KnitCast 32 – Mags Kandis

Mags Kandis tells me about her new book and why she loves making stuff, especially gifts that come from the heart.

KnitCast 32 – Mags Kandis

Lovely Little Things to Knit + Crochet

Show Notes

Mags Blog

Knitting Daily

Bevy of Bangles – Free Pattern

Mission Falls

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  1. Rachelle says:

    That looks like a lovely wee book. Sewsable on Ravelry

  2. Holly says:

    What a fantastic looking book! I am really into instant knitting gratification so I’m excited to check it out.

  3. Juliann says:

    I love the idea of the milagros. I think a tiny heart as a gift from the heart is lovely. I also think I could make it out of felted sweaters as a recycled project. Oh-how about a kitty toy with some catnip inside. See-inspiration all around us. Just like Mags said-take the idea and go fly with it. Thanks for the interview.

  4. Melinda says:

    Ooooh – the book looks gorgeous, and Mags sounds so creative – I hope I get the chance to dive into this pool of loveliness! Thanks for the interview, Marie.

  5. Lynn Kenny says:

    Looking forward to felting lots of hearts! What a great way to use up bits of yarn in the stash. They’ll make lovely tie-ons for wrapped gifts.

  6. Carla says:

    This book looks amazing!! It was lovely to hear Mags’ interview =3
    I hope I have the chance to win this book.

  7. Kathleen says:

    I’m very much enjoying your interviews with designers. You ask great questions, and I always learn something.


  8. Cheryl says:

    Always on the lookout for knitted gift ideas…holidays are approaching AGAIN! I’ve always been drawn to Mags designs, looks like a lovely book.

    Glad to have you back podcasting!

  9. Nice book. Thanks for giving us this opportunity to win it

  10. Deb says:

    Enjoyed the interview with Mags. I’d love to win the book!

  11. DebbieN says:

    Another great interview, thanks Marie.

    The book looks inspiring – should make the holiday gift knitting hours of fun making cute and useful things. Love the tea cosy.

  12. MaryLou Corrigan says:

    This is a beautiful book. I love the originality of some of the gift ideas, and of course the spectacular color selections. Would to be the lucky winner!

  13. Jean says:

    Love your podcast and your interview with Mags. The book sounds lovely and her bangle bracelets look like a fun project! Keep up the excellent work!

  14. melonkelli says:

    Great interview! I would love to win the book — the tea cozy looks fun!

  15. lorrie says:

    I loved the podcast and would love to win the book!

  16. Barbara says:

    I’ve been catching up on your older interviews and have been enjoying them. The interviews with Lucy Neatby and Mags Kandis were terrific. Please enter me in the book drawing.

  17. Linda says:

    This book looks fantastic! I would love to have it!!!!! :-)

  18. Diane says:

    I enjoyed your interview with Mags. Such cute ideas!

  19. Erica Reynoso Montalvo says:

    Wow! I feel so lucky. Saw Mags’ Bangles Making video, followed her to her blog and found Knitcast. Mags’ exudes a wonderful sort of energy – I felt it watching the video and it is so obvious in her work and gifts. Would feel lucky to win Gifted, yet already feel lucky to have discovered her and Knitcast today. Namaste.

  20. Louise says:

    Enjoyed the podcast. I am a first time listener. The book sounds fantastic. In our family, for Christmas, one gift has to be made. The book sounds perfect. In fact, the bangle bracelets is already on my Christmas make list.

    Please enter me in your drawing.

  21. Connie says:

    Nice interview! From listening to the episode, it seems like there are many things I would make from this book.

  22. Laura says:

    I’ve recently begun listening to your podcast and am enjoying it very much. I don’t generally comment on posts, but I want to be entered in the contest so I came out of my shell briefly :) I love seeing projects that allow me to use up yarn leftovers .

  23. Faith says:

    I’ve had my eye on that book for a while! It looks like it’s full of wonderful ideas for fun gifts. :)

  24. Jean says:

    I enjoy listening to your poscasts very much. The interview made we really want this book. I love having ideas for quick gifts. The bangle bracelets are a real bonus!

  25. LizzieK8 says:

    What a wonderful gift! Thanks for sharing!

  26. Amy in ne says:

    I have heard great things about this book and would love to add it to my collection…just in time for holiday knitting!!

  27. Kim Wiggin says:

    Such a beautiful book. I love the clever and creative patterns. This is a must-have!

  28. Ana Huron says:

    Hello! I just discovered your blog and really enjoyed listening to your talk with Mags. I once longingly perused this book, “Gifted” and really wished I could buy it. Hope to win it!

  29. Bogna says:

    I have one of your books and would love to add to the “collection”.

  30. Alibabes says:

    I always make a gift for the kids at Christmas “from the elves” and I need inspiration. Would love a copy of the book, lovely stuff.

  31. Leslie says:

    Just listened to the podcast and LOVED every minute of the interview. Hope I’m lucky enough to win the book!

  32. LynnH says:

    What a lovely book cover. It promises to be a fun project book… there is nothing like a little project to give one a boost! Here’s my entry, crossing fingers.

    LynnH in Lansing, Michigan, USA

  33. Lynda Kent says:

    HI – i just found your podcast last week – and i have thoroughly enjoyed listening to all of your interviews – i’ve also been to the various websites you talk about in each of the episodes – thank you for all your enthusiasm – now that i’ve listened to all the back podcasts i can’t wait for the next one – and i don’t know how i’ll wait the month between episodes – anyway, great show and thank you for all your effort