Episode 189 - Friendlies

May 4th, 2018

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Scotch Tweed is a small family textiles firm based in the Scottish Borders. Run by Angela with a huge amount of technical and know how support from her Dad, Gerald - they have a wealth of experience in the weaving and textile trade - over 57 years to be exact!!

Their aim is to bring top quality tartan and tweed fabric, along with other Scottish goods and apparel (including Highland Wear) to their customers at the best possible value.

Angela is happy to speak to anyone at anytime in regards to their requirements - if you cannot see what you are looking for on the website give her a call - the number is on the website www.scotchtweed.co.uk and is a UK Freephone Number.

Blether

When you see a friend you've not seen for ages and this means yarn.

Wots e Craic

Review

I am delighted to review Something New to Learn about Cables by Arnall Culliford https://shop.acknitwear.co.uk/collections/books/products/something-new-to-learn-about-cables-print-ebook

Swap

Sign up for a stitch marker and hand written letter swap in the Ravelry thread by 5 May and send by end of May.

Coming Up

Aberdeen 13 May 2018, DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel, Aberdeen Treetops

Perth http://perthfestivalofyarn.uk/ 8 & 9 September 2018. Full vendor and Tutor list is out now. I am going to be an official podcaster so will see you then.

Loch Ness Knit Fest 19-21 October

Edinburgh has just this minute announced their date for next year - 21-23 March 2018.

Retreat Section

A wee call to arms for preemie hats and dinner news.

Me Me Me Section

Moonraker Cowl by Kourtney Robinson

Arboreal by Jennifer Steingass

Checkbox Cowl by Twinset Ellen

Stripe Domination by Twinset Ellen

Library Corner

Christopher Brookmyre - Black Widow

Phillip Pullman - The Book of Dust

Shaun Bythell - The Diary of a Bookseller

Shoppy Section

www.etsy.com/shop/caithnesscraft Or PayPal.Me/Caithnesscraft

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Louise Hunt on Raverly, Twitter, Pinterest, Facebook, Instagram as CaithnessCraft Podcast www.caithnesscraftcollective.podbean.com

Episode 188 - Unicorn Called Kate

April 20th, 2018

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Scotch Tweed is a small family textiles firm based in the Scottish Borders. Run by Angela with a huge amount of technical and know how support from her Dad, Gerald - they have a wealth of experience in the weaving and textile trade - over 57 years to be exact!!

Their aim is to bring top quality tartan and tweed fabric, along with other Scottish goods and apparel (including Highland Wear) to their customers at the best possible value.

Angela is happy to speak to anyone at anytime in regards to their requirements - if you cannot see what you are looking for on the website give her a call - the number is on the website www.scotchtweed.co.uk and is a UK Freephone Number.

Interview with Kate Heppell of Knit Now

Kate from Knit Now Magazine talks about her Indie Dyer focus with me.

Wots e Craic

Review

I am delighted to review TJ Frogs Dorset Down and Dorset Horn http://www.tjfrog.co.uk/

Swap

Sign up for a stitch marker and hand written letter swap in the Ravelry thread by 5 May and send by end of May.

Coming Up

Aberdeen 13 May 2018, DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel, Aberdeen Treetops

Perth http://perthfestivalofyarn.uk/ 8 & 9 September 2018. Full vendor and Tutor list is out now. I am going to be an official podcaster so will see you then.

Loch Ness Knit Fest 19-21 October

Edinburgh has just this minute announced their date for next year - 21-23 March 2018.

Mum Mum Mum

Mums latest news

Retreat Section

A wee call to arms for preemie hats and dinner news.

Me Me Me Section

Moonraker Cowl by Kourtney Robinson

Arboreal by Jennifer Steingass

The Green Bean Podcast by Katie Green

Shoppy Section

www.etsy.com/shop/caithnesscraft Or PayPal.Me/Caithnesscraft

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Louise Hunt on Raverly, Twitter, Pinterest, Facebook, Instagram as CaithnessCraft Podcast www.caithnesscraftcollective.podbean.com

Episode 187 - Don’t Shake it Like a Polaroid Picture

March 28th, 2018

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This episode is kindly sponsored by

Scotch Tweed is a small family textiles firm based in the Scottish Borders. Run by Angela with a huge amount of technical and know how support from her Dad, Gerald - they have a wealth of experience in the weaving and textile trade - over 57 years to be exact!!

