Episode 63: #diversknitty

 

Filmed on 1/12/19

Podcast Stuff

  • . #diversknitty – I wanted to briefly mention this here as a challenge to myself. I’m not caught up on podcasts, so I don’t know if any other white makers have said anything about this aloud yet, but it’s easier to write this kind of thing and so much harder to say it. Over the past couple of days there’s been an intense discussion regarding racism in the knitting community, which, I think, has been a long time coming. Go search and follow the hashtag #diversknitty to see what’s going on there and there’s a post on my feed that’s easy to spot if you need a place to get started. I’m not going to waffle on about it, but the bottom line is that white designers, dyers, and makers are more welcome because of societal racism and we, as white folks, need to do better to unlearn these biases. We need to support the groups that are harmed by the way our language and our choices are shaped by a history of oppression and genocide. Buy yarn. Buy patterns. Promote and share the amazing work done by makers of color in our community. That’s the bottom line. We have to do the work. And I want to encourage the white folks watching this to take a minute and think about why we feel guilty or angry or scared or whatever whenever this type of discussion comes up – because we all feel something when the conversation turns in this direction and that’s the first step.

 

FOs

  • Palmer Ribbed Socks – improv pattern – Palmer Family Farm CVM local wool, US 3/3.25 mm Cubics needles
  • Lace weight poncho (dimensions from snerbyarn) – KH 836e dial 6 – Leading Men Fiber Arts Ghost Light “Envy”
  • Lace weight “Sideways” shawl – machine knit shawl shapes project – KH 836e dial 6 – Leading Men Fiber Arts Ghost Light “Envy”
  • Handwoven “Pirate” Pants – 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
  • Christmas shirt – McCall’s M6044 size L – a little big in the shoulders and upper back, but a decent first go at it. Will make another muslin with the shoulders, upper arms, and back in the size below before making the next shirt. May add some darts or a cinching buttoned tab in the back on this shirt to make it fit a little better.
  • Lago Tank Top by Itch to Stitch – Scrap Star Wars and striped knit fabrics
  • Halloween Diamond Quilt – quilted and bound – flanged binding

 

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
  • Palmer Ribbed Socks v2 – 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.
  • Brown Cormo Sweater Spin – Ashford Kiwi 2
  • Darth Scabrous mini batts – Turtle Made Turkish spindle
  • Rug hooking sampler – Loop by Loop – designed by Sharon Perry
  • Halloween shirt wearable muslin – McCall’s M6044 size M/L – modified – black cotton from Affordable Fabrics that I’m not a fan of for quilting and some Halloween fabric details

 

Other Stuff

Stuff I’m Watching:

  • Catching up on vlogmas videos and podcasts
  • Spiderman: Into the Spiderverse – really good!
  • Aquaman – also really good!

Stuff I’m Listening To:

  • Paddle Your Own Canoe: One Man’s Fundamentals for Delicious Living by Nick Offerman (audio) narr by same
  • Gumption: Relighting the Torch of Freedom with America’s Gutsiest Troublemakers by Nick Offerman (audio) narr by same
  • Good Clean Fun: Misadventures in Sawdust at Offerman Woodshop by Nick Offerman (audio) narr by same
  • The Greatest Love Story Ever Told: An Oral History by Megan Mullally & Nick Offerman (audio) narr by same
  • Renewed my library card, so now Libby is at my fingertips
    • The Fellowship of the Ring by JRR Tolkien – American NPR dramatization
    • The Fellowship of the Ring by JRR Tolkien – BBC Radio 4 dramatization
    • Spiderwick Chronicles Vol 1 The Field Guide and the Seeing Stone by Holly Black and Tony DiTerrlizzi narr by Mark Hamill
    • The Alchemyst by Michael Scott narr by Denis O’Hare

Stuff I’m Reading:

  • A Garden to Dye for by Chris McLaughlin
  • Botanical Colour at your Fingertips by Rebecca Desnos
  • Star Wars Last of the Jedi: Return of the Dark Side by Jude Watson

 

 

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mornings, but I’ve only had about four

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so I have a bullet point under a podcast

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stuff and I wanted to briefly mention

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this here as a challenge to myself. I’ve

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not caught up with other podcasters so I

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don’t know if any white podcasters have

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mentioned this aloud yet, but it’s so

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about it, so as a challenge to myself I’m

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talking about it now. Over the past

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couple of days there’s been some pretty

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intense discussion on Instagram in the

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fiber community about racism in the

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fiber community and I think that’s been

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a long time coming and if you’re

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interested in finding more and you

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should be, I would recommend checking out

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the hashtag diversknitty if I remember I

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will spell it here but it’s in the show

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notes if I don’t remember or if you’ve

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over to my feed on Instagram I do have a

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post. It’s just- the image is just an

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image of the word hashtag diversity and

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there’s more there. There’s accounts to

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get started in learning what sparked

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this and and why it needs to be

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addressed by white people, but I mean I’m

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not going to talk about it a whole heck

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of a lot, but the bottom line is that

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white designers, white dyers, white makers

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are more welcome because

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societal racism and we as white folks

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need to do better to unlearn the biases

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that make that the case. Ehm we need to

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support the groups that are harmed by

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our language and the way our choices are

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shaped because of a long that, I mean,

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they’re all shaped by a long history of

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oppression and genocide. That is a fact.

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Buy yarn from dyers of color. You know,

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look- look for it. Buy patterns by

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designers of color- look for them. They’re

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there. Promote and share the amazing work

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done by makers of color in our community.

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they’re there. We need to welcome them.

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That- that’s it. We have to do the work.

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It’s not on them. It’s on us and I want

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to encourage the white folks watching

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this um to take the first step and take

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a minute to think about why we feel

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guilty or angry or scared whenever the

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topic of racism comes up in conversation.

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It- that’s the first step. You gotta

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figure out why you’re feeling that way

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because if you don’t know why you’re

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feeling that way you’re not gonna be

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able to stop it or calm yourself down or

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any of that, so that’s it. We got to put

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in the work.

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Thanks for listening to my TED talk and

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I just wanted to get that up front

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well it’s fresh in my mind. It’s kind of

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been happening over the past two or

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three days that I’ve seen and I don’t

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really check my Instagram all that much

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during the week so I’m catching up, but

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it’s a thing. That yep we got to be

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better. That’s it. It’s a lot of work.

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We’re gonna make mistakes. We got to

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apologize when we do make mistakes but

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we got to do the work. Done, end of

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discussion.

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let’s move on to some crafty stuff. Even

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that little bit feels heavy to say aloud

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and that ain’t right. so let’s do some

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finished objects because the crafting is

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the thing that we all do, um I have a

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bunch of them cuz it’s been a month

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I have some knitting. I have some hand- I

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have a hand knitting finished object

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huzzah and they’re a little grungy

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cuz usually- oh I’m out of focus- usually I

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wait until after the podcast to start

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wearing things, but this winter’s been

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unseasonable warm and this week the

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weather decided now it’s January for

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real, so I was wearing these socks for

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the past three days, which is why they’re

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a little bit starting to show some wear

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but these are my Palmer ribbed socks

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which is what i’m calling them. It’s an

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improv pattern but it’s one that I’m

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kind of establishing for myself to use

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specifically with this yarn. This yarn is

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from the Palmer family farm here in

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Connecticut. I think they’re out in

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around Vernon somewhere. They have CVM

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sheep

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Connecticut that has CVM sheep and I

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love buying from them and I want to make

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a pair of socks out of their yarn every

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year that I can, so I’m going through my

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stash of Palmer family farm

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CVM yarn and making myself some ribbed

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socks so these were knit using a US 3

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cubics needle because I love cubics

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needles and I love this yarn and all my

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favorite things are happening with it so

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I finished a pair. This is some yarn that

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I’ve had for ages probably close to five

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years now. This I bought I think two

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years ago- two or three years ago. It’s

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hard to tell because I tend to buy from

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them every year at the Coventry farmers

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market. But here we go, finished a pair of

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socks and this yarn is not a fingering

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weight yarn. It’s somewhere around a

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sport or DK weight so I’m pretty sure

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she hand spins these particular skeins

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that I have. They’re not evenly spun so

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it’s kind of like you can tell this to

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these took both of these toes actually

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are a little bit thin you can see the

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sock blocker through them. I think I’m

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gonna reinforce those with some scrap

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yarn, but yeah it’s lovely lovely yarn

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and I love socks made out of this and I

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specifically have been working on a

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ribbed pattern because the previous pair

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of socks that I made out of this yarn

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falls down my leg a lot. I think I also

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had too many stitches because I was just

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winging it um, but a ribbed sock is

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always gonna hug a little bit better

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than a stockinette sock and I want to

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wear these until the end of time so

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huzzah for that finished object

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Chuck it back there. It’s stuck on my hand, okay

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uh and then two machine knit projects out

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of the same yarn because I got excited

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about using lace weight yarn. The first

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is my lace weight poncho. That’s the line

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where I changed skeins- that’s the word

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I’m looking for

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you saw this mostly- well you saw a

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rectangle, I think, last episode. This is a

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really easy poncho recipe I guess this

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is by Bren Boone who is- shownotes are asleep

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snerbyarn on instagram who is a

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fantastic maker and you should follow

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her. Her spinning- it’s just like angels

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singing okay. So she shared a poncho

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schematic on a Facebook group and I’ve

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used the measurements from that

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schematic to work out my cast on and how

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many rows and all that based on a swatch

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from my knitting machine. This was made

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on my kh836e Brother knitting machine

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which is a standard gauge machine

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I used dial size 6 for the lace weight

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it’s- it’s a little bit see-through but I

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think it’s a good gauge for something

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like this that is always going to be

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worn over another garment. Anything else?

