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Unraveling ...a knitting podcast

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.
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May 14, 2022

In Episode 144, Greg and Pam discuss turtles, frogs, and cats.

Many thanks to Turtle32 Michelle 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. ***Please help us manage the group by answering the questions when you request to join!***

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. ***Our next quarterly Zoom call for Shawl and Sweater Patrons will be on Saturday, June 18 at 2pm Eastern. Stay tuned for an opportunity to share your time preference!***

Greg’s Projects
Pam’s Projects
Book Club
  • In episode 145 we will continue Section 3 of The Knitter’s Book of Yarn: The Ultimate Guide to Choosing, Using, and Enjoying Yarn by Clara Parkes. We will discuss Boucle and Brushed yarns. We try to host book club so you don’t need the book to enjoy the discussions but this book is such a wealth of knowledge we highly recommend it!
  • We are nearing the end of the our current book club and are looking for suggestions for the next book! We try to choose a reference type of book that will have broad appeal to many knitters, can be broken into segments and is readily available. If you have any suggestions, please email us! info@unravelingpodcast.com.
Miscellaneous
Affiliate Link Disclousure

This post contains affiliate links. That means that if you click on a link to Cooperative PressAmazon, 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.

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May 7, 2022

In Episode 143, Greg and Pam continue the book club by discussing the sections on Cabled Yarn and Textured Yarn. Follow along as we discuss The Knitter’s Book Of Yarn by Clara Parkes.

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.

The Knitter’s Book of Yarn: The Ultimate Guide to Choosing, Using, and Enjoying Yarn
Miscellaneous

This post contains affiliate links. That means that if you click on a link to Cooperative PressAmazon, 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, and we’re never compensated to endorse any particular product or service.

Find us all over the Internet
Apr 30, 2022

In Episode 142, Greg and Pam discuss pickles, poetry, and power tools.

Many thanks to PhoenixFire Tracy for the episode introduction! Tracy hosts the Serenknitty Podcast on Youtube. 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. ***Please help us manage the group by answering the questions when you request to join!***

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. ***Our next quarterly Zoom call for Shawl and Sweater Patrons will be on Saturday, June 18. Stay tuned for an opportunity to share your time preference!***

Yarn in the News

Saturday, April 30, 2022 is Local Yarn Store Day!

Greg’s Projects
Pam’s Projects
Book Club
  • In episode 143 we will continue Section 3 of The Knitter’s Book of Yarn: The Ultimate Guide to Choosing, Using, and Enjoying Yarn by Clara Parkes. We will discuss Cable plied and Textured yarns. We try to host book club so you don’t need the book to enjoy the discussions but this book is such a wealth of knowledge we highly recommend it!
  • We are nearing the end of the our current book club and are looking for suggestions for the next book! We try to choose a reference type of book that will have broad appeal to many knitters, can be broken into segments and is readily available. If you have any suggestions, please email us! info@unravelingpodcast.com.
Miscellaneous
Affiliate Link Disclousure

This post contains affiliate links. That means that if you click on a link to Cooperative PressAmazon, 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
Apr 23, 2022

In Episode 141, Greg and Pam continue the book club by discussing the sections on 3-ply and 4-ply and more yarn. Follow along as we discuss The Knitter’s Book Of Yarn by Clara Parkes.

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.

The Knitter’s Book of Yarn: The Ultimate Guide to Choosing, Using, and Enjoying Yarn
Miscellaneous

This post contains affiliate links. That means that if you click on a link to Cooperative PressAmazon, 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, and we’re never compensated to endorse any particular product or service.

Find us all over the Internet
Apr 18, 2022

In Episode 140, Greg and Pam discuss beads, holidays, and pollen.

Many thanks to PAKnitWit Sarah for the episode introduction! Sarah is the designer behind the Non-Euclidan Heel and the CPCTC Heel patterns. 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. ***Please help us manage the group by answering the questions when you request to join!***

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.

Unraveling Podcowl

Greg released a new pattern! It is the Unraveling Podcowl. Normally $6, it is available with a $2 discount automatically applied at checkout. This discount is good until April 20. This pattern is the mystery audio that has been appearing in the podcast since Episode 127, which came out in January.

