Check here for the podcast page.
Here you'll find the RSS Feed.
Intro/Outro Music: Elliot Brood "Without Again"
Join the conversation on the Canary Knits Ravelry Group.

Episode 21 - Passionately
October 6, 2015

Digging This

Call the Midwife
Cinnamon Bun recipe!
What are YOU passionate about? Talk about it in the Canary Knits Ravelry Group.

Knitting This
Crop tops!!
Great Northern: contribute to the Kickstarter!
It Could be Worsted
Want to win these hanks of Luster and Silken? Comment in the Canary Knits Ravelry Group.
Social Media Shout Out: Caffeinated Knitters Video Podcast

Doing This
Handmade Fashion Challenge!
By Hand London
The Foldline: Find me there as canaryknits

Episode 20 - Excitedly
July 30, 2015

Digging This
Check out my new pattern in Knit Picks' Fall 2015 collection, Harris.
Mercedes Knits has some beautiful illustrations for you to purchase. Check out her shop at Red Bubble.
Do you like camping? Hate it? Talk about it in the Canary Knits Ravelry Group.

Knitting This
Great Northern is here! Check out more about it on the website. Want to keep up to date? Join the mailing list.
Review: Woolly Woofers by Debbie Bliss.
Social Media Shout Out: @ohdoogs on Twitter and ohdoogs on Instagram.

Doing This
Handmade Wardrobe Challenge with Jean Chung.
A bit about the pieces I'm making for #hmfc2015.
Here's Julianna's Fibre. Look at that neon rainbow beauty!

Instagram challenge: Excited
Just hashtag your instagram pics with #canaryknits. Hope to see you there! I'm on instagram as canaryknits.

Episode 19 - Daily
June 15, 2015

Digging This
My Me Made May wrap up post.
Share how you're journalled! Just hop over to the Canary Knits Ravelry Group.
That Olivier soap I love.

Knitting This
Stitch n Bitch workbook.
My TNNA review post.
How do you use your Ravelry projects page? Talk about it in the Canary Knits Ravelry Group.
Review: Garment Design Workshop Volume 1 by Ruth Garcia-Alcantud
Ruth's Shirin Vest, her video podcast, her website.
Yarn Talk! It's a knitting talk show!
Social Media Shout Out: @aplayfulday
Her blog, focusing on an Inspired 2015.

Doing This
Follow the White Bunny embroidery shading workshop.
Instagram challenge: Daily Beauty
Just hashtag your instagram pics with #canaryknits. Hope to see you there! I'm on instagram as canaryknits.

Episode 18 - Newly
May 25, 2015

Digging This
I mentioned Tara Swiger's great podcast episodes for introverts.
I also asked you all if you had any advice for any introverts. If you do, share in the Canary Knits Ravelry group!
I talked a bit about the Konmari method of tidying up.
I also touched on my readings about collecting, acquiring, and hoarding. I mentioned an article by Russell W. Belk on collectors and collecting, and asked you: Do you have a stash? Do you view it as utilitarian? Do you agree with Belk’s ideas about hoarders, collectors, and accumulators?
Talk about it in the Canary Knits Ravelry group.
The awesome three: Spring!

Knitting This
I'm working with the great designers Holly Priestly and Kirsten Singer on a collection for the autumn. Check out the Polar Bear pullover from Holly, and the fantastic Cafe Au Lait cardi from Kirsten.
Review: Let Them Knit Cake, from Emma Welford
The new app from Amy Herzog, The Knitter's Tool Box
Social Media Shout Out: dreareneeknits on instagram
I invited you all to join our current knitting book readlong for Clara Parkes' Knitter's Book of Yarn.
Here's a link to the knitting tool profiles I've been writing this year.

Doing This
This is the dress that sparked my petite fit fixation.
I'm on Kollabora! Join me!
Instagram challenge: NEW.
Just hashtag your instagram pics with #canaryknits. Hope to see you there! I'm on instagram as canaryknits.

Episode 17 - Preparing
December 30, 2014

Digging This
I'd love to hear some feedback about the podcast! What do you like? What can be improved? Let me know at the SURVEY HERE.

Knitting This
Here's the Knit Kit, with that curved doubled ended crochet hook I love so much as a cable needle.
Share what's in your knitting bag, and all your emergency knits, in the Canary Knits Ravelry Group.
And the cuteness of these sushi stitch markers is almost nutty!
I finished the Dude sweater!!

