In Episode 131, Greg and Pam discuss sandwiches, darning, and washing machines.
Many thanks to Chris & Olga Cohoon for the episode introduction! You can find out more about The Sandwich Game and Kickstarter here.
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Yarn in the News
- We shared an article from People magazine about the hand knit (or crocheted?) bouquets that the Olympic athletes will receive.
- We shared an article from the Philadelphia Inquirer about the best knitting and fiber arts stores in the Philly area.
- Greg started and finished the Slip Stitch For A Garden Cowl by Amie Palmer. Check out his project page.
- Greg is working on his Christmas Eve Cast-on socks. He is using yarn from Oink Pigments.
- Greg finished Frog from Frog & Toad and finished his (overrated) pants. He’s working on the jacket now. When Frog’s done, he’ll tackle Toad.
- Greg is darning socks with the Darning & Mending Loom from Katrinkles.
- Pam finished the Gro Shawl using Twisted Willow Merino Linen Twist yarn. Special thanks to Black Mountain Yarn Shop for soothing my yarn chicken loss.
- Pam cast on the Wilson Cowl by Joan Beebe using yarn from The Fibre Studio at Yarns to Dye For.
- Pam started a heart bunting for her daughter. She is using the Swirly Hearts pattern from Atty*s. She is just using scraps.
- Pam started a pair of socks for Scott using Paton’s Kroy. She is loosely following the Vanilla Latte pattern by Virginia Rose-Jeanes.
- Next episode we will have a special interview with Jan Hamby of Fairwinds Farm. Jan will continue the farm yarns book club discussion with us. In Episode 133 we will continue Section 2 of The Knitter’s Book of Yarn: The Ultimate Guide to Choosing, Using, and Enjoying Yarn by Clara Parkes. We will begin a discussion of color. 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
- Pam mentioned that Carolina FiberFest has their vendors, craft along patterns and workshop registration up on the website.
- The disorganized Topalong is still going strong in the Ravelry threads! And it’s time for sweaterweather. Join in the fun and knowledge sharing!
- The Fairs and Festivals KAL is back!
- Pam mentioned the intro to the show The Wheel of Time.
- Pam & Greg both love Ann Tudor and her stitch markers.
- Pam is participating in the @FiberuaryChallenge by @CreativeCeci.
- We mentioned the resurgence of some favorite podcasts: Twinset Designs with Twinset Jan, Cast On with Brenda Dayne, and Commuter Knitter Podcast with Notre Dame Jen.
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