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Episode 86: Cowls, Clara Parkes & Paper Yarn

Hello lovely people! I have a *free* cowl pattern for you! Yay! And a sweater pillow, some socks, and a happy hand–yep, it’s healing and I’m moving (very slowly) to smaller needles! A new, fingering weight sweater has to be … Continue reading

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Episode 82: Fox in the Hen House

Hello lovely people! Apologies that this cast was delayed a few hours . . . I had technical difficulties and then–a FOX! Holy moly! Happy to chat about my Hikari WIP modifications, some updates on the Modification class I’m planning, … Continue reading

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Episode 81: Inspired By Design

Hello fun fiber folk! Here is an episode in which I talk about sweaters and chatter with my partner in craft, Spencer. We have a lot to say about design, apparently! And it’s the second installment of “Name that Stash” … Continue reading

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Episode 80: Udder Massage & Color Management

Yep, you read that right: udder massage. Mmmm hmmm. Come on over to the podcast, my friends and allow me to drop the knowledge . . . lol! Plus, some info about how I’m managing multiple skeins for an indie … Continue reading

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Episode 79: Craft and Protest

Hello crafter people. . . I sat down to share some ideas about craft and protest: how they might be connected and relevant to one another. And, at your request, a look at some diverse Speculative Fiction and Science Fiction … Continue reading

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Episode 77: Patience Pays Off!

Hi everyone! Patience (or procrastination?) pays off sometimes . . .I’ve been hard at work designing the Afterthought Cardigan and it’s all finished!! So, today’s episode is all about those design choices. Plus, an update on Shorn 3, sheep in … Continue reading

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Episode 76: Making in the Pandemic

Hello makers! This episode is all about what Spencer and I have been making in the pandemic. It’s always nice to have Spencer on as a podcast–I know you all love seeing him visit in the yarn room 🙂 Plus, … Continue reading

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Episode 75: Knitting Intuition

Hello yarn friends! I’m surviving in the pandemic . . . how about you? This episode is all about my Meltdown FO–totally modified, of course! It’s knit in Ranching Tradition Fiber’s new Tobacco Root Valley yarn. Kami Noyes sent along … Continue reading

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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

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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

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