Friday, January 17, 2020

Episode 210 - Happy 8th Anniversary to us!

Happy anniversary to us! It has crept up slowly, and suddenly we are celebrating our 8th anniversary. Wow! Thanks so much to all of you who have listened through the highs and the lows; who have knit along with us through the good and the not-so-good projects; and who stick with us despite it all. We ❤️ you!

Joji Locatelli, in Buenos Aires, Argentina
Cedar Pullover
Storm Shawl
Super Simple Summer Sweater
Like A Cloud
Slow Curves

Ririko, in Japan
Evening Dew Cardigan

Stephanie Jessica Lau, in Canada
Dotty Cardigan

Tincanknits, in Vancouver BC
Love Note

Ambah O'Brien in Castlemaine, Victoria, Australia
Sunshower Shawl

Sminé in Auckland, New Zealand
Jessica Jones

Thank-you to our sponsor LoLoBodyCare!

Noma Ndlovu, in South Africa
Ruched Shawl - Light
Lesley Tee

Dye and wool souks in Morocco

Ysolda Teague, in Scotland
Wee Melia
Wimsical Little Knits

Shetland Islands, in Scotland
Alice Starmore

Holst Garn, from Denmark
Coast, sourced from New Zealand and Argentina
Supersoft, sourced from Australia and New Zealand
Tides, sourced from Australia and New Zealand
Noble, sourced from South Africa

Rohrspatz & Wollmeise, from Germany

Malabrigo, from Uruguay

Sincere Sheep, from Napa, California, USA
Cormo Fingering
Cormo Sport

Elizabeth Doherty, in Truckee, California, USA

Ancient Egyptian striped toe-sock

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Friday, January 3, 2020

Episode 209 - Tips to pick a pattern

Welcome to 2020, and the first episode of the new year and decade!

What are we wearing?
Evening Dew Cardigan by Ririko
Minthe by Anne Ginger
Gayle's Minthe

What are we stalking?
The Baby Y*da controversy!
Alho by Anna Johanna
Domes around the World by Hinterm Stein
Brightfeather by Jennifer Steingass
Copy.Cat C.C beanie by Emily Ingrid

Thank-you to LoLo Body Care for sponsoring us this month!

What are we knitting?
Perfect Reversible Watch Cap by Nancy Elizabeth Munroe
Dawe by Amy Miller
Wee Melia by Ysolda Teague
Marklee by Elizabeth Doherty

What have we finished?
Puntilla by Joji Locatelli
Storm Shawl by Joji Locatelli
My Cup of Tea Mitts by Fluffy Fibers
Elephant Park by Gabrielle Danskknit
Dotty Cardigan by Stephanie Jessica Lau

School of Knit
What do you look for when picking a pattern? Sizing, yarn used, and design are all important. But what other factors can help you successfully pick a pattern that you will love to make and love to wear? In this segment we share a little bit of our process and what helps us to determine if a pattern is something we want to make.

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Friday, December 20, 2019

Episode 208 - A tradition continues

Welcome to our dear friend and moderator Robbie! Robbie joins us in our regular segments and to finish off the year we have a discussion about our "love your stash" concept and support discussion in our Ravelry group.

Wishing everyone a holiday season filled with joy and light!

What are we wearing?
Boxy by Joji Locatelli
Robbie's well loved Boxy
Ease by Alicia Plummer
Archer by Elizabeth Doherty
Gayle's Archer

What are we stalking?
Amburgo by Claudia Eisenkolb
Sheer V Sweater by Jessie Mae Martinson
Ceilidh by Julia Falwell-Clay
Mewesic from Green Mountain Spinnery
The Shift by Andrea Mowry
2ply Jumper Weight yarn from Jamieson & Smith
Dilaila's Hoodie by Susanna Winter
Hoodie Shawl Cardigan by Susanne Sommer
Olive Leaf Cardigan by Eri
Hipster Shawl by Joji Locatelli

Thank-you to our sponsor Infinite Twist!

What are we knitting?
Puntilla by Joji Locatelli
Boxy by Joji Locatelli
Reed from Shibui
Fish Lips Kiss Heel by Sox Therapist
Clio by Elizabeth Doherty
The Easy One by Joji Locatelli
The Easy Bulky One by Joji Locatelli
Wee Melia by Ysolda Teague
Elephant Park by Gabrielle Danskknit
My Cup of Tea Mitts by Fluffy Fibers

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Friday, December 6, 2019

Episode 207 - Knitting and Life Lessons from 2019

What are we wearing?
Walpole by Hannah Fettig
Clio by Elizabeth Doherty
Gayle's Clio le Deux

What are we stalking?
Asé by Valentina Cosciani
Neverín by Valentina Cosciani
Lichen by Valentina Cosciani
Chinese New Year Sheep/Lamb by Stephanie Jessica Lau
Spring Bunnies by Stephanie Jessica Lau
Dotty Cardigan by Stephanie Jessica Lau
Rosewood Cardigan by Stephanie Jessica Lau
Elephant Park by Gabrielle Danskknit

Thank-you to our sponsor this month!

What are we knitting?
Jessica Jones by Sminé
Puntilla by Joji Locatelli
Blue Sand Cardigan by La Maison Rililie
Wee Melia by Ysolda Teague
My Cup of Tea Mitts by Fluffy Fibers

What have we finished?
Ripple Bralette by Jessie Mae Martinson
Sharlene's Ripple
Tiny Boats by Elizabeth Doherty
Gayle's Tiny Boats
Skyping Beanie by Halldora J
Gayle's Skyping Beanie