Episode 61: Back at Rhinebeck

 

Filmed on Saturday 10/27/18

Podcast Stuff

  • Transcript and CC – Podcast episodes are going to be released slower in relation to the filming date because I want to make more of an effort to transcribe and CC these episodes. I discovered that YouTube has made an effort to do the automatic transcription on videos longer than 45 minutes, so I’m going to be using that to clean up and make CC’s and transcriptions for my episodes. I did the CC on the last video and I’ve added to CC as a transcription to the post on freakishlemon.com. I’ve added the transcription to any posts where I had a CC file for back episodes. If anyone would like to help me edit the auto CC files, please check out the link below. It takes a while to go through these and I have a not small amount of back episodes to work on, so any help would be appreciated. Episode CC Project
  • 2018 Blanket MAL! There’s a thread up on Rav for photos and discussion, so please join us there as you work on blankets.

 

FOs

  • Fingering Weight Sweater Blank Sweater by Renee Callahan – Brother KH 836e knitting machine with the KR850 ribber – Dial set to 8 for stst, ended up using 7/7 for the ribbing – Grinning Gargoyle Khaleesi Sock in “Shiny Penny” and Knit Picks Stroll Fingering “Black”
  • #05 Open Front Cardigan by Rosemary Drysdale – Briar Rose Fibers Fourth of July – LK150
  • Tablet weaving band from a chart in Card Weaving by Candace Crockett – Nazli Gelin Garden 3 in black, red, yellow, and white – on a tablet weaving loom from chuckjones on Etsy, which doesn’t appear to be a shop on that platform anymore
  • Half Square Triangle Quilt – part of the HST QAL – finished!
  • So Sew Easy – Easy Serger Scrap Catcher – I think I found this for free on Craftsy. Used some interfaced quilting cotton. I found most of the tutorial to be easy to follow, but towards the end it started to lack in details. Not a big deal because I’ve sewn enough rectangles to see how they should fit together, but I don’t think that this was the best way to assemble these pieces.
  • Sew Much Ado – Reusable Swiffer Duster Cloths Tutorial – Really liked this one. It’s super easy and is a well explained tutorial.
  • 5 out of 4 Patterns Pajama Pants – Rebels fabric
  • Pumpkin drop spindling handspun – mystery stash – Turtle Made Turkish Spindle

 

WIPs

  • Granny Stripe Blanket by Lucy/Attic24 – Size G/4.25mm hook marling Knit Picks Stroll Fingering in Black with a magic ball of Legacy Fiber Artz minis
  • Marled Magic Shawl by Stephen West – US 6/4.0 mm – scrap yarns and old handspun
  • Jyn Erso socks – Must Stash Yarns self striping – US 0/2.0 mm needles – vanilla socks with after through heels
  • Pumpkin Patch handspun – singles done for the #pumpkinMAL
  • Fall mini-batts drop spindling – with new Turtle Made top whorl drop spindle
  • Ritual Dyes Knitting Backpack knock off – Gabby/OUAC and Lauren/Colorwheel Yarns both had these knitting backpacks from Ritual Dyes, which are really well made and lovely and you should absolutely buy one if you have the money and want one. It seemed like a cool idea and I have some additions that I want to play with, so I took some measurements and started a pattern draft to work out my own.

 

Swatches

  • Cotton Cone – Eight – Two Valley Fibers Corp
  • Knit Picks Comfy Fingering
  • Wool Cone mill leftovers
  • Non-SW Wool leftover
  • Nettle Grove 45% Cotton/28% Linen/12% Nettle Fiber
  • Queensland Collection United 55% Lambswool/45% Cotton
  • Hempathy Cotton/Hemp/Modal blend
  • Classic Elite Yarns Bella Lino 58% linen/26% viscose/16% cotton
  • Classic Elite Yarns Firefly 75% viscose/25% cotton

 

Rhinebeck Recap

  • Needles Up
    • Classy Squid Fiber Co – Quoth V.1 and Quote V.2 batts, Cuttlefish no 33
  • Rhinebeck Day 1
    • Clemes & Clemes Walnut Orifice hook
  • Rhinebeck Day 2
    • Cat’s View Farm – Soap “Cookies”
    • Dragonfly Fibers – Djinni (80% SW Merino/ 10% cashmere/ 10% nylon) in Spooky

 

Other Stuff

Stuff I’m Watching:

  • Kubo and the Two Strings
  • Coco
  • The Great Interior Design Challenge
  • A Series of Unfortunate Events Season 2
  • The Curious Creations of Christine McConnell – like a Halloween Henson Martha Stewart
  • Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee
  • The Worst Witch

Stuff I’m Listening To:

  • Six Women of Salem: The Untold Story of the Accused and Their Accusers in the Salem Witch Trials by Marilynne K. Roach (audiobook) narr by Kate Reading
  • Norse Mythology by Neil Gaiman (audiobook)
  • Under Pressure – Fictional audiolog of Dr. Jamie MacMillan-Barrie while aboard a deep sea research facility – mostly related to the interpersonal relationships with the crew and personal musings
  • The Ghoul Gang – Like My Favourite Murder for ghost stories.
  • The Ghost Radio Project – Fiction podcast, post-societal collapse pirate radio drifters

 

 

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There was some health stuff going on and

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when they started doing that but there

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any state of progress. Just you know

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post if you need some encouragement, if

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do next in your blanket — you know, feel

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free to come join us over there. So I

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really should have grabbed some water.

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I’m gonna go do that now. Whenever I

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it always makes me chuckle because I

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know every time I do it, I catch myself

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saying it and I have to remind myself

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this is not live. You can just edit that

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out. There’s no reason for you to tell

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them that you’re gonna be back in a

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minute while you go get some water.

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on to finished objects. I do have a lot

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of them because of health stuff going on.

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of things lined up to finish

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past week/week and a half, so it seems

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like a lot, ut it’s been like two months

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since my last podcast so I don’t know. Trying

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So the first finished object is my

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Sweater Blank sweater. This is the

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Sweater Blank pattern from Renee

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Callahan who is East London Knits. I know

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this is kind of blowing out the black,

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but otherwise you can’t really see the

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sweater if I just hold it straight up. So

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this was knit on my Brother kh836e and

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rib stitches. I didn’t want it to pull in

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too much, but you know enough. I’m not a

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and this coppery color is from The

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Grinning Gargoyle. It’s their Khaleesi

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sock base, which is a merino, yak, and

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nylon. I don’t know if you can read this.

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Let me try to focus. There we go.

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I know it’s crooked, but I’m not gonna

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fit it in the frame otherwise. It’s in

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the colorway Shiny Penny and this was

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Rhinebeck sweater number one. It’s all

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knit on the machine. The shoulders and the

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is done on the machine. I just did a

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rolled hem for the neck and then I hand

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from cuff to waistband and I like how

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this fits. I did end up putting in some – I

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the back to kind of loop – loop? Kind

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found that these sweaters end up being

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shorter in the back then how the pattern

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is intended to fit. So it’s down by about

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two inches and when I’m wearing it, it

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looks like it’s the same length all

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around so I don’t know what’s up with my

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body shape where that’s happening, but um

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one. I wore this on the first day of

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Rhinebeck. It was very comfortable.

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Everybody liked it. Huzzah. And I really

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do like wearing a fingering weight

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sweater on a fall day. That was nice.

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So success! And finished object number

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two is what I’m wearing today. This is

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the #05 Open Front Cardigan by

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Rosemary Drysdale. It’s from a Vogue

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Knitting issue, I want to say fall 2015,

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but I didn’t write it down because I’m

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good at that. It is a pieced sweater. I

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knit it on my LK 150 – the Silver Reed LK

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150 – using this yarn which is – this- you

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know, this yarn. I’m talking to the yarn

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sitting here. This yarn which is from

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Briar Rose, is it fibers?

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Yes, Briar Rose fibers and I can’t recall

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whether the skeins are called the fourth

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of July or if the colorway is called the

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fourth of July but they are a vendor at

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Rhinebeck. I bought this at Rhinebeck

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last year. They have some of those big

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250 gram worsted weight skeins that are

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enormous. I bought four of them and I’m

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gonna stand up real quick

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and I can’t even see how long this

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cardigan is. If the little tiny waistband

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wasn’t flipped up because it’s four rows

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of ribbing for the waistband, it would

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cover my butt so it goes down mid thigh.

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It’s just a really simple cardigan with

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some rib detailing in the front and I

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have about 240 grams left of yarn. I

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could have easily done this in three

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because I did this whole sweater, seamed

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it, and also did about four swatches – and

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I have nearly a full skein left. I mean,

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it would have been tight. I would have

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had to unravel a couple of those

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swatches for a couple of cuffs or

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whatever, but what? One thing about this

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sweater pattern, the sweater pattern has

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ribbing kind of like in the middle to do

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waist shaping, but I just omitted that

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detail. I found this pattern through the

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Mid Gauge Machine Knitters group on

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Ravelry. I was just browsing through the

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projects that were linked in the group

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and a bunch of people had done this

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sweater and said it was really easy to

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do on the machine, which it was. I did

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head I did hit one snag, which was that I

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was so excited to get this done that I

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neglected to read the instructions

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properly and there’s a portion of this

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ribbing from the front – because this is

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all one piece

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for the front- where you’re supposed to

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knit three inches more so that it

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connects in the back as a kind of a

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shawl collar, but I neglected to read

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that part. So I – what I ended up doing

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which you can see more from the inside

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is I just knit a six-inch piece in the

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ribbing pattern and just seamed it in

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there. So you can see there’s a seam

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there. It’s not even so it doesn’t show

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up in the same place from the front, but

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you would never know it because of where

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it’s placed – oh, my pillow fell down –

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but you would never notice it because of

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where it’s placed. That’s not a spot your

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eye is drawn to. I didn’t match up the

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ribs correctly. Nobody noticed and I wore

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this kind of under my coat Sunday at

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Rhinebeck. I had finished seaming and

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weaving in the ends kind of late

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Saturday night/ early Sunday morning with

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my housemates kind of cheering me on to

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get it finished. I have noticed- this

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hasn’t been washed or anything yet. I

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just put it on and haven’t really taken

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it off, but I have noticed that there is

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some pretty substantial pilling at the

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cuffs already. Probably just from in and

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out of the coat walking around around

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Rhinebeck and buying things, but that’s

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something to be aware of if you are

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buying this yarn. I mean, it’s not that

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big of a deal.

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Wool is gonna pill unless it’s a really

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long staple length and I don’t remember

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what the content of this yarn was, but

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it’s probably a merino blend of some

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kind. But yeah, I am really pleased with

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this sweater. I really love how it fits. I

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don’t know if anything will – I – because I

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haven’t washed it so I’m unsure at this

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point if anything will sort of stretch

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out in blocking just because of how the

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yarn behaves and

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because I haven’t referenced what my

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swatches did, but I do really enjoy this

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sweater. And I didn’t think I would like

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a cardigan as much as I do.

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I’m gonna have to make more of these. I

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don’t know -bfor some reason I

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thought I wouldn’t wear a cardigan, but

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really I’ve been wearing it every day

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since I finished it. Who knew? Some more

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finished objects. I did finish my band. My

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tablet weaving band. Let me get it up there

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and then focus it. That’s what the

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majority of the band looks like. I mean,

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there’s obviously some places where I

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just started going off the wall. This is

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a cotton- did I write down? Yes. Nazli

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Gelin Garden 3 in black, red, yellow, and

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white. The chart was from a partial – it’s

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from a piece of a section of a chart in

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the Candace Crockett Card Weaving book. I

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did this on a tablet weaving loom from

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ChuckJones on Etsy and I wouldn’t say

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this yarn was the best yarn for tablet

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weaving. It did kind of pill a little bit

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as you were moving the cards around and

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as you were beating back the weft. I mean,

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it’s not bad, but it was pilling a bit so

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it was- periodically had to pluck the

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cotton pills out. I didn’t measure how

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long this is, but it’s long enough to tie

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around my waist kind of at this point. So

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more than a yard and then I just braided

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the ends just because I don’t know what

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this band is going to be used for at

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this point, but I’m very happy with how

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it turned out and it’s definitely

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something that I want to do again. I’ve

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got some projects kind of half formed in

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mind, but definitely worth learning for

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me. I really enjoyed it.

