Episode 129 - Groats

May 22nd, 2015

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Wots e Craic
BritYarns - Open on 2 June 2015. Go to www.brityarns.co.uk  She's on Instagram and Twitter as BritYarn
Quilt Now

Runny Runny Runny

Mey 10k this weekend. All the best competitors and runny types for all events

Retreat Retreat
A couple of things for the attendees and a description of the running order. Plus I take you on the road from Mey on the A836 to John o Groats. I have photos on Flickr LouiseJ2010
Rachel of Weaving Heart https://www.etsy.com/uk/shop/WeavingHeart
Nic of https://www.etsy.com/shop/yarnsfromtheplain - Nic will be hosting a trunk show at Fluph in Dundee on Wednesday 27 May 2015 www.fluph.co.uk

Plus me www.etsy.com/shop/caithnesscraft will be hosting a small vendor fayre on the Friday morning.

Swap

Terry Pratchett themed swap - please go sign up on the Ravelry thread and wow, that box will be amazing coming through the door.

Coming Up
Highland Wool Fest - Saturday 23 May 2015 in Dingwall Mart
Leeds Wool Fest - Saturday 6 June at Leeds Industrial Museum

Me Me Me
Totally Vanilla Sock by Cookie A
Citrus Acid rinse http://www.betterthanyarn.com/2014/10/problems-and-solutions.html#dyefix
Owls by Kate Davies

The Cagney to my Lacey from https://poshyarn.co.uk/
Moonraker Shawl by Kourtney Robinson

Shoppey Section
www.etsy.com/shop/caithnesscraft

Blah Blah Blah
Music by Marc Gunn with Wild Mountain Thyme from www.musicalley.com
LouiseHunt on Ravelry CaithnessCraft on Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest, Twitter
LouiseJ2010 on Flickr   www.caithnesscraftcollective.podbean.com for the Podcast alllll the way back to the beginning.

Episode 128 - Debatable

May 7th, 2015

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Blether - Debate

Wots e Craic - BritYarn http://www.brityarn.co.uk/
Issue 92 of Knit Now for Amanda Berry's Daisy May dolly

Retreat info

Swap Section is back with a Terry Pratchett's Discworld themed swap. Sign up on Ravelry by 1 June 2015.

Coming Up - Highland Wool Fest in Dingwall Mart 23 May 2015
Leeds Wool 6 June 2015 - http://www.leeds.gov.uk/museumsandgalleries/Pages/armleymills.aspx

Me Me Me
Totally Vanilla Sock by Cookie A
Owls by Kate Davies
Bad Dog Buachaille
Friendship Star quilt
Sewing for Retreat things of which I will tell you after its done.

Drams - Glenturret Single Malt Whisky - Recommended

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

Contact Details - Louise Hunt on Ravelry Caithness Craft Collective Group on there.  CaithnessCraft on Facebook, Pinterest, Instagram and Twitter. Flickr photos are LouiseJ2010 and podcast can be accessed from www.caithnesscraftcollective.podbean.com

Music is Marc Gunn with Wild Mountain Thyme from www.musicalley.com

Episode 127 - The Jo to my Mo

April 23rd, 2015

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Mo Jo has returned. It was missing in action.

Wots e Craic
Terry Pratchett read along
Knit1Bike1 http://www.createwithfibre.co.uk/page4.htm
BritYarn - on everywhere social media as such but launch date is 2 June 2015.

Retreat Retreat
Next stage of my own retreat is on now. Remember your binoculars and cat litter tray.

Coming Up
Highland Wool Fest - Dingwall Mart on 23 May 2015.
Leeds Wool Festival on 6 June 2015 - http://www.leeds.gov.uk/museumsandgalleries/Pages/armleymills.aspx and http://www.leeds.gov.uk/museumsandgalleries/Pages/armleymills/Leeds-Wool-Festival-2015-.aspx

Me Me Me
How not to sew on a quilt binding
I finished my silk hankie cowl.
Totally Vanilla Sock by Cookie A
World without End by Ken Follet
Textile Artist Fleece to finished object project

Drams
Richard & I drink an Edradour 10 year old Single Malt Whisky

Shoppey section
www.etsy.com/shop/caithnesscraft

Bla Blah Blaaaa Section
caithnesscraftcollective@gmail.com
LouiseHunt on Raverly & Caithness Craft Collective Group
CaithnessCraft on Pinterest, Instagram, Twitter, Facebook
www.caithnesscraftcollective.podbean.com

Music is by Marc Gunn with Wild Mountain Thyme and you can buy it from www.musicalley.com

Episode 126 - Listen at Half Speed

April 10th, 2015

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Literally. Listen at half speed.

