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The Sweater with Kathleen Dames

Over the course of each 12-week season, we will knit a sweater together. I'll share my favorite tips and techniques to improve your knitting, whether you're working on our current sweater or not. For Season Four we are knitting Enwreathed Pullover. Be sure to sign up for the newsletter. Visit http://www.kathleendames.com/thesweater for details. Thanks for joining me, and happy knitting! xoxo, Kathleen
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Mar 25, 2016

Show Notes for Episode 12

Yippee!!! How much do you love your Solstice Cardi? Hopefully as much as I love mine :)

Questions about Episode Twelve? Visit the Ravelry thread to see if your question has already been answered: http://www.ravelry.com/discuss/kathleen-dames-design/3399555

Subscribers received a coupon in their email on March 25th. Be sure to use it before it expires on March 28th!

Don't forget to like and share this podcast. Share your project on social media (Instagram is my favorite!) with hashtags #kdsweater and #solsticecardi. See below for links to where you can find me. And be sure to create your project page on Ravelry by visiting the pattern page http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/solstice-cardi then clicking "cast on" in the upper right corner of the page.

Happy knitting!
xoxo, Kathleen
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Many thanks!
-Kathleen’s yarn is Camelot in the Orkney colorway from Round Table Yarns http://www.roundtableyarns.com
-Buttons from Remembrances Pottery on Etsy https://www.etsy.com/shop/Remembrance
-Tech editing by Corrina Ferguson/Picnic Knits http://picnicknits.com/
-Tara Swiger helps small, creative business owners (like me!) https://taraswiger.com/

Visit http://www.kathleendames.com/thesweater to sign up for the newsletter.

Purchase the Solstice Cardi from my Ravelry shop: http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/solstice-cardi
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music: Cafe Parisien with accordion iStock.com/frobisher

Kathleen is wearing her new Solstice Cardi in Round Table Yarns Camelot in the Orkney colorway with perfect buttons from Remembrances Pottery.

Lady Jane is wearing the original sample for Solstice Cardi in Julie Asselin's Stella yarn in the Diamant colorway http://www.julie-asselin.com/en/yarns/

Mar 18, 2016

Show Notes for Episode 11

Ready to stomp on your sweater? Don't worry, it's all part of finishing your beautiful garment! No sweaters were harmed in the making of this video ;)

Questions about Episode Eleven? Visit the Ravelry thread to see if your question has already been answered: http://www.ravelry.com/discuss/kathleen-dames-design/topics/3397025

Don't forget to like and share this podcast, if you're enjoying it. Share your project on social media (Instagram is my favorite!) with hashtags #kdsweater and #solsticecardi. See below for links to where you can find me. And be sure to create your project page on Ravelry by visiting the pattern page http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/solstice-cardi , then clicking "cast on" in the upper right corner of the page.

Happy knitting!
xoxo, Kathleen
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Many thanks!
-Kathleen’s yarn is Camelot in the Orkney colorway from Round Table Yarns http://www.roundtableyarns.com
-Buttons from Remembrances Pottery on Etsy https://www.etsy.com/shop/Remembrance
-Tech editing by Corrina Ferguson/Picnic Knits http://picnicknits.com/
-Tara Swiger helps small, creative business owners (like me!) https://taraswiger.com/

Visit http://www.kathleendames.com/thesweater to sign up for the newsletter and get your free Solstice Cardi pattern*

*Free pattern available until 25 March 2016. After that date Solstice Cardi will be available for purchase from my Ravelry shop: http://www.ravelry.com/stores/kathleen-dames-designs
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periscope: https://www.periscope.tv/kathleendames
instagram: https://instagram.com/kathleendames/
twitter: https://twitter.com/kathleendames
ravelry: http://www.ravelry.com/designers/kathleen-dames
facebook: https://www.facebook.com/KathleenDamesDesign
music: Cafe Parisien with accordion iStock.com/frobisher

Kathleen is wearing Quadrille, previously published in Interweave Knits Winter 2015. Pattern will be available soon on Ravelry!

