Knit56 – knitting podcast


Episode 10, January 31, 2017
Places to find me:
YouTube: Knit56
Ravelry: Lulugal
Instagram: ShawnGlidden
Website: AcmeKnits.com

Podcasts/KALs mentioned:
The Wonders of the World KAL
Babbles Travelling Yarns with Grace Podcast
Finished Projects:
Have a glass of wine –
Colorway: Mountains are calling and Drive thru Espresso
US Needle size 4
McIntosh Sock Finger Weight
20% Superfine Alpaca, 6-% Merino 20% nylon
4 ply, 437 yards/100 gr skein
Microbrewed in Bellingham, WA
www.applefiberstudio.com

Red and brown socks
Knit in the round from top down.
unknown sock yarn from stash, 100 grams each of brown and maroon
Needles size US 2, generic pattern with traditional heel gusset shaping

Works in Progress:
Vortex shaped shawl
Yarn: Filigran, 100% Merino, 100gm/600 meters made in Germany
Knit on size 1 needles.

Find your Fade Shawl
Pattern by Anrea Mowry – Drea Renee Knits
Yarn: 7 colors of Spaelsaugarn, Brodergarn 2 ply

Pine Tree Palatine Scarf
Yarn: 100% Australian merino Lace approx. 800 yrds
Shawl pattern by Galina Khmeleva in The Gossamer Webs Design Collection

Tordis
Yarn Elsebeth Lvold, 9 hanks Silky wool, 65% wool/35% silk, 50gm, 175 meters, Size 4 needle
Pattern by Elsebeth Lavold in Designer’s Choice Book one. The Viking Knits Collection.

Void
Yarn 2 cones (900 yards) of Harrisville worsted weight, color – Sand
Size 6 needles.
Pattern by Melanie Berg in Issue 8 Mairlynd, Amirisu Fall 2015

Episode 9, December 21, 2016
Places to find me:
YouTube: Knit56
Ravelry: Lulugal
Instagram: ShawnGlidden
Website: AcmeKnits.com

Projects:
Have a glass of wine and knit – work in progress with yarn purchased at Vogue Knitting Live
Colorway: Mountains are calling and Drive thru Espresso
US Needle size 4
McIntosh Sock Finger Weight
20% Superfine Alpaca, 6-% Merino 20% nylon
4 ply, 437 yards/100 gr skein
Microbrewed in Bellingham, WA
www.applefiberstudio.com

Vortex shaped shawl
Yarn: Filigran, 100% Merino, 100gm/600 meters made in Germany
Knit on size 1 needles.

Books mentioned:
Strikking I Norge, by Kjellbert, Gravjord, Rosander, Svendsen
Traditional Knitting Patterns, James Norbury.

James Norbury (1904-1972)
He said of himself, “I was a foolhardy lover who has always been prepared to throw his loyalty and devotion at the feet of Mistress Knitting.”  From Knitty.com  on line knitting magazineEpisode 8 – Cowls & mitts and Cowls & mitts & a sweater

  • Welcome to Knit56
  • Episode 8, November 30, 2016
  • Places to find me:
  • YouTube: Knit56
  • Ravelry: Lulugal
  • Instagram: ShawnGlidden
  • Website: AcmeKnits.com
  • Vogue Knitting Live in Minneapolis
  • Deborah Newton: Good Measure:Knit a Perfect Fit Every Time
  • Amy Herzog – Knit to Flatter on Craftsy
  • Gale Woods Farm https://www.threeriversparks.org/parks/gale-woods-farm/gale-woods-farm-pavilion.aspx
  • Have a glass of wine and knit – work in progress with yarn purchased at Vogue Knitting Live
  • Colorway: Mountains are calling and Drive thru Espresso
  • US Needle size 4
  • McIntosh Sock Finger Weight
  • 20% Superfine Alpaca, 6-% Merino 20% nylon
  • 4 ply, 437 yards/100 gr skein
  • Microbrewed in Bellingham, WA
  • applefiberstudio.com
  • Gary’s Guernsey – original design – yay it’s done.
  • 7 skeins, Harrisville Designs, Highland Worsted, 200 yards/171 meters, 3.5 oz./ 100 grams, 100% pure virgin wool in Charcoal
  • Needle size : US 6/ 4 mm & US 8/5 mm circulars
  • Knit in the round
  • Blue Bamboo shawl/wrap
  • 100% Bamboo, purchased in Germany, Kaleido 100% Vegetal
  • 400 grams total – 109 yards/50 gr
  • Fingerless mitts and cowls in Debbie Bliss Soho size 9 needles

