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Podcast Episode Idea

Oct 13, 2009

I was thinking of doing an episode on planning the first sweater without an LYS.   I would talk about how to find a free pattern, cheap, but nice yarn, and gauge, etc.   Input anyone?

Oct 8, 2009

You can find me on as KnitterCNY.
The podcast group at is HERE.

Before you go to the yarn store:

  1. Swatch with your favorite needles and yarn.  
  2. Write down what gauge you get (Stitches per inch/centimeter)
  3. Measure yourself (chest measurement)
  4. Write that measurement down.
  5. Measure your "go to"...

Sep 26, 2009

Fiber Lakes Fiber Festival

Plymouth Yarn Happy Feet (DFM- Dye for Me)

Spinning Grin Farm

Wilton Icing Colors for Yarn Dyes
   This entry is from a couple of years ago.   This time, I painted the skein of Happy Feet after soaking it with vinegar and wrapping in Saran Wrap and putting it in a Ziploc Freezer Bag to...