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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!

May 21, 2016

Episode 19 - Boston

Please join in the Ravelry group for this podcast. You’ll be super-cool if you do.

The Michigan Machine Knitting Guild also has a group on Ravelry.

I rave about ichthammol ointment for horses.


At Spring Fling 2016 I saw Carol Scott ( and  Sandee Cherry. Sarah Etchinson was also there as was Gini Woodward and Jan Richards.

I recorded an interview with Sally Melville to be aired next month. She was teaching at the Wine & Wool Weekend put on by Carole at Nautical Yarn shop in Ludington, MI. The event was at the Cartier Mansion. Steven Be is teaching at the fall event.

28th Monroe Knitting Machine Seminar July 22 and 23 at Monroe County Community College. Contact Cathy Reaume at

InterKnit Machine Knitting Guild fall seminar in Glen Elyn, IL October 8 - 9 featuring Tom the Machine Knitting Guy.

Mary Ann Oger is teaching in Dallas at the DFW Machine Knitters Guild October 15-16.


I ended up buying a blue and a green gauge rule at Distinctive Knits website.

I like to peruse the discussions on the Machine Knitting group on Ravelry. I met Sandy. I’ll publish my interview with her soon.

I added a KG-93 G-carriage, the KC-900 color changer, intarsia carriages for the standard, mid-gauge, and bulky machines, as well as a KG-89 to my studio.

I now have a cone of Yeoman Aurora Wool-way yarn and lots and lots of yarn from Sandy. Sandy came to the US on the Andrea Doria.

Hand Knitting

I signed up for the free Knit-Along 2016: Socks with Lucy Neatby on but I’ve had to switch to a different stitch pattern. I’m now using the one from Hermione’s Everyday Sock.

Machine Knitting

Dishcloths using the #2 standard punchcard or #30 elongated in Stitch World.

Working on a MK version of L’Enveloppe.


Pop Knitting by Britt-Marie Christoffersson

Machine Knitting the Technique of Slipstitch by Denise Musk


American’s Test Kitchen recipe for Pasta with Cauliflower got a five star review from the mother-in-law.