Down Cellar Studio Podcast
Thank you for tuning in to Episode 219 of the Down Cellar Studio Podcast. Full show notes with photos can be found on my website. Scroll down for links.
This week's segments included:
  • Off the Needles, Hook or Bobbins
  • On the Needles, Hook or Bobbins
  • Brainstorming
  • From the Armchair
  • In my Travels
  • KAL News
  • Events
  • Life in Focus
  • On a Happy Note
  • Quote of the Week
Off the Needles, Hook or Bobbins
Fall is My Favorite Socks
Whatits Galore Socks
  • Yarn: Knit Picks Felici in the Whatits Galore Colorway
  • Needles: US 1.5 (2.5 mm)
  • Pattern: OMG Heel by Megan Williams
  • Want to try Felici? Consider using my Knit Picks Affiliate Link
  • I found the first sock & finished the second!
On the Needles, Hook or Bobbins
Pink Moon Sweater
  • Pattern: Pink Moon by This.Bird.Knits. $8 US Pattern available on Ravelry and on the This.Bird.Knits Site.
  • Needles: US 5 & 7 (3.75 & 4.5 mm)
  • Yarn:
    • Sweitzer Fiber Mill unknown (gray)- Rhinebeck 2019
    • Lisa Daschinger Wools (mustard)- Farm Fiber Day's Russell's Market January 2020
    • mur yarn merino cashmere fingering (pink)- Barcelona 2019
    • Rowan Alpaca Classic (pink) Staci's Stitches- LYS
    • Marroon- Handspun
  • A little bit of lace in the yoke above the colorwork- Pink held double w/ alpaca. First time using a fuzzy yarn
  • Finished yoke & tried it on.
  • Rhapsody Fiber Arts Marina Roving: 50% Angora/50% Merino. 2 oz
  • No colorway name
Baker Street Socks
  • Yarn: Knit Picks Felici and in the Baker Street Colorway & Knit Picks Stroll in Navy
  • Needles: US 1.5 (2.5 mm)
  • Pattern: OMG Heel by Megan Williams
Costume Party Socks
  • Yarn: Woolens & Nosh Sock in the Costume Party Colorway (75% SW Merino/25% nylon)
  • Needles: US 1.5 (2.5 mm)
  • Pattern: OMG Heel by Megan Williams
Static Socks
  • Yarn: Knit Picks Static in the Neptune Colorway 
  • Needles: US 1.5 (2.5 mm)
  • Pattern: OMG Heel by Megan Williams
  • First sock 36g. 10 inches from cuff to start of heel flap and about a 10.5 inch foot. 56 sts/ 8 sts per inch gauge.
  • Cozy Winter Sweater Wreath- Ravelry Link to Pattern
    • Heard about this on the Imagined Landscapes Podcast Episode 125.
  • Among Us characters requested by Millie. She selected this pattern of those available on Ravelry- Ravelry Pattern Link.
  • Alien for Oisin & a toy for Hattie (no specific patterns in mind yet)
  • Socks for Megg
  • Riley- said she wants something to match me... need to chat more about that.
  • I need to solicit toy/other knits requests for other kids
I am planning to donate the hats I knit to Donate Snap Hats to Knit the Rainbow
All garments can be delivered to KtR at the address below either by mail or via scheduled drop-off.
456 W 167th St.
Unit 1D
New York, NY 10032
From the Armchair
In My Travels
  • Tune in to hear about our recent family trip to Florida- including Disney World!
KAL News
Pigskin Party '21: Official Hashtag: #DCSPigskinParty21
Important Links:
Check out the details of the November Interception:
The October Interception Winner will be announced on the next episode.
Fiber Festival of New England- November 6 & 7th Springfield, MA
Life in Focus
Tune in to hear my update on my 21 for 2021 list.
On a Happy Note
  • Disney- a very generous gift from my parents.
  • Riding rides with the kids at Disney!
  • Visiting my cousins Gayle and Meagan, especially seeing Gayle's new place and the area where she's building her new house. 
  • Woodchopping weekend
  • October zoom with Patrons. I am so grateful for you and always have a blast hanging out. Check out my Patreon Page for more details.
  • The Yarnaics talked about wearing a shawl a day in October. I got a late start but am enjoying wearing them (almost) daily.
  • I purchased an Apple Watch! Any tips, app suggestions or things I should know?
Quote of the Week
"Progress is not possible with deviation." Frank Zappa
Thank you for tuning in!
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