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.”
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- 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 finished Gina’s Brioche Cowl from Purl Soho. She used yarn from One Twisted Tree and Unplanned Peacock.
- Pam finished her Rickroll by Mary Annarella. She used yarn from The Fibre Studio at Yarns to Dye For.
- Pam made more swirls for her daughter’s college blanket. She is up to 85 made. The pattern is Swirly Pop by Marken of the Hat and I. She is using KnitPicks Chroma Worsted.
- Pam also got some spinning done on her merino project.
- Pam started the Mash It Up Hat by Babs Ausherman so she would have something to work on in the movies. She is using leftovers from her Rickroll.
- 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
- Blue Ridge Fiber Festival (June 7 & 8) in beautiful Sparta, NC. Some classes will be offered on June 6.
- Pam & Greg will be giving a talk about Elizabeth Zimmermann at the Ol’ North State Knitting Guild on September 9 in Raleigh, NC.
- 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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And… (mostly) done! Conference calls today allowed me to attach the fringe to my #WizardingLegacy scarf (pattern by @linuxchic, yarn by @nerdgirlyarns). It can use a good blocking and a fringe haircut, but if I don’t get to that until after giving it to Blueberry for her birthday, it will be OK. Such a fun pattern, and a quick knit. The yarn is absolutely perfect, and I had exactly enough of the red to not worry about yarn chicken. #knitting #knittersofinstagram #knittingdaddy
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It’s finished! This is my Rickroll by @maryannarella. The first picture is before I added the buttons. The rest of the pictures are with buttons. Many MANY thanks to @fibrestudio for sending me some more red after I ran out. I completely went rogue on the color sequencing for this pattern but I’m thrilled with it. Now if it wasn’t so dang hot already… . . . #hotn #nevergonnagiveyouup #rickrollwrap #knitstagram #knitting #ravelry #unravelingpodcast
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