Episode 62: New Corner

 

Filmed on 12/2/18

 

Podcast Stuff

  • 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

  • Marled Magic Shawl by Stephen West – US 6/4.0 mm – scrap yarns and old handspun
  • Sideways Triangle Shawl – Machine knitting shawl project – LK 150 dial 9 – plating with Fresh From the Cauldron “Radioactive” and Knit Picks Palette Black.
  • Ritual Dyes Knitting Backpack knock off – (you should absolutely buy an official one if you have the money and want one) – Green duck canvas, brown 1.5” belting for straps, brown leather scrap for loop, approx 6”x6” zipper pocket. Edges finished using an overlocking/cutting foot on my sewing machine.
  • Liesl & Co Metro T-Shirt – Grey/black stripe and Star Wars long-sleeved T-shirts – grey/black was a little more slim fitted than I like, so I added ½” to each side of the front, back, and sleeves. The ¼” seam allowance was too small for my machine.

 

WIPs

  • Granny Stripe Blanket by Lucy/Attic24 – US G/4.25mm hook marling Knit Picks Stroll Fingering in Black with a magic ball of Legacy Fiber Artz minis
  • Memory blanket by Georgie Nicolson – US 1 /2.5 mm – fingering weight scraps
  • Jyn Erso socks – Must Stash Yarns self striping – US 0/2.0 mm needles – vanilla socks with after through heels
  • Palmer Ribbed Socks – improv pattern – Palmer Family Farm CVM local wool, US 3/3.25 mm Cubics needles
  • Shagbark by Tian Foley – US 8/5.0 mm needles – Classic Elite Yarns MountainTop Blackthorn “Wolf” – gauge is looser than what is described, but I like the fabric so I calc’d what size I would need with the gauge I have – cast on the smallest size.
  • Rice Fields by Elzbieta Torenc – US 3/3.25mm needles – Berroco Ultra Alpaca Light for Black and Legacy Fiber Artz Hocus Pocus colorways
  • Lace weight poncho (dimensions from snerbyarn) – KH 836e dial 6 – Leading Men Fiber Arts Ghost Light “Envy”
  • Yardage for sewing project – plain weave, 12 dent heddle, Ashford 24” loom – a whole slew of grey and black yarns, Andre Sue Knits “Freakish Lemon” – See my Ravelry page for the full list of yarns
  • Yardage for large project bag – plain weave, 12 dent heddle, Ashford 24” loom – scrap yarns
  • Fall mini-batts drop spindling – with new Turtle Made top whorl drop spindle
  • Darth Scabrous mini batts – Turtle Made Turkish spindle
  • Halloween Diamond Quilt – basted and quilting

 

Swatches

  • Fingering weight card reader color work for hats

 

Other Stuff

Stuff I’m Watching:

  • Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald
    • I liked it
    • I don’t think it works as a stand-alone film. It’s definitely part of a larger whole.
    • Costume design was Disappointing.
  • Doctor Who
  • Luke Cage Season 2 on Netflix
  • Iron Fist Season 2 on Netflix

Stuff I’m Listening To:

  • Greater Boston – Fiction podcast radio show for a fictional greater Boston area
  • Waystation – Fancast from the hosts of Spirits about Lost Girl
  • Someone Knows Something – True crime investigative podcast from CBC radio
  • Celestial Blood – Radionovela about twins Sol and Mundo who discover that their father Arturo had 9 other children that they didn’t know about and their search for their brothers and sisters
  • Spines – Two months ago, Wren woke up covered in blood, suffering from memory loss, and surrounded by the remnants of some strange cult ritual. SPINES is the story of her search for answers, and the deadly, powerful people she encounters along the way.
  • Aftermath by Chuck Wendig (audio) narr by Marc Thompson
  • Yes, Please by Amy Poehler (audio) narr by Amy Poehler and guests
  • Not My Father’s Son by Alan Cumming (audio) narr by Alan Cumming
  • Shockaholic by Carrie Fisher (audio) narr by Carrie Fisher

Stuff I’m Reading:

  • Turtles All the Way Down by John Green

 

 

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Transcript:

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Hello and welcome to the Freakish Lemon

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Video Podcast. I’m your host, the Freakish

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Lemon. I go by Adrian and I use masculine

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pronouns. Welcome to any new viewers-

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welcome back all my returning viewers-

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thanks so much for following along with

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this thing that I do. This is a crafty

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type podcast coming to you from the

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north west hills of Connecticut and you

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can find show notes and transcripts for

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this episode and some of the previous

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at freakishlemon.com or freakishlemon

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have a group on Ravelry, just search

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me at on any of the fun places like

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there as freakishlemon. All the links to

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these things will be in the downbar here

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on youtube or around here if you’re

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watching this somewhere else and please

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remember to subscribe here on youtube if

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you’re interested in following along

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with what I’m doing and when I post new

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episodes. I am filming this on Sunday

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December 2nd. I’m gonna try to make a

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point tell you when I’m filming it going

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forward because I don’t know when this

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episode will be posted because time is

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difficult to predict and doing the

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closed captioning on these episodes

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takes some extra time. So, crossing my

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fingers that those episode is up

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before Friday and I think I’m crooked

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I don’t know what’s happening. It’s

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been a month since I filmed. I don’t know

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what to do. If you are a returning viewer

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of the show, you can 1) see that I’m in

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a different location. I’m in a different

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corner of my bedroom because my bedroom

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has been Christmas-ified and there’s a

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tree where I normally film over there in

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the corner so I can’t put my chair over

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there

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and this seemed like the easiest corner

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to set up in. So, I can just throw a bunch

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of stuff on my bed instead of trying to

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find places to put things. Also, I am

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filming on a new phone – just upgraded my

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phone because it was cheaper to upgrade

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than it was to continue using my old

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phone. So, if the focus is off or it

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sounds different or whatever, that’s the

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reason why. It’s a new phone. It’s an

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upgraded phone so I haven’t figured it

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all out yet. So, we start this episode out

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with a bit of Podcast Stuff. There’s not

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a whole heck of a lot of Podcast Stuff.

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Since its December, it’s the last month

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of the 2018 Blanket Make-along. If you go

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over to the groups tab on Ravelry and

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search for our group, we have a thread

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where we’re posting blanket progress

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updates because blankets take a long

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time and it’s nice to have somewhere

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where you can get some encouragement. If

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you guys want to do this again next year,

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feel free to let me know and I’ll put a

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thread up for 2019 because there likely

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won’t be an episode out before the new

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year.

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I don’t know um, but yeah, if you want to

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have another blanket make-along thread

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up for 2019

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I would be happy to put that thread into

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effect um because it is nice to share

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progress on blankets and I think I’ve

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talked about this in previous episodes

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that I’m kind of doing these episodes

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monthly for a little while. I’m going off

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script. I don’t have this as a bullet

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point in my notes, but yeah it’s for a

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full episode it is easier for me to do

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it monthly especially doing the

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captioning and transcripts for each

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episode, but it occurred to me today

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trying to set up everything that it’s

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kind of a lot of stuff to talk about

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once a month so I was thinking maybe

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floating the idea of a shorter video in

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the every two weeks interval. I’m not

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describing that well at all so there’s a

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monthly and then like halfway through

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the month there would be a shorter video.

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Would anybody be interested in that?

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progress because that’s what I think

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that kind of video- like more of like a

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vlog style like here’s what I’m working

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on and how far I’ve gotten type of thing

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not quite so much the sit down and talk

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production. Maybe just demonstrate the

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state of my craft room this week which

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is always an interesting endeavor to do

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but yeah just so it’s not- there’s not as

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much pressure on me every month to get

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everything into the video so if you guys

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want to- if you guys are cool with a you

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know a shorter vlog type thing, you know

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less than 10 minutes- 10- let’s be real 10

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to 15 minutes

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that would be easier for me to closed

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caption and transcribe at the midpoint

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between months, let me know if you’re

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interested in that as well. That was just

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kind of an idea I had this morning as I

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was lugging all of the things and trying

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to make sure I had everything at my

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notes so yeah

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Let me know your thoughts on that. And

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then before I get to finished objects

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and stuff I just wanted to briefly

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mention the sweater because I know you

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haven’t seen it since probably like July

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um but I am wearing a sweater that I

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made for myself with my LK 150 knitting

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machine. This is the Sweater Blank

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sweater by Renee Callahan. This is the

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first one I did with the neckline

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adjustment so the the body and sleeves

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are a size large, but the neck is a size

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medium. This is out of Lion Brand Scarfie

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yarn, which is a wool/acrylic blend I

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believe. It’s primarily acrylic which is

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why as soon as it was finished it was

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shoved into a drawer never to be seen

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again because we had a supremely hot and

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humid summer this year so I couldn’t

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even look at it it just went in the

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drawer

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and right now, it’s even a little hot to

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wear, but it’s not one that you will see

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often and I know it hasn’t been one that

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you’ve seen for more than like a brief

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second as I like show it to you and

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threw it into a drawer. So just wanted to

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make sure that if there were any

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questions about this sweater, I do have a

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project for it my Ravelry page because I do

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try to keep up with that, but yeah if you

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are making a sweater and it needs to

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have acrylic content for you know

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washability, this is a pretty good yarn

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to use. It comes in really big skeins

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because you’re supposed to be able to

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make a scarf out of one of them. So I

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just kind of alternated them so that it

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was kind of stripy.

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um yeah so let’s move on to finish

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objects because pile of stuff around me

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um because I have been able to do a lot

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of knitting over the past month. I’ve

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done that thing where I’m working on

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items in a variety of needle sizes and

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yarns and switching between continental

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and English style knitting so I’ve been

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able to make a lot of progress on things

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and also I have some sewing finished

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objects, which are relatively quick

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compared to knitting projects. So the

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first finished object is my Marled Magic

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Shawl, which is a pattern by Stephen West

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I use the US 6/ 4 mm

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needle and this is done using holding

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hand spun yarn together with a

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commercial yarn and you can see I’ve

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I’ve used up pretty much all of my first

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hand spun which is great because that’s

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the stuff that you spin. You go I’ll use

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this later and then you come back to it

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you’re like why? why is this here? um I

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did the “regular size” version. There is a

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version where you can add some extra

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panels to make it larger. Sorry my

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notes went to sleep. But since I was

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doing this in kind of a DK weight hand

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spun with fingering weight, it kind of

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blocked out ginormous. This is my new

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movie theater shawl that I bring to the

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movies with me. Our movie theater is a

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little 6 screen theater and it’s

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little because it’s in Torrington,

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Connecticut which is not a bustling

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metropolis

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and the two screens on the end have an

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outer cement wall that kind of proved to

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be a heat sink in the winter, so

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it’s good to bring a blanket with you if

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you’re going to the movies and you

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happen to be in those – thing, those um

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screens. So this is my new, my new movie

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theater shawl. Also it’s the one that I

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wear around the house. Yeah it’s just

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really squishy and warm and absolutely a

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great way to use up old handspun if you

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have it because one it’s a very textured

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shawl, so your “imperfections” in your

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spinning uh are kind of disguised a

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little bit. I say “imperfections” because

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new spinners do by accident thick and

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thin a lot of the time and then when you

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try to do that on purpose, it’s really

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hard so just so you know. But it gives a

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great texture and marling it with a

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commercial yarn can forgive a lot of

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weird color blending from your hands

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spun if that doesn’t make any sense. The

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only thing I changed from the pattern is

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this icord bind off. I did do the icord

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bind off as it was written, but this is- I

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didn’t have enough hand spun left in one

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color to do the icord, so I’m holding

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together five commercially yarns in a

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fingering weight which makes a really

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chunky icord bind off, which is I think

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really structural- structurally great for

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a heavier shawl like this. So that’s my

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Marled Magic Shawl. One of these days

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I’ll actually get it photographed and

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put up on Instagram, but right now it’s

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too wet and gross outside to do that. I

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also finished a machine knit shawl for my

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machine knit shawl shapes project that

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I’m doing. This is what I’m currently

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calling my sideways triangle shawl

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and that shawl – it starts from here

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increasing to the middle and then

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decreasing out to the end. I used two

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yarns for this- Oh blurring- two yarns for

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this. The visible on the front is the is

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from Fresh from the Cauldron- you can’t

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really read the whole label- in their

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“Radioactive” graduated skein so it

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started from this green and ends up this

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kind of rusty red and I used a technique

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for machine knitting called plating

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which is actually really cool.

