Episode 162: Swat Fretter!

Mighty FOs


Simple Black Sweater (original pattern) out of Berroco Pure Pima, colorway 2274 (black) on a size 3.5mm (US 4) needle.


Sidna Farley Square from The Great American Afghan by XRX Books (Knitters Magazine), out of Knit Picks Brava Worsted in the Tranquil colorway on size 4.5mm (US 7) needles.

First of the Baby Gift dishcloths – based on Basic Knitted Dishcloth by Jane Lake, out of Bernat Cottontots in White on size 4.5 mm (US 7) needles.

WIPs & Chains


RFYP DK Hat by Katie Piche NekozukiKnits out of Tinted Tangles Merino DK on size 3.35mm (US 3) and 3.75mm (US 5) needles.

Fractal Danger by Martina Behm out of Fiber Optic Yarns Kashmir Paintbox gradient in the Espresso-Crimson-Gold colorway on size 3.5mm (US 4) needles.


Socks (no pattern) in Skein Top Draw Sock in Woodsmoke knit on 2.25 mm (US 1) needles.

Meadow Beauty by Sachiko Uemura in Orange Flower Yarns in Opal colourway on size 3.75 mm (US 5) needles.

Crochet blanket on 3mm hook (no pattern, scrap yarns).

Swatch for Sea Salt by Laura Aylor knit in Julie Asselin Leizu DK


Julie H. Levy square from The Great American Aran Afghan by XRX Books / Knitters Magazine out of Knit Picks Brava in the Freesia colorway on size 5 mm (US 8) needles.

The Abigale Shawl by Rachel Paulsel out of Bittersweet Woolery Guilty Pleasures in Ash on my Tongue, on size 4 mm (US 6) needles.

Diagonal Knit Dishcloth by Jana Trent out of Bernat Cottontots in White on size 4.5 mm (US 7) needles.

The Frog Pond


Mama Vertebrae by Kelly Brooker out of Bernat Softee Chunky in the Fern colorway – too heavy for my wrists. I shall try again in DK (striped) Berroco Comfort DK in colors 2703 (cream), 2747 (denim), 2744 (hunter green) and 2730 (country red).

Canada KAL:

#CanadaKAL2016 on Instagram!

Don’t forget to check out the coupon code thread, so many great deals to be had.
Prize thread is up with photos of some of things we have to give away.

NOTE: If you are a podcaster and are participating, you don’t have to do prizes in your groups, you can send your viewers over to our group, but you can talk about it on your show.

New prizes that have arrived in the last 2 weeks.

YarnFriendly Moose Bag, Thank You Sally!
Twisted Daisy Fibres Canadian cities bag, Thank You Andrea!
Knitters Nightmare Yarn, in the Blue Ruin colorway, Thank You Sadie!

Flash the Stash:


Julianna’s Fibre Yarn in the Prism colorway, when I saw it I knew that was my bday present to myself.
Knitters Nightmare in the Enchanter colorway!
Bag from Twisted Daisy Fibres to review.
Gleener product to try, one for all of us and one to giveaway coming soon.
Mini Swap with Sally a.k.a. YarnFriendly 2, she also sent me a 2 dpn needle cases that match my bag from her. I am keeping on and the other is going into the prize bin for theCanadaKAL! Thanks Sally!
Minis, tea, stitch marker & collage bowl from Jen (The Uncreative Crafter Podcast)

Lemongrass by Joji Locatelli from Jessica of Serenova Crafts Podcast
OM Shawl by Andrea Mowry – Drea Renee Knits from Krystal
The Black Album a set of 4 sock patterns by Anneh Fletcher from Moira
The Shawl Society by Curious Handmade (Helen Stewart), first pattern in the Talisman Shawl series


Summertide Shawl – Curious Handmade (Helen Stewart)
Aisling by Justyna Lorkowska
Lamina Wrap – Ambah O’Brian
Minis, tea & stitch marker from Jen

1 skein A Hundred Ravens Iachos base in the Mlle de Tréville colorway
1 skein Colinette Jitterbug Sport in the Mardi Gras colorway
1 skein white acrylic Loops & Threads sport or DK weight from mom’s friend, cream colored.
Minis, tea & stitch marker from Jen
Needle gauge prototype & purple sock blockers from Schwartzcraft

Save Your Dollars

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

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

On the Boob Tube or Audio Waves (Podcasts mentioned)

Serenova Crafts Podcast with Jessica Serenova
Nekozuki Knits with Katie Nekozukiknits (Canadian)
Curious Handmade with Helen HellsBells (Audio)
Maple Moose Fibers with Michelle mickerr (Canadian)
Relentless Knitting Company with Karla K-Rae and Emily EmGemKnits (Audio – Canadian)
Knitmore Girls with Jasmin cuteknitter and Gigi gigidahling
Actually Knitting with Michelle ActuallyKNITting (Audio)
Commuter Knitter with Jen ndjen04 back from having twin girls. (Audio)
Knitting in Stitches with Moira moclell (Canadian)
YarnGasm Podcast with Kristin voolenvine
Knitting ExPat Podcast with Mina mina86
Knerdgirl Knits Podcast with Kaity KnottyKnerd

Stitch Talk

Selma: More Bags, Etsy Shop Announcement.


A lot of fabric cut for my soon-to-be update!

Happy crafting, and have a great week!!!


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