Episode 96–Back Away Slowly

In Episode 96, Greg and Pam discuss beads, the witness protection program, and knitting the galaxy.

Special thanks to Pam’s son, Bradley, for this episode’s intro!

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NOTES

Dear Listeners

We would love to have YOU record and introduction to the show! You can find details in the Ravelry Group Pages.

Note on Ravelry Links

Note that many of the links in our show notes refer to pages on Ravelry.com. If visiting Ravelry causes you harm, please be cautious clicking links. If you are interested in a link that is inaccessible to you, you can email info at unravelingpodcast dot com and Greg and/or Pam will happily send you the information.

Greg’s Projects
Pam’s Projects
Review: Star Wars Knitting the Galaxy

Greg and Pam reviewed Star Wars Knitting the Galaxy by Tanis Gray and Insight Editions. You can save 25% off anything on Insight Editions (excluding limited edition products, collectibles, and already discounted books) with code “market”. The book will be released January 26, 2021.

Knitting Rules
Current/Upcoming Unraveling Events
  • The #KnittingMagicKAL is in full swing. Knit anything from the Knitting Magic book and join the fun! We will be giving away more chatter prizes next month, so be sure to go make some comments in the Ravelry thread in order to have a chance. Last month!
  • We announced that we will start drawing for prizes in the monthly chatter threads on Ravelry, starting in February!
Miscellaneous
  • Pam mentioned that she got a Winderfull for Christmas, but she hasn’t tried it yet.
  • She also mentioned some project bags she got from Firehouse Dog Fred.
  • And Pam got a shawl cuff for Christmas.
  • Pam mentioned Ted Lasso on Apple TV.
  • Greg mentioned The Expanse on Amazon Prize. These are based on the book series by James S. A. Corey. The first in the series is Leviathan Wakes.
  • Greg’s Signature Needle Arts 9″ circular needle broke while he was knitting a sock. Signature replaced the needle with no problems. He’s looking forward to being back in business with them soon.
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Episode 95 — Slap It On A Hat

In Episode 95, Greg and Pam discuss driving school, huge shawls, and hats.

Special thanks to FreshFossil Cassia for this episode’s intro!

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NOTES

Dear Listeners

We would love to have YOU record and introduction to the show! You can find details in the Ravelry Group Pages.

Note on Ravelry Links

Note that many of the links in our show notes refer to pages on Ravelry.com. If visiting Ravelry causes you harm, please be cautious clicking links. If you are interested in a link that is inaccessible to you, you can email info at unravelingpodcast dot com and Greg and/or Pam will happily send you the information.

Greg’s Projects
Pam’s Projects
Knitting Rules
Current/Upcoming Unraveling Events
  • The #KnittingMagicKAL is in full swing. Knit anything from the Knitting Magic book and join the fun! We will be giving away more chatter prizes next month, so be sure to go make some comments in the Ravelry thread in order to have a chance.
  • We are hosting a Holiday Cast On CAL and we are keeping it simple. Cast on either December 24 or 25th and we will wrap up on January 6, 2021. Prizes will be drawn based on chatter participation. Even though this follows the Christmas Calendar, it is open to everyone!
Miscellaneous
Pictures
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Episode 94 — Tipping Point

In Episode 94, Greg and Pam discuss World War I knitting, dumpster fires, and hats.

Special thanks to leftsteve Steve for this episode’s intro!

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LISTEN TO THE EPISODE

NOTES

Dear Listeners

We would love to have YOU record and introduction to the show! You can find details in the Ravelry Group Pages.

Note on Ravelry Links

Note that many of the links in our show notes refer to pages on Ravelry.com. If visiting Ravelry causes you harm, please be cautious clicking links. If you are interested in a link that is inaccessible to you, you can email info at unravelingpodcast dot com and Greg and/or Pam will happily send you the information.

