VeryPink Knits

VeryPink Knits

Canada

VeryPink Knits, the companion podcast to the VeryPink Knits YouTube channel, focused on answering your knitting questions. With Staci Perry and Casey Bernard.

Episodes

Podcast Episode 23: One Complication at a Time  

You can see Casey’s website and her social media buttons on kcknits.com. From Our Sponsors: Louet - Louet has a new Needle of the Month Club, click through for more information. I've done several tutorials with Louet: Sixes and Threes Cowl ATX Linen Tote Tesserino Cowl Sharbella Shawl Matterhorn Cabled Cowl June Cashmere - they have a great story, click through to their website and select the "Who We Are" tab! Use promo code VERYPINK to get free shipping on your order of $100 or more. Below is the His or Her Scarf I knit using their DK weight yarn, in the limited edition color Silver Bell. Eucalan – the fiber wash Staci uses for all her knits. (I’m in love with the Wrapture scent, a clean jasmine smell.) Things we talk about in this episode: Video: Intarsia vs. Duplicate Stitch Video: Icord Side Edging Video: Mattress Stitch Video: Reusing Yarn Video: Duplicate Stitch The Eva hat pattern that Staci mentions is actually called Samantha. The pattern is only available in a book, which is now out of print.

Podcast Episode 22: Field Trip  

You can see Casey’s website and her social media buttons on kcknits.com. From Our Sponsors: Louet - Louet has a new Needle of the Month Club, click through for more information. I've done several tutorials with Louet: Sixes and Threes Cowl ATX Linen Tote Tesserino Cowl Sharbella Shawl Matterhorn Cabled Cowl Bijou Basin Ranch - click through to see their new Master Color Series in amazing colors. Links to things we talk about in this episode: Yarn the Movie Orly Genger’s Hurlyburly Casey’s blog post about Yarn the Movie The writing Casey mentioned by Barbara Kingsolver Blocking Tutorial (not a video) Video: Simple Magic Loop Video: Reinforcing Sock Toes and Heels Cassette tape audio thing - the gizmo Staci uses to listen to podcasts in the car.

Podcast Episode 21:  The Pattern is Not the Boss of You  

To get your knitting question answered on the show, email your question to podcast@verypink.com. You can see Casey’s website and her social media buttons on kcknits.com. From Our Sponsors: Louet - Louet has a new Needle of the Month Club, click through for more information. I've done several tutorials with Louet: Sixes and Threes Cowl ATX Linen Tote Tesserino Cowl Sharbella Shawl Matterhorn Cabled Cowl June Cashmere - they have a great story, click through to their website and select the "Who We Are" tab! Use promo code VERYPINK to get free shipping on your order of $100 or more. Bijou Basin Ranch - they have a new Master Color Series in amazing colors. Eucalan - the fiber wash Staci uses for all her knits. (I'm in love with the Wrapture scent, a clean jasmine smell.) Links to things we talk about in this episode: Video: There’s a Knot in my Yarn! Video: Lifted increases Video: KFB (knit front/back)

Podcast Episode 20:  Down with Inches!  

To get your knitting question answered on the show, email your question to podcast@verypink.com. You can see Casey’s website and her social media buttons on kcknits.com. From Our Sponsors: Bijou Basin Ranch, a Tibetan Yak ranch in Colorado. I recently did a tutorial on their Beau Felted Wrap that uses their Bijou Spun “Himalayan Trail” yarn, a yak down and merino blend. SKEINO and their Annette Shawl. This is a version of the Bauhaus Shawl in over 40 different colorways, in different yarns including baby alpaca and fine merino. Beginner level. You can see the video on the Annette shawl here. Links to things we talk about in this episode: Portuguese knitting videos on Pinterest Video: Getting Good Tension Here’s an article about Americans and the metric system.

