Monday, May 1, 2017

Episode 73: Athleisure

Knitting Segments

Show-Ready Knits 

Ripken by Melanie Berg

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

Knits in Rehearsal

Vanilla Socks

Knitting News, Notes and Events

World Wide Knit in Public Day
June 10, 2017

March Mowry Madness
#MarchMowryMadness will run through April 30, 2017.

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.

Exciting News! Watch my social media feeds for information about some exclusive products coming from Suburban Stitcher and ChileKnitz!

Below is the painting that Connie is using for the color way inspiration.

Next planned Knitting Event: Zombie Knitpocalypse in June 2017

Knitting Talkback: Athleisure 

Parody Video: Active Wear

I was inspired by a recent issue of Knit Wear Magazine to delve into the topic of Athleisure in hand knits.

Interweave Blog: What's the Deal with Athleisure

The patterns I featured in this episode:

Marblehead Poncho by  Lana Jois

Rockport Vest by Allison Jane

Sturbridge Pullovery by Pam Allen

Dartmouth Pullover by Brandy Velten

Boxy by Joji Locatelli

Mae by Andrea Mowry 

Kingston Tunic by Andrea Mowry

Sidewalk Sweater by Kate Oates

Ouisa by Christina Ghirlanda

Chloe Cardigan by Jo Storie

Still Light Tunic by Veera Valimaki 

Listener Contribution: Cooldown by Alicia Plummer

I would love to hear your ideas for altheisure patterns in knitting! Go on over to the Ravelry group to tell us all about it.

Non-Knitting Segments

Love it or Leave it

Love: Handwriting Tutorials

Leave: I hate 4th quarter!

Other News and Notes

Running News
I officially started training for marathon #2, The Chicago Marathon is October 8th, 2017.

I have been inspired to start doing a bullet journal for my running. Check out this post from Runner's World about using a bullet journal for running and other health tracking.

Some pics of my bullet journal are on my Instagram feed.

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