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Podcast Episode 73: Knitting and Healing


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Casey’s website is kcknits.com.

Our lovely sponsors this week:
Hello Fresh
Visit hellofresh.com and use the code VERYPINK30 to receive $30 off your first order!

Knitter’s Pride
Knitter’s Pride has new wood accessories, visit my website here to see the video, and for links to help you find a retailer.

November is Alzheimer’s Awareness Month, and Casey’s interview this week is with Lauren Gaspar, grief counselor. This interview is a follow-up to the episode on Alice’s Embrace from a couple of weeks ago.

Other things we talk about in this episode:

Tesserino Cowl
Ravelry search for “mosiac knitting”
Determining Yarn Weight (wpi)
Spit Splicing
Accidental Increases

Podcast Episode 72: She’s Too Nice to Knit with Bad Yarn


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Image from New York Public Library Public Domain Collection

Casey’s website – kcknits.com

Our lovely sponsor this week:
KPC Yarn
KPC sponsored the free pattern and video tutorial, Doppelt Hat and Mitts!
KPC is running a promo to coincide with the release of this pattern. To receive HDK$50 (about US $6.40) off your purchase, register an account on the KPC website and use the code VPINK4KPC at checkout. This offer is good through December 31, 2017.

Other things we talk about in this episode:
Casey’s Wonder Woman Shawl

The clingy boxers Casey knit –

We promised an updated list of our favorite podcasts:
A Way with Words – the origins of words and phrases. So nerdy!
BBC World Service Documentaries
Dirty John – a true crime podcast story, sort of like Serial
Fresh Air
Here’s the Thing with Alec Baldwin – interviews with celebrities
How to be Amazing – interview show
Invisibilia
KERA’s Think
Mortified – people read from their middle school and high school journals
More Perfect – New from Radiolab about the history of the Supreme Court
My Dad Wrote a Porno – not safe for kids, but hilarious
The Mystery Show – everyday mysteries
Radiolab
Sawbones – comedy show about ridiculous medical practices in history
Splendid Table – food
Spooked
Stuff You Missed in History Class
TED Radio Hour – TED talks in depth
This American Life – good stories, around a theme

Podcast Episode 71: Alzheimer’s Awareness Month


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Our sponsor this week – Turtlepurl Yarns
Here are some socks that Casey and Staci have knit with Turtlepurl! The first two images are my Socks on 9″ Circulars pattern, the third is my Sling Heel Socks pattern.


Casey’s interview this week is with Diane Lewis from Alice’s Embrace, a non-profit organization devoted to providing hand-knit and hand-crocheted prayer shawls and lap blankets to those suffering from Alzheimer’s disease. Click through to their website for information on how to help.

Other things we talk about in this episode:

Craft Yarn Council Standard Body Measurements/Sizing
Toe-Up Socks Using German Short Rows Tutorial
Sling Heel Socks Tutorial
Casey’s Baby Digger Sweater

Podcast Episode 70 – My Cat Thought it Was Amazing


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Our lovely sponsors this week:
Hello Fresh
Visit hellofresh.com and use the code VERYPINK30 to receive $30 off your first order!

Yarn Pop!
Free Shipping In The U.S.A. – Free Returns and a 100% Money Back Guarantee makes for worry free shopping. Supplies are limited for these unique and beautiful bags so best not wait!

JORD Watch Giveaway

Just CLICK HERE to sign up, the winner gets the watch of their choice (up to $180 value), plus free sizing and shipping.
Additionally, if you’d like to order a watch, visit the JORD website and use the coupon code “staci” for $25 off, valid only during course of giveaway!
The giveaway runs through 10/31/2017.

Blocking mats giveaway!
Visit Casey’s website for more info.

Things we talk about in this episode:
I don’t have a video on the “improved ssk”. But here is a video comparing decreases.
Fringe Supply Co. Field Bag
Knitter’s Pride Yarn Bowls
It’s not illegal to pick bluebonnets!

Podcast Episode 69: Men Who Knit


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If you’d like to get your question on the show, just email your question to podcast@verypink.com

Casey’s website is kcknits.com.

Our lovely sponsor this week:

Yarn Pop!
Free Shipping In The U.S.A. – Free Returns and a 100% Money Back Guarantee makes for worry free shopping. Supplies are limited for these unique and beautiful bags so best not wait!

Casey’s interview this week is with Ann Morneau. The YouTube video Casey mentions in the podcast is Ann’s video Knitting Takes Balls.

Other things we talk about in this episode:
Mattress Stitch
Bickford Seam
Edge Tension
Three Needle Bind-Off

What?! Energy Generating Yarns?!


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Coiled carbon nanotube yarns, created at The University of Texas at Dallas and imaged here with a scanning electron microscope, generate electrical energy when stretched or twisted.

You can visit Casey’s website at kcknits.com.

Our sponsor this week is Ott Lite! Click through for more info. This lamp is part of the Wellness Series.

Casey’s interview this week is with research scientist Nai Li. You can read the press release here.

The only other thing we promise to link to in this episode:
Eucalan Stain Treating Wipes

Podcast Episode 67: Clara Parkes and Stashing Yarn



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For more on Casey’s interview with Clara Parkes, you can visit her blog post here.

Our sponsor this week is Ott Lite! Click through for more info. This lamp is part of the Wellness Series.

Casey’s interview is with Clara Parkes, her new book is A Stash of One’s Own. She also founded and writes Knitter’s Review.

Other things we talk about in this episode:
Lavishea Lotion Bar
Bar-Maids LoLo Bar
Fast needles – Knitter’s Pride Platinas and Addi Turbos

Podcast Episode 66: The Live Episode


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You can see Casey’s blog at kcknits.com.

Our sponsor this week is Ott Lite! Click through for more info. This lamp is part of the Wellness Series.

Here is the live recording:
(In the podcast I say to jump over to my Facebook page, but Casey discovered that we could embed the video instead. Yay, Casey!)

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Posted by Staci Perry on Tuesday, September 26, 2017


Things we talk about in this episode:

Fringe Supply Co. Field Bag
Alaffia African Baskets
Sling Heel Socks
Dry Martini Sweater
iCord Side Edging

Podcast Episode 65: Jumper, Romper, Jumpsuit, Sweater



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Our sponsor this week is Ott Lite! Click through for more info. This lamp is part of the Wellness Series.

You can see Casey’s blog at kcknits.com.

Things we talk about in this episode:

Winding Yarn into Two Equally-Sized Balls
Log Cabin Blanket
Stellar Swatching
The Mystery of Row Gauge
Craft Yarn Council Standard Body Measurements/Sizing
Casey’s Cotton Lace Top (free Knitty pattern)
Filtered Ravelry search for cotton lace tops (even though it wasn’t part of the question)