Category Archives: podcast

Episode 80: Udder Massage & Color Management

Yep, you read that right: udder massage. Mmmm hmmm. Come on over to the podcast, my friends and allow me to drop the knowledge . . . lol! Plus, some info about how I’m managing multiple skeins for an indie … Continue reading

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Episode 79: Craft and Protest

Hello crafter people. . . I sat down to share some ideas about craft and protest: how they might be connected and relevant to one another. And, at your request, a look at some diverse Speculative Fiction and Science Fiction … Continue reading

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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

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Episode 77: Patience Pays Off!

Hi everyone! Patience (or procrastination?) pays off sometimes . . .I’ve been hard at work designing the Afterthought Cardigan and it’s all finished!! So, today’s episode is all about those design choices. Plus, an update on Shorn 3, sheep in … Continue reading

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Episode 75: Knitting Intuition

Hello yarn friends! I’m surviving in the pandemic . . . how about you? This episode is all about my Meltdown FO–totally modified, of course! It’s knit in Ranching Tradition Fiber’s new Tobacco Root Valley yarn. Kami Noyes sent along … Continue reading

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Episode 74: The Spinning Episode!

Hi everyone: I hope you’re safe and well! And I’m hoping this installment might offer a bit of a respite from the media and news. I’ve got some spinning for you (I know, right?!?), a bit about the talk I … Continue reading

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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

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Episode 72: Creative Constraints

Hello yarn-people! This episode is all about working with what’s on hand and thinking about how constraints or limits can make us more creative. Spencer makes a guest appearance and I have a WIP–what I’m calling the “Afterthought Sweater”–which is … Continue reading

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Episode 71: Sweaterama, Plus +

Hi knitter folk! I’m back post-yarn launch with a podcast FULL of sweaters! Well, two sweaters and a third that I can’t quite talk about yet. My Rosenblom Genser is finished *Yay* and I have a Chimney sweater for the … Continue reading

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Episode 70: What, Me Worry? Increasing in Pattern & All the Little Things . . .

Hi fiber folk! A new year brings new FOs, such as the Miki hat . . . and it means finishing off some things from 2019, like that Rosenblom Genser! Happy to talk about sleeve caps and increasing in pattern; … Continue reading

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