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It’s like holding two yarns together but

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one of them is always in the front and

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one of them is always in the back so I

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backed this radioactive yarn with just

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some knit picks palette black in the

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fingering, which it’s blowing out a lot

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here partially because of the studio

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lights and also the window behind me, but

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it does kind of give it this shadow

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effect. Let’s see if I can get real close. There

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we go. You can kind of see the black knit

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stitches behind the green ones which is

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really cool and it makes it thicker and

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squishier without you know really

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changing the top yarn all that much. So

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that’s pretty cool. Um this one has been

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photographed. I just have to go through

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those photographs. I did post a picture

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of Penny wearing it, though. Every time I

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take a shawl out to photograph, Penny

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needs to wear. It that’s not my decision.

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She looks at me with those puppy eyes.

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She wants me to put the shawl on her so

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she can ham it up for the camera because

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otherwise she hates the camera. She’s a

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weird dog.

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So that’s that and I have plans to do

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one more in that style to kind of

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finalize my notes on it before I write it

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up. Come on notes, wake back up. Then the

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rest of my finished objects are sewing

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projects. I mentioned- I’m not in focus,

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hello. I mentioned last episode that I

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was going to create my own version of

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the Ritual Dyes knitter’s backpack.

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There’s a link to it in the show notes,

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but it’s basically like a tote bag that

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you can wear as backpack.

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My sister has one and our friend Lauren

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has one and when we were at Rhinebeck, I saw

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the you know them used out in the wild.

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Well, they do hold a lot and it was

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something that I was interested in

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making and adding a few tweaks. So, the

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first thing I did was you know get all

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the measurements from my sister’s and

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make up a mock-up. So this is using some

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of that hand dyed curtain fabric. I took

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an old plaid curtain and I dyed it blue

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and I’m still working on my cotton

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dyeing techniques because these fabrics

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all still bleed when heat is applied so

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I’m figuring it out. So I figured I’d use

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it as a kind of a mock-up. So these

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straps are much wider than they needed

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to be, but I learned a lot from doing

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this, specifically this whole strap and

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loop construction and that I needed to

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rethink where my straps are set. I

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basically filled this with the yarn so

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it wasn’t quite so floppy and these

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straps kind of went around to the sides.

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You can see they are way too far out

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from that center back seam. That center

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back seam is supposed to line up like

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with your spine when you’re wearing it

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as a backpack so they were way too far

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out, but I did learn a lot and here’s my

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flap that’s in place of a pocket and I

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did test out some seam finishing for the

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inside because the original one does

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just have these edges. They’re not

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enclosed seams. They’re finished, but not

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enclosed. I didn’t actually end up using

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that technique but I learned a lot of

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about the construction from doing this

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but I got all the pieces the right size

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except for the straps

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but I was going to be using pre-made

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straps anyway for that. So there’s my

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mock-up. And here is the finished object.

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So let me put a couple of things in it

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because it’s easier to show you that.

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So here it is. I used – threads and dog

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hair everywhere – I used a green canvas.

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It’s just a duck canvas from Jo-Ann

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Fabrics because I had a coupon with

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brown belting. I had a bit of scrap brown

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leather. The belting is actually wider

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than what the Ritual Dyes actual bags

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have. They have a 1″ strap. These

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are 1.5″. The top

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stitching on the – there’s kind of like a

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facing for the inside here is different

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because again I was making this on my

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home machine and theirs has a line here

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and a line here, but trying to get

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through this chunk was really really

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difficult and I was using a denim needle

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with upholstery thread because at that

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point you have your main piece, you’re

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you’re facing, your leather, and also I

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installed the zipper pocket in the back

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here so there’s two layers of cotton and

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two layers of canvas. So I was not going

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to do that top stitching at the very top

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I just was gonna do the top stitching

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and my top stitching isn’t the greatest.

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You can tell where I had to kind of shift

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the bag around. I don’t know if it’s

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gonna focus. Shift the bag around because

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the the kind of line of stitches jogs a

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little bit and that’s because of this

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strap construction.

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It attaches here and then through this

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loop to the back and it is up pain to

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sew the top edge around because this

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strap gets in the way no matter where

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you’re going, but I’m very pleased with

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this I used it as an overnight bag after

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a Friendsgiving.

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It fit a change of clothes overnight,

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heating pad, all the things I needed for

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you know sleeping over my sister’s place,

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and a knitting project in this bag. The

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only change I would make if I were to

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make this again is make the straps a

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little bit longer. It’s fine for me if

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I’m walking around with it on just like

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this or with a light jacket on, but with

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a winter coat this is not wide enough to

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put on easily. Like it fits really well

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like this but there’s not a whole lot of

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room here to wear a thick coat, so

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something to be aware of, but overall I’m

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very pleased with how this turned out

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and I have plenty of this canvas left so

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I can make another one if I really want

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to. Um because I kind of panicked when I

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got to the fabric cutting corner because

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I was like I don’t remember how big my

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pieces are. I’ll get a yard of it.

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I did not need a yard of it. I think I

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used a third of the yard, but you know.

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Very pleased with how that turned out.

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Let me get these projects of it before

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I need to talk about them. And then I

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finished a couple of long-sleeved

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t-shirts

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I bought the Liesl & Co Metro t-shirt,

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which is a pretty basic t-shirt. It comes

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with the adjustments for a short sleeve

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if you want to do a short sleeve. I did

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two versions. The first I did was this

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grey and black striped shirt which I

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tried to match stripes, but it didn’t

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really quite work but when you’re

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wearing it, nobody will notice. But if you

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look at it flat you can- oh now this is all

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out of focus. Um if you look closely you

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can see that the stripe that connects

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the underarm seam to the other underarm

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seam is not even so they’re all slightly

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off but whatever

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nobody’s looking that closely. I’ve worn

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it to work and nobody noticed. So it’s

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just a pretty simple. The only thing I

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did in the contrast was the neck band

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because I have- pay attention. I’m telling my

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camera to pay- I meant focus but I told

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my camera to pay attention- is this neck

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band because this is a kind of a double

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knit fabric so it’s thicker than the

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rest of the fabric but the what arethey

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called- hems for the the sleeve in the

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bottom, is just a turned-up hem. I didn’t

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do any other finishing work on the

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inside. It’s just sewn together using

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zigzag stitches um and I do like this

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shirt. The pattern is a little bit slim

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fitting for me, like the shoul- the

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shoulders are great. Sleeve length is

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great. The shirt length is great, but

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everything’s a little bit more narrow

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than what fits me comfortably. So when I

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to go do the second one, I added a half

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inch on either side. I should note that

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part of that reason is the pattern calls

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for a .25″ seam allowance which

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I cannot for the life of me do with a

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knit fabric on my machine. It just pulls

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it down under the plate there, so I ended

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up doing closer to a half inch seam

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allowance- between a 3/8 and a half inch.

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So that is part of the problem, that my

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seam allowances are larger than what

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the pattern calls for, so adding a

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half inch on either side is more like

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adding a half inch total to what the

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original pattern would be if I can get

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the quarter inch seam allowance but I

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can’t so I added a half inch on either

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side to the sides of the front and back

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and the either side of the seam for the

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sleeve and I made the shirt again using

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this Star Wars knit fabric which I’m sure

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is intended for children’s pajamas but

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for me I have a shirt and this fits me

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much better especially because this

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fabric is a lot stiffer than this stripy

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fabric. This stripy fabric will, in time

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as I wear it, loosen out some. It may take

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this a while because I think this also

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has some lycra in it or something

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00:26:03,150 –> 00:26:09,059
because again, it’s meant for children so

470
00:26:09,059 –> 00:26:11,160
it should- it’s intended to be more hard

471
00:26:11,160 –> 00:26:13,950
wearing than clothes you would make for

472
00:26:13,950 –> 00:26:17,309
an adult so, but it worked out really

473
00:26:17,309 –> 00:26:23,730
well and it fits great and I’m super

474
00:26:23,730 –> 00:26:27,000
pleased and I wish there were more Star

475
00:26:27,000 –> 00:26:29,370
Wars knit fabrics so I can make more

476
00:26:29,370 –> 00:26:30,780
Star Wars t-shirts for

477
00:26:30,780 –> 00:26:35,070
myself. Again, I used that same double knit

478
00:26:35,070 –> 00:26:40,200
black for the neckband which I really

479
00:26:40,200 –> 00:26:41,670
like and I’m glad I have a bunch of that.

480
00:26:41,670 –> 00:26:46,980
I do have a problem with this hem

481
00:26:46,980 –> 00:26:49,230
flipping up but I think that’s just the

482
00:26:49,230 –> 00:26:52,290
nature of this particular fabric because

483
00:26:52,290 –> 00:26:55,740
of the kind of elastic content in it but

484
00:26:55,740 –> 00:26:58,580
I’m super pleased with both of these and

485
00:26:58,580 –> 00:27:00,690
definitely a pattern to keep around. I

486
00:27:00,690 –> 00:27:02,880
did add to my pattern add a 1/2 inch and

487
00:27:02,880 –> 00:27:05,190
where to add it so that I can make

488
00:27:05,190 –> 00:27:10,920
myself more t-shirts in the future. Yeah

489
00:27:10,920 –> 00:27:13,920
I’m really pleased with that. On to the parade

490
00:27:13,920 –> 00:27:15,390
of works in progress.

