Monthly Archives: November 2019

Staff Projects: Hats for Days – Part Deux

We are expected to have our first snowfall of the season next week here in the Pacific Northwest. While this may not come as welcome news for some people in our neck of the woods, folks around the KP office are excited at the prospect of putting our most recent labors of love to work, keeping our heads toasty and warm during this potential snowpocalypse (we don’t get a lot of snow around here). In the spirit of bundling up, we’re sharing several of our latest FOs, all of the chapeau variety!

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Podcast Episode 311: Knit, Tips and Tricks

Whether you’re brand new to knitting or an old hand, talking about the foundations of knitting can lead to some profound “ah hah!” moments. Time and again we think we’ve learned all there is to know about our favorite craft, only to be surprised by some little tip or trick from a fellow crafter that totally changes our process.

Lee and Erica start the conversation by sharing their methods for reading both patterns and your knit fabric! Being able to look at your project and correctly “read” your stitches can help prevent errors as well as give you a greater understanding of general knit construction. We even have a little treat for our left-handed listeners.

Next, Stacey and Hannah talk about …

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Podcast 310 – Knitting Fears Realized

Halloween, the SPOOKIEST time of year may have come and gone, but our offices and crafting queues are still haunted by scary decorations and seasonal knits.

While we’re still making cute ghosts, leaves and pumpkins and enjoying treats with cinnamon and spice, we thought it would be the perfect time to cozy up with some spooky themed podcast segments. 

First up, Lee and Morgan chat about their knitting fears! Trying new projects or techniques can be intimidating so they’ve come up with some tips and tricks to make the whole process easier. 

Next, light some candles and settle in with a cozy blanket while we share some scary stories! Listen along to knitting nightmares with happy endings and surprising twist that are sure …

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