Wednesday, March 15, 2017

Episode 70: Time to Close That One Up!

Knitting Segments

Show Ready Knits 

Chiagoo 16 inch Circulars

I mentioned that this project would be great for watching The Americans, since it has a lot of subtitles. 

Knits in Rehearsal

 V-Neck Boxy by Joji Locatelli

Knitting News, Notes and Events 

We wrapped up the  Point/Counterpoint Volume 2 giveaway. Thanks to Kino Knits and Prairie Girls Design for the giveaway. Listen up to see if you were a lucky winner! 

March Mowry Madness! 
We were able to announce three winners of an Andrea Mowry pattern. If you entered, be sure to listen for your name!

The Knit A Long officially runs March 15th-April 30th, but it's going to be very informal. Knit patterns by Andrea Mowry, the famous designer behind the Find Your Fade Shawl. Wips are welcome and you don't have to finish your project to enter. No prizes yet, but I'll let you know if something is donated!

New Year, New Ewe!
We wrapped up the New Year, New Ewe Kal on March 10th and winners are announced on this episode.

Prizes for New Year, New Ewe:
Amplitude Shawl by Greg Cohoon

3 Patterns from Brenda Castiel

The PalKal is coming up this summer! Are you interested in sponsoring the biggest and best Kal for the Actually Knitting Podcast? Here is where you can find information about levels of Sponsorship.

Fill out this Google Form and I'll get in touch with you about sponsoring the KAL. The PalKal runs from June 1-September 1, 2017 and it is all about supporting podcasters who are designers, indie dyers, bag makers, etc.

Hoping to attend the Carolina Fiber Fest March 24-25, 2017 in Raleigh, NC.

Next planned Knitting Event: Zombie Knitpocalypse in June 2017

We are starting our knitting club back up at school. Do you have some yarn or other supplies that you'd like to get rid of and donate towards a good cause? Send me an email at or contact me on Ravelry.

Knitting Talk Back: Knitting as Activism

The recent Pussy Hat Project got me thinking about knitting activism and the history of it. I found several good resources for your entertainment and education. 

I also mentioned this book about Knitted Taxidermy. 

Non-Knitting Segments

Meatless Monday

This is a two-fer as it's a Meatless Monday and One Pot Wonder recipe: Butternut Squash and Black Bean Enchilada Skillet from Ambitious Kitchen. 

Love it or Leave it

Love: Golden Girls Collectibles
Action Figures from Funko 

Coloring Book 

Leave: Analysis Paralysis when it comes to my hair

Theatrical Updates

I have seen three shows recently: 

Other News and Notes

Running Updates
I finished 1/2 marathon number 4 on March 4, 2017
Have 2 short races coming up on March 18th and March 25th, 2017

Finished listening to The Hypnotist's Love Story by Liane Moriarty which I liked a lot.

Currently Reading
American Heiress: The Wild Saga of the Kidnapping and Trial of Patty Hearst.

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