Yarn in the News

Phys.org published a summary of a new technical paper about Using math to describe the spinning transition between the assemblage of fibers in yarn.

Greg’s Projects
Pam’s Projects
Book Club
  • In episode 141 we will continue Section 3 of The Knitter’s Book of Yarn: The Ultimate Guide to Choosing, Using, and Enjoying Yarn by Clara Parkes. We will discuss three-ply and 4 or more ply yarns. We try to host book club so you don’t need the book to enjoy the discussions but this book is such a wealth of knowledge we highly recommend it!
  • We are nearing the end of the our current book club and are looking for suggestions for the next book! We try to choose a reference type of book that will have broad appeal to many knitters, can be broken into segments and is readily available. If you have any suggestions, please email us! info@unravelingpodcast.com.
Miscellaneous
Affiliate Link Disclousure

This post contains affiliate links. That means that if you click on a link to Cooperative PressAmazon, 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
Apr 9, 2022

In Episode 139, Greg and Pam continue the book club by discussing the section on single-ply and 2-ply yarn. Follow along as we discuss The Knitter’s Book Of Yarn by Clara Parkes.

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.

The Knitter’s Book of Yarn: The Ultimate Guide to Choosing, Using, and Enjoying Yarn
Miscellaneous

This post contains affiliate links. That means that if you click on a link to Cooperative PressAmazon, 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, and we’re never compensated to endorse any particular product or service.

Find us all over the Internet
Apr 2, 2022

In Episode 138, Greg and Pam discuss secret mystery knit-alongs, blocking with bowls, and cut yarn.

Many thanks to VarianBrandon Varian for the episode introduction! Varian is an exceptional teacher specializing in colorwork. 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. ***Please help us manage the group by answering the questions when you request to join!***

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.

Unraveling Podcowl

Greg released a new pattern! It is the Unraveling Podcowl. Normally $6, it is available with a $2 discount automatically applied at checkout. This discount is good until April 20. This pattern is the mystery audio that has been appearing in the podcast since Episode 127, which came out in January.

Yarn in the News

Pam mentioned this article in the local paper about the yarn bombing at Sanderson High School. The 2nd picture of a 3 trunk tree shows her contribution.

Greg’s Projects
Pam’s Projects
Book Club
Miscellaneous
Affiliate Link Disclousure

This post contains affiliate links. That means that if you click on a link to Cooperative PressAmazon, 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
Mar 26, 2022

In Episode 137, Greg and Pam continue the book club by discussing the section on The Original Spin and The Politics Of Pills. Follow along as we discuss The Knitter’s Book Of Yarn by Clara Parkes.

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.

The Knitter’s Book of Yarn: The Ultimate Guide to Choosing, Using, and Enjoying Yarn
Miscellaneous

This post contains affiliate links. That means that if you click on a link to Cooperative PressAmazon, 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, and we’re never compensated to endorse any particular product or service.

Find us all over the Internet
Mar 19, 2022

In Episode 136, Greg and Pam discuss celebrities, phones, and time.

Many thanks to jneuman88 Jennifer 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. ***Please help us manage the group by answering the questions when you request to join!***

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. Patrons at the Shawl & Sweater Levels – join us on Sunday, March 20 at 3om Eastern for a zoom call! Details are on Patreon.

Greg’s Projects
Pam’s Projects
Book Club
Current/Upcoming Unraveling Events
Review
  • Pam and Greg reviewed embroidery kits from mcreativej, which we both loved. Listen to the podcast for a full review. MCreativeJ is active on FacebookInstagram and Pinterest.
Miscellaneous
  • .We mentioned Our State magazine.
  • The government stole an hour from us as we entered Daylight Saving Time. Check out “Save Standard Time” for a chart that shows how important it is to stay on Standard Time to maximize healthy morning sun.
  • We talked about the depth cowl, which incorporates planned pooling using The Fiber Seed Sprout Worsted yarn.
  • We talked about a school project that involves a phone number you can call to hear a pre-recorded pep talk from school children. The number is 707-998-8410.
Affiliate Link Disclousure

This post contains affiliate links. That means that if you click on a link to Cooperative PressAmazon, 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
Mar 8, 2022

In Episode 135, Greg and Pam discuss casting on, binding off, and stitch marker emergencies.

