Podcast Episode 20: Down with Inches!



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

From Our Sponsors:
Bijou Basin Ranch, a Tibetan Yak ranch in Colorado. I recently did a tutorial on their Beau Felted Wrap that uses their Bijou Spun “Himalayan Trail” yarn, a yak down and merino blend.
beau
SKEINO and their Annette Shawl. This is a version of the Bauhaus Shawl in over 40 different colorways, in different yarns including baby alpaca and fine merino. Beginner level. You can see the video on the Annette shawl here.
skeino-annette-shawl

Links to things we talk about in this episode:
Portuguese knitting videos on Pinterest
Video: Getting Good Tension
Here’s an article about Americans and the metric system.

Podcast Episode 19: Watch Out, Wyoming



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Note from Staci – In this episode, I mentioned that I usually only wash my hand knits once at the end of the season, and this is true, but I wasn’t thinking about socks when I said that! I knit machine-washable socks, and I machine wash them and set them out flat to dry more than once a season!

From Our Sponsors:
Bijou Basin Ranch, a Tibetan Yak ranch in Colorado. I recently did a tutorial on their Beau Felted Wrap that uses their Bijou Spun “Himalayan Trail” yarn, a yak down and merino blend.
beau

June Cashmere – Use the promo code VERYPINK for free shipping on orders $100 or more. This is the scarf I’m currently knitting using their DK weight cashmere yarn, more info on my Ravelry page.
his-and-her-scarf-wip-1-sm

Links to things we talk about in this episode:
Video: Shadow Chevron Stitch (keeping good tension between knit and purl stitches)
Video: Weaving in Cotton Ends
Video: Mysteries of Row Gauge

Podcast Episode 18: Merino is the Answer



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From Our Sponsors:
SKEINO Bauhaus Mitered Shawl Kit
SKEINO Bauhaus Shawl Tutorial
skeino-bauhaus

The Woolery
You can see my Strauch ball winder and swift in this video:

Links to things we talk about in this episode:
Tutorial: Beau Felted Wrap

Video: Spit Splicing
Video: Three Options for Joining a New Ball of Yarn
Video: Avoiding Ladders

Sock Blanks on Etsy

Capturing the Color of a Skein (slider tool to see how multi-colored yarns will knit up)

Tutorial: SKEINO Operetta Shawl

Podcast Episode 17: This Yarn is My Best Friend



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Links to things we talk about in this episode:
If you want to see the collection of fair isle hats Staci has been knitting, here is her Ravelry notebook.

Video: Checking Gauge
Video: Getting Good Tension
Video: Math for Knitters, Substituting yarns

Video: Ravelry Tips, Using Advanced Search
Jared Flood – Brooklyn Tweed
Cobblestone Sweater
Book: Knits Men Want
Book: Knitting with Balls

Podcast Episode 16: Fingerling Weight Yarn



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Links to things we talk about in this episode:
Video: Math for Knitters, Substituting Yarns
Video: Substituting Yarn

Yarn weight conversion chart

Video: Determining Yarn Weight (WPI)

Book: The Knitters Book of Yarn

Video: Mysteries of Row Gauge

Podcast Episode 15: No Hand Shaming



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Links to things we talk about in this episode:
Video: Casting-On Many Stitches

Pom Pom Magazine

Video: Steam Blocking

Berroco Vintage
Knit Picks Swish
Stroll Sock Yarn
Comfy Cotton

Video: Simple Magic Loop
Video: Mirror Knitting

Video: What’s Your Knitting Style?

Casey’s WIP confession: all of Casey’s unfinished projects are on Ravelry! Judge away. 😉

Podcast Episode 14: Don’t Edit Out the Dog Noise!



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Links to things we talk about in this episode:
Snag fixer tool
Video: Fixing Loose Stitches and Snags
Video: Dropping a column of stitches to repair a stitch (this video is called Correcting a Dropped Stitch, but the technique is the same)

Learn to Knit Lace
Saryoan Scarf
Sharbella Shawl

Video: Winding Yarn into Two Equally-Sized Balls
TurtlePurl self-striping yarn Etsy shop
Casey’s TurtlePurl Socks
Staci’s TurtlePurl socks

Podcast Episode 13: Our Breakfast Tacos are Better



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Links to things we talk about in this episode:
Learn to Knit Your First Scarf
Traditional Dishcloth tutorial and pattern

Scunci Steamer (they’re still available, but SUPER expensive for some reason)

I mentioned that my friend Steven has been knitting beautiful lace baby blankets, here is his Ravelry notebook.

Pinhole Cast-On

Podcast Episode 12: The Best Questions Come from Romania



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Links to things we talk about in this episode:
Knitter’s Pride Find Your Needle video series

Calculating yarn amounts for different sizes

Double knitting video

Ann Budd’s Handy Book of Patterns

Staci’s Arrowhead Cardigan

Shoe size/foot length chart