CraftSanity Episode 52
Take Control of Your Knitting
with Help from The Domiknitrix
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Feel like your knitting sometimes gets the best of you and want to feel a little more in control? Then this is the show for you. Meet Jennifer Stafford, of San Francisco, a 37-year-old knitting powerhouse who knows what she wants from her craft. By day she works a regular job at an internet media company, but when she's knitting she takes on a much more powerful persona. She is the DomiKNITrix, the creative genius behind

Before we chat about how she became the DomiKNITrix in 2004 and her fabulous book "DomiKNITrix: Whip Your Knitting Into Shape," Jennifer shares some wonderful stories about how she learned to hone her craft, how she traveled the world and met the man of her dreams who was practically "the boy next door." And, of course, there will be talk about knitting and the power we weld as knitters, so grab your latest project, sink into a cozy chair or put on your leather, grab your iPod and strut around your neighborhood. Either way, enjoy this window into the intriguing life of a woman who knows how to get her craft on. Chances are you'll feel a little more powerful after listening her story and be well on your way to dominating ing your craft.

This Week's Project is a pdf download of the "Strings of Purls" project Jennifer' "DomiKnitrix book. Follow the instructions to make lovely, soft necklaces for you, a friend or the child in your life. The project will be available for download for 60 days, so act fast if you want to try it out. Thanks to Jennifer Stafford and North Light Books for providing the free pattern download.

Win a copy of Jennifer's book. Leave a comment about this week's show on the blog, then copy it into an e-mail to me and I'll get you entered in our random drawing for a copy of "DomiKNITrix: Whip Your Knitting Into Shape." Please include your mailing address in your e-mail to me so I can get the book to you if Abby, CraftSanity's 3-year-old Vice President of Fun, draws your name. Good luck everyone!

"Hip Hats" Giveaway: And the winner is... Congrats to Erica in Michigan. Abby randomly selected you as the winner of the "Get Your Crochet On! Hip Hats & Cool Caps," by Episode 51 guest Afya Ibomu.

Show note: The fabulous Amy Karol, of Kingpod, Angry Chicken and Tie One On fame, is coming back on CraftSanity to talk about her book "Bend-the-rules Sewing" that's coming out in June. Have a question you're dying to ask? Send it my way, and I'll do my best to work it into our chat. Don't miss this chance to tell me what you want to know about Amy. If you missed our first chat, I invite you to check out Episode 27. It's a good one. : )

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