Episode 108: Hawser, gauge lies & Radiate
Thank you for joining us this week! It is our last show for 2018 – thank you to those who took time out of their schedule to spend the almost 2 hours it took to record since we had some technical difficulties with Internet halfway through. Welcome to new viewers of the show, thank you to those who are returning and a special shout-out to those who are patrons of the show. I appreciate all of your support! This month, we talked about an interesting spinning growth that re-enforced for us that swatching is really important and in fact, they can ‘lie’ to us without swatching large enough, adjusting needle sizes and taking into account general knitting changes as we work on our project. Next, we delve into the sample skein I’ve started for the current Breed & Colour Studies. Some have started receiving their fibre, some have even started spinning so please head over to the Ravelry group to share! We then discussed my finished Hawser yarn – what an interesting plying test. This yarn is probably the most difficult yarn to ply I’ve ever made. I gave a very brief update on my Noel yarn – I’ve really made no progress on it this past week. Lastly, I share my progress on my Radiate pullover that I’ve started in the past week. The yarn is deep stash that I spun in 2015 from Westcoast Colour. I’m loving the knit thus far and will share my progress next time! I hope you enjoy the show – Happy Holidays & a safe, happy, healthy New Year to you and yours!