Unraveling ...a knitting podcast
Unraveling ...a knitting podcast
Greg Cohoon and Pam Maher
A podcast about knitting, crocheting, sewing, and other fiber arts. Hosted by Greg Cohoon (KnittingDaddy on Ravelry) and Pam Maher (pammaher on Ravelry). Follow along as we talk about our knitting and explore books written by popular knitting authors.
Episode 197 - So Many Sidebars
In Episode 197, Greg and Pam discuss the business cards, arm curtains, and natural blocking. Many thanks to wandelustalli Alli for the episode introduction! We would love to have YOU record and introduction to the show! You can find details in the Ravelry Group Pages or on our website here. Check out our group on Facebook! We would love to have you join us there. GIVEAWAY: Check out our new MONTHLY giveaway just because our listeners are AWESOME! You can enter the January giveaway using this Google Form. SUPPORT THE SHOW KnitPicks & Crochet.com ***In February Swish is on sale at WeCrochet!*** We are KnitPicks and Crochet.com (owned by KnitPicks) Affiliates! This means if you are going to shop at KnitPicks or Crochet.com, and start by clicking their names, the Unraveling Podcast will get a small commission at no extra cost to you! It’s an easy way to support the podcast passively. (Note: links to specific yarns or products will appear like https://shrsl.com/3xzh0. These are correct and are custom links to track our account. They are safe!) Patreon You can financially support Unraveling…a knitting podcast on Patreon! Monthly membership levels are available at Swatch ($1), Shawl ($3), and Sweater ($6) and come with rewards like early access to book club episodes, access to a quarterly Zoom call, discounts on all Knitting Daddy patterns, and holiday cards. Everything available via Patreon is extra, the show remains unchanged and free. Financial support through Patreon helps us cover expenses like web hosting, prize shipping, and equipment upgrades. ***Our next Patron Zoom call is scheduled for Sunday, February 25 at 4pm Eastern.*** NOTES Greg’s Projects Greg finished the “Caswell’s Four Points Cowl” (pattern by Joan Beebe). He’s using Anzulla Dottieyarn. Check out his project page. Greg started another pair of socks using the Fish Lips Kiss Heel pattern by Sox Therapist Patty-Joy White. He’s using KnitCircus Greatest of Ease yarn in “The Knit Sky” colorway. Check out his project page. Greg started a new design project. Pam’s Project Pam finished the French Press Cardi sweater by Toni Lipsey. She used Tahki Yarns Tweedy Lamb. Pam finished the Giftie Slouchy Beanie by Tanis Gray. She used Classic Elite Yarns Chateau. Pam worked on a pair of Fish Lips Kiss Heel socks by Sox Therapist. She is using Plymouth Dye for Me Happy Feet undyed and East Coast Yarns in Charlie Brown Christmas. Pam worked on the Terrazzo Afghan by Tinna Thórudóttir. She is using using KnitPicks Chroma Worsted and Plymouth Yarn Encore Worsted. Tinna has good tutorials on her YouTube channel. Pam worked on Blackjack by Romi Hill. She is using Windy Valley Muskox 100% Quiviut. Book Club We introduced the next book club book! We will be reading The Golden Thread: How Fabric Changed History by Kassia St. Clair. Share how you are will enjoy the book on social media with #UnravelingBookClub. Miscellaneous Carolina FiberFest will be in Raleigh, NC on March 8 and 9 from 9am-6pm. CRAFT CLT Craft Fest will be in Charlotte on March 23 and 24. Greg mentioned the Apple TV show Slow Horses. Pam mentioned the Bread Monk. Greg mentioned cold start yogurt in the Instant Pot. Greg’s family went to see Shen Yun. Greg’s looking forward to seeing Bob Dylan in Charlotte in March. Pam mentioned her Lumos light. Pam mentioned the sweater blocking video by Suzanne Bryan. Greg loves Necco Conversation Hearts. Pam mentioned Sourdough Brownies and Good Earth Sweet & Spicy Tea. Greg is a Snack Shack Sponsor in the Down Cellar Studio Pigskin Party ’23. Greg can also be found talking about knitting and playing Dungeons & Dragons at Crits and Knits. Affiliate Link Disclousure We are a KnitPicks Affiliate! This means that if you click on a KnitPicks link or Crochet.com, or the banner ad and make a purchase, we will receive a commission at no extra cost to you. This post contains affiliate links. That means that if you click on a link to Amazon and subsequently make a purchase, we’ll receive a small commission from the sale. You pay the same, and the commissions will help cover our podcasting expenses. Our opinions are always our own. Find us all over the Internet Patreon: Unraveling…a knitting podcast Subscribe in iTunes: The Unraveling Podcast Podcast RSS Feed: Unraveling Podcast Facebook: Unraveling Podcast Instagram: @UnravelingPodcast Ravelry Group: Unraveling Podcast Greg is KnittingDaddy on Ravelry, @KnittingDaddy on Instagram, and also writes the KnittingDaddy blog. Pam is pammaher on Ravelry  and @pammaher on Instagram
Jan 30
1 hr 27 min
Episode 195 - Oooing and Aaahing is Always Appropriate
