The Very Serious Crafts Podcast, Season 2: Episode 11 – Show Notes

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S02E11 Show Notes:

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

Haley’s Finished and Blocked Bosc Hat

♥ Blocking the Bosc Hat on a dinner plate:


♥ Blocked Bosc Hat, where you can kind of see the cables/lace through the fuzzy yarn:

Avoiding Repetitive Stress Injuries (RSI) as a crafter

Note: We aren’t doctors. In this episode, we share anecdotal experiences about how RSI has come into play in our own crafting lives and what has helped reduce crafty downtime & pain.
♥ Cubital Tunnel Syndrome: https://www.cedars-sinai.org/health-library/diseases-and-conditions/c/cubital-tunnel-syndrome.html
♥ Carpal Tunnel Syndrome: https://www.ninds.nih.gov/Disorders/Patient-Caregiver-Education/Fact-Sheets/Carpal-Tunnel-Syndrome-Fact-Sheet
♥ Tendinitis: https://www.mayoclinic.org/diseases-conditions/tendinitis/symptoms-causes/syc-20378243

A Craft That’s a Smash

♥ Mollie’s Pottery Turtle:


♥ Thanks to BookyMargoof for inspiring this topic: https://www.instagram.com/bookymargoof/
♥ Pottery Smashing Videos in Slo-Mo: https://www.instagram.com/potpunisher/
♥ Sarah Dyer’s Beautiful Non-Smashed: https://www.instagram.com/sarahduyer/

Drizzling/Parfilage: A Regency-era anti-craft

♥ Parfilage defined in the OED: https://en.oxforddictionaries.com/definition/parfilage
♥ Parfilage on Wikipedia: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Parfilage
♥ Of Parfilage or Drizzling Through the Regency, from Regency Redingote: https://regencyredingote.wordpress.com/2018/12/14/of-parfilage-or-drizzling-through-the-regency/
♥ Regency Crafts & Pastimes, by Emily Hendrickson: http://emilyhendrickson.net/regency/regency-crafts-and-pastimes/
♥ Drizzling: A Regency Rainy-Day Hobby, via Interweave: https://www.interweave.com/article/weaving/drizzling-regency-hobby/

Group Topic: Warm Weather Knitting/Crochet

♥ Heidi is working on a vintage sweater pattern, the Fernlace Pullover: https://freevintageknitting.com/spool124/1168-fernlace-pullover-pattern
♥ Heidi working on the sweater:


♥ Mollie’s Graceful Waves Tunic Sweater: https://www.thesprucecrafts.com/sweater-knitting-pattern-free-4685952
♥ The Saratto UV Vest by Pierrot Yarns that Mollie wants to make: https://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/28-26-saratto-uv-vest
♥ Haley is considering the Circular Yoke Summer Shirt from Purl Soho: https://www.purlsoho.com/create/2017/05/12/circular-yoke-summer-shirt/
♥ Haley loves (but would look terrible in) the Azalea tank top from Pam Allen at Quince & Co.: https://quinceandco.com/products/azalea
♥ The african flower crochet motif that Haley takes along to bars and parks in the summer (this is Heather Bears’ pattern, but it’s a common motif, so there are tons of other versions out there): https://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/african-flower-hexagon-4

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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.

2 replies on “The Very Serious Crafts Podcast, Season 2: Episode 11 – Show Notes”

Congratulations Mollie on the tunic, it’s lovely! On the topic of summer sweaters have you seen the Mermaid Crop Top? It seems like it would fit the bill for a petite knitter and works really well with vintage-style high waisted skirts. Fair warning, I never remake patterns but have already made two in quick succession!

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