make good: a knitting podcast

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Rating
4.9
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198 reviews
This podcast has
76 episodes
Language
Explicit
No
Date created
2020/11/16
Average duration
33 min.
Release period
10 days

Description

Techniques, skillbuilding, pattern discussion, interviews with makers we adore, our favorite tools... and the knitting advice column you've been waiting for!

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Ply
2022/06/28
This week's episode is all about ply - it's a deep dive on the construction of yarn! Craft Yarn Council Standard Yarn Weight System Tutorials: Avoid twisting your stitches by Arne and Carlos How to join in the round without twisting from Cocoknits What's on our needles this week: Sunshine on My Shoulders by Lissy Jane Tied Knots by Justin Lorkowska Summer Knitalong - CABLES! Anything you want... but make it with at least one cable! Casting on June 1. We hope you'll join us! #makegoodcables (no year, please!) Send us your letters! dearscratch@scratchsupplyco.com Support make good: a knitting podcast
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WIPs
2022/06/21
This week we're talking about Works in Progress (sometimes known as WIPs). Sometimes a WIP will become a UFO (UnFinished Object). What's on our needles this week: Sunshine on My Shoulders by Lissy Jane Tied Knots by Justyna Lorkowska Summer Knitalong - CABLES! Anything you want... but make it with at least one cable! Casting on June 1. We hope you'll join us! #makegoodcables (no year, please!) Send us your letters! dearscratch@scratchsupplyco.com Support make good: a knitting podcast
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Buttons!
2022/06/14
We feel a bit knitting-adjacent this week - we're talking about buttons, and answering a Dear Scratch letter about cozy mysteries! ** Alternatives to buttons:** Shawl pins - https://www.etsy.com/search?q=shawl%20pins Screw in closures - https://juldesigns.com/screw-in-closures/ Holeless Buttons - https://www.purlandhank.com/shop-online/hole-less-buttons Sweater clips - https://www.etsy.com/search?q=sweater+clips Knitting themed cozy mysteries: Peggy Ehrhart: Knit & Nibble Mystery Series Sally Goldenbaum - Seaside Knitters Mystery Series Seaside Knitters Society Maggie Sefton: A Knitting Mystery series Allie Pleiter: A Riverbank Knitting Mystery Other themes: Alexander McCall Smith: No. 1 Ladies Detective Agency Karen Menuhin: Heathcliff Lennox Series Alexia Gordon: Gethsemane Brown Mysteries M.C. Beaton Agatha Raisin series What's on our needles this week: Sunshine On My Shoulders by Lissy Jane Only Ocean by Sylvia McFadden Summer Knitalong - CABLES! Anything you want... but make it with at least one cable! We cast on June 1, and there's definitely still time to join us - we hope you will! #makegoodcables (no year, please!) Send us your letters! dearscratch@scratchsupplyco.com Support make good: a knitting podcast
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Mosaic Knitting
2022/05/31
We'll be live on YouTube on June 6 at 6pm EST! Click here or go to makegoodpod.com/youtube. This week's episode is all about mosaic knitting! In our Dear Scratch letter, we talk about what to do if your gauge is way off only on one particular type of project. Tiny Tutorial on Mosaic Knitting from SweetGeorgia Yarns Barbara Walker's Mosaic Knitting (1976) A few patterns we love that feature mosaic knitting: Pressed Flowers by Amy Christoffers Crystal Star Wrap by Jen Peck Dissent Cowl by Carissa Browning Shift Collection from Andrea Mowry The Shift (cowl) Nightshift (shawl) Shifty (sweater) Shiftalong (hat) What's on our needles this week: Sunshine On My Shoulders by Lissy Jane Only Ocean by Sylvia McFadden Summer Knitalong - CABLES! Anything you want... but make it with at least one cable! Casting on June 1. We hope you'll join us! #makegoodcables (no year, please!) Send us your letters! dearscratch@scratchsupplyco.com Merch! Support make good: a knitting podcast
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Oh Baby!
2022/05/24
This week we're talking about knitting for babies - what to make and (most controversial topic of all) what color to use! Some baby knit patterns you might want to knit: Hats Bearly Bonnet by Pure Stitches (free download) Beloved by TinCanKnits November Balaclava Mini by PetitKnit Socks / Baby Booties Thickmas Socks by Summer Lee Little Squirrel by TinCanKnits Garter Stay-On Booties by Lisa Chemery ** Sweaters** Baby Novus by Laura Nelkin Gramps by TinCanKnits In Threes: A Baby Cardigan Rompers Small Things Romper by Carina Spencer Goldkind Romper by Karin Lundin *Longies and Diaper Covers * Lamby Leggings by Sarah Lehto Darling by Courtney Kelly Blankets POP Blanket by TinCanKnits Chevron Baby Blanket by Espace Tricot Colorful Wedges Baby Blanket by Purl Soho Stuffed Animals Mochi Mochi Land has some bigger designs Susan B Anderson lots of sweet animals Julie Williams - Little Cotton Rabbits Rebecca Danger - The Big Book of Knitted Monsters What's on our needles this week: Sunshine On My Shoulders by Lissy Jane Saraswati Top by Julee Mackessy Send us your letters! dearscratch@scratchsupplyco.com Support make good: a knitting podcast
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Textured Knits
2022/05/17
We're talking about textured knitting this week! Some of our favorite designers for textured knits: Norah Gaughan - cables, twisted stitches, exploration of pleats Brandi Cheyenne Harper - garter, ribbing, bulky texture Irene Lin - textured fabric, cables, bobbles, lace Blue Sky Fibers What's on our needles this week: Sunshine On My Shoulders by Lissy Jane Rift by Jacqueline Cieslak Get ready for our summer KAL! This round's theme is CABLES! We'll be kicking things off June 1. Send us your letters! dearscratch@scratchsupplyco.com Support make good: a knitting podcast
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Stitch Markers
2022/05/10
