9B: Shawlettes.


Hosts

Sherri, host, knitter, spinner, and fosters dogs.
You can find Sherri as
TangledThread on Ravelry
Instagram: geminatepodcast


Tamara, co-host, knitter, knitwear designer, hiker, mom
You can find Tamara as
tammo on Ravelry
Instagram: tamaramoots
Blog: www.tamaramoots.com
Knitwear Designs: http://www.ravelry.com/designers/tamara-moots

Knitting Question: What do you look for in a shawlette pattern?  

Sherri and Tamara discussed with they look for in a shawlette pattern -- yarn weights, construction, shapes, details and more.

Some of Sherri's favorite finds include:
DANCE OF PEARLS by ┼×ENAY TENEKEC─░
Fragile Heart by Boo Knits
Morpho by Nick Davis
Hematite by Dominique Trad
Blue Jean Saturday by O/C Knitiot - Deby Lake
Pfeilraupe by Alpi Alpenrose
Frisson by Brittany Wilson
Reyna by Noora Backlund
Out of Gas by Zhora Designs
Mookari by Ambah O'Brien
For Granny by Jenny F
Knitting Today: Shawl Design for Everybody
Knitting Today: Shawl Shapes Overview 2019 (The Only Shawl Design Cheatsheet You’ll Ever Need)

Some of Tamara's favorite finds include:
Hitchhiker from Martina Behm
The Age of Brass and Steel by Orange Flower Yarn
The Bandana Cowl by Purl Soho
Citron by Hilary Smith Callis
Traveling Woman by Liz Abinante
5 Basic Shawl Shapes Cheat Sheet by Derya Davenport
5 Shawls, 5 Days Challenge by Aroha Knits

They also talked about Sherri's awesome new drying rack system.

Inspiration and Fantasies

Sherri:
Spinning rainbow colored gradient yarn. Bought the fiber from HipStrings.

Tamara:
Lots of projects just waiting for final decisions. Already in project bags with needles sitting near the desk.
My next sweater design in fingering weight yarn. This one will have a shallow scoop neck and 3/4 length slightly flared bell sleeves and lace at the bottom of the body and sleeves.
My next next sweater design out of DK weight with a center front cable panel.
A shawl design.
A cowl design.
Another cowl design. 

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At The Table

Sherri:
CSA! (she did some crazy online shopping way after bedtime and signed up for two)

Tamara:
Weird "what can I build with what I have in the pantry meals".
Figuring out how to cook better with frozen veggies. She even used this Budget Bytes recipe using frozen veggies to make a stir fry and liked it despite being a stir fry snob. 


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