Second Knitcircus Podcast and Show Notes

Yay! Podcast #2, is here, in which Amy tells us about the joys of ripping back, why you have to lock your car this time of year, and about the history of Elizabeth Zimmerman/Meg Swansen's Knitting Camp, Jaala recaps her experiences at Sock Summit and there's a lively debate about a short piece of knitting equipment. 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

Sock Summit 3 and Knitcircus Podcast on itunes

First of all,  you can find the Knitcircus Podcast on itunes now! We'd be so happy if you gave it a listen…   Waiting to get into the Opening Night reception; this was actually Thursday night. Stephannie and TIna tolde … Continue reading

Sock Summit: Opening Day

The marketplace, I tell you, was a well-edited (but huge) sock knitter's dream. Before the show started, I got worried that the lovely Desiree, of Stricken Smitten, would sell all of her new silk/wool blend before I could get to it, so she kindly set one aside for me. My first yarn score of Sock Summit! Continue reading

Sock Summit: Day 1

The fun began before we even reached Portland, when Mom noticed a woman in our same row knitting an argyle sock; it turned out to be none other than Sock Summit teacher Lorilee Beltman (far right). Continue reading

So Much Sock Yarn…

 If you're getting ready to make the trip to Portland for Sock Summit, doing the Couldn't Foot It Challenge, or just like a pretty sock pic on a Friday:   This skein of Penny Farthing Sock just came in from … Continue reading

So Much Sock Yarn…

 If you're getting ready to make the trip to Portland for Sock Summit, doing the Couldn't Foot It Challenge, or just like a pretty sock pic on a Friday:   This skein of Penny Farthing Sock just came in from … Continue reading