Author: Sara

Episode 295

I’m knitting Brise cardigan no. 3 in beautiful lace weight yak yarn, thinking carefully about small modifications and sharing tips for picking up and knitting

Episode 294

In this episode, I talk about projects I’ve been working on (and completing) this spring. There’s knitting, sewing, cooking, and a poem in celebration of

Episode 293

In this episode, Marybeth and I reflect on our 100 days of wearing a wool.and dress and pairing it with hand sewn and hand knit garments from our wardrobes. 

Episode 292

In this episode, I catch listeners up on recent knitting projects, like my completed Baltian sweater. I’m contemplating patterns for summer tops. Plus, sustainable options for buying and recycling and a poem by Amy Gerstler.

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:

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