Episode 4 – Matcha Matcha Matcha

Tea Time
Matcha Green Tea

Announcements: Comic Con CAL!

In anticipation of my first Comic Con in San Diego (SQUEE!), let’s have a nerdy craft-along!

Knit, crochet, weave or spin something inspired by your favorite comic book character!
Dates: July 1 – July 31

Must be a member of the ‘Stitching the High Notes’ Ravelry Group to participate. More details about the CAL can be found in a new thread in the group. WOOT!

ATTENTION MAKERS: Please let me know if you’d like to contribute a prize! Email me at operajoknits@gmail.com or DM me on Ravelry or Instagram.

Finished Objects

Baby Vertebrae Cardigan
Pattern: Baby Vertebrae
Designer: Kelly Brooker
Yarn: madelinetosh Light
Colorways: Cloud Dweller
Project Bag: Little Skein in the Big Wool
Needles: US 3 (3.25 mm) and US 2 (2.75 mm)

We’ve got a HO!!
My cup of tea  Socks
Pattern: My cup of tea  socks
Designer: Robin Lynn
Yarn: The Wool Barn – Silk Sock
Colorway: Cerise
Needles: US1/2.25 – DPN Karbonz

WIPs

Thinking of Vincent & the Doctor Shawl
Pattern: Thinking of Waves
Designer: yellowcosmo
Yarn: Quaere Fibre – Sparkle Sock base
Colorway: Vincent & the Doctor and Complementary Blue
Needles: US 4/3.5mm
Project Bag: Little Skein in the Big Wool

My first Arne & Carlos Socks
Pattern: Vanilla Sock mashup – cuff down (2nd one will be toe up!)
Yarn: Design Line by Arne & Carlos 6-fädig/6 ply
Colorway: Twilight
Needles: US 1.5/2.5mm
Project Bag: Portland bag bought at Powell’s Books

Backstage Knitting
Video and images from the past couple of weeks – namely from backstage of the SF Symphony’s production of On the Town

Stash Dash 2016!
Details & Rules can be found at http://www.theknitgirllls.com

My Goal: 3k
My Stash Dash projects (so far):
Baby Vertebrae
Arne & Carlos Socks
Thinking of Vincent & The Doctor Shawl
The Love of Spiders Shawl
Architexture Shawl
Falling Water Scarf

Acquisitions
Final installment of the Voolenvine Yarn’s Gorey Yarn Club

Magazines mentioned
Pom Pom Quarterly, Issue 17: Summer 2016
Making by madder

Podcasts mentioned
The Knitting Broomstick veganjilly
Geeky Girls Knit Podcast JavaPurl and damisdoodles
The Knit Girllls LaLa and udontcallmeles
Grocery Girls Podcast tracieknits and Mrsbrownsbags
This Old Knit
The Crafty Toads
Bakery Bears Podcast bryonybear and ObiwanKnitter
PomCast

Shops mentioned
Avenue Yarns
AubergDesigns on Etsy
Junkyarn

KALS mentioned and/or that I’m participating in
Stash Dash 2016
Geek Girls Knit Summer of Austen Read-Along & KAL
The Bakery Bears Summer of Socks KAL
The Grocery Girls Fancy Feet KAL (#GGFancyFeet)
The Knitting Broomstick:

  • Doctor Who KAL (#TKBdoctorwho)
  • Jane Austen KAL (#TKBjaneausten)
  • Sock Club KAL (#TKBsockclub) Yarngasam Box o Sox KAL (#BoxOsoxKAL)

Thank you so much for joining me! Stay tuned for the next episode. If you enjoyed the show please subscribe and hit the ole thumbs up!

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