Episode 19: Summer in Winter

Hi everyone, all you loyal watchers out there. I have missed you. But hopefully this will make up for the prolonged absence. Out of the woods now and ready to rock more podcasts. Of course I never stopped knitting.

PRIZES are contained within!!! Love Ewes all!!!

0:00-2:40             Intro
2:40-32:00           Knitting in Trinidad. Great Views. Ocean!!!
32:00-52:25         Yard, Garden and McKinleyville house tour. Flowers, rocks, trees, herbs, native plants and a CAT!!
44:16-50:23         Obsidian cut tool in action
52:25-1:03:00      Knitting at Home with PRIZES
1:03:00-1:10:00  Trinidad Native plants and Views
1:10:00-1:24:15   Beach walk with Seaweed and Crabbing by boat
1:24:15-1:29:23    McKinleyville walk and FO Field Trip
The shows are also in YouTube (Episode 1 is on Vimeo).



  1. Ice Drops Stocking Stocking for Estella. A kit by Googleheims
  2. My own Convertible Mitts  by Natalie Cabrera
  3. Cabled Fingerless Mitts for a Man by Natalie Cabrera
  4. Mans sock. Combination of Riverbed Architecture in New Pathways by Cat Bordhi and Hermione’s Everyday Sock by Erica Lueder
  5. Riverbed Architecture in New Pathways by Cat Bordhi
  6. Chevron Tweed Skirt by Theresa Shabes in Knitter’s Magazine Issue2012 K109
  7. Custom water bottle holder by Natalie Cabrera
  8. Little Bows Hat by Sunni Scrivner
  9. Dustland Hat by Stephen West

Yarns (numbers correspond to numbered patterns above)

  1. Variety. Part Kit 100% wool and tidbits. Part Cascade 220, 100% wool.
  2. Cascade 220, 100% wool. In Lake Chelan (lighter green), and a darker blue
  3. Cascade Ecological wool. 100% Peruvian wool. Latte or Mocha colorway. Worsted.
  4. Cash Vero DK  55% Merino, 33% Microfiber, 12% Cashmere. Color o29. & Rowan kidsilk haze 70% mohair / 30% silk, lace weight, color 664 – steel
  5. Mountain Colors Bearfoot, 60% Superwash wool, 25% Mohair, 15% nylon, sock yarn, Headwaters colorway
  6. Debbie Bliss Andes  65% Baby Alpaca / 35% silk, DK, almost all the colorways
  7. Variety of acrylics
  8. Malabrigo Silky Merino, 50% Silk, 50% Baby Merino, DK, Indecita colorway
  9. Snow Diamond Alpacas 90% Snodia baby alpaca, 10% silk, fingering weight held double (so warm!!), natural light brown with white flecks. I met these folks in Steamboat Springs, CO. It was so freakin cold then, that must be why they are now in Bend, OR. Great website. Why are Alpacas so gursh dang CUTE!!


  1. US 7 24 in circulars, knitted flat. Dig this book on knitting socks flat! By Alice Curtis
  2. Kollage Square DPNs, US 5
  3. Kollage Square DPNs, US 6
  4. Hiya Hiya DPNs, steel, US 2
  5. Hiya Hiya DPNs, steel, US 1.5/ 2.5mm
  6. Hiya Hiya interchangeable circulars, 5in steel tips, US 6 / 4mm
  7. ?
  8. Hiya Hiya interchangeable circulars, 5in steel tips, US 5
  9. Hiya Hiya interchangeable circulars, 5in steel tips, US 6 / 4mm



Absolute Wonder  Etsy Shop   Hi Ginger!

Twisted Willows Farm Etsy shop  Hi Debbie!


Fiddle Tunes by Randle Lundberg, guitar backup on 1st tune by Natalie Cabrera