Knitstrology: Capricorn

Doing This
By Hand London: Re-sew-lutions
Wardrobe Architect; twelfth post, Adding Accessories.
I've added Pippi from Holla Knits Accessories 2013 and the Ruffled Crochet Bib necklace to my Capsule Wardrobe for Spring/Summer 2015. Come join the capsule wardrobe fun!

Episode 16 - Gifting
December 18, 2014

Digging This
I am the cookie making queen.

Knitting This
Wrist Pain: Katie Canavan's very helpful post.
The crafters gloves I use.
Some more advice for wrist pain.
Fresh Stitches' post on gift giving.

My new pattern Draperie.
Knit in Baah La Jolla yarn.
Review: Red Gate Stitchery
Knitstrology: Sagittarius

Doing This
Seamwork, the new online sewing magazine from Collette.
Wardrobe Architect; eleventh post, Planning your Pieces.
I just blogged about my first steps in my capsule wardrobe for Spring/Summer 2015.
The beautiful Dahlia dress.
Join the capsule wardrobe along on the Canary Knits Ravelry Group.
Episode 15 - Neoning
November 15, 2014

Knitting This
Review: Magpies, Homebodies and Nomads by Cirilia Rose.
Neon, Neutrals, Triangles ebook: I'm working with Zauberzeug Yarns.
What dyers do you know of who are working in neons? Talk about it in the Canary Knits Ravelry Group.
Announcing our second knitting book read along! Ysolda Teague's Little Red in the City. Join the RAL in the Canary Knits Ravelry Group.
Knitstrology: Scorpio.
Social Media Shout-Out: Rain City Knits on Instagram.

Doing This
Wardrobe Architect; tenth post, The Capsule Wardrobe Palette.
Come create a capsule wardrobe with me for Spring/Summer 2015 here in the Canary Knits Ravelry Group.
Seamwork, the Coletterie's new online sewing magazine set to launch on December 1.


Episode 14 - Halloweening Part 1 and Part 2
November 1, 2014

Digging This
Scary Movies! I thought I'd list my favourites here for you:
The Conjuring
The Woman in Black
American Horror Story
Blair Witch Project
The Exorcism of Emily Rose
Amityville Horror
Paranormal Activity (1, 2, and 3)
The Legend of Sleepy Hollow
Ringu and Ju-on
The Others
Bram Stoker's Dravula
The Mummy
This list is by no means exhaustive. What ghost or demon-based movies would you suggest?
Talk about it in the Canary Knits Ravelry Group.

Knitting This
Ghosts: historiographies, cultural manifestations, and the knits they've inspired
This is my ebook, filled with ghost-inspired patterns and research.

Book Review: Vintage Crochet: 30 Specially Commissioned Patterns by Susan Cropper of loop
KAL for my new scarf pattern, Fawned.
Announcing our second read along: Little Red in the City!
I briefly mentioned the great new book by Cirilia Rose, Magpies, Homebodies and Nomads.
I talked a bit about my Rhinebeck adventures. See my video recap here and blog post here.
Knit-strology: Libra.
Social Media Shout Out: Andi Sutterland and Untangling Knots
Check out her month of Horrible Movies: Tower of Terror, Nightmare on Elm Street 3, The Innkeepers, The Frighteners, Below.

Doing This
The Virginia Leggings by Megan Neilson.
Wardrobe Architect; nineth post, The Capsule Wardrobe.
Want to capsule wardrobe with me? Talk about it in the Canary Knits Ravelry Group.

Special Episode 1 - Podcasters' Panel
October 15, 2014

This is the podcasters panel recorded at the Kitchener-Waterloo Knitter's Fair on September 13, 2014.
Featuring  Maggie Salter (MASalter) and Karen Shepherd (knitwit1912) of Knit1Geek2 and Sasha Torres of The Spin Doctor Podcast.


Episode 13 - Ma(e)rrying
September 30, 2014

Digging This
Reminder: the next "episode" will be the podcaster panel from the Kitchener-Waterloo Knitter's Fair.
Kindly recorded, edited, and shared by the great podcasters over at Knit 1 Geek 2.

Knitting This
Neons, Neutrals, and Triangles: a collaboration with Emma Welford and Sarah Hurwitz.
Holla Knits Fall/Winter 2014. And, Geo Delight! (on Ravelry)

Knit-strology: Virgo.

Doing This
The great Clover pom pom maker.
Wedding crafting photos!


