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October 16, 2019
Our lovely sponsor this week: Native Detox your armpits! For 20% off your first purchase, visit nativedeodorant.com and use promo code verypink during checkout. Tight Circular Cast-Ons
October 9, 2019
Due to a technical difficulty that is totally Staci’s fault, we are running a classic episode from a year ago. But the new yarn in the ad from Artistic Ewe is new, be sure to check out “Judy” below! Our lovely sponsor this week: Artistic Ewe Marcey has introduced "Judy", a new yarn in her Legends Collection. VeryPink listeners can purchase Castile at 20% off for the month of October. Just use the code PinkCastile20 at checkout. Things we talk about in this episode: Photos from Rheinbeck on Instagram Central Park Hoodie Clapotis Casey’s Cadence Sweater
October 2, 2019
Our lovely sponsor this week: Turtlepurl Yarns For 15% off the month of October, visit Turtlepurl Yarns and use the code VPOCT19. Look, brand new colorway! This one is named "It Takes a Village". The new puppy. Her name is Dolley Madison, and she's a 12 week old Whippet. Other things we talk about in this episode: Recovering a Dropped Cast-On Stitch Top down raglan patterns/tutorials: Wonderful Woolly Sweater Cropped Raglan Cardi Easy Toddler Pullover Zasio Sweater Coat Learn to Knit a Men’s Sweater Learn to Knit a Woman’s Tshirt Combination Knitting
September 25, 2019
Our lovely sponsors this week: Artistic Ewe New yarn, new colors! Meet Marilyn and Billie, in the new yarn Castille. For the remainder of September, you can purchase the new Castille yarn at a 20% discount. Just enter the code VeryPinkCastille at checkout. Native Detox your armpits! For 20% off your first purchase, visit nativedeodorant.com and use promo code verypink during checkout.
September 18, 2019
Our lovely sponsor this week: ModCloth For 15% off your purchase of $100 or more, including sale items, visit ModCloth.com and enter code VERYPINK at checkout. Casey’s interview is with Erika Zambello, communications for Audubon Florida, and the volunteer coordinator for the National Parks Tempestry Project. To participate or keep up with this project, follow The Tempestry Project on Facebook, or email Erika directly at Nationalparkstempestry@gmail.com.
September 11, 2019
Our lovely sponsors this week: Artistic Ewe This is the new colorway called “Grounded”. This color is available in Stroll, a fingering weight yarn made from superwash Merino and Nylon - perfect for socks, gloves, and more. During September, VeryPink listeners will receive a 20% discount on all Stroll yarns. Just enter the code VeryPinkFall20 at checkout. Care/Of For 25% your first order, visit takecareof.com and use code verypink. Things we talk about in this episode: The Tempestry Project New Normal Tempestries
September 11, 2019
Our lovely sponsors this week: Artistic Ewe This is the new colorway called “Grounded”. This color is available in Stroll, a fingering weight yarn made from superwash Merino and Nylon - perfect for socks, gloves, and more. During September, VeryPink listeners will receive a 20% discount on all Stroll yarns. Just enter the code VeryPinkFall20 at checkout. Care/Of For 25% off your first order, visit takecareof.com and use code verypink. Things we talk about in this episode: The Tempestry Project New Normal Tempestries
September 4, 2019
Our lovely sponsor this week: Turtlepurl Yarns For 15% off in September, use the code VPSEPT19. Follow Turtlepurl on Instagram And Facebook This is their new Bewitching colorway! Casey’s interview is with Allison the founder of Fibre Forward. Please note, the website is fibre-forward.org, a “dot org”, even though I said “dot com” in the podcast. :( Cropped Raglan Cardi (free pattern and video tutorial)
August 28, 2019
Things we talk about in this episode: Alternating Hand Dyed Yarns German Twisted Cast-On Stretchy Bind-Off
August 21, 2019
Our lovely sponsor this week: Care/Of For 25% your first order, visit takecareof.com and use code verypink. Other things we talk about in this episode: Slow-Motion Wrap and Turn, Picking up Wraps Weaving in Cotton Ends Austin Creative Resuse Podcast Episode
August 14, 2019
Our lovely sponsor this week: Native For 20% off your first purchase, visit nativedeodorant.com and use promo code verypink during checkout! Things we talk about in this episode: Casey’s blog post “A Tale of Two Socks” Ursa sweater Three Rectangles, Two Triangles Learn to Knit a Woman’s Sweater Podcast episode with psychologist Dr. Art Markman (process vs. product knitters) Quick listener survey! Very quick, thank you!
August 7, 2019
Our lovely sponsor this week: Artistic Ewe Look at this new colorway! It’s called “August”, and is available in Artistic Ewe’s Stroll sock yarn. Use the code VeryPinkAugust20 for a 20% discount on any Stroll yarn.
July 31, 2019
Our lovely sponsor this week: Turtlepurl Yarns Be sure to check out their new colorways! For 15% off your order use the code VPAUG19. Things we talk about in this episode: Star-Toed Fleegle Testing Color Fastness German Short Rows
July 24, 2019
Our lovely sponsor this week: Care/Of For 25% off your first Care/of order, go to TakeCareOf.com and enter code VERYPINK. Casey’s interview is with Shira Blumenthal from Hat not Hate. You can find more information and a bunch of free knitting and crochet hat patterns on the Lion Brand website. Things we talk about in this episode: Learn to Knit Socks Toe-Up Socks Using German Short Rows Bulky Sleep Socks A good sock pattern after you’ve knit a pair or two - Toe Up Gusset Socks
July 17, 2019
Our lovely sponsors this week: Artistic Ewe For the month of July, Artistic Ewe is offering a 20% discount on any purchase. Just enter the code VeryPinkJuly20 to receive your discount at checkout. You can reach Marcey at marcey@artisticewe.com. Here is my video on Duplicate Stitch, a great choice if you’re looking to embroider on your knits! ModCloth For 15% off your purchase of $100 or more, including sale items, visit ModCloth.com and enter code VERYPINK at checkout.
