Pat & Linda reflect on how the podcast has made them Brave Knitters!
Pat's favorite Inspiration blogs/podcasts...
Big Book of Knitting
The Knitting Answer Book
Cast On Bind Off
Fleece and Fiber source Book
New Pathways for Sock Knitters
Vogue Knitting Stitchionary
Getting Started Knitting Socks
The Joy of Color
My Knitted Doll
Rowan 40 designs
Really Wild Tea Cosies
Knitted Dolls with a designer wardrobe
7 Things that can Make ...
Bea and Linda share some tips for finishing and embellishing.
Here are some links to tutorials on some of the techniques we talked about:
TYPES of Colorwork:
Brioche in Two Colors
THINGS to Conside:
Color Value vs. Color Hue explanations
Some Colorwork Tips
MDK Color Splicing Video (scroll down to the 2nd video on that page)
PATTERNS we talked about:
Shetland Woolweek Hat
Noten (Linda's colorwork sweater in bamboo and cotton)
Sven & Solvieg patter...
Pat & Linda discuss their love of sweater knitting and all the things to consider as you contemplate your next project. They share their methods of how to find the next perfect sweater project to cast on.
Patterns we talk about in this episode:
Bronwyn by Melissa Wehrle
Weekender by Andrea Mowry
LoveNote by TinCanKnits
Coat of Many Colors by Sandra McIver
Campside Cardi by Alici...
Bea & Linda take the fear out of short rows!
Short Rows Definition: Short rows create vertical shaping in knitting. A short row is one in which you don't work to the end of the row; you stop and turn and work in the other direction. However, if you simply turn and start knitting in the other direction, your work will have a hole. The short row techniques are all methods to ...
Linda and new Brave Knitting podcaster, Pat, are talking all about socks. What they discovered is there is so much to learn about sock architecture. This is Socks 101, which explains some basics and will hopefully encourage you to start your first pair of socks,
Some Helpful Tutorials for Beginner Sock Knitters
Tin Can Knits FREE pattern and tutorial