15 July, 2017

Episode 263: Life Changes

Show notes are located at www.thehighfiberdiet.blogspot.com and on the ravelry group. 

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Episode 263:

Weigh in:

On my needles and hooks:

Central Park hoodie - Highland Handmades in Worth Waiting for.

back one size smaller than fronts

short row sleeve caps

Summer Love Wrap- shepherds wool in Spring chick

Exploration Station- Stephen West, MadelineTosh Tosh Merino Light

Graduation Socks- Felici in Wizard - true after thought heel


132 yards two ply 18.5 Fiber from CJ Kopec creations. Merino, silk, camel, and alpaca. 

98 yards bulky chain ply Colors from uniquely yours 

Spinning blue merino

At the table



Dale Garn- Lerke Pluss

is a 53/47 blend of Merino wool and Egyptian cotton, perfect for year-round projects! This lightly textured yarn lends itself well to jackets, sweaters, cardigans, and other all-weather garments for children and adults.

Available in 20 colors.

Blend of 53% Merino Wool & 47% Egyptian Cotton.

50 g = approx 87 yards.

Recommended needle size US 8

Gauge: 18 stitches in stockinette stitch on the needle US 8 = 4 inches

Information about Heart of the Mitten:

Heart of the Mitten is a friendly yarn shop located in the historic Owosso Casket Co. building, adjacent to Woodard Station in Owosso. Look for the orange door!


We are the exclusive retailer of Dale Garn, and carry every line of Mango Moon and Be Sweet yarn, plus more! Looking for Knit Picks interchangeable needle tips or cables? We have those, too! Patterns, kits, notions… visit us online or in person today to choose your next project! We will also be the only place to get translated Dale Garn patterns!

Thoughts on the yarn…

Anja’s hat-  I held the yarn double. 

Used 100% of what was sent me. 

Stitch definition is excellent. Not a lot of spring but I expected that. Really good for a sturdy shaped project. 


All projects talked about are in projects shared on the Ravelry group. 

Grocery shopping:

Work clothes

wardrobe for $40

Mindful moment:

Remember to do for yourself


Job hunting successful

HR position at a local manufacturing plant. 

Not used to working 40 hours

Crack chicken

Home made ricotta cheese

On the menu:

Stitches Midwest

Michigan Fiber Festival

Northern Michigan Lamb and Wool

Knittin' in the Mitten 2017

13 spots available: bunk, bring.a.bed, day-tripper(full event), Saturday only. 

Information on the Ravelry group. 


This essay appeared under the title “The Paradox of Our Age” in Words Aptly Spoken, Dr. Moorehead’s 1995 collection of prayers, homilies, and monologues used in his sermons and radio broadcasts.