KnitCast 30 – Crafting Vacation

Posted in KnitCast 30 - Crafting Vacation on June 1st, 2010 by Marie Irshad – 6 Comments

Ever fancied going on holiday/vacation with other crafters? Knitter and travel agent Dianne Reade-Jackson tells me all about the Crafty Pod and Knitty “London, Bath and Wales” tour.

KnitCast 30 – Crafting Vacation

Show Notes

London, Bath and Wales Tour

CraftLit

Knitty

Holiday Vacations

Sock Summit

Socks That Rock from Blue Moon Fiber Arts

Stephanie Pearl McPhee

Knitting Brioche – Nancy Marchant

The music used for the KnitCast theme is called Knit Away by Stephen Wheel. Thanks Stephen!

Remember that you can subscribe to Knitcast in iTunes and other podcast aggregators so that you get each new episode automatically. Here’s the podcast feed. You can also follow Knitcast on Twitter . You can get in touch by emailing me – feedbackATknitcast.com remembering to replace the AT for an @ – or by using the email form in the Contact section at the top of the page. You can leave a comment here or contact me via Ravelry my username there is knitcast. You can also join the KnitCast group on Ravelry. If you want to check out what I’m up to outside of KnitCast my knitting blog is Scifiville.com.

KnitCast 29 – Lucinda Guy

Posted in KnitCast 29 - Lucinda Guy on May 1st, 2010 by Marie Irshad – 2 Comments

Lucinda Guy tells me about her new book Northern Knits. Plus colourwork, folk art, ancient knitting techniques and Vivienne Westwood’s socks.

KnitCast 29 – Lucinda Guy

Show Notes

Northern Knits: Designs Inspired by the Knitting Traditions of Scandinavia, Iceland, and the Shetland Isles

Lucinda’s website

Interweave Press

Nordic Museum

Pia Laceweight Pullover – I write about the yarn used in it over on my knitting blog at scifiville.com

The Vivienne Westwood socks Lucinda tells me about were from her On Liberty collection which according to designer Anna Bell/Amelia Raitte was from autumn/winter 1994/95. You can see a picture of them on Anna’s blog  My Fashionable Life.

The music used for the KnitCast theme is called Knit Away by Stephen Wheel. Thanks Stephen!

Remember that you can subscribe to Knitcast in iTunes and other podcast aggregators so that you get each new episode automatically. You can also follow Knitcast on Twitter . You can get in touch by emailing me – feedbackATknitcast.com remembering to replace the AT for an @. You can leave a comment here or contact me via Ravelry my username there is knitcast. You can also join the KnitCast group on Ravelry.

KnitCast 28 – Annie Modesitt Catchup

Posted in KnitCast 28 - Annie Modesitt on April 1st, 2010 by Marie Irshad – Be the first to comment

The knitting heretic is back! I catch up with knitting designer Annie Modesitt four years after our last interview.

KnitCast 28 – Annie Modesitt Catchup

Show Notes

My first interview with Annie

Annie’s website

Annie’s blog

Annie’s online knitting classes

Knit with Courage, Live with Hope

KnitCamp

Annie’s Classes at KnitCamp

Stefanie Japel’s Knitting Studio

IKNIT

The music used for the KnitCast theme is called Knit Away by Stephen Wheel. Thanks Stephen!

Remember that you can subscribe to Knitcast in iTunes and other podcast aggregators so that you get each new episode automatically. You can also follow Knitcast on Twitter. You can get in touch by emailing me – feedbackATknitcast.com remembering to replace the AT for an @. You can leave a
comment here or contact me via Ravelry my
username there is knitcast. You can also join the KnitCast group on Ravelry.

This edition has been recorded in mono to avoid the recent issues with stereo recordings in Pamela.

KnitCast Ravelry Group

Posted in Podcasting on March 25th, 2010 by Marie Irshad – Be the first to comment

It took me a while to create the banner, or rather to find the time to create the banner!, but the KnitCast Ravelry group is now operational :)

So far it’s a bit lonely as I’m the only member – cue violins ;) – So I hope you’ll join me there and that the group will be another place where you can share your thoughts about the show with me.

http://www.ravelry.com/groups/knitcast

KnitCast 27 – Woolly Wormhead

Posted in KnitCast 27 - Woolly Wormhead, Podcasting on March 17th, 2010 by Marie Irshad – 3 Comments

(I’m releasing this early so that no one misses out on the free pattern if they pre-order the book)

I chat to designer Woolly Wormhead about a multitude of things including her new book “Twisted Woolly Toppers”, how she got her name, and her love of hats.

