In Episode 13, Greg and Joey talk about knitting superpowers, the next wave in crochet fashion, and Joey’s latest hobby.
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NotesGiveaway: In celebration of the Coveted Yarn sponsorship, we are giving away a skein of Flat Rocks Yarn and a collection of McPorter Farms knitting accessories. Listen to the episode for details, and sign up on the thread in our Ravelry group. Thanks to Coveted Yarn for providing the prize! Podcasts: Actually Knitting Down Cellar Studio Ewe University Podcast Knitting Pipeline The Knitmore Girls Twinset Designs Projects: Knitted Patchwork Recipe by Martine Ellis — Greg’s Scrappy Sock Yarn Blanket (project page). the beekeeper’s quilt by Tiny Owl Knits — Greg’s other scrap sock yarn project (project page). Egg To Owl Reversible Toy — the toy that Greg made after attending the Susan B. Anderson workshop (project page). Events Down Cellar Studio Splash Pad Party: we’re the official pool boys. June 1 – July 31 Actually Knitting PalKal: Greg’s Scrappy Sock Yarn Preemie Hat pattern counts for the KAL. June 15 – September 15 World Wide Knit In Public Day: Saturday June 18 Greg plans to be in Cary, NC at the Craft Public House at 2pm, then Warm N’ Fuzzy afterwards. Michelle from Actually Knitting organized this great opportunity and will be there, too. Stay tuned for information about the County Fair KAL Misc: The Princess Bride — Greg’s favorite movie. “I Love Everybody” by Lyle Lovett Riders In The Sky produce the Riders Radio Theater podcast Knitter’s Pride Karbonz — our favorite needles and imaginary sponsor Knitting Superpowers: Paula’s crew at Knitting Pipeline talked about their super powers in Knitting Pipeline Episode 250. The Knitmore Girls talked about theirs in Knitmore Girls Podcast Episode 378. After we recorded, but before we released our episode, we noticed that Ellen and Jan talked about theirs in Twinset Designs Episode 78. What would your superpowers be? Leave a comment in the episode thread and let us know. Mystery Men — fantastic movie about superheroes with weird powers I Love This Yarn — Hobby Lobby’s house yarn, which Joey found in the perfect orange that he’s been looking for. Ukulele World Congress — Joey had a great time attending UWC again this year. The Clay Purl in Nashville, Indiana– Joey visited this yarn shop while at UWC. The Shabby Sheep and Ewe in Columbus, Indiana — Joey also visited this yarn shop. Knitters Nook in Columbus, Indiana — the third yarn shop Joey visited. Fibre Space — the yarn shop that hosted the Susan B. Andersonworkshops that Greg attended TNNA (The National Needlearts Association) — Greg attended the Summer Show and will be talking about those adventures in a future episode. The Americans — based on the recommendation in “TV Time With Joey,” Greg is enjoying the first season of this TV show. Joey is bummed that Season 4 just ended and is looking forward to Season 5. The Streisand effect Tom Petty sings both “The Waiting” and “American Girl“ Poison sings “Talk Dirty To Me“ Joey and friends do Poison’s song Talk Dirty To Me