Episode 59 — Unattractive Frankencloth

In Episode 59, Greg and Pam discuss what happens when you knit your projects, what happens when you use your projects, and when you have to fix your projects. They also review Leaflet #10 from Elizabeth Zimmermann’s “The Opinionated Knitter.”

Special thanks to TheVetsWife for this episode’s introduction!


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Dear Listeners

We would love to have YOU record and introduction to the show! You can find details in the Ravelry Group Pages.

Greg’s Projects
Pam’s Projects
  • Sheryl owns Homespun Heirloom Yarns and she spins gorgeous breed specific yarns in a huge variety of weights and colors. If you want to try handspun and aren’t sure where to start, get in touch with Pam!
  • PassionKNITS Yarn has offered a coupon code for our listeners! Use code PKY2019 for 20% off your purchase until April 30.
  • The weekly FiberCrafty newsletter always has a list of current coupon codes! And other fun stuff. Pam writes it, it’s good. You should subscribe.
The Opinionated Knitter (affiliate link)
  • We discussed Leaflet #10, pages 56-57 . The pattern included is
    Woodsman’s Socks. Next up, Leaflet #11, pages 57-65.
  • The blog about Carol Brown can be found here.
Podcasts We Love
Current/Upcoming Unraveling Events
  • Join in on our 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. And there is a prize up for grabs!
  • Don’t forget our Elizabeth Zimmermann KAL! Have you made one of her patterns? Used a technique? Tell us about it!
Upcoming Events Where You Might Find Us
The pollen that inspired Anne’s haiku.

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