Thursday, March 23, 2017

Episode 2b: Spreading Rocks

Mastering the Knits Episode #1: Reboot

Welcome to the Mastering the Knits podcast!  Natalie starts off this episode with some announcements and extras!

This episode is sponsored by DaizieKnits and Sunflower Knit Shop.

DaizieKnits Giveaway (1:37)

To enter visit the Mastering the Knits Podcast group on ravelry and comment on the episode thread by March 31st, 2017. You can win a skein of her yarn and buttons!  Go comment!


Master Status (3:45)

Natalie talks about her progress with her TKGA Master Hand Knitting Level 1 progress.  She mentions talking to and picked up some items from Micheal's.  She mentioned Arenda Holladay's video Figure 8 video. She mentions ChelPanda. Natalie thanks Jennifer from DaizieKnits for the shout out on her video cast.

Masterpieces (7:43)

Natalie finished the stocking for her friend's daughter! She used the pattern Uncle's Christmas Stocking by Dorene Delaney Giordano using Knitpicks Wool of the Andes Sport in white and Amethyst Heather.  She mentions using the alphabet letters here.  Natalie talked about two old FO shawls both used for the Into the Wool KAL.  She knit her Pipevine and her Fireside Goose.

In our hands(13:26)

Natalie talks about working on a spinning project using some natural brown BFL from her stash. Cast on the next stocking for child number 2. The pattern for this one is Grandma's Argyle Sock Christmas Stocking by Dorene Delaney Giordano using Knitpicks Wool of the Andes Sport in white and Red.

Simply Selfie (14:55)

Natalie discusses her life, kids, and family visit. She talks about going to her LYS Stash a place for yarn knit night.  Also talks about attending her first Bay Area Knitters Guild meeting

On the Road (17:43)

Natalie talks about her planned trip to Into the Wool Retreat Sept 21-24, 2017 in Crossville, TN hosted by Dana of Unwind Yarn company and talks about Beth aka LikesPudding.

Comfort zone (18:43  )

Natalie talks about #stpeterocks.

Thank you for joining us for episode 1b o f Mastering the Knits.  We’d like to thank our sponsor Daizieknits and Sunflower Knit Shop. You can find shownotes at or on our ravelry group Mastering the Knits Podcast.   You can email us at Follow us on Twitter @MtKnitsPodcast.  Alicia is knottyknitter17 on Ravelry, Twitter, Instagram. Natalie can be found as barknknit on twitter, Instagram, and ravelry.


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