The Very Serious Crafts Podcast, Season 2: Episode 5 – Show Notes

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The Very Serious Crafts Podcast, Season 2: Episode 5 – Show Notes
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S02E05 Show Notes:

Here’s a roundup of the resources, patterns, and projects mentioned in this episode:

Woven Sisal Twine Scratch Mat for Mr. Big Stuff the Cat

♥ Mr. Big Stuff posing excitedly with the finished project:


♥ Mr. Big Stuff posing like a model with his new favorite toy:

Heidi’s Studio

♥ Blog post: Hands Occupied Studio is Open: https://www.handsoccupied.com/hands-occupied-studio-is-open/

Inside the knit design process

♥ Blog post: A Look at the Intarsia Mountain Design Process: https://www.handsoccupied.com/intarsia-mountain-process/

The Moment You Can’t Turn Back

♥ @mini.masterpieces’ punch needle IG video of pouring glue:

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You guys loved watching my last glue video so here’s another. I’m finishing projects left and right on this long weekend. Oh and a secret project I can’t share yet! Yay! We got snow last night and it’s so lovely sitting here at my desk watching the birds and melting snow. 🥰 All supplies are available in my shop. Link in profile. Glue used is Elmer’s. The only reason I glue some pieces is because my small child loves to pick some of my pieces apart. This helps minimize the damage from baby’s fingers. You do not have to glue your pieces. Please see other comments for details or questions I’ve already answered 👍 . . . . . #punchneedle #rughooking #tufting #tuftinggun #fiber #fiberart #yarn #punchneedleembroidery #punchneedleartist #punchneedleart #punchneedlegang #rughookingartist #glue #elmersglue #elmers #punchneedlelove #arizonaartist #tuftedpillow #punchneedlepillow #arizona #arizonaart #wip #rughookersofinstagram

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Haley’s Jump Into Knitting Cables

♥ Bosc Hat knitting pattern, by Robin Ulrich: https://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/bosc-hat
♥ How to Knit Cables 10 Ways (one of Heidi’s tutorials): https://www.handsoccupied.com/cables-10-ways/
♥ Cable Knitting 101 tutorial from Brooklyn Tweed: https://www.brooklyntweed.com/cable-knitting-101/
♥ Glass needles and tools by Moving Mud: https://www.movingmud.com/closures/
♥ Haley knitting cables with her gorgeous glass cable needle:


♥ Wool & Company store: https://www.woolandcompany.com/
♥ Cascade Color Duo in the Chicago colorway (Haley’s accidental sportsball purchase): http://www.cascadeyarns.com/cascade-ColorDuo.htm

Heidi Considers Rug Finishing

♥ Book that describes rug finishing with liquid latex: https://amzn.to/2Tplsmt (affiliate link)

Mollie’s Knitting Fears

♥ Mollie’s First Successful Sock (Ironically for a Post About How to Make Your First Sock):
https://www.thesprucecrafts.com/learn-to-knit-a-small-sock-2117044
♥ Mollie’s First Successful Colorwork Project (almost finished!):


♥ The Coffee Beanie Pattern By LadyJayCrocet: https://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/coffee-beanie-2

TSA Travel Story Correction and Supporting BIPOC

♥ The Very Serious Crafts statement in support of our BIPOC friends within the knitting community:

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It’s been almost a month since serious discussions about race within the knitting community began on Instagram. We feel that it's important to make our support of BIPOC clear, and we regret not doing it sooner. If you don’t know us, we are @molliejohanson, @redhandledscissors & @handsoccupied, and together we host the Very Serious Crafts Podcast. We are all white, middle class women, and our privilege has helped pave the way for us to have creative careers. That has not been the case for everyone. . . This conversation on representation is ongoing, and is highlighting deep hurt, anxiety and trauma among our friends in the crafting community. While this conversation is taking place primarily in knitting spaces on Instagram (folks’ stories & story highlights, feed posts, DMs), this is something everyone should be paying attention to. To ensure a better future for the handmade community, one that is welcoming to all, we feel it’s only right to say something. This is too important to remain silent. . . We are so grateful to the people of color guiding and sharing in the #diversknitty conversation that’s been going on. We have tagged a few of them in the comments below. Thank you for your time and your work and your grace. It feels a bit cliche to say it at this point, but we are listening and learning, and we encourage our listeners to do the same.

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♥ The Very Serious Crafts Podcast, S01E17: https://www.veryseriouscrafts.com/2018/12/03/the-very-serious-crafts-podcast-episode-17/

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By Haley Pierson-Cox

Haley Pierson-Cox writes the craft blog https://www.redhandledscissors.com/. She's a knitter, sewer, maker, cross-stitcher, lover of cats, purveyor of quirk, an author of cross-stitch books, and avid swearing enthusiast! (But not on this podcast!) She's also sometimes an irritable cartoon called Tiny Cranky Haley.

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