OFF OUR NEEDLES
Our Favorite Episodes
How to Throw an Unforgettable Yarn Swap Party 5:28
Friends, snacks and yarn: what could be better? Bust your stash in the funnest way possible while making friends and scouting skeins.
Perfect Summer Yarns 24:25
Wool. We love it. Well, except for when it's 95 degrees out (or in the midst of the occasional hot flash). But stay cool, Jodi and Tracie are here to help us ditch the wool, so we can all get our summer stitch fix.
11 Reasons You Should Knit Every Day 4:30
As if you needed more reasons to knit... The Grocery Girls are back with the 11 reasons you should be knitting every day, and some of them might surprise you!
Ready to meet your new knitting circle? They're all about knit socks, the pleasures of matching PJs and the perfection of tea + knitting. (No guarantees they'll keep things PG!)
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11 Swatching Secrets Every Knitter Should Know - PLUS How to Swatch in the Round! 7:07
To swatch, or not to swatch? For Tracie and Jodi, it isn't really a question. See what makes every knitter's least favorite step so important, and learn all about swatching in the round!
SCANIA SHAWL Winter Knit-Along 7:10
It's that time again! Tune in to get the deets on the Scania Shawl Knit-Along. Plus, Tracie and Jodi will help you out with one of the trickiest parts: choosing your five colors!
Are you a GROSS KNITTER? 5:56
Are you a gross knitter? Hint: If you don’t wash your knits, the answer is yes! Luckily, The Grocery Girls are here to show you how it's done.
Knit NICER! How to Knit Canadian Style 3:54
What's the nicest style of knitting? Canadian, of course! Join Tracie and Jodi for a lesson in knitting styles, and find out what it takes to knit like a Canadian!
Hygge Knitting and Other Scandinavian Things to Live By 5:08
Pull out your oversized needles, pour some cocoa and settle into the coziest time of the year! In this episode, Tracie and Jodi show off their favorite chunky knits and share what gets them feeling "hygge."
Decoding Laundry Symbols on Yarn Labels 7:49
Never accidentally shrink a garment again! This week Tracie and Jodi demystify washing symbols and what they mean for your knits, including those never-before-washed mystery sweaters.
Stacked Increases + FOX PAWS Knitting Pattern 10:14
Having trouble with your Fox Paws scarf? Well, you're not the only one! Luckily, designer Xandy is here to share her tips and tricks for navigating her famously intricate pattern.
SCANIA KNIT ALONG II: How to Knit Mock Cables 4:23
No cable needle? No problem. In this episode Tracie and Jodi demonstrate just how simple the Scania Shawl's mock cable really is. Just slip, knit, knit!
11 Reasons You Should Knit Every Day 4:30
As if you needed more reasons to knit... The Grocery Girls are back with the 11 reasons you should be knitting every day, and some of them might surprise you!
Sweater Fitting Guide: 4 Crucial Measurements 5:14
Say goodbye to ill-fitting knits! In this episode, Tracie and Jodi share their tips to ensure your sweater fits juuuuuuust right after the bind-off.
The Wonderful World of BRIOCHE Knitting 4:31
Baffled by brioche? Don't be! Tune in to see Lesley Anne Robinson and the Grocery Girls tackle this super squishy, double-sided fabric.
SCANIA KNIT ALONG III: Short Row Corner 2:28
You've knit, purled and mock-cabled this far; keep the momentum going! In the third installment of the #OffOurKnitAlong, Tracie and Jodi demonstrate how to turn the corner on your Scania Shawl by working short rows.
Mini Skein Knitting Pattern Inspiration 4:14
Stripes, gradients, patterns: you name it! This week Tracie and Jodi share some mini skein-spiration straight from their fans.
11 Things Only Knitters Understand 3:54
Do you squish and sniff before you buy? Are you infamous for knitting in cars, buses, even at funerals? This week the girls discuss all the things that only knitters understand.
UPCYCLED Knitting: Turn Denim, Cotton & Plastic into Yarn! 4:20
Forget wool and alpaca fiber; upcycled socks and grocery bags are where it's at! Tune in to find out how to turn any tubular (and cuttable) material into knittable yarn.
SCANIA KNIT ALONG IV: I-Cord + Easiest-Ever "Magic" Fringe 6:45
And now, for the moment you've all been waiting for: the unraveling of the fringe! Learn all about the I-cord bind-off, pull out some stitches, and get ready to show off your Scania Shawl.
Superwash Do's and Don'ts 6:42
Find out everything you ever wanted to know about this favorite fiber! From what to knit to how to wash it, the Grocery Girls share it all.
How to Wear a Knit Hat with Short Hair 5:03
Who says short hair and hats don't mix? From styling tips to pompom grooming, the girls know a thing or two about hand knits and cropped 'dos.
