Category Archives: knitting

The Things We Do For Knitting . . .

This is a little photo-essay about the perils of photographing knitwear . . . summer knitwear . . . in winter, after the first snow. I promise to rave about the beautiful top on the next podcast–it’s from Kelbourne Woolens … Continue reading

Posted in FO, insanity, inspiration, knitters, knitting, outside, photo shoot, photography, sweater weather, unexpected | 5 Comments

Episode 45: Knitting Men!

Hello folks! It’s field trip time! We’re heading to the prison bus to talk to Metaspencer about knitting–men’s knitting patterns, men who knit, and some special hat designs! Then, it’s back to the yarn room for a couple of finished … Continue reading

Posted in Better Sweater, community, Denali sweater, discount code, episode, Facing North, giveaway, knitters, knitting, knitting podcast, LB Hand Knits, LB Handknits, men knitting, metaspencer, Nordsee Jacke, sweater, sweater design, video | 3 Comments

Patterns for Puppies!

Our newly adopted Millie is settling in nicely. We are so happy to have her and Tink join our crew . . . and I got to thinking: how can we help more pups and kitties? Well, with a pattern … Continue reading

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Ask a Designer w/ Kephren Pritchett & Albina McLaughlin –Part 2!

This past summer I asked you all what questions you have for knitwear designers . . . You all came up with some great ideas–so many, in fact, that I had enough left over for a PART 2 in this … Continue reading

Posted in design, designer, designs, interview, Kephren Knitting Studio, knitters, knitting, LB Hand Knits, LB Handknits, seamed sweater, sweater, sweater design, Uncategorized | 3 Comments

Episode 43: Cologne, Cashmere & Conservancy

Episode 43 is in three parts: a trip to the yarn shops of Cologne, Germany; sample knits revealed(!) for June Cashmere; and a discussion about conserving knowledge, yarn, sheep, and even foodways! I also introduce our new pup, Millie!!! It’s … Continue reading

Posted in Cologne, Germany, conservancy, episode, Garn Store, Knit in public, knitting, knitting podcast, Old Crow Art Yarns, puppies, soulful stash, travel, Uncategorized, variegated yarn, video, yarn, yarn crawl | 4 Comments

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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Knitting at Work: A Manifesto

I was recently promoted to full professor¬† . . . yay!¬† . . . and I’ve decided on a few resolutions for the upcoming years in the profession. Among other ideas, such as stress less, I’ve added “knitting at work” … Continue reading

Posted in community, Knit in public, knitters, knitting, manifesto, work knitting | 44 Comments