100 episodes

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

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    • 4.8 • 127 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.

    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
    Be A Hero

    Be A Hero

    In Episode 151, Greg and Pam discuss Puerto Rico, pickle ice cream, and pets.
    Many thanks to IdaMarie and her family 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 treat. 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. ***Patrons – go see our poll in the Patreon site for our next Zoom call!***
    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 test knit for Danielle Thuen from Crits and Knits. It is a dice bag with dividers to keep your different sized dice separated. It’s lots of fun. 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 Polarlys by Martina Behm. She is using Merino Lace (discontinued) by Palouse Yarn Co. Pam bought more yarn for the 2nd color of her Loveland Lite Shawl by Toni Lipsey. She is using Studio Sox from The Fibre Studio at Yarns to Dye For. Pam’s cousin Lisa is going to be expanding her horizons and will be starting the Amaya Mosaic Shawl by Tatsiana Kupryianchyk. Reviews Pam and Greg reviewed the book The Woobles Crochet Amigurumi for Every Occasion by Justine Tiu. Thank you to the publisher WeldonOwen for providing this book! The book is due to be released on October 11 this year. We also mentioned a local news story about the couple behind The Woobles company. Book Club We are in between books now but stay tuned for the next book club selection! Miscellaneous Greg loved seeing “Weird Al” Yankovic in concert. Greg accidentally stumbled on the Southern Comforts Fiber Market. Greg talked about his local yarn shop: Gate City Yarns in Greensboro, NC. Greg and Pam discussed some yarn in the news: Self-assembled, Interlocked Threads: Spinning Yarn With No Machine Needed. Greg talked about his Choose Greg’s Adventure shawl. Greg and Pam talked about the Knit Row Counter app. 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

    • 1 hr 26 min
    Fancy Is How We Roll

    Fancy Is How We Roll

    In Episode 150, Greg and Pam discuss just-in-time parenting, mystery knit-alongs, and designing specific-purpose items.
    Many thanks to Str8upknitter Christy and Chiefy Pam 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 treat. 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. ***Patrons – go see our poll in the Patreon site for our next Zoom call!***
    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 the Choose Greg’s Adventure 2022 Mystery Shawl. He is using Beach Bunny YarnsWorld Traveler yarn. 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 Polarlys by Martina Behm. She is using Merino Lace (discontinued) by Palouse Yarn Co. Pam worked on the Loveland Lite Shawl by Toni Lipsey. She is using Studio Sox from The Fibre Studio at Yarns to Dye For. Pam made a sleeve for her Apple Pencil. She made up the pattern. She used a sample from Miss Babs in the color Petrified Forest. Pam made a Little Woolen House bird house by Katie Boyette. This is another Carolina FiberFestCraft Along pattern that will be available soon! Book Club We are in between books now but stay tuned for the next book club selection! Miscellaneous Greg is exciting to go see Weird Al Yankovic in concert. Greg and Pam discussed an article from ScienceNews: How one physicist is unraveling the mathematics of knitting. Greg and Pam mentioned a Ravelry group dedicated to mystery knit-alongs. The group is Upcoming MKAL/MCAL Calendar. Greg mentioned that NBC is rebooting “Quantum Leap.” Greg and Pam are going to host an Ask Me Anything episode in the near future! You can submit your questions with this form. 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:

    • 1 hr 1 min
    I Bought It By Accident

    I Bought It By Accident

    In Episode 149, Greg and Pam discuss finding yarn shops while traveling, dungeons and dragons adventures, and national parks.
    Many thanks to CarolinaSpinner Ashley for the episode introduction! Ashley is closing her shop but still has some of her great project bags available! 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 treat. 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 the Choose Greg’s Adventure 2022 Mystery Shawl. We are almost done! Just the final edge border to go; a pattern update should be available in a week or so. Greg is using Beach Bunny Yarns World Traveler yarn for the shawl. 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 her Reyna Shawl by Noora Backlund. She is using yarn from PassionKNITS Yarn. She used this tutorial to finish with a picot bind-off. Pam finished the cowl test knit for Carolina FiberFest. It is based on the Euphoric Shawl by HandmadebyZan. She is using La Jolla by Baah Yarn. The pattern will be available late summer/early fall! Pam worked on Loveland Lite by Toni Lipsey. She is using Studio Sox from The Fibre Studio at Yarns to Dye For. Pam worked on Polarlys by Martina Behm. She is using Merino Lace (discontinued) by Palouse Yarn Co. Pam made a small pouch for her yarn scale. She made up the pattern and wrote it on her project page. She used a sample from Miss Babs in the color Bewitching. Pam mentioned the Wisp Pattern from Knitty. Book Review: Knitting the National Parks Pam and Greg reviewed Knitting the National Parks by Nancy Bates. It was provided by the publisher Weldon Owen. The book is scheduled for release on August 30, 2022, but you can pre-order it now so that it will show up as soon as it’s available. Book Club We are in between books now but stay tuned for the next book club selection! Miscellaneous Greg mentioned Huey’s On The River restaurant in Savannah, GA. Greg mentioned the Crits & Knits stream/podcast. He is currently their featured designer and sometime in the next few months will probably join the party for an adventure. Greg taught himself the Ladderback Jacqua

    • 1 hr 28 min
    A Month And Ten Days

    A Month And Ten Days

    In Episode 148, Greg and Pam discuss unexpected vacation complications, astronomy, and fancy yarn.
    Many thanks to Tina McClancy 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 treat. Use code KD20 at checkout for 20% off your first package 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 finished socks for his mom. He is using yarn from Twist Fiber Studio. It incorporated the Fish Lips Kiss Heel by Patty-Joy White and The Discretion Cuff by Gene Beenken-Draper. Greg started new 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 the Choose Greg’s Adventure 2022 Mystery Shawl. Be sure to visit the KnittingDaddy.com blog and vote on the next design decision! Listen to the episode to find out how to get a discount on two hanks Beach Bunny Yarns World Traveler yarn for the shawl. 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 her Reyna Shawl by Noora Backlund. She is using yarn from PassionKNITS Yarn. She totally forgot to talk about this so stay tuned for next time. Pam finished the Classic Cuffed Hat by Purl Soho using KnitPicks Mighty Stitch. Pam started a cowl test knit for Carolina FiberFest. It is based on the Euphoric Shawl by HandmadebyZan. She is using La Jolla by Baah Yarn. Pam started Loveland Lite by Toni Lipsey. She is using Studio Sox from The Fibre Studio at Yarns to Dye For. Pam started Polarlys by Martina Behm. She is using Merino Lace (discontinued) by Palouse Yarn Co. Pam purchase some Quiviut Yarn and mentioned the Brigida Stole at the store as well as the Brigida Shawl pattern. Book Club We are in between books now but stay tuned for the next book club selection! Miscellaneous Greg enjoyed baseball with the Atlanta Braves, the Carolina Disco Turkeys, and the Greensboro Grasshoppers. Greg enjoyed Shrek: The Musical with Blueberry. Pam mentioned the Arecibo Message, the Arecibo Observatory and SETI. Pam mentioned that she’s knitted the CPCTC socks by Sarah Jordan before. Pam is celebrating 4 years as a co-host of the podcast. Greg mentioned Boil-The-Bag-Peanuts. They are delicious. Pam mentioned A Column of Fire by Ken Follet. Affiliate Link Disclousure This post contains affiliate links. T

    • 1 hr 4 min

Customer Reviews

4.8 out of 5
127 Ratings

127 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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