In Episode 94, Greg and Pam discuss World War I knitting, dumpster fires, and hats.
Special thanks to leftsteve Steve for this episode’s intro!
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- Greg is working on a pair of socks. He is using Apothefaery Fabrications Middle of the Road Sock yarn.
- Greg continues to work on the Rio Calina Cowl by Cat Bordhi. He is using Knitologie Silken Worsted yarn in the Verdant colorway.
- Greg ordered some Christmas sock yarn from KnittyAndColor. It hasn’t arrived yet, but he’s excited to cast it on Christmas Eve.
- Pam worked on Scott’s Socks – toe-up, stockinette, FLKH using Patons Kroy Sock Fx.
- Pam worked on the Dumpster Fire ornament by KinoKnits. She is using KnitPicks Palette.
- Pam finished the Pandamonium Hat by iKnit2Purl2 for her niece. She used Plymouth Yarn DK Superwash Merino.
- Pam finished a spinning project with merino wool.
- Pam worked on the Flohmarkt Shawl by Mary-Ann Lammers. She is using Passion Knits Yarn in a BFL nylon base.
- Avery finished weaving the first pillow.
- We covered the first half of Chapter 5 (pages 103-114) of Knitting Rules! The Yarn Harlot Unravels the Mysteries of Swatching, Stashing, Ribbing & Rolling to Free Your Inner Knitter.
- Stephanie Pearl-McPhee has a Patreon account for $6 a month and it looks like she is offering great content.
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- A listener shared some information about a book called The Golden Thread: How Fabric Changed History.
- We shared an article from the Massachusetts Historical Society about World War 1 and Early 20th Century Knitting.
- We mentioned Susan B. Anderson’s book Kid’s Knitting Workshop.
- Greg mentioned watching the Star Wars movies and the correct order in which to watch them.
- Greg bought Pam’s Instant Pot Air Fryer Lid and loves it. Pam loves it, too, but is getting a bigger air fryer soon so she doesn’t need it anymore.
- Thanks to leahbothe for sharing her Advent Recipe pattern!
- We mentioned that we are going to be reviewing the book Star Wars: Knitting the Galaxy
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