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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 …

Episode 9 – Malabrigo Day!

Clear your iPods, this is a long one! Today the Savvy Girls go wild – traveling to the ends of the earth (or at least to Uruguay) for interesting knitting tidbits. Melanie buys some companionship (no, it’s not what you think!); and Deborah professes her love for all things Malabrigo. …

Episode 8 – Barihunks and Baby Sheep

Photo courtesy of Bruno Engel Melanie has a grumpy day, moves to NYC, works on her music, and takes some creative jobs in order to pay off the student loans. Deborah finally cooks herself something to eat and visits with her knitting group. Today we interview: – Melanie’s new friend …

Episode 7 – Dear Future Self…

This episode is brought to you from the past! It all seems confusing, but it would be behoove you to listen; all will be explained. Probably. This week Melanie prepares to move to New York City, while Deborah packs for a weekend of yarn-hunting in Uruguay. The Savvy Girls have …

Episode 6 – Score! I’m Going To Be On TV!

In this episode, Melanie tells about her upcoming concert. Join her: 7 p.m. September 2, 2009 All Saints Anglican Cathedral 10035-103 Street Edmonton, Alberta, Canada Or, if you are in the Toronto area in November, come see her sing in the opera The Rat Laughed. Melanie also discusses her involvement …

Episode 5 – Much Ado About Spinsters!

Join us today for some chit-chatting and dentist talk. Is yarn really all that important in Uruguay? Just ask the government! Spinsterhood My knitting this week comes from: Shadows and Reflections, Canyon Throw by Judith Shangold Sophisticated-Rustic Jacket by Pam Allen Samus by Brynne Sutton