What makes a good knitting pattern or kit? I review the Over the Moon sock kit as an example of how to do it up right. Also in this episode: how do you go about making the transition to a career in the fiber arts? By request from a couple of viewers, I talk about my own story and what I’ve learned about the joys and perils of making that change. The technique video today shows two ways to create a smooth join when joining your knitting into the round.
Mentioned in this episode:
- Knitting Pipeline Podcast—thank you, Paula, for your very positive review, and for sending so many of your engaging listeners my way!
- Little Skein in the Big Wool—Anne’s shop sells the Over the Moon kit and other impeccably crafted kits, bags, and stitch markers for knitters. The kit includes…
- Jacob Maresbeth Chronicles, by Brandy Schillace—the vampire/not vampire YA novels I’m designing a hat pattern for
- Southwestern University—the lovely liberal arts college where I used to work
- Cooperative Press—the pathbreaking independent publisher for whom I now work part-time
- Heather Zoppetti and Stitch Sprouts
- Receive the Dark Matter Knits monthly email newsletter: exclusive coupon codes, news about patterns and the podcast, and more!
- Our group on Ravelry—come join us for the new “pass it on” project and other fun discussions about fiber crafts.