Reviews

Episode 16: Run, Rabbit, Run!

Image Details: “Park bench Discards Irn Bru” by Craig Murphy, via Flickr. Hello and welcome to Episode 16 of the Shinybees podcast. Thank you for joining me and a warm welcome to all new and returning listeners. Listen here

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Shinybees in The Knitter Magazine

That’s right! The podcast was recommended in the latest issue of The Knitter. It was a pleasant surprise; I bought the magazine today to get my copy of the sock heel masterclass article by Clare Devine. I spotted the mention as I was flicking through the rest of the magazine, prior to sitting down for…

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Episode 14 – On the Road to the North

Hello everyone and welcome to episode 14 of the podcast. I hope you are all well and have had a lovely Christmas and New Year. Listen here

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Episode 13: The Cat in the Hat

Image Details: ‘Cats, Hats and Things’, by rcpromike, via Flickr. Hello and Welcome to Episode 13: The Cat in the Hat. What it says on the tine, effectively. All will become clear…. Listen here

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Episode 12 – Out and About at Yarndale

Image Credit: ‘Bus to #Yarndale’, by Bee, via Flickr. Hello and welcome to the show notes for episode 12. This episode is all about Yarndale, a new Yarn festival held in Skipton in north Yorkshire in the UK. I was lucky enough to go along and met up with Nic from Yarns From The Plain…

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Knitting and Crochet Blog Week 2013 (4KCBWDAY6): Covet Thy Neighbour’s Knitting Stuff

Day Six (Saturday April 27th): A Tool To Covet Write about your favourite knitting or crochet (or spinning, etc) tool. It can either be a tool directly involved in your craft (knitting needles or crochet hook) or something that makes your craft more pleasurable – be it a special lamp, or stitch markers. Is it…

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Episode 1: Send in the Hogs!

Hello and welcome to the shownotes for the first official Shinybees podcast. For those of you coming back after the Pilot Episode, great to see you again, and a warm welcome to any new listeners. Listen here

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Book Review: Kirstie Allsopp’s ‘Craft’

Amongst the seriously awesome presents that I received from Mumsy for Christmas, including the welly socks for my Hunters, was a copy of Kirstie Allsop’s Craft. As you can imagine, this was extremely pleasing for me, as I had thought about buying a copy but thought ‘no, wait, maybe if I am a really good…

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LYS Review: Black Sheep Wools Craft Barn

On 4 January, I went with Sal from The Gingerbread Bunny to the Black Sheep Craft Barn in Culcheth to do a bit of yarn shopping. We had planned to go to Purl City Yarns in Manchester, however, as the weather has been particularly horrid here, we didn’t fancy dicing with death on the M60,…

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