Episode 9: Raising Awareness One Stitch at a Time




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Podcast Shout Outs

Tanya of The Sampler Girl audio podcast
Karen (and her Daughter) host Kitchen Stitching on YouTube

KALs

October - Knit the Handbrake cowl in a color that represents a certain type of cancer. I'm knitting my cowl in periwinkle, the color for esophageal cancer. You can find most colors here. The yarn pictured above is the yarn I will use for this project.  One participant will win this skein of Malabrigo Merino Worsted in Ravelry Red:


Another participant will win a copy of the Yellow Roses shawl pattern (see below).

November & December - We will knit the Yellow Roses shawl by Clothesline Designs which will be released on October 7, 2016. 75% of all proceeds go to the MIND organization, a mental health awareness non-profit in the UK. No prizes as yet for this KAL; if you'd like to donate to the podcast, please contact me at knitreadpray (at) gmail (dot) com.  This is what Caroline's version looks like:


Threads for the KALs can be found in the Ravelry group.

Patterns Mentioned

Handbrake by Kay F. Jones
Harvest Leaf Bag by Carmen of A Simple Homestead

Here's what my first duplicate stitch leaf looks like:


Books

Little Brother by Cory Doctorow - You can find out where and why this book was banned here.

Bible Study

Entrusted by Beth Moore - Feel free to work through this at your own pace and join the discussion whenever you'd like in the Ravelry group.




4 comments:

  1. I can't wait to see the finished harvest leaf bag, I so love the colors you used. Thank you for sharing this inspiration at The Really Crafty Link Party this week. Pinned!

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  2. That leaf is so pretty and autumnal #RealCraftyLinkParty

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  3. my adult son is a masters in math and getting a phd in stats. I told him about little brother and he is going to purchase it, he is into that kind of read. another lovely podcast, keep up the good work!

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    1. Let me know what your son thinks! My guess is he will love it. I'm reading the sequal and there's like 5 pages all about pi and random numbers. Total geek out!

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