Category Archives: interview

Episode 41: Purl & Ply and Qiviut!

Hello happy fiber folk! I have so much to share! There is a review of Purl & Ply’s beautiful singles yarn knit up in Casapinka’s “Vary the Gate”; a giveaway from Purl & Ply; Sheep to Shawl Competition talk for … Continue reading

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Indie Dyer Feature: Purl & Ply

I bet you have all been watching the recent launch of Purl & Ply along with me! The ladies behind those beautiful and utterly Instagramable colorways are Brit and Mel–a couple of indie dyer, home-school moms who love fiber, and … Continue reading

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Ask a Designer w/ Kephren Pritchett and Albina McLaughlan

A month or so ago, I asked you all what questions you have for knitwear designers . . . and wowza! you all came through with some brilliant ideas!  Two of my favorite designers, Kephren Pritchett and Albina McLaughlin, agreed … Continue reading

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What are your superheroine names?

Hello good people of the fiber and yarn world! This weekend I have a special treat: a follow-up interview with Adache and Marce–the Dyenamixx Yarn duo mom and daughter team. You asked . . . and they answered! They even … 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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Indie Dyer Feature: Three Waters Farm + GIVEAWAY!

Well hello everyone and Happy (almost) New Year! When not wrangling a puppy or spending time with my family, I’ve been enjoying all of the Instagram goodness that so many of you share. That’s how I met my featured dyer … Continue reading

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Indie Dyer: Dyenamixx Yarns

I am so happy to introduce you all to Marce and Adachi today! They are the mom and daughter dyeing duo behind Dyenamixx Yarns ❤ I met Marce through YouTube and IG–she is a fellow podcaster (Hey BrownBerry)–and we got … Continue reading

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