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Twinset Designs Podcast is hosted by identical twins, Jan and Ellen. They share their thoughts on life, their current fiber adventures (in knitting and spinning and…), and their exploration of the design world. And they laugh...a lot.

Twinset Designs Podcast is hosted by identical twins, Jan and Ellen. They share their thoughts on life, their current fiber adventures (in knitting and spinning and…), and their exploration of the design world. And they laugh...a lot.
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United States

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Twinset Designs Podcast is hosted by identical twins, Jan and Ellen. They share their thoughts on life, their current fiber adventures (in knitting and spinning and…), and their exploration of the design world. And they laugh...a lot.

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English


Episodes

Episode 101 -- Happy Memorial Day!

5/28/2018
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In which I catch you up on five months of patterns of my life, talk about an i-cord edging experiment, get started on Stash Fit, and open up the registration for TwinSet Summer Retreat 2018!! Find the link for the retreat here: https://drive.google.com/open?id=1OTh5-0nJdmgFQ_vpxFicXwuJcMpWbXoX Visit Infinite Twist at https://www.infinitetwist.com/ Find Modeknit yarns at: http://www.modeknityarn.com/ Knitspot (Anne Hanson and Bare Naked Wool) is here: https://www.barenakedwools.com/

Duration:00:45:39

Reboot! (Not an Episode)

1/28/2018
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In which I give you a quick reboot and suggest you visit http://www.infinitetwist.com to purchase Stash Fit! with the code twinset for a $3.00 discount!

Duration:00:04:50

Episode 100 -- Finishing

12/31/2017
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In which we review listener memories of the last 100 episodes, share the fun we had spending Christmas together, recollect that it was before Thanksgiving when we recorded the last episode, and forecast a cold winter in Minnesota as well as predicting the top 10 phrases you won't hear Ellen say in 2018...at least not on the podcast.

Duration:01:00:34

Episode 99 -- Busy, Busy, Busy!!

12/10/2017
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In which it took me three weeks to edit, but in the meantime I did finish the paper to which I refer in the opening minutes. Also, we do talk about knitting, and about our lives, and about things that we object to and things that we support...pretty much as usual. Enjoy!

Duration:00:52:38

Episode 98-- #Whinebeck

11/12/2017
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In which it took almost as long to edit as it did to get around to recording and in which we catch each other up on the patterns of our lives, all the knitting that's been going on, new contests and old, and whine on about how we both missed Rhinebeck.

Duration:01:16:59

Episode 97 -- But I Digress

9/4/2017
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In which we are back from hiatus and we chat about what's been going on -- Jan hosted the TwinSet Summer Retreat 2017 and made a trip to China, and Ellen played around at Cedar Point with her clan and then travelled to Oregon for the eclipse where Jan's Grand Nephew gave her a total eclipse of the heart.

Duration:01:11:09

Episode 96 -- Twosday

7/31/2017
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In which we accomplish a quick catch up, hear Ellen's Kefir, think about the #metricrevolution, acknowledge our birthday, get a little creepy, and announce the winner of the Summer Shawl contest!

Duration:00:28:44

Episode 95 -- So Sweet

7/20/2017
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In which we catch up on life's joys and sorrows, and get cheered up by Dr. Yarn and our grandsons. And in which we talk about plowing back and forth, the perfect yarn for when you're Friesian, how sweet Jan is, and how incapable we both are at correct counts during cast ons.

Duration:00:49:27

Episode 94 -- Baby Pants! Baby Pants!

6/28/2017
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In which we catch up after several months. Jan became a grandma, Ellen went to Scotland, and we both had other adventures. Thanks for your patience while we were gone and while Jan was trying to get the episode edited...just under the wire to have an episode out in June!

Duration:01:10:24

Special Episode -- A Lovely Retreat

5/29/2017
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In which Jan give some details about the coming TwinSet Summer Retreat -- a few spots remain at time of publication!

Duration:00:03:32

Episode 93 -- Finally Edited

4/26/2017
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Okay, I'm getting this sucker published -- maybe Ellen will take some time to tell you what's in it, but I just want to be done with it...almost two weeks after we recorded!!!!

Duration:01:24:28

Episode 92 -- Over the Moon!

3/28/2017
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In which we discuss the upcoming March for Science (which is in April, not March, but I digress), synthetic, man-made, natural, organic, inorganic and other fiber related terms, advice for washing your fleece, and highlight contests and new lambs!

Duration:00:49:34

Episode 91 -- Brought to You by Daylight Savings Time

3/12/2017
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In which Ellen spends almost 15 minutes talking about how her knitting bit her. It really is impressive. Just saying.

Duration:01:08:06

Episode 90 -- Groundhog Day

2/12/2017
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Whew! Many tasks kept me from editing this very quickly, but here it is... In which we discuss Groundhog Day (are you surprised?), Ellen's commitment to acquire more skeins than she knits...err, rather knit more skeins than she acquires, Jan's experience at the Women's March on DC, Ellen's experiences at Ding Dong Darling National Wildlife Refuge (they involve birds -- and key lime pie), an epic knitting bite, and craftivism. And we have a few words from Dr. Yarn!! Listen here:...

Duration:01:21:34

Episode 89 -- TwinSetJan Does Japan!!

1/16/2017
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In which we chat about our holidays -- and Jan goes on and on about her holiday trip to Japan -- and in which we highlight a few other entrepreneurs in which you might be interested, hear from the founder of June cashmere, put out a few knitting and life objectives for the new year, and reconnect after our winter hiatus. (Note, the outtakes refer to a bit of food poisoning Jan and family experienced in Japan -- not caused by the Kobe beef, but coincidental to that meal...we do not want to...

Duration:01:22:49

Episode 88 -- Holiday Hiatus

12/18/2016
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In which we get ready for the holidays...Jan finishes up her current academic term, Ellen discovers walk-in closets, we both get ready for some fun with family over the holidays, and we include a reprise of the knitter's version of "Santa Baby!"

Duration:00:53:40

Episode 87 -- Weinerific!!

12/4/2016
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In which we discuss our four Thanksgivings, knitting going to the dogs, a new give away from Infinite Twist, and lots of weiners!!

Duration:00:54:27

Episode 86 -- Moving Forward

11/20/2016
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In which we take a deep breath and move on from the election, talk about how adorable our husbands are, brag a bit on ourselves, and hear about Ellen's fun at Vogue Knitting Live - Minneapolis.

Duration:00:56:16

Episode 85 -- Did I Happen to Mention...?

11/6/2016
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In which Jan shares great news, and we both talk about Rhinebeck, Drop Dead Easy Knits, training chickadees and trading rams.

Duration:00:59:52

Episode 84 -- Computer Gods?...Still Chuckling

10/10/2016
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In which we continue to be challenged by technology, but are very excited to be going to Rhinebeck! No outtakes this time -- we were lucky to get the body of the episode!

Duration:00:42:22