Archive for December, 2009

lk2g-064 Alaska is for Knitters – Anchorage

In this latest episode of our video podcast we continue our journey to Alaska with a stop in Anchorage for a visit at the Oomingmak Cooperative.

While there we find out more about qiviut, muskox and the Inuit knitters who create the lovely lace qiviut items.

What I am wearing/knitting:

Special thanks to Torgeir Robertson.

For more information about qiviut and the Inuit knitters check out:

Arctic Lace: Knitting Projects and Stories Inspired by Alaska’s Native Knitters by Donna Druchunas

Check out Yarndex.com for substituting yarns

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lk2g-063 Eeeek Steek!

In this latest episode of our podcast we demonstrate steeking! Watch as we walk through crochet steeking and the cutting!

For more info on this technique, check out Eunny Jang’s Blog

What I am wearing:

What’s on the set:

My knitting is on display at the New City Library in New York State.

Our Knit-a-long can be found on the Let’sKnit2gether Ravelers group where we’re knitting squares for Afghans For Afghans

This episode is sponsored by:

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