June 26, 2019
Our lovely sponsor this week: Artistic Ewe The new colorway, Sweet Caroline! Beginning June 27th and running through the end of July, listeners will receive a 20% discount off any purchase. Use the code VERYPINKJULY20 at checkout. Other things we talk about this week: Simple Stretchy Bind-Off Skein, Ball, Hank, Cake Using a Ball Winder and Swift
June 19, 2019
Our lovely sponsor this week: Care/Of For 25% off your first Care/Of order, visit takecareof.com and use the code verypink at checkout. Things we talk about in this episode: Slow Motion Correcting a Dropped Stitch Slow Motion Weaving Ends
June 12, 2019
Our lovely sponsor this week - Yarn Vibes Irish Yarn Find them online at YarnVibes.com, Instagram, and Facebook. For 20% off orders over $100 through June 2019, use the coupon code VERYPINK. Casey’s interview is with Carson Demers and his book Knitting Comfortably: The Ergonomics of Handknitting. Other things we talk about this week: The yarn with silver in it, SilverSpun, isn't actually currently available in a silver color. :) Slow-Motion Using DPNs
June 5, 2019
Our lovely sponsor this week: Turtlepurl Yarns The shop is stocked with tons of colors! Use coupon code VPJUN19 for 15% off in June. Things we talk about in this episode: Binding-off: Tidying Up the Last Stitch Ravelry Shopkeepers Group Choices! A Review of Knitting Needle Types
May 29, 2019
Our lovely sponsor this week: We Are Knitters The beautiful kits that contain everything you need! Here is what I’m knitting, their Pola Scarf in Salmon Pink. Things we talk about in this episode: Stellar Swatching Converting a Flat Pattern to Circular
May 22, 2019
Patrick Raycraft, staff photographer, The Hartford Courant Our lovely sponsor this week: Artistic Ewe Featured yarn this month - Stroll Sock Weight For 20% off the month of May use the coupon code VERYPINK20 Casey’s interview this week is with Wilma Hoffman from Hartford Public Schools. You can read more and see photos in this article in the Hartford Courant. Other things we talk about: Two Color Knitting Tricks
May 15, 2019
Our lovely sponsor this week: ModCloth To get 15% off your purchase of $100 or more, go to ModCloth.com and enter code VERYPINK at checkout. This offer is valid for one time use only and expires on August 3rd 2019. Things we talk about in this episode: Sidewalk Talk Flip-Flop Socks Mattress Stitch Delicate Brambles Backwards Loop CO Cable CO Ravelry Purchase Finder
May 8, 2019
Our lovely sponsors this week: Artistic Ewe Featured yarn this month - Stroll Fingering Weight For 20% off the month of may use the coupon code VERYPINK20 Care/Of For 30% off your first order, use the promo code VERYPINK30 Casey’s interview is with the folks from Heavy Metal Knitting Championship. You can watch a short video about the competition here. Other things we talk about in this episode: My video on different needle types, materials, and sets. Moth-proof yarn explained. We can’t explain tangle-proof.
May 1, 2019
Our lovely sponsor this week: Turtlepurl Yarns Turtlepurl is releasing TWO new colorways this week - “Patience” and “Dusty Boots”. These colorways will go live at 8pm Atlantic Time on Friday May 3rd! Set your alarm! For 15% off coupon for the month of May use coupon code ~ VPMAY19 “Dusty Boots” ~ A classic striping pattern of Dusty Silver Grey & Charcoal Stripes ~ Optional heel and toe skeins: Bright Pink, Sea Breeze Turquoise, Poppin Green & Grape “Patience” is Turtlepurl Yarns official colourway. "It takes patience to knit, patience to dye, patience for life. Enjoy the process!" Optional Orange heel & toe skein. Casey’s interview is with Beth from the Texas Yarn Lovers Event. Casey’s Blog with photos of her trip. Other things we talk about in this episode: Magic Knot Learn to Knit Socks Toe-Up Socks using German Short Rows Intarsia vs. Duplicate Stitch Duplicate Stitch
April 24, 2019
Casey’s website is kcknits.com. To get your knitting question on the show, just email it to podcast@verypink.com. Things we talk about in this episode: Becker Vineyards The Mysteries of Row Gauge Women’s Winter (funny video!) Combination knitter - Annie Modesitt The sweater I knit and gave to Casey:
April 17, 2019
In this episode, I got confused and mistakenly call a woman by her city’s name...sorry, Kim! Our lovely sponsors this week: Fiberly Connecting designers and pattern testers! Visit WeAreFiberly.com for more information. Designers can use coupon code VERYPINKPODCAST to list their first pattern test for free. Care/of Care/of is a subscription service that makes it easy to get vitamins, protein powders, and more, personalized just for you and delivered straight to your door. For 50% off your first Care/of order, go to TakeCareOf.com and enter promo code verypink50.
April 10, 2019
Our lovely sponsor this week: Artistic Ewe This month, use the coupon code VERYPINK20 for 20% your purchase. Shipping is always free for orders of $35 or more. Casey’s interview is with Barb from Knitted Knockers. You’ll find more about the org, including patterns for knit and crochet on their website. Knitted Knockers on Facebook Other things we talk about in this episode: Knitting Inside-Out Three Ways to Join In-the-Round
April 3, 2019
Our lovely sponsor this week: Turtlepurl Yarns New colorway announcement! “Wild Rose” will be available on Friday, April 5 at 8pm Atlantic Standard Time. As of the release of this podcast, they are still dyeing this yarn, we don’t even have a photo of the yarn yet! :) For 15% off, use the code VPAPR2019 at checkout. Things we talk about in this episode: Storing Your Knits for Summer The video series I did for Knitter’s Pride, “Find Your Needle” Knitting Inside Out
March 27, 2019
Our lovely sponsors this week: Artistic Ewe offers, Artistic Ewe is offering listeners of the VeryPink Knits podcast a 20% discount on any yarn. Just enter the code VeryPink20 at checkout. Shipping is always free for orders of $35 or more. Lola For 40% off any subscription, visit mylola.com and enter code VERYPINK at checkout. Podcasts we mention: The New York Times Daily Serial Believed - About the USA gymnastics coach Unerased - Gay conversion therapy The Dropout - Thernos Escaping NXIVM Who the Hell is Hamish Criminal Other things we talk about in this episode: Welsh Heel Sock Tutorial Knitting Inside Out Needle Characteristics FlexiFlips Overview
March 20, 2019
Our lovely sponsor this week: ModCloth To get 15% off your purchase of $100 or more, go to ModCloth.com and enter the code VERYPINK at checkout. This offer is valid for one time use and expires on June 9, 2019. The dress Casey just bought. The swimsuit Staci is wanting, trying to pick a color. Things we talk about in this episode: Wonderful Wallaby Sweater Central Park Hoodie The Annapurnapp Technologies row counter app mentioned in the episode. (We haven’t tried it yet, looks like it's only available for Android right now.)
