Show notes | Episode 3: Yarn and Parents

Show notes:

I’m on iTunes! Hooray!

You can find me on Instagram and Ravelry. Since filming, I have created a Ravelry group, too.

Finished knits:

Stripey socks: Gynx Yarns Power Sock in colorway Gynx’s Palette. Toe-up, Fish Lips Kiss heel, Jeny’s Surprisingly Stretchy Bind Off. US 1 (2.25 mm) needles.

In progress:

A baby sweater: Pattern is Sweet Baby Sweater, a free pattern by Caroline Wiens. US3/3.25mm needles. Using Opal Neon (discontinued line) and Knit Picks Stroll in Buckskin.

Socks: Manos del Uruguay sock in Colobri, toe-up two-at-a-time Magic Loop. US 1.5/2.5 mm.


The Flying Kettle Glider base in Grog-Bellied Sea Dog.

Copper Corgi Fiber Studio Savannah sock base in Peacock

Apple Tree Knits yarn in Plush fingering — 840-yard gradient in colorway Champagne Gradient

Texas Dyed Wool gradient sock in Orange Can Be Neutral


My parents are in town! I made Pioneer Woman’s Italian Drip Beef and Skinnytaste Mediterranean Quinoa Salad for dinner one night.

My mom brought me a Jul shawl pin and my Christmas gift yarn bowl from a pottery shop in Yellow Springs, Ohio.

Easter dinner: Baked ham with rum and Coke via The Noble Pig.

Florence’s potatoes/Dorothy’s potatoes:

one bag Southern-style hash browns (square potatoes), defrosted. Ours was 32 ounces.

1 bunch green onions, chopped

8 ounces sour cream

1 stick butter, melted

1 can condensed cream of chicken soup

3/4 —> 1 cup shredded cheddar cheese

salt and pepper to taste

Mix everything. Bake in casserole dish at 350 degrees for 45 minutes to an hour (until bubbling). Check halfway through and stir.

Mom’s projects: 

Park Pullover by Kristen Hipsky, knit from Cascade 220 Superwash Paints in Buttermint

Stripe Study by Vera Valimaki, knit from Seven Sisters Yarn Meridian in colorway Gravity and Valley Yarns Leyden in colorway 13.

Mom’s stash enhancement: Western Sky Knits Twinkle Sock (colorway unknown) and Ewe Love Yarn Shine Sock in colorway Little Boy Blue.

My mom is on Ravelry here.

2 thoughts on “Show notes | Episode 3: Yarn and Parents

  1. I mispronounced the first name of the creator of Park Pullover. Her name is not Kristen, it’s Kirsten. SO sorry!


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