New Episodes

All the newest episodes from the podcast – a mixture of interviews, solo shows, reviews, stories and travel

Ep 165 – Getting Rid of Moths in Knitwear

Moths in Knitwear Moths in knitwear is every knitter’s worst nightmare. In this episode, I cover some of the telltale...

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Ep 164 – Knitted Wreaths For Christmas

Knitted Wreaths For Christmas With all the joy sucked out of life at the moment, it’s time to turn festive...

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Ep 163 – Delicious Little Joys

Delicious Little Joys The #DeliciousLittleJoysKAL is coming! Having not hosted a KAL for a long time, I was inspired to...

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Ep 162 – The Boyfriend Sweater Curse

The Sweater Curse You may or may not have heard before about the infamous folklore that is the Boyfriend Sweater...

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Ep 161 – Colourwork Sock Inspiration

Colourwork Sock Inspiration Socktober continues to inspire in this episode. Colourwork socks are always pretty impressive. Whilst they are on...

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Hear from all your favourite indie hand dyers, designers and yarn producers, their stories and how they create the yarns and patterns you get to work with.


Be heartily enabled with all the best and most exciting new pattern releases, books, yarns and events. Take your knitting to the next level with bags of new ideas!


Stories, funny patterns, knitting mishaps, jokes and more – if you’d hear it round a table at the pub with your knitting buddies, you’ll likely find it here.

Show Host

Jo Milmine

Jo Milmine is a multi-award winning podcast host with six years’ experience of producing her own show. She became the voice of the Shinybees knitting podcast whilst living in rural South Africa and has taken the show on a round the world knitting adventure ever since. Featured by The Guardian, The Knitter, Knitty, Knit Now and pretty much every other knitting publication, Shinybees was awarded ‘Best UK Podcast of 2016’ at the New Media Europe Awards and ‘Most Engaged Audience of 2015’ at the UK Podcast Awards. Likes: Tunnocks Tea Cakes, Gin, Dogs in Comedy Knitwear, Pickled Onion Monster Munch, Self Striping Yarn. Dislikes: Speckled Yarn, Marmite, Reverse Stockinette Stitch, Man Buns, Being Serious.

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Featured Guests

Here are just a few of my fantastic past guests on the podcast. Hear about their journeys into working in the knitting industry as well as what inspires them to create the amazing yarns and patterns we enjoy.

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