Totally off the cuff cos i'm on Easter holidays.

Episode 125 - Random

March 26th, 2015

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The Blether
7 Random Facts about craft from me. What are yours?
Answers on a social media postcard please.
Sue Whiting Weekend Crochet book for Babies

Wots e Craic

Sir Terry Pratchett Discworld read along - I will open a thread on Ravelry and you can join as and when you wish. Or just share your thoughts on Sir Terry's writing. Starting with The Colour of Magic

Edinburgh Yarn Fest Run through
Owl Print Panda Ashton Lane shawl
Dreaming Daisy by Ruth Churchman

Flat Stanley - Please send him in before 4 April 2015. Don't worry if you can't now do it but thank you for offering.

Pattern Book additions

Castle Fraser throughout the year by Aurelie Colas new pattern is Remember the Daffodils
Canadian Art Deco Collection by Natalie Servent new pattern is Shawinigan

Me Me Me
Owls by Kate Davies
Totally Vanilla by Cookie A

Bla Bla Bla
- caithnesscraftcollective@gmail.com Raverly as LouiseHunt Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram as CaithnessCraft www.caithnesscraftcollective.podbean.com

Music is The Great Selkie by Avalon Rising from www.musicalley.com

Episode 124 - Unpick

March 12th, 2015

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This episode is dedicated to Sir Terry Pratchett who passed on today.
....Don't think of it as dying, think of it as leaving early to miss the rush...

Included in this episode is Wots e Craic
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Z0iheZT_rQo for the Unpicker/Seam ripper video by http://www.pamdamour.com/

Retreat
Wotchadoing?

Coming Up with Edinburgh Yarn Fest run down. Get prepared for what you want to buy people.

Me Me Me Section
Owls by Kate Davies
Totally Vanilla Socks by Cookie A

Shoppy Section  - www.etsy.com/shop/caithnesscraft
Bla Blah Blaaaaah section - caithnesscraftcollective@gmail.com Ravelry as LouiseHunt
Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest, Twitter as CaithnessCraft

Music is from www.musicalley.com by Avalon Rising with The Great Selkie

Episode 123 - O

February 27th, 2015

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Life begins at 40 they say?
I have a giveaway for you and a competition to celebrate me getting older. I'm nice that way.

The 1898 Hat by Kristine Byrnes and I got lots of compliments last night at running club Bobbie, thank you petal.

Coming Up - Dornoch Fibre Fest 13-14 March 2015
Edinburgh Yarn Fest 14-15 March 2015

Me Me Me
Lush Cardigan by Tin Can Knits finally completed!

Drams - Jamieson Whiskey

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

Contact me via caithnesscraftcollective@gmail.com  Ravelry as LouiseHunt Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest, Twitter as CaithnessCraft

The music is Avalon Rising with The Great Selkie via www.musicalley.com

Episode 122 - Better?

February 13th, 2015

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Better??
You're a real Diva when you're hungry. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=L4mP9pR-mzU
The Blether is back with Better?

Wots E Craic
The Ocean Shore Mittens by Catrionafighe via Ravelry - http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/ocean-shore-mittens

Hurrah for a new Irish Podcaster duo - go find the Blasta here or via iTunes or whatever podcatcher you use http://blasta.libsyn.com/rss

Retreat Retreat - I'm looking for 2 people as we have spaces available. Please listen for details.

Coming Up
ICHF HobbyCrafts and Stitching, Sewing and Quilting Show at the Glasgow SECC on 5-8 March 2015
Edinburgh Yarn Fest - Edinburgh Corn Exchange - 13-14 March 2015
Dornoch Fibre Fest - Dornoch Community Centre 12-13 March 2015

Me Me Me
Lush Cardigan by Tin Can Knits
R2D2 Beannie by Carissa Browning
Tim Hotlz Eclectic Elements fat quarter set from www.cottonpatch.co.uk

Shoppey Section
www.etsy.com/shop/caithnesscraft

Bla Blah Blaaaaaah
Contact me via caithnesscraftcollective@gmail.com  Ravelry as LouiseHunt, Caithness Craft Collective Group. Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and the time sooking Pinterest as CaithnessCraft

Music was The Great Selkie by Avalon Rising via www.musicalley.com

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.

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