The Knitting Bookworm Podcasts

Here you can find links to each youtube video and the show notes for each episode. They are organized by date with the newest episode at the top of the page. Enjoy!

March 2018

The Knitting Bookworm Episode Nine

Social Media

Ravelry Username: Myrabethknits

Ravelry Designer Page: https://www.ravelry.com/designers/myra-sampson

Instagram: @myrabethknits

Blog: myrabethknits.com

Announcements:

My Holly Socks patter is live and you can purchase the pattern here https://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/holly-socks-2

 

Finished Objects:

Selbu Mittens https://www.ravelry.com/projects/MyraBethKnits/selbu-mittens-2

The pattern is by Eli of Skeindeer knits and can be found here.

https://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/selbu-mittens-3

The yarn is berroco vintage DK in the mushroom and Dewberry colorways.

I knit these on ciagoo redlace 9in circs and my hiya hiya sharps for magic loop both were a US 6 (4.0 mm)

 

Works in Progress

My featherweight cardigan

https://www.ravelry.com/projects/MyraBethKnits/featherweight-cardigan

The pattern is Featherweight Cardigan by Hannah Fettig

https://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/featherweight-cardigan

 

The yarn is Machete Shop in their OG Merino base in the Magnolia Colorway

I knit these on US 3 (3.25 mm)

 

My Dad’s sweater, which I am improvising

the yarn is knitpicks wool of the Andes in the Garnet colorway

I knit these on US 7 (4.5 mm)

 

My Damejakka Loppa / Flea – a lady’s cardigan

https://www.ravelry.com/projects/MyraBethKnits/damejakka-loppa—flea-a-ladys-cardigan

The pattern is Damejakka Loppa by Pinneguri

https://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/damejakka-loppa—flea-a-ladys-cardigan

The yarn is Brooklyn Tweed loft

and I am knitting on US 4 (3.5 mm)

 

Stash Acquisitions

Books

Charted Knitting Designs: A Third Treasury of Knitting Patterns

By Barbara G. Walker

 

The Knitter’s Handy Book of Patterns: Basic Designs in Multiple Sizes and Gaugers

By Ann Budd

 

Yarn

Brooklyn Tweed Loft

100% Wyoming Grown Targhee-Columbia wool

275 yards/ 50 grams

Colorway: Postcard

 

Tuscan Knits

Base: Traipse

100 % Wool

Heavy Fingering

Colorway Calluna

 

Quince and Co Lark

100 % American Wool

134 yards / 50 grams

Colorway: Twig

 

Dream Knitting

Pull over for Scott

Winter Honey by Andrea Mowry

https://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/winter-honey

 

What I am reading

Prisoners of Geography: Ten Maps that Explain Everything About the World

By Tim Marshall

January 2018

Social Media:

Instagram and Ravelry : myrabethknits

Blog: myrabethknits.com

Finished Objects

The Owl Cardigan by Mari Chiba

Yarn: KnitPick’s Wool of the Andes Dove Heather

Half Objects:

Selbu Mittens by Skeindeer

Yarn: Berroco Vintage DK

Scott’s Socks

Yarn: KnitPick’s Hawthorn Picnic colorway

Scott’s Lace Weight Socks

Yarn: KnitPick’s Shadow Lace

My Socks

Yarn KnitPick’s Stroll Forest Heather Colorway

WIPs:

My Damejakka Loppa Sweater by Pinneguri

Yarn: Brooklyn Tweed Loft

Books:

The Mistborn Series by Brandon Sanderson

It’s been a while but I am finally returning to my podcast. You can watch the latest episode here. And you can find the show note below.

Social Media

Youtube: The Knitting Bookworm

Blog: myrabethknits.com

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/myrabethknits/

 

Finished Objects

Andrew’s Christmas Socks

Pattern Charlie’s Socks by Bethany Richards

Yarn Stroll Down Heather and Forest Heather

 

 

Holly Socks

Pattern forthcoming

Yarn Stroll Fingering Hollyberry

 

Amelia’s Baby Sweater

Pattern Tiriltunge Nyfødtbody. Newborn Onesie. by Siv Jane Aksdal

Yarn Wonderland yarns Cheshire Cat base Jub Jub Bird

 

 

Ashley’s Tardis Socks

Pattern Police Box Sox by Audry Nicklin

Yarn Bad Wolf Girl Studios Galaxy LMC

Stroll Fingering White, Black

 

Works in Progress

Sweaters

My Damejakka Loppa

Pattern is the Damejakka Loppa pattern

Yarn is Brooklyn Tweed Loft

 

My Owl Cardigan

Pattern is from Interweave’s Knitting Wizardry

Yarn is KnitPick’s Wool of the Andes Dove Heather

 

Socks

Scott’s Socks

Vanilla Socks

Knit in KnitPick’s Hawthorn Picnic

 

What I’m Reading

The Final Empire by Brandon Sanderson

MAY 2017 

Intro

Welcome to returning folks, thank you to subscribers

I am Myra and I am filming in South Western CT, where I live with my husband, Scott, and our black cat, Verin.