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Leading Men Fiber Arts the Ghostlight

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base in the color Envy- I used two skeins

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of that for this so it’s one rectangle

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for the body, another rectangle for the

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kind of cowl neck, and it’s seamed. You can

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see the seam here. I actually did the

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seaming by hand on this one because it

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was

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twelve kinds of pain in my ass to get

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the edges back on the machine to do it

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by machine so I was like screw it. I’ll

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do it by hand and yes here is my poncho

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it’s a little wrinkled from being folded

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and put in the drawer to get it out of

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my way but I have a poncho and I

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finished another item in this yarn

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because I had three skeins of it total

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um and I finished the second sample for

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my sideways triangular shawl from the

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-for the machine knit shawl shapes

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project I’m working on, so this is worked

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from point to point using a series of

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increases and decreases which is really

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a great way to get a an equilateral

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triangular shawl out of a single skein

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of yarn because you work 50% to the

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middle and then work the rest of it out

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to the end, um same knitting machine, same

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settings. I just left them there after

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finishing the the poncho and I blocked

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this two nights ago so I finished it

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around Christmas, but just got around to

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blocking it. It’s got really long arms. I

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could have blocked the triangle deeper

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but it was in my craft room and I wanted

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to be able to get around it but it’s a

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lovely yarn. I think this kind of

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stockinette shows off the colors really

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well and I’m excited that this shawl

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shapes project is actually resulting in

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shawls that I like. That’s very exciting

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and I just got to write all this stuff

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up. I’ve got one more shawl pattern that

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I want to try. I have the yarn for one

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sample. I gotta go digging for some yarn

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for the others because I- I had two sets

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of yarn chosen for the last shawl shape,

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but one of those sets of yarn was the

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Halloween yarn from Legacy Fiber Artz that I found

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out I didn’t frog the shawl that I had

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started with it and now I don’t want to, so I

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got to go digging in stash, but that’s

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very exciting

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I got to get some photos of this

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hopefully now that it’s cold the mud

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will freeze because our yard is a swamp

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and has been for months now, so hopefully

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I can get some photos soon. Chuck that

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back there. I have a combo weaving and

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sewing finished object

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I finished my woven pants. These are the

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best thing I’ve ever made in my life

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okay? Hands down the best thing. So these

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are based on a pair of pants that I used

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to wear as part of a pirate Renaissance

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Fair costume that when they were too

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faded and too worn out to be worn as

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part of the costume because Renaissance

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Faire day is hard wearing on clothes, I

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retired them to basically house wear and

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it’s too light to wear in the winter. My

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legs would be frozen, so I made myself- I

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wove the fabric- my notes keep going to

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sleep- wove the fabric on my Ashford

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24-inch loom using a 12 dent heddle or 12.5

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dent heddle – I don’t know

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minimal difference. This is all wool or

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wool blended yarns mostly grays and

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blacks and this pop of bright yellow

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which is the Freakish Lemon colorway by

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Andi of Andre Sue Knits, so I wove the

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yardage. I cut out my pattern pieces that

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I drafted from my previous pair of pants.

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To reinforce the fabric before cutting

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what I did was I baste it around with a

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bright colored yarn around the pattern

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pieces and then I sewed two lines of

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straight stitching on the interior of

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the piece that I was going to be cutting

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out so that it wouldn’t fray after I cut

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it. So there was four leg pieces and four

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pocket pieces. This thing does have

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pockets. I copied a pocket pattern from

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the 5 out of 4 patterns pajama

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pants that I’ve made before just to get

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the shape of the pocket and I didn’t

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bother weaving in any of or snipping any

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of the ends from the fabric I was just

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so excited that I sewed together – sewed

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together my woollen pirate pants

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There’s elastic in the waistband and

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also gathered down the full length of

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the leg to this size- I don’t know. I

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measured it on my leg. I didn’t like take

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an actual measurement I just cut a piece

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of elastic that would go around my leg

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and I love these. I love them. I cannot

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wear them as pajamas. I did when I first

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finished them but the fabric is so heavy

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that if I move suddenly in my sleep

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it tears the stitching. It doesn’t damage

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the fabric in any way, but the thread

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just won’t hold if there’s too much

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pressure put on it like anything else

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but because this fabric is both a loose

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weave- a looser weave than a commercial

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fabric- and also a heavy fabric that’s-

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that’s not going to give then the thread

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snaps and I have to resew it. So it’s

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just for wearing around the house and in

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the backyard when I take the dog out. I

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love them. I love them so much.

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not great against wind however. Wind

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blows right through them so if I’m

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wearing them outside in the winter and

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it’s windy, I gotta wear wear a layer

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underneath but in the house they’re the

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best thing, the best thing ever and I

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love them and then I have sewing

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finished objects you can see behind me

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here this is a Christmas shirt I sewed

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this kind of this Christmas fabric that

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I got Black Friday weekend at Joann’s

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cuz it was on sale and it was the end of

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a bolt so I got a discount

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I used the McCall’s m6044 pattern

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using the size large. I’m glad I made it

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the Christmas shirt first because this

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works is a great muslin and the size

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large is a little too large for me. The

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shoulders are a little big not a whole

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lot if the rest of the shirt fit fine

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then I wouldn’t even worry about it

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but the back is too large and it’s too

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long, a little bit.

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It catches weird on the tops of my jeans

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or whatever I’m wearing underneath it

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but the collar and the cuffs

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fit me very well so I’ll talk about it

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more in works in progress but I’m doing

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another one with adjustments to see if I

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can get a better fit out of that pattern

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but you know for a Christmas shirt that

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I’m gonna wear two or three times a year

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it’s not bad. I wore it to church. It was

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nice enough for church. I only go to

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church on Christmas and sometimes Easter.

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and I sewed a tank top. I was

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organizing my fabric and I had weird

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leftover bits of both the striped fabric

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and the Star Wars fabric but I figured

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out that I had enough if I pieced the

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back and kind of mismatched the fabrics

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to make a tank top. This is the Lago tank

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topped by Itch to Stitch. I’ve made two

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of these in a plain grey and I do have

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to do something about this neckline

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because I’m using the original neckline

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piece but I’ve raised the neckline by

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like two inches so if anybody knows the

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best way to shorten it – how to figure out how

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to shorten that easily, let me know so I

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can try on the next tank top I make

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because I’m sure I’ll make more. I have a

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whole nother grey jersey worn out bed

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sheet that I can play with but I had

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enough

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to do this tank top it does fit a little

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bit weird here at the underarms because

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of the piece of Star Wars fabric I had

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it was about an inch too narrow for the

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pattern piece but I was like, this is a

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pretty loose tank top. I’m not really

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worried about it. It does fit a little

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weird but maybe it’ll you know when it

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wears out some it’ll stop feeling weird

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but I mean this is gonna be bumming

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around the house or sleeping so it’s not

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that big of a deal and then the big

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finished object is I finished one of the

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two Halloween quilts that I still had

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hanging around. So this is- it’s not that

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big it’s just cumbersome in this weird

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spot. So this is the one with the sort of

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diamond square- diamond square? this

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I’ve been casually calling it the

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diamond quilt in my notes because these

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strips make diamond the way the squares

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are pieced and I don’t really have

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another name for it, yeah so I made the

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quilt sandwich

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I used this purple and orange plaid

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fabric for the back and I machine

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quilted it. The top thread is a kind of

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navy blue thread and the back thread is

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black

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cuz that worked and I do like the kind

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of I don’t know if you’ll be able to

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really get the color effect- it’s pretty

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subtle oh you can see a little bit of it

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there I do like the navy blue on the

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back- the black- words are hard

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just because it breaks up the black a

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smidge and it’s kind of like a night sky

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effect. I did a different quilt “pattern”

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in each of the squares just to play

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around with the shapes and things and

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the thing that I really like is the- oh

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my god, this quilt- weird thing- okay in

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this sashing I did this kind of faux bat

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motif. I don’t think you can see it but

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they did these like- I’m gonna draw it in

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the air right now

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but I did kind of a like a wing two and

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then a down for it and then like a wing

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and then I would curve back up around

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and do that again all over the place so

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it’s reminiscent of cartoon bat wings.

