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A podcast about knitting, crocheting, sewing, and other fiber arts. Hosted by Greg Cohoon (KnittingDaddy on Ravelry) and Pam Maher (pammaher on Ravelry). Follow along as we talk about our knitting and explore books written by popular knitting authors.

Unraveling ...a knitting podcast Greg Cohoon and Pam Maher

    • Leisure
    • 4.8 • 128 Ratings

A podcast about knitting, crocheting, sewing, and other fiber arts. Hosted by Greg Cohoon (KnittingDaddy on Ravelry) and Pam Maher (pammaher on Ravelry). Follow along as we talk about our knitting and explore books written by popular knitting authors.

    Ask us Anything

    Ask us Anything

    In Episode 157, Greg and Pam answer questions submitted through the “Ask Us Anything” form. We’re still taking questions and will do this again on a future episode!
    We would love to have YOU record and introduction to the show! You can find details in the Ravelry Group Pages or on our website here.
    Check out our group on Facebook! We would love to have you join us there.
    SPONSORS We are Knitcrate Ambassadors! Are you the kind of knitter who would enjoy receiving a surprise package of yarn in the mail every month? Then you need to sign up for a Knitcrate subscription. Every month, you will receive a selection of curated yarn, a pattern specifically paired to use with the yarn, and a special surprise. Use code KD20 at checkout for a bonus when you sign up for a subscription.
    NOTES Note on Ravelry Links Note that many of the links in our show notes refer to pages on Ravelry.com. If visiting Ravelry causes you harm, please be cautious clicking links. If you are interested in a link that is inaccessible to you, you can email info at unravelingpodcast dot com and Greg and/or Pam will happily send you the information
    Patreon You can now financially support Unraveling…a knitting podcast on Patreon! Monthly membership levels are available at Swatch ($1), Shawl ($3), and Sweater ($6) and come with rewards like early access to book club episodes, access to a quarterly Zoom call, discounts on all Knitting Daddy patterns, and holiday cards. Nothing about the existing podcast is changing—we will continue to deliver regular and book club episodes like we have been doing for years—everything available via Patreon is extra. Financial support through Patreon helps us cover expenses like web hosting, prize shipping, and equipment upgrades. ***Shawl & Sweater Patrons: our next Zoom call will be on Saturday, December 10 at 11am Eastern!***
    Miscellaneous Pam’s Favorites that she mentioned were: her Christmas stockings, Mystik Spiral Socks, Swirly Pop Blanket, Langfield Hat, and Pendulum Shawl. Greg’s favorite that he mentioned was the first thing he ever knitted: Blueberry’s Preemie Hat. We mentioned the Knitting Pipeline podcast. the host, Paula, is no longer with us but she was lovely and her podcast is still available. Books Cast On, Bind Off: 211 Ways to Begin and End Your Knitting (Cap Sease) The Fleece & Fiber Sourcebook: More Than 200 Fibers, from Animal to Spun Yarn (Carol Ekarius and Deborah Robson) Knitting Modular Shawls, Wraps, and Stoles (Melissa Leapman) The Beginner’s Guide to Writing Knitting Patterns: Learn to Write Patterns Others Can Knit (Kate Atherley) A Treasury of Knitting Patterns (Barbara G Walker) Vogue Knitting The Ultimate Knitting Book (Vogue Knitting magazine) Greg talked about designing. He uses StitchMastery when designing charts for his patterns. He employs a tech editor. He has loved working with every tech editor he’s used and is currently working with Bronwyn the Brave for his patterns (and often romance copy!). Greg talked about a few baseball movies: The Rookie The Fan The Natural Here is Greg at the Ol’ North State Knitting Guild. Here is Episode 36 interviewing Pam about FiberCrafty. Affiliate Link Disclousure This post contains affiliate links. That means that if you click on a link to Cooperative Press, Amazon, or Knitcrate and subsequently make a purchase, we’ll receive a small commission from the sale. You pay the same, and the commissions will help cover our podcasting expenses. Our opinions are always our own.
    Find us all over the Internet Patreon: Unraveling…a knitting podcast Subscribe in iTunes: The Unraveling Podcast Podcast RSS Feed: Unraveling Podcast Twitter: @UnravelingPod Facebook: Unraveling Podcast Instagram: @UnravelingPodcast Ravelry Group: Unraveling Podcast Greg is KnittingDaddy on Ravelry, @KnittingDaddy on Instagram, and also writes the KnittingDaddy blog. Pam is pammaher on Ravelry  and @pammaher on Instagra