Episode 12 - Belonging
August 9, 2014

Digging This
Toronto artist Sara Angelucci
"Everything in my Father's Wallet"
Do people make assumptions about where you're from? Talk about it in the Canary Knits Ravelry Group.

Knitting This
Are you on Ravelry? What do you use most on that site? Do you have an IRL knitting group? Talk about it in the Canary Knits Ravelry Group.
Anzula, Cole
Anzula, Vera
Anzula, Meridian
Knit-strology: Leo.
Social Media Shout Out: Jane Richmond on Instagram

Doing This
This is the pin that made me want to paint rocks!
Wardrobe Architect; eighth post, Hair, Makeup and Beauty.
What are some of your answers to the questions from this Wardrobe Architect post?  Talk about it in the Canary Knits Ravelry Group.

Episode 11 - Friending
July 2, 2014

Digging This
How do you treat "friending" on different social media? Talk about it in the Canary Knits Ravelry Group.

Knitting This
Here's a video on knitting with short circulars (and a second here too).
Ysolda's Technique Thursdays.
Knitting Book Read Along! Elizabeth Zimmermann's Knitting Without Tears. Join the read along here.
Knit-strology: Cancer.

Doing This
Wardrobe Architect; seventh post, Exploring Prints and Solids.
Is most of your wardrobe solids or prints? Are you drawn more to colourwork or non-colourwork knitting? How about your fabric stash?  Talk about it in the Canary Knits Ravelry Group.


Episode 10 - Winging
June 18, 2014

Digging This
Have you given much thought to how you learn? If you were going to take on a new technique, what would be your first impulse as a go-to? And I’m most curious to know: do you feel pressure to learn in a traditional way?
Talk about it in the Canary Knits Ravelry Group.

Knitting This
Dream In Color, Jilly

Doing This
Barn Owl Kit from Kiriki Press
One of the embroidery stitch dictionaries I referred to.
This is what I'm thinking of doing with my cross stitch unicorn.
What are some of the coolest end-uses for cross stitch that you’ve seen? I know a lot of people frame them, put them on pillows or blankets.
Talk about it in the Canary Knits Ravelry Group.

Knitting Book Read-along
1) Would you be interested in joining a knitting book read-along?
2) What are the must-have knitting books?

Talk about it in the Canary Knits Ravelry Group.

Wardrobe Architect; sixth post, Organizing Your Palette.
Here's that beautiful orange sweater I never wear.
Take a peek at your yarn stash or closet. Are they filled with the same type of colours? Do you usually wear neutrals or statement colours? Talk about it in the Canary Knits Ravelry Group.


Episode 9 - Exploding
June 6, 2014

Digging This 
Vacation upcoming: what’s best for vacation knitting? Do you knit FOR your vacation, or ON your vacation, or both? Talk about it in the Canary Knits Ravelry Group.

Knitting This
I’m not really a fan of dpns, but I’ve also not tried those short wee circulars. Have any of you? Would you recommend any brand in particular to invest in, just to try? Talk about it in the Canary Knits Ravelry Group.

Other Summery knits I’ve been looking at: Married to the Sea ebook by designer Ruby Submarine. And my favourite, the Dolman Tunic Pullover.
Chic-a Review: Combo Needle Case
Social Media Shout Out: Dark Matter Knits Podcast, hosted by Elizabeth Green Musselman (youtube channel)

Doing This
Links for sloping shoulder modification: Fashion Sewing Blog and Fashion Academy.

Wardrobe Architect; fifth post, Your Colour Story.
What colours make you feel really good when you wear them? Talk about it in the Canary Knits Ravelry Group.


Episode 8 - Sibling
May 22, 2014

Digging This
My brother's wedding!
Want to share your ideas of knit-worthiness? Just hop on over to the Canary Knits Ravelry Group.

Knitting This
Calamus Hat!
View all the designs in Knitscene's Accessories 2014 issue. And pre-order here.
Scarab Mitts by Annie Watts; one of my favourite from this issue.
Knits That Breathe Review: enter here for your chance to win a copy of the ebook.
Knits That Breathe group on Ravelry.
The Flutterbye Silk Tunic, my fave from Knits that Breathe.
Knit-strology: Gemini.
Social Media Shout Out: Knitmore Girls Podcast

Digging This
Coletterie's Wardrobe Architect; fourth post, Building Silhouettes.
Amy Herzog's Knit to Flatter Craftsy class.
Proportions catalogue.

