Category Archives: knitting

Episode 78: Lost and Found

Hi my fiber folk! How are you? It’s been a beautiful Sunday here in Illinois, and I found time in the yarn room and out at the new skirting table 🙂 In this episode I’ll tell you about my new … Continue reading

Posted in community, Conjure Yarns, farm-to-skein yarn, fleece, knitting, knitting podcast, Nomadic Knits, Persian Dreams Blanket, podcast, raw fleece, Seven Sisters Farm, Shorn 3, Shorn yarn, skirting, Tanis Fiber Arts, video, Will O the Wisp | 1 Comment

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

Posted in Afterthought Sweater, Chimney Sweater, community, episode, giveaway, hand dyed yarn, knitting, knitting podcast, Ranching Tradition Fiber, sock yarn, Sweet Georgia, SweetGeorgia, Uncategorized, video, yarn | 7 Comments

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

Posted in Assia Brill, community, cowl, Distitch, episode, giveaway, hand dyed yarn, knitting, knitting modification, knitting podcast, Maniototo Wool, New Zealand, Norrland, podcast, Sara Huntington Burch, sock yarn, The Cocoon Tree, video, yarn, yarn review | 9 Comments

Technique Talk: Assia Brill & Distitch

Hello fiber folk! Over the past few months, I’ve been fortunate enough to strike up a correspondence with Assia Brill, the brilliant woman behind Distitch: A New Knitting Concept. The book is brand new and when I saw it in … Continue reading

Posted in Assia Brill, community, design, designer, Distitch, interview, knitting, knitting stitch, technique, techniques | 7 Comments

Episode 68: Kinky Weaving and the Kitchen Sink

Hello fiber folk! Today’s episode has a little bit of everything (thus, the kitchen sink!) and a Spencer-ism to beat them all: Kinky Weaving. You’ll love this one! So, yes, Spencer returns to the podcast to defend his colorway-honor and … Continue reading

Posted in Assia Brill, community, Distitch, episode, joker and the thief shawl, Kephren Knitting Studio, knitting, knitting math, knitting podcast, LB Handknits, Master Class on Grading, podcast, Rosenblom Genser, Sweet Georgia, SweetGeorgia, tech editing, test knitting, translating knitting patterns, video, yarn | Leave a comment

Indie Interview: The Cocoon Tree

If you’re at all like me, you see a pretty project bag and think: what fun it would be to tote that around and pull my knitting out in the next coffee shop or during the next meeting 🙂  And, … Continue reading

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Book Review: Making Stories 2

It’s here, it’s here! The latest Making Stories print magazine is out and I found my review copy in the post just last evening. Of course, I raced inside, tore open the package, and sat down with a cup of … Continue reading

Posted in book review, community, knitters, knitting, Making Stories, Making Stories Magazine, Making Stories Magazine 2, pattern, patterns, review, sweater | 4 Comments