Category Archives: test knitting

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 68: Kinky Weaving and the Kitchen Sink

Hello fiber folk! Today’s episode has a little bit of everything (thus, the kitchen sink!) and a Spencer-ism to beat them all: Kinky Weaving. You’ll love this one! So, yes, Spencer returns to the podcast to defend his colorway-honor and … Continue reading

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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 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 57: Yarn + New Farm

Hello lovelies! We’ve made the move to our new farm! I’m so excited to share a walk-about with you along with an heirloom FO from my great grandmother, a WIP from LB Handknits, a quick book review, and a giveaway … 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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