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Episode 40: The Prince of Brioche – An Interview With Stephen West

‘Thighlighters’ by Stephen West. Image Copyright Westknits.[/caption] A chat with Westknits at Edinburgh Yarn Festival 2015 Listen Here Intro Don your finest swants my friends, because it’s time to pull up a pew and chat with Stephen West. Edinburgh Yarn Festival was the venue and Westy brought his A game when it came to the…

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Episode 39: Of Socks and Discworld – A Knitty Homage to Sir Terry Pratchett

Image Details: IMG_0543 by cherryred2001, via Flickr Listen Here Intro This episode is a knitty homage to my favourite author, Sir Terry Pratchett. In Enablers’ Corner, there’s a little rundown of the first quarter of The Golden Skein. The Pattern Pick, somewhat unsurprisingly, takes its inspiration from Discworld. Then the Sock Surgery returns with some…

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Episode 38: Socks by Day, Science by Night – An Interview with Louise Tilbrook

Listen Here Intro Welcome back for another episode of the show! The post-EYF fog is just about clearing and it’s time to get back into the swing of things with the podcast.

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Episode 37: Wardrobe Malfunction – What to Do When Your Knitting is Not Finished in Time

Image Details: ‘wardrobe’ by Jen Collins, via Flickr. Listen here Intro This episode has a lot of excitement for Edinburgh Yarn Festival. There’s also my top tips for what you can do if you don’t finish knitting your wardrobe in time for knitty events. Clare and Kate return to talk about finishing and caring for…

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Episode 36: The One With The Circus Music and a Trip to New Lanark Mill

We’re back with a slightly belated episode with lots of comedy circus fun for you to enjoy. Expect a good ab workout to occur during this high-comedy show. Grab your knitting and a tissue to wipe away the tears of laughter! Listen here PodRetreat 2015 Story time this week where there is a roundup of…

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Episode 35: Cast Offs For Socks

Listen here Intro Thanks for all the feedback following Kate Davies’ interview in Episode 34. Kate has some great Yokes tote bags in her shop at the moment. Consider yourselves enabled!

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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 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 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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