Favorite Characters from Literature #2: Katie

  Hello! Jaala asked me to say something about myself this week, which is strange for me. My name is Katie, and I love being behind the scenes helping to make things tick. Every day is something different for me … Continue reading

Spring Fling Fun!

Thanks to everyone who came to the Spring Fling party and Saturday celebration. We had a blast! This fun group didn’t drink the Kool-Aid, but their yarn did, in my home-safe dyeing class! We had such a good time, and … Continue reading
April 20, 2016 by Knitcircus

Pickford Bandana

Pickford was one of the most fun and satisfying patterns I’ve designed. Back in November, I started noodling around with the idea of a bandana cowl. Looking around at Ravelry at some of my favorite designs like Zuzu’s Petals and … Continue reading
March 31, 2016 by Knitcircus

Knitcircus Podcast #74

Amy and Jaala talk knitting abroad and at home and with some of their fave magazines. Listen on Libsyn or iTunes Mentioned this podcast: Vogue Knitting Magazine Interweave Knits Magazine Knitscene Magazine Meg Swansen/Schoolhouse Press In the Footsteps of Sheep … Continue reading
February 24, 2016 by Knitcircus

Podcast #72

Amy and Jaala talk Martians and knitting abroad. Listen on Libsyn or iTunes Mentioned this podcast: Celtic Journeys: Amy’s upcoming Ireland tour Henry’s Hat book by Joanna and Eric Johnson The Martian, by Andy Weir The Martian Movie Knitting Pipeline
February 09, 2016 by Knitcircus
Tags: crafts Podcast

Sweater Trendspotting

Fashion-industry wisdom holds that what we see on the runways this year will be on the needles in a couple of years, and what’s on retail hangers this year will be on our needles even sooner. I took a pictorial … Continue reading
January 29, 2016 by Knitcircus

Japanese Stitch Dictionaries

For my birthday, the thoughtful Mr. Knitcircus gifted me this Japanese Stitch Dictionary, and I’ve been poring over every page! This is my second Japanese Stitch Dictionary; the first contains 300 stitches. It’s been one of my most treasured possessions … Continue reading
January 13, 2016 by Knitcircus

Buffalo Wool and Indie Yarn Carnival

Hi, Knitters, Good times; it’s finally fall! After a very warm start, we had a nice, chilly weekend here in Wisconsin, and it looked like everyone at Rhinebeck was wearing their sweaters! The Sheep and Wool Festival looked like a … Continue reading

Knitcircus Podcast #65

Wed, 14 October 2015 Knitcircus Podcast #65 Amy follows In the Footsteps of Sheep, and Jaala hopes she’s the only one singing in her shower. Listen on Libsyn or iTunes Mentioned this episode: Susan B. Anderson Rhinebeck Sheep and Wool … Continue reading
October 14, 2015 by Knitcircus

Design Inspiration Revealed: Wendy D. Johnson’s Maple Leaves Gradient Cowl

Designer Wendy D. Johnson is a multitalented sock-knitting guru, the author of Wendy Knits Lace, Socks from the Toe Up, Toe Up Socks for Every Body and Wendy Knits. She designed the amazing Maple Leaves Gradient Cowl for our Fall Collection, which … Continue reading