Photo credit: Sheffield Tiger
Nicole is joined by Meg Croft to talk about the Cold Sheep effort active since 2009 on the Stash and Burn group. They talk stash size, strategies, and temptations. Grab your needles and have a listen.
Meg's Zephyr cove
Greener shades dye
Gnarled Oak cardigan
Wheat ear pullover
Die cut vest
Cold sheep thread
Nicole's Stash assessment
Song: Absolutely Cuckoo, Magnetic Fields
Nicole's Dad's new scarf (#26 Basketweave Scarf from 60 Quick Knits)
Pigeonroof Studios Sock yarn in Electric Rose (AVAILABLE NOW in eBook, hard copy is in pre-order to be released in May)
Music: Hanging Garden, the Cure (swoon!)
Episode 124: Use it or Lose it
Rhapsody in Cables (actually designed by Kathy Zimmerman)
Episode 123: The big prune
Duffers Revisited (Ravelry link)
Jenny's big destash strategy
Gracie Shawl (Ravelry link)
Adrian's red hat
Nicole's Brother's sock (Gentlemen's sock in Railway Stitch)
Nicole's watching 30 Rock, Parks & Rec, The New Girl, Nashville.
Whispersync for voice (you do have to have the Audible and the Kindle versions for this to work)
Post one of your knitting resolutions on Ravelry to win some lovely handspun Cormo and Lee Meredith's Shapeshifter
Episode 122: More talk, less rockl
Knitting Vintage Socks
Grow Old with Me
A little bit about slashing in patternmaking
February Baby Sweater
Bas Relief hat
Nicole's kids mitts favorites
Latte Baby Jacket
Knitscene Fall 2012
Nicole's Penumbra T
Jenny's Portland pullover
Nicole's Zuzu's petals
Work + Shelter
Nicole's Tubey Hat
Simple Pleasures hat
Nicole's Harmony shawl
Grow Old With Me
Urban Forest Knits
Mel Clark book--Knitting everyday finery
His Llama Cardigan
Book Exchange cardigan
Episode 117: Go West, Young Knitter
Jenny & Nicole catch up, then Nicole talks to the amazing and adorable Stephen West!
Jenny's Amazing Portland
Dress N (from Oddments & Endments blog) from the Stylish Dress Book
My Sewing Circle (where Nicole is BigSister)
Stephen West patterns on Ravelry
A Verb for Keeping Warm
Speedin' West by Speedy West and Jimmy Bryant
Episode 116: A Late Confession
Leethal's knitalongon twittr: @leethalMKAL
"dig me out" by sleater kinney
"queens" by theesatisfaction
Episode 115: Remixed with Lee Meredith
Warning: The sound quality is a little off on this episode. I did my best to improve it, but could not get rid of that annoying little buzz that you might hear. Also, there is some significant toddler noise in the background. Hopefully, it is not too distracting!
Wild is the Wind
Damsel (Nicole's version)
Knitted Nest (container for air plants)
Hats of Midlothian (Kate Davies colorwork hats)
The Socially Acceptable Blanket
Lee's designer page on Ravelry
Remixed (on Lee's blog)
Game Knitting (the Game Knitting projects page on Ravelry)
Comment below with your favorite Remixed pattern by March 10th to win a copy of the amazing Remixed collection!
Episode 114: Sweater Twins
Toots LeBlanc yarns
Wild is the Wind
Nicole's mom's sweater on Ravelry
front opened vest
Totally Tubular Socks
For more talk about first sweaters look up:
Lee Meredith's Remixed collection
Jenny's Notre Dame de Grace
The Unseen Power of the Picket Fence, Pavement
Episode 113: Winter Wrap-ups
Sorry for the late posting of this episode! Show notes to come.
Happy New Year!!!!
music: Dig Me Out, Sleater-Kinney; Cast a Shadow, Yo La Tengo
Episode 112: Late fall, late night
Jenny is back from Korea! We talk about what we have been knitting, what Nicole bought at A Verb for Keeping Warm, the pros and cons of lots of WIPs, and a couple of new books.
Don't Turn Away, Dave Gleason's Wasted Days
Episode 110: The Finish Line
Single Skein September is over!
Recording at Verb for Keeping Warm- Thanks Kristine!
Jenny cast on 20 projects this month and finished 12 items.
Nicole cast on 9 projects and finished 8.
Bambeanies by Wooly Wormhead is out! Whimsical hats for kids- Nicole's already knit one.
Enter to win! Leave a comment on the blog and let us know what your favorite patterns are from Bambeanies and you can win a free copy.
Also Shades of Green by Fiddleknits- a great collection of accessories in a range of yarn weights. We loves.
Dig me out, Sleater Kinney
Whipping the horse's eyes, Calexico
Episode 109: SSS 2011
Single Skein September!
Win a copy of the 10 Secrets of the Laidback Knitters and some Lisa Souza Polwarth Silk! Leave a comment on the blog about 'what makes a laidback knitter' and enter to win.