Unraveling With Greg And Joey

Unraveling With Greg And Joey

Synopsis

A podcast about knitting, crocheting, sewing, and other fiber arts. Hosted by Greg Cohoon (KnittingDaddy on Ravelry) and Joey Gibson (JoeyGibson on Ravelry).

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Episodes

  • Episode 68 - Air Is Delicious
    Episode 68 - Air Is Delicious
    Duration: 01h09s | 08/10/2019

    In Episode 68, Greg and Pam discuss audio issues, baby gifts and talking about Elizabeth Zimmermann. Special thanks to Chelly (BlueChinaDoll) for the intro! Sponsors We are Knitcrate Ambassadors! Are you the kind of knitter who would enjoy receiving a surprise package of yarn in the mail every month? Then you need to sign up for a Knitcrate subscription. Every month, you will receive a selection of curated yarn, a pattern specifically paired to use with the yarn, and a treat. Use code KD20 at checkout for 20% off your first package when you sign up for a subscription. FiberCrafty's  independently owned shops are stocked with yarn, fiber, project bags, stitch markers and more. With filter terms specific to yarn and fiber, the ability to save favorites, and a secure checkout process, it's better than a 24 hour fiber festival! For shop owners, our easy to use interface makes selling online easy. FiberCrafty is owned by one woman that has a crazy love of yarn and knitting. Greg's favorite feature? Pants are optional. Shop for your next project at FiberCrafty. Dear Listeners We would love to have YOU record and introduction to the show! You can find details in the Ravelry Group Pages. Greg's Projects Greg finished (sans blocking) an Eklutna Lakeside Shawl by Mary Dickerson (pattern page). He is using Knitologie Worsted Merino yarn in the Kestral colorway. Greg knitted 2 Milo baby vests. Pattern by Georgie Nicolson. He used Berroco Vintage DK. Greg knitted 2 Barley hats. Pattern by tincanknits. He used Berroco Vintage DK. Greg started a Gramps cardigan, Pattern by tincanknits. He is using Berroco Vintage. He used a great tutorial from tincanknits for creating balanced increases with M1L and M1R. Pam's Projects Pam worked on the Julgran Sweater by Andi Satterlund. She is using 100% superwash merino worsted from PassionKNITS Yarn. Pam also worked on the Interplay Shaw for the Back to School Colorwork CAL. She is using yarn from Dirty Water DyeWorks. Pam also worked on her CPCTC Socks by Sarah Jordan. Pam finished pl

  • Episode 67 - Spoilers! The Drinking Game
    Episode 67 - Spoilers! The Drinking Game
    Duration: 01h23min | 07/09/2019

    In Episode 67, Greg and Pam discuss counting, cautionary tales, and colorwork. Sponsors We are Knitcrate Ambassadors! Are you the kind of knitter who would enjoy receiving a surprise package of yarn in the mail every month? Then you need to sign up for a Knitcrate subscription. Every month, you will receive a selection of curated yarn, a pattern specifically paired to use with the yarn, and a treat. Use code KD20at checkout for 20% off your first package when you sign up for a subscription. FiberCrafty's  independently owned shops are stocked with yarn, fiber, project bags, stitch markers and more. With filter terms specific to yarn and fiber, the ability to save favorites, and a secure checkout process, it's better than a 24 hour fiber festival! For shop owners, our easy to use interface makes selling online easy. FiberCrafty is owned by one woman that has a crazy love of yarn and knitting. Greg's favorite feature? Pants are optional. Shop for your next project at FiberCrafty. Notes Dear Listeners We would love to have YOU record and introduction to the show! You can find details in the Ravelry Group Pages. Greg's Projects Greg started an Eklutna Lakeside Shawl by Mary Dickerson(pattern page). He is using Knitologie Worsted Merinoyarn in the Kestral colorway. Greg is getting ready to start a baby sweater that his wife's aunt probably started in the mid-70s. Pam's Projects Pam needed to re-block her RickRolland attempted to remove some dye that bled the first time she blocked it. It's a new color now! She mentions Synthrapol. Pam finished all the crochet on the Malia Bagby Rebecca Langford. Pam started and finished a KnittedKnockerfor a local woman who is having a mastectomy. She used the magic loop method and used Modern Cotton DK from Berroco. Pam also cast on the Interplay Shawfor the Back to School Colorwork CAL. She is using yarn from Dirty Water DyeWorks. Pam also worked on her CPCTCSocks by Sarah Jordan. Pam worked on the JulgranSweater by Andi Satterlund. She is using 100% superwash merino worsted f

  • Episode 66 - Suck It Up, Buttercup
    Episode 66 - Suck It Up, Buttercup
    Duration: 01h07min | 27/08/2019

    In Episode 66, Greg and Pam discuss being old and in the way. They also review Leaflet #17 from Elizabeth Zimmermann's "The Opinionated Knitter." Special thanks to Dave (KnitCentral Maryann's husband) for the wonderful intro! Sponsors We are Knitcrate Ambassadors! Are you the kind of knitter who would enjoy receiving a surprise package of yarn in the mail every month? Then you need to sign up for a Knitcrate subscription. Every month, you will receive a selection of curated yarn, a pattern specifically paired to use with the yarn, and a treat. Use code KD20at checkout for 20% off your first package when you sign up for a subscription. FiberCrafty's  independently owned shops are stocked with yarn, fiber, project bags, stitch markers and more. With filter terms specific to yarn and fiber, the ability to save favorites, and a secure checkout process, it's better than a 24 hour fiber festival! For shop owners, our easy to use interface makes selling online easy. FiberCrafty is owned by one woman that has a crazy love of yarn and knitting. Greg's favorite feature? Pants are optional. Shop for your next project at FiberCrafty. Listen To The Episode Notes Dear Listeners We would love to have YOU record and introduction to the show! You can find details in the Ravelry Group Pages. Greg's Projects Greg finished socks (project page) for his mom. He is using a combination of techniques from several patterns: Hermione's Everyday Socksby Erica Lueder, Fish Lips Kiss Heelby Sox Therapist, and Strie Socks, Toe Upby Lara Neel. Greg is working on socks (project page) for himself. He is using a combination of techniques from several patterns: Hermione's Everyday Socksby Erica Lueder, Fish Lips Kiss Heelby Sox Therapist, and Strie Socks, Toe Upby Lara Neel. Greg is working on his Scrappy Sock Yarn blanket (project page). Pattern is Knitted Patchwork Recipe by Martine Ellis. Pam's Projects Pam finished her Mohair Magic Kit Poncho. She got it from Kathy at Got My Goat. She recorded a reviewbefore she cast on! Pam has made a l

  • Episode 65 - The Cantelope Has A Bra
    Episode 65 - The Cantelope Has A Bra
    Duration: 01h08min | 03/08/2019

    In Episode 65, Greg and Pam discuss being committed, being involved, and hummingbirds. They also review Leaflet #16 from Elizabeth Zimmermann’s “The Opinionated Knitter.” Special thanks to Gate City Amanda for this episode’s introduction! Yuu can find her in Greensboro, NC at Gate City Yarns! SPONSORS We are Knitcrate Ambassadors! Are you the kind of knitter who would enjoy receiving a surprise package of yarn in the mail every month? Then you need to sign up for a Knitcrate subscription. Every month, you will receive a selection of curated yarn, a pattern specifically paired to use with the yarn, and a treat. Use code KD20 at checkout for 20% off your first package when you sign up for a subscription. FiberCrafty’s  independently owned shops are stocked with yarn, fiber, project bags, stitch markers and more. With filter terms specific to yarn and fiber, the ability to save favorites, and a secure checkout process, it’s better than a 24 hour fiber festival! For shop owners, our easy to use interface makes selling online easy. FiberCrafty is owned by one woman that has a crazy love of yarn and knitting. Greg’s favorite feature? Pants are optional. Shop for your next project at FiberCrafty. LISTEN TO THE EPISODE NOTES Dear Listeners We would love to have YOU record and introduction to the show! You can find details in the Ravelry Group Pages. Greg’s Projects Greg is working on socks (project page) for his mom. He is using a combination of techniques from several patterns: Hermione’s Everyday Socks by Erica Lueder, Fish Lips Kiss Heel by Sox Therapist, and Strie Socks, Toe Up by Lara Neel. Pam’s Projects Pam worked on her Mohair Magic Kit Poncho. She got it from Kathy at Got My Goat. She recorded a review before she cast on! Pam started a new crochet project, the Malia Bag by Rebecca Langford. Pam didn’t make a project page but she started and finished a crochet necklace (picture below!) Pam finished That Nice Stitch Cowl by Susan Ashcroft. She used Tandem by Tahki Yarns. Pam finished a secret test crochet (so

  • Episode 64 - Even If Youre A Lurker
    Episode 64 - Even If You're A Lurker
    Duration: 01h18min | 18/07/2019

    In Episode 64, Greg and Pam discuss heavy metal, TV time, and afterthought thumbs. They also review Leaflet #15 from Elizabeth Zimmermann's "The Opinionated Knitter." Special thanks to CraftsUntold Efor this episode's introduction! Check out her video podcast! Sponsors We are Knitcrate Ambassadors! Are you the kind of knitter who would enjoy receiving a surprise package of yarn in the mail every month? Then you need to sign up for a Knitcrate subscription. Every month, you will receive a selection of curated yarn, a pattern specifically paired to use with the yarn, and a treat. Use code KD20at checkout for 20% off your first package when you sign up for a subscription. FiberCrafty's  independently owned shops are stocked with yarn, fiber, project bags, stitch markers and more. With filter terms specific to yarn and fiber, the ability to save favorites, and a secure checkout process, it's better than a 24 hour fiber festival! For shop owners, our easy to use interface makes selling online easy. FiberCrafty is owned by one woman that has a crazy love of yarn and knitting. Greg's favorite feature? Pants are optional. Shop for your next project at FiberCrafty. Listen To The Episode Notes Dear Listeners We would love to have YOU record and introduction to the show! You can find details in the Ravelry Group Pages. Greg's Projects Greg is working on socks (project page) for himself. He is using a combination of techniques from several patterns: Hermione's Everyday Socksby Erica Lueder, Fish Lips Kiss Heelby Sox Therapist, and Strie Socks, Toe Upby Lara Neel. Greg is also working on similar socks for his mom, but hasn't bothered to create a project page for them yet. Greg is experimenting a friend's pattern for a baby sweater, knit in pieces and seamed. Pam's Projects Pam completed the layout for her daughter's blanket. Now she can start joining! The pattern is Swirly Popby Marken of the Hat and I. She used KnitPicks Chroma Worstedfor the swirls and will use KnitPicks Mighty Stitchfor the background. Pam worked on h

  • Episode 63 - We Should Have Had A Better Plan
    Episode 63 - We Should Have Had A Better Plan
    Duration: 01h27min | 25/06/2019

    In Episode 63, Greg and Pam discuss abandonment, yarn weight discrepancies and international commerce. They also review Leaflet #14 from Elizabeth Zimmermann’s “The Opinionated Knitter.” Special thanks to Knits4Comfort Jen for this episode’s introduction! SPONSORS We are Knitcrate Ambassadors! Are you the kind of knitter who would enjoy receiving a surprise package of yarn in the mail every month? Then you need to sign up for a Knitcrate subscription. Every month, you will receive a selection of curated yarn, a pattern specifically paired to use with the yarn, and a treat. Use code KD20 at checkout for 20% off your first package when you sign up for a subscription. FiberCrafty’s  independently owned shops are stocked with yarn, fiber, project bags, stitch markers and more. With filter terms specific to yarn and fiber, the ability to save favorites, and a secure checkout process, it’s better than a 24 hour fiber festival! For shop owners, our easy to use interface makes selling online easy. FiberCrafty is owned by one woman that has a crazy love of yarn and knitting. Greg’s favorite feature? Pants are optional. Shop for your next project at FiberCrafty. LISTEN TO THE EPISODE NOTES Dear Listeners We would love to have YOU record and introduction to the show! You can find details in the Ravelry Group Pages. Greg’s Projects Greg has been knitting prototypes for future designs. Greg cast on socks (project page)! He is using a combination of techniques from several patterns: Hermione’s Everyday Socks by Erica Lueder, Fish Lips Kiss Heel by Sox Therapist, and Strie Socks, Toe Up by Lara Neel. Greg picked up an Origami Project Bag from Stitch Therapy when he was at the Blue Ridge Fiber Fest. Greg picked up a set of Suavest Sheep bobbins from Crafty Flutterby Creations. Pam’s Projects Pam started figuring out how to make the background and join the parts on her crocheted blanket. The pattern is Swirly Pop by Marken of the Hat and I. She used KnitPicks Chroma Worsted for the swirls and is using KnitPicks Mighty Stitc

  • Episode 62 - Its Still Gregs Fault
    Episode 62 - It's Still Greg's Fault
    Duration: 01h06min | 05/06/2019

    In Episode 62, Greg and Pam discuss secret knitting, secret history and secret increases. They also review Leaflet #13 from Elizabeth Zimmermann’s “The Opinionated Knitter.” Special thanks to squeakyloom Martha for this episode’s introduction! Check out her knitting designs! SPONSORS We are Knitcrate Ambassadors! Are you the kind of knitter who would enjoy receiving a surprise package of yarn in the mail every month? Then you need to sign up for a Knitcrate subscription. Every month, you will receive a selection of curated yarn, a pattern specifically paired to use with the yarn, and a treat. Use code KD20 at checkout for 20% off your first package when you sign up for a subscription. FiberCrafty’s  independently owned shops are stocked with yarn, fiber, project bags, stitch markers and more. With filter terms specific to yarn and fiber, the ability to save favorites, and a secure checkout process, it’s better than a 24 hour fiber festival! For shop owners, our easy to use interface makes selling online easy. FiberCrafty is owned by one woman that has a crazy love of yarn and knitting. Greg’s favorite feature? Pants are optional. Shop for your next project at FiberCrafty. NOTES Dear Listeners We would love to have YOU record and introduction to the show! You can find details in the Ravelry Group Pages. Greg’s Projects Greg has been knitting prototypes for future designs. Greg is going to cast on a new pair of socks soon. Pam’s Projects Pam finished the swirls for her daughter’s college blanket. Next she has to figure out how to make the background and join the parts. The pattern is Swirly Pop by Marken of the Hat and I. She used KnitPicks Chroma Worsted. Pam finished the Mash It Up Hat by Babs Ausherman. She used leftovers from her Rickroll. Pam sewed 6 rope baskets for her kids’ teachers end of year gifts. Pam cast on a secret test knit for KnittngDaddy Designs. Pam worked on her CPCTC socks by Sarah Jordan. Pam also swatched for a hat she’s going to make for her dad. She is using 2 colors of the millspun R

  • Episode 61 - You Are The Boss
    Episode 61 - You Are The Boss
    Duration: 01h17min | 23/05/2019

    In Episode 61, Greg and Pam discuss baseball, birthdays and being the boss. They also review Leaflet #12 from Elizabeth Zimmermann’s “The Opinionated Knitter.” Special thanks to way2knitgrace for this episode’s introduction! SPONSORS We are Knitcrate Ambassadors! Are you the kind of knitter who would enjoy receiving a surprise package of yarn in the mail every month? Then you need to sign up for a Knitcrate subscription. Every month, you will receive a selection of curated yarn, a pattern specifically paired to use with the yarn, and a treat. Use code KD20 at checkout for 20% off your first package when you sign up for a subscription. FiberCrafty’s  independently owned shops are stocked with yarn, fiber, project bags, stitch markers and more. With filter terms specific to yarn and fiber, the ability to save favorites, and a secure checkout process, it’s better than a 24 hour fiber festival! For shop owners, our easy to use interface makes selling online easy. FiberCrafty is owned by one woman that has a crazy love of yarn and knitting. Greg’s favorite feature? Pants are optional. Shop for your next project at FiberCrafty. NOTES Dear Listeners We would love to have YOU record and introduction to the show! You can find details in the Ravelry Group Pages. Greg’s Projects Greg started and finished his Wizarding Legacy scarf in Nerd Girl Yarn. It’s a birthday present for Blueberry. (project page) Greg has also been knitting prototypes for future designs. Pam’s Projects Pam finished Gina’s Brioche Cowl from Purl Soho. She used yarn from One Twisted Tree and Unplanned Peacock. Pam finished her Rickroll by Mary Annarella. She used yarn from The Fibre Studio at Yarns to Dye For. Pam made more swirls for her daughter’s college blanket. She is up to 85 made. The pattern is Swirly Pop by Marken of the Hat and I. She is using KnitPicks Chroma Worsted. Pam also got some spinning done on her merino project. Pam started the Mash It Up Hat by Babs Ausherman so she would have something to work on in the movies. She is using

  • Episode 60 - My Uninformed Opinion
    Episode 60 - My Uninformed Opinion
    Duration: 01h01min | 08/05/2019