In Episode 195, Greg and Pam discuss the cat hobo network, skating, and doves. Many thanks to RamHarmony Rachel for the episode introduction! We would love to have YOU record and introduction to the show! You can find details in the Ravelry Group Pages or on our website here. Check out our group on Facebook! We would love to have you join us there. GIVEAWAY: We gave away a copy of the book Knitting the National Parks by Nancy Bates! For those of you that need to find a National Park to visit, check out the National Park Service website. Check out our new MONTHLY giveaway just because our listeners are AWESOME! You can enter the January giveaway using this Google Form. SUPPORT THE SHOW KnitPicks & Crochet.com We are KnitPicks and Crochet.com (owned by KnitPicks) Affiliates! This means if you are going to shop at KnitPicks or Crochet.com, and start by clicking their names, the Unraveling Podcast will get a small commission at no extra cost to you! It’s an easy way to support the podcast passively. (Note: links to specific yarns or products will appear like https://shrsl.com/3xzh0. These are correct and are custom links to track our account. They are safe!) Patreon You can financially support Unraveling…a knitting podcast on Patreon! Monthly membership levels are available at Swatch ($1), Shawl ($3), and Sweater ($6) and come with rewards like early access to book club episodes, access to a quarterly Zoom call, discounts on all Knitting Daddy patterns, and holiday cards. Everything available via Patreon is extra, the show remains unchanged and free. Financial support through Patreon helps us cover expenses like web hosting, prize shipping, and equipment upgrades. NOTES Greg’s Projects Greg’s “Love is Love” socks (yarn from Knitcircus yarn, check out his project page) won $100 in the Sox Therapy Ravelry group!. Greg finished a pair of socks in the “Northern Lights” colorway from Bad Sheep Yarn. Check out his project page. Greg started the “Caswell’s Four Points Cowl” (pattern by Joan Beebe). He’s using Anzulla Dottieyarn. Check out his project page. Pam’s Project Pam finished her silk woven scarf. It was too long so she had to separate it into a functional scarf and a smaller piece. This was woven with a purchased kit from Neal the Weaver. Pam finished The eM. Hat with Berroco Comfort. Pam finished her Love Note sweater by Tin Can Knits. She is using yarn from Iria Yarn Co. (not currently dyeing) and The Fibre Studio at Yarns to Dye For. Pam cast on the French Press Cardi sweater by Toni Lipsey. She is using yarn from Tahki Yarns Tweedy Lamb. Pam cast on the Giftie Slouchy Beanie by Tanis Gray. She is using Classic Elite Yarns Chateau. Pam swatched for Big Sister by Hinterm Stein. She will use Harrisville Designs Nightshades. Pam worked on a pair of Fish Lips Kiss Heel socks by Sox Therapist. She is using Plymouth Dye for Me Happy Feet undyed and East Coast Yarns in Charlie Brown Christmas. Pam worked on the Terrazzo Afghan by Tinna Thórudóttir. She is using using KnitPicks Chroma Worsted and Plymouth Yarn Encore Worsted. Tinna has good tutorials on her YouTube channel. Pam worked on Blackjack by Romi Hill. She is using Windy Valley Muskox 100% Quiviut. Book Club We introduced the next book club book! We will be reading The Golden Thread: How Fabric Changed History by Kassia St. Clair. Share how you are will enjoy the book on social media with #UnravelingBookClub. Miscellaneous Greg visited a Buc-ee’s for the first time. Greg mentioned that you can get kits for his Oogie-Boogie Dice Bag from Kim Dyes Yarn. Greg is on Mastodon: mastodon.social@KnittingDaddy Greg discovered a new-to-him designer: Naomi Parkhurst. She creates really cool stitch patterns. Carolina FiberFest will be in Raleigh, NC on March 8 and 9 from 9am-6pm. Pam mentioned the Apple TV show Slow Horses. We mentioned the article about waistline-boob. Pam talked about the Shaniko Wool Company and KnitPicks High Desert yarn. Pam mentioned the knitting calculators on WorldKnits.com. LAST CALL – Be sure to enter your Fairs and Festivals entry in the Fairs and Festivals KAL! Greg is a Snack Shack Sponsor in the Down Cellar Studio Pigskin Party ’23. Greg can also be found talking about knitting and playing Dungeons & Dragons at Crits and Knits. Affiliate Link Disclousure We are a KnitPicks Affiliate! This means that if you click on a KnitPicks link or Crochet.com, or the banner ad and make a purchase, we will receive a commission at no extra cost to you. This post contains affiliate links. That means that if you click on a link to Amazon and subsequently make a purchase, we’ll receive a small commission from the sale. You pay the same, and the commissions will help cover our podcasting expenses. Our opinions are always our own. Find us all over the Internet Patreon: Unraveling…a knitting podcast Subscribe in iTunes: The Unraveling Podcast Podcast RSS Feed: Unraveling Podcast Facebook: Unraveling Podcast Instagram: @UnravelingPodcast Ravelry Group: Unraveling Podcast Greg is KnittingDaddy on Ravelry, @KnittingDaddy on Instagram, and also writes the KnittingDaddy blog. Pam is pammaher on Ravelry  and @pammaher on Instagram
Jan 15
1 hr 38 min
Episode 194 - You Are The Best
