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Last update: 2013-04-03

Episode 126: Bedcast

2013-04-03 :: Brenda Dayne

The one with the uke jam.…

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Episode 125: My own private Oregon

2013-01-30 :: Brenda Dayne

Visiting your home town as a tourist is bittersweet.…

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Episode 124: A little wired

2012-12-01 :: Brenda Dayne

Sounds like San Francicso.…

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Episode 123: Dances with wool (again)

2012-11-01 :: Brenda Dayne

Wool. Nuf said.…

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Episode 122: Wing on Wing

2012-09-13 :: Brenda Dayne

Look. Point.…

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Episode 121: Down on the Farm

2012-09-06 :: Brenda Dayne

The colourful world of Kristen Nicholas.…

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Episode 120: I Heart New York

2012-08-08 :: Brenda Dayne

The streets of NYC, sounds of Grand Central Station, and interviews with some of the people who make the yarn happen.…

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Episode 119: A suitcase full of wool

2012-08-02 :: Brenda Dayne

Spindles! Drop, supported and those of unusual size; a suitcase full of Estonian wool, projects old and new, and Today’s sweater. Third time really is the charm.…

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Episode 118: The Road

2012-07-04 :: Brenda Dayne

The road doesn't know your name.…

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Episode 117: Boulevard of broken dpns

2012-04-26 :: Brenda Dayne

It'll be alright on the night.…

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Episode 116: Changing horses mid-stream

2012-04-16 :: Brenda Dayne

I drop some balls, and pick up other ones.…

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Episode 115: Raising a Glass

2012-03-29 :: Brenda Dayne

simply saying goodbye…

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Episode 114: Femiknitter

2012-03-13 :: Brenda Dayne

The Snatchel Campaign…

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Episode 113: Reknitting Redo

2012-03-01 :: Brenda Dayne

Daffodils and leeks for all.…

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Episode 113: Reknitting

2012-03-01 :: Brenda Dayne

Daffodils and leeks for all.…

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Episode 112: Becoming

2012-02-16 :: Brenda Dayne

Science doens't know everything. But science knows it doesn't know everything. Otherwise it would stop.…

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Episode 111: Ubiquitous

2012-02-09 :: Brenda Dayne

Meus professio pro vestri viaticus.…

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Episode 110: We all fall down

2012-01-26 :: Brenda Dayne

I am a super trouper.…

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Episode 109: All Art is Beta

2012-01-12 :: Brenda Dayne

The salad days of podcasting.…

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Episode 108: Stand and stare

2012-01-05 :: Brenda Dayne

I knit so I don't kill you.…

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Episode 107: The Stockings Were Hung

2011-12-15 :: Brenda Dayne

Cast On, on ice.…

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Episode 106: Golden Seams

2011-12-08 :: Brenda Dayne

When the darning shows.…

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Episode 105: A Little Bit of Everything

2011-12-01 :: Brenda Dayne

Sometimes it just needs to be about the knitting.…

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Episode 104: Different is Different

2011-11-23 :: Brenda Dayne

Gratitudes and platitudes.…

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Episode 103: One Step Out

2011-11-17 :: Brenda Dayne

I want to be Dorli Rainey when I grow up.…

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Episode 102: The Looking Moment

2011-11-10 :: Brenda Dayne

I made that.…

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Episode 101: Remember Remember

2011-11-03 :: Brenda Dayne

Gunpowder. Treason. Plot.…

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Episode 100: In My Craft

2011-08-09 :: Brenda Dayne

For the lovers, who pay no praise or wages, nor heed my craft or art.…

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Episode 99: Meta

2011-07-08 :: Brenda Dayne

Data about data.…

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Episode 98: The Phantom Menace

2011-02-14 :: Brenda Dayne

The force is strong in this one.…

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Episode 97: Sharing the Joy

2010-12-31 :: Brenda Dayne

You really can't argue with Socrates.…

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Episode 96: Simple Gifts

2010-11-22 :: Brenda Dayne

Not quite Thanksgiving, but we are still thankful.…

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Episode 95: Tighty Aran Whities

2010-11-10 :: Brenda Dayne

Trend setting knitwear, or fashion crime. It could go either way, really.…

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Episode 94: Keeping the Faith

2010-11-04 :: Brenda Dayne

Stoic. That word does not mean what you think it means.…

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Episode 93: Autumn Cliche

2010-10-28 :: Brenda Dayne

One sock. That is all. Pathetic.…

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Episode 92: Talking about talking about knitting

