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Two fiber and craft obsessed individuals chat and explore what it means to live in a DIY Nation. We will explore what it means to be a knitter, crocheter, a crafter and explore the world of fiber and craft in our own little corner of the world in the Pacific Northwest.

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Two fiber and craft obsessed individuals chat and explore what it means to live in a DIY Nation. We will explore what it means to be a knitter, crocheter, a crafter and explore the world of fiber and craft in our own little corner of the world in the Pacific Northwest.

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Can't wait for the next episode

By GayleKnits - Jul 24 2011
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To borrow from Natalie's blog, I am addicted to this podcast. Natalie and Rachel are fun, articulate, inspiring, real, and funny. I watch my iTunes closely for the next episode because I can't wait for the next episode. Keep it up, please.

great**************

By jasalmans - Oct 21 2009
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This is a great new podcast. Can't wait for more

iTunes Ratings

43 Ratings
Average Ratings
41
2
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Can't wait for the next episode

By GayleKnits - Jul 24 2011
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To borrow from Natalie's blog, I am addicted to this podcast. Natalie and Rachel are fun, articulate, inspiring, real, and funny. I watch my iTunes closely for the next episode because I can't wait for the next episode. Keep it up, please.

great**************

By jasalmans - Oct 21 2009
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This is a great new podcast. Can't wait for more
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Cloudy with a Chance of Fiber

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Two fiber and craft obsessed individuals chat and explore what it means to live in a DIY Nation. We will explore what it means to be a knitter, crocheter, a crafter and explore the world of fiber and craft in our own little corner of the world in the Pacific Northwest.

Rank #1: Episode 31: Sock Summit - A Knitter's Jamboree

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It's all about the Sock Summit 2011, but it's not just about knitting socks. Sock Summit was one heck of a big party for knitters, spinners and fiber enthusiasts. Rachel & Natale talk at the sock summit

Sweet Georgia Yarns

About Knitting & Spinning with Silk Hankies

Bethany Hendrickson and Fleece to Foot

Happy Knits

Sweet Georgia Yarns Pomegranate Photo

Podcasting tool kit at the Sock Summit

PurpleYarnQueen's hand spun sock yarn in all it's purple glory!

Me waiting in the sun by the Bell before the No Po walking trek

The long line during the opening day of the MarketplaceThe World's Largest Sock (WIP) at the Sock Summit. It was like knitting a yurt!

Aug 07 2011

1hr 6mins

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Rank #2: Episode 30 - Support Your Local (Knitting) Businesses

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Links:

Sock Knitting SegmentWorksheets:1.) Designing Your Own Toe Up Sock Pattern2.) Vanilla Sock Pattern3.) Heel Flap Extension

Correction: I mentioned the Inuit people in referencing the "Arctic Lace" book. This is incorrect as the book covers the traditions of the Native or Indigenous Peoples of Alaska. Inuit actually refers to the Northern Native Peoples in Canada & Greenland.

Lanesplitter Skirt Panel

Elizabeth Zimmerman’s Sewn Bindoff (Video)

Jul 17 2011

41mins

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Rank #3: Episode 29 - Shetland, Wheels and the Grand Ol' Fourth

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Report out from 2011's Blacksheep Gathering in Eugene, Oregon. I find the wheel of my dreams. A little about our lovely national holiday and knitting during the American Revolutionary War.

Music Featured

Bugle Rag Call - Glen Miller

Links

McTavish Farms (Contact Tom for more info on McTavish Wheelworks and his fabulous spinning wheels)Dicentra Designs on Etsy / On RavelryStitchJones (On Etsy)Dudelace Group on RavelryGood Reads Book List on US HistoryiCivicsNo Idle HandsMonmouth Hat PatternSock Knitting SegmentWorksheets:1.) Designing Your Own Toe Up Sock Pattern2.) Vanilla Sock Pattern

3.) Heel Flap Extension

Jul 04 2011

43mins

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Rank #4: Episode 28 - A Hike in the Woods

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Cave behind the South Falls at Silver Falls State Park

In this episode
  • There’s a bit about a hike in the woods and knitting socks in nature
  • Something about lace for dudes.
  • Mention of podcasts I love from across the pond.
  • and the continuation of the sock saga.
Erosional ChimneySeabuckthorn Plant (WIkipedia)Sea Berry Plant (One Green World Catalog)Exploring Shimada’s Sock Class (Class is taught by Gayle Roehm)Purl District in Silverton, ORKnitting ThimbleDudelace Group on RavelrySock Summit Group on RavelryI Am Addicted (Natalie’s Blog)Natknit DailyOn twitter you can find me as: @Cloudynatknit

Sock Knitting Segment
Worksheets:1.) Designing Your Own Toe Up Sock Pattern2.) Vanilla Sock Pattern3.) Heel Flap ExtensionOther Tutorials and SupportCome to Silver’s Sock Tutorial - Short Row Heel Part ICome to Silver’s Sock Tutorial - Short Row Heel Part IIJudy’s Magic Cast OnTurkish Cast On
Podcasts from Across the PondElectric Sheep A Playful Day Caithness Craft Collective