Their aim is to bring top quality tartan and tweed fabric, along with other Scottish goods and apparel (including Highland Wear) to their customers at the best possible value.

Angela is happy to speak to anyone at anytime in regards to their requirements - if you cannot see what you are looking for on the website give her a call - the number is on the website www.scotchtweed.co.uk and is a UK Freephone Number.

Edinburgh Yarn Fest Rundown

Mainly Edinburgh Yarn Fest 15-18 March 2018. I was an Official Podcaster of the Blacker Podcast Lounge area of Edinburgh Yarn Fest 2018. I tried to mention all of who made it such a special weekend.

http://www.blackeryarns.co.uk/    http://www.edinyarnfest.com/

Wots e Craic

You may wish to see www.theavidseamstress.co.uk They mostly have pockets. Oh be still my Smeagal beating heart, pocketes.

Brityarn has closed her doors and we are sad to see her go. Thank you so much Isla. All the best for the next adventure.

The Wombles by Elizabeth Beresford. Go watch them on YouTube or buy a DVD.

Competition with BeardyChiels Pentland Firth shawl. Entry in the Raverly group

Review Section

Mel of 6 Bits Story Books has her final issue out called Reclaim.  You can buy it as a whole copy (which you should) or get individual patterns from Ravelry. Again, there is a competition in the Ravelry thread for a copy.

https://www.ravelry.com/patterns/sources/6-bits-reclaim

Coming Up

Aberdeen 13 May 2018, DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel, Aberdeen Treetops

Perth http://perthfestivalofyarn.uk/ 8 & 9 September 2018. Full vendor and Tutor list is out now. I am going to be an official podcaster so will see you then.

Loch Ness Knit Fest 19-21 October - Please note before booking that the workshop does not include entry to the Marketplace. The full line up has been announced of tutors. Also day trip options from Ullapool, Fort William,

Cagney and Lacey Sock it to me Swap

All done now. Thank you for taking part.

Shoppy Section

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Louise Hunt on Raverly, Twitter, Pinterest, Facebook, Instagram as CaithnessCraft Podcast www.caithnesscraftcollective.podbean.com

Episode 186 - Affordability

March 14th, 2018

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This episode is kindly sponsored by

Scotch Tweed is a small family textiles firm based in the Scottish Borders. Run by Angela with a huge amount of technical and know how support from her Dad, Gerald - they have a wealth of experience in the weaving and textile trade - over 57 years to be exact!!

Their aim is to bring top quality tartan and tweed fabric, along with other Scottish goods and apparel (including Highland Wear) to their customers at the best possible value.

Angela is happy to speak to anyone at anytime in regards to their requirements - if you cannot see what you are looking for on the website give her a call - the number is on the website www.scotchtweed.co.uk and is a UK Freephone Number.

Blether

In which I talk about the Affordability of crafting and also your time and effort.

Coming Up

Mainly Edinburgh Yarn Fest 15-18 March 2018. I am an Official Podcaster of the Blacker Podcast Lounge area of Edinburgh Yarn Fest 2018. Come by and chat and browse the Blacker stand weaing your Blacker PodKal items. http://www.blackeryarns.co.uk/    http://www.edinyarnfest.com/

Cagney and Lacey Sock it to me Swap

Cast off 11 March, more rules in the Ravelry group

Me Me Me

Passerine Hat by Ericka Hausser

Arboreal Jumper by Jennifer Steingass West Yorkshire Spinners Gems from Brityarn

Sloth by The Twisted Crocheter

Moonraker Cowl by Kourtney Robinson

Sock - Getting Started Knitting Socks by Ann Budd

Textile arts

Shoppy Section

www.etsy.com/shop/caithnesscraft Or PayPal.Me/Caithnesscraft

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Louise Hunt on Raverly, Twitter, Pinterest, Facebook, Instagram as CaithnessCraft Podcast www.caithnesscraftcollective.podbean.com

Episode 185 - Everyday Raven

February 26th, 2018

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This episode is kindly sponsored by

Scotch Tweed is a small family textiles firm based in the Scottish Borders. Run by Angela with a huge amount of technical and know how support from her Dad, Gerald - they have a wealth of experience in the weaving and textile trade - over 57 years to be exact!!

