Knitcircus Podcast #25

Happy holidays! In this episode, Amy and Jaala become divas of the small screen, squeeze some favorite yarns and talk knitting acts of kindness.

Knitcircus Podcast #25

Happy holidays! In this episode, Amy and Jaala become divas of the small screen, squeeze some favorite yarns and talk knitting acts of kindness.

Listen on Libsyn or iTunes

Mentioned this podcast:

Craftsy

Linda Permann

Erin Slonaker

Yarnmarket News

Marly Bird

Carla Scott

Ragga Eiriksdotter

Anne Hanson

New Stitch a Day

Johnny Vasquez

Knitmore Girls

Do Some Good Contest
Shirley Paden

Signature Needles

Quince and Company

Pam Allen

Berrocco Vintage

The Wool Dispensary

Brown Sheep Nature Spun Sport 

Vogue Knitting Live New York

KnitpurlGurl

Random Acts of Patterns

Please note. this podcast was recorded the week of December 20th. 

Direct download: podcast_25_done.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:36pm CST

Live from Beloved LYS The Sow's Ear, in Verona Wisconsin. Local knitters, the shop owner, a coffee expert, ham and cheese quiche, and all things good.

This podcast sponsored by: Green Mountain Spinnery, a worker-owned cooperative from Putney, Vermont.

Mentioned this podcast:

Ann Norling patterns

Felted Yoda Hat

Citron Shawl

Ancora Coffee

Recommended by Barista Ben:

Coffee Geek and

Uncommon Grounds

Frabjous Fibers

Run Run Run bags

Robot Tape Measure

Lee Products Highlighter Tape

Yarn Pop

Peace Fleece

Direct download: podcast_24_done.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 12:24pm CST

In this bonus episode, Amy and Jaala talk about some common knitting mistakes and ways to fix them. Their own silly errors revealed!

Recorded live at The Sow's Ear local yarn store in Verona, Wsiconsin (explaining the echoe-y room and bursts of laughter in the background!).

Direct download: bonus_track_done.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:38pm CST

Knitcircus Podcast #23

In which Jaala is distracted by shiny new knitting techniques and Amy tells the tale of an 18-hour handknit sweater.

This podcast sponsored by Fickle Knitter Design.

Mentioned this podcast:

Vogue Knitting Live Chicago

Debbie Macomber

Meg Swansen

Alice Starmore

Elizabeth Morrison

Beekeeper's Quilt

Homer Price

Drop Dead Fred

Fiona Ellis

Cookie A

Coookie A's Sock Club

Cookie A's Shapes and Form e-book

Stephanie Japel's Fitted Knits

Craftsy

Sally Melville

Vivian Hoxbro

Nancy Marchant

Stephanie Pearl McPhee

Steven Be

Carol Sulcolski

Beth Casey

Interweave Knits

Vogue Knitting Magazine

Kathy Zimmerman (Plaits and Links Cardigan specifically mentioned)

Green Mountain Spinnery

Knitty Deep Fall

Twist Collective

Joss Whedon's Firefly

Richard Castle

Stargate

Brioche Baby Sweater by Jen Hurley

June Hemmons Hiatt

Direct download: podcast_23_done.mp3
Category:Knitting -- posted at: 1:04pm CST

Knitcircus Podcast #22

Amy knits a doll foot and an instructional sweater; Jaala admits her weakness for reality television.

This podcast sponsored byFickleknitter Designs.

Mentioned this Episode:

Vogue Knitting Live Chicago

Vogue Knitting Live New York

Brooke Nico

Laura Chau/Cosmicpluto

Laura is at Lettuce Knit in Toronto

Afternoon Tea, Volume 1 and Volume 2

Craftsy

Susie Anderson (Susan B. Anderson)

Caro Sheridan

Knitcircus All Wrapped Up Yarn Club

Knitcircus Spring Sparkle Yarn Club

Arne and Carlos Knitted Dolls

Launch My Line

Project Runway

Project Catwalk

24-Hour Catwalk

Project Runway Australia

Direct download: podcast_22_done.mp3
Category:Knitting -- posted at: 8:34pm CST

Knitcircus Podcast #21

Amy and Jaala talk yarns, exotic, unpronounceable designers and the meaning of the word "hoopty."

Podcast Sponsored by Fickle Knitter Design.

