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Episode 21 – Read an Oatmeal

[Archived to YouTube]

What’s In Our Cup

Jocelyn is drinking Twinings Goodnight Blend. She mentions Gastropod.

Diana is drinking Earl Grey Lavender tea.

Woolly Workings

Jocelyn finished the Bendy Arrow Shawl by Charlotte Bory out of Berroco Summer Silk in White and Hedgehog Fibres Sock in Poison.

Jocelyn has been working on 365 Days of Granny Squares by YarnUtopia, the Mammoth Shawl test knit by CozyUp WithTheStitchinSisters out of Bernat Premium in an oatmeal tweed, the Find Your Fade Shawl by Andrea Mowry out of Ancient Arts Fibre Crafts Sock and Manos del Uruguay Alegria, the Wonder Woman Wrap by Carissa Browning, and Christmas Cat Hats by Kat Coyle.

Jocelyn mentions Electrium by Lisa Mutch and The Grocery Girls.

Diana has been working on the Bellrose Shawl by Martina Behm out of Sheep En Soie in Remembering Rose (this is the first Strickmich! Club package of the year), the Find Your Fade Shawl by Andrea Mowry out of stash yarn from her travels, her Wedding Shawl (Evenstar Shawl) by Susan Pandorf out of Forever Yarn 100% Lamb’s Wool in natural.

Fibre Flubs

Jocelyn had some false starts on the Find Your Fade because the lace was misbehaving.

Diana missed a YO on her Wedding Shawl.

Yarn on the Go

Jocelyn’s yarn went to Beausejour, Manitoba. The rest of her yarn for the Starting Point Shawl finally arrived. She mentions Tall Grass Prairie and Verde.

Diana’s yarn went to Las Vegas. Full account in Summer Break Special.

Spinning Yarns

Jocelyn has been improving her spinning on her drop spindle.

Diana mentions The Expanse by James S.A. Corey.

Sew Little Time

Jocelyn’s Etsy shop is ready to go live, but is not live yet until she’s back from visiting her parents.


Stash Dash (2017 rules) – May 26-August 20. Jocelyn wants to go for 5km or possibly 7km. Diana just wants to finish everything currently on needles. (here’s a video where The Knit Girllls explain the rules changes for 2017)

Grocery Girls Sweet Summer KAL (Jocelyn only) – Dates? Summer.

Grocery Girls Canada KAL (Jocelyn only) – July 1-September 30

Wolsely Wool‘s Faded Summer KAL – Find Your FadeFree Your FadeSo FadedSo Faded pint-sized – must include one skein of Manos Alegria from Estelle Yarns.

Manitoba Fiber Festival – September 15-16

C4 – October 27-29

Book Review

This week we reviewed a library book, 60 Quick Knitted Toys from Cascade Yarns.

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 northernknitspodcastATgmailDOTcom.

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. She streams a virtual knit night on most Wednesdays at 8:30pm CDT on She is on Twitter as @artemis_134 and her website/blog is She has yet another Twitch channel at

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