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Today’s topics include
- The Knitters Book Club Knit Along
- Imaginary Knitting
- Hot Off the Needles
- What we are Working on
- Sad Knitting Tragedies
- and, Listener Contribution!
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The Misadventures in Knitting Podcast is currently hosting the Knitters Book Club. We are reading A Stash of One’s Own by Clara Parkes and knitting a project designed by a contributor. Our second Google Hang Out will take place Friday, March 2nd at 8 PM Eastern Standard Time. Links and more detailed information can be found in the Ravelry forum. Share pictures of projects using #KnittersBookClubKAL
Knitters Book Club Discussion
Thank you to Teresa, Heather and Mary for participating!
Imaginary Knitting Discussion
Tara wants to knit every pattern in the book, Silk Road Socks, by Hunter Hammersen.
Hot Off the Needles
Tara finished the Pennyroyal Hat by Tracey Lambert of Magpie Fibers. Tara knit her hat with Magpie Fibers Domestic Worsted in the Norwegian Wood Colorway. Tara also had the pleasure of teaching two new knitters (Allie and Lauren!) how to knit in the round and how to knit lace using this pattern.
What We are Working On
Ashley is knitting the Modern Icelandic sweater by Lars Raines which is available in the 2018 Winter Issue of Vogue Knitting.
Ashley is knitting the February Block of the month, which involves mosaic knitting, from River Knits Year Long Afghan.
Sad Knitting Tragedies
Ashley had trouble setting up the decreases for the Squircle Socks. She had to rip back several times!
The Listener Contribution
VermontNana asked, “Do you like cables? Or do you avoid them in your knitting?”
Tara loves cables!
- Her first cabling experience was the Antler Sweater by Tin Can Knits
- Her favorite cabled pattern is the Quadri Hat by Michelle Wang
Ashley does not love cables!
- Her first cabling project was the Twisted Vine Neck Warmer by Grace Mcewen
- She also knit the Four Seasons Shawl by Alana Dakos
Tara and Ashley cable without a needle. There are many helpful videos on YouTube, including the one below.