March 13, 2019
Our lovely sponsor this week: Artistic Ewe This month, use the coupon code VERYPINK20 for 20% your purchase. Shipping is always free for orders of $35 or more. We talk about Steeking in this episode, here the link to my video on steeking.
March 6, 2019
Our lovely sponsors this week: Turtlepurl Yarns For 15% percent off this month, use the VPMAR19. Nordic Stitches For 30% off her designs visit her Ravelry store and use the code VERYPINK30 at checkout. Casey’s interview this week is with Stacy at SoapSacks. Be sure to check out their website for more information and knitting and crochet patterns. Other things we talk about in this episode: Video: Why is My Knitting Curling? Free pattern and tutorial: One Row Scarf
February 27, 2019
Our lovely sponsors this week: Artistic Ewe Visit ArtisticEwe.com! Shipping is always free for orders of $35 or more. LOLA For 40% off all subscriptions, visit mylola.com and enter verypink when you subscribe! Other things we talk about in this episode: Correcting Color Change Jog Helix Knitting (for one-round stripes) Log Cabin knitted quilt Bento Box Quilt My new mitts pattern, Knock Knock Convertible Mitts
February 20, 2019
Our lovely sponsors this week: Fairy Tale Knits For 15% off your order, use code VeryPinkFeb2019. Free shipping on orders over $100! Care/Of For 50% off your first month of customized vitamins, use the code verypink50 at checkout. Other things we talk about in this episode: Stony Creek Colors (From their website, “Every day we’re innovating and building partnerships with farmers, mills, and brands to achieve our big dream of making pure and vibrant, consistent and scalable bio-based dyes.” Why is My Knitting Curling? The sweater pattern I couldn’t remember is called Wicked, it doesn’t have a hood after all. I think I was confusing the Central Park Hoodie with Wicked, because I knit them both back in 2006. Slow-Motion Correcting a Dropped Stitch
February 13, 2019
Our lovely sponsors this week: Artistic Ewe Artistic Ewe is offering listeners of the VeryPink Knits podcast a 25% discount on any yarn until the end of February. Just enter the code VeryPink25 at checkout. Shipping is always free for orders of $35 or more. Fidalgo Artisan Yarn Company Fidalgo at fiber shows: -Booth at Madrona Fiber Festival in Tacoma, Washington February 14th - 17th -Booth at Stitches West in Santa Clara, California February 21st - 24th -Stop by and say hello to Lori and Emily (of the Tempestry Project) at these events Coupon Code! 20% online shop discount for VeryPink listeners, just use the code VERYPINK at checkout. Valid through the end of February. Casey’s interview is with Donna Hardy from Sea Island Indigo (she’s working on her website, but can be found here on Instagram). Books: The Indigo Girl by Natasha Boyd; and Red, White, and Black Make Blue: Indigo in the Fabric of Colonial South Carolina Life by Andrea Feeser Ossabaw Island - The island foundation she mentions where they found the indigo.
February 6, 2019
Our lovely sponsor this week: Turtlepurl Yarns! In the ad, I mistakenly say “fraternal twin socks”...their yarns make IDENTICAL twin socks! The new colorway “A Stroll Down Duckworth Street”, with Merlot Red, Teal Green, Violet, Golden Yellow, Heritage Blue and Burnt Orange, will be available Friday February 8 at noon Atlantic Standard Time. Use the coupon code VPFEB19 for 15% off your order! To get your knitting question on the show, email it to podcast@verypink.com, and please tell us where you’re from. Other things we talk about in this episode: Intarsia vs. Duplicate Stitch Standard Yarn Weights Chart
December 19, 2018
This is our last episode of the year, as we're taking Christmas and New Year's weeks off. We'll be back in January. Happy Holidays! Our lovely sponsors this week: The Tempestry Project The Tempestry Project is having their annual New Year sale to celebrate data availability of 2018. Tempestry Kits for 2018 and 1968 will be 10% off through the end of January. You can pre-order these kits, no coupon necessary. The sale will already be worked in to the price for special 1968/2018 listings. They will start processing and shipping out these orders after January 1st, once the data comes out at NOAA. Tempestry Project Facebook group The podcast episode with an interview with The Tempestry Project My video tutorial on knitting Tempestries Lola Visit mylola.com and enter the code verypink to receive 40% off your subscription. Casey’s website is kcknits.com. To get your knitting question on the show, just email it to podcast@verypink.com. Wrapped in Brioche Shawl Zen Yarn Garden’s photo tutorial on knitting from blanks Three Rectangles, Two Triangles Casey’s 2x2 (good first cable project) Molly Hat (another good first cable project)
December 12, 2018
Our lovely sponsors: Hello Fresh For a total of $60 off, that’s $20 off each your first 3 boxes, visit hellofresh.com/verypink60 and enter promo code verypink60. The Yarn Attic Be sure to look at their “brands” page – their inventory is amazing! The Yarn Attic ships worldwide, 7 days a week and generally ship the same day as the order is received. Use coupon code at checkout: VERYPINK For US customers – Free first class mail shipping on orders over $35.00 For international customers – Code will apply a $8.45 credit towards international shipping on orders over $35.00 Things we talk about in this episode: This American Life (one of our favorite podcasts) The Anna Karenina audiobook Staci is listening to Three Rectangles, Two Triangles Sweater The Christmas sweater Casey is knitting The row counter Staci swears by Using 9” Circulars Addi FlexiFlips Overview Addi EasyKnit Sock Needles Stellar Swatching
December 5, 2018
Our lovely sponsors this week: TurtlePurl Yarns For 15% off, use the code VERYPINKDEC at checkout! Care/Of For 25 percent off your first month of personalized Care/Of vitamins, visit takecareof.com and use promo code verypink. Casey’s website is kcknits.com. If you want to get your question on the show, just email it to podcast@verypink.com. Other things we talk about this week: My new free hat pattern and tutorial! My photo tutorial on blocking.
