Ravellenic Winter Games

In a little over two weeks the world will be watching as the Olympic torch makes its way into the arena in Pyeongchang, South Korea. Athletes from all corners of the globe will come together to celebrate and compete in the 2018 Winter Olympics! I’m not sure about you, but I love the Olympics. I … Continue reading Ravellenic Winter Games
January 24, 2018 by Knitcircus

Knitcircus Podcast #117

The podcast in which Amy and Jaala rattle on about not much of anything. Listen on Libsyn or iTunes Topics of note: Events: Vogue Knitting Live in Chicago – March of 2018 Book: Arne & Carlos Christmas Balls Book: Sequence Knitting Knitcircus Colorway: Wild Rumpus Pattern: Elizabeth Zimmermann Baby Blanket Comedian: Michael McIntyre Comedian: Jim Gaffigan App: 36 … Continue reading Knitcircus Podcast #117
December 13, 2017 by Knitcircus

Last Minute Knits!

The Christmas season is my favorite time of year, but it never fails to sneak up on me. I always start making lists and thinking about what gifts to buy and which to make well in advance, but time inevitably flies by. Here it is, the beginning of December and Christmas is only a couple … Continue reading Last Minute Knits!
December 09, 2017 by Knitcircus

A New Member of KnitCircus Yarns!

On a busy Saturday morning here at the KnitCircus yarn shop, I look around and realize how lucky I am to work in a place like this. Every day I am surrounded by beautiful yarn, helping people pick out something special, and gathering skeins to be sent to their new homes. My name is Jennifer … Continue reading A New Member of KnitCircus Yarns!
November 18, 2017 by Knitcircus

Knitcircus Podcast #115

In which Amy and Jaala race from pillar to post, looking for a quitet place to record a podcast. Listen on Libsyn or iTunes Topics in this episode… TV Show: The Flash Silly Shopping Reference: Ikea Event: Knitcircus Holiday Kickoff Party TV Show: The Great British Bake-Off Cook Books: Tassa Jara Recipes Kitchen Appliance: Instant Pot Cooking Site: … Continue reading Knitcircus Podcast #115
November 16, 2017 by Knitcircus

Knitcircus Podcast #114

In which Amy and Jaala tell of their new space and discuss important things. Listen on Libsyn or iTunes Topics in this episode… Event: Vogue Knitting Live, Seattle Famous Knitter: Andrea Mowry Free Your Fade The Weekender Famous Knitter: Stephen West Famous Knitter: Gudrun Johnston Pattern: Chilliwack Mitts, by Cable and Strings Designs Pattern: Badlands Mitts, by Kathryn … Continue reading Knitcircus Podcast #114
November 13, 2017 by Knitcircus

Picking Speckles for Fades Part 1

Hello, friends, Customers in the shop have been wondering how to choose beautiful combinations for their Fade projects. Since putting complementary colors together is pretty much my job, I’d like to share a few strategies I use when thinking about creating gradients. There are three approaches I’d like to show you: gradient, balanced complements and … Continue reading Picking Speckles for Fades Part 1
November 09, 2017 by Knitcircus

Knitcircus Podcast #113

In which Amy and Jaala speak excitedly about almost nothing. Listen on Libsyn or iTunes Topics in this episode… Knitting Book: This Thing of Paper, pattern Rubrication TV Stuff: Supergirl Macguyver George Eads, Actor Scorpion The Flash Marvel: Agents of Shield This is Us Legends of Tomorrow Event: Knitcircus Holiday Kick-off Party Pattern: Rye Socks, by Tin Can … Continue reading Knitcircus Podcast #113
October 30, 2017 by Knitcircus

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 Famous Knitter: Kari Westermann and her book: This Thing of Paper Yarn Purveyer: The Travel … Continue reading Knitcircus Podcast #112
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 Shop Hop LYS: Susan’s Fiber Shop LYS: Blackberry Ridge Spinning Mill LYS: Spry Whimsy Book: The Mitten Handbook, by … Continue reading Knitcircus Podcast #111
October 11, 2017 by Knitcircus