Episode 49 — Wasted and Unloved

In Episode 49, Greg and Pam discuss preemie hats, teacher gifts, and British Columbia. They also discuss Leaflet #3 from The Opinionated Knitter by Elizabeth Zimmermann.

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Greg’s Projects
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Review & Giveaway

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FiberCrafty
  • Pam has started a blog series for shop owners about running a Curated Online shop. The first one can be found on her blog.
The Opinionated Knitter (affiliate link)
  • Leaflet #3 discussed, pages 22-25
  • Greg talked about the Stripe Domination hat pattern if you want to experiment with color dominance.
Misc
  • Pam’s neighborhood Halloween Parade can be seen here.
  • We talked about Penzey’s Spices which is mostly mailorder and amazing.
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Check out my hat #fail! This weekend, I cast on a hat. It called for worsted weight yarn, US7 needles, and a 96-stitch cast on. I’m over halfway done with it, and I started getting a nagging feeling that it just didn’t feel as substantial as I expected. I ask myself “is this really worsted weight yarn?” I pull out the label and my fear is confirmed: I’ve been knitting with fingering weight. It could maybe still work as an adult hat, but…. no, it’s just not right. I talked with @fibercrafty Pam about it and she suggested that I could rip it out, and reknit it with the yarn held double. I’m pretty sure that’s what I’ll do. But it will probably sit in time-out for a day or two while I make my final decision. The fact that I didn’t notice it was fingering instead of worsted is a testament to how tired I am. #knitting #knittersofinstagram #unravelingpodcast #whenknittingattacks

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Episode 48 — Picking Up The Gauntlet

In Episode 48, Greg and Pam discuss hurricanes, geometry, and Leaflet #2.

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  • 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.

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Episode 47 — Something To Do With Underwear

In Episode 47, Greg, Pam and guest Avery talk about cows, travel knitting, and dictionaries.

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  • 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.

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Episode 46 — Stick A Fork In It, It’s Done!

In Episode 46, Greg and Pam talk about storms, sweaters, and state fairs.

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  • 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.

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Episode 45 — Fly Like An Eagle

In Episode 45, Greg and Pam talk about learning, lightening bugs, and levies.

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  • 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.

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Do you follow the FiberCrafty Blog? I just published an interview with Brenda of Split Rock Ranch! I loved learning more about her and her business. There is a link in my bio! Brenda is offering a new Grey sampler pack with 1 ounce each of 8 different naturally grey combed top fibers. Included are 70/30 Merino/Bleached Tussah Silk, 70/30 Shetland/Bleached Tussah Silk, Merino, Norwegian, Finnish, Gotland, Herdwick, and Corriedale. What a fun spinning bundle! In the Split Rock Ranch #fbercraftyshop. . . . #handspinning #handspunstagram #spinningfiber #indiedyer #handdyedfiber #handpaintedfiber #spinningwheel #dropspindle #handspunyarn #wemakeyarn #fibercrafty #combedtop #merino #shetlandfiber #gotlandfiber #herdwickfiber #corriedalefiber #spinzilla #spin15aday

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Episode 44 — A Face For Radio

In Episode 44, Greg and Pam talk about pickles, opinions, and pocket-sized festivals.

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  • 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.

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Blueberry is helping me make popsicles tonight.

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