Episode 152b - Strawberry Sunshine

June 29th, 2016


Waiting for the rain to stop.

Episode 152 - The dogs didn’t get that memo

June 23rd, 2016


Episode 151 - Goaty Mc Goatface

June 2nd, 2016


Yes you read that right. Goaty Mc Goatface.  Whats your goat name?
Listen to the blether to understand.

Wots e Craic
- Go Kick(starter) Karie Westerman for her This Thing of Paper at http://www.kariebookish.net/ I said Fourth Edition but its updated now.
Twinset Summer Camp - https://app.box.com/s/uropsxfsbf6jcntimr48tsjbugc83da4 for the registration form - go on, we can sit and knit together....
Kate Davies - The Book of Haps - https://www.shopkdd.com/ for your copy. £19.99 is not enough really when you see it.

UnKAL - You have until June 6 to update your photos on the various threads. I will draw the prizes then. Don't miss out because you forgot to post the photo.

Retreat Retreat - ONE goody bag is available in the www.etsy.com/shop/caithnesscraft
A full run down of my Caithness Craft Collective 2016 retreat. Mark end of May 2017 in your calenders.

Me Me Me
Owligan by Kate Davies
John o Groats Slouchy Hat by Marta Poling
Sewing - circular knitting needle rolls, coasters, goody bag things

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

Blah Blah Blah

LouiseHunt on Ravelry, Caithness Craft Collective group on there too.
CaithnessCraft on Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest, Twitter
Louisej2010 on Flickr

Episode 150 - Hyyyyyyde

May 16th, 2016


1, 2, miss a few, 99, 100. Coming Ready or Noooot. Hide and Seek time.
This episode has a Blether with Hyyyyde

Wots e Craic - http://www.kariebookish.net/ for Karie Westermann blog and info on her Kickstarter to get the Karie book party started.
Twinset Summer Camp - https://app.box.com/s/uropsxfsbf6jcntimr48tsjbugc83da4 for the form, go to their group on Ralvery for information.
Competition - This was drawn and congratulations to Resorta. You can buy Boys Knits and Head to Toe by Katya Frankel http://katyafrankeldesigns.bigcartel.com/ I can't recommend this enough for your small people in your life.
UnKAL - Still time to sign up for the Un Knit along. Go to my group on Ravelry or Twinset Designs
Coming Up - Highland Wool and Textile in Dingwall Mart on 22 May 2016
Loch Ness KnitFest Sept 29-Oct2 2016
Festiwool - 12 November 2016
Leeds Yarn Fest - 4 June 2016

Retreat Retreat
- A run down of getting there and what to bring.
We are featuring BritYarn http://www.brityarn.co.uk/ as she has donated for the goodie bags.  For all you British Yarns look no further than Isla's shop.
Also Marta Poling has written us a beautiful hat pattern called John o Groat Slouchy Beret which other listeners can buy at http://www.ravelry.com/patterns/library/john-ogroats-slouchy-hat

Me Me Me - Owligan by Kate Davies
Toothless Dragon by Nicoles Nerdy Knots
Paving Mitts by Ellen M Silva
I have been sewing alot and taking alot of time up but I don't mention this as its for the retreat.

Drams - Our newest local Malt which is Wolfburn and made in Thurso. There is some added sound effects and I've fiddled with the sound but be ready.http://www.wolfburn.com/

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

Bla Blah Blaaaah - LouiseHunt on Ravelry, CaithnessCraftCollective group in Ravelry. Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest as Caithness Craft Flickr as Lousiej2010

Music is from the Free music archive and is called Entertainment for the Braindead by A. Friend.

And there are bloopers so keep listening.

Episode 149 One Step Beeeeyond

April 21st, 2016


This was a 'I ran out of broadband allowance in the house' episode and therefore I recorded it on my phone and went to a lovely cafe and uploaded it using their free wifi.
Observation - Look Sideways at life sometimes.
Coming Up - Leeds Wool Festival - 4 June for early bird tickets go https://www.eventbrite.com/e/leeds-wool-festival-early-bird-ticket-tickets-23171033184
Blether - One Step Beyooooond - How can we take our crafting one step beyond where we are now?
UNKAL - Loads of time to sign up for your UNKALs both in my Caithness Craft Collective Group and Twinset Designs for wonderful prizes.
Retreat - Update and Erica Eckles http://www.erickaeckles.com/
Me Me Me

Shoppy - www.etsy.com/shop/caithnesscraft

Blah Bla Blaaaa
- Louise Hunt on Ravelry - Caithness Craft on Facebook, Pinterest, Instagram, Twitter www.caithnesscraftcollective.podbean.com

Episode 148 - Bairns Talk

April 7th, 2016


This Episode has the bairns talking to you about Katya Frankels books Head to Toe and Boy's Knits. These are really good books if you want to knit for children aged 4-14 (and lets be honest some of us still fit age 14 clothes so its even more of us). http://katyafrankeldesigns.bigcartel.com/
There is even a competition to enter to win a copy of one of them. Go to the Caithness Craft Collective group on Ravelry and enter there.

Wots e Craic - Fancy a bit of Twinset Designs Summer Camp 7-10 July 2016 at Ramblewood Resort, Darlington Maryland? Ah go on, you know you want to. Go to their Twinset Designs Ravelry group and sign up via there.

UNKAL - Sign up in the threads on Ravelry for the 3 divisions of the UN Knit along. Lots of wonderful prizes

Coming Up - Knitting and Stitching Show - 28 April - 1 May in Ingliston Edinburgh
Highland Wool Fest on 21 May at Dingwall Mart - Ripplescrafts is going and you need to go just for the cake served on a trowel.
Loch Ness Knit Fest - Sept 29 - Oct 2 In and around Inverness
Festiwool - North Hertfordshire College, Hitchin on 12 November

Retreat - Update and talking about Twinset Ellens Coming and Going Baby Hat and Cardigan pattern

Me Me Me

Shoppy - www.etsy.com/shop/caithnesscraft

Blah Blah Blah
- Louise Hunt and Caithness Craft Collective Group on Ravelry  caithnesscraftcollective@gmail.com  CaithnessCraft on Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram, Facebook.

