In Episode 113, Greg and Pam discuss figs, quesadillas, and hats. We also share an interview with the founder of Hat Not Hate, Shira Blumenthal!
Many thanks to AmosGW Amy for the intro!
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- Greg is working on his Christmas socks with yarn from KnittyAndColor. Just one more sock to go, and he’s on the home stretch, just zipping up the last leg (knitting toe-up).
- Greg finished the knitting on this year’s Romi’s 2021 Spring Mystery Shawl KAL. He is using yarn from A Verb For Keeping Warm. Of course, there was more drama.
- Greg is mentally stalled on Frog and Toad by Kristina Ingrid McGowan. He’s confident he’ll unstall once he clears the cobwebs of the other projects on his needles.
- Pam made a baby washcloth for her mother in law. She used the Oh So Soft Baby Washcloths pattern by Theresa Grant and used some cotton stash.
- Pam worked on on Ella’s Felted Christmas Stocking. She is using Knitpicks Wool of the Andes Bulky.
- Pam worked on the Cesaria Top by Irina Anikeeva. She is using Elsebeth Levold Hempathy.
- Pam worked on her Spinning for Socks Socks in cheviot spun from Sadie Spins! and she is loosely following the Vanilla Latte pattern by Virginia Rose-Jeanes.
- Pam cast on a Hot and Cold Bowl Cozy by Tina Meininger.
#HATNOTHATE: Interview with Shira Blumenthal
- Find #HATNOTHATE everywhere! Website Facebook Instagram YouTube
- Shi Show
- Tea with Shira
- Lion Brand Outlet
- Other ways to support #HATNOTHATE
Pam and Greg reviewed the #HATNOTHATE Quick Knit Loom. You can buy this fabulous kit here.
- Next episode we are starting The Knitter’s Book of Yarn: The Ultimate Guide to Choosing, Using, and Enjoying Yarn by Clara Parkes. 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!
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….
- Fairs and Festivals are opening up again! We are having a loosely organized Fairs & Festivals KAL this year and you can find details in this thread. Pam mentioned an article ion the local news channel about the NC State Fair adding additional competition categories.
- We are partnering with Hat Not Hate and running a KAL with drawings for prizes! Hat Not Hate is trying to collect as many blue hats as they can before September 13. That’s just enough time for everyone to help! Visit the Ravelry thread for details on how to participate!
- We mentioned that Craftsy is currently having a sale where a year’s subscription is $3.
- We talked about the fun that is crochet water balloons.
- We mentioned the Weavin’ Stephen video for weaving in ends.
- Greg mentioned that one of the recent episodes of Ted Lasso includes a hand-knitted Secret Santa gift.
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