In Episode 7, Greg and Joey discuss socks, theater, and popular music from the 90s.
- Tranquilla by Kim Neuhauser — Joey finished this scarf, except for the blocking (project page)
- Four-Stitch Ribbing Patterns by Charlene Schurch — Joey is taking a fresh look at this “sock that will never end” project (project page)
- Checked and Square Socks, Top Down by Lara Neel from her Sock Architecture (affiliate link) book — this is Greg’s “conference call knitting” project (project page)
- Dyad Socks, Top Down by Lara Neel from her Sock Architecture (affiliate link) book — This is Greg’s #ChristmasDayCastOn project (project page)
- TINY tea leaves cardi by Melissa LaBarre — Greg is working on this cardigan for Blueberry (project page)
- Songs and Albums:
- Skacel — Joey was thumbing through one of their catalogs when he decided to learn brioche knitting
- Brioche knitting — Joey used a YouTube video to learn brioche.
- Signature Needles — Joey used his new needles on his brioche experiments
- Knitter’s Pride Karbonz — Greg and Joey both love these needles and are totally open to a sponsorship deal with Knitter’s Pride.
- Judy’s Magic Cast-on
- Jenny’s Surprisingly Stretchy Bind Off
- Fish Lips Kiss Heel by Patty-Joy White
- Waiting For Winter Mittens pattern by Susan B. Anderson
- Greg is writing haiku on twitter. Follow #DailyHaiku by @drmellow and #KnittingHaiku by @KnittingDaddy if you want to keep up.
- Sweeney Todd — Joey recently watched the staged production of this musical and encourages everyone in the Atlanta area to come out to Actor’s Express and check it out.
- Greg’s KnittingDaddy.com blog and his Knitting Daddy Designs Ravelry group — where the #ScrappyPreemieHatKAL for Greg’s Scrappy Sock Yarn Preemie Hat pattern was hosted.
- Itty Bitty Knits Ravelry group — where Greg hosted a preemie hat drive.
- Family Support Network of Central Carolina — Greg is on the Executive Board for this non-profit organization that focus on the needs of families affected by premature birth and children with special needs. They received all the preemie hats Greg collected.
- Additional music for this episode, “The Elevator Bossa Nova,” was provided by bensound.com
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Did you see my last picture of how cute Blueberry was knitting all by herself? Well, this is what resulted from that — two-thirds of my stitches left the ranch! Fortunately, I caught her in time before any of the stitches really dropped and I was able to get my needles back through them. I think I need to chat with @cuteknitter about how to have "the talk" about other people's knitting. 😉
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I stopped by the hospital during lunch today. I had 320 preemie hats, a pair of booties, a blanket, some books, and lots of love to deliver! Thanks to knitters and crocheters all over the world for supporting the #IBKCharity drive for @fsn_cc I sponsored in the fall. These hats will be finding homes on the heads of precious babies in the coming months.
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