Tuesday, January 26, 2010

Episode 8 - Live From LA!

You can listen to the episode on Libsyn or subscribe in iTunes.

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Local Weather
Sunny and breezy; 62 F/17 C

Hashing it Out
Lots to talk about today, including a KAL recant

LaceyLamb from Jade Sapphire
Unwind yarn shop in Burbank, CA
Evenstar Shawl KAL by Susan Pandorf
Socks for All Seasons Sock Club by Star Athena
Shakespeare in Lace

A design-your-own-sock challenge, i-cord recap, pattern descriptions

A new Ravelry group!

What's Up?
Deirdre whips out FOs right and left and Peter picks up old projects, loses new ones, and contemplates what life will be like after beginning a garter stitch afghan.

Featherweight Cardigan by Hannah Fettig
Pfeiffer Falls Hooded Scarf by Anne Kuo Lukito
Yarn Harlot sock recipe
Citron by Hilary Smith Callis
Global Knit
Nola's Slippers
Fernfrost by Anne Hanson
Cubism Afghan by Woolly Thoughts

I Want That
Deirdre flips for the long, tailored chic-ness of the Ivel coat by Evi T'Bolt, while Peter wants to get creative with the mysterious Mona Lisa Illusion hanging by Steve Plummer.

The Hot Seat
Knitting breaks, "selfish" knitting, memorizing stitch patterns, proper verb conjugations, and teeth!

Friday, January 15, 2010

Episode 7 - Just a Chat

You can listen to the episode here or on iTunes.

Local Weather

Stealth rain in San Diego beats out freezing cold in Wisconsin.

Hashing it Out
Huge thank yous to all our supporters, in particular:
Susan Dolph of the Knit a Journey podcast for the interview
Knitmore Girls Jasmin and Gigi for playing the promo
All our listeners and commenters!

Jimmy Beans Wool Scholarship info

Deirdre's latest venture: Flocks of Yarn

What's Up?
Peter is determined to sew in a zipper and knit up some hats.

Deirdre finishes some sample projects, the birthday socks, and starts her Global Knit journey with socks.

Brigade by Todd Gocken
Cap Karma Hat

I Want That
Peter wants to get his hands on a hard-to-find Patons Jet Mens booklet, and Deirdre likes the wearable thoughtfulness of Snowden Becker's designs.

The Hot Seat
The pair chats about KALs, the Ravelympics, gifting FOs, household objects as knitting tools, eavesdropping, and reading books.

The Penelopiad by Margaret Atwood
After Dachau by Daniel Quinn

Monday, January 11, 2010

Knit a Journey Interview

Our interview has been posted! Find it at Libsyn or on iTunes.

A huge thanks to Susan from Knit a Journey for taking the time to chat with us (and to edit out all the parts that made us sound less than fabulous). Please go listen, and if you don't subscribe to Knit a Journey yet, you really should!

Saturday, January 2, 2010

Episode 6 - Knitting Resolutions?

You can listen to the episode here or on iTunes.

The duo podcast from the same room for once!

Local Weather
Umm...let's just say it's cold in Minnesota. Very, very cold.

Hashing it Out
Step up your charity knitting with Global Knit
Knitting Resolutions
Interview on the Knit a Journey podcast

What's Up?
Peter nears the finish line on his Brigade sweater and seeks comfort with some cashmere lace.

Deirdre continues her mystery sample knitting and starts some birthday socks for one of the brothers.

Brigade by Todd Gocken
Fernfrost by Anne Hanson
Sensational Knitted Socks by Charlene Schurch
The Yarnery LYS

I Want That
Peter likes Josh Bennett's style, and Deirdre wants a wardrobe of Kira K Designs.

The Hot Seat
Topics covered include knitting in the round, favorite yarn weights, perfectionism and knitting, knitting: trend or permanent?, reading all the way through your directions, and best injury stories.


Finally! A promo for our show! Yippee!

You can listen at Libsyn or on iTunes.