Episode 158 - Mahogany Red

October 6th, 2016


The Blether is all about What we do for others. And what colour is your heart?
Comfort/Twiddle Mitts - http://www.sashcharity.org/call-for-crafty-knitters-to-make-comfort-blankets-for-elderly-patients/

Hopefully this episode has better volume. Let me know if it isn't.

Review of Painted Toppers for Kids by Woolly Wormhead - thank you for letting me review this.

I did mean to mention Katya Frankels Autumn Essentials.  This year’s collection concentrates on using a natural palette to showcase the scintillating variegated yarns and has 3 patterns, socks, shawl and fingerless mitts. http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/sources/grey-matters I will discuss it next episode.

Me Me Me
Half Yard Kids by Debbie Shore and Adorable Teddy Bears to knit by Rachel Borello from the library
Poldark - Winston Graham
Even Dogs in the Wild by Ian Rankin

Contact me caithnesscraftcollective@gmail.com Ravelry as LouiseHunt join the CaithnessCraftCollective Group Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram as CaithnessCraft  Get the feed from www.caithnesscraftcollective.podbean.com

Episode 157 - Colour Whacking the Back of your eyes.

September 16th, 2016


I say Episode 156 it's not. It's clearly 157.
Review of St Kilda yarn by Blacker and Knitting Goddess http://www.blackeryarns.co.uk/ http://www.blackeryarns.co.uk/
Review of Knitting with Gradients by Carol Feller http://stolenstitches.bigcartel.com/product/knitting-with-rainbows
Legends of the Fall swap

Contact me via caithnesscraftcollective@gmail.com Ravelry as LouiseHunt join the CaithnessCraftCollective Group. Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest as Caithness Craft  www.caithnesscraftcollective.podbean.com for the download.

Episode 156 - Hiding in the Mummy Cave

September 5th, 2016


Hiding there until Baby Bears want their dragons.. Do you hide in your cave too?

Wots e Craic - Lets Knit September Issue with Sachiyo Ishii Mini Knitted Woodland Book and Sarah Keen and her 100 Little Knitted Projects

Review Section - Cornish Tin II from Blacker Yarns. Get it on 20 September and choose from 7 dyed colours with extra added grey. http://www.blackeryarns.co.uk/

UNKAL - the final winners are announced. Please contact me with your name and address to post you your prize.

Legends of the Fall - Sign up by 15 September for an awesome swap.

Coming Up

Mum Mum Mum Section

Me Me Me - Gypsy Headband by Tina Saunders using Wheal Kitty Cornish Tin II by Blacker Yarns
Colour Collusion by Jan M Hamby
Toothless by Nicoles Nerdy Knots
Smooth Operator Socks by Susan B Anderson (I did some in the car the day after I recorded so they count in here).

Shoppy Section - www.etsy.com/shop/caithnesscraft

Bla Blah Blaaaah - LouiseHunt on Raverly Caithness Craft on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Pinterest. Louisej2010 on Flickr get podcast from www.caithnesscraftcollective.podbean.com

Episode 155 - Oh Look, the BMX Final is On

August 19th, 2016


There are show notes but not tonight Josephine, its late.

Enjoy this and look back later for the ole linkaroonies.

Go Team GB.

Episode154 - Wabbits

August 5th, 2016


Episode 153 - Mumfording it Across the Atlantic

July 26th, 2016


This is a bit of a My Holiday Run Down 2016.

Blether - Twinset Summer Camp - You need to add this one to your list of things to do before you die.

I met
JenSheelan of the Jenn Sheelan Video cast https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCvbyG_B2-SamCzP09EtVi9A
Sarah Montie - Check her Sail shawl out - http://sarahmontie.blogspot.co.uk/
Melissa - PeaceWeaver and http://www.bluemont.org/Concerts/concerts_intro.html

Thank you to the goodie bag sponsors and I loved it so much I think you will too.
HiKoo by Sckacel Kenzie - http://www.yarn.com/product/hikoo-kenzie-yarn/
Infinite Twist - http://infinitetwist.com/ (on holiday until 1 September)
StevenBe http://stevenbe.com/

I went to
Smithsonian Museums, favourite being the Renwick and then the Air and Space ones.
Looped Yarn Works up in DuPont area

The Handknitting Association in Iceland http://handknit.is/
Nordic Store https://nordicstore.net/

UnKAL - Division 1 - Leave it - Don't Leave it anymore, pick it up sticks and finish it for the 1st September for prizes.

