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Episode 12 – Puppies!

[Archived to YouTube]

What’s in our Cups

Diana has a bottle of Vanilla Coke and Fiji Water.

Jocelyn has a bottle of Cherry Coke, a can of Ginger Ale.

Cool Threads

Jocelyn has been wearing the Coffee Shop Shawl.

Woolly Workings

Jocelyn finished more  dishcloths out of worsted weight mystery cotton and the Textured Triangle Shawl by Marly Bird out of Red Heart Soft Essentials in White. She is working on another Textured Triangle Shawl out of a Caron Cake in Bumbleberry, ,the Boneyard Shawl by Stephen West out of Bernat Premium in Teal, 365 Days of Granny Squares, the Stormy Sky Shawl by Life is Cozy out of Ancient Arts in Really Seriously Annoyed Grapes, the Starting Point MKAL by Joji Locatelli out of Berrocco Pima 100 in Larkspur, Hydrangea, Magnolia(?), and Stonecrop(?), and Ancient Arts in Great Blue Heron.

Diana has been working on the Textured Triangle Shawl by Marly Bird out of Red Heart Soft Classic in Dark Leaf and Wheat, the Bellrose Shawl by Martina Behm out of Sheep En Soie in Remembering Rose (this is the first Strickmich! Club package of the year), and her dad’s “safety” socks out of ONLine Supersocke 4-fach in Forest-Color.

Jocelyn mentions the Knitter’s Pride Nova Platina needles (which we reviewed in Episode 10). Diana mentions Bill Nye Saves the World.

Yarn on the Go

Diana took her dad’s socks to the hospital waiting room and her dad decided they were “bullet-proof safety socks.”

Jocelyn went yarn shopping with her dad and a bounty of yarn was collected: Shibui Maai in red(?), Manos Del Uruguay Maxima in M6353, Cascade Eco Cloud undyed, Manos Del Uruguay Silk Blend in 3309 Zebra.

Sew Little Time

Jocelyn has a new sewing room!


Red Heart Textured Triangle Shawl KAL – May 1-May 30

Starting Point MKAL (Jocelyn only) – May 12-June 5

World Wide Knit in Public Day – June 10

Stash Dash (that’s the 2016 page) – May 26. Jocelyn wants to go for 5K, Diana a more introductory 3K. (here’s a video where The Knit Girllls explain the rules for 2017)

Ai-Kon – July 21-23

BSides (Diana only) – July 25-26

DefCon (Diana only) – July 27-30

Manitoba Fiber Festival – September 15-16

C4 – October 27-29

Book Review

This week we reviewed a library book, Sweater Girls: 20 Patterns for Starlet Sweaters, Retro Wraps, and Glamour Knits by Rita Taylor and Madeline Weston.

You can find us on Ravelry, Instagram, Facebook, and Pintrest as Northern Knits Podcast. Our blog with all our show notes is at You can also email us at

Jocelyn can be found on Twitter, Pintrest, Snapchat, Ravelry, Instagram, Periscope, YouTube and her book blog as amberdragun or amberdragun1.

Diana can be found on Instagram and Twitch as firewaterandfiber and on Ravelry as wool-rat.

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