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That was probably my favorite thing to

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do and then in this border I did the- I

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did kind of pointy figure eights, because

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pointy seems more Halloween to me. I

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didn’t do any quilting in the actual

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little strip border here just because I

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felt that this the pattern of the fabric

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is enough and then I did random circle-y

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loop-de-loops in the final border, sorry

465
00:27:13,380 –> 00:27:15,960
my notes went to sleep and I was pushing

466
00:27:15,960 –> 00:27:19,410
the wrong button- so just big ol circles

467
00:27:19,410 –> 00:27:21,960
of loop-de-loops. I did a flanged binding

468
00:27:21,960 –> 00:27:24,000
again because I love the flanged binding

469
00:27:24,000 –> 00:27:25,950
and used the same fabric here for the

470
00:27:25,950 –> 00:27:29,309
actual flange and I did a better job on

471
00:27:29,309 –> 00:27:31,140
this flange binding. I think there’s two

472
00:27:31,140 –> 00:27:32,880
or three places where the thread

473
00:27:32,880 –> 00:27:35,370
actually ends up on the black. It’s an

474
00:27:35,370 –> 00:27:38,610
orange thread on top, black on the bottom,

475
00:27:38,610 –> 00:27:41,640
but all in all I’m pretty pleased with

476
00:27:41,640 –> 00:27:42,640
this

477
00:27:42,640 –> 00:27:48,730
and then there’s fuzz everywhere because

478
00:27:48,730 –> 00:27:57,370
I have dog and then I- I don’t know see

479
00:27:57,370 –> 00:28:03,730
embroidered my initials, December 2018 is

480
00:28:03,730 –> 00:28:05,490
when I finished it.

481
00:28:05,490 –> 00:28:11,230
Hooray! A finished quilt just in time for

482
00:28:11,230 –> 00:28:15,520
New Year’s. It’s Halloween. So I have one more

483
00:28:15,520 –> 00:28:20,919
Halloween quilt and a jelly roll quilt

484
00:28:20,919 –> 00:28:22,720
but they need to do the tops -er that

485
00:28:22,720 –> 00:28:28,570
I need to properly quilt. I don’t

486
00:28:28,570 –> 00:28:29,980
even know where to throw this now.vI

487
00:28:29,980 –> 00:28:33,370
guess over there, so hooray

488
00:28:33,370 –> 00:28:36,270
it’s always very satisfying when the

489
00:28:36,270 –> 00:28:38,860
cumbersome parts of the quilt are done

490
00:28:38,860 –> 00:28:44,679
they’re fun parts most of the time, but

491
00:28:44,679 –> 00:28:48,130
it’s the most cumbersome piecing is my

492
00:28:48,130 –> 00:28:51,520
favorite bit because you can it’s easy

493
00:28:51,520 –> 00:28:54,280
to manage. It’s mostly straight lines for

494
00:28:54,280 –> 00:29:00,160
the quilts that I’m making um but moving

495
00:29:00,160 –> 00:29:03,610
that quilting around is a little bit of

496
00:29:03,610 –> 00:29:06,429
a nightmare if you’re not prepared and

497
00:29:06,429 –> 00:29:10,360
if you don’t take enough breaks and

498
00:29:10,360 –> 00:29:12,130
that’s it for finished objects. So we’re

499
00:29:12,130 –> 00:29:15,750
gonna move on to works in progress and

500
00:29:15,750 –> 00:29:19,090
check up on my blankets because I’ve

501
00:29:19,090 –> 00:29:22,179
been working on them. so here’s my granny

502
00:29:22,179 –> 00:29:26,950
stripe blanket by Lucy of the Attic24

503
00:29:26,950 –> 00:29:31,840
blog. I’m using a USG 4.25 millimeter

504
00:29:31,840 –> 00:29:36,610
hook. I’m marling scrap yarns with some

505
00:29:36,610 –> 00:29:42,910
black knit picks stroll fingering. Egg on

506
00:29:42,910 –> 00:29:46,120
toast is where you last saw it, so i’ve

507
00:29:46,120 –> 00:29:48,270
made some progress

508
00:29:48,270 –> 00:29:54,260
not a heck of a lot but some, but the

509
00:29:54,260 –> 00:29:56,760
magic ball is looking considerably

510
00:29:56,760 –> 00:29:59,640
smaller which is exciting so I think

511
00:29:59,640 –> 00:30:02,370
after this magic ball I do have a magic

512
00:30:02,370 –> 00:30:04,800
ball of handspun in here like a little

513
00:30:04,800 –> 00:30:05,850
hand spun ball

514
00:30:05,850 –> 00:30:09,630
oh there’s commercial yards under the

515
00:30:09,630 –> 00:30:11,730
hand spun. I’m going to do this one next

516
00:30:11,730 –> 00:30:14,670
just so I have the actual round ones out

517
00:30:14,670 –> 00:30:18,240
of here because the rest are cakes which

518
00:30:18,240 –> 00:30:19,860
will be a little bit easier to manage

519
00:30:19,860 –> 00:30:22,680
with two strands- a little bit less

520
00:30:22,680 –> 00:30:27,620
tangling, I think, so that’s exciting. I

521
00:30:27,620 –> 00:30:29,940
always say that’s exciting.

522
00:30:29,940 –> 00:30:32,220
I don’t know how exciting it is for you

523
00:30:32,220 –> 00:30:34,260
but when I pull it out I’m always a

524
00:30:34,260 –> 00:30:36,720
little bit excited and like I said this

525
00:30:36,720 –> 00:30:39,360
is like I said last time I think it’s

526
00:30:39,360 –> 00:30:42,570
about a third of the way done. We’re

527
00:30:42,570 –> 00:30:46,080
nearing the halfway point I think. It’ll

528
00:30:46,080 –> 00:30:48,660
probably be about a twin sized thing

529
00:30:48,660 –> 00:30:55,500
which is- thing? blanket- which is perfect

530
00:30:55,500 –> 00:30:57,600
to just like throw over the top of me as

531
00:30:57,600 –> 00:31:01,560
I lay out on the couch or in my dad’s

532
00:31:01,560 –> 00:31:05,220
recliner depending on where the dog

533
00:31:05,220 –> 00:31:11,210
decides I’m gonna sit and that’s in my

534
00:31:11,210 –> 00:31:16,320
sheep and shawl five year anniversary

535
00:31:16,320 –> 00:31:19,050
tote bag. They’re in South Deerfield

536
00:31:19,050 –> 00:31:22,140
Massachusetts. They’re a lovely little

537
00:31:22,140 –> 00:31:31,160
store. Their tote bag is great. Then my

538
00:31:31,160 –> 00:31:33,810
cozy memory blanket has been getting

539
00:31:33,810 –> 00:31:35,880
some love I’m using the pattern by

540
00:31:35,880 –> 00:31:39,570
Georgie Nicholson. I’m using a u.s. 1/2.25

541
00:31:39,570 –> 00:31:42,780
millimeter needle. I have got fuzz all

542
00:31:42,780 –> 00:31:47,520
over my face. I had thought I might

543
00:31:47,520 –> 00:31:49,620
finish my Advent minis by the end of

544
00:31:49,620 –> 00:31:51,600
January. I can tell you right now that’s

545
00:31:51,600 –> 00:31:52,710
not gonna happen.

