Episode 51: Happy Yule Original Airdate: 11 December 2016 It's our last episode of the year and we have a post-knit night chat about what we'll be working on over the holidays as well as make plans for our projects in 2017.
Episode 50: Are we there yet? Original Airdate: 30 November 2016 In our penultimate episode of the year we're frantically working on Christmas gifts and have a lift of gift ideas for yourself or other makers in your lives. We've also got some mini knit and crochet patterns suggestions to help kit up your own tree!
Episode 49: Overwhelmed Original Airdate: 17 November 2016 We're finally catching our breath post-Yarnporium and are a little overwhelmed with all the good feedback that we had about the show - thank you! We also chat with special guest Tara Swiger about managing not-so-great overwhelm that we might encounter in the lead up to the holidays.
Episode 48: Yarnporium Hearts Wovember Original Airdate: 31 October 2016 Quite possibly a deer-in-headlights episode for us as we're a bit shell-shocked by all the yarn-y goodness we'll be faced with at the upcoming Yarnporium. We also tee things up for our November Wovember knitting plans!
Episode 47: Yarnporium Planning Original airdate: 17 October 2016 Only a few weeks to go before the first ever Yarnporium! We've got some special surprises from our vendors announced on this episode. We also chat with Julie from Knitted Bliss about modifications to patterns and the thorny issue of copyright.
Episode 46: Mad About Colour Original airdate: 3 October 2016 We're back from Yarndale with a colourful episode for you! Featuring interviews with Tin Can Knits about their new book Mad Colour and indie dyer Joy from The Knitting Goddess. Plus Yarnporium workshop details announced!
Episode 45: Yarn Crawlers of the Baskervilles Original airdate: 21 September 2016 It's our live interview with Linda of Kettle Yarn Co. from the after party of the Great London Yarn Crawl 2016. Also includes our post-GLYC2016 stats and wrap up plus loads of upcoming UK fall yarn-y event listings.
Episode 44: Knitting Season Original airdate: 5 September 2016 There's finally just a hint of a chill in the air! We share our excitement that our favourite time of year has arrived along with our plans for knitting ALL THE THINGS this autumn.
Episode 43: Goodies Original airdate: 23 August 2016 We're back together again! Rachel shares some exciting news, we lament our progress in the LCGCraftalong but spill the beans on some of the amazing stuff in the goody bags and door prizes for the upcoming GLYC.
Episode 42: Summer Road Trip Original airdate: 7 August 2016 Even though we're separated by an ocean for this episode we catch up with what we've been working on and how we've been spending our summer holidays so far.
Episode 41: Halfway and a hot mess Original airdate: 18 July 2016 In which we pause for a moment, take stock of the year so far and admit (grudingly?) how completely behind the eight ball we are.
Episode 40: Retreat! Original airdate: 5 July 2016 We try not to get too political chatting about the result of the Brexit vote and instead talk about a retreat of a different kind as we interview the gals behind the Geeky Puffin Knit Palooza retreat happening in November.
Episode 39: Catching Up Original airdate: 24 June 2016 Due to travel and the push to the end of the school year it's been a little crazy around here. We catch our breath, break out the knitting and catch up with each other on what's been happening.
Episode 38: This Thing of Paper Original airdate: 28 May 2016 We have a lengthy chat with designer Karie Westermann about her new project, This Thing of Paper, which launched on Kickstarter this week. It was also funded within 25 hours so we've got a follow up chat too!
Episode 37: Roadtrip! Original airdate: 18 May 2016 Allison went to Devon and visited the John Arbon Textiles mill as part of their Open Weekend. We also have some other roadtrip news that will see us heading back to Devon in the fall.
Episode 36: Wales in a Day Original airdate: 2 May 2016 We recap our recent trip to Wales for Wonderwool where we had a lovely time catching up with folks and we were pretty restrained on the buying front! We also talk about the downside of large and busy festivals.
Episode 35: Can you teach an old knitter new tricks? Original airdate: 17 April 2016 Another episode another book review: this time it's Tracey Todhunter's new book, the Women's Weekly Guide to Crochet. We also get tips from our knit night for making the most of Wonderwool. And, an announcement!
Episode 34: Send More Coffee Original airdate: 6 April 2016 It's another international episode of the podcast as Rachel was in the States and Allison in London while this one was recorded. We both have finishes and we review Coffee With C.C., a book of sock patterns by C.C. Almon.
Episode 33: Free Your Skeins Original airdate: 25 March 2016 We've got Jo from the award-winning Shinybees podcast in the interviewee hot seat as we chat about her podcasting journey building her community and sharing lots of yarn-y love through The Golden Skein.
Episode 32: Two of Our Favourite Things Original airdate: 6 March 2016 We love yarn and books and this episode has a review of the new Blacker Yarns Tamar yarn (and a giveaway!). We also review new books Crochet Yeah! by The Crochet Project and Penguin: A Knit Collection by Anna Maltz.
Episode 31: Unravel-ed Original airdate: 24 February 2016 Kate Atherley joins for an impromptu SnB on the podcast as we recap the fun that was Unravel. Also includes London Craft Guide news, upcoming March events and what we're working on.
Episode 30: Knitlandia Original airdate: 7 February 2016 Special guest Clara Parkes of the Knitter's Review joins us to tell us more about her new book Knitlandia. We chat an awful lot about yarn, knitting and this wonderful community we're so grateful to be a part of.
Episode 29: The Do-Over Original airdate: 24 January 2016 We've thought a lot over the last couple of weeks about what we'd like our year with Yarn in the City to be all about and have settled on a challenge that we'd like you all to help us with. #3thingsforyarnlove
Episode 28: Start as you mean to go on Original airdate: 7 January 2016 We're back and attacking the new year with a vengeance! There's lots of upcoming events to tell you about. Book launch news, a giveaway and some inspiration to guide your creative endeavours this year.
Yarn in the City
Yarn in the City organises events in the knitting industry, including workshops in and around London, road trips, lectures, markets, our annual Great London Yarn Crawl and the biennial Yarnporium.