Episode 154: Insanity abounds!

(There are no edits or captions this week, as none of us could face sitting there long enough to do them! Too nice outside!)

Mighty FOs


Mary’s sweater by Marianne bjerkman in Hempwol by Hemp for Knitting in 4.5mm needles.

Monkey socks by Cookie A in Crazy Dog Yarns in Gray Polson on 2.25 needles.


Handbrake by Kay and Dan Jones (Bakery Bears Podcast) out of King Cole Moorland Aran in the Foliage colorway on size 4.5mm (US 7) needles.

Deborah Newton Square from the Great North American Afghan Book by XRX Publishing, out of Knit Picks Brava in the Marina and Dove Heather colorways on size 4.5mm (US 7) needles.

WIPs & Chains


Marco Polo by Ela Torrente out of Cascade Yarns 220 Superwash Sport on size 4.5 mm (US7) needles.

Scrappy Yarn Blanket Knitted Patchwork Recipe by Martine Ellis out of misc sock yarns on size 2.25 mm (US 1) needles.

Waiting for Rain by Sylvia Bo Bilvia (softsweater) out of Wollemeise Pure 100% in the Palamino colourway on size 4 mm (US 6) needles.


Frankensocks on 2.25mm (US1) needles.

Highland peaks shawl by Mina Philipp in diamond luxury merino lux on 6 mm (US10) needles.


The ”I’m Sorry About Vermont” Socks (based on Sock Recipe: A Good, Plain Sock by Stephanie Pearl-McPhee out of the Knitting Rules book out of Regia 4-ply in colorway 00044 on size 2.5mm (US 1.5) needles.

Cinch (a test knit for Teresa Seasons of TGail Designs) out of SMC Select Silk Wool in Grey on size 6mm (US 10) and 5mm (US 8) needles. (Can’t show)

Playdate by TinCanKnits out of Three Irish Girls Adorn Sock in the Picnic Basket colorway on size 3.25mm (US 3) and 3.75mm (US 5) needles.

Canada KAL/CAL 2016

Thank you to everyone who has donated prizes or provided coupon codes. We want to stress that no one should feel pressured to provide a coupon code or donate. This is for fun, and to promote Canadian dyers, designers and podcasters! More to come in coming months!

Book Review

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C.C. Almon’s new book Coffee with C.C. A beautifully put together book with loads of information on sock knitting. She has a section on how to measure your foot, she has both toe-up and cuff-down as well as written and charted patterns.

The photography is amazing and all-in-all, a very well-written book. We want to thank C.C. for gifting us the pattern, and for providing one to give away to a viewer! Check it out to see if you won!

Flash the Stash


Voolenvine Yarn in Wolke base in the Gashlycrumb colorway
Hedgehog Fibre Sock in Pistachio
Rainbow of Stitches book
PhD Yarns
Snuru Hat pattern
Schmancy shawl
Project bag and tea from The Gamer Widows


Cross stitch bag
Project bag and tea from The Gamer Widows


Project bag and tea from The Gamer Widows

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BBSC 2016 – 1st Quarter Giveaway!!

We chose the winner for the 1st quarter of the Brown Bag Sock Challenge. So many beautiful socks!!! You guys are very talented! Here’s the skein of yarn we were giving away, thank you so much to our friend Cathy for donating it!

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Addicted to Sock Knitting E-Zine Giveaway

Debra was most generous in donating a copy of her Fall/Winter 2016 issue for us to give away to one lucky winner! Come see if it was you!

On the Boob Tube

Disas Craftwork with Disa
Fairy Little Twitch and Stitch with Marsha
Knitting I Love with Barbara
Knitting in Stitches with Moira
Periscoping Sisters with Amy and Debby
My Two Tips with Elise
Las Knitting Amigas with Vero and Joji Locatelli

Save Your Pennies

Bags by Awesome Grannie – ongoing coupon code for 10% off – 2TS10
SixmunchkinStitching – ongoing coupon code for 10% off – TWOTANGLED10

If you want to provide us with a coupon code for your shop, please pm one of us.

That’s all, folks! Happy crafting and have a great week!


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