TwinSet Designs

In which we get ready for the holidays...Jan finishes up her current academic term, Ellen discovers walk-in closets, we both get ready for some fun with family over the holidays, and we include a reprise of the knitter's version of "Santa Baby!"

Direct download: Episode_88_--_Holiday_Hiatus.mp3
Category:Hobbies -- posted at: 1:46pm EST

In which we discuss our four Thanksgivings, knitting going to the dogs, a new give away from Infinite Twist, and lots of weiners!!

Direct download: Episode_87_--_Weinerific.mp3
Category:Hobbies -- posted at: 3:59pm EST

In which we take a deep breath and move on from the election, talk about how adorable our husbands are, brag a bit on ourselves, and hear about Ellen's fun at Vogue Knitting Live - Minneapolis.

Direct download: Episode_86_--_Moving_Forward.mp3
Category:Hobbies -- posted at: 7:14pm EST

In which Jan shares great news, and we both talk about Rhinebeck, Drop Dead Easy Knits, training chickadees and trading rams.

Direct download: Episode_85_--_Did_I_happen_to_mention.mp3
Category:Hobbies -- posted at: 8:16pm EST

In which we continue to be challenged by technology, but are very excited to be going to Rhinebeck!  No outtakes this time -- we were lucky to get the body of the episode!

Direct download: Episode_84_--_Computer_Gods--Still_Chuckling.mp3
Category:Hobbies -- posted at: 9:41pm EST

In which we get you all caught up -- whether you want to be or not.

Direct download: Episode_83_--_The_Computer_Gods_Are_Laughing.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:34pm EST

At last...after gaining access to a different computer (the old one is likely a total loss -- thank goodness for Carbonite!) and in which we discuss visits to Minnesota, new chickens, hoping for a break in the heat, the Marie Kon-Don't Method, and the difference between Scotch tension and double drive spinning.

Direct download: Episode_82_--_Technical_Difficulties.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 9:25pm EST

In which we acknowledge some farm sadness, but then press on to discuss DIY light boxes and cigar box electric guitars, crazy catch up after summer camp, winning prizes in yarn crawls, how much respect you gain for designers by designing, seeing family on business trips, playing in the pool at the Downcellar Studio's Splashpad Party, technology inspired and enabled knitting, and television for the velocity impaired.

Listen here: Episode 81 -- Absolutely Slowly

Direct download: Episode_81_--_Exactly_Absolutely.mp3
Category:Hobbies -- posted at: 9:42pm EST

In which we recall the fun we had at TwinSet Summer Camp!

Direct download: Episode_80_--_Camp_Exclusive.mp3
Category:Hobbies -- posted at: 3:13pm EST

In which we hear a big confession, enjoy reports of retirement festivities, celebrate pride, think of podcaster with whom to dine, hear a negative space essay from Ellen, learn about Devon sheep and their cousins, the brick sheep...aka Devon Closewool.

Direct download: Episode_79_--_Almost_Time_for_Camp.mp3
Category:Hobbies -- posted at: 11:02am EST

In which we talk about great fun had at Zombie Knitpocalypse and The National Needlearts Association Summer Convention, farm stuff, not much knitting, super powers and all the winners from phase one of the UNKAL!!

Direct download: Episode_78_--_Zombies_and_TNNA.mp3
Category:Hobbies -- posted at: 11:36pm EST

In which we discuss some sad farm news and some better farm news, business travels and ball games, Memorial Day remembrances, and the fact that Ellen is running out of work days rather rapidly!!

Direct download: Episode_77_--_12_More_Days.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 6:32pm EST

In which we discuss trips all over the place, many projects, winning endeavors, buffalo garbanzoes, cowichan sweaters, Nancy Totten Designs and prize winning farm animals plus lots of other stuff.

Direct download: Episode_76_--_So_Much_Stuff.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:29pm EST

In which we discuss trips all over the place, many projects, winning endeavors, buffalo garbanzoes, cowichan sweaters, Nancy Totten Designs and prize winning farm animals plus lots of other stuff.

Direct download: Episode_76_--_So_Much_Stuff.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 8:28pm EST

In which we discuss aberrant spring weather, a trip to see Andrew, the wiggle dance, bottle supplemented lambs, naked alpaca and fowl play.

Direct download: Episode_75_--_Waiting_on_Spring.mp3
Category:Hobbies -- posted at: 6:39pm EST

In which we discuss White House M&Ms, Lindt Chocolate Bunnies, Big balls of string, more new lambs, pacemaker museums, and running in slippers.

Direct download: Episode_74_--_Twofer_Two.mp3
Category:Hobbies -- posted at: 2:20pm EST

In which we discuss rams and lambs and many hats off to Minnesota, a monumental knitting bite, a book review of Free Spirit Knits and several wiener opportunities.

Direct download: Episode_73_--_Twofer_One.mp3
Category:Hobbies -- posted at: 12:27pm EST

For which I took almost two weeks to edit and in which we discuss retreats, Stitches West, meeting long lost family and new and old friends, sunning in company of alligators and sharks, the amazining Anna Zilboorg, new contests, and TwinSet Summer Camp -- now with more Caithness Craft!  SO many things!!!

Direct download: Episode_72_--_So_Many_Things.mp3
Category:Hobbies -- posted at: 2:33pm EST

In which we discuss dealing with Winter Storm Jonas, travel to see Jan's grand newphew, the Knit a Journey Midwinter Retreat, Legally Blonde - the Musical!, CVM, and being bold.

Direct download: Episode_71_--_Snow_Bound.mp3
Category:Hobbies -- posted at: 4:43pm EST

In which we discuss very little in the patterns of our lives, but in which we do discuss getting our spin back on, full time working for part time people, bonus sheds, horny sheep, and, yes, exploding kittens.

Direct download: Episode_70_--_No_Kittens_Were_Harmed.mp3
Category:Hobbies -- posted at: 5:50pm EST

In which we reflect on 2015 and set our intentions for 2016, talk about all the hijinx from December, and reinvigorate the TwinSet Rare Sheep Challenge.

Direct download: Episode_69_--_Excellent_Intentions.mp3
Category:Hobbies -- posted at: 4:34pm EST

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