Episode 175

Casting off, casting on, incorporating magic ingredients, and new sewing challenges.  It’s all here in this episode.

The Back Porch

This heirloom piece will be a favorite and a wardrobe staple. It’s A Twist to It by Melanie Berg, knit with 1,000 yards of Flat Island / silk blend Shackleton yarn.


The Front Porch

  • Ujo by Ankestrick
  • Tempting Ewe Yarns / Ewe So Happy Sock / Maryland Sheep & Wool colorway
  • Becoming Art / Agave Fingering / Phenomenal Woman
  • Malabrigo / Sock / Rayon Vert (854)

Ever-expanding Skill Set

  • Magic ingredient ideas — click here for the discussion thread!
  • nutritional yeast
  • fresh ginger
  • cinnamon
  • balsamic vinegar
  • cashews soaked overnight
  • horseradish
  • smoked paprika
  • pickled red onion
  • red chile paste
  • smoked sea salt
  • miso paste
  • za’atar (Middle Eastern spice blend)
  • pesto