Episode 242: "The Crochet Closet"

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ANNOUNCEMENTS + NEWS

Due to some unexpected construction happening on my street, the audio quality is not up to snuff, this week. Apologies in advance!  

KALS

BOX O' SOX KAL
About: Knit at least 12 pair socks throughout 2017, and store them in a box as you go. When 2018 rolls around, you'll have a box full of fresh socks to get you through the new year!
Duration: January 1, 2017 — January 1, 2018
Box O' Sox KAL Ravelry chatter thread

DAMEJAKKA LOPPA KAL
About: Eli (Skeindeer Knits Podcast) and I are co-hosting a KAL for the Damejakka Loppa cardigan by Pinneguri!
Duration: Since the pattern is very involved, we're keeping the deadline flexible. When we see participants close to completing their cardigan, we'll set a KAL end date.
 

WORKS IN PROGRESS (WIPS)

STASH ACQUISITIONS

Knit Picks Felici
Knit Picks Curio

SEWING

I finished sewing Butterick B6453 Patterns by Gertie. I spent the previous weekend making several muslins to get a perfect fit. I gave it an SBA (Small Bust Adjustment) and took advice from Casey Maura's blog post about getting a better bust fit

Dritz Loop Turner to turn the spaghetti straps right side out. 


SHOP UPDATE

  • Next Update: Friday, July 21 @ 7pm ET
  • My Oracle shawl pattern is currently being test knit. I'm hoping to publish it by August 1! In the meantime, I will be dyeing kits and making them available in my online shop. 

PODCASTS MENTIONED

BLATHER

What I've been watching: 

Twin Peaks (Netflix)
Salem (Netflix)
Game of Thrones (HBO)

Kristin Lehrer