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lk2g-051 A Lesson in Dyeing

In this episode, we return to the Hudson Valley Fiber Farm where Susan Gibbs gives us a lesson in dyeing with Kool-Aid and Country Classics dyes.

See this article on Knitty for more detail on Kool-Aid dyeing and this colorchart for more information

What am I wearing:

Special thanks to Susan Gibbs for allowing us to shoot this great event!

This episode is sponsored by:

BIJOU BASIN RANCH

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lk2g-050 Bloopers

To celebrate our 50th episode we’ve gone back into the archive and put together this special episode of Bloopers for you.

Enjoy!

lk2g-046 Dishcloth Face-off

In this episode of our video podcast Eric and CAT clean up with yarn aka a Dishcloth Face-off.

What’s on the set:

Yarns:

Needles

Book Review:

And check out their newest book Mason-Dixon Knitting Outside the Lines: Patterns, Stories, Pictures, True Confessions, Tricky Bits, Whole New Worlds, and Familiar Ones, Too

What am I wearing:

  • Top Down Sweater (my own design) knit with Katia Reno Plus yarn finished 2007

Some of my favorite sites (other than Ravelry) for Dishcloth patterns

Leave a comment for a chance to win a beautiful skein of yarn from Dyeabolical Yarn

Special Thanks to heathers and knittingheather for use of their Dishcloth images.

Our sincere condolances to Kay Gardiner and her family on their recent loss. To show your support consider donating a handknit to Afghan for Afghans

This episode is sponsored by:

BIJOU BASIN RANCH

Use promo code LK2G at checkout for 5% off.

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lk2g-043 Binding Off Toe Up Socks

In this episode of our video podcast we demonstrate a few techniques to bind off the cuff of toe up socks. Follow along with the instructions below.

Three Stretchy Bind off Techniques

  • KTBL Technique – K1 P1, put the two stitches from the right hand needles onto the left hand needle and K2 together through the back loop. K1,put the two stitches from the right hand needles onto the left hand needle and K2togTBL, Repeat until the end.
  • KTBL + K1 – K2 together through the back loop, put the two stitches from the right hand needles onto the left hand needle and K2 together through the back loop. Put this stitch back on the needle and K1. Put the two stitches from the right hand needles onto the left hand needle and K2 together through the back loop Repeat until the end.
  • Peggy’s Stretchy Bind Off – If you are knitting a K1, P1 ribbing, on the row before the bind-off row: K1, M1 (“make one” by making a half-hitch loop), pull the M1 tight, P1.
    Repeat around.
    Bind off row (go up a needle size or two): K1, slip the M1, pass the K1 over the slipped M1, P1, pass the slipped M1 over the P1, K1, pass the P1 over, etc. as for a regular bind off.

Book Review

What am I wearing

What’s on the Set

Put a comment in episode 42 for your chance to win this Tofutsies Stitches Collectors edition! Winner will be selected from a random commenter on March 31st!

This episode is sponsored by:

BIJOU BASIN RANCH

Use promo code LK2G at checkout for 5% off.

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lk2g-040 Isn’t it Called Fair Isle Knitting?

In this episode of our video podcast we walk you through the stranded knitting techniques and we’ll tell you a little about CAT’s stranded knitting adventures.

Book Reviews:

What I am wearing:

What’s on the set:

lk2g-033 Toe Up Sock Toes

In this episode of our video podcast, CAT demonstrates several methods for casting on for knitting socks from the toe up!  You’ll see Figure 8, Closed Toe, Invisible Provisional and Double Knitting cast-on.

We’ll be at SOAR and Rhinebeck this year so come by and say “hi”.  To psych yourself up for Rhinebeck go back and re-watch our episodes from 2006 and 2007.

Help us out to raise money for our computer by bidding on a shawl which Kalinumba from Germany has generously offered to auction for us.

You can find the shawl here on Ebay or you can find it in Kalinumba’s store on ebay
The yarn was “Farbzauber” which was created and donated by Steffi and designed and knitted by Kalinumba

Book Review:

What am I wearing:

What’s on the Set:

  • Various socks made with Socks that Rock, Opal, Regia and Cascade Fixation yarns.

lk2g-029 Jayne Hat for Leo Laporte

In this episode of our video podcast, CAT talks about her quest to make a hat for Leo Laporte the host of TWIT and TWITLive.

We also demonstrate how to make a pom-pom with the pom-pom tool!

On the set:

What am I wearing?:

lk2g-025 Metal Arts

In this episode of our video podcast we walk you through tips on knitting with wire and demonstrate knitting a bracelet from start to finish!

Book Review:

What I am wearing:

lk2g-020 Knitting with Holes

In this episode of our Video Podcast, we demonstrate lace knitting techniques and how to read charts.

LetsKnit2gether celebrates our 1 year anniversary (podiversary?) with this episode. Thanks for watching this past year, and we look forward to many new shows in Year 2!

On the set:

Books:

Our book review:

Personal Story

  • Shaped Triangle Shawl designed by Two Old Bags from the book A Gathering of Lace made with Cashmere/merino laceweight (discontinued) completed 2002

What am I wearing:

We’re going to Rhinebeck! We’ll be there both days and there’s a Letsknit2gether meetup on Saturday 10/20 3:00pm at the picnic tables by the food carts in front of building A.

lk2g-015 Twisted Stitches

In this episode of our Video Podcast, we cover Cable knitting techniques both with and without a cable needle

On the Set:

Our Book Review:

What am I wearing:

9/11 Photos from Jonathan Corum, Steve McCurry, and *Hiro

… also thanks to Paolo Ciccone. We shot this episode using his TrueColor Version 3.0 camera settings.

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