Author Archives: knittingthestash

Episode 74: The Spinning Episode!

Hi everyone: I hope you’re safe and well! And I’m hoping this installment might offer a bit of a respite from the media and news. I’ve got some spinning for you (I know, right?!?), a bit about the talk I … Continue reading

Posted in community, farm, farm-to-skein yarn, Finnsheep, fleece, Fleece and Fiber Sourcebook, fleece to knit, Jennifer Guyor, knitting podcast, LB Hand Knits, LB Handknits, Maniototo Wool, PLY, podcast, Ranching Tradition Fiber, spinning | 4 Comments

Episode 73: New Zealand and Norrland

Hello dear knitting folk! I have a fun episode all about New Zealand sheep and Maniototo Wool, plus a Norrland pattern modification from hat to cowl! Some KAL updates and a HUGE giveaway from Mary Furness Weir of Maniototo Wool. … Continue reading

Posted in Assia Brill, community, cowl, Distitch, episode, giveaway, hand dyed yarn, knitting, knitting modification, knitting podcast, Maniototo Wool, New Zealand, Norrland, podcast, Sara Huntington Burch, sock yarn, The Cocoon Tree, video, yarn, yarn review | 9 Comments

Indie Dyer and Yarn Producer: Mary Furness Weir of Maniototo Wool

Hello yarn-folk! As promised on Instagram and in Episode 72, I have an awesome interview with Mary Furness Weir of Maniototo Wool all queued up for the weekend! I first found Mary and Maniototo Wool via an Instagram post and … Continue reading

Posted in community, fiber, fibershed, hand dyed yarn, indie, indie dyer, interview, Maniototo Wool, New Zealand, wool, yarn, yarn-lover | 11 Comments

Episode 72: Creative Constraints

Hello yarn-people! This episode is all about working with what’s on hand and thinking about how constraints or limits can make us more creative. Spencer makes a guest appearance and I have a WIP–what I’m calling the “Afterthought Sweater”–which is … Continue reading

Posted in community, Distitch, episode, hand dyed yarn, knitting math, knitting modification, knitting podcast, Meraki Cowl, Old Crow Art Yarns, podcast, Shorn yarn, sock yarn, Sweet Georgia, SweetGeorgia, Tailor's Rib Beanie, test knitting, variegated yarn, yarn | 2 Comments

Technique Talk: Assia Brill & Distitch

Hello fiber folk! Over the past few months, I’ve been fortunate enough to strike up a correspondence with Assia Brill, the brilliant woman behind Distitch: A New Knitting Concept. The book is brand new and when I saw it in … Continue reading

Posted in Assia Brill, community, design, designer, Distitch, interview, knitting, knitting stitch, technique, techniques | 7 Comments

Episode 71: Sweaterama, Plus +

Hi knitter folk! I’m back post-yarn launch with a podcast FULL of sweaters! Well, two sweaters and a third that I can’t quite talk about yet. My Rosenblom Genser is finished *Yay* and I have a Chimney sweater for the … Continue reading

Posted in Chimney Sweater, community, episode, garment, Georgia Camden, increasing in pattern, knitting modification, knitting podcast, modifications, podcast, Rosenblom Genser, Shorn yarn, sweater, sweater math, Sweet Georgia, SweetGeorgia, yarn | 6 Comments

Shorn II (2019 clip) Order Information

Shorn II (2019 clip) has SOLD OUT. Thank you so much for all of your interest and orders! I can’t wait to see what this yarn becomes! If you are interested in joining the mailing list, please email me at … Continue reading

Posted in community, Corriedale, episode, Kephren Knitting Studio, Seven Sisters Farm, Shorn yarn, teeswater, video, yarn, yarn launch, yarn on the hoof, yarn-lover | 16 Comments