546
00:31:52,710 –> 00:31:55,980
I’m not beating myself over- it beating

547
00:31:55,980 –> 00:31:57,720
myself up over it-

548
00:31:57,720 –> 00:32:01,650
stop slurring your words hmm

549
00:32:01,650 –> 00:32:08,700
really difficult to close caption these

550
00:32:08,700 –> 00:32:14,580
episodes when I slur my words. So- stop

551
00:32:14,580 –> 00:32:17,900
saying so as well that’s really annoying-

552
00:32:17,900 –> 00:32:21,150
squares with progress keepers on them

553
00:32:21,150 –> 00:32:27,180
are new- did those two, this one, use my

554
00:32:27,180 –> 00:32:30,960
needles in place for the next one, this

555
00:32:30,960 –> 00:32:38,520
one, this one, this one, and I think all of

556
00:32:38,520 –> 00:32:50,950
those were Advent minis

557
00:32:50,950 –> 00:32:53,070
We’re getting to the point where this

558
00:32:53,070 –> 00:33:00,720
arm of the blanket is stair-stepped

559
00:33:00,720 –> 00:33:03,129
then I think I need to make more of an

560
00:33:03,129 –> 00:33:07,019
effort for this arm of the blanket

561
00:33:07,019 –> 00:33:10,749
because this is getting tangled on

562
00:33:10,749 –> 00:33:16,119
everything and that’s just in a Lion

563
00:33:16,119 –> 00:33:23,950
Brand yarn tote bag. In this project bag

564
00:33:23,950 –> 00:33:27,700
which I forgot who makes this- I don’t

565
00:33:27,700 –> 00:33:29,409
know if the tags even in here because

566
00:33:29,409 –> 00:33:32,590
there’s a ton of Palmer family farm yarn

567
00:33:32,590 –> 00:33:40,690
in here- is version 2 of the pattern just

568
00:33:40,690 –> 00:33:42,669
using the same numbers and making sure

569
00:33:42,669 –> 00:33:46,059
that it still fits using this brown

570
00:33:46,059 –> 00:33:49,019
Palmer family farm

571
00:33:49,019 –> 00:33:53,980
CBV. Same stats from the finished pair. I

572
00:33:53,980 –> 00:33:58,509
have three of these skeins and I have a

573
00:33:58,509 –> 00:34:03,369
I have a ton of this leftover, so I’m

574
00:34:03,369 –> 00:34:06,129
gonna have two plain brown socks. I’m

575
00:34:06,129 –> 00:34:08,500
gonna see what I have left after that

576
00:34:08,500 –> 00:34:18,069
and probably do some kind of striping or

577
00:34:18,069 –> 00:34:22,270
color blocking with these two. I have two

578
00:34:22,270 –> 00:34:25,440
of these that are like this size left

579
00:34:25,440 –> 00:34:28,230
with whatever’s left of this brown. I

580
00:34:28,230 –> 00:34:31,839
think I’m just gonna keep this little

581
00:34:31,839 –> 00:34:35,309
bit of scrap left over for mending

582
00:34:35,309 –> 00:34:37,480
because there’s not a whole heck of a

583
00:34:37,480 –> 00:34:44,639
lot left in this which is the more gray

584
00:34:44,639 –> 00:34:47,980
that’s the heels toes and cuffs of the

585
00:34:47,980 –> 00:34:52,809
other pair of socks. Shove all this

586
00:34:52,809 –> 00:34:56,200
back into this bag, so this bag is basically my Palmer

587
00:34:56,200 –> 00:35:02,150
family farm socks bag that I’ve got

588
00:35:02,150 –> 00:35:08,240
kind of continuously going at the moment.

589
00:35:08,240 –> 00:35:11,369
The knitting project I’ve been probably

590
00:35:11,369 –> 00:35:14,250
putting the most time in- it’s a little

591
00:35:14,250 –> 00:35:16,470
slow going just because the needles are

592
00:35:16,470 –> 00:35:18,329
so large and it’s a little cumbersome is

593
00:35:18,329 –> 00:35:22,619
my Shagbark sweater this is a pattern by

594
00:35:22,619 –> 00:35:26,010
Tian Foley. I’m using US 5/ 8

595
00:35:26,010 –> 00:35:29,000
millimeter needles and this is with

596
00:35:29,000 –> 00:35:31,800
classic elite yarns mountaintop black

597
00:35:31,800 –> 00:35:37,740
thorn in the wolf colorway. You saw the

598
00:35:37,740 –> 00:35:41,520
back of the sweater. I did the little

599
00:35:41,520 –> 00:35:45,059
pockets, so the other pockets on waste

600
00:35:45,059 –> 00:35:48,420
yarn, but this is the Left Front and I

601
00:35:48,420 –> 00:35:52,170
have about 18 rows to go for the left

602
00:35:52,170 –> 00:35:57,500
front. I’m at the final raglan decreases

603
00:35:57,500 –> 00:36:03,750
and that that’s just there so I can see

604
00:36:03,750 –> 00:36:06,420
progress because there’s a bit here

605
00:36:06,420 –> 00:36:11,549
where you have to just do work even in

606
00:36:11,549 –> 00:36:16,500
pattern until piece is so many inches and

607
00:36:16,500 –> 00:36:19,200
I like to put a progress keeper in at

608
00:36:19,200 –> 00:36:22,650
that point when I start work even so I

609
00:36:22,650 –> 00:36:28,109
can see the progress is being made, so

610
00:36:28,109 –> 00:36:30,359
I’m hoping this weekend to finish this

611
00:36:30,359 –> 00:36:33,240
left front and at least cast on the

612
00:36:33,240 –> 00:36:39,619
right front. Then I just have two sleeves,

613
00:36:39,619 –> 00:36:45,799
assembly, and a shawl collar I think.

614
00:36:45,799 –> 00:36:48,780
Exciting. This sweater is going to use a

615
00:36:48,780 –> 00:36:51,569
lot less yarn than I thought. I might be

616
00:36:51,569 –> 00:36:53,010
able to get another sweater out of this

617
00:36:53,010 –> 00:36:55,890
yarn because I kind of just went crazy

618
00:36:55,890 –> 00:36:59,640
in the store not really knowing how much

619
00:36:59,640 –> 00:37:05,730
I needed. I bought this from Village

620
00:37:05,730 –> 00:37:07,799
Wools in Glastonbury, Connecticut and

621
00:37:07,799 –> 00:37:11,579
when I bought it they were having- what

622
00:37:11,579 –> 00:37:14,400
do they call it-

623
00:37:14,400 –> 00:37:17,710
something like a bag of yarn sale where

624
00:37:17,710 –> 00:37:20,140
they have a bunch of clearance or they

625
00:37:20,140 –> 00:37:21,940
have a bunch of stock that needs to get

626
00:37:21,940 –> 00:37:24,779
cleared out in time for new stock and

627
00:37:24,779 –> 00:37:27,309
they basically give you a plastic bag

628
00:37:27,309 –> 00:37:30,039
and whatever you can fit into that bag

629
00:37:30,039 –> 00:37:35,140
you get a certain percentage off, so I

630
00:37:35,140 –> 00:37:38,559
just filled it with as much yarn as I

631
00:37:38,559 –> 00:37:41,950
could fit in there like a mad person. I’m

632
00:37:41,950 –> 00:37:43,569
glad I did though because classic elite

633
00:37:43,569 –> 00:37:46,180
yarns is no longer making yarn and I

634
00:37:46,180 –> 00:37:48,490
love classic elite yarns and I bought

635
00:37:48,490 –> 00:37:52,150
all classical elite yarns that day. They’re one

636
00:37:52,150 –> 00:37:56,829
of those things. I don’t think I’ll make

637
00:37:56,829 –> 00:37:59,490
another one of these sweaters with-

638
00:37:59,490 –> 00:38:01,869
another shagbark with the rest of the

639
00:38:01,869 –> 00:38:04,210
yarn I think I’ll do a Ravelry search

640
00:38:04,210 –> 00:38:10,240
with the gauge I got and see what comes

641
00:38:10,240 –> 00:38:13,809
up because I never get gauge with the

642
00:38:13,809 –> 00:38:15,460
recommended needle size. I might as well

643
00:38:15,460 –> 00:38:18,640
search by my gauge rather than the

644
00:38:18,640 –> 00:38:26,950
weight of yarn so that’s that. That’s in

645
00:38:26,950 –> 00:38:32,609
a Halloween scrap yarn -er scrap fabric

646
00:38:32,609 –> 00:38:42,369
project bag that I made. I have been

647
00:38:42,369 –> 00:38:45,069
doing wheel spinning. I’m back on wheel

648
00:38:45,069 –> 00:38:48,640
spinning thankfully. I’m doing probably

649
00:38:48,640 –> 00:38:53,319
15 minutes a day most days, not every

650
00:38:53,319 –> 00:38:56,200
single day, but approximately averaging

651
00:38:56,200 –> 00:39:00,640
out 15 minutes a day while I’m kind of

652
00:39:00,640 –> 00:39:03,190
retraining my back muscles and abdominal

653
00:39:03,190 –> 00:39:09,910
muscles to actually support my spine. Yes,

654
00:39:09,910 –> 00:39:14,609
I have about half of that big ziploc bag

655
00:39:14,609 –> 00:39:17,829
left of the brown Cormo. This is

656
00:39:17,829 –> 00:39:19,599
really boring to look at because it’s

657
00:39:19,599 –> 00:39:22,839
brown cormo singles. You can imagine

658
00:39:22,839 –> 00:39:27,450
what that looks like, but I have been

659
00:39:27,450 –> 00:39:33,110
also doing some drop spindling in this

660
00:39:33,110 –> 00:39:38,730
goth bag. I don’t remember where I got

661
00:39:38,730 –> 00:39:41,280
this one from either. I’m working on a

662
00:39:41,280 –> 00:39:45,330
set of batts that I call the Darth

663
00:39:45,330 –> 00:39:50,250
Scabrous little battlings that look like

664
00:39:50,250 –> 00:39:50,700
this.

