Category Archives: podcast

Episode 49: Books, KALs, and Nerdyness

Hello everyone and welcome to Episode 49! I’ll admit to getting a little bit nerdy in this one: We’re talking about stitch dictionaries and charts, Lithuanian knitting, book reviews, and modification KALs for 2019. It’s pretty packed in here . … Continue reading

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Episode 48: Sweater SNAFU!

Lovely, lovely yarn folks! How are you? Happy New Year to you! I have a spanking new episode all knit up for you. This one has a few wonderful FOs   . . . . and some not so wonderful SNAFUs! … Continue reading

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Episode 47: The “Squach” Swatch

Hello my yarn folk! Episode 47 is live! And it’s packed with fun stuffs: Spencer’s “squach” swatch adventures, two WIPs that need modification help, a review of Knit Stars 3.0, some O-Wool O-Wash yarn, and a giveaway winner! Plus, outtakes … 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 42: Competition and Creativity

Episode 42 finds me at the crossroads of competition (Sheep to Shawl) and creativity (how do I get it all done?!?) I can also reveal one of the secret test knits I’ve been working on for LB Handknits–including her book … Continue reading

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Episode 41: Purl & Ply and Qiviut!

Hello happy fiber folk! I have so much to share! There is a review of Purl & Ply’s beautiful singles yarn knit up in Casapinka’s “Vary the Gate”; a giveaway from Purl & Ply; Sheep to Shawl Competition talk for … Continue reading

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Episode 38: Summer Sampling!

It’s been a few weeks of family time for me . . . and backpacking! But I’ve also managed to slip into the yarn room this weekend to record a new episode for you all! This one is all about … Continue reading

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