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The Yarniacs: A Knitting Podcast

Jan 27, 2023

Yes, it is our 11th anniversary and we are partying like we're at a yarn shop after a very long pandemic!

Album of the Year

Knitting the National Parks by Nancy Bates
Yosemite Beanie by Nancy Bates
Group Achievement of the Year:
Charity knitting
Wildlife Center of Silicon Valley
Bird and Wildlife Rescue Nests by Karen Gunderson
Project Knitwell
Song of the Year
Sophie Scarf by PetiteKnit
Sharlene's Sophie
Best New (to us) Artist/Tool
The amazing row counters from Twice Sheared Sheep
Best Pop Artist of the Year
Stephen West for the Twists & Turns MKAL 2022
Thank you to our sponsor Jimmy Beans Wool!
Best Classic of the Year:
The Granny stripe and square
An example is Gayle's project Ziggy Interrupted by Sandra Paul
Best Construction of the Year:
Anything knit in the round! 
We found that pullover popularity far surpassed the popularity of cardigans. 
We mention these patterns:
Ranunculus by Midair Hirose
Gayle's Ranunculus
Tii Pullover by Joji Locatelli
Sharlene's Tii Pullover
Texture of the Year:
Mohair stranded with a smooth yarn
Sea Glass Sweater by Wool & Pine
Cable of the Year:
SARK by Kate Davies 
Lifetime Achievement Award:
The Stash!

Snippets of sweater songs from:
- Undone by Weezer
- Ugly Sweater Blues by JD McPherson
- V-Neck Sweater by The Grayboy Allstars
- In a Sweater Poorly Knit by mewithoutYou
- Ugly Christmas Sweater by WENGIE
- Sweaters by Allan Stone
- Sweater Song by Spongebob Squarepants
- My Favorite Sweater by Flynt Flossy
- Sweater Weather by The Neighborhood