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Kino Knits Podcast

A podcast about knitting, indy designing, spinning, woolpiggery, and travel, produced in Kenya.

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Episode 022 (New York State Sheep and Wool Festival, Rhinebeck, NY, USA)

It's my first Rhinebeck! Listen to a recap of my trip to the New York State Sheep and Wool Festival. I met some cool people, wore some beautiful stuff, and engaged in a little woolpiggery. Visit kinoknits.com/022 for full show notes and pictures. Recorded on Wednesday, October 26, 2016.

37mins

26 Oct 2016

Rank #1

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Episode 020 (A Conversation with Sarah of Imagined Landscapes)

In this episode, I chat with my collaborator, Sarah Schira of Imagined Landscapes. We are THRILLED to announce the release of our new collaboration, Point/Counterpoint, Vol. 1, available now in Ravelry. Get the inside scoop on how this collection came to be and on the very different design processes of two indy knitting designers.  I also announce winners for some great skeins of yarn, so listen to see if you've won! Full show notes and pictures can be found at kinoknits.com/020. Recorded on Tuesday, September 27, 2016.

1hr 8mins

27 Sep 2016

Rank #2

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Episode 015 (Amboseli, Kenya)

This is the last regular episode from Kenya - I give away a couple prizes for participation in the Graduate Your Stash KAL, give away the Kenya prize packs, and take you on a safari to Amboseli National Park in Kenya. Show notes can be found at http://kinoknits.com/015. Recorded on Monday, June 13, 2016.

38mins

19 Jun 2016

Rank #3

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Episode 016 (An Interview with Michelle of Berry Colorful Yarnings)

This episode wraps up the Graduate Your Stash KAL and features and interview with my collaborator, Michelle Berry of Berry Colorful Yarnings. Listen for details of an exciting new sock kit and a chance at a giveaway! Show notes can be found at http://kinoknits.com/016. Recorded on Sunday, July 17, 2016.

26mins

17 Jul 2016

Rank #4

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Episode 011 (Interview with Kate of A Playful Day)

Join me for a lovely chat with Kate of A Playful Day! I also draw a winner for the Henry's Hat giveaway from Episode 009 and get you started thinking about an upcoming KAL. Complete show notes can be found at http://kinoknits.com/011. Interview recorded on Sunday, March 13, 2016.

41mins

27 Mar 2016

Rank #5

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Episode 005 (Maryland, United States)

In this episode, I travel to the super-exotic destination of Maryland, United States. I also have a knitting flashback to three past projects. Full show notes can be found at http://kinoknits.com/005 (click on website). Recorded on December 13, 2015.

26mins

13 Dec 2015

Rank #6

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Episode 006 (Nairobi Railway Museum, Kenya)

In this episode I: wrap up my Christmas knitting, call for test knitters for my new cabled wrap shawl design, confess my love for Kate Atherley as I review her Custom Socks: Knit to Fit Your Feet book, review my 2015 knitting and achievement (or not!) of 2015 knitting goals, and take you on a trip to my favorite tourist destination in Nairobi, the Nairobi Railway Museum (complete with thrilling historical accounts. Complete show notes can be found at http://kinoknits.com/006. Recorded on Sunday, December 27, 2015.

41mins

31 Dec 2015

Rank #7

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Episode 044 (Vogue Knitting Live NYC)

Join me for a recap of Vogue Knitting Live NYC. I also have a new cowl to share, the Hon Cowl. Full show notes and photographs are at kinoknits.com/044. Recorded Monday, January 22, 2018.

30mins

22 Jan 2018

Rank #8

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Episode 047 (An Interview with Anna of Dandelion Yarns)

Hi, knitters! I'm thrilled this episode to bring you an interview with Anna Strandberg of Dandelion Yarns, who dyed the lovely yarn I used in my new War and Peace shawl. It and two more shawls make up The Tolstoy Collection. We're running a KAL now with amazing prizes, including some of Anna's yarn, for people who knit the shawls, so have a listen! Full show notes can be found at kinoknits.com/047. Recorded Wednesday, April 11, 2018.

40mins

13 Apr 2018

Rank #9

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Episode 070 (Into the Wool Fiber Retreat 2019)

Join me for a recap of the Into the Wool Fiber Retreat 2019! I also discuss some new sock patterns and the less-admirable part of Nikola Tesla's legacy. Full show notes can be found at kinoknits.com/070. Recorded Friday, October 18, 2019.

24mins

18 Oct 2019

Rank #10

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Episode 068 (Zombie Knitpocalypse 2019)

I've got new designs, lots of WIPs, the winners of the Grad Your Stash 2019 KAL, and a recap of the Zombie Knitpocalypse 2019 retreat in Rochester, MN. Let's go! Full show notes can be found at kinoknits.com/068. Recorded Sunday, July 14, 2019.

36mins

17 Jul 2019

Rank #11

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Episode 045 (All FOs and No WIPs)

Lots of FOs to report this time... mostly because I haven't recorded in a while. I've got several things fresh off the needles and am looking about for my next project. I've also got a shawl collection in the works! Full show notes can be found at kinoknits.com/045. Recorded Monday, February 19, 2018.

27mins

20 Feb 2018

Rank #12

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Episode 010 (Lisbon, Portugal)

Barely escaped from the jaws of strep throat, I went ahead and recorded this episode. Help me choose my Rhinebeck sweater and hear about a trip to Lisbon, Portugal. Complete show notes can be found at http://kinoknits.com/010. Recorded on Friday, March 12, 2016.

42mins

12 Mar 2016

Rank #13

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Episode 046 (The Tolstoy Collection and KAL)

Get ready for a new KAL! The Tolstoy KAL celebrates all that is Tolstoy, including knitting shawls from the new Kino Knits Tolstoy Collection and reading and watching Tolstoy's works. Listen to the episode for all the great details, plus a quick recap of the 2019 Homespun Yarn Party. Full show notes can be found at kinoknits.com/046. Recorded Monday, March 19, 2018.

20mins

20 Mar 2018

Rank #14

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Episode 053 (Unwoolpiggery)

Lots of design work and chatting, plus a few giveaways. Plus I discuss my stash storage and the ways I keep it under control - hint: it involves Unwoolpiggery. Recorded on Friday, August 10, 2018. Click to see full show notes.

26mins

11 Aug 2018

Rank #15

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Episode 024 (An Interview with Dianna of the Knitting Boutique)

In this episode, I wrap up 2016 with lots of gift knitting and a review of whether I accomplished my 2016 knitting goals (or not... ahem...) This episode also features an interview with Maryland small business owner Dianna, whose Knitting Boutique is undergoing big and exciting changes for 2017. Visit kinoknits.com/024 for full show notes and pictures.

53mins

30 Dec 2016

Rank #16

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Episode 064 (New York City, USA)

I'm working on all the shawls and took a trip to NYC to visit a couple amazing yarn stores, Knitty City and Purl Soho! Visit kinoknits.com/064 for full show notes and pictures. Recorded Friday, April 12, 2019.

26mins

12 Apr 2019

Rank #17

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Episode 067 (All the Patterns!)

It's June, and I've had a flood of pattern releases, with three more to come this month! Catch up on all the knitting with me and find out why people in Senegal pay a fortune for fancy sheep.  Visit kinoknits.com/067/ for full show notes and pictures. Recorded Thursday, June 13, 2019.

19mins

14 Jun 2019

Rank #18