665
00:39:50,700 –> 00:39:53,280
Darth Scabrous is from the book Red

666
00:39:53,280 –> 00:39:56,520
Harvest by Joe Schreiber and it’s a Star

667
00:39:56,520 –> 00:40:04,190
Wars horror novel about sith zombies. Oh

668
00:40:04,190 –> 00:40:06,690
Darth Scabrous, you’re the worst.

669
00:40:06,690 –> 00:40:12,000
I finished the- where’s the first bobbin-

670
00:40:12,000 –> 00:40:17,460
I finished the first group so they’re on

671
00:40:17,460 –> 00:40:19,320
this bobbin – this whole bobbin is not the

672
00:40:19,320 –> 00:40:21,180
Darth Scabrous singles. There’s other yarn

673
00:40:21,180 –> 00:40:26,540
underneath there drop spindled. I just

674
00:40:26,540 –> 00:40:31,230
wanted to fill the bobbin. so I finished

675
00:40:31,230 –> 00:40:36,870
the first and I’m on the second group so

676
00:40:36,870 –> 00:40:40,280
here’s the bobbin. You can still see some

677
00:40:40,280 –> 00:40:43,260
of the previous yarn sneaking through

678
00:40:43,260 –> 00:40:47,190
it’s an orange, orange and brown yarn. I’m

679
00:40:47,190 –> 00:40:49,350
drop spindling this on my turtle made

680
00:40:49,350 –> 00:40:53,010
top whorl drop spindle which is a lovely

681
00:40:53,010 –> 00:40:57,420
balanced spindle. I have one more group

682
00:40:57,420 –> 00:40:59,610
of fluffs after this that I will split

683
00:40:59,610 –> 00:41:05,010
evenly between the two bobbins and then

684
00:41:05,010 –> 00:41:06,960
I probably have to ply those because I

685
00:41:06,960 –> 00:41:08,340
don’t think I’m gonna get any more

686
00:41:08,340 –> 00:41:10,710
little spinning fluffs spun up onto those

687
00:41:10,710 –> 00:41:17,760
bobbins anytime soon. The battlings are a

688
00:41:17,760 –> 00:41:20,130
little textured so I’m just spinning

689
00:41:20,130 –> 00:41:25,490
them at whatever they feel like being.

690
00:41:25,490 –> 00:41:27,570
Not a whole heck of a lot of thought

691
00:41:27,570 –> 00:41:29,640
going into that. That’s kind of my I need

692
00:41:29,640 –> 00:41:31,320
to pace around and do something standing

693
00:41:31,320 –> 00:41:32,130
spinning.

694
00:41:32,130 –> 00:41:44,200
I also have a new to me craft-

695
00:41:44,200 –> 00:41:47,420
this project bag nearly took a leap off the

696
00:41:47,420 –> 00:41:53,750
bed. At New England fiber festival which

697
00:41:53,750 –> 00:41:58,370
is probably my favorite fiber

698
00:41:58,370 –> 00:42:00,740
festival because it has so much stuff,

699
00:42:00,740 –> 00:42:05,510
there are several places for rug hooking

700
00:42:05,510 –> 00:42:10,930
kits and rug hooking supplies and other

701
00:42:10,930 –> 00:42:18,860
wool felt based crafts and ever since

702
00:42:18,860 –> 00:42:22,010
Andy from Andre Sue Knits took up some rug

703
00:42:22,010 –> 00:42:25,970
hooking, I’ve been tentatively interested,

704
00:42:25,970 –> 00:42:27,950
but I knew that I didn’t want to just

705
00:42:27,950 –> 00:42:31,190
buy a bunch of supplies and come up with

706
00:42:31,190 –> 00:42:33,350
the design myself because then I would

707
00:42:33,350 –> 00:42:35,150
never do it. I have so many other things

708
00:42:35,150 –> 00:42:37,940
that I want to do that I just would not

709
00:42:37,940 –> 00:42:40,360
put the time and to do it since its new.

710
00:42:40,360 –> 00:42:44,180
so one of my goals for a New England

711
00:42:44,180 –> 00:42:46,610
fiber festival this year was to find a

712
00:42:46,610 –> 00:42:50,900
kit and I did find a kit. It’s a kit by loop

713
00:42:50,900 –> 00:42:54,350
by loop and the pattern is designed

714
00:42:54,350 –> 00:42:59,060
by Sharon Perry. It’s a simple kit. It’s two

715
00:42:59,060 –> 00:43:03,460
black birds and a star on a rectangle.

716
00:43:03,460 –> 00:43:08,330
It comes with everything- the hook, all the

717
00:43:08,330 –> 00:43:12,590
wool felts, the rug hooking fabric, the

718
00:43:12,590 –> 00:43:13,820
only thing it doesn’t come with is a

719
00:43:13,820 –> 00:43:19,130
frame for that and they told me you can

720
00:43:19,130 –> 00:43:22,880
use you know any embroidery hoop which I

721
00:43:22,880 –> 00:43:29,150
have, so here is how far I am in it. I’m

722
00:43:29,150 –> 00:43:31,160
not taking it out of the hoop because it

723
00:43:31,160 –> 00:43:37,000
is a pain to get this finished part

724
00:43:37,000 –> 00:43:39,650
cinched into the hoop because it’s so

725
00:43:39,650 –> 00:43:45,330
thick

726
00:43:45,330 –> 00:43:54,770
so here it is so probably half-ish done.

727
00:43:54,770 –> 00:43:58,110
Did the star first cuz that’s real easy,

728
00:43:58,110 –> 00:44:00,720
went around it with the red nearly done

729
00:44:00,720 –> 00:44:03,020
with this black bird which isn’t

730
00:44:03,020 –> 00:44:07,560
standing out on camera as as well as it

731
00:44:07,560 –> 00:44:13,020
does in real daylight- just kind of

732
00:44:13,020 –> 00:44:17,640
working each section as I can fit it

733
00:44:17,640 –> 00:44:21,450
into the hoop because this isn’t rug hooking

734
00:44:21,450 –> 00:44:24,390
hoop and probably I should have just

735
00:44:24,390 –> 00:44:28,260
used a big hoop. I also don’t have a big

736
00:44:28,260 –> 00:44:34,920
hoop so there’s that. I am enjoying it

737
00:44:34,920 –> 00:44:37,080
but this is not going to be one of my

738
00:44:37,080 –> 00:44:39,720
crafts going forward I think this is a

739
00:44:39,720 –> 00:44:42,140
if I see something I really really

740
00:44:42,140 –> 00:44:49,050
really like I’ll get a kit, but this isn’t

741
00:44:49,050 –> 00:44:51,500
going to become part of my normal

742
00:44:51,500 –> 00:44:56,610
crafting repertoire, but I do- I do like

743
00:44:56,610 –> 00:45:01,670
how this particular piece is coming out.

