Get ready for a new KAL! The Tolstoy KAL celebrates all that is Tolstoy, including knitting shawls from the new Kino Knits Tolstoy Collection and reading and watching Tolstoy's works. Listen to the episode for all the great details, plus a quick recap of the 2019 Homespun Yarn Party.
Full show notes can be found at kinoknits.com/046.
Recorded Monday, March 19, 2018.
Lots of FOs to report this time... mostly because I haven't recorded in a while. I've got several things fresh off the needles and am looking about for my next project. I've also got a shawl collection in the works!
Full show notes can be found at kinoknits.com/045.
Recorded Monday, February 19, 2018.
Join me for a recap of Vogue Knitting Live NYC. I also have a new cowl to share, the Hon Cowl.
Full show notes and photographs are at kinoknits.com/044.
Recorded Monday, January 22, 2018.
Join me for a review of 2017 and plotting for 2018. I announce the winners of two contests and open another. What's your #makenine2018?
Full show notes and photographs can be found at kinoknits.com/043.
Recorded on Tuesday, January 2, 2018.
This episode is a parade of FOs (mostly Christmas gifts and many of which I knit in the dark. I have an exciting announcement about my newest pattern and start a contest to win all the designs I will self-publish in 2018.
Full show notes and photos are at kinoknits.com/042.
Recorded on December 9 and 10, 2017.
Join me for an interview with Pam Maher of the new yarn and fiber marketplace Fiber Crafty. I've also got lots of FOs, announce the release of a new ornament pattern, and get excited for the 5th annual Indie Design Gift-a-Long (GAL). There's also a new giveaway!
Full show notes can be found at http://kinoknits.com/041.
Recorded on Sunday, November 19, 2017.
Full show notes can be found at kinoknits.com/040.
Recorded Saturday, November 4, 2017.
Join me for lots of WIPs and a chat with knitting designer Kathryn Folkerth. Enter to win her newest collection, Zanzibar Doors.
Full show notes and photographs are at kinoknits.com/039.
Recorded Saturday, October 21, 2017.
In this episode, I give a recap of the Into the Wool Fiber Retreat 2017, announce the release of the With a Paddle and Without a Paddle hats (and tell you how to enter to win the patterns), and have a chat with Dana Hamilton of Unwind Yarn Company.
Full show notes and pictures can be found at kinoknits.com/038.
Recorded October 14, 2017.
I'm thrilled to welcome Rick of Whimzee Stitches to the podcast - hear all about his spectacular project bags and a way for you to help Hurricane Harvey victims.
Full show notes and photos can be found at kinoknits.com/037.
Recorded Sunday, September 10, 2017.
In this episode, I've got lots of design work to talk about - things are starting to come together for Fall after a very scattered Summer.
Full show notes and photographs can be found at kinoknits.com/036.
Recorded Friday, September 1, 2017.
This episode is ALL knitting and spinning and designing content - and there's a lot of it! Includes two sneak peeks at my next two published patterns.
Visit kinoknits.com/035 for full show notes and photos.
Recorded on Sunday, July 30, 2017.
In this episode, I draw for winners of the Graduate Your Stash KAL, announce a sock sale, unexpectedly review both a movie and shoes, and talk about some recent day trips with kids in Maryland.
It's time for all the KALs! The #MerrainMKAL is going strong, as it the Graduate Your Stash KAL (#GradYourStash2017). In this episode, I also give a rundown of a recent trip to London, including stopping by Loop London.
Full show notes can be found at kinoknits.com/033. Recorded on Friday, June 16, 2017.
Jennifer Riester of jenknittingaround.com explains what tech editing is and why you should care. We are also deep in the Graduate Your Stash 2017 KAL and are looking forward to the Merrain MKAL, starting June 8!
Full shows notes can be found at kinoknits.com/032.
Recorded Saturday, May 27, 2017.
It's time for the Graduate Your Stash KAL! This KAL aims to get you to turn your oldest stash into an FO. This quick mini-episode goes over all the rules, all of which can also be found in the Kino Knits Ravelry group at http://www.ravelry.com/discuss/kino-knits/topics/3623056. I hope you'll join us and take a chance at some fantastic prizes!
Recorded on Monday, May 15, 2017.
Join me for a recap of the MD Sheep and Wool Festival! I'm also excited to announce the launch of my first mystery knit-along (MKAL), a single-skein shawl called Merrain.
Full show notes can be found at kinoknits.com/030.
I'm excited to announce the start of my new newsletter, discuss several upcoming designs, and recap the Homespun Yarn Party.
See full show notes and photos at kinoknits.com/029.
Recorded Friday, April 21, 2017.
Knitting and spinning and designing, oh my! Join me for a chat about all the projects keeping me occupied these days, plus an interview with the talented Kristen Jancuk of MediaPeruana Designs.
Also, is it okay to give yourself permission to NOT knit?
Recorded on Saturday, March 25, 2017.
In this episode, I have lots of thanks to give. Listen to see if you won either of two recent giveaways and for a special coupon code for the Point/Counterpoint, Vol. 2 collection. I also recount a recent trip to Ottawa, Canada.
Full show notes can be found at kinoknits.com/027. Recorded on Tuesday, March 7, 2017.
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.