Episode 61 — You Are The Boss

In Episode 61, Greg and Pam discuss baseball, birthdays and being the boss. They also review Leaflet #12 from Elizabeth Zimmermann’s “The Opinionated Knitter.”

Special thanks to way2knitgrace for this episode’s introduction!

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Notes

Dear Listeners

We would love to have YOU record and introduction to the show! You can find details in the Ravelry Group Pages.

Greg’s Projects
  • Greg started and finished his Wizarding Legacy scarf in Nerd Girl Yarn. It’s a birthday present for Blueberry. (project page)
  • Greg has also been knitting prototypes for future designs.
Pam’s Projects
FiberCrafty
  • Sarah is based in Georgia and owns The Artful Princess. She project bags for all your favorite fandoms and lots of stitch markers, too!
  • The weekly FiberCrafty newsletter always has a list of current coupon codes! And other fun stuff. Pam writes it, it’s good. You should subscribe.
The Opinionated Knitter (affiliate link)
  • We discussed Leaflet #12, pages 66-71 featuring the V-Necked Aran Cardigan. Next up, Leaflet #13, pages 72-75.
  • Here is the hat with all 3 patterns on it.
Current/Upcoming Unraveling Events
  • Don’t forget our Elizabeth Zimmermann KAL! Have you made one of her patterns? Used a technique? Tell us about it!
Upcoming Events Where You Might Find Us
Miscellaneous
  • Greg attended his local Stitch N’ Pitch. Stitch N’ Pitch looks like it used to be sponsored by TNNA, but google results now take it to a “page not found”. If you search for Stitch N’ Pitch you may be able to find an event near you.
  • Pam talked about a new book she got called Bead Crochet Jewelry.
  • Greg used the Clasp Weft Join in his Wizarding Legacy Scarf. Pam forgot to mention it but she is using it also in the Mash It Up hat.
  • Neil deGrasse Tyson’s Podcast is called StarTalk. The episode with George Takei was about the Star Trek Legacy.
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Episode 60 — My Uninformed Opinion

In Episode 60, Greg and Pam discuss Questionable Authority, Confidence and Obsessing. They also review Leaflet #11 from Elizabeth Zimmermann’s “The Opinionated Knitter.”

Special thanks to LeagleEagle for this episode’s introduction!

Sponsors

We are Knitcrate Ambassadors! Are you the kind of knitter who would enjoy receiving a surprise package of yarn in the mail every month? Then you need to sign up for a Knitcrate subscription. Every month, you will receive a selection of curated yarn, a pattern specifically paired to use with the yarn, and a treat. Use code KD20 at checkout for 20% off your first package when you sign up for a subscription.

FiberCrafty’s  independently owned shops are stocked with yarn, fiber, project bags, stitch markers and more. With filter terms specific to yarn and fiber, the ability to save favorites, and a secure checkout process, it’s better than a 24 hour fiber festival! For shop owners, our easy to use interface makes selling online easy. FiberCrafty is owned by one woman that has a crazy love of yarn and knitting. Greg’s favorite feature? Pants are optional. Shop for your next project at FiberCrafty.

Listen To The Episode

Notes

Dear Listeners

We would love to have YOU record and introduction to the show! You can find details in the Ravelry Group Pages.

Greg’s Projects
Pam’s Projects
FiberCrafty
  • Jessica is based in Lebanon, CT and owns Blue Anchor Boutique. She has wonderful stitch markers, progress keeps and also makes needle pouches.
  • The weekly FiberCrafty newsletter always has a list of current coupon codes! And other fun stuff. Pam writes it, it’s good. You should subscribe.
The Opinionated Knitter (affiliate link)
Current/Upcoming Unraveling Events
Upcoming Events Where You Might Find Us
Miscellaneous
Pictures

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