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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 11, 2016

Please join in the Ravelry group for this podcast.

Lake Superior State University list of banished words for 2016.

The Michigan Machine Knitting Guild has a group on Ravelry.

I’m going to Spring Fling 2016 in Peru, IN.

The Artful Ewe in Port Gamble, WA is a cool shop in a cool town.

So Much Yarn in Seattle, WA was packed with knitters when I was there. I bought two balls of Freia yarn after hearing about it on the Actually Knitting podcast.

When I got to Portland, OR I went to Yarnia for the cones of yarn to order.

After returning to Michigan, I went to the Yarn Garden shop in Charlotte where I bought a skein of Lang Jawool sock yarn, the Sock Ruler, two skeins of orange Cascade Roslyn yarn, and a little ceramic dish that looks like knit fabric by Charan Sachar.

Sadly, there is no sense in linking to Davidson Old Mill Yarn but here’s the article about the history of the place printed in the Lansing State Journal.

Nature Spun sport weight is great for color work mittens.

Brittany size 2mm double pointed needles are bluntly beautiful.

Signature Arts needles are also beautiful she said pointedly.

I finished the Rose Red hat by Ysolda Teague with Brooklyn Tweed Loft yarn.

I’m working on toe up socks with KnitCircus Gradient Stripes yarn.

I recommend the LK150 mid-gauge knitting machine to beginners. Everyone should take Susan Guagliumi’s Craftsy class.

Design your own sweater with Garment Designer software.

Watch for the bonus episode with the interview with Helen Sharp of The Knitting School.