Episode 1 – Sew it begins

Episode 1 – Stitching the High Notes

Welcome to the first ever episode of Stitching the High Notes!

In this episode I share how I became a knitter, discuss some of my past projects, and take a look at current and future projects!

Sewing Projects Discussed
McCall’s M5818
Simplicity 5698
Truly Victorian 1903 Trumpet Skirt

Tea Time
Numi Organic Tea – Indulgent Tea Chocolate Earl Grey

Finished Objects

Falling Leaves Lace Scarf
Pattern: Falling Leaves Lace Scarf
Designer: Debbie Stoller . Class on Creativebug.
Yarn: Miss Babs – Yowza Whatta Skein
Colorway: Coventry

Starshower Cowl
Pattern: Starshower
Designer: Hilary Smith Callis
Yarn: Voolenvine Yarns – Strasse
Colorway: Outlander

Marin Shawl
Pattern: Marin
Designer: Ysolda Teague
Yarn: A Verb for Keeping Warm – Annapurna Cashmere
Colorway: Vermillion

Song of the Sea Cowl
Pattern: Song of the Sea
Designer: Louise Zass-Bangham
Yarn: Voolenvine Yarns – Narwhal
Colorway: Gashleycrumb


Harry Potter KALs – hosted by Katie of the Inside Number 23 podcast and Jilly of The Knitting Broomstick podcast

We’ve got a HO people!

Harry Potter Socks
Pattern: C.C.’s Vanilla Cappuccino Socks – toe up
Designer: C.C. Almon
Yarn: Hey Lady Hey – BFL base
Colorway: “You’re a Wizard Harry!”
Progress Keeper: FuzzyKnitness Etsy shop
Needles: US 1/2.25mm
Project Bag: KnitRunDig

Sock Money Socks
Pattern: C.C.’s Vanilla Cappuccino Socks – toe up
Designer: C.C. Almon
Yarn: Yarn Enabler
Colorway: Sock Money
Progress Keeper: A Homespun House
Needles: US 2/2.75mm
Project Bag: My own creation

My first Arne & Carlos Socks!
Pattern: Vanilla Sock mashup – cuff down (2nd one will be toe up!)
Yarn: Design Line by Arne & Carlos
Colorway: Twilight
Progress Keeper: A Homespun House
Needles: US 1.5/2.5mm
Project Bag: Portland bag bought at Powell’s Books

Nennir Cowl
Pattern: Nennir
Designer: Lucy Hague
Yarn: Malabrigo Yarn
Colorway: Fresco Y Seco
Needles: US 5/3.75mm
Project Bag: Little Skein in the Big Wool

In the Que
One bagillion baby knit projects

Architexture Shawl
Pattern: Architexture
Designer: Jennifer Weissman
Yarn: Miss Babs – Caroline
Colorway: Pewter

Falling Water Scarf
Pattern: Falling Water
Designer: Bonnie Sennott
Yarn: Miss Babs – Yet
Colorway: Rainforest

Lucky No 7 Cowl
Pattern: lucky no 7
Designer: Jenny F
Yarn: Canon Hand Dyes
Colorways: Downton Abbey Mini Set

Verdure Shawlette
Pattern: Verdure Shawlette
Designer: Fluffy Fibers
Yarn: The Wool Barn – Tweed
Colorway: Burnt Camel


Yarn:Junkyarn – Smooth Sock
Colorway: Leia

Yarn:Junkyarn – Super Hero Mini Set
Invisible Jet (Wonder Woman)
Cosmic Fire (Phoenix)
Mutation (She-Hulk)
Chaos Magic (Scarlet Witch)
Plasmoids (Jubilee)

Yarn: Studio Donegal
Colorway: Unknown

Backstage Knitting
Scenes from a rehearsal at SF Symphony

Yarn Dyers & Fabric Companies Mentioned
Hue Loco
Cotton + Steel

Podcasts mentioned (this is just a handful of the ones I adore!)
YarnGasm Podcast voolenvine
Geeky Girls Knit Podcast JavaPurl
Inside Number 23 misslavelli
The Knitting Broomstick veganjilly
The Knit Girllls LaLa and udontcallmeles
A Homespun House Podcast AHomespunHouse
Tiny Paper Foxes Podcast tinypaperfoxes and brineandheath
Fluffy Fibers Podcast FluffyFibers
junkyarn podcast wraybot
Hue Loco Podcast hueloco

Yarn Stores mentioned
Happy Knits

Thank you so much for joining me! Stay tuned for the next episode. I’m hope to make this a bi-weekly podcast going forward! 🙂

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