Episode 7 - Connecting
May 6, 2014

Knitting This
And some helpful tips from the ever-great Fresh Stitches!

Doing This
I made the dress before TNNA! Will blog post the FO soon.
Loving cross stitch! What Delilah Did. And my post about it :)
Coletterie's Wardrobe Architect; third post, Exploring Shapes, with worksheet.


Episode 6 - Colouring
April 21, 2014

Digging This
Bristol Ivy's Stockinette Market data.

Knitting This
Plum Rondo is DONE!
Yarn Review: Zen Yarn Garden Serenity Worsted
Fun extra review!: Ravelry nail polish
Knit-strology: Taurus
Buzzfeed Quiz: What Sign Are You?
Social Media Shout Out: @colourlovers

Doing This
Me Made May, 2013
Make a dress before TNNA?
Coletterie's Wardrobe Architect; second post, Defining A Core Style, with worksheet.
My Pinterest Style Board: see the ruffles!


Episode 5 - Wedding
April 7, 2014

Digging This
Ysolda's interview with Miriam Felton.

Knitting This
Plum Rondo in Madelinetosh Pashmina
Yarn Pattern and Mini Skein Giveaway!
from Family Tree Knits
Go here in the thread Family Tree Knits Giveaway and let me know what colours your family's cowl would be for your chance to win! (winner to be announced on episode 6)
Social Media Shoutout: Offbeat Bride on Pinterest

Doing This
Dream Shrug for my wedding
The dressform is DONE!
Coletterie's Wardrobe Architect; first post, Making Style More Personal. Includes a worksheet.
The lovely Tilted Duster, but not for me.
Bombasine's first and second posts about Revamping your Wardrobe with Pinterest.


Episode 4 - Challenging
March 25, 2014

Digging This
My parents got a dog!
Do you have a dog? Did you train him/her? Where did you go? What books or websites do you recommend? You can reply on the Canary Knits Ravelry group.
Ricky, my parents' dog!

Knitting This
Still working on The Dude Sweater!
Also started the Plum Rondo from Knitty Fall 2013.
Yarn Review: Baah! Yarn Worsted
Knit-strology: Aries
Social Media Shout Out: @freshstitches on Twitter
Doing This
The above-my-skill level Butterick 5882 dress pattern.
Bombshell dress class on Craftsy.
Favourite Butterick dress! 5639, the seagull version.
Do I need a Full Bust Adjustment? (FBA)? Here's a tutorial I may be following to create this modification.
If you're a sewist, and recognize the fitting issues I'm having, please let me know your opinion over on the Canary Knits Ravelry group.
Here's to hoping I can get this duct tape dressform done for the next podcast!
I'm planning to streamline my wardrobe; here's the Wardrobe Architect series from the Coletterie blog.
Soapbox: women's bodies are NOT fruit shapes!


Episode 3 - Dividing
March 10, 2014

Digging This
One of the several workplace generational quizzess
The fun (and correct!) Buzzfeed generational quiz
Wikipedia's list of generations
University of Ottawa Medical student document: how to understand the different generations
Very detailed generational chart from West Midland Family Center

Knitting This
Simplicity 2512
The Dude Sweater by Andrea Rangel
Some of Andrea's other work: Joist and Kalaloch
Chicknits' sewing in zipper tutorial
TECHKnitter's written version of the latch hook zipper application technique
Eunny Jang demonstrating the latch hook zipper application technique
Yarn Review: Dreamy by Anzula
Social Media Shout Out: carinaspencer on Instagram
See some of Carina Spencer's designs on her site here; some of my favourites are Watercourse and Winterberry Hood.

Doing This
So much sewing!
Butterick 3197
Simplicity 2512
Burda 6045
Patternreview.com: very helpful when researching sewing patterns
Kollabora; find me on here as canarysanctuary


Episode 2 - Freezing
February 21, 2014

My Dude Sweater
Knitting This
The Dude Sweater by Andrea Rangel
St. Blaise - my sad WIP
Yarn Review: Clara by Manos del Uruguay
My LYS, owned by a very good friend!
Social Media Shout Out: @alex_tinsley

Doing This
Red Letter Day Stitches and their fantastic St. Patrick's Day pattern, Raise A Glass!
Craftsy and their free quilting mini class, Piece, Patch, Quilt: Basic Quiltmaking Skills


Episode 1 - Beginning
February 3, 2014
See the Anne Elliot Spencer and Corona Hoodie here on my Ravelry designer page.

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