Knitting Podcast 28: More Thoughts on Sweaters

It’s time to delve back into my knitting basket! So bring out your own crafting project, take a seat, and listen to a bit about my current projects, my usual accompanying segments, and my personal preferences for sweater knitting.

Yarn Reviewed:

Book Reviewed:

Misc:

Works in Progress

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Herbarium Vest

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Distant Shores Scarf

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The Most Delightful Grove Beret

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Miss Lemon Jumper

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A Busy Sisterhood Cardigan

Knitting Podcast 26: Knitting & Pain

It’s time to delve back into my knitting basket! So bring out your own crafting project, take a seat, and listen to a bit about my current projects, finished projects, my usual accompanying segments, and how I knit with chronic pain conditions.

Podcasts/Knitters Mentioned:

Yarn Reviewed:

  • Juniper Moon Farm Herriot DK

Books/Resources Mentioned:

  • A Treasury of Knitting Patterns by Barbara Walker
  • The Girl Who Circumnavigated Fairyland in a Ship of Her Own Making by Catherynne Valente (the first in the Fairyland series; I read aloud from the second The Girl Who Fell Below Fairyland and Led the Revels There)

Misc:

Finished Objects

September’s Gingerbread Tam

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The Sky is Crying Socks (I forgot to get a proper photo before mailing these off to my aunt, so an iPhone photo will have to suffice)

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Lisitsa the Fox

 

Howdah Slip Cover

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Works in Progress

Distant Shores Scarf

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Miss Lemon Jumper

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Herbarium Vest

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Busy Sisterhood Cardigan

Knitting Podcast 25: Ravelry & Me

It’s time to delve back into my knitting basket! So bring out your own crafting project, take a seat, and listen to a bit about my current projects, finished projects, my usual accompanying segments, and how I use Ravelry.

In lieu of detailed episode notes, I’ll direct you to my Ravelry project page, from which you can find any yarn and pattern specifics that might have caught your eye (or friend me for that matter). Here is my queue and stash, in case you want more information about future plans or what’s hiding in my cupboards. There’s also a Ravelry group; I love to meet my viewers! If you’d like to follow along with my projects, I frequently post knitting photos on Instagram; my account is thecharmofit. I’m most social on Instagram, so that’s the place to visit me if you want to chat.

Podcasts/Knitters Mentioned:

Books/Resources Mentioned:

Yarn Reviewed:

Misc:

 

Finished Objects

Hoarfrost Socks

Wee Woodland Wuzzies

Beach Cottage Socks

Works in Progress

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A Busy Sisterhood Cardigan

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Miss Lemon Jumper

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Blue Raspberry Popsicle Socks

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Howdah Slipcover

 

Knitting Podcast 24: Summing Up July

It’s time to delve back into my knitting basket! So bring out your own crafting project, take a seat, and listen to a bit about my current projects, finished projects, and my usual accompanying segments.

And the companion tutorial:

In lieu of detailed episode notes, I’ll direct you to my Ravelry project page, from which you can find any yarn and pattern specifics that might have caught your eye (or friend me for that matter). Here is my queue and stash, in case you want more information about future plans or what’s hiding in my cupboards. There’s also a Ravelry group; I love to ‘meet’ my viewers! If you’d like to follow along with my projects, I frequently post knitting photos on Instagram; my account is thecharmofit.

Podcasts/Knitters Mentioned

Books Reviewed

  • Charted Knitting Designs: a Third Treasury of Knitting Patterns by Barbara Walker

Misc

Finished Objects

Miss Honey Cardigan

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Falling Leaves Mitts

Trickster Socks

Works in Progress

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Hoarfrost Socks

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Miss Lemon Jumper

Knitting Podcast 23: Project Talk for Days

It’s time to delve back into my knitting basket! So bring out your own crafting project, take a seat, and listen to a bit about my current projects, finished projects, and my usual accompanying segments.

In lieu of detailed episode notes, I’ll direct you to my Ravelry project page, from which you can find any yarn and pattern specifics that might have caught your eye (or friend me for that matter). Here is my queue and stash, in case you want more information about future plans or what’s hiding in my cupboards. There’s also a Ravelry group; I love to ‘meet’ my viewers! If you’d like to follow along with my projects, I frequently post knitting photos on Instagram; my account is thecharmofit.

Podcasts/Knitters Mentioned

Books Mentioned

  • The Art of Fair Isle Knitting by Ann Feitelson

Misc

Finished Objects

Formalized Curiosity Cardigan

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Summer Storm Socks

Music of the Spheres Beret

Works in Progress

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Trickster Socks

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Miss Honey Cardigan

 

Knitting Podcast Episode 22: Sock Knitting (a little KAL)

It’s time to delve back into my knitting basket! So bring out your own crafting project, take a seat, and listen to a bit about my current projects, finished projects, and my current knitting habits.

In lieu of detailed episode notes, I’ll direct you to my Ravelry project page, from which you can find any yarn and pattern specifics that might have caught your eye (or friend me for that matter). Here is my queue and stash, in case you want more information about future plans or what’s hiding in my cupboards. There’s also a Ravelry group; I love to ‘meet’ my viewers! If you’d like to follow along with my projects, I frequently post knitting photos on Instagram; my account is thecharmofit.