November 28, 2018
Our lovely sponsors this week: June Cashmere Good Tension Between Knit and Purl Stitches The Yarn Attic Be sure to look at their “brands” page - their inventory is amazing! The Yarn Attic ships worldwide, 7 days a week and generally ship the same day as the order is received. Use coupon code at checkout: VERYPINK For US customers - Free first class mail shipping on orders over $35.00 For international customers – Code will apply a $8.45 credit towards international shipping on orders over $35.00 Things we talk about in this episode: If you're a small fiber business and you want to advertise on the podcast, contact casey@verypink.com! Casey’s new Morning in the Mara hat pattern The Watkins sweater Casey is knitting (came up in her steeking questions) Steeking Julgran Christmas sweater Adding Beads The podcast episode with the Chiropractor Simple Stretchy Bind-Off Bar Maids Lo-Lo Bars Lavishea Lotion Bars
November 14, 2018
Our lovely sponsors this week: Care/Of For 25 percent off your first month of personalized Care/Of vitamins, visit takecareof.com and use promo code VERYPINK. IrmianDesign and the The NAUTICAL Accessories Collection book. You can see (and queue!) these patterns here on Ravelry. Visit irmaindesign.com and use code VERYPINK for 15% off your print book. Other things we talk about in this episode: The four-part video I did for Knitter's Pride "Find Your Needle" The needle tip and taper comparison I put together: Tunisian Crochet Shaker Dishcloths The Baby Jeans Casey knit, on her cute baby. Suede slipper sole patches are available from many stores on Etsy.
November 7, 2018
Our lovely sponsors: Hello Fresh For a total of $60 off, that’s $20 off each your first 3 boxes, visit hellofresh.com/verypink60 and enter promo code verypink60. The Yarn Attic Be sure to look at their “brands” page – their inventory is amazing! The Yarn Attic ships worldwide, 7 days a week and generally ship the same day as the order is received. Use coupon code at checkout: VERYPINK For US customers – Free first class mail shipping on orders over $35.00 For international customers – Code will apply a $8.45 credit towards international shipping on orders over $35.00 Casey’s website is kcknits.com. To get your knitting question on the show, just email it to podcast@verypink.com. Other things we talk about in this episode: Bulky Sleep Socks Article about Tetris Kate Atherley book, The Beginner's Guide to Writing Knitting Patterns Ravelry Hot Right Now list Edge Tension
October 31, 2018
Our lovely sponsors this week: TurtlePurl Yarns For 15% off, use the code VERYPINKNOV at checkout! Warby Parker Visit WarbyParker.com/verypink. Casey’s interview this week is with Sarah Corbett from Craftivist Collective. Sarah’s book, How to be a Craftivist: The Art of Gentle Protest Sarah Corbett’s Ted Talk on introverts Casey’s website is kcknits.com. To get your knitting question on the show, just email it to podcast@verypink.com. Things we talk about in this episode: The episode with Fashion Revolution Steeking Reading Your Knitting
October 24, 2018
Our lovely sponsors this week: HairStory For a limited time, get 10 percent off Hairstory’s New Wash, by visiting HAIRSTORY.com/verypink and using the promo code verypink. The Yarn Attic Be sure to look at their “brands” page - their inventory is amazing! The Yarn Attic ships worldwide, 7 days a week and generally ship the same day as the order is received. Use coupon code at checkout: VERYPINK For US customers - Free first class mail shipping on orders over $35.00 For international customers – Code will apply a $8.45 credit towards international shipping on orders over $35.00 Casey’s website is kcknits.com. To get your knitting question on the show, just email it to podcast@verypink.com. Things we talk about in this episode: Central Park Hoodie Clapotis Casey’s Cadence Sweater
October 17, 2018
Our lovely sponsors this week: Green Chef For 50 dollars off your first box of Green Chef, go to GreenChef.us/verypink. Lola Visit mylola.com and enter the code verypink to receive 40% off your subscription. Casey’s website is kcknits.com. To get your knitting question on the show, just email it to podcast@verypink.com. Things we talk about in this episode: Rodeo Drive Poncho The cardigan Casey is working on All of the VeryPink Knits Podcast episodes, starting with little tiny baby Episode 1 Storing Knits for Summer Something I forgot to say about negative ease and socks! Knitting socks too short will result in socks that wear out faster in the toe and heel, because of the pressure put on those spots. Be sure to invest in patterns that tell you when to start the toe/heel based on your foot size, so there is no guess work.
October 10, 2018
Our lovely sponsors this week: HelloFresh For a total of $60 off, that’s $20 off each your first 3 boxes, visit hellofresh.com/verypink60 and enter promo code verypink60. The Yarn Attic Be sure to look at their “brands” page - their inventory is amazing! The Yarn Attic ships worldwide, 7 days a week and generally ship the same day as the order is received. Use coupon code at checkout: VERYPINK For US customers - Free first class mail shipping on orders over $35.00 For international customers – Code will apply a $8.45 credit towards international shipping on orders over $35.00 Casey’s website is kcknits.com. To get your knitting question on the show, just email it to podcast@verypink.com. This we talk about this week: The Best Little Yarn Crawl in Texas Aimee Kandl Yarn Trekker
October 3, 2018
Our lovely sponsor this week: TurtlePurl Yarns For 15% off, use the code VERYPINKOCT at checkout! Casey’s website is kcknits.com. To get your knitting question on the show, just email it to podcast@verypink.com. Other things we talk about: Blog about travel bags Madder Root bag Nancy’s Knit Knacks notions case
September 26, 2018
