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Knit Picks Podcast Episode 346 – An Ode to Chunky Yarns & Get Excited About Spinning with Michael Smith

Whereas the phrase “chunky” in relation to yarn will not be an official yarn weight class, it is not uncommon to discuss with thicker yarns, Aran, Cumbersome, Tremendous Cumbersome and Jumbo as “Chunky”. At present on the Knit Picks Podcast the crew talks about chunky yarns and what to do with them! First up Lee and Stacey examine in on their WIPs and talk about initiatives to knit with Cumbersome and Tremendous Cumbersome yarns. Later Lee sits down with Michael Smith aka @piece4peacecrafting to be taught extra about his knitting and his spinning journey. 

Lee and Stacey speak about the advantages of working with chunky yarns. Tasks knit up quicker with chunky yarns but additionally create a thicker material. Should you’re new to cumbersome and tremendous cumbersome yarns, attempt them out. See what occurs. 

Dance instructor by day and lover of crafts by night time, Michael Smith, solely lately bought into spinning yarn after a good friend organized to purchase him a spinning wheel for his birthday. Since then he’s been hooked on its meditative motion and even spins each morning together with his tea or espresso. 

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Talked about on this Episode:
Etsy store with Lee’s darning loom 
Yarn Weights defined 
Lee’s WotA-held-double cardigan 
Mini Kitty Pouf
Windfall Assortment  
Fable Fur
Tuff Granny Throw
Arya by Kristina Morrissey
Professor Meow Pullover by Claire Slade
Michael Smith on Instagram 
Piece4PeaceCrafting Podcast 
Wool of the Andes Roving
Newbie Drop Spindle Set (on sale this week)
Drop Spindle
Foldable Spinning Wheel

0:00 Lee and Stacey examine in
17:24 Summer time Sale
18:13 Michael Smith Interview
43:34 Credit

Watch Lee spin with a wheel

Watch Lee spin with a drop spindle

Michael’s spun yarn

Michael on Instagram

ID: Cumbersome and Tremendous Cumbersome put-ups of yarn in a rainbow of colours spills on a white floor in a semi-circle unfold



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