Category Archives: sweater design

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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Episode 67: The Gorilla In the Room!

Well, knitting friends . . . sometimes you miss the BIG stuff when you’re looking at the details. Here is my story of woe! Plus, fiber mill talk about Blackberry Ridge Woolen Mill, a Making Stories Review, and giveaways old … Continue reading

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Designer Dialogue with Audrey Borrego

Hello lovely yarn folk! I was browsing around YouTube, as one does, and came across a lovely podcast that I hadn’t seen before. The host spoke French in some episodes and English in others, and I found her style to … Continue reading

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Episode 61: I Grafted the Whole Thing Twice!

Hello fiber folk! I’m so excited to have an episode full of modifications . . . oh the grafting! You have to hear this story of woe and triumph! Plus, I have an FO: the Rumo by Alice Caetano, more … 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 54: Different Directions in Knitting

Hello Yarn-folk! Today I have an action packed cast with three sweaters: Turmok by Norah Gaughan, Rumo by Alice Caetano, and Leelanau by French Press Knits. I also have a review of Making Stories Magazine, issue 1–and I get to … Continue reading

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FO: My Red Pearl!

As many of you know from watching the podcast, I have been working to modify a sweater by Carol Feller called the Dark Pearl. Carol is one of my favorite designers and the knitter who taught me to cable! So, … Continue reading

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Episode 52: Learning Through Failure

Hello fiber friends! Episode 52 is about the learning curve–just how much we can benefit from failure . . . Spencer joins me for the discussion and I do have an FO to share: my Dark Pearl is now fully … Continue reading

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Episode 50: The Big Five-0

Hello Yarnies! Well, we made it to 50! Whoa! I am honored and so happy to be here podcasting for and with you all! In this episode, I have a WIP–the BeeKeeper Cardigan; a visit from Spencer and the Tatoo … Continue reading

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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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