The Podcast

Episode 27: Some UFOs and a bread-eating skirt.

Welcome to episode 27, pals! It’s a long one – eep! This week’s episode is heavy on knitting content despite the injury I have that has prevented me from knitting. Throw in a bit of sewing and a length S2K2 segment, we’ve got a very full episode. So grab your pointy sticks and get comfy 🙂

/// Administrative Stuff ///

  • A new website is underway! This website will have show notes, patterns, articles about the MLIS and other library things. Watch this space for more info!
  • #KnitLifeSurvey video!

/// Whatcha drinkin’? Whatcha wearin’? ///

  • So Faded Sweater
    • pattern by Andrea Mowry
  • Chains of Love Turban
    • pattern by Amy Appel
  • Sweet Tart herbal tea from David’s Tea

/// Finished Objects ///

  • Dominique Skirt!
    • pattern by Tilly and the Buttons
    • knee-length, straight skirt version
    • fine corduroy

/// Works in Progress ///

  • Transit Socks; vanilla sock pattern, toe-up.
    • Yarn: ONline Supersocke
  • Marled Mania Leggings
    • pattern by Stephen West (westknits)
    • This has been a bit of a frankenpatttern – I frogged, went down a size, knit a bunch and then cut and ripped back the ribbing and oh dear…
  • Brooklyn & Briggs Humboldt Sweater
    • pattern by Anna Maltz.
    • Cropped sweater worked in “marlisle”.
    • Yarn: Briggs and Little Regal in the colourway Red BWO (worsted weight) and Brooklyn Tweed Loft in the colourway Sap
    • Needles: 5mm Chiao Goo interchangeables

/// Return of the UFOs ///

  • Golden Marled Magic
    • pattern by Stephen West (westknits)
    • Mystery KAL from 2017 that was never finished
    • Yarn: random bits and bobs of fingering weight
  • Scrappy Yoke Pullover
    • A simple top-down colourwork yoke based on the build-a-pattern from Ann Budd’s Knitter’s Handy Book of Top Down Sweaters
    • Yarn: random yarns; body worked in Peace Fleece

/// Shit to Knit To ///

  • Posted by John David Anderson (children’s novel)
  • Feminists are Among Us: Resistance and Advocacy in Library Leadership, edited by Shirley Lew and Baharak Yousefi (textbook for my leadership course)
  • KNITLIB | Soft Offering 2018 (https://open.spotify.com/user/sharkseason/playlist/46LVfEgZbzKtE2TMyf9oN4)
    • music playlist on Spotify
    • new tracks being added all the time

/// Skip to the End ///

  • Burnout is a real thing.

/// So long and thanks for all the fish! ///

  • Until next time, friends 😀

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