reasons to be cheerful - books books BOOKS!

reasons to be cheerful – books books BOOKS!

May 25, 2016 |  by  |  2 Comments

There is just so much happiness happening in the knitty booky world. I feel the need to spread the cheer a bit.

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episode 60 - a hobby that got a bit out of hand

episode 60 – a hobby that got a bit out of hand

May 20, 2016 |  by  |  3 Comments

Joy McMillan, The Knitting Goddess joins me for a chat today and we talk about her life before dyeing, the dye process and the incredible British wool bases that she loves to create with and exciting tidbits about new yarns!!

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episode 59 - Back it up!

Mairead`s meaningful knit

episode 59 – Back it up!

May 6, 2016 |  by  |  No Comments

Today I discover how one ball of yarn can be so versatile in creating different fabrics! I also have an incredible chance for you to win a very special bespoke hand-dyed yarn.

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episode 58 - Fluph : skeins 'n' cakes 'n' balls 'n' things

episode 58 – Fluph : skeins ‘n’ cakes ‘n’ balls ‘n’ things

April 21, 2016 |  by

Last week I went to Dundee to visit yarn shop Fluph and the wondrous proprietress Leona Jayne Kelly (and her two dogs Oskar and Arthur). We talk about wool, dyeing, the day-to-day of running a yarn shop and the juggling involved. We have a right old laugh too and listen in for a lovely give-away too!

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episode 57 - That Pensive Pocket of Time

episode 57 – That Pensive Pocket of Time

April 8, 2016 |  by  |  11 Comments

It is the combination of the last of the EYF hangover and the changing of the clocks and the visible lengthening of the day, but I’ve had some time to think about a lot of things – some slight changes to the podcast (more on that in a future episode) and other thoughts about my own knitting, wool events and the knitting world in general.

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Wool Tribe Give-Away

The Natures Shades Meet up

Wool Tribe Give-Away

April 7, 2016 |  by

Just when I thought I was getting over the awesomeness that was Edinburgh Yarn Festival they go and release all the photos from the weekend on their website. (read more)

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My EYF be-wool-derment

My EYF be-wool-derment

March 25, 2016 |  by  |  6 Comments

Last year I didn’t have a lot of idea about what I wanted to buy (apart from a loom) and so I just bought things with my itchy knitty grabby hands! Come and see what I got.

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episode 56 - EYF over Breakfast with Felix

episode 56 – EYF over Breakfast with Felix

March 24, 2016 |  by  |  10 Comments

A very laidback breakfast chat with Felix Ford, AKA KNITSONIK about our Edinburgh Yarn Festival Weekend

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