Category Archives: LB Handknits

Episode 60: Song and Dance

Hi yarn-folk! In this episode, I discuss my Song and Dance pullover designed by Albina McLaughlin of LB Handknits. It’s a gorgeous, graphic garment 😉 that’s fun to knit! Plus, Susan B Anderson’s Panda, some Faroese shawls (thanks to Misse … Continue reading

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Episode 58: Tea Room Time!

Hello lovelies! I have a finished all-over colorwork sweater for you: the Tea Room Pullover by Albina of LB Handknits. It’s gorgeous! Plus, my puppies manage to photobomb me for most of the episode. I announce our giveaway winners plus, … Continue reading

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Episode 51: Beekeepers and Walking Wheels

Episode 51 is jam-packed with an FO: Beekeeper Cardigan, shearing day at Seven Sisters Farm, a book about Great Wheels (Walking Wheels), a giveaway, and a test knit invitation! I hope you’re enjoying our book sharing and that you’ll join … Continue reading

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Episode 46: Summer in December

Hi everyone! Three weeks have passed . . . and I missed you all! We just celebrated American Thanksgiving–which meant some travel and a break from work and everyday life in Illinois. But I’m back at it and this episode … Continue reading

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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

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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

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Apple Oak Fiber Works Discount Code!

Hi everyone! Many of you know that I have been busy test knitting for LB Handknits new book, Facing North–it’s a collection of patterns for bulky weight yarn: 4 sweaters and 4 accessories. I love my Fisherman’s Muse sweater that … Continue reading

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