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Jul 24, 2020

Today, we're taking a short break from all things knitting and sharing some of the OTHER crafts we've been experimenting with lately. At Knit Picks, we are knitters too and we also do other things.

First up, Hillary and Hannah talk about what it's like to learn a new craft from scratch. Hillary has been exploring the wide world of ceramics at home and Hannah has been dipping a tentative toe into punch needle! Everyone's process of learning something new is different. They give some examples of things that have been helpful in their new craft explorations. 

Next, Stacey and Lee describe their recent forays into sewing. Both of them have been sewing for years but recently it's grown into a full time interest. The common theme for both Stacey and Lee was discovering the perfect, challenging project that meant they reached a new experience level. These themes and milestones apply to knitting and many crafts. Also, stay tuned for some great audiobook and podcast recommendations to keep you entertained while you craft! 

As always... happy crafting!

Mentioned in this Episode:
Lisa Congdon Instagram
Stone and Wave Pottery
Ceramics Monthly
Ball Winder
Arounna Instagram
Double M Pottery Instagram
Modern Punch Needle
Punched: Techniques and Projects for Modern Punch Needle Art
Lee's sewing pinterest boards
Love to Sew podcast
LB Pullover pattern
Fen Dress pattern
Yanta Overalls pattern
Lee's portfolio top
Lee's Yanta Overalls
Lee's first (of many) LB Pullover
In the Folds
Sew House Seven
Helen's Closet
Eloquent Rage
Lies My Teacher Told Me
Something That May Shock and Discredit You
How to be an Antiracist
Such a Fun Age
His Dark Materials series
Six of Crows Duology
I'm Judging You
The Awkward Thoughts of W. Kamau Bell
OverDrive and Libby (both free with library card)
Rabbit Hole
Dolly Parton's America
It's Been a Minute
Code Switch
Pop Culture Happy Hour
Who Shot Ya?
Stop Podcasting Yourself
Consider This
The Daily
The Benjamin Dixon Show
On the Media
Throwing Shade
Reply All
This Had Oscar Buzz
NPR podcasts
Maximum Fun network podcasts
Extra Hot Great
The Great American Pop Culture Quiz Show
Keep It (and Crooked Media)
BingeMode (and Ringer network)
It's The Pictures That Got Small
You Must Remember This
The Storm
I Don't Even Own A Television

0:00 Introduction with Hannah
1:03 Hannah and Hillary talk about learning new crafts
21:13 Lee and Stacy talk about their love of sewing
49:55 Credits