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A knitting and spinning audio podcast from the Nebraska & Iowa prairies.

A knitting and spinning audio podcast from the Nebraska & Iowa prairies.
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United States

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A knitting and spinning audio podcast from the Nebraska & Iowa prairies.

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English


Episodes

Episode 138 - Accidental Summer Break

9/8/2019
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The girls are back after an unexpected but much needed summer break. Stuff & Things The BIPOC Make-Along, hosted by Desamour Designs and the BIPOC Makers Project is running from September 2nd through November 4th. For additional details and to see a ton of beautiful and inspiring projects on Instagram, follow @desamourdesigns, @bipocmakers, and #bipocmal2019. The romance novel that started it all for Danie is Penny Reid's Neanderthal Seeks Human, book 1 of her Knitting in the City...

Duration:00:23:39

Episode 137 - Wait For It...

5/19/2019
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In this episode, you really need to wait for it because it's so worth it.^ Danie does a balancing act, and if Susie could wink, she totally would have. Stuff & Things Simma down now! Finished Projects Susie started and finished her Soldotna Crop since the last episode and within that same week also finished her Holly. She also finished her Life's a Peach Socks. Current Projects Danie swatched (like, *really* swatched) for a Jilted, which is her Mother's Day Cast-On. Susie worked on...

Duration:00:46:53

Episode 136 - The One with All the Dogs

4/21/2019
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In this episode, the girls are joined by a couple canine co-hosts. Susie is not mad at extra soccer practices, and Danie has been channeling her inner Bob Villa in lieu of knitting. Stuff & Things A big thank you to Rachel of Unraveled Designs, designer of the Outlander Shawl, who reached out to Susie to suggest an alternate edging. So kind! Finished Projects Hahahahaha....None finished projects. Again. Current Projects Susie worked on both of her Life's a Peach socks again (this one...

Duration:00:52:13

Episode 135 - The Accurate Episode

3/22/2019
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In this episode, the girls are up to their usual tangents and chats. Please note that this episode was recorded almost 2 weeks ago, just as the major flooding that has devastated much of Nebraska and the Midwest was beginning. We mention the evacuation of a local lake community briefly without knowing the extent of the evacuations and hardship to come. Our hearts and thoughts are with those who have been affected and are still dealing with the aftermath of the floods. Stuff & Things Susie...

Duration:00:58:09

Episode 134 - Feels Like the First Time

2/10/2019
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In this episode, the girls are a tad nervous to be back in front of the mic after a long break. Stuff & Things Susie released her Life's a Peach Socks pattern. Please check out the Lots of Socks KAL hosted in the Paper Daisy Creations Ravelry group! Finished Projects Hahahahaha....None finished projects. Current Projects Susie worked on her Life's a Peach socks (this one and this one). Susie started a different kid hat out of the Malabrigo Rios in the Green Apple colorway he picked...

Duration:00:52:41

Episode 133 - Braggadocious

12/16/2018
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In this episode, the girls announce this year's LegendPrairie concept. Stuff & Things LegendPrairie is all about the bragging! Watch the Ravelry group for the thread and tell us what 2018 finished project you are most proud of and why. Finished Projects Danie finished a couple of adorable baby hats, including a pretty kitty hat. Susie finished her Beeswax hat and a secret shawl. Current Projects Susie cast on an Ironwood out of Malabrigo Rios in the Green Apple colorway. She also...

Duration:00:45:49

Episode 132 - PGP: Short & Sweet

11/4/2018
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This episode is probably the quickest potpourri episode in the history of the Prairie Girls. No shownotes this episode!

Duration:00:36:43

Episode 131 - PGP: Head Wound Edition

9/30/2018
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As of this episode, the podcast can no longer claim to be injury-free. Contest Check out the thread in the Ravelry group to enter to win a copy of Point/Counterpoint Volume 4! Finished Projects Susie finished her DFW Socks. Current Projects Danie worked on her Mossy Way, and she's determined to conquer it. Susie cast on her Victorian Circus Socks as part of the #SeasonalSockWork KAL out of Neeley's Knits Super Sock in the Victorian Circus colorway. She worked on a series of baby...

Duration:00:48:31

Episode 130 - Effortless Kapow

9/4/2018
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In this episode, the girls talk about storing stash and knits. Danie names the episode and Susie plans on living her best life. Stuff & Things Susie (finally) released the Walnut Street Socks pattern. Finished Projects Danie finished her Cattails, and it looks so good! Current Projects Susie cast on the Chatham Pullover using madelinetosh Tosh Sport in Tart. She also worked more on her DFW Socks and started her kid's 6th Birthday Socks. Danie cast on Mossy Way out of One Twisted Tree...

