Category: Show Notes

  • Episode 43: Paul Haesemeyer

    We revisit Paul Haesemeyer and hear about his Latvian experience! ‌Links to Paul: Instagram: @‌paul.haze30 Website To sign up for newsletter Links from Paul Pace yarn Article on Modern Daily Knitting The common sheep breed is known as the Latvian Blackface. These local sheep begin to appear in the mid-19th century and were improved by…

  • Episode 42: Updates and Tech Revisited

    What Tech Tools am I using Today? PDF readers and annotators PDF Marker: Mac Only (Simple, clean, and free, available in the App store) Document Layout Affinity Publisher Schematics Affinity Designer/Vector Graphics  good Facebook groups for questions Vectornator now Linearity Curve Photo Editing Affinity Photo Charting Software Chart Minder, online, limited, but available free, can…

  • Episode 41: Updates and Book Review

    Today I let you know what’s coming in the near future, talk about a new book on my bookshelf, and give a little insight into the trip I just returned from. The Knitting Pattern Writing Handbook, Kristina McGrath & Sarah Walworth Tech Tip Talk   I visited so many wonderful places on my trip. These…

  • Episode 40: The Process of Design and Pattern Writing

    What steps does one go through to write a pattern? How do you go from idea to selling so that others can make your design? I look at some steps involved in the process of Design and Pattern Writing. Here are some resources that I found that might help you: How to Design Your First…

  • Episode 39: Jacky Doyle

    I was able to sit and do an in-person interview with Jacky Doyle. She’s a very clever designer from Australia that works a lot in Double-Knitting and Cables. Ravelry Instagram: @‌snowflakefibrearts Facebook

  • Episode 38: Exploring the Creative Process

    I explore ways to boost and view the creative process and how it applies to fiber design. I also look at my own struggle with creativity and how in recent months I have worked to improve it. ​6 Techniques to Boost Your Creativity 16 Techniques for Creativity Stages of the Creative Process How to Improve…

  • Episode 37: Clare of Sister Mountain

    Today I talk with Clare of Sister Mountain. She is a knitwear designer and she teaches the Sweater Design Workshop. To find Clare: Website Contact To find her classes Leave a comment and let me know what you thought of this episode, ask a question that might become a future episode, or make a suggestion.…

  • Episode 35: Updates and Lisa’s Favorite Books

    Lisa gives an update on what’s coming and then shares her favorite knitting/editing-related books. The Beginner’s Guide to Writing Knitting Patterns: Learn to Write Patterns Others Can Knit, Kate Atherly Vogue® Knitting The Ultimate Knitting Book: Completely Revised & Updated Knitting Pattern Essentials: Adapting and Drafting Knitting Patterns for Great Knitwear, Sally Melville: Japanese Knitting…

  • Episode 33: Grading Myths

    Nicky and I chat about Grading, history, how-to’s, and the things we can’t do. For even more on grading, listen to Episode 7. Grading Resoursces: Inclusive Size Resources for Designers – Kim McBrien Evans Sizing With Spreadsheets — Swanky Emu Knits Jill Wolcott Knits Ysolda Teague Craft Yarn Council Size Charts for Purchase, ASTM—American Society…

  • Episode 32: Kirsten Jordan

    Nicky and I chat with Kirsten Jordan of Perfectly Imperfect Social about our social media profiles; what to do, what not to do, and where to do it. Find Kirsten at: Website Instagram Social media platforms: Instagram.com Facebook.com LinkedIn.com Pinterest.com YouTube.com Email marketing options: Substack.com Mailerlite.com Content ideas websites Quora Answer the Public HubSpot Blog…