Episode 140 Personal Best

November 18th, 2015

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Episode 139 - Colour

November 2nd, 2015

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Blether - Colour, all of it and none of it.
Wots e Craic

Swap Section - For a Christmas swap please go to the thread on Ravelry
Coming Up - Edinburgh Yarn Fest in March
My own Retreat end of May

Tartantastic - This week it was Farquharson
Kidsoclock - Sandy tells you how to draw a Titanic

Me Me Me - Ashton Lane Shawl by Amanda B Collins, Korkneisse by Manne

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

Contact me - caithnesscraftcollective@gmail.com LouiseHunt on Ravelry CaithnessCraft on Instagram, Pinterest, Twitter, Facebook. Flickr is LouiseJ2010


Episode 138 - Nice, But…..

October 17th, 2015

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Blether is a reflection on how we are not perfect.

Wots e Craic -
DroughtLander with Subway Knits podcast
6BitsStorybooks - Digital magazine, first issue out this weekend, Subscribe at http://www.6bitsstorybooks.com/ and find the podcast there and on iTunes

Amanda B Collins has a new eBook collection out As Autumn Falls. To win this listen and then do what I request.

Review Section
A Good Yarn - Katherine Poulton

Coming Up
Highland Wool Fest - Eden Court, Inverness, 17 October 2015
Glasgow School of Yarn - 23-24 October 2015
ICHF HobbyCraft Christmas - Glasgow SECC 22-25 October 2015
GeekyGirls Halloween Gilles Centre, Strathearn Road Edinburgh

Clan Lindsay this episode

Me Me Me

Shoppy Section

Blaaaaaa Bit
LouiseHunt on Ravelry caithnesscraftcollective@gmail.com CaithnessCraftCollective Group on Raverly
CaithnessCraft on Pinterest, Instagram, Facebook and Twitter
www.caithnesscraftcollective.podbean.com for the podcast feed.

Episode 137 - Marker

October 2nd, 2015

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On your marks.
The Blether is about Markers, all types.

Wots e Craic
Cross Country Knitting 3
Subway Knits Podcast
http://www.6bitsstorybooks.com/ for With Mel's new Digital magazine and podcast
Natalie Servant with Canadian Art Deco Knits

Coming Up

Geeky Girls Knitting Palooza http://geekypuffinknitpalooza.blogspot.co.uk/ on Halloween
Glasgow School of Yarn on 23, 24 October http://www.theyarncake.co.uk/The%20Glasgow%20School%20of%20Yarn/
HobbyCraft ICHF at the SECC on 22-25 October
Highland Wool and Textile Fair at Eden Court on 17 October

this week on the MacLeod tartan.

Me Me Me
Ashton Lane Shawl by Amanda B Collins (and turns out I hadn't made a mistake after all, hurrah)
Korknisse by Manne

Shoppy Section

Bla Bla Bla

Louise Hunt on Ravlery, caithnesscraftcollective@gmail.com  CaithnessCraft on Facebook, Pinterest, Twitter, Instagram LouiseJ2010 on Flickr and the podcast feed is at www.caithnesscraftcollective.podbean.com

Episode 136 - IDK

September 18th, 2015

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Donkeys, Craggy Island and Birthday greetings.
Blether with Twist it up and Start Again

Wots e Craic
Fair thee well Hoxton Handmade
Kate Davies keeps on on amazing me http://katedaviesdesigns.com/
Great Scottish Tapestry
WithMel 6Bits http://withmeldotcom.wordpress.com/

TartanTastic - I can't find the soundbite but you can imagine.
This week its MacMillan

Me Me Me
Ashton Lane Shawl by Amanda B Collins
Owligan by Kate Davies
Dreaming of Daisy by Ruth Churchman
Colour Collusion by Jan Hamby
Korkneisse by Manne

Guy Martin Autobiography

Textile Technique
Gelli Printing http://www.gelliarts.com/

Tesco Finest Single Malt Whisky - I know! But its actually nice.

Bla Bla Bla
E-mail - caithnesscraftcollective@gmail.com Ravelry as LouiseHunt Caithness Craft Collective Group
CaithnessCraft on Pinterest, Facebook, Instagram and Twitter.  Flickr as LouiseJ2010
Podcast as www.caithnesscraftcollective.podbean.com

Episode 135 - Get it Done

September 2nd, 2015

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A bit of motivational blether and well, it all boils down to this. Get it done.

