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Episode 82: Commit

Listen Here Intro The podcast is brought to you this week from Daan Saaf, still with Real Ale though, obviously. This week I’m taking the time to point you in the direction of two of my latest little hobbies, Anchor and Snapchat. I like Anchor because its audio messaging and I have a face for…

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Episode 67: Mo’ Mohair

Image Details: ‘ull mohair’ by AnnaKika, via Flickr Listen Here Intro It’s another mohair heavy episode today where we talk about different yarns which contain mohair. There really is something for everyone in terms of taste, spin, weigh and price point, along with some unusual blends to consider. In news, we bid a fond farewell…

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Episode 64: Socktober Happenings

Listen Here Intro Hello and welcome to another episode of the podcast, where this week, we’ll be talking about things that are happening in Socktober – the month of sock knitting! I also have excellent news to share (with a huge thank you) and some take away thoughts from New media Europe. We also have…

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Episode 45: Short Row Variations and Summer Knitting Patterns

Listen Here Sponsor This episode is sponsored by Blacker Yarns. Lyonesse is a new 50% linen, 50% wool yarn, available in DK and 4ply weights, specially developed for your summer knitting needs. Perfect for creating cool, breathable garments and lacy shawls, the linen content ensures this yarn retains its block beautifully. To order, visit www.blackeryarns.co.uk…

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Episode 44: Summer Knitting Yarns

Listen Here Intro This week, there’s a roundup of news from the yarn world, including a new online yarn store opening its doors as well as podcast latest. Enablers’ Corner sees a focus on which yarns to use for summer knitting, as well as a rundown of some commercial and indie dyed blends containing cotton,…

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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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LushPodKal Techniques 3: Short Rows and Wrap and Turn

Image Details: ‘Down With Shorts’ by theotherdan, via Flickr. This is the third in a series of blog posts exploring techniques used in the Lush Cardigan by Tin Can Knits, and some recommended resources for those techniques I have used.

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