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Hand y Machine Knitting

Welcome to the Hand y Machine Knitting podcast.

Whether you knit fast or slow, you'll find a new episode each month to inspire and motivate you to get some knitting done!

Jan 19, 2018


Rant and Rave
Rant: DVD packaging
Rave: Gordon Food Service food storage containers

Stuff that came in - two cones of rayon chenille, two cones of black Wool Crepe Deluxe, one cone of a wool chenille from Silk City, one cone of 90/10 wool/nylon sock yarn, duplicate Brother 350 knitting machine.

Stuff that...

Dec 15, 2017

Merry Christmas to you and I wish you a happy and healthy new year!

Rant and Rave
Rant: My front loading washing machine smells - Ew!
Rave: Shake your hands after washing to reduce waste. TED talk here.

2018 Events
February 16-17 Knitting Pipeline Retreat in Washington, IL
April 7-8 Yarn Con, Chicago, IL
April 13-14 40th...

Nov 28, 2017

Episode 37 - November 2017

BygonesI said Easy Breezy Summer Top but it’s actually called Easy Breezy Tank - a great pattern by Michelle Goodhand (ridelikethewind on Ravelry).

Rant and Rave
Rant: Jeans with spandex
Rave: Jeans without spandex - Wrangler jeans

2018 Events
February 16-17 Knitting Pipeline Retreat in...

Oct 25, 2017

What Would Ruthie Say?
Charity shops often have garments made with cool yarn that you can recover.

I said Asymmetrical Vest when I should have said Color Bridges Vest in the last episode. Also I may as well apologize for the text alert sounds you heard in this episode.

Rant and Rave
Rave: Citizens’...

Sep 18, 2017

What Would Ruthie Say?
Get a colonoscopy.

Rant and Rave
Rave: So Bronze Professional Sunless Tanning
Rant: Icky paper in new books. Is it the way of publishing these days?

Mary Anne Oger’s Handbook for Manual Machine Knitters and Gretchen Rubin’s Four Tendencies books have this paper and the value of the content...