In Episode 194, Greg and Pam discuss business meetings, cats, and being thankful. Many thanks to Lindsay of Polymorph Dyeworks for the episode introduction! We would love to have YOU record and introduction to the show! You can find details in the Ravelry Group Pages or on our website here. Check out our group on Facebook! We would love to have you join us there. Our Community Zoom call (open to all listeners!) will be held on Saturday, January 6, 2024 at 12pm Eastern time. A Zoom link will be shared closer to the date. GIVEAWAY: We are giving away a copy of the book Knitting the National Parks by Nancy Bates! Enter to win using our Google Form. SUPPORT THE SHOW KnitPicks & Crochet.com We are KnitPicks and Crochet.com (owned by KnitPicks) Affiliates! This means if you are going to shop at KnitPicks or Crochet.com, and start by clicking their names, the Unraveling Podcast will get a small commission at no extra cost to you! It’s an easy way to support the podcast passively. (Note: links to specific yarns or products will appear like https://shrsl.com/3xzh0. These are correct and are custom links to track our account. They are safe!) Patreon You can financially support Unraveling…a knitting podcast on Patreon! Monthly membership levels are available at Swatch ($1), Shawl ($3), and Sweater ($6) and come with rewards like early access to book club episodes, access to a quarterly Zoom call, discounts on all Knitting Daddy patterns, and holiday cards. Everything available via Patreon is extra, the show remains unchanged and free. Financial support through Patreon helps us cover expenses like web hosting, prize shipping, and equipment upgrades. NOTES Greg’s Projects Greg finished a Yarn Cozy Lite (Knit) by Knitty Natty. Check out his project page. Greg started and finished pair of socks in the “Love is Love” colorway from Knitcircus yarn. Check out his project page. Greg stated a pair of socks in the “Northern Lights” colorway from Bad Sheep Yarn. Check out his project page. Pam’s Project Pam worked on the Terrazzo Afghan by Tinna Thórudóttir. She is using using KnitPicks Chroma Worsted and Plymouth Yarn Encore Worsted. Tinna has good tutorials on her YouTube channel. Pam worked on Blackjack by Romi Hill. She is using Windy Valley Muskox 100% Quiviut. Pam worked on the Love Note sweater by Tin Can Knits. She is using yarn from Iria Yarn Co. (not currently dyeing) and The Fibre Studio at Yarns to Dye For. Pam started Fish Lips Kiss Heel socks for herself. She is using Plymouth Dye for Me Happy Feet undyed and East Coast Yarns in Charlie Brown Christmas. Pam also started The eM. Hat with Berroco Comfort. Book Club We announced the next book club book! We will be reading The Golden Thread: How Fabric Changed History by Kassia St. Clair. Share how you are will enjoy the book on social media with #UnravelingBookClub. Book Review: Knitting California Pam and Greg reviewed Knitting California by Nancy Bates. It was provided by the publisher Weldon Owen. We loved it. Miscellaneous Pam mentioned knitting at the Alamo Drafthouse Cinema. Greg talked about taking the Amtrak train to Raleigh for the Annual Podcast Business Meeting prior to going to Florida for the ArchConf software architecture conference. We mentioned Ann Tudor and her stitch markers. We mentioned the Monterey Bay Aquarium webcams. Pam mentioned the Apple TV show For All Mankind. Greg mentioned Calibre and Logseq. Be sure to enter your Fairs and Festivals entry in the Fairs and Festivals KAL! Greg is a Snack Shack Sponsor in the Down Cellar Studio Pigskin Party ’23. Greg can also be found talking about knitting and playing Dungeons & Dragons at Crits and Knits. Affiliate Link Disclousure We are a KnitPicks Affiliate! This means that if you click on a KnitPicks link or Crochet.com, or the banner ad and make a purchase, we will receive a commission at no extra cost to you. This post contains affiliate links. That means that if you click on a link to Amazon and subsequently make a purchase, we’ll receive a small commission from the sale. You pay the same, and the commissions will help cover our podcasting expenses. Our opinions are always our own. Find us all over the Internet Patreon: Unraveling…a knitting podcast Subscribe in iTunes: The Unraveling Podcast Podcast RSS Feed: Unraveling Podcast Facebook: Unraveling Podcast Instagram: @UnravelingPodcast Ravelry Group: Unraveling Podcast Greg is KnittingDaddy on Ravelry, @KnittingDaddy on Instagram, and also writes the KnittingDaddy blog. Pam is pammaher on Ravelry  and @pammaher on Instagram
Dec 23, 2023
1 hr 33 min
Episode 193 - Our Brains Aren't Working
