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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!

Apr 9, 2016

Episode 18 - Generations

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

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

The 2016 Crank-In and Homecoming is going on right now through April 10 at Cape Girardeau, MO. Put on by the Erlbacher company.

The Spring Fiber Expo is April 9-10 in Ann Arbor, MI at the Washtenaw Fairgrounds.

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

DAK workshop featuring Charlene Shafer for April 29 - 30. For more information, call Cathy directly at 734-243-3016.

28th Monroe Knitting Machine Seminar July 22 and 23 at Monroe County Community College. With the increased interest in machine knitting, this event may fill up early. Cathy’s email address is:

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

The Michigan Machine Knitting Guild will be trekking to Forma Fiber Arts in Whitmore Lake, MI.

Addi DPNs - blunter end and pointier end on the same needle!

Craftsy class called Knit Faster with Portuguese Knitting with Andrea Wong

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.

I added knit sleeves to my zippered fleece vest and I used Paton’s Kroy Socks FX to knit them on my mid-gauge LK150 machine.

I made a pullover sweater from a custom sized for me pattern on using a very large hank of yarn from Newton’s Country Yarns. It is Finished-Finished-Finished per the Knitmore Girls Podcast.

I used five colors of Rowan Pure Wool Worsted yarn for my tuck stitch blanket that I am seriously considering frogging.

I suggest that beginners use the Diana Sullivan’s Goldilocks Challenge book and DVD set.

Or Charlene Schaffer’s Mid-Gauge Basics + Much More.

Or Kathryn Douberly’s The Answer Lady’s Machine Knitting Notebook.

Or Cheryl Brunette’s Your First Bond Sweater Youtube videos.

Cooks Illustrated Classic Stuffed Peppers is one of our favorite recipes that I’ve converted to vegetarian using a soy product called Meatless Crumbles from