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Knitting Pipeline is sponsored by Quince & Co. and Knitcircus Yarns

Thursday, April 13, 2017

Episode 278 Eventide Cardi, Kindness Shawl

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This episode is sponsored by Quince & Co and Knitcircus Yarns. 

At Quince & Co we are looking ahead to spring and summer knitting. Try out Sparrow, our organic linen in fingering weight for light sweaters, tops, and shawls. Kestrel is our ribbon yarn in organic linen, perfect for drapey worsted weight sweaters. 
At Knitcircus Yarns the ever-popular Summer Camp Kit has a new color way, Brass and Sream. This garter triangle shawl, designed by Laura Aylor, is the perfect way to show off a gradient and coordinating speckle! Available Ready to Ship to your front door in Brass and Steam, Big Top Birthday, Over the Rainbow, Watermelon, Mischief Managed, Cindy Lou Who and Mistress of Myself  gradient/speckle pairs.  
 Find at www.knitcircus.com and be sure to join our Ravelry group and listen to our podcast. 

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Icelandic Read Along/Knit Along 
To rev up our nordic engines I am hosting an informal Icelandic Read Along/Knit Along in the Knitting Pipeline Group on Ravelry and on the Knitting Pipeline Podcast. The idea is to share literature, books, authors, and of course, knitting about Iceland. You can read anything about Iceland including travel books, Icelandic authors, and of course, classic Icelandic literature. You may already know that the Icelandic sagas are central to understanding the culture of Iceland. Since these are well into the public domain (12th century) they are usually free or nearly free in digital format. Njal’s Saga or Egil’s Saga are often considered a good first plunge. 


I’m starting the Read Along with the 1955 Nobel Prize winning novel: Independent People by Halldor Laxness. Quite honestly, I don’t know why I haven’t read this before. Could we go wrong with a main character who is a sheep farmer? I hope you join me in the Icelandic Read Along/Knit Along.  

Needle Notes 

Driftwood Socks in Leading Men Fiber Arts O’ Christmas Tree! 
Arne and Carlos Socks yarn gift from TheaMidnight 

Quince & Co Finch in Bird’s Egg (Fingering). 

Kindness KAL Shawl by Jaala Spiro 
  • Worked from outside of yarn cake. 
  • Optical illusion that center color is smaller yardage. 
  • Added picot bind off because I wanted to use as much of the yarn as possible.  Picot BO as follows. Using knitted CO, cast on 3 sts. Bind off 6 stitches. Repeat. 

The Blethering Room 




Helen, Jo, Paula







Yarn Bird

Yarn Birds Thank you, Diane and Jen! 
Dianne’s blog The Grandmother Gig 

Karen shows her finished yarn bird.


Product Notes 
Knit Pro Zings Interchangeable Set from The Woolly ThistleHighly recommended. Thank you, Claire!

Have a great week, haste ye back and hold your knitting close. 
Despite the storms, it was springtime in Georgia!

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I play the Great Highland Pipes, knit, observe nature, and read. My name on Ravelry is PrairiePiper. Find me on Instagram as KnittingPipeline.