744
00:45:01,670 –> 00:45:09,510
That’s in my ‘gender roles are dead’ tote

745
00:45:09,510 –> 00:45:11,730
bag. That’s the word I’m looking for-

746
00:45:11,730 –> 00:45:16,190
tote bag. Real quick

747
00:45:16,190 –> 00:45:19,920
one last work-in-progress. I know I’ve

748
00:45:19,920 –> 00:45:22,080
talked about a lot of them. I look out of

749
00:45:22,080 –> 00:45:24,000
focus. I can’t tell if I am or not or my

750
00:45:24,000 –> 00:45:31,260
screen is just dirty. um I’ve cut out the

751
00:45:31,260 –> 00:45:35,940
pieces- let me start over. I’m doing another

752
00:45:35,940 –> 00:45:40,350
wearable muslin for the McCall’s m6044

753
00:45:40,350 –> 00:45:46,680
button-down shirt. I used Swedish

754
00:45:46,680 –> 00:45:49,350
tracing paper which is almost like an

755
00:45:49,350 –> 00:45:53,820
interfacing without the glue to trace

756
00:45:53,820 –> 00:45:56,250
out the pattern pieces. What I’ve done is

757
00:45:56,250 –> 00:45:58,760
I’ve kept the

758
00:45:58,760 –> 00:46:02,160
collar pieces a size large and the cuffs

759
00:46:02,160 –> 00:46:07,380
a size large and the front and back

760
00:46:07,380 –> 00:46:16,170
width size large but I’ve done a size

761
00:46:16,170 –> 00:46:20,340
medium everything else. There’s some you

762
00:46:20,340 –> 00:46:25,350
know grading between the sizes. I don’t

763
00:46:25,350 –> 00:46:26,730
know if I did a good job. We’ll find out

764
00:46:26,730 –> 00:46:31,230
when I sew the pieces. um my- what I’m

765
00:46:31,230 –> 00:46:34,920
doing for my next wearable muslin is

766
00:46:34,920 –> 00:46:39,990
another holiday shirt- a Halloween shirt so

767
00:46:39,990 –> 00:46:43,080
I figure if it doesn’t fit then I can

768
00:46:43,080 –> 00:46:46,620
find somebody to give it to or donate it

769
00:46:46,620 –> 00:46:52,350
or something and I’m really not out of

770
00:46:52,350 –> 00:46:56,420
the fabric. The main fabric is this black

771
00:46:56,420 –> 00:46:59,760
which I bought for quilting but it’s not

772
00:46:59,760 –> 00:47:04,590
great for quilting. Its -oops- it’s

773
00:47:04,590 –> 00:47:08,490
a little too sheer for quilting and it

774
00:47:08,490 –> 00:47:12,030
shifts a lot. It’s a little slippery, more

775
00:47:12,030 –> 00:47:14,640
slippery than other cotton fabrics I’ve

776
00:47:14,640 –> 00:47:20,220
worked with so it’s a good shirt fabric

777
00:47:20,220 –> 00:47:23,520
I think because I mean it’s not

778
00:47:23,520 –> 00:47:25,560
completely trans- well that light

779
00:47:25,560 –> 00:47:27,570
behind it of course- it’s not completely

780
00:47:27,570 –> 00:47:32,480
you know translucent or whatever but

781
00:47:32,480 –> 00:47:35,850
it’s not like a good quilting cotton

782
00:47:35,850 –> 00:47:41,360
that’s just solid. You can see the seams-

783
00:47:41,360 –> 00:47:44,430
you can see the the seam allowance a

784
00:47:44,430 –> 00:47:46,770
little bit in a quilt when you’re using

785
00:47:46,770 –> 00:47:53,540
this so, so the the fronts, the back, the

786
00:47:53,540 –> 00:47:57,270
under collar,

787
00:47:57,270 –> 00:48:01,589
the button bands- most of the shirt is in

788
00:48:01,589 –> 00:48:05,220
the black but I have this- I have a yard

789
00:48:05,220 –> 00:48:09,900
of this so what little pieces I am using

790
00:48:09,900 –> 00:48:15,390
are no loss if this shirt doesn’t fit so

791
00:48:15,390 –> 00:48:21,690
I’m gonna do the collar this this is

792
00:48:21,690 –> 00:48:24,770
gonna be the interior color this is the

793
00:48:24,770 –> 00:48:29,010
or the neck band this is the bit that

794
00:48:29,010 –> 00:48:30,990
goes under the button-down shirt part

795
00:48:30,990 –> 00:48:33,329
that you can actually see- so the actual

796
00:48:33,329 –> 00:48:36,660
collar, one of these pieces, and the cuffs

797
00:48:36,660 –> 00:48:41,310
are in this Halloween fabric so no loss

798
00:48:41,310 –> 00:48:44,910
of this shirt doesn’t fit because this

799
00:48:44,910 –> 00:48:46,349
isn’t very much fabric and I have yard

800
00:48:46,349 –> 00:48:50,790
of this. So I’ve cut out all my pieces. I

801
00:48:50,790 –> 00:48:54,420
just need to sit down and start

802
00:48:54,420 –> 00:49:00,569
assembling, but my craft room has been a

803
00:49:00,569 –> 00:49:02,609
little bit of a mess. I say that every

804
00:49:02,609 –> 00:49:04,500
single episode, the craft room is always a

805
00:49:04,500 –> 00:49:06,150
mess because I’m always in there doing

806
00:49:06,150 –> 00:49:11,280
things, but that’s the next shirt I hope

807
00:49:11,280 –> 00:49:16,410
to finish because if this does fit with

808
00:49:16,410 –> 00:49:20,670
the sort of modification between the

809
00:49:20,670 –> 00:49:24,720
medium and large sizes then I’m set to

810
00:49:24,720 –> 00:49:29,010
go for my two plaid fabrics for my 2019

811
00:49:29,010 –> 00:49:36,510
make 9 and if this doesn’t fit that I’m

812
00:49:36,510 –> 00:49:38,790
using the other shirt pattern for those

813
00:49:38,790 –> 00:49:42,690
plaid fabrics but I need to know before

814
00:49:42,690 –> 00:49:44,430
I cut into those plaid fabrics because I

815
00:49:44,430 –> 00:49:49,680
really do like those plaid fabrics. That’s it

816
00:49:49,680 –> 00:49:55,319
for works in progress. On to other stuff,

817
00:49:55,319 –> 00:49:57,900
which I’m hoping won’t take up too much

818
00:49:57,900 –> 00:49:59,910
of your time. I’ve omitted the fanfiction

819
00:49:59,910 –> 00:50:01,859
section again. I think I’m going to omit

820
00:50:01,859 –> 00:50:05,099
the fanfiction section going forward

821
00:50:05,099 –> 00:50:06,570
because I just read

822
00:50:06,570 –> 00:50:09,570
so much of it. Once I start talking about it, I

823
00:50:09,570 –> 00:50:14,730
cannot stop talking about it. Although if

824
00:50:14,730 –> 00:50:17,130
you want to talk fanfic with me at any

825
00:50:17,130 –> 00:50:22,670
point just contact me. I love fanfic.

826
00:50:22,670 –> 00:50:24,540
Stuff I’m watching

827
00:50:24,540 –> 00:50:28,170
I am currently catching up on vlogmas

828
00:50:28,170 –> 00:50:31,230
videos and podcasts. I kept up with

829
00:50:31,230 –> 00:50:33,690
vlogmas for a good chunk of December,

830
00:50:33,690 –> 00:50:35,880
mostly because I had a week off in

831
00:50:35,880 –> 00:50:42,020
December, but once it came up to the like

832
00:50:42,020 –> 00:50:44,700
four or five days before Christmas, I

833
00:50:44,700 –> 00:50:49,590
just lost it. I just couldn’t watch any

834
00:50:49,590 –> 00:50:52,770
more of them. I did not find the time to do

835
00:50:52,770 –> 00:50:56,190
it. I’m catching up on those. I did go see

836
00:50:56,190 –> 00:50:58,440
Spider-man: Into the Spider-verse which

837
00:50:58,440 –> 00:51:00,450
is really good

838
00:51:00,450 –> 00:51:10,700
I love Miles Morales. He’s freaking great

839
00:51:10,700 –> 00:51:14,100
and I also went to go see Aquaman, which

840
00:51:14,100 –> 00:51:17,460
was also really good. It was very weird

841
00:51:17,460 –> 00:51:20,400
too for my experience going to see

842
00:51:20,400 –> 00:51:22,200
Aquaman cuz I went to different theater.

