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Episode 18 – Mittens, Socks, and All Those Shenanigans

It’s been a busy couple of weeks for the Savvy Girls, with both Melanie and Deborah hard at work on their knitting projects, among other things… As Deborah attempt to coordinate her knee-socks, Melanie’s neighbourhood gets to know her a bit more than she intended. Deborah describes her experience test-knitting …

Episode 17 – Happy Birthsqueak!

It’s a birthday party, and everyone’s invited! Melanie gets ready to celebrate her special day. She delivers a piggy sweater to Big Red at Katie’s Critters. The gerbils make a special present, and even New York City Transit gets involved when Melanie attempts to knit. Deborah plays with her friend …

Episode 16 – Enter The Llama

It is a new year, and the Savvy Girls have hit the ground running. Deborah buys a llama (almost), and spins up a storm, while Melanie attempts to knit a piggy sweater for her favourite guinea pig, Big Red. Have the girls managed to keep up their new year resolutions? …

Episode 15 – Happy New Squeak

It’s a New Year’s party, and everyone’s here! The next podcast is already filling up, with proper interviews, literature, and knitting talk… but is it vacation time, so this one is just a lot of fun! This week, Melanie is podcasting from Alberta, Canada; and Deborah is in Argentina. It …

Episode 14 – Confessions And The Epic Sock Saga

After some technical difficulties, the Savvy Girls have returned! Join Melanie as she recounts the tale of her socks. Deborah talks about what she is working on, including: Mud Season short-sleeved sweater by Elizabeth Smith (Ravelry link) Ishbel shawl 198 Yards Of Heaven (Ravelry link) Inspired by Sophie Kinsella’s book …

Episode 13 – Lucky Number Thirteen

This week, the girls chat about what they’ve been up to, and take you along with them on the New York City Yarn Crawl (better late than never!). Interviews in this episode: Berta Karapetyan, Author of Runway Knits Jayson Kerr, Melanie’s fellow singer in Babes in Toyland Join us in …

Episode 12 – Knitting In The Key Of Squeak

Melanie’s away this week, but Deborah is joined by some very special little guests who sing for you, review 40-year-old knitting magazines, bring back a word, and get into trouble. Deborah gives some tips on planning your holiday gifts, and she talks about her favourite knitting books, including: ColorSense: Creative …

Episode 11 – Socks To Dye For

Melanie and Deborah are, alas… apart once again, and they assuage their loneliness by… podcasting! Deborah updates us on the Aran Afghan (from episode 2), and describes the Modern Log Cabin Blanket and the Mud Season Sweater that she’s working on. She also discusses White Buffalo Unspun yarn, and the …

Episode 10 – State Fair!

Mel and Deborah celebrate their tenth episode with a visit to Rhinebeck for the NY Sheep & Wool Festival. The knitters (and hippies) come out in force! Mel thinks that everyone is crazy. (Seriously…that auctioneer isn’t using words. Is that what it sounds like when someone speaks in tongues?) Rhinebeck …