Knit Picks' Podcast
A podcast about all things fiber. Shows include features on knitting, crochet, spinning, and weaving. Members of the staff of Knitpicks are interviewed about various topics, as well as the general public. Tune in to hear about creative people working in all areas of the fiber community!

Kelley gets ready for the upcoming Sock Summit with weaving! By planning out projects for her rigid heddle loom, Kelley is able to go through her sock stash and use up yarn from the first Sock Summit. Who knew weaving could work as a stash management tool? Kelley also shares two books that would be perfect for those interested in weaving - Hands On Rigid Heddle Weaving by Betty Linn Davenport and Weaving Made Easy by Liz Gipson. Next up, Kelley chats about projects on her needles and her weekend of weaving! Kelley also reviews the book, Mittens & Hats for Yarn Lovers by Carri Hammett.

Direct download: KP_Podcast_Episode_164.mp3
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With the weather finally warming up here in the Pacific Northwest, knitting lace have been on everyone's mind here at the office. On a recent trip, Kelley was fortunate enough to be sitting next to a fellow knitter on the plane back to Portland. She got the opportunity to share her love of knitting with her new knitting pal and Kelley recaps her reasons to knit lace as well as why new knitters shouldn't be afraid to tackle lace projects. Next up, Kelley presents three different books on lace - the first being The Very Easy Guide to Lace Knitting by Lynne Watterson, a perfect guide for knitters new to lace. Next up, Kelley talks about The Art of Knitted Lace which features a stunning collection of garments that show off lace patterns by a collection of designers - ideal for knitters looking to take their lace knitting in a new direction. And for experienced or adventurous lace knitters, Kelley recommends Wrapped in Lace by Margaret Stove - an beautiful collections of designs inspired by Margaret's life. Finally,this lace lovers podcast wraps up with a "What's On My Needles" segment where Kelley gives an update on her Anniversary Shawl and highlights new projects on her needles.

Direct download: KP_Podcast_Episode_163.mp3
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