Category Archives: WIP

Episode 40: A June Cashmere Yarn Story

Hello happy fiber folk! I have a fun-filled episode for you all about cashmere–and June Cashmere in particular. I am fortunate enough to be doing some sample knitting for their fall line and became really interested in the story behind … Continue reading

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Episode 32: What’s with the Weird FO?!

Episode 32  is packed with maker madness! My new book is out!!! And there is a Targhee spin to discuss! Plus, two, yes, two sweaters!  In the mail: Shakleton Yarn from Fiber Trek, a Knit Together Project square; and some … Continue reading

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Episode 21: In the Grease!

Hey Hey! It’s a podcast weekend around here! And this one is all about yarns in the grease: skeins than have some lanolin preserved or added into their production process. I have some great info and recommendations for you! And, … Continue reading

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Episode 16: Gansey’s, Giveaways, and Girlfriends

Episode 16 is sponsored by Ranching Tradition Fiber. Read on to learn more about the GIVEAWAY!! In this episode, I talk about Gansey sweaters (and socks!), my Ella Cardigan WIP, some FO spinning projects that are all about color maintenance, … Continue reading

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My First KAL

I’ve never fancied a KAL before. With the exception of my guild meet-ups, I’m a solo knitter. I love podcasts, the fiber community, and my FB yarn groups . . . but I’m pretty introverted and enjoy quietly clicking away … Continue reading

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Ella. Enchanted.

I started Ella this past week and (despite the cables and lace) I’m making fast progress! One of the items on my “To Learn” list for this year was top-down sweater construction, and my sweaters of late have given me … Continue reading

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Loop by Casapinka

I have joined a couple of sock yarn clubs–something I was always skeptical of doing. But I love surprises and there are very few *good* surprises in life, thus: sock yarn clubs! But this means that I have an even … Continue reading

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