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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!

Jun 13, 2018

Episode 44 - June 2018

July 20–21 30th Annual Monroe Knitting Seminar, Monroe, MI Susan Adams, Charlene Shafer, Sandee Cherry

July 28 Summer Wine and Wool at Sandhill Crane Vineyards near Jackson, MI

July 28-29 Founders Fest at the Textile Institute in Minneapolis, MN. It is put on by the Midwest Machine Knitters Collective. Mary Anne Oger is teaching.

August 2-5 Stitches Midwest in Schaumberg, IL

August 15-18 Michigan Fiber Festival in Allegan, MI

Little Knits
Tofutsie sock yarn
Opal Light laceweight yarn
Lang Jawoll Color sock yarn
Yeoman Canelle cotton yarn
Yeoman Elsa mohair yarn

Hand Knitting
NoShow Socks by La Maison Rililie Designs with Lorna’s Laces Solemate yarn.

Machine Knitting
Take an Old Bag Shopping by Pat Holbrook published in Knitwords #44, Spring 2008. Here is a blog post with helpful information.

Experimenting with the three wedge heel from Lucy Best’s book Circular Machine Knitting:: Beyond Basics.

Mountain Colors Bearfoot sock yarn
Socrates sock yarn
Integrity sock yarn

Mid-gauge transfer tools are just right for the 54 needle cylinder.
Standard gauge transfer tools are just right for the 72 needle cylinder.

Try It!
Prepare hand knitting yarn with yarn spray or wax. Wind onto cones or a loose center pull ball.

Knit round yokes by hand.

Fashion Knit Course Outline for Hand Knitting Machines by Regine Faust circa 1980

Rant: Green Antacid tablets
Rave: Now Solutions Arnica Warming Relief Massage Oil

Salad Nicoise with tuna, potatoes, eggs, green beans, and Greek salad dressing. Don’t forget the Sauvignon Blanc.

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