2010-10-15 :: Brenda Dayne

How many projects, exactly, would be too many.…

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Episode 91: How to Be a Poet

2010-05-27 :: Brenda Dayne
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Another walk in the woods.…

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Episode 90: Snowed In

2010-01-07 :: Brenda Dayne

A walk in the woods.…

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Episode 89: Occam's Knitting

2009-12-30 :: Brenda Dayne

Lessons from a 14th century logician.…

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Episode 88: Parade Will Circle the Town Twice

2009-11-26 :: Brenda Dayne

Tea Trolley Blamed for Death Blaze.…

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Episode 87: In the Bro

2009-11-15 :: Brenda Dayne

This is how we roll.…

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Episode 86: Anniversarius Podcastia

2009-10-30 :: Brenda Dayne

What I did last summer.…

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Episode 85: Sixty Six Coupons

2009-08-05 :: Brenda Dayne
Length: 1s

On doing without.…

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Episode 84: Industrial Fashion

2009-07-23 :: Brenda Dayne
Length: 1s

The high cost of stuff.…

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Episode 83: Rinse. Repeat.

2009-07-02 :: Brenda Dayne
Length: 1s

RainCast 2009…

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Episode 82: Reap What You Sew

2009-06-25 :: Brenda Dayne
Length: 1s

Mending clothes and community.…

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Episode 81: To Be of Use

2009-06-11 :: Brenda Dayne

The beauty of the familiar.…

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Episode 80: Turning Out

2009-05-28 :: Brenda Dayne
Length: 1s

New stuff from old.…

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Episode 79: Stitches in Time

2009-05-14 :: Brenda Dayne

On using it up.…

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Episode 78: The Bill of Goods

2009-05-07 :: Brenda Dayne

On mending, and making do.…

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Episode 77: Personal Best

2009-03-26 :: Brenda Dayne
Length: 1s

The Magnum Opus…

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Episode 76: Panacea

2009-03-05 :: Brenda Dayne

This is your brain on knitting.…

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Episode 75: Epiphany

2009-02-20 :: Brenda Dayne
Length: 1s

The play's the thing.…

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Episode 74: Fling

2009-02-05 :: Brenda Dayne

It's not the thing you fling.…

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Episode 73: The Poetry of Code

2009-01-22 :: Brenda Dayne
Length: 1s

The Alchemical journey begins with code.…

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Episode 72: The Alchemy of Pie

2008-12-30 :: Brenda Dayne
Length: 1s

Kim Werker discovers it's all one big spiral.…

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Episode 71: True Purpose

2008-12-04 :: Brenda Dayne

The usual suspects, and a red sweater.…

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Episode 70: All the Chocolates in the Box

2008-10-30 :: Brenda Dayne

Cast On's Third Anniversary…

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Episode 69: Lovingly Hand Knit By You

2008-09-26 :: Brenda Dayne

Crafting it forward, and the spider catcher.…

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Episode 68: Knitting Renaissance

2008-09-11 :: Brenda Dayne

Sweater weather in wet West Wales.…

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Episode 67: I Can Stop When I Want To

2008-08-28 :: Brenda Dayne

Intarsia curious? I can help.…

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Episode 66: Curiosity and the Cat

2008-08-14 :: Brenda Dayne

Tales of ridiculously simple knitting.…

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Episode 65: Absent Friends

2008-06-25 :: Brenda Dayne

For Jean…

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Episode 64: Best Thing Ever

2008-06-07 :: Brenda Dayne

The sights, sounds and smells of SeaSocks '08, and Today's Sweater.…

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Episode 63: Moving Moutains

2008-04-27 :: Brenda Dayne

The title of the podcast gets passing mention, and bears no relation to anything actually in it.…

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Episode 62: Heads Up

2008-03-28 :: Brenda Dayne
Length: 1s

It's a hat thing.…

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Episode 61: The zine Scene

2008-02-28 :: Brenda Dayne
Length: 1s

Apologies, follwed by lust, loss and redemption.…

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Episode 60: Little Ripples.

2008-01-25 :: Brenda Dayne

One row scarves, mended clogs, little ripples and sleeping dogs.…

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Episode 59: Start as you mean to go on.