Social Media

Instagram- myra_elizabeth

Ravelry- Myra Beth

Group – Knitting Bookworm Podcast

Blog- myrabethheitman.com

Half Objects

-tweed socks

Vanilla, no pattern

KnitPicks Stroll Tweed 65% Superwash Merino, 25% Nylon, 10% Donegal

Colorway: Garnet Heather

Needle US 1 Chiagoo Red Lace

Works in Progress                       

-Scott’s Cardigan

Classic Oak by Alexandra Charlotte Dafoe

Silver yarn from Hobby Lobby

-My Pull-over

Berroco Vintage DK

Future Knits:

-Sophie Cardigan by Jennifer Wood

Stash Acquisitions

Knit Pick Preciosa Tonal Worsted

100% Merino, single ply

273 yards, 100 grams

Colorway: Sasquatch

What I am reading

-A Memory of Light Robert Jordan and Brandon Sanderson

-The Voyage of the Dawn Treader C.S. Lewis

 

Intro

 

Welcome to returning folks, thank you to subscribers

 

I am Myra and I am filming in South Western CT, where I live with my husband, Scott, and our black cat, Verin.

 

Social Media

Instagram- myra_elizabeth

Ravelry- Myra Beth

Group – Knitting Bookworm Podcast

Finished Objects

-Birthday socks

Hawthorn Pearl

Vanilla socks 64 stitches

-Treccia Hat

Treccia by Michele Wang

Voolenvine yarns Blitzed base

Colorway Taiga  

Works in Progress                       

-Scott’s Cardigan

Classic Oak by Alexandra Charlotte Dafoe

Silver yarn from Hobby Lobby

-My Pull-over

Berroco Vintage DK

Future Knits:

-Daughter Heir Socks by SammiLynn

-Amy Shawl by Romi Hill

 

Stash Aquisitions

Wool Ease gift from Mom

 

What I am reading

-A Memory of Light Robert Jordan and Brandon Sanderson

-The Lion the Witch and the Wardrobe C.S. Lewis

-Murder on the Orient Express Agatha Christi

 

 

 

Intro

Welcome to returning folks, thank you to subscribers

 

I am Myra and I am filming in South Western CT, where I live with my husband, Scott, and our black cat, Verin.

 

Social Media

Instagram- myra_elizabeth

Ravelry- Myra Beth

Group – Knitting Bookworm Podcast

Finished Objects

-Birthday Socks

Knitpicks stroll tweed

US 2

 

Works in Progress                       

-Scott’s Cardigan

Classic Oak by Alexandra Charlotte Dafoe

Silver yarn from Hobby Lobby

-My Pull-over

Berroco Vintage DK

-Birthday socks

Hawthorn Pearl

Vanilla socks 64 stitches

-Treccia Hat

Treccia by Michele Wang

Voolenvine yarns Blitzed base

Colorway Taiga  

Future Knits:

-snowmelt shawl

 

Stash Aquisitions

None

 

What I am reading

-Towers of Midnight Robert Jordan and Brandon Sanderson

-The Lion the Witch and the Wardrobe C.S. Lewis

 

Episode 3: Long Overdue 

Intro

Welcome to returning folks, thank you to subscribers

 

I am Myra and I am filming in South Western CT, where I live with my husband, Scott, and our black cat, Verin.

 

Social Media

Instagram- myra_elizabeth

Ravelry- Myra Beth

Group – Knitting Bookworm Podcast

Blog Posts

Sewn Bind off

 

Finished Objects

-My socks

Started as Elizabeth’s socks

Vanilla

Northern Lights Color way

US 1 Clover bamboo

-Scott’s Cowl

Croielle Cowl Leony Thornley

Stroll tonal Thunderhead, heartfelt

Knit picks interchangeables

US 4

-Mom’s Sweater

No Pattern

Wool of the Andes

Marble Heather

Knit picks interchangeable

US 8

Half Objects

-My Socks

Daughter Heir by Sammi Lynn

Malibrgo Sock- Tizano Red

US 1.5

 

Works in Process

-Scott’s Cardigan

Classic Oak Cardigan Alexandra Charlotte Dafoe

Silver colorway from Hobby Lobby

US 7

-Scott’s Argyle Socks

Free vintage patterns

Altered-life line snaf-fou

Stroll various colorways

US 1.5

 

My pull-over

Improvised pattern

Berroco Vintage DK

US 6

Knitpicks interchangeable

 

-The Uterus

Pattern: http://www.birthsource.com/scripts/article.asp?articleid=385

Stash Acquisitions

-Voolenvine Yarns

Taiga Blitzed base

– Cascade Heritage Yarns

Grey?

 

What I’m reading

The Gathering Storm  by Robert Jordan and Brandon Sanderson

The Lion the Witch and the Wardrobe by C.S. Lewis

Walking Ghosts by Stevan Dudley

Murder on the Orient Express by Agatha Christie

MARCH 2017

Episode 2: All the WIPs I Haven’t Touched 

Intro

Welcome to returning folks, thank you to subscribers

I am Myra and I am filming in South Western CT, where I live with my husband, Scott, and our black cat, Verin.

