Hello wool pals, settle in – there is a lot of woolly magic to get through in this episode. There is an interview with Esther Rutter, author of This Golden Fleece and a recording from Fine Fettle Fibres, with Alice Underwood from the Rare Breed Survival Trust.
Do you need more inspiration for the Tin Can Knits-along? I’ve got some for you right here and who knows how many you may be able to make during our winter KAL (1 Dec-14 Feb) I’ve knit and re-knit quite a lot of TCK accessories, and here are the ones calling out to me for this KAL, as well as the ones which are calling out to me again. All images (unless otherwise noted) belong to Tin Can Knits and are used with kind permission. | Heads I made Loch from Handmade in the UK and I gave it away as a present – what a fool! haha! It was in Ripples Craft Sport and I really need to make it again – there are matching mittens too! Mountain Mist appears in Strange Brew and I think this would be beautiful in natural colours – but you could go mad, couldn’t you? Make them for all the family in their favourite shades.
What do you think, will you be casting on a sweater in the Tin Can Knits-along this winter?
It’s been a little while since we had a KAL and what better way to celebrate the name change than a new knitalong?!
For a really long time I’ve fancied doing a Tin Can Knits KAL, so this winter we’re gonna do it!
Hello and welcome in to episode 120 of the podcast – relaunching after my summer hiatus with a new name – welcome to WoolWork.
News from WoolNEss; our castlemilk moorit wool exploration and the small matter of a big change – the name of the podcast.
Hello pals! You wouldn’t be blamed if you had been thinking that blog posts were a thing of the past around here. My apologies! Every time I sit down to write a post (not a podcast post, but a good old fashioned blog post) I have the best intentions to get more posts out, but real life catches up and takes me away from the computer. In our lives online we often think of others being at the other end of the internet, attached to a device and ready to comment, post or “talk”. We’ve become attuned to thinking that the internet and social media means “fast” and that as quickly as we can type something, a response should also be generated. I’ve heard so often of designers in UK getting repeat social media posts, DMs and emails about a perceived issue with a pattern, over a very short period of time- often from people in countries on a different time zone than the UK, demanding a response. I do often think that the internet …
This month’s episode looks at something that has hooked itself into me and won’t let go!