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I Started Knitting Again on 9/11

CAT’s very personal story of what happened to her on 9/11 was originally posted four years ago at the end of episode fifteen Twisted Stitches.  We decided to re-edit the piece and upload it on its own in honor of the 10th anniversary of the September 11th attack.

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World Trade Center photos (cc) Robert J. Fisch, Michael Foran, Matt Morgan, Chomer Zhao

lk2g-081 Stitch N Pitch NY Mets 2010

In this latest episode of our  knitting video web series we took a trip to Citi Field in Queens, NY to attend the 2010 NY Mets StitchNPitch event.  Early on it the event was the Guinness Book of Worlds Record for the number of Simultaneous Crocheters!

Special thanks to:

  • Deborah Norville – Anchor for Inside Edition
  • Stacy Charles – Designer/Co-Owner Tahki Stacy Charles
  • Larry Hilz – Mets Fan
  • Jennifer and Stephanie – Mets Fans
  • Kwok-Ming Cheng – Mets Fan
  • Libby Butler-Gluck – PR for StitchNPitch
  • Jordan Sherman from mlb.com
  • Danielle Parillo – PR for the Mets

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lk2g-034 Stitch-N-Pitch NY Mets 2008

In this latest episode of our video podcast we take a field trip to the Stitch N’Pitch NY Mets game in one of the final games at Shea Stadium in Queens, NY.

We met with Stacy Charles from Tahki Stacy Charles, Inc. who coordinated this year’s NY Mets event for TNNA‘s Stitch N’Pitch

Save the Children talks with us about making hats for infants.

Lily Chin talks about knitting and embroidery of their fantastic banner.

Kay Gardinar talks about her latest book Mason-Dixon Knitting Outside the Lines and their earlier book Mason-Dixon Knitting: The Curious Knitters’ Guide

We chat with folks in the stand and around the stadium including Tanis Gray, MaryBeth Temple, Andrea Walker, Kim, Tricia Puskar, Anika, Lijah, Troy, Alissa, Andrew, Carolyn Cavicchio, Kimberly Schaeffer, Anna Phillips and the girls; Pratrice, Kalin, Katie, Sophia and Kate!

A special thank you to Libby Butler-Gluck.

Plus a sneak peak at the new Citi Field Stadium!

Special thanks to all the folks who agreed to be in our show!

Remember we’ll be at Rhinebeck on October 18th-19th.  We’re having a meetup on Sunday at 2:00pm at the picnic tables in front of building A, join us!

lk2g-019 The Perfect Double Play

In this episode we take a field trip to Shea Stadium in Queens, NY to join in For Stitch-n-Pitch for the Mets/Braves game on August 8th, 2007.

We met with Knitting celebrities and there were over 800 knitter/crocheters at the event!

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From the bleechers we talked with Carrie ,Colleen SubwayKnitter,Karin Strom (Editor in Chief, Yarn Market News), Monica Teng, Christina Batch (Editor in Chief, Adorn Magazine), George Lee, Joyce Rifkin, Rebecca McDonald, Jason Conklin and his Dr. Who Scarf, Heather Lee Byrne, Amanda Keiser, Meagan and Matthew Gaffney.

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  • Felted bag which was created in our two part episode Felting a Science Experiment Part 1 and Part 2

Special Thanks to Barbara Paley and Libby Butler-Glick from TNNA and Valerie Tovar from the Mets for their assistance and support!

lk2g-015 Twisted Stitches

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

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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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lk2g-014 Yarn Harlot in NYC to Represent

In this episode of our Video Podcast, we tagged along with the Yarn Harlot Stephanie Pearl-McPhee for her visit to NY City which was the first city of her Represent Tour.

During the day we visited Central Park and were part of the Sock picture then later went to FIT to Represent with 650 knitters. We met with Stephanie, Jayme, Guido, Allena, Dawn, Donna, Margaret, Rachel, Jessica, Emily, Jennifer, Shameka, and Helen…Thanks to all!

Stephanie has begun her tour for her book Stephanie Pearl-McPhee Casts Off: The Yarn Harlot’s Guide to the Land of Knitting.

FYI: If you’re going to be at the Maryland Sheep and Wool Festival May 5-6 and would be interested in being in our show or just hanging out, send me an email (cat AT letsknit2gether.com)

lk2g-002 NYC Knit-Out & Crochet

A field trip to the 8th Annual 2006 NYC Knit-Out & Crochet.

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Special thanks to Mimi, Ruth and Marcia from The Rockland Knitters!

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