Social Media

Instagram- myra_elizabeth

Ravelry- Myra Beth

Group – Knitting Bookworm Podcast

Blog Posts

Let’s Create a sock recipe: Toe-up vs. Cuff-down

I am currently working on a post about different sock heels

What am I wearing

Hand Knit Socks

Finished Objects

-Sarah’s Socks

Pattern: Toe up vanilla

Yarn: Hawthorn Speckle

Colorway: Blueberry Speckle 80/20 wool/ polyamide

Needles: Chiagoo red lace US 2

Works in Progress                       

-Scott’s Argyle

Pattern: Free Vintage Knits

Yarn: KnitPicks Stroll

Colorways: Navy, Ash, Dusk, Forest Heather

Needles: Addi Turbo US 1.5

-Elizabeth’s Socks

Pattern: My Vanilla socks

Yark: Stroll Hand Painted and The Green Stuff

Colorways: Northern Lights and green

Needles: bamboo US 1

-Scott’s Cowl

Pattern: Croielle Cowl by Leonie Thornley

Yarn: Knit Picks Stroll Tonal 75/25 Superwash Merino/ Nylon

Colorways: Thunderhead (grey) and Heartfelt (Red)

Needles: Knitpicks Caspian interchangeables US 4, 3.5mm  

Future Knits:

-Find your Fade Shawl

Stash Aquisitions

– Garnet Heather Stroll Tweed

-Thirst Heather Stroll Tweed

-Heartfelt Stroll Tonal

-Thunderhead Stroll Tonal

-The Pearl Hawthorne

What I am reading

-Wheel of Time, book 11, Knife of Dreams

-Murder on the Orient Express

 

 

Episode 1: My Very First Podcast!

Show Notes

Intro

Welcome to the Knitting Bookworm Podcast

I’m Myra and I am filming in South Western CT. We are about  20 minutes from the NY state line. I live here with my husband, Scott, and our cat, Verin.

Social Media:

Instagram- myra_elizabeth

Ravelry- Myra Beth

Group – Knitting Bookworm Podcast

 

What I am Wearing

-This is the first sweater that I knit.

Pattern: Nina’s design a sweater class on the Knitpicks youtube channel

Yarn: Wool of the Andes 1100% Peruvian Highland Wool (Not the SuperWash version)

Colorway: Baltic Heather

 

Finished Objects

-Mom’s Sock

Pattern: My vanilla sock pattern, which you can find on ravelry

Yarn: Mystery Alpaca blend, and Skeinny Dipping Cannonball sock, 80/20 SuperWash Merino/ Nylon

Colorway: Cream? And Frostbite

-My Mercury Socks

Pattern: Mercury Socks by Kim Drotar

Yarn: Knitpicks Hawthorn Speckle 80/20 SuperWash Fine Highland Wool/ Polyamaide

Colorway: Blueberry speckle

 

Half Objects

-Daughter Heir Socks

Pattern:The Daughter Heir by SammiLynn

Yarn: Malabrigo Sock SuperWash Merino

Colorway: Tiziano Red

 

Works in Progress

-E’s Socks

Pattern: Vanilla toe up, w/ Fish lips Kiss heel

Yarn: KnitPicks Hawthorn Speckle

Colorway: Blueberry speckle

Needles: Chiagoo Red lace US 2, 2.75mm

-Scott’s Cardigan

Pattern: Classic Oak Cardigan by Alexandra Charlotte Dafoe

Yarn: Hobby Lobby Yarn Bee Brushworks, 80/20 Acrylic/ Alpaca

Colorway: Silver

Needles: US 7 also hand me down from grandma

-Mom’s Sweater

Pattern: Basic top down raglan pullover

Yarn: Wool of the Andes Superwash

Colorway: Marble Heather

Needles: Nickle Plated Knitpicks interchangeables and Knitpicks fixed circular US 8, 5 mm

-T’s Sock

Pattern: Short Sweet Ankle Socks, not on ravelry yet

Yarn: Who Know’s but it’s pretty

Colorway: rainbow????

Needles: dpns US 1.. Hand me down from Grandma

-My Calendula Cable socks

Pattern: Calendula Cable Socks by Wollhuhn

Yarn: Mystery but I found it at my LYS and promptly forgot the name

Colorway: good question

Needles: These are just spare needles that I’m using as stitch holders

 

Future Knits

-Scott’s Cowl

Pattern:Croieile Cowl by Leonie Thornley

Yarn: KnitPicks Stroll Tonal 75/25 SuperWash Merino/ Nylon

ColorWay: Thunderhead (grey) Heartfelt (red)

-Owl Cardigan

Pattern: Owl Cardigan by Mari Chiba (Knitting Wizardry by Interweave)

Yarn: Berroco Vintage DK 52/40/8 Acrylic, Wool, Nylon

Colorway: 2182, deep purple-ie red

 

Stash Acquisitions

-None, we’ve had some weather here in the NE and there are several things I am waiting for in the mail.

 

What I’m Reading

-Wheel of Time, book ten, Crossroads of Twilight by Robert Jordan

-Murder on the Orient Express by Agatha Christie