Episodes

Ep 150 – Gone to Rats

This week’s episode is a little later than normal due to the ongoing issues with Ravelry, which has meant I wasn’t able to release the content I had planned for this show. As yet, it’s not safe for some of my listeners over at Ravelry, so I’m not linking in any further posts on this…

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Ep 149 – Embracing Long Term WIPs for Mojo Return

Long Term WIPs I’ve dug up some long term WIPs this week, and it has heartily revived my knitting mojo! Thirteen weeks, stuck at home, on my own with two children. I never thought I would have to do this amount of time on my own with kids ever. Not without some kind of park…

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Ep 148 – StashFit

Stash Fit Today, we’re talking about StashFit. A Full and Complete destash was considered in Ep 146, which may or may not have been a mid-Corona crisis. This week I review a method for creating a stash that fits. It’s not some ghastly attempt at enforcing small stashed and yarn diets – far from it. StashFit is a…

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Ep 147 – Knitting For Comfort

Some patterns to comfort or soothe might be what you need right now. This episode has five patterns with that cosy, comforting feeling for you to check out. First of all, I’m horrified by the recent events in the US. I know there are many people of colour out there in our podcast community that…

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Ep 145 – Cats to Knit and Crochet

Cats to knit and crochet is the theme this week. We’re all about the cats. Despite being a non-cat lover, it is hard to deny that there are some great patterns out there for cat themed – well – everything! Whether you are looking for knitting or crochet, fine yarn to heavy yarn or even…

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Ep 144 – Stay on the (Kitty) Couch

Cat couches have been the order of the week here after the discovery of several patterns to crochet one of these beauties for your very own feline. No need for your cat to scratch the living daylights out of your furniture any more! Simple crochet a cat couch and all your problems will disappear. Or…

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Ep 143 – Useful Resources For Beginner Knitters

Have you been asked about resources for beginner knitters since lockdown? This episode contains a compilation of my favourites, assembled with ease of understanding and learning in mind. They cover a range of abilities, from starting to knit through to more advanced techniques. Resources For Beginner Knitters Staying home has encouraged a wave of new…

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Ep 142: Eat, Sleep, Knit, Repeat

Today we’re having a bit of a catch up, with some knitty chatter along with some discussion of recent reads during lockdown. I’m also gardening quite a lot at the moment, although not always making great choices when it comes to plant acquisition (smelly Buxus, anyone?). As there hasn’t been a lot of actual knitting…

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Ep 141 – Methods for Repairing Hand Knit Socks

Today’s episode is all about repairing hand knit socks. I have a pair of socks that I have accidentally worn through the heel of, and I wanted to repair them. I’ve collated some resources and options for repairing knitted items. Lockdown Life If you’re struggling with existential crises/dread/ennui as a result of over-thinking everything, Dr…

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Ep 140: Knit Accessories, Essentials and Variations

Today there is a review of Knit Accessories: Essentials and variations as well as some DK pattern ideas for sweaters and some random chat. Finding the Knitting Mojo in COVID Chaos I have found my way back to my knitting this week. This may have been due to admitting I was struggling with finding the…

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