In Sheep's Clothing

Episode 25 – Neon, Yellow, Acrylic… Something

Episode 25 is another packed show! Enjoy an interview with Alisa from Passion Knit and Fibre Lab in Toronto. Deborah is working on the pattern Icarus Shawl from the Interweave Knits back-issue CDs. Deborah also gets dirty with fleeces in her hotel room. We present part one of a Savvy …

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Episode 24 – No Room at the Inn

In this episode the very overtired Deborah and Melanie bring you their experiences at the New England Gerbil Show and the Maryland Sheep and Wool Festival. Friday June 30, 2010 Melanie travels to Nashua, New Hampshire from New York City Deborah drives from Ottawa, Ontario to Nashua, New Hampshire Saturday …

Episode 23 – From the Mouths of Babes

Melanie loses luggage. There was yarn in that bag. It was a tragedy. Melanie and Deborah plan a trip to the Maryland Sheep and Wool Festival. Yay! They also have a visit with listener DebInAtlanta. Deb’s daughter, The Diva, puts us all to shame with a lesson on politeness. Then, …

Episode 22 – !Vamos a Chile!

The Savvy Girls are on a wool-venture! Together! In Chile! Deborah has to work during the week, but the rest of the time is for having adventures! They visit the desert oasis of San Pedro de Atacama, where there is adventure, alpaca wool, and vicuna – roaming temptingly in the …

Listen to the Gerbil songs

If you want to listen to the gerbil songs from episode 21 without all that knitting talk, here are direct links: Try to Remember…Malabrigo All I Squeak of You My Favorite Squeaks Wide Open Gerbils The Gerbils bring you this original performance…inspired by their love for all things Malabrigo It’s …

Episode 21 – March of the Malabrigo

This week… Deborah interviews Mariana from the Malabrigo Factory. (Listen to the interview from her last visit, in Episode 9.) The girls announce the winners of our confession contest, and read a few of their favourite submissions. Thanks to everyone that participated! And, the gerbils drop in to share some …

Episode 20 – Podcasting from the Podium

It’s the 2010 Ravelympics, and the Savvy Girls are off and knitting. Deborah knits almost every second of every day to ensure victory for Team Canada, whilst Melanie toils away on her socks of evil. Deborah’s competing with the February Fitted Pullover, and so many dishcloths… Melanie’s projects follow more …

Episode 19 – Ravelympics of Love

The 2010 Ravelympics are upon us. The girls talk about how they’ve been preparing to compete. Deborah’s friend Corrine drops in to talk about some of her first knitting projects, including the Clapotis scarf, the Sunny Baby Blanket, Angela’s Fabulous Felted Bag, and Thrummed Mittens. Our Confessions Contest is still …

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 …