Mentioned this podcast:

Knitcircus All Wrapped Up Yarn Club

Meg Swansen/Schoolhouse Press

Elizabeth Zimmermann

Knitter's Almanac

Springtree Road Moultrie Sock

Springtree Road

Sweetgeorgia Silk Mist

Anzula Cloud

Vogue Knitting Live Chicago

Cascade Cloud 9

Berrocco Ultra Alpaca

Kollage Glisten

Designer Amy Anderson

Designer Veera Valimaki

Designer Martina Behm

Direct download: podcast_21_done.mp3
Category:Knitting -- posted at: 4:51pm CST

Knitcircus Podcast #20

In which Jaala knits the goofiest mitten ever, Amy reconstructs the perfect yoke and babies: so cute! It's like we have a genetic imperative to knit for them.

Mentioned this podcast:

Sun Valley Fiber Farm 

The Knitter's Handy Book of Sweater Patterns

Pippi Longstocking

Pepparkakor

Pepparkakor

Comfort Knitting and Crochet for Babies and Toddlers

Shades of Winter: Knitting with Natural Wool

Knitting Farm Animals

Power Cables

Sun Valley Fiber Farm

Knitting with Two Colors

Direct download: podcast_20_done.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:26pm CST

In this podcast, Amy reveals her secret seam expertise and counts sheep; Jaala discovers a love of the sideways shawl. 

This podcast brought to you by Vermont's Green Mountain Spinnery, a worker-owned cooperative using USA-grown wool and eco-friendly dyes and processes.

Mentioned this podcast:

Kimmet Croft Fibers

Blackberry Ridge Woolen Mill

Sun Valley Fiber Farm

Yarn Hollow

Wisconsin Sheep and Wool Festival

Ewetopia Fiber Shop

Vernon County Fair

Arne and Carlos: Knitted Dolls

Twin Peaks

Sally Melville's The Knit Stitch

Knitting from the Center Out, by Daniel Yuhas

Direct download: podcast_19_finished.mp3
Category:Knitting -- posted at: 12:56pm CST

Knitcircus Podcast #18

The gals talk about a big pile of fall knitting books, knitted volcanoes, knitted Snape and life in the Evil Lair.

This podcast brought to you by Green Mountain Spinnery. Meet some of the members of the cooperative next weekend at the Wisconsin Sheep and Wool Festival!

Mentioned this podcast:

The Sow's Ear

Knitcircus Yarns

Blue Tulips

Haley Studio

Jennie the Potter

Jenny Blasen Pottery

Wisconsin Sheep and Wool

Rhinebeck

Vogue Knitting Live Chicago

Steve Plummer

LiquorPrime and Soul Kitchen, by Poppy Z. Brite

The Sock Report, Volume 1, by Janel Laidman

Knitter's Handy Book of Top-Down Sweaters from the Top Down, by Ann Budd

Northern Knits Gifts

November Knits

Super Scary Mochimochi

Knitting in Circles

French Girl Knits Accessories

Knitting the Perfect Fit

Vogue Knitting Magazine

Elizabeth's Percentage System

Baby Surprise Jacket

Susanna IC

Hunter Hammersen

Chris de Longpre

Heatherly Walker

Jared Flood

Note from the last podcast: Susie Myers/Susie M developed the Contiguous Shoulder Method of putting together a sweater. I'm not exactly sure which pattern the knitter at Camp was working on, but someone has kindly put together a list of the patterns using this method if you want to explore...

Direct download: podcast_18_done.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:52pm CST

Amy and Jaala are back! Podcast 17 sees our knitters working many yards of linen stitch, attempting synchonized diving at home and cheering for everyone in the Olympics. (Amy's recovering from medical stuff, so please go say nice things to her on Facebook! --Jaala)

Podcast 17 is brought to you by Green Mountain Spinnery.

You care about where your food comes from- why not care about where your yarn comes from?  Green Mountain Spinnery is your source for the highest quality natural fiber yarns all spun in our mill in Putney, Vermont.  We are a worker-owned cooperative with 30 years of commitment to family farms, environmental sustainability and to your knitting pleasure.Mentioned this podcast:

Meg Swansen's Knitting Camp

Elvis Illusion Knitting by Steve Plummer

National Women's Martial Arts Special Training

Olympic Synchronized Diving

Malabrigo Worsted Merino

Blue Moon Fiberarts Smoke on the Water

The Sow's Ear Yarn and Coffee Shop

Custom Knits 3: Accessories by Wendy Bernard

Knitters' Handy Book of Top-Down Sweaters, by Ann Budd

Anne Hansen, of Knitspot

Vogue Knitting Live Chicago

Stitches Midwest

California Revival Knits, by Stephannie Tallent

Jaala couldn't find the link to the striped, top-down sweater pattern by Susie M; please tell her if you know it!

Direct download: podcast_17_all_but_gms_ad.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 5:01pm CST



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