I'm so excited to announce the release of Point/Counterpoint, Volume 2 - a collection of four knitting accessories patterns - that I created together with Susie White of Prairie Girl Designs and the Prairie Girls Knit and Spin podcast. This episode includes a conversation we had all about how we created the patterns and the other designers who inspire us. Listen for a chance to win a copy of the collection.
Full show notes and photographs can be found at kinoknits.com/026.
Welcome to 2017! In addition to the usual FOs and WIPs, this episode goes into great detail about why I do what I do as a podcaster, knitting designer, and member of the fiber community. I also review the evocative Sherlock Knits by Joanna Johnson and host a giveaway for Jenn Sheelen's New Horizons collection.
Full show notes and photos can be found at kinoknits.com/025.
In this episode, I wrap up 2016 with lots of gift knitting and a review of whether I accomplished my 2016 knitting goals (or not... ahem...) This episode also features an interview with Maryland small business owner Dianna, whose Knitting Boutique is undergoing big and exciting changes for 2017.
Visit kinoknits.com/024 for full show notes and pictures.
In this episode I preview the Indie Design Gift-A-Long 2016, share the details of my new pattern (Glorien, a sport-weight cowl), and take a trip to the MD Alpaca and Fiber Festival. I also announce a contest in which you can win all of the individual patterns I self-publish in 2017!
Thanks to all my listeners - I've now been podcasting for a year!
Visit http://kinoknits.com/023 to see full show notes and pictures.
It's my first Rhinebeck! Listen to a recap of my trip to the New York State Sheep and Wool Festival. I met some cool people, wore some beautiful stuff, and engaged in a little woolpiggery.
Visit kinoknits.com/022 for full show notes and pictures.
Recorded on Wednesday, October 26, 2016.
Join me for a little knitting, a little Rhinebeck prep, a recap of a Stephen West trunk show, and an interview with the woman who hosted it, Danielle Romanetti of Fibre Space in Alexandria, VA.
Visit kinoknits.com/021 for full show notes and pictures.
Recorded on various days from mid-September to early October, 2016.
In this episode, I chat with my collaborator, Sarah Schira of Imagined Landscapes. We are THRILLED to announce the release of our new collaboration, Point/Counterpoint, Vol. 1, available now in Ravelry. Get the inside scoop on how this collection came to be and on the very different design processes of two indy knitting designers.
I also announce winners for some great skeins of yarn, so listen to see if you've won!
Full show notes and pictures can be found at kinoknits.com/020. Recorded on Tuesday, September 27, 2016.
This episode is a recap of the Into the Wool Fiber Retreat 2016 at Lake Frances, Tennessee. Buckle your seat belts for lots of woolpiggery!
Show notes can be found at http://kinoknits.com/019.
Listen to this episode to hear about my collaboration with Crystal of Lilliput Yarn, the Tiny Trellis sock pattern. You'll also have a chance at a new giveaway, plus I announce winners for past giveaways.
Full show notes and lots of pictures can be found at http://kinoknits.com/018. Recorded on Friday, August 19, 2016.
Lots of FOs, including my Rhinebeck Sweater! I'm also distracted by crochet a bit and take a trip to Slater Mill, a historic American cotton mill.
Show notes can be found at http://kinoknits.com/017. Recorded on Monday, August 1, 2016.
This episode wraps up the Graduate Your Stash KAL and features and interview with my collaborator, Michelle Berry of Berry Colorful Yarnings. Listen for details of an exciting new sock kit and a chance at a giveaway!
Show notes can be found at http://kinoknits.com/016. Recorded on Sunday, July 17, 2016.
This is the last regular episode from Kenya - I give away a couple prizes for participation in the Graduate Your Stash KAL, give away the Kenya prize packs, and take you on a safari to Amboseli National Park in Kenya.
Show notes can be found at http://kinoknits.com/015. Recorded on Monday, June 13, 2016.
In this episode, I talk about the Graduate Your Stash KAL and other KALs, such as plotting for Stash Dash, do a lot of designing, and take you on some great hikes in Naivasha, Kenya. I also have a big announcement and a giveaway!
Full show notes and LOTS of pictures can be found at http://kinoknits.com/014. Recorded on Sunday, May 22, 2016.
This episode has tons of FOs and the official launch of theGraduate Your Stash KAL! (#GradYourStash2016) I also introduce anew FREE pattern called Rybka (Wee Fishie) and take you on a tripto exotic Zanzibar, Tanzania.
Full show notes and LOTS of pictures can be foundat http://kinoknits.com/013. Recordedon Monday, May 2, 2016.
Lots of finished objects! I also talk about my Rhinebeck sweater plans (thanks to everyone who voted), preview my new Adrenaline Junkie sock pattern for self-striping yarn, give a very favorable review to Unicorn Baby Beyond Clean fiber wash, and take you on a trip to Lalibela, Ethiopia, home of some of the most amazing sights I've ever seen. I also get you ready to take part in the Graduate Your Stash KAL, starting May 1.
Full show notes and LOTS of pictures of Lalibela can be found at http://kinoknits.com/012. Recorded on Saturday, April 2, 2016.
Join me for a lovely chat with Kate of A Playful Day! I also draw a winner for the Henry's Hat giveaway from Episode 009 and get you started thinking about an upcoming KAL.
Complete show notes can be found at http://kinoknits.com/011. Interview recorded on Sunday, March 13, 2016.
Barely escaped from the jaws of strep throat, I went ahead and recorded this episode. Help me choose my Rhinebeck sweater and hear about a trip to Lisbon, Portugal.
Complete show notes can be found at http://kinoknits.com/010. Recorded on Friday, March 12, 2016.
So excited to interview Eric and Joanna Johnson, the authors of Henry's Hat and other knitting books! Please listen for a chance to win your very own copy!
Complete show notes can be found at http://kinoknits.com/009. Interview recorded on Tuesday, February 23, 2016.
Finishing up a lot of FOs, plus a recap of a common day outing in Nairobi - the Karen neighborhood circuit to visit baby elephants, giraffes, the Kazuri bead factory, and more!
Complete show notes can be found at http://kinoknits.com/008. Recorded on Monday, February 8, 2016.
Really excited about this episode! I have a new microphone, I talk about my 2016 goals, I announce the podcasts first giveaway, and I take you on a trip to a lost city in Watamu, Kenya. Hitch a ride on my camel.
Complete show notes can be found at http://kinoknits.com/007. Recorded on Friday, January 22, 2016.
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Complete show notes can be found at http://kinoknits.com/006. Recorded on Sunday, December 27, 2015.
In this episode, I travel to the super-exotic destination of Maryland, United States. I also have a knitting flashback to three past projects.
Full show notes can be found at http://kinoknits.com/005 (click on website). Recorded on December 13, 2015.
LOTS of knitting, including several Christmas gifts, a new design gone awry, and a trip to Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, to visit Lucy.
Full show notes can be found at http://kinoknits.com/004 (click on website). Recorded on November 27, 2015.
In this episode, I journey to Cape Town, South Africa, and binge on a LOT of new-to-me South African yarn! Also, I announce the release of a new design: the Skein Watch Socks.
Full show notes can be found at http://kinoknits.com/003 (click on website). Recorded on October 29, 2015.
In this episode, I do a lot of knitting for my mother-in-law and take a safari to the Ol Pejeta Conservancy in Kenya, right on the Equator.
Full show notes can be found at http://kinoknits.com/002 (click on website). Recorded on October 1, 2015.