I will have a new swap next episode.

Drams - Richard and I drank a Finlaggan Single Malt

Contact - Ravelry - LouiseHunt CaithnessCraftCollective Group - Facebook, Pinterest, Twitter, Instagram as CaithnessCraft  Flickr as LouiseJ2010
Music is from Free Music Archive with Entertainment for the braindead by A Friend

Episode 152b - Strawberry Sunshine

June 29th, 2016


Waiting for the rain to stop.

Episode 152 - The dogs didn’t get that memo

June 23rd, 2016


Episode 151 - Goaty Mc Goatface

June 2nd, 2016


Yes you read that right. Goaty Mc Goatface.  Whats your goat name?
Listen to the blether to understand.

Wots e Craic
- Go Kick(starter) Karie Westerman for her This Thing of Paper at http://www.kariebookish.net/ I said Fourth Edition but its updated now.
Twinset Summer Camp - https://app.box.com/s/uropsxfsbf6jcntimr48tsjbugc83da4 for the registration form - go on, we can sit and knit together....
Kate Davies - The Book of Haps - https://www.shopkdd.com/ for your copy. £19.99 is not enough really when you see it.

UnKAL - You have until June 6 to update your photos on the various threads. I will draw the prizes then. Don't miss out because you forgot to post the photo.

Retreat Retreat - ONE goody bag is available in the www.etsy.com/shop/caithnesscraft
A full run down of my Caithness Craft Collective 2016 retreat. Mark end of May 2017 in your calenders.

Me Me Me
Owligan by Kate Davies
John o Groats Slouchy Hat by Marta Poling
Sewing - circular knitting needle rolls, coasters, goody bag things

Shoppy Section - www.etsy.com/shop/caithnesscraft

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LouiseHunt on Ravelry, Caithness Craft Collective group on there too.
CaithnessCraft on Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest, Twitter
Louisej2010 on Flickr

Episode 150 - Hyyyyyyde

May 16th, 2016


1, 2, miss a few, 99, 100. Coming Ready or Noooot. Hide and Seek time.
This episode has a Blether with Hyyyyde

Wots e Craic - http://www.kariebookish.net/ for Karie Westermann blog and info on her Kickstarter to get the Karie book party started.
Twinset Summer Camp - https://app.box.com/s/uropsxfsbf6jcntimr48tsjbugc83da4 for the form, go to their group on Ralvery for information.
Competition - This was drawn and congratulations to Resorta. You can buy Boys Knits and Head to Toe by Katya Frankel http://katyafrankeldesigns.bigcartel.com/ I can't recommend this enough for your small people in your life.
UnKAL - Still time to sign up for the Un Knit along. Go to my group on Ravelry or Twinset Designs
Coming Up - Highland Wool and Textile in Dingwall Mart on 22 May 2016
Loch Ness KnitFest Sept 29-Oct2 2016
Festiwool - 12 November 2016
Leeds Yarn Fest - 4 June 2016

Retreat Retreat
- A run down of getting there and what to bring.
We are featuring BritYarn http://www.brityarn.co.uk/ as she has donated for the goodie bags.  For all you British Yarns look no further than Isla's shop.
Also Marta Poling has written us a beautiful hat pattern called John o Groat Slouchy Beret which other listeners can buy at http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/john-ogroats-slouchy-hat

Me Me Me - Owligan by Kate Davies
Toothless Dragon by Nicoles Nerdy Knots
Paving Mitts by Ellen M Silva
I have been sewing alot and taking alot of time up but I don't mention this as its for the retreat.

Drams - Our newest local Malt which is Wolfburn and made in Thurso. There is some added sound effects and I've fiddled with the sound but be ready.http://www.wolfburn.com/

Shoppey section - www.etsy.com/shop/caithnesscraft

Bla Blah Blaaaah - LouiseHunt on Ravelry, CaithnessCraftCollective group in Ravelry. Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest as Caithness Craft Flickr as Lousiej2010

Music is from the Free music archive and is called Entertainment for the Braindead by A. Friend.

And there are bloopers so keep listening.

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