Our lovely sponsors this week: Urth Yarns, and their Uneek Sock Yarn. Butterfly Shawl is a pattern made with the yarn. The Yarn Attic Be sure to look at their “brands” page - their inventory is amazing! The Yarn Attic ships worldwide, 7 days a week and generally ship the same day as the order is received. Use coupon code at checkout: VERYPINK For US customers - Free first class mail shipping on orders over $35.00 For international customers – Code will apply a $8.45 credit towards international shipping on orders over $35.00 Casey’s website is kcknits.com. To get your knitting question on the show, just email it to podcast@verypink.com. Other things we talk about in this episode: Jaywalker Socks The lace skirt we talk about Elephant Pants
September 20, 2018
Our lovely sponsor this week: The Tempestry Project Use the code VERYPINK5 (both in the Etsy shop and their website -- www.tempestryproject.com) will give them a $5 discount on purchases over $50. Coupon will run through September 30th. Facebook group The podcast episode with an interview with The Tempestry Project My video tutorial on the knitting Casey’s interview is with journalist Brigid Schulte, her book is Overwhelmed: Work, Love, and Play When No One Has the Time The article that sparked this interview Bridig’s Better Life Lab Podcast Casey’s website is kcknits.com. To get your knitting question on the show, just email it to podcast@verypink.com. Other things we talk about in this episode: The hat where Casey used duplicate stitch (and most of all a cute baby to look at - Casey’s friend’s baby) Ann Budd’s Knitter’s Handy Book of Patterns Duplicate Stitch Intarsia vs. Duplicate Stitch AlterKnit Stitch Dictionary Badass Baby Sweater (includes link to an argyle skull and crossbones design)
September 12, 2018
Our lovely sponsor this week: Hello Fresh For a total of $60 off, that’s $20 off each your first 3 boxes, visit hellofresh.com/verypink60 and enter promo code verypink60. Casey’s interview this week is with Craft Yarn Council, and their Humans That Yarn project. Casey’s website is kcknits.com. To get your knitting question on the show, just email it to podcast@verypink.com. Other things we talk about: This is Why We Knit Steven’s Flieder Table Runner
September 5, 2018
Our lovely sponsor this week: Turtlepurl Yarns Use the coupon code VERYPINKSEPTEMBER for 15% your order! The photo for this episode is my Sidewalk Talk Flip-Flop socks in Turtlepurl Softshell Turtle Toes in Iris. Casey’s website is kcknits.com. To get your knitting question on the show, just email it to podcast@verypink.com. Other things we talk about: Staci’s Obvious shawl Peg-It Knit Counter (seems to be out of production now) Steven’s Amaryllis Tablecloth, Niebling lace, on Instagram
September 1, 2018
Download Episode. Casey’s interview is with Sara Jensen at Carthage College, and her article Why I Teach Math through Knitting. Our lovely sponsor this week: For 25 percent off your first month of personalized Care/Of vitamins, visit takecareof.com and use promo code verypink. Casey’s website is kcknits.com. To get your knitting question on the show, just email it to podcast@verypink.com. .
August 22, 2018
Alternate title, The Brian Episode. Our lovely sponsor this week: Green Chef For 50 dollars off your first box of Green Chef, go to GreenChef.us/verypink. Casey’s website is kcknits.com. To get your knitting question on the show, just email it to podcast@verypink.com. Things we talk about in this episode: UPDATE - I found a spot in Ravelry where you can search for “plus fit”. In the Gender/Age/Size/Fit section, you can select “Fit”. Here is a link to “plus fit pullovers”. Yardage by weight and fiber type, thanks to Alyssa Goldberg. You can see more of her charts on Twitter, where she is @wiremonkey.
August 17, 2018
Download Episode. In this episode, Staci says it’s episode 107, it’s not. :) Our lovely sponsor this week is LOLA. Visit mylola.com and enter the code verypink to receive 40% off your subscription. Casey’s website is kcknits.com. To get your knitting question on the show, just email it to podcast@verypink.com. Things we talk about in this episode: Correctly-Mounted vs. Twisted Stitches Tutorial: How To Easily Line Any Purse - The Crochet Dude
August 8, 2018
Download Episode. Our lovely sponsor this week: Hello Fresh For $20 off each your first 3 boxes for a total of $60 off, visit hellofresh.com/verypink60 and enter promo code verypink60. Casey’s interview is with Astrig at Fiber College of Maine. You can read more about Casey's trip to the Fiber College of Maine and see more photos on her blog. Craft Yarn Council Standard Body Measurements To get your knitting question on the show, just email it to podcast@verypink.com.
August 2, 2018
Our lovely sponsor this week: Turtlepurl Yarns For 15% off your order, use the coupon code VERYPINKAUGUST at checkout. Things we talk about in this episode: Great prices on nice yarns, Knit Picks Also, Valley Yarns at WEBS Magic loop Casey’s Kinda Magic Socks
July 25, 2018
This week, Casey talks with Sarah, Community Support Specialist/Hostess with the Mostest at Ravelry. Our lovely sponsor this week: Modcloth.com Enter VERYPINK at checkout for 15% off your purchase of $100 or more. Hurry - this offer expires on October 10, 2018. Things we talk about on this episode Find your ravelry number: Go to your Ravelry profile page. Using the arrow keys, type: up, up, down, down, left, right, left, right, (then letters) b, a. For the record, Casey is Raveler #109,540. Staci is Raveler #68. Skipping over a TT that bothers Casey is called glottalization.
July 18, 2018
This episode is chock full of magically turning knitting questions into knitting answers! Our lovely sponsor this week: Stitchcraft Marketing Casey’s website is kcknits.com. To get your knitting question on the show, just email it to podcast@verypink.com.
June 27, 2018
Casey’s interview this week is with Heather Zoppetti, the Yarn Group Chair of TNNA (The National NeedleArts Association) and the owner of Stitch Sprouts. Our lovely sponsors this week: Stitchcraft Marketing Skylar Visit skylar.com/verypink and try the Skylar Sample Pallet with free shipping and earn a $20 credit toward your next full-sized perfume purchase. Casey’s website is kcknits.com. To get your knitting question on the show, just email it to podcast@verypink.com. Other things (thing, in this case) we talk about: We mention the podcast episode with Emily Felix, the founder of Reunion Yarn and Unraveling Club.
