Yarns from the Plain


A podcast for knitters, crocheters and anyone else who loves playing with yarn!

Episodes can be downloaded from iTunes, directly from http://yarnsfromtheplain.podbean.com or streamed using the widget below.

Sunday, 29 January 2012

Episode 38: Happy New Year!

Hello from my newly decorated conservatory! This episode I natter about nibbling sleeves, compare spinners to moths, and contemplate future plans.

Giveaway
If you would like to be entered into the giveaway for either a skein of laceweight Posh yarn or a skein of sockweight Posh Yarn, leave me a message by February 4th telling me which one you'd like to win and why. You can leave a message here on the show notes, over on the show notes on the Podbean site, over at the Ravelry group, or drop me an email on yarnsfromtheplain AT googlemail DOT com.

Off The Needles
I finished the Rainbow Scrappy Liesl.

17-366:2012 "Rainbow Liesl"

Details are here.

I have been spinning the Cheviot I got in the Secret Santa on the UK Spinners board on Ravelry from Shunklies (no pictures yet I'm afraid).

Woolsack Update
The Cheshire Guild of Weavers, Spinners and Dyers have started their Woolsack cushion campaign by making little squares.
Woolsack Squares

Something I Really Like
BBC Drama

Gratuitous Conservatory Picture
Here's one taken the day the floor was laid. Check out Stella's confusion over the reflection in the roof!

What's That?

Links
Posh Yarn
Ysolda Teague
Socktopus
Woolsack
JaneKAL
Sheepfold
Blacker Yarns
Jamieson's of Shetland
The Fleece and Fiber Sourcebook

Music: Rondopolska by Barry Philips, from the album Tr├ąd, available from Magnatune.

We have a listeners' map! Please go on over to pop in a pin - I'd love to see where you all are!

Feel free to leave a comment here or at http://www.yarnsfromtheplain.podbean.com/, or email me at yarnsfromtheplain AT googlemail DOT com. We have a Ravelry group here, so come on over to chat. You can find me on Ravelry as talesfromtheplain and on Twitter as talesfromplain (although Tweeting can be sporadic!).


TTFN, Nic

3 comments:

  1. Love the podcast, love listening to the British accent! Would LOVE the Posh Yarn in sock weight -- have a hankering to make a shawlette, like the hitchhiker.
    Thanks -
    Carol a/k/a gardenspinner on Rav

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  2. THANKS FOR THE PODCAST!
    THANKS FOR YOUR BLOG-LOVE IT!
    I'D CHOOSE THE LACE WT.POSH+MAKE ME A NEW SCARF! THANKS FOR SHARING!

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  3. Thanks for the podcast! I'd love to win the sock weight yarn because then I could make mittens or gloves with it and be able to touch it all the time.

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