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Episode 40 – Merry Merry Happy Happy

What’s in Our Cup

Jocelyn is drinking True North Blend from Startbucks.

Diana is drinking Twinings Earl Grey Tea and Silk Sweetened Vanilla Almond Milk.

Cool Threads

Diana has been wearing her Wonder Woman Wrap.

Jocelyn has been wearing her Coffee Shop Shawl and Cat Hat. The kitty has been sleeping on the Extra Large Textured Triangle Shawl.

Woolly Workings

Diana finished all the 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, unearthed from the UFO bin an old pair of Thrummed Mittens out of bulky alpaca yarn from a local farm (ball band lost), and  Bloomsbury Mitts by Uma Padu from Love of Knitting, Fall 2017 out of Allison Barnes Yarn Merino Worsted in Resillience.

Jocelyn has made more Grandmother’s Favorite Dishclothes out of Bernat Handicrafter Cotton in Salt and Pepper, continued  working on 365 Days of Granny Squares by YarnUtopia out of Red Heart Soft Classic, the Eh! Pillow by GC Designs out of Estelle Worsted in charcoal grey and cranberry red, the Zadie Sweater by Mercedes Tarasovich out of Cloudborn Highland Worsted in Slate Heather, a Hat!?!, her mom’s Dragon’s Rest Shawl by Abigail Phelps out of Bernat Premium in grey, and finished the first fingerless mitt of the pattern she is designing.

Mom’s Hooded Scarf

Susie Rogers’ Reading Mitts

Yarn on the Go

We worked on our knitting while we played Dungeons and Dragons.

Amano Yarns Mamacha

Manos del Uruguay Fino

Diana went to her fiance’s work Christmas party, and discussed spinning and knitting. She also went to Grandma’s house to do some baking with the 3 and 5 year olds.

Fibre Flubs

Jocelyn tried to make a hat out of some Lion Brand Wool Ease Thick and Quick, when the cable fell out of her circular needles.

Spinning Yarns

Jocelyn is attempting to train the kitty not to be interested in spinning.

Wool Gathering

The Wee Sew n Sew

A Wooden Nest

Dan Carlin’s Hardcore History

Arne & Carlos

Jodi Shawl

Tracie Shawl

Ancient Arts Get off My Lawn


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

Eh! Canadian Pillow KAL – December 1-February 28. Hosted by the Fiber Friends and Codependent Knitters, along with My Two Tips and Four Boys and an NL Girl, we are knitting a single or double-sided pillow (or a whole afghan!) using blocks from the A Canadian Afghan, eh! e-book.

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 31. Knit something by Shannon Cook.

My Sister’s Shawl MKAL – January 1-February 5 (Jocelyn only)

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 Ravelry as amberdragun, where all her other social media is linked.

Diana can be found on Instagram as firewaterandfiber and on Ravelry as wool-rat. She is on Twitter as @artemis_134.

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