Episode 7 – Selbuvotter and being chased by the sun.

  • Welcome to Knit56

Episode 7, October 19, 2016

Podcasts mentioned:

Fairy Little

FibreTown

Books:

Selbuvotter, Biography of a Knitting Tradition, by Terri Shea, 2007

This book is in Norwegian: Selbustrikk, Votter, Vanter, Sokker, Stromper, Luer, Skjerf, by Rauma Ullvarefabrikk A/S of Selbu Husflid.

For a copy contact Arnhild Hillesland, www.arnhild.com

Projects in the works

Gary’s Guernsey – original design – yay it’s done.

  • 7 skeins, Harrisville Designs, Highland Worsted, 200 yards/171 meters, 3.5 oz./ 100 grams, 100% pure virgin wool in Charcoal
  • Needle size : US 6/ 4 mm & US 8/5 mm circulars
  • Knit in the round

Blue Bamboo shawl/wrap

  • 100% Bamboo, purchased in Germany, Kaleido 100% Vegetal
  • 400 grams total – 109 yards/50 gr

Tulip Sweater

    • Quince & Co Chickadee: River, Honey, Malbec, Clay, Sabine, Iceland
    • 100% American Wool, 181 yards/166 m/50 grams
    • Needles: Circular size 2 & 3
    • Red and brown socks
    • Knit in the round from top down.
    • unknown sock yarn from stash, 100 grams each of brown and maroon
    • Needles size US 2, generic pattern with traditional heel gusset shaping.

    Selbu Mittens for Ellen

    Harrisville Designs wool, 100% Pure virgin wool, 50 gr/ 217 yards per skein,

    Misc. amounts of different colors, on a background of Oatmeal. Needle size US 2, knit in the round.

Red and brown socks

  • Knit in the round from top down.
  • unknown sock yarn from stash, 100 grams each of brown and maroon
  • Needles size US 2, generic pattern with traditional heel gusset shaping.

 

Episode 6 – Too many planes

Welcome to Knit56
Episode 6, October 3, 2016
Places to find me:
YouTube: Knit56
Ravelry: Lulugal
Instagram: ShawnGlidden
Website: AcmeKnits.com

First Give Away!
And the winners are: Gottastsch, Kathy wins the Scandinavian Sweaters booklet and Minnesota Holt, Leslie, wins the Classic Gloves and Mittens booklet. Please PM with your mailing address and I will send them off to you!

New Pattern Release and 20% discount til 10/17/16
A quiet Walk: Infinity scarf
400 to 500 yards of fingering or sock weight yarn on size 3 needles.

Miss Grace Shawl
yay it is done! See photos of it on my project page at Lulugal
Designed by Skeino LLC
Free pattern on Ravelry
Knitting in Peace Fleece

Gary’s Guernsey – original design – yay it’s done.
Approx. 7 skeins, Harrisville Designs, Highland Worsted, 200 yards/171 meters, 3.5 oz./ 100 grams, 100% pure virgin wool in Charcoal
Needle size : US 6/ 4 mm & US 8/5 mm circulars
Knit in the round
Going to start one for me using Mooncake Yarn Inc, in the color Tranquility.
Approx 8 skeins, 100% pure wool, 100 grams/215 yards.
Needle size : US 6/ 4 mm & US 8/5 mm circulars
Knit in the round

My Mitts
BLF and Black Welsh mountain sheep wool
1 skeins, Pure Natural Wool, sustainably and humanely raised in the USA, Chengwatana Farm, Palisade, MN, 200 yards, BFL & Black welsh Mountain, sport weight

Welcome to our virtual farm!


and the accent color green from Deborah Simon – 22grams of hand spun/dyed merino/cashmere top, mohair locks, and suri alpaca.

