Episode 121 - Party Anyone?

January 30th, 2015

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And its party time, lets 'Burn' off January with a Caithness Craft ceilidh.
http://www.gaelicwhisky.com/ for the Poit Dhubh 12 year old Blended Malt Whisky.
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xQ_IQS3VKjA for Danny Macaskill's The Ridge and you can see just how beautiful Skye is, then check out his other videos.
Retreat - if you are coming expect an e-mail soon.
Coming Up - The Edinburgh Yarn Fest www.edinyarnfest.com at the Edinburgh Corn Exchange 13-14 March 2015 - to enter the competition for a pair of weekend tickets go to the Ravelry thread and answer the question in the episode.
Me Me Me
I just found me on my Spotify! Don't know if this is just my spotify but its another way for you to listen.

Crewel Twists Fresh Ideas for Jacobean Embroidery by Hazel Blomkamp

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

Contact me - LouiseHunt on Ravelry CaithnessCraft on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram LouiseJ2010 on Flickr
www.caithnesscraftcollective.podbean.com
Music is The Great Selkie by Avalon Rising - www.musicalley.com

Episode 120 - Talking to Pins

January 21st, 2015

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This is an audio diary of my big sewing project. Making project bags for With Mel's Outlanderish Clan Kit.
You can hear me go slightly mad in that I was talking to the pins. I just happened to switch record on my phone.

Episode 119 - Reflect Commit Strong

January 1st, 2015

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Ahhh, its Episode 119.
This is not a normal episode. I explain why so apologies for sound rubbishness but the content is there, in a round about random Louise way.
Rose Rock Gin which you can get from http://www.masterofmalt.com/ We will do a tasting for next episode.
Lush Cardigan by Tin Can Knits
Contact details are caithnesscraftcollective@gmail.com Ravelry as LouiseHunt CaithnessCraftCollective group. Facebook, Pinterest, Instagram and Twitter as CaithnessCraft
The music is by Friction Bailey with Auld Lang Syne from www.musicalley.com

Happy New Year.

Episode 118 Christmas is COOOOMING….

December 18th, 2014

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Its almost here. Christmas 2014. Brought to you by Louise, Daisy and the dogs. I used Your Home Christmas made easy 2014 magazine to help us organise better. Quite a good buy for this and future years.
www.lovefoodhatewaste.com for excellent food ideas.
To wrap presents like a professional go look at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fh_Rg6e4SY8&feature=youtu.be and realise 'I've been doing it wrong my entire life'.
Sign up for the Caithness Craft Collective Retreat on Ravelry. All the information is there.

Natalie Servant competition - go to the Ravelry thread and answer 'What is your favourite art deco building?' to win a copy of her wonderful new eBook http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/sources/canadian-art-deco-knits to get it now.

Mum Mum Mum section
Shoppy Section www.etsy.com/shop/caithnesscraft

Bla Bla Blahhhhh Section
caithnesscraftcollective@gmail.com  Raverly as LouiseHunt  CaithnessCraft on Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest, Twitter  LouiseJ2010 on Flickr and www.caithnesscraftcollective.podbean.com for podcast feed.

Music is from Bunny Sigler with Hark the Herald Angels Sing from www.musicalley.com

Happy Holidays.

Episode 118 Christmas is COOOOMING….

December 18th, 2014

Its almost here. Christmas 2014. Brought to you by Louise, Daisy and the dogs. I used Your Home Christmas made easy 2014 magazine to help us organise better. Quite a good buy for this and future years.
www.lovefoodhatewaste.com for excellent food ideas.
To wrap presents like a professional go look at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fh_Rg6e4SY8&feature=youtu.be and realise 'I've been doing it wrong my entire life'.
Sign up for the Caithness Craft Collective Retreat on Ravelry. All the information is there.

Natalie Servant competition - go to the Ravelry thread and answer 'What is your favourite art deco building?' to win a copy of her wonderful new eBook http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/sources/canadian-art-deco-knits to get it now.