491
00:27:15,390 –> 00:27:17,340
I’ve been working on a lot of things –

492
00:27:17,340 –> 00:27:19,500
some of them new things, some of them

493
00:27:19,500 –> 00:27:23,100
very old things. First thing to talk

494
00:27:23,100 –> 00:27:28,770
about is my granny stripe blanket as

495
00:27:28,770 –> 00:27:30,330
it’s the only crochet project I

496
00:27:30,330 –> 00:27:32,580
currently have- show you the progress

497
00:27:32,580 –> 00:27:35,700
on this. This is the Granny Stripe

498
00:27:35,700 –> 00:27:39,930
Blanket by Lucy of Attic24. I’m using a

499
00:27:39,930 –> 00:27:43,350
US B /4.25 mm hook. I am

500
00:27:43,350 –> 00:27:48,600
marling some magic balls and magic cakes

501
00:27:48,600 –> 00:27:52,560
with some knit picks stroll fingering

502
00:27:52,560 –> 00:27:56,120
yarn and I think at this point I’m about

503
00:27:56,120 –> 00:27:58,800
1/3 the height that I want it to be, so

504
00:27:58,800 –> 00:28:01,470
that’s very encouraging. This little egg on

505
00:28:01,470 –> 00:28:03,960
toast is where I was last time I

506
00:28:03,960 –> 00:28:10,440
showed this to you and I’m very excited

507
00:28:10,440 –> 00:28:13,020
because I finished all the Advent minis

508
00:28:13,020 –> 00:28:19,560
from two years ago and I am this size

509
00:28:19,560 –> 00:28:21,150
for the magic ball that I’m working on

510
00:28:21,150 –> 00:28:25,929
now which was originally more of-

511
00:28:25,929 –> 00:28:28,490
it was hard to hold in my hand that’s

512
00:28:28,490 –> 00:28:31,490
how big it was. So that’s exciting

513
00:28:31,490 –> 00:28:33,830
which means I can move on to these magic

514
00:28:33,830 –> 00:28:36,559
cakes that my sister Gabby from Once

515
00:28:36,559 –> 00:28:39,260
Upon a Corgi made me a million years ago.

516
00:28:39,260 –> 00:28:43,130
I have no idea what’s in them, so that’ll

517
00:28:43,130 –> 00:28:46,000
be fun.

518
00:28:46,000 –> 00:28:49,760
So that’s making steady progress which

519
00:28:49,760 –> 00:28:53,600
is great. Let’s see how much of this stuff I can

520
00:28:53,600 –> 00:28:55,970
just shove under this little tray table

521
00:28:55,970 –> 00:29:01,130
it got over here. I’ve also dug out my

522
00:29:01,130 –> 00:29:06,559
cozy memories blanket, which I put away

523
00:29:06,559 –> 00:29:08,510
for a long time because it was super

524
00:29:08,510 –> 00:29:11,360
boring at the time. This project I’ve

525
00:29:11,360 –> 00:29:14,900
started practicing my English style

526
00:29:14,900 –> 00:29:19,520
knitting with so if I need to rest this

527
00:29:19,520 –> 00:29:23,600
wrist, this hand can still do a little

528
00:29:23,600 –> 00:29:28,700
bit of knitting. Tt’s been a very long

529
00:29:28,700 –> 00:29:31,400
time since I’ve shown you this. Tt’s a

530
00:29:31,400 –> 00:29:35,929
very strange shape and the goal right

531
00:29:35,929 –> 00:29:42,530
now is to kind of stair-step it because

532
00:29:42,530 –> 00:29:45,950
right now it’s kind of a big L. I’m not

533
00:29:45,950 –> 00:29:51,679
sure they’re both the size that I want-

534
00:29:51,679 –> 00:29:54,770
Wow this explanation is not working let

535
00:29:54,770 –> 00:29:58,490
me show you. so this is what I considered

536
00:29:58,490 –> 00:30:00,200
the bottom edge but for the sake of

537
00:30:00,200 –> 00:30:03,760
showing you, I have three rows that are a

538
00:30:03,760 –> 00:30:08,990
very long rectangle and then at some

539
00:30:08,990 –> 00:30:13,159
point I decided since this is the bottom

540
00:30:13,159 –> 00:30:16,190
edge that I would build up to get the

541
00:30:16,190 –> 00:30:18,559
other dimension. I don’t think I’ve

542
00:30:18,559 –> 00:30:19,460
gotten to it yet

543
00:30:19,460 –> 00:30:22,370
but this was starting to be- this little

544
00:30:22,370 –> 00:30:26,480
tail here- was starting to become really

545
00:30:26,480 –> 00:30:29,750
annoying. So what I’ve started to do and

546
00:30:29,750 –> 00:30:32,990
each of these charmed squares is a new

547
00:30:32,990 –> 00:30:34,400
square from the last time I showed you,

548
00:30:34,400 –> 00:30:39,560
is I’m trying to get it

549
00:30:39,560 –> 00:30:43,850
so that it’s like this section and kind

550
00:30:43,850 –> 00:30:52,490
of stair stepping across so I don’t know

551
00:30:52,490 –> 00:30:55,070
what any of these yarns are except for a

552
00:30:55,070 –> 00:30:56,990
few of them. That one’s the Star Wars

553
00:30:56,990 –> 00:30:59,360
Mustash Yarns colorway but I don’t

554
00:30:59,360 –> 00:31:00,890
know which one because there’s only two

555
00:31:00,890 –> 00:31:03,710
colors in it. Each one of these ones with

556
00:31:03,710 –> 00:31:07,940
a charm something that I’ve done since

557
00:31:07,940 –> 00:31:10,190
the last time I showed it to you-

558
00:31:10,190 –> 00:31:19,410
focus.

559
00:31:19,410 –> 00:31:23,060
so that’s a lot of squares considering

560
00:31:23,060 –> 00:31:25,470
the lack of knitting over the past year.

561
00:31:25,470 –> 00:31:32,250
So I’m hoping to put more progress in

562
00:31:32,250 –> 00:31:36,330
it as we go kind of steadily. I do have

563
00:31:36,330 –> 00:31:39,120
an advent calendar that I made myself

564
00:31:39,120 –> 00:31:43,190
with mini skeins. This one is the first

565
00:31:43,190 –> 00:31:46,650
square of it. I’m not pushing myself to

566
00:31:46,650 –> 00:31:50,820
do a square a day because that’s not

567
00:31:50,820 –> 00:31:53,400
gonna happen, but I’m hoping that I’ll have

568
00:31:53,400 –> 00:31:56,340
all 24 minis completed and in this

569
00:31:56,340 –> 00:32:02,310
blanket by the end of January. So if I

570
00:32:02,310 –> 00:32:04,560
can get 12 in during December and 12 in

571
00:32:04,560 –> 00:32:17,100
during January that works for me. So, two

572
00:32:17,100 –> 00:32:19,500
blankets on the go making progress on

573
00:32:19,500 –> 00:32:21,660
both of them which is great. I’ve also

574
00:32:21,660 –> 00:32:24,810
been making progress on this- is this gonna go

575
00:32:24,810 –> 00:32:26,700
out of focus every time I turn? I’m sorry.

576
00:32:26,700 –> 00:32:31,080
on some vanilla socks, this is in my Madder

577
00:32:31,080 –> 00:32:37,860
Root bees trundle bag. These socks I

578
00:32:37,860 –> 00:32:40,140
started before I hurt my hands last year

579
00:32:40,140 –> 00:32:43,650
I had finished- I don’t know if I showed

580
00:32:43,650 –> 00:32:51,020
you this but I have finished this sock. I

581
00:32:51,020 –> 00:32:53,580
think that spoon is indicating where I

582
00:32:53,580 –> 00:32:56,700
was last time I showed this to you or at

583
00:32:56,700 –> 00:32:58,410
least where I was last time I podcasted.

584
00:32:58,410 –> 00:33:04,590
I don’t know. Those two sentences

585
00:33:04,590 –> 00:33:06,060
basically meant the same thing, but I

586
00:33:06,060 –> 00:33:07,620
finished one sock except for the heel

587
00:33:07,620 –> 00:33:11,430
and I’m nearing the halfway point of the

588
00:33:11,430 –> 00:33:14,220
second sock minus the heel. I’ll do true

589
00:33:14,220 –> 00:33:18,760
afterthought heels with these socks.

590
00:33:18,760 –> 00:33:21,580
So some progress has been made there but

591
00:33:21,580 –> 00:33:23,740
I don’t tend to pull those out to work

592
00:33:23,740 –> 00:33:26,440
on them a lot at this point just because

593
00:33:26,440 –> 00:33:29,440
I do have the cozy memories blanket kind

594
00:33:29,440 –> 00:33:31,960
of actively being worked on which is

595
00:33:31,960 –> 00:33:34,540
also a fingering weight yarn around the same

596
00:33:34,540 –> 00:33:36,430
size needle. I didn’t mention the needle

597
00:33:36,430 –> 00:33:38,890
sizes. For the memory blanket it’s a size

598
00:33:38,890 –> 00:33:42,220
1/2.5 mm needle. For the socks

599
00:33:42,220 –> 00:33:45,820
is a US 0/ 2.0 mm needle and I’m

600
00:33:45,820 –> 00:33:47,260
knitting those with my standard

601
00:33:47,260 –> 00:33:50,230
continental if I don’t mention how I’m

602
00:33:50,230 –> 00:33:52,540
knitting it continental or English, it’s

603
00:33:52,540 –> 00:33:55,480
continental because English is the one

604
00:33:55,480 –> 00:33:58,870
that I’m learning. I also have another

605
00:33:58,870 –> 00:34:01,770
pair of socks that I’ve been working on.

606
00:34:01,770 –> 00:34:04,690
These are what I’m calling my Palmer

607
00:34:04,690 –> 00:34:09,340
ribbed socks. There’s a local farm- I say

608
00:34:09,340 –> 00:34:11,950
local. It’s in Connecticut. It’s not like

609
00:34:11,950 –> 00:34:16,300
I can just take 10 minutes to go there.

610
00:34:16,300 –> 00:34:19,470
It’s on the other side of the state um,

611
00:34:19,470 –> 00:34:23,500
but they have CVM and Rommeldale

612
00:34:23,500 –> 00:34:26,920
sheep. It’s Palmer Family Farms. I see

613
00:34:26,920 –> 00:34:30,310
their yarn at fiber festivals, at farmers

614
00:34:30,310 –> 00:34:33,520
markets, on occasion in the local section

615
00:34:33,520 –> 00:34:39,220
of a yarn store and I felt so bad for not

616
00:34:39,220 –> 00:34:40,840
buying from her at the farmers market

617
00:34:40,840 –> 00:34:43,750
this year because I usually do buy a few

618
00:34:43,750 –> 00:34:45,520
skeins from her at the farmers market,

619
00:34:45,520 –> 00:34:49,950
but I had two groups of yarns ready for

620
00:34:49,950 –> 00:34:53,380
socks that I hadn’t knit because of hand

621
00:34:53,380 –> 00:34:57,100
issues last year. So these socks-

622
00:34:57,100 –> 00:35:00,640
here’s the first one. This yarn is kind

623
00:35:00,640 –> 00:35:04,690
of a I want to say a DK weight. I don’t- I

624
00:35:04,690 –> 00:35:08,230
think she spins it herself is the thing

625
00:35:08,230 –> 00:35:12,520
cuz this is I don’t know if you’ll be

626
00:35:12,520 –> 00:35:18,810
able to see. Let me just leave my ends-

627
00:35:18,810 –> 00:35:22,870
like it’s not super even the way a

628
00:35:22,870 –> 00:35:28,720
commercial yarn is. I want to say she

629
00:35:28,720 –> 00:35:31,660
spins these herself- at least

630
00:35:31,660 –> 00:35:32,620
these particular

631
00:35:32,620 –> 00:35:36,490
skeins that I have. So I have two

632
00:35:36,490 –> 00:35:39,310
skeins of this kind of rust color and

633
00:35:39,310 –> 00:35:42,610
this is left over from previous pairs of

634
00:35:42,610 –> 00:35:43,240
socks.