Podcast Episode 19:  Watch Out, Wyoming  

To get your knitting question answered on the show, email your question to podcast@verypink.com. You can see Casey’s website and her social media buttons on kcknits.com. Note from Staci - In this episode, I mentioned that I usually only wash my hand knits once at the end of the season, and this is true, but I wasn’t thinking about socks when I said that! I knit machine-washable socks, and I machine wash them and set them out flat to dry more than once a season! From Our Sponsors: Bijou Basin Ranch, a Tibetan Yak ranch in Colorado. I recently did a tutorial on their Beau Felted Wrap that uses their Bijou Spun “Himalayan Trail" yarn, a yak down and merino blend. June Cashmere - Use the promo code VERYPINK for free shipping on orders $100 or more. This is the scarf I'm currently knitting using their DK weight cashmere yarn, more info on my Ravelry page. Links to things we talk about in this episode: Video: Shadow Chevron Stitch (keeping good tension between knit and purl stitches) Video: Weaving in Cotton Ends Video: Mysteries of Row Gauge

Podcast Episode 18:  Merino is the Answer  

To get your knitting question answered on the show, email your question to podcast@verypink.com. You can see Casey’s website and her social media buttons on kcknits.com. From Our Sponsors: SKEINO Bauhaus Mitered Shawl Kit SKEINO Bauhaus Shawl Tutorial The Woolery You can see my Strauch ball winder and swift in this video: https://www.youtube.com/embed/kNdLF8gVWhI Links to things we talk about in this episode: Tutorial: Beau Felted Wrap Video: Spit Splicing Video: Three Options for Joining a New Ball of Yarn Video: Avoiding Ladders Sock Blanks on Etsy Capturing the Color of a Skein (slider tool to see how multi-colored yarns will knit up) Tutorial: SKEINO Operetta Shawl

Podcast Episode 17:  This Yarn is My Best Friend  

To get your knitting question answered on the show, email your question to podcast@verypink.com. You can see Casey’s website and her social media buttons on kcknits.com. Links to things we talk about in this episode: If you want to see the collection of fair isle hats Staci has been knitting, here is her Ravelry notebook. Video: Checking Gauge Video: Getting Good Tension Video: Math for Knitters, Substituting yarns Video: Ravelry Tips, Using Advanced Search Jared Flood - Brooklyn Tweed Cobblestone Sweater Book: Knits Men Want Book: Knitting with Balls

Podcast Episode 16:  Fingerling Weight Yarn  

To get your knitting question answered on the show, email your question to podcast@verypink.com. You can see Casey’s website and her social media buttons on kcknits.com. Links to things we talk about in this episode: Video: Math for Knitters, Substituting Yarns Video: Substituting Yarn Yarn weight conversion chart Video: Determining Yarn Weight (WPI) Book: The Knitters Book of Yarn Video: Mysteries of Row Gauge

Podcast Episode 15:  No Hand Shaming  

To get your knitting question answered on the show, email your question to podcast@verypink.com. You can see Casey’s website and her social media buttons on kcknits.com. Links to things we talk about in this episode: Video: Casting-On Many Stitches Pom Pom Magazine Video: Steam Blocking Berroco Vintage Knit Picks Swish Stroll Sock Yarn Comfy Cotton Video: Simple Magic Loop Video: Mirror Knitting Video: What’s Your Knitting Style? Casey’s WIP confession: all of Casey’s unfinished projects are on Ravelry! Judge away. ;)

Podcast Episode 14:  Don’t Edit Out the Dog Noise!  

To get your knitting question answered on the show, email your question to podcast@verypink.com. You can see Casey’s website and her social media buttons on kcknits.com. Links to things we talk about in this episode: Snag fixer tool Video: Fixing Loose Stitches and Snags Video: Dropping a column of stitches to repair a stitch (this video is called Correcting a Dropped Stitch, but the technique is the same) Learn to Knit Lace Saryoan Scarf Sharbella Shawl Video: Winding Yarn into Two Equally-Sized Balls TurtlePurl self-striping yarn Etsy shop Casey’s TurtlePurl Socks Staci’s TurtlePurl socks

Podcast Episode 13:  Our Breakfast Tacos are Better  



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To get your knitting question answered on the show, email your question to podcast@verypink.com. You can see Casey’s website and her social media buttons on kcknits.com. Links to things we talk about in this episode: Learn to Knit Your First Scarf Traditional Dishcloth tutorial and pattern Scunci Steamer (they’re still available, but SUPER expensive for some reason) I mentioned that my friend Steven has been knitting beautiful lace baby blankets, here is his Ravelry notebook. Pinhole Cast-On

