The Golden Skein

Episode 41: Baby Bums and Self Stripe

Listen Here Intro Hello and welcome to a decidedly low sugar version of the podcast. I hope you are all getting over your Easter chocolate hangovers. Thanks to everyone who has been in touch with feedback following Episode 40, which was an interview with Stephen West. Edinburgh Yarn Festival has been announced for 2016 and…

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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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#FreeYourSkeins2015 Friday Week 2: ‘3 Color Cashmere Cowl’ by Joji Locatelli meets The Golden Skein Autumn Harvest

When yarn and inspiration collide Week two of #FreeYourSkeins2015 Friday is upon us, and this week there was a very straightforward choice made. I’ve been looking for the perfect way to combine all 3 skeins from The Golden Skein’s Autumn Harvest quarter within one project, to represent the inspiration photo. Joji popped up with the…

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Introducing the Sock Surgery with Clare Devine

Banish your sock knitting woes and get some toasty toes! If you’re a listener to the podcast, you’ll have heard our recent introduction of the bi-weekly Sock Surgery with Clare Devine of Yarn And Pointy Sticks Designs. Aided and abetted by our glamorous assistant, Kate, we’ll be chatting about knitting socks from the very beginning….

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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 28: Hogmanay and a Review of Yokes by Kate Davies

It’s the last day of 2014 and the last podcast of 2014. I simply couldn’t allow you all to fall into the cold, harsh light of January without a podcast episode to cheer you along. Excuse my lemsip induced dulcet tones and slightly dulled reactions during this quick-step instalment of the podcast.

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Episode 27: Toe Up or Cuff Down Socks and a Review of WTF Knits

Hello and welcome to all new and returning listeners, especially those who came over from A Playful Day. Welcome to the show! It’s a yarn, comedy and sock knitting palooza this episode, as we review WTF Knits and welcome Clare and Kate for the Sock Surgery. Intro The pantomime opened last weekend and we have…

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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 18: The First Step is Admitting You Have A Problem

Image Details: ‘Untitled’ by rottnapples, via Flickr. Hello and welcome to episode 18 of the podcast. The first step is indeed admitting you have a problem, when it comes to solving the mother of all knitting funks, it would seem! Listen here

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