635
00:35:43,240 –> 00:35:46,360
I’m trying to perfect my Palmer family

636
00:35:46,360 –> 00:35:49,870
farm sock recipe because I do have a

637
00:35:49,870 –> 00:35:56,560
pair of socks in their wool that I love,

638
00:35:56,560 –> 00:35:59,140
but the leg falls down on me all the

639
00:35:59,140 –> 00:36:05,170
time. So that’s why they’re ribbed

640
00:36:05,170 –> 00:36:07,300
socks. It’s a one by one rib for the

641
00:36:07,300 –> 00:36:15,160
cuff and a three by one rib for the leg.

642
00:36:15,160 –> 00:36:20,860
I used a fish lips kiss heel and you can

643
00:36:20,860 –> 00:36:24,280
see I did do these stockinette prep for

644
00:36:24,280 –> 00:36:28,680
the pre-heel and like I said I’m using

645
00:36:28,680 –> 00:36:30,910
contrasting yarn left over from a

646
00:36:30,910 –> 00:36:33,190
previous pair of socks. So I finished the

647
00:36:33,190 –> 00:36:34,900
first sock and tried it on and I love

648
00:36:34,900 –> 00:36:38,470
how it fits and so I’m- I’ve started the

649
00:36:38,470 –> 00:36:40,960
kind of stockinette pre heel section on

650
00:36:40,960 –> 00:36:47,020
the second sock. I’m using US 3/3.25

651
00:36:47,020 –> 00:36:48,700
mm needles. These

652
00:36:48,700 –> 00:36:50,590
are my cubics needles which are my

653
00:36:50,590 –> 00:36:56,500
favorite needles and I’m writing down

654
00:36:56,500 –> 00:37:01,270
this recipe which I can’t recall any of

655
00:37:01,270 –> 00:37:03,250
the details off the top of my head, but I

656
00:37:03,250 –> 00:37:06,070
will be putting it in my project page if

657
00:37:06,070 –> 00:37:08,080
you’re interested in making a pair of

658
00:37:08,080 –> 00:37:10,120
socks like this or at least getting some

659
00:37:10,120 –> 00:37:13,330
stitch counts or whatever because I love

660
00:37:13,330 –> 00:37:15,580
this yarn and I have another set of

661
00:37:15,580 –> 00:37:17,650
skeins that are destined to become socks

662
00:37:17,650 –> 00:37:22,570
and like I want that to be an annual

663
00:37:22,570 –> 00:37:24,340
thing where I just buy a couple of

664
00:37:24,340 –> 00:37:26,080
skeins from her and I make myself a pair

665
00:37:26,080 –> 00:37:30,910
of squishy warm amazing socks because I

666
00:37:30,910 –> 00:37:39,609
love them. They wear so nicely

667
00:37:39,609 –> 00:37:44,210
and I’m loving that project that’s right

668
00:37:44,210 –> 00:37:45,710
now that’s kind of my Doctor Who

669
00:37:45,710 –> 00:37:48,289
knitting because Doctor Who is so good

670
00:37:48,289 –> 00:37:55,520
this season. A new project that you

671
00:37:55,520 –> 00:37:59,829
haven’t seen that I’ve started because

672
00:37:59,829 –> 00:38:03,500
since finishing that cardigan on the

673
00:38:03,500 –> 00:38:07,039
knitting machine I have wanted to get

674
00:38:07,039 –> 00:38:12,380
another cardigan started but I’m trying

675
00:38:12,380 –> 00:38:14,270
to finish other projects I have slated

676
00:38:14,270 –> 00:38:19,309
for the machines, so I cast on this

677
00:38:19,309 –> 00:38:23,770
cardigan. This is the Shagbark cardigan

678
00:38:23,770 –> 00:38:28,309
by Tian Foley put out by Classic Elite

679
00:38:28,309 –> 00:38:32,869
Yarns and I happen to be using Classic

680
00:38:32,869 –> 00:38:40,000
Elite Yarns for this sweater. It’s the

681
00:38:40,000 –> 00:38:45,220
Mountain Top Blackthorne yarn in “wolf”

682
00:38:45,220 –> 00:38:53,650
This is my monster swatch. It’s a monster

683
00:38:53,650 –> 00:38:59,450
and yeah my sister and my mom couldn’t

684
00:38:59,450 –> 00:39:01,299
believe I was making a swatch this size,

685
00:39:01,299 –> 00:39:03,740
but I was using the same principles as

686
00:39:03,740 –> 00:39:05,390
the machine knitting swatches which is

687
00:39:05,390 –> 00:39:09,260
to do a swatch that’s like 40 stitches

688
00:39:09,260 –> 00:39:13,819
by 40 rows. I didn’t even get 40 stitches

689
00:39:13,819 –> 00:39:15,920
across. This is like 36 stitches across

690
00:39:15,920 –> 00:39:20,569
because it’s a bulky weight yarn um but

691
00:39:20,569 –> 00:39:22,309
I especially wanted to do a big swatch

692
00:39:22,309 –> 00:39:24,859
for this project because there is alpaca

693
00:39:24,859 –> 00:39:26,960
content in this yarn. I don’t remember

694
00:39:26,960 –> 00:39:30,980
how much but let me see, do I have a tag

695
00:39:30,980 –> 00:39:33,529
in here? No, I don’t have a tag in here but

696
00:39:33,529 –> 00:39:36,430
it’s enough that I know this sweater is

697
00:39:36,430 –> 00:39:42,619
going to grow with the weight of its own

698
00:39:42,619 –> 00:39:45,950
self because alpaca doesn’t hold its

699
00:39:45,950 –> 00:39:49,609
shape very well, which is also why I

700
00:39:49,609 –> 00:39:50,740
decided to go with

701
00:39:50,740 –> 00:39:52,150
sweater pattern because it’s very

702
00:39:52,150 –> 00:39:55,080
textured for the majority of the sweater.

703
00:39:55,080 –> 00:39:57,460
So I feel like that’ll give it a little

704
00:39:57,460 –> 00:39:59,770
bit of stability that it’s got this

705
00:39:59,770 –> 00:40:01,720
texture pattern, so yeah I have a monster

706
00:40:01,720 –> 00:40:07,030
swatch and with this gauge, I went down I

707
00:40:07,030 –> 00:40:09,850
think two needle sizes and my gauge was

708
00:40:09,850 –> 00:40:12,670
still a lot larger than what the pattern

709
00:40:12,670 –> 00:40:15,460
called for, so I did the math to get the

710
00:40:15,460 –> 00:40:17,470
size that I would want I cast on the

711
00:40:17,470 –> 00:40:22,930
smallest size of this sweater because my

712
00:40:22,930 –> 00:40:25,240
gauge is so loose but I really like the

713
00:40:25,240 –> 00:40:28,750
fabric that it makes and actually last

714
00:40:28,750 –> 00:40:32,590
night I finished the back piece for the

715
00:40:32,590 –> 00:40:38,830
sweater so that’s the back which has

716
00:40:38,830 –> 00:40:41,710
some ribbing and this all-over texture

717
00:40:41,710 –> 00:40:50,460
pattern which is a broken garter rib.

718
00:40:50,460 –> 00:40:53,920
Yeah it doesn’t look that big right now

719
00:40:53,920 –> 00:40:57,690
but I know it’s going to expand some and

720
00:40:57,690 –> 00:41:01,960
I figured I know the length- it will

721
00:41:01,960 –> 00:41:04,750
lengthen as I wear it because of gravity

722
00:41:04,750 –> 00:41:07,740
but I figured if it’s not wide enough I

723
00:41:07,740 –> 00:41:11,800
will just add like a Garter panel to the

724
00:41:11,800 –> 00:41:19,119
sides to make it wider. It wouldn’t even

725
00:41:19,119 –> 00:41:20,680
be that much it would probably be like

726
00:41:20,680 –> 00:41:24,460
six rows of garter but honestly I think,

727
00:41:24,460 –> 00:41:27,310
you know if my math is to be trusted,

728
00:41:27,310 –> 00:41:32,440
it’ll be just fine the way it is. So

729
00:41:32,440 –> 00:41:35,680
that’s where I am with that sweater, just

730
00:41:35,680 –> 00:41:38,770
the back piece finished, but it’s steady

731
00:41:38,770 –> 00:41:41,170
progress and because it is a bulky

732
00:41:41,170 –> 00:41:43,060
weight sweater, it goes pretty quickly.

733
00:41:43,060 –> 00:41:52,150
Now this next project is my Rice Fields

734
00:41:52,150 –> 00:41:54,880
shawl which is a brioche shawl pattern

735
00:41:54,880 –> 00:42:01,840
that I had started over a year ago, put

736
00:42:01,840 –> 00:42:04,600
away, I thought I had frogged it,

737
00:42:04,600 –> 00:42:06,220
and then I was thinking about it again

738
00:42:06,220 –> 00:42:08,560
and decided that I was going to restart

739
00:42:08,560 –> 00:42:10,750
it because I kept thinking about the

740
00:42:10,750 –> 00:42:14,350
pattern with these specific yarns but it

741
00:42:14,350 –> 00:42:15,700
turns out I didn’t frog it so I could

742
00:42:15,700 –> 00:42:17,950
just pick it up and keep going.

743
00:42:17,950 –> 00:42:24,880
So it’s a semi-circle shawl. You can do a

744
00:42:24,880 –> 00:42:27,880
half pie or a semicircle, from what I can

745
00:42:27,880 –> 00:42:29,020
figure out from my notes I’m doing a

746
00:42:29,020 –> 00:42:33,070
semicircle so that’s fine and I need to

747
00:42:33,070 –> 00:42:34,720
switch out the cord on this I do know

748
00:42:34,720 –> 00:42:39,250
that, but this is what it looks like

749
00:42:39,250 –> 00:42:42,190
the colored yarns are Legacy Fiber Artz

750
00:42:42,190 –> 00:42:45,220
in Hocus Pocus colorways. There’s Mary

751
00:42:45,220 –> 00:42:47,820
Sanderson, Winnie Sanderson, and Spellbook.