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Next finish object is my Half Square

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Triangle Quiltalong quilt. I- the Half

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Square Triangle Quiltalong was quiltalong

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that we did here. There was a few

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of us I think, four or five of us?

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working on half square triangle quilts

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for the Quiltalong which ran from March to

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the end of September. I finished this

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probably the 28th of September. Like, I

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was cutting it real close.

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Yeah, last you saw it I had done some of

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the quilting. I do remember talking about

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the quilting. I don’t remember if I

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completed all of the quilting, but I kind

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of alternated patterns in the main half

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square triangle shapes and I did these kind

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of infinity loop things and I did these

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squiggles and I did a flanged binding

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because I really like how that looks and

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I did finish it off. I- I had one section

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at the back of this quilt where the

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tension wasn’t right on my machine so it

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pulled the top color, I think it was red,

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through to the bottom. By the time I

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realized, I wasn’t going to redo it, so I

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made a patch and quilters always tell

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you that you should do something like this to

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kind of sign your quilt. It’s my initials

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than half square triangle quiltalong

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2018 and just sewed that on there. So

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this is done. It’s about a twin size

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quilt. um, I can cover most of the top of

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my full-sized bed, so that’s about a twin

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size which is kind of the size of quilts

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that I go for to make because they’re

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manageable and it’s done and it’s lovely

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and it’s been kind of my huddle on the

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couch, huddle on the chaise, huddle in my

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dad’s recliner blanket while I’ve been

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unwell, so I was really glad to have

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finished this one I did. Because we

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hadn’t yet dug out all the blankets when

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I started when this health stuff started –

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sorry, I’m ducking out a frame. I knocked

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something over. So, really this quilt

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been getting a lot of use

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and a lot of dog hair because dog

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snuggles. And then I have some sewing

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things cuz when I was starting to feel

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unwell, I was not really up for knitting

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on the machine or weaving and I wasn’t

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up for standing for knitting but I did

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get some sewing in. I did some quick

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sewing projects. I did – found this

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tutorial from Sew So easy for an easy

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serger scrap catcher. I don’t have a

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serger, but I do I did want something to

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throw thread scraps in just next to my

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machine so I didn’t drop them all over

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the floor so that they could become

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embedded in the carpet and never come

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out again. So that was a free tutorial

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that I found on Craftsy. It was not my

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favorite tutorial. It kind of gave up

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instructing you at the very end, but I

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muddled through it and I made this scrap

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catcher. It’s white on the inside. Their

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the example had it quilted, but I just

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took two pieces of cotton fabric and

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interfaced both sides of everything so

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everything is interfaced all over the

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place. Some things are not neat like the

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corners and things because I didn’t

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really understand the last couple of

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steps what they wanted me to do, so I

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just kind of said, screw it! I’m nearly

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done. I’ll just – this looks fine, which I

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mean it does. You’d never noticed if

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you didn’t use it constantly which I do

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so whatever. It’s just to catch thread

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scraps ins so that was a quick project

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that I was able to knock out and then I

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also made

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4 reusable Swiffer duster cloths

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This is from a tutorial – a really like

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easy-peasy small tutorial – these are the

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two pattern pieces. They’re two

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rectangles from Sew Much Ado and I just

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used some really heavily discounted

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flannel from Jo-ann Fabrics whatever’s in

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the clearance section- went to the

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70% off clearance section

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and I made – here’s just three of them

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hanging around – oops, well okay. I don’t

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know how that came off. Whatever and then

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here’s one on the thing I haven’t really

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used them yet. They’ve just kind of been

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through the wash. Oh, this is probably a

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different scrap because you kind of have

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to trim them lengthwise before you cut

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them into the little thingies, um yeah

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they could probably do with another wash

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because I know they’ve been sitting

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around gathering dust just sitting there

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instead of being used to dust things so,

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but I’m excited because I do like

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swiffers but I’m not too keen on the

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disposable-ness of the Swiffer so we’ll

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see how these go.

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And then one more quick sewing project

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that I did is – I used the 5 out of

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4patterns pajama pants to make

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myself a pair of pajama pants. This is also

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a free pattern that I found on Craftsu,

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but I took that Rebels cotton fabric

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that I bought the remaining three and

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some change yards off of a bolt and I

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made myself some pajama pants. I do need

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to put like a tag or something in to

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mark the back because I always guess

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wrong the first time. The front pieces

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are a little bit narrower than the back

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pieces because of the way the human body

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00:25:48,800 –> 00:25:53,030
is shaped and here’s the front not that

457
00:25:50,900 –> 00:25:55,670
it matters because all you can see is

458
00:25:53,030 –> 00:26:02,750
bright Star Wars fabric. There are

459
00:25:55,670 –> 00:26:09,080
pockets on both sides and it does fit me.

460
00:26:02,750 –> 00:26:13,120
I may have to redo the elastic – um, just

461
00:26:09,080 –> 00:26:16,570
rip out some seam and make it shorter

462
00:26:13,120 –> 00:26:18,710
because it is a little bit loose, but I

463
00:26:16,570 –> 00:26:21,950
figure I’ll wear them a bunch and see how

464
00:26:18,710 –> 00:26:26,690
it goes. Yeah, this is a fabric from the

465
00:26:21,950 –> 00:26:28,840
Star Wars Rebels TV show, which is a show

466
00:26:26,690 –> 00:26:33,260
that I really enjoyed, even though it was

467
00:26:28,840 –> 00:26:39,710
bonkers, but I enjoy both Star Wars and

468
00:26:33,260 –> 00:26:43,160
weird things at the same time. Um, I’m

469
00:26:39,710 –> 00:26:45,950
very happy about this. Now I have an

470
00:26:43,160 –> 00:26:48,320
excuse for, you know, if I find something

471
00:26:45,950 –> 00:26:53,560
great in the clearance and there’s three

472
00:26:48,320 –> 00:26:57,320
yards of it, it can always become pajamas.

473
00:26:53,560 –> 00:27:00,140
That’s dangerous thinking and then

474
00:26:57,320 –> 00:27:04,610
there’s one more quick finished object. I

475
00:27:00,140 –> 00:27:08,080
finished some hand-spun. This is some

476
00:27:04,610 –> 00:27:11,360
unlabeled, unknown pumpkiny

477
00:27:08,080 –> 00:27:13,239
wool that I had in my stash. I was drop

478
00:27:11,360 –> 00:27:16,809
spindling it on the

479
00:27:13,239 –> 00:27:25,629
Turtle Made Turkish spindle. I plied it

480
00:27:16,809 –> 00:27:28,269
on my Black Foot spindle and on another

481
00:27:25,629 –> 00:27:30,009
drop spindle that I have that’s bigger

482
00:27:28,269 –> 00:27:33,460
than the ones I usually do the singles

483
00:27:30,009 –> 00:27:35,649
on. The color’s starting to grow on me

484
00:27:33,460 –> 00:27:38,889
a little bit, but I still might over dye

485
00:27:35,649 –> 00:27:41,859
it with some orange just to kick it up.

486
00:27:38,889 –> 00:27:45,099
It’s a little – it’s not as bright as it

487
00:27:41,859 –> 00:27:49,210
looks on screen here. It’s a little more

488
00:27:45,099 –> 00:27:54,820
muted, more of a kind of creamsicle

489
00:27:49,210 –> 00:28:02,109
orange as opposed to a proper pumpkin

490
00:27:54,820 –> 00:28:04,929
orange, but it’s spun so that’s better

491
00:28:02,109 –> 00:28:07,210
than nothing. Um, I’m gonna put it in my

492
00:28:04,929 –> 00:28:13,179
pile to consider whether or not to over

493
00:28:07,210 –> 00:28:15,219
dye it and that’s it for my finished

494
00:28:13,179 –> 00:28:17,200
objects. That’s more finished objects

495
00:28:15,219 –> 00:28:22,419
than you’ve seen from me probably in the

496
00:28:17,200 –> 00:28:26,859
whole year. That’s a lot of things to do

497
00:28:22,419 –> 00:28:28,419
all at once, but again like I said, a

498
00:28:26,859 –> 00:28:32,679
whole bunch of stuff was lined up to be

499
00:28:28,419 –> 00:28:36,070
done by the end of September, so that’s

500
00:28:32,679 –> 00:28:39,509
just how it worked out. So now we’re

501
00:28:36,070 –> 00:28:43,359
gonna talk about some works in progress.

502
00:28:39,509 –> 00:28:46,210
Grab the first one – first one I’m gonna

503
00:28:43,359 –> 00:28:53,619
show you is the progress on my granny

504
00:28:46,210 –> 00:28:56,440
stripe marled scrap blanket. Okay, the

505
00:28:53,619 –> 00:29:00,460
hook is falling into the bottom, so

506
00:28:56,440 –> 00:29:02,639
where’s my – I may have changed the

507
00:29:00,460 –> 00:29:07,899
progress keeper from last time you saw it.

508
00:29:02,639 –> 00:29:12,429
So from that little egg on toast, I’ve

509
00:29:07,899 –> 00:29:16,389
added this many. You can actually pretty

510
00:29:12,429 –> 00:29:19,899
well see I ended the Legacy Fiber Artz

511
00:29:16,389 –> 00:29:21,969
advent mini skeins from their first year

512
00:29:19,899 –> 00:29:25,270
advent calendar and moved on to a

513
00:29:21,969 –> 00:29:31,760
different magic ball with

514
00:29:25,270 –> 00:29:39,080
other scraps and minis and that ball

515
00:29:31,760 –> 00:29:42,980
currently looks like this. So I’ve got a

516
00:29:39,080 –> 00:29:46,490
lot of this kind of gray to go before

517
00:29:42,980 –> 00:29:48,260
the next colors and it’s a mystery to me

518
00:29:46,490 –> 00:29:50,150
what’s in this. I don’t remember. I

519
00:29:48,260 –> 00:29:54,130
remember winding it but I don’t remember

520
00:29:50,150 –> 00:29:54,130
what I wound into it, so that’ll be fun.

521
00:29:55,000 –> 00:30:00,530
Yeah so it’s just mini skeins marled

522
00:29:57,800 –> 00:30:02,510
with black Knit Picks Stroll Fingering

523
00:30:00,530 –> 00:30:04,880
because that’s easy and cheap to get

524
00:30:02,510 –> 00:30:08,210
ahold of and I’m using the pattern by

525
00:30:04,880 –> 00:30:11,690
Lucy of Attic24 for the granny stripe

526
00:30:08,210 –> 00:30:15,320
blanket and I’m using a size G four

527
00:30:11,690 –> 00:30:19,700
point two five millimeter hook to do

528
00:30:15,320 –> 00:30:21,650
that with. Then I have two knitting

529
00:30:19,700 –> 00:30:26,840
projects to show you because I’ve been

530
00:30:21,650 –> 00:30:29,780
hand knitting. Gasp! Which is exciting.

531
00:30:26,840 –> 00:30:32,590
It’s exciting that I’m hand knitting, so

532
00:30:29,780 –> 00:30:35,450
let me get this notebook out of the way.

