New episodes every Tuesday!


Aug. 9, 2022

Trust the Process

Today we're talking about "trusting the process" - by request! In our letter we talk about how to adapt knitting techniques for o…

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July 26, 2022

Question Roundup

This week we're answering questions from listeners: Valerie: how to balance knitting gifts for others with knitting for yourself;…

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July 19, 2022

79: Substitute Gauge

Our whole episode this week is in response to a letter from Kelsey asking about using a different weight yarn than the pattern ca…

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July 12, 2022

78: Yarn Twist

Z twist, S twist - how much of a difference does it really make? A couple of our own (non-knitting - sorry!) podcast recommendati…

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July 5, 2022

77: Benefits of Knitting

We're talking about some of the things knitting does for us - the physical and emotional benefits. This week's letter is about kn…

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June 28, 2022

76: Ply

We're talking about yarn anatomy this week. This week's letter writer wants to know how to avoid twisting her stitches when casti…

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June 21, 2022

75: WIPs

This week's episode is all about Works in Progress (sometimes known as WIPs). This week's letter is about the knit/crochet divide…

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June 14, 2022

74: Buttons!

This week we're diving into the confusing, overwhelming world of BUTTONS. This week's letter is for Karen, and it's about cozy my…

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May 31, 2022

73: Mosaic Knitting

We're talking about mosaic knitting, one of the more obscure--and more intuitive--colorwork techniques. This week's letter is abo…

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May 24, 2022

72: Oh Baby!

This week's episode is all about baby knitting - and our Dear Scratch letter comes from a young knitter who wants to know how to …

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May 17, 2022

71: Textured Knits

This week's episode is all about textured knitting - different types you might encounter and a few we love. Our letter writer wan…

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May 10, 2022

70: Stitch Markers

This week we're doing a deep dive into a well-known but under-appreciated knitting tool: stitch markers!

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May 3, 2022

69: Scotland!

We're back from Scotland - and this episode is our trip wrap-up!

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April 5, 2022

68: Misfit yarn

This week we're talking about what to do with those "how did this get here?" skeins in your stash.This week's question is about c…

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March 29, 2022

67: I-Cords

This week's episode is an exploration of I-Cords. Our letter this week is about how beholden you need to be to fiber content when…

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March 22, 2022

66: Plant Fibers

This week's episode is all about alternative plant fibers - linen (flax), bamboo, and hemp. This week's letter is about how to ad…

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March 15, 2022

65: Your Questions

This week is all about you! We're answering your questions all episode.

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March 8, 2022

64: Quick Fixes

Laddered stitches, jogged stripes, and that last floppy stitch on a bindoff - this week's episode is all about quick and easy way…

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March 1, 2022

63: Sweater Vocab

This week's episode is all about vocabulary - we're going in deep on sweaters!

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Feb. 22, 2022

62: Test Knitting

We're talking about test knitting - what it is, how to do it, when not to do it. This week's letter is about how to do two-color …

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Feb. 15, 2022

61: Steeking

Get your scissors ready - we're hacking up our knitting! This week's question is about winding yarn ahead of knitting it.

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Feb. 8, 2022

60: Garter Stitch

This week we're going back to basics (and not-so-basics) by taking a look at garter stitch. Our question this week is about conve…

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Feb. 1, 2022

59: Hand Care

Stretches we mentioned in this week's episode Front of wrist stretch: turn palm up and use the other hand to pull fingertips down…

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Jan. 25, 2022

58: Frogging

This week we're talking about unraveling your knits! Frogging and tinking, WIPs or FOs. This week's letter is about our favorite …

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