Sunday, April 16, 2017

Episode 72: Don't Try This at Home!

Knitting Segments

Special thanks to Jenn Sheelen for sending me her latest pattern, Lil Miss Chelsea Bean.

Show-Ready Knits

Sockhead Slouch Hat #3

Baby Hat 

Knits in Rehearsal

Ripken by Melanie Berg

Here's a tutorial for the Crochet Hook Provisional Cast-On

Mae by Andrea Mowry 

Knitting News, Notes and Events

#MarchMowryMadness will run through April 30, 2017. There is a chatter thread open and lively on Ravelry.

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.

June 10, 2017 is World Wide Knit in Public Day.

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.

My Favorite Knitting Things

Josh did an Ikea hack for a yarn winding station for my craft room. We used the Finnvard from Ikea, painted it, and installed my swift and ball winder on the top!

Strauch Ball Winders

Here's the blog post where Josh found the idea for the Yarn Winding Station.

Non-Knitting Segments

One-Pot Wonders

One Pot Teriyaki Chicken Zoodles

Love it or Leave it

Love: My trip to San Francisco 

Leave: Spring Break is over! 

Other News and Notes 

Marathon Training starts April 29, 2017

Finished Reading: The Wonder by Emma Donoghue

Finished Listening: A Man Called Ove by Fredrik Bachman

Currently Reading: The Underground Railroad by Colson Whitehead

Currently Listening: I'm Judging You by Luvvie Ajayi

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