533
00:30:32,590 –> 00:30:38,020
You may have seen this on my Instagram

534
00:30:35,450 –> 00:30:42,260
if you follow me there, but this is my

535
00:30:38,020 –> 00:30:45,470
Marled Magic Shawl by Stephen West and

536
00:30:42,260 –> 00:30:52,790
it always takes me ten years to get it

537
00:30:45,470 –> 00:31:00,320
situated because it is a tangle of yarn

538
00:30:52,790 –> 00:31:02,930
and placeholder cords right now. So this

539
00:31:00,320 –> 00:31:05,240
side was all finished before, this was

540
00:31:02,930 –> 00:31:08,150
all finished before, this was all

541
00:31:05,240 –> 00:31:09,950
finished before, that little um progress

542
00:31:08,150 –> 00:31:13,070
this little plate of Halloween cookies

543
00:31:09,950 –> 00:31:15,980
right there was where I was last time

544
00:31:13,070 –> 00:31:19,340
you saw it. So I am nearly done

545
00:31:15,980 –> 00:31:22,160
with the final section. I had originally

546
00:31:19,340 –> 00:31:24,290
planned to do the larger size with the

547
00:31:22,160 –> 00:31:26,780
additional wedges but because I’m

548
00:31:24,290 –> 00:31:28,700
knitting this at a loose gauge with

549
00:31:26,780 –> 00:31:31,340
hand-spun that is thicker than fingering

550
00:31:28,700 –> 00:31:32,870
weight yarn, it ended that it’s ending up

551
00:31:31,340 –> 00:31:35,440
being pretty giant so I’m just gonna

552
00:31:32,870 –> 00:31:38,720
finish this section and then do the

553
00:31:35,440 –> 00:31:41,480
icord border

554
00:31:38,720 –> 00:31:44,290
and probably block it out a little

555
00:31:41,480 –> 00:31:48,530
bigger. I’m gonna knock everything over.

556
00:31:44,290 –> 00:31:54,080
-block it out a little bigger and sleep

557
00:31:48,530 –> 00:31:55,610
under it at the movie theater. I can see

558
00:31:54,080 –> 00:32:01,790
this getting a lot of use at the movie

559
00:31:55,610 –> 00:32:03,620
theater cuz our movie theater doesn’t

560
00:32:01,790 –> 00:32:06,410
have the greatest heat retention in

561
00:32:03,620 –> 00:32:08,570
some of the theaters, so I love to bring

562
00:32:06,410 –> 00:32:13,190
along a big show like this and just kind

563
00:32:08,570 –> 00:32:16,550
of wear it like a blanket while I’m

564
00:32:13,190 –> 00:32:19,310
watching the movie. So this is nearly

565
00:32:16,550 –> 00:32:21,200
done which is very exciting, especially

566
00:32:19,310 –> 00:32:23,810
because that’s a whole heck of a lot of

567
00:32:21,200 –> 00:32:26,980
hand-spun that’s no longer in the stash

568
00:32:23,810 –> 00:32:36,430
including some of my oldest hand-spun.

569
00:32:26,980 –> 00:32:38,000
I’ve been spinning for 10 years now? Over

570
00:32:36,430 –> 00:32:44,600
10 years?

571
00:32:38,000 –> 00:32:51,500
I don’t think over 10 years. Probably

572
00:32:44,600 –> 00:32:54,320
about 10 years. Close to it anyway. Close

573
00:32:51,500 –> 00:32:56,870
enough that it doesn’t matter. Old handspun

574
00:32:54,320 –> 00:33:06,580
that’s just been sitting around all

575
00:32:56,870 –> 00:33:06,580
lumpy and weird. Nope, forgot to put the notebook back in.

576
00:33:08,560 –> 00:33:16,940
and then I did go to the western Connecticut Yarn

577
00:33:14,780 –> 00:33:19,370
Crawl at the end of September. It was a

578
00:33:16,940 –> 00:33:23,150
little shakey, but I did make it and I

579
00:33:19,370 –> 00:33:26,720
did go to Rhinebeck, which was less shaky

580
00:33:23,150 –> 00:33:35,090
and more painful, but that means that I

581
00:33:26,720 –> 00:33:37,940
have unpacked from no man’s land the Jyn

582
00:33:35,090 –> 00:33:41,870
Erso socks that I was working on when I

583
00:33:37,940 –> 00:33:43,160
hurt my hands last year. This spoon

584
00:33:41,870 –> 00:33:45,830
progress keeper –

585
00:33:43,160 –> 00:33:48,080
It was top down, so this spoon progress

586
00:33:45,830 –> 00:33:49,680
keeper is where I was the last time I

587
00:33:48,080 –> 00:33:52,380
showed you these socks.

588
00:33:49,680 –> 00:33:56,580
So I’ve done the first sock and I’m

589
00:33:52,380 –> 00:33:58,200
gonna put in an afterthought heel and I

590
00:33:56,580 –> 00:34:00,780
already had the cuff done for the second

591
00:33:58,200 –> 00:34:04,470
sock I just did a row or two to get it

592
00:34:00,780 –> 00:34:07,620
on the needles because I do the ribbing

593
00:34:04,470 –> 00:34:13,290
cuffs on dpns and then I just hold them

594
00:34:07,620 –> 00:34:13,830
on dpns until I’m ready to knit that

595
00:34:13,290 –> 00:34:16,919
sock.

596
00:34:13,830 –> 00:34:19,440
So then I do the circulars cuz that’s

597
00:34:16,919 –> 00:34:25,820
easier for mindless stockinette in my

598
00:34:19,440 –> 00:34:30,500
brain. So we have one sock almost done –

599
00:34:25,820 –> 00:34:32,280
starting on the second sock and

600
00:34:30,500 –> 00:34:34,050
surprisingly it doesn’t look like my

601
00:34:32,280 –> 00:34:38,669
gauge has changed that much

602
00:34:34,050 –> 00:34:40,950
like there’s no noticeable like really

603
00:34:38,669 –> 00:34:44,370
weird thing. I think it’s a little looser

604
00:34:40,950 –> 00:34:48,270
in the newer stuff, but that’s pretty

605
00:34:44,370 –> 00:34:51,450
good. I’m impressed with that. Good job me.

606
00:34:48,270 –> 00:34:54,890
This has probably been close to a year

607
00:34:51,450 –> 00:34:54,890
since I’ve worked on these socks.

608
00:34:59,460 –> 00:35:05,580
Uh that’s it for knitting. I did start

609
00:35:03,000 –> 00:35:07,920
some spinning for the pumpkin mal which

610
00:35:05,580 –> 00:35:10,620
is hosted by Gabby from the Once Upon a

611
00:35:07,920 –> 00:35:12,780
Corgi podcast and my sister and Johanna

612
00:35:10,620 –> 00:35:18,330
from the Stitching the High Notes podcast. I

613
00:35:12,780 –> 00:35:20,370
had these batts from a farm stand booth

614
00:35:18,330 –> 00:35:23,390
at the Coventry farmers market last year

615
00:35:20,370 –> 00:35:23,390
called pumpkin patch.

616
00:35:23,510 –> 00:35:28,860
So I’ve spun the singles up. I need to

617
00:35:26,310 –> 00:35:30,750
ply this. I don’t know when that’s gonna

618
00:35:28,860 –> 00:35:35,760
happen cuz it hurts to spin right now,

619
00:35:30,750 –> 00:35:39,690
but if I have to drop spindle ply it for

620
00:35:35,760 –> 00:35:41,060
the mal, I will. I hope that’s not the

621
00:35:39,690 –> 00:35:50,540
case.

622
00:35:41,060 –> 00:35:50,540
So yeah. Just – it’s not very even but

623
00:35:50,850 –> 00:35:55,920
I’m not always aiming for even in my

624
00:35:53,670 –> 00:35:57,900
handspun. I spun these on my Hitchhiker

625
00:35:55,920 –> 00:36:02,250
wheel and if I ply them on the wheel

626
00:35:57,900 –> 00:36:04,170
it’ll be on the Ashford Kiwi. Then I

627
00:36:02,250 –> 00:36:07,740
also started some new drops spindling

628
00:36:04,170 –> 00:36:14,520
because I finished the other pumpkin

629
00:36:07,740 –> 00:36:17,820
yarn and I found some kind of test

630
00:36:14,520 –> 00:36:19,970
battling things. This is leftover from

631
00:36:17,820 –> 00:36:23,850
632
00:36:19,970 –> 00:36:26,790
the giant ball of fiber that I bought to

633
00:36:23,850 –> 00:36:29,100
spin for a really big shawl that ended up

634
00:36:26,790 –> 00:36:31,740
becoming a sweater that I had the rip

635
00:36:29,100 –> 00:36:35,100
out and is pending it’s new sweater

636
00:36:31,740 –> 00:36:37,080
pattern. Um but I had played with it on

637
00:36:35,100 –> 00:36:38,730
the drum carder and added some sparkle

638
00:36:37,080 –> 00:36:43,950
and I had these battlings, so I figured

639
00:36:38,730 –> 00:36:48,870
might as well spin them up. So I’ve got

640
00:36:43,950 –> 00:36:54,840
these storage bobbins in here just to

641
00:36:48,870 –> 00:36:59,460
figure out you know kind of the two-ply

642
00:36:54,840 –> 00:37:02,430
situation as I spin them and I’m

643
00:36:59,460 –> 00:37:05,340
spinning it on this top whorl drop

644
00:37:02,430 –> 00:37:07,830
spindle from Turtle Made which I’m

645
00:37:05,340 –> 00:37:11,810
really liking. There’s no hook but

646
00:37:07,830 –> 00:37:15,390
there’s like a series of notches carved

647
00:37:11,810 –> 00:37:22,200
into the top here that feeds it through

648
00:37:15,390 –> 00:37:23,940
the center of the shaft there and that’s

649
00:37:22,200 –> 00:37:25,530
super cool and it’s Halloween colors

650
00:37:23,940 –> 00:37:28,830
with a spiderweb whorl

651
00:37:25,530 –> 00:37:31,800
because I love Halloween. So this is my

652
00:37:28,830 –> 00:37:39,680
new travel spinning slash I need to walk

653
00:37:31,800 –> 00:37:43,500
around spinning in this Halloweeny bag. I

654
00:37:39,680 –> 00:37:50,070
don’t remember who it’s by. Do I have a

655
00:37:43,500 –> 00:37:52,890
card? Zigzag Stitches. mm-hmm. Left the

656
00:37:50,070 –> 00:37:57,180
card in this bag because this is the

657
00:37:52,890 –> 00:38:01,860
one that people will ask me about. So new

658
00:37:57,180 –> 00:38:04,440
spinning project there and then I have a

659
00:38:01,860 –> 00:38:11,160
new sewing project

660
00:38:04,440 –> 00:38:16,110
kind of in the works. Ritual Dyes has

661
00:38:11,160 –> 00:38:18,540
this knitters backpack tote. If you watch

662
00:38:16,110 –> 00:38:21,600
Gabby from Once Upon a corgi’s podcast,

663
00:38:18,540 –> 00:38:25,920
she bought the limited-edition seasonal

664
00:38:21,600 –> 00:38:28,190
kind of cranberry burgundy colored one

665
00:38:25,920 –> 00:38:30,360
at Rhinebeck.

