Knitting Pipeline

Nellie, Seamless Yoked Sweater, Retreat Registration!

 Nellie, Seamless Yoked Baby Sweater, Retreat Registration!


Pipeliner Notes: A correction in last week’s episode. The site for rescuing macramé owls is The link was correct in the show notes but I made it plural when I said it on the podcast. My apologies to all macramé owls out there and their rescuers.


Deaf Smith, Laurel’s Kitchen, The Moosewood Cookbook were classic cookbooks in the 70's and 80's.

In my oven today: Whole Wheat Bread, Homemade Granola, and

Baked Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Oatmeal from the food blog Perfecting the Pairing. I substituted raisins for chocolate chips.

Nature Notes

Satu mentioned that bats carry rabies and that is true. If you see a bat behaving strangely then beware. 

A hawk posed for me and I still had trouble identifying it. A Cooper's Hawk is about the size of a crow and has a rounded tail. The Sharp-shinned hawk is smaller and has a squared off tail.

Sent to me by Goldybear: Autumn by Emily Dickinson

The morns are meeker than they were,
The nuts are getting brown;
The berry's cheek is plumper,
The rose is out of town.

The maple wears a gayer scarf,
The field a scarlet gown.
Lest I should be old-fashioned,
I'll put a trinket on.

Needle Notes

Nellie by Donna Higgins

Purchase pattern at Stitches Midwest 2010 and the yarn is Knit Picks Organic Cotton.

Calls for Sublime Organic Cotton DK

The only difficult part of this sweater is the crocheted flower closure. Difficult for me, that is.

Seamless Yoked Baby Sweater by Carole Barenys

Free Pattern. Top down raglan with running strands that make a pattern on the yoke, cuffs, and bottom.

If I knit this pattern again I would probably add another button hole on the yoke and then not put buttons below that.

In The Pipeline

  • Afterthought Heel Hiking Socks using pattern by Laura Linneman
  • Nubby Noro Mittens, actually have finished.
  • Crescent Shawl Left to my Own devices

The Blethering Room

Knitting Pipeline Retreat Registration is now open!

March 2-3 (Fri night and all day Sat)

$50 for both Fri and Sat/$40 for Sat only.

Send a check with your mailing information, email, phone, and whether you wish to stay overnight at the facility. Your check will be held for a while so don't worry if it does not clear right away.

Knitting Pipeline Retreat

PO Box 549

Washington IL 61571

Rip Van Winkle Challenge

Go through your Ravelry queue to find a project that has been asleep for a long time. Or maybe you have been asleep while others have been knitting this project. In your Ravelry queue you can see when you put projects in your queue.

Another mission for the overachievers out there: go to your stash and try to find your oldest yarn and match it to an pattern in your queue.

Product Review

The Knitter’s Book of Socks by Clara Parkes: the Yarn Lover’s Ultimate Guide to Creating Socks that fit well, Feel great, and last a lifetime.

Heartily recommended!


Hint of Dawn from the album Hopeby Kendra Spring.

Direct download: Episode_65_Small_Sweaters2final.mp3
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