Many thanks to Inkblobs Tanja for the episode introduction! You can check out the YouTube channel she mentioned here: Irizanjo. 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. ***Please help us manage the group by answering the questions when you request to join!***

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. Patrons at the Shawl & Sweater Levels - join us on Sunday, March 20 at 3om Eastern for a zoom call! Details are on Patreon.

Yarn in the News & Corrections
Greg's Projects
Pam's Projects
Book Club
  • Book Club Break - Pam & Greg both have a lot of unusual demands on their time right now. We will be back with the book club in episode 137. Next episode we will continue Section 2 of The Knitter's Book of Yarn: The Ultimate Guide to Choosing, Using, and Enjoying Yarn by Clara Parkes. We will begin a discussion of color. We try to host book club so you don't need the book to enjoy the discussions but this book is such a wealth of knowledge we highly recommend it!
Current/Upcoming Unraveling Events
  • Pam talked about the workshops available at the Carolina FiberFest. Greg mentioned that he will be giving a free short talk on the Saturday of the festival.
Miscellaneous
Affiliate Link Disclousure

This post contains affiliate links. That means that if you click on a link to Cooperative PressAmazon, 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
Feb 26, 2022

In Episode 134, Greg and Pam continue the book club by discussing the section on Color in Yarn. Follow along as we discuss The Knitter’s Book Of Yarn by Clara Parkes.

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.

The Knitter’s Book of Yarn: The Ultimate Guide to Choosing, Using, and Enjoying Yarn
Miscellaneous

This post contains affiliate links. That means that if you click on a link to Cooperative PressAmazon, 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, and we’re never compensated to endorse any particular product or service.

Find us all over the Internet
Feb 19, 2022

In Episode 133, Greg and Pam discuss people, apps, and yarn bombing.

Many thanks to TwinsetJan of the Twinset Designs podcast 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. ***Please help us manage the group by answering the questions when you request to join!***

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.

Yarn in the News
Greg’s Projects
Pam’s Projects
Book Club
Current/Upcoming Unraveling Events
  • Pam talked about the workshops available at the Carolina FiberFest. Greg mentioned that he will be giving a free short talk on the Saturday of the festival.
Miscellaneous
  • Greg enjoys going into the Greensboro Corner Farmers Market where he picks up eggs, hoop cheese, and tamales.
  • Greg and Pam discussed the etiquette surrounding contacting a designer about questions with a pattern. This was prompted by a question from Ravelry user cmyeh102 in our February chat thread.
  • Greg mentioned his brother’s Kickstarter is about 2/3 funded: The Sandwich Game.
Affiliate Link Disclousure

This post contains affiliate links. That means that if you click on a link to Cooperative PressAmazon, 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
Feb 12, 2022

In Episode 132, Greg and Pam take a detour from the club discussion to have a chat with Jan Hamby of Fair Winds Farm. This is a great follow-up to Episode 130, where we talked about farm yarn. Follow along as we discuss The Knitter’s Book Of Yarn by Clara Parkes. 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.

The Knitter’s Book of Yarn: The Ultimate Guide to Choosing, Using, and Enjoying Yarn
Miscellaneous

This post contains affiliate links. That means that if you click on a link to Cooperative PressAmazon, 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, and we’re never compensated to endorse any particular product or service.

Find us all over the Internet
Feb 5, 2022

In Episode 131, Greg and Pam discuss sandwiches, darning, and washing machines.

Many thanks to Chris & Olga Cohoon for the episode introduction! You can find out more about The Sandwich Game and Kickstarter here.

Check out our group on Facebook! We would love to have you join us there. ***Please help us manage the group by answering the questions when you request to join!***

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

Dear Listeners

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.

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.

