Fri, 22 November 2013
Hello and welcome to episode 5 of the Curious Handmade Podcast. At the end of the show I have a special announcement about the Knitvent mystery knit along that I’ve been working on for ages and a special little something for my podcast listeners so its worth making it to the end of the show for that. This week I have a special guest on the show, a good friend from my Wednesday night knitting group. Her name is Tina Chiang, but you will hear me call her Ting throughout our conversation as that is how I know her. Ting came over to my house last Friday and we knitted, chatted and ate some amazing cakes from the Blackbird bakery around the corner. We talk about knitting, careers and life. We get a bit deep and then we get really shallow! We giggle. A lot. I hope you enjoy knitting along with us as we have a good old natter. Chatting with Ting Ting is Knitterroony on Ravelry is knitting a Cupido Cowl by Hiroko Fukatsu I am knitting a secret item for my Curious Knitvent 2013 Collection Yarn stores Ting mentioned that she visited on her play tour: The Fibre Works in Chipping Norton Purl City Yarns in Manchester The Yarn Cake in Glasgow and the .....famous Yarngina The play Ting was in recently - Chimerica. The play is no longer running in London. Lucy Kirkwood won the Evening Standard Award for Best Play! Woot Woot. Curious Knitvent 2013 I finally announce the launch of my mystery Knitvent 2013 Collection. If you listen to the podcast in the next couple of days, I announce a coupon code for a great discount on the collection. This special podcast code is only valid until midnight on Sunday 24 November so join in quick for a bargain. Do you love a mystery? Who doesn’t? Over the next 4 weeks we’ll open the doors on the Knitvent calendar, revealing another gorgeous accessory. Each pattern will be available to purchase individually for $6, and if you want to grab yourself an amazing bargain, you can buy the whole ebook of all 8 patterns. The normal price of the ebook will be $12 but for the period of the Knitvent mystery knit along from now until mid December – it will be just $9. The first Knitvent pattern window will open on Sunday 24 November!