Wednesday, February 11, 2015

Episode 5

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Episode Five: Shiny New Thing

Wonderfully Knit Podcast page on Facebook

Premed student stuff: Why do this stuff at all?

Why on earth would it matter that you're interested in medicine AND in being a craftual individual?

SCA, the Society for Creative Anachronism
Caffeinated Knitting with Caffeinated Gert and Crafty Allie
The Knitmore Girls Podcast

Both of thesee podcasts have groups on Ravelry, too. Check them out.


My iPhone died, HAIL MY NEW iPHONE!

Projects –

Nōminī huic

Happy wool socks for me! Meeeee! Featuring the [Fish Lips Kiss Heel](pattern).

PVC tablet/card loom

Ah, being new to a thing! I make an error here. The short bar at the back that turns in its joints is not the cloth take-up bar. Instead, it holds the threads which are waiting to be used. The cloth take-up bar will be the short bar nearest the weaver.

This is a really, REALLY old way of weaving narrow bands, the elastic and whatnot of the pre-elastic era. As I mention, this is a really, really inexpensively-begun weaving habit - this loom cost me less than $10 for those parts I didn't already have around the house. I used poster board for the cards and mention that some will go buy a pack of playing cards to use for cards, but plenty of people reportedly do fine with their first few projects using some cardboard sourced from cereal boxes.

Plus mild extras - stray cats and sewing!

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