Studio at Yarns to Dye For. She mentioned a tutorial to change color in Tunisian Crochet.
- Pam worked on Citadel, a shawl by Janina Kallio. She is using yarn from Yarn over Floyd.
- Pam worked on the Sahara Wrap Sweater by Camille Mikolas using Biggo (in the process of being discontinued) from Knitpicks.
- Pam mentioned she is thinking about making her Polarlys Shawl bigger.
- Pam mentioned two Martina Behm hats that are gauge adjustable: Langfield and Tensfield.
- Drumroll please! We have selected our next book and it is Adventures in Yarn Farming by Barbara Parry. We will not begin discussing this until January 2023 so you have plenty of time to get your own copy.
- Greg had a great time at SAFF.
- Greg talked about getting stains out of fabric, specifically out of a sports jersey.
- We shared the news article titled: Eight years and 2m arachnids later, spider silk fabrics go on show in London. Here are some more images of the fabric.
- Greg is a regular guest on the Crits & Knits podcast. Tune in for the live Twitch stream on every other Wednesday at 8pm (Eastern). Or, catch the episode on the YouTube podcast a few weeks later.
- Greg and Pam are going to host an Ask Me Anything episode in the near future! You can submit your questions with this form.
- Be sure to enter your Fairs and Festivals entry in the Fairs and Festivals KAL! Special thanks to Kbamr Kerri for offering a pattern from her pattern store as one of the prizes for the KAL.
- Greg is collecting preemie hats for Family Support Network of Central Carolina. See his post in the Itty Bitty Knits Ravelry group for details.
- Pam mentioned her Bavarian Apple Torte. Here it is!
Bavarian Apple Torte
1/2 c. butter ( 1 stick)
1/3 c. sugar
1/4. t. vanilla
1 c. flour
8 ounces cream cheese, softened
1/4 c. sugar
1/2 t. vanilla
1/2 t. cinnamon
1/3 c. sugar
4 c. peeled, cored and sliced apples
1/2 c. chopped walnuts
Preheat over to 450.
To make the crust, cream the butter and sugar, add in vanilla and flour. Press into a 9″ round greased, spring form pan, covering the bottom and 2″ up the sides.
To make the filling, mix the cream cheese and sugar until smooth, add in the egg and vanilla, Spread over the bottom of the crust.
For the topping, sprinkle the cinnamon and sugar over the apples and mix well. Spoon over the filling. (you can make it pretty by layering but I don’t and it tastes just as good!). Sprinkle with the walnuts. Bake for 10 minutes at 450 and then reduce heat to 400. Continue baking for 25 minutes. Allow it to cool completely before removing the sides of the pan.
Note: You can also add 1/2 t. almond extract to the filling and use sliced almond instead of walnuts! If you want to be fancy and give it a shiny glaze, warm some apricot jam and brush it over the top when it is done baking.
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