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Episode 45 – Phedre Helps

What’s In Our Cup

Jocelyn is drinking Tetley Warmth Cinnamon Spice.

Diana is drinking Twinings Peppermint and Creamy Vanilla.

Cool Threads

Jocelyn has been wearing the Coffee Shop ShawlFind Your Fade Shawl, and Cat Hat.

Diana’s Bloomsbury Mitts and Wonder Woman Wrap have found a permanent home at her new job. She has also been wearing the Lindsay SlouchSockhead slouch, her socks, the Rainbowside Shawl, and her Cat Hat from Jocelyn.

Woolly Workings

Diana has been working on Hermione’s FLKH Socks out of S.R. Kertzer On Your Toes 4 Ply with Aloe Vera in ON223801, the Rivers Wrap by Shannon Cook out of Cascade 220 in Natural, Burgundy, Green, Camel, Vashon Island Heather, and the Eyeball Shawl by Stephen West out of Diamond Luxury Tradition Sock in (black?), Malabrigo Mechita in Diana, and Manos del Uruguay Alegria in Natural, and her Wedding Shawl (Evenstar Shawl) by Susan Pandorf out of laceweight undyed lamb’s wool.

Jocelyn has been working on a pair of toe-up socks out of Dye for Ewe‘s My Kind of Holiday Baking, the Autumn Moon Wrap by Jayda InStitches out of Red Heart Super Saver, the Feyre by Shannon Cook out of 100% alpaca 4-ply yarn from Hannigan’s Alpaca Range in Colonsay, SK, and the My Sisters Shawl by Cozy Up Designs out of Manos Del Uruguay Alegria in Antigua and Paula, and Noble Ruby Designs in Swallowtail.

Jocelyn finished the Boneyard Shawl by Stephen West out of Bernat Premium in white and burgundy.

Yarn on the Go

We played Dungeons and Dragons. Diana joined another group at work.

We went to the Norwood Naughty Knitters’ Fibre Frolic and things were purchased.

Noble Ruby Designs

Jodi Shawl

Cloud 9 Fiberworks

Tog & Thel

Dragon Fibre Bags

Manjusha Farm

Circle O Alpacas

Burton Alpacas

Sugar Coates

Little Wing Odd Birds

Angels: A Knitter’s Dozen by Gerdine Strong -> our review

Wool Gathering

Should we move to YouTube? Let us know!


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.

My Sister’s Shawl MKAL – January 1-February 5 (Jocelyn only) hosted by the CozyUp WithTheStitchinSisters Podcast

Podcast-iversary KAL – January 1-March 31. Knit something by Shannon Cook. Use #happypodnkp2018 on Instagram so we can see your stuff! Use #veryshannon so Shannon Cook can see your stuff!

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

#whatchaknittinkittenkal – Dates? Hosted by WTF Knitting! Podcast and Honey Bee Knits Podcast


This week, we reviewed a library book, Crobots: 20 Amigurumi Robots to Make by Nelly Pailloux.

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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