    • 1 hr 23 min
    Milking Spiders

    Milking Spiders

    In Episode 156, Greg and Pam discuss fish, spiders, and sheep.
    Many thanks to Kristina kcyams and Amy duloveyarn for the episode introduction! We would love to have YOU record and introduction to the show! You can find details in the Ravelry Group Pages or on our website here.
    Check out our group on Facebook! We would love to have you join us there.
    SPONSORS We are Knitcrate Ambassadors! Are you the kind of knitter who would enjoy receiving a surprise package of yarn in the mail every month? Then you need to sign up for a Knitcrate subscription. Every month, you will receive a selection of curated yarn, a pattern specifically paired to use with the yarn, and a special surprise. Use code KD20 at checkout for a bonus when you sign up for a subscription.
    NOTES Note on Ravelry Links Note that many of the links in our show notes refer to pages on Ravelry.com. If visiting Ravelry causes you harm, please be cautious clicking links. If you are interested in a link that is inaccessible to you, you can email info at unravelingpodcast dot com and Greg and/or Pam will happily send you the information
    Patreon You can now financially support Unraveling…a knitting podcast on Patreon! Monthly membership levels are available at Swatch ($1), Shawl ($3), and Sweater ($6) and come with rewards like early access to book club episodes, access to a quarterly Zoom call, discounts on all Knitting Daddy patterns, and holiday cards. Nothing about the existing podcast is changing—we will continue to deliver regular and book club episodes like we have been doing for years—everything available via Patreon is extra. Financial support through Patreon helps us cover expenses like web hosting, prize shipping, and equipment upgrades. ***Shawl & Sweater Patrons: our next Zoom call will be on Saturday, December 10 at 11am Eastern!***
    Greg’s Projects Greg continues working on socks for himself. He is using yarn from Two Guys Yarn Company. They incorporate the Non-Euclidian heel by Sarah Jordan and The Discretion Cuff by Gene Beenken-Draper. Pam’s Projects Pam worked on a pair of socks for Scott using Paton’s Kroy. She is loosely following the Vanilla Latte pattern by Virginia Rose-Jeanes with a Fish Lips Kiss Heel by Patty-Joy White. Pam used a Turkish cast on. She is planning to use the Discretion Cuff by Gene Beenken-Draper. Pam worked on the Tunisian crochet Loveland Lite by Toni Lipsey. She is using Studio Sox from The Fibre Studio at Yarns to Dye For. She mentioned a tutorial to change color in Tunisian Crochet. Pam worked on Citadel, a shawl by Janina Kallio. She is using yarn from Yarn over Floyd. Pam worked on the Sahara Wrap Sweater by Camille Mikolas using Biggo (in the process of being discontinued) from Knitpicks. Pam mentioned she is thinking about making her Polarlys Shawl bigger. Pam mentioned two Martina Behm hats that are gauge adjustable: Langfield and Tensfield. Book Club Drumroll please! We have selected our next book and it is Adventures in Yarn Farming by Barbara Parry. We will not begin discussing this until January 2023 so you have plenty of time to get your own copy. Miscellaneous Greg had a great time at SAFF. Greg talked about getting stains out of fabric, specifically out of a sports jersey. We shared the news article titled: Eight years and 2m arachnids later, spider silk fabrics go on show in London. Here are some more images of the fabric. Greg is a regular guest on the Crits & Knits podcast. Tune in for the live Twitch stream on every other Wednesday at 8pm (Eastern). Or, catch the episode on the YouTube podcast a few weeks later. Greg and Pam are going to host an Ask Me Anything episode in the near future! You can submit your questions with this form. Be sure to enter your Fairs and Festivals entry in the Fairs and Festivals KAL! Special thanks to Kbamr Kerri for offering a pattern from her pattern store as one of the prizes for the KAL. Greg is collecting preemie hats for Family Support

