Wednesday, August 20, 2014

Commuter Knitter - Episode 76 - Crazy Talk for a Monday (airing on a Wednesday)



You've Arrived At Your Destination
Hitofude out of Madelinetosh Tosh Merino Light in Volga for Camp Loopy Project 2

Hitofude

Mario Bedspread

Mario Blanket

TheKnitGirllls Stash Dash 2014

Drive
Camp Loopy 2014 
Ginny's Cardigan

Ginnys Cardigan

Purloining my own show notes from last year when I talked about subbing a different yarn that is not the same gauge:
How to substitute yarn of a different gauge in a pattern.  A little bit of math is involved, but it's not too difficult.

Pattern gauge - 4 sts per inch
Personal gauge - 4.5 - 5 sts per inch
Stitches at the bust to get desired size, which in this case for me is 34:

x sts/34" = 5sts/1"
x = 34*5
x = 170 sts

This will be the number of stitches needed across bust to get the desired 34" bust measurement. Next, look through the pattern to find which size gives that number of stitches at the bust.  Use the numbers for that size in order to get the size I want.

Rearview Mirror
Camp Loopy 2013 - where are they now?
Narragansett

Road Maps
Review of Mystic Shawls by Anna Dalvi, released by Cooperative Press
Check out my full review on the blog with a chance to win an e-copy for yourself!

Hop on the Party Bus
Congratulations to the winder of the giveaway for a cube sock bag by Sue and Sandy of Prairie Bag Works on Etsy.  Thank you again to Sue and Sandy for providing the bag for the giveaway!

Prairie Bag Works Giveaway

Road Trips
Bridgewater Country Fair - August 15-17, 2014
Bridgewater Fair 2014
Stitch N Pitch at CitiField - September 14th @ 1:10 pm
Western CT Yarn Crawl - September 26-28th
STITCHES East - Hartford, CT - October 9th-12th
NYS Sheep & Wool - Rhinebeck, NY - October 18th-19th

Come Find me on the Interwebs
Ravelry - ndjen04
Ravelry Group - Commuter Knitter Podcast
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Email - commuterknitter@yahoo.com
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1 comment:

  1. I love how the Mario afghan has come out - quite a challenge, well done and congratulations on your first place. Thinking of you both. C x

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