    In Episode 60, Greg and Pam discuss Questionable Authority, Confidence and Obsessing. They also review Leaflet #11 from Elizabeth Zimmermann’s “The Opinionated Knitter.” Special thanks to LeagleEagle for this episode’s introduction! SPONSORS We are Knitcrate Ambassadors! Are you the kind of knitter who would enjoy receiving a surprise package of yarn in the mail every month? Then you need to sign up for a Knitcrate subscription. Every month, you will receive a selection of curated yarn, a pattern specifically paired to use with the yarn, and a treat. Use code KD20 at checkout for 20% off your first package when you sign up for a subscription. FiberCrafty’s  independently owned shops are stocked with yarn, fiber, project bags, stitch markers and more. With filter terms specific to yarn and fiber, the ability to save favorites, and a secure checkout process, it’s better than a 24 hour fiber festival! For shop owners, our easy to use interface makes selling online easy. FiberCrafty is owned by one woman that has a crazy love of yarn and knitting. Greg’s favorite feature? Pants are optional. Shop for your next project at FiberCrafty. NOTES Dear Listeners We would love to have YOU record and introduction to the show! You can find details in the Ravelry Group Pages. Greg’s Projects Greg finished his Lana Grosa Socks in Lana Grossa Meilenweit Ashbury yarn. Greg has also been knitting prototypes for future designs. Pam’s Projects Pam got about 1/2 a foot done on her CPCTC socks from Sarah Jordan. She is using yarn from ShariArts. Pam worked on Gina’s Brioche Cowl from Purl Soho and is back to fresh yarn! Pam made a bunch more swirls for her daughter’s college blanket. She is up to 75 made. The pattern is Swirly Pop by Marken of the Hat and I. She is using KnitPicks Chroma Worsted. She is trying to decide how to handle the edge swirls. Pam also got some spinning done on her merino project. FiberCrafty Jessica is based in Lebanon, CT and owns Blue Anchor Boutique. She has wonderful stitch markers, progress keeps and

  • Episode 59 - Unattractive Frakencloth
    Episode 59 - Unattractive Frakencloth
    Duration: 01h08min | 24/04/2019

    In Episode 59, Greg and Pam discuss what happens when you knit your projects, what happens when you use your projects, and when you have to fix your projects. They also review Leaflet #10 from Elizabeth Zimmermann’s “The Opinionated Knitter.” Special thanks to TheVetsWife for this episode’s introduction! SPONSORS We are Knitcrate Ambassadors! Are you the kind of knitter who would enjoy receiving a surprise package of yarn in the mail every month? Then you need to sign up for a Knitcrate subscription. Every month, you will receive a selection of curated yarn, a pattern specifically paired to use with the yarn, and a treat. Use code KD20 at checkout for 20% off your first package when you sign up for a subscription. FiberCrafty’s  independently owned shops are stocked with yarn, fiber, project bags, stitch markers and more. With filter terms specific to yarn and fiber, the ability to save favorites, and a secure checkout process, it’s better than a 24 hour fiber festival! For shop owners, our easy to use interface makes selling online easy. FiberCrafty is owned by one woman that has a crazy love of yarn and knitting. Greg’s favorite feature? Pants are optional. Shop for your next project at FiberCrafty. NOTES Dear Listeners We would love to have YOU record and introduction to the show! You can find details in the Ravelry Group Pages. Greg’s Projects Greg is working on a couple of new designs. More to come. Greg continues to work on his Lana Grosa Socks in Lana Grossa Meilenweit Ashbury yarn. Pam’s Projects Pam has been working on her Rickroll by Mary Annarella. She is using yarn from The Fibre Studio. Pam also added a few rounds on her CPCTC socks from Sarah Jordan. She is using yarn from ShariArts. Pam worked on Gina’s Brioche Cowl from Purl Soho and is back to fresh yarn! Pam made 8 more swirls for her daughter’s college blanket. The pattern is Swirly Pop by Marken of the Hat and I. She is using KnitPicks Chroma Worsted. Pam mentioned an old pattern that she had worked on called Filemot. FiberCrafty Shery

  • Episode 58 - No Ones The Boss Of Us
    Episode 58 - No One's The Boss Of Us
    Duration: 55min | 10/04/2019

    In Episode 58, Greg and Pam discuss Pollen, Divisive Foods and Knitting Spies. They also review Leaflet #9 from Elizabeth Zimmermann's "The Opinionated Knitter." Special thanks to Diane (scitchr) for this episode's introduction! Sponsors We are Knitcrate Ambassadors! Are you the kind of knitter who would enjoy receiving a surprise package of yarn in the mail every month? Then you need to sign up for a Knitcrate subscription. Every month, you will receive a selection of curated yarn, a pattern specifically paired to use with the yarn, and a treat. Use code KD20at checkout for 20% off your first package when you sign up for a subscription. FiberCrafty's  independently owned shops are stocked with yarn, fiber, project bags, stitch markers and more. With filter terms specific to yarn and fiber, the ability to save favorites, and a secure checkout process, it's better than a 24 hour fiber festival! For shop owners, our easy to use interface makes selling online easy. FiberCrafty is owned by one woman that has a crazy love of yarn and knitting. Greg's favorite feature? Pants are optional. Shop for your next project at FiberCrafty. Notes Dear Listeners We would love to have YOU record and introduction to the show! You can find details in the Ravelry Group Pages. Greg's Projects Greg is working on a new design. More to come. Pam's Projects Pam is all the way done with the Stripe Domination Hatfor the KAL. Her niece has approved it as desirable. Pam has been working on her Rickrollby Mary Annarella. She is using yarn from The Fibre Studio. Pam also (finally) started a new pair of socks. They are the CPCTCsocks from Sarah Jordan. She is using yarn from ShariArts. Pam was going to work on Gina's Brioche Cowlfrom Purl SohoBUT she hasn't touched it in a long time and found a lot of mistakes. She decided to rip out about 1.5" and made a tutorial. Pam had a sweaterthat needed some repair work so she got that done. FiberCrafty Sharon is the dyer behind CabinWool Fiber Artsand she has mostly yarn and some fiber. She has s

  • Episode 57 - Basket Queen Or Basket Case?
    Episode 57 - Basket Queen Or Basket Case?
    Duration: 01h10min | 27/03/2019

    In Episode 57, Greg and Pam discuss Winning Things, Finishing Things and Designing Things. Special thanks to TwinSetEllen for this episode’s introduction! SPONSORS We are Knitcrate Ambassadors! Are you the kind of knitter who would enjoy receiving a surprise package of yarn in the mail every month? Then you need to sign up for a Knitcrate subscription. Every month, you will receive a selection of curated yarn, a pattern specifically paired to use with the yarn, and a treat. Use code KD20 at checkout for 20% off your first package when you sign up for a subscription. FiberCrafty’s  independently owned shops are stocked with yarn, fiber, project bags, stitch markers and more. With filter terms specific to yarn and fiber, the ability to save favorites, and a secure checkout process, it’s better than a 24 hour fiber festival! For shop owners, our easy to use interface makes selling online easy. FiberCrafty is owned by one woman that has a crazy love of yarn and knitting. Greg’s favorite feature? Pants are optional. Shop for your next project at FiberCrafty. LISTEN TO THE EPISODE NOTES Dear Listeners We would love to have YOU record and introduction to the show! You can find details in the Ravelry Group Pages. Greg’s Projects Greg finished a pair of socks! Christmas Is Coming Socks in Dyeabolical Sturdy (version 1) yarn. Greg continues to work on his Lana Grosa Socks in Lana Grossa Meilenweit Ashbury yarn. Greg continues to work on The Peacock’s Tale by Nim Teasdale. He is using Wolle’s Yarn Creations Color Changing Cotton in the Growth 2 color way (project page). Pam’s Projects Pam finished the test knit for her friend Martha. She used Anzula Nebulaand APL Crafts Handmade in Blue Galaxy. Martha published the pattern for the Swish Shawl! (Martha’s pattern page has good pictures of Pam’s finished shawl!) Pam finished the 150 Fade. It took a little tweaking but it looks great. Pam also finished her Elizabeth Zimmermann Coat! It just needed buttons and button loops. Pam is just about done with the Stripe Dominat

  • Episode 56 - An Entirely Different Kind Of Fun
    Episode 56 - An Entirely Different Kind Of Fun
    Duration: 01h16min | 06/03/2019

    In Episode 56, Greg and Pam discuss Stash Wrangling, Pickle Jars and DST. They also discuss Leaflet #8 from "The Opinionated Knitter" by Elizabeth Zimmermann. Special thanks to Christinefor this episode's introduction! Sponsors We are Knitcrate Ambassadors! Are you the kind of knitter who would enjoy receiving a surprise package of yarn in the mail every month? Then you need to sign up for a Knitcrate subscription. Every month, you will receive a selection of curated yarn, a pattern specifically paired to use with the yarn, and a treat. Use code KD20at checkout for 20% off your first package when you sign up for a subscription. FiberCrafty's  independently owned shops are stocked with yarn, fiber, project bags, stitch markers and more. With filter terms specific to yarn and fiber, the ability to save favorites, and a secure checkout process, it's better than a 24 hour fiber festival! For shop owners, our easy to use interface makes selling online easy. FiberCrafty is owned by one woman that has a crazy love of yarn and knitting. Greg's favorite feature? Pants are optional. Shop for your next project at FiberCrafty. Notes Dear Listeners We would love to have YOU record and introduction to the show! You can find details in the Ravelry Group Pages. Greg's Projects Greg continues to work on socks: Lana Grosa Socks in Lana Grossa Meilenweit Ashbury yarn Christmas Is Coming Socks in Dyeabolical Sturdy (version 1) yarn. Greg is finished on the Fiber Friends Shawl by Cori Eichelberger. He used Berroco Indio yarn in the Scarlet colorway (project page). Greg picked up a languishing WIP: The Peacock's Taleby Nim Teasdale. He is using Wolle's Yarn Creations Color Changing Cottonin the Growth 2 color way (project page). Pam's Projects Pam is still working on a test knit for her friend Martha. She is using Anzula Nebulaand APL Crafts Handmadein Blue Galaxy. Pam put a few more rows on her Stripe Domination Hatfor the KAL. Pam is also working on a washcloth using the Gramma's Dishclothpattern. Podcasts, Blogs, Desig

  • Episode 55 - A Very Special Fiber Blend
    Episode 55 - A Very Special Fiber Blend
    Duration: 01h04min | 20/02/2019

    In Episode 55, Greg and Pam discuss Sylva, Sparta and Toronto. They also discuss Leaflet #7 from "The Opinionated Knitter" by Elizabeth Zimmermann. Special thanks to Ellen of Zephyr Creek Farmfor this episode's introduction! Sponsors We are Knitcrate Ambassadors! Are you the kind of knitter who would enjoy receiving a surprise package of yarn in the mail every month? Then you need to sign up for a Knitcrate subscription. Every month, you will receive a selection of curated yarn, a pattern specifically paired to use with the yarn, and a treat. Use code KD20at checkout for 20% off your first package when you sign up for a subscription. FiberCrafty's  independently owned shops are stocked with yarn, fiber, project bags, stitch markers and more. With filter terms specific to yarn and fiber, the ability to save favorites, and a secure checkout process, it's better than a 24 hour fiber festival! For shop owners, our easy to use interface makes selling online easy. FiberCrafty is owned by one woman that has a crazy love of yarn and knitting. Greg's favorite feature? Pants are optional. Shop for your next project at FiberCrafty. Notes Dear Listeners We would love to have YOU record and introduction to the show! You can find details in the Ravelry Group Pages. Greg's Projects Greg continues to work on socks: Lana Grosa Socks in Lana Grossa Meilenweit Ashbury yarn Christmas Is Coming Socks in Dyeabolical Sturdy (version 1) yarn. Greg is about 2/3 finished on the Fiber Friends Shawl by Cori Eichelberger. He is using Berroco Indio yarn in the Scarlet colorway (project page). Greg started and finished the Stripe Domination Hatfor the KAL. He hasn't set up a project page for it yet. Pam's Projects Pam is still working on a test knit for her friend Martha. She is using Anzula Nebulaand APL Crafts Handmadein Blue Galaxy. Pam also worked a little on her 150 Fadeby Fiber Me This. She's using some Plymouth Happy Feetshe had dyed. Pam worked a little on her merino spinning. Pam started prepping the cheviot to spin for soc

  • Episode 54 - Can You Have Excessive Cuffs?
    Episode 54 - Can You Have Excessive Cuffs?
    Duration: 01h22min | 06/02/2019

    In Episode 54, Greg and Pam discuss bait bags, camping with a cat and designers with a D. They also discuss Leaflet #6 from "The Opinionated Knitter" by Elizabeth Zimmermann. Sponsors We are Knitcrate Ambassadors! Are you the kind of knitter who would enjoy receiving a surprise package of yarn in the mail every month? Then you need to sign up for a Knitcrate subscription. Every month, you will receive a selection of curated yarn, a pattern specifically paired to use with the yarn, and a treat. Use code KD20at checkout for 20% off your first package when you sign up for a subscription. FiberCrafty's  independently owned shops are stocked with yarn, fiber, project bags, stitch markers and more. With filter terms specific to yarn and fiber, the ability to save favorites, and a secure checkout process, it's better than a 24 hour fiber festival! For shop owners, our easy to use interface makes selling online easy. FiberCrafty is owned by one woman that has a crazy love of yarn and knitting. Greg's favorite feature? Pants are optional. Shop for your next project at FiberCrafty. Notes Dear Listeners We would love to have YOU record and introduction to the show! You can find details in the Ravelry Group Pages. Greg's Projects Greg continues to work on socks: Lana Grosa Socks in Lana Grossa Meilenweit Ashbury yarn Christmas Is Coming Socks in Dyeabolical Sturdy (version 1) yarn. Greg started the Fiber Friends Shawl by Cori Eichelberger. He is using Berroco Indio yarn in the Scarlet colorway (project page). Pam's Projects Pam started a test knit for her friend Martha. She is using Anzula Nebulaand APL Crafts Handmadein Blue Galaxy. Pam finished her Elizabeth Zimmermann's Sideways Gloveswith merino/angora yarn from BaaBerry Farms. She had a major epiphany, you can read about it in her project notes. Pam also worked a little on her 150 Fadeby Fiber Me This. She's using some Plymouth Happy Feetshe had dyed. Pam still needs to put buttons on her Elizabeth Zimmermann Coat. Misc Things Greg's Bait Binderfor needle

  • Episode 53 - Greg Likes Pom Poms
    Episode 53 - Greg Likes Pom Poms
    Duration: 01h09min | 25/01/2019

    In Episode 53, Greg and Pam discuss Peruvian Highland Wool, Romeldale CVM and Hat Trials. SPONSORS We are Knitcrate Ambassadors! Are you the kind of knitter who would enjoy receiving a surprise package of yarn in the mail every month? Then you need to sign up for a Knitcrate subscription. Every month, you will receive a selection of curated yarn, a pattern specifically paired to use with the yarn, and a treat. Use code KD20 at checkout for 20% off your first package when you sign up for a subscription. FiberCrafty’s  independently owned shops are stocked with yarn, fiber, project bags, stitch markers and more. With filter terms specific to yarn and fiber, the ability to save favorites, and a secure checkout process, it’s better than a 24 hour fiber festival! For shop owners, our easy to use interface makes selling online easy. FiberCrafty is owned by one woman that has a crazy love of yarn and knitting. Greg’s favorite feature? Pants are optional. Shop for your next project at FiberCrafty. NOTES Greg’s Projects Greg finished Joey’s scarf. It was well received. Greg finished his Emmen hat (project page) Yarn is The Fiber Seed Sprout Sock. Greg finished the Coffee Shop Hat out of mystery yarn (project page). Greg continues to work on socks: Lana Grosa Socks in Lana Grossa Meilenweit Ashbury yarn Christmas Is Coming Socks in Dyeabolical Sturdy (version 1) yarn. Pam’s Projects Last time Pam forgot to share a hat she finished called C’mon, Cat Happy by Pattymac Knits for her niece. She used Malabrigo Chunky (not Bulky as was said in the podcast). Pam finished her Fish Lips Kiss Heel socks. She’s using Lang Jawoll Cotton Stretch Color. Pam is on color 3 (of 3) on her 150 Fade by Fiber Me This. She’s using some Plymouth Happy Feet she had dyed. Pam started a test knit for her friend Martha. She is using Anzula Nebulaand APL Crafts Handmade in Blue Galaxy. Pam is casting on Elizabeth Zimmermann’s Sideways Gloves with merino/angora yarn from BaaBerry Farms. Pam mentioned 2 sock patterns she wants to try by Sar

  • Episode 52 - Now You Are On Your Own
    Episode 52 - Now You Are On Your Own
    Duration: 01h11min | 10/01/2019

