Knitcircus Podcast #48

Amy scandalizes her airplane seatmates and Jaala abandons baseball socks for potato-chip knitting. Listen on Libsyn or iTunes Mentioned this podcast: Sow’s Ear Yarn and Coffee Shop; Knitcircus Trunk Show starting July 12th! Blackberry Ridge Woolen Mill Clara Yarn Steven … Continue reading

Summer Knitting Fun

Sure, knitting seems like a winter sport, what with the sweaters and the wool, but we all know that love of knitting carries on through all seasons. Summer weather gives us a chance to travel, meet up and try unusual … Continue reading

Sock Summit Finale

It was exciting to connect with other designers and podcasters, like getting to have lunch with Candace Eisner Strick, who we've been really lucky to work with, meeting Marly Bird, from Yarn Thing podcast, and Natalie from Cloudy with a Chance of Fiber podcast; it was so cool to meet Stitchy McYarnpants and Splityarn; also talked to the Tangled and Entangled ladies. Ms. Gusset came all the way form Australia, and Clara Parkes told us that Ms. G is working on getting new Zealand sheep fleece scoured and washed locally. I guess it's pretty standard to process the wool in China. Go, Ms. Gusset! Continue reading

Knitting Booktopia!

Clara Parkes' brain is a knitters' National Treasure. The Knitter's Book of Socks gives you all the tools needed to choose the right yarns for your footwear projects, and it's chock-full of patterns by fave sockdesigners like Cookie A, Nora Gaughan and Jared Flood. Continue reading