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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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Dec 9, 2017

Episode 33: Yeah, So, This One’s Pretty Funny

In Episode 33, Greg and Joey talk about foreshadowing, bar fights, and seed stitch.

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

Oct 26, 2017

Episode 32: Worst. Audio. Ever.

In Episode 32, Greg and Joey talk about audio, festivals, and basses.

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

  • Projects
    • Greg has been knitting on a new design that he’s not quite ready to talk about yet.
    • Joey provides an update on the scarf for his son.
  • Events
    • The County Fair KAL is in full swing. Check out our Ravelry group for details. We plan to close the KAL by the time we record again and announce prizes on the next episode.
    • SAFF — October 27-29, 2017. Greg is planning on attending. If you attend and see him, come say “hi.” He probably has podcast swag to give you.
  •  Misc
Oct 2, 2017

Episode 31: We Didn’t Enter The Fair

In Episode 31, Greg and Joey talk about mermaid tails, fair travails, and hiking trails.

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

Sep 8, 2017

Episode 30: Audio Banana For Scale

In Episode 30, Greg and Joey talk about world records, festivals, and disasters.

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

Aug 21, 2017

Episode 29: Field Recording #3: Yopp

In Episode 29, Joey talks with listener-favorite, Yopp, about many things. Topics include knitting, blacksmithing, woodworking, magic mirrors, and fly fishing. This is the third field recording he made at UWC IX, back in June.

Yopp was previously discussed on Episode 13: Magical Love Pants, and you should definitely hit up those show notes to see the magical love pants.

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.
  • Special thanks to our sponsor: Coveted Yarn! Coveted Yarn is a local yarn shop in Gloucester, Massachusetts, and is an authorized dealer of our favorite knitting needles: Karbonz, by Knitter’s Pride. In addition to a great variety of widely distributed yarn, Coveted Yarn offers their own signature line of yarn — Flat Rocks Yarn, which is dyed by the shop owner’s sister. You can also find McPorter Farms knitting accessories and buttons at Coveted Yarn. World-wide shipping is available. Contact them via their website or at 1-978-282-8809 for more information and to place an order.

Notes

  • Misc
    • Ukulele World Congress (UWC) — Joey had a great time again this year, and gathered several field recordings while he was there
Aug 7, 2017

Episode 28: Don’t Steal Stuff

In Episode 28, Greg and Joey talk about stealing, hiking, and music.

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

Jul 18, 2017

Episode 27: Field Recording #2: Connie

In Episode 27, Joey talks with his dear friend, Connie, about crochet, pants, horse heads, and Che Guevara, among other things. This is the second field recording he made at UWC IX, back in June.

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.
  • Special thanks to our sponsor: Coveted Yarn! Coveted Yarn is a local yarn shop in Gloucester, Massachusetts, and is an authorized dealer of our favorite knitting needles: Karbonz, by Knitter’s Pride. In addition to a great variety of widely distributed yarn, Coveted Yarn offers their own signature line of yarn — Flat Rocks Yarn, which is dyed by the shop owner’s sister. You can also find McPorter Farms knitting accessories and buttons at Coveted Yarn. World-wide shipping is available. Contact them via their website or at 1-978-282-8809 for more information and to place an order.

Notes

  • Misc
    • Ukulele World Congress (UWC) — Joey had a great time again this year, and gathered several field recordings while he was there
Jun 24, 2017

Episode 26: Before The Injury…

In Episode 26, Greg and Joey talk about swatching, injuries, and sailors.

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.
  • Special thanks to our sponsor: Coveted Yarn! Coveted Yarn is a local yarn shop in Gloucester, Massachusetts, and is an authorized dealer of our favorite knitting needles: Karbonz, by Knitter’s Pride. In addition to a great variety of widely distributed yarn, Coveted Yarn offers their own signature line of yarn — Flat Rocks Yarn, which is dyed by the shop owner’s sister. You can also find McPorter Farms knitting accessories and buttons at Coveted Yarn. World-wide shipping is available. Contact them via their website or at 1-978-282-8809 for more information and to place an order.

Notes

Jun 9, 2017

Episode 25: Field Recording #1: Brenna

In Episode 25, Greg is out sick, and Joey flies solo with the first of his field recordings, that he made at the Ukulele World Congress IX. In this installment, he talks to Brenna, about knitting, crochet, socks, butterflies, and how she got into knitting.

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.
  • Special thanks to our sponsor: Coveted Yarn! Coveted Yarn is a local yarn shop in Gloucester, Massachusetts, and is an authorized dealer of our favorite knitting needles: Karbonz, by Knitter’s Pride. In addition to a great variety of widely distributed yarn, Coveted Yarn offers their own signature line of yarn — Flat Rocks Yarn, which is dyed by the shop owner’s sister. You can also find McPorter Farms knitting accessories and buttons at Coveted Yarn. World-wide shipping is available. Contact them via their website or at 1-978-282-8809 for more information and to place an order.
Apr 22, 2017

Episode 24: Try This Pod

In Episode 24, Greg and Joey talk about fiber events, shawls, and shaving.

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.
  • Special thanks to our sponsor: Coveted Yarn! Coveted Yarn is a local yarn shop in Gloucester, Massachusetts, and is an authorized dealer of our favorite knitting needles: Karbonz, by Knitter’s Pride. In addition to a great variety of widely distributed yarn, Coveted Yarn offers their own signature line of yarn — Flat Rocks Yarn, which is dyed by the shop owner’s sister. You can also find McPorter Farms knitting accessories and buttons at Coveted Yarn. World-wide shipping is available. Contact them via their website or at 1-978-282-8809 for more information and to place an order.

