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Episode 27 – Alpaca Alpaca

[Archived to YouTube]

What’s in Our Cup

Jocelyn has Bourbon Street Vanilla Rooibos from The Berry Barn.

Diana has Twinings Earl Grey.

Cool Threads

Jocelyn has been wearing her Bendy Arrow ShawlFind Your Fade Shawl, and Extra Large Textured Triangle Shawl.

Diana has been wearing her Rainbowside Shawl, Lindsay Slouch, Alpaca Cowl, Sockhead Slouch, and vanilla socks.

Woolly Workings

Jocelyn has been working on 365 Days of Granny Squares by YarnUtopia, the Wonder Woman Wrap by Carissa Browning out of Manos del Uruguay Alegría in Carmine and Manos del Uruguay Fino in Filigree, the Zadie Sweater by Mercedes Tarasovich out of Cloudborn Highland Worsted in Slate Heather, the Mammoth Shawl test knit by Cozy Up Designs out of Bernat Premium in an oatmeal tweed, designing her own pattern for fingerless mitts out of some yarn she got in Saskatchewan, and Christmas Cat Hats by Kat Coyle.

Diana darned her vanilla socks, and has been working on the Wonder Woman Wrap by Carissa Browning out of Manos del Uruguay Alegría in Carmine and Manos del Uruguay Fino in Filigree, her Find Your Fade Shawl by Andrea Mowry out of stash yarn from her travels, and her Wedding Shawl (Evenstar Shawl) by Susan Pandorf out of Forever Yarn 100% Lamb’s Wool in natural.

They mention Knitter’s Pride Nova Platina needles.

Yarn on the Go

We went to the Manitoba Fibre Festival!

Diana got some Malabrigo Mechita in Diana from Wolsley Wool, laceweight Silver Lining and stitch markers from Dye for Ewe, and some roving from Hilori’s Magical Yarnorium in Stormin’ The Castle.

Jocelyn got some Cloud 9 Fiberworks Nimbostratus in Victorian Bricks, some Dye for Ewe fingering weight Crocus in the Snow and Summer Breeze Makes Me Feel Fine, some sparkly sock yarn from Noble Ruby Designs in Swallowtail, some roving from Hilori’s Magical Yarnorium in Ultra Violet, and some roving from Wild Wind Naturals.

We mention Princess Bride, Firefly, and Dr. Horrible’s Sing Along Blog.

Wool Gathering

Diana likes Coal and Canary candles, particularly the Chunky Knit Sweater scent (which is Pumpkin Spice-y).

We mention the anime Fairy Tail.


Speckle & Pop! Westknits Mystery Shawl KAL 2017 (Jocelyn only) – September 29 – October 20

C4 – October 27-29

Pride and Prejudice Ball – October 28

Grinch-along – December 1-31

Year of the Sock – 2018. Northern Knits Podcast KAL! Knit 1 pair of socks every month in 2018.


This week we reviewed the Love of Knitting Fall 2017 magazine by Interweave.

You can find us on RavelryInstagram, Facebook (page) (group), 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 TwitterPintrestSnapchatRavelryInstagram, Periscope, YouTubeand her blog(s) 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 some (let’s be honest) Wednesdays at 8:30pm CT on She is on Twitter as @artemis_134 and her website/blog is She has yet another Twitch channel at

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