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 …

Episode 38 – Colombian Christmas

For this special Christmas episode, Melanie and Deborah are together in Colombia. They explore the many ways that Christmas is celebrated around Bogota (like UN observers… but with knitting sticks). The girls learn to wet felt, and have some fun dyeing yarn for Melanie’s new dream gloves. Are you a …

Latke Recipe

As promised in Episode 37, here is Savvy Mom’s fantastic recipe for traditional potato latkes. I have collected many recipes for latkes, including sweet potato latkes, butternut squash latkes, baked latkes, zucchini latkes, etc. The following recipe is the traditional way to make these lovely, delicious fried treats. Enjoy the …

Happy Hanukkah!

Episode 37 – Hanukkah Mischief

The girls are once again together, this time in Colombia. Join them as they celebrate Hanukkah, and engage in some musical mischief. Deborah talks about working on the Ruby Red cardigan, with the help of this provisional cast-on video.

Episode 36 – Inner Voices

We (finally) announce the winners of our knitting etiquette contest! Thanks again to everyone that entered, and – of course – thanks to Green Mountain Knitting Bags for generously donating the impressive grand prize. Curious about what goes though the mind of a Savvy Girl? Listen to find out… Melanie …

Episode 35 – Hipsidaisies

In this episode, we take you back in time — to last month’s New York City Yarn Crawl! Melanie was on the Dr. Oz Show! Watch her segment here! The girls chat with fellow crawlers Kelly and Maddy, Carol of Moonlit Alpacas, and Mike at Rags & Riches Fabrics.