Category Archives: giveaway

Episode 42: Competition and Creativity

Episode 42 finds me at the crossroads of competition (Sheep to Shawl) and creativity (how do I get it all done?!?) I can also reveal one of the secret test knits I’ve been working on for LB Handknits–including her book … Continue reading

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Episode 35: Plans and More Plans

Episode 35 is full of plans! A DIY Drum Carder Plan; a dyeing plan for my Shetland yarn landfall; knitting plans–of course; fleece spinning plans; and more! Even a lan for a dog sweater 🙂 FO: Sand Shawl by Kephren … Continue reading

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Episode 32: What’s with the Weird FO?!

Episode 32  is packed with maker madness! My new book is out!!! And there is a Targhee spin to discuss! Plus, two, yes, two sweaters!  In the mail: Shakleton Yarn from Fiber Trek, a Knit Together Project square; and some … Continue reading

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Designer Dialogues: Kephren Pritchett

I have a real treat for you today! While looking up a knitting technique recently, I stumbled upon Kephren Pritchett’s website: Kephren Knitting Studio and, well, stayed a while. I loved what I was seeing: beautiful patterns, excellent tutorials, and … Continue reading

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Pod-versary GIVEAWAY!

My dear fiber folk . . . the podcast has been around for an entire year! That means 25 episodes by the end of October, 2017! Whoa! Thank you for showing up, watching, commenting, and making me feel right at … Continue reading

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Episode 24: Expertise

Welcome fiber folk! Episode 24 is now live and I have a lot to share with you about the Knit Together Project, Spinzilla, an FO, and Spencer’s sweater–at long last there is a swatch! Come hang out with me for … Continue reading

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Indie Dyer: Tommi Trujillo of Moonstone Dyeworks

I am super pleased to offer you an interview with Tommi Trujillo, the creative mind behind Moonstone Dyeworks and the Squirrel Pie Productions Podcast. Tommi is truly a breath of fresh air–fun, creative, crafty and full of color. I have … Continue reading

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