June 20, 2018
Casey’s website is kcknits.com. To get your knitting question on the show, just email it to podcast@verypink.com. We’re still taking voicemail questions! Leave your question, and please be sure to tell us where you’re from. 361 420 0128 Our lovely sponsor this week: Green Chef For 50 dollars off your first box of Green Chef, go to GreenChef.us/verypink. Casey’s interview is with Amy from The Mother Bear Project. http://motherbearproject.org/ Lots of amazing photos on their Facebook page. Mother Bear Project group on Ravelry Other things we talk about in this episode: Fixing a Dropped Garter Stitch Correcting Mistakes playlist Weaving in Ends playlist Weaving in Cotton Ends Spit Splicing
June 13, 2018
Casey’s website is kcknits.com. To get your knitting question on the show, just email it to podcast@verypink.com. We’re still taking voicemail questions! Leave your question, and please be sure to tell us where you’re from. 361 420 0128 Our lovely sponsors this week: Turtlepurl Yarns Use the coupon code VERYPINKJUNE for 15% your order! These socks are my Loaded German Short Row Socks, in Turtlepurl colorway Rock Paper Scissors Lizard Spock. HelloFresh Visit hellofresh.com/verypink30 and use the code VERYPINK30 to receive $30 off your first order! Other things we talk about in this episode: Attaching PomPoms (helps with washing/blocking hats) My basic weaving in ends video My other weaving ends videos Podcast Episode - Knitting and Healing
June 6, 2018
Casey’s website is kcknits.com. To get your knitting question on the show, just email it to podcast@verypink.com. Our lovely sponsor this week - Big Blue Moma Baskets Visit their website and use the code VERYPINKBASKETS for 15% off the total purchase through the month of June. We’re still taking voice mail questions! Leave your question, and please be sure to tell us where you’re from. We plan to include at least one voice mail in future episodes. 361 420 0128 Other things we talk about in this episode: Casey’s Yarnmaid’s Tale Staci’s Tempestry
May 30, 2018
Casey’s website is kcknits.com. To get your knitting question on the show, just email it to podcast@verypink.com. Get your voicemail message question in for Episode 100! Leave your question, and please be sure to tell us where you’re from. From now until June 1! 361 420 0128 Our lovely sponsor this week: Two Sisters Yarn Company Please check out our website or our Etsy shop for more details. Promo for VeryPink listeners! Enter the coupon code "VERYPINK10” for 10% off all products through the end of June 2018. Things we talk about in this episode: When your knitting mug matches your knit tank. The cardigan Casey knit for terrible humans Wrap & Turn German Short Rows Good Tension between Knits and Purls My Interview with Judy Graham Judy Graham Interviews Me Cropped Raglan Cardi (top-down, good first sweater) Learn to Knit a Women’s Sweater Toddler Tunic Easy Toddler Pullover
May 23, 2018
Casey’s website is kcknits.com. To get your knitting question on the show, just email it to podcast@verypink.com. Hey! Get your voicemail message question in for Episode 100! Leave your question, and please be sure to tell us where you’re from. From now until June 1! 361 420 0128 Our lovely sponsor this week: Two Sisters Yarn Company Please check out our website or our Etsy shop. Promo for VeryPink listeners! Enter the coupon code "VERYPINK10” for 10% off all products through the end of June 2018. The Tempestry Project Etsy Shop Tempestry Project on Instagram Tempestry Project on Facebook Other things we talk about in this episode: Yarnsub.com VeryPink Ravelry Tips videos "Bit", the blanket that Casey's mom knit and backed with fabric.
May 16, 2018
Casey’s website is kcknits.com. To get your knitting question on the show, just email it to podcast@verypink.com. Our lovely sponsor this week: HelloFresh Visit hellofresh.com/verypink30 and use the code VERYPINK30 to receive $30 off your first order! Things we talk about in this episode: The image Peter from Sweden created to show where to start a skein of yarn, based on how the label is printed. Staci’s current project Adding Felt Appliques to Knits (scroll down) Good Tension Between Knit and Purl Stitches
May 9, 2018
Casey’s website is kcknits.com. To get your knitting question on the show, just email it to podcast@verypink.com. Our lovely sponsor this week: Hello Fresh Visit hellofresh.com/verypink30 and use the code VERYPINK30 to receive $30 off your first order! Things we talk about in this episode: Steam Blocking Casey’s Yarnmaid’s Tale MKAL project Double Knitting
May 2, 2018
Casey has more info and photos from here interview on her blog. To get your knitting question on the show, just email it to podcast@verypink.com. Our lovely sponsor this week is LOLA, www.mylola.com. Visit mylola.com and enter the code verypink to receive 40% off your first order when you subscribe. Things we talk about in this episode: Suzan Thompson’s website with details on her Celebrate Doilies exhibit. Skein, Ball, Hank, Cake The MKAL (Mystery Knit Along) Casey is knitting now
April 25, 2018
Casey’s website is kcknits.com. To get your knitting question on the show, just email it to podcast@verypink.com. Things we talk about in this episode: Becker Vineyards The Mysteries of Row Gauge Women’s Winter (funny video!) Combination knitter - Annie Modesitt The sweater I knit and gave to Casey:
April 18, 2018
Casey’s website is kcknits.com. To get your knitting question on the show, just email it to podcast@verypink.com. Our lovely sponsors: Modcloth.com Enter VERYPINK at checkout for 15% off your purchase of $100 or more. Hurry - this offer expires on June 29th. KPC Yarn KPC now has two websites, their main website, and KPC Canada (serving North America). I just released a new, free pattern sponsored by KPC, the Zaden Spring Shawl. KPC is running a promotion on the Lovat yarn used in the shawl until May 15, 2018. On the Canadian site – Use code “VPINK4KPC” to get CAD $8.50 off. On their main site – Use code “VPINK4KPC” to get HKD $50 off (~USD 6). Casey’s interview this week is with Casey of PortFiber. The GoFundMe Cashmere People Yarns Portfiber on Instagram A shawl by Bristol Ivy using the Cashgora yarn Holst Garn “Coast”
April 11, 2018