    In Episode 52, Greg and Pam discuss Goals, Sock Length, and Dogs. We also discuss Leaflet #5 from The Opinionated Knitterby Elizabeth Zimmermann. Sponsors We are Knitcrate Ambassadors! Are you the kind of knitter who would enjoy receiving a surprise package of yarn in the mail every month? Then you need to sign up for a Knitcrate subscription. Every month, you will receive a selection of curated yarn, a pattern specifically paired to use with the yarn, and a treat. Use code KD20at checkout for 20% off your first package when you sign up for a subscription. FiberCrafty'sindependently owned shops are stocked with yarn, fiber, project bags, stitch markers and more. With filter terms specific to yarn and fiber, the ability to save favorites, and a secure checkout process, it's better than a 24 hour fiber festival! For shop owners, our easy to use interface makes selling online easy. FiberCrafty is owned by one woman that has a crazy love of yarn and knitting. Greg's favorite feature? Pants are optional. Shop for your next project at FiberCrafty. Listen To The Episode Notes Greg's Projects Greg finished socks in sport weight yarn for his mom. He didn't make a project page for it, though. He's currently working on finishing up the socks that are already on his needles: Lana Grosa Socks in Lana Grossa Meilenweit Ashbury yarn and Christmas Is Coming Socks in Dyeabolical Sturdy (version 1) yarn. Pam's Projects Pam is basically finished with her The Elizabeth Zimmerman Coatusing Cascade Ecological Wool. She just needs to add buttons and button loops. Pam knit 5 little Acorn Ornamentsby Carmen Rigby-Willsonwith some yarn she had dyed. She originally was going to make some starsbut decided to save the pattern for the future. Pam worked on her Fish Lips Kiss Heel socks. She's using Lang Jawoll Cotton Stretch Color. Pam worked on her Rickrollby Mary Annarella/Lyrical Knits. She's using yarn from The Fibre Studio at Yarns to Dye For. Pam started her 150 Fadeby Fiber Me This. She's using some Plymouth Happy Feetshe had

  • Episode 51 - 2018 County Fair KAL Wrap-Up
    Episode 51 - 2018 County Fair KAL Wrap-Up
    Duration: 53min | 14/12/2018

    In Episode 51, Greg and Pam wrap up the County Fair KAL and talk with Christian of DadSews. Sponsors We are Knitcrate Ambassadors! Are you the kind of knitter who would enjoy receiving a surprise package of yarn in the mail every month? Then you need to sign up for a Knitcrate subscription. Every month, you will receive a selection of curated yarn, a pattern specifically paired to use with the yarn, and a treat. Use code KD20at checkout for 20% off your first package when you sign up for a subscription. FiberCrafty'sindependently owned shops are stocked with yarn, fiber, project bags, stitch markers and more. With filter terms specific to yarn and fiber, the ability to save favorites, and a secure checkout process, it's better than a 24 hour fiber festival! For shop owners, our easy to use interface makes selling online easy. FiberCrafty is owned by one woman that has a crazy love of yarn and knitting. Greg's favorite feature? Pants are optional. Shop for your next project at FiberCrafty.  Notes Thank you to Christian of DadSews for hanging out with us! He can be found on Facebook, YouTubeand his website. Pam recommended the video 5 of the Dumbest Things You Can Ask a Person Who Sews. Check out his Office Space parody video here. Leave a comment on any video letting him know you heard about it on Unraveling and he will pick some swag winners. Special thanks to the following small businesses and designers who donated prizes for the County Fair KAL! Please consider supporting them and letting them know you heard about them on The Unraveling Podcast 1 House Elf bag from SewFlo, provided by ShopSewFloSabrina 1 skein of yarn from APL Crafts, provided by chrispaul97Alicia 2 travel mug kits from knits4comfort, provided by Knits4ComfortJennifer 3 copies of the Gateway Shawl pattern, provided by lehcarstlRachel 3 copies of theMitten Hands pattern, provided by lehcarstlRachel 1 copy of the Tripod Hat pattern, provided by ImaginedLandscapeSarah 1 copy of the Pinstripe Mitts pattern, provided by ImaginedLandscapeSarah 1 copy

  • Episode 50 - Armholes Above The Waist
    Episode 50 - Armholes Above The Waist
    Duration: 01h13min | 30/11/2018

    In Episode 50, Greg and Pam discuss hands, birds, and armholes. They also discuss Leaflet #4 from The Opinionated Knitterby Elizabeth Zimmermann. Sponsors We are Knitcrate Ambassadors! Are you the kind of knitter who would enjoy receiving a surprise package of yarn in the mail every month? Then you need to sign up for a Knitcrate subscription. Every month, you will receive a selection of curated yarn, a pattern specifically paired to use with the yarn, and a treat. Use code KD20at checkout for 20% off your first package when you sign up for a subscription. FiberCrafty'sindependently owned shops are stocked with yarn, fiber, project bags, stitch markers and more. With filter terms specific to yarn and fiber, the ability to save favorites, and a secure checkout process, it's better than a 24 hour fiber festival! For shop owners, our easy to use interface makes selling online easy. FiberCrafty is owned by one woman that has a crazy love of yarn and knitting. Greg's favorite feature? Pants are optional. Shop for your next project at FiberCrafty. Listen To The Episode Notes Greg's Projects Greg knitted a kippah using the Basic Knit Kippah (Yarmulka) In Reverse Stocking Stitch pattern by Jennifer Tocker, yarn is KnitPicks Swish DK (project page). Pam's Projects Pam primarily worked on The Elizabeth Zimmerman Coatusing Cascade Ecological Wool. She's on sleeve island (1st sleeve island)! Pam finished the fingerless gloves for her brother's birthday. Twice. They are Tony's Cashmere Scarf & Gloves. She is using Lion Brand Wool Ease. Pam worked on her Fish Lips Kiss Heel socks. She's using Lang Jawoll Cotton Stretch Color. Pam finished spinning and playing the Rambouillet fiber. Review & Giveaway By Hand Serial- By Hand is a series of lookbooks that focus on different fiber and fabric "making communities" around the country. We gave away a copy -- tune in to see if you won. Podcasts We Love Twinset Designs Current/Upcoming Unraveling Events County Fair KAL Upcoming Events Where You Might Find Us Carolin

  • Episode 49 - Wasted And Unloved
    Episode 49 - Wasted And Unloved
    Duration: 01h19min | 09/11/2018

    In Episode 49, Greg and Pam discuss preemie hats, teacher gifts, and British Columbia. They also discuss Leaflet #3 from The Opinionated Knitter by Elizabeth Zimmermann. SPONSORS We are Knitcrate Ambassadors! Are you the kind of knitter who would enjoy receiving a surprise package of yarn in the mail every month? Then you need to sign up for a Knitcrate subscription. Every month, you will receive a selection of curated yarn, a pattern specifically paired to use with the yarn, and a treat. Use code KD20 at checkout for 20% off your first package when you sign up for a subscription. FiberCrafty’s independently owned shops are stocked with yarn, fiber, project bags, stitch markers and more. With filter terms specific to yarn and fiber, the ability to save favorites, and a secure checkout process, it’s better than a 24 hour fiber festival! For shop owners, our easy to use interface makes selling online easy. FiberCrafty is owned by one woman that has a crazy love of yarn and knitting. Greg’s favorite feature? Pants are optional. Shop for your next project at FiberCrafty. NOTES Greg’s Projects Greg is working on Lana Grossa Socks (making up basic pattern), yarn is Lana Grossa Meilenweit Ashbury. Greg is finished (sans blocking and buttons) Flower Cardigan by Ewelina Murach, yarn is KnitPicks Swish DK (project page). Greg is working on his mitered square blanket (project page). Greg started Emmen by Susan B. Anderson, but used the wrong weight yarn (project page). Pam’s Projects Pam crocheted a little baby blanket for her niece’s African Market basket baby bed. Mostly double crochet and slightly crooked. Pam primarily worked on The Elizabeth Zimmerman Coat using Cascade Ecological Wool. She’s making progress! Pam started some fingerless gloves for her brother’s birthday. They are Tony’s Cashmere Scarf & Gloves. She is using Lion Brand Wool Ease. Pam worked on her Fish Lips Kiss Heel socks. She’s using Lang Jawoll Cotton Stretch Color. Pam worked on spinning her final singles of the Rambouillet fiber. Pam mad

  • Episode 48 - Picking Up The Gauntlet
    Episode 48 - Picking Up The Gauntlet
    Duration: 02h32min | 23/10/2018

    In Episode 48, Greg and Pam discuss hurricanes, geometry, and Leaflet #2. Sponsors We are Knitcrate Ambassadors! Are you the kind of knitter who would enjoy receiving a surprise package of yarn in the mail every month? Then you need to sign up for a Knitcrate subscription. Every month, you will receive a selection of curated yarn, a pattern specifically paired to use with the yarn, and a treat. Use code KD20 at checkout for 20% off your first package when you sign up for a subscription. FiberCrafty'sindependently owned shops are stocked with yarn, fiber, project bags, stitch markers and more. With filter terms specific to yarn and fiber, the ability to save favorites, and a secure checkout process, it's better than a 24 hour fiber festival! For shop owners, our easy to use interface makes selling online easy. FiberCrafty is owned by one woman that has a crazy love of yarn and knitting. Greg's favorite feature? Pants are optional. Shop for your next project at FiberCrafty. Listen To The Episode Notes  Projects Greg is working on Lana Grossa Socks (making up basic pattern), yarn is Lana Grossa Meilenweit Ashbury. Pam sewed a little bed and pillow for her 3 year old niece's "baby". She put it in a short, oval African Market basket. Nothing to link to, it was all in her head. Pam primarily worked on The Elizabeth Zimmerman Coatusing Cascade Ecological Wool. It's getting cold! Pam worked on her Swirly PoPblanket. She is using KnitPicks Chroma Worstedand KnitPicks Mighty Stitch. Up to 43 motifs! Pam worked on her Fish Lips Kiss Heel socks. She's using Lang Jawoll Cotton Stretch Color. Pam worked on her Rickroll Wrapby Mary Annarella. She's using The Fibre Studioone Color Play Kit (minis) and one coordinating skein of their superwash merino. Pam finished 4 blanket squaresfor a group effort blanket. The pattern is Patchwork Trio Afghanby Diane Zangl. Podcasts We Love The Knitmore Girls The Crafty Hive The Best Day Ever! Crafting Podcast Prairie Girls Knit And Spin Current/Upcoming Unraveling Events County F

  • Episode 47 - Something To Do With Underwear
    Episode 47 - Something To Do With Underwear
    Duration: 39min | 06/10/2018

    In Episode 47, Greg, Pam and guest Avery talk about cows, travel knitting, and dictionaries. Sponsors We are Knitcrate Ambassadors! Are you the kind of knitter who would enjoy receiving a surprise package of yarn in the mail every month? Then you need to sign up for a Knitcrate subscription. Every month, you will receive a selection of curated yarn, a pattern specifically paired to use with the yarn, and a treat. Use code KD20at checkout for 20% off your first package when you sign up for a subscription. FiberCrafty'sindependently owned shops are stocked with yarn, fiber, project bags, stitch markers and more. With filter terms specific to yarn and fiber, the ability to save favorites, and a secure checkout process, it's better than a 24 hour fiber festival! For shop owners, our easy to use interface makes selling online easy. FiberCrafty is owned by one woman that has a crazy love of yarn and knitting. Greg's favorite feature? Pants are optional. Shop for your next project at FiberCrafty. Notes  Projects Greg is working on Lana Grossa Socks (making up basic pattern), yarn is Lana Grossa Meilenweit Ashbury. Greg finished Baby Surprise Jacket(and still needs to create a project page). Pam worked on The Elizabeth Zimmerman Coatusing Cascade Ecological Wool. Pam is also working on 3 blanket squares for a group effort blanket. The pattern is Patchwork Trio Afghanby Diane Zangl. Pam finished the Pioneer Braid Scarffor Foster Care to Success Red Scarf program. She's using Sirdar Escape Chunky, which bled a lot. Pam mentioned her languishing project Gina's brioche cowlfrom Purl Soho. Avery is working on Trillianby Martina Behm.  She is using some mystery yarn that we know has yak in it! Current/Upcoming Unraveling Events County Fair KAL Upcoming Events Where You Might Find Us Rising Meadows Farm Days(September 30, 2018) SAFF (October 26-28, 2018) Carolina FiberFest(March 22-23, 2019) FiberCrafty Lots of fall yarns and fiber, plus Holiday items are starting to show up! The Opinionated Knitter We will cov

  • Episode 46 - Stick A Fork In It, Its Done!
    Episode 46 - Stick A Fork In It, It's Done!
    Duration: 01h20min | 26/09/2018

    In Episode 46, Greg and Pam talk about storms, sweaters, and state fairs. Sponsors We are Knitcrate Ambassadors! Are you the kind of knitter who would enjoy receiving a surprise package of yarn in the mail every month? Then you need to sign up for a Knitcrate subscription. Every month, you will receive a selection of curated yarn, a pattern specifically paired to use with the yarn, and a treat. Use code KD20at checkout for 20% off your first package when you sign up for a subscription. FiberCrafty's independently owned shops are stocked with yarn, fiber, project bags, stitch markers and more. With filter terms specific to yarn and fiber, the ability to save favorites, and a secure checkout process, it's better than a 24 hour fiber festival! For shop owners, our easy to use interface makes selling online easy. FiberCrafty is owned by one woman that has a crazy love of yarn and knitting. Greg's favorite feature? Pants are optional. Shop for your next project at FiberCrafty. Notes  Projects Greg is working on Lana Grossa Socks (making up basic pattern), yarn is Lana Grossa Meilenweit Ashbury. Greg Finished on Little Giraffe(project page). Greg started a Baby Surprise Jacket(and needs to create a project page). Pam finished her Stormy Sky Shawlby Life Is Cozy. Pam started The Elizabeth Zimmerman Coatusing Cascade Ecological Wool. Pam also started the Pioneer Braid Scarffor Foster Care to Success Red Scarf program. She's using Sirdar Escape Chunky. Pam played with some yarn dyeing for a future project, the 150 Fade. Current/Upcoming Unraveling Events County Fair KAL Upcoming Events Where You Might Find Us Rising Meadows Farm Days(September 30, 2018) SAFF (October 26-28, 2018) Carolina FiberFest(March 22-23, 2019) FiberCrafty My Grandma's Gardenis a FiberCrafty shop with fantastic handmade ceramic buttons, spinners' diz and handspun yarn. Handmade buttons can add the perfect finishing touch! The Opinionated Knitter We discussed Leaflet #1 in  The Opinionated Knitter(affiliate link). It includes a patte

  • Episode 45 - Fly Like An Eagle
    Episode 45 - Fly Like An Eagle
    Duration: 01h12min | 01/09/2018

    In Episode 45, Greg and Pam talk about learning, lightening bugs, and levies. Sponsors We are Knitcrate Ambassadors! Are you the kind of knitter who would enjoy receiving a surprise package of yarn in the mail every month? Then you need to sign up for a Knitcrate subscription. Every month, you will receive a selection of curated yarn, a pattern specifically paired to use with the yarn, and a treat. Use code KD20at checkout for 20% off your first package when you sign up for a subscription. FiberCrafty'sindependently owned shops are stocked with yarn, fiber, project bags, stitch markers and more. With filter terms specific to yarn and fiber, the ability to save favorites, and a secure checkout process, it's better than a 24 hour fiber festival! For shop owners, our easy to use interface makes selling online easy. FiberCrafty is owned by one woman that has a crazy love of yarn and knitting. Greg's favorite feature? Pants are optional. Shop for your next project at FiberCrafty. Notes  Projects Fox Paws is a wrap that both Pam and Greg are interested in. There is a kit available from Craftsy (affiliate link). Greg is finished with his Firefly Riot Socks(making up basic pattern), yarn is Lavender Lune Yarn Co. Glitter. Greg is working on Lana Grossa Socks (making up basic pattern), yarn is Lana Grossa Meilenweit Ashbury. Greg is working on Little Giraffe(project page). Pam finished a super secret (not really) handspun project. It's a potholder! Hopefully she can get a "recipe" written up. Pam changed her mind and won't be knitting the Einstein Coatby Sally Melville. (Which is still fantastic). She will be knitting The Elizabeth Zimmerman Coatinstead. Here's a fun videoof people modeling theirs. Pam started the Citrus Hatby Laura Treadwaywith some Polwarth handspun. Pam had a spa day for her Lendrumspinning wheel after she finished spinning some fiber. Then she started spinning some Rambouillet and loves it. Several shops on FiberCrafty have some in stock. Current/Upcoming Unraveling Events County Fair KAL

  • Episode 44 - A Face For Radio
    Episode 44 - A Face For Radio
    Duration: 01h09min | 18/08/2018