666
00:38:28,190 –> 00:38:33,420
So she was walking around with it and

667
00:38:30,360 –> 00:38:38,340
our friend Lauren had one that she was

668
00:38:33,420 –> 00:38:39,900
also walking around with and we were

669
00:38:38,340 –> 00:38:43,710
talking about you know how great a bag

670
00:38:39,900 –> 00:38:48,110
it was and and everything and it looks

671
00:38:43,710 –> 00:38:51,150
really simple to make. So I asked Gabby

672
00:38:48,110 –> 00:38:54,420
to lend it to me for a few minutes so I

673
00:38:51,150 –> 00:38:56,040
could take some measurements and there’s

674
00:38:54,420 –> 00:38:58,170
a couple of modifications that I want to

675
00:38:56,040 –> 00:39:03,240
do. I want to make the straps thicker and

676
00:38:58,170 –> 00:39:06,560
I want to add in like a pocket for you

677
00:39:03,240 –> 00:39:09,540
know like a wallet or change or

678
00:39:06,560 –> 00:39:11,300
something just near the top so you don’t

679
00:39:09,540 –> 00:39:15,380
have to go digging

680
00:39:11,300 –> 00:39:18,240
so I’ve drafted out my pattern pieces

681
00:39:15,380 –> 00:39:20,550
this is the piece for the bottom. I’ll

682
00:39:18,240 –> 00:39:23,310
put a photo up of what the actual bag

683
00:39:20,550 –> 00:39:27,060
looks like somewhere on the screen, but

684
00:39:23,310 –> 00:39:33,450
this is a this is my approximation of

685
00:39:27,060 –> 00:39:35,760
the bottom and then my kind of sides. It

686
00:39:33,450 –> 00:39:38,160
doesn’t have a top that closes. It’s

687
00:39:35,760 –> 00:39:41,420
actually really- it’s a really cool

688
00:39:38,160 –> 00:39:47,550
design. I just wanted the challenge of

689
00:39:41,420 –> 00:39:49,560
doing it myself and also making some

690
00:39:47,550 –> 00:39:51,960
modifications. I’m just making the one

691
00:39:49,560 –> 00:39:56,400
for me or maybe two for me if this one

692
00:39:51,960 –> 00:39:57,870
goes really terribly and if you, you know,

693
00:39:56,400 –> 00:40:01,680
if you see one and you love it

694
00:39:57,870 –> 00:40:03,690
absolutely spend the money on it. I just

695
00:40:01,680 –> 00:40:07,380
want to play with that kind of bag

696
00:40:03,690 –> 00:40:09,810
construction and so what I’ll do with-

697
00:40:07,380 –> 00:40:11,970
this is on Swedish tracing paper which

698
00:40:09,810 –> 00:40:15,960
is almost like a fabric. It’s kind of

699
00:40:11,970 –> 00:40:18,560
like interfacing- between an interfacing

700
00:40:15,960 –> 00:40:23,180
and a fabric. So this is my first

701
00:40:18,560 –> 00:40:27,140
pieces. I’m going to cut this out in some

702
00:40:23,180 –> 00:40:30,110
cotton then I have that I don’t have any

703
00:40:27,140 –> 00:40:31,970
plans for and just kind of get the idea

704
00:40:30,110 –> 00:40:33,650
of the construction right, see if my

705
00:40:31,970 –> 00:40:37,490
numbers worked out for the pattern

706
00:40:33,650 –> 00:40:39,320
pieces, see if there’s any tweaks I need

707
00:40:37,490 –> 00:40:43,340
to make for the changes that I want to

708
00:40:39,320 –> 00:40:45,010
do, but I’ve already been to Joann’s to

709
00:40:43,340 –> 00:40:47,090
look at duck canvas and I’m just like

710
00:40:45,010 –> 00:40:51,590
mm-hmm

711
00:40:47,090 –> 00:40:52,940
ideas, which is dangerous, but that’s the

712
00:40:51,590 –> 00:40:54,980
sewing project that’s kind of ongoing

713
00:40:52,940 –> 00:40:58,220
and kind of what I’m focusing on right

714
00:40:54,980 –> 00:41:01,820
now. Although I do need to make some

715
00:40:58,220 –> 00:41:03,500
long-sleeve shirts out of knit fabric. I

716
00:41:01,820 –> 00:41:05,240
don’t know which one I’ll do first.

717
00:41:03,500 –> 00:41:07,820
Probably this cuz I’m excited about this

718
00:41:05,240 –> 00:41:14,540
right now, but I’m gonna play with that

719
00:41:07,820 –> 00:41:16,520
um and kind of make a knockoff – a knockoff

720
00:41:14,540 –> 00:41:18,080
version of that bag cuz you if you’ve

721
00:41:16,520 –> 00:41:22,150
ever seen one in person and you’ve ever

722
00:41:18,080 –> 00:41:25,870
made bags before it’s I mean it’s really

723
00:41:22,150 –> 00:41:29,720
lovely in its simplicity but if you’ve

724
00:41:25,870 –> 00:41:32,990
made bags before you can look at it and

725
00:41:29,720 –> 00:41:36,230
go yeah I know how to make one of those. So

726
00:41:32,990 –> 00:41:44,170
just something that I’m playing around

727
00:41:36,230 –> 00:41:47,780
with. And then I have a swatches segment

728
00:41:44,170 –> 00:41:49,550
and this will be the last segment before

729
00:41:47,780 –> 00:41:51,470
I talk about Rhinebeck stuff and Other

730
00:41:49,550 –> 00:41:53,420
Stuff so if if you don’t want to hear

731
00:41:51,470 –> 00:41:55,820
that stuff you can duck out now after the

732
00:41:53,420 –> 00:42:01,670
swatches or if you’re not interested in

733
00:41:55,820 –> 00:42:04,760
this swatches duck out now. So these

734
00:42:01,670 –> 00:42:08,420
swatches came about because as I was

735
00:42:04,760 –> 00:42:11,120
shakily stumbling my way through the new –

736
00:42:08,420 –> 00:42:15,530
no, not New England fiber fest, that

737
00:42:11,120 –> 00:42:19,760
hasn’t happened yet – in the western

738
00:42:15,530 –> 00:42:21,740
Connecticut Yarn Crawl, I didn’t really

739
00:42:19,760 –> 00:42:23,780
have too many ideas for what to buy on

740
00:42:21,740 –> 00:42:26,780
that crawl, but I figured one of the

741
00:42:23,780 –> 00:42:29,660
things I could do is look for fibers

742
00:42:26,780 –> 00:42:31,940
that I wouldn’t usually knit with and

743
00:42:29,660 –> 00:42:35,660
see how they weave and how they knit on the

744
00:42:31,940 –> 00:42:40,820
machine, so things like linen and cotton

745
00:42:35,660 –> 00:42:44,510
and plant fibers which I don’t really

746
00:42:40,820 –> 00:42:48,220
like knitting or crocheting by hand. I

747
00:42:44,510 –> 00:42:54,110
wanted to see what they would be like

748
00:42:48,220 –> 00:42:55,690
for weaving or for machine knitting so

749
00:42:54,110 –> 00:43:00,590
750
00:42:55,690 –> 00:43:07,100
with a cone of white cotton yarn which

751
00:43:00,590 –> 00:43:11,840
I bought from WEBS. It’s the eight-two

752
00:43:07,100 –> 00:43:17,300
valley fibers corp cotton I worked a

753
00:43:11,840 –> 00:43:20,140
sample on my 10 inch cricket loom and

754
00:43:17,300 –> 00:43:24,020
started playing around with swatches. So

755
00:43:20,140 –> 00:43:27,800
each type of fiber got a knit swatch on

756
00:43:24,020 –> 00:43:30,560
the machine and a woven swatch on the

757
00:43:27,800 –> 00:43:32,960
cricket loom and I washed all of these

758
00:43:30,560 –> 00:43:35,680
swatches twice in the washing

759
00:43:32,960 –> 00:43:39,140
machine with my clothes and dried them

760
00:43:35,680 –> 00:43:43,790
to get a better idea of what they would

761
00:43:39,140 –> 00:43:48,230
feel like after finishing. So the first

762
00:43:43,790 –> 00:43:54,140
one is just that Valley Fiber Corp cotton

763
00:43:48,230 –> 00:43:57,650
on a cone eight-two. So here’s my woven sample

764
00:43:54,140 –> 00:44:00,110
and it softened up a lot. It is not

765
00:43:57,650 –> 00:44:03,850
pleasant to play around with straight

766
00:44:00,110 –> 00:44:08,350
from the cone. There must still be some

767
00:44:03,850 –> 00:44:12,670
spinning oil or something on it

768
00:44:08,350 –> 00:44:15,770
to make it easier to go through machines

769
00:44:12,670 –> 00:44:18,500
because the way it feels washed up is very

770
00:44:15,770 –> 00:44:20,780
different to how it feels just straight

771
00:44:18,500 –> 00:44:25,990
off the cone. So all these swatches

772
00:44:20,780 –> 00:44:29,360
weren knit at a gauge dial 8 on my brother

773
00:44:25,990 –> 00:44:33,710
kh836e just because that’s what it

774
00:44:29,360 –> 00:44:38,270
was set to for my sweater and it knit up

775
00:44:33,710 –> 00:44:42,770
really well too. Smooth through the

776
00:44:38,270 –> 00:44:44,050
machine. Wove really easily. Softened up

777
00:44:42,770 –> 00:44:46,269
nicely.

778
00:44:44,050 –> 00:44:49,519
Definitely worth using

779
00:44:46,269 –> 00:44:52,239
for garments. This is next to skin soft

780
00:44:49,519 –> 00:44:59,739
so you could absolutely use this for

781
00:44:52,239 –> 00:45:02,690
garments and then I did a sample with

782
00:44:59,739 –> 00:45:06,170
Knit Picks Comfy Fingering, which is a

783
00:45:02,690 –> 00:45:08,630
cotton yarn that I had already purchased

784
00:45:06,170 –> 00:45:14,660
to weave with, but I was curious. So again,

785
00:45:08,630 –> 00:45:19,789
I knit a swatch and it’s a 40 by 40

786
00:45:14,660 –> 00:45:23,380
swatch, I believe, so there’s my little

787
00:45:19,789 –> 00:45:26,029
swatch. It’s thicker than the coned yarn,

788
00:45:23,380 –> 00:45:29,289
but it they didn’t this is really soft.

789
00:45:26,029 –> 00:45:32,509
It’s softer than the coned yarn and then

790
00:45:29,289 –> 00:45:36,319
again I kept the same coned yarn warp

791
00:45:32,509 –> 00:45:39,289
and with it. Again softened up really

792
00:45:36,319 –> 00:45:48,019
nicely definitely, next to skin soft. I

793
00:45:39,289 –> 00:45:50,059
really like this for a garment and then

794
00:45:48,019 –> 00:45:54,680
I have this little weaving swatch. I

795
00:45:50,059 –> 00:45:57,259
didn’t knit with this, but I have- well

796
00:45:54,680 –> 00:46:00,680
Gabby from Once Upon a Corgi and who is

797
00:45:57,259 –> 00:46:04,819
also my sister got from somebody I think

798
00:46:00,680 –> 00:46:08,690
in her a SCA group who had bought a cone

799
00:46:04,819 –> 00:46:11,299
or had bought several cones or scavenged

800
00:46:08,690 –> 00:46:13,309
several cones from a closing mill and I

801
00:46:11,299 –> 00:46:16,729
think it’s wool. I’m not too sure. It

802
00:46:13,309 –> 00:46:19,609
didn’t felt when I washed it, but I think

803
00:46:16,729 –> 00:46:23,119
it’s – I’m not sure what it is, but it’s

804
00:46:19,609 –> 00:46:24,410
really super thin um and she wasn’t

805
00:46:23,119 –> 00:46:27,049
gonna do anything with it and I said

806
00:46:24,410 –> 00:46:29,630
give it to me. I’ll play with it see if I

807
00:46:27,049 –> 00:46:34,640
can use it for weaving and down here at

808
00:46:29,630 –> 00:46:37,880
the bottom it’s just one strand of the

809
00:46:34,640 –> 00:46:40,430
yarn from the cone. Here it’s two strands

810
00:46:37,880 –> 00:46:45,099
and then up at the top here where I like

811
00:46:40,430 –> 00:46:48,949
it the best its three strands, so it’s a

812
00:46:45,099 –> 00:46:50,959
significantly large cone. I don’t know

813
00:46:48,949 –> 00:46:53,630
whether it would be best to just wind

814
00:46:50,959 –> 00:46:57,589
singles onto bobbins and then ply them

815
00:46:53,630 –> 00:46:59,109
or what, but I do like how it turned out

816
00:46:57,589 –> 00:47:02,390
with the

817
00:46:59,109 –> 00:47:03,859
three strands together. I didn’t finish

818
00:47:02,390 –> 00:47:06,380
the swatch at all which is why it’s

819
00:47:03,859 –> 00:47:08,599
coming at the top, and then it didn’t

820
00:47:06,380 –> 00:47:11,150
felt when I washed it in the washing

821
00:47:08,599 –> 00:47:16,579
machine. So that’s interesting to know.

