All posts in: Series 10 – Blank Canvas

10 Aug 2011

Episode 100: In my craft

Thanks this week to my guest, Amy Singer; to Peter Ffrench, an amazing tour guide and talented voice actor who got it in one take; and to sound artist Felicity Ford. In this episode: A badly behaving yarn is quieted with onion skins. Lifting the curse from felted slippers. Getting your lace on, with Amy…

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09 Jul 2011

Episode 99: Meta

In this episode: The thing that must not be mentioned, which we will never speak of again. Two stacks of knitting, both alike in dignity, in fair Llanteg, where we lay our scene. A summation of knitting triumphs and tragedies from the past several months. Data about the data. What’s next for Cast On. Tragedies:…

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15 Feb 2011

Episode 98: The Phantom Menace

In this episode I celebrate a new member of the tribe, weep for tools and projects that were never intended as dog snacks, catch up on a month’s worth of knitting, air the stash, and dive into knitting bags.

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01 Jan 2011

Episode 97: Sharing the Joy

Goodbye 2010. (Don’t the door hit your ass on the way out.) Roll on 2011! In this episode, a December gift knitting round up, tales of over indulgence, country walks, and sharing the joy.

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23 Nov 2010

Episode 96: Simple Gifts

Homemade marmalade is a very good thing. Crashing a car, not so much. The most exciting part of my week involved solving the problem of too-tight double increases worked on the edge. And there was much rejoicing when I figured it out. In this episode I describe exactly how I did it.

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