Their aim is to bring top quality tartan and tweed fabric, along with other Scottish goods and apparel (including Highland Wear) to their customers at the best possible value.

Angela is happy to speak to anyone at anytime in regards to their requirements - if you cannot see what you are looking for on the website give her a call - the number is on the website www.scotchtweed.co.uk and is a UK Freephone Number.

Blether

Everyday Raven in where we look at the ordinary that turns out more extra ordinary than you'd think.

Wots e Craic

Susan Crawfords new Shetland book

In which I don't flatlay.

Review Section

100 Knitting Gifts to make by Search Press

Jacob Breed Yarn by Blacker http://www.blackeryarns.co.uk/ 

Coming Up

Mainly Edinburgh Yarn Fest 15-18 March 2018. I am an Official Podcaster of the Blacker Podcast Lounge area of Edinburgh Yarn Fest 2018. Come by and chat and browse the Blacker stand weaing your Blacker PodKal items. http://www.blackeryarns.co.uk/    http://www.edinyarnfest.com/

Cagney and Lacey Sock it to me Swap

Cast off 11 March, more rules in the Ravelry group

Me Me Me

Arboreal Jumper by Jennifer Steingass West Yorkshire Spinners Gems from Brityarn

Sloth by The Twisted Crocheter

Moonraker Cowl by Kourtney Robinson

Sock - Getting Started Knitting Socks by Ann Budd

Textile arts

Shoppy Section

www.etsy.com/shop/caithnesscraft Or PayPal.Me/Caithnesscraft

Blah Blah Blaaaa Section

Louise Hunt on Raverly, Twitter, Pinterest, Facebook, Instagram as CaithnessCraft Podcast www.caithnesscraftcollective.podbean.com

Episode 184 - Clap Handies

February 5th, 2018

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Clap Handies Daddies coming home. How to ward off weirdos on public transport. Be more weird. I can help you with that this episode. Follow the instructions.

This episode is kindly sponsored by

Scotch Tweed is a small family textiles firm based in the Scottish Borders. Run by Angela with a huge amount of technical and know how support from her Dad, Gerald - they have a wealth of experience in the weaving and textile trade - over 57 years to be exact!!

Their aim is to bring top quality tartan and tweed fabric, along with other Scottish goods and apparel (including Highland Wear) to their customers at the best possible value.

Angela is happy to speak to anyone at anytime in regards to their requirements - if you cannot see what you are looking for on the website give her a call - the number is on the website www.scotchtweed.co.uk and is a UK Freephone Number.

Blether

Manipulation and Arrows.

Wots e Craic

I won a thing. There were 5 winners and I was one of them. You are now listening to Award Winning me. Knit Now Magazine Issue 84 http://www.knitnowmag.co.uk/ will explain everything but go look at the Online Innovater of the Year Knitter 2018. Me. Me and more Me. (and also huge Congratulations to Louise Tillbrook too, well deserved).

Dog Capes https://www.gloriahass.com/dog-apparel/

Nic has workshop classes and new episodes out - http://www.yarnsfromtheplain.co.uk/

Mum Mum Mum Section

A catch up from my mum on what she's been crafting recently.

