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 58 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. They are on eBay as https://www.ebay.co.uk/str/scotchtweedmillshop and https://www.etsy.com/uk/shop/ScotchTweed and  https://www.amazon.co.uk/Scotch-Tweed/b/ref=bl_dp_s_web_5659703031?ie=UTF8&node=5659703031&field-lbr_brands_browse-bin=Scotch+Tweed

To help suppport the podcast Angela has given a 10% discount code for listeners - type in CCCPodcast at checkout anytime.

Blether

I've used Episode 98's Blether 'I wish you a shawl'. When editing I could hear Quattro breathing in the background, he didn't want to be left out!

Wots e Craic

Racism in Knitting. I wrote this very carefully and I hope it is worthy. Lets change this and move forward as an inclusive and diverse community. 

A quick rundown of being 200 episodes old.

Planet Womble or What would Sir David Attenborough Do

A new section talking about being a Steward of your Environment. This week non plastic tea bags www.sipsby.com

Retreat

One place has opened up for the retreat. Cost is £335. Full details on the Ravelry group or email me.

Review

Exmoor Sock 4ply from Jon Arbon www.jarbon.com

 

Coming Up

Edinburgh Yarn Fest 21-23 March 2019 Featuring Scotch Tweed on the Sunday event Make Wool. Featuring me and my tartan and tweed bags. Oh yes.

Me Me Me Section

Breathing Space by Veera Valimaki

Basic Sock by Ann Budd Using Rosedean Ryelands

Juris Mittens by Alexis Winslow

Lush by Tin Can Knits

Sewing news

Library Corner - Sue Stratfords Knitting Aviary, Eastern Horizons by Levison Wood, Dreams of my Father by Barack Obama and Becoming by Michelle Obama and finally House of Lies by Ian Rankin

Operation GALCOTCAFC and GLLC

 

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