Duration:00:40:29

Episode 129 - PGP Again With the No Idea

8/5/2018
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In this episode, the girls again have no idea what they're going to be talking about.... No shownotes this week!

Duration:00:44:34

Episode 128 - PGP: All Chit-Chat, All the Time

7/15/2018
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In this episode, the girls do what they do best: chit-chat. Finished Projects Susie finished a test shawl. Current Projects Danie worked on her Kristi Socks and her Daelyn Sweater. Susie worked on her I am Fearless Socks and her Walnut Street Socks. She also started a shawl test knit for Sarah/mrsshoo of Cultivate & Create Designs using Fuse Fiber Studio Fuse Merino Singles in the Snowflower colorway. Enhance the Stash Susie acquired a project bag from Woodberry Stitches, who was in...

Duration:00:42:34

Episode 127 - PGP: Episode IV - A New Puppy

6/14/2018
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No shownotes this week!

Duration:00:51:48

Episode 126 - Casting On & Picking Back Up

5/18/2018
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In this episode, the girls chat about their Mother's Day Cast-Ons (and Pick-Back-Ups). Susie is unsortable, and Danie does not recommend swatching babies. Stuff & Things Dianne of Suburban Stitcher is hosting a Prairie Girl Designs KAL, and Susie started a Prairie Girl Designs Ravelry group. Events The girls will be attending Zombie Knitpocalypse again this year - June 20th-24th in Rochester, MN. Finished Projects Susie finished her Circuitous Ribbed Socks. Danie finished her Baby...

Duration:00:50:17

Episode 125 - PGP: Unscripted

4/30/2018
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In this episode, the girls had no idea what they were going to talk about before they hit the record button. No shownotes this week!

Duration:01:16:22

Episode 124 - Capital-K-nitter

4/2/2018
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In this episode, the girls talk about what it means to them to be a “Knitter”. No shownotes this week!

Duration:00:56:39

Episode 123 - PGP: Whatcha Been Knitting?!

3/4/2018
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In this episode, the girls catch up on what all they've been knitting lately. Danie knits for not-her-baby, and Susie makes peace with the fact that she's only going to shrink from here. Events Susie will be at DFW Fiber Fest April 5th-8th in Irving, Texas. If you will be too, let her know! And don’t forget the on-going Loosey-Goosey Sweater KAL! Finished Projects Danie finished a couple of #notherbaby knits: her (but not *her* hers) Baby Hat and her Pink Better Than Baby...

Duration:01:06:09

Episode 122 - LegendPrairie Prize Drawing

2/19/2018
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In this episode, the girls draw the LegendPrairie prize winners!

Duration:00:37:29

Episode 121 - Skippers Need Not Apply

1/28/2018
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In this episode, there are so many tangents. So many. Maybe too many. Susie recovers from issues with her edge stitches, and Danie prepares to zoom. Stuff & Things Susie gives a huge thanks to all the test knit volunteers! Check out Tightly Spun podcast! Event/Contest/Something The Legend-Prairie contest is on through January 31st, so get your entry in! Danie's project this year is her re-visited Handspun Elda Cardigan, and Susie's is her Roughlock Fall Shawl (first & second). And...

Duration:00:58:27

Episode 120 - PGP: Hello 2018

1/14/2018
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In this episode, the girls are back! Stuff & Things Please let Susie know if you are interested in test knitting a shawl or a cowl! Event/Contest/Something The Legend-Prairie contest and the Loosey-Goosey Sweater KAL are both underway; don't forget to check out and post in Ravelry group threads! Finished Projects Susie finished a shawl and a cowl, both of her own design. Danie finished some more really adorable pig food - a watermelon slice of her own design and a truffle. She also...

Duration:00:45:44

Episode 119 - Sweater Series 4: Kid Sweaters

12/3/2017
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In this episode, the girls share their experiences knitting sweaters for their kids. Susie is secretive, and Danie is getting experiment-y. Stuff & Things Check out Behind the Wool podcast! Event/Contest/Something This year's Legend-Prairie contest is starting! Check the Ravelry group for the thread The Loosey-Goosey Sweater KAL is also underway; don't forget to check out and post in the thread! Finished Projects Susie finished another Aviatrix hat, and a secret shawl. Danie knit...

Duration:01:00:41