In Episode 52, Greg and Pam discuss Goals, Sock Length, and Dogs. We also discuss Leaflet #5 from The Opinionated Knitter by Elizabeth Zimmermann.
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- Greg finished socks in sport weight yarn for his mom. He didn’t make a project page for it, though. He’s currently working on finishing up the socks that are already on his needles: Lana Grosa Socks in Lana Grossa Meilenweit Ashbury yarn and Christmas Is Coming Socks in Dyeabolical Sturdy (version 1) yarn.
- Pam is basically finished with her The Elizabeth Zimmerman Coat using Cascade Ecological Wool. She just needs to add buttons and button loops.
- Pam knit 5 little Acorn Ornaments by Carmen Rigby-Willson with some yarn she had dyed. She originally was going to make some stars but decided to save the pattern for the future.
- Pam worked on her Fish Lips Kiss Heel socks. She’s using Lang Jawoll Cotton Stretch Color.
- Pam worked on her Rickroll by Mary Annarella/Lyrical Knits. She’s using yarn from The Fibre Studio at Yarns to Dye For.
- Pam started her 150 Fade by Fiber Me This. She’s using some Plymouth Happy Feet she had dyed.
- Pam made a super chunky blanket without needles. She used this tutorial as a starting point.
- Pam started spinning some merino fiber.
- Avery (Pam’s daughter) made Daphne (our dog) a reversible bandana. We didn’t really have a pattern, just used a folded bandana as a template and added some length for her neck size.
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- We are starting a new KAL! Let’s explore color dominance with the Stripe Domination Hat by Ellen Silva. See the KAL thread in the Ravelry Group for a pattern discount code.
Upcoming Events Where You Might Find Us
- Carolina FiberFest (March 22-23, 2019) – In addition to the main event, CFF will be hosting a casual community even on Saturday March 16 in the Expo building at the NC State Fairgrounds. We will have more details soon, but if you might be able to join us, put it on your calendar!
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- Pam is going to be hiring a virtual assistant! She is looking for someone who loves yarn and has social media experience.
The Opinionated Knitter (affiliate link)
- Leaflet #5 discussed, pages 30-35.
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