2h 14min beginner

Hold onto your needles! Tracie and Jodi, a.k.a. the Grocery Girls, are here to dish out fresh fiber inspiration. From project picks to wooly good gossip, things are about to get super knitty… and maybe just a little nutty.

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11 Swatching Secrets Every Knitter Should Know - PLUS How to Swatch in the Round!
1. Episode: 11 Swatching Secrets Every Knitter Should Know - PLUS How to Swatch in the Round!
7min

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
2. Episode: SCANIA SHAWL Winter Knit-Along
7min

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?
3. Episode: Are you a GROSS KNITTER?
6min

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
4. Episode: Knit NICER! How to Knit Canadian Style
4min

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. Episode: Hygge Knitting and Other Scandinavian Things to Live By
5min

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
6. Episode: Decoding Laundry Symbols on Yarn Labels
8min

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
7. Episode: Stacked Increases + FOX PAWS Knitting Pattern
10min

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
8. Episode: SCANIA KNIT ALONG II: How to Knit Mock Cables
4min

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
9. Episode: 11 Reasons You Should Knit Every Day
5min

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
10. Episode: Sweater Fitting Guide: 4 Crucial Measurements
5min

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
11. Episode: The Wonderful World of BRIOCHE Knitting
5min

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
12. Episode: SCANIA KNIT ALONG III: Short Row Corner
2min

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
13. Episode: Mini Skein Knitting Pattern Inspiration
4min

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
14. Episode: 11 Things Only Knitters Understand
4min

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!
15. Episode: UPCYCLED Knitting: Turn Denim, Cotton & Plastic into Yarn!
4min

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
16. Episode: SCANIA KNIT ALONG IV: I-Cord + Easiest-Ever "Magic" Fringe
7min

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
17. Episode: Superwash Do's and Don'ts
7min

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
18. Episode: How to Wear a Knit Hat with Short Hair
5min

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
19. Episode: Are they KNIT-WORTHY? 10 Questions to Ask + Knitting Gift Ideas
5min

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
20. Episode: How to Throw an Unforgettable Yarn Swap Party
5min

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
21. Episode: Knit and Crochet HOME DECOR Ideas: Baskets, Poufs + Afghans
6min

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)
22. Episode: HELP! Metric to Imperial Knitting Conversion (Grams to Yards)
6min

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
23. Episode: Why We LOVE Magic Loop (vs. DPN or Circulars) PLUS How to Magic Loop
8min

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
24. Episode: Knitting So Good You Never Want to End + Favorite Bind-Offs
5min

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.

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Grocery Girls
1. Episode: 11 Swatching Secrets Every Knitter Should Know - PLUS How to Swatch in the Round! 7min
2. Episode: SCANIA SHAWL Winter Knit-Along 7min
3. Episode: Are you a GROSS KNITTER? 6min
4. Episode: Knit NICER! How to Knit Canadian Style 4min
5. Episode: Hygge Knitting and Other Scandinavian Things to Live By 5min
6. Episode: Decoding Laundry Symbols on Yarn Labels 8min
7. Episode: Stacked Increases + FOX PAWS Knitting Pattern 10min
8. Episode: SCANIA KNIT ALONG II: How to Knit Mock Cables 4min
9. Episode: 11 Reasons You Should Knit Every Day 5min
10. Episode: Sweater Fitting Guide: 4 Crucial Measurements 5min
11. Episode: The Wonderful World of BRIOCHE Knitting 5min
12. Episode: SCANIA KNIT ALONG III: Short Row Corner 2min
13. Episode: Mini Skein Knitting Pattern Inspiration 4min
14. Episode: 11 Things Only Knitters Understand 4min
15. Episode: UPCYCLED Knitting: Turn Denim, Cotton & Plastic into Yarn! 4min
16. Episode: SCANIA KNIT ALONG IV: I-Cord + Easiest-Ever "Magic" Fringe 7min
17. Episode: Superwash Do's and Don'ts 7min
18. Episode: How to Wear a Knit Hat with Short Hair 5min
19. Episode: Are they KNIT-WORTHY? 10 Questions to Ask + Knitting Gift Ideas 5min
20. Episode: How to Throw an Unforgettable Yarn Swap Party 5min
21. Episode: Knit and Crochet HOME DECOR Ideas: Baskets, Poufs + Afghans 6min
22. Episode: HELP! Metric to Imperial Knitting Conversion (Grams to Yards) 6min
23. Episode: Why We LOVE Magic Loop (vs. DPN or Circulars) PLUS How to Magic Loop 8min
24. Episode: Knitting So Good You Never Want to End + Favorite Bind-Offs 5min

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