Hello wool pals, settle in – there is a lot of woolly magic to get through in this episode. There is an interview with Esther Rutter, author of This Golden Fleece and a recording from Fine Fettle Fibres, with Alice Underwood from the Rare Breed Survival Trust.
Hello and welcome in to episode 120 of the podcast – relaunching after my summer hiatus with a new name – welcome to WoolWork.
News from WoolNEss; our castlemilk moorit wool exploration and the small matter of a big change – the name of the podcast.
This month’s episode looks at something that has hooked itself into me and won’t let go!
Welcome to episode 117! ↓Listen to the podcast↓ You can also listen on iTunes, the podcast app, or search your favourite podcatcher, if you prefer! | Hellos & Good Intentions Q2 A quick gander amongst the Ravelry group and looking at what folks are making, or planning to make this quarter in the Good Intentions thread! There is a lot of making good on intentions in that thread! | Cast on / Cast off I finished my second Felix sweater by Amy Christoffers/ Savoury Knitting for my sister’s birthday. No image of the second, but here’s my first! Many times over, with lovely pals, at EYF2019. It was also made in Iona Wool. I have a bit of a rant about the visual inaccessibility of the patterns and layout in Laine magazine. I had got this magazine specifically for the Poet sweater, by Sari Nordlund. I got the yarn that I wanted to use – Bealach Astair from Uist Wool – however the pattern was not laid out well in the magazine. As well as the page being grey/beige, …
Ooh dear! I’ve been struggling to get some creative energy going to make this episode. Something is better than nothing, right? New yarn, EYF news and Cheviot Wool Exploration
Just general wittering on about how woolly my month has been!
Today I’m going to talk about advocating for wool, woolly biz and knitty woolly people. I also have a review of Turned Studio.