In Episode 7, Greg and Joey discuss socks, theater, and popular music from the 90s.
- Tranquilla by Kim Neuhauser — Joey finished this scarf, except for the blocking (project page)
- Four-Stitch Ribbing Patterns by Charlene Schurch — Joey is taking a fresh look at this “sock that will never end” project (project page)
- Checked and Square Socks, Top Down by Lara Neel from her Sock Architecture (affiliate link) book — this is Greg’s “conference call knitting” project (project page)
- Dyad Socks, Top Down by Lara Neel from her Sock Architecture (affiliate link) book — This is Greg’s #ChristmasDayCastOn project (project page)
- TINY tea leaves cardi by Melissa LaBarre — Greg is working on this cardigan for Blueberry (project page)
- Songs and Albums:
- “September of My Years” by Frank Sinatra
- “October” by U2
- “A Long December” by Counting Crows
- Skacel — Joey was thumbing through one of their catalogs when he decided to learn brioche knitting
- Brioche knitting — Joey used a YouTube video to learn brioche.
- Signature Needles — Joey used his new needles on his brioche experiments
- Knitter’s Pride Karbonz — Greg and Joey both love these needles and are totally open to a sponsorship deal with Knitter’s Pride.
- Judy’s Magic Cast-on
- Jenny’s Surprisingly Stretchy Bind Off
- Fish Lips Kiss Heel by Patty-Joy White
- Waiting For Winter Mittens pattern by Susan B. Anderson
- Greg is writing haiku on twitter. Follow #DailyHaiku by @drmellow and #KnittingHaiku by @KnittingDaddy if you want to keep up.
- Sweeney Todd — Joey recently watched the staged production of this musical and encourages everyone in the Atlanta area to come out to Actor’s Express and check it out.
- Greg’s KnittingDaddy.com blog and his Knitting Daddy Designs Ravelry group — where the #ScrappyPreemieHatKAL for Greg’s Scrappy Sock Yarn Preemie Hat pattern was hosted.
- Itty Bitty Knits Ravelry group — where Greg hosted a preemie hat drive.
- Family Support Network of Central Carolina — Greg is on the Executive Board for this non-profit organization that focus on the needs of families affected by premature birth and children with special needs. They received all the preemie hats Greg collected.
- Additional music for this episode, “The Elevator Bossa Nova,” was provided by bensound.com
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It turns out that there is a song called “A Long December.” It’s by Counting Crows, and was released in 1996.
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