Greg’s Projects
Pam’s Projects
Knitting Rules
Current/Upcoming Unraveling Events
  • The #KnittingMagicKAL is in full swing. Knit anything from the Knitting Magic book and join the fun! We will be giving away more chatter prizes next month, so be sure to go make some comments in the Ravelry thread in order to have a chance.
  • We are hosting a Holiday Cast On CAL and we are keeping it simple. Cast on either December 24 or 25th and we will wrap up on January 6, 2021. Prizes will be drawn based on chatter participation. Even though this follows the Christmas Calendar, it is open to everyone!
Miscellaneous
Pictures

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Episode 93 — Whatever “Normal” Is

In Episode 93, Greg and Pam discuss Christmas socks, old yarn, and swaps.

Special thanks to Blueberry and Olive for this episode’s intro!

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LISTEN TO THE EPISODE

NOTES

Dear Listeners

We would love to have YOU record and introduction to the show! You can find details in the Ravelry Group Pages.

Note on Ravelry Links

Note that many of the links in our show notes refer to pages on Ravelry.com. If visiting Ravelry causes you harm, please be cautious clicking links. If you are interested in a link that is inaccessible to you, you can email info at unravelingpodcast dot com and Greg and/or Pam will happily send you the information.

Greg’s Projects
Pam’s Projects
Review
  • Pam reviewed Manos Del Uruguay Alegria Grande that she used to make the Super Soft Snowflake Scarf by Purl Soho.
    • Worsted weight, 75% superwash merino 25% nylon
    • 197 yards/180 m 100 grams
    • Beautiful tonality
    • Easy to work with
    • No bleeding at all!
    • Manos is a member of the World Fair Trade Organization.
    • Manos yarns are produced by skilled artisans in cooperatives located throughout Uruguay.
    • Every skein purchased helps a woman in Uruguay support her family.
    • Each skein is signed by the artisan so that you know who made your yarn and which village it came from.
    • Many thanks to Fairmount Fibers, North American Distributor of Manos del Uruguay yarns for providing the yarn for review!
Knitting Rules
Current/Upcoming Unraveling Events
  • The #KnittingMagicKAL is in full swing. Knit anything from the Knitting Magic book and join the fun! We will be giving away more chatter prizes next month, so be sure to go make some comments in the Ravelry thread in order to have a chance.
Miscellaneous
Pictures

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Episode 92 — Struggle Bus

In Episode 92, Greg and Pam discuss barber shops, dumpster fires, and chili. They also finish chapter 4 in Knitting Rules!

Special thanks to LeCours (Laurie) for this episode’s intro!

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LISTEN TO THE EPISODE

NOTES

Dear Listeners

We would love to have YOU record and introduction to the show! You can find details in the Ravelry Group Pages.

Note on Ravelry Links

Note that many of the links in our show notes refer to pages on Ravelry.com. If visiting Ravelry causes you harm, please be cautious clicking links. If you are interested in a link that is inaccessible to you, you can email info at unravelingpodcast dot com and Greg and/or Pam will happily send you the information.

Greg’s Projects
Pam’s Projects
Knitting Rules
Current/Upcoming Unraveling Events
  • The #KnittingMagicKAL is in full swing. Knit anything from the Knitting Magic book and join the fun! We will be giving away more chatter prizes next month, so be sure to go make some comments in the Ravelry thread in order to have a chance.
Miscellaneous
Pictures

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Episode 91 — There’s No Murder In My Life

In Episode 91, Greg and Pam discuss fish knitting, dead microwaves, and virtual knitting opportunities. They also cover part of chapter 4 in Knitting Rules!

Special thanks to Clay Groves from the Fish Nerds Podcast for this episode’s intro!

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6 Shades of Stitches is a handy reference guide that invites knitters to experiment with a variety of new stitch combinations. Step-by-step instructions and a full-color photo of a hand-knitted swatch are included for each stitch. With Marina Molo’s knitting expertise at your fingertips, you have all the tools you need to create patterns that finally make your dream designs a reality. This timeless and influential book is poised to inspire a whole new generation of knitters who have yet to discover the joys and comforts of knitting. Download your free copy!

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NOTES

Dear Listeners

We would love to have YOU record and introduction to the show! You can find details in the Ravelry Group Pages.

Note on Ravelry Links

Note that many of the links in our show notes refer to pages on Ravelry.com. If visiting Ravelry causes you harm, please be cautious clicking links. If you are interested in a link that is inaccessible to you, you can email info at unravelingpodcast dot com and Greg and/or Pam will happily send you the information.