In Episode 193, Greg and Pam discuss grand openings, holidays, and the cat hobo network. Many thanks to Glen, owner of Raleigh LYS Oak City Fibers, for the episode introduction! You can also find Oak City Fibers on Instagram and Facebook. We would love to have YOU record and introduction to the show! You can find details in the Ravelry Group Pages or on our website here. Check out our group on Facebook! We would love to have you join us there. Our Community Zoom call (open to all listeners!) will be held on Saturday, January 6, 2024 at 12pm Eastern time. A Zoom link will be shared closer to the date. GIVEAWAY: We are giving away a copy of the book Knitting the National Parks by Nancy Bates! Enter to win using our Google Form. SUPPORT THE SHOW KnitPicks & Crochet.com We are KnitPicks and Crochet.com (owned by KnitPicks) Affiliates! This means if you are going to shop at KnitPicks or Crochet.com, and start by clicking their names, the Unraveling Podcast will get a small commission at no extra cost to you! It’s an easy way to support the podcast passively. (Note: links to specific yarns or products will appear like https://shrsl.com/3xzh0. These are correct and are custom links to track our account. They are safe!) Patreon You can financially support Unraveling…a knitting podcast on Patreon! Monthly membership levels are available at Swatch ($1), Shawl ($3), and Sweater ($6) and come with rewards like early access to book club episodes, access to a quarterly Zoom call, discounts on all Knitting Daddy patterns, and holiday cards. Everything available via Patreon is extra, the show remains unchanged and free. Financial support through Patreon helps us cover expenses like web hosting, prize shipping, and equipment upgrades. NOTES Greg’s Projects Greg started and finished another instance of the Magic Handwarmers by Danielle Thuen. He used yarn from Polymorph Dyeworks. Check out his project page. Greg finished the Dragon Potholder by Lisa Hannan Fox. He is using the leftover yarn from the Knitcircus hat. Check out his project page. Greg finished a scrubbie that he doesn’t have a pattern for and isn’t going to look up because the experience was so disappointing. Greg started a Yarn Cozy Lite (Knit) by Knitty Natty. He finished it a few minutes after the episode was recorded. Check out his project page. Pam’s Project Pam was working on weaving a bookmark with a mini loom from Cottontail Farms. The looms are on her new website. Pam finished a test knit for Andrew of Briar Patch Fibre Co. She is using Berocco Ultra Wool. The pattern has been released and is the Diamond Weave Beanie. Pam finished a Donsy of Gnomes using the Gno Fun Like Gnome Fun by Sara Schira. She made the Gnaomi version using sock yarn scraps. Pam frogged The Sweetheart Hat by ReLo Designs (the pattern is great, Pam’s colorwork tension is not) and instead made the Brioche Topper by Laura Nelkin using Berroco Vintage Chunky. Pam mentioned FrettyBetty’s version. Pam has been making hats with her Sentro 48 peg circular knitting machine to make charity hats. She has been using video tutorials from Yarn Stash with Marching North. Pam worked on the Terrazzo Afghan by Tinna Thórudóttir. She is using using KnitPicks Chroma Worsted and Plymouth Yarn Encore Worsted. Tinna has good tutorials on her YouTube channel. Pam worked on Blackjack by Romi Hill. She is using Windy Valley Muskox 100% Quiviut. Pam cast on and finished Maeve Mouse from MamaMadeMinis. She used Bernat Blanket and made a Granny Square Baby Blanket by Daisy Cottage Designs with what was left. Pam also mentioned the water balloons she has made with Bernat Blanket. Pam worked on the Love Note sweater by Tin Can Knits. She is using yarn from Iria Yarn Co. (not currently dyeing) and The Fibre Studio at Yarns to Dye For. Book Club We announced the next book club book! We will be reading The Golden Thread: How Fabric Changed History by Kassia St. Clair. Share how you are will enjoy the book on social media with #UnravelingBookClub. Miscellaneous Pam previously mentioned that she was spinning fiber from Touch of Fiber. She is dyeing again! You can find Touch of Fiber on Facebook or the dyed fiber at Oak City Fibers. Find her website here. Pam shared that Crown Royal will send military care packages. You can send one here. Pam mentioned her cousin Lisa’s Storybook Farm. Pam and Greg talked about Amy + Jacky Pressure Cook Recipes. Pam mentioned the Firecracker Pecans and Greg makes the chili. Pam mentioned her new Lumos Light, the website Just the Recipe and the app Paprika. Greg is hosting a Preemie Hat Collection in the Itty Bitty Knits Ravelry group. The Ol’ North State Knitting Guild is meeting again. The Knotty Sheep and Oak City Fibers are two new yarn stores open in the Raleigh area. Greg talked about the Dungeon Scarf of the Skeleton King pattern by Rik Schell from Purl’s Yarn Emporium. Be sure to enter your Fairs and Festivals entry in the Fairs and Festivals KAL! Greg is a Snack Shack Sponsor in the Down Cellar Studio Pigskin Party ’23. Greg can also be found talking about knitting and playing Dungeons & Dragons at Crits and Knits. Affiliate Link Disclousure We are a KnitPicks Affiliate! This means that if you click on a KnitPicks link or Crochet.com, or the banner ad and make a purchase, we will receive a commission at no extra cost to you. This post contains affiliate links. That means that if you click on a link to Amazon and subsequently make a purchase, we’ll receive a small commission from the sale. You pay the same, and the commissions will help cover our podcasting expenses. Our opinions are always our own. Find us all over the Internet Patreon: Unraveling…a knitting podcast Subscribe in iTunes: The Unraveling Podcast Podcast RSS Feed: Unraveling Podcast Facebook: Unraveling Podcast Instagram: @UnravelingPodcast Ravelry Group: Unraveling Podcast Greg is KnittingDaddy on Ravelry, @KnittingDaddy on Instagram, and also writes the KnittingDaddy blog. Pam is pammaher on Ravelry  and @pammaher on Instagram