Mum Mum Mum section
Shoppy Section www.etsy.com/shop/caithnesscraft

Bla Bla Blahhhhh Section
caithnesscraftcollective@gmail.com  Raverly as LouiseHunt  CaithnessCraft on Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest, Twitter  LouiseJ2010 on Flickr and www.caithnesscraftcollective.podbean.com for podcast feed.

Music is from Bunny Sigler with Hark the Herald Angels Sing from www.musicalley.com

Happy Holidays.

Episode 117 - Ramping it Up for Christmas

December 4th, 2014

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It all seems to be Christmas preparation this episode.
Wots e Craic
Go to Ysolda Teagues blog http://ysolda.com/blog/ for VATMESS news.
https://www.etsy.com/shop/yarnsfromtheplain for Nic's lovely dyed yarn.
Castle Fraser ebook has its third pattern release.
Outlanderish Clan kit - very quickly go to http://withmeldotcom.wordpress.com/an-outlandish-clan-kit/ to grab a kit which are AMAZING.
Retreat Retreat - My own retreat is taking sign ups. Price is a tentative £125 per person for 12 places. Dates 28-31 May 2015.
Deposit of £50 by end of January, full price paid by 25 April 2015.
Coming Up
Edinburgh Yarn Fest 14 & 15 March 2015.
Swap
Christmas is coming - www.craftmill.co.uk We are making garlands and wreaths this episode.
Me Me Me - Lush Cardigan by Tin Can Knits, Dishcloths.Sports Direct spotting rules.
Caithness Section with Wicked George
Drams with 12 year old Aberfeldy single malt whisky
Bla Blah Blaaaaah - Ravelry as LouiseHunt and CaithnessCraftCollective Group. CaithnessCraft on Pinterest, Instagram, Twitter and Facebook. Flickr as LouiseJ2010  www.caithnesscraftcollective.podbean.com
Music is from Avalon Rising with The Great Selkie from www.musicalley.com

Episode 116 - Retreat Retreat

November 21st, 2014

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There are 2 BIG announcements in this episode.
The first being I am working with Mel and we are putting together an Outlandish Clan Collective Kit with a project bag made by me. You need to go to http://withmeldotcom.wordpress.com/words-with-mel/ from 9pm on 21 November 2014 (GMT) to get yourself a kit. But BE FAST, they are limited.

Wots e Craic - New logo by the lovely Laura Gesin and please go find her at https://www.etsy.com/shop/summerhillsheepfarm

Also another Etsy shop for lovely art work and jewellery is https://www.etsy.com/shop/TheBlackRockGallery

Scardy Cat - Announcement 2. How do you fancy a Crafting Retreat at John O Groats Natural Retreats 28 - 31 May 2015?
Please let me know for numbers as soon as possible and then I will give out a price and a schedule.  I'm looking to see if anyone is interested in the first place before I book it. I would then want deposits of £50 by 30 January 2015 and the full price paid 4 weeks before the retreat. If you couldn't make it you would get the remaining moneys back and if I could fill your place all the money back.  I will give a better idea of price when I know how many are interested. Minimum of 6 people. https://www.naturalretreats.com/uk/destinations/scotland/john-ogroats

Coming Up - www.edinyarnfest.com

Swap - Please have your swaps posted as soon as possible.

Christmas is Coming - Making Soap and candles - go to https://www.soapkitchenonline.co.uk/acatalog/Soap_Making_Kit_natural.html for the kit and all the ingredients you will ever need.

Me Me Me - Lush Cardigan by Tin Can Knits, Upstairs Downstairs Cowl by Paula Emons Feussle, Mad Pom Pom hat.
The Pillars of the Earth by Ken Follett

Drams - Richard and I drink a 10 year old Tomintoul Single Malt Whisky

Shoppy Section - I have McLean, Gordon, Ancient Fraser, Ancient MacMillan, Farquharson in the shop. www.etsy.com/shop/caithnesscraft
Blah Blah Blah bit - caithnesscraftcollective@gmail.com Louise Hunt on Ravelry, CaithnessCraft on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram. LouiseJ2010 on Flickr.

