Episode 38: This Thing of Paper

Karie Westermann gets bookish with us as she tells us all about her new project, This Thing of Paper

Karie Westermann gets bookish with us as she tells us all about her new project, This Thing of Paper

On this special episode of the podcast we’ve got an interview with designer Karie Westermann and her new project, This Thing of Paper, which launched this past week on Kickstarter.

Also on the podcast we’ve got an update on what we’re working on, our upcoming craft-a-long and more details about our get together for WWKIPDay.

Shout outs, news and events

Shout out to our lovely knit night who just keep going even when we’re not there. Shout out too to MJ who was thinning out her craft resources and gave us a great crochet stitch bible after hearing us chat about our newfound love for crochet.

1 June – routes announced for this year’s GLYC - woot!!!!

1 June – join us for the London Craft Guide KAL! Knit or sew whatever project you’d like from the London Craft Guide. Or can be more than one project! 

4 June - Leeds Wool Festival

7 June - Allison will be doing a London Craft Guide trunk show at The Purple Purl in Toronto on her way to TNNA!

18 June - WWKIP Day! We also hope you’ll join us at the Diana Memorial Fountain in Hyde Park from 1:30-4:30pm. Please give us a shout and let us know if you're going to be joining us on the day so we can keep an eye out for you!

25-26 June - Woolfest, Cumbria

What we’re working on

Rachel is binding off her Coffee Date with Mark Ruffalo Shawl and contemplating what she'll do for the LCG CAL.

Allison has sleeves to go on her twist pullover. Will she make it in time for TNNA? 

Karie and Allison get cosy on the podcast

Karie and Allison get cosy on the podcast

This Thing of Paper

Karie Westermann was in the London area last weekend teaching in Hackney and Kent. We caught up with her before she caught her bus back to Glasgow to chat with her about her book project This Thing of Paper which was launched earlier this week on Kickstarter.


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Music (all available on NoiseTrade):
Charmer - Aimee Mann
Come to Light - Arkells