This is the podcast episode I dreamed of doing before I even had a podcast. Join me for a visit to the Kenana Knitters and Kembu Cottages in Njoro, Kenya. Learn about a collective of Kenyan knitters who send their adorable creations all over the world, as well as dive into the history of one of the world's premier early female aviators, Beryl Markham.
Full show notes and photographs can be found at kinoknits.com/052 (click to visit).
I'm back in Kenya! Listen as I revisit a few favorite places and update on lots of new design work. I'm also running a charity sale in July 2018 - 100% of the proceeds from sock pattern sales will go to RAICES.
See full show notes at kinoknits.com/051.
For this 50th episode, my #knestie Holly joins me to ask listener questions.
Visit kinoknits.com/050 for full show notes.
Recorded Sunday, June 3, 2018.
It's my favorite holiday of the year! Join me for a recap of the 2018 MD Sheep and Wool Festival. I also announce prize winners for the Tolstoy KAL.
Full show notes can be found at kinoknits.com/049.
Recorded Monday, May 15, 2018.
Join me and some friends for the Charm City Yarn Crawl! We did interviews (and did some damage to our credit cards) along the way.
Full show notes can be found at kinoknits.com/048.
Hi, knitters! I'm thrilled this episode to bring you an interview with Anna Strandberg of Dandelion Yarns, who dyed the lovely yarn I used in my new War and Peace shawl. It and two more shawls make up The Tolstoy Collection. We're running a KAL now with amazing prizes, including some of Anna's yarn, for people who knit the shawls, so have a listen!
Full show notes can be found at kinoknits.com/047.
Recorded Wednesday, April 11, 2018.
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.