Category: Show Notes

  • Episode 18: Gauge

    Tiffany and Lisa talk all things gauge, from gauge swatches, to imperial – metric (or vice versa) conversions, to why gauge matters. Needle and Hook makers Hand Carved Hooks: Instagram and Website (has some knitting needles) KnitBrooks: Instagram and Website Miramar Woods: Instagram and Website Chiaogoo Knitting Needles Knit and Crochet Designer Pink Plumeria Maui: […]

  • Episode 17: Sarah Larrieu

    Tiffany and Denise talk with Sarah Larrieu, crochet designer from the Pacific Northwest. Where Sarah can be found: Email Sarah IG: @nohooksgiven Website Etsy shop Ravelry store YouTube Facebook Things talked about during the podcast: The Alaska Hat on Ravelry Rose City Yarn Crawl Books For designers: Crochet Every Way Stitch Dictionary Favorite resource: The […]

  • Episode 16: Tool Talk 2.0

    Denise and Tiffany dig deep and explore all the other tools (besides yarn, needles, and hooks) that we yarnies love and use to create our projects. Links discussed: SheInspired Etsy SheInspired Instagram Aklori Tunisian Crochet Designs Instagram Squirrel Cage Swift Instagram Reel Shepherds Woodworking Instagram (source of squirrel cage swift) Shepherds Woodworking website Yarnfixation Instagram […]

  • Episode 15: Trish Hernacki Interview

    Tiffany and Denise talk with Trish Hernacki, a new knit designer from Indiana and get a unique view on entering the design field. Where to find Trish: Email: phiberopticsknits IG: phiberopticsknits Fb: phiberopticsknits Ravelry: trish-hernacki PayHip: PHiberOpticsKnits Links mentioned during podcast: Keenan Goldsmith, The Knitting Bartender: on Instagram and on Facebook Mama in a Stitch, […]

  • Episode 14: Tool Talk

    Denise and Tiffany talk tools of the trade including: how to choose yarn, needles and hooks, and a little something special at the end. Links and things shared (NOTE, none of these are affiliate links): Spinner’s Book of Yarn Designs, Sarah Anderson All About Knitting, Martingale Not mentioned in the podcast, but […]

  • Episode 13: Tech Editing vs. Testing

    Tiffany and Denise talk about testing vs. tech editing. They cover how they differ, when and why it’s important to do each, and their experiences with testing. Places to find testers or find tests that you can participate in: Ravelry: The Testing Pool, or follow your favorite designer(s) Facebook: Pattern Testing, Crochet & Knit, or […]

  • Episode 12: Lily Chin

    It was really exciting for Denise and I to talk with Lily Chin, well-known Crochet and Knit designer, teacher, and author. Bio: What hasn’t Lily done? She was named to the Crochet Hall of Fame in 2015, named a Master Knitter by Vogue Knitting in 1991, and has been involved in some aspect of the […]

  • Episode 11: Two Tech Editor Talk

    Tiffany and I ramble on about differences in Crochet and Knit patterns and learn about the details of editing each. Tiffany mentioned this Crochet skill quiz free: Crochet Skill Level Quiz – PDF Only Crochet skill quiz premium: Crochet Skill Level Quiz – Premium Digital + PDF Other Links mentioned by Tiffany: Ravelry: Designs […]

  • Episode 10: Roeska Blankevoort

    Denise, Tiffany, and I talk with Roeska Blankevoort. Roeska is a Tunisian Crochet designer that is based in the Netherlands. She has been designing since the summer of 2020. She believes in creating beginner-friendly, size-inclusive patterns to introduce makers to Tunisian garments. She utilizes basic stitches with a unique usage of color and texture that […]

  • Episode 9: Introduction to Tiffany

    Denise is moving away from handling back end work on the podcast to spend more time on her books. Moving away from the big seller, and delving more heavily into the marketing as an independent author, means wearing many hats that take a great deal of time. She will still be around to add sparkle […]