Series 13: Welsh for Rainbow

Episode 132: Epic Bind Off

by Brenda on November 1, 2014

In this episode: Milestones. Nine years ago today Cast On began, and today is the day that Cast On comes to an end. A special extended edition of the podcast, in which I talk at great length about my knitting, […]


Episode 131: And the knitting is easy

by Brenda on July 11, 2014

In this episode: Plagued by migraine this week and feelinng summertime lazy, the intro waffles around a bit before coming to the point. After a brief whinge about being hot (which I’m allowed, because it’s summer and I’m menopausal) it […]


Episode 130: Coming Home

by Brenda on June 30, 2014

  In this episode: I talk about Hannah Fettig’s Featherweight Cardigan, name some Welsh mountains and discuss what they have to do with my socks. I spend a lot of time talking about this thing I do with beads that […]


Episode 129: Carcast

by Brenda on May 3, 2014

In this episode: This week I scour the internets for the perfect winter sock yarn, and find it in the Welsh countryside, ten miles from where I live. There’s a bit of musing on the merits of sock laundry, which […]


Episode 128: Clifford Byway

by Brenda on April 4, 2014

In this episode: Free yarn! Plus, Pretty little Forsythia thugs. ::shakes fist:: Lovely fibre for spinning from these fine purveyors:Freyalyn’s Hand-dyed FibresEdgewood Garden StudioCountess Ablaze I turned to Sarah Anderson’s The Spinner’s Book of Yarn Designs: Techniques for Creating 80 […]