In Episode 16, the talk is about sweaters, lace, and underwater knitting.
- Special thanks to our sponsor: Coveted Yarn! Coveted Yarn is a local yarn shop in Gloucester, Massachusetts, and is an authorized dealer of our favorite knitting needles: Karbonz, by Knitter’s Pride. In addition to a great variety of widely distributed yarn, Coveted Yarn offers their own signature line of yarn — Flat Rocks Yarn, which is dyed by the shop owner’s sister. You can also find McPorter Farms knitting accessories and buttons at Coveted Yarn. World-wide shipping is available. Contact them via their website or at 1-978-282-8809 for more information and to place an order.
- In celebration of the Coveted Yarn sponsorship, we gave away a skein of Flat Rocks Yarn and a collection of McPorter Farms knitting accessories. Listen to the episode to see if you won. Thanks to Coveted Yarn for providing the prize!
- We are giving away a copy of the Take It Easy: Knits For Relaxing book from Knit Picks, along with enough yarn to knit Walk By The Seaside by Jessica Anderson. See the giveaway thread in our Ravelry group for details. Thanks to Knit Picks and Jessica Anderson for providing the review and prize copies of the book and yarn!
- We are giving away a copy of the Riley Rose Shawl by Jennifer Lassonde (aka BostonJen from the Down Cellar Studio podcast). See the giveaway thread in our Ravelry group for details. Thanks to Jennifer Lassonde for the copy of the shawl to giveaway!
- We reviewed the Everyday Lace: Simple, Sophisticated Knitted Garments by Heather Zoppetti (published by Interweave Press), and are excited to be giving away two copies of the book. See the giveaway thread in our Ravelry group for details. Thanks to Stitch Sprouts for providing the review and prize copies of the book!
- Prize Bin Additions
- $50 Gift Certificate to Knitters Brewing Company added to the prize bin for the County Fair KAL. Thanks to socalknitgirl Wendy for providing the prize.
- Shirley Paden Design-Along — Ellen is participating in this.
- TSSC Underwater Knitting Merit Badge 2016 — Ellen knitted a big portion of this dishcloth in the swimming pool while holding it under water (project page).
- Metamorphic by Lisa K. Ross — Ellen is knitting this sweater for her grandson (project page).
- Mountain Peaks Woman’s Jacket (Fjall jack) — Ellen is working on this.
- Ellen is working on swatches for her Master Hand Knitting Program.
- Joey is working on a scarf for his son.
- Joey is thinking about starting another pair of socks.
- Ongoing Events
- County Fair KAL: enter your fiber-related crafts in your local fair, then enter them in our KAL.
- Actually Knitting PalKal: Greg’s Scrappy Sock Yarn Preemie Hat pattern counts for the KAL and so does Ellen’s Tunisian Crochet Paving Mitts pattern. June 15 – September 15
- Upcoming Events
- Georgia Fiber Fest — September 8-10 in Columbus, GA: Joey is 96.5% planning to attend.
- Sisu Designs Lost In the Woods Knitting Retreat: Ellen is attending.
- Rhinebeck — October 15-16: Ellen is planning to attend.
- Joey’s Soap — now available for purchase!
- Joey has to change his soap company name because it’s too similar to an existing soap company’s name.
- Petrichor Soapworks
- Petrichor Soapworks on Facebook
- Sanibel Island
- Lake Michigan
- #TSCC2016 on Instagram — including underwater knitters
- Karbonz by Knitter’s Pride
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