Blue Bamboo shawl/wrap
100% Bamboo, purchased in Germany, Kaleido 100% Vegetal
400 grams total – 109 yards/50 gr

Tulip Sweater?
Quince & Co Chickadee: River, Honey, Malbec, Clay, Sabine, Iceland
100% American Wool, 181 yards/166 m/50 grams
Needles: Circular size 2 & 3

Yarn stores Mentioned
Darn Knit Anyway – Stillwater, MN
Yarnery – St. Paul, MN

Episode 5, Knitting and a bit of my music life at the end.

  • First Give Away!
  • Go to Knit56 group on Ravelry answer this question in the Paper or Virtual thread – Do you work mostly from paper patterns or follow your patterns on a device?
  • In about two weeks I will use random number generator and pick two names. Each person will receive one vintage booklet.. . Gloves and Mittens, or Norwegian Sweaters
  • Publication date: 9/9/16
  • Glory in the Meeting House
  • Yarn Requirement: 2 skeins, 1 color each of Malabrigo Lace, 1.76 oz/50 gr, 470 yards/430 meters, 100% baby merino wool, Shown in colors Polar Morn and Stone Blue
  • Needle size US 2/2.50mm
  • 1 place marker
  • Red socks – are no longer one inside the other, but one next to the other(magic Loop)
  • unknown sock yarn from stash
  • 100 grams each of brown and maroon
  • generic pattern found in Piecework magazine 2009
  • Gauge – still on 2/2 ribbing
  • Needles size 1/ 2.25mm
  • Using two needles
  • A Quiet Walk: Infinity scarf
  • 1 skein Rovings Polwarth wool and silk yarn, 100 gm, 400 m, 80% polwarth wool/20% cultivated silk, 2 ply fingering weight, silver color
  • Needle size: US 2/ 2.50 mm circulars (knit in the round)
  • Gauge: 32 sts and 40 rows is 4 in/10 cm in stockinette
  • Size: 53inches / 135 cm around x 6 ½ inches /17 cm wide
  • Version 2 of a quiet walk in MadelineTosh Tosh Light– Fair Isle color
  • Flags Cowl
  • PATTERN – Flags Cowl by Acmeknits Originals,
  • 1 skein MadelineTosh Tosh Merino Light, 420 yrds/ 384 m, 100% Merino, 2 ply fingering weight, Raspberry Tart Color
  • Needle size: US 2/ 2.50 mm circulars (knit in the round)
  • Gauge: 32 sts and 40 rows is 4 in/10 cm in stockinette
  • 9) Miss Grace Shawl
  • designed by Skeino LLC
  • Free pattern on Ravelry
  • Knitting in Peace Fleece

Deborah Simon – 22grams of hand spun/dyed merino/cashmere top, mohair locks, and suri alpaca.

  • Podcasts mentioned:
  • Fiber Trek
  • Fruity Knitting
  • Sew Sweet Violet – Liberty Fabrics
  • Musicians at Camp: Phala Tracy, Anna Lee Roberts, Chris Lynch, John Munson
  • Musicians at Square dance in Laneboro: Tracy Ebmeyer, Bob Bovee.

