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Episode 28: Knits and Tinks!

Episode 28 features another SPECIAL GUEST! Tink the puppy! I have a finished spin for you and modification notes on Spencer’s Denali sweater; some announcements about collaborations and giveaways with LBHandKnits; and a start to our Re-Make Sweater Project! Plus, … Continue reading

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TINK–The Puppy!

We finally decided to adopt a puppy. So many dogs to choose from, but this one was named Tink (you know, like the knitting technique; like knit spelled in reverse!) and it was clearly meant to be. Home and happy, … Continue reading

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Episode 27: Creative Comeback . . .

. . . with a special guest!!! Spencer is here to talk HATS! So happy to be feeling creative again and out of deep survival mode. Episode 27 is waiting for you! I discuss FOs: the Manning Park Hat and … Continue reading

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A Manning Park Hat for Him

Laura Dear has a lovely pattern that I’ve spoken about before: The Manning Park Hat  It’s warm (with a double, turned brim), classy and fun! The color work is easy and the crown decreases make a lot of sense to … Continue reading

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Weekending

Hoping everyone in the US had a lovely Thanksgiving and/or break this past week. I spent a lot of my time out walking (when I wasn’t knitting) and my ramblings more often than not brought me to my favorite local … Continue reading

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Episode 26: Survival Knitting!

Whoa it’s been about 3, crazy, fun-filled, work-filled weeks! But Episode 26 is now up and off running. And it’s all about survival knitting during times of creative exhaustion! I hope you find some inspiration here to keep on keeping … Continue reading

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Designer Dialogue: Woolly Thoughts

Happy weekending my fine fiber folk! The podcast will resume next weekend . . . right now I am up to my eyeballs in work prep and travel–I think you all know how that goes! I am very pleased to … Continue reading

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