Coming Up

Mainly Edinburgh Yarn Fest 15-18 March 2018. I am an Official Podcaster of the Blacker Podcast Lounge area of Edinburgh Yarn Fest 2018. Come by and chat and browse the Blacker stand weaing your Blacker PodKal items. http://www.blackeryarns.co.uk/    http://www.edinyarnfest.com/

Cagney and Lacey Sock it to me Swap

Cast off 11 March, more rules in the Ravelry group

Me Me Me

Arboreal Jumper by Jennifer Steingass West Yorkshire Spinners Gems from Brityarn

Knit Now Issue 83 Wizard of Oz kit by Sachio Ishii Toto headband by Kate Heppell

Sloth by The Twisted Crocheter

Moonraker Cowl by Kourtney Robinson

Sock - Getting Started Knitting Socks by Ann Budd

Shoppy Section

www.etsy.com/shop/caithnesscraft Or PayPal.Me/Caithnesscraft

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Louise Hunt on Raverly, Twitter, Pinterest, Facebook, Instagram as CaithnessCraft Podcast www.caithnesscraftcollective.podbean.com

Episode 183 - Skillz with a Zed

January 19th, 2018

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You have Skillz with a Zed.

This episode is kindly sponsored by

Scotch Tweed is a small family textiles firm based in the Scottish Borders. Run by Angela with a huge amount of technical and know how support from her Dad, Gerald - they have a wealth of experience in the weaving and textile trade - over 57 years to be exact!!

Their aim is to bring top quality tartan and tweed fabric, along with other Scottish goods and apparel (including Highland Wear) to their customers at the best possible value.

Angela is happy to speak to anyone at anytime in regards to their requirements - if you cannot see what you are looking for on the website give her a call - the number is on the website www.scotchtweed.co.uk and is a UK Freephone Number.

Blether

If it ain't broke, don't fix it. Micormanage and a slight grump which I then bring out rainbows in the

Wots e Craic

I won a thing. There were 5 winners and I was one of them. You are now listening to Award Winning me. Knit Now Magazine Issue 84 http://www.knitnowmag.co.uk/ will explain everything but go look at the Online Innovater of the Year Knitter 2018. Me. Me and more Me. (and also huge Congratulations to Louise Tillbrook too, well deserved).

More Rainbows as I am an Official Podcaster of the Blacker Podcast Lounge area of Edinburgh Yarn Fest 2018. Come by and chat and browse the Blacker stand weaing your Blacker PodKal items. http://www.blackeryarns.co.uk/    http://www.edinyarnfest.com/

Remember you are a Womble and not a turtle killer. Wee tips and small things we can start doing to reduce our plastic consumption. REMEMBER YOUR BAGS.

Review Section

This Thing of Paper by the very wonderful and she keeps looking at me Karie Westerman whom I adore. https://www.kariebookish.net/this-thing-of-paper-stockists/

Cagney and Lacey Sock it to me Swap

Cast on 22 January, more rules in the Ravelry group

Me Me Me

Scourie by Woolly Wormhead and yarn from Ripplescraftyarns

Passerine Hat by Erica Hausser

Arboreal Jumper by Jennifer Steingass West Yorkshire Spinners Gems from Brityarn

Knit Now Issue 83 Wizard of Oz kit by Sachio Ishii Toto headband by Kate Heppell

Shoppy Section

www.etsy.com/shop/caithnesscraft Or PayPal.Me/Caithnesscraft

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Louise Hunt on Raverly, Twitter, Pinterest, Facebook, Instagram as CaithnessCraft Podcast www.caithnesscraftcollective.podbean.com

Episode 182 - Round Me Up

January 5th, 2018

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A Party? Yes, you are invited. It is New Year after all.

 

This episode is kindly sponsored by

Scotch Tweed is a small family textiles firm based in the Scottish Borders. Run by Angela with a huge amount of technical and know how support from her Dad, Gerald - they have a wealth of experience in the weaving and textile trade - over 57 years to be exact!!

Their aim is to bring top quality tartan and tweed fabric, along with other Scottish goods and apparel (including Highland Wear) to their customers at the best possible value.

Angela is happy to speak to anyone at anytime in regards to their requirements - if you cannot see what you are looking for on the website give her a call - the number is on the website www.scotchtweed.co.uk and is a UK Freephone Number.

