Episode 43 — Are Stitch Markers Single Use?

In Episode 43, Greg and Pam talk about Stitch Markers, Yarn Crawls, and Becoming a “Capital-K” knitter.

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My gnome (who still needs a gname!) may have partied a little too hard last night. That magic may just be stuck in the gnome’s beard forever! We went out for biscuits this morning, though, and the gnome felt a little better after that. . I made an alteration to the pattern base that I like. You know how I love balanced decreases, and the math worked out to make it easy to convert the circular decrease to a balanced tripod, so that’s what I did. Swipe through to see the pictures. . Yarn is Victory Sock by @knittedwit in the Fairy Garden colorway. Beard yarn is Firefly Riot by @lavenderluneyarn. Pattern is “Here We Gnome Again” by @imagined_landscapes. . #knitting #knittersofinstagram #NeverNotGnoming #ImaginedLandscapesKnits

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Does this look like handspun to you? It's almost too perfect but I mean that in the best way! This skein will work up into subtle stripes and is spun from Perendale – a wool I was not familiar with. I learned that it is a harder to find wool, originates in New Zealand and is known for being very lofty which provides warmth but is lightweight. Perendale is excellent for stitch definition and takes color beautifully (as you can see!) It is a sturdier fiber and is perfect for socks. Fingering weight with 387 yards. In the Fluvial Fibers #fibercraftyshop. . . . #fibercrafty #handspunyarn #handspunstagram #handspinnersofig #handdyedfiber #knittersgonnaknit #yarnlove #crochetallday #stashenhancement #handspunwool #handspun #handspunofinstagram #sockyarn #perendale #handknitsocks #selfstripingyarn #selfstripingsockyarn #fingeringweightyarn @fluvialfibershandspunpgh @paknitwit

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