    In Episode 44, Greg and Pam talk about pickles, opinions, and pocket-sized festivals. Sponsors We are Knitcrate Ambassadors! Are you the kind of knitter who would enjoy receiving a surprise package of yarn in the mail every month? Then you need to sign up for a Knitcrate subscription. Every month, you will receive a selection of curated yarn, a pattern specifically paired to use with the yarn, and a treat. Use code KD20at checkout for 20% off your first package when you sign up for a subscription. FiberCrafty'sindependently owned shops are stocked with yarn, fiber, project bags, stitch markers and more. With filter terms specific to yarn and fiber, the ability to save favorites, and a secure checkout process, it's better than a 24 hour fiber festival! For shop owners, our easy to use interface makes selling online easy. FiberCrafty is owned by one woman that has a crazy love of yarn and knitting. Greg's favorite feature? Pants are optional. Shop for your next project at FiberCrafty. Notes  Projects Greg is working on Firefly Riot Socks(making up basic pattern), yarn is Lavender Lune Yarn Co. Glitter. Greg is going to pick up the Flower Cardigan (kids)out of hibernation soon. (Project page) Pam finished her Mini Bubblesby Kieran Foley. Yarn is Wolle’s Yarn Creations Color Changing Cotton. (Project page) Pam finished a super secret (not really) handspun project. Stay tuned. Pam swatched for the Einstein Coatby Sally Melville. Yarn is Cascade Ecological Wool. The Einstein Coat is found in the book The Knit Stitch (affiliate link). Pam worked on a Swirly Pop Blanketby Marken The Hat & I. Yarn is KnitPicks Chroma Worstedin Lakefront. Pam is casting on the Citrus Hatby Laura Treadwaywith some Polwarth handspun. Pam sewed a book cover and very loosely used this tutorial. Current/Upcoming Unraveling Events County Fair KAL Upcoming Events Where You Might Find Us Rising Meadows Farm Days(September 30, 2018) SAFF (October 26-28, 2018) Carolina FiberFest(March 22-23, 2019) Call for Crochet and Knit Alon

  • Episode 43 - Are Stitch Markers Single Use?
    Episode 43 - Are Stitch Markers Single Use?
    Duration: 01h08min | 04/08/2018

    In Episode 43, Greg and Pam talk about Stitch Markers, Yarn Crawls, and Becoming a "Capital-K" knitter. Sponsors We are Knitcrate Ambassadors! Are you the kind of knitter who would enjoy receiving a surprise package of yarn in the mail every month? Then you need to sign up for a Knitcrate subscription. Every month, you will receive a selection of curated yarn, a pattern specifically paired to use with the yarn, and a treat. Use code KD20 at checkout for 20% off your first package when you sign up for a subscription. FiberCrafty's independently owned shops are stocked with yarn, fiber, project bags, stitch markers and more. With filter terms specific to yarn and fiber, the ability to save favorites, and a secure checkout process, it's better than a 24 hour fiber festival! For shop owners, our easy to use interface makes selling online easy. FiberCrafty is owned by one woman that has a crazy love of yarn and knitting. Greg's favorite feature? Pants are optional. Shop for your next project at FiberCrafty. Notes Thank you to Sara Bauer for sending Pam a copy of the Humblebeesock pattern.  Projects Greg is working on Lana Grossa Socks (making up basic pattern), yarn is Lana Grossa Meilenweit Ashbury. Greg finished Here We Gnome Againby Sarah Schira. Yarn is Knitted Wit Victory Sockand Lavender Lune Yarn Co. Glitter. (Project page) Pam is working on Mini Bubblesby Kieran Foley. Yarn is Wolle’s Yarn Creations Color Changing Cotton. (Project page) There is a groupto destash Wolle's Yarn bits, which are highly sought. Podcasts We Love Yarns At Yin Hoo Actually Knitting (PAL KAL) Imagined Landscapes (Here We Gnome Again KAL) Behind The Wool knit.fm Upcoming Events County Fair KAL Past Events Central Carolina Yarn Crawl FiberCrafty Using handspun yarn is like magic. If you want to get your hands on some, FiberCrafty has a filter, making it easy to find. Fluvial Fibers Handspunis a new shop specializing in handspun. It's owned by Sarah, co-host of the Behind the Wool podcast (see above). Sarah is also

  • Episode 42 - Mostly Harmless
    Episode 42 - Mostly Harmless
    Duration: 01h34s | 19/07/2018

    In Episode 42, Greg and Pam talk about life, the universe, and everything. Sponsors We are a Knitcrate Ambassador! Are you the kind of knitter who would enjoy receiving a surprise package of yarn in the mail every month? Then you need to sign up for a Knitcrate subscription. Every month, you will receive a selection of curated yarn, a pattern specifically paired to use with the yarn, and a treat. Use code KD20at checkout for 20% off your first package when you sign up for a subscription. Notes Thank you to Tiffany for meeting with Pam and giving her a notions pouch. Visit her etsy shop: TheProjectBag. Sara Bauer for sending Greg a copy of the Humblebeesock pattern.  Projects Greg is working on Lana Grossa Socks (making up basic pattern), yarn is Lana Grossa Meilenweit Ashbury. Greg snagged his Blue Box Exploding Socks. Pam is working on Stormy Sky Shawl by lifeiscozy. Yarn is Indigo Dragonfly Chameleon Sock. (Project page) Pam is working on Mini Bubblesby Kieran Foley. Yarn is Wolle’s Yarn Creations Color Changing Cotton. (Project page) Pam is working FLK socks. Yarn is Lang Yarns Jawoll Cotton Stretch Color. (Project page) Pam is looking for an asymmetrical triangular shawl. Here is the bundle of ideas she started. She also mentioned the Vamping Shawl. If you have any suggestions, leave them in the episode thread on Ravelry for her. Greg and Pam reviewed the book Wool and Wine(affiliate link). Podcasts We Love Down Cellar Studio Yarns At Yin Hoo Actually Knitting (PAL KAL) Upcoming Events Rare Find Farms Central Carolina Yarn Crawl FiberCrafty Pam talked about the Uptown Bag from Baa Berry Farms. Debi is offering 20% off until July 31. Use code TDF2018 Pam's Youtube Channel Affiliate Link Disclosures This post contains affiliate links. That means that if you click on a link to Craftsy, Cooperative Press, Amazon, or Knitcrate and subsequently make a purchase, we’ll receive a small commission from the sale. You pay the same, and the commissions will help cover our podcasting expenses. Our o

  • Episode 41 - Needles!
    Episode 41 - Needles!
    Duration: 01h12min | 03/07/2018

    In Episode 41, Greg and Pam talk about broken ribs, reference books, and needles. Sponsors I am a Knitcrate Ambassador! Are you the kind of knitter who would enjoy receiving a surprise package of yarn in the mail every month? Then you need to sign up for a Knitcrate subscription. Every month, you will receive a selection of curated yarn, a pattern specifically paired to use with the yarn, and a treat. Use code KD20at checkout for 20% off your first package when you sign up for a subscription. Notes Thank you to Reanna Lynne for sending me a copy of the Which Way to Cuzco? pattern.  Projects Greg is working on Lana Grossa Socks (making up basic pattern), yarn is Lana Grossa Meilenweit Ashbury. Pam is working on Stormy Sky Shawl by lifeiscozy. Knitcrate Blog Vogue Knitting: The Ultimate Knitting Book(affiliate link) Actually Knitting (PAL KAL) Needles ChiaoGoo Karbonz FlexiFlips Dreamz Carolina Fiber Fest FiberCrafty Affiliate Link Disclosures This post contains affiliate links. That means that if you click on a link to Craftsy, Cooperative Press, Amazon, or Knitcrate and subsequently make a purchase, we’ll receive a small commission from the sale. You pay the same, and the commissions will help cover our podcasting expenses. Our opinions are always our own, and we’re never compensated to endorse any particular product or service. Find us all over the Internet Subscribe in iTunes: Unraveling with Greg and Joey Podcast RSS Feed: Unraveling Podcast Twitter: @UnravelingPod Facebook: Unraveling Podcast Instagram: @UnravelingPodcast Periscope: @UnravelingPodcast Ravelry Group: Unraveling Podcast Greg is KnittingDaddy on Ravelry, @KnittingDaddy on Instagram, and also writes the KnittingDaddy blog.

  • Episode 40 - Travel Knitting
    Episode 40 - Travel Knitting
    Duration: 01h06min | 14/06/2018

    In Episode 40, Greg talks about fender benders, perfect socks, and travel knitting. Sponsors I am a Knitcrate Ambassador! Are you the kind of knitter who would enjoy receiving a surprise package of yarn in the mail every month? Then you need to sign up for a Knitcrate subscription. Every month, you will receive a selection of curated yarn, a pattern specifically paired to use with the yarn, and a treat. Use code KD20at checkout for 20% off your first package when you sign up for a subscription. Notes Thank you to Sarah Schira for sending me a copy of the Tripod Hatpattern.  Projects Working on 3 pair of socks: Ent Socks (finished), Christmas Is Coming Socks (in progress), and Pairfect Socks(finished). Yarns used: Dyeabolical Sturdy (version 1), Skirted Fleece Mill Yakity-Yak, One Twisted Tree Prime, Schachenmayr Regia Pairfect Design Line By Arne & Carlos Finished Alaska(project page) with KnitCircus Greatest of Ease. 60 Quick Knits For Beginners(affiliate link) Carolina Fiber Fest Rohn Strong Stitch And Pitch KnittingDaddy's Origin Story SewFlow TSA Patterns Smoke In The City Hat Knits 4 Comfort Tumbler Rickroll Wrap Ravelry Road Trip Planner FiberCrafty Affiliate Link Disclosures This post contains affiliate links. That means that if you click on a link to Craftsy, Cooperative Press, Amazon, or Knitcrate and subsequently make a purchase, we’ll receive a small commission from the sale. You pay the same, and the commissions will help cover our podcasting expenses. Our opinions are always our own, and we’re never compensated to endorse any particular product or service. Find us all over the Internet Subscribe in iTunes: Unraveling with Greg and Joey Podcast RSS Feed: Unraveling Podcast Twitter: @UnravelingPod Facebook: Unraveling Podcast Instagram: @UnravelingPodcast Periscope: @UnravelingPodcast Ravelry Group: Unraveling Podcast Greg is KnittingDaddy on Ravelry, @KnittingDaddy on Instagram, and also writes the KnittingDaddy blog.

  • Episode 39 - Boom! A Week And A Half Later, Youll Have A Hat
    Episode 39 - Boom! A Week And A Half Later, You'll Have A Hat
    Duration: 56min | 25/04/2018

    In Episode 39, Greg talks about falling asleep, quick hats, and lip balm. Sponsors I am a Knitcrate Ambassador! Are you the kind of knitter who would enjoy receiving a surprise package of yarn in the mail every month? Then you need to sign up for a Knitcrate subscription. Every month, you will receive a selection of curated yarn, a pattern specifically paired to use with the yarn, and a treat. Use code KD20at checkout for 20% off your first package when you sign up for a subscription. Notes Thank you to Sarah Schira for sending me a copy of the Tripod Hatpattern. Podcasts mentioned Imagined Landscapes Prairie Girls Knit And Spin Tightly Spun Greensboro Tornado  Easter Themed Gifts  Projects Working on 3 pair of socks: Ent Socks (finished), Christmas Is Coming Socks (in progress), and Pairfect Socks(in progress). Yarns used: Dyeabolical Sturdy (version 1), Skirted Fleece Mill Yakity-Yak, One Twisted Tree Prime, Schachenmayr Regia Pairfect Design Line By Arne & Carlos Working on The Peacock's Tale(project page) with Wolle's Yarn Creations Color Changing Cotton 100 gr. Finished Alaska(project page) with KnitCircus Greatest of Ease. Local Yarn Store Day Stitch Pointyarn shop Gate City Yarnsyarn shop 60 Quick Knits For Beginners(affiliate link) Fiber Fests Carolina Fiber Fest Rhinebeck SAFF Apple CozyPattern Twist Fiber StudioYarn Twin Birch Spring Drops Cowl FiberCrafty (previously discussed on Episode 36) Vogue Knitting Affiliate Link Disclosures This post contains affiliate links. That means that if you click on a link to Craftsy, Cooperative Press, Amazon, or Knitcrate and subsequently make a purchase, we’ll receive a small commission from the sale. You pay the same, and the commissions will help cover our podcasting expenses. Our opinions are always our own, and we’re never compensated to endorse any particular product or service. Find us all over the Internet Subscribe in iTunes: Unraveling with Greg and Joey Podcast RSS Feed: Unraveling Podcast Twitter: @UnravelingPod Facebook: Unraveli

  • Episode 38 - Spoiler Alert: Im Not Going To Do That!
    Episode 38 - Spoiler Alert: I'm Not Going To Do That!
    Duration: 45min | 05/04/2018

    In Episode 38, Greg talks about going blind, bent needles, and spinning. Sponsors I am a Knitcrate Ambassador! Are you the kind of knitter who would enjoy receiving a surprise package of yarn in the mail every month? Then you need to sign up for a Knitcrate subscription. Every month, you will receive a selection of curated yarn, a pattern specifically paired to use with the yarn, and a treat. Use code KD20 at checkout for 20% off your first package when you sign up for a subscription. Notes Smoke In The City hat pattern Seed Stitch: Beyond Knit 1, Purl 1 (affiliate link) Carolina Fiber Fest Projects Greg finished a Smoke In The City hat with Twist Fiber Studio Haywood Worsted yarn. Greg is working on 2 pair of socks: Ent Socks and Christmas Is Coming Socks. Yarns used: Dyeabolical Sturdy (version 1), Skirted Fleece Mill Yakity-Yak, One Twisted Tree Prime Greg is working on The Peacock's Tale (project page) with Wolle's Yarn Creations Color Changing Cotton 100 gr. Podcasts mentioned Prairie Girls Knit And Spin in a sKnit SAFF (previously discussed on Episode 36) Neko curved double pointed needles for socks (affiliate link) Karbonz needles by Knitter's Pride Abby Franquemont Respect The Spindle book (affiliate link) Abby's Patreon page Affiliate Link Disclosures This post contains affiliate links. That means that if you click on a link to Craftsy, Cooperative Press, Amazon, or Knitcrate and subsequently make a purchase, we’ll receive a small commission from the sale. You pay the same, and the commissions will help cover our podcasting expenses. Our opinions are always our own, and we’re never compensated to endorse any particular product or service. Find us all over the Internet Subscribe in iTunes: Unraveling with Greg and Joey Podcast RSS Feed: Unraveling Podcast Twitter: @UnravelingPod Facebook: Unraveling Podcast Instagram: @UnravelingPodcast Periscope: @UnravelingPodcast Ravelry Group: Unraveling Podcast Greg is KnittingDaddy on Ravelry, @KnittingDaddy on Instagram, and also writes the K

  • Episode 37 - Is That For Me?
    Episode 37 - Is That For Me?
    Duration: 39min | 11/03/2018

    In Episode 37, Greg talks about possession, patterns, and plans. Sponsors I am a Knitcrate Ambassador! Are you the kind of knitter who would enjoy receiving a surprise package of yarn in the mail every month? Then you need to sign up for a Knitcrate subscription. Every month, you will receive a selection of curated yarn, a pattern specifically paired to use with the yarn, and a treat. Use code KD20 at checkout for 20% off your first package when you sign up for a subscription. Notes Vermont Craft Tours Vermont Craft Tours YouTube Scrappy Sock Yarn Preemie Hat Pattern Projects Greg is working on 2 pair of socks: Ent Socks and Christmas Is Coming Socks Greg finished the Spring Drops Cowl pattern by Martha Emily (project page). He used Dragonfly Fibers Djinni Sock in the Monster Mash colorway. and loved working with that yarn, even it it might not have been the best color for the project. Greg finished the En Pointe Shawlette pattern by Joyce Fassbender (project page). He used Audine Wools Worsted in the Turtledove colorway. Greg finished a new design: Smoke In The City (pattern to be published soon!). Project pages: small and large versions. He drew inspiration from Seed Stitch: Beyond Knit 1, Purl 1 (affiliate link) by Rosemary Drysdale. Carolina Fiber Fest Affiliate Link Disclosures This post contains affiliate links. That means that if you click on a link to Craftsy, Cooperative Press, Amazon, or Knitcrate and subsequently make a purchase, we’ll receive a small commission from the sale. You pay the same, and the commissions will help cover our podcasting expenses. Our opinions are always our own, and we’re never compensated to endorse any particular product or service. Find us all over the Internet Subscribe in iTunes: Unraveling with Greg and Joey Podcast RSS Feed: Unraveling Podcast Twitter: @UnravelingPod Facebook: Unraveling Podcast Instagram: @UnravelingPodcast Periscope: @UnravelingPodcast Ravelry Group: Unraveling Podcast Greg is KnittingDaddy on Ravelry, @KnittingDaddy on Instagram, and also

  • Episode 36 - FiberCrafty
    Episode 36 - FiberCrafty
    Duration: 34min | 20/02/2018

    Episode 36: FiberCrafty In Episode 36, Greg chats with Pam Maher of FiberCrafty. Sponsors We are Knitcrate Ambassadors! Are you the kind of knitter who would enjoy receiving a surprise package of yarn in the mail every month? Then you need to sign up for a Knitcrate subscription. Every month, you will receive a selection of curated yarn, a pattern specifically paired to use with the yarn, and a treat. Use code KD20 at checkout for 20% off your first package when you sign up for a subscription. Notes SAFF FiberCrafty ShariArts Carolina Fiber Fest Rhinebeck Questionable Origin Debbie Duck Yarns Ol' North State Knitting Guild Affiliate Link Disclosures This post contains affiliate links. That means that if you click on a link to Craftsy, Cooperative Press, Amazon, or Knitcrate and subsequently make a purchase, we’ll receive a small commission from the sale. You pay the same, and the commissions will help cover our podcasting expenses. Our opinions are always our own, and we’re never compensated to endorse any particular product or service. Find us all over the Internet Subscribe in iTunes: Unraveling with Greg and Joey Podcast RSS Feed: Unraveling Podcast Twitter: @UnravelingPod Facebook: Unraveling Podcast Instagram: @UnravelingPodcast Periscope: @UnravelingPodcast Ravelry Group: Unraveling Podcast Greg is KnittingDaddy on Ravelry, @KnittingDaddy on Instagram, and also writes the KnittingDaddy blog.