Dec 5, 2023
1 hr 37 min
Episode 192 - Hot Mess Express
In Episode 192, Greg and Pam discuss fire, health checks, and bonus threads. Many thanks to whimzeestitches Rick for the episode introduction! You can find Rick’s shop here. We would love to have YOU record and introduction to the show! You can find details in the Ravelry Group Pages or on our website here. Check out our group on Facebook! We would love to have you join us there. SUPPORT THE SHOW KnitPicks & Crochet.com We are KnitPicks and Crochet.com (owned by KnitPicks) Affiliates! This means if you are going to shop at KnitPicks or Crochet.com, and start by clicking their names, the Unraveling Podcast will get a small commission at no extra cost to you! It’s an easy way to support the podcast passively. (Note: links to specific yarns or products will appear like https://shrsl.com/3xzh0. These are correct and are custom links to track our account. They are safe!) Patreon You can financially support Unraveling…a knitting podcast on Patreon! Monthly membership levels are available at Swatch ($1), Shawl ($3), and Sweater ($6) and come with rewards like early access to book club episodes, access to a quarterly Zoom call, discounts on all Knitting Daddy patterns, and holiday cards. Everything available via Patreon is extra, the show remains unchanged and free. Financial support through Patreon helps us cover expenses like web hosting, prize shipping, and equipment upgrades. NOTES Greg’s Projects Greg finished the Sockhead Cowl (pattern by Kelly McClure). He’s using yarn from The Fibre Studio at Yarns to Dye For. Check out his project page. Greg finished the “I’m Fine. It’s Fine. Everything Is Fine.” cross-stitch pattern from White Raven Patterns. He heard about this pattern shop via the That’s Pretty Crafty stream. Greg started and finished the Spooky Night Beanie by Erin Gates. He used yarn from Knitcircus. Check out his project page. Greg started and finished the Magic Handwarmers by Danielle Thuen. He used yarn from Polymorph Dyeworks. Check out his project page. Greg started the Dragon Potholder by Lisa Hannan Fox. He is using the leftover yarn from the Knitcircus hat. Check out his project page. Pam’s Project Pam is working on a test knit for Andrew of Briar Patch Fibre Co. She is using Berocco Ultra Wool. Pam also made a bunch of hats, mostly stashbusting. She made: the Latvian Braid Hat by Molly Conroy, The eM. Hat by Emily Russell, and the Stashbusting Helix Hat by RoseKim-Knits. Pam worked on a Donsy of Gnomes using the Gno Fun Like Gnome Fun by Sara Schira. She is making the Gnaomi version using sock yarn scraps. Pam also recently got a Sentro 48 peg circular knitting machine to make charity hats. She has been using video tutorials from Yarn Stash with Marching North. Pam worked on the Terrazzo Afghan by Tinna Thórudóttir. She is using using KnitPicks Chroma Worsted and Plymouth Yarn Encore Worsted. Tinna has good tutorials on her YouTube channel. Pam worked on Blackjack by Romi Hill. She is using Windy Valley Muskox 100% Quiviut. Pam cast on and finished Maeve Mouse from MamaMadeMinis. She used Bernat Blanket and started a Granny Square Baby Blanket by Daisy Cottage Designs with what was left. Pam cast on the Love Note by Tin Can Knits. She is using yarn from Iria Yarn Co. (not currently dyeing) and The Fibre Studio at Yarns to Dye For. Book Club We announced the next book club book! We will be reading The Golden Thread: How Fabric Changed History by Kassia St. Clair. Share how you are will enjoy the book on social media with #UnravelingBookClub. Miscellaneous Greg is hosting a Preemie Hat Collection in the Itty Bitty Knits Ravelry group. The Ol’ North State Knitting Guild is meeting again. The Knotty Sheep and Oak City Fibers are two new yarn stores opening in the Raleigh area. Greg went to SAFF again this year. Greg talked about the Dungeon Scarf of the Skeleton King pattern by Rik Schell from Purl’s Yarn Emporium. Be sure to enter your Fairs and Festivals entry in the Fairs and Festivals KAL! Greg is a Snack Shack Sponsor in the Down Cellar Studio Pigskin Party ’23. Greg can also be found talking about knitting and playing Dungeons & Dragons at Crits and Knits. Affiliate Link Disclousure We are a KnitPicks Affiliate! This means that if you click on a KnitPicks link or Crochet.com, or the banner ad and make a purchase, we will receive a commission at no extra cost to you. This post contains affiliate links. That means that if you click on a link to Amazon and subsequently make a purchase, we’ll receive a small commission from the sale. You pay the same, and the commissions will help cover our podcasting expenses. Our opinions are always our own. Find us all over the Internet Patreon: Unraveling…a knitting podcast Subscribe in iTunes: The Unraveling Podcast Podcast RSS Feed: Unraveling Podcast Facebook: Unraveling Podcast Instagram: @UnravelingPodcast Ravelry Group: Unraveling Podcast Greg is KnittingDaddy on Ravelry, @KnittingDaddy on Instagram, and also writes the KnittingDaddy blog. Pam is pammaher on Ravelry  and @pammaher on Instagram