Episode 4, Olympic Flag Cowls, Netherland Flags

Welcome to Knit56

  • Episode 4, Aug 17, 2016
  • Places to find me:
  • YouTube: Knit56
  • Ravelry: Lulugal
  • Instagram: ShawnGlidden
  • Website: AcmeKnits.com
  • Finished items
  • 1)A quiet Walk: Infinity scarf – IT IS DONE!
  • 1 skein Rovings Polwarth wool and silk yarn, 100 gm, 400 m, 80% polwarth wool/20% cultivated silk, 2 ply fingering weight, silver color
  • Needle size: US 2/ 2.50 mm circulars (knit in the round)
  • Gauge: 32 sts and 40 rows is 4 in/10 cm in stockinette
  • Size: 53inches / 135 cm around x 6 ½ inches /17 cm wide
  • 2) Black cotton Shawl AND THIS ONE’S DONE TOO!
  • Made from three squares of black cotton, 13 X 15 inches each. Hand painted design with bleach removed the black dye. Squares are raveled and being used to reknit into a shawl.
  • Shawl pattern from book: Shawl Geometry II by Holly Chayes
  • 2oz/ 1765 grams of cotton yarn
  • Gauge: 9 x 16 is 2 in garter stitch
  • Needle size US 6/4mm
  • 6 place markers
  • 2) Flags Cowl – THIS IS MY THIRD FINISHED OBJECT
  • PATTERN – Flags Cowl by Acmeknits Originals, found on Ravelry:
  • 1 skein MadelineTosh Tosh Merino Light, 420 yrds/ 384 m, 100% Merino, 2 ply fingering weight, Raspberry Tart Color
  • Needle size: US 2/ 2.50 mm circulars (knit in the round)
  • Gauge: 32 sts and 40 rows is 4 in/10 cm in stockinette
  • Still Growing
  • 4) Red socks – one inside the other
  • unknown sock yarn from stash
  • 100 grams each of brown and maroon
  • generic pattern found in Piecework magazine 2009
  • Gauge – still on 2/2 ribbing
  • Switched to size 2 needles and magic loop
  • 5) Miss Grace Shawl
  • designed by Skeino LLC
  • Free pattern on Ravelry
  • Knitting in Peace Fleece
  • Dreaming about

4) Glory in the Meeting House – trying it in 100% merino from Australia

  • Podcasts mentioned
  • AndreSueKnits, hand knit sock blanks, black cotton blanks.
  • Twitch and Stitch Podcast, CanadianKAL2016
  • Stitched in Sweden – Maria’s new sewing adventure
  • Books/Magzines:
  • Patterns for Guernseys, Jerseys and Arans, Fishermen’s sweaters from the British Isles by Gladys Thompson, with a Note for American Knitters
  • Oritinally published in 1955, I have third edition from 1979 – Dover Publications
  • Knitting from the Ne3therlands, Traditional Dutch Fishermen’s Sweaters
  • By Henriette van der Klift-Tellegen –
  • Oublished in 1985 in the Netherlands, and Translated to English and published in 1985 by Marianne Wiegman Lark Books, publisher.

Episode 3 Its off the needles but not a finished project yet.

  • Welcome to Knit56
  • Episode 3, Aug 5, 2016
  • Places to find me: YouTube: Knit56
  • Ravelry: Lulugal
  • Instagram: ShawnGlidden
  • Website: AcmeKnits.com
  •  
  • 1)A quiet Walk: Infinity scarf
    • 1 skein Rovings Polwarth wool and silk yarn, 5.5 oz/ 150 gm, 650 yrds/ 600m, 80% polwarth wool/20% cultivated silk, 2 ply fingering weight, silver color
    • Needle size: US 2/ 2.50 mm circulars (knit in the round)
    • Gauge: 30 sts and 36 rows is 4 in/10 cm in stockinette
  • 2) Brioche Cowl – no pattern, just brioche over and over till I run out of yarn
  • KnitPicks Pallet in white, yellow, grey, ecru, tan, blue
  • Knit back and forth
  • 3) Version 3: Factor of four
    • Unsure yet how many skeins, cervinia, Le fibre noili, Merino Superfine, 1.75 oz/ 50gm, +/- 158 m, color # 4053 (blue),
    • Needle size: US 4/ 3.50mm
    • Gauge: 26 sts and 36 rows is 4 in/ 10 cm in stockinette
    • Size: still to be determined
  • 5) Kim’s Yarn – 3.4 oz
    • Pattern for sale on Ravelry – Kim’s Cowl
    • Needle size : US 7/ 4 mm for back and forth knitting

