Thursday, June 1, 2017

Episode 75: Let me Take you on a Knitscapade (Let's Go!)

You have to be a Janet Jackson fan to get that reference....
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Knitting Segments

Knits in Rehearsal 

Auditioning Knits

PalKal Auditions
I'm trying to figure out what I'll do for the PalKal this year. 

Was thinking of knitting the Lil' Miss Chelsea Bean by Jenn Sheelen. 

Also considering Breathing Space and True Friend by Veera Valimaki, using my ChileKnitz Pal Kal Yarn. 

I am also searching for something to make with my PalKal kit from Suburban Stitcher. 

Summer Tops
I am searching pretty hard for something to make with my Claudia Hand-Painted Contemplation yarn that's been in my stash for a while. I originally bought it to make the Linum Tee by Bristol Ivy.

Here are some of the things I'm considering:

Nesoi Tee by Miriam Felton

Notched Hem Tank Top by Purl Soho

Breeze by Joanna Rankin

Knitting News, Notes and Events

World Wide Knit in Public Day
Check the link above to RSVP.

June 10, 2017
I'll be at Foxcroft Wine in Dilworth, Charlotte, from 2pm until at least 5.
1235 East Blvd.
Charlotte, NC 28203

I will have door prizes from Charlotte Yarn (which is in the same shopping center as the wine bar), Cottage Yarn and Queen City Yarn.

Charlotte Yarn, Baskets of Yarn and Cottage Yarn will all be having specials that day for Actually Knitting listeners and those Knitting in Public.

The Pal Kal has officially started!

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

Check out the Ravelry group for details about all of the great sponsors for the PalKal2017.

Other Events
Stash Dash 2017
Check out the Knit Girlls Podcast for more information.

Summer Stripe Along Kal


Let me take you on a Knitscapade! Last weekend I visited my favorite not-so-local to me LYS, Black Mountain Yarn Shop. I fell off the wagon pretty hard but, no regrets!

Non-Knitting Segments

One Pot Wonders

Love it or Leave it

Love: Camping Trip

Leave: Humidity

Other News and Notes

Running News: 
I am in week 5 of training for the Chicago Marathon. Trying to stay injury free and also keep using my bullet journal to track my workouts.

Reading Updates: 

I finished reading Eligible, A Modern Retelling of Pride and Prejudice by Curtis Sittenfield.

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