Nov 6, 2023
1 hr 28 min
Episode 191 - An Interview With Tanis Gray
In Episode 191, Greg, Pam and Tanis Gray discuss knitting, publishing, and puzzles. Many thanks to TanisKnits Tanis for the episode introduction! We would love to have YOU record and introduction to the show! You can find details in the Ravelry Group Pages or on our website here. Check out our group on Facebook! We would love to have you join us there. SUPPORT THE SHOW KnitPicks & Crochet.com We are KnitPicks and Crochet.com (owned by KnitPicks) Affiliates! This means if you are going to shop at KnitPicks or Crochet.com, and start by clicking their names, the Unraveling Podcast will get a small commission at no extra cost to you! It’s an easy way to support the podcast passively. (Note: links to specific yarns or products will appear like https://shrsl.com/3xzh0. These are correct and are custom links to track our account. They are safe!) Patreon You can financially support Unraveling…a knitting podcast on Patreon! Monthly membership levels are available at Swatch ($1), Shawl ($3), and Sweater ($6) and come with rewards like early access to book club episodes, access to a quarterly Zoom call, discounts on all Knitting Daddy patterns, and holiday cards. Everything available via Patreon is extra, the show remains unchanged and free. Financial support through Patreon helps us cover expenses like web hosting, prize shipping, and equipment upgrades. ***Patrons, check out the poll for the next Zoom call over on Patreon! The call will be on Saturday, October 28, at 3pm Eastern.*** NOTES You can find more of Tanis on her website and Instagram. You can also find her designs on Ravelry. You can also subscribe to her newsletter here. Her books are also available on Amazon. Affiliate Link Disclousure We are a KnitPicks Affiliate! This means that if you click on a KnitPicks link or Crochet.com, or the banner ad and make a purchase, we will receive a commission at no extra cost to you. This post contains affiliate links. That means that if you click on a link to Amazon and subsequently make a purchase, we’ll receive a small commission from the sale. You pay the same, and the commissions will help cover our podcasting expenses. Our opinions are always our own. Find us all over the Internet Patreon: Unraveling…a knitting podcast Subscribe in iTunes: The Unraveling Podcast Podcast RSS Feed: Unraveling Podcast Facebook: Unraveling Podcast Instagram: @UnravelingPodcast Ravelry Group: Unraveling Podcast Greg is KnittingDaddy on Ravelry, @KnittingDaddy on Instagram, and also writes the KnittingDaddy blog. Pam is pammaher on Ravelry  and @pammaher on Instagram
Oct 23, 2023
54 min
Episode 190 - You Deserve Qiviut
In Episode 190, Greg and Pam discuss paperwork, yogurt, and passive knitting time. Many thanks to knitter502008 Theresa for the episode introduction! She joined us from the Cliff Walk in Newport, RI. We would love to have YOU record and introduction to the show! You can find details in the Ravelry Group Pages or on our website here. Check out our group on Facebook! We would love to have you join us there. SUPPORT THE SHOW KnitPicks & Crochet.com We are KnitPicks and Crochet.com (owned by KnitPicks) Affiliates! This means if you are going to shop at KnitPicks or Crochet.com, and start by clicking their names, the Unraveling Podcast will get a small commission at no extra cost to you! It’s an easy way to support the podcast passively. (Note: links to specific yarns or products will appear like https://shrsl.com/3xzh0. These are correct and are custom links to track our account. They are safe!) Patreon You can financially support Unraveling…a knitting podcast on Patreon! Monthly membership levels are available at Swatch ($1), Shawl ($3), and Sweater ($6) and come with rewards like early access to book club episodes, access to a quarterly Zoom call, discounts on all Knitting Daddy patterns, and holiday cards. Everything available via Patreon is extra, the show remains unchanged and free. Financial support through Patreon helps us cover expenses like web hosting, prize shipping, and equipment upgrades. ***Patrons, check out the poll for the next Zoom call over on Patreon! The call will be on Saturday, October 28, time determined by you!