822
00:47:11,150 –> 00:47:19,339
Useful little swatch and then I was

823
00:47:16,579 –> 00:47:24,710
curious to see how weaving with wool

824
00:47:19,339 –> 00:47:26,900
with a cotton warp would react if I

825
00:47:24,710 –> 00:47:30,049
threw it in the wash. So I took some

826
00:47:26,900 –> 00:47:40,789
leftover non superwash wool and wove it

827
00:47:30,049 –> 00:47:42,799
and then it felted down probably an inch. All

828
00:47:40,789 –> 00:47:45,440
the – all the cotton swatches shrunk a

829
00:47:42,799 –> 00:47:50,180
little bit in the wash, but yeah like

830
00:47:45,440 –> 00:47:55,160
nearly an inch it felted down, which is

831
00:47:50,180 –> 00:47:59,049
really interesting, and is a nice kind of

832
00:47:55,160 –> 00:48:01,609
controlled felting. It didn’t warp at all

833
00:47:59,049 –> 00:48:03,770
which has happened to me when I felted

834
00:48:01,609 –> 00:48:06,440
things in the past things. Things will warp

835
00:48:03,770 –> 00:48:08,859
weirdly and depending on your tension

836
00:48:06,440 –> 00:48:14,960
and things, so that’s really interesting.

837
00:48:08,859 –> 00:48:18,470
Also handy to know and then the other

838
00:48:14,960 –> 00:48:22,329
things that I tested for swatches are

839
00:48:18,470 –> 00:48:27,200
all things that I got on the yarn crawl

840
00:48:22,329 –> 00:48:31,430
at various yarn stores. So the next thing

841
00:48:27,200 –> 00:48:35,299
I tried was, I think it’s Plymouth Nettle

842
00:48:31,430 –> 00:48:37,640
Grove fiber which is 45 percent cotton

843
00:48:35,299 –> 00:48:40,970
28 percent linen and 12 percent nettle

844
00:48:37,640 –> 00:48:44,240
fiber. So here is the knitted swatch,

845
00:48:40,970 –> 00:48:48,520
which did soften up a lot, and here is

846
00:48:44,240 –> 00:48:52,700
the woven swatch. This is a lot more

847
00:48:48,520 –> 00:48:55,220
sturdy than the Knit Picks or the other

848
00:48:52,700 –> 00:48:59,950
cotton, but it is still nice to skin soft

849
00:48:55,220 –> 00:49:02,839
for me, so that’s really good to know. I

850
00:48:59,950 –> 00:49:04,940
only only bought the one ball of it to

851
00:49:02,839 –> 00:49:08,780
play with. I might combine all these

852
00:49:04,940 –> 00:49:14,030
scrappy things later into something, but

853
00:49:08,780 –> 00:49:15,250
I don’t know. And then the next one is

854
00:49:14,030 –> 00:49:19,550
855
00:49:15,250 –> 00:49:24,790
Queensland Collection United. It’s a New

856
00:49:19,550 –> 00:49:27,110
Zealand? New Zealand wool or company? Oh

857
00:49:24,790 –> 00:49:28,760
man, I should have looked this up. It’s

858
00:49:27,110 –> 00:49:31,280
either New Zealand or Australia and I’m

859
00:49:28,760 –> 00:49:37,340
really sorry that I don’t know which one

860
00:49:31,280 –> 00:49:40,820
it’s from, um, but they have one that’s

861
00:49:37,340 –> 00:49:43,040
55% lamb’s wool and 45% cotton. They do

862
00:49:40,820 –> 00:49:45,830
advertise on it that it won’t shrink in

863
00:49:43,040 –> 00:49:48,830
the wash. It’s a lie.

864
00:49:45,830 –> 00:49:56,000
While this didn’t felt up like the non

865
00:49:48,830 –> 00:49:58,130
superwash wool, it did felt a bit. I don’t

866
00:49:56,000 –> 00:50:05,420
think I can demonstrate to you exactly

867
00:49:58,130 –> 00:50:07,310
what the the difference – like it’s not

868
00:50:05,420 –> 00:50:10,160
fully felted but it’s definitely more

869
00:50:07,310 –> 00:50:17,860
felted than it was before I washed it. I

870
00:50:10,160 –> 00:50:20,360
mean it’s nice. I do like it, but if you

871
00:50:17,860 –> 00:50:23,090
knit something with this and expect it

872
00:50:20,360 –> 00:50:29,620
not to felt, it felted for me a little

873
00:50:23,090 –> 00:50:29,620
bit. So it’s interesting.

874
00:50:32,140 –> 00:50:40,140
and then I use this skein of Hempathy-

875
00:50:37,690 –> 00:50:44,950
or not a skein, a piece of a skein of

876
00:50:40,140 –> 00:50:46,840
Hempathy ,which is a cotton hemp modal

877
00:50:44,950 –> 00:50:51,580
blend. I don’t have the percentages in

878
00:50:46,840 –> 00:50:55,270
front of me for that one, but this one

879
00:50:51,580 –> 00:50:59,350
this one’s thicker than the other ones

880
00:50:55,270 –> 00:51:01,900
and it didn’t soften up as much in the

881
00:50:59,350 –> 00:51:05,740
wash. It’s still pretty rough and my

882
00:51:01,900 –> 00:51:09,240
knitting machine did not like it at all.

883
00:51:05,740 –> 00:51:12,580
It was not happy.

884
00:51:09,240 –> 00:51:15,850
It was making grinding sounds as I was

885
00:51:12,580 –> 00:51:17,770
finishing this so not knitting – I mean it

886
00:51:15,850 –> 00:51:20,080
could be the tension – but not knitting

887
00:51:17,770 –> 00:51:23,460
anything on the knitting machine in this

888
00:51:20,080 –> 00:51:28,690
yarn. I do like the fabric that it makes

889
00:51:23,460 –> 00:51:33,580
woven, but this is much more of like a

890
00:51:28,690 –> 00:51:38,710
dish towel, maybe a fancy napkin, type

891
00:51:33,580 –> 00:51:41,220
fabric than shirt or something that I’d

892
00:51:38,710 –> 00:51:41,220
wear.

893
00:51:43,200 –> 00:51:47,460
And then these next two yarns – they’re

894
00:51:45,630 –> 00:51:50,430
Classic Elite Yarns. I got them out

895
00:51:47,460 –> 00:51:54,359
of clearance at one of the yarn stores

896
00:51:50,430 –> 00:51:56,670
and from my understanding Classic

897
00:51:54,359 –> 00:51:59,339
Elite Yarns is no longer making yarns so

898
00:51:56,670 –> 00:52:01,589
I can’t buy any more of these particular

899
00:51:59,339 –> 00:52:05,069
yarns unless somebody has them, but I

900
00:52:01,589 –> 00:52:07,799
figured it would be good to get a test

901
00:52:05,069 –> 00:52:11,130
for the type of blends that they are. So

902
00:52:07,799 –> 00:52:15,329
this one is Classic Elite Yarns Bella Lino

903
00:52:11,130 –> 00:52:20,730
which is 58% linen 26% viscose and 16%

904
00:52:15,329 –> 00:52:22,980
cotton. Again this did soften up in the

905
00:52:20,730 –> 00:52:28,650
wash, but it’s not as soft as the Knit

906
00:52:22,980 –> 00:52:31,859
Picks. Woven up, especially with this kind

907
00:52:28,650 –> 00:52:36,869
of cotton warp, I could definitely see

908
00:52:31,859 –> 00:52:40,020
making a garment out of this woven

909
00:52:36,869 –> 00:52:43,380
fabric, but I’m not sure how comfortable

910
00:52:40,020 –> 00:52:45,390
it would be in the knit fabric. It didn’t

911
00:52:43,380 –> 00:52:49,079
soften up as much in the knit fabric as

912
00:52:45,390 –> 00:52:51,750
it did in the woven fabric. I don’t know

913
00:52:49,079 –> 00:52:55,230
if that has to do with the way the

914
00:52:51,750 –> 00:52:57,450
fibers play with surface area because

915
00:52:55,230 –> 00:52:59,250
you can reach a lot more of the fibers

916
00:52:57,450 –> 00:53:01,770
in a woven fabric than in a knit fabric

917
00:52:59,250 –> 00:53:09,000
because they loop, loop all over each

918
00:53:01,770 –> 00:53:12,660
other. And then this one is Classic Elite

919
00:53:09,000 –> 00:53:16,910
Yarns Firefly which is 75% viscose 25%

920
00:53:12,660 –> 00:53:19,740
cotton and this one did soften up a lot.

921
00:53:16,910 –> 00:53:22,109
You can see this this swatch I didn’t

922
00:53:19,740 –> 00:53:27,329
iron. You can tell it’s plant fibers

923
00:53:22,109 –> 00:53:29,940
because it wrinkles, but it did soften up

924
00:53:27,329 –> 00:53:37,109
a lot. This particular yarn, though, there

925
00:53:29,940 –> 00:53:40,890
are some kind of shlubby bits where – not

926
00:53:37,109 –> 00:53:42,630
like actual schlubs, but like you know

927
00:53:40,890 –> 00:53:44,069
you get veg matter in your wool and you

928
00:53:42,630 –> 00:53:46,440
just have to like pick a piece of grass

929
00:53:44,069 –> 00:53:50,250
out? There was a little bit of that

930
00:53:46,440 –> 00:53:56,910
happening with this yarn

931
00:53:50,250 –> 00:54:00,030
which is surprising because it’s viscose

932
00:53:56,910 –> 00:54:07,620
and cotton. Yeah, see I’m pulling out

933
00:54:00,030 –> 00:54:11,790
this chunk of grass… so I don’t know what

934
00:54:07,620 –> 00:54:16,050
that’s about, but it’s good to know that

935
00:54:11,790 –> 00:54:21,810
this particular blend does soften up a

936
00:54:16,050 –> 00:54:23,690
lot and how it feels in some swatches. So

937
00:54:21,810 –> 00:54:27,660
that brings us to a little bit of a

938
00:54:23,690 –> 00:54:29,820
Rhinebeck recap. I’m sure everybody’s

939
00:54:27,660 –> 00:54:32,420
kind of sick of hearing about Rhinebeck

940
00:54:29,820 –> 00:54:33,860
both on this video comes out

941
00:54:32,420 –> 00:54:40,200
942
00:54:33,860 –> 00:54:42,120
but yeah me and mom- Mama Gergs and my

943
00:54:40,200 –> 00:54:44,160
sister Gabby from Once Upon a Corgi went

944
00:54:42,120 –> 00:54:47,250
up to Rhinebeck. Gabby went up to

945
00:54:44,160 –> 00:54:48,600
Thursday to help Nicole from Hue Loco

946
00:54:47,250 –> 00:54:51,600
set up her booth because she was going

947
00:54:48,600 –> 00:54:54,330
to be assisting in vending. She was

948
00:54:51,600 –> 00:54:57,570
providing all the vending materials for

949
00:54:54,330 –> 00:55:00,840
Nicole like she did last year at Indie

950
00:54:57,570 –> 00:55:04,680
Untangled and she ended up staying with

951
00:55:00,840 –> 00:55:07,950
a friend Thursday night. We and a few

952
00:55:04,680 –> 00:55:11,520
other people rented a house in Rhinebeck,

953
00:55:07,950 –> 00:55:13,500
which started out being kind of worrying

954
00:55:11,520 –> 00:55:15,780
because there was one key for seven of

955
00:55:13,500 –> 00:55:19,020
us and half the light bulbs didn’t

956
00:55:15,780 –> 00:55:19,890
work. yeah it was kind of half of a

957
00:55:19,020 –> 00:55:25,310
disaster

958
00:55:19,890 –> 00:55:29,160
while Mom and I were there because we

959
00:55:25,310 –> 00:55:30,810
have terrible memories and we had been

960
00:55:29,160 –> 00:55:32,250
told that we had met everybody who was

961
00:55:30,810 –> 00:55:34,710
staying in the house, but we couldn’t

962
00:55:32,250 –> 00:55:37,320
remember who everybody was necessarily.