Greg’s Projects
Pam’s Projects
Knitting Rules
Current/Upcoming Unraveling Events
  • The #KnittingMagicKAL is in full swing. Knit anything from the Knitting Magic book and join the fun! We will be giving away more chatter prizes next month, so be sure to go make some comments in the Ravelry thread in order to have a chance.
  • The Carolina FiberFest Virtual Pop-Up Market is scheduled for Saturday October 31 and Sunday November 1. You can find out more and play along in our Facebook Group.
Miscellaneous
Pictures

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Episode 90 — It’s Like a Goldilocks Situation


In Episode 90, Greg and Pam discuss auction knitting, sock spinning, and caring (or not) about gauge. They also start chapter 4 in Knitting Rules!

Special thanks to kbamr Keri for this episode’s intro! She has a fun new pattern, Go Your Own Way Cowl (both knit and crochet) (great stash buster) and a Mystery Make Along in her group. Use coupon code “unravel” to save 40% for our listeners!

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We are Knitcrate Ambassadors! Are you the kind of knitter who would enjoy receiving a surprise package of yarn in the mail every month? Then you need to sign up for a Knitcrate subscription. Every month, you will receive a selection of curated yarn, a pattern specifically paired to use with the yarn, and a treat. Use code KD20 at checkout for 20% off your first package when you sign up for a subscription.

LISTEN TO THE EPISODE

NOTES

Dear Listeners

We would love to have YOU record and introduction to the show! You can find details in the Ravelry Group Pages.

Note on Ravelry Links

Note that many of the links in our show notes refer to pages on Ravelry.com. If visiting Ravelry causes you harm, please be cautious clicking links. If you are interested in a link that is inaccessible to you, you can email info at unravelingpodcast dot com and Greg and/or Pam will happily send you the information.

Greg’s Projects
Pam’s Projects
Knitting Rules
Current/Upcoming Unraveling Events
  • The #KnittingMagicKAL is in full swing. Knit anything from the Knitting Magic book and join the fun! We will be giving away more chatter prizes next month, so be sure to go make some comments in the Ravelry thread in order to have a chance.
  • The Carolina FiberFest Virtual Pop-Up Market is scheduled for Saturday October 31 and Sunday November 1. You can find out more and play along in our Facebook Group.
Miscellaneous
  • Annie Modesitt passed away. Ravelry posted a lovely tribute.
  • Greg updated his KnittingDaddy.com blog about techniques he (re-)learned knitting the Mirror of Erised Cabled Cowl.
  • We talked about hosting a KAL related to Cat Bordhi Rio Calina Cowl. We will probably do this after the holidays.
  • Ravelry added more accessibility options. If anyone needs help logging into their Ravelry profile to change settings to make it more accessible, please email us! We are happy to help you. info AT unravelingpodcast DOT com.
  • Birdie is currently wearing a sock to keep her from licking her spay incision. You can make one, too! It’s way better than a cone.
  • If you have a Craftsy account, log in! You might have been upgraded to a premium account for a short period of time.
Pictures

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Episode 89 — It Felts If You Look at It


In Episode 89, Greg and Pam discuss yarn felting, yarn bleeding, and yarn beading. They also have a visit from the Button Whisperer!

Special thanks to walshcentral Maryann for this episode’s intro!

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LISTEN TO THE EPISODE

NOTES

Dear Listeners

We would love to have YOU record and introduction to the show! You can find details in the Ravelry Group Pages.

Note on Ravelry Links

Note that many of the links in our show notes refer to pages on Ravelry.com. If visiting Ravelry causes you harm, please be cautious clicking links. If you are interested in a link that is inaccessible to you, you can email info at unravelingpodcast dot com and Greg and/or Pam will happily send you the information.

