Knitting · KnittingSpring

Episode -20 Pinging & Ponging Babble

November 27, 2018

Website that I thought you might find interesting:

Ten Things You Don’t Know About Knitting

7 Little-Known Cast-on Methods

Where I ordered my additional beads from for Exploration Station Shawl – Fusion Beads


Also known as …  cheekiemunkie on Ravelry

cheekiemunkie1 on Instagram

Tonya on Goodreads

Email address…

Thank Yous,

To all new and returning viewers


The Knitting

Half Objects

  • Vanilla Socks
  • Yarn: Plymouth Yarns – Neon
  • Needles US 1 (2.25mm) – for the top of sock
  • US 1.5 (2.5mm) – for the sole of sock
  • I use a Turkish cast-on
  • Moth Mitts
  • Pattern: Underwing Mitts by Erica Heusser
  • Yarn: Knit Picks Gloss Fingering
  • Voolenvine – Wolke – Taiga
  • Needles  US 1 (2.25mm)


  • Park Slope Sweater (Tunic) by Lara Aylor
  • Yarn: Duck Duck Wool
  • 80/20 Merino Silk Fingering
  • Color: After Party
  • Needles: US 3 (3.25mm)
  • US 2 (2.75mm)
  • Exploration Station Shawl by Stephen West
  • Yarn:
  • A Homespun House Olsen (club colorway)
  • Xenophilius Explains the Deathly Hallows
  • Hedgehog Fibres Skinny singles – Budgie
  • Lolo Did It – Plush Sock – I Heart Daryl
  • Madelintosh Euro Sock – Joshua tree
  • Needles: US 6 (4.0mm)
  • Regia Vanilla Socks
  • Yarn: Regia – Design Line – Kaffe Fassett
  • Color (Farbe) – 05955 Dyelot 35558
  • Needles US 1 (2.25mm) – for the top of sock
  • US 0 (2.0mm) – for the sole of sock
  • I use a Turkish cast-on
  • 9 rows of 2×2 ribbing

I keep detailed notes of how I knit my toe up socks in my ravelry project pages


Ready to Cast-on

  • Goldfish Memory  by Casapinka   – Shawl/Wrap 
  • Yarn: Knit Picks
  • Gloss Fingering
  • –      black  –   mauve  –   dark grey
  • Needles: US 6 (4.0mm) &  US 5 (3.75mm)
  • 6 sections will be modified from the pattern as written – see my diagram



Currently Reading the day I podcast

The Cruelest Month by Louise Penny

#3 in the Inspector Gamache Series

Rereading – Mr Darcy Takes a Wife by Linda Berdoll


Really Enjoyed in November

Where the Crawdads Sing by Delia Owens  – 5 stars – lives up to all the hype

Silent in the Grave by Deanna Raybourn  – Very well written Victorian Mystery – writing level high above average for the historical mystery genre

Disappointing – nothing in November

Sweater/Shawl Queues

– Beginning to Plan for 2019

Life Stuff

  • Moving Out of Storage
  • Mind Paradigm Shift from moving and bringing in stuff to my apartment and purchasing new items
  • Allergic Reaction

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