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The Savvy Girls Podcast

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Sisters Melanie and Deborah take a playful and thoughtful look at knitting, travel, and life.

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Sisters Melanie and Deborah take a playful and thoughtful look at knitting, travel, and life.

iTunes Ratings

170 Ratings
Average Ratings
146
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2

So funny!

By tini from Germany - Apr 02 2014
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I just love listening to the savvy girls. Melanie always cracks me up!

Great Show !!!!

By Jay and Judy - Oct 11 2013
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Savvy Girls I really enjoy your podcast it is refreshing and inspiring.

iTunes Ratings

170 Ratings
Average Ratings
146
17
1
4
2

So funny!

By tini from Germany - Apr 02 2014
Read more
I just love listening to the savvy girls. Melanie always cracks me up!

Great Show !!!!

By Jay and Judy - Oct 11 2013
Read more
Savvy Girls I really enjoy your podcast it is refreshing and inspiring.
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The Savvy Girls Podcast

Latest release on Apr 12, 2019

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Sisters Melanie and Deborah take a playful and thoughtful look at knitting, travel, and life.

Rank #1: Episode 172 – Cheesing on the Sidewalk

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The girls rejoin one another for a fun episode of catching up.

Feb 16 2017

52mins

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Rank #2: Savvy Tidbit Episode 35 – Post-Election

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In this Savvy Tidbit, Melanie shares her perspective on the results of the recent US presidential election.

Nov 26 2016

16mins

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Rank #3: Episode 170 – Off Broadway

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Melanie breaks the podcast-silence with a short update episode.

Dec 27 2016

31mins

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Rank #4: Episode 176 – Edmonton, Regina, and Edinburgh: Oh My!

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Melanie is on tour again:  To Edmonton, Regina and then all the way to Edinburgh Scotland!  And luckily, she has some friends along the way to help her podcast.  This episode features: Savvy Mum Christine – the lost interview Barbara from Edinburgh *** Photos of Barbara’s wonderful knitting bag

Aug 04 2017

52mins

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Rank #5: Savvy Tidbit Episode 36 – Create Something

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Melanie’s feeling creative. She is making something. You should make something, too.

Feb 06 2017

8mins

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Rank #6: Episode 177 – Stitches Texas

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Melanie goes to Stitches!  Come along and enjoy the fun…

Oct 05 2017

55mins

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Rank #7: Episode 155 – Vogue Swatching Live

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In this episode, Deborah takes you to the 2016 New York Vogue Knitting Live event. She even recorded part of the talk that Amy Herzog gave! Enjoy!

Jan 30 2016

1hr 3mins

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Rank #8: Episode 156 – Road Trippin’

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Melanie and her friend Chad drove from New York to Florida, stopping along the way to chat with some great people.

Feb 15 2016

1hr 6mins

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Rank #9: Episode 174 – The City That Rhymes With Fun

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Melanie podcasts with some help with Regina crocheter Christine!  Discussions include: Bringing back words, Christine’s 30-before-30 goals, Melanie’s new show: “We’ll Meet Again: Vera Lynn, the Forces’ Sweetheart), crochet (I know, right?), and Melanie’s knitting.  A summer of adventure and podcasts begin!   *** Crocheted Guinea Pig Gerbil: “Heart Shaped” …

Jul 06 2017

21mins

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Rank #10: Episode 184 – A Friend in Leeds (Actually Three)

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Another trip to Leeds, and chats with three lovely knitters: Eden (Melanie’s new performance partner), Maia and Ally (remember them?  Fab knitters from Leeds) Interested in Supporting Melanie’s new CD project?  Check out her IndiGogo Page: https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/highway-rhapsody-new-recording-by-melanie-gall/

Apr 11 2018

48mins

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Rank #11: Episode 178 – Back for the Holidays

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Melanie is back, with some help from Savvy Mum, to start things off again with some knitting and holiday chat. The podcast will be out regularly again from now on, so take your knitting sticks out of your ears (or wherever else you keep them), and start listening!

