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Old 11-10-2007, 09:15 PM   #1
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Knitting + Podcasts = <3
So, knitting, for me, tends to be a hobby where I need to be paying attention to my hands. While I'm sure with years of practice I'll be able to do other things while my hands work, right now, I need to focus.

I tend to be a multi-tasker, so I hate doing only "one thing" at a time. Thus, I was finding knitting a bit frustrating. So...I decided to try knitting while I listen to podcasts, and I have to say, it's great!

I listen to A LOT of podcasts because I have more interests than I can shake a stick at, not to mention I'm kind of trapped in the middle of the Ozark Mountains with no real connection to the outside world besides the internet, so podcasts are a great way to feel like I'm part of communities I'm interested in from a distance.

So, I'm curious: does anyone else listen to podcasts while they're knitting away?

And, if you do, what kinds of podcasts do you listen to?
Edit: I forgot to mention which ones I listen to, whoops! XD I listen to Polyamory Weekly, Irish & Celtic Music Podcast, I Should Be Writing, World of WarCraft Podcast, and I'm looking for podcasts on Hinduism, Knitting, & Yoga.

Oh, and does anyone ever mess up their knitting because they're laughing at podcasts? I'm very, very guilty of this.
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Old 11-10-2007, 09:27 PM   #2
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I just found a knitting podcast today and I like it so far. Its on Knit Picks
the podcast button is on the right hand side of the bar at the top of the page.
Novice knitter here

Hoping to learn lots
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Old 11-10-2007, 09:48 PM   #3
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So far I only listen to knitting podcasts. Love them!! Great while I'm on the train to work and, knitting.
My favorite by far is Cast-On with Brenda Dayne (knit, like the wind!!) lol.
But I also like Stash and Burn, Knit Picks and It's a Purlman

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Old 11-10-2007, 10:44 PM   #4
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Here's a list of some of my faves:
CBC's Vinyl Cafe
This American Life
Sticks and String
KnitPicks Podcast
NPR's Car Talk

There are others I listen to, but they can get tedious with all the silly laughing
Socks in the City
Lime N Violet
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