Episode 11: Kindness of Knitters & Extreme Mysteries

LOTS and LOTS of new Yarn!
Intros 0:00-11:00
RAPs, patterns, and yarn 11:00-35:25
Hellos 35:25-41:30
More Yarn & some Knit and Ski Steamboat 41:30-52:34
Snowy FO Field Trip 52:34-1:02:40
SKIING!! 1:02:40-End
Waxing poetic 1:03:51-1:05:16

The shows are also in YouTube (Episode 1 is on Vimeo).


Patterns and RAPS

Beautiful Project Bag  (the bag on her Etsy Shop)   THANK YOU,  Debbie  (Fluffydogowner)

  1. Foxy and Wolfie  by Ekaterina Blanchard        Thank you,  Kim   (Kaystarr )   of  CraftStash Podcast
  2. Elphaba Pullover  by   Mary Annarella         Thank you, Judy   (Miazoe ) 
  3. Ribbed Coin Cable Hat by Ivy Brambles   Thank you,  Johanne  (lunou)
  4. Dublin Tee by Melissa Jean Stahl    Thank you, Diana (DiCat)   Melissa Jean Design for nice buttons
  5. FrostFangs Hat by Liz Smith    Thank you, Ginger  (afreespirit)  her Etsy Shop AbsoluteWonder
  6. Antler Hat by Tin Can Knits   (free pattern!)
  7. North Shore colorwork pullover by Tin Can Knits
  8. Women’s Aran pullover by Bobbi Intveld for Blue Sky Alpacas

Go out and RAP someone! It feels great.   

Yarns (numbers correspond to numbered patterns above)

  1. Berroco Ultra Alpaca  colorway Redwood Mix, 50% alpaca 50% wool, light worsted or DK
  2. Araucania Ruca Multy Color 2, Sugarcane Fiber, sport.  Or a Flax
  3. Debbie Bliss Andes 65 baby alpaca  35 mulberrry silk, DK.     Or  Plymouth Baby Alpaca,  aran, blue grey purple                                        Thank you,  Pauly   (Pauly81 )   of the Pauly Knits Podcast
  4. Several flaxes to choose from
  5. Many colors of alpaca Hooray!!
  6. Cascade Hertiage Silk colorway #5631,  85% superwash merino/ 15% mulberry silk (sooooo soft and bouncy!), light fingering   and Crystal Palace Yarns Mini Mochi, 80% Merino wool  20% nylon, fingering, colorway 307
  7. Alpaca with a Twist Baby Twist colorway 3003 Carnival Red  100% Baby Alpaca, DK  &  Valley Yarns Deerfield colorway Soft Chestnut,  80% alpaca/20% silk, DK (sold only through WEBS)  & various other colors in Berroco Ultra Alpaca
  8. Classic Elite Inca Alpaca colorway 1107 Camacho Blue, 100% Baby Alpaca, DK

Twirl    Wool, ChurroxMerino-Cottswold-Llamma, Wool-Mohair, Natural colors and natural dyes, sport

Louet EuroFlax 100% linnen, light fingering/lace

Windrush Farms Shetland, natural brown, aran

Snow Diamond Alpacas  90% Baby alpaca/ 10% silk, natural, light fingering

Frog Tree Pediboo (non-profit, fair trade company!!!), 80% Merino/20% Bamboo, sock

Kollage Sock-a-licious 70% Fine Superwash Merino Wool – 10% Silk – 20% Nylon, colorway Mango,


Sew Steamboat       Needle Rock Fiber Arts in Telluride


Knit Spin Farm Walden Read-long &  Rare Breed Knit/Spin-a-long   Ended Feb 28 but thread is worth reading!!!


Jon Sousa and Adam Agee

Fiddle – Adam Agee     Guitar – Jon Sousa    These guys are soooooo Awesome!

Recorded live at the Strater Theatre in Durango March 9, 2013


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