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Episode 58 – Fibre, socks and shawls

Show Notes

Finished Objects

gramps by tincanknits using Berocco Vintage in Chocolate and Aquae

Works in Progress

Hartwith by Rachel Coopey using Drops Alpaca in colour 2919

Plain socks using String Theory Colorworks Self Striping in Trifolium

Sweet Cables by Joji Locatelli using DyeNinja Wool Silk DK in South Seas

Piper’s Journey by Paula Emmons-Fuessle using MadelineTosh Tosh DK in Whiskers and Volga – KAL details can be found here

Shiny New Things

Fibre from Porpoise Fur – Ironwork Hat Kit, BFL in Death to MRSA and Merino/Flax in Coommassie Blue

Fibre from Aphaia – Merino, Shetland and Soybean in Nootka

Coffee with C.C.

Retreat News

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Episode 43 Hot off the wheel

Show notes

Works in Progress

Kingfisher Socks (plain cuff down socks) in Knitterly Things Vesper Sock in Autumn Sky on 2.25mm/ US 1 needles

Something Silver by Veera Valimaki in Wendy Jubilee DK using 4.5mm/ US 7 needles

Finished Objects

Old finished object Citron by Hilary Smith Callis


Texel fibre from Hilltopcloud  in Wood Pile

Shiny New Things

Hilltopcloud Best of British Manx Loughtan in Sochi

Fibernymph Dye Works Polwarth in Woodland Wimsey

Tempted Handpainted Yarns & Fibers Good Grrl in All my love

Stitch markers by Rycrafty


Natural History Museum exhibition Britain: One Million Years of the Human Story

The Random Thing

Love Patchwork & Quilting magazine

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Episode 6 Full of Cold

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Episode 6 – Full of Cold please click here to view the podcast. I can’t get the embed code to work ūüė¶

Prize draw – please go over to the knitrundig podcast group on Ravelry and post in the thread. Open to group members only, please.

Sockalong – chat thread will be opened today, and the finished object thread opened on 1 January

Works in Progress

Burning Rings of Fire by Kirsten Kapur using Fibernymph Dye Works Bounce Sock in TARDIS on 2.5mm/US 1.5 needle

Great Googlie Mooglie Socks using Knitterly Things Vesper Sock in Great Googlie Mooglie on 2.5mm/US 1.5 needle

Epic Fail Hexagon Blankie!

Finished Objects

Rhossili Beach Watch Cap by Wendy Johnson using I Knit or Dye Hotter than July on 4.5mm/US 7 needles

Bubble Stream Socks by Cailyn Meyer using Barking Dog Yarns Opposites Attract in Tweedledee and Tweedledum on 2.5mm/US 1.5 needles


Cloudlover Polwarth Fibre in Haunted Vineyard, The Knit Girllls SAL colourway

Shiny New Things

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Episode 1 – Rambling Sam

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Show notes for Episode 1 Ramblin Sam


WIPS  note all links will be to Ravelry unless otherwise stated. Please email me at if you have any questions

My Wish  by Laura Linneman using Lornas Laces Shepherd Sock  in Frankensteins Cotillion and Serenknitty Merino Sock in Precious Metals on 4.0mm US 6 needles  Ravelry pattern

Whirlpool Socks  by Laura Nelkin using Blue Ridge Yarns Jubilee in Evening Jewel and beads from The Knitting Goddess   2.5mm US 1.5 needles from Knitting Socks with Handpainted Yarn by Carol Sulcoski. Project bag is from Nicsknots

Bubble Stream Socks by Cailyn Meyer using Barking Dog Yarns Opposites Attract in Tweedledee and Tweedledum on 2.5mm US 1.5 needles  Ravelry Pattern


Cabled Cowl # 168  Patons  pattern using Patons Trentino Chunky in colour 00170 using 7.0mm  questionable US 10.5 needles. You need to sign up on the Patons Website to get this free pattern

Colophon Mitts by Hunter Hammersen using String Theory Caper Sock in Solas a Cookie A Sock Club colourway on 3.25mm US 4.0 needles

Urchin Beret Tam by Ysolda Teague, from using Lang Mille Fiamme in unknown colourway on 7.0mm  questionable US 10.5 needles. Link is to Knitty pattern

Coming Up

Pigwidgeon Mitts by Kamilla Svanlund using Millamia Naturally Soft Merino

Headband with Cables and Bobbles by Drops Design link to Drops Design

Cecil the Computer Monster by Rebecca Danger from The Big Book of Knitted Monsters

New stuff

Cotton yarns from Purplelinda Crafts

Deeply Wicked in Sea Cuke from


Free 5k time trials at 9am on a Saturday courtesy of Parkrun

A couple of great websites with information on Orkney  Orkneyjar and Visit Orkney

The Random Bit
Spinning paraphernalia from, spindle bag from Jessalu

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