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Episode 127: Did Spencer Say Chain-Knitting??

Well, everyone, it’s intervention time: Spencer has some words of advice for us “chain-knitters.” Me? I’ve just finished my Fornafit pullover by Dagbjört Guðmundsdóttir and I NEED a new (sweater) project pronto!! Plus, I talk about how I pick patterns … Continue reading

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Episode 126: Japanese Knitting Notes & The Twig Pattern Pullover

I am SO excited about this episode!! Can you tell?!?! I finished my Twig Pattern Pullover–a huge translation and modification project and I can’t wait to tell you all about it. Along the way, I have some notes about Japanese … Continue reading

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Episode 125: Photo Knitting & Knitstrips

Hello lovelies! In this episode I’ll talk all about my adventures knitting from photographs . . . perhaps you’ve done the same? I often knit in translation and can’t always read the pattern; but if you can read and interpret … Continue reading

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Episode 124: Yoke Hats and Industry Insights

Another action packed episode is now up on YouTube. Want to turn your favorite yoked sweater into a hat? I have some tips for you, as I just made my Weatherman color work yoke into a matching hat! After that, … Continue reading

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Episode 123: A Tale of Two Sweaters Part II

Hello knitting people! This is the second video in my quest to knit two Lopi sweaters from different patterns in the same gauge and same size (even though the patterns did not line up well). If you’re interested in the … Continue reading

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Episode 122: A Tale of Two Sweaters, Part I

Hi everyone! Today’s episode is a tale of two sweaters, one that’s sized up and one that’s sized down. By modifying both patterns, I’m creating a set of stitch counts that are adaptable across multiple Lopi-style sweaters. For this particular … Continue reading

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Episode 121: Knitting for a Cause

Hello everyone! I’m going scuba diving today in my new Cucullus snood/hood (always good for a little chuckle) and I have sample yarn packs up in the Flock Farm Yarn Shop, at long last! Plus, Spencer comes up to the … Continue reading

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Episode 119: Needles and Orbits . . .

Wondering which needles I use or how I deal with that potential pile of knitting needless? Or, are you curious how my Orbits pullover came out? Then this episode is for you! (Pssss, my sweater FO isn’t as perfect as … Continue reading

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Tutorial: Picking Up Sleeve Stitches for a Colorwork Sweater

Hello fellow knitters! If you’ve ever struggled with picking up stitches for the sleeves of a colorwork sweater–or, really, any top down sweater, this is the tutorial for you! I’m working on Rachel Illsley’s Orbits sweater and this is the … Continue reading

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Episode 118: 10K Giveaway & Tips for Buying Yarn Online

Well my yarn peeps–we’ve done it! 10K subscribers. Wowza. Let’s celebrate with a HUGE yarn giveaway, shall we? Plus, I have 5 tips for buying yarn online that will make your purchases–and projects–successful. Hint: kits are your friend! And, of … Continue reading

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