Knitting Pipeline

Charr and Bronwyn visit.

Complete show notes at


Local hot spots for knitters:

The Blend. Our local coffee shop and hang-out.

Ewe-nique Yarns. Morton IL a full-service yarn shop. They carry a full line of yarns and tools including Malabrigo, Madelinetosh, Elsabeth Lavold, Noro, Debbie Bliss, Sublime, KnitPicks Needles, Addi, Chia Goo, Hiya Hiya....and the people are friendly! What more do you need? 

Hitchhiker by Martine Behm

Textural Healing Shawl by Shannon Squire

Holly, Ivy, and Steve Three Christmas Hooligan Ornaments by Rebecca Danger

Nubby Noro Mittens by Annie's Woolens

Annabel Babe Cardigan by Carrie Bostick Hoge

Heart Hat by Elizabeth Zimmermann

Baby Sweater on Two Needles by Elizabeth Zimmermann

Seamless Yoke Baby Sweater by Carol Barenys

Smitten(A Holiday Garland) by Emily Ivey.

Big Snowy Owl by Purl Soho

The Bee Keeper's Quilt by Tiny Owl Knits aka "Hexipuffs"

Sock Blanket by Shelly Kang

Owl Puffs by Jenna Krupar

Irish Hiking Scarf by Adrian Bizilia

Palindrome: A Reversible Cable Scarf by Kristin Bellehumeur

Seamless Saddle Shoulder Pullover by Elizabeth Zimmermann

Star Toe for Socks

Set up as if you are doing a common wedge toe with even numbers of stitches on 4 dpns. Round 1 Knit to last 2 stitches on needle. Knit 2 tog   Round 2 Knit around

Repeat above until you have half the number of stitches you started with. Then do the decrease row on all rounds until you have 8 stitches remaining. Cut yarn and run through these 8 stitches.

Sock Tips from Have a Yarn

Bronwyn's Handmade Christmas:Pie in a Jar

recipes on show blog

for Hand Scrub and Lotion Bars

Knitting Pipeline Retreat March 2-3, 2012 (Friday evening and all day Sat) in Washington IL  information on overnight accommodations is in the show notes. 

Complete show notes at

Show sponsored by my Longaberger Home Business and Quince & Co. If you are looking to support American goods, then you can start here with their beautiful and reasonable wools.

Haste ye back!

Direct download: Episode_68_Star_Toe_and_Christmas_Knitting_final.mp3
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