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Jul 6, 2022

Summer knitting has arrived in the Pacific Northwest! In this episode, Stacey and Lee discuss their summer crafting, contemplate cotton knits, and talk about wearing knits on the Oregon coast. 
Stacey and Lee also share their Game Day KAL progress, and Lee tells the story of an unfortunate set-back involving her cat, Karl. Next, Producer Andi joins in the conversation to talk about methods of joining new balls of yarn as everyone progresses on their cardigans.
Later, Stacey and Lee answer your questions! Topics include, cable lengths for magic loop, how to undo knitting, weaving in ends, and more. You can send questions to be answered on future episodes to
Game Day Cardigan KAL 
Breezy Book
Breezy eBook 
Equinox Book 
Equinox eBook 
CotLin yarn 
Comfy yarns 
LB Pullover sewing pattern 
Lee's Rainbow Top 
Lenox Shirtdress sewing pattern
Concord T-Shirt sewing pattern 
Connecting Threads fabric 
Karl the cat 
Russian Join on the Learning Center 
Swifts & Ball Winder 
Guide to Winding Yarn 
How to Wind a Center Pull Ball by Hand 
High Desert yarns 
Tutorials for using lifelines 
How to Fix Dropped Stitches 
How to Fix Split Stitches 
Magic Loop Tutorial 
Video: How to Weave in Slippery Yarn Ends 
Hue Shift Afghan pattern 
00:02 Welcome to the Knit Picks Podcast!
00:26 What Lee has been crafting this summer
02:45 What Stacey has been crafting this summer
04:53 Lee’s unfortunate incident with her cat, Stacey’s knitting-heavy coast trip & their Game Day progress
08:53 Working Game Day’s stripes & debating cutting vs. carrying the contrast color
11:05 Methods for adding a new ball of the main color
17:50 Answering listener questions & where to send more questions
18:43 Are ball winders & swifts worth the cost?
21:22 Why do we not ball yarn in advance?
24:13 How do I stop my stockinette from curling?
28:30 How do I undo my knitting?
36:32 What length of needle do I need for magic loop?
39:20 What does weaving in ends mean?
44:20 Credits