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The podcast brought to you by the gang from Knitcircus magazine.

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The podcast brought to you by the gang from Knitcircus magazine.

iTunes Ratings

44 Ratings
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Informative and fun

By Bookaholic13 - Feb 13 2017
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This has to be my favorite knitting podcast. There are updates on books and events in the knitting world, as well as knit-alongs and other activities, and the hosts keep things fun and informative.

Just discovered!

By Sarah in Houston - Dec 18 2011
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Fun, up beat, interesting content, love the interaction between the friends.

iTunes Ratings

44 Ratings
Average Ratings
38
5
1
0
0

Informative and fun

By Bookaholic13 - Feb 13 2017
Read more
This has to be my favorite knitting podcast. There are updates on books and events in the knitting world, as well as knit-alongs and other activities, and the hosts keep things fun and informative.

Just discovered!

By Sarah in Houston - Dec 18 2011
Read more
Fun, up beat, interesting content, love the interaction between the friends.
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Knitcircus Podcast

Latest release on Jun 28, 2018

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The podcast brought to you by the gang from Knitcircus magazine.

Rank #1: Knitcircus Podcast #98

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The podcast in which Amy and Jaala talk about upcoming knitting events in the Midwest.

Topics of note:

Yarn: Knitcircus's new base: Parasol (70% USA-sourced Merino / 30% Mulberry silk) arriving in April; stay tuned for more information.

Event: Madison Knitters’ Guild Knit-In

Event: YarnCon in Chicago

Event: Minnesota Knitters' Guild Yarn Over

Pattern: Jesse, by JC Briar

Film: Pride and Prejudice (the one with Colin Firth)

TV Quote: "Also, I can kill you with my brain" from Firefly (the best TV series of all time)

Pattern: Piper's Journey, by Paula Emons-Fuessle

Book: BT Yokes, by Brooklyn Tweed

Mar 10 2017

26mins

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Rank #2: Knitcircus Podcast #102

May 16 2017

25mins

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Rank #5: Knitcircus Podcast #89

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This time Jaala goes on a trip to the stunning mountains of Norway. You won't believe what they do with wool there....

Sep 30 2016

29mins

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Rank #6: Podcast #90

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Once again, Jaala and Amy visit with the microphone on... see what we talked about!

Amy's Gradient Yoke Sweater, by Amy Detjen

Hitchhiker Scarf, by Martina Behm

Silk Moon Crescent Shawl, by Jaala Spiro

Laeta Shawl, by Susanna IC

Smooth Operator Socks, by Susan B Anderson

Hedgehog Fibres in Ireland

Keiran Foley of Knit/Lab in Ireland

The Constant Knitter in Dublin

Liadain De Buitlear in Ireland

Nov 01 2016

28mins

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Rank #7: Knitcircus Podcast 88

Aug 12 2016

24mins

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Rank #9: Knitcircus Podcast #110

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In which Amy gallivants around the state and Jaala gears up to gallivant around the Midwest.

Mentioned this podcast: 

Rattan Shawl

Lemon Cookies

Fiona Hippo Video

How I Met Your Mother (tv show)

Spreadsheet by Ted 

Jul 28 2017

21mins

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Rank #10: Knitcircus Podcast #101

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The podcast in which Jaala and Amy speak of nothing in particular (as usual), but announce the winner's of last week's givaway!

Topics of note:

Givaway Winners - Rachelle and Mary L!

Events: Shetland Wool Week

Events: Maryland Sheep and Wool Festival

Yarn: Dale of Norway Baby Ull

Famous Knitters: Dominque Trad

Events: Knitcircus Anniversary Party, June 17th

Events: Downcellar Podcast Splash Pad Party

Knitcircus Produce: Yarn It

Knitter's Tools: Enviosioknit

May 09 2017

25mins

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Rank #11: Knitcircus Podcast #130

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The Podcast in which Jaala and Amy are once again, aimless but cheerful! 

