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Episode 64: Stitch Marker Happy!

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Apologies for no show last week


On the Needles:

"Greetings From Poang" lace shawl design, version 2
Plan to publish pattern in February

Episode 32: Greetings From Poang (Audio / iTunes Link)

Rivercat Socks: Blue Moon Fiber Arts, STR Lightweight, Green That Sings

Vanilla socks: Lorna's Laces, Shepard Sock, Zombie BBQ





In Other News:
I mention the Wine Makers Sister, stitch markers, which were a gift from my friend Ashleigh.

Knitty or Nice and a recent video edit I had to do for work, inspired me to try my hand at making stitch markers. I got a little carried away and so .... I opened an Etsy Shop!






Episode 63: Not Enough Hours In a Day

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* ** Unfortunately, I will be discontinuing the audio version of YarnGasm and sticking with video-casting. Please subscribe to the video cast via iTunes or Blip.tv. ***

Off the needles:

My first lace shawl design / second on the needles
(Pattern Coming Soon!)

On the Needles:

Grandma's socks - Rivercat Cambridge Cardigan for DennisZombie BBQ socks - Loran's Laces
Yarn Acquisitions:

KnitPicks Gloss Fingering in Velveteen (sale!)
Capretta in Caviar

Podcasts:
The Dyer's Notebook (Gynx Yarns)Subway Knits PodcastTV Knitting Podcast
How do You Care for Your Socks Thread? 

Misc. Mentions
Craftsy.com
Japanese Stitch-Dictionary - Knitting Patterns Book 300 from Kinokuniya
Nailpolish: Brucci - "Dani's Twisted Purple"



Episode 62: Happy 2013!

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Kicking off the New Year with a few FOs, New Yarn, well-loved socks, and a cold!

OFF THE NEEDLES:
Ashleigh's Scarf Pattern / aka "Preppy Twisted"One of my Grandmother's Christmas socks ... Rivercat socks pattern from Knitty.com Vanilla Socks for Dennis  - Colinette Jitterbug yarn, Costanga  - Knitty City

ON THE NEEDLES:
Cambridge Cardigan for Dennis - pattern by Ann Budd / Knit Picks Wool of The Andes in Cobblestone Heather / US 7sCrushed Shawl by Rachel Henry - BMFA STR Lightweight in Blecker / US 6  ... pretty sure I will frog this. I'm having doubts that this is the right yarn for the project. Shawl of My Own Design - taking a Craftsy.com class: Lace Shawl Design with Miriam Felton.
OTHER THINGS MENTIONED:

TV Knitting Podcast w/ @StitchMistressWine-themed stitch markers by Heather Price, winemakerssister.etsy.com

RANDOM THOUGHTS: How do you care for your hand-knit socks? (felt / shrink prevention) Leave a comment here, or in the YarnGasm Ravelry group. #WouldLov…