963
00:55:34,710 –> 00:55:41,180
It was a little bit of a mess, but as

964
00:55:37,320 –> 00:55:41,180
soon as Melissa and Jamie got there,

965
00:55:43,000 –> 00:55:51,520
it was, you know, we just clicked and

966
00:55:49,720 –> 00:55:53,980
everything worked out and we all kind of

967
00:55:51,520 –> 00:55:57,010
kept to the same schedules a bit after

968
00:55:53,980 –> 00:55:59,350
Friday because Friday was kind of a

969
00:55:57,010 –> 00:56:01,900
madhouse cuz you know a couple folks

970
00:55:59,350 –> 00:56:09,250
were over at Indie Untangled, a couple of

971
00:56:01,900 –> 00:56:11,260
us were over at Needles Up. It was just

972
00:56:09,250 –> 00:56:13,600
kind of that first day, but then Saturday

973
00:56:11,260 –> 00:56:19,860
and Sunday we kind of had the same

974
00:56:13,600 –> 00:56:23,350
schedule so it didn’t really matter. So

975
00:56:19,860 –> 00:56:26,260
yeah we checked into the house. Me and

976
00:56:23,350 –> 00:56:28,840
Mom checked out the Knitting Garage,

977
00:56:26,260 –> 00:56:31,540
which is a local yarn store there

978
00:56:28,840 –> 00:56:33,310
in Rhinebeck. It was very crowded on that

979
00:56:31,540 –> 00:56:35,020
Friday in the Knitting Garage, so we

980
00:56:33,310 –> 00:56:36,850
didn’t actually see very much in there,

981
00:56:35,020 –> 00:56:40,450
but it was a pretty cool little yarn

982
00:56:36,850 –> 00:56:44,200
store kind of in the back of a general

983
00:56:40,450 –> 00:56:48,700
store. It was really neat. Um checked into

984
00:56:44,200 –> 00:56:52,350
the house, grabbed Chipotle for food, and

985
00:56:48,700 –> 00:56:55,390
we went to Needles Up for the last hour.

986
00:56:52,350 –> 00:56:58,840
We didn’t stay till the end, but you know

987
00:56:55,390 –> 00:57:01,570
we got there probably an hour and a half

988
00:56:58,840 –> 00:57:05,340
before they were set to close and we

989
00:57:01,570 –> 00:57:07,720
went in and we talked to people and

990
00:57:05,340 –> 00:57:10,420
that’s where I made the most substantial

991
00:57:07,720 –> 00:57:12,310
purchase because Classy Squid Fiber

992
00:57:10,420 –> 00:57:13,540
Company was there and I found out while

993
00:57:12,310 –> 00:57:15,400
we were talking to her that she wasn’t

994
00:57:13,540 –> 00:57:17,650
going to be vending at New England Fiber

995
00:57:15,400 –> 00:57:19,810
festival, which is usually where I buy a

996
00:57:17,650 –> 00:57:24,960
bunch of stuff from her. So I bought a

997
00:57:19,810 –> 00:57:28,530
bunch of stuff from her. I bought two

998
00:57:24,960 –> 00:57:33,990
batts. She had two versions of Quoth.

999
00:57:28,530 –> 00:57:36,700
Version 1 which has Corriedale, Romney cross

1000
00:57:33,990 –> 00:57:40,480
mulberry silk, firestar, carbonized

1001
00:57:36,700 –> 00:57:42,670
bamboo, and sari silk, 2 ounce batt and Quoth

1002
00:57:40,480 –> 00:57:46,820
version 2, which is just the Romney Cross,

1003
00:57:42,670 –> 00:57:50,030
the carbonized bamboo, and Firestar.

1004
00:57:46,820 –> 00:57:52,310
I thought that would be fun to have both

1005
00:57:50,030 –> 00:57:55,010
of them so I got both for them and then

1006
00:57:52,310 –> 00:57:57,760
I also got one of these guys, which is

1007
00:57:55,010 –> 00:58:00,800
new this is a Cuttlefish. This is number

1008
00:57:57,760 –> 00:58:03,680
33 and the contents listed are

1009
00:58:00,800 –> 00:58:09,740
everything under the sea – er

1010
00:58:03,680 –> 00:58:11,570
everything under the sun and sea but

1011
00:58:09,740 –> 00:58:14,480
these are new so I wanted to grab

1012
00:58:11,570 –> 00:58:18,770
one of these to play with. So I bought

1013
00:58:14,480 –> 00:58:22,370
that from Amanda and we caught up with

1014
00:58:18,770 –> 00:58:27,140
Chelsea and Sue a little bit and had a

1015
00:58:22,370 –> 00:58:28,640
look at the other vendors. I don’t

1016
00:58:27,140 –> 00:58:30,230
remember if Mom bought anything, but I

1017
00:58:28,640 –> 00:58:34,970
didn’t buy anything else. I just grabbed

1018
00:58:30,230 –> 00:58:43,820
the fiber. And then Rhinebeck day one on

1019
00:58:34,970 –> 00:58:45,880
Saturday. Most of us in the house were

1020
00:58:43,820 –> 00:58:48,380
not in any rush really to get to

1021
00:58:45,880 –> 00:58:52,160
Rhinebeck because we know how crazy it

1022
00:58:48,380 –> 00:58:53,390
is on Saturday. I think Jamie was a

1023
00:58:52,160 –> 00:58:55,340
little bit impatient because it was

1024
00:58:53,390 –> 00:58:58,850
Jamie’s first Rhinebeck, but she had a

1025
00:58:55,340 –> 00:59:01,400
great time so it didn’t matter in the

1026
00:58:58,850 –> 00:59:06,530
end, but um yeah. We just kind of

1027
00:59:01,400 –> 00:59:13,310
meandered on in maybe an hour- hour and a

1028
00:59:06,530 –> 00:59:16,640
half before- so doing the time in my head.

1029
00:59:13,310 –> 00:59:23,390
Probably like 11 ish by the time we got

1030
00:59:16,640 –> 00:59:25,730
in, um so we walked around a bit. If you

1031
00:59:23,390 –> 00:59:29,560
saw me at Rhinebeck you know I was

1032
00:59:25,730 –> 00:59:34,630
walking very slow. I was dealing with

1033
00:59:29,560 –> 00:59:37,940
some fun back pain, so that was great.

1034
00:59:34,630 –> 00:59:42,020
But I hobbled around a bit with Mom.

1035
00:59:37,940 –> 00:59:44,270
Mom stuck with me while everybody ran off to

1036
00:59:42,020 –> 00:59:46,760
do their thing. I mean, we met up with the

1037
00:59:44,270 –> 00:59:49,060
multiple times during the day, but it was

1038
00:59:46,760 –> 00:59:56,420
mostly me and Mom.

1039
00:59:49,060 –> 00:59:59,900
Especially Saturday because Saturday is

1040
00:59:56,420 –> 01:00:01,819
crazytown and so crowded. It wasn’t as

1041
00:59:59,900 –> 01:00:03,770
crowded this year as it was last year,

1042
01:00:01,819 –> 01:00:05,359
but the crowd was kind of dispersed in

1043
01:00:03,770 –> 01:00:09,290
places where the crowd normally isn’t.

1044
01:00:05,359 –> 01:00:13,670
The barns were extremely crowded that

1045
01:00:09,290 –> 01:00:16,670
Saturday, which is usually not typical.

1046
01:00:13,670 –> 01:00:20,720
Usually it’s the main buildings that are

1047
01:00:16,670 –> 01:00:23,630
that level of packed. I don’t know. Maybe

1048
01:00:20,720 –> 01:00:25,220
enough people have become quite familiar

1049
01:00:23,630 –> 01:00:28,220
with the main buildings and started

1050
01:00:25,220 –> 01:00:30,200
going over to the barns. I don’t know, but

1051
01:00:28,220 –> 01:00:32,900
I did go to the podcaster meet up and

1052
01:00:30,200 –> 01:00:34,280
did say hello to a bunch of people. The

1053
01:00:32,900 –> 01:00:41,030
podcaster meet up kind of makes me

1054
01:00:34,280 –> 01:00:43,780
chuckle. I think two years ago it was

1055
01:00:41,030 –> 01:00:47,089
kind of an absurdly large crowd and

1056
01:00:43,780 –> 01:00:50,150
that’s around the time when YouTube

1057
01:00:47,089 –> 01:00:51,619
podcasts were kind of exploding. Last

1058
01:00:50,150 –> 01:00:53,869
year it was a little more contained but

1059
01:00:51,619 –> 01:00:56,780
still really crowded and this year it

1060
01:00:53,869 –> 01:00:59,390
felt like probably 90% of the people at

1061
01:00:56,780 –> 01:01:01,940
the podcaster meetup were podcasters

1062
01:00:59,390 –> 01:01:04,970
just catching up with other podcasters

1063
01:01:01,940 –> 01:01:07,599
that they know. Maybe that’s just me but

1064
01:01:04,970 –> 01:01:09,980
that’s the vibe that I got this year,

1065
01:01:07,599 –> 01:01:12,880
which was really funny to me, but it was

1066
01:01:09,980 –> 01:01:15,740
great to catch up with a bunch of people

1067
01:01:12,880 –> 01:01:18,890
and kind of you know tangentially meet

1068
01:01:15,740 –> 01:01:20,710
some other people while they get looped

1069
01:01:18,890 –> 01:01:24,290
into a conversation that you’re having.

1070
01:01:20,710 –> 01:01:25,970
It’s a – it’s a great thing to do

1071
01:01:24,290 –> 01:01:29,230
and if you ever do want to meet your

1072
01:01:25,970 –> 01:01:31,550
favorite podcasters at Rhinebeck

1073
01:01:29,230 –> 01:01:34,510
definitely do it. That’s the place to do

1074
01:01:31,550 –> 01:01:34,510
it. I mean,

1075
01:01:34,680 –> 01:01:38,069
you’re really not interrupting anything

1076
01:01:36,660 –> 01:01:42,869
if you’re coming to the meetup and you

1077
01:01:38,069 –> 01:01:44,309
say, “Oh hey, hi, I watch your podcast.” You

1078
01:01:42,869 –> 01:01:46,259
know, “can I get a picture with you?”

