Knitcircus Podcast #112

In which Amy coughs too much and Jaala is loving and kind. Listen on Libsyn or iTunes Topics in this episode… Book: Slow Knitting, by Hannah Thiessen Event: Perth Festival of Yarn Yarn Purveyer: Uist Wool in Scotland Event: Loch Ness Knit Fest … Continue reading
October 18, 2017 by Knitcircus

Knitcircus Podcast #111

In which Amy returns from Scotland and Jaala is loving and kind. Listen on Libsyn or iTunes Topics in this episode… Event: Shetland Wool Week Exotic Locale: Edinburgh Famous Knitter: Felicity Ford (Knitsonik) Famous Knitters: Anne Eunson and Kathy Anderson Random TV Reference: Father Knows Best Event: Madtown Yarn … Continue reading
October 11, 2017 by Knitcircus

Peekaboo Mitts

My daughter has been knitting since she made a 3-inch-square doll blanket at the age of six. I love seeing which patterns catch her eye, and which yarns the now-16-year-old chooses. I call her Belle on the blog because she’s … Continue reading
October 04, 2017 by Knitcircus

Rattan Shawl Knitting

I was so excited about the new Brass & Steam Impressionist Speckled Gradient that I cast this project on right away, when the yarn wasn’t even fully finished processing (you can do that when you work in the dye studio…) … Continue reading
September 07, 2017 by Knitcircus

Knitcircus Podcast #110

In which Amy gallivants around the state and Jaala gears up to gallivant around the Midwest. Listen on Libsyn or iTunes Mentioned this podcast: Rattan Shawl Lemon Cookies Fiona Hippo Video How I Met Your Mother (tv show) Spreadsheet by … Continue reading
July 28, 2017 by Knitcircus

Knitcircus Podcast #109

In which Amy returns from Knitting Camp just long enough to record a podcast and Jaala puts up with that behavior! Listen on Libsyn or iTunes Topics of note: Cool Knitters: Betts Lampers Cool Knitters: Janine Bajus, the Feral Knitter Events: Meg Swansen’s … Continue reading
July 19, 2017 by Knitcircus

Wee Summer Knits

Tiny projects are just the thing for summer knitting, and this week I’m highlighting some darling wee quick knits. Socks! I call this my “drag-around” knitting. Pop it in your purse and go. pattern: Smooth Operator Socks by Susan B. … Continue reading
July 13, 2017 by Knitcircus

Knitcircus Podcast #108

Jaala lives her dream on a houseboat and Amy’s off to Knitting Camp again. Listen on Libsyn or iTunes Topics of note: Events: Meg Swansen’s Knitting Camp Literature: Houseboat Girl, by Lois Lenski Literature: Strawberry Girl, by Lois Lenski Literature: … Continue reading
July 12, 2017 by Knitcircus

Guest Blog Post: Yarn and Pattern Pairings

Hello, fellow Friends of Knitcircus!  My name is Beth, and I’m a knitter from outside of Portland, OR.  It’s a fiber lover’s paradise here in the Pacific NW, with more than a dozen LYS that participate in our local Yarn … Continue reading
June 28, 2017 by Knitcircus

Knitcircus Podcast #107

In which Jaala and Amy knit while they record their chatter. Listen on Libsyn or iTunes Topics of note: Pattern: Needle in a Haystack, by Jaala Spiro TV Show: Supergirl Exotic Locale: Amsterdam Rijksmuseum Floating Flower Market Rembrandt House Museum … Continue reading
June 26, 2017 by Knitcircus