*** NOTES Greg’s Projects Greg is working on the Sockhead Cowl (pattern by Kelly McClure). He’s using yarn from The Fibre Studio at Yarns to Dye For. Check out his project page. Greg continues working on the “I’m Fine. It’s Fine. Everything Is Fine.” cross-stitch pattern from White Raven Patterns. He heard about this pattern shop via the That’s Pretty Crafty stream. Pam’s Project Pam finished the Bankhead Hat by Susie Gourlay. She is using Berocco Ultra Wool. Pam (sortof) finished weaving a scarf using a purchased kit from Neal the Weaver. Pam worked on the Terrazzo Afghan by Tinna Thórudóttir. She is using using KnitPicks Chroma Worsted and Plymouth Yarn Encore Worsted. Tinna has good tutorials on her YouTube channel. Pam finished plying the BFL. She then cast on and finished the Tranquility Beanie by Mrs. B’s Beanies with it! Pam worked on Blackjack by Romi Hill. She is using Windy Valley Muskox 100% Quiviut. Pam finished the shawl part of the Freeform Favorite Crochet shawl by Lisa Doherty. If you are curious about Freeform Crochet you should check out Lisa’s Instagram account. Now Pam is working on the motifs for the freeform panel. Pam also mentioned Maeve Mouse from MamaMadeMinis. We announced our next book club book: The Golden Thread: How Fabric Changed History Book Club We announced the next book club book! We will be reading The Golden Thread: How Fabric Changed History by Kassia St. Clair. Share how you are will enjoy the book on social media with #UnravelingBookClub. Miscellaneous Greg mentioned that Bob Dylan went electric in Newport, RI. The Ol’ North State Knitting Guild is meeting again. The Knotty Sheep and Oak City Fibers are two new yarn stores opening in the Raleigh area. Pam mentioned the book Frederick by Leo Lionni. We discussed the cold start method of making yogurt in the InstantPot. Greg also made tzatziki with the yogurt he made. We reviewed The Fellowship of the Knits: The Unofficial Lord of the Rings Knitting Book by Tanis Gray. Thanks to Insight Editions for providing contributor/review copies. Greg is going to SAFF again this year. Be sure to enter your Fairs and Festivals entry in the Fairs and Festivals KAL! Greg is a Snack Shack Sponsor in the Down Cellar Studio Pigskin Party ’23. Greg can also be found talking about knitting and playing Dungeons & Dragons at Crits and Knits. Affiliate Link Disclousure We are a KnitPicks Affiliate! This means that if you click on a KnitPicks link or Crochet.com, or the banner ad and make a purchase, we will receive a commission at no extra cost to you. This post contains affiliate links. That means that if you click on a link to Amazon and subsequently make a purchase, we’ll receive a small commission from the sale. You pay the same, and the commissions will help cover our podcasting expenses. Our opinions are always our own. Find us all over the Internet Patreon: Unraveling…a knitting podcast Subscribe in iTunes: The Unraveling Podcast Podcast RSS Feed: Unraveling Podcast Facebook: Unraveling Podcast Instagram: @UnravelingPodcast Ravelry Group: Unraveling Podcast Greg is KnittingDaddy on Ravelry, @KnittingDaddy on Instagram, and also writes the KnittingDaddy blog. Pam is pammaher on Ravelry  and @pammaher on Instagram
Oct 9, 2023
1 hr 10 min
Episode 189 - Book Club: Adventures In Yarn Farming - Binding Off
In Episode 189, Greg and Pam continue our Book Club Book - Adventures in Yarn Farming by Barbara Parry. We cover the final chapter. Check out our group on Facebook! We would love to have you join us there. Share how you are enjoying the book on social media with #UnravelingBookClub. NOTES Adventures in Yarn Farming: Four Seasons on a New England Fiber Farm Be sure to get your own copy of Adventures in Yarn Farming by Barbara Parry. It's a beautiful book! We are wrapping up this book with the next episode! Send us an email and/or audio clip talking about what your favorite part of the book club was and we might include it in the next episode. SUPPORT THE SHOW KnitPicks & Crochet.com We are KnitPicks and Crochet.com (owned by KnitPicks) Affiliates! This means if you are going to shop at KnitPicksor Crochet.com, and start by clicking their names, the Unraveling Podcast will get a small commission at no extra cost to you! It's an easy way to support the podcast passively. (Note: links to specific yarns or products will appear like https://shrsl.com/3xzh0. These are correct and are custom links to track our account. They are safe!) Patreon You can financially support Unraveling...a knitting podcast on Patreon! Monthly membership levels are available at Swatch ($1), Shawl ($3), and Sweater ($6) and come with rewards like early access to book club episodes, access to a quarterly Zoom call, discounts on all Knitting Daddy patterns, and holiday cards. Everything available via Patreon is extra, the show remains unchanged and free. Financial support through Patreon helps us cover expenses like web hosting, prize shipping, and equipment upgrades. Affiliate Link Disclousure We are a KnitPicks Affiliate! This means that if you click on a KnitPicks link, Crochet.com or the banner ad and make a purchase, we will receive a commission at no extra cost to you. This post contains affiliate links. That means that if you click on a link to Amazon and subsequently make a purchase, we’ll receive a small commission from the sale. You pay the same, and the commissions will help cover our podcasting expenses. Our opinions are always our own. Find us all over the Internet Patreon: Unraveling...a knitting podcast Subscribe in iTunes: The Unraveling Podcast Podcast RSS Feed: Unraveling Podcast Twitter: @UnravelingPod Facebook: Unraveling Podcast Instagram: @UnravelingPodcast Ravelry Group: Unraveling Podcast Greg is KnittingDaddy on Ravelry, @KnittingDaddy on Instagram, and also writes the KnittingDaddy blog. Pam is pammaher on Ravelry  and @pammaher on Instagram
