Fiber Arts Podcast in Connecticut, USA

Billion Dollar-Dickies, or When You Don’t Know the Yarn

Picture it: you find the perfect pattern. But you have no idea what the yarn in question is like – how it feels, how it behaves, and how it holds its shape. What do you do? In this week’s episode, the cast discusses your options for when you’re ready to cast on, but you don’t know the yarn. This episode has literally everything – yarn speed-dating, the case for swatches (yes there definitely is one, stop laughing) and Tina’s plan for a billion-dollar dickie business. If you know, you know.


Tina finished some commissioned headbands!

Current WIPs:

Drea: Antler Toque by Tin Can Knits (Yarn: Malabrigo Rios, “Azul Profundo”)

Meg: Go Big or Go Gnome Hat by Sarah Schira (Yarn: Critical Hit Dyes Ranger Fingering in “Natural”, “Cardinal” and “Gnome Green”)

Tina: Ingalls Sweater by Caitlin Hunter (Yarn is String NYC Dolcetto DK, in Red, Light Gray, and Dark Gray)

Jess: Cardinal Mittens, Thick and Quick, by Natalia Moreva (Yarn is Critical Hit Dyes, Druid DK, in Natural, Cardinal, Barkskin, and Gnome Green)

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