Category Archives: yarn

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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Indie Interview: Jen Arnall-Culliford

Hello yarn folk! Last week I had the pleasure of interviewing Jen Arnall-Culliford, who is an amazing designer, editor, and writer! She is the brilliant mind behind the Year of Techniques, a set of patterns and linked tutorials that can … Continue reading

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2019 To Learn List!

Thank you to everyone for a wonderful 2018! Through this community (and a little hard work) I’ve learned and experienced so much this past year! Much love to you all! In the spirit of lists-past and with an eye towards … 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 43: Cologne, Cashmere & Conservancy

Episode 43 is in three parts: a trip to the yarn shops of Cologne, Germany; sample knits revealed(!) for June Cashmere; and a discussion about conserving knowledge, yarn, sheep, and even foodways! I also introduce our new pup, Millie!!! It’s … Continue reading

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Apple Oak Fiber Works Discount Code!

Hi everyone! Many of you know that I have been busy test knitting for LB Handknits new book, Facing North–it’s a collection of patterns for bulky weight yarn: 4 sweaters and 4 accessories. I love my Fisherman’s Muse sweater that … Continue reading

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