752
00:42:47,820 –> 00:42:50,380
and I’m gonna keep cycling through those

753
00:42:50,380 –> 00:42:54,640
and the black is Berroco Ultra Alpaca

754
00:42:54,640 –> 00:42:59,320
lLght and I am so pleased that I did not

755
00:42:59,320 –> 00:43:02,200
frog this because I really do like how

756
00:43:02,200 –> 00:43:11,470
this looks. So I had left it with one row

757
00:43:11,470 –> 00:43:13,780
of this green and every once in a while

758
00:43:13,780 –> 00:43:16,050
I’ll pick it up and put a row or two on.

759
00:43:16,050 –> 00:43:19,030
This will not be a fast knit by any

760
00:43:19,030 –> 00:43:25,840
means because two color brioche- unless I

761
00:43:25,840 –> 00:43:28,050
learned single pass two color brioche-

762
00:43:28,050 –> 00:43:36,070
takes twice as long so that’s that. So

763
00:43:36,070 –> 00:43:38,080
that that’ll be a slow one you probably

764
00:43:38,080 –> 00:43:41,490
won’t see too many updates for that shawl

765
00:43:41,490 –> 00:43:47,440
coming up. I’ve also got a new project on

766
00:43:47,440 –> 00:43:51,640
the knitting machine on my Brother kh836e

767
00:43:51,640 –> 00:43:56,070
knitting machine. I am doing another

768
00:43:56,070 –> 00:43:59,530
stockinette poncho. It’s a schematic that

769
00:43:59,530 –> 00:44:04,330
came from snerbyarn in a Facebook group

770
00:44:04,330 –> 00:44:07,780
post I think, just for the dimensions.

771
00:44:07,780 –> 00:44:12,100
It’s two rectangles that are seamed in a

772
00:44:12,100 –> 00:44:16,530
way that makes a poncho. I’m using

773
00:44:16,530 –> 00:44:18,370
Leading Men Fiber

774
00:44:18,370 –> 00:44:21,160
Arts Ghostlight base, which is a lace

775
00:44:21,160 –> 00:44:23,710
weight in the colorway Envy, so I’ve got

776
00:44:23,710 –> 00:44:25,720
the one rectangle you can see it really

777
00:44:25,720 –> 00:44:27,580
uh it’s really obvious on camera. It’s

778
00:44:27,580 –> 00:44:31,360
not so obvious in real life but I don’t

779
00:44:31,360 –> 00:44:38,170
really care because it’s a poncho. So

780
00:44:38,170 –> 00:44:39,910
yeah it’s a lace weight stockinette

781
00:44:39,910 –> 00:44:43,060
rectangle at the moment and I bound

782
00:44:43,060 –> 00:44:51,600
that off last night. Hello-

783
00:44:51,600 –> 00:44:56,860
that’s annoying. There was a snag. It’s

784
00:44:56,860 –> 00:45:01,150
like a little knot where it got tangled.

785
00:45:01,150 –> 00:45:07,330
Oh well, I’m not going back to fix it

786
00:45:07,330 –> 00:45:12,000
because this is 626 rows of stockinette.

787
00:45:12,000 –> 00:45:20,800
Um it was on a dial six so it’s still

788
00:45:20,800 –> 00:45:25,030
pretty airy and light. Nope, swatch has gone

789
00:45:25,030 –> 00:45:26,490
missing. I don’t know where the swatch is.

790
00:45:26,490 –> 00:45:31,290
but yeah I found that I liked wearing

791
00:45:31,290 –> 00:45:34,240
the poncho downstairs in my craft room

792
00:45:34,240 –> 00:45:35,920
because I have a DK weight one that I

793
00:45:35,920 –> 00:45:39,220
did I’d have leftover yarns, but the DK

794
00:45:39,220 –> 00:45:40,810
weight is too heavy when the heat kicks

795
00:45:40,810 –> 00:45:49,990
in, so I figure a lighter one would be

796
00:45:49,990 –> 00:45:52,930
nice to wear down there. I’m also

797
00:45:52,930 –> 00:45:55,630
planning on doing a sideways triangle

798
00:45:55,630 –> 00:45:59,050
shawl in this same yarn. I started with

799
00:45:59,050 –> 00:46:00,460
the one yarn that looked the most

800
00:46:00,460 –> 00:46:03,490
different so when this yarn and the

801
00:46:03,490 –> 00:46:05,860
other skein I have go into the shawl, it

802
00:46:05,860 –> 00:46:10,590
won’t have a jarring line like that,

803
00:46:10,590 –> 00:46:14,320
hopefully. Just because it’s a pain to

804
00:46:14,320 –> 00:46:15,760
alternate skeins on that particular

805
00:46:15,760 –> 00:46:17,650
machine. I don’t have a great way of

806
00:46:17,650 –> 00:46:20,890
moving the non-working yarn out of the

807
00:46:20,890 –> 00:46:25,150
way. Something I’m working on, but yeah so

808
00:46:25,150 –> 00:46:26,950
right now I have a big stockinette

809
00:46:26,950 –> 00:46:30,410
rectangle.

810
00:46:30,410 –> 00:46:35,540
so now we get into weaving. I have two

811
00:46:35,540 –> 00:46:40,230
weaving works in progress that have come

812
00:46:40,230 –> 00:46:41,160
off the loom.

813
00:46:41,160 –> 00:46:42,960
so the weaving is finished, but the

814
00:46:42,960 –> 00:46:47,000
project is not finished. So the first is

815
00:46:47,000 –> 00:46:54,210
the giant yardage for- I don’t know what

816
00:46:54,210 –> 00:46:56,700
to call those pants. I have a pair of

817
00:46:56,700 –> 00:46:59,820
pants that I used to wear as part of a

818
00:46:59,820 –> 00:47:01,740
Renaissance Faire costume, so they’re like

819
00:47:01,740 –> 00:47:04,260
super baggy and kind of one size fits

820
00:47:04,260 –> 00:47:09,420
most and they look like pirate pants and

821
00:47:09,420 –> 00:47:13,770
I’m recreating them with wool so I can

822
00:47:13,770 –> 00:47:16,860
have a pair for the winter and I

823
00:47:16,860 –> 00:47:19,620
finished the yardage it’s a lot of

824
00:47:19,620 –> 00:47:26,460
yardage I did post a photo on Instagram

825
00:47:26,460 –> 00:47:29,880
it is the length of my craft room all

826
00:47:29,880 –> 00:47:32,160
the way I had to take a picture of it

827
00:47:32,160 –> 00:47:35,670
from another room. So this has been wet

828
00:47:35,670 –> 00:47:43,890
finished, obviously woven- woven, wet

829
00:47:43,890 –> 00:47:46,050
finish, taken off the loom. I’m just

830
00:47:46,050 –> 00:47:50,670
waiting for a booklet from Get Weaving

831
00:47:50,670 –> 00:47:54,210
with Sarah about different ways to kind

832
00:47:54,210 –> 00:47:56,010
of stabilize your fabric so that you can

833
00:47:56,010 –> 00:47:59,360
cut it. I have done it before with

834
00:47:59,360 –> 00:48:01,860
there’s a pillow behind me and a couple

835
00:48:01,860 –> 00:48:03,900
of other small projects, but I just want

836
00:48:03,900 –> 00:48:06,540
to explore my options before I do

837
00:48:06,540 –> 00:48:09,000
anything to this yardage just because

838
00:48:09,000 –> 00:48:10,890
there’s so much of it and I don’t want

839
00:48:10,890 –> 00:48:16,350
to screw it up um yeah. But that’s

840
00:48:16,350 –> 00:48:20,720
finished and ready for the sewing part

841
00:48:20,720 –> 00:48:26,070
and then when I finished my marled magic

842
00:48:26,070 –> 00:48:28,430
shawl, I decided to take a bunch of those

843
00:48:28,430 –> 00:48:31,890
kind of not quite mini skeins but still

844
00:48:31,890 –> 00:48:36,090
scraps and weave myself yardage for a

845
00:48:36,090 –> 00:48:42,720
project bag. So, warped up the loom

846
00:48:42,720 –> 00:48:47,460
and wove this. This has a couple of different

847
00:48:47,460 –> 00:48:48,750
weights in it there’s some worsted

848
00:48:48,750 –> 00:48:52,380
weight here. There’s some- where is it-

849
00:48:52,380 –> 00:48:59,520
like a lace weight silk that I had spun

850
00:48:59,520 –> 00:49:05,790
and drafted out from silk hankies which

851
00:49:05,790 –> 00:49:07,440
I don’t like weaving with any more than

852
00:49:07,440 –> 00:49:08,940
I like spinning or knitting with so

853
00:49:08,940 –> 00:49:17,460
that’s fun, but but yeah varied warp,

854
00:49:17,460 –> 00:49:20,190
varied weft, bunch of different stuff.

855
00:49:20,190 –> 00:49:21,810
There’s some handspun in here. It’s

856
00:49:21,810 –> 00:49:26,390
pretty cool. I did fringe one side of it.

857
00:49:26,390 –> 00:49:29,010
I’m going to leave the fringe on the

858
00:49:29,010 –> 00:49:32,370
front of the bag. It’s gonna be a pretty

859
00:49:32,370 –> 00:49:35,190
simple zipper box bottom bag, but I

860
00:49:35,190 –> 00:49:40,860
wanted to have a bit with this fringe

861
00:49:40,860 –> 00:49:45,120
twist, which I made using a fringe

862
00:49:45,120 –> 00:49:49,320
twister because I really do like how

863
00:49:49,320 –> 00:49:53,810
that looks so the other side is just

864
00:49:53,810 –> 00:49:56,160
finished and clipped short and that will

865
00:49:56,160 –> 00:50:03,330
be hidden when I sew the zipper in. I

866
00:50:03,330 –> 00:50:04,980
have to pick a fabric for the interior

867
00:50:04,980 –> 00:50:07,950
of the bag, so it’ll be like a sweater

868
00:50:07,950 –> 00:50:15,990
size project bag. So let’s see, so will be

869
00:50:15,990 –> 00:50:22,890
about this size with a box bottom so

870
00:50:22,890 –> 00:50:24,180
that’s exciting.

871
00:50:24,180 –> 00:50:29,190
And also with the warp waste because

872
00:50:29,190 –> 00:50:30,330
that’s the thing about weaving is

873
00:50:30,330 –> 00:50:33,930
there’s always going to be warp threads

874
00:50:33,930 –> 00:50:35,340
that you don’t end up using. You’re

875
00:50:35,340 –> 00:50:40,110
either cutting it off or it’s just an

876
00:50:40,110 –> 00:50:41,460
awkward length that you don’t really do

877
00:50:41,460 –> 00:50:44,610
anything with so what I did- this one

878
00:50:44,610 –> 00:50:46,920
still needs a little bit of a haircut- is

879
00:50:46,920 –> 00:50:51,330
I took some of the warp waste from that

880
00:50:51,330 –> 00:50:53,510
project and I made some pom-poms with it.