    • 1 hr 21 min
    Yarn Bombing A Deer's Antlers

    Yarn Bombing A Deer's Antlers

    In Episode 155, Greg and Pam discuss traditions, peanut butter recipes, and real swatches.
    Many thanks to Rick from WhimzeeStitches for the episode introduction! We would love to have YOU record and introduction to the show! You can find details in the Ravelry Group Pages or on our website here.
    Check out our group on Facebook! We would love to have you join us there.
    SPONSORS We are Knitcrate Ambassadors! Are you the kind of knitter who would enjoy receiving a surprise package of yarn in the mail every month? Then you need to sign up for a Knitcrate subscription. Every month, you will receive a selection of curated yarn, a pattern specifically paired to use with the yarn, and a special surprise. Use code KD20 at checkout for a bonus when you sign up for a subscription.
    NOTES Note on Ravelry Links Note that many of the links in our show notes refer to pages on Ravelry.com. If visiting Ravelry causes you harm, please be cautious clicking links. If you are interested in a link that is inaccessible to you, you can email info at unravelingpodcast dot com and Greg and/or Pam will happily send you the information
    Patreon You can now financially support Unraveling…a knitting podcast on Patreon! Monthly membership levels are available at Swatch ($1), Shawl ($3), and Sweater ($6) and come with rewards like early access to book club episodes, access to a quarterly Zoom call, discounts on all Knitting Daddy patterns, and holiday cards. Nothing about the existing podcast is changing—we will continue to deliver regular and book club episodes like we have been doing for years—everything available via Patreon is extra. Financial support through Patreon helps us cover expenses like web hosting, prize shipping, and equipment upgrades.
    Greg’s Projects Greg continues working on socks for himself. He is using yarn from Two Guys Yarn Company. They incorporate the Non-Euclidian heel by Sarah Jordan and The Discretion Cuff by Gene Beenken-Draper. Greg is also knitting dishcloths. He uses the “Gramma’s Dishcloth (Grandmother’s 2nd Favorite)” pattern. Pam’s Projects Pam worked on a pair of socks for Scott using Paton’s Kroy. She is loosely following the Vanilla Latte pattern by Virginia Rose-Jeanes with a Fish Lips Kiss Heel by Patty-Joy White. Pam used a Turkish cast on. Pam worked on the Tunisian crochet Loveland Lite by Toni Lipsey. She is using Studio Sox from The Fibre Studio at Yarns to Dye For. Pam finished her Frog! by Claire Garland. She got the eyes from CharmersCorner on Etsy. Pam worked on Citadel, a shawl by Janina Kallio. She is using yarn from Yarn over Floyd. Pam started the Sahara Wrap Sweater by Camille Mikolas using Biggo (in the process of being discontinued) from Knitpicks. Book Club We are in between books now but stay tuned for the next book club selection! Miscellaneous We shared the news article titled: I knitted my own wedding dress for $290 and documented the 200-hour process on YouTube to debunk the stereotypes about my craft. You can find her Youtube video here. Greg talked about knitting about a dozen stitches into @DanielleLanois Danie’s wedding dress a few years ago. Check out the pictures below to see me knitting on the dress, and check out Danie’s podcast episode from five years ago where she talked about it. Greg is going to be the next episode of the Crits & Knits podcast. Tune in for the live Twitch streamon Wednesday, October 26 at 8pm (Eastern). Or, catch the episode on the YouTube podcast a few weeks later. Greg and Pam are going to host an Ask Me Anything episode in the near future! You can submit your questions with this form. Be sure to enter your Fairs and Festivals entry in the Fairs and Festivals KAL! Greg really loves the food at Rocky’s Hot Chicken Shack when he goes to SAFF. Pam mentioned her Thai Peanut Chicken recipe that is so yummy…
    1/4 cup peanut butter
    3 teaspoons curry powder
    1 teaspoon salt
    1 teaspoon pepper
    3 minced garlic cloves