Casey’s website is kcknits.com. To get your knitting question on the show, just email it to podcast@verypink.com. Our lovely sponsor this week: Hello Fresh Visit hellofresh.com and use the code VERYPINK30 to receive $30 off your first order! Casey’s interview this week is with Melissa Gresalfi, Associate Professor at Vanderbilt University, Department of Teaching and Learning. Links to things we talk about in this episode: Another podcast episode about knitting and math Help for Tight Knitters Mirror (Backwards) Knitting Knitting Aches and Pains podcast episode German Short Rows (short technique video)
April 4, 2018
Casey’s blog (where she is currently running a giveaway) is kcknits.com. To get your knitting question on the show, just email it to podcast@verypink.com. Our lovely sponsor this week is Jimmy Beans Wool. They love Madeline Tosh! Yarnmaid’s Tale Mystery Knit Along Jimmy Beans Wool on Instagram Previous Episodes: Alpacas, the Secret to Happiness Measuring Advice from a Seamstress Videos: Accidental increases i-Cord i-Cord Cast-On i-Cord Bind-Off Unshrinkit.com The Ultimate Vogue Knitting Book Knits That Fit
March 21, 2018
Download Episode. You can see more about Casey’s trip to Bermuda on her website. To get your knitting question on the show, just email it to podcast@verypink.com. Our lovely sponsor this week is Jimmy Beans Wool. They love Madeline Tosh! Links from this episode: The Black Purl Yarn Shop Log Cabin Blanket Tutorial Log Cabin Blanket FAQ
March 15, 2018
Casey’s website is kcknits.com. To get your knitting question on the show, just email it to podcast@verypink.com. Our lovely sponsor this week is LOLA, www.mylola.com Visit mylola.com and enter the code verypink to receive 40% off your first order when you subscribe. Things we talk about in this episode: Clapotis A good article clarifying the attributes of Bamboo Textiles Help for Tight Knitters
March 7, 2018
Casey wrote more about her own fashion revolution on her blog here. To get your knitting question on the show, just email it to podcast@verypink.com. Our lovely sponsor this week: Hello Fresh Visit hellofresh.com and use the code VERYPINK30 to receive $30 off your first order! Fashion Revolution Fashion Revolution on Instagram The True Cost Documentary (available for streaming on Netflix) Book: OverDressed: The Shockingly High Cost of Cheap Fashion Other things we talk about in this episode: Organic Superwash: Tanis Fibers Here’s a whole list! Finally! An emoji for knitters! Casey’s Carbeth sweater
February 28, 2018
Casey’s website is kcknits.com. To get your knitting question on the show, just email it to podcast@verypink.com. Videos we mention in this episode: Alternating Hand-Dyed Yarns Winding Yarn into Two Equally Sized Balls “Find Your Needle” video series on the Knitter’s Pride YouTube channel German Short Rows Stellar Swatching Removing a Bind-Off Row
February 21, 2018
Download Episode. You can read more about Casey's visit to Independence Farmstead Fibers, and see more photos on her website. To get your knitting question on the show, just email it to podcast@verypink.com. Things we talk about in this episode: Independence Farmstead Fibers Reusing Yarn Steaming-Out Yarn Kinks
February 14, 2018
Casey’s website is kcknits.com. To get your knitting question on the show, just email it to podcast@verypink.com. Our lovely sponsor this week: Hello Fresh Visit hellofresh.com and use the code VERYPINK30 to receive $30 off your first order! Things we talk about in this episode: The Finer Points of Garment Fitting and Blocking Baa-ble Hat (One correction, the other pattern we discuss in the pod is actually a cowl, not a hat) Long-Tail Cast-On German Twisted CO Robot dogs that open doors Carbeth cropped sweater
February 7, 2018
Download episode. [caption id="attachment_13583" align="aligncenter" width="640"] Intricate installation by Neural Knitworks, a structure of almost 2000 knitted, knotted and woven brain neurons! Pictured: artist Pat Pillai installs the Neural Knitwork with assistance from PhD student Cyrus Tan.[/caption] Casey’s website is kcknits.com. To get your knitting question on the show, just email it to podcast@verypink.com. Our lovely sponsor this week: Hello Fresh Visit hellofresh.com and use the code VERYPINK30 to receive $30 off your first order! Neural Knitworks on Australia’s Science Week page, where you can download the pattern book. Details about the Cambridge Science Festival in the UK My Ravelry Tips videos Ravelry Project Challenge is posted on the homepage, a few stories down. Discussion on For The Love of Ravelry forum Podcast episode, This is Your Brain, This is Knitting
January 31, 2018
Casey’s website is kcknits.com. To get your knitting question on the show, just email it to podcast@verypink.com. Things we talk about in this episode: Ravelry search result for “infinity scarf” in worsted weight yarn Casey’s Chunky Cowl Staci’s Dirty Martini Socks on 9” Circulars
January 24, 2018
Casey’s website is kcknits.com. To get your knitting question on the show, just email it to podcast@verypink.com. Casey’s interview this week is Emily Felix, the founder of Reunion Yarn and Unraveling Club. Emily is offering 50% her online course to our podcast listeners, making it only $10 for access to everything! Use the code VERYPINK at Unraveling Club! Other things we talk about in this episode: Fiber Farm Casey’s Tiny Turtle Abruzzo Yarn (Google “Abruzzo yarn” for more links, this is just one I found.)
January 17, 2018
Casey’s website is kcknits.com. To get your knitting question on the show, just email it to podcast@verypink.com. Things we talk about in this episode: Casey has this knitter’s journal that she got before Ravelry. Ann Bud’s Book The Knitter’s Handy Book of Patterns Winc wine delivery (if your state allows it!) get $20 off your first order if you go to www.winc.com/verypink VeryPink on Pinterest
January 10, 2018
Casey’s website is kcknits.com. To get your knitting question on the show, just email it to podcast@verypink.com. Our lovely sponsor this week: Hello Fresh Visit hellofresh.com and use the code VERYPINK30 to receive $30 off your first order! Other things we talk about in this episode: Bulky Sleep Socks Hygge Feet Cabled Booties Turtlepurl Yarns
January 3, 2018
This week we have a "classic" episode, we'll be back next week with more new episodes!
