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Salty Jo Knits

Salty Jo talks about her knitting projects, yarn stash and other textile crafts from time to time.
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Apr 12, 2021

Hi all - I've been busily knitting away on such a fun test knit (pix available at the blog!). I'm experimenting with afterthought all the things socks and getting everything organized for a super productive spring and summer. So excited for all my plans. Come have a listen.

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Mar 28, 2021

Hiya - in this episode we talk about sock snakes, Spring knitting plans and how I can gamify my crafting to create imaginary incentives to craft more. 

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Mar 1, 2021

Hi there. In this episode I talk about a bunch of finished crafting from knitting to sewing to weaving and finally getting a lacey sock on my needles!

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Feb 7, 2021

Do you think I need an oxford comma there? Yeah, overthinking! In any case - thanks for checking out this episode. I've got a bit of knitting and sewing and a hell of a lot of things on my mind. 

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Jan 18, 2021

Hi all 

Happy New Dumpster Fire! In this episode we talk about several WIPs, my need to diversity what's on hand to craft and some deep thoughts around positivity and figuring out some lies I've long held about myself as truths. And how that's not been helpful and how I'm trying to change that.

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Dec 31, 2020

One more episode before the new year because why not? We talk about a few FOs and WIPs, positively obscene glorying in only having TWO long standing WIPS left in my house, seeing what Santa brought me, and doing the 2020 year tally and planification check in as well as some 2021 planification.

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Dec 7, 2020

Hiya,

In this episode we chat about frankly a staggering number of finished objects, some remaining WIPs, my conquering my holiday gift list, how different sock yarns have worn and why journaling is worthwhile (even when I don't do it).

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Nov 22, 2020

Hi folks,

This episode I wax poetically about my newfound love for rigid heddle weaving, still sock knitting and cable knitting as well. We also get into a little bit of it being ok to have ennui. 2020's word is ennui. And really - that's ok. I keep crafting to carve out little bits of joy and stay present. 

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Oct 30, 2020

Hi everyone! I finished All.The.Things. All of them. So many things. Come have a listen, enjoy my Socktober with me and hear about what I'll be cabling away on in November!

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Sep 13, 2020

Hi and welcome!

In this episode we chat about a finished object that merits a loud "FINALLY!" and several new fun cast ons. And my newfound love for a new to me nerdy hobby.

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Aug 25, 2020

Hi all,

In this episode we talk about a new crafting toy, a fun and finished test knit, some truly ghastly sewing fails and revisit the master Languish Anguish list - where I fairly brutally decide it's froggy time.

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Aug 3, 2020

Hi there,

In this episode, we talk about many more finished objects :) a few WIPs and some deep thoughts about my stash (which I love) but what I wish I would have known as a newer knitter building that stash, which would make it even more loveable :)

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Jul 1, 2020

Hi there - in this episode we chat about so.many.finished objects, how my 2020 planification is going and my thoughts on the dumpster fire that was June 2020 both within and without our crafting community.

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May 25, 2020

Hi there,

I feel like only a crafter undertands why the "finishing" comes before the "starting" in my title ;) So many things you guys! My mojo is back! And I'm so excited. Things for heads, necks and bodies. Come have a listen.

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May 1, 2020

I visited the WIP closet y'all and it was more fun than I thought it would be. As the seasons change, so does my on deck. Come have a listen and start dreaming with me of all the warm weather goodness we all want to make!

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Apr 12, 2020

HI all,

In this episode, we talk about how I'm so close to sweater-doneness, how long a current WIP that's unworked is still a current WIP ;), the controversial facemasks (not the controversy - just the mask making!), and how I'm keeping busy in this bizarro time of ours. Stay safe everyone!

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Mar 21, 2020

Hi all - let's catch up on whether that Myrna sweater was too big, the WIPs I'm doing (including a new one) and lessons on being (in)appropriate.

Note - I said at the begining it would be a corona free podcast. I lied. It's not political, but it's hard to talk about fundamental life changes that only happened because of it without at least alluding to it. 

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Feb 22, 2020

Hi there,

In this episode I chatter about the Great WIP Reorg of 2020, how that motivated me to finish a long-standing WIP, how it might be melting the ice around my knitting mojo and other tidbits.

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Jan 20, 2020

Hi all,

First show of the year and we talk about WIPS, some of my favorite holiday crafty/holiday related stuff, 2019 craft wrap up and 2020 planification.

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Dec 18, 2019

Hi,

This episode we catch up on ALL THE FOs, WIPs and sweater planning (but I need suggestions!). We also catch up on some fabulous news of mine that has been keeping me super busy. Come have a listen!

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Nov 15, 2019

Hi there,

In this episode we talk about a couple of finished objects, all the vanilla sock stuff, a new segment called wear it well where I tell you how something is working out after many wears and washes, updates on my social experimenting and our usual deep thoughts.

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Oct 7, 2019

Hi all,

In this episode we talk about 3 FOs, 3 WIPs, some thoughts on Stitches Salt Lake, stash and saturation point. I also check in with you on my once a month out of my comfort zone project. I tried. It was... something alright. And I'll try again.

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Sep 16, 2019

Hi folks,

Welcome to Episode 50 where we talk about my latest finished objects, a bunch of WIPS, a new dyer I discovered (wow--her colors!!) and what life sounds and looks like :) Come have a listen.

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Sep 2, 2019

Hi folks - I'm back from knee surgery and talking about all the knitting plans for fall and other ways to keep me entertained :)  Come have a listen.

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Jul 31, 2019

Hi everyone,

Welcome to episode 48. Let's have a quick chat about socks, more cabling without needles (so fun!), slow progress on WIPs and why I can't sew for the next 6-8 weeks :cry:

 

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