Knitting Help – Fair Isle Magic Loop

In preparation for a fair isle hat tutorial next week, I demonstrate working fair isle using magic loop (a long circular needle), and the things to watch for to keep good tension.

Getting Started with Magic Loop
Simple Magic Loop

Next week’s tutorial is on the hat, you can get your pattern and yarn now to be ready for next week!
Fair Isle Hat Pattern
Kraemer Yarns Perfection Worsted

The scarf on the mannequin is Lighten Up, details on my Ravelry project page.

Podcast Episode 197 – Those Pesky Fiber Types


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Log Cabin Blanket Pattern and Tutorial
Log Cabin FAQ
Weaving in Cotton Ends

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Giveaway! Knitter’s Pride Mindful 10″ Needle Set

I’ve been so excited for this giveaway! Two Knitter’s Pride Mindful Explore needle sets for two lucky winners.

You can see this needle set here.
You can see the entire Mindful Collection here.

To enter the giveaway, please fill out the form below. You will be sent a confirmation email, please click the “yes, subscribe me to the list” button in the email to complete registration. Note – the confirmation email isn’t always instant, please be patient. Additionally, the confirmation email may be in your spam folder, please check there. Please do not forward the confirmation email to me, I cannot manually confirm your entry.

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Knitter’s Pride Mindful Giveaway

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Please watch the entire video for instructions on how to enter the giveaway. This contest is open to US and international viewers (customs charges may apply outside the US). The contest is open until midnight (US Central Time) September 15, 2021, and the winner will be announced in video on September 16, 2021. The winning email address will be chosen by random number generator. This giveaway is open internationally.

The scarf on the mannequin is Lighten Up, details on my Ravelry project page.

Podcast Episode 196 – Stretchy, but Not Too Stretchy


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Simple Stretchy Bind-Off
Knitter who combines machine and hand knitting – DayanaKnits
Jawoll does sell little spools of their sock reinforcing thread for toes and heels
Good Tension between Knits and Purls video
Darning video
Patching video

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knitCompanion Calculators & Android Update

Updates to the app! Knitting calculators (so handy) and the ability to watch videos within the app on the Android platform.

If you’re new to knitCompanion, you can download the free version by visiting the Google Play or Apple App store and searching for “knitcompanion”.

You can see the whole knitCompanion tutorial playlist here.

Help Resources
Visit knitcompanion.com and pick your platform (iOS or Android).
The getting started section has a free intro tour and all the Very Pink tutorials.
The FAQ section provides interactive product documentation with video tutorials, step by step instructions, and screenshots.
The Tutorial section provides direct access to the video tutorials without the written info
The Guides section provides printable PDF documentation. There is both a quick guide and a full user guide.
The Support section lets you submit a support ticket to get direct 1-1 assistance from us on your question.

The scarf on the mannequin is Lighten Up, details on my Ravelry project page.

Podcast Episode 195 – Little Bitty Leftovers


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August code: VPAUG21

The tiny lighthouse Casey wants to knit
Little sock yarn doll (free pattern)

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Winner Announced! Knitter’s Pride Ginger Needle Set

Congrats to Rebecca M! Winner, check your email for a note from Staci!

If you didn’t win this time, you can see these products here:
Knitter’s Pride Ginger Interchangeable Needle Set
Knitter’s Pride Magnetic Necklace

The random number generator I used to pick the winners can be found here: www.random.org

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Slow Motion Flicking Knits and Purls

In this video I demonstrate the knitting style of “flicking” and switching between knits and purls in rib and seed stitch.

Reading Your Knitting video

You can see all of my slow-motion videos here.
You can see my other flicking videos here.

The scarf on the mannequin is Lighten Up, here is my project on Ravelry.
The needles I’m using are Knitter’s Pride DPNs.
The yarn I’m using is Paintbox Aran.

Podcast Episode 194 – Let’s Go Felt Something!


The photo for this episode is from knitty.com, a French Market Bag (link below).

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Things we talk about in this episode
Kitten eating sausage ASMR
On Being Poetry Unbound
Felted Easter Basket pattern/tutorial
French Market Bag
Featherweight Cardigan on Ravelry

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