Episode 5A: Social Hour


Hosts

Sherri, host, knitter, spinner, and fosters dogs.

You can find Sherri as
TangledThread on Ravelry
Instagram: geminatepodcast

Guest Information

Trish, guest host, owns Yarn Social and is passionate about the community that surrounds knitting
You can find Trish as
Website: https://www.yarnsocialkc.com/
Instagram: @yarnsocialkc
Twitter: @yarnsocialkc
Facebook: Page
Facebook: Friends of Yarn Social group
Yarn Social Social Calendar

Current Projects

Sherri:

Uma by Bonne Marie Burns out of Neighborhood Fiber Co. Studio Worsted. Sherri's Uma
Final Frontier by Annamária Ötvös out of Cascade Yarns Melilla (discontinued). Sherri's Final Frontier #2
Top down raglan Harry Potter sweater for small boy. Making it up as I go.

Trish:

Oxygen by Heidi Kirrmaier in Woolfolk LUFT.
shinysuperhero on Instagram for intarsia inspiration
Kentia Hat by Ambah )'Brien out of Forbidden Fiber Co Pride DK and Goosey Fibers Squish DK.
Minimalist Cable Cardigan by Carina Spencer out of Green Mountain Spinnery Mewesic.
Horizon by Grace Anna Farrow in Isager Stirk Spinni 1. Trish's Horizon

Finished Projects

Sherri:

Cobblestone by Jared Flood out of Berroco Blackstone Tweed (discontinued). Sherri's Cobblestone

Trish:

 MITRA Hat by Shellie Anderson out of Woolfolk LUFT

What We've Been Wearing

Sherri:

Final Frontier by Annamária Ötvös out of Tahki Yarns Tara Tweed (discontinued). Sherri's Final Frontier #1
Bookworm by Heidi Kirrmaier out of Berroco Blackstone Tweed 2684 Concord Grape (discontinued). Sherri's Bookworm
Jen by Josée Paquin out of Primrose Yarn Co Adelaide Singles. Sherri's Jen

Trish:
Nanook by Heidi Kirrmaier Trish's Nanook
Channel Cardigan by Jared Flood out of Green Mountain Spinnery Green Trish's Channel Cardigan
Rocky Coast Cardigan by Hannah Fettig out of Green Mountain Spinnery Green  Trish's Rocky Coast Cardigan

Topic of the Show:

Sherri and Trish talk all about knitting groups, fiber guilds, and online communities and how to find them. Including tips for finding a community, searching Ravelry groups, using Meetup, groups at your LYS, local guilds and more.

Local options:
Social Hours & Spin-In at Yarn Social
Sunflower Knitters Guild
Fiber Guild of KC
KC Weavers Guild

Something New

Sherri and Trish learn about joining yarn.
Russian Join
Spit splicing for the win!

Podcast Announcements

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Ravelry Board on the Geminate Podcast Ravelry Group for the thread. 

That's Entertainment

Sherri:
Listening to My Dad Wrote a Porno podcast
Watching Movies with Anna Kendrick in them Noelle, A Simple Favor and Mr. Right
Listening to the Dresden Files audiobooks.

Trish:
Watching Bob's Burgers
Watching The Good Place
Watching Schitt's Creek
Reading The Testaments by Margaret Atwood
Listening  to Nerdette
Listening to Nerdette Recaps His Dark Materials

Board Games 

(with Knitability Rankings from 0 with no time to knit at all to 10 with time to finish half a sock during the game)

HanabiKnitability: 0. Named for the Japanese word for "fireworks" knitting score of 0 but very fun to play. 

Boggle. Knitability: 1.

Keepin' it Saxy

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