Episode 2: Getting the Hang of This

Welcome back! A warm welcome to all new viewers as well.

Here is the poor hooligan who had to visit the veterinarian recently, shown here in a stand-off with his hooligan, canine, sister.

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FOs:

Family Tree Shawl Mystery Knit-Along by Erica Jackofsky (Fiddle Knits) – If you don’t want to see spoilers, don’t worry! The link does not lead to a page with pictures of the finished shawl (as of posting date, that is – it will likely be updated when more time has passed).

WIPs:

Owl and The Pussy Cat by Alan Dart

Rainbow Ballerina – This links to my project page, as I’m making it up as I go

Symptoms of Startitis:

I mentioned the Knitting Pipeline podcast, hosted by the lovely Paula. I’ve been enjoying listening to this podcast very much. Paula speaks so well, and never fails to deliver a new and interesting fact or story. I especially enjoy hearing about the wildlife she observes around her home, and the nature quotes she prepares. Be sure to check it out if you haven’t already, and to peek in at the group on Ravelry. The link posted goes to the show’s blog.

In this segment I mentioned the Shaelynn pattern by Leila Raabe.

Since recording, I found this definition of Startitis on Knitting-and.com:

Startitis: Startitis is a term used somewhat jokingly among knitters. It refers to an expensive, but rarely fatal affliction that often affects knitters and crocheters where they begin several projects all at one time but don’t really make much progress on anything before starting another new project.

I think it is important that we all take a moment to support a fellow knitter when they afflicted with a case of this overwhelming condition. Here is a picture of a possible infectious item:

Quince & Co. Chickadee in Frank's Plum and Lichen

Quince & Co. Chickadee in Frank’s Plum and Lichen

There. Consider yourself enabled warned.

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