Find camaraderie and understanding as Knit Picks employees confess to their own knitting triumphs and complete blunders. Does any of this sound familiar? If so, tune in weekly for the further adventures of the gang at Knit Picks and any other knitters we can round up.
Episode 335 - Meet Tian Connaughton
On this episode of the Knit Picks Podcast, we're sharing with you an interview that our sister brand, WeCrochet, did in the fall of 2020 with knit and crochet designer Tian Connaughton. Tian is a joy and we are very excited to share some of this interview with you. Sara asks Tian about her crafting story and her inspiration and business.
Episode 334 - Welcome to the Knitting Help Desk
We're winding down our year, finishing off our holiday projects and taking a short break to gear up for 2021. In this episode we're taking some time to do our very favorite thing: answering your questions! Hannah, Stacey, and Lee came together remotely from our craftrooms, offices, bedrooms or living rooms scatterd across Portland, OR to answer your knitting queries. Stay tuned to hear our answers to questions about all sorts of knitting and fiber conundrums.
Episode 333: Patterns, Process, and Product (Oh My!)
On this episode of the Knit Picks Podcast Lee and Hannah sit down to discuss the idea of Process vs. Product knitting. They do a deep dive into their experiences wrestling with this concept from the perspective of their own knitting queues. Stay tuned to find out whether you tend toward Process or Product or, as they've each discovered in themselves, somewhere in between. Next, Stacey and Hillary pop in to share some of our most popular patterns.
Episode 332: Your Favorite Sock Yarns Explained
Today, we're dedicating an entire episode to the subject of sock knitting! Whether you're a seasoned pro and socks are your very favorite thing, or a new knitter contemplating casting on for your very first pair, this episode is for you. Lee and Hannah spend time talking about all of the sock yarns they've developed over the years. Next Stacey invites Rosalyn Keys on to the podcast to talk about her PASSION for sock knitting.
Episode 331 - Making Yarn
On this episode we're taking a new look at yarn from some different angles. Join Lee and Hannah as they talk about their experience making their own yarn both spinning and repurposing from used thrift store finds. Next up Courtney and Kate from Kelbourne Woolens join Hannah to share some of their favorite things about running a yarn business.
Episode 330: The Quest For Color
As the weather gets cozier our stashes seem to get more colorful. This week we're dipping into the world of multi colored knitting. From epic Fair Isle to simply soothing marled effects, we're sharing all our knitting know-how in this episode! First up, Stacey and Lee discuss some popular techniques for getting maximum color in every square inch. Next, Sara joins Hannah to tackle some common considerations when choosing colors.