Podcast Episode 24: Love the Swatch



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From Our Sponsors:
Louet – Louet has a new Needle of the Month Club, click through for more information. I’ve done several tutorials with Louet:
Sixes and Threes Cowl
ATX Linen Tote
Tesserino Cowl
Sharbella Shawl
Matterhorn Cabled Cowl

Eucalan – the fiber wash Staci uses for all her knits. (I’m in love with the Wrapture scent, a clean jasmine smell.)

And from Skeino, their new Turtleneck Sweater. Available in over 30 colors in Merino wool.
skeino-turtleneck

Links to things we talk about in this episode:
Casey’s linen tank with a sad story.
Ike’s Collegiate (Dog) Sweater Pattern

Podcast Episode 23: One Complication at a Time



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From Our Sponsors:
Louet – Louet has a new Needle of the Month Club, click through for more information. I’ve done several tutorials with Louet:
Sixes and Threes Cowl
ATX Linen Tote
Tesserino Cowl
Sharbella Shawl
Matterhorn Cabled Cowl

June Cashmere – they have a great story, click through to their website and select the “Who We Are” tab! Use promo code VERYPINK to get free shipping on your order of $100 or more. Below is the His or Her Scarf I knit using their DK weight yarn, in the limited edition color Silver Bell.
good-tension-thumb
Eucalan – the fiber wash Staci uses for all her knits. (I’m in love with the Wrapture scent, a clean jasmine smell.)

Things we talk about in this episode:
Video: Intarsia vs. Duplicate Stitch
Video: Icord Side Edging
Video: Mattress Stitch
Video: Reusing Yarn
Video: Duplicate Stitch

The Eva hat pattern that Staci mentions is actually called Samantha. The pattern is only available in a book, which is now out of print.

Podcast Episode 22: Field Trip



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From Our Sponsors:
Louet – Louet has a new Needle of the Month Club, click through for more information. I’ve done several tutorials with Louet:
Sixes and Threes Cowl
ATX Linen Tote
Tesserino Cowl
Sharbella Shawl
Matterhorn Cabled Cowl

Bijou Basin Ranch – click through to see their new Master Color Series in amazing colors.

Links to things we talk about in this episode:
Yarn the Movie
The Contemporary Austin – the museum that hosted the film as part of their rooftop series
Orly Genger’s Hurlyburly
Casey’s blog post about Yarn the Movie
The writing Casey mentioned by Barbara Kingsolver

Blocking Tutorial (not a video)
Video: Simple Magic Loop
Video: Reinforcing Sock Toes and Heels

Cassette tape audio thing – the gizmo Staci uses to listen to podcasts in the car.

Podcast Episode 21: The Pattern is Not the Boss of You



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

From Our Sponsors:
Louet – Louet has a new Needle of the Month Club, click through for more information. I’ve done several tutorials with Louet:
Sixes and Threes Cowl
ATX Linen Tote
Tesserino Cowl
Sharbella Shawl
Matterhorn Cabled Cowl

June Cashmere – they have a great story, click through to their website and select the “Who We Are” tab! Use promo code VERYPINK to get free shipping on your order of $100 or more.

Bijou Basin Ranch – they have a new Master Color Series in amazing colors.

Eucalan – the fiber wash Staci uses for all her knits. (I’m in love with the Wrapture scent, a clean jasmine smell.)

Links to things we talk about in this episode:
Video: There’s a Knot in my Yarn!
Video: Lifted increases
Video: KFB (knit front/back)

Podcast Episode 20: Down with Inches!



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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. 😉