Episode 75 – Dumpster Diving for Beads

In Episode 75, Greg and Pam discuss magic, beads, and the pants. They also review Harry Potter: Knitting Magic by Tanis Gray.

Special thanks to twinsetjan Jan for the intro!


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Dear Listeners

We would love to have YOU record and introduction to the show! You can find details in the Ravelry Group Pages.

Greg’s Projects
Pam’s Projects
Harry Potter: Knitting Magic (affiliate link)
  • We reviewed the book Harry Potter: Knitting Magic by Tanis Gray. It is The Official Harry Potter Knitting Pattern Book and it’s glorious.
  • We also interviewed listener martaschmarta (Marta Poling) who has 2 patterns in the book and learned about how the book came together!
  • Are you ready for a Knitting Magic Knit Along? Choose any pattern in the book and make your plans! This KAL will run through February 28, 2021. You have plenty of time! Use hashtag #knittingmagickal on social media. More details in the Ravelry thread.
  • We are also giving away a copy of the book next time — check out our Ravelry group for details!
  • Next episode we will return to Elizabeth Zimmermann. We are almost done with The Opinionated Knitter! The next book we will tackle is Knitting Rules! (affiliate link) by Stephanie Pearl-McPhee.
Current/Upcoming Unraveling Events
  • The Carolina Fiber Fest is coming up March 13-14, with classes March 12-15. Pam and Greg are both attending.

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