In Episode 86, Greg and Pam discuss disasters, struggling, and zombies. They discuss the project bags section of Chapter 3 From “Knitting Rules!” by Stephanie Pearl-McPhee.
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- Greg is continuing knitting on The Peacock’s Tale by Nim Teasdale. He’s using Wolle’s Yarn Creations Cotton 100 gr in the Growth 2 colorway. Check out his project page.
- Greg is working on some basic socks for himself. He is using Sea Star Handpaints Bare Foot in the Sweater Weather colorway. He’s decorating it with progress keepers from Ann Tudor as he goes. Check out his project page.
- Greg finished a weaving project. He learned a lot.
- Pam worked on Scott’s socks using Patons Kroy.
- Pam is using yarn from Heelside Farms that is worsted 80% Cormo/20% Bamboo for The Weekender sweater by Andrea Mowrey.
- Pam made a Hand Palm Scrubby by Randy Cavaliere which Avery promptly claimed.
- Pam made a Knit Back Scrubber by Michelle Wilcox.
- Pam also made MORE face scrubbies with cotton yarn. She thinks she has figured out her favorite “style”. You can see these on her project page but these are the ones she made:
- Reusable Cotton Face Scrubbie by Crochet Nerd (1)
- Roosje’s Reusbale Face Scrubby by Eva Numan (1)
- “Self Designed” by Pam (14? Lost track of how many made!)
- Avery has been weaving
- Avery is also crocheting a beach bag with plarn.
- We discussed the project bag section of Chapter 3 in Knitting Rules! The Yarn Harlot Unravels the Mysteries of Swatching, Stashing, Ribbing & Rolling to Free Your Inner Knitter (affiliate link).
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- We talked about the earthquake in North Carolina on August 9.
- Greg is enjoying the baseball knit-a-long in the Sunsoaked Yarns Ravelry group.
- Greg mentioned the Fish Nerds podcast, because the host asked Greg if he ever knitted his own fishing lure.
- Blueberry is participating in a virtual fishing tournament. Feel free to like her entry on Facebook if you want to help her in the tournament.
- During our talk about project bags, we mentioned Tom Bihn Bags, specifically the one designed for knitters.
- We also talked about the Fix-A-Stitch tool which is handy for picking up dropped stitches and other repairs.
- The 2020 NC State Fair is cancelled. So is SAFF.
- Greg started posting on the Knitting Daddy blog again. Keep him accountable for posting regularly.
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