6) Black cotton Shawl

  • Made from three squares of black cotton, 13 X 15 inches each. Hand painted design with bleach removed the black dye. Squares are raveled and being used to reknit into a shawl.
  • Shawl pattern from book: Shawl Geometry II by Holly Chayes
  • 2oz/ 1765 grams of cotton yarn
  • Gauge: 9 x 16 is 2 in garter stitch
  • Needle size US 6/4mm
  • 6 place markers

7) Red socks – one inside the other

  • unknown sock yarn from stash
  • 100 grams each of brown and maroon
  • generic pattern found in Piecework magazine 2009
  • Gauge – still on 2/2 ribbing
  • Needles size 1/ 2.25mm

Using two needles

  • 8)Napa Grape pattern
    • Knitters magazine Fall 2010, designer Barry Klein
    • Debbie Bliss SoHo, 3 different colorways
    • Gauge: 13 sts x 20 ½ rows = 4”/10 cm
    • Needles size US 11/8mm circular to accommodate large # of needles
    • Changed to add 5 garter stitch rows to both ends, and working increases inside the bottom edge garter stitch rows.
  • 9) Miss Grace Shawl
    • designed by Skeino LLC
    • Free pattern on Ravelry
    • Knitting in Peace Fleece
  • Books/Magzines:
  • January/February piecework magazine 2009 – knitting two socks at once, one inside the other
  • Knitters magazine Fall 2010 K100 Napa grape pattern
  • Podcasts and Kal’s mentioned
  • Fairy Little’s Twitch and Stitch Podcast, CanadianKAL2016
  • FiberTrek Podcast, Shackleton CAL
  • AndresueKnits – hand painted sock blanks –

Episode 2 Where does the word knit come from (link)

  • Welcome to Knit56
  • Episode 2, July 20, 2016
  • Places to find me: YouTube: Knit56
    • Ravelry: Lulugal
    • Instagram: ShawnGlidden
    • Website: AcmeKnits.com
  • Podcasts and Cals mentioned:
    • Shackleton KAL sponsored by Sarah of FiberTrek
    • Fairy Little’s Twitch and Stitch Podcast, CanadianKAL2016
  • Projects in progress
  • 1)White Winter Coat – no pattern – mosaic crocheted pieces

2) Gary’s Guernsey – original design

  • 10 skeins, Harrisville Designs, Highland Worsted, 200 yrds/171 meters, 3.5 oz/ 100 grms, 100% pure virgin wool in Charcoal
  • Needle size : US 6/ 4 mm & US 8/5 mm circulars
  • Knit in the round
  • 3) 3RD version of Factor of Four!
  • Unsure yet how many skeins, cervinia, Le fibre noili, Merino Superfine, 1.75 oz/ 50gm, +/- 158 m, color # 4053 (blue),
  • Needle size: US 4/ 3.50mm
  • Gauge: 26 sts and 36 rows is 4 in/ 10 cm in stockinette
  • Size: still to be determined
  • Finished Items:
  • 1)Wrapped in Camel – more info on my project page –
  • And Anna Dorothy Shawl both worked two rows in one direction – You can find patterns for sale in Acme Knits Originals
  • 2)Multicolor Infinity Scarf
  • 7 colors of left over Berroco Ultra Alpaca Light, 50% Alpaca, 50% Peruvian Wool, total of about 8 oz of yarn. Needle size US 6/ 4 mm.
  • Read from “A History of Hand Knitting” by Richard Rutt

Episode 1 Rough and Ready (link)

