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Sisters Melanie and Deborah take a playful and thoughtful look at knitting and travel. Episodes explore knitting in history, art, literature, music, and everyday life. New shows are released twice monthly. Show notes and more info at savvygirls.ca

Sisters Melanie and Deborah take a playful and thoughtful look at knitting and travel. Episodes explore knitting in history, art, literature, music, and everyday life. New shows are released twice monthly. Show notes and more info at savvygirls.ca
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Sisters Melanie and Deborah take a playful and thoughtful look at knitting and travel. Episodes explore knitting in history, art, literature, music, and everyday life. New shows are released twice monthly. Show notes and more info at savvygirls.ca

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English


Episodes

Episode 186 – Sparkle Explosion

5/26/2018
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From Canada to The Maldives to England, this episode has adventures, sparkles, and…actual knitting content (I KNOW, right?!) Melanie travels for work, this time going even farther from her sweet bird, to the islands of The Maldives. Savvy Mum takes a break from renovation stress for a virgin attempt at …

Duration:00:49:58

Episode 185 – Grout and Other Delights

4/30/2018
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SavvyMum is back, with chat about home renos, babies, and even knitting! There’s a Swapetition update, clips from Melanie’s new CD, and (more) travel chat… Interested in Supporting Melanie’s new CD project? Check out her IndiGogo Page: https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/highway-rhapsody-new-recording-by-melanie-gall/

Duration:00:41:12

Episode 184 – A Friend in Leeds (Actually Three)

4/11/2018
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Another trip to Leeds, and chats with three lovely knitters: Eden (Melanie’s new performance partner), Maia and Ally (remember them? Fab knitters from Leeds) Interested in Supporting Melanie’s new CD project? Check out her IndiGogo Page: https://www.indiegogo.com/projects/highway-rhapsody-new-recording-by-melanie-gall/

Duration:00:48:27

Episode 183 – Short and Sweet

3/21/2018
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SavvyMum and Melanie are crazy busy this week – but that doesn’t mean there isn’t time for some podcasting. SavvyMum talks about the upcoming Passover Seder, and Melanie gives an update on her crafting (and non-crafting) activities. And, of course, Colette sparrow joins in the fun! (And yes, …

Duration:00:31:09

Episode 182 – Defenestration

2/18/2018
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It’s podcasting time again, and luckily, Melanie has lots of help! Christine (StitchThisFreud on Ravalry) and Ester join her, for lots of chatting about life goals, defenestration, and even…knitting! Also, it’s time for Swapetition! Sign up before March 15, to join in the craziest and best swap ever…

Duration:00:53:01

Episode 181 – All The Socks

2/1/2018
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Savvymum is back, along with her knitting friend, Reverend Mark Chiang. Do you like socks? Well, then you’ll love listening to Mark wax poetic about his sock obsession. (Also, knitting madness and wit make for a great interview…) Also, Mum and Melanie answer listener questions. Do you have a question? …

Duration:01:03:07

Episode 180 – Fortnight in New York

1/21/2018
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Melanie is in New York for two weeks… there’s not much knitting going on, but there are still adventures, as well as an update about her upcoming CD!

Duration:00:40:36

Episode 179 – Babies and Birdies

1/9/2018
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This episode is all about SavvyMum, as she visits with Deborah in Ottawa and Melanie in Alberta. Deborah’s babies Isadora Libby and Amelia Rose join the podcast, and of course Colette Sparrow is on hand to peep and flutter her opinion. Discussion Includes: – Melanie’s Bluebonnets Forever Shawl (Designed by …

Duration:00:56:47

Episode 178 – Back for the Holidays

12/24/2017
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Melanie is back, with some help from Savvy Mum, to start things off again with some knitting and holiday chat. The podcast will be out regularly again from now on, so take your knitting sticks out of your ears (or wherever else you keep them), and start listening!

Duration:00:50:29

Episode 177 – Stitches Texas

10/4/2017
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Melanie goes to Stitches! Come along and enjoy the fun…

Duration:00:55:28

Episode 176 – Edmonton, Regina, and Edinburgh: Oh My!

8/4/2017
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Melanie is on tour again: To Edmonton, Regina and then all the way to Edinburgh Scotland! And luckily, she has some friends along the way to help her podcast. This episode features: Savvy Mum Christine – the lost interview Barbara from Edinburgh *** Photos of Barbara’s wonderful knitting bag

Duration:00:52:04

Episode 174 – The City That Rhymes With Fun

7/6/2017
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Melanie podcasts with some help with Regina crocheter Christine! Discussions include: Bringing back words, Christine’s 30-before-30 goals, Melanie’s new show: “We’ll Meet Again: Vera Lynn, the Forces’ Sweetheart), crochet (I know, right?), and Melanie’s knitting. A summer of adventure and podcasts begin! *** Crocheted Guinea Pig Gerbil: “Heart Shaped” …

Duration:00:21:30

Episode 173 – Back in the Saddle

6/15/2017
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The Savvy Girls (well, Melanie), are back! And podcasting regularly again (Barring more unexpected vocal rest). After a worldwide tour, including: (Taiwan, Cambodia, Laos, Vietnam, England, Czech Republic, Chad and Sudan), Melanie is chatting about travel, updates and knitting!* *Okay, who are we kidding? There is not THAT much …

Duration:00:53:32

Savvy Tidbit Episode 37 – La La Land

2/23/2017
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In this Tidbit, Melanie shares her personal review of the movie La La Land.

Duration:00:14:10

Episode 172 – Cheesing on the Sidewalk

2/16/2017
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The girls rejoin one another for a fun episode of catching up.

Duration:00:52:04

Savvy Tidbit Episode 36 – Create Something

2/5/2017
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Melanie’s feeling creative. She is making something. You should make something, too.

Duration:00:08:41

Episode 171 – Glass Candle-Things

2/1/2017
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After a bit of a break, the show returns! Deborah talks about her wedding planning (and knitting, natch). Back in Edmonton, Melanie and Savvy Mom open a Swapetition package (with a special guest).

Duration:01:00:11

Episode 170 – Off Broadway

12/27/2016
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Melanie breaks the podcast-silence with a short update episode.

Duration:00:31:32

Savvy Tidbit Episode 35 – Post-Election

11/26/2016
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In this Savvy Tidbit, Melanie shares her perspective on the results of the recent US presidential election.

Duration:00:16:21

Episode 169 – Turkey Time

11/21/2016
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In this episode, Melanie talks with Savvy Mom and her previous Swapetition partner about this year’s game. Then, Melanie’s travel adventures take her to the Republic of Turkey.

Duration:00:53:44