Lady Jane is wearing the original sample for Solstice Cardi in Julie Asselin's Stella yarn in the Diamant colorway http://www.julie-asselin.com/en/yarns/

Mar 11, 2016

Show Notes for Episode 10

Now that the knitting is complete, it's time to finish your cardigan the elegant way with weaving and seaming.

Questions about Episode Ten? Visit the Ravelry thread to see if your question has already been answered: http://www.ravelry.com/discuss/kathleen-dames-design/topics/3392963

Don't forget to like and share this podcast, if you're enjoying it. Share your project on social media (Instagram is my favorite!) with hashtags #kdsweater and #solsticecardi. See below for links to where you can find me. And be sure to create your project page on Ravelry by visiting the pattern page http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/solstice-cardi , then clicking "cast on" in the upper right corner of the page.

Happy knitting!
xoxo, Kathleen
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Many thanks!
-Kathleen’s yarn is Camelot in the Orkney colorway from Round Table Yarns http://www.roundtableyarns.com
-Buttons from Remembrances Pottery on Etsy https://www.etsy.com/shop/Remembrance
-Tech editing by Corrina Ferguson/Picnic Knits http://picnicknits.com/
-Tara Swiger helps small, creative business owners (like me!) https://taraswiger.com/

Visit http://www.kathleendames.com/thesweater to sign up for the newsletter and get your free Solstice Cardi pattern*

*Free pattern available until 25 March 2016. After that date Solstice Cardi will be available for purchase from my Ravelry shop: http://www.ravelry.com/stores/kathleen-dames-designs
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periscope: https://www.periscope.tv/kathleendames
instagram: https://instagram.com/kathleendames/
twitter: https://twitter.com/kathleendames
ravelry: http://www.ravelry.com/designers/kathleen-dames
facebook: https://www.facebook.com/KathleenDamesDesign
music: Cafe Parisien with accordion iStock.com/frobisher

Kathleen is wearing Thistle Leaf Pullover. Pattern available here: http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/thistle-leaf-pullover

Lady Jane is wearing the original sample for Solstice Cardi in Julie Asselin's Stella yarn in the Diamant colorway http://www.julie-asselin.com/en/yarns/

Mar 4, 2016

Show Notes for Episode 9

All about binding off! Did you even know there was more than one way to bind off your stitches?

Questions about Episode Nine? Visit the Ravelry thread to see if your question has already been answered: http://www.ravelry.com/discuss/kathleen-dames-design/3388641/

Share your project on social media (Instagram is my favorite!) with hashtags #kdsweater and #solsticecardi. See below for links to where you can find me. And be sure to create your project page on Ravelry by visiting the pattern page http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/solstice-cardi , then clicking "cast on" in the upper right corner of the page.

Happy knitting!
xoxo, Kathleen
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Many thanks!
-Kathleen’s yarn is Camelot in the Orkney colorway from Round Table Yarns http://www.roundtableyarns.com
-Buttons from Remembrances Pottery on Etsy https://www.etsy.com/shop/Remembrance
-Tech editing by Corrina Ferguson/Picnic Knits http://picnicknits.com/
-Tara Swiger helps small, creative business owners (like me!) https://taraswiger.com/

Visit http://www.kathleendames.com/thesweater to sign up for the newsletter and get your free Solstice Cardi pattern*

*Free pattern available until 25 March 2016. After that date Solstice Cardi will be available for purchase from my Ravelry shop: http://www.ravelry.com/stores/kathleen-dames-designs
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periscope: https://www.periscope.tv/kathleendames
instagram: https://instagram.com/kathleendames/
twitter: https://twitter.com/kathleendames
ravelry: http://www.ravelry.com/designers/kathleen-dames
facebook: https://www.facebook.com/KathleenDamesDesign
music: Cafe Parisien with accordion iStock.com/frobisher

Kathleen is wearing Pomegranate Cardi. Pattern available here: http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/pomegranate-cardi

Lady Jane is wearing the original sample for Solstice Cardi in Julie Asselin's Stella yarn in the Diamant colorway http://www.julie-asselin.com/en/yarns/

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