Episode 291

In this episode, I provide a quick update on December knitting projects. Then, I share a conversation I had with Kelly Vaughn (knitswag), who is working to update Virginia Woods Bellamy’s Number Knitting for the contemporary knitter.

Episode 290

Holiday gift making is complete and I celebrated by casting on a bunch of new projects. In this episode I talk about knitting gnomes, making carrot bacon, my dismissive attitude toward swatching, and I share a new poem by Amanda Gorman.


Episode 289

It’s the launch of a new pattern — this time for a colorwork cowl with a clever grafting technique called “stranded donut grafting.” You’ll hear all about it from expert knitter and tech editor Ellen Silva. Plus, progress on gift knitting and the #100daydresschallenge. See shownotes at

Episode 288

My new cowl design is coming on November 22 — listen for details and enter to win a copy! I announce the winner of Pompom Quarterly Issue no. 39, and talk about holiday gift knitting, plus some projects in the planning stages and thoughts on collaboration. For complete show notes: https://www.yarnsatyinhoo.com/episode-288/

Episode 287

It’s the Rhinebeck Review episode, in which I tell you all about my weekend at the New York Sheep & Wool Festival. There’s also a prize, so listen to find out how to enter and post a comment on IG or to my website. Plus, what’s on my needles and a poem by Gabrielle Calvocoressi, winner of the Audre Lorde Prize for Lesbian Poetry. For complete show notes: https://www.yarnsatyinhoo.com/episode-287/

Episode 286

Fall is here! Sweater knitting is picking up and the NY Sheep & Wool Festival is just around the corner. In this episode, I’ll catch you up on the saga of my RB sweater and share chats with MJ Packer of Battenkill Fiber Mill and Carole Foster of Foster Sheep Farm. They are brimming with suggestions for your festival shopping.

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