In Episode 80, Greg and Pam discuss sourdough, experimenting, and hexes. They also discuss Chapter 1 in Knitting Rules by Stephanie Pearl-McPhee.
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- Greg is working on a pair of socks for his mom that doesn’t have a project page yet. Yarn is form Camel City Dyeworks.
- Greg is working on a hat design.
- Greg is continuing experimenting with weaving.
- Pam has been working on her daughter’s college blanket, Swirly PoP by Marken of the Hat & I. She is using Knit Picks Chroma Worsted and Mighty Stitch.
- Pam has also been working on her Interplay Shawl by Jo-Anne Klim with Dirty Dyeworks yarn.
- Pam worked on her socks with Patons Kroy Sock FX. She’s not really following a pattern, just knitting toe-up.
- Pam started a finished a hair wrap from the pattern Beach Hair Don’t Care by Melissa Kemmerer. She used some leftover Anzula Dreamy.
- Pam finished the weaving on a scarf with some acrylic. She needs to tale it off the loom.
- We finished Chapter 1 Knitting Rules! The Yarn Harlot Unravels the Mysteries of Swatching, Stashing, Ribbing & Rolling to Free Your Inner Knitter (affiliate link). You can find her blog here and her books here. Here is a great video of her knitting style. You can read her wikipedia page also.
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- Pam fell down the sourdough rabbit hole. She didn’t start with this technique yet but it’s the one that most appeals to her. This is the recipe for overnight sourdough bread.
- Pam bought too many strawberries and made Strawberry Jam and Strawberry Caramel Sauce.
- Pam mentioned the OttLite Floor Lamp (affiliate link).
- Greg mentioned that Bob Dylan has a new album coming out next month.
- Greg mentioned Korean baseball.
- Pam and Greg talked about Point/Counterpoint Volume 5 by KinoKnits and Jennifer Lassonde. There is a giveaway going on in the Unraveling Podcast Ravelry forum — check it out! You can also listen to the Kino Knits and Down Cellar Studio podcasts to hear the designers talk about the process of this collaboration.
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- Greg and Pam talked about the death of TNNA. During the discussion, they mentioned Craft Industry Alliance and Stitchcraft Marketing.
- Pam talked abut her new phone case from KnitSwag.
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My scarf came off the loom. It’s drying outside. Much shorter than I planned (34 inches, I warped 90). But it’s an experiment I can learn from, which was the intent. Blueberry might use it as a scarf. Or we might put it on a dresser or table as a decorative runner. #weaving
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