    • 1 hr 10 min
    My Broken Rib Is Broken

    My Broken Rib Is Broken

    In Episode 154, Greg and Pam discuss birthdays, fall festivals, and sock knitting.
    Many thanks to lblowrance Pam’s Cousin Lisa for the episode introduction! We would love to have YOU record and introduction to the show! You can find details in the Ravelry Group Pages or on our website here.
    Check out our group on Facebook! We would love to have you join us there.
    SPONSORS We are Knitcrate Ambassadors! Are you the kind of knitter who would enjoy receiving a surprise package of yarn in the mail every month? Then you need to sign up for a Knitcrate subscription. Every month, you will receive a selection of curated yarn, a pattern specifically paired to use with the yarn, and a special surprise. Use code KD20 at checkout for a bonus when you sign up for a subscription.
    NOTES Note on Ravelry Links Note that many of the links in our show notes refer to pages on Ravelry.com. If visiting Ravelry causes you harm, please be cautious clicking links. If you are interested in a link that is inaccessible to you, you can email info at unravelingpodcast dot com and Greg and/or Pam will happily send you the information
    Patreon You can now financially support Unraveling…a knitting podcast on Patreon! Monthly membership levels are available at Swatch ($1), Shawl ($3), and Sweater ($6) and come with rewards like early access to book club episodes, access to a quarterly Zoom call, discounts on all Knitting Daddy patterns, and holiday cards. Nothing about the existing podcast is changing—we will continue to deliver regular and book club episodes like we have been doing for years—everything available via Patreon is extra. Financial support through Patreon helps us cover expenses like web hosting, prize shipping, and equipment upgrades.
    Greg’s Projects Greg continues working on socks for himself. He is using yarn from Two Guys Yarn Company. It will incorporate the Non-Euclidian heel by Sarah Jordan and The Discretion Cuff by Gene Beenken-Draper. Greg has finished a new hat design and is working on writing the pattern. Look for it in January. Pam’s Projects Pam thanked KnitPicks. She mentioned the Star Shower shawl by Romi Hill and is going to use KnitPicks Hawthorn Kettle Dye in Blackbird for the main color. She is also using a Nerd Girl yarn from her stash. Pam worked on a pair of socks for Scott using Paton’s Kroy. She is loosely following the Vanilla Latte pattern by Virginia Rose-Jeanes with a Fish Lips Kiss Heel by Patty-Joy White. Pam used a Turkish cast on. Pam worked on the Tunisian crochet Loveland Lite by Toni Lipsey. She is using Studio Sox from The Fibre Studio at Yarns to Dye For. Pam finished the legs on her next Frog! by Claire Garland. Assembly is next! Pam started Citadel, a shawl by Janina Kallio. She is using yarn from Yarn over Floyd. Pam swatched for the Sahara Wrap Sweater by Camille Mikolas using Biggo (in the process of being discontinued) from Knitpicks. She heard about this from newwaveknitting on Instagram. Book Club We are in between books now but stay tuned for the next book club selection! Miscellaneous We mentioned a follow-up of The Woobles team… an article from the Triangle Business Journal and their appearance on Shark Tank! We reviewed the Woobles book, Crochet Amigurumi for Every Occasion, in Episode 151. Greg is going to Fairy Stone Park in VA. Greg is loving Grillo’s Pickle de Gallo. Greg mentioned the book Speaking American by Josh Katz. Pam mentioned Skinnytaste No Bake Peanut Butter Pie. Greg is going to be the next episode of the Crits & Knits podcast. Tune in for the live Twitch streamon Wednesday, October 12 at 8pm (Eastern). Or, catch the episode on the YouTube podcast a few weeks later. Greg and Pam are going to host an Ask Me Anything episode in the near future! You can submit your questions with this form. Be sure to enter your Fairs and Festivals entry in the Fairs and Festivals KAL! Affiliate Link Disclousure This post contains affiliate links. That