Topics of note:

Knitting book: New Directions in Sock Knitting, by Ann Budd

Pattern that's kicking Amy's Butt: Ramble, Andrea Mowry

Knitting Designer: Heidi Nick

Knitting Designer: Hunter Hammersen

Knitting Designer: Ann Budd

Upcoming Yarn Club: Knitcircus Wrap it Up Club

Knitcircus Gradient Colorway: Fight Like a Girl

Knitcircus Semi-Solid Colorway: Sweet Dreams and Blue Agave

There were probably other topics too, but we weren't taking good notes. Drop  line if you need clarity on anything we discussed!

Apr 26 2018

27mins

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Rank #12: Knitcircus Podcast #118

Dec 15 2017

26mins

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Rank #13: Knitcircus Podcast #113

Oct 30 2017

30mins

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Rank #14: Knitcircus Podcast #129

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The Podcast in which Jaala and Amy are aimless, but cheerful! 

Topics of note:

Pattern: Ramble, Andrea Mowry

Knitting book: Japanese Stitches Unraveled

Novels: PC Peter Grant, by Ben Aaronovitch

TV Show starring Michael Imperioli: Alex, Inc

Upcoming Yarn Club: Knitcircus Wrap it Up Club

Knitting Pattern: Chromatic Cowl (Brioche), by Amy Detjen

Knitcircus Colorway: Secret Garden

There were probably other topics too, but we weren't taking good notes. Drop  line if you need clarity on anything we discussed!

Apr 19 2018

28mins

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Rank #16: Knitcircus Podcast #128

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The Podcast in which Jaala binds off a project and Amy tries (in vain) to knit a pattern row in Biroche Herrinbone. 

Topics of note:

Pattern: Ramble, Andrea Mowry

Pattern: Quaker Yarn Stretcher Boomerang, by Stitchnerd Designs 

Event: Yarncon in Chicago

Event: Minnesota Textile Center Garage Sale

Event: Yarnover in Minneapolis

Join in: #100dayproject

Cookbooks: Mollie Katzen's Kids Books

Event: Local Yarn Shop Day!

Knitcircus Colorway: Imaginary Best Friend

Knitcircus Colorway: Electric Mayhem impressionist

Apr 05 2018

24mins

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Rank #18: Knitcircus Podcast #112

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In which Amy coughs too much and Jaala is loving and kind.

Topics in this episode...

Book: Slow Knitting, by Hannah Thiessen

Event: Perth Festival of Yarn

Yarn Purveyer: Uist Wool in Scotland

Event: Loch Ness Knit Fest

Famous Knitter: Kari Westermann and her book: This Thing of Paper

Yarn Purveyer: The Travel Knitter

Event: Knitcircus Holiday Kick-off Party - link coming soon!

Event: X-Games

Oct 18 2017

26mins

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Knitcircus Podcast #136

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The Podcast in which Amy gets psyched for Knitting Camp and Jaala can’t stay away from lace charts.

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Topics of note:

Events: Meg Swansen's Knitting Camp

Cool Tools: Diana Couture Yarn Owl Bags

Knitcircus Colorway: Cottage by the Sea Semisolid

Movie: The Incredibles 2

Movie: Solo, a Star Wars Story

TV Show: Sense8

There were probably other topics too, but we weren't taking great notes. Drop us a line if you need clarity on anything we discussed!

Jun 28 2018

26mins

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Knitcircus Podcast #135

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The Podcast in which Amy goes to Boot Camp and discovers amazing muffins. 

Topics of note:

Memories of Childhood: Highlights Magazine

Amazing Places: Highlights Retreat Center

Famous Dyer: Liz from Apple Tree Knits

Famous Quilter: Liza Lucy from Kaffe Fassett Quilting

Famous Knitter: Nicki Epstein

Famous Knitter: Tricia Malcolm, editor of Vogue Knitting

Famous Knitter: Patty Lyons

Event: Worldwide Knit in Public day

TV Show: Psych

TV Show: Jessica Jones

Quilting: Blue Bar Quilts

Quilting: English Paper Piecing

Fabric Shopping: Glorious Color

There were probably other topics too, but we weren't taking great notes. Drop us a line if you need clarity on anything we discussed!