Dec 25 2017

50mins

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Rank #12: Episode 185 – Grout and Other Delights

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SavvyMum is back, with chat about home renos, babies, and even knitting!  There’s a Swapetition update, clips from Melanie’s new CD, and (more) travel chat… Interested in Supporting Melanie’s new CD project?  Check out her IndiGogo Page: https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/highway-rhapsody-new-recording-by-melanie-gall/

Apr 30 2018

41mins

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Rank #13: Episode 181 – All The Socks

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Savvymum is back, along with her knitting friend, Reverend Mark Chiang. Do you like socks?  Well, then you’ll love listening to Mark wax poetic about his sock obsession.  (Also, knitting madness and wit make for a great interview…) Also, Mum and Melanie answer listener questions.  Do you have a question?  …

Feb 02 2018

1hr 3mins

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Rank #14: Episode 179 – Babies and Birdies

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This episode is all about SavvyMum, as she visits with Deborah in Ottawa and Melanie in Alberta.  Deborah’s babies Isadora Libby and Amelia Rose join the podcast, and of course Colette Sparrow is on hand to peep and flutter her opinion. Discussion Includes: – Melanie’s Bluebonnets Forever Shawl (Designed by …

Jan 09 2018

56mins

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Rank #15: Episode 180 – Fortnight in New York

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Melanie is in New York for two weeks… there’s not much knitting going on, but there are still adventures, as well as an update about her upcoming CD!

Jan 22 2018

40mins

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Rank #16: Savvy Tidbit Episode 26 – Walking

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In this Tidbit, Melanie talks a bit about walking around cities.

Feb 07 2016

11mins

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Rank #17: Episode 182 – Defenestration

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It’s podcasting time again, and luckily, Melanie has lots of help!  Christine (StitchThisFreud on Ravalry) and Ester join her, for lots of chatting about life goals, defenestration, and even…knitting!   Also, it’s time for Swapetition!  Sign up before March 15, to join in the craziest and best swap ever…

Feb 18 2018

53mins

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Rank #18: Episode 183 – Short and Sweet

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SavvyMum and Melanie are crazy busy this week – but that doesn’t mean there isn’t time for some podcasting.   SavvyMum talks about the upcoming Passover Seder, and Melanie gives an update on her crafting (and non-crafting) activities.  And, of course, Colette sparrow joins in the fun!   (And yes, …

Mar 21 2018

31mins

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Rank #19: Episode 171 – Glass Candle-Things

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After a bit of a break, the show returns! Deborah talks about her wedding planning (and knitting, natch). Back in Edmonton, Melanie and Savvy Mom open a Swapetition package (with a special guest).

Feb 01 2017

1hr

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Rank #20: Savvy Tidbit Episode 34 – Trump

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In this Tidbit, Melanie shares her thoughts on the upcoming US election.

Nov 06 2016

7mins

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Episode 191 – Hoppy

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Savvy Mum talks about her crochet and a knitting challenge for the new season. Meanwhile, Melanie tells about her trip to Australia and interviews some knitters she met along the way: Sarah, who has a pet sparrow of her own named Jack! Hoppy the Kangaroo and his mother ‘Casting Off’ …

Apr 12 2019

42mins

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Episode 190 – Express Yourself!

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Deborah and Melanie podcast from the car, and they…express…some stories about knitting, Deborah’s babies, and Melanie’s upcoming trip to Australia. Join the fun for some airport sister fun!

Mar 29 2019

26mins

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Episode 189 – Cannot Live on Squares Alone

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Join SavvyMum and Melanie for some crafting talk, with help from fibre-loving sparrow Colette… Mum works on her afghan, and Melanie explores the scintillating (?!) world of cross-stitch…

Feb 07 2019

31mins

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Episode 188 – Deborah Returns!

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Deborah is back, and has a lot to say! She’s got knitting updates…baby updates…and a questionable taste-test. Melanie updates on her upcoming performances, and muses on where to live… Join the Savvy Girls, finally back together!

Jan 22 2019

40mins

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Episode 187 – Back in the (Knitted) Saddle

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We’re (finally!) back… Mum talks about Rhinebeck, and Melanie tells about her upcoming off-Broadway run, and her travels to Asia (with a bit of help from her cheeky sparrow).  We bring back a word, and promise (for real, guys!) to podcast regularly from now on…(!!)

Dec 19 2018

36mins

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Episode 186 – Sparkle Explosion

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From Canada to The Maldives to England, this episode has adventures, sparkles, and…actual knitting content (I KNOW, right?!) Melanie travels for work, this time going even farther from her sweet bird, to the islands of The Maldives.  Savvy Mum takes a break from renovation stress for a virgin attempt at …

May 26 2018

49mins

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Episode 185 – Grout and Other Delights

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SavvyMum is back, with chat about home renos, babies, and even knitting!  There’s a Swapetition update, clips from Melanie’s new CD, and (more) travel chat… Interested in Supporting Melanie’s new CD project?  Check out her IndiGogo Page: https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/highway-rhapsody-new-recording-by-melanie-gall/

Apr 30 2018

41mins

Play

Episode 184 – A Friend in Leeds (Actually Three)