  • Episode 35 - Nothing Compares 2 U
    Episode 35 - Nothing Compares 2 U
    Duration: 52min | 04/02/2018

    Episode 35: Nothing Compares 2 U In Episode 35, Greg and Joey talk about degrees of separation, designing a hat, and hiking. Sponsors We are Knitcrate Ambassadors! Are you the kind of knitter who would enjoy receiving a surprise package of yarn in the mail every month? Then you need to sign up for a Knitcrate subscription. Every month, you will receive a selection of curated yarn, a pattern specifically paired to use with the yarn, and a treat. Use code KD20 at checkout for 20% off your first package when you sign up for a subscription. Notes Thank-Yous Joey thanks everyone for their kind words and support as he steps back from the show. We’re all going to miss Joey.  Projects Joey provides an update on the scarf for his son. Greg finished socks for his mom (project page). Greg finished the Checkbox Cowl, pattern by Ellen M. Silva (project page). Greg finished the Tempest Hat, pattern by Emily Johannes (project page). Greg Finished the Safe Harbor cowl, pattern by Heather Zoppetti (project page). Greg finished a new hat design that he plans to release soon. Greg is working on the En Pointe Shawlette, pattern by Joyce Fassbender(project page). Greg is working on a couple of pair of socks for himself. Giveaway Greg and Joey gave away a copy of Seed Stitch: Beyond Knit 1, Purl 1 (affiliate link) by Rosemary Drysdale. Thanks to Sixth & Spring Books from Sterling Publishing Co., Inc., we have a copy to give away to one of our listeners. Tune and see if you won!  Events Almost all prizes from the County Fair KAL have been delivered. The remaining prizes will be going out soon. Ravellenic Games: The Unraveling Podcast is throwing in with Team Sasquatch for the Ravellenic Games.  Misc Sinead O’Connor Tears Up A Photo Of The Pope On Live TV What’s In Your Knitting Tool Kit? — a blog post written by Greg for KnitCrate Rugby World Cup AT Approach Trail Amicalola Falls State Park — check out Joey’s pictures in his Flickr album: Hiking to the Len Foote Hike Inn and Joey’s photos from the Amicalola Fall

  • Episode 34 - Field Recording #4 - Joni
    Episode 34 - Field Recording #4 - Joni
    Duration: 22min | 08/01/2018

    Episode 34: Field Recording #4: Joni In Episode 34, Joey talks with his friend Joni. This is the last of the field recordings he made at UWC, back in June, 2017. In this episode, you will hear discussions of needle felting, camel urine, and his cat, Steve. Sponsors We are Knitcrate Ambassadors! Are you the kind of knitter who would enjoy receiving a surprise package of yarn in the mail every month? Then you need to sign up for a Knitcrate subscription. Every month, you will receive a selection of curated yarn, a pattern specifically paired to use with the yarn, and a treat. Use code KD20 at checkout for 20% off your first package when you sign up for a subscription. Notes Ukulele World Congress (UWC) — Joey had a great time again this year, and gathered several field recordings while he was there

  • Yeah, So This Ones Kind Of Funny
    Yeah, So This One's Kind Of Funny
    Duration: 01h13min | 09/12/2017

    Episode 33: Yeah, So, This One’s Pretty Funny In Episode 33, Greg and Joey talk about foreshadowing, bar fights, and seed stitch. Sponsors We are Knitcrate Ambassadors! Are you the kind of knitter who would enjoy receiving a surprise package of yarn in the mail every month? Then you need to sign up for a Knitcrate subscription. Every month, you will receive a selection of curated yarn, a pattern specifically paired to use with the yarn, and a treat. Use code KD20 at checkout for 20% off your first package when you sign up for a subscription. Notes Thank-Yous Thanks to PrairieGirlDanie for sending us each a hank of her awesome black yarn: One Twisted Tree Prime in the Take The Black colorway. Get your own from Danie’s One Twisted Tree website. Seriously, go get it right here. Thanks to YumiYarns Shaina for a copy of her Knit Knosh Cowl pattern. Thanks to TwinsetEllen for a copy of her Checkbox Cowl pattern.  Projects Greg is working on socks for his mom. Greg finished the Crosshatch Shawl for his wife (project page). Greg finished a Batman Ornament (project page). Get your own kits at the LexiCorp Etsy shop. Greg finished a new shawl design. But he’s going to knit a two-color version of it instead. Greg finished a Milo for a friend. Joey provides an update on the scarf for his son. Review Greg and Joey review Seed Stitch: Beyond Knit 1, Purl 1 (affiliate link) by Rosemary Drysdale. Thanks to Sixth & Spring Books from Sterling Publishing Co., Inc., we have a copy to give away to one of our listeners. Check out the giveaway thread in our Ravelry group for details! Podcasts We Mention And Love Prairie Girls Knit And Spin Twinset Designs Auntie Danie Knits — check out the episode where she talks about her wedding dress.  Events We gave out prizes for the County Fair KAL. Listen to see if you won something. (Spoiler alert: everyone who entered won something.)  Misc Franklin Street (Chapel Hill) North Carolina State University University of North Carolina Fort Pulaski Appalachian Trail AT Approac

  • Episode 32 - Worst. Audio. Ever.
    Episode 32 - Worst. Audio. Ever.
    Duration: 30min | 26/10/2017

    Episode 32: Worst. Audio. Ever. In Episode 32, Greg and Joey talk about audio, festivals, and basses. Sponsors We are Knitcrate Ambassadors! Are you the kind of knitter who would enjoy receiving a surprise package of yarn in the mail every month? Then you need to sign up for a Knitcrate subscription. Every month, you will receive a selection of curated yarn, a pattern specifically paired to use with the yarn, and a treat. Use code KD20 at checkout for 20% off your first package when you sign up for a subscription. Notes Projects Greg has been knitting on a new design that he’s not quite ready to talk about yet. Joey provides an update on the scarf for his son. Events The County Fair KAL is in full swing. Check out our Ravelry group for details. We plan to close the KAL by the time we record again and announce prizes on the next episode. SAFF — October 27-29, 2017. Greg is planning on attending. If you attend and see him, come say “hi.” He probably has podcast swag to give you.  Misc New York Sheep and Wool (aka Rhinebeck): a big fiber festival that Greg and Joey both want to attend some time. Tampa Bay Ukulele Getaway: November 3-5, 2017. Joey is planning on attending.

  • Episode 31 - We Didnt Enter the Fair
    Episode 31 - We Didn't Enter the Fair
    Duration: 01h01min | 02/10/2017

    Episode 31: We Didn’t Enter The Fair In Episode 31, Greg and Joey talk about mermaid tails, fair travails, and hiking trails. Sponsors We are Knitcrate Ambassadors! Are you the kind of knitter who would enjoy receiving a surprise package of yarn in the mail every month? Then you need to sign up for a Knitcrate subscription. Every month, you will receive a selection of curated yarn, a pattern specifically paired to use with the yarn, and a treat. Use code KD20 at checkout for 20% off your first package when you sign up for a subscription. Notes Greg and Joey both think the city of Toronto, Canada is a lovely city. There has been interesting discussion about how folks listen to the podcast. Projects Joey is working on the scarf for his son and will have it finished in time for his son’s birthday next month. Greg blocked his Emelyn Mae shawl (project page). It’s a birthday present for his mom. Greg finished his new pair of sock: Board Shorts Socks (project page). Knitting with self-striping yarn is addictive. He is using yarn from Julianma’s Fibre and Meadocroft Dyeworks. Greg published a new hat pattern: Thundertwist. He’s really proud of it. Greg is working on a new shawl pattern. It’s slow going, because he pretty much only works on it on conference calls at the office and during his lunch break. Greg started a pair of sport-weight socks for his mom (project page). Review: Lorelei’s Journey: Knitting for (Mermaid) Dolls and those who Love Them. Greg and Joey enjoy this book and recommend it to anyone who knits for kids who would enjoy mermaids. Events The County Fair KAL is in full swing. Check out our Ravelry group for details. We have some new prizes in the prize bin! One is the Concordia poncho pattern by Sara Bauer. The other is 1 skein of hand dyed Knot My Style fingering weight yarn (440 yds/100 gm Merino/silk 70/30) from vmille Vicki. SAFF — October 27-29, 2017. Greg is planning on attending. Ol’ North State Knitting Guild — Greg spoke at the September 11, 2017 meeting and had a great time. Geo

  • Episode 30 - Audio Banana For Scale
    Episode 30 - Audio Banana For Scale
    Duration: 01h02min | 08/09/2017

    Episode 30: Audio Banana For Scale In Episode 30, Greg and Joey talk about world records, festivals, and disasters. Sponsors We are Knitcrate Ambassadors! Are you the kind of knitter who would enjoy receiving a surprise package of yarn in the mail every month? Then you need to sign up for a Knitcrate subscription. Every month, you will receive a selection of curated yarn, a pattern specifically paired to use with the yarn, and a treat. Use code KD20 at checkout for 20% off your first package when you sign up for a subscription. Notes Dodec Spinning Wheel: Greg is thinking of making one of these. Greg’s Cigar Box Guitar: photo album of the process of making the guitar. Vogue Knitting: Joey noted that an article in the Fall 2017 issue about setting the world record for sheep-to-sweater was interesting. Guilford County 4-H won’t hold its competitive exhibits at the fair this year: Greg is sad that his local fair doesn’t have competitions anymore. Texas flooding — here’s how knitters can help victims: Article from The Oregonian by Mary Mooney about how to effectively use craft skills for relief efforts after a disaster. Projects Joey is working on the scarf for his son and will have it finished in time for his son’s birthday next month. Greg mentioned using the technique of holding two strands of yarn together to effectively create a larger yarn, which he employed in the Drawing Nigh shawl. Greg finished his pair of Allons-y Socks (project page) with yarn from Knitcircus. He still needs to block it. Greg finished his Emelyn Mae shawl (project page). It’s a birthday present for his mom. Greg started a new pair of sock: Board Shorts Socks (project page). Knitting with self-striping yarn is addictive. He is using yarn from Julianma’s Fibre and Meadocroft Dyeworks. Greg is almost ready to publish a new hat pattern: Thundertwist. Events The County Fair KAL is in full swing. Check out our Ravelry group for details. SAFF — October 27-29, 2017. Greg is planning on attending. Ol’ North State Knitting Guild — Greg i

  • Episode 29 - Field Recording #3 - Yopp
    Episode 29 - Field Recording #3 - Yopp
    Duration: 20min | 21/08/2017

    Episode 29: Field Recording #3: Yopp In Episode 29, Joey talks with listener-favorite, Yopp, about many things. Topics include knitting, blacksmithing, woodworking, magic mirrors, and fly fishing. This is the third field recording he made at UWC IX, back in June. Yopp was previously discussed on Episode 13: Magical Love Pants, and you should definitely hit up those show notes to see the magical love pants. Sponsors We are Knitcrate Ambassadors! Are you the kind of knitter who would enjoy receiving a surprise package of yarn in the mail every month? Then you need to sign up for a Knitcrate subscription. Every month, you will receive a selection of curated yarn, a pattern specifically paired to use with the yarn, and a treat. Use code KD20 at checkout for 20% off your first package when you sign up for a subscription. Special thanks to our sponsor: Coveted Yarn! Coveted Yarn is a local yarn shop in Gloucester, Massachusetts, and is an authorized dealer of our favorite knitting needles: Karbonz, by Knitter’s Pride. In addition to a great variety of widely distributed yarn, Coveted Yarn offers their own signature line of yarn — Flat Rocks Yarn, which is dyed by the shop owner’s sister. You can also find McPorter Farms knitting accessories and buttons at Coveted Yarn. World-wide shipping is available. Contact them via their website or at 1-978-282-8809 for more information and to place an order. Notes Misc Ukulele World Congress (UWC) — Joey had a great time again this year, and gathered several field recordings while he was there

  • Episode 28 - Dont Steal Stuff
    Episode 28 - Don't Steal Stuff
    Duration: 01h19min | 07/08/2017

    Episode 28: Don’t Steal Stuff In Episode 28, Greg and Joey talk about stealing, hiking, and music. Sponsors We are Knitcrate Ambassadors! Are you the kind of knitter who would enjoy receiving a surprise package of yarn in the mail every month? Then you need to sign up for a Knitcrate subscription. Every month, you will receive a selection of curated yarn, a pattern specifically paired to use with the yarn, and a treat. Use code KD20 at checkout for 20% off your first package when you sign up for a subscription. Notes Thank-Yous Thank you to the surge in listeners we’ve noticed. We don’t know where you’re from — please come introduce yourself in the Revelry group. Projects Joey is working on the scarf for his son and is determined to finish it before his son’s birthday. This year. Greg finished his pair of Allons-y Socks (project page) with yarn from Knitcircus. The gradient yarn from Knitcircus is awesome to work with. In order to use the entirety of the gradient, he is knitting these socks toe-up. He’s using a 9″ circular needle for this sock and loving it. Greg started a new project: the Crosshatch shawl (project page). Don’t Steal Stuff A Tangled Mess Demon Trolls thread on Ravelry — ALERT: Fiberista Club Knitcrate’s Designer Programs — an example of a club that works with designers appropriately The Oatmeal: You’re doing it for the EXPOSURE (warning: language) Events The County Fair KAL is in full swing. Check out our Ravelry group for details. SAFF — October 27-29, 2017. Greg is planning on attending. Ol’ North State Knitting Guild — Greg is scheduled to speak at the September 11, 2017 meeting. Georgia Fiber Fest — September 7-9, 2017. Joey is planning on attending one of the days.  Misc Dog Days of Podcasting Nightgig Studios – Joey’s friend who is doing the Dog Days of Podcasting challenge Atlanta Trails Joey’s hiking adventures: First time on the AT and the AT & BMT RoadID Jean-Michel Jarre

  • Episode 27 - Field Recording #2 - Connie
    Episode 27 - Field Recording #2 - Connie
    Duration: 21min | 18/07/2017

    Episode 27: Field Recording #2: Connie In Episode 27, Joey talks with his dear friend, Connie, about crochet, pants, horse heads, and Che Guevara, among other things. This is the second field recording he made at UWC IX, back in June. Sponsors We are Knitcrate Ambassadors! Are you the kind of knitter who would enjoy receiving a surprise package of yarn in the mail every month? Then you need to sign up for a Knitcrate subscription. Every month, you will receive a selection of curated yarn, a pattern specifically paired to use with the yarn, and a treat. Use code KD20 at checkout for 20% off your first package when you sign up for a subscription. Special thanks to our sponsor: Coveted Yarn! Coveted Yarn is a local yarn shop in Gloucester, Massachusetts, and is an authorized dealer of our favorite knitting needles: Karbonz, by Knitter’s Pride. In addition to a great variety of widely distributed yarn, Coveted Yarn offers their own signature line of yarn — Flat Rocks Yarn, which is dyed by the shop owner’s sister. You can also find McPorter Farms knitting accessories and buttons at Coveted Yarn. World-wide shipping is available. Contact them via their website or at 1-978-282-8809 for more information and to place an order. Notes Misc Ukulele World Congress (UWC) — Joey had a great time again this year, and gathered several field recordings while he was there

  • Episode 26 - Before The Injury…
    Episode 26 - Before The Injury…
    Duration: 01h12min | 24/06/2017

    Episode 26: Before The Injury… In Episode 26, Greg and Joey talk about swatching, injuries, and sailors. Sponsors We are Knitcrate Ambassadors! Are you the kind of knitter who would enjoy receiving a surprise package of yarn in the mail every month? Then you need to sign up for a Knitcrate subscription. Every month, you will receive a selection of curated yarn, a pattern specifically paired to use with the yarn, and a treat. Use code KD20 at checkout for 20% off your first package when you sign up for a subscription. Special thanks to our sponsor: Coveted Yarn! Coveted Yarn is a local yarn shop in Gloucester, Massachusetts, and is an authorized dealer of our favorite knitting needles: Karbonz, by Knitter’s Pride. In addition to a great variety of widely distributed yarn, Coveted Yarn offers their own signature line of yarn — Flat Rocks Yarn, which is dyed by the shop owner’s sister. You can also find McPorter Farms knitting accessories and buttons at Coveted Yarn. World-wide shipping is available. Contact them via their website or at 1-978-282-8809 for more information and to place an order. Notes Thank-Yous MartaShmarta (aka Marta) sent Greg a package full of preemie hats and outfits. He’s going to donate them Family Support Network of Central Carolina and the Women’s Hospital of Greensboro. Projects Joey describes a hand injury that has kept him from making good progress on his fiber projects. Joey has been swatching in Tunisian Crochet. He is being mightily encouraged by Twinset Ellen of the Twinset Designs podcast. Greg finished his Halcyarn Socks (project page). He loves the contrasting cuffs, toes, and heels in black, but he hates weaving in the ends with black yarn. Yarn is custom-dyed by Dr. Kelly from the Ewe University podcast. Greg is working on the Old Shale Shawl (project page) with yarn from Knitcrate. It’s super lacy and he’s excited about it. Greg is working on a pair of Allons-y Socks (project page) with yarn from Knitcircus. The gradient yarn from Knitcircus is awesome to work with. In or

  • Episode 25 - Field Recording #1 - Brenna
    Episode 25 - Field Recording #1 - Brenna
    Duration: 27min | 09/06/2017

    Episode 25: Field Recording #1: Brenna In Episode 25, Greg is out sick, and Joey flies solo with the first of his field recordings, that he made at the Ukulele World Congress IX. In this installment, he talks to Brenna, about knitting, crochet, socks, butterflies, and how she got into knitting. Sponsors We are Knitcrate Ambassadors! Are you the kind of knitter who would enjoy receiving a surprise package of yarn in the mail every month? Then you need to sign up for a Knitcrate subscription. Every month, you will receive a selection of curated yarn, a pattern specifically paired to use with the yarn, and a treat. Use code KD20 at checkout for 20% off your first package when you sign up for a subscription. Special thanks to our sponsor: Coveted Yarn! Coveted Yarn is a local yarn shop in Gloucester, Massachusetts, and is an authorized dealer of our favorite knitting needles: Karbonz, by Knitter’s Pride. In addition to a great variety of widely distributed yarn, Coveted Yarn offers their own signature line of yarn — Flat Rocks Yarn, which is dyed by the shop owner’s sister. You can also find McPorter Farms knitting accessories and buttons at Coveted Yarn. World-wide shipping is available. Contact them via their website or at 1-978-282-8809 for more information and to place an order.