881
00:50:53,510 –> 00:50:55,830
These poms – *sigh*

882
00:50:55,830 –> 00:51:00,850
You know I trimmed these, I swear. They

883
00:51:00,850 –> 00:51:06,130
were just- that is the problem with

884
00:51:06,130 –> 00:51:08,650
making pom-poms from warp waste is they

885
00:51:08,650 –> 00:51:10,840
have bits that are all different lengths

886
00:51:10,840 –> 00:51:15,910
and sometimes they don’t come out until

887
00:51:15,910 –> 00:51:22,840
after you’ve trimmed them. Excuse me, leapt

888
00:51:22,840 –> 00:51:29,710
out of my hands. Pull those two out. So I

889
00:51:29,710 –> 00:51:31,090
just made some pom-poms

890
00:51:31,090 –> 00:51:34,690
from the warp waste- some teeny ones, some

891
00:51:34,690 –> 00:51:44,050
kind of middling ones, and they don’t

892
00:51:44,050 –> 00:51:46,720
really have a plan. I’ll probably put a

893
00:51:46,720 –> 00:51:49,690
couple of them on my Christmas tree. I

894
00:51:49,690 –> 00:51:53,650
have some just hanging in the windows in

895
00:51:53,650 –> 00:51:56,350
my craft room but that’s an idea if you

896
00:51:56,350 –> 00:51:57,850
are a weaver and you want to do

897
00:51:57,850 –> 00:51:59,710
something with that warp waste, you can

898
00:51:59,710 –> 00:52:01,380
make some pom-poms.

899
00:52:01,380 –> 00:52:11,790
Do a pom-pom garland. That would be cool

900
00:52:11,790 –> 00:52:14,980
but that’s really it for weaving.

901
00:52:14,980 –> 00:52:17,350
Currently weaving is on hold because the

902
00:52:17,350 –> 00:52:20,290
table that I use for my loom is part of

903
00:52:20,290 –> 00:52:23,590
a holiday decorating or it will be shortly,

904
00:52:23,590 –> 00:52:26,530
so the loom was kind of set aside for

905
00:52:26,530 –> 00:52:30,030
now. I am planning more weaving projects.

906
00:52:30,030 –> 00:52:34,750
My next project is either going to be

907
00:52:34,750 –> 00:52:39,220
kind of cotton towels or I’m going to

908
00:52:39,220 –> 00:52:41,110
start on the yardage for a new

909
00:52:41,110 –> 00:52:47,530
Renaissance Faire vest, so stay tuned. I’ll

910
00:52:47,530 –> 00:52:51,160
talk about that when I get to it. I have

911
00:52:51,160 –> 00:52:56,200
been doing some spinning. I have been

912
00:52:56,200 –> 00:52:58,510
working a little bit on the brown Corm

913
00:52:58,510 –> 00:53:00,790
sweater spin on my Ashford Kiwi 2

914
00:53:00,790 –> 00:53:04,150
spinning wheel but that’s slow goings

915
00:53:04,150 –> 00:53:07,240
while I strengthen up my abdominals and

916
00:53:07,240 –> 00:53:09,400
back from that whole injury,

917
00:53:09,400 –> 00:53:14,640
so that’s kind of slow going and not

918
00:53:14,640 –> 00:53:18,150
that- that’s a marathon not a sprint but

919
00:53:18,150 –> 00:53:21,970
I have been doing some drop spindling. So

920
00:53:21,970 –> 00:53:25,560
I was working on these kind of fall

921
00:53:25,560 –> 00:53:29,890
leftover batts drop spindling. I finished

922
00:53:29,890 –> 00:53:32,740
those and I’ve split it evenly and put

923
00:53:32,740 –> 00:53:38,050
it on these storage bobbins, but I can

924
00:53:38,050 –> 00:53:39,340
only show you one of them because the

925
00:53:39,340 –> 00:53:43,140
other one has started in on this. This is

926
00:53:43,140 –> 00:53:46,570
some fiber little battlings that I’ve

927
00:53:46,570 –> 00:53:49,210
made that I called Darth Scabrous back

928
00:53:49,210 –> 00:53:51,010
from when they were in my Etsy shop

929
00:53:51,010 –> 00:53:54,820
briefly. I have three little bags of like

930
00:53:54,820 –> 00:53:56,740
two ounce bags of these, so I’m spinning

931
00:53:56,740 –> 00:54:02,920
these up myself and as I fill up my drop

932
00:54:02,920 –> 00:54:05,230
spindle I unload them off onto these

933
00:54:05,230 –> 00:54:08,530
storage bobbins so there will be layers

934
00:54:08,530 –> 00:54:15,400
of singles on here just because I didn’t

935
00:54:15,400 –> 00:54:18,250
want to stop to ply them. So I’m still

936
00:54:18,250 –> 00:54:21,910
using my Turtle Made Halloween drop

937
00:54:21,910 –> 00:54:24,190
spindle which honestly is my favorite

938
00:54:24,190 –> 00:54:26,350
spindle that I have spun with thus far.

939
00:54:26,350 –> 00:54:28,270
The balance on this thing is awesome. It

940
00:54:28,270 –> 00:54:32,380
spins forever so I’m very pleased with

941
00:54:32,380 –> 00:54:35,800
that progress, you’ll probably see that

942
00:54:35,800 –> 00:54:37,990
for awhile to come yet because I do have

943
00:54:37,990 –> 00:54:41,080
two more bags of those little batts um

944
00:54:41,080 –> 00:54:43,810
little 2 oz bags of those batts to do- to

945
00:54:43,810 –> 00:54:48,730
go through. I’m just going through little

946
00:54:48,730 –> 00:54:55,300
battlings that I’ve made because- because

947
00:54:55,300 –> 00:54:57,490
I need to spin something might as well

948
00:54:57,490 –> 00:55:03,640
be those for now and I’ve also been

949
00:55:03,640 –> 00:55:06,460
quilting. I’ll put up the video here but

950
00:55:06,460 –> 00:55:08,920
I brought out one of the quilt tops that

951
00:55:08,920 –> 00:55:11,080
I had finished, one of the Halloween

952
00:55:11,080 –> 00:55:13,150
quilt tops. It’s the one with the kind of

953
00:55:13,150 –> 00:55:19,150
diamond shaped quilt blocks on it and I

954
00:55:19,150 –> 00:55:23,220
have basted it. I’m using a

955
00:55:23,220 –> 00:55:26,470
purple and orange plaid cotton for the

956
00:55:26,470 –> 00:55:28,330
back I was originally going to make

957
00:55:28,330 –> 00:55:32,140
shirt in that fabric, but when I pulled

958
00:55:32,140 –> 00:55:33,730
it out I was like no this needs to be a

959
00:55:33,730 –> 00:55:36,100
quilt back. It’s kind of perfect for a

960
00:55:36,100 –> 00:55:38,620
Halloween quilt back, so that’s been

961
00:55:38,620 –> 00:55:42,460
basted and I have started the machine

962
00:55:42,460 –> 00:55:47,190
quilting which you can see in that

963
00:55:47,190 –> 00:55:49,270
little thing. I can’t really show you

964
00:55:49,270 –> 00:55:51,220
very much else because it’s kind of in

965
00:55:51,220 –> 00:55:54,940
my sewing machine at the moment, so until

966
00:55:54,940 –> 00:55:56,800
I can get it out of until I finished the

967
00:55:56,800 –> 00:55:58,690
actual quilting or get to a point where

968
00:55:58,690 –> 00:56:00,370
it’s easy to stop the quilting, it’s

969
00:56:00,370 –> 00:56:08,050
gonna stay in that machine. Yeah I think

970
00:56:08,050 –> 00:56:10,510
for sewing I’m going to alternate, you

971
00:56:10,510 –> 00:56:12,790
know, a quilt, a couple of other sewing

972
00:56:12,790 –> 00:56:15,640
projects, quilt, a couple of other sewing

973
00:56:15,640 –> 00:56:21,430
projects. Just because getting a quilt

974
00:56:21,430 –> 00:56:24,040
into that- like it’s it’s easier to put

975
00:56:24,040 –> 00:56:27,220
away other sewing projects, but quilts

976
00:56:27,220 –> 00:56:29,440
are hard when you’re in the middle of

977
00:56:29,440 –> 00:56:34,540
them and that’s it for works in progress.

978
00:56:34,540 –> 00:56:38,410
I do have one swatch of note. I’m

979
00:56:38,410 –> 00:56:41,550
planning on doing some color work hats

980
00:56:41,550 –> 00:56:45,640
with my knitting machine with the kh836e

981
00:56:45,640 –> 00:56:50,470
which is the Brother machine so I’ve done

982
00:56:50,470 –> 00:56:54,100
some swatches with some of the punch

983
00:56:54,100 –> 00:57:02,220
cards. So there’s one of them and this is

984
00:57:02,220 –> 00:57:05,770
40 by 40 – 40 stitches by 40 rows. You can

985
00:57:05,770 –> 00:57:09,970
see that by machine, it’s taller than it

986
00:57:09,970 –> 00:57:12,490
is wide I feel like it’s the opposite

987
00:57:12,490 –> 00:57:14,320
when I hand knit so that’ll be

988
00:57:14,320 –> 00:57:16,240
interesting to sort itself out

989
00:57:16,240 –> 00:57:18,040
but I do really like how that pattern

990
00:57:18,040 –> 00:57:21,970
looks. I also like how this pattern looks.

991
00:57:21,970 –> 00:57:25,290
There was a bit of a tangle over here-

992
00:57:25,290 –> 00:57:30,760
drop some stitches but easy enough to

993
00:57:30,760 –> 00:57:33,420
fix.

994
00:57:33,420 –> 00:57:38,350
There is this one which I didn’t engage

995
00:57:38,350 –> 00:57:41,920
the actual mechanism to move the card

996
00:57:41,920 –> 00:57:45,400
through the card reader so like halfway

997
00:57:45,400 –> 00:57:47,770
through the swatch I was like oh wait that’s

998
00:57:47,770 –> 00:57:50,710
not actually moving, so I don’t actually

999
00:57:50,710 –> 00:57:52,210
have a clear idea of what this pattern

1000
00:57:52,210 –> 00:57:54,670
is supposed to look like but that’s fine.

1001
00:57:54,670 –> 00:57:58,090
I don’t think it’s what I’m looking for

1002
00:57:58,090 –> 00:58:01,030
in a hat and then this one which I also

1003
00:58:01,030 –> 00:58:04,300
really like which is kind of like broken

1004
00:58:04,300 –> 00:58:09,970
up diamond. so these three – one, two, three

1005
00:58:09,970 –> 00:58:14,500
I’m definitely turning into hats. I just

1006
00:58:14,500 –> 00:58:16,150
have to get my measurements and sort out

1007
00:58:16,150 –> 00:58:22,540
my hat pattern. Let me tell you knitting

1008
00:58:22,540 –> 00:58:24,190
color work on a knitting machine is

1009
00:58:24,190 –> 00:58:26,410
super satisfying because you do

1010
00:58:26,410 –> 00:58:30,280
practically none of the work. The machine

1011
00:58:30,280 –> 00:58:32,530
does it all for you which means you also

1012
00:58:32,530 –> 00:58:41,730
have perfect floats.