December 20, 2017
Please see the show notes on my website for more info: http://verypink.com/2017/12/20/podcast-episode-78-steven/
December 13, 2017
Download Episode. You can read more about Casey’s interview on her website. To get your knitting question on the show, just email it to podcast@verypink.com. Our lovely sponsors this week: Fringe Supply Co. Lykke Driftwood needles Hello Fresh Visit hellofresh.com and use the code VERYPINK30 to receive $30 off your first order! Storyworth Visit storyworth.com/verypink to learn more! From Casey’s interview: This is Knit Woollinn, the Dublin Festival of Yarn! 25th - 27th May 2018 Other things we talk about in this episode: Casey’s Tiniest Turtle Mattress Stitch
December 6, 2017
You can read more about Casey’s interview with Diarmuid Commins on her website here. To get your knitting question on the show, just email it to podcast@verypink.com. Our lovely sponsor this week: Fringe Supply Company In this episode, we talk about their Field Bag. From Casey’s interview: This is Knit S Twist Wool Other things we talk about in this episode: Knitter’s Pride Knit Blockers Yarn Overs Between Knits and Purls
November 29, 2017
Download Episode. Casey’s website is kcknits.com. To get your knitting question on the show, just email it to podcast@verypink.com. Our lovely sponsor this week: Knitter’s Pride, Zing Needles Here is my video introducing these needles, more info here. https://www.youtube.com/embed/hLmyuVENmHM
November 22, 2017
Download Episode. Casey’s website is kcknits.com. Our lovely sponsor this week: Lovepop Greeting Cards, visit lovepop.com/verypink The gauge ruler in the photo is from Katrinkles Etsy shop. Other things we talk about in this episode: German Short Rows (short technique video) Japanese Short Rows Sling Heel Socks Tutorial The “Find Your Needle” video series I made for Knitter’s Pride can be found on their YouTube channel. The Lykke Driftwood needles we mentioned. Correcting Gaps in Socks
November 15, 2017
Casey’s website is kcknits.com. Our lovely sponsors this week: Hello Fresh Visit hellofresh.com and use the code VERYPINK30 to receive $30 off your first order! Knitter’s Pride Knitter's Pride has new wood accessories, visit my website here to see the video, and for links to help you find a retailer. November is Alzheimer’s Awareness Month, and Casey’s interview this week is with Lauren Gaspar, grief counselor. This interview is a follow-up to the episode on Alice’s Embrace from a couple of weeks ago. Other things we talk about in this episode: Tesserino Cowl Ravelry search for “mosiac knitting” Determining Yarn Weight (wpi) Spit Splicing Accidental Increases
November 8, 2017
Image from New York Public Library Public Domain Collection Casey’s website - kcknits.com Our lovely sponsor this week: KPC Yarn KPC sponsored the free pattern and video tutorial, Doppelt Hat and Mitts! KPC is running a promo to coincide with the release of this pattern. To receive HDK$50 (about US $6.40) off your purchase, register an account on the KPC website and use the code VPINK4KPC at checkout. This offer is good through December 31, 2017. Other things we talk about in this episode: Casey’s Wonder Woman Shawl The clingy boxers Casey knit - We promised an updated list of our favorite podcasts: A Way with Words – the origins of words and phrases. So nerdy! BBC World Service Documentaries Dirty John - a true crime podcast story, sort of like Serial Fresh Air Here’s the Thing with Alec Baldwin – interviews with celebrities How to be Amazing – interview show Invisibilia KERA's Think Mortified – people read from their middle school and high school journals More Perfect – New from Radiolab about the history of the Supreme Court My Dad Wrote a Porno - not safe for kids, but hilarious The Mystery Show – everyday mysteries Radiolab Sawbones – comedy show about ridiculous medical practices in history Splendid Table – food Spooked Stuff You Missed in History Class TED Radio Hour – TED talks in depth This American Life – good stories, around a theme
November 2, 2017
In Episode 71, we played part of Casey's interview with Diane Lewis from Alice’s Embrace, a non-profit organization devoted to providing hand-knit and hand-crocheted prayer shawls and lap blankets to those suffering from Alzheimer’s disease. This bonus episode contains the whole interview - her passion for this project is contagious!
November 1, 2017
Our sponsor this week - Turtlepurl Yarns Here are some socks that Casey and Staci have knit with Turtlepurl! The first two images are my Socks on 9" Circulars pattern, the third is my Sling Heel Socks pattern. Casey’s interview this week is with Diane Lewis from Alice’s Embrace, a non-profit organization devoted to providing hand-knit and hand-crocheted prayer shawls and lap blankets to those suffering from Alzheimer's disease. Click through to their website for information on how to help. Other things we talk about in this episode: Craft Yarn Council Standard Body Measurements/Sizing Toe-Up Socks Using German Short Rows Tutorial Sling Heel Socks Tutorial Casey’s Baby Digger Sweater
October 25, 2017
Our lovely sponsors this week: Hello Fresh Visit hellofresh.com and use the code VERYPINK30 to receive $30 off your first order! Yarn Pop! Free Shipping In The U.S.A. - Free Returns and a 100% Money Back Guarantee makes for worry free shopping. Supplies are limited for these unique and beautiful bags so best not wait! JORD Watch Giveaway Just CLICK HERE to sign up, the winner gets the watch of their choice (up to $180 value), plus free sizing and shipping. Additionally, if you’d like to order a watch, visit the JORD website and use the coupon code “staci” for $25 off, valid only during course of giveaway! The giveaway runs through 10/31/2017. Blocking mats giveaway! Visit Casey’s website for more info. Things we talk about in this episode: I don’t have a video on the “improved ssk”. But here is a video comparing decreases. Fringe Supply Co. Field Bag Knitter’s Pride Yarn Bowls It’s not illegal to pick bluebonnets!
October 18, 2017
If you’d like to get your question on the show, just email your question to podcast@verypink.com Casey’s website is kcknits.com. Our lovely sponsor this week: Yarn Pop! Free Shipping In The U.S.A. - Free Returns and a 100% Money Back Guarantee makes for worry free shopping. Supplies are limited for these unique and beautiful bags so best not wait! Casey’s interview this week is with Ann Morneau. The YouTube video Casey mentions in the podcast is Ann’s video Knitting Takes Balls. Other things we talk about in this episode: Mattress Stitch Bickford Seam Edge Tension Three Needle Bind-Off
October 11, 2017
Coiled carbon nanotube yarns, created at The University of Texas at Dallas and imaged here with a scanning electron microscope, generate electrical energy when stretched or twisted. You can visit Casey’s website at kcknits.com. Our sponsor this week is Ott Lite! Click through for more info. This lamp is part of the Wellness Series. Casey’s interview this week is with research scientist Nai Li. You can read the press release here. The only other thing we promise to link to in this episode: Eucalan Stain Treating Wipes
October 4, 2017
Download Episode. For more on Casey's interview with Clara Parkes, you can visit her blog post here. Our sponsor this week is Ott Lite! Click through for more info. This lamp is part of the Wellness Series. Casey’s interview is with Clara Parkes, her new book is A Stash of One’s Own. She also founded and writes Knitter’s Review. Other things we talk about in this episode: Lavishea Lotion Bar Bar-Maids LoLo Bar Fast needles - Knitter’s Pride Platinas and Addi Turbos
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