Episode Number: 10
Topic: Profile of a Knitter
Record Date: 4/30/21
Publish Date: 5/18/21
Mixed drinks! We had a mimosa, a twist on a screwdriver (Malibu and Orange juice, instead of vodka), and some Margaritas!
Announcements and Gravel Knits Events
Paula Emons-Fuessle host of the Knitting Pipeline (ovarian cancer)
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It’s Episode 10! Yay!
(Current projects/ cast ons)
Juniper Wings by Carol Feller
Sharon’s Glamping Blanket
Cole’s Bike Socks
Jess’s Birthday yarn
Bryan’s Car Project: Traditional Dishcloth by Staci Perry
Lily Sugar’n Cream Ombres; Colorway: Autumn leaves (Maroon, yellow, brown, and green) Lily Sugar’n Cream Solids & Denim; Colorway: Sage (Green)
Making a dish towel with stripes where I am knitting both colors double, I’m planning on two diagonal stripes. Ravelry Link
Caitlyn’s Car Project: Grandma’s Dishcloth by PJ Allen.
Lilly Sugar & Creme Grape and Dark Pine. Striping but changing in the middle every 2 rows. Ravelry Link
Kitchen Table Project: Before & After Socks by Marceline Smith
Needles: US 1 – 2.25 mm; US 0 – 2.0 mm Yarn: Knit Picks Stroll Hand Painted Colorway: Gumball (all sorts of vibrant colors in microstriping)
Going to frog and restart so it can count for the Welcome to the Knitcircus 5K MAL! I’m so excited about these socks; they are toe up, Left and Right foot, and a curved toe! I’m branching out and knitting one sock at a time! I’m electing to do magic loop, but the pattern is written for 5 dpns. Ravelry Link Gravel Knits Website Link
Living Room: Dumpster Fire 2020 by Kino Knits.
Various super value worsted acrylic yarns, I think it’s mostly red heart. Lots of colors! Using US 2, 2.75 mm needles, I think it’s 40 inches.
The pattern calls for duplicate stitch but I switched to stranded after the first one. I’m knitting multiple at a time. Ravelry Link Gravel Knits Website Link
End of the Trail
U-Turn Socks – General
Elicit by Kino Knits
Yarn: Bona Fide from Fibernymph Dye Works Colorway: Rain Clouds & Tie-Dye
Ravelry Link Gravel Knits Website Link
So fun! I added stitch markers to help me keep track of the repeats. It’s enough to keep it interesting but not overwhelming, I’m having a blast with this hat! Had a blocking fail that worked out fine. I blocked it on a balloon and then had to throw it in the dryer because the lace stretched quite a bit.
Stay Put Kitchen Towel by Carol Trouba Ravelry Link
Yarn: Recycled cotton sweater yarn Colorway: Light Brown and Lion Brand Re-Up Colorway: 112 Raspberry
Streamline Tank by Alexandra Tavel
Yarn: Lion Brand Coboo Colorway: 184 Peach Ravelry Link
(Stash Enhancements/Yarn collecting)
Lolabean!! All Navybean, a 2ply fingering, in the Strawberry Milk, Electric Youth, Tranquility, and Thunder & Lightning colorways. Very spring-y and fun to knit with!
Bought some books!
Vogue® Knitting The Ultimate Knitting Book: Completely Revised & Updated Amazon Link
New Directions In Sock Knitting: 18 Innovative Designs Knitted From Every Which Way
Budd, Ann Amazon Link
Knitcircus Yarns (link to knitcircus yarns website):
Tainted Love Variation 100g Speckled Handpaint skein, Ringmaster – worsted weight (100% superwash Merino), 185 yards/100g. This yarn is round and super soft.
Leaf Peeping Panoramic Gradient Matching Socks Set (medium) Greatest of Ease – fingering (80% superwash Merino/20% nylon), 400 yards/100g.
Planning on using for the: Krampusnacht Socks by Carlie Perrins Ravelry Link
Fibernymph Dye Works
All That Was Green & Glorious Variegated Speckled Stripe
Dye-to-Order – Fungi Pi(e) Self-Striping – Mountain Tweed
Pumpkin Pi(e) Self-Striping
Rhinebeck…Sweater Weather? Self-Striping – Bedazzled
Don’t Tell Him It’s a Rainbow Self-Striping – Mountain Tweed BFL (Blue-faced Leicester)
Dye-to-Order – Driving PA: East/West Self-Striping Beguiled
Cake Pops! Bedazzled – fingering, 75/20/5 SW Merino/Nylon/Silver Stellina
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