Amy bravely podcasts from her sickbed; the gals talk Vogue Knitting New York, falling in love with Meg Swansen and what happens when your mouth gets numb from so much knitting.

Mentioned this podcast:

Vogue Knitting Live New York

Madrona

Cookie A

Ysolda Teague

On Location Vacations

Meg Swansen's Knitting Camp

Amy's Craftsy Class

Direct download: podcast_27_done.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 1:08pm CST

The gals talk peanut butter, snow shoveling, lace trolley cloths and 211 ways to cast on and bind off.

Mentioned this episode:

Koolhaas Hat

Susan B Anderson

Spring Sparkle Yarn Club

Slippedstitch Studios

Craftsy

Amy in the Wall Street Journal (go to the Interactive Graphics tab for pic of Amy)

Vogue Knitting magazine

J.C. Briar

Knitting with Icelandic Wool

Cast On, Bind Off

Patterns for Guernseys, Jerseys & Arans

First Book of Modern Lace Knitting

Primula

Direct download: podcast_26_done.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:52am CST

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 #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

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

Amy and Jaala talk TNNA: books, yarns, and needles, oh, my! Some sexual content; not work/child safe.

mentioned this episode:

The National Needlearts Association

Wear With All, by five authors, with photography by Gale Zucker

The Yarnery, LYS in Minnesota

Phoebe's Birthday, by Joanna and Eric Johnson

Ewe Ewe yarns

Yarn Market News

Phoebe's Sweater video

Freia Fibers

Freia Fibers

Shalimar yarns

The Sow's Ear LYS

Westminster Fibers

Lopi: Reynolds Lopi and Lopi Light

Unspun Lopi

Unicorn Books

Knitting with Two Colors, by Amy Detjen and Meg Swansen

The Knit Stitch, by Sally Melville

The Principles of Knitting, by June Hemmons-Hiatt

Barbara Walker's Treasury of Knitting Patterns Volume 1

Clara Parkes/Knitters' Review

Kollage Yarns Glisten

Rowan Kidsilk Haze

SweetGeorgia Yarn and Fibers

Anzula

Jean De Coster/Elemental Affects

Lobster Pot Yarns

Baah Yarn

Fickleknitter

Knitter's Pride Cubik

Hiya Hiya

ChiaoGoo needles

Jeni's Splendid Ice Cream

Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone

Fifty Shades of Grey (seriously, we are not recommending this book; subject matter aside, the writing is so bad it might have a chance if it were edited down about 250 pages)

Anna Dalvi

Stephannie Tallent

Cooperative Press

Blue Moon Fiber Arts

Direct download: podcast16finished.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:46pm CST

Amy and Jaala get yoked, smaple local beer and talk sock blanks.

Brought to you by Envisioknit Pattern Design software.

Mentioned this podcast:

Elizabeth Zimmermann’s percentage system (EPS)

Yoke-Along on Knitcircus Ravelry Group

Spotted Cow Beer

Stripes! By Whitney Gegg-Harrison

Sweaters From Camp

Jaala’s List of Yoke Sweaters

Knitcircus News: Intarsia

Cascade 220

The National Needlearts Association

Jeni’s Ice Cream

Blue Sky Alpacas Sport

Rocky Mountain Dyeworks Stag Ranch Aran

Balm to the Soul Shawl

Brown Sheep Nature Spun

The Sow’s Ear

Green Mountain Spinnery; Wonderfully Woolly

Jacquard Acid Dyes

FiberArt Café/Fairy Yarn Mother

Direct download: podcast15done.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:40pm CST



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