Episode 6: Is it 1995?

On My Needles

Old Romance by Joji Locatelli

in Malabrigo Sock (colorway “Eggplant”) and J.Knits Stunning (colorway “Eureka”)


 Similar Projects (with dolman sleeves)

Balmy by Alicia Plummer

Flugel by Hannah Fettig

Hermione’s Everyday Socks in Voolenvine Yarns BFL/nylon blend, colorway “Bunny”


Bethel Tank by Lexi Nelson

No pics yet!, but here are some pictures of Hawaii in the meantime…

Towel-view on the North Shore of Oahu
I want to go back!
Nightlife on Waikiki Beach. This is the view from our favorite Mai Tai bar at The Royal Hawaiian
Sunset view from our hotel balcony in Honolulu, near Waikiki Beach

On Deck

Daybreak Shawl by Stephen West

Beautiful Projects that Inspired Me:

Liopleurodonna’s version

4girls’ version

Inland Cardigan by Jane Richmond, repurposed yarn from Flugel

Grandpa Cardigan by Joji Locatelli

-Interview with Joji on The Yarniacs Podcast can be found here on their blog


You Should Have Known by Jean Hanff Korelitz

The Winter People by Jennifer McMahon

Life after Life by Kate Atkinson (apologies for calling this book “Life by Life!”)

Olive Kitteredge by Elizabeth Strout


Blue Jasmine (Woody Allen, director; Cate Blanchett, Sally Hawkins, Alec Baldwin, Louis C.K.)

Muppets Most Wanted (Ricky Gervais, Tina Fey, Jemaine Clement)

Thor: The Dark World (Chris Hemsworth, Natalie Portman)

Obvious Child (Jenny Slate)


Lavender Soda (about 2 tablespoons of syrup with 8-10 oz. of soda water)

Lavender Simple Syrup:

– 1 cup sugar (I used turbinado)

– 1 cup water

– 2 tablespoons culinary lavender

Bring everything to a boil, boil gently until the sugar dissolves, turn off the burner and allow the lavender to steep as the mixture cools, about 30 minutes.


I visited Yarnstory in Hawaii on the island of Oahu.  I found a few beauties to take home: a few skeins of Shibui linen (sorry I kept calling it hemp!) in “Brick,” Cestari fingering-weight cotton, and a locally dyed skein of 50% silk/50% merino.

Voolenvine Yarns “Art Nouveau” Yarn Club! Kristin’s Etsy shop is here.






2 thoughts on “Episode 6: Is it 1995?

    1. That’s so sweet of you, Sarah! I was just watching an episode of the Homespun House podcast and Molly mentioned you! I thought to myself, “I know a famous person!” Still catching up on your podcast – been watching them totally out of order, but oh well.

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