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Ep 15: Fits about Fit

Two Ewes Fiber Adventures

Release Date: 04/11/2015

Can Row Gauge Make That Much Difference? show art Can Row Gauge Make That Much Difference?

Two Ewes Fiber Adventures

Moving, organizing, dog training, and surprisingly only one real project each! Nevertheless we persist with the chatting! Row gauge issues might solve the mystery of running out of yarn. Full show notes with photos and links can be found in the podcast section of . Also, we have a coupon code for . Visit their site and use the code TWOEWES to get 15% off and free US shipping. Good until December 31, 2020.  Marsha’s Projects I’ve been busy knitting cardigan by Hinterm Stein using Elemental Effects Cormo. I’ve reached 21” from the neck and still have to knit another 80 rows plus 19...

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Ep 146: Inspiration from the Summer Spin-In show art Ep 146: Inspiration from the Summer Spin-In

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We chat about bonsai trees and sled dogs, recap the Summer Spin-In, and draw lots of winners!  Full show notes with photos and links can be found in the podcast section of . Also, we have a coupon code for . Visit their site and use the code TWOEWES to get 15% off and free US shipping.  Marsha’s Projects The is almost done. Just those last pesky details. I’ve been busy knitting cardigan by Hinterm Stein using Elemental Effects Cormo. Knit about 12” of the body.  Knit an for Dave who came and helped on the deck. Used Hazel Knits Cadence (worsted) in the colorway...

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Ep 145: Extreme Shawl Collars and Daring Knitting Repairs show art Ep 145: Extreme Shawl Collars and Daring Knitting Repairs

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Kelly dreams of an extreme shawl collar and Marsha takes on a daring knitting repair.  Full show notes with photos and links can be found in the podcast section of . Also, we have a coupon code for gorgeous bags from  . Visit their site and use the code TWOEWES to get 15% off and free US shipping.  Marsha’s Projects The is moving along. I visited a blacksmith for information about a gate using salvage iron parts.  I’ve been busy knitting cardigan by Hinterm Stein using Elemental Effects Cormo. Knit about 8” of the body. Realized that I had missed a garter...

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Ep 144: Home Improvement Before Knitting show art Ep 144: Home Improvement Before Knitting

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Lots of home improvement talk (and some power tool noise) before we get down to the knitting this week. Full show notes with photos and links can be found in the podcast section of .. Also, we have a coupon code for . Visit their site and use the code TWOEWES to get 15% off and free US shipping.  Marsha’s Projects: The is moving along, but it’s slower than we originally thought. I’ve been busy knitting on cardigan by Hinterm Stein using Elemental Effects Cormo. I joined the body and have knit about 6”. Really fun pattern and interesting details. Almost done with the bobbin of...

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Ep 143: Again With the Artic Char show art Ep 143: Again With the Artic Char

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Rats, Arctic Char yarn, using buckets as stepstools, and other foolishness along with the sweater knitting this week! Full show notes with photos and links can be found in the podcast section of .. Also, we have a coupon code for . Visit their site and use the code TWOEWES to get 15% off and free US shipping.  We talk about the on our new sport weight 3-ply and Aran weight 5-ply Replenish Rambouillet yarns. Marsha was inspired by the colors of Iceland (and some colors she imagined would be there in the summer months) while she dyed these beautiful yarns. Check out the episodes where she...

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Ep 142: Lots of Finished Projects show art Ep 142: Lots of Finished Projects

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We finished knitting, crochet and spinning projects. But the deck construction is still in progress! Full show notes with photos and links can be found in the podcast section of .  Join the or become a patron and support the show on . We have a coupon code for listeners! makes project bags, spinning wheel bags and loom bags and is providing prizes for the Summer Spin-In as well as as a coupon code for listeners!  They are offering a 15% savings for any bag in our shop with free shipping in the USA with the coupon code TWOEWES. Kelly’s Projects  The by Trine Bertelsen is...

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Ep 141: A Break from Deck Building show art Ep 141: A Break from Deck Building

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Negative test results, a DIY deck, walking, spinning, and knitting, and an updated shop are all on the show this week. Full show notes with photos and links can be found in the podcast section of .  Join the or become a patron and support the show on . Marsha’s Projects: by Trin-Annelie using Quince & Co Sparrow in three colors. I finished the body and decided not to put in the short rows to make the back longer. I now need to pick up for the sleeves. I had planned to make the sleeves longer but think I will wash and block the Tee before making my decision about the sleeve...

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Ep 140: Scary Germs, Summer Spinning, and More About Cotton show art Ep 140: Scary Germs, Summer Spinning, and More About Cotton

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The Summer Spin-In is in full swing. Add in exposure to a scary virus, a little knitting, and some deck building, and it becomes a really full episode! Full show notes with photos and links can be found in the podcast section of .  Join the or become a patron and support the show on . Kelly’s husband has been exposed to Covid-19 through someone at his workplace so we talk about that and how strange and scary it feels. Marsha is working on replacing the deck in her backyard and we talk about the project and what it has entailed so far.. She will put up a Ravelry entry for this . She...

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Ep 139: Cotton Spinning, Camel Spinning, and Tunisian Crochet show art Ep 139: Cotton Spinning, Camel Spinning, and Tunisian Crochet

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Another fun episode recorded with live visitors. We have big spinning plans and a finished Tunisian crochet project. Full notes with photos and links can be found in the podcast section of .  Join the  to participate in the conversation. Marsha’s Projects: I am continuing to knit on by Trin-Annelie using Quince & Co Sparrow in three colors.  I finished  a camel, merino and silk braid from Huckleberry Knits for our Summer Spin-A-Long. I also started another spinning project with Huckleberry Knits 40/40/20 Targhee, bamboo and silk and Sauked in Farm 50/50...

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Ep 138: Is That a Glimmer of Hope? show art Ep 138: Is That a Glimmer of Hope?

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Thoughts on the recent tough days precede our project talk in this episode. Full notes with photos and links can be found in the podcast section of .  Join the or become a patron and support the show on . Before the project talk, we spend some time talking about the protests for justice for Black Americans and against police violence that were sparked by the murder of George Floyd. Since we recorded there have been even more protests and maybe even some signs that maybe this time, change really is on the horizon. To find a list of organizations involved in this fight, check out the ...

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In this episode Marsha and Kelly have a phone conversation about Marsha's finished knitting projects, both of their current knitting projects,  Marsha's new interest in baseball, and the ever-perplexing topic of the fit of a knit garment.  The Custom Fit patterns are a huge breakthrough and are teaching knitters a lot, but there are other components of how a sweater fits.  For example, the texture of the yarn and what the wearer is comfortable with.