Category Archives: information

Episode 15: FOs All Over!

In today’s episode, I chat about my FOs: the Aileas Cardigan and Loop Shawl! I take a trip to Ravelry for some excellent new patterns that I’ll be knitting up: the Ella Cardigan and Rebel Shawl (brioche!!). And, of course, … Continue reading

Posted in Aileas, big projects, Ella, episode, FO, information, knitting, Loop Pattern, project bags, spinning, Uncategorized, video, Woodhouse Knits, yarn | 5 Comments

Indie Dyer Feature: Knitting in France

Well folks, today I have a follow-up to the awesome giveaway we did over the last couple of weeks: I’m so happy to feature an interview with Bogga of Knitting in France. Plus, she has generously offered a coupon code … Continue reading

Posted in community, dyeing, indie, indie dyer, information, inspiration, interview, knitting, Knitting in France, spinning | 11 Comments

Review: Electric Eel Wheel

**If you are looking for the Pigeonroof Studio’s awesome giveaway, follow this link to YouTube, Episode 3 of the knittingthestash podcast and leave a comment ­čÖé As promised, this week I have an interview with Maurice Ribble, inventor of the … Continue reading

Posted in community, electric spinning wheel, information, review, spinning, spinning wheel, sponsored post | 8 Comments

Spinners Speak: Rachel Smith

As you know, I feel like I found a real treasure last month when ┬ástumbled upon Rachel Smith’s Wool n’ Spinning┬ápodcasts. She is an accomplished handspinner, knitter, teacher, and demonstrator. She is the force behind WelfordPurls–an excellent online resource for … Continue reading

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YouTube Channel Launch & A Giveaway!

Hello everyone! I’m so excited to announce that knittingthestash now has its own YouTube channel! Spencer was kind enough to move all of my Melissa Spins and Melissa Knits videos over to their new location. (Thank you!) The channel will … Continue reading

Posted in experiment, giveaway, information, spinning, technique, video, yarn, YouTube | 13 Comments

Hap Hap Happening!

If you are not on the Kate Davies email newsletter list . . . now is your moment. Her new project,┬áThe Book of Haps, is coming! Pre-orders begin Thursday, May 19th! I’ll admit that Kate Davies’ books are a particular … Continue reading

Posted in books, community, designs, history, information, inspiration, Kate Davies, not-so-local, patterns, people | 2 Comments

Video Tutorial: Spinning Lap Waste (Mill Ends)

Hi everyone! I’m off to a conference this week . . . and things are, well, a bit crazy! But my posting policy: better late than never ­čÖé As many of you know, my┬ádear partner in all things fiber (and … Continue reading

Posted in fiber, fiber prep, How To, information, instruction, lap waste, mill ends, preparation, spinning, tricks and tips, Uncategorized, video | 5 Comments