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Episode 36 – Promised Science

What’s in Our Cup

Diana is drinking Twinings Peppermint and Creamy Vanilla.

Jocelyn is drinking her ubiquitous Canada Dry Ginger Ale, Happy Planet Organic Lemonade, and David’s Tea Buddah’s Blend.

Cool Threads

Jocelyn has been wearing her Coffee Shop Shawl, and her Cat Hat.

Diana has been wearing her socksSockhead slouchWonder Woman Wrap, and mittens from Project Linus at a craft sale a couple of years ago. Her mom has been wearing Susie Rogers’ Reading Mitts.

Woolly Workings

Jocelyn has been working on 365 Days of Granny Squares by YarnUtopia out of Red Heart Soft ClassicChristmas Cat Hats by Kat Coyle out of Loops and Threads Impeccable Ombres and Solids, and her mom’s Dragon’s Rest Shawl by Abigail Phelps out of Bernat Premium in grey.

Diana has been working on the Find Your Fade Shawl by Andrea Mowry out of stash yarn from her travels, Thrummed Mittens for Knit Club based on the Lightning Fast Mittens by Hill Vintage and Knits out of Borgo de’ Pazzi Paco in Camel and Grey, and the Bloomsbury Mitts by Uma Padu from Love of Knitting, Fall 2017 out of Allison Barnes Yarn Merino Worsted in Resillience.

Yarn on the Go

We did some knitting during our new Dungeons and Dragons campaign run by Jocelyn’s Mr. B, and may have inspired a new knitter.

Jocelyn did some knitting at the mall while prior to yet more Christmas shopping.

Diana knit at a level 2 job interview, and got an offer!

Fibre Flubs

Diana knit a thumb too short on a Thrummed Mitten she was working on at D&D.

Wool Gathering

Behind the Wool Podcast

Geometry of Hand Sewing by Natalie Chanin

CozyUp WithTheStitchinSisters – one of the sisters is releasing a new pattern in December that Jocelyn wants to knit out of Midknit Cravings. They’re also doing a MKAL with the My Sisters Shawl that Jocelyn wants to use her Noble Ruby yarn for.

Mammoth Shawl

Alberta Frost Mittens

Christine’s Button Cowl

Mathematical Scarves – KnitYak


Grinch-along – December 1-25. Hosted by the Knitmore Girls.

Canadian Afghan KAL – December 1-February 28. Hosted by the Fiber Friends and Codependent Knitters, we are knitting a single or double-sided pillow (or a whole afghan!) using blocks from the A Canadian Afghan, eh! e-book.

Happy Woolidays by Hilori’s Magical Yarnorium – December 2

Year of the Sock – January 1-December 31. Northern Knits Podcast KAL! Knit 1 pair of socks every month in 2018.

Podcast-iversary KAL – January 1-March 9(?). Details coming December 1.


This week we reviewed Diana’s book, New Directions in Sock Knitting by Ann Budd.

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 is on Twitter as @artemis_134 and yet another Twitch channel at

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