Episode 162 - Spirit

December 16th, 2016


You got gumption? Get the human spirit on full tap for the rest of December 2016.

More show notes to follow when I'm not out for dinnner.

Episode 161 - Pinball Days

December 1st, 2016


Do you ever have a day where you are pin balled from one side to the other missing everything and hitting all your targets?

The Blether - on How to Give but grumble and then enjoy yourself.

Wots e Craic - www.wovember.com

Retreat 2017 - e-mail me on caithnesscraftcollective@gmail.com for a form and details for 25-28 May 2017 and the Ravelry thread for full run down.

Swap - Christmas decoration swap, post today please. I got mine from www.katrinastutorials.blogspot.com

Me Me Me

Owligan by Kate Davies

Stormtrooper and Ewok by Lucy Collins

Knit Your Love by Martina Behm

Library - I am Pilgrim by Terry Hayes


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

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Episode 160 - Holes

November 16th, 2016


I have a Blether about Holes. Watch out for James Bond baddies.

Wots e Craic

Do go look at Gails Etsy shop - https://www.etsy.com/shop/knocturnalknitter

Movember - https://uk.movember.com/

Wovember - http://www.wovember.com/


E-mail on caithnesscraftcollective@gmail.com for a form for the sign up.  25-28 May 2017 at Natural Retreats John o Groats and cost is £310 for 3 nights bed and breakfast and 2 workshops, a goodie bag and lots of funa nd games.


Legends of the Fall swap has finished. Thank you for taking part My yarn bowl was from www.narragansettpottery.etsy.com

Christmas decoration swap is about to start

Me Me Me

I finished my Owligan by Kate Davies. Still to find buttons.

I finished a Quincy Hat by Brooklyn Tweed and used Gingertwist Studio's Gorblimey Chunky.

Started then stalled on a Stormtrooper aragarumi by Lucy Collins

Started a Knit your love shawlette by Martina Behm using Space Cadet Mini Skeins.

Zipped bag patterns over on http://ikatbag.com/

Library - Dune by Frank Herbert and I am Pilgrim by Terry Hayes

Shoppy Section


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Podcast via iTunes or other Podcatchers and also hosted on www.caithnesscraftcollective.podbean.com

Music was Entertainment for the Braindead by A Friend from the Free Music Archive


Episode 159 - Original Black

October 28th, 2016


Dedicated to our wee black dog.

Wots e Craic
Katya Frankel's 2016 Autumn Collection is now out. Grey Matters - http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/sources/grey-matters

Legends of the Fall swap
Post by Monday 31 October 2016.

Me Me Me
Comfort Mitts - http://www.sashcharity.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/07/Comfort-Mitt-instructions.pdf
Toothless by Nicoles Nerdy Knots
Smooth Operator Sock by Susan B Anderson

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Episode 158 - Mahogany Red

October 6th, 2016


The Blether is all about What we do for others. And what colour is your heart?
Comfort/Twiddle Mitts - http://www.sashcharity.org/call-for-crafty-knitters-to-make-comfort-blankets-for-elderly-patients/

Hopefully this episode has better volume. Let me know if it isn't.

Review of Painted Toppers for Kids by Woolly Wormhead - thank you for letting me review this.

I did mean to mention Katya Frankels Autumn Essentials.  This year’s collection concentrates on using a natural palette to showcase the scintillating variegated yarns and has 3 patterns, socks, shawl and fingerless mitts. http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/sources/grey-matters I will discuss it next episode.

Me Me Me
Half Yard Kids by Debbie Shore and Adorable Teddy Bears to knit by Rachel Borello from the library
Poldark - Winston Graham
Even Dogs in the Wild by Ian Rankin

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Episode 157 - Colour Whacking the Back of your eyes.

September 16th, 2016


I say Episode 156 it's not. It's clearly 157.
Review of St Kilda yarn by Blacker and Knitting Goddess http://www.blackeryarns.co.uk/ http://www.blackeryarns.co.uk/
Review of Knitting with Gradients by Carol Feller http://stolenstitches.bigcartel.com/product/knitting-with-rainbows
Legends of the Fall swap

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Episode 156 - Hiding in the Mummy Cave

September 5th, 2016


Hiding there until Baby Bears want their dragons.. Do you hide in your cave too?

Wots e Craic - Lets Knit September Issue with Sachiyo Ishii Mini Knitted Woodland Book and Sarah Keen and her 100 Little Knitted Projects

Review Section - Cornish Tin II from Blacker Yarns. Get it on 20 September and choose from 7 dyed colours with extra added grey. http://www.blackeryarns.co.uk/

UNKAL - the final winners are announced. Please contact me with your name and address to post you your prize.

Legends of the Fall - Sign up by 15 September for an awesome swap.

Coming Up

Mum Mum Mum Section

Me Me Me - Gypsy Headband by Tina Saunders using Wheal Kitty Cornish Tin II by Blacker Yarns
Colour Collusion by Jan M Hamby
Toothless by Nicoles Nerdy Knots
Smooth Operator Socks by Susan B Anderson (I did some in the car the day after I recorded so they count in here).

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

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Episode 155 - Oh Look, the BMX Final is On

August 19th, 2016


There are show notes but not tonight Josephine, its late.

Enjoy this and look back later for the ole linkaroonies.

Go Team GB.

Episode154 - Wabbits

August 5th, 2016


Episode 153 - Mumfording it Across the Atlantic

July 26th, 2016


This is a bit of a My Holiday Run Down 2016.

Blether - Twinset Summer Camp - You need to add this one to your list of things to do before you die.

I met
JenSheelan of the Jenn Sheelan Video cast https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCvbyG_B2-SamCzP09EtVi9A
Sarah Montie - Check her Sail shawl out - http://sarahmontie.blogspot.co.uk/
Melissa - PeaceWeaver and http://www.bluemont.org/Concerts/concerts_intro.html

Thank you to the goodie bag sponsors and I loved it so much I think you will too.
HiKoo by Sckacel Kenzie - http://www.yarn.com/product/hikoo-kenzie-yarn/
Infinite Twist - http://infinitetwist.com/ (on holiday until 1 September)
StevenBe http://stevenbe.com/

I went to
Smithsonian Museums, favourite being the Renwick and then the Air and Space ones.
Looped Yarn Works up in DuPont area

The Handknitting Association in Iceland http://handknit.is/
Nordic Store https://nordicstore.net/

UnKAL - Division 1 - Leave it - Don't Leave it anymore, pick it up sticks and finish it for the 1st September for prizes.

I will have a new swap next episode.

Drams - Richard and I drank a Finlaggan Single Malt

Contact - Ravelry - LouiseHunt CaithnessCraftCollective Group - Facebook, Pinterest, Twitter, Instagram as CaithnessCraft  Flickr as LouiseJ2010
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