I've gotten the chance to interview several famous names in knitting, and go behind-the-scenes at my favorite yarn-dying brand.

Here are the videos and written interviews I've done to help you get to know your favorite knitting celebrities a little bit more.


Blog Post: Jared Flood Interview: Inside Brooklyn Tweed & Shelter

Jared Flood Sepia HeadshotBy Liat Gat – Founder / Knitting for Men, Liat Interviews Others, Yarn / January 20, 2012 / 316 Comments

Welcome to a world of pure American wool and gorgeous photography: Meet Jared Flood. The man behind Brooklyn Tweed scarf shares inspiration, design advice, and how he the developed unique color-palettes behind his new Shelter and Loft yarns.

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Blog Post: Journey to the Birthplace of Malabrigo Yarns

Antonio with ladder on roof of Malabrigo factory uruguayBy Liat Gat – Founder / Liat Interviews Others, World Travels, Yarn / November 19, 2013 / 165 Comments

Come in to the Wonderland that is the Malabrigo Yarn headquarters in Uruguay. In this feature-length article, I share the colorful experience of a tour through the factory with Malabrigo’s co-creator, Antonio.

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Blog Post: Meet Stephanie of Tiny Owl Knits – The Fairy Princess Of Knitting

Stephanie Dosen headshotBy Liat Gat – Founder / Liat Interviews Others / August 17, 2012 / 163 Comments
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Blog Post: Exclusive Video Tour Inside The Malabrigo Factory In Uruguay

By Liat Gat – Founder / Liat Interviews Others, World Travels, Yarn / August 11, 2012 / 158 Comments

Seeing is believing! In this exclusive video tour, you get to see inside the incredibly special world of Malabrigo Yarns and their factory in Uruguay.

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Blog Post: The Best Stretchy Bind-Off for Toe-Up Socks: Jeny’s Surprisingly Stretchy Bind-Off (JSSBO)

Jeny's Surprisingly Stretchy Bind-Off on Super-Bulky Pink Knit SocksBy Liat Gat – Founder / Bind-Offs, Liat Interviews Others, Socks, Stretchy/Ribbed Bind-Offs, Toe-Up Socks / May 19, 2019 / 16 Comments

I recommend Jeny’s Surprisingly Stretchy Bind-Off (JSSBO) for binding off on toe-up socks. It is easy to memorize, easy to do, stretchy, and fast. JSSBO works with any rib pattern (1×1, 2×2, etc.). Includes an interview with JSSBO inventor Jeny Staiman.

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Video Tour Inside The Malabrigo Yarn Factory

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Last week I fulfilled a dream that seemed almost impossible — I visited the Malabrigo Yarn factory in Montevideo, Uruguay. I interviewed Malabrigo owner Antonio for almost four hours and recorded everything, as he told me details, secret histories, and funny stories behind the yarns, the names, the colors, and the sheep.



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