Podcasts

Episode 34: Making it as a Knitwear Designer – An Interview With Kate Davies

Intro This week we welcome writer and designer Kate Davies onto the show for her first ever podcast interview. Based in Scotland, just off the West Highland Way, Kate is a prolific designer, responsible for a number of indie design classics. She has also written for a number of publications as well as authoring two…

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Episode 33: How to Fix Your Socks When They Go Wrong and a Review of 23cm Asymmetric Mini Circulars for Socks

It’s very socktacular this week with the return of the Sock Surgery. The show kicks off with a review of the 9.5″ (9″) / 23cm asymmetric circular needles from Kinki Amibari, kindly given for review by Rachel at www.tangled-yarn.co.uk. Clare will also be reviewing these on her blog in the near future. My verdict: quite…

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Episode 32: Edinburgh Yarn Festival Scoop and How to be Enabled

I’m going. Are you? It’s shaping up to be a big one, and the details are starting to be revealed more readily now. Listen on for some exclusive news and a giveaway of a pair of weekend tickets. Let the enabling begin! Listen here

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Episode 31: The Sock Surgery Casts On and How to WIP Down Your Projects

The big day has finally arrived and it’s all about casting on our first pair of socks of the Year of Socks. I’m looking forward to having lots of lovely socks to revisit this time next year. New to sock knitting? Come in, there’ll be lots of hints and tips for you. Seasoned veteran? Clare…

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Episode 30: Enablers’ Corner and How to Build an Online Community with Sarah Chy

Listen Here Bring in the Soap Box! In a complete departure from usual proceedings, it gets a little ranty during the introduction, when a few choice things light the blue touch paper: Loose Women, Vax and Benedict Cumberbatch to be precise. Well, not Benedict Cumberbatch himself, he’s a good lad.

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Episode 29: A Year of Enabling and How to Make Your Socks Fit

We’re all about enabling this week on the podcast. The latest knitty news is on the agenda, along with some world class enabling and the official announcement of the Sock Surgery Year of Socks. Introduction Recent crafty-type exploits over Christmas have enjoyed a spot of proper whisky tasting. We tried Glenmorangie, Glen Moray – my…

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Episode 24: Choosing Yarn for Socks with Clare Devine

Image used with permission of Clare Devine. Hello and welcome to Episode 24 of the podcast. This week we will be mostly learning a lot about how to choose yarn for socks with Clare Devine. Listen here

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Episode 21: Pontoon!

Image Details: ‘Russian TU-160 Blackjack’ by defenceimages, via Flickr. Hello and welcome to episode 21 of the podcast. This one has nothing at all to do with card games and everything to do with knitting, along with an interview from a special guest. A warm welcome to all new and returning listeners. Listen here

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Episode 20: Pack Up Your Troubles

Image Details: “The Suitcase” by wolf man-k, via Flickr. Hello and welcome to episode 20 of the podcast. A warm welcome to any new listeners, particularly those who have come as a result of taking part in the LushPodKal, and welcome back to returning listeners. Listen here

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Episode 18: The First Step is Admitting You Have A Problem

Image Details: ‘Untitled’ by rottnapples, via Flickr. Hello and welcome to episode 18 of the podcast. The first step is indeed admitting you have a problem, when it comes to solving the mother of all knitting funks, it would seem! Listen here

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