2007-12-30 :: Brenda Dayne

Say it with skulls.…

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Episode 58: Knitting Time

2007-11-29 :: Brenda Dayne

Italy, Italy, Italy.…

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Episode 57: I Speak Jive

2007-10-04 :: Brenda Dayne

"Oh Stewardess..."…

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Episode 56: Other People's Voices

2007-09-21 :: Brenda Dayne

I have always depended upon the kindness of strangers.…

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Episode 55: Play Ball

2007-09-06 :: Brenda Dayne

"The road of excess leads to the palace of wisdom." William BLake…

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Episode 54: Knitting Nature

2007-08-30 :: Brenda Dayne
Length: 1s

How do you knit squares that are less than square, and spirals that are more than spirals? Answers to these, and other enigmatic questions, in this episode.…

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Episode 53: Buttons, badges, bright shiny beads.

2007-08-16 :: Brenda Dayne

You want beads? You got beads. And badges too.…

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Episode 52: Finding My Mojo

2007-07-27 :: Brenda Dayne

I lose it, fall down, and bitch a lot, but it all comes round in the end.…

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Episode 51: That's Mistress Dork, to you.

2007-06-28 :: Brenda Dayne

The dork factor.…

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Episode 50: Scouting for Grownups

2007-06-15 :: Brenda Dayne

A Chief Scout, a Secret Life, and camping.…

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Episode 49: Woolly Wonders

2007-05-24 :: Brenda Dayne

Advice from a Poncho, and Wonderwool Wales.…

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Episode 48: Whirled Peas

2007-05-10 :: Brenda Dayne

Eurovision and knitting for peas.…

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Episode 47: Life on Mars

2007-04-19 :: Brenda Dayne

Secret Lives and the C Word.…

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Episode 46: Back in the Saddle

2007-03-22 :: Brenda Dayne
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It's good to be back!…

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Episode 45: SSK

2007-02-10 :: Brenda Dayne

Slip Slip Knit…

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Episode 44: A Good Day

2007-01-18 :: Brenda Dayne
Length: 1s

A knitting journey begins in South America, with Charles Voth, and ends in Nova Scotia, with Lucy Neatby.…

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Episode 43: Granny's Book

2006-11-22 :: Brenda Dayne

More sock knitting, finished with clogs and still thankful.…

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Episode 42: Home for the Holiday

2006-11-22 :: Brenda Dayne
Length: 1s

Knitting socks, cursing clogs and grateful thanks.…

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Episode 41: A Love Story

2006-11-09 :: Brenda Dayne

Short, but no less sweet, this week we fall in love.…

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Episode 40: Get Warped

2006-11-02 :: Brenda Dayne

This week we find a theme, get warped, and continue the wiki conversation.…

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Episode 39: The Romney

2006-10-26 :: Brenda Dayne

It's been a year! Dave, Ed, Ethel, Syne, Heather, Sage, Franklin, and Joanne help me celebrate.…

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Episode 38: Business As Usual

2006-09-21 :: Brenda Dayne
Length: 1s

We keep our Sense of Place, and Free Knitting Culture…

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Episode 37: Mill(w)right

2006-09-14 :: Brenda Dayne
Length: 1s

Norwegian sweaters, a millwright, and Action Man Orange.…

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Episode 36: Bling

2006-09-07 :: Brenda Dayne

No, seriously. It's the pits.…

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Episode 35: Local Colour

2006-08-31 :: Brenda Dayne

It's the pits.…

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Episode 34: Knitting Mash Up

2006-08-24 :: Brenda Dayne

Winners and grannies and how to mash knitting.…

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Episode 33: The one without a clever title.

2006-08-10 :: Brenda Dayne
Length: 1s

Some weeping, some cheap tools, some fabulous kniting tips. Business as usual.…

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Episode 32: Gwlana (Woolgathering)

2006-08-03 :: Brenda Dayne

Gathering Wool in Wales…

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Episode 31: Forever Summer

2006-07-27 :: Brenda Dayne

In Search of the Perfect Sock Pattern…

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Episode 30: In Search of Our Grandmother's Rocking Chair

2006-07-20 :: Brenda Dayne

In which we examine our knitting roots.…

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Episode 29: You are Here

2006-07-07 :: Brenda Dayne

In which we begin by not really beginning.…

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Episode 28: The Snatchel

2006-06-10 :: Brenda Dayne

This week Thalia, the Muse of Comedy, makes us knit silly things.…

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Episode 27: The Church of Knitting

2006-06-02 :: Brenda Dayne

Polyhymnia, the Muse of Sacred Song, helps us see the sacred inside the ordinary.…

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Episode 26: Knit One, Give Too

2006-05-26 :: Brenda Dayne

Erato, Muse of Love Poetry, inspires us to knit for people we love.…

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Episode 25: Unforced Perspective

2006-05-19 :: Brenda Dayne

Knit harmoniously with Euterpe, the Muse of Music, by your side.…

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Episode 24: Second-hand Rows