843
00:51:22,200 –> 00:51:27,120
I usually go to this tiny theater- I mean

844
00:51:27,120 –> 00:51:29,190
it’s not the tiniest. There it’s a six

845
00:51:29,190 –> 00:51:33,860
screen theater, but it’s in Torrington, so

846
00:51:33,860 –> 00:51:35,910
there’s usually not a lot of people

847
00:51:35,910 –> 00:51:39,150
there and I went to a theater in

848
00:51:39,150 –> 00:51:42,540
Waterbury which is like a

849
00:51:42,540 –> 00:51:44,750
legitimate place where people actually

850
00:51:44,750 –> 00:51:50,280
go to the movies at the Apple cinemas up

851
00:51:50,280 –> 00:51:54,300
there and they have their recliners. They

852
00:51:54,300 –> 00:51:55,950
redid the whole theater so that they

853
00:51:55,950 –> 00:51:57,750
have those fancy seats

854
00:51:57,750 –> 00:52:00,840
so the theater fills up. It was very

855
00:52:00,840 –> 00:52:04,470
weird to be watching a movie with other

856
00:52:04,470 –> 00:52:07,410
people. I’m usually in the theater with

857
00:52:07,410 –> 00:52:09,360
fewer than ten people and this was a

858
00:52:09,360 –> 00:52:13,670
full theater. It was very weird

859
00:52:13,670 –> 00:52:16,099
but I suppose that’s what most theaters

860
00:52:16,099 –> 00:52:19,339
are like. It’s just weird for me cuz I

861
00:52:19,339 –> 00:52:24,109
never sit next to people in the movies

862
00:52:24,109 –> 00:52:26,299
unless I’m going with my family and

863
00:52:26,299 –> 00:52:31,970
I sat next to two strangers. Stuff

864
00:52:31,970 –> 00:52:35,180
I’m listening to- a whole heck of a lot.

865
00:52:35,180 –> 00:52:37,869
866
00:52:37,869 –> 00:52:41,779
I’ve listened to the four books by Nick

867
00:52:41,779 –> 00:52:45,079
Offerman- all narrated by Nick Offerman.

868
00:52:45,079 –> 00:52:46,789
One of them he’s joined by his wife

869
00:52:46,789 –> 00:52:49,730
Megan Mullally and those books are

870
00:52:49,730 –> 00:52:51,140
Paddle Your Own Canoe:

871
00:52:51,140 –> 00:52:53,269
One Man’s Fundamentals of Delicious

872
00:52:53,269 –> 00:52:57,769
Living, which is similar to his stage

873
00:52:57,769 –> 00:53:00,019
show American Ham if you watched that

874
00:53:00,019 –> 00:53:02,269
when it was on Netflix. It’s no longer on

875
00:53:02,269 –> 00:53:05,930
Netflix and I’m mad about it, but if

876
00:53:05,930 –> 00:53:08,839
you’ve watched that it’s a similar sort

877
00:53:08,839 –> 00:53:12,619
of- cross that show with an autobiography

878
00:53:12,619 –> 00:53:15,349
and that’s the kind of book it is. It’s

879
00:53:15,349 –> 00:53:16,940
delightful.

880
00:53:16,940 –> 00:53:19,490
He also wrote Gumption: Relighting the

881
00:53:19,490 –> 00:53:21,680
Torch of Freedom with America’s Gutsiest

882
00:53:21,680 –> 00:53:26,720
Troublemakers – that’s really good. Good

883
00:53:26,720 –> 00:53:29,089
Clean Fun: Misadventures in Sawdust at

884
00:53:29,089 –> 00:53:31,460
Offerman Woodshop, which was really cool

885
00:53:31,460 –> 00:53:37,569
because it was sort of a- a profile of

886
00:53:37,569 –> 00:53:40,700
the folks working at his wood shop and

887
00:53:40,700 –> 00:53:44,660
how cool they are because you can tell

888
00:53:44,660 –> 00:53:46,400
he loves them all so much and he just

889
00:53:46,400 –> 00:53:49,309
wants to share his love of woodworking

890
00:53:49,309 –> 00:53:51,700
and also the people that he works with

891
00:53:51,700 –> 00:53:56,930
in his job just with the world, so it’s

892
00:53:56,930 –> 00:54:00,049
great, and then The Greatest Love Story

893
00:54:00,049 –> 00:54:03,529
Ever Told: An Oral History by Megan

894
00:54:03,529 –> 00:54:05,720
Mullally and Nick Offerman about their

895
00:54:05,720 –> 00:54:07,430
relationship and how they got together

896
00:54:07,430 –> 00:54:17,150
and that kind of thing. I’ve also renewed

897
00:54:17,150 –> 00:54:21,099
my library card which is exciting. I

898
00:54:21,099 –> 00:54:25,820
haven’t in ages because

899
00:54:25,820 –> 00:54:29,580
I’m a compulsive secondhand book buyer

900
00:54:29,580 –> 00:54:40,200
and also I like to buy books, although I

901
00:54:40,200 –> 00:54:43,850
have bought fewer books in recent years

902
00:54:43,850 –> 00:54:46,740
because it was becoming absurd. It’s like

903
00:54:46,740 –> 00:54:50,220
as soon as I had the slightest bit of

904
00:54:50,220 –> 00:54:52,290
cash to buy books I went completely

905
00:54:52,290 –> 00:55:02,910
bonkers. I have a lot of books and buying

906
00:55:02,910 –> 00:55:04,320
digital books doesn’t always feel like

907
00:55:04,320 –> 00:55:07,320
buying books so I have a ton of those

908
00:55:07,320 –> 00:55:10,920
that I need to read so it just hasn’t

909
00:55:10,920 –> 00:55:12,840
been a priority because I have so much

910
00:55:12,840 –> 00:55:21,980
stuff to read but I was reading about

911
00:55:21,980 –> 00:55:25,080
the newer things available digitally

912
00:55:25,080 –> 00:55:29,670
from- with access to your local library

913
00:55:29,670 –> 00:55:34,980
on overdrive and an app -like a companion

914
00:55:34,980 –> 00:55:39,720
app called Libby and that includes a ton

915
00:55:39,720 –> 00:55:42,510
of audiobooks so I popped into the

916
00:55:42,510 –> 00:55:45,390
library, renewed my library card, which is

917
00:55:45,390 –> 00:55:47,850
the easiest thing to do if you have a

918
00:55:47,850 –> 00:55:49,700
library card.

919
00:55:49,700 –> 00:55:52,200
She’s just verified that my address was

920
00:55:52,200 –> 00:55:56,660
still the same and my phone number and

921
00:55:56,660 –> 00:55:59,850
she just put a new expiration date on my

922
00:55:59,850 –> 00:56:02,310
library card that I’ve had since I was

923
00:56:02,310 –> 00:56:07,530
probably four years old. Once we were old

924
00:56:07,530 –> 00:56:09,870
enough to write our names we got library

925
00:56:09,870 –> 00:56:13,710
cards because our preschool- our pre-

926
00:56:13,710 –> 00:56:17,870
kindergarten, so like ages three and four,

927
00:56:17,870 –> 00:56:19,860
is right across the street from the

928
00:56:19,860 –> 00:56:23,359
library so

929
00:56:23,359 –> 00:56:27,140
renewed my library card and I’ve been

930
00:56:27,140 –> 00:56:30,390
devouring everything I could listen to on

931
00:56:30,390 –> 00:56:33,599
the Libby app. I’ve listened to two

932
00:56:33,599 –> 00:56:35,400
different versions of the Fellowship of

933
00:56:35,400 –> 00:56:37,140
the Ring. I’ve listened to the American

934
00:56:37,140 –> 00:56:40,140
NPR dramatization and the BBC Radio 4

935
00:56:40,140 –> 00:56:43,170
dramatization which is especially

936
00:56:43,170 –> 00:56:45,210
delightful because Frodo’s played by Ian

937
00:56:45,210 –> 00:56:51,300
Holm who plays Bilbo in the movie, so

938
00:56:51,300 –> 00:56:56,430
that’s a delightful bit of serendipity?

939
00:56:56,430 –> 00:56:59,190
Is that the word that you would use in

940
00:56:59,190 –> 00:57:03,089
this case? It’s cheers me to no end.

941
00:57:03,089 –> 00:57:06,000
I’ve also listened to the first volume

942
00:57:06,000 –> 00:57:07,920
of The Spiderwick Chronicles as it’s

943
00:57:07,920 –> 00:57:12,030
narrated by Mark Hamill and The

944
00:57:12,030 –> 00:57:13,950
Spiderwick Chronicles is by Holly Black and

945
00:57:13,950 –> 00:57:17,010
Tony DiTerlizzi. Y’all know who wrote

946
00:57:17,010 –> 00:57:21,180
Fellowship of the Ring and Two Towers

947
00:57:21,180 –> 00:57:23,670
just – I had a hold on Two Towers

948
00:57:23,670 –> 00:57:27,210
and – yeah you have to put on a hold to

949
00:57:27,210 –> 00:57:32,460
wait in line to borrow the digital thing

950
00:57:32,460 –> 00:57:34,290
which is the only inconvenient part

951
00:57:34,290 –> 00:57:38,490
about this but so far the books that I

952
00:57:38,490 –> 00:57:40,800
have put on hold have shown up a lot

953
00:57:40,800 –> 00:57:45,000
sooner than the estimated time, so that’s

954
00:57:45,000 –> 00:57:49,190
good.

