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Jan. 26, 2021

Episode 11: Short Rows

Episode 11: Short Rows

This week we're talking about short rows. We'll be answering all the big questions to help demystify this handy knitter trick that will give your knits the right shape every time!

Short rows are your friends! Join us on a deep dive into the what, how, and why of these delightfully short sections of knitting that will make your finished projects fit like a dream!

Short row resources:

_Patterns with short rows that we mentioned: _

Short row tutorials:

On our needles:

Penguono by Stephen West
DRK Everyday Socks by Andrea Mowry

make good stashdown:

Welcome to our first annual Stashdown KAL! This year's stashbusting project will be Stephen West's Penguono. Even though the KAL has started, there's still time to join! Really, isn't being fashionably late #goals?


  • We cast-on January 4th, but you can join us at anytime!
  • Post photos of your Penguono progress on Instagram and use the tags #makegoodstashdown and #makegoodpenguono
  • Each tagged photo will count as one entry. You may enter as many times as you'd like!
  • You do not need to be finished with your Penguono to be eligible to to win, but you do need to follow @makegoodpod
  • On February 1st we'll randomly select one of you to win $150 gift card to Scratch!
  • MARCH OF THE PENGUONOS!!! March 6th... more details to come!

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photo credit: The Rain Outside Shawl © Softsweater Knits