Sock Pattern Links

More Photos from the Hike

Music used:Shake that Little Foot - Lark in the Clean Air
Cave

Jun 21 2011

36mins

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Rank #5: Episode 27- Riding the New Sock Wave

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Socks from my handpainted sock yarn

This is the one where I knit socks, socks and more socks... and try the Starmore sweater one more time!Music FeaturedBallad of the Black Chihuahua - Jon RauhausSwim Out - The Toothaches (sorry I featured them last time but I’m on a New Wave kick)Inventio #2 in C Minor (Bach) - Learning MusicBeach KnittingAlice Starmore’s LochinverDyeing TutorialsHow to Handpaint Roving - great tutorial Dyeing Silk Roving More on Dyeing Silk Roving Cascade Eco WoolFire on the Mountain#knitchatString & Beans BlogMake1Inc’s SiteUpdatesBlack Sheep Gathering in Eugene June 24-26Black Sheep BingoContest Thread - Help me figure out what to do with this yarn!Information about the No Po informal walking tour (Ravelry) - I’ll be updating this more...Sock Pattern LinksWorksheets:1.) Designing Your Own Toe Up Sock Pattern2.) Vanilla Sock Pattern3.) Heel Flap ExtensionCome to Silver Sock TutorialsCat Bordhi’s Tutorial on Knitting on Two Circular Needles

Jun 15 2011

39mins

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Rank #6: Episode 25 - Fiber Love Madness

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In this episode Natalie tells all about her day at the Columbia Gorge Fiber Festival as well as her spinning adventures during the month of April.


The cat that ate the business card sitting on my Columbia wool!

Sample skein of purple yarn made from Columbia fiber

Hand spindle with Blue Faced Leicester from Frabjous Fibers
80% Merino & 20% Silk with Terroir fiber from Sincere Sheep

Suri Alpaca Lace.

May 09 2011

38mins

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Rank #7: Episode 22 - Art for Fiber's Sake

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Sorry Explicit this time because I used the S-bomb.... but only once.

This one is all about art.

Music & Sound Featured:

Yarn Bombing:

Giant Knitting (Art):

Freeform Crochet/Knitting:

FiberCamp Boston 2011:

Yarn Lust Confessions:

Film:

My Scrumble (Freeform Crochet)

Feb 06 2011

37mins

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Rank #8: Episode 17 - Adventures in Felting and Dreams of Somewhere Warmer

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On/Off the needles:

Felting:

Music Featured this Episode:

Nov 25 2010

51mins

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Rank #9: Episode 4: The Dye Job

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Welcome the episode all about Dyeing yarn. We explore the idea of re-purposing yarn through dyeing as well as focusing on old unattended projects. It's all about appreciating what you've got and maybe giving it a 'brand new frock.' :)


Dyeing technique & materials:


Stash Maintenance: 

BBC Comedy Gold:

  • The Good Life (Just a side note - Tom and Barbara already had paid off their house so going self-sufficient might have been more of an option :))
On the Needles: 

Music Featured:


Natalie's Noro Silk Garden Rainbow (Buttons from the Button Emporium)* *I improvised the pattern based on your basic bottom-up cardigan.

Mar 31 2010

52mins

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Rank #10: Episode 36: Stitching in the New Year

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Download Episode 36Music: And Her Tears Flowed Like Wine - Anita O’Day After You've Gone - King Jesters: Links:

Calendar of Hope:

Job Hunting for Knitters & Crafters:

CGOA:

Knitchat Updates:

Scale Mitts & Hanging Out:

Kollage Yarn Review:

Scale Mitt in progress in Malabrigo Rios

Jan 01 2012

28mins

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Rank #12: Episode 34: Ready, Start Your Engines...

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This one gets us ready for the Holiday Knitting Effort.

Happy Knits & Melinda Vermeer:

Holiday Knitting Tips:

Halloween 2011. That’s me in the red deer mask in the back. Sorry the photo of the Owls sweater isn’t that sharp. The Halloween Party Bus theme this year was Red Devils.

Nov 14 2011

27mins

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Rank #13: Episode 33: Sweaters are the New Socks

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Download Episode 33Yes, we're planning to dive back into sweater knitting because again, it is Fall!On/Off the Needles: Little Red/Sweater Design:

Festival Season:

Google + Database:

Music Featured:

  • Carmen Miranda - "Tico Tico"
  • Zero Suspiro - "Conversatione"
  • Xavier Cugat - "Papa Loves Mambo"

Sep 15 2011

1hr 2mins

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Rank #14: Episode 32: Road Trip & Shetlands

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This one is all about Shetland Sheep! I had a long conversation with Tracy & Tom of McTavish Shetlands.

Tracy’s Felted Shetland Vest. Read more about it on the blog.

Music Featured:Ease on Down the Road

Aug 29 2011

51mins

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Rank #15: Episode 2: Fall Fiber Fest

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Jon's Pullover
We talk about Flock and Fiber and Crochet. Rachel confesses:  she's starting a yarn diet. Natalie remains silent, but she briefly shares her Fall Fashion obsession - Little Edie.Sorry this one is so late. I had some issue with audio files getting corrupted. I had a bit of help reconstructing things and putting them together from my very knowledgeable husband. Show notes:
Adorable Jacob Sheep
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Nov 10 2009

50mins

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