955
00:57:49,190 –> 00:57:52,950
yes Spiderwick Chronicles narrated by

956
00:57:52,950 –> 00:57:55,230
Mark Hamill which is delightful because

957
00:57:55,230 –> 00:58:02,300
he does great voices for folks like-

958
00:58:02,300 –> 00:58:07,130
already forgotten his name, the brownie

959
00:58:07,130 –> 00:58:13,180
in that book

960
00:58:13,180 –> 00:58:18,690
Thimbletack – that’s his name. Good job me and

961
00:58:18,690 –> 00:58:22,150
I’ve started listening to The Alchemyst

962
00:58:22,150 –> 00:58:23,289
by Michael Scott

963
00:58:23,289 –> 00:58:25,359
and that’s narrated by Denis O’Hare

964
00:58:25,359 –> 00:58:28,420
which is a book that I have been meaning

965
00:58:28,420 –> 00:58:33,069
to read. It’s a young adult book but I’ve

966
00:58:33,069 –> 00:58:34,270
never gotten around to it. One of my

967
00:58:34,270 –> 00:58:38,710
brothers owns that book- possibly one or

968
00:58:38,710 –> 00:58:41,770
two of those sequels but I never got

969
00:58:41,770 –> 00:58:43,359
around to reading it, so I’m gonna listen

970
00:58:43,359 –> 00:58:46,089
to it. There’s a whole ton especially,

971
00:58:46,089 –> 00:58:49,690
especially a whole ton of young adult

972
00:58:49,690 –> 00:58:51,910
and children’s books in there. I’ve put

973
00:58:51,910 –> 00:58:53,440
in a hold on the Harry Potter series

974
00:58:53,440 –> 00:58:55,420
because I’ve- I’ve listened to some of

975
00:58:55,420 –> 00:58:58,990
the first ones but I’ve never

976
00:58:58,990 –> 00:59:05,730
actually listened to the full series.

977
00:59:05,730 –> 00:59:11,109
They’ve got the Eragon series, I don’t

978
00:59:11,109 –> 00:59:13,210
remember who that’s by but some other

979
00:59:13,210 –> 00:59:16,180
fantasy you know young adult, children’s

980
00:59:16,180 –> 00:59:21,910
series. They have the full Series of

981
00:59:21,910 –> 00:59:23,230
Unfortunate Events on there I’m just

982
00:59:23,230 –> 00:59:29,490
gonna nostalgia my way through every available

983
00:59:29,490 –> 00:59:32,640
children’s or young adult books

984
00:59:32,640 –> 00:59:37,299
available for audio for a while probably

985
00:59:37,299 –> 00:59:39,309
cancel my audible subscription for a

986
00:59:39,309 –> 00:59:40,329
bit and save some money.

987
00:59:40,329 –> 00:59:46,130
I just love audiobooks.

988
00:59:46,130 –> 00:59:48,930
Stuff I’m reading- I’m also reading some

989
00:59:48,930 –> 00:59:53,670
physical books. I’ve read two natural dye

990
00:59:53,670 –> 00:59:56,220
related books. I’m just knocking my lamp

991
00:59:56,220 –> 01:00:00,480
over. It’s fine. um I got this book

992
01:00:00,480 –> 01:00:03,990
secondhand I think in the Barnes & Noble

993
01:00:03,990 –> 01:00:08,160
used bookstore area. This is A Garden to

994
01:00:08,160 –> 01:00:17,320
Dye For by Chris McLaughlin

995
01:00:17,320 –> 01:00:21,370
natural dyeing and then for Christmas

996
01:00:21,370 –> 01:00:25,030
Gabby bought me Botanical Color at Your

997
01:00:25,030 –> 01:00:30,220
Fingertips by Rebecca Desmos and she has

998
01:00:30,220 –> 01:00:33,790
another natural dyeing book that at some point

999
01:00:33,790 –> 01:00:38,320
I’ll remember to borrow from her but

1000
01:00:38,320 –> 01:00:43,270
natural dyeing is kind of the spare

1001
01:00:43,270 –> 01:00:46,120
brain space thing that I’m thinking

1002
01:00:46,120 –> 01:00:49,030
about right now and you’ve seen some of

1003
01:00:49,030 –> 01:00:50,800
that in my previous video, which was an

1004
01:00:50,800 –> 01:00:53,200
in-between video about some natural dye

1005
01:00:53,200 –> 01:00:56,010
adventures and I hope to continue that. I

1006
01:00:56,010 –> 01:00:59,200
just need to not expect so much from

1007
01:00:59,200 –> 01:01:02,650
myself because it’s a lengthy process.

1008
01:01:02,650 –> 01:01:07,560
It’s not a fast hobby. It’s a slow hobby.

1009
01:01:07,560 –> 01:01:12,970
So doing some reading there and one of

1010
01:01:12,970 –> 01:01:15,460
my goals for 2019- I don’t have a ton of

1011
01:01:15,460 –> 01:01:18,100
goals, not specifically outlined goals

1012
01:01:18,100 –> 01:01:21,310
anyway I’ll make goals as I go

1013
01:01:21,310 –> 01:01:26,890
along, is to finish the rest of these

1014
01:01:26,890 –> 01:01:30,930
suckers. This is the Last of the Jedi. This is

1015
01:01:30,930 –> 01:01:34,510
Return of the Dark Side. This is book

1016
01:01:34,510 –> 01:01:37,960
number 6 in the series and there’s 11 of

1017
01:01:37,960 –> 01:01:43,530
them, I think. I need to finish these.

1018
01:01:43,530 –> 01:01:48,040
These are written for 4th graders. I need

1019
01:01:48,040 –> 01:01:52,840
to finish them. I love Star Wars so much.

1020
01:01:52,840 –> 01:01:55,120
I don’t know why it’s so hard for me to

1021
01:01:55,120 –> 01:01:59,290
just stop and pick these up, but my goal

1022
01:01:59,290 –> 01:02:00,940
finish the rest of them by the end of

1023
01:02:00,940 –> 01:02:03,730
this year. I can read anything else I

1024
01:02:03,730 –> 01:02:09,440
want, but I gotta finish these.

1025
01:02:09,440 –> 01:02:14,780
I have so many books. That’s gonna do it for

1026
01:02:14,780 –> 01:02:18,080
this podcast. I think I’ve talked long

1027
01:02:18,080 –> 01:02:21,470
enough. Show notes and everything will

1028
01:02:21,470 –> 01:02:24,170
be over at freakishlemon.com. Come join

1029
01:02:24,170 –> 01:02:27,310
us at the Ravelry group if you’d like.

1030
01:02:27,310 –> 01:02:29,600
It’s not a whole heck of a lot going on

1031
01:02:29,600 –> 01:02:32,270
right now over there but you know, if you

1032
01:02:32,270 –> 01:02:34,790
want to contribute or you want a thread

1033
01:02:34,790 –> 01:02:39,050
up to propose a thing. You know if you

1034
01:02:39,050 –> 01:02:41,780
got something you want to work on with

1035
01:02:41,780 –> 01:02:43,900
other folks in the thread, let me know. I

1036
01:02:43,900 –> 01:02:47,360
don’t know if it’s open for anybody to

1037
01:02:47,360 –> 01:02:51,410
start threads or I don’t know. I barely

1038
01:02:51,410 –> 01:02:53,060
know what I’m doing over there. I’m not

1039
01:02:53,060 –> 01:02:54,980
spending a whole ton of time learning it

1040
01:02:54,980 –> 01:02:59,150
but if you want me to I will. um you can

1041
01:02:59,150 –> 01:03:00,890
follow me as freakishlemon at

1042
01:03:00,890 –> 01:03:04,280
Twitter, Tumblr, Instagram, Ravelry, if

1043
01:03:04,280 –> 01:03:07,940
you’d like. Links to all these things

1044
01:03:07,940 –> 01:03:09,620
will be in the downbar here on youtube

1045
01:03:09,620 –> 01:03:11,030
or somewhere around here if you’re

1046
01:03:11,030 –> 01:03:13,400
watching this somewhere else and if you

1047
01:03:13,400 –> 01:03:15,170
do want to follow along with these

1048
01:03:15,170 –> 01:03:20,510
videos, consider it in that subscribe

1049
01:03:20,510 –> 01:03:24,890
button. It’s down there somewhere and youtube

1050
01:03:24,890 –> 01:03:33,180
will let you know. That’s gonna do it. Yep.

1051
01:03:33,180 –> 01:03:36,180
Goodbye.

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