Greg’s Projects
Pam’s Projects
Knitting Rules
Current/Upcoming Unraveling Events
  • The #KnittingMagicKAL is in full swing. Knit anything from the Knitting Magic book and join the fun! We will be giving away more chatter prizes next month, so be sure to go make some comments in the Ravelry thread in order to have a chance.
  • The Carolina FiberFest Virtual Pop-Up Market is scheduled for Saturday October 31 and Sunday November 1. You can find out more and play along in our Facebook Group.
Miscellaneous
Pictures

Affiliate Link Disclosures

This post contains affiliate links. That means that if you click on a link to Cooperative Press, Amazon, or Knitcrate and subsequently make a purchase, we’ll receive a small commission from the sale. You pay the same, and the commissions will help cover our podcasting expenses. Our opinions are always our own, and we’re never compensated to endorse any particular product or service.

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Episode 88 — Game Show Segment


In Episode 88, Greg and Pam discuss figs, family, and floor stands. They also explored identifying mystery yarns.

Special thanks to TopHat Heather for this episode’s intro! Heather hosts the JABAK Podcast.

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We are Knitcrate Ambassadors! Are you the kind of knitter who would enjoy receiving a surprise package of yarn in the mail every month? Then you need to sign up for a Knitcrate subscription. Every month, you will receive a selection of curated yarn, a pattern specifically paired to use with the yarn, and a treat. Use code KD20 at checkout for 20% off your first package when you sign up for a subscription.

LISTEN TO THE EPISODE

NOTES

Dear Listeners

We would love to have YOU record and introduction to the show! You can find details in the Ravelry Group Pages.

Note on Ravelry Links

Note that many of the links in our show notes refer to pages on Ravelry.com. If visiting Ravelry causes you harm, please be cautious clicking links. If you are interested in a link that is inaccessible to you, you can email info at unravelingpodcast dot com and Greg and/or Pam will happily send you the information.

Greg’s Projects
Pam’s Projects
Knitting Rules
Current/Upcoming Unraveling Events
  • The #KnittingMagicKAL is in full swing. Knit anything from the Knitting Magic book and join the fun! We will be giving away more chatter prizes next month, so be sure to go make some comments in the Ravelry thread in order to have a chance.
Miscellaneous
Pictures

Affiliate Link Disclosures

This post contains affiliate links. That means that if you click on a link to Cooperative Press, Amazon, or Knitcrate and subsequently make a purchase, we’ll receive a small commission from the sale. You pay the same, and the commissions will help cover our podcasting expenses. Our opinions are always our own, and we’re never compensated to endorse any particular product or service.

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Episode 87 — I’m Not Surprised


In Episode 87, Greg and Pam discuss new beginnings, new kittens, and new cables for needles. They also finish the discussion of Chapter 3 From “Knitting Rules!” by Stephanie Pearl-McPhee.

Special thanks to DCAlaneKnits Alane for this episode’s intro!

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LISTEN TO THE EPISODE

NOTES

Dear Listeners

We would love to have YOU record and introduction to the show! You can find details in the Ravelry Group Pages.

Note on Ravelry Links

Note that many of the links in our show notes refer to pages on Ravelry.com. If visiting Ravelry causes you harm, please be cautious clicking links. If you are interested in a link that is inaccessible to you, you can email info at unravelingpodcast dot com and Greg and/or Pam will happily send you the information.

Greg’s Projects
Pam’s Projects
  • Pam is using yarn from Heelside Farms that is worsted 80% Cormo/20% Bamboo for The Weekender sweater by Andrea Mowrey. She’s finished it by the time you read this.
  • Pam also made a few more face scrubbies in her improvised pattern.
  • Before Avery left for school she embroidered a canvas.
  • Pam and Avery sewed one pillow from the fabric she wove but it needs a few finishing touches.
Knitting Rules
Current/Upcoming Unraveling Events
  • The #KnittingMagicKAL is in full swing. Knit anything from the Knitting Magic book and join the fun! We will be giving away chatter prizes in our next episode, so be sure to go make some comments in the Ravelry thread in order to have a chance.
Miscellaneous
Pictures
Affiliate Link Disclosures

This post contains affiliate links. That means that if you click on a link to Cooperative Press, Amazon, or Knitcrate and subsequently make a purchase, we’ll receive a small commission from the sale. You pay the same, and the commissions will help cover our podcasting expenses. Our opinions are always our own, and we’re never compensated to endorse any particular product or service.

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