  • Episode 24 - Try This Pod
    Episode 24 - Try This Pod
    Duration: 01h01min | 22/04/2017

    Episode 24: Try This Pod In Episode 24, Greg and Joey talk about fiber events, shawls, and shaving. Sponsors We are Knitcrate Ambassadors! Are you the kind of knitter who would enjoy receiving a surprise package of yarn in the mail every month? Then you need to sign up for a Knitcrate subscription. Every month, you will receive a selection of curated yarn, a pattern specifically paired to use with the yarn, and a treat. Use code KD20 at checkout for 20% off your first package when you sign up for a subscription. Special thanks to our sponsor: Coveted Yarn! Coveted Yarn is a local yarn shop in Gloucester, Massachusetts, and is an authorized dealer of our favorite knitting needles: Karbonz, by Knitter’s Pride. In addition to a great variety of widely distributed yarn, Coveted Yarn offers their own signature line of yarn — Flat Rocks Yarn, which is dyed by the shop owner’s sister. You can also find McPorter Farms knitting accessories and buttons at Coveted Yarn. World-wide shipping is available. Contact them via their website or at 1-978-282-8809 for more information and to place an order. Notes Thank-Yous Kino (aka Mary) gave Greg a copy of Caius, her newest sweater pattern, which she thought he might enjoy knitting for Blueberry. Greg is hoping to cast on soon. We’re going to give a copy of the pattern! Ravelry Goings-On #TryPod — Encourage your friends to try a new-to-them podcast. We encourage you to recommend our podcast! Use the #TryPodABitLate hashtag when you talk about this on social media. Giveaways We gave away a May 2017 Knitcrate box! Listen to the episode and check our Instagram Feed to see if you won. We are giving away a copy of the Caius sweater pattern by Kino. Check the Ravelry group to enter. We are giving away a copy of the World Of Difference shawl pattern by BostonJen. Check the Ravelry group to enter. Projects Joey continues to talk about not working on a scarf for his son. Greg is working on his Halcyarn Socks (project page). First sock is complete, and he’s about 50% done with

  • Episode 23 - Whats In the Box?
    Episode 23 - What's In the Box?
    Duration: 01h13min | 24/03/2017

    Episode 23: What’s In The Box? In Episode 23, Greg and Joey talk about the weather, knitting winter items when it’s warm, and various subscription boxes. Sponsors We are Knitcrate Ambassadors! Are you the kind of knitter who would enjoy receiving a surprise package of yarn in the mail every month? Then you need to sign up for a Knitcrate subscription. Every month, you will receive a selection of curated yarn, a pattern specifically paired to use with the yarn, and a treat. Use code KD20 at checkout for 20% off your first package when you sign up for a subscription. Special thanks to our sponsor: Coveted Yarn! Coveted Yarn is a local yarn shop in Gloucester, Massachusetts, and is an authorized dealer of our favorite knitting needles: Karbonz, by Knitter’s Pride. In addition to a great variety of widely distributed yarn, Coveted Yarn offers their own signature line of yarn — Flat Rocks Yarn, which is dyed by the shop owner’s sister. You can also find McPorter Farms knitting accessories and buttons at Coveted Yarn. World-wide shipping is available. Contact them via their website or at 1-978-282-8809 for more information and to place an order. Notes Thank-Yous Thank you to Wendy from Knitters Brewing Company for sending Greg a handful of wonderful preemie hats and some sweet yarn. Wendy recently published an e-book of cute baby hats: CLICK for Cuteness. These patterns are to help raise awareness for the Click For Babiesorganization. Ravelry Goings-On Haiku Time With Greg Dishcloth Cotton Discussion Giveaways We gave away a copy of Presto by Lars Rains. Listen to the episode to see if you won. Projects Joey continues to work on a scarf for his son. Greg is working on his Halcyarn Socks (project page). First sock is complete, and he’s about 25% done with the leg of the second sock. He loves the contrasting cuffs, toes, and heels in black, but he hates weaving in the ends with black yarn. Yarn is custom-dyed by Dr. Kelly from the Ewe University podcast. Greg resumed work on the Flower Cardigan (project pa

  • Episode 22 - Working Together
    Episode 22 - Working Together
    Duration: 01h07min | 19/02/2017

    Episode 22: Working Together In Episode 22, Greg and Joey talk about bulky knitting, international shipping, and working together. Sponsors We are Knitcrate Ambassadors! Are you the kind of knitter who would enjoy receiving a surprise package of yarn in the mail every month? Then you need to sign up for a Knitcrate subscription. Every month, you will receive a selection of curated yarn, a pattern specifically paired to use with the yarn, and a treat. Use code KD20 at checkout for 20% off your first package when you sign up for a subscription. Special thanks to our sponsor: Coveted Yarn! Coveted Yarn is a local yarn shop in Gloucester, Massachusetts, and is an authorized dealer of our favorite knitting needles: Karbonz, by Knitter’s Pride. In addition to a great variety of widely distributed yarn, Coveted Yarn offers their own signature line of yarn — Flat Rocks Yarn, which is dyed by the shop owner’s sister. You can also find McPorter Farms knitting accessories and buttons at Coveted Yarn. World-wide shipping is available. Contact them via their website or at 1-978-282-8809 for more information and to place an order. Notes Thank-Yous BostonJen for giving us copies of her her newest shawl pattern: World of Difference, and for allowing Greg to participate in a DCS Pigskin Party Interception. Especially of note is the celebratory Gatorade bath that CinderGA took after winning the interception. Giveaways We are giving away a copy of Presto by Lars Rains. See our Ravelry group for details. Special thank-you to Interweave Press and Heather Zoppetti for helping us with international shipping for Heather’s books that we gave away in previous episodes. Projects Joey’s Pussyhat made it to the DC march, and then went to Montana. Joey continues to work on a scarf for his son. Greg is working on his Halcyarn Socks (project page). First sock is complete, and he’s about 25% done with the leg of the second sock. He loves the contrasting cuffs, toes, and heels in black, but he hates weaving in the ends with black yarn

  • Episode 21 - Cravats, Hats, and Cats
    Episode 21 - Cravats, Hats, and Cats
    Duration: 01h18min | 19/01/2017

    Episode 21: Cravats, Hats, and Cats In Episode 21, Greg and Joey talk about cravats, hats, and cats. Sponsor Special thanks to our sponsor: Coveted Yarn! Coveted Yarn is a local yarn shop in Gloucester, Massachusetts, and is an authorized dealer of our favorite knitting needles: Karbonz, by Knitter’s Pride. In addition to a great variety of widely distributed yarn, Coveted Yarn offers their own signature line of yarn — Flat Rocks Yarn, which is dyed by the shop owner’s sister. You can also find McPorter Farms knitting accessories and buttons at Coveted Yarn. World-wide shipping is available. Contact them via their website or at 1-978-282-8809 for more information and to place an order. Notes Thank-Yous AlpakkaAnna, for copies of her newest shawl design: Björkö Shawl. Giveaways Prizes are on the way from the County/State Fair KAL. Thank you for your patience. We announced the winner for a copy of Point/Counterpoint by Kino Knits and Sarah Schira. We announced the winner for a copy of Letterpress by Sara Bauer. Projects Joey continues to work on a scarf for his son. He realized that the 1-year anniversary of starting this project is approaching and is targeting to finish the scarf by then. Joey knitted a PussyHat for a friend who is attending the Women’s March on Washington on January 21. See the PussyHat Project website for more information about this project. Greg finished a pair of Zigzagular Socks for his mom (project page). He used HauteKnitYarn and his mom loves them. Greg finished the Voss Cowl (project page). He loves how the colorwork came out, but can definitely improve on his grafting technique. Greg is working on his Halcyarn Socks (project page). First sock is complete, and he’s about 25% done with the leg of the second sock. He loves the contrasting cuffs, toes, and heels in black, but he hates weaving in the ends with black yarn. Yarn is custom-dyed by Dr. Kelly from the Ewe University podcast. Greg has converted his imaginary knitting to real-life knitting: the Sun Blossoms Cowl (project

  • Episode 20 - Actual Knitting Actually Occurred
    Episode 20 - Actual Knitting Actually Occurred
    Duration: 01h17min | 16/12/2016

    Episode 20: Actual Knitting Actually Occurred In Episode 20, Greg and Joey talk about scarves, subscriptions, and shipping. Sponsor Special thanks to our sponsor: Coveted Yarn! Coveted Yarn is a local yarn shop in Gloucester, Massachusetts, and is an authorized dealer of our favorite knitting needles: Karbonz, by Knitter’s Pride. In addition to a great variety of widely distributed yarn, Coveted Yarn offers their own signature line of yarn — Flat Rocks Yarn, which is dyed by the shop owner’s sister. You can also find McPorter Farms knitting accessories and buttons at Coveted Yarn. World-wide shipping is available. Contact them via their website or at 1-978-282-8809 for more information and to place an order. Notes Giveaways We haven’t shipped prizes from previous giveaways yet. We will, eventually, we promise. Projects Joey is working on a scarf for his son. His promise of finishing it by Christmas in previous episodes did not specify which Christmas it will be finished by. He’s making good progress, but isn’t banking on Christmas anymore. Greg completed a Mini-Stocking (no project page). He loves this pattern. Greg is knitting dishcloths. On his fishing trip, he knitted a big one with cotton yarn and Scrubby yarn held double. He’s looking forward to using it. He also has been using KnitPicks Dishie yarn, which he loves. Greg is working on a pair of Zigzagular Socks for his mom (project page). First sock is complete, he’s starting the zigs and zags on the other sock now. He’s using HauteKnitYarn. Greg is working on his Halcyarn Socks (project page). First sock is complete. He loves the contrasting cuffs, toes, and heels in black, but he hates weaving in the ends with black yarn. Yarn is custom-dyed by Dr. Kelly from the Ewe University podcast. Greg has started some imaginary knitting: the Sun Blossoms Cowl with amazing alpaca yarn from Fair Winds Farm. Reviews Point/Counterpoint by Kino Knits and Sarah Schira– check out the thread in our Ravelry group for your chance to win a copy of this collect

  • Episode 19 - Literally True
    Episode 19 - Literally True
    Duration: 01h15min | 14/11/2016

    Episode 19: Literally True   In Episode 19, Greg and Joey talk about singers, fair knitting, and ukulele gatherings. Sponsor Special thanks to our sponsor: Coveted Yarn! Coveted Yarn is a local yarn shop in Gloucester, Massachusetts, and is an authorized dealer of our favorite knitting needles: Karbonz, by Knitter’s Pride. In addition to a great variety of widely distributed yarn, Coveted Yarn offers their own signature line of yarn — Flat Rocks Yarn, which is dyed by the shop owner’s sister. You can also find McPorter Farms knitting accessories and buttons at Coveted Yarn. World-wide shipping is available. Contact them via their website or at 1-978-282-8809 for more information and to place an order. Notes Giveaways We gave away loads of prizes from the County Fair KAL. Spoiler alert: everyone who entered the KAL won a prize. Tune in and find out what you won. Notes from the Ravelry Group Knitter’s Confessions: a safe place to confess your deepest, darkest knitting secret. Projects Joey is working on a scarf for his son. He promises to finish it by Christmas. Greg is working on his Halcyarn Socks (project page). First sock is complete. He loves the contrasting cuffs, toes, and heels in black, but he hates weaving in the ends with black yarn. Greg is working on the Voss Cowl (project page). Since the last episode, he ripped it all out and re-knit it, switching which color yarn he was holding in each hand. This changed the color dominance and now the yarn is looking how he wants it to look. Greg is working on the Flower Cardigan (project page) for Blueberry. He hopes to finish it soon so Blueberry can wear it this winter. Greg finished a cross stitch lighthouse that he picked up on vacation a couple of weeks ago. Music Frank Sinatra Bob Dylan Shadows In the Night (affiliate link) — Bob’s album of Frank Sinatra Covers Duquesne Whistle Tom Waits Events Greg entered the North Carolina State Fair with six items and won awards for four of them. Misc Bodie Island Light Station Tybee Island Light H

  • Episode 18 - The Sound Of Square Needles
    Episode 18 - The Sound Of Square Needles
    Duration: 56min | 16/10/2016

    Episode 18 - The Sound Of Square Needles In Episode 18, Greg and Joey talk about dreams, fairs, and designing. Sponsor Special thanks to our sponsor: Coveted Yarn! Coveted Yarn is a local yarn shop in Gloucester, Massachusetts, and is an authorized dealer of our favorite knitting needles: Karbonz, by Knitter’s Pride. In addition to a great variety of widely distributed yarn, Coveted Yarn offers their own signature line of yarn — Flat Rocks Yarn, which is dyed by the shop owner’s sister. You can also find McPorter Farms knitting accessories and buttons at Coveted Yarn. World-wide shipping is available. Contact them via their website or at 1-978-282-8809 for more information and to place an order. Notes Giveaways We gave away two copies of Unexpected Cables: Feminine Knitted Garments Featuring Modern Cable Knitting (affiliate link) and two copies of Everyday Lace: Simple, Sophisticated Knitted Garments(affiliate link), both  by Heather Zoppetti (published by Interweave Press). Thanks to Stitch Sprouts for providing the review and prize copies of the book! Notes from the Ravelry Group How to center-pull from a ball of Opal, by whirlybird Margaret — you should go favorite this post right now. Knitter’s Confessions: a safe place to confess your deepest, darkest knitting secret. Projects Joey is working on a scarf for his son. Joey is working on pair of socks. Amplitude — Greg’s newest shawl design was recently released and is now available for purchase. You can follow the #AmplitudeShawlhashtag on Instagram to keep an eye on the beautiful shawls people are knitting. Several podcasts are hosting giveaways for the shawl, check the thread in the Knitting Daddy Designs Ravelry group for details. Ongoing Events County Fair KAL: enter your fiber-related crafts in your local fair, then enter them in our KAL. Events Gwinnett County Fair — Joey entered 3 items: socks, Tranquilla (first place in scarves and cowls!), and soap (second place!). His wife entered in the stained glass category (first place!). Greg h

  • Episode 17: Knitters Confessions
    Episode 17: Knitters' Confessions
    Duration: 02h44min | 25/08/2016

