Faking Sanity Knitting and Spinning Podcast Episode #1



This is Faking Sanity’s first knitting and spinning podcast out of Dawson Creek, BC (Canada).

QUICK NOTE: It took us too long to set this all up and get it edited, etc – the information about River City Yarns in Grande Prairie in August is now out of date. We’ll be both better and faster next time!

Here are details about all the shops, patterns, etc. that we mentioned.

Shops:
River City Yarns (Edmonton, AB), Pam’s Woolly Shoppe (Stony Plain, AB) – and Faking Sanity, of course (Dawson Creek, BC)

Patterns:
Quick Knits Chunky Mitts by Cozy Up Designs (Cozy Up with the Stitchin’ Sisters on youtube), Sockhead Slouch Hat by Kelly McClure, No Purl Ribbed Scarf by Purl Soho, Starbrella Shawl by Cindy Toner (MCPatterns on Etsy), My Friend Marilee by Rose Williams, Waiting for Rain by Sylvia McFadden

Yarns/Fibre:
Bis-Sock yarn from Biscotte et Cie (available @ Faking Sanity), Hat Trick Yarn by River City Yarns/Ancient Arts, Ashford Handicrafts Fluoro Fibre Packs, Ella Rae Lace Merino Aran, Estelle Chunky Hudson’s Bay Inspired Beanie Kit, Ancient Arts Big Squeeze, Manos del Uruguay Gloria, Monsoon Calamity Mocha Gradient Cotton, Port Fiber Targhee (PortFiber on Etsy), Heavenly Wools Haunui NZ Halfbred (HeavenlyWools on Etsy), Wool Finch Studio Merino(WoolFinchStudio on Etsy), HipStrings Buoy and Twinkle (HipStrings on Etsy), Acme Fibres Merino Tencel (acmefibres.com)

Craft-related:
AmeliaXJoy bags (AmeliaXJoy on Etsy), Hippie Chic bags (@ Pam’s Woolly Shoppe)

Media/culture consumed:
– Knit One, Girl Two by Shira Glassman
– One Native Life by Richard Wagamese
– Never Have Your Dog Stuffed and Other Things I’ve Learned by Alan Alda
– Always Looking Up by Michael J. Fox
– CrashCourse (Psych, History, Sociology, Mythology, Big History, Computer Science, Film History)
– SciShow, SchiShow Space
– Shetland
– Monarch of the Glen

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