There are even bloopers at the end.

Episode 147 - Appreciate Lovely Amazing

March 23rd, 2016


A big Hello section
A run down of Edinburgh Yarn Fest
A Runny Runny Runny section run down - literally
A Retreat round up - www.etsy.com/uk/shop/gardeningwitch
A UnKal chatter
A Shoppy section www.etsy.com/shop/caithnesscraft

Contact me at caithnesscraftcollective@gmail.com  Ravelry as Louise Hunt  Twitter Pinterest Instagram and Facebook as CaithnessCraft Flickr as LouiseJ2010 and www.caithnesscraftcollective.podbean.com

Episode 146 SuperCorn

March 4th, 2016


A wee bit off the cuff. But you get 'Goodtime' music to bounce to.

Apologies for any mistakes I made.

Wots e Craic - Subway Knits Droughtlander
Runny Runny Runny - https://www.justgiving.com/hellokittyhalfmarathon/  Sincere thank you thoughts for all donations. On 13 March we will run the Inverness Half Marathon dressed up.

UNKAL - Sign up at Raverly threads for Division 1 Leave It, 2 SuperCorn or 3 Froggit.

Tamar Yarn - Blacker Yarns http://www.blackeryarns.co.uk/
6 Bits Story Books patterns http://www.withmeldotcom.wordpress.com/

Coming Up - Edinburgh Yarn Fest soon soon soon 17-19 March 2016. http://www.edinyarnfest.com/
From the Ally Pally to Ingliston - The Knitting and Stitching Show 28 April - 1 May 2016 http://www.theknittingandstitchingshow.com/edinburgh/
Loch Ness Knit Fest 29 Sept 2 Oct 2016 - http://www.lochnessknitfest.com/

Currently needing one more person. I will update this as and when it is filled but if you are interested please let me know ASAP. 26-29 May 2016 John O Groats - the full details are http://www.ravelry.com/discuss/caithness-craft-collective-podcast/3312530/1-25

Me Me Me

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

Contact - caithnesscraftcollective@gmail.com  LouiseHunt and Caithness Craft Collective on Ravelry CaithnessCraft on Twitter, Pinterest, Instagram and as a Page on Facebook.  www.caithnesscraftcollective.podbean.com for podcast LouiseJ2010 Flickr2010

Episode 145 - Paint it Black

February 19th, 2016


This show is dedicated to the memory of our crafty friend Jamie Rollert.

Blether - Unleashing Still - A few ideas on how to unleash the stash.
Wots e Craic - Subway Knits Outlander Along
6 bits Storybook Dwell http://www.6bitsstorybooks.com/#our-story

Runny Runny Runny - 2 weeks to go until the Inverness Half Marathon. I'm running it to raise money for CLIC Sargent. Huge thank you to those who have donated https://www.justgiving.com/hellokittyhalfmarathon/ for pictures of Richard in a dress and to donate.

UNKAL - What on earth is that? Well its a 3 way Knit along or a not knit along and ignore it. Go to my thread or the TwinsetDesigns group to sign up for prizes.

Coming Up - Want to play Knitting Bingo at the Edinburgh Yarn Fest? Come to the Podcast lounge 18&19 March Edinburgh Corn Exchange. I am about at 3pm Friday where we have a Come with something Leave with something Session and this is your chance to show off your purchases or already knitted ware and we can make new knitty pals.
Loch Ness Knit http://www.lochnessknitfest.com/ in September 28 - Oct 2 2016 for knitting and learning and all things woolly in and around Inverness.

Me Me Me Section
Olaf the Snowman from KnitNow Christmas 2015 issue
Wild Goose Shawlette by Paula Emons-Feussle
Farm Beannie by Allison Brit
Crocheted Narwhal by YarnYard

The Great Tapestry of Scotland moves down to Dundee's Verdant Works 19 March - 1 May 2016

Kilmochan Machair Bay Single Malt and its fantastic. Mouthwatering and moreish.

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

LouiseHunt on Ravelry and Caithness Craft Collective Group
CaithnessCraft on Instagram, Twitter, Pinterest. Plus I have a page on Facebook
www.caithnesscraftcollective.podbean.com for the podcast and LouiseJ2010 on Flickr

Episode 144 - Unleash the Precious

January 29th, 2016


Yup, get out the precious stash that we think we will use for a special occasion. Well Buttercup, there is no special occasion better than now being today. Get it out and use it. You can always get more.... For instance at The Golden Skein or from Ripplescraft
Wots e Craic
Burns Ode to a haggis
6 Bits Storybook
Runny Runny Runny
Go to the Ravelry page and tell me what you are wanting to buy at EYF 2016 for a chance to win 2 tickets.
Whisky in a Tea Cup by CS Bower - Go to Ravelry and tell me how you like your tea to win a copy of this eBook.
Coming Up
Inverness Museum as The Great Tapestry of Scotland until 20 February 2016 has the Caithness Panel
Edinburgh Yarn Fest 17-19 March at the Corn Exchange Edinburgh
3 places left. Please sign up now for my retreat 26-29 May 2016 in Natural Retreats John o Groats
Me Me Me
Scapa Skirven Whisky
Shoppy Section
Bla Blah Blah
caithnesscraftcollective@gmail.com Louise Hunt on Ravelry  CaithnessCraft on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and Pinterest www.caithnesscraftcollective.podbean.com

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