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Episode 23 – Gifts for Knitters Who Have Everything!

Posted by Kate | Posted in Podcasts | Posted on 29-12-2008

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Welcome to our Episode 23 of our podcast in which we talked about . . .

* Our current WIP’s, what we got for Christmas, and other knit-related stuff
o Mason Dixon Knitting Outside the Lines
o Ocean Breezes
o Offhand Tonya Bag
o Never Not Knitting Calendar
o Acer mini laptop
o Slouchy Cardigan

The KT mini ornament contest winners

o The most ornaments – Natasha J. Lang
o The most unusual – obriendiane51 and Nittany Knits
o Our favorites – Diane Donnell and TabithaKnits

In the second segment we talked about our gift ideas for knitters . . .
Stocking Stuffers

* Stitch markers – you can never get enough
* tape measures – especially cutesy ones that look like sheep, or have the logo of cool yarn stores
* Scissors – the nice sharp ones with a stork on the handle
* Yarn cutters – for when scissors aren’t allowed (like on airplanes)
* WPI guide
* Yarn Requirements Guide
* Highlighter tape

Great Gifts

* Project bags – in all sizes – you can never have enough
* ball winder
* swift
* nostepinne
* drop spindle and roving – might as well encourage another hobby
* Soak or other woolwashes
* Signature needles

Indulgent Items

* knitting bags – Namaste, Offhand Bags, Jordana Paige, Atenti
* luxury fibers – qiviut, bison, cashmere
* blocking board
* tickets to a fiber event – Stitches, Rhinebeck, Maryland Sheep & Wool, Sock Camp, Sock Summit, Knitting Cruises

We closed the podcast by . . .

* Sharing Knitting and the Word from Luke 2:1-20: The Greatest Gift
* Closing prayers with thanks to God for our friends and podcast listeners; health-related concerns for our listeners and friends.

Music you heard. . . Turkish Delight – David Crowder Band Washed By The Water – Needtobreathe
In Better Hands – Natalie Grant
Everlasting Light – Ryan Farish

Leave your comments below, or e-mail us here. Stay tuned for Episode 24!

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