Episode 5: Tool Time

 

Episode 5: Tool Time 

Anne and Stacie talk about tools that are essential to knitters and show what’s in their notions bags. Molly is caught stealing yarn while Anne & Stacie film (sneaky action LIVE at 20:00). There’s some sweater progress, donated yarn, and news about Little Skein’s holiday collection.

 

HELPFUL LINKS

Little Skein shop: https://www.littleskein.com/

Must Stash shop: https://muststashshop.com/

Anne is wearing her large size Balsam Hollow in Leading Men Fiber Arts’ Callback, “Green Gables” colorway.

 

REFLECTIONS: TOOLS ESSENTIAL TO KNITTERS

Knitmore Girls’ review of swifts and ball winders: http://www.knitmoregirlspodcast.com/2014/09/for-better-or-for-wool-episode-300.html

Nancy’s Knit Knacks ball winder: http://www.ballwinders.nancysknitknacks.com/ 

Anne’s matrix of needle sharpness vs slickness 

Signature needles: https://www.signatureneedlearts.com

Addi Rockets: http://www.addineedleshop.com/addi_circulars/rocket.htm

Hiya Hiya Sharps: http://hiyahiyanorthamerica.com/index.php?route=product/category&path=1_165_14

Anne’s binder for storing needles: https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B004HYBIU6/ref=oh_aui_search_detailpage?ie=UTF8&psc=1

Stacie’s box for holding notions: https://nkkshop.com/collections/knitting-tools-1/products/perfect-notion-case

Anne’s tape measure: https://store.cocoknits.com/tools/pebble-tape-measure/#.Wh7FG0trw6Q

Tuft Woolens lip and hand balm: http://www.tuftwoolens.com/

Jelby embroidered stitch marker tins: https://www.etsy.com/shop/Jelby 

Anne’s remedy for sore fingertips: Moleskin https://www.amazon.com/Dr-Scholls-Moleskin-Plus-strips/dp/B0130S9RIY/ref=lp_3779981_1_4_s_it?s=hpc&ie=UTF8&qid=1511966076&sr=1-4

What’s in your notions pouch?

 

WHAT WE’RE MAKING

Stacie is knitting:

Tahoma sweater: https://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/tahoma

Let’s Go Camping socks in Must Stash Yarns “Autumn Afterglow”: https://muststashshop.com/collections/patterns/products/lets-go-camping-socks-camp-knitalong-2017

Anne is knitting:

Apple Cider socks (vanilla sock)

Comfort Fade Cardi: https://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/comfort-fade-cardi

 

IN THE STUDIO

Little Skein’s holiday collection: https://www.littleskein.com/collections/holiday-2017

Must Stash’s in-stock Christmas yarns: https://muststashshop.com/collections/seasonal-favorites

December 04, 2017 by Stacie Dawson

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