  • Finished Objects:
  • 1)White Winter Coat – no pattern – mosaic crocheted pieces
    • multiple yarns in crochet
    • entered in the Shackleton KAL sponsored by Sarah of FiberTrek
  • 2) Brioche Cowl – no pattern, just brioche over and over till I run out of yarn
    • KnitPicks Pallet in white, yellow, grey, ecru, tan, blue
    • Knit back and forth
  • 3) Green Lace Scarf – Lace pattern from “A second Treasure of Knitting Patterns” by Barbara G. Walker
    • 2 skeins Rowan Felted Tweed, 1.91 yrds/171 meters, 50% merino, 25% alpaca, 25%, viscose, in Cacoon colorway,
    • Needle size : US 5/ 3.75 mm
    • Knit back and forth
  • 4) Double Knitted scarf – original design
    • Harrisville Designs Shetland, 900 yrds in 8oz cones, 100%pure virgin wool
    • Needle size : US 3/ 3 mm
    • Knit back and forth
  • 5) Gary’s Guernsey – original design
    • 10 skeins, Harrisville Designs, Highland Worsted, 200 yrds/171 meters, 3.5 oz/ 100 grms, 100% pure virgin wool in Charcoal
    • Needle size : US 6/ 4 mm & US 8/5 mm circulars
    • Knit in the round
  • 3 versions of textured shawl

Version 1: As yet to be named original pattern

  • Yarn Requirement: 2 skeins, 1 color each of Malagribo Lace, 1.76 oz/50 gr, 470 yards/430 meters, 100% baby merino wool, Shown in colors Polar Morn and Stone Blue
  • Needle size US 2/2.50mm
  • Gauge: 24 sts and 28 rows is 4 in/10 cm in stockinette
  • Size: 58 in/147 cm wide x 28 in/71 cm deep
  • 2 place markers
  • Version 2: As yet to be named original pattern
    • Yarn Requirement: 4 skeins, Harrisville Designs Silk & Wool, 1.76 oz/50 gr, 175 yards/430 meters, 100% baby merino wool, Shown in colors Polar Morn and Stone Blue
    • Needle size US 5/3.75 mm
    • Gauge: 16 sts and 24 rows is 4 in/10 cm in stockinette
    • Size: 58 in/147 cm wide x 27 in/66 cm deep
    • 2 place markers
  • Version 3: As yet to be named original pattern
    • Unsure yet how many skeins, cervinia, Le fibre noili, Merino Superfine, 1.75 oz/ 50gm, +/- 158 m, color # 4053 (blue),
    • Needle size: US 4/ 3.50mm
    • Gauge: 26 sts and 36 rows is 4 in/ 10 cm in stockinette
    • Size: still to be determined
  • All Over Lace Shawl As yet to be named original pattern
    • Yarn Requirement: 2 skeins, 1 color each of Malagribo Lace, 1.76 oz/50 gr, 470 yards/430 meters, 100% baby merino wool, Shown in colors Polar Morn and Stone Blue
    • Needle size US 2/2.50mm
    • 1 place marker
  • Rovings infinity scarf As yet to be named original pattern
    • 1 skein Rovings Polwarth wool and silk yarn, 5.5 oz/ 150 gm, 650 yrds/ 600m, 80% polwarth wool/20% cultivated silk, 2 ply fingering weight, silver color
    • Needle size: US 2/ 2.50 mm circulars (knit in the round)
    • Gauge: 30 sts and 36 rows is 4 in/10 cm in stockinette
  • Oversize sweater – knit 20 years ago. I have no idea the yarn or needle size or pattern that I used
  • Kim’s yarn – 3.4 oz
  • BLF and Black Welsh mountain sheep wool
    • 2 skeins, Pure Natural Wool, sustainably and humanely rasied in the USA, Chengwatana Farm, Palisade, MN, 200 yards, BFL & Black welsh Mountain, sport weight
    • http://www.chengwatanafarm.com
  • Ellen’s sweater – Red Palm Yoke Cardigan
    • From Poems of color
    • Kimmet Croft Fibers’ Fairy Hare 60% Rambouillet wool, 40% angora, Approx 13 oz. in multiple colors
    • Needle size: US 3/3 mm circular, knit in the round
  • Books:
  • “Poems of Color, Knitting in the Bohus Tradition”, And the women who drove this Swedish cottage industry, by Wendy Keele
  • “Bauerliches Stricken 2”, by Lisl Fanderl
  • Podcasts and Kal’s mentioned
    • Fairy Little’s Twitch and Stitch Podcast, CanadianKAL2016
    • FiberTrek Podcast, Shackleton CAL

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