Yarn in the News
Greg’s Projects
Pam’s Projects
Book Club
  • Next episode we will have a special interview with Jan Hamby of Fairwinds Farm. Jan will continue the farm yarns book club discussion with us. In Episode 133 we will continue Section 2 of The Knitter’s Book of Yarn: The Ultimate Guide to Choosing, Using, and Enjoying Yarn by Clara Parkes. We will begin a discussion of color. We try to host book club so you don’t need the book to enjoy the discussions but this book is such a wealth of knowledge we highly recommend it!
Current/Upcoming Unraveling Events
  • Pam mentioned that Carolina FiberFest has their vendors, craft along patterns and workshop registration up on the website.
  • The disorganized Topalong is still going strong in the Ravelry threads! And it’s time for sweaterweather. Join in the fun and knowledge sharing!
  • The Fairs and Festivals KAL is back!
Miscellaneous
Affiliate Link Disclousure

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Jan 29, 2022

In Episode 130, Greg and Pam continue the book club by discussing the section on farm yarns and fiber festivals. Follow along as we discuss The Knitter’s Book Of Yarn by Clara Parkes.

Check out our group on Facebook! We would love to have you join us there.

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The Knitter’s Book of Yarn: The Ultimate Guide to Choosing, Using, and Enjoying Yarn
Miscellaneous

This post contains affiliate links. That means that if you click on a link to Cooperative PressAmazon, 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, and we’re never compensated to endorse any particular product or service.

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Jan 22, 2022

In Episode 129, Greg and Pam discuss hot dogs, pizza, and cheese.

Many thanks to MaryBeth and Helen of the Crafty Toads podcast and Toad Hollow for the episode introduction!

Check out our group on Facebook! We would love to have you join us there. ***Please help us manage the group by answering the questions when you request to join!***

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

Dear Listeners

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.

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.
Yarn in the News
Greg’s Projects
Pam’s Projects
Book Club
Current/Upcoming Unraveling Events
  • Pam mentioned that Carolina FiberFest has their vendors, craft along patterns and workshop registration up on the website.
  • The disorganized Topalong is still going strong in the Ravelry threads! And it’s time for sweaterweather. Join in the fun and knowledge sharing!
  • The Fairs and Festivals KAL is back!
Miscellaneous
Affiliate Link Disclousure

This post contains affiliate links. That means that if you click on a link to Cooperative PressAmazon, 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.

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Jan 15, 2022

In Episode 128, Greg and Pam continue the book club by discussing the section on mills and microspinneries. Follow along as we discuss The Knitter’s Book Of Yarn by Clara Parkes.

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.

The Knitter’s Book of Yarn: The Ultimate Guide to Choosing, Using, and Enjoying Yarn
Miscellaneous

This post contains affiliate links. That means that if you click on a link to Cooperative PressAmazon, 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, and we’re never compensated to endorse any particular product or service.

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Jan 8, 2022

In Episode 127, Greg and Pam discuss hockey, soap, and trains.

Many thanks to Greg's Mom, Sandy Cohoon for the episode introduction!

Check out our group on Facebook! We would love to have you join us there. ***Please help us manage the group by answering the questions when you request to join!***

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

Dear Listeners

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.

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.

Yarn in the News
  • Greg's Partridge In A Pretzel hat pattern is now available for purchase in his Ravelry store. To celebrate its release and the new year, all patterns in the store are $2 off for the month of January, no coupon code required.
  • Pam shared a story about a hockey fan who spotted a cancerous mole on a staffer's neck and the awesome crocheted Kraken hat she was wearing.
Greg's Projects
Pam's Projects
Book Club
Current/Upcoming Unraveling Events
  • Pam and Greg mentioned the CAN Retreat.
  • The disorganized Topalong is still going strong in the Ravelry threads! And it's time for sweaterweather. Join in the fun and knowledge sharing!
  • The Fairs and Festivals KAL is back!
Miscellaneous
Affiliate Link Disclousure

This post contains affiliate links. That means that if you click on a link to Cooperative PressAmazon, 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.

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Dec 25, 2021

In Episode 126, Greg and Pam continue the book club by discussing the section on synthetic fibers. Follow along as we discuss The Knitter’s Book Of Yarn by Clara Parkes. 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.

