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Here is the latest episode of the River City Knits Podcast, featuring myself along with my Knitting Partners in Crime, Amanda and Elisa! For all our videos, check out our YouTube Channel.

Looking for River City Knits swag or the other amazing products designed by yours truly? You can order them on The Yarn Barn of San Antonio web page.

p.s. There's a giveaway mentioned in episode 17.....make sure you watch to see the prize and find out how to enter......

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