Podcasts/Knitters Mentioned

Books Mentioned

  • Thin Air by Anne Cleeves
  • Custom Socks by Kate Atherly
  • Sock Innovation by Cookie A
  • The Sock Knitter’s Handbook by Beth Parrott & Charlene Schurch
  • The Art of Fair Isle Knitting by Ann Feitelson

Misc

Finished Objects

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Dryad Slipper Socks

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Cobweb Beret

Works in Progress

Playful Bookmarks (to see each bookmark with the balls of yarn that went into it, visit the project page.)

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Beach Cottage Socks

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Formalized Curosity Cardigan

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Summer Storm Socks

Knitting Podcast Episode 20: On Stashing

It’s time to delve back into my knitting basket! So bring out your own crafting project, take a seat, and listen to a bit about my current projects, finished projects, and my current knitting habits.

In lieu of detailed episode notes, I’ll direct you to my Ravelry project page, from which you can find any yarn and pattern specifics that might have caught your eye (or friend me for that matter). Here is my queue and stash, in case you want more information about future plans or what’s hiding in my cupboards. There’s also a Ravelry group; I love to ‘meet’ my viewers! If you’d like to follow along with my projects, I frequently post knitting photos on Instagram; my account is thecharmofit.

Podcasts Mentioned

Books Mentioned

  • The KNITSONIK Stranded Colourwork Sourcebook by Felicity Ford
  • Caprice and Rondo by Dorothy Dunnett

Finished Objects

Stella Polaris Cowl

Cottage Garden Shawl

Works in Progress

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Elephants Mean True Friendship Socks

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Nebulae Socks

Knitting Podcast Episode 19: the Ghost of Knitting Present

It’s time to delve back into my knitting basket! So bring out your own crafting project, take a seat, and listen to a bit about my current projects, finished projects, and my current knitting habits.

In lieu of detailed episode notes, I’ll direct you to my Ravelry project page, from which you can find any yarn and pattern specifics that might have caught your eye (or friend me for that matter). Here is my queue and stash, in case you want more information about future plans or what’s hiding in my cupboards. There’s also a Ravelry group; I love to ‘meet’ my viewers! If you’d like to follow along with my projects, I frequently post knitting photos on Instagram; my account is thecharmofit.

Podcasts Mentioned

  • Prairie Girls Knit & Spin
  • Knitting Pretty
  • Threadedwithfibre

Books Mentioned

  • Moss Witch and Other Stories by Sara Maitland
  • Ann Budd’s Handy Book of Sweater Patterns

Knits in the Wild Participants

Want to participate in Knits in the Wild? E-mail your photos to me along w your Ravelry username, a link to the project page, and any details you’d like me to share: thecharmofit AT gmail DOT com .

Finished Objects

Tidepool Cardigan

A Selkie’s Second Skin Cardigan

Works in Progress

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Elephants Mean True Friendship Socks

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Stella Polaris Cowl

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Nebulae Socks

Knitting Podcast 18: Amateur Dyeing

It’s time to delve back into my knitting basket! So bring out your own crafting project, take a seat, and listen to a bit about my current projects, finished projects, and dyeing yarn with Koolaid and Wilton’s Icing.

In lieu of detailed episode notes, I’ll direct you to my Ravelry project page, from which you can find any yarn and pattern specifics that might have caught your eye (or friend me for that matter). Here is my queue and stash, in case you want more information about future plans or what’s hiding in my cupboards. There’s also a Ravelry group; I love to ‘meet’ my viewers! If you’d like to follow along with my projects, I frequently post knitting photos on Instagram; my account is thecharmofit.

Links

Misc Mentioned

  • The Knowledgeable Knitter by Margaret Radcliffe

Finished Object

Dawn’s Rosy Fingers Shawl

Works in Progress

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Elephants Mean True Friendship Socks

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A Selkie’s Second Skin Cardigan

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Stella Polaris Cowl

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Tidepool Cardigan

Knitting Podcast 17: the Ghost of Knitting Past

It’s time to delve back into my knitting basket! So bring out your own crafting project, take a seat, and listen to a bit about my current projects, finished projects, and a peek back in time inspired by my third knitting anniversary.

In lieu of detailed episode notes, I’ll direct you to my Ravelry project page, from which you can find any yarn and pattern specifics that might have caught your eye (or friend me for that matter). Here is my queue and stash, in case you want more information about future plans or what’s hiding in my cupboards. There’s also a Ravelry group; I love to ‘meet’ my viewers! If you’d like to follow along with my projects, I post frequently knitting photos on Instagram; my account is thecharmofit.

Links

Misc Mentioned

  • Elizabeth Zimmermann (please read her books & watch her videos if you haven’t yet; you won’t regret it)
  • Gathering Moss by Robin Wall Kimmerman (the book I read to you out of, it’s a science book written for a general audience that includes personal life stories & ecology from a Native American perspective along with the science of mosses; I highly recommend both it and her newer book called  Braiding Sweetgrass)

Finished Objects

Hare in the Moon Mittens

Chagall in Shadow Socks

Works in Progress

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Dawn’s Rosy Fingers Shawl

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A Selkie’s Second Skin Cardigan

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Tidepool Cardigan