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Another trip to Leeds, and chats with three lovely knitters: Eden (Melanie’s new performance partner), Maia and Ally (remember them?  Fab knitters from Leeds) Interested in Supporting Melanie’s new CD project?  Check out her IndiGogo Page: https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/highway-rhapsody-new-recording-by-melanie-gall/

Apr 11 2018

48mins

Play

Episode 183 – Short and Sweet

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SavvyMum and Melanie are crazy busy this week – but that doesn’t mean there isn’t time for some podcasting.   SavvyMum talks about the upcoming Passover Seder, and Melanie gives an update on her crafting (and non-crafting) activities.  And, of course, Colette sparrow joins in the fun!   (And yes, …

Mar 21 2018

31mins

Play

Episode 182 – Defenestration

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It’s podcasting time again, and luckily, Melanie has lots of help!  Christine (StitchThisFreud on Ravalry) and Ester join her, for lots of chatting about life goals, defenestration, and even…knitting!   Also, it’s time for Swapetition!  Sign up before March 15, to join in the craziest and best swap ever…

Feb 18 2018

53mins

Play

Episode 181 – All The Socks

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Savvymum is back, along with her knitting friend, Reverend Mark Chiang. Do you like socks?  Well, then you’ll love listening to Mark wax poetic about his sock obsession.  (Also, knitting madness and wit make for a great interview…) Also, Mum and Melanie answer listener questions.  Do you have a question?  …

Feb 02 2018

1hr 3mins

Play

Episode 180 – Fortnight in New York

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Melanie is in New York for two weeks… there’s not much knitting going on, but there are still adventures, as well as an update about her upcoming CD!

Jan 22 2018

40mins

Play

Episode 179 – Babies and Birdies

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This episode is all about SavvyMum, as she visits with Deborah in Ottawa and Melanie in Alberta.  Deborah’s babies Isadora Libby and Amelia Rose join the podcast, and of course Colette Sparrow is on hand to peep and flutter her opinion. Discussion Includes: – Melanie’s Bluebonnets Forever Shawl (Designed by …

Jan 09 2018

56mins

Play

Episode 178 – Back for the Holidays

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Read more
Melanie is back, with some help from Savvy Mum, to start things off again with some knitting and holiday chat. The podcast will be out regularly again from now on, so take your knitting sticks out of your ears (or wherever else you keep them), and start listening!

Dec 25 2017

50mins

Play

Episode 177 – Stitches Texas

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Melanie goes to Stitches!  Come along and enjoy the fun…

Oct 05 2017

55mins

Play

Episode 176 – Edmonton, Regina, and Edinburgh: Oh My!

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Melanie is on tour again:  To Edmonton, Regina and then all the way to Edinburgh Scotland!  And luckily, she has some friends along the way to help her podcast.  This episode features: Savvy Mum Christine – the lost interview Barbara from Edinburgh *** Photos of Barbara’s wonderful knitting bag

Aug 04 2017

52mins

Play

Episode 174 – The City That Rhymes With Fun

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Melanie podcasts with some help with Regina crocheter Christine!  Discussions include: Bringing back words, Christine’s 30-before-30 goals, Melanie’s new show: “We’ll Meet Again: Vera Lynn, the Forces’ Sweetheart), crochet (I know, right?), and Melanie’s knitting.  A summer of adventure and podcasts begin!   *** Crocheted Guinea Pig Gerbil: “Heart Shaped” …

Jul 06 2017

21mins

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Episode 173 – Back in the Saddle

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The Savvy Girls (well, Melanie), are back!  And podcasting regularly again (Barring more unexpected vocal rest).  After a worldwide tour, including: (Taiwan, Cambodia, Laos, Vietnam, England, Czech Republic, Chad and Sudan), Melanie is chatting about travel, updates and knitting!*   *Okay, who are we kidding?  There is not THAT much …

Jun 16 2017

53mins

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Savvy Tidbit Episode 37 – La La Land

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In this Tidbit, Melanie shares her personal review of the movie La La Land.

Feb 23 2017

14mins

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Episode 172 – Cheesing on the Sidewalk

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The girls rejoin one another for a fun episode of catching up.

Feb 16 2017

52mins

Play

iTunes Ratings

170 Ratings
Average Ratings
146
17
1
4
2

So funny!

By tini from Germany - Apr 02 2014
Read more
I just love listening to the savvy girls. Melanie always cracks me up!

Great Show !!!!

By Jay and Judy - Oct 11 2013
Read more
Savvy Girls I really enjoy your podcast it is refreshing and inspiring.