Jun 14 2018

31mins

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Knitcircus Podcast #134

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The Podcast in which Amy and Jaala discuss Knitcircus experienced and emerging designers. 

Topics of note:

Designer: Corrina Callahan      Pattern: Popcorn Cowl

Designer: Katie Doyle Krot - Sour Krot Designs      Pattern: Entrelac Stole

Designer: Jennifer - Jennifer Sue Designs      Pattern: Fairy Tree Socks      Podcast: Driftless Knitting

Designer: Bethany of Woolberry Fiber Co

Designer: Elizabeth Morrison of Sweater Studio      Pattern: Gradient Solutions Sweater

Designer: Jaala Spiro      Pattern: Upcoming slip-stitch scarf using Vampire Boyfriend and Sweet Babboo

Designer: Stephen West

Designer: Susan B Anderson

Designer: Janine Bajus

Designer: Chris Bylsma

There were probably other topics too, but we weren't taking great notes. Drop us a line if you need clarity on anything we discussed!

May 29 2018

26mins

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Knitcircus Podcast #133

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The Podcast in which Jaala and Amy meander through knitting and life. 

Topics of note:

Books: The Art of Gathering, by Priya Parker

Madison Local Musicians: The Arbor Trio (part of the Arbor Ensemble)

Comfort Food Recipes: Scotcheroos

Events: Meg Swansen's Knitting Camp

Madison Local Great Guy: JP Hair Designs

TV Show: Slow TV - National Knitting Evening from Norway

Knitcircus Fun Things: Repeating Gradients

Knitcircus Colorway: Electric Mayhem

There were probably other topics too, but we weren't taking great notes. Drop us a line if you need clarity on anything we discussed!

May 29 2018

32mins

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Knitcircus Podcast #132

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The Podcast in which Jaala and Amy meander through knitting and life. 

Topics of note:

Books: The Peter Grant series, by Ben Aaronovitch

TV Show: Psych

Books: The Ruth Galloway series, by Elly Griffiths

Books: The Way You Make me Feel, by Maureen Goo

Book Club: Uppercase Book Box

Culture War: The Laurel vs Yanni debate

Event: Knitcircus birthday party in Madison, Wisconsin -  June 15-16

Events: Vogue Knitting Live Knitting Boot Camp

Knitcircus Colorway: Easy Peasy Lemon Squeezy

There were probably other topics too, but we weren't taking good notes. Drop  line if you need clarity on anything we discussed!

May 23 2018

28mins

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Knitcircus Podcast #131

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The Podcast in which Jaala listens patiently as Amy complains about the pitfalls of decluttering! 

Topics of note:

Best Movie Ever: The Princess Bride

Knitcircus Colorways Celebrating "The Princess Bride"

Fabulous Knitting Pattern: Popcorn Cowl, by Corrina Callahan

Fun Event: Splash Pad Knit-Along (KAL) 

Ridiculously Fun Facebook Live Thing: Open an Oyster

Upcoming Event: Midwest Felting Symposium in Madison, Wisconsin

Upcoming Event: Vogue Knitting Skills Bootcamp

There were probably other topics too, but we weren't taking good notes. Drop  line if you need clarity on anything we discussed!

May 03 2018

27mins

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Knitcircus Podcast #130

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The Podcast in which Jaala and Amy are once again, aimless but cheerful! 

Topics of note:

Knitting book: New Directions in Sock Knitting, by Ann Budd

Pattern that's kicking Amy's Butt: Ramble, Andrea Mowry

Knitting Designer: Heidi Nick

Knitting Designer: Hunter Hammersen

Knitting Designer: Ann Budd

Upcoming Yarn Club: Knitcircus Wrap it Up Club

Knitcircus Gradient Colorway: Fight Like a Girl

Knitcircus Semi-Solid Colorway: Sweet Dreams and Blue Agave

There were probably other topics too, but we weren't taking good notes. Drop  line if you need clarity on anything we discussed!