Are they KNIT-WORTHY? 10 Questions to Ask + Knitting Gift Ideas 5:23
They say you should share your gifts with the world, but before you pick up those needles, you need to ask yourself a few questions. This week, learn Tracie and Jodi's method for determining someone's knitworthiness.
How to Throw an Unforgettable Yarn Swap Party 5:28
Friends, snacks and yarn: what could be better? Bust your stash in the funnest way possible while making friends and scouting skeins.
Knit and Crochet HOME DECOR Ideas: Baskets, Poufs + Afghans 5:41
There's a time and a place for everything, and that includes crochet. Get home decor ideas and find out which projects are best left to the hook.
HELP! Metric to Imperial Knitting Conversion (Grams to Yards) 5:33
Tracie and Jodi break down the metric system! Find out what the numbers on the back of your yarn label really mean, and see just how far that skein will go.
Why We LOVE Magic Loop (vs. DPN or Circulars) PLUS How to Magic Loop 7:38
It’s called the "magic" loop for a reason; see why so many knitters favor this method above the rest. Spoiler: Jodi's obsessed!
Knitting So Good You Never Want to End + Favorite Bind-Offs 4:43
Give your knitting the happy ending it deserves! In the season finale of Off Our Needles, Tracie and Jodi talk about the bind-offs they love and the projects they never wanted to end.
Season 2 of Off Our Needles
The Sweet Summer Knit-Along 30:32
Never knit a sweater before? You're not the only one: Jodi's a first-timer too! Which means you'll be in good company when you join the girls for their Sweet Summer Knit-Along, aka the best knitting circle ever.
Tools for Sockcess 33:16
Chasing sock-cess? The girls are here to help you escape de-feet with a toe-riffic toolbox of tips, tricks and project picks. (Guaranteed to be way better than our sock pun, we promise.)
Face the Lace 31:17
Lace: acquired taste or start of a fresh fiber love affair? You be the judge as Jodi and Tracie dish up some simple lace projects, chart-reading tricks and beginner tips, all sure to get your needles clicking. (Don't worry, we won't tell your other knitting.)
Knitting on the Go 20:47
The girls are kickin' it back to the original mobile device: your knitting needles. No more hiding inside. No more needle-less vacations. No more boring bus rides. Just projects and tips you can always take with you.
Perfect Summer Yarns 24:25
Wool. We love it. Well, except for when it's 95 degrees out (or in the midst of the occasional hot flash). But stay cool, Jodi and Tracie are here to help us ditch the wool, so we can all get our summer stitch fix.
Christmas in July 27:34
What if this year was actually the year? What if we all stopped praying for rentable knitting elves, and actually started our holiday knitting lists ( dare we say it) early? Well, tell Santa he can keep the elves. The girls have all the holiday inspiration you need, right here.
Dreaming of Fall 22:12
Sure it's summer, but we're dreaming of cozy sweaters, crisp mornings and, yes, the occasional pumpkin spice latte. (Sorry, not sorry.) You too? Then join the sisters for this little ode to autumn.
Knit Therapy 22:49
Stressed out? Don't let life unravel, knit something easy and unwind! All you need is this zen garden of simple project picks, courtesy of our resident knit therapists. (Paging doctors Jodi and Tracie.)
The Big Finish(ing) 18:34
It's here. You know, the "F" word. (No no, not that one!) And we're not going to let that pesky little word stand in the way of completing the Sweet Summer Knit-Along. Nope. We're grabbing finishing by the needles, and ending that sweater on a high note, and celebrating, naturally.
Season 1 of Off Our Needles
Crushing on Colorful Knitting: Stitchwork, Lucy Neatby & Pizza Hats 14:28
How do you get a great episode? Just add color! Join the girls for a colorful chat full of fun projects, bright hues, and yes, even a crocheted pizza hat.
Why We Love Cold Weather Knitting Projects 14:28
Cozy is calling! Join the ladies in an ode to warm projects, winter stews and all things bulky.
Cutest Projects Ever: Small Knitting, Big Impact 12:08
The ladies are going big by thinking small! From compact cables to cute mini skeins, this one's all about the tiny treasures that keep those needles clicking.
Knitters Celebrate Mom! 22:42
Take 10 minutes to celebrate Mom! The ladies chat knitting for Mom, gifts for Mom and even take a call from, yup, you guessed it, their mom.
Striped Socks, Celebrities & Menopause 19:14
What do stripey socks, knitting celebrities and menopause have in common? They're all part of this grab-bag episode full of knitty "loose ends."
Fresh for Spring: Knitted Boot Liners, Jewel-tone Shawls & Brioche Police 13:01
Time for a little spring fling! Join the Grocery Girls as they gear up for warmer weather by chatting lace, their favorite Instagrammers and even a few tales of love. Well, sort of.
We Like Knit Socks 30:41
Get ready for the ultimate sock talk! From toe-up and top-down basics to a special appearance from Ann Budd, the girls bring you an episode that's nothing short of toe-riffic.
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