November 9th, 2013

Ready, Set, Knit! 333: Kathy talks with Cirilia Rose

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This week Kathy talks with Cirilia Rose, Creative Director at Skacel.

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Kathy and Cirilia Rose discuss The Fiber Factor, Skacel‘s Knitwear Designer Competition that has just entered the Final Challenge stage.

They discuss the goals of the contest, the different challenges and short turn-around times as well as some of the design work. Bravura designed by Tracey Purcher has been one of the most popular patterns from the contest!

Steve’s Yarn Picks:

Stitches East is happening this weekend! November 8-10 at the Connecticut Convention Center in Hartford, CT.  Stop by and visit the folks at the WEBS booth today and tomorrow.

Upcoming Events:

Northampton Bag Day Nov 23rd, 20% off any one item,  in store only

Our November KAL on Ravelry, join us in making the Safe Passage Set and be entered to win a $50 WEBS Gift Certificate.

Team WEBS is running and walking in the Annual Hot Chocolate run to benefit Safe Passage on December 8th. Please make a donation to any member of our team and Steve and Kathy will match all funds raised!


Ready, Set, Knit! listeners are you up for a challenge?!   The KnottyGirls Knitcast issued a challenge and started the Ravelry Podcaster Throwdown. They claimed that their listeners will turn in more hats for Halos of Hope by the end of Stitches West 2014 than any other podcast out there. You all know that Kathy has a competitive streak a mile wide and can’t resist a challenge! Steve has even stepped in and said that he will ship all the collected hats to Stitches West! Here’s what you need to do:

Make as many knit and/or crochet hats as you can (check here for preferred fibers and free patterns) and get them to us by February 1, 2014. Make sure each hat and package is labeled with “Team RSK!” Please mail all packages to:

We are no longer accepting donations of hats – please send all hat donations to 

Halos for Hope

20987 N. John Wayne Pkwy


Maricopa, AZ  85139

If you’re posting about your progress on Facebook or Twitter please use #PodcastThrowdown. And please join the Podcasters Throwdown Group on Ravelry and show your support in the Team RSK thread! If you’ve sent in hats let us know who you are.

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