Apr 26 2018

27mins

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Knitcircus Podcast #129

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The Podcast in which Jaala and Amy are aimless, but cheerful! 

Topics of note:

Pattern: Ramble, Andrea Mowry

Knitting book: Japanese Stitches Unraveled

Novels: PC Peter Grant, by Ben Aaronovitch

TV Show starring Michael Imperioli: Alex, Inc

Upcoming Yarn Club: Knitcircus Wrap it Up Club

Knitting Pattern: Chromatic Cowl (Brioche), by Amy Detjen

Knitcircus Colorway: Secret Garden

There were probably other topics too, but we weren't taking good notes. Drop  line if you need clarity on anything we discussed!

Apr 19 2018

28mins

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Knitcircus Podcast #128

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The Podcast in which Jaala binds off a project and Amy tries (in vain) to knit a pattern row in Biroche Herrinbone. 

Topics of note:

Pattern: Ramble, Andrea Mowry

Pattern: Quaker Yarn Stretcher Boomerang, by Stitchnerd Designs 

Event: Yarncon in Chicago

Event: Minnesota Textile Center Garage Sale

Event: Yarnover in Minneapolis

Join in: #100dayproject

Cookbooks: Mollie Katzen's Kids Books

Event: Local Yarn Shop Day!

Knitcircus Colorway: Imaginary Best Friend

Knitcircus Colorway: Electric Mayhem impressionist

Apr 05 2018

24mins

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Knitcircus Podcast #127

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The Podcast in which Jaala does even more to reveal her nerdy side, and Amy wants more scones. 

Topics of note:

Pattern: Ramble, Andrea Mowry

British TV Show: Agatha Raisin

American TV Show: Chefs Table

Another American TV Show: Rise

Fun Film: Dudes and Dragons

Knitcircus Yarn Club: All Wrapped Up (coming soon)

Knitcircus Colorway: Sweet Dreams

Book: The Hidden Life of Trees

Apr 03 2018

30mins

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Knitcircus Podcast #126

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The Podcast in which Amy and Jaala just visit.

Topics of note:

Event: Vogue Knitting Boot Camp

Famous Knitter: Patty Lyons

Cool Tool: Ikea trestle table, idea by Judith Somersett's Husband - see below

Event: YarnCon in Chicago

Knitting-Related Jewelry: Molojos, by Natalia Uribe Wilson

Books: Kate Shackleton Mysteries, by Frances Brody

Books: Tales from the Shadowhunter Academy

Apr 03 2018

27mins

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Knitcircus Podcast #125

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The Podcast in which Amy steers the conversation to topics that are easy to link in the show notes and Jaala doesn't seem to notice.

Topics of note:

Pattern: Quaker Yarn Stretcher Boomerang, by Susan Ashcroft

Pattern: Find Your Fade, by Andrea Mowry

Super Fun: Knitcircus Speckle Yarn Club

Knitcircus Colorway: Come to the Cabaret Gradient

Non-Knitting: Purple Shampoo

Mar 01 2018

27mins

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Knitcircus Podcast #119

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Jaala Spiro and Amy Detjen star in... "The Podcast that Time Forgot!"

Apparently, Amy forgot to upload this podcast (ahem) because she is being a dotty broad (this is Amy typing, so I can say that about myself).

This is what I think we spoke of:

2018 Knitcircus Kindness KAL on Ravelry

Pattern: Getting Warmer, by Espace Tricot

Event: Winter Ravellenics

Event: X Games

Enjoy!

Jan 29 2018

26mins

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Knitcircus Podcast #118

Dec 15 2017

26mins

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iTunes Ratings

44 Ratings
Average Ratings
38
5
1
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0

Informative and fun

By Bookaholic13 - Feb 13 2017
Read more
This has to be my favorite knitting podcast. There are updates on books and events in the knitting world, as well as knit-alongs and other activities, and the hosts keep things fun and informative.

Just discovered!

By Sarah in Houston - Dec 18 2011
Read more
Fun, up beat, interesting content, love the interaction between the friends.