1079
01:01:44,309 –> 01:01:49,460
Most podcasters are totally cool with

1080
01:01:46,259 –> 01:01:53,099
that especially at the podcaster meet up

1081
01:01:49,460 –> 01:01:54,829
so that was fun. And then I didn’t really

1082
01:01:53,099 –> 01:01:58,589
do too much shopping on Saturday because

1083
01:01:54,829 –> 01:02:00,900
it’s crazy town on Saturday. We kind of

1084
01:01:58,589 –> 01:02:03,839
reserve the shopping for Sunday when

1085
01:02:00,900 –> 01:02:08,490
it’s calmer and you can move, but I did

1086
01:02:03,839 –> 01:02:15,089
end up making one purchase from I think

1087
01:02:08,490 –> 01:02:21,799
it’s Cleme’s and Cleme’s. That’s the card. I

1088
01:02:15,089 –> 01:02:26,880
bought an orifice hook with a walnut

1089
01:02:21,799 –> 01:02:28,829
base. This is, if you don’t know, this is a

1090
01:02:26,880 –> 01:02:33,269
hook that you use on a spinning wheel to

1091
01:02:28,829 –> 01:02:36,930
kind of pull your leader yarn or your

1092
01:02:33,269 –> 01:02:39,989
single if you broke it through the

1093
01:02:36,930 –> 01:02:42,660
orifice of your spinning wheel. I’m also

1094
01:02:39,989 –> 01:02:44,999
hoping that this is small enough where I

1095
01:02:42,660 –> 01:02:52,140
can bend it enough that I can use this

1096
01:02:44,999 –> 01:02:52,589
to thread my rigid heddles for the

1097
01:02:52,140 –> 01:02:55,380
loom

1098
01:02:52,589 –> 01:02:57,359
because I didn’t think to grab them, but

1099
01:02:55,380 –> 01:03:00,210
the ones that come with the cricket loom

1100
01:02:57,359 –> 01:03:02,549
and the Ashford loom- well first of all,

1101
01:03:00,210 –> 01:03:04,890
the Ashford loom one is really cheap

1102
01:03:02,549 –> 01:03:07,529
plastic and seems like it’s an extra

1103
01:03:04,890 –> 01:03:10,470
piece that shouldn’t be there, but the

1104
01:03:07,529 –> 01:03:14,690
one for my Cricket loom, it is metal with

1105
01:03:10,470 –> 01:03:17,519
a plastic handle, but the the hook

1106
01:03:14,690 –> 01:03:21,630
doesn’t have enough depth to it to

1107
01:03:17,519 –> 01:03:23,339
actually grab the yarn. So I usually just

1108
01:03:21,630 –> 01:03:27,509
kind of into poking the yarn through.

1109
01:03:23,339 –> 01:03:29,940
It’s a thing, so I’m hoping I can use

1110
01:03:27,509 –> 01:03:32,609
this. If not, I’ll have to figure out another

1111
01:03:29,940 –> 01:03:36,799
solution at some point, but I’m very

1112
01:03:32,609 –> 01:03:39,660
happy with this purchase and then on

1113
01:03:36,799 –> 01:03:42,440
Sunday,

1114
01:03:39,660 –> 01:03:45,540
you know, we checked out of the house. We

1115
01:03:42,440 –> 01:03:47,310
went up to Rhinebeck. It was noticeably

1116
01:03:45,540 –> 01:03:50,850
quieter, um.

1117
01:03:47,310 –> 01:03:52,800
Gabby’s fiance Jake came up and he was

1118
01:03:50,850 –> 01:03:57,960
surprised at how busy it was, which made

1119
01:03:52,800 –> 01:04:00,690
us all laugh at him. We did some more

1120
01:03:57,960 –> 01:04:03,240
shopping on that day. Mom did more

1121
01:04:00,690 –> 01:04:05,430
shopping than I did, but I got to help

1122
01:04:03,240 –> 01:04:09,330
her pick out cheese from one of the

1123
01:04:05,430 –> 01:04:12,330
vendors who was selling cheese which was

1124
01:04:09,330 –> 01:04:14,060
real- could have I mean- I could have just

1125
01:04:12,330 –> 01:04:16,830
done that and it would have made my day.

1126
01:04:14,060 –> 01:04:21,240
But I did buy a couple of things. I

1127
01:04:16,830 –> 01:04:23,970
bought from the Cats View Farm. They were

1128
01:04:21,240 –> 01:04:27,030
selling kind of soap and body products

1129
01:04:23,970 –> 01:04:31,500
like that, but they had this package for

1130
01:04:27,030 –> 01:04:33,630
soap “cookies” so it’s just like- like the

1131
01:04:31,500 –> 01:04:36,230
ends when they’re cleaning up, you know,

1132
01:04:33,630 –> 01:04:39,630
the soap and a whole bunch of different

1133
01:04:36,230 –> 01:04:41,670
scents. So you can try a whole bunch of

1134
01:04:39,630 –> 01:04:43,470
their soaps all at once and it was

1135
01:04:41,670 –> 01:04:45,390
really affordable. I don’t remember how

1136
01:04:43,470 –> 01:04:47,330
much it was, but I was surprised at how

1137
01:04:45,390 –> 01:04:53,880
affordable it was because this is like

1138
01:04:47,330 –> 01:04:54,600
four bricks of soap in here, so that’s

1139
01:04:53,880 –> 01:04:57,660
really cool.

1140
01:04:54,600 –> 01:05:00,480
Not really yarny things, but pretty

1141
01:04:57,660 –> 01:05:05,070
cool. I do like buying that kind of stuff

1142
01:05:00,480 –> 01:05:08,580
from farm stands and then I did buy two

1143
01:05:05,070 –> 01:05:10,620
skeins of yarn from Dragonfly Fibers. I

1144
01:05:08,580 –> 01:05:13,530
have a skein of yarn from Dragonfly

1145
01:05:10,620 –> 01:05:15,690
Fibers in the colorway Hidalgo that

1146
01:05:13,530 –> 01:05:17,700
I’ve been off and on trying to match

1147
01:05:15,690 –> 01:05:20,010
with other things, so I thought I’d see

1148
01:05:17,700 –> 01:05:22,260
if they had it. They didn’t, but they did

1149
01:05:20,010 –> 01:05:25,710
have this colorway that I really liked

1150
01:05:22,260 –> 01:05:30,660
the look of and it’s this one. This is on

1151
01:05:25,710 –> 01:05:34,680
the Djinni base, which is 80% superwash

1152
01:05:30,660 –> 01:05:38,370
merino, 10% cashmere, and 10% nylon, and

1153
01:05:34,680 –> 01:05:41,090
the colorway is called Spooky, which I

1154
01:05:38,370 –> 01:05:41,090
really like.

1155
01:05:45,539 –> 01:05:49,289
So I don’t know what I’m gonna do with

1156
01:05:47,429 –> 01:05:53,759
this yet, but I’m kind of hoping to do

1157
01:05:49,289 –> 01:05:55,589
like a color work sweater with this is

1158
01:05:53,759 –> 01:05:59,369
the contrast. I don’t know what the rest

1159
01:05:55,589 –> 01:06:05,849
of the sweater would look like, but I do

1160
01:05:59,369 –> 01:06:11,159
really like this yarn. And that’s all the

1161
01:06:05,849 –> 01:06:15,029
purchases I made it Rhinebeck. Once Mom

1162
01:06:11,159 –> 01:06:18,029
and I were kind of done, we headed back

1163
01:06:15,029 –> 01:06:20,309
home, which is a fantastic drive. If

1164
01:06:18,029 –> 01:06:23,519
you’ve never watched my Rhinebeck recaps

1165
01:06:20,309 –> 01:06:25,469
before, where we live in Connecticut it’s

1166
01:06:23,519 –> 01:06:27,959
about an hour and a half away from

1167
01:06:25,469 –> 01:06:31,380
Rhinebeck, New York, and it’s all back

1168
01:06:27,959 –> 01:06:33,359
roads. There’s no highway and there’s

1169
01:06:31,380 –> 01:06:37,349
nobody out there. There’s – the most

1170
01:06:33,359 –> 01:06:41,399
traffic you’ll run into is literally ten

1171
01:06:37,349 –> 01:06:42,899
miles away from the house. Even once you’re

1172
01:06:41,399 –> 01:06:47,130
away from the fairgrounds in Rhinebeck,

1173
01:06:42,899 –> 01:06:49,380
it’s empty, so it’s a really peaceful

1174
01:06:47,130 –> 01:06:52,409
drive and the drive home is always

1175
01:06:49,380 –> 01:06:54,059
quicker than the drive there because the

1176
01:06:52,409 –> 01:06:58,049
anti- you know, you’re tired and the

1177
01:06:54,059 –> 01:07:00,869
anticipation is kind of exhausted out of

1178
01:06:58,049 –> 01:07:03,479
you. So you know, we just got home, we

1179
01:07:00,869 –> 01:07:05,880
showed the dog all of the things we’ve

1180
01:07:03,479 –> 01:07:08,689
bought, both for us and for her because

1181
01:07:05,880 –> 01:07:11,279
there’s a stall that does dog treats. I

1182
01:07:08,689 –> 01:07:13,499
can’t remember their name off the top of

1183
01:07:11,279 –> 01:07:15,419
my head, but there some of Penny’s

1184
01:07:13,499 –> 01:07:19,380
favorite treats and Mom bought two bags

1185
01:07:15,419 –> 01:07:22,410
of treats to spoil her with.

1186
01:07:19,380 –> 01:07:31,920
It was also Penny’s fourth birthday last

1187
01:07:22,410 –> 01:07:35,990
week, and that was Rhinebeck. It was a

1188
01:07:31,920 –> 01:07:35,990
really good time and I’m so glad I went

1189
01:07:36,770 –> 01:07:42,390
Even though I kind of felt terrible at

1190
01:07:40,650 –> 01:07:46,830
the start of it, I did feel better by the

1191
01:07:42,390 –> 01:07:50,550
end, so that was good, but it was exactly

1192
01:07:46,830 –> 01:07:58,320
what I needed after feeling so unwell

1193
01:07:50,550 –> 01:07:59,730
for three and a half weeks so… and if you

1194
01:07:58,320 –> 01:08:00,180
did come into contact with me at

1195
01:07:59,730 –> 01:08:03,840
Rhinebeck

1196
01:08:00,180 –> 01:08:07,020
none of the unwell stuff was contagious

1197
01:08:03,840 –> 01:08:08,730
stuff, so don’t worry about it. It was all

1198
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just, you know, the human body is a

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terrible thing and kind of a mess and

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01:08:11,010 –> 01:08:20,370
wired by a monkey who snorted crack type

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01:08:15,660 –> 01:08:22,080
issues, so don’t be worried that I got

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01:08:20,370 –> 01:08:29,940
you sick. You’re not incubating anything

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01:08:22,080 –> 01:08:32,760
that I gave you. And then I wanted to go

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01:08:29,940 –> 01:08:35,460
through some Other Stuff real quick. I

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01:08:32,760 –> 01:08:37,740
have a pretty big list of things for

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01:08:35,460 –> 01:08:40,350
Stuff I’m Watching because I was not

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01:08:37,740 –> 01:08:47,280
great and watching a lot of Netflix, so I

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01:08:40,350 –> 01:08:49,740
did end up catching up on some things

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01:08:47,280 –> 01:08:51,540
that I really wanted to catch up on. I

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01:08:49,740 –> 01:08:53,850
finally saw Kubo and the Two Strings,

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01:08:51,540 –> 01:08:57,750
which was really good. I finally saw Coco,

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01:08:53,850 –> 01:08:59,370
which was really good. I finally saw the

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01:08:57,750 –> 01:09:02,250
second season of the Series of

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01:08:59,370 –> 01:09:05,910
Unfortunate Events show on Netflix, which

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01:09:02,250 –> 01:09:09,980
was really good and I loved the

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01:09:05,910 –> 01:09:14,190
cliffhanger ending. It cracked me up. I

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01:09:09,980 –> 01:09:16,380
also watched the Great Interior Design

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01:09:14,190 –> 01:09:19,109
Challenge, which is a British interior

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01:09:16,380 –> 01:09:22,630
design TV show, which was actually pretty

1220
01:09:19,109 –> 01:09:25,270
cool to watch. And

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01:09:22,630 –> 01:09:27,759
I did watch Comedians in Cars Getting

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01:09:25,270 –> 01:09:31,150
Coffee, which was a recommendation from

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01:09:27,759 –> 01:09:33,690
somebody on – from a couple of people