We're talking about all the different ways you can use stitch markers. This week's letter is about how to preserve swatches from projects you've given as gifts. What's on our needles this week: Rift by Jacqueline Cieslak Sunshine on my Shoulders by Lissy Jane Support make good: a knitting podcast
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Scotland!
2022/05/03
Our magical leaders - Rowan Tree Travel Edinburgh yarn shops: Ginger Twist Kathy’s Knits Some of the makers and artisans we got ot meet on our trip: Di Gilpin and Sheila Greenwell of Di Gilpin Knitwear Charlotte Flower - Charlotte Flower Chocolates Julie Rutter of Black Isle Yarns Emily Williams of Flutterbyknits Yasmin & Travor of Island at the Edge Croft Tania Jones of TJ Frog The Canisp Sweater: https://flutterbyknits.com/pattern/canisp-sweater/ Some other places we loved: Scottish Crannog Centre The Highland Folk Museum Send us your letters! dearscratch@scratchsupplyco.com Support make good: a knitting podcast
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Misfit yarn
2022/04/05
What's on our needles this week: Sunshine on my Shoulders designed by Lissy Jayne Saraswati Top designed by Julee McKessey Send us your letters! dearscratch@scratchsupplyco.com See you in two weeks! Support make good: a knitting podcast
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I-Cords
2022/03/29
We mentioned I-Cords in last week's episode! This week we're talking about what they are and how you might be use them in your projects. *Tools to create Knit an I-Cord: * Lucet - a forked hand tool used in cord making: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Lucet I-Cord Knitting machine - Emma Fahrlander demonstration video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=F-GET864Lbo French Knitter - also called a knitting Nancy or a spool knitter: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2deLwV1zXmA I-Cord Uses: Drawstrings (sweaters, shorts, baby booties, more!) Decorative feature on hats (baby hats especially) Ties to keep a hat on your head - attach them to earflaps - TinCanKnits has a blog post featuring their Beloved Bonnet Appliqué Shoe laces Cord to hold your glasses! Garland Interweave link to projects: macrame plant hanger, braided bracelets, jump ropes, and braided coasters, trivets, and rugs! Cast-on: I-Cord Cast-On Video Tutorial from Brooklyn Tweed - includes video, and written instructions for both knitting flat and in the round) Bind-off: - Clean, aesthetically pleasing finished edges to your project I-Cord Bind-Off tutorial from Andrea Rangel What's on our needles this week: Saraswati Top by Juley Mackessey The Make Good Stashdown is almost over! We'll be going live at 4:15 EST on Saturday, April 2 to celebrate the conclusion of the stashdown! Send us your letters! dearscratch@scratchsupplyco.com Support make good: a knitting podcast
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Plant Fibers
2022/03/22
Designers' posts about waist shaping (not an exhaustive list, just a few that we like!): Andrea Rangel - Dissent Mods Adding Waist Shaping Amy Herzog - Waist Shaping Yes You Need Some The Make Good Stashdown is still going! It will continue until March 31, so there's still a little time to join. Join the fun by posting photos with the tag #makegoodstashdown (no year, please!) Send us your letters! dearscratch@scratchsupplyco.com Support make good: a knitting podcast
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Your Questions
2022/03/15
If we keep answering five question an episode, we might get caught up one of these days! The Make Good Stashdown is still going! It will continue until March 31, so there's still plenty of time to join. Join the fun by posting photos with the tag #makegoodstashdown (no year, please!) Send us your letters! dearscratch@scratchsupplyco.com Support make good: a knitting podcast
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4.9 out of 5
198 reviews
Lauralou59 2022/06/23
Sunshine on a cloudy day
You two are wonderful to listen to! I’m so glad I found you. You’re funny, you have pleasant voices (not true of all podcasters),and the trifecta-you ...
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VictoriaEleven 2022/06/18
Please keep laughing!
Listening to this podcast is like catching up with friends. I genuinely look forward to each new episode. It’s equal parts approachable and informativ...
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kchris111 2022/05/27
Please stop laughing so much
I’ve been on a search and this is a 5 star podcast with the best knitting information out there! Bless you ladies for putting together such a thoughtf...
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Sewmaulo 2022/05/24
Funny and interesting!
I love this pair so much. They’re both funny, but one of them is funny in particular without trying, which I really like (not mentioning which so the ...
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Allie1127 2022/05/21
Favorite Knitting Podcast!!!
I just finished binge listening to all the past episodes and couldn’t get enough! I am both excited and sad to be caught up. I’ve learned so much tha...
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tealady58 2022/05/20
Where Have You Been All My Life?
Hands down the best knitting podcast for clear instruction and relevant information.
ck----46 2022/05/11
Wonderful fun
Karen and Jessica make any topic fun and I always learn something even when I go into the podcast thinking it will be review. I love the associated kn...
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susanvknits 2022/04/29
Best podcast
Jessica and Karen are so fun to listen to. I really enjoy that they feature a different knitting topic every episode and even though I’ve been knittin...
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531EW 2022/04/27
Fun!
I love listening to the giggles and fun knitting talk. Thank you.
kristenrheta 2022/03/31
New knitter here!
I’m a new knitter and was introduced to this podcast by my sister (who taught me to knit over FaceTime!). I HATE podcasts but I LOVE this one! I’ve be...
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