    Episode 17: Knitters’ Confessions In Episode 17, Greg and Joey talk about deep, dark secrets, center pull yarn, and soap. Sponsor Special thanks to our sponsor: Coveted Yarn! Coveted Yarn is a local yarn shop in Gloucester, Massachusetts, and is an authorized dealer of our favorite knitting needles: Karbonz, by Knitter’s Pride. In addition to a great variety of widely distributed yarn, Coveted Yarn offers their own signature line of yarn — Flat Rocks Yarn, which is dyed by the shop owner’s sister. You can also find McPorter Farms knitting accessories and buttons at Coveted Yarn. World-wide shipping is available. Contact them via their website or at 1-978-282-8809 for more information and to place an order. Notes Giveaways: We gave away a copy of the Take It Easy: Knits For Relaxing book fromKnit Picks, along with enough yarn to knit Walk By The Seasideby Jessica Anderson. Thanks to Knit Picks and Jessica Anderson for providing the review and prize copies of the book and yarn! We gave away a copy of the Riley Rose Shawl by Jennifer Lassonde (aka BostonJen from the Down Cellar Studio podcast).  Thanks to Jennifer Lassonde for the copy of the shawl to giveaway! We reviewed Unexpected Cables: Feminine Knitted Garments Featuring Modern Cable Knitting (affiliate link) by Heather Zoppetti (published byInterweave Press), and are excited to be giving away two copies of the book. See the giveaway thread in our Ravelry group for details. Thanks to Stitch Sprouts for providing the review and prize copies of the book! Prize Bin Additions 1 pattern of the winner’s choice from the Windswept Designs’ Ravelry Store provided by: WindsweptMonique Monique. 3 skeins of yarn from The Fiber Seed yarn provided Lindsay at The Fiber Seed  Podcasts: Twinset Designs — Greg was a guest on their last episode, while Twinset Ellen stepped in on our last episode. Yarn Thing with Marly Bird Projects: Joey is working on a scarf for his son. Joey has started another pair of socks. He’s using a contrasting color for the toes, heels, an

  • Episode 16: Insert Witty Episode Title Here
    Episode 16: Insert Witty Episode Title Here
    Duration: 01h16min | 03/08/2016

    Episode 16: Insert Witty Episode Title Here   In Episode 16, the talk is about sweaters, lace, and underwater knitting. Sponsor Special thanks to our sponsor: Coveted Yarn! Coveted Yarn is a local yarn shop in Gloucester, Massachusetts, and is an authorized dealer of our favorite knitting needles: Karbonz, by Knitter’s Pride. In addition to a great variety of widely distributed yarn, Coveted Yarn offers their own signature line of yarn — Flat Rocks Yarn, which is dyed by the shop owner’s sister. You can also find McPorter Farms knitting accessories and buttons at Coveted Yarn. World-wide shipping is available. Contact them via their website or at 1-978-282-8809 for more information and to place an order. Notes Giveaways: In celebration of the Coveted Yarn sponsorship, we gave away a skein of Flat Rocks Yarn and a collection of McPorter Farms knitting accessories. Listen to the episode to see if you won. Thanks to Coveted Yarn for providing the prize! We are giving away a copy of the Take It Easy: Knits For Relaxing book from Knit Picks, along with enough yarn to knit Walk By The Seasideby Jessica Anderson. See the giveaway thread in our Ravelry group for details. Thanks to Knit Picks and Jessica Anderson for providing the review and prize copies of the book and yarn! We are giving away a copy of the Riley Rose Shawl by Jennifer Lassonde (aka BostonJen from the Down Cellar Studio podcast).  See thegiveaway thread in our Ravelry group for details. Thanks to Jennifer Lassonde for the copy of the shawl to giveaway! We reviewed the Everyday Lace: Simple, Sophisticated Knitted Garments by Heather Zoppetti (published by Interweave Press), and are excited to be giving away two copies of the book. See the giveaway thread in our Ravelry group for details. Thanks to Stitch Sprouts for providing the review and prize copies of the book! Prize Bin Additions $50 Gift Certificate to Knitters Brewing Company added to the prize bin for the County Fair KAL. Thanks to socalknitgirl Wendy for providing the prize.  Podcasts:

  • Episode 15 - Hiyooooooo! It’s a Giveaway-palooza!
    Episode 15 - Hiyooooooo! It’s a Giveaway-palooza!
    Duration: 01h26min | 27/07/2016

    Episode 15: Hiyooooooo! It’s a Giveaway-palooza! In Episode 15, Greg and Joey talk about yarn crawls, sewing, and soap. Sponsor Special thanks to our sponsor: Coveted Yarn! Coveted Yarn is a local yarn shop in Gloucester, Massachusetts, and is an authorized dealer of our favorite knitting needles: Karbonz, by Knitter’s Pride. In addition to a great variety of widely distributed yarn, Coveted Yarn offers their own signature line of yarn — Flat Rocks Yarn, which is dyed by the shop owner’s sister. You can also find McPorter Farms knitting accessories and buttons at Coveted Yarn. World-wide shipping is available. Contact them via their website or at 1-978-282-8809 for more information and to place an order. Notes Giveaways: In celebration of the Coveted Yarn sponsorship, we are giving away a skein of Flat Rocks Yarn and a collection of McPorter Farms knitting accessories. Listen to the episode for details, and sign up on the thread in our Ravelry group. Thanks to Coveted Yarn for providing the prize! We reviewed the Take It Easy: Knits For Relaxing book from Knit Picks, and are excited to be giving away a copy of the book along with enough yarn to knit Walk By The Seaside by Jessica Anderson. See the giveaway thread in our Ravelry group for details. Thanks to Knit Picks and Jessica Anderson for providing the review and prize copies of the book and yarn! We are giving away a copy of the Riley Rose Shawl by Jennifer Lassonde (aka BostonJen from the Down Cellar Studio podcast).  See the giveaway thread in our Ravelry group for details. Thanks to Jennifer Lassonde for the copy of the shawl to giveaway!  Podcasts: Adam Curry Actually Knitting Chris Hardwick Curious Handmade Dawn and Drew Show Down Cellar Studio Knitting Butterflies Knitting Pipeline NT Pod Prairie Girls Knit and Spin Shinybees Still Untitled: The Adam Savage Project Twinset Designs Yarns at Yin Hoo Projects: Joey is working on a scarf for his son. Unnamed Shawl — Greg finished knitting his new shawl design. He’s working on getting a pattern cre

  • Episode 14 - Gregs Not Wearing Any Pants. Avert Your Eyes, Children!
    Episode 14 - Greg's Not Wearing Any Pants. Avert Your Eyes, Children!
    Duration: 02h38s | 10/07/2016

    Episode 14: Greg’s Not Wearing Any Pants. Avert Your Eyes, Children!   In Episode 14, Greg and Joey talk about TV, TNNA, and tours. Sponsor Special thanks to our sponsor: Coveted Yarn! Coveted Yarn is a local yarn shop in Gloucester, Massachusetts, and is an authorized dealer of our favorite knitting needles: Karbonz, by Knitter’s Pride. In addition to a great variety of widely distributed yarn, Coveted Yarn offers their own signature line of yarn — Flat Rocks Yarn, which is dyed by the shop owner’s sister. You can also find McPorter Farms knitting accessories and buttons at Coveted Yarn. World-wide shipping is available. Contact them via their website or at 1-978-282-8809 for more information and to place an order. Notes Giveaway: In celebration of the Coveted Yarn sponsorship, we are giving away a skein of Flat Rocks Yarn and a collection of McPorter Farms knitting accessories. Listen to the episode for details, and sign up on the thread in our Ravelry group. Thanks to Coveted Yarn for providing the prize!  Podcasts: Knit. Dye. Read. Twinset Designs Actually Knitting Down Cellar Studio Ewe University Podcast Projects: Joey is working on a scarf for his son. Unnamed Shawl — Greg finished knitting his new shawl design. He’s working on getting a pattern created now. April Showers Socks — the socks Greg currently has on his needles (project page). Knitted Patchwork Recipe by Martine Ellis — Greg’s Scrappy Sock Yarn Blanket (project page). the beekeeper’s quilt by Tiny Owl Knits — Greg’s other scrap sock yarn project (project page). Devil’s Churn Hat by Tina Johnston — Greg cast that on this weekend (project page). Ongoing Events Down Cellar Studio Splash Pad Party: we’re the official pool boys. June 1 – July 31 Actually Knitting PalKal: Greg’s Scrappy Sock Yarn Preemie Hat pattern counts for the KAL. June 15 – September 15 County Fair KAL: enter your fiber-related crafts in your local fair, then enter them in our KAL. Past Events TNNA (The National Needlearts Association) — Greg attended the Summer S

  • Episode 13 - Magical Love Pants
    Episode 13 - Magical Love Pants
    Duration: 02h52min | 17/06/2016

    Episode 13: Magical Love Pants In Episode 13, Greg and Joey talk about knitting superpowers, the next wave in crochet fashion, and Joey’s latest hobby. Sponsor Special thanks to our new sponsor: Coveted Yarn! Coveted Yarn is a local yarn shop in Gloucester, Massachusetts, and is an authorized dealer of our favorite knitting needles: Karbonz, by Knitter’s Pride. In addition to a great variety of widely distributed yarn, Coveted Yarn offers their own signature line of yarn — Flat Rocks Yarn, which is dyed by the shop owner’s sister. You can also find McPorter Farms knitting accessories and buttons at Coveted Yarn. World-wide shipping is available. Contact them via their website or at 1-978-282-8809 for more information and to place an order. Notes Giveaway: In celebration of the Coveted Yarn sponsorship, we are giving away a skein of Flat Rocks Yarn and a collection of McPorter Farms knitting accessories. Listen to the episode for details, and sign up on the thread in our Ravelry group. Thanks to Coveted Yarn for providing the prize!  Podcasts: Actually Knitting Down Cellar Studio Ewe University Podcast Knitting Pipeline The Knitmore Girls Twinset Designs Projects: Knitted Patchwork Recipe by Martine Ellis — Greg’s Scrappy Sock Yarn Blanket (project page). the beekeeper’s quilt by Tiny Owl Knits — Greg’s other scrap sock yarn project (project page). Egg To Owl Reversible Toy — the toy that Greg made after attending the Susan B. Anderson workshop (project page). Events Down Cellar Studio Splash Pad Party: we’re the official pool boys. June 1 – July 31 Actually Knitting PalKal: Greg’s Scrappy Sock Yarn Preemie Hat pattern counts for the KAL. June 15 – September 15 World Wide Knit In Public Day: Saturday June 18 Greg plans to be in Cary, NC at the Craft Public House at 2pm, then Warm N’ Fuzzy afterwards. Michelle from Actually Knitting organized this great opportunity and will be there, too. Stay tuned for information about the County Fair KAL  Misc: The Princess Bride — Greg’s favorite movie. “I

  • Episode 12 - I Am Gandor, Thunder Stealer!
    Episode 12 - I Am Gandor, Thunder Stealer!
    Duration: 01h23min | 18/05/2016

    Episode 12: I Am Gandor, Thunder Stealer! In Episode 12, Greg and Joey talk about gold in Georgia, grammar, and the stealing of thunder. Notes Giveaway: We gave away a copy of Modern Lopi: One by Lars Rains. Thanks to KnitVentures and Lars Rains for the review copies and prize. Dahlonega, GA: It’s Pure Gold Joey received a handmade Bronze/Sterling Flame Eyed Yarn Sewing Needle from Leslie Wind, owner of the lesliewind etsy shop. It’s beautiful, functional art.  Podcasts: The Knitmore Girls Down Cellar Studio Actually Knitting Projects: Strie Socks, Top Down by Lara Neel from her Sock Architecture (affiliate link) book — Greg’s socks. He’s incorporating the Fish Lips Kiss Heel by Sox Therapist, and loving how the FLK Heel is working out (project page). Next time Greg knits a FLK Heel, he’s going to use theinstructions on how to do it in a contrasting color. Knitted Patchwork Recipe by Martine Ellis — Greg’s Scrappy Sock Yarn Blanket (project page). Joey’s also knitting this, but he’s using worsted weight yarn because that’s what he has the most of. the beekeeper’s quilt by Tiny Owl Knits — Greg’s other scrap sock yarn project (project page). Events The Fibre Seed Preemie Hat KAL/CAL: featuring Greg’s Scrappy Sock Yarn Preemie Hat pattern. May 8 – 23 Susan B. Anderson Workshop at The Fibre Space: Greg is attending. May 19-21. Down Cellar Studio Splash Pad Party: we’re the official pool boys. June 1 – July 31 TNNA: Greg is attending. June 11-13 Actually Knitting PalKal: Greg’s Scrappy Sock Yarn Preemie Hat pattern counts for the KAL. June 15 – September 15 World Wide Knit In Public Day: Saturday June 18 Greg plans to be in Cary, NC at Warm N’ Fuzzy. Michelle fromActually Knitting will probably be there, too. TV Time With Joey: The Americans Longmire Project Runway Call The Midwife  Misc: Esse quam videri (To be, rather than to seem) — the North Carolina State motto. The Georgia State motto is “Wisdom, Justice, Moderation” Stitch N’ Pitch Tweetsie Railroad Ukulele World Congress Joey & Bi

  • Episode 11 - Asymptotes, Clapping Music, and Drunken Knitting
    Episode 11 - Asymptotes, Clapping Music, and Drunken Knitting
    Duration: 01h28min | 21/04/2016

    Episode 11: Asymptotes, Clapping Music, and Drunken Knitting In Episode 11, Greg and Joey talk about math, music, and drinking while knitting. Notes Giveaway: We reviewed and are giving away a copy of Modern Lopi: Oneby Lars Rains. Listen to the podcast and check out our Ravelry group for details and a chance to win. Thanks to KnitVentures and Lars Rains for the review copies and prize. Greg and Joey both enjoyed this book and recommend it.  Podcasts: Teaching Your Brain To Knit Yarns at Yin Hoo Ready, Set Knit (Episode 440 includes an interview with Lars Rains) Patterns: Giant Color Shift Brioche Scarf by Shaina Scott — Shaina gave Joey this pattern because Joey wants to knit a brioche scarf Projects: Strie Socks, Top Down by Lara Neel from her Sock Architecture (affiliate link) book — Greg’s socks. He’s incorporating the Fish Lips Kiss Heel by Sox Therapist, and loving how the FLK Heel is working out (project page). Next time Greg knits a FLK Heel, he’s going to use theinstructions on how to do it in a contrasting color. Milo by Georgie Nicolson — Greg knitted this for a friend’s baby shower (project page). Knitted Patchwork Recipe by Martine Ellis — Greg’s Scrappy Sock Yarn Blanket (project page). Events — Greg is planning to attend all of these. If you go, too, please find him and say “hi!” Susan B. Anderson workshops at The Fibre Space — Alexendria, VA, May 19-21. TNNA Summer Show — Washington, DC, June 11-13. TV: Longmire Project Runway Call The Midwife  Misc: Simply Socks Yarn Company in Fort Wayne, IN — Greg was able to visit in person and loved the shop. WEBS (yarn.com) — Joey bought a new set of Karbonz needles The Yarn Garden Knit Shop — Joey is planning to visit soon, in search of yarn for Thomas’ scarf Saxapahaw, North Carolina Fix-A-Stitch — we gave away a Fix-A-Stitch in our last episode Valley Girl — Joey loves the music from this movie Sprout Patterns — Greg was not able to attend the workshop they recently hosted, but he hopes to attend a craft night sometime in the future. Nati

  • Episode 10 - Popping Off the Stack
    Episode 10 - Popping Off the Stack
    Duration: 01h09min | 30/03/2016

    Episode 10: Popping Off The Stack In Episode 10, Greg and Joey push and pop things on and off the stack. Notes Contest: We gave away a Fix-A-Stitch! Listen to the episode to see if you won. Thanks to Fix-A-Stitch for providing the prize.  Podcasts: 2 Knit Lit Chicks Crazy Knitter Studio Down Cellar Studio Ewe University Knitting Butterflies Prairie Girls Knit And Spin TwinSet Designs Projects: Adding Vertical Stripes To A Knitting Project — Joey experimented with this technique, using the information from a Knitting Daily article. Fireflies Rising Shawlette by Helen Stewart — Greg finished this project (project page). Strie Socks, Top Down by Lara Neel from her Sock Architecture (affiliate link) book — Greg’s newest socks cast-on. He’s incorporating the Fish Lips Kiss Heel by Sox Therapist, and loving how the FLK Heel is working out (project page).  Books: 11/22/63: A Novel (affiliate link) by Stephen King — Joey is enjoying this book. Events — Greg is planning to attend all of these. If you go, too, please find him and say “hi!” Learn to Sew with Sprout Patterns — Durham, NC, April 3. Susan B. Anderson workshops at The Fibre Space — Alexendria, VA, May 19-21. TNNA Summer Show — Washington, DC, June 11-13.  Misc: Longmire, House of Cards, and Daredevil — how Greg has been spending his quality time with Netflix. Doctor Who — pretty much the only show that Greg purchases since he doesn’t have cable. Bloodline — Joey likes this show. He also recommends Rectify on theSundance Channel Deadpool — Joey and Greg both enjoyed this movie. It earned it’s “R” rating. Disneyworld Segway Salem Congregation Sunrise Service  — Greg has played in the Easter band here for 17 years. 500 Songs for Kids — Joey is playing bass on a song for this charity event. You can donate to the charity via the Southeast Ukers donation page. (The Southeast Ukers are a group of ukulele players that Joey plays with.) Carolina Fiberfest — Greg had a great time at at this event. He made some purchases: Fiber for spinning: merino, alpaca,