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01:09:31,150 –> 01:09:35,679
actually, on Instagram I put out a

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01:09:33,690 –> 01:09:38,170
questionnaire just like – what do you

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01:09:35,679 –> 01:09:42,819
watch on Netflix when you feel sick? I

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01:09:38,170 –> 01:09:46,000
don’t want to figure it out. Somebody

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01:09:42,819 –> 01:09:50,790
recommended me things. So that was

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01:09:46,000 –> 01:09:54,000
interesting. I don’t think I finished

1230
01:09:50,790 –> 01:09:55,929
this show yet, but I did watch more of

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01:09:54,000 –> 01:09:58,449
The Worst Witch,

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01:09:55,929 –> 01:10:01,780
which is a British TV show about a

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01:09:58,449 –> 01:10:06,820
school for witches kind of riffing on

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01:10:01,780 –> 01:10:11,020
Harry Potter, but also kind of winking

1235
01:10:06,820 –> 01:10:15,130
and nod at their own kind of middle

1236
01:10:11,020 –> 01:10:17,710
school-aged school system. It’s really

1237
01:10:15,130 –> 01:10:20,920
funny and I really enjoy it and I love

1238
01:10:17,710 –> 01:10:27,570
the actress who plays the kind of Snape

1239
01:10:20,920 –> 01:10:31,750
analog character, Mrs. Hardbroom. I

1240
01:10:27,570 –> 01:10:35,139
love that show. It’s great. um… I also

1241
01:10:31,750 –> 01:10:37,360
watched a show which came out two or

1242
01:10:35,139 –> 01:10:39,460
three weeks ago for the kind of

1243
01:10:37,360 –> 01:10:41,560
Halloweenie season on Netflix,

1244
01:10:39,460 –> 01:10:46,060
The Curious Creations of Christine

1245
01:10:41,560 –> 01:10:49,530
McConnell, which is like- it’s like a

1246
01:10:46,060 –> 01:10:53,139
Halloween Jim Henson Martha Stewart show.

1247
01:10:49,530 –> 01:10:56,800
She does these really elaborate like

1248
01:10:53,139 –> 01:11:04,000
cakes and cookies and things, and there’s

1249
01:10:56,800 –> 01:11:09,360
puppets, and she’s so deadpan and kind of

1250
01:11:04,000 –> 01:11:09,360
vacant, but it makes me laugh.

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01:11:09,570 –> 01:11:17,130
Especially when like the puppets are a

1252
01:11:12,310 –> 01:11:20,080
mummified cat and a kind of Frankenstein

1253
01:11:17,130 –> 01:11:24,750
raccoon creation with like a fork for a

1254
01:11:20,080 –> 01:11:28,110
hand and like a big hairy monster. It’s

1255
01:11:24,750 –> 01:11:28,110
kind of hilarious.

1256
01:11:30,139 –> 01:11:33,869
And it’s one of those shows where you

1257
01:11:32,520 –> 01:11:35,730
look at it you’re like, I’m never gonna

1258
01:11:33,869 –> 01:11:40,139
make a single thing on this show,

1259
01:11:35,730 –> 01:11:42,510
but I admire the artistry of it. So that,

1260
01:11:40,139 –> 01:11:44,280
that was interesting and I- I think at

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01:11:42,510 –> 01:11:46,679
this point I have watched every single

1262
01:11:44,280 –> 01:11:51,480
David Attenborough nature special on

1263
01:11:46,679 –> 01:11:53,639
Netflix because I found them really

1264
01:11:51,480 –> 01:11:56,130
soothing just sleep to while I was

1265
01:11:53,639 –> 01:12:01,559
unwell. So if it’s on there probably

1266
01:11:56,130 –> 01:12:03,239
watched/slept to it. And then I

1267
01:12:01,559 –> 01:12:06,570
wanted to talk about a few things that I

1268
01:12:03,239 –> 01:12:09,270
am listening to. I finished listening to

1269
01:12:06,570 –> 01:12:10,829
the audiobook The Six Women of Salem: The

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01:12:09,270 –> 01:12:12,389
Untold Story of the Accused and Their

1271
01:12:10,829 –> 01:12:14,520
Accusers in the Salem Witch Trials by

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01:12:12,389 –> 01:12:21,270
Marilynne K. Roach narrated by Kate

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01:12:14,520 –> 01:12:26,760
Reading. I talked about it before where

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01:12:21,270 –> 01:12:28,920
the narration wasn’t quite as dynamic as

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01:12:26,760 –> 01:12:33,829
I had hoped, but I did really enjoy

1276
01:12:28,920 –> 01:12:35,820
listening to the book. I also listened to,

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01:12:33,829 –> 01:12:39,530
probably over the course of a couple of

1278
01:12:35,820 –> 01:12:44,159
days, Norse Mythology by Neil Gaiman

1279
01:12:39,530 –> 01:12:49,050
narrated by Neil Gaiman and it’s, you

1280
01:12:44,159 –> 01:12:53,550
know, a retelling of Norse myths in the

1281
01:12:49,050 –> 01:12:57,020
style of Neil Gaiman, which you know we

1282
01:12:53,550 –> 01:13:04,980
all dig because American Gods is great.

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01:12:57,020 –> 01:13:08,099
So I really enjoyed that and then I’ve

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01:13:04,980 –> 01:13:12,750
listened through a few podcasts since

1285
01:13:08,099 –> 01:13:16,170
last episode, one of which is Under

1286
01:13:12,750 –> 01:13:19,770
Pressure. This is a fictional audio log

1287
01:13:16,170 –> 01:13:23,070
of Dr. Jamie MacMillan-Barrie while aboard

1288
01:13:19,770 –> 01:13:24,329
a deep-sea research facility, mostly

1289
01:13:23,070 –> 01:13:26,099
related to the interpersonal

1290
01:13:24,329 –> 01:13:34,790
relationships with the crew and personal

1291
01:13:26,099 –> 01:13:37,610
musings. She’s there to do like a study

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01:13:34,790 –> 01:13:39,620
for –

1293
01:13:37,610 –> 01:13:41,480
I don’t remember exactly what it was. She

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01:13:39,620 –> 01:13:44,300
explains it in the first episode and

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01:13:41,480 –> 01:13:47,230
then it kind of doesn’t really come up

1296
01:13:44,300 –> 01:13:49,700
all that much. It kind of becomes a

1297
01:13:47,230 –> 01:13:53,540
interpersonal relationships and/or

1298
01:13:49,700 –> 01:13:58,360
crisis management podcast, but she’s some

1299
01:13:53,540 –> 01:14:01,520
kind of a psychology sociology type

1300
01:13:58,360 –> 01:14:03,590
doctor down there just kind of studying

1301
01:14:01,520 –> 01:14:05,600
people because she needed to get away

1302
01:14:03,590 –> 01:14:09,230
from the surface and all the stressors

1303
01:14:05,600 –> 01:14:11,180
there. So, I really enjoyed it and I think

1304
01:14:09,230 –> 01:14:14,740
it’s complete, so you can just listen

1305
01:14:11,180 –> 01:14:14,740
through it one and done.

1306
01:14:15,310 –> 01:14:21,170
Then I started listening to the Ghoul

1307
01:14:17,630 –> 01:14:23,780
Gang. I wrote down this is like my

1308
01:14:21,170 –> 01:14:27,080
favorite – My Favorite Murder but for

1309
01:14:23,780 –> 01:14:28,580
ghost stories. So it’s similar to the

1310
01:14:27,080 –> 01:14:34,930
style of My Favorite Murder where

1311
01:14:28,580 –> 01:14:37,880
there’s two hosts and both women will

1312
01:14:34,930 –> 01:14:40,550
pick a story.

1313
01:14:37,880 –> 01:14:42,950
They usually have a theme for their

1314
01:14:40,550 –> 01:14:48,490
episodes. They pick a story for that

1315
01:14:42,950 –> 01:14:51,080
theme and they retell you a scary story

1316
01:14:48,490 –> 01:14:54,320
and they crack me up.

1317
01:14:51,080 –> 01:14:55,580
They make me laugh, so I really enjoy

1318
01:14:54,320 –> 01:14:57,980
that podcast, so if you like ghost

1319
01:14:55,580 –> 01:15:02,210
stories and you also like the podcast My

1320
01:14:57,980 –> 01:15:04,400
Favorite Murder, check this one out.

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01:15:02,210 –> 01:15:06,590
But I’m gonna end Other Stuff there.

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01:15:04,400 –> 01:15:08,660
Usually I have a Stuff I’m Reading

1323
01:15:06,590 –> 01:15:10,580
segment where I talk about books or

1324
01:15:08,660 –> 01:15:17,390
fanfiction. I have been reading

1325
01:15:10,580 –> 01:15:24,530
fanfiction, but I know this episode is

1326
01:15:17,390 –> 01:15:26,330
gonna be long and frankly it wasn’t

1327
01:15:24,530 –> 01:15:29,150
worth it to try to pull out some fics

1328
01:15:26,330 –> 01:15:30,440
to talk about for this episode when

1329
01:15:29,150 –> 01:15:33,800
there was so much other stuff in this

1330
01:15:30,440 –> 01:15:35,720
episode. So we’ll skip it. I might talk

1331
01:15:33,800 –> 01:15:38,150
about some fics in the next episode. We’ll

1332
01:15:35,720 –> 01:15:41,690
see, but that’s gonna do it for this

1333
01:15:38,150 –> 01:15:45,560
episode. Um, I don’t remember how I end

1334
01:15:41,690 –> 01:15:48,890
the show. Oh my god, out of practice. Show

1335
01:15:45,560 –> 01:15:51,230
notes with links to everything I talked

1336
01:15:48,890 –> 01:15:53,660
about is over at freshlemon.com

1337
01:15:51,230 –> 01:15:58,910
or freakishlemonpodcast.com, including

1338
01:15:53,660 –> 01:16:03,080
links to the files to help me edit the

1339
01:15:58,910 –> 01:16:04,880
closed captioning for back episodes, if

1340
01:16:03,080 –> 01:16:07,040
anybody is interested in lending some

1341
01:16:04,880 –> 01:16:09,140
time and brainpower to that. I would

1342
01:16:07,040 –> 01:16:12,650
really appreciate it. If you do, links

1343
01:16:09,140 –> 01:16:14,720
will be over at freakishlemon.com or

1344
01:16:12,650 –> 01:16:17,450
freakishlemonpodcast.com.

1345
01:16:14,720 –> 01:16:19,070
Come join the Ravelry group, just search

1346
01:16:17,450 –> 01:16:23,989
Freakish Lemon in the groups tab and

1347
01:16:19,070 –> 01:16:25,460
you’ll find us, and you can follow me as

1348
01:16:23,989 –> 01:16:27,530
freakishlemon at all the fun places

1349
01:16:25,460 –> 01:16:30,950
like Twitter, Tumblr, Instagram, and

1350
01:16:27,530 –> 01:16:32,660
Ravelry, and the links to all these

1351
01:16:30,950 –> 01:16:35,270
things will be in the downbar here on

1352
01:16:32,660 –> 01:16:37,330
youtube or somewhere around here if

1353
01:16:35,270 –> 01:16:39,950
you’re watching this somewhere else. And

1354
01:16:37,330 –> 01:16:41,540
if you are here on youtube and you want

1355
01:16:39,950 –> 01:16:44,600
to know when I post the next episode,

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01:16:41,540 –> 01:16:47,210
which will hopefully be in a month like

1357
01:16:44,600 –> 01:16:48,800
it’s supposed to, consider hitting

1358
01:16:47,210 –> 01:16:52,239
that subscribe button so you don’t miss

1359
01:16:48,800 –> 01:16:58,510
out, if you’re interested in that. And

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01:16:52,239 –> 01:16:58,510
that’s really going to do it. Goodbye.

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