Knitting Expat Podcast – Episode 114 – Filming After Bedtime!

Hello everyone … welcome to Episode 114 the Knitting Expat Podcast … this has become such a wonderful way for me to get more involved with the online knitting community and I’ve been loving it so far … so please do get in touch … I’d love to hear from you … so far I’ve been loving the interaction with other knitters from around the world that this new avenue has opened up to me … come join the fun …

Here is this weeks episode …

Things I talked about …


Hi my name is Mina, I currently live in New York City with my Husband and 2 cats, we lived in Dubai and then Bahrain up until recently and before that we were in London UK. You can learn more in the ABOUT ME section, otherwise if you have any questions please leave a comment or send me a message on Ravelry/Instagram.

You can find me on RAVELRY … INSTAGRAM … FACEBOOK … and my LIFE BLOG … and of course YOUTUBE …

I have also created a RAVELRY GROUP for the Knitting Expat Podcast so you can join in the conversation there …

You can find my Original Designs for sale on Ravelry HERE …


  1. Vanilla gift socks – 2.25mm (US1) – Krityum Handmade Yarn – Satrangi colourway on the Rozanna sock base 75/25
  2. Perry Christmas gift socks – 2.25mm (US1) – Artisan Yarns – Boo Berry colourway on the Alpaca sock base
  3. Mix & Match Adult Cardigan – 4mm (US6) – New Pattern coming soon – using Into The Whirled DK Dresden Base in the Mildly Amusing Colourway (Kettle Dyed)
  4. Int/Adv Club socks (2) – 2.25mm (US1) – The Cozy Knitter Yarn – Spectrum colourway on the Bliss sock base 80/20 SWMerino/Nylon
  5. Beg Club Socks (3) – 2.25mm (US1) – Yoshi & Lucy Yarns – Sparkle base in the Chocolate Cake colourway (75/20/5 SWMerino/Nylon/Stelina)
  6. Baby Bonnet & Mittens – 4mm (US6) Tanis Fibre Arts in the Worsted Weight in the Iris Colourway
  7. Baby Mistletoe Tube Socks – 2.25mm (US1), using baby sock pattern with no heel knit slightly larger and longer than usual for Layla so they will hopefully still fit her next year out of Turle Purl Yarns Stirped Turtle Toes in the Mistletoe Kisses Colourway


  1. Scrappy Granny Stripe Blanket – 3.5mm E Hook – following Attic 24 tutorial – chainless foundation approx. 270sts
  2. Childs Cabled Cardigan – 4mm (US6) – New Pattern coming soon – using Primrose Yarn Co on the Jasper DK Base in the Nasty Unicorn Colourway
  3. Int/Adv Club socks (3) – 2.25mm (US1) – Babbles Yarns – Calypso Colourway on the Merino sock base 75/25 SWMerino/Nylon


Sock Pattern Club – The New York Collection:

Check out the Chatter Thread HERE for details!

You can purchase the Ebook HERE

2018 Sock Pattern Clubs – Wanderlust & Cosy Collections:

Check out the INFO THREAD for more details … also you can purchase the WANDERLUST SOCK CLUB and the COSY SOCK CLUB at a discounted price until the New Year!

#KEDKAL17 – Knitting Expat Designs Year Long KAL

Check out the Chatter Thread HERE for details

Self Managed Mini Skein Swap:

See details in the THREAD



– Coupon Thread HERE

– Knitting Planning Spreadsheet – HERE

– Yarn tracking Spreadsheet – HERE

General Comments About Pattern Support –

Please use the email ( in the patterns or Rav private messaging to ask me about any patter support questions you have. Instagram/facebook etc are not appropriate places to ask for pattern support. I don’t always see your questions there or get notifications about private messages on instagram. I specifically include my email address on all of my patterns so you have a way to contact me for pattern support and I would appreciate it if you would respect that and use that avenue to contact me … it is by far the best way to do so and I am likely to respond to you the fastest via email as well.

I get a lot of questions about links in the pattern pdf’s not working and all you have to do is copy and paste the link into your internet browser if that is the case. The links for some reason don’t always work on mobile devices so you may have to access them on a computer.


Sticks + Twine

By The Lakeside

Dye Another Day

(All can be found on Youtube)


That is it for this week’s Episode, I hope you enjoyed and if you did please subscribe on Youtube … join the Ravelry group and leave a little comment to say hello and/or to let me know what you think … I’d love to hear if you have any suggestions or ideas for the podcast and of course I’d be happy to answer any questions you may have aswell.

Till next time …

Happy Knitting …

Mina X

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