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The Savvy Girls Podcast

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

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Episode 172 – Cheesing on the Sidewalk

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

52mins

16 Feb 2017

Rank #1

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

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

52mins

4 Aug 2017

Rank #2

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Savvy Tidbit Episode 36 – Create Something

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

8mins

6 Feb 2017

Rank #3

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Episode 156 – Road Trippin’

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

1hr 6mins

15 Feb 2016

Rank #4

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Episode 177 – Stitches Texas

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

55mins

5 Oct 2017

Rank #5

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Episode 174 – The City That Rhymes With Fun

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” …

21mins

6 Jul 2017

Rank #6

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Episode 181 – All The Socks

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?  …

1hr 3mins

2 Feb 2018

Rank #7

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Episode 178 – Back for the Holidays

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!

50mins

25 Dec 2017

Rank #8

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Episode 179 – Babies and Birdies

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 …

56mins

9 Jan 2018

Rank #9

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Episode 180 – Fortnight in New York

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!

40mins

22 Jan 2018

Rank #10

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Savvy Tidbit Episode 26 – Walking

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

11mins

7 Feb 2016

Rank #11

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Episode 187 – Back in the (Knitted) Saddle

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…(!!)

36mins

19 Dec 2018

Rank #12

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Episode 186 – Sparkle Explosion

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 …

49mins

26 May 2018

Rank #13

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Episode 185 – Grout and Other Delights

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/

41mins

30 Apr 2018

Rank #14

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Episode 183 – Short and Sweet

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, …

31mins

21 Mar 2018

Rank #15

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Episode 184 – A Friend in Leeds (Actually Three)

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/

48mins

11 Apr 2018

Rank #16

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Episode 182 – Defenestration

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…

53mins

18 Feb 2018

Rank #17

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Episode 171 – Glass Candle-Things

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).

1hr

1 Feb 2017

Rank #18

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Episode 173 – Back in the Saddle

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 …

53mins

16 Jun 2017

Rank #19

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Savvy Tidbit Episode 37 – La La Land

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

14mins

23 Feb 2017

Rank #20