Knitcircus Podcast #43

Amy photographs every daffodil in Seattle and Jaala still hasn’t seen one! Plus, miles of Kitchener Stitch and why toe-up socks are so great.

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Mentioned this Podcast:

Vogue Knitting Live Seattle

Knitcircus Yarn Shop

Lorilee Beltman

Amy Singer

Clara Yarn

Emily Ocker’s Circular Cast-On

Cat Bordhi’s Personal Footprints for Insouciant Sock Knitters

Lovely Knitted Lace, by Brooke Nico

Wild West Lace E-book Volume 1, by Stephannie Tallent

Wild Ginger Restaurant

Amy’s Craftsy Class

Mary Rowe Knitted Tams Schoolhouse Press Booklet (out of print but coming soon; scroll to bottom of page)

Schoolhouse Press Jamieson Spindrift sale

Laura Nelkin Beadle Needle Video

Kitchener Stitch

Yarn Con Chicago



Knitcircus Podcast #42

Knitcircus Podcast #42

Jaala just came up from the Lair, and Amy’s leaving on a jet plane!

Listen on Libsyn or iTunes

Mentioned this podcast:

Vogue Knitting Live Seattle

Churchmouse Yarns and Teas

Yarn Con Chicago

Shetland Spindrift Yarn

The Fiber Gallery

Lorilee Beltmann

Dreambird Shawl


Martina Behm

Divergent book

Jack Reacher

Medium Raw book

Jamie Oliver

Fingerless Gloves Leaves by Valentina Georgieva

Ivy vest by Kay Dahlquist


Adriana by Julie Weisenberger

Richard Castle mysteries

Fantastic Fiction

Sarah Wilson/Sexy Knitter KAL

Cookie Crumbs Ravelry Group

Lovely Knitted Lace, by Brooke Nico

Green Gables Knits, by Joanna Johnson

Hitch Giveaway Winner

And Lmecoll on Ravelry was the winner of HITCH: PATTERNS INSPIRED BY THE FILMS OF ALFRED HITCHCOCK, generously provided by editor Stephannie Tallent and Cooperative Press! She’s been notified.

Thanks to everyone who entered!

Sweater Challenge and Dyeing Like Crazy


Hey, just wanted to pop in and let you know that Johnny Vasquez invited me to be on the Daily Show for New Stitch a Day’s 30-Day Sweater Challenge, talking about how to make yourself a gradient sweater. Check it out, and see the step-by-step how-to in the last blog post. Let me just say that I was not aware that the ironing board figured so prominently in the background. 😉

vampire boyfriend
vampire boyfriend

Thanks so much to Johnny! I had such a good time recording the segment. And, as part of the 30-Day Sweater Challenge, you can win a Knitcircus Gradient this week! It’s the popular colorway Vampire Boyfriend in Pixie Dust wool/silk fingering weight.

Lair News

In the Lair, it’s all about getting lots of yarn ready for Vogue Knitting Live Chicago in a couple of weeks. Belle and I will have Sweaters’ Worths of yarn in gradient colors, shawl and sock kits, special Fall/Winter curated collections of kettle dyes, and of course, Matching Socks and Gradients, as many as I can dye up between now and then!


A peek at some of the Fall Curated Colors…


….And some of the Gradients!

Hope you all had a great week , and are enjoying the autumn weather. We made crock pot beef stew yesterday, so it felt satisfyingly like Fall.