KnitCast 27 – Woolly Wormhead

Twisted Woolly Toppers

Tricable – Free until 21st March with the book.

Limerick

Remember that you can subscribe to Knitcast in iTunes  and other podcast aggregators so that you get each new episode automatically. You can also follow Knitcast on Twitter. You can get in touch by emailing me – feedbackATknitcast.com remembering to replace the AT for an @. You can leave a
comment here or contact me via Ravelry my
username there is knitcast.

Show Notes

Woolly’s website

Woolly’s Blog

Tricable is free with pdf and paperback purchases of Twisted Woolly Toppers until March 21st

KnitPicks Independent Designer Program

Rollin’ Beret

Meret
Igloo
Wormhead’s Hats Ravelry group
Woolly on Twitter

Knitcast Ravelry group – coming soon

Interviewing Woolly tomorrow

Posted in Uncategorized on March 7th, 2010 by Marie Irshad – Be the first to comment

I’m interviewing Woolly Wormhead on Tuesday afternoon. If you have a question that you’d like me to ask her then please email feedbackATknitcast.com remembering to replace AT with @. You can also tweet questions to me.

Upcoming Guests

Posted in Podcasting on March 3rd, 2010 by Marie Irshad – 2 Comments

Thanks for the feedback about the new edition. I’m so pleased that people have enjoyed it. It’s really good to be back.

Here are some of my upcoming guests, in alphabetical order, just to whet your appetite :)

Annie Modesitt

Shannon Okey

Woolly Wormhead

Wendy D Johnson

I’ll update the list as more people confirm. In the meantime if you have any questions for my guests please email them to feedbackATknitcast.com remembering to replace AT for @

You can also send suggestions for future guests to that email address too.

KnitCast 26 – Rachael Herron

Posted in KnitCast 26 - Rachael Herron on March 1st, 2010 by Marie Irshad – 5 Comments

Writer Rachael Herron tells me How To Knit a Love Song. That’s the title of her first book which is released around the world from March 2nd. We talk writing, knitting, blogging and also reminisce…

KnitCast 26 – Rachael Herron

Remember that you can subscribe to Knitcast in iTunes  and other podcast aggregators so that you get each new episode automatically. You can also follow Knitcast on Twitter. You can get in touch by emailing me – feedbackATknitcast.com remembering to replace the AT for an @. You can leave a
comment here or contact me via Ravelry my
username there is knitcast.

You can read my personal knitting blog at  Scifiville.com and personal twitter if you’d like to keep up with what I’m knitting.

Show Notes

How To Knit A Love Song

Yarn-A-Go-Go – Rachael’s blog

Rachel’s Twitter

NaNoWriMo – National Novel Writing Month

agentquery.com – Searchable database of literary agents

Writers Market

Pens Fatales – The Femmes Fatales of Fiction

Romancing The Yarn – Authors in Search of the Perfect Yarn

KnitCast Update 2010

Posted in KnitCast Extra on February 24th, 2010 by Marie Irshad – 2 Comments

I’ve just recorded and uploaded a little update mp3.

KnitCast – Update 2010

New KnitCast episode on way!

Posted in Uncategorized on February 23rd, 2010 by Marie Irshad – 3 Comments

I recorded it yesterday and it’ll be live early next week! I’m very excited to be podcasting again and hope that you enjoy it.

KnitCast is going to be monthly and the plan is that there’ll be a new edition around the beginning of each month.

As always I’m very interested in your suggestions so if there’s someone you’d like to hear interviewed, let me know and I’ll see what I can do. If you’re interested in putting yourself forward for an interview then likewise get in touch. I don’t guarantee that I’ll be able to do so, however.

You can get in touch in several ways. You can leave a comment here. You can email me – feedback AT knitcast.com, remembering to replace the AT for an @ symbol. You can contact me via Ravelry my username there is knitcast. I’m also on Twitter and have accounts for KnitCast and my personal account. If you just want news of the latest episode then just follow KnitCast. If you want my personal tweets also then follow both if you wish :) And of course there’s my knitting blog

Older episodes – I’m redesigning this site but the old eps are still all here. The RSS feed is fixed and some of the editions that have been a little harder to find in iTunes are now back there.