1013
00:58:41,730 –> 00:58:45,309
Like even where I screwed up, those are

1014
00:58:45,309 –> 00:58:49,599
perfect floats which is pretty awesome,

1015
00:58:49,599 –> 00:58:54,359
but that’s the only swatch I have for

1016
00:58:54,359 –> 00:58:59,079
something in the future, which moves us

1017
00:58:59,079 –> 00:59:03,970
on to other stuff. Stuff I’m watching- I

1018
00:59:03,970 –> 00:59:06,579
did go see Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes

1019
00:59:06,579 –> 00:59:08,950
of Grindelwald

1020
00:59:08,950 –> 00:59:13,539
I don’t give spoilery discussions about

1021
00:59:13,539 –> 00:59:18,700
movies but I will say I liked it. I don’t

1022
00:59:18,700 –> 00:59:23,259
think it stands alone on its own. It’s

1023
00:59:23,259 –> 00:59:25,150
definitely part of a larger whole, so I’m

1024
00:59:25,150 –> 00:59:27,819
withholding a lot of judgment until I

1025
00:59:27,819 –> 00:59:33,249
see later parts of this series. Also I

1026
00:59:33,249 –> 00:59:35,009
was disappointed by the costume design.

1027
00:59:35,009 –> 00:59:39,460
That is what I’ll say about that movie.

1028
00:59:39,460 –> 00:59:40,650
1029
00:59:40,650 –> 00:59:44,039
But I will tell you this- the more

1030
00:59:44,039 –> 00:59:46,739
official Harry Potter media, I consume

1031
00:59:46,739 –> 00:59:50,440
the more I’m glad that what I remember

1032
00:59:50,440 –> 00:59:52,359
about the series is mostly from

1033
00:59:52,359 –> 00:59:56,700
fanfiction because at this point

1034
00:59:56,700 –> 00:59:59,739
fanfiction is about as credible as

1035
00:59:59,739 –> 01:00:04,690
actual “canon” of the Harry Potter

1036
01:00:04,690 –> 01:00:07,559
universe at this point so that’s fun.

1037
01:00:07,559 –> 01:00:09,910
It’s not in my notes but I want to talk

1038
01:00:09,910 –> 01:00:12,039
about it. This current season of Doctor

1039
01:00:12,039 –> 01:00:14,140
Who with Jodie Whittaker as the Doctor

1040
01:00:14,140 –> 01:00:17,769
has been awesome. I have to- I have to put

1041
01:00:17,769 –> 01:00:19,930
it out there. It’s been amazing. If you’ve

1042
01:00:19,930 –> 01:00:21,579
never watched Doctor Who before and

1043
01:00:21,579 –> 01:00:24,069
you’re a little curious, now is a great

1044
01:00:24,069 –> 01:00:27,339
point to start on. It feels like the

1045
01:00:27,339 –> 01:00:32,190
slate was wiped clean and all of our

1046
01:00:32,190 –> 01:00:34,259
increasingly heavy baggage

1047
01:00:34,259 –> 01:00:38,019
since the reboot of the show with the

1048
01:00:38,019 –> 01:00:41,829
ninth Doctor has just been like lifted

1049
01:00:41,829 –> 01:00:53,560
away. It’s- it’s been fun and

1050
01:00:53,560 –> 01:00:56,540
team- I love Team TARDIS. I have always

1051
01:00:56,540 –> 01:00:58,820
loved Team TARDIS. The show is the best

1052
01:00:58,820 –> 01:01:00,680
when there’s two or more companions with

1053
01:01:00,680 –> 01:01:03,500
the Doctor and there’s three of them

1054
01:01:03,500 –> 01:01:10,280
right now, which is fantastic and it’s-

1055
01:01:10,280 –> 01:01:12,860
it’s a really good show right now. It

1056
01:01:12,860 –> 01:01:17,090
feels the way watching Tom Baker era

1057
01:01:17,090 –> 01:01:22,880
Doctor felt or Peter Davison era Doctor

1058
01:01:22,880 –> 01:01:27,740
felt, like it’s a good ol’ romp that

1059
01:01:27,740 –> 01:01:30,530
sometimes gets you in the feels, like yes.

1060
01:01:30,530 –> 01:01:34,160
yes! so good

1061
01:01:34,160 –> 01:01:37,190
I watched Luke Cage season two on

1062
01:01:37,190 –> 01:01:40,610
Netflix because I’m finally catching up

1063
01:01:40,610 –> 01:01:41,990
on some of those shows that I was like

1064
01:01:41,990 –> 01:01:44,270
I’ll definitely watch these and then

1065
01:01:44,270 –> 01:01:48,550
didn’t watch um

1066
01:01:48,550 –> 01:01:52,070
and I watched Iron Fist season two. I had

1067
01:01:52,070 –> 01:01:54,860
never intended to watch Iron Fist just

1068
01:01:54,860 –> 01:01:59,810
cuz it had annoyed me season 1, but

1069
01:01:59,810 –> 01:02:01,990
season 2 was surprisingly good. I like

1070
01:02:01,990 –> 01:02:06,470
Colleen as a character a lot. She’s great

1071
01:02:06,470 –> 01:02:09,320
and she had a lot bigger part in season

1072
01:02:09,320 –> 01:02:13,010
2, so but I’m pretty sure all those shows

1073
01:02:13,010 –> 01:02:15,770
are canceled because house of mouse and

1074
01:02:15,770 –> 01:02:18,680
Netflix are not the happiest of friends

1075
01:02:18,680 –> 01:02:22,400
at the moment. So right now I’m working

1076
01:02:22,400 –> 01:02:28,550
on Daredevil season 3 and yeah all those

1077
01:02:28,550 –> 01:02:30,380
shows are probably going to be canceled.

1078
01:02:30,380 –> 01:02:33,170
I think right now Jessica Jones and

1079
01:02:33,170 –> 01:02:35,270
Punisher are still technically part of

1080
01:02:35,270 –> 01:02:37,760
the Netflix family, but I don’t see that

1081
01:02:37,760 –> 01:02:40,640
happening .House of mouse wants to open

1082
01:02:40,640 –> 01:02:44,270
their own streaming service so they’re

1083
01:02:44,270 –> 01:02:47,230
gonna pull their stuff from everywhere

1084
01:02:47,230 –> 01:02:49,760
eventually because that’s what Disney

1085
01:02:49,760 –> 01:02:56,870
does. Stuff I am listening to- oh I didn’t

1086
01:02:56,870 –> 01:02:58,520
update this from past couple days, but

1087
01:02:58,520 –> 01:03:01,700
that’s alright. So I’ve listened to a

1088
01:03:01,700 –> 01:03:03,620
bunch of new podcasts and by new I mean

1089
01:03:03,620 –> 01:03:04,880
new to me.

1090
01:03:04,880 –> 01:03:07,070
I finally listened to Greater Boston

1091
01:03:07,070 –> 01:03:10,340
which is a kind of fiction podcast radio

1092
01:03:10,340 –> 01:03:12,850
show for a slightly alternate Boston,

1093
01:03:12,850 –> 01:03:17,180
which is right now hilarious because

1094
01:03:17,180 –> 01:03:19,010
there’s a plot to steal the Hartford

1095
01:03:19,010 –> 01:03:22,010
Yard Goats which makes me cackle

1096
01:03:22,010 –> 01:03:26,300
internally at work as I could throw a

1097
01:03:26,300 –> 01:03:31,520
rock at Dunkin Donuts Stadium where the

1098
01:03:31,520 –> 01:03:37,700
Yard Goats play. Yeah I’m not gonna say that

1099
01:03:37,700 –> 01:03:39,530
it’s a podcast for everybody because I

1100
01:03:39,530 –> 01:03:46,580
feel like there’s definitely some kind

1101
01:03:46,580 –> 01:03:54,890
of reliance-ish on just, you know, Boston

1102
01:03:54,890 –> 01:04:00,410
and New England kind of humor and in

1103
01:04:00,410 –> 01:04:03,620
jokes. Like I know there’s you know

1104
01:04:03,620 –> 01:04:05,600
references to Boston stuff that goes

1105
01:04:05,600 –> 01:04:07,700
over my head. Like I know that’s a Boston

1106
01:04:07,700 –> 01:04:09,440
reference. I don’t know what it’s

1107
01:04:09,440 –> 01:04:11,630
referencing because I don’t live in

1108
01:04:11,630 –> 01:04:15,140
Boston, but yeah I feel like if you’re

1109
01:04:15,140 –> 01:04:19,820
not really familiar with this corner of

1110
01:04:19,820 –> 01:04:27,910
the country, I don’t think it’s as

1111
01:04:27,910 –> 01:04:34,100
relevant? Words are hard. I- I just think

1112
01:04:34,100 –> 01:04:35,420
if you- if you’re not familiar with this

1113
01:04:35,420 –> 01:04:36,860
area of the country, you might be missing

1114
01:04:36,860 –> 01:04:42,620
things, but it took me a long time to get

1115
01:04:42,620 –> 01:04:46,100
into but I- I really enjoy it now. I did

1116
01:04:46,100 –> 01:04:48,230
start listening to and continue to

1117
01:04:48,230 –> 01:04:50,210
listen to Waystation, which is a fan

1118
01:04:50,210 –> 01:04:53,180
cast from the hosts of the Spirits

1119
01:04:53,180 –> 01:04:56,750
podcast about the show Lost Girl which I

1120
01:04:56,750 –> 01:04:58,880
watched probably four seasons of and

1121
01:04:58,880 –> 01:05:01,280
then my brain was like, I think I’m done

1122
01:05:01,280 –> 01:05:04,070
with this show and that was about the

1123
01:05:04,070 –> 01:05:05,930
point where I decided I’m no longer

1124
01:05:05,930 –> 01:05:07,940
watching shows because I had started

1125
01:05:07,940 –> 01:05:15,050
watching them. Yeah it was about the same

1126
01:05:15,050 –> 01:05:17,240
time that I had Supernatural fatigue and

1127
01:05:17,240 –> 01:05:18,710
I was like I’m just done, yeah

1128
01:05:18,710 –> 01:05:21,380
if I’m done with a show, I’m gonna stop

1129
01:05:21,380 –> 01:05:23,930
watching it. Nothing is making me keeping

1130
01:05:23,930 –> 01:05:26,570
watching the show, so I think I dropped

1131
01:05:26,570 –> 01:05:28,700
it around- Lost Girl around the same time

1132
01:05:28,700 –> 01:05:33,080
when I was doing that, but um, but I like

1133
01:05:33,080 –> 01:05:34,880
hearing them talk about it so and

1134
01:05:34,880 –> 01:05:38,570
they’re in season two now, so if I really

1135
01:05:38,570 –> 01:05:40,369
feel compelled to watch the rest of the

1136
01:05:40,369 –> 01:05:44,420
show then I can do that, but I don’t

1137
01:05:44,420 –> 01:05:45,109
think I will.

