Podcast Episode 36: Creative Reuse



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For more information and photos on Austin Creative Reuse, you can read Casey’s blog post about it.

Our Sponsors this week:
Mango Moon
Be sure to “save the date” for the upcoming retreat in Petoskey, MI. Sally Melville will be presenter. Dates are Sunday – Wednesday, September 24 through 27. Further details and registration information will be available soon.

Mountain Colors
Leslie and Diana started Mountain Colors Yarn 25 years ago with a love of color and fiber. Inspired by the beautiful Montana mountains, they continue to craft hand painted yarns. Twizzlefoot is a fingering weight version of Mountain Colors popular Twizzle yarn. A strand of silk is plied with superwash merino and nylon to create beautiful heathered colorways. Made for socks, it’s also great for other accessories like shawls, hats, and gloves. And since it’s superwash everything you make will be machine washable.

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Austin Creative Reuse

Good Tension Between Knit and Purl Stitches
Traditional Garter Stitch Dishcloth
Make 1 Increase
Make 1 Below

Podcast Episode 35: Clapotis, in Paris



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Links to things we talk about in this episode:
Reinforcing Sock Heels and Toes
Lang Jawoll sock reinforcement thread
I wasn’t able to find the “pregnant” skeins of Jawoll yarn, just the reinforcement thread sold separately.

German Short Rows
Traditional Wrap & Turns

Learn to Knit a Fair Isle Hat
Color My Cowl
Color My Cuffs
Fimmel Hat

The Mysteries of Row Gauge

Kolaches, explained.

Shaker Dishcloths
Clapotis
Sockhead Hat

Podcast Episode 34: Craft and Folk Art Museum.



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For more about Casey’s visit to the Craft and Folk Art Museum, visit her blog.

From our Sponsor:
Mountain Meadow Wool
You can sign up for their newsletter and learn more about their Legacy Yarn Club on their website.
To answer the question that came up in the podcast, yes – Mountain Meadow Wool does indeed have a photo of a lion on their Legacy Yarn Club page, but it has this caption, “Lions and Tigers and Bears – oh my! Lion and tiger fiber?… not likely but let your sense of adventure be unleashed with American Bison, Yak, and Alpaca as well as enjoy the smooth comfort that Silk/Tencel/Bamboo and other fine fibers have to offer.”

Other things we talk about in this episode:
Duplicate Stitch
Intarsia vs. Duplicate Stitch
Online stitch chart creation
Knitter’s graph paper

Podcast Episode 32: The Organized Yarn Stash



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From Our Sponsor:

Save the date! Mango Moon has an upcoming retreat in Petoskey, Michigan with Sally Melville.
Dates are Sunday to Wednesday, September 24 – 27, 2017. Further details and registration information available here on their website.

This week Casey interviews a professional organizer, Sally Grayum from Organize Me Sally. Sally gives good ideas for organizing/clearing out yarn and other crafting stash. You can read more and see photos on Casey’s blog here.

Podcast Episode 31: Big Dark Blob on Your Shoulder



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From Our Sponsor – Mountain Meadow Wool Legacy Yarn Club

Visit the Mountain Meadow Wool website for more info on the Legacy Yarn Club, and to sign up for their newsletter.

Things we talk about in this episode:
The podcast episode where Casey interviews psychologist Art Markman

Videos:
Checking Gauge
Stellar Swatching
Learn to Knit Socks
German Short Row Socks
Bulky Sleep Socks

The podcast episode where Casey interviews a chiropractor on knitting aches and pains (and posture)

Casey mentions an arm chair that she likes for knitting, here is a photo on Ravelry.

Podcast Episode 30: Taking Great Knitting Photos



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This week, Casey interviews Erin Peloquin from Digital Photography for Moms about tips for getting great photos of your knitting. You can see before and after photos of Casey’s knits here on her blog.

From Our Sponsor – Mountain Meadow Wool Legacy Yarn Club

Visit the Mountain Meadow Wool website for more info on the Legacy Yarn Club, and to sign up for their newsletter.

Links:
Videos: All of my seaming and grafting videos (including basic mattress stitch and Kitchener stitch)
Casey’s felted bag

Podcast Episode 29: Knitting Slump



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From Our Sponsors:
Mango Moon/Dale Garn
Fimmel Hat and Mitts Kit & Tutorial


Links to things we talk about in this episode:

Here are a few of my Fair Isle tutorials –
Learn to Knit Fair Isle
Fimmel Hat
Color My Cowl
Color My Cuffs http://verypink.com/2016/07/27/color-cuffs-tutorial/

Correctly Mounted vs. Twisted Stitches
Reinserting Needle into Live Stitches

Correcting Color Change Jog

Log Cabin Blanket
The question was about the yarn I use in the demonstration, which is Knit Picks Wool of the Andes Bulky, but I used worsted weight yarns in my finished blanket.

Weaving in Ends Playlist

Mitered Squares

Sloped Bind-Off

Storing Knits for Summer

Podcast Episode 28: Knitting Aches and Pains



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You can see Casey’s website and her social media buttons on kcknits.com.

In this episode, Casey talks with Dr. Stephen Reinlie from Next Level Chiropractic about knitters’ aches and pains. Dr. Steven Reinlie is from Round Rock, TX and went on to study and play baseball at the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor. He is passionate about working with sports athletes to help keep them healthy and on the field of play. Dr. Reinlie recommends this video, Posture Reset.

From Our Sponsor:
The Woolery – the retailers of Strauch products, including the equipment I use and swear by:
Strauch Ball Winder
Strauch Swift
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Good for free shipping to Continental US on any Strauch product until 1/15/17. Just select “Flat Rate” Shipping Option and enter Coupon Code in box on checkout page.
You can see my ball winder and swift in action in this video, Winding Yarn into Two Equally-Sized Balls.

Links to things we talk about in this episode:
Simple Magic Loop
Lifelines – all of my lifeline videos are in the Correcting Mistakes category
Steeking
Carrying Colors for Stripes
Top-Down Raglan Sweaters for Beginners:
Cropped Cardi
Easy Toddler Pullover
Zasio Sweater Coat
Learn to Knit a Mens Sweater
Learn to Knit a Womens Sweater