 

A round up of my craft this year too. I'll take you down memory lane for us both.

Moving onto 2018 and the Swap

Sign up on my Ravelry group for a Blacker yarn sock swap https://www.ravelry.com/discuss/caithness-craft-collective-podcast/3727427/1-25#12

Shoppy Section

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www.caithnesscraftcollective.podbean.com for the podcast

Episode 181 - Not as tall as Groot

December 18th, 2017

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This episode is kindly sponsored by

Scotch Tweed is a small family textiles firm based in the Scottish Borders. Run by Angela with a huge amount of technical and know how support from her Dad, Gerald - they have a wealth of experience in the weaving and textile trade - over 57 years to be exact!!

Their aim is to bring top quality tartan and tweed fabric, along with other Scottish goods and apparel (including Highland Wear) to their customers at the best possible value.

Angela is happy to speak to anyone at anytime in regards to their requirements - if you cannot see what you are looking for on the website give her a call - the number is on the website www.scotchtweed.co.uk and is a UK Freephone Number.

Firstly there is the Caithness Segment where the War of the Orange fruit is concluded.

Then Blether with The Aftermath

Wots e Craic
Watching Knitting Dish Videocast

Hawthorn Cottage Videocast

Louleigh Knitting Videocast

Nadia of Cottage Notebook podcast

Happy 100 Episodes to Twinset Designs and Knit British.

Loch Ness Knit Fest 19-21 October

Custom Socks Knit to fit your feet by Kate Atherley

Circular Knitting Workshop by Margaret Radcliffe

Swap
Run down of the Christmas/Winter decoration swap 2017. Thank you everyone for taking part. Especially Purplepollypocket.

Me Me Meeee Section
Fireflies Rising by Helen Stewart
Scourie Hat by Woolly Wormhead

Moonraker Cowl by Kourtney Robinson

Arboreal by Jennifer Steingass
Crochet - Groot from Kati Galusz, SpiderMan by Kati Galusz

I am Groot by Mary Annarella

Sewing - Tweed from Scotch Tweed and Harris Tweed. Pattern is https://www.amazon.com/10-Minute-Blocks-Suzanne-McNeill/dp/1574216694 by Suzanne McNeill

Shoppy Section

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Drams

Glen Orchy Blended 5 year old from Lidl

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Louise Hunt on Raverly, Twitter, Pinterest, Facebook, Instagram as CaithnessCraft

Episode 180 - War - What is it good for? - Oranges

November 24th, 2017

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This episode is kindly sponsored by

Scotch Tweed is a small family textiles firm based in the Scottish Borders. Run by Angela with a huge amount of technical and know how support from her Dad, Gerald - they have a wealth of experience in the weaving and textile trade - over 57 years to be exact!!

Their aim is to bring top quality tartan and tweed fabric, along with other Scottish goods and apparel (including Highland Wear) to their customers at the best possible value.

Angela is happy to speak to anyone at anytime in regards to their requirements - if you cannot see what you are looking for on the website give her a call - the number is on the website www.scotchtweed.co.uk and is a UK Freephone Number.

The website is currently undergoing a bit of a refurb and update so not all the products are showing at the moment - if in doubt get in touch!

To help support the Podcast, Angela has provided a Discount Code for listeners - just quote CCCPodcast at checkout to receive a 10% discount anytime.

Firstly there is the Caithness Segment where the Orange reference is explained.

Then Blether with War in hobbies

Wots e Craic
Wovember and all things Woolly this November
Twinset Ellen has out a new cowl called Rasta in the Round

Swap
Please post by 30 November

Me Me Meeee Section
Fireflies Rising by Helen Stewart - I said Dragonflies for some reason?
Scourie Hat by Woolly Wormhead
Spinning - Wonderland Dyeworks Merino Tussah Silk
Crochet - Groot

Shoppy Section

www.etsy.com/shop/caithnesscraft Or PayPal.Me/Caithnesscraft

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Louise Hunt on Raverly, Twitter, Pinterest, Facebook, Instagram as CaithnessCraft

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