1138
01:05:45,109 –> 01:05:46,339
I think I’ll just listen to them talk

1139
01:05:46,339 –> 01:05:51,280
about it and then I listened through

1140
01:05:51,280 –> 01:05:54,650
Someone Knows Something which is a true

1141
01:05:54,650 –> 01:05:57,650
crime investigative podcast from CBC

1142
01:05:57,650 –> 01:06:05,480
Radio.Yeah, it’s true crime investigation.

1143
01:06:05,480 –> 01:06:07,160
If you’re a true crime fan, it’s

1144
01:06:07,160 –> 01:06:10,849
definitely one to pick up and then this

1145
01:06:10,849 –> 01:06:13,580
one that I listen to called Celestial

1146
01:06:13,580 –> 01:06:15,800
Blood is different from any other

1147
01:06:15,800 –> 01:06:18,580
podcast that I’ve ever listened to.

1148
01:06:18,580 –> 01:06:23,320
It’s a self-described radio novella

1149
01:06:23,320 –> 01:06:26,030
about these twins a Sol and Mundo

1150
01:06:26,030 –> 01:06:29,690
whose father Arturo had died and they

1151
01:06:29,690 –> 01:06:31,339
find out that they have nine other

1152
01:06:31,339 –> 01:06:34,160
siblings that they didn’t know about, all

1153
01:06:34,160 –> 01:06:36,770
named after celestial bodies, and they

1154
01:06:36,770 –> 01:06:38,930
have a series of letters that they want

1155
01:06:38,930 –> 01:06:41,450
to deliver to their siblings that they

1156
01:06:41,450 –> 01:06:43,790
didn’t know anything about. It’s like a

1157
01:06:43,790 –> 01:06:47,119
telenovela but a podcast and it’s great.

1158
01:06:47,119 –> 01:06:49,880
They also have a version in Spanish if

1159
01:06:49,880 –> 01:06:54,770
you speak Spanish, so super great and

1160
01:06:54,770 –> 01:06:59,410
it’s- I want to say it’s like 9 episodes long…?

1161
01:06:59,410 –> 01:07:02,119
It’s less than 20 episodes long and it’s

1162
01:07:02,119 –> 01:07:05,839
a one and done story, so super great, super fun

1163
01:07:05,839 –> 01:07:09,140
to listen to and now I’m working through

1164
01:07:09,140 –> 01:07:13,310
Spines, which is a story- it’s a fiction

1165
01:07:13,310 –> 01:07:16,790
story about a girl who woke up covered

1166
01:07:16,790 –> 01:07:19,490
in her own blood with these powers that

1167
01:07:19,490 –> 01:07:20,900
other people don’t have and she’s trying

1168
01:07:20,900 –> 01:07:23,119
to figure out who she is and where she

1169
01:07:23,119 –> 01:07:23,810
comes from,

1170
01:07:23,810 –> 01:07:26,119
type of thing. I think that one’s also

1171
01:07:26,119 –> 01:07:31,369
finished and yep just listening through

1172
01:07:31,369 –> 01:07:32,380
that one really enjoying it.

1173
01:07:32,380 –> 01:07:35,270
I’ve also been on an audiobook binge

1174
01:07:35,270 –> 01:07:37,790
lately. It’s been podcasts at work and

1175
01:07:37,790 –> 01:07:41,360
audiobooks in the car and I drive for at

1176
01:07:41,360 –> 01:07:43,220
least two hours a day because my

1177
01:07:43,220 –> 01:07:47,600
community is terrible and so I finished

1178
01:07:47,600 –> 01:07:50,420
Aftermath by Chuck Wendig which is a Star

1179
01:07:50,420 –> 01:07:52,310
Wars audiobook narrated by Marc Thompson

1180
01:07:52,310 –> 01:07:54,920
and I love my Star Wars audiobooks. I

1181
01:07:54,920 –> 01:07:57,160
really enjoyed that Star Wars audiobook.

1182
01:07:57,160 –> 01:08:01,580
I also listened to Yes, Please by Amy

1183
01:08:01,580 –> 01:08:07,340
Poehler narrated by herself and they’re

1184
01:08:07,340 –> 01:08:08,750
not in my notes so I’m hoping I remember

1185
01:08:08,750 –> 01:08:10,520
to put them in there. I’ve also listened

1186
01:08:10,520 –> 01:08:13,180
to Not My Father’s Son by Alan Cumming

1187
01:08:13,180 –> 01:08:18,200
narrated by the same person and Carrie

1188
01:08:18,200 –> 01:08:21,170
Fisher’s Shockaholic narrated by Carrie

1189
01:08:21,170 –> 01:08:29,089
Fisher. Yeah. Audiobooks are one of

1190
01:08:29,089 –> 01:08:30,609
those things where I don’t listen to any

1191
01:08:30,609 –> 01:08:32,960
except for sometimes in the craft room

1192
01:08:32,960 –> 01:08:35,150
for months and months and months and then I

1193
01:08:35,150 –> 01:08:41,260
listen to all of them in three weeks. So

1194
01:08:41,260 –> 01:08:45,410
I’m on an audiobook kick right now. So

1195
01:08:45,410 –> 01:08:48,859
that’s what I’ve been listening to and

1196
01:08:48,859 –> 01:08:52,070
then stuff I’m reading- again I didn’t

1197
01:08:52,070 –> 01:08:55,760
add any fanfic to this month’s podcast

1198
01:08:55,760 –> 01:08:58,190
episode. If you guys are interested in the

1199
01:08:58,190 –> 01:09:00,700
shorter podcast episodes, maybe I’ll do

1200
01:09:00,700 –> 01:09:04,460
fanfic talk then. I have been reading it. I

1201
01:09:04,460 –> 01:09:06,440
have been rereading it which is the

1202
01:09:06,440 –> 01:09:10,670
thing is I like to reread stuff, so I’ve

1203
01:09:10,670 –> 01:09:13,550
already talked about it usually, but I

1204
01:09:13,550 –> 01:09:16,130
did finish an actual book. An actual

1205
01:09:16,130 –> 01:09:18,830
physical, hold in your hands book. I had

1206
01:09:18,830 –> 01:09:20,930
started Turtles All the Way Down by John

1207
01:09:20,930 –> 01:09:24,080
Green a few months back. I was not in the

1208
01:09:24,080 –> 01:09:26,720
head space to be reading that book. The

1209
01:09:26,720 –> 01:09:29,660
main character in his books are first

1210
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person, so the main character was going

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is somebody with mental illness. I don’t

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remember if they actually put the

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diagnosis, but there’s wrapped up in it

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germophobia

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and kind of compulsive actions and

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thought spirals which at the time when I

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started reading it, I was not in the head

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space to read, because I was in a thought

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spiral type issue myself at the time. So

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I didn’t end up getting nearly halfway

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through it at one point when I pulled

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myself out of it, but it was just- it’s

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one of those books that you really have

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to be in the right headspace to read and

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I actually finished it this morning. I

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woke up and it was, you know those Sunday

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morning wake up’s where you’re just

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absolutely relaxed and you have no

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inclination to get up out of bed and you

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don’t have to. You’re not feeling the

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pressure to get up out of bed? I had one

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of those mornings so I just finished the

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book. I was like this is really the

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perfect headspace to be reading this

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book and absolutely relaxed and I’m not

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stressed and I will finish this book so

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I did. I’m hoping it won’t take me as

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long to finish my next book because I

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need to get through this freaking series.

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This is book six of The Last of the Jedi. I

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have some more of these to go and

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they’re sitting over there and I want to

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01:11:06,739 –> 01:11:09,170
finish them because I love Star Wars and

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01:11:09,170 –> 01:11:12,920
now I’m out of focus. It didn’t know which

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01:11:12,920 –> 01:11:18,710
face was real. Yeah hopefully I’ll get

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through a couple of these relatively

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01:11:21,770 –> 01:11:29,150
soon before I pick up another book.

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I don’t know but that’s where I am with

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01:11:37,489 –> 01:11:39,860
everything really. That- that’s where I am

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01:11:39,860 –> 01:11:42,530
and that’s kind of the end of this

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01:11:42,530 –> 01:11:43,969
podcast episode. By kind of, I mean

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01:11:43,969 –> 01:11:45,170
definitely the end of this podcast

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01:11:45,170 –> 01:11:46,850
episode. One of those things that I’m

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01:11:46,850 –> 01:11:49,429
watching to stop saying so much of. I say

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01:11:49,429 –> 01:11:53,330
kind of a lot, so that’s the end. Show

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notes and links and everything are over

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01:11:54,890 –> 01:11:57,080
at freakishlemon.com. Also the

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01:11:57,080 –> 01:12:01,070
transcriptions. Um you can come join the

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01:12:01,070 –> 01:12:03,110
group on Ravelry, just search “freakish

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01:12:03,110 –> 01:12:04,820
lemon” in the groups tab and you’ll find

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01:12:04,820 –> 01:12:07,580
us. If you want to follow me at other

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01:12:07,580 –> 01:12:10,100
places like Twitter, Tumblr, Instagram, or

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01:12:10,100 –> 01:12:14,840
Ravelry, I’m there as freakishlemon. It’s

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a good time. Follow me on Instagram if

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01:12:16,429 –> 01:12:20,360
you want pictures of my dog. That’s the

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01:12:20,360 –> 01:12:22,640
place to do it. She’s adorable and

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01:12:22,640 –> 01:12:27,440
ridiculous. Um, all these links to all

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these things will be in the downbar here

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on youtube or somewhere around here if

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you’re watching this somewhere else and

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if you are here on youtube and you want

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01:12:34,400 –> 01:12:36,080
to keep following along with what I’m

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01:12:36,080 –> 01:12:36,489
doing,

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01:12:36,489 –> 01:12:38,510
consider it and that subscribe

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01:12:38,510 –> 01:12:40,070
button so that you know when I post a

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01:12:40,070 –> 01:12:45,140
new video and reminder to let me know if

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you’re interested in a 2019 blanket

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01:12:47,810 –> 01:12:49,429
make a long thread in the group on

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01:12:49,429 –> 01:12:51,830
Ravelry. You can let me know on Ravelry

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01:12:51,830 –> 01:12:54,050
or on youtube or wherever you can find

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01:12:54,050 –> 01:12:59,120
me, that’s fine. And also I want to know

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01:12:59,120 –> 01:13:02,030
your thoughts on doing an in-between

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01:13:02,030 –> 01:13:05,270
shorter episode and what you would like

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01:13:05,270 –> 01:13:08,179
to see on that episode- more kind of

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01:13:08,179 –> 01:13:12,500
casual vlog type thing. Just let me know.

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Okay? Okay. That’s it. Goodbye.

 

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