Episode 168 - Tasting it All

March 26th, 2017


Tasting notes of yarn and whisky.

There was more but I had to take a whack out so it will all come back next episode.

Samite - www.blackeryarns.co.uk

Shorelines and Strata Yarn - www.tjfrog.co.uk

Iona Single Origin Yarn - www.ionawool.co.uk


Full reveal of the Drams. Do we get any right?


Louise Hunt on Ravelry

CaithnessCraft on Instagram, Pinterest, Facebook, Twitter


Episode 167 - Overwhelmed

March 17th, 2017


This one is a long one. Mostly about the Edinburgh Yarn Fest which was stupendous. Either listen on a long run (that can be a long run of knitting, or actual running) or break it up when you drift off.

More show notes laters.

Episode 166 - Planning For Edinburgh

March 3rd, 2017


Stuart - Start about 44 minutes.

The rest of you buckle up for more anticipation of the forthcoming Edinburgh Yarn Fest.

This episode is sponsored by the Edinburgh Yarn Fest www.edinyarnfest.com and its all about the Corn Exchange 10-11 March 2017. (unless you have a workshop then you get extra fun).

Wots e Craic

Go to https://tjfrog.co.uk/ to listen to Tania's new podcast. Its wonderful.

The shawl last episode was Close to You by Justyna Lorkowska



Lucky 7 Swap - Swap 7 crafty items. Sign up by 7 March to post by 7 April. Sign up on Ravelry thread

Coming Up

EDINBURGH YARN FEST - DID I NOT MENTION IT?????? www.edinyarnfest.com for full details.

Caithness Segment

Going for a bit of Neolithic Caithness this episode

Me Me Meeee

Newale Cardigan by Cecily Glowik Macdonald Fail

Pussy Hat by Kat Coyle

Fireflies Rising by Helen Stewart


44 minutes in Stuart. We have a blind tasting of the first 3 of 6 drams.

Shoppy Section

www.etsy.com/shop/caithnesscraft for Buchanan, Hunter and McGregor and Fraser, Black Watch and Robertson to be added this weekend.

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Contact me caithnesscraftcollective@gmail.com www.caithnesscraftcollective.podbean.com for the podcast Raverly as Louise Hunt Instagram, Pinterest, Facebook as CaithnessCraft

The music was from Free Music Archive with Entertainment for the Braindead by A Friend.

But mainly, I'll see you at the EYF

Episode 165 - Clock

February 17th, 2017


Clocking the kestrel sitting on the corner of the shed (photo for this podcast episode)

Episode 164 - Its not me, its you

February 3rd, 2017


This Episode is sponsored by the kind Jo and Mica of Edinburgh Yarn Fest www.edinyarnfest.com You can buy your Wool Tribe 2 Festival Companian there and do your research for the upcoming Edinburgh Yarn Fest.

Wots e Craic

New video podcast to me - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3s_j-1fL-TM BeardyChiel Knitting Banter who is from Thurso. Go watch where I talk about in Caithness.

Gong Crafts Yarns from Durness https://www.etsy.com/uk/shop/GongCrafts


Last payment is due and also if you are going to be in Edinburgh Yarn fest then please come meet me Saturday lunch time and we can have a wee meet up.


Wool Tribe 2 from www.edinyarnfest.com

Coming Up

ICHF at the SECC Glasgow 2-5 March 2017

Edinburgh Yarn Fest Market place opening 10-11 March 2017


Newale Cardigan by Cecily Glowik MacDonald for my #BlackerPODKAL Go sign up on Blackers Raverly Page to be in for the discount code.

Reyholt Hat by Dianne Walla

Louise Tillbrooks Everyday knitter page on Facebook

Pussy Hat by Kat Coyle ****** If you have small people please be warned before you listen to this part, there are no expletives but you may wish not to have the conversation with the small person afterwards if you listen.**********

Jelly Roll Quilt from Cotton Patch https://www.cottonpatch.co.uk/

Needle Felting

Shoppy Section

www.etsy.com/shop/caithnesscraft for Red Macgregor and Bruce tartan bags

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Contacts - LouiseHunt on Ravelry CaithnessCraft on Pinterest, Twitter, Instagram, Facebook

Podcast host - www.caithnesscraftcollective.podbean.com

Music from Free music archive with Entertainment for the Braindead by A Friend (I dont' think you are braindead, I just like the birdie).

Keep on Crafting.


Episode 163 - Look for the Good

January 22nd, 2017


The answer to where I've been for the past month.

Blacker PodKAL has started, go sign up in their group for a coupon at their stand in Edinburgh Yarn Fest

Edinburgh Yarn Fest has WoolTribe 2 out on 23 January 2017.  Also get your ticket for the event.

My CCC2017 Retreat is full! I would take a waiting list of names if you like though.

I mention Knit Your Love by Martina Behm and Newale by Cecily Glowick Macdonald

We drink a Tamnavulin Single Malt Whisky and have you all around for the party of the year.

Get me on Raverly as Louise Hunt I'm on Pinterest, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter as CaithnessCraft

Podcast is hosted on www.caithnesscraftcollective.podbean.com

Music is from Free Music Archive Entertainment for the Braindead by A Friend as I like the little birdie noses.

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

Contact - LouiseHunt on Ravelry Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and Pinterest as CaithnessCraft  Podcast from www.caithnesscraftcollective.podbean.com E-mail at caithnesscraftcollective@gmail.com



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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LouiseHunt on Ravelry CaithnessCraftCollective Group

CaithnessCraft on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest

Louisej2010 on Flickr

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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LouiseHunt on Ravelry CaithnessCraft on Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Pinterest  www.caithnesscraftcollective.podbean.com

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