In Episode 109, Greg and Pam discuss tires, vacations, and puzzles.
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Yarn In the News
In this episode we discussed an article from the Guardian about the new generation of male knitters. Pam mentioned the documentary The Mask You Live In.
- Greg is working on his Christmas socks with yarn from KnittyAndColor. In order to avoid second-sock-syndrome, he knits the second sock first and he’s done with that, now! So just one more sock to go.
- Greg is working on Frog and Toad by Kristina Ingrid McGowan. His wife’s birthday has come and gone, so he can work on it without being secretive now.
- Greg is working on this year’s Romi’s 2021 Spring Mystery Shawl KAL. He is using yarn from A Verb For Keeping Warm.
- Greg bought a few grab-bags of yarn from The WoolyThistle. He plans to use it for the Fisherman’s Kep hat (once he finishes Frog and Toad).
- Pam finished the Namaste Yoga Socks by Brenda Castiel. She used Ice Yarns Print Sock.
- Pam worked on her goals blanket using the Cosy Stripe Blanket by Attic24. She started with a Double Crochet Foundation (actual term) and used this tutorial. She is using Stylecraft Special DK.
- Pam did some major ripping and starting over on Ella’s Felted Christmas Stocking. She is using Knitpicks Wool of the Andes Bulky.
- Pam forgot to tell you last time that she made 2 hats on a knitting loom. She used some mystery bulky acrylic. This is the tutorial she used.
- Pam is swatching for a top – enabled by the Disorganized Sweater KAL. It is the Cesaria Top by Irina Anikeeva. She is using Elsebeth Levold Hempathy.
- Pam is working on a crocheted Corner to Corner Dishcloth. She is using the tutorial from Lauri Bolland.
- We are in between books right now and are taking a brief “summer break”. When we start up again, our book club book will be The Knitter’s Book of Yarn: The Ultimate Guide to Choosing, Using, and Enjoying Yarn by Clara Parkes.
Current/Upcoming Unraveling Events
- Some of our community members started a disorganized KAL for making sweaters/tops/vests… any kind of torso garment. There is some great discussion in the Ravelry thread! We gave away a prize to people commenting in the thread….
- Greg went to Atlanta to see a Braves game.
- Greg went to a Tedeschi Trucks Band concert and met a fellow knitter.
- The Carolina FiberFest is looking for Crochet Instructors and Designers.
- Pam mentioned the Magic Puzzle Company.
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