Podcast Episode 12:  The Best Questions Come from Romania  

To get your knitting question answered on the show, email your question to podcast@verypink.com. You can see Casey’s website and her social media buttons on kcknits.com. Links to things we talk about in this episode: Knitter's Pride Find Your Needle video series Calculating yarn amounts for different sizes Double knitting video Ann Budd’s Handy Book of Patterns Staci’s Arrowhead Cardigan Shoe size/foot length chart

Podcast Episode 10:  Magic Elves  



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To get your knitting question answered on the show, email your question to podcast@verypink.com. You can see Casey’s website and her social media buttons on kcknits.com. Links to things we talk about in this episode: The list of our favorite podcasts are in the show notes for Episode 1. A couple of podcasts we talked about: Sleep With Me Two Guys on Your Head Hush Earplugs - Casey says to make sure to follow all the troubleshooting instructions if you have trouble in the first few uses. Traveler’s Life Afghan Log Cabin Blanket A blog post I wrote regarding charity knitting for the Newborn Intensive Care Unit at a local hospital.

Podcast Episode 9:  Knitting Wild Women  

To get your knitting question answered on the show, email your question to podcast@verypink.com. You can see Casey’s website and her social media buttons on kcknits.com. Links to things we mention in this episode: My fair isle sweater coat - Arrowhead Cardigan KnitPicks Magnet Board for holding charts Knit Companion App for Pattern Management Casey knit a monkey a few years ago. We found out after making this episode that the TKGA Magazine (Cast On) will no longer be in production as a print magazine, but members will continue to receive digital copies. Knitter’s Handy Book of Patterns by Ann Budd Casey’s “piano lesson” knitting is made with this Seven Sisters gradient yarn. Sixes and Threes Cowl Gifts for knitters Pinterest board

Podcast Episode 8:  Not a Heel Flap in Sight  

To get your knitting question answered on the show, email your question to podcast@verypink.com. You can see Casey’s website and her social media buttons on kcknits.com. Information on things we mention in this episode: Log Cabin Blanket pattern and tutorial Staci’s Traveler’s Life Afghan All of my toe-up sock tutorials are without gussets and heel flaps! My sock tutorials can be found here. Math for Knitters - Substituting yarns Substituting Yarns (not mathy) DPN tubes Knitter’s Pride Find Your Needle video series

Podcast Episode 7:  Knitting Homework  

To get your knitting question answered on the show, email your question to podcast@verypink.com. You can see Casey’s website and her social media buttons on kcknits.com. Information on things we mention in this episode: Book: No Sheep for You Master’s Knitter Certification program through The Knitting Guild Association www.TKGA.com Craft Yarn Council Teaching Certification - www.CraftYarnCouncil.com And one clarification - in the discussion about yarn-overs, I said that they “don’t actually create a stitch”, but that isn’t exactly clear. They do increase your stitch count, but there is a hole below the loop where you would normally see a stitch.

Podcast Episode 6:  Two Inches of Smallness  

To get your knitting question answered on the show, email your question to podcast@verypink.com. You can see Casey’s website and her social media buttons on kcknits.com. Information on things we mention in this episode: Beekeeper’s Quilt Stellar Swatching Video Determining Yarn Weight or Wraps Per Inch Lifelines Lifelines in Ribbing

Podcast Episode 5:  Stitch-Canary  

To get your knitting question answered on the show, email your question to podcast@verypink.com. You can see Casey’s website and her social media buttons on kcknits.com. Information on things we mention in this episode: Correcting Mistakes Video Playlist Make 1 Increase "Find Your Needle", the video series I did for Knitter's Pride Vogue Knitting Stitchionary Books The Reader’s Digest Complete Guide to Needlework The Knitting Answer Book VeryPink Men’s Sweater Tutorial Links to our projects we talk about: Staci’s Acadia Sweater Casey’s Lake Diamond

Podcast Episode 4 - Knits are Purls and Up is Down  

To get your knitting question answered on the show, email your question to podcast@verypink.com. You can see Casey’s website and her social media buttons on kcknits.com. Information on things we mention in this episode: Video: Blocking Hats Video: Choosing a Sweater Size

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