Episode 74 – All The Hard Questions

In Episode 74, Greg and Pam discuss grief, family, and the future. They also review Leaflet #22 from The Opinionated Knitter by Elizabeth Zimmermann.

Special thanks to dmbrown240 Danielle for the intro!


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Greg’s Projects
  • Greg is working on the Alouette cardigan, pattern by Lisa Chemery. He is using Kraemer Yarns Perfection Sport (provided by Kraemer Yarns for review).
  • Greg is working on a Tiger Owl cowl, (his own pattern). He forgot what kind of yarn he’s using.
  • Greg finished a Knits4Comfort tumbler with a kit he bought at the Carolina Fiber Fest last year.
Pam’s Projects
  • Pam has been weaving an hopes to get back to knitting more now that her elbow surgery is behind her.
  • Pam shared her observations on knitting and grieving.
The Opinionated Knitter (affiliate link)
  • We discussed Leaflet #22, pages 108-111.
  • We are almost done with The Opinionated Knitter! The next book we will tackle is Knitting Rules! (affiliate link) by Stephanie Pearl-McPhee.
Current/Upcoming Unraveling Events

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The sleeves are separated! I'mat the point of the pattern where the side panel motifs go across the back as well. It won't be too long before I enter the stockinette section. I’m using the Perfection Sport that @kraemeryarns sent me to review. Perfection Sport is a 30% wool / 70% acrylic blend and I'm using the Tweet colorway. I'm finding that this yarn is providing more of a halo than I expected, and I love how it's creating an overall softness — I'm really looking forward to seeing how this looks once it's blocked. Blueberry is getting excited about it, which makes me more excited to finish it, too. The pattern is Alouette by @frogginette Lisa Chemery.⁠ ⁠ #kraemeryarns #knitting #knittersofinstagram

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