Notes

  • Thank-Yous
    • Kino (aka Mary) gave Greg a copy of Caius, her newest sweater pattern, which she thought he might enjoy knitting for Blueberry. Greg is hoping to cast on soon. We’re going to give a copy of the pattern!
  • Ravelry Goings-On
    • #TryPod — Encourage your friends to try a new-to-them podcast. We encourage you to recommend our podcast! Use the #TryPodABitLate hashtag when you talk about this on social media.
  • Giveaways
  • Projects
    • Joey continues to talk about not working on a scarf for his son.
    • Greg is working on his Halcyarn Socks (project page). First sock is complete, and he’s about 50% done with the foot of the second sock. He’s hoping to move this to FO by the next time we record. He loves the contrasting cuffs, toes, and heels in black, but he hates weaving in the ends with black yarn. Yarn is custom-dyed by Dr. Kelly from the Ewe University podcast.
    • Greg knitted a Knitted Travel Mug Kit, pattern by Knits4Comfort. He highly recommends the kit, which is available in Jenn’s etsy shop.
    • Greg knitted an In Threes (project page) by Kelly Herdrich for an upcoming baby shower. He loves this pattern, it makes a great baby gift. He knitted it in Twist Fiber Studio Haywood Worsted in the “Girl At The Rock Show” colorway.
  • Reviews
  • Podcasts We Mention
  • Events
    • We’re getting ready for the County Fair KAL. Prize contributions are coming in:
    • Carolina FiberFest. Greg attended the Carolina FiberFest in Raleigh, NC and had a great time.
    • SAFF — October 27-29, 2017. Greg is planning on attending.
    • Ol’ North State Knitting Guild — Greg is scheduled to speak at the September 11, 2017 meeting.
  • TV Time With Joey
    • The Americans. Joey shared that the current season airing on F/X will not be the final season! There was much rejoicing.
  •  Misc
Mar 24, 2017

Episode 23: What’s In The Box?

In Episode 23, Greg and Joey talk about the weather, knitting winter items when it’s warm, and various subscription boxes.

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.
  • Special thanks to our sponsor: Coveted Yarn! Coveted Yarn is a local yarn shop in Gloucester, Massachusetts, and is an authorized dealer of our favorite knitting needles: Karbonz, by Knitter’s Pride. In addition to a great variety of widely distributed yarn, Coveted Yarn offers their own signature line of yarn — Flat Rocks Yarn, which is dyed by the shop owner’s sister. You can also find McPorter Farms knitting accessories and buttons at Coveted Yarn. World-wide shipping is available. Contact them via their website or at 1-978-282-8809 for more information and to place an order.

Notes

Feb 19, 2017

Episode 22: Working Together

In Episode 22, Greg and Joey talk about bulky knitting, international shipping, and working together.

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.
  • Special thanks to our sponsor: Coveted Yarn! Coveted Yarn is a local yarn shop in Gloucester, Massachusetts, and is an authorized dealer of our favorite knitting needles: Karbonz, by Knitter’s Pride. In addition to a great variety of widely distributed yarn, Coveted Yarn offers their own signature line of yarn — Flat Rocks Yarn, which is dyed by the shop owner’s sister. You can also find McPorter Farms knitting accessories and buttons at Coveted Yarn. World-wide shipping is available. Contact them via their website or at 1-978-282-8809 for more information and to place an order.

Notes

Jan 19, 2017

Episode 21: Cravats, Hats, and Cats

In Episode 21, Greg and Joey talk about cravats, hats, and cats.

Sponsor

  • Special thanks to our sponsor: Coveted Yarn! Coveted Yarn is a local yarn shop in Gloucester, Massachusetts, and is an authorized dealer of our favorite knitting needles: Karbonz, by Knitter’s Pride. In addition to a great variety of widely distributed yarn, Coveted Yarn offers their own signature line of yarn — Flat Rocks Yarn, which is dyed by the shop owner’s sister. You can also find McPorter Farms knitting accessories and buttons at Coveted Yarn. World-wide shipping is available. Contact them via their website or at 1-978-282-8809 for more information and to place an order.

Notes

  • Thank-Yous
  • Giveaways
  • Projects
    • Joey continues to work on a scarf for his son. He realized that the 1-year anniversary of starting this project is approaching and is targeting to finish the scarf by then.
    • Joey knitted a PussyHat for a friend who is attending the Women’s March on Washington on January 21. See the PussyHat Project website for more information about this project.
    • Greg finished a pair of Zigzagular Socks for his mom (project page). He used HauteKnitYarn and his mom loves them.
    • Greg finished the Voss Cowl (project page). He loves how the colorwork came out, but can definitely improve on his grafting technique.
    • Greg is working on his Halcyarn Socks (project page). First sock is complete, and he’s about 25% done with the leg of the second sock. He loves the contrasting cuffs, toes, and heels in black, but he hates weaving in the ends with black yarn. Yarn is custom-dyed by Dr. Kelly from the Ewe University podcast.
    • Greg has converted his imaginary knitting to real-life knitting: the Sun Blossoms Cowl (project page) with amazing alpaca yarn from Fair Winds Farm.
  • Reviews
    • Knitcrate (affiliate link) — Use code KD20 at checkout to receive 20% off your first order. We followed-up on our Knitcrate review from the last episode.
  • Podcasts We Mention And Love
  • Misc
    • GitHub, Raspberry Pi, and Arduino — components of Joey’s tech-related goal for 2017.
    • DuoLingo — a free language learning tool. We’ve created an “Unraveling Spanish” club. We think you can join the club no matter which language you are studying, not just Spanish. Use code 3RDBNA to join.
    • La La Land — Joey loves this movie.
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