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Hosts Rachel Roden and Heather Boyd bring you a unique podcast organized by seasons. In each season you'll learn about yarn or pattern styles from around the world: where did they come from? What's the history? Then you'll be able to grab the pattern for a custom design based on the topic from either Rachel or Heather. Each episode's first half discusses history and the second half discusses the pattern.

Hosts Rachel Roden and Heather Boyd bring you a unique podcast organized by seasons. In each season you'll learn about yarn or pattern styles from around the world: where did they come from? What's the history? Then you'll be able to grab the pattern for a custom design based on the topic from either Rachel or Heather. Each episode's first half discusses history and the second half discusses the pattern.
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Hosts Rachel Roden and Heather Boyd bring you a unique podcast organized by seasons. In each season you'll learn about yarn or pattern styles from around the world: where did they come from? What's the history? Then you'll be able to grab the pattern for a custom design based on the topic from either Rachel or Heather. Each episode's first half discusses history and the second half discusses the pattern.

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English

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Episodes

The History of Faroese Lace - Ep S1E6

11/8/2019
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In the first half of this episode we delve into the history, construction methods, and traditional stitches used in Faroese Lace knitting. Then, we’ll discuss finishing up the Zetland shawl! Links To get your copy of the pattern, and knit-a-long head over to Rachel’s pattern store on Ravelry (https://www.ravelry.com/designers/rachel-roden) To get the yarn Rachel recommends, head over to Jimmy Beans Wool...

Duration:00:29:22

The History of Orenburg Lace - S1E5

11/1/2019
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In the first half of this episode we discuss the history of Orenburg Lace knitting. Then, we’ll discuss finishing the Zetland shawl! Links To get your copy of the pattern, and knit-a-long head over to Rachel’s pattern store on Ravelry (https://www.ravelry.com/designers/rachel-roden) To get the yarn Rachel recommends, head over to Jimmy Beans Wool (https://www.jimmybeanswool.com/knitting/yarn/BichesetBuches/LePetitLambswool.asp?showLarge=true&specPCVID=91487) Contact Rachel Ravelry Instagram...

Duration:00:28:35

Estonian Lace Part 2 - S1E4

10/25/2019
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In the first half of this episode we delve into the specific construction methods and stitches used in traditional Estonian Lace knitting. Then, we’ll discuss how to finish the wings of the Zetland shawl! Links Knitted Lace of Estonia by Nancy Bush To get your copy of the pattern, and knit-a-long head over to Rachel’s pattern store on Ravelry (https://www.ravelry.com/designers/rachel-roden) To get the yarn Rachel recommends, head over to Jimmy Beans Wool...

Duration:00:26:58

Estonian Lace Part 1 - S1E3

10/18/2019
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In the first half of this episode we delve into the rich and interesting history of Estonian Lace knitting. Then, we’ll discuss the next couple sections of the Zetland shawl, including the wings where you’ll do most of the knitting! Links Cocoknits foam stitch stoppers The art of Shetland lace by Sarah Don (out of print) To get your copy of the pattern, and knit-a-long head over to Rachel’s pattern store on Ravelry (https://www.ravelry.com/designers/rachel-roden) To get the yarn Rachel...

Duration:00:25:28

The History of Shetland Lace, Part 2 - S1E2

10/11/2019
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In the first half of this episode we delve into the specific construction methods and stitches used in tradition Shetland Lace knitting. Then, we’ll discuss casting on and knitting the first section of the Zetland shawl! LinksTo get your copy of the pattern, and knit-a-long head over to Rachel’s pattern store on Ravelry (https://www.ravelry.com/designers/rachel-roden)To get the yarn Rachel recommends, head over to Jimmy Beans Wool...

Duration:00:31:55

The History of Shetland Lace, Part 1 - S1Ep1

10/4/2019
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Welcome to the first episode of this new podcast from the Archaeology Podcast Network! This is the first of six episodes in the first season. Today, Rachel and Heather talk about the history of Shetland Lace. In the second half they talk about starting the shawl pattern that's the focus of this season. What kind of yarn should you use? What about needles? You'll find out everything you need to know to start this project. LinksTo get your copy of the pattern, and knit-a-long head over to...

Duration:00:26:44

History of Fabric, Pt. 2 - Ep2

9/18/2019
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Part 2!! Have you ever looked at a piece of knitting and wondered, “How did they figure out how to DO that with just two needles and string?” Whether you’re a picker or a thrower, those techniques had to come from somewhere, and their origins may surprise you. Rachel Roden and Heather Boyd look at knitting techniques with the eyes of designers, through the lens of archaeology: each episode travels the world to dig up and discuss a different technique, and then applies it to a clever pattern...

Duration:00:29:34

History of Fabric, Pt 1 - Ep 1

9/18/2019
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Have you ever looked at a piece of knitting and wondered, “How did they figure out how to DO that with just two needles and string?” Whether you’re a picker or a thrower, those techniques had to come from somewhere, and their origins may surprise you. Rachel Roden and Heather Boyd look at knitting techniques with the eyes of designers, through the lens of archaeology: each episode travels the world to dig up and discuss a different technique, and then applies it to a clever pattern...

Duration:00:32:20

Introducing Historical Yarns - Ep 0

8/20/2019
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Historical Yarns will debut in seasons. Check the show page for season information!

Duration:00:05:17