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Episode 66: Test Knits, Special Guests, and Mohair Magic

Hello fiber folk! I am happy to be back this week with an episode chock-full of all the best stuffs: a chat with Spencer that had us laughing–we hope you’ll laugh along, too; a call for test knitters! I have … Continue reading

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Episode 64: Knits in Translation and WIPs of Shame

Hello yarn folk! Today’s episode is an introduction to our new KAL: Knits in Translation (check out the Ravelry thread!) AND, it’s a chance to chat with Spencer about WIPs of Shame . . . or, well, maybe just our … Continue reading

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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 59: We Got Sheep!

Dear yarn-folk! A new episode is up and full of . . . sheep! Come hang out with the flock that’s pasturing at our place for the rest of the summer. Plus, two baby knit FOs for some dear family … Continue reading

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Episode 56: Living with Less

Hello lovelies! Well, we’ve emptied out the house . . . and so, we’re currently living with a lot less stash and supplies than usual. Spencer joins me to talk about minimalism and our rare/hard to find book of the … Continue reading

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Episode 55: Playbor + Knitting = ?

Hello lovelies! I found a tiny moment of zen for this cast–in the midst of sheep to shawl, sample knitting . . . and MOVING! Oh my! I can’t wait to tell you all about it! And the new Leelanau … Continue reading

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Episode 53: Sheep Breeds & Scottish Spinning

Hello yarnista folk! Episode 53 is packed with lots of sheep breed info: a new farm-to-skein yarn, Scottish sheep breeds, sheep smearing (?!), and so much more! Plus, a review of Jen Arnall-Culiford’s new Year of Techniques to liven up … Continue reading

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