2006-05-12 :: Brenda Dayne

Celebrate your knitting legacy with Clio, the Muse of History.…

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Episode 23: Flogging the Proverbial

2006-05-06 :: Brenda Dayne

This week Urania, Muse of Astronomy, teaches us how to stop doing what isn't working.…

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Episode 22: Knit Like Nobody's Watching

2006-04-28 :: Brenda Dayne

This week Terpsichore, Muse of the Dance, teaches us how to knit like nobody's watching.…

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Episode 21: Secret Water

2006-04-21 :: Brenda Dayne

Melpomene, Muse of Tragedy, knows that uncertainty and despair often bring with them lessons of patience, compassion, and strength.…

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Episode 20: Autumn overlooked my knitting

2006-04-15 :: Brenda Dayne

Calliope, firstborn of the Muses, uses Epic Poetry to preserve the great stories of the ages. She invites you to begin an epic knitting project.…

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Episode 19: Knitting Memory

2006-04-08 :: Brenda Dayne

Creativity begins with Mnemosyne, Goddess of Memory.…

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Episode 18: The Dog Ate My Podcast

2006-03-31 :: Brenda Dayne

Should have been a Muse here, but Ruby happened.…

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Episode 17: The Muggle Show

2006-03-24 :: Brenda Dayne
Length: 1s

Raconteur. Now there's a word we don't see enough of. This week's guest host is Chicago writer, artist and raconteur, Franklin Habit.…

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Episode 16: Steel Hooks

2006-03-17 :: Brenda Dayne

I don't crochet, but Sage, from Quirky Nomads is an expert at it. Lucky for us then that Sage is this week's guest host.…

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Episode 15: Working Up a Sweater

2006-03-10 :: Brenda Dayne

The one with Dave from Chub Creek.…

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Episode 14: Land of My Fathers

2006-03-04 :: Brenda Dayne

The one for the people who think I talk too much about knitting, and feel there should be more monks in the podcast.…

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Episode 13: On Gauge

2006-02-24 :: Brenda Dayne

This week's show is better than a poke in the eye with a pointy stick.…

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Episode 12: Green

2006-02-17 :: Brenda Dayne

I am easily confused; a fact that becomes evident about 7 seconds into the podcast.…

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Episode 11: The Uninvited Guest

2006-02-10 :: Brenda Dayne

Fifty two minutes and forty seconds of Ritual Humiliation Free Podcasting, and Franklin Habit.…

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Episode 10: Bitch and Bitch

2006-02-05 :: Brenda Dayne
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We stitch. We bitch. We stitch AND bitch, together.…

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Episode 8, I mean 9: Crouch we here awhile, and lurk.

2006-01-27 :: Brenda Dayne

The movie episode. I manage to mention, quote, or describe scenes from no less than four films in this episode, none of which contain knitting.…

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Episode 8: Where My Books Go

2006-01-20 :: Brenda Dayne
Length: 1s

No essay, but some really good post-chili ritual humiliation.…

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Episode 7: Deny the Knit

2006-01-13 :: Brenda Dayne

It's the Blue Episode, and Gail Lucas thinks people who don't behave themselves should have to work harder for their knitted gifts.…

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Episode 6: Pulling a Geographic

2006-01-06 :: Brenda Dayne
Length: 1s

At least once in every podcast I manage to dig myself a nice hole, and then humiliate myself while I attempt to climb my way out of it. See if you can spot where that happens this time.…

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Episode 5: A Cup of Kindness

2006-01-01 :: Brenda Dayne

It was the perfect family Christmas. If by perfect you mean overcooked turkey, badly behaved relatives and something viral taking up residence in your digestive system.…

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Episode 4: Holiday on Ice

2005-12-22 :: Brenda Dayne

No, those aren't sleigh bells. That's the sound of ice tinkling, merrily, in my glass of scotch.…

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Episode 3: The Sharper End of the Needles

2005-12-08 :: Brenda Dayne

Knitting for love. Chicago writer, Franklin Habit, wonders if anyone is truly worthy.…

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Episode 2: A Knitter's Manifesto

2005-11-28 :: Brenda Dayne

What does it really take to be a knitter?…

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Episode 1.5: A Snow Day

2005-11-26 :: Brenda Dayne

A Snow Day…

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Episode 1: All There is to Know

2005-11-10 :: Brenda Dayne

How a podcast is just like a magazine, only different.…

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Halloween Special

2005-10-30 :: Brenda Dayne

A disturbing tale of good yarn gone bad. Not for the faint of heart.…

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