Wots e Craic - Kate Davies new yarn range called Buachaille - http://katedaviesdesigns.com/

Coming Up -
6 Bits - http://withmeldotcom.wordpress.com/
GeekyGirls http://geekypuffinknitpalooza.blogspot.co.uk/ on 31 October 2015
Glasgow School of Yarn - 23-24 October Rennie Macintosh Church, Maryhill Road Glasgow http://www.theyarncake.co.uk/The%20Glasgow%20School%20of%20Yarn/
HobbyCraft at the SECC 22-25 October
Highland Wool and Textile Fair on 17 October, Eden Court Inverness

Tartantastic Section
MacLean tartan and its origins.

Me Me Me
Highland Coo Tea Cozy
Brandywine Falls Wrap by Robin Ulrich
Ashton Lane by Owl Print Panda
Owligan by Kate Davies

Shoppy Section

caithnesscraftcollective@gmail.com  Raverly as LouiseHunt and CaithnessCraftCollective podcast group  CaithnessCraft on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Pinterest  Flickr as Louisej2010
Get the podcast episodes from www.caithnesscraftcollective.podbean.com

Episode 134 - Game On

August 19th, 2015

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Fancy a Game? Well listen to the Blether
If you have any games you think are good let me know.
Wots e Craic
Great Scottish Tapestry now showing in Kirkcaldy Galleries until 20 September 2015.
Coming Up

Please go visit https://withmeldotcom.wordpress.com/6-bits-storybooks-for-knitters/
Cast yer Cloot
Me Me Me
Brandywine Falls Shawl Wrap by Robin Ulrich
Pillowcase Nightdress http://icandyhandmade.blogspot.co.uk/2011/07/tutorial-pillowcase-nightgowns-take-2.html
Shopppy Section
Contact info
caithnesscraftcollective@gmail.com LouiseHunt on Raverly CaithnessCraft on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest
All episodes from www.caithnesscraftcollective.podbean.com

Episode 133 - Gas Splaff Blether

July 25th, 2015

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Another Off the Cuff episode as its summer holibags and grabbing 3 hours to write a proper episode is proving too hard.

Terry Pratchett Swap - Please post by 28 July 2015. I hope your package is amazing.

Cast yer Cloot - Dishcloth along until 18 August 2015, link a photo of a finished dishcloth in Raverly thread.

Daisy Craftathon - Wee superstar tells you what we have been crafting this holidays. Bear with her, she gets there in a round about way.

Lemon Curd -
4 large lemons
450g white caster sugar
230g butter
5 eggs

Grate lemon zest and put into headproof bowl. Squeeze all juice and put in with zest. Put bowl over a pan of boiling water or double boiler. Add sugar and stir until its all disolved.
Stir in the butter until it melts.
TAKE OFF THE HEAT. Add the beaten eggs, give a good stir. PUT BACK ON HEAT and stir until curd thickens.
Jar up.
Send me some.
Should last 2 weeks after opening and can be frozen for 3 months.

Drams - Haig Single Grain Whisky

Buttonhole in your inner pockets to thread through your earphones.

Contact details - caithnesscraftcollective@gmail.com Ravelry as LouiseHunt Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest, Twitter as CaithnessCraft

Music is by Marc Gunn with Wild Mountain Thyme. Thank you MusicAlley

Episode 132 - Jar of Happy

July 4th, 2015

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Episode 131 - For Edith

June 19th, 2015

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This episode is dedicated to the memory of a great lady Edith Hunt.

Swap Section - Terry Pratchett Swap

Coming up - Mary's Patch Student Exhibition on 4 & 5 July 2015 in West Carse Public Hall Glencarse Perthshire.

Cast yer Cloot - Join in with a dishcloth knit/crochet along. 19 June - 19 August 2015 and one dishcloth will give you an entry to a prize.

Me Me Me - Owls by Kate Davies New Lanark Chunky in Pebble
Menehune Shawlette by MskiKnits
Other stuff I can't talk about (its all very Fight club).

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

Bla Bla Blaaaa - www.caithnesscraftcollective.podbean.com for the podcast and all its episodes.  Louise Hunt and the Caithness Craft Collective Group on Ravelry. CaithnessCraft on Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram and Facebook

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

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