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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!

Jul 24, 2016

Episode 21 - #1 Punchcard & Rectangles

Please join in the Ravelry group for this podcast.


Stitches Midwest is August 4-7 in Schaumberg, IL.

The Michigan Machine Knitting Guild also has a group on Ravelry. Our next meeting is August 15.

Michigan Fiber Festival is August 17-21 at the Allegan County Fairgrounds. Check out for classes and vendors.

Check out Episode 12 to hear about the CSM retreat on Lake Michigan.

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.


Newton’s yarn is available here and at many, many knitting events like Stitches. I bought Gene B and Madison Ave and Dazzle 2.

Hand Knitting

Felted Clogs


French Press Felted Slippers

Patton’s Classic Wool Worsted yarn

Lion Brand says their wool is Aran weight but I think it’s quite thin. 

Machine Knitting

Fray Check

Vine Insertion stitch pattern

Bathroom curtain


Sally’s link to her class called Stash Busting Secrets for Sweater Knitting and More. Or contact Sally via Ravelry at Sallyknits for a half price code. The class is an updated Craftsy version of her Styles book which was all about using up your yarn stash.

Knitwords magazine is no longer being published but you can sometimes get them on


Make Basil, Cucumber, and Tomato sandwiches this summer.

Don’t make the millet recipe from The Complete Vegetarian Cookbook from America’s Test Kitchen.