The Knitter’s Book of Yarn: The Ultimate Guide to Choosing, Using, and Enjoying Yarn
Miscellaneous
  • We shared information about the CAN Retreat specifically for BIPOC business owners in the fiber community. It is virtual and will be January 14-16, 2022.
  • We mentioned the Yarns at Yin Hoo podcast.
  • Pam mentioned Seawell Sweaters that are made with oyster shells, recycled plastic and wool.
  • Greg found videos about manufacturing nylon, polyester from plastic bottles and polyester.
  • Pam & Greg are hosting a New Year’s Day Zoom at 11am Eastern. Zoom link will be posted on Ravelry, Facebook or email us and we will send it.

This post contains affiliate links. That means that if you click on a link to Cooperative PressAmazon, 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, and we’re never compensated to endorse any particular product or service.

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Dec 12, 2021

In Episode 125, Greg and Pam discuss Peru, preemie hats, and paw placement.

Many thanks to abbysyarns Abby for the intro!

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

Dear Listeners

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.

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

Yarn in the News
Greg’s Projects
Pam’s Projects
Book Club
Current/Upcoming Unraveling Events
  • The disorganized Topalong is still going strong in the Ravelry threads! And it’s time for sweaterweather. Join in the fun and knowledge sharing!
  • We are planning a Zoom hang-out on January 1, 2022 at 11am Eastern. Details to come and will be shared in our Ravelry and Facebook groups. If you do not have access to those groups, email us (info at UnravelingPodcast dot com) and we will gladly share the info once we set everything up.
Miscellaneous
Affiliate Link Disclousure

This post contains affiliate links. That means that if you click on a link to Cooperative PressAmazon, 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.

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Nov 20, 2021

In Episode 124, Greg and Pam continue the book club by discussing the section on cellulosic fibers. Follow along as we discuss The Knitter’s Book Of Yarn by Clara Parkes. 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.

The Knitter’s Book of Yarn: The Ultimate Guide to Choosing, Using, and Enjoying Yarn
Miscellaneous

This post contains affiliate links. That means that if you click on a link to Cooperative PressAmazon, 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, and we’re never compensated to endorse any particular product or service.

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Nov 13, 2021

In Episode 123, Greg and Pam discuss chickens, casting on, and catching up.

Many thanks to luchilucy Lucy and her chickens for the intro!

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

Dear Listeners

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.

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

Yarn in the News
Greg’s Projects
Pam’s Projects
Book Club
Current/Upcoming Unraveling Events
  • The disorganized Topalong is still going strong in the Ravelry threads! And it’s time for sweaterweather. Join in the fun and knowledge sharing!
Miscellaneous
Affiliate Link Disclousure

This post contains affiliate links. That means that if you click on a link to Cooperative PressAmazon, 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.

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Nov 6, 2021

In Episode 122, Greg and Pam continue our book club by discussing the section on cellulose fibers. Follow along as we discuss The Knitter’s Book Of Yarn by Clara Parkes.

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.

The Knitter’s Book of Yarn: The Ultimate Guide to Choosing, Using, and Enjoying Yarn
Miscellaneous

This post contains affiliate links. That means that if you click on a link to Cooperative PressAmazon, 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, and we’re never compensated to endorse any particular product or service.

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Oct 30, 2021

In Episode 121, Greg and Pam discuss a new pattern, returning to a fiber festival, and murders.

Many thanks to aquarianshoes Kathleen of ModeKnit Yarn for the intro!

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

Dear Listeners

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.

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

Greg’s Projects
Pam’s Projects
Book Club
Current/Upcoming Unraveling Events
  • The disorganized Topalong is still going strong in the Ravelry threads! And it’s time for sweaterweather. Join in the fun and knowledge sharing!
Miscellaneous
Affiliate Link Disclousure

This post contains affiliate links. That means that if you click on a link to Cooperative PressAmazon, 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.

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Oct 15, 2021

In Episode 120, Greg and Pam continue our book club by completing the section on protein fibers. Follow along as we discuss The Knitter's Book Of Yarn by Clara Parkes.

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.

The Knitter's Book of Yarn: The Ultimate Guide to Choosing, Using, and Enjoying Yarn
Miscellaneous

This post contains affiliate links. That means that if you click on a link to Cooperative PressAmazon, 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, and we’re never compensated to endorse any particular product or service.

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