Oct 2, 2023
15 min
Episode 188 - Those Are Called Skulls
In Episode 188, Greg and Pam discuss knitting in court, knitting in dance competitions, and knitting in KALs. Many thanks to creativelycasey Casey for the episode introduction! We would love to have YOU record and introduction to the show! You can find details in the Ravelry Group Pages or on our website here. Check out our group on Facebook! We would love to have you join us there. SUPPORT THE SHOW KnitPicks & Crochet.com We are KnitPicks and Crochet.com (owned by KnitPicks) Affiliates! This means if you are going to shop at KnitPicks or Crochet.com, and start by clicking their names, the Unraveling Podcast will get a small commission at no extra cost to you! It’s an easy way to support the podcast passively. (Note: links to specific yarns or products will appear like https://shrsl.com/3xzh0. These are correct and are custom links to track our account. They are safe!) Patreon You can financially support Unraveling…a knitting podcast on Patreon! Monthly membership levels are available at Swatch ($1), Shawl ($3), and Sweater ($6) and come with rewards like early access to book club episodes, access to a quarterly Zoom call, discounts on all Knitting Daddy patterns, and holiday cards. Everything available via Patreon is extra, the show remains unchanged and free. Financial support through Patreon helps us cover expenses like web hosting, prize shipping, and equipment upgrades. NOTES Greg’s Projects Greg is working on the Sockhead Cowl (pattern by Kelly McClure). He’s using yarn from The Fibre Studio at Yarns to Dye For. Check out his project page. Greg continues working on the “I’m Fine. It’s Fine. Everything Is Fine.” cross-stitch pattern from White Raven Patterns. He heard about this pattern shop via the That’s Pretty Crafty stream. Greg crocheted an Easy Crochet Scrunchie. He used a YouTube video by Erica Arndt for the pattern. Greg’s Irish Moss Toque (pattern by Alexandra Charlotte Dafoe) won a prize at the feis. Check out his project page. Greg has a pattern in an upcoming book–The Disney Tim Burton’s Nightmare Before Christmas: The Official Knitting Guide to Halloween Town and Christmas Town by Tanis Gray! His pattern is the Oogie Boogie Dice Bag. Pam’s Project Pam finished the Cuddle Puddle Wrap by Darci Does It. She used yarn from Passion Knits Yarn. Pam cast on the Bankhead Hat by Susie Gourlay. She is using Berocco Ultra Wool. Pam worked on weaving a scarf using a purchased kit from Neal the Weaver. Pam worked on the Terrazzo Afghan by Tinna Thórudóttir. She is using using KnitPicks Chroma Worsted and Plymouth Yarn Encore Worsted. Tinna has good tutorials on her YouTube channel. Pam is plying some BFL. Pam worked on Blackjack by Romi Hill. She is using Windy Valley Muskox 100% Quiviut. Pam worked on Freeform Favorite Crochet shawl by Lisa Doherty. If you are curious about Freeform Crochet you should check out Lisa’s Instagram account. Pam swatched for the French Press Cardi sweater by Toni Lipsey. She is using yarn from Tahki Yarns Tweedy Lamb. Pam also worked on replacing the soles on some slippers. The pattern she used was the Men’s Loafer Slippers Felted by Monique Rae. Book Club We are enjoying our book club book, Adventures in Yarn Farming by Barbara Parry. Tune in next episode for next installment in the club. Share how you are enjoying the book on social media with #UnravelingBookClub. Miscellaneous the Ol’ North State Knitting Guild is meeting again. Greg saw Willie Nelson and Tedeschi Trucks Band in concert. It was great. We reviewed The Disney Tim Burton’s Nightmare Before Christmas: The Official Knitting Guide to Halloween Town and Christmas Town by Tanis Gray. Thanks to Insight Editions for providing contributor/review copies. Greg is going to SAFF again this year. Be sure to enter your Fairs and Festivals entry in the Fairs and Festivals KAL! Greg is a Snack Shack Sponsor in the Down Cellar Studio Pigskin Party ’23. Greg can also be found talking about knitting and playing Dungeons & Dragons at Crits and Knits. Affiliate Link Disclousure We are a KnitPicks Affiliate! This means that if you click on a KnitPicks link or Crochet.com, or the banner ad and make a purchase, we will receive a commission at no extra cost to you. This post contains affiliate links. That means that if you click on a link to Amazon and subsequently make a purchase, we’ll receive a small commission from the sale. You pay the same, and the commissions will help cover our podcasting expenses. Our opinions are always our own. Find us all over the Internet Patreon: Unraveling…a knitting podcast Subscribe in iTunes: The Unraveling Podcast Podcast RSS Feed: Unraveling Podcast Facebook: Unraveling Podcast Instagram: @UnravelingPodcast Ravelry Group: Unraveling Podcast Greg is KnittingDaddy on Ravelry, @KnittingDaddy on Instagram, and also writes the KnittingDaddy blog. Pam is pammaher on Ravelry  and @pammaher on Instagram
Sep 27, 2023
1 hr 19 min
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