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Episode 102: Knights of the Round Table

This week it’s the return of the Sheep’s film review, as we follow the gallant adventures and complicated love triangle of Arthur, Guinevere and Lancelot in First Knight. We then have further heroics from the crafty folk saving the world … Continue reading

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I’m A Piece

On Tuesday evening, I headed over to the Living and Giving shop in Chalk Farm for the launch of the Craftivist Jigsaw Project, I’m A Piece, a collaboration between Save the Children and the Craftivist Collective to end world hunger. … Continue reading

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Episode 82: Riot

This week, inevitably, is all about the recent London riots. But it’s not all doom and gloom, as I share some exciting news; take a look at a new craft and fibre magazine; examine what’s on my needles, and the … Continue reading

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Episode 76: Obsession

This week I’m wondering if my yarn habit is getting out of control, plus the Sheep’s favourite obsessions – gin, cake & beards – all get a look in. Eurovision Song Contest Hooray, Still Light, Audrey in Unst Granny Stripe … Continue reading

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Episode 55: Handmade Home Truths

The Sweater of Doom is finally finished and whilst modeling the mohair beast behind the microphone, I’ll be discussing the professional advice some handmade sellers sought from a marketing expert; plus we take a look at the baby patterns you’ve recommended, there’s … Continue reading

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Tea Table

I always enjoy reading The Guardian’s Craft pages although, as with so many projects and patterns, I rarely get around to making any of them. Until now. Behold, my newly re-vamped table, thanks to this lovely article by Will Taylor. … Continue reading

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V&A Stitched Up

Fear not, those dastardly knitters have not been misbehaving in the hallowed halls of the V&A museum, (well not recently) no, this is the genius that is their Friday late night opening, in association with fabulous crafty folk! Stitched Up is … Continue reading

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Guardian Craft Guides

Gosh, I find I have been added to the Guardian press office’s mailing list of crafty folk, which makes me feel rather official and grown-up. I suspect they have no idea about the beards/ukulele/pom-poms, but nevermind, looky what they’ve told … Continue reading

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Episode 25: Fifteen

This week the Sheep goes mobile, reporting back from a special knitting workshop at the Fifteen restaurant. Plus there’s a quick look at some online knitting patterns and for those of you looking for love, I have just the place … Continue reading

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Episode 11: London & The Crawl

[podcast]http://hoxtonhandmade.com/podcasts/Ep.11%20London%20%26%20The%20Crawl.mp3[/podcast] World Wide Knit In Public Day, and what better way to celebrate than with Stitch’n’Bitch London’s Knit Crawl.  Debating knitting alone versus knitting en masse, I report back from the tashtastic adventure. Plus a rundown of what other knitters … Continue reading

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