  • Episode 9 - Down With DST!
    Episode 9 - Down With DST!
    Duration: 01h29min | 17/03/2016

    Episode 9: Down With DST In Episode 9, Greg and Joey agree that Daylight Saving Time is horrible. Notes Contest: We’re giving away a Fix-A-Stitch! Listen to the episode for details and sign up in the thread in our Ravelry group.  Podcasts: Revelations Of A Delusional Knitter Commuter Knitter TwinSet Designs Projects: Gramma’s Dishcloth (Grandmother’s 2nd Favorite) by PJ Allen — Greg incorporated the Red Heart Scrubby Yarn Joey gave him and is quite pleased with the results. (project page) Four-Stitch Ribbing Patterns by Charlene Schurch — Joey finished these socks. (project page) Christmas Candy Socks by Lara Neel from her Sock Architecture (affiliate link) book — this is Greg’s “conference call knitting” project (project page) Dyad Socks, Top Down by Lara Neel from her Sock Architecture (affiliate link) book — This is Greg’s #ChristmasDayCastOn project (project page) Joey’s trying to determine what kind of scarf to knit for his son. Greg’s unnamed hat design. He doesn’t have a project page for it yet. Fireflies Rising Shawlette by Helen Stewart — Greg is still about halfway done with this project (project page). Strie Socks, Top Down by Lara Neel from her Sock Architecture (affiliate link) book — Greg’s newest socks cast-on. He’s incorporating the Fish Lips Kiss Heel by Sox Therapist, and loving how the FLK Heel is working out (project page).  Books: Sock Architecture (affiliate link) by Lara Neel — Greg’s favorite sock book. Events — Greg is planning to attend all of these. If you go, too, please find him and say “hi!” Carolina Fiberfest — Raleigh, NC, March 25 & 26. Susan B. Anderson workshops at The Fibre Space — Alexendria, VA, May 19-21. TNNA Summer Show — Washington, DC, June 11-13.  Misc: Longmire — On Joey’s recommendation, Greg is now watching this. He’s enjoying it. House Of Cards — Greg put Longmire on hold when the new season of House Of Cards dropped. Daylight Saving Time — Greg and Joey are not fans of DST. It is bad for your health and the economy. Romper Room — “I see….” Toro

  • Episode 8 - Checks, Socks, and Fish Lips
    Episode 8 - Checks, Socks, and Fish Lips
    Duration: 01h13min | 13/02/2016

    Episode 8: Checks, Socks, and Fish Lips In Episode 8, Greg and Joey wonder if people still write checks, talk about socks, and review a book. Notes Podcasts: Knitting Pipeline The Knitmore Girls Teaching Your Brain To Knit Yarn Thing With Marly Bird Ewe University Projects: Four-Stitch Ribbing Patterns by Charlene Schurch — Joey is done wit the first sock. (project page) TINY tea leaves cardi by Melissa LaBarre — Greg finished this cardigan for Blueberry (project page) Christmas Candy Socks by Lara Neel from her Sock Architecture (affiliate link) book — this is Greg’s “conference call knitting” project (project page) Dyad Socks, Top Down by Lara Neel from her Sock Architecture (affiliate link) book — This is Greg’s #ChristmasDayCastOn project (project page) Fireflies Rising Shawlette by Helen Stewart — Greg is halfway done with this project (project page)  Books: Susan B. Anderson’s Kids’ Knitting Workshop: The Easiest and Most Effective Way to Learn to Knit! (affiliate link) — Greg loves this book and recently reviewed it on is KnittingDaddy.com blog. Sock Architecture (affiliate link) by Lara Neel — Greg’s favorite sock book.  Misc: Wachovia Is Now Wells Fargo — this news is so 8 years ago. Lined Drawstring Bag Tutorial — this is the tutorial Greg used to make a stack of project bags, one of which he gave to Joey. Red Heart Scrubby Yarn — Great for dishcloths! Daily Haiku: 2010 (affiliate link) — Greg’s haiku book. Fish Lips Kiss Heel by Patty-Joy White — Greg and Joey are giving away 10 copies of this pattern. See the thread in the Unraveling Podcast Ravelry group for details. Knitting With Neko Curved Double Pointed Needles ChiaoGoo Amish Design Wooden Yarn Swift (affiliate link) Longmire — Joey recommends this TV show. Sons of Anarchy — Greg is currently binge-watching this TV show. Horizontal Herringbone Stitch on NewStitchADay.com: How to Knit the Horizontal Herringbone Stitch Brioche: How to Knit Set Up Rows for 2 Color Brioche and Brioche Stitch in Two Colors Waiting For Winter Mittens pattern

  • Episode 7 - A Long December
    Episode 7 - A Long December
    Duration: 01h07min | 28/01/2016

    Episode 7: A Long December In Episode 7, Greg and Joey discuss socks, theater, and popular music from the 90s. Notes Podcasts: Yarnspinners Tales Knitting Pipeline The Knitmore Girls Curious Handmade Shinybees Prairie Girls Knit And Spin Projects: Tranquilla by Kim Neuhauser — Joey finished this scarf, except for the blocking (project page) Four-Stitch Ribbing Patterns by Charlene Schurch — Joey is taking a fresh look at this “sock that will never end” project (project page) Checked and Square Socks, Top Down by Lara Neel from her Sock Architecture (affiliate link) book — this is Greg’s “conference call knitting” project (project page) Dyad Socks, Top Down by Lara Neel from her Sock Architecture (affiliate link) book — This is Greg’s #ChristmasDayCastOn project (project page) TINY tea leaves cardi by Melissa LaBarre — Greg is working on this cardigan for Blueberry (project page) Songs and Albums: “September of My Years” by Frank Sinatra “October” by U2 “A Long December” by Counting Crows  Misc: Skacel — Joey was thumbing through one of their catalogs when he decided to learn brioche knitting Brioche knitting — Joey used a YouTube video to learn brioche. Signature Needles — Joey used his new needles on his brioche experiments Knitter’s Pride Karbonz — Greg and Joey both love these needles and are totally open to a sponsorship deal with Knitter’s Pride. Judy’s Magic Cast-on Jenny’s Surprisingly Stretchy Bind Off Fish Lips Kiss Heel by Patty-Joy White Waiting For Winter Mittens pattern by Susan B. Anderson Greg is writing haiku on twitter. Follow #DailyHaiku by @drmellow and#KnittingHaiku by @KnittingDaddy if you want to keep up. Sweeney Todd — Joey recently watched the staged production of this musical and encourages everyone in the Atlanta area to come out toActor’s Express and check it out. Greg’s KnittingDaddy.com blog and his Knitting Daddy Designs Ravelry group — where the #ScrappyPreemieHatKAL for Greg’s Scrappy Sock Yarn Preemie Hat pattern was hosted. Itty Bitty Knits Ravelry group — where Gre

  • Episode 6 - Haiku Time With Greg
    Episode 6 - Haiku Time With Greg
    Duration: 01h08min | 14/01/2016

    Episode 6: Haiku Time With Greg In Episode 6, Greg and Joey share their holiday knitting adventures. And Haiku. Notes Podcasts: Yarnspinners Tales Sword & Laser needlejunkies Knitting Pipeline Knitting Pipeline Georgia Retreat Christmas Gifts Knitter’s Pride Karbonz — Greg and Joey both love these needles and are totally open to a sponsorship deal with Knitter’s Pride. Joey got a set of single-point straight needles. Signature Needles — Joey’s mom gave him a set of and he’s excited to knit something with them soon. The Sock Ruler — Greg got this from the Friends in Fiber etsy shop. Fix-a-stitch — Greg got this at his LYS, a great stocking stuffer.  Projects: The Casual Friday Dog Sweater by Lion Brand Yarn — Joey knitted this for his dog (and cat?) (project page) Untangled by Samiha Qureshi — Joey knitted this for himself (project page) Checked and Square Socks, Top Down by Lara Neel from her Sock Architecture (affiliate link) book — this is Greg’s “conference call knitting” project (project page) Dyad Socks, Top Down by Lara Neel from her Sock Architecture(affiliate link) book — This is Greg’s #ChristmasDayCastOn project (project page) TINY tea leaves cardi by Melissa LaBarre — Greg is working on this cardigan for Blueberry (project page) Sesame Street Family Support Network of Central Carolina Julinanna’ Fibre — Greg is using Julianna’s yarn for his Dyad socks What shawl should Greg knit? Vote here! Rosanne Cash Mason-Dixon Knitting A Coloring Book for Knitters (affiliate link) Additional music for this episode, “The Elevator Bossa Nova”, was provided by bensound.com

  • Episode 5 - The Sound of Unraveling
    Episode 5 - The Sound of Unraveling
    Duration: 01h04min | 04/12/2015

    Episode 5: The Sound Of Unraveling In Episode 5,Greg and Joey findthe sound of unraveling. Notes Beard Length Measuring Shirt Knitter’s Pride Karbonz — Greg and Joey both love these needles and are totally open to a sponsorship deal with Knitter’s Pride. Podcasts: Down Cellar Studio Podcast ACTuallyKNITting Podcast 2 Knit Lit Chicks Podcast Knitmore Girls Podcast Ewe University Podcast Yarns at Hin Hoo Podcast Projects: The Casual Friday Dog Sweater by Lion Brand Yarn — Joey’s knitting this for his dog (project page) Basic Socks a la Jeanne by Jeanne Shrader — Greg knitted this for his mom (project page) Genevieve’s Tube Socks by Jasmin & Gigi Knitmore — Greg knitted this for his daughter (project page) Untangled by Samiha Qureshi — Greg knitted this for himself (project page) Gramma’s Dishcloth (Grandmother’s 2nd Favorite) by PJ Allen — Greg’s favorite dishcloth pattern This Old House New Yankee Workshop Knitting Addiction — a yarn shop in the Outer Banks of NC that Greg loves to visit Red Heart Scrubby Yarn — great for dishcloths! Cognitive Anchoring — the science behind why it’s a great idea to knit simple things during meetings and conferences so that you can pay attention better Respect the Spindle (affiliate link) by Abby Franquemont — an excellent book on spinning with a spindle Help Me Find A Hat Pattern — the thread to help Joey find a hat pattern that approximates his son’s favorite hat Andre Sue Knits etsy shop — Greg won a sock blank from her shop and is planning on knitting a shawl from it, either the: Come What May by Susan B. Anderson, or Fireflies Rising by Helen Steward Sugar Maple Wikipedia Page Little Waiting for Winter Mittens and Waiting for Winter Mittens patterns by Susan B. Anderson Daily Haiku: 2010 (affiliate link) — Greg’s first book of silly haiku Rudolf Steiner

  • Episode 4 - Stitches Leaving the Ranch
    Episode 4 - Stitches Leaving the Ranch
    Duration: 59min | 18/11/2015

    Episode 4 - Stitches Leaving the Ranch In Episode 4, Greg and Joey may have left the ranch, but eventually seem to have found their way back. Be sure to listen to the end for information about the very first Unraveling Podcast contest. Notes Red Heart Scrubby Yarn — great for dishcloths! Gramma’s Dishcloth (Grandmother’s 2nd Favorite) by PJ Allen — Greg’s favorite dishcloth pattern Knitting Pipeline podcast Four-Stitch Ribbing Patterns by Charlene Schurch from the Sensational Knitted Socks (affiliate link) book — Joey’s sock that will never end Crochet Dog Sweaters — Joey’s working on The Casual Friday Dog Sweater Dancing With The Stars Doctor Who Basic Socks a la Jeanne by Jeanne Shrader — Greg is knitting these socks for his Mom for Christmas Mastering The Knits Podcast — Greg is participating in the#ElvesWorkshopAlong contest TNNA Master Hand Knitting Program KnitmoreGirls Podcast #ScrappyPreemieHatKAL Chatter and FO threads World Prematurity Day — November 17 Greg’s Scrappy Sock Yarn Preemie Hat pattern Knitting Daddy Designs Ravelry Group Lined Drawstring Bag Tutorial — the tutorial that Greg uses to sew project bags Tampa Bay Ukulele Getaway (TBUG) Ukulele World Congress Stash: A Place For Yarn — Joey visited this LYS when he was in Florida Tranquilla scarf by Kim Neuhauser — Joey got a kit for this Daddy Kool Records — Joey visited this record shop after visiting Stash Crochet Magic Loop Knitting Magic Loop Tony by Taiga Hilliard Designs — Joey is knitting this hat Knitter’s Pride Karbonz — Greg and Joey both love these needles HiyaHiya Needles — Joey’s new needles Joey’s YouTube Channel — lots of ukulele-playing videos Knit The Bridge – Lindley Park — Greensboro’s first yarn bomb Little Waiting for Winter Mittens and Waiting for Winter Mittens patterns by Susan B. Anderson  

  • Episode 3 - So,Heres A Funny Story...
    Episode 3 - So,Here's A Funny Story...
    Duration: 56min | 05/11/2015

    Episode 3: So, Here's a Funny Story... In Episode 3, Greg and Joey let the listeners be the judge of whether or not their stories are funny. Notes Cape Lookout National Seashore — where Greg was for his fishing trip Wendell, NC — includes history of how the town was named Oliver Wendell Douglass Twinset Designs Podcast Down Cellar Studio Podcast Knitter’s Pride Karbonz Four-Stitch Ribbing Patterns by Charlene Schurch from the Sensational Knitted Socks (affiliate link) book — Joey’s sock that will never end Greg’s Scrappy Sock Yarn Preemie Hat pattern View From The Charles shawl by Jennifer Lassonde — added as a prize for the #ScrappyPreemieHatKAL Knitting Daddy Designs Ravelry Group #ScrappyPreemieHatKAL Chatter and FO threads Knitted Crown For Little Girls On Double Pointed Needles — Joey’s crown Skinny Triangle Scarf — scarf for Greg’s mom Basic Socks a la Jeanne by Jeanne Shrader — socks Greg is knitting for his mom Gramma’s Dishcloth (Grandmother’s 2nd Favorite) by PJ Allen — Greg’s favorite basic dishcloth pattern Grandmother’s Favorite Dishcloth by Ponies & Purls Clicks & Sticks Knitting Guild — Joey’s knitting guild Stitches South Knitting To The Rescue! — the story of Greg’s Fishcloth Dishcloth

  • Episode 2 - Cthulhu and Socks and Fairs, Oh My!
    Episode 2 - Cthulhu and Socks and Fairs, Oh My!
    Duration: 01h08min | 21/10/2015

    Unraveling - Episode 2: Cthulhu and Socks and Fairs, Oh My! In Episode 2, Greg and Joey share stories about knitting socks and entering fairs. Notes: Joey’s knitting guild: Clicks & Sticks Knitting Guild Knitting Pipeline Podcast Yarns At Yin Hoo Podcast Ewe University Podcast The Sock Knitter’s Workshop: Everything Knitters Need to Knit Socks Beautifully Sensational Knitted Socks Family Support Network of Central Carolina Knitting Daddy Designs Ravelry Group #ScrappyPreemieHatKAL Chatter and FO threads Greg’s Scrappy Sock Yarn Preemie Hat pattern Knitter’s Pride Karbonz The Gwinnett County Fair Joey’s Potato Chip Scarf Joey’s Adorable Cthulhu Central Carolina Fair NC State Fair Greg’s Candlelit Shawl Greg’s Bacon Bootstrap Sock Holiday Yarns (they have a Bacon colorway) Greg’s Lilly Rose Dress Greg’s Fox In A Vest Greg’s Mary Greg’s In Threes Greg’s Fishing Trip Hat Greg’s Crackerjack Scarf Knitting Daddy Designs YouTube Channel Find us all over the Internet: Podcast RSS Feed: Unraveling Podcast Twitter: @UnravelingPod Facebook: Unraveling Podcast Instagram: @UnravelingPodcast Periscope: @UnravelingPodcast Ravelry Group: Unraveling Podcast Greg is KnittingDaddy on Ravelry, and also writes theKnittingDaddy blog. Joey is joeygibson on Ravelry, and also writes Joey Gibson’s Blog.

  • Episode 1
    Episode 1
    Duration: 19min | 07/10/2015

    Unraveling - Episode 1: Origin Stories In Episode 1, Greg and Joey share their origin stories, as it relates to the fiber arts. Complete show notes are at http://www.unravelingpodcast.com/2015/10/08/episode-1-origin-stories/ Find us all over the Internet: Podcast RSS Feed: Unraveling Podcast Twitter: @UnravelingPod Facebook: Unraveling Podcast Instagram: @UnravelingPodcast Periscope: @UnravelingPodcast Ravelry Group: Unraveling Podcast Greg is KnittingDaddy on Ravelry, and also writes the KnittingDaddy blog. Joey is joeygibson on Ravelry, and also writes Joey Gibson's Blog.

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