This is a rewind episode from 2015 – we go back to episode 30, when I go to Jamiesons of Shetland.
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 …
Ooh dear! I’ve been struggling to get some creative energy going to make this episode. Something is better than nothing, right? New yarn, EYF news and Cheviot Wool Exploration
Just general wittering on about how woolly my month has been!
This is the final show of the year – I am trying to dispense with the C word in this episode. There are plenty of great people writing great things about gifts for knitters and how to do last minute gift knitting – there’s not much of that here – other than our own small gestures swap – just the usual wooliness and japes with me!
Inflamed about wool? (Grumpy sheep is eye-rolling you) either you don’t know about the amazing variety of wool available or you don’t want to!
Welcome to this special episode of the podcast, which focuses on the North Atlantic Sheep and Wool Conference, which I attended in Uist, in September.