The music was Avalon Rising with The Great Selkie from www.musicalley.com

Episode 115 - Listen

November 7th, 2014

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Shhhhhh, can you hear it? Yip, its ME again.
The Blether is back with Listen
Wots e Craic
Stash Bot App
WithMel Videocast and Outlander teasers.
Two Ewes Fibre Adventures Podcast
Ichigo Abroad Podcast
Scardy Cat
Swap Section
Sign up on Ravelry
Coming Up
Edinburgh Yarn Fest www.edinyarn.com
Mum Mum Mum Section
Me Me Me Section
Shoppy Section

www.etsy.com/shop/valerieinscotland and www.etsy.com/caithnesscraft

Contact Info - Louise Hunt on Ravelry, CaithnessCraft on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest  LouiseJ2010 on Flickr
www.caithnesscraftcollective.podbean.com
Music is an old Orcadian song sung by Avalon Rising called The Great Selkie (a Selkie is a seal) and you can buy this from www.musicalley.com

Episode 114 - Tartanstastic

October 18th, 2014

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Wots e Craic lovely listeners?
Go find me mentioned in Lets Get Crafting Knitting and Crochet Issue 65 and find a nice wee pack of Christmas knitting patterns with yarn and needles.
Etsy Shop worth tracking down - www.etsy.com/shop/summerhillfarms to stalk Laura Gesin's yarny goodness
New podcaster for you - NH Knits via Podbean and iTunes
Scottish Diaspora Tapestry

Coming Up
Eden Court Inverness 18 October Highland Textile Fest
Glasgow School of Yarn 18 October Rennie MackIntosh Church Maryhill Road Glasgow
EdinYarnFest - 14, 15 March 2015 Edinburgh Corn Exchange - www.edinyarnfest.com

Mum Mum Mum
Where did you get that hat, where did you get that hat?

Swap
Calender swap is now closed.
Christmas Tree decoration or Winter decoration is now open. Please sign up on Ravelry by 5 November and post by 15 November. Handmade or a really nice bought decoration plus 3 items of Crafty winter fun and a note.

Christmas is Coming

This is the run down before Christmas of things we need to do in a timely manner so we don't run around at the last minute.

Me Me Me
Lush Cardigan by Tin Can Knits
Upstairs Downstairs by Paula of Knitting Pipeline fame
Opal Mini Sock yarn Bunny by Susan B Anderson
The Killing by David Hewson

Drams
Inchgowan 6 year old Single Malt Whisky with special guests

Shoppy Section

www.etsy.com/shop/caithnesscraft

Contact me via caithnesscraftcollective@gmail.com Ravelry as Louise Hunt Twitter, Pinterest, Facebook, Instagram as CaithnessCraft
Music is Wild Mountain Thyme by Marc Gunn via www.musicalley.com

Episode 113 - Wicked Awesome!!!

October 2nd, 2014

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Wots e Craic
The trip was Wicked Awesome. I can now speak fluent Boston thanks to Mary.
We have thanks, lots of thanks to give. You might like the poem.
I have a small travel log from our trip.
I go through the purchases and gifts. There's a long list.
Susan B Anderson Sock yarn bunny workshop
Knitting Pipeline Podcast. Twinset Designs Podcast. Knitting Dish Videocast, With Mel Videocast
Shoppy Section - www.etsy.com/shop/caithnesscraft
Coming Up - Highland Textile Fest - 18 October in Eden Court
Glasgow School of Yarn 17, 18 October in Charles Rennie MacIntosh Church, Maryhill Road, Glasgow
Edinburgh Yarn Fest 14, 15 March 2015 at Edinburgh Corn Exchange - www.edinyarnfest.com
Swap Section - Post your Calender and stationery swap by 15 October
Me Me Me - lots of me. Bunnies and mittens.
Blah blah blah
Contact me at caithnesscraftcollective@gmail.com Ravelry as LouiseHunt CaithnessCraft on Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, Facebook. LouiseJ2010 on Flickr
Music - Wild Mountain Thyme by Marc Gunn from www.musicalley.com

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