In Episode 125, Greg and Pam discuss Peru, preemie hats, and paw placement.
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Yarn in the News
- Greg shared an article about a tribe in Peru where manliness is based on your knitting.
- Greg also mentioned an article about the textiles industry in Cusco, Peru.
- He also shared that Abby Franquemont’s website offers a way to purchase traditional handmade fiber items from the Cusco region.
- Greg cast on and finished one fingerless mitt for a friend. He used the Pioneer Gloves pattern by Kelly McClure. The yarn is ONline Linie 12 Street. Check out his Ravelry project page.
- Greg is making therapy cloths from a kit he picked up in Savannah. It was enough hemp yarn for 3 cloths.
- Greg finished knitting socks for his mom. He’s using Sea Star Handpaints Buried Treasure yarn.
- Greg is re-working a cowl design because he forgot that when you use cables, it pulls the yarn in.
- Greg is preparing for his Christmas Eve Cast-on, where he will be casting on a pair of socks with yarn from Oink Pigments.
- Pam finished the Windschief Hat by Stephen West. She used Hikoo by Skacel Sueño
- Pam finished her Chilkat Cowl by Romi Hill and is in love. She used Artyarns Merino Cloud Gradient.
- 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 worked on the Gro Shawl and is using Twisted Willow Merino Linen Twist yarn.
- Pam finished 6 of the Snowbound Ornament by Christina Smith. She used random yarn from her stach.
- Pam finished a Christmas Ornament bunting by Homemade Heather using random yarns from her stash.
- Pam cast on and finished a the Soft Kitty Car Ears hat by Patternery. She used Berroco Ultra Wool.
- Pam finished the Christmas Stocking for her pets. She used KnitPicks Wool of the Andes Bulky and Palette.
- Pam finished some crochet coral pieces for the NC Museum of Art. No pictures or project page at this time.
- Pam started socks using a sock tube from Gypsy Mountain Farm.
- Next episode we will continue Chapter 1 of The Knitter’s Book of Yarn: The Ultimate Guide to Choosing, Using, and Enjoying Yarn by Clara Parkes and discuss Synthetic Fibers. 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!
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- Greg mentioned LYS The Frayed Knot in Savannah, GA.
- Greg mentioned the Tedeschi Trucks Band and The Expanse book/tv show.
- We mentioned the Yarns at Yin Hoo podcast.
- Greg mentioned the preemie hats he collected as part of the November IBK Charity Drive.
- Pam mentioned the Coral Reef Project that will be installed at the NC Museum of Art.
- Pam mentioned the Sentro Knitting Machine.
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