Showing posts from February, 2024

Episode 282: I Used the Kit That Was the Least Expired

Listen Recorded Wednesday, February 21, 2024 Book talk begins at 31:30 Our Summer Tops KAL has begun and goes until to June 1, 2024.  It needs to be an adult-sized top that you consider to be appropriate for use in the summer, and we will leave the parameters of that to you!  Come chat with us about summer tops on our KAL thread , and check out our Summer Tops bundle for pattern ideas! Virtual Knitting Group via Zoom Events Tracie and Barb will  NoCKRs - April 25-28, 2024 at the St Francis Retreat Center in San Juan Bautista, CA Fiber Frolic - June 1 at the Soul Food Farm outside Vacaville, CA KNITTING Barb Finished: Bankhead Hat #27 by Susie Gourley Velvet Pullover by Claudia Quintinella, using Serendipidye Kings Mountain Fingering in the Piccadilly colorway, Invictus Yarn Adventure in the Don’t Look  Under the Lilacs, Invictus Yarns Master of My Feet in the Adagio colorway, AND Knit Picks Palette in the Aster and Bluebells colorway. 2 Knitted Knockers Tracie

Episode 281: A Talk with Kim McBrien Evans of Indigodragonfly

Listen   Recorded Thursday, February 8, 2024 We are so excited to have Kim McBrien Evans , dyer of Indigodragonfly Yarns, designer, teacher, innovator of knitting pattern modification and all-around Textile Maven as our guest this episode! We had a fantastic talk with her about her background, starting her yarn business, learning to modify knit patterns out of necessity and wanting to share what she’s learned about anything-but-standard sizing and as a teacher, designer and advocate for size inclusivity and a change in the way we size women’s clothing. Coupon Codes for Our Listeners Website: Discount code for yarn and patterns:  15% off all yarn and patterns Ravelry: Discount code: 2KNITLIT15 15% off all patterns and ebooks Impervious Shawl  designed to be knit with  some of Kim's husband's more complex colorways A Tale of Two Sweaters vs " New Representative Sizing Standards for Garments t