Episode 47 – The Stallisode

The Savvy Girls are together again, back home in Canada. Savvy Mom brings some learning into the sisterly silliness, with a bit of a grammar lesson. Melanie traveled to London on the day of the royal wedding, and made sure to document it all for you. Try as she might, …

Episode 46 – A Family Affair

It’s Passover, and (almost) the whole family is podcasting! Melanie is in St. Albert getting ready to go to Europe, and Deborah is heading home for a visit. Before she left New York, Melanie performed with some friends in New Jersey. Somehow, the knitting talk just couldn’t be avoided. Deborah …

Episode 45 – The Old Gray Mare

You’ve waited long enough: We finally announce the winners of our ‘ruined knitwear’ contest! We had a lot of fun with this one.  Check out the Ravelry thread to read some of the tragic entries. Deborah has almost got a new spinning wheel. While she’s waiting, shes keeping herself busy …

Kidsilk Haze yarn

Episode 44 – Kidsilly Haze

A few shows back, we launched a contest to describe the ultimate knitting bag, and we’re happy to announce the winners. Thanks to everyone that entered! Deborah brings back the knitting with an update on her Malabrigo March Knit-Along, a yarn from her stash, and an interesting knitting-related article. Not …

Episode 43 – The Prerogative Of The Harlot

In January, the Girls got the opportunity to talk with famed author and blogger, The Yarn Harlot, Stephanie Pearl-McPhee. Listen for the full interview! Deborah’s finally finished her Ruby Red cardigan. The New York run of Melanie’s fringe play has just wrapped up. Thanks to everyone that came out to …

Episode 42 – By Force of Habit

Deborah starts off this episode by sharing some stories from her recent trip to Quito, Ecuador. We got a chance to talk to Artist and Writer Franklin Habit at Vogue Knitting Live last month. He shared some hints about vintage patterns, his favorite sources for antique patterns, life before Ravelry, …

Live! From New York

Episode 41 – Vogue Knitting Live!

The Savvy Girls went to the Vogue Knitting Live knitting show in New York last weekend. They had a fantastic time and got to meet and chat with some great people! Interviews in this show: Debbi, Marcy, and Susan at the Blue Moon Fibre Arts booth Julie Wisenberger of Cocoknits …

Episode 40 – Melabirthday

It’s Melanie’s birthday! Deborah’s working on the Seascape Stole and doing even more sewing… but Melanie’s in birthday-mode with some tales of birthday past, some knit-lit, and lots more. Plus, The Case Of The Ivory Needles (our original radio drama) nears its conclusion. Listen to the first four parts, if …

Large Patchwork Bag

Episode 39 – New Year’s Bead Drop

Happy (belated) new year! We start off 2011 with some exciting news about the book that the girls teased last summer. Deborah learns what donegal tweed is, and talks about what she’s knitting: Ruby Red cardigan (See her Ravelry project page to see how she’s modifying it for herself.) A …