    • 1 hr 1 min
    Poking The Bear

    Poking The Bear

    In Episode 153, Greg and Pam discuss music, mayhem, and making new fiber enthusiasts.
    Many thanks to RosberryCrafts Ros for the episode introduction! We would love to have YOU record and introduction to the show! You can find details in the Ravelry Group Pages or on our website here.
    Check out our group on Facebook! We would love to have you join us there.
    SPONSORS We are Knitcrate Ambassadors! Are you the kind of knitter who would enjoy receiving a surprise package of yarn in the mail every month? Then you need to sign up for a Knitcrate subscription. Every month, you will receive a selection of curated yarn, a pattern specifically paired to use with the yarn, and a special surprise. Use code KD20 at checkout for a bonus when you sign up for a subscription.
    NOTES Note on Ravelry Links Note that many of the links in our show notes refer to pages on Ravelry.com. If visiting Ravelry causes you harm, please be cautious clicking links. If you are interested in a link that is inaccessible to you, you can email info at unravelingpodcast dot com and Greg and/or Pam will happily send you the information
    Patreon You can now financially support Unraveling…a knitting podcast on Patreon! Monthly membership levels are available at Swatch ($1), Shawl ($3), and Sweater ($6) and come with rewards like early access to book club episodes, access to a quarterly Zoom call, discounts on all Knitting Daddy patterns, and holiday cards. Nothing about the existing podcast is changing—we will continue to deliver regular and book club episodes like we have been doing for years—everything available via Patreon is extra. Financial support through Patreon helps us cover expenses like web hosting, prize shipping, and equipment upgrades.
    Greg’s Projects Greg continues working on socks for himself. He is using yarn from Two Guys Yarn Company. It will incorporate the Non-Euclidian heel by Sarah Jordan and The Discretion Cuff by Gene Beenken-Draper. Greg is working on a new hat design. Pam’s Projects Pam worked on a pair of socks for Scott using Paton’s Kroy. She is loosely following the Vanilla Latte pattern by Virginia Rose-Jeanes with a Fish Lips Kiss Heel by Patty-Joy White. Pam used a Turkish cast on. Pam finished the Polarlys by Martina Behm. She is using Merino Lace (discontinued) by Palouse Yarn Co. Pam worked on the Tunisian crochet Loveland Lite by Toni Lipsey. She is using Studio Sox from The Fibre Studio at Yarns to Dye For. Book Club We are in between books now but stay tuned for the next book club selection! Miscellaneous Greg mentioned Spud & Chloe at the Farm by Susan B. Anderson. Greg talked about the NC Folk Festival. He saw Sam Bush, George Clinton, and Futurebirds. Greg and Pam discussed some yarn in the news: Knit or Crochet at a Sporting Event: Why You Should. Greg and Pam are going to host an Ask Me Anything episode in the near future! You can submit your questions with this form. Be sure to enter your Fairs and Festivals entry in the Fairs and Festivals KAL! Affiliate Link Disclousure This post contains affiliate links. That means that if you click on a link to Cooperative Press, Amazon, or Knitcrate and subsequently make a purchase, we’ll receive a small commission from the sale. You pay the same, and the commissions will help cover our podcasting expenses. Our opinions are always our own.
    Find us all over the Internet Patreon: Unraveling…a knitting podcast Subscribe in iTunes: The Unraveling Podcast Podcast RSS Feed: Unraveling Podcast Twitter: @UnravelingPod Facebook: Unraveling Podcast Instagram: @UnravelingPodcast Ravelry Group: Unraveling Podcast Greg is KnittingDaddy on Ravelry, @KnittingDaddy on Instagram, and also writes the KnittingDaddy blog. Pam is pammaher on Ravelry  and @pammaher on Instagram

    • 1 hr 7 min
    Convenience Knitting

    Convenience Knitting

    • 59 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
128 Ratings

128 Ratings

CZizzles ,

Pam & Greg are great!

Fun and often funny chat about knitting, other fiber arts & life! They also do separate Book Club episodes where they give a good overview of a book about knitting or fiber arts. My review feels dull, but their podcast is not! 🙂

Nittinmama3 ,

Awesome potcast!

I love the relationship that Greg and Pam have. They enjoy each other’s company as well as each other’s projects. Give this podcast a listen. It won’t disappoint.

JacquieKK ,

Please stick to the crafting goodness

The entire world and everywhere we go EVERY
THING is Covid Covid Covid Covid Covid. I knit to try to relax and be able to breath and I like your normally fun podcast but please stop with the Covid

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