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The podcast about knitting by Marie Irshad

Last Build Date: Fri, 02 Feb 2007 13:00:00 GMT

Copyright: Marie Irshad 2010

KnitCast 33 - Lee Meredith

Fri, 01 Oct 2010 11:33:00 PST

MLee Meredith of Leethal Knits tells me about any gauge knits, why you should make a game of your knitting and trying to make a wedding dress over 24 hours. Read the Show Notes at, email

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KnitCast 32 - Mags Kandis

Sun, 01 Aug 2010 11:33:00 PST

Mags Kandis tells me about her new book and why she loves making stuff, especially gifts that come from the heart. Win a copy of her new book at Read the Show Notes at, email

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KnitCast 31 - Lucy Neatby

Thurs, 01 July 2010 11:33:00 PST

Designer Lucy Neatby talks to me about colour, TNNA, knitting bubbles and teaching knitting over a ship's radio while at sea. Read the Show Notes at, email

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KnitCast 30 - Crafting Vacation

Tues, 01 June 2010 11:33:00 PST

Ever fancied going on holiday/vacation with other crafters? Knitter and travel agent Dianne Reade-Jackson tells me all about the Crafty Pod and Knitty "London, Bath and Wales" tour. Read the Show Notes at, email

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KnitCast 29 - Lucinda Guy

Sat, 01 May 2010 11:33:00 PST

Lucinda Guy tells me about her new book Northern Knits. Plus colourwork, folk art, ancient knitting techniques and Vivienne Westwood's socks. Read the Show Notes at, email

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KnitCast 28 - Annie Modesitt Catchup

Thur, 01 Apr 2010 11:33:00 PST

I catch up with knitting designer Annie Modesitt four years after our last interview. Read the Show Notes at, email

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KnitCast 27 - Woolly Wormhead

Tues, 16 Mar 2010 11:33:00 PST

I chat to designer Woolly Wormhead about a multitude of things including her new book "Twisted Woolly Toppers", how she got her name, and her love of hats. Get the show notes from for more information.

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KnitCast 26 - Rachael Herron

Mon, 01 Mar 2010 11:33:00 PST

Writer Rachael Herron tells me "How To Knit a Love Song". We talk writing, knitting, blogging and also reminisce. Get the show notes from for more information.

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KnitCast - Update 2010

Wed, 24 Feb 2010 11:33:00 PST

KnitCast Returns in March 2010! Go to for more information.

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KnitCast - Update

Fri, 08 Jun 2007 11:33:00 PST

The return of KnitCast!

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KnitCast 25 - Shannon Okey

14 Aug 2006 11:33:00 PST

The long delayed interview with Shannon Okey author of Knitgrrl 2. And go to to find out how you could win a copy of Knitgrrl 2!.

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KnitCast 24 - Toronto

09 May 2006 11:24:00 PST

KnitCast goes to Toronto where I met up with Amy Singer, editor of Knitty, and Denny McMillian, knitter extraordinaire and employee of The Naked Sheep.

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KnitCast 23 - Ann Budd

12 Mar 2006 11:24:00 PST

I meet Ann Budd, former editor of Interweave Knits and talk about her projects, Grand Plan patterns, and KnitScene magazine.

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KnitCast 22 - First Birthday!

Wed, 15 Feb 2006 11:24:00 PST

Yes, a year ago today I posted the very first edition of KnitCast! and to celebrate that first show I assmbled a group of knitting podcasters to talk about podcasting! We recorded it last month and here is the final result! Thanks to Brenda, Daniela, Caroline, Rhonda and Whit for giving up part of their Saturday for me!

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KnitCast 21 - Annie Modesitt

Wed, 08 Feb 2006 11:24:00 PST

In the latest KnitCast I meet the delightful Annie Modesitt. We talk Combination Knitting, getting her first Vogue Knitting cover and what's Cheaper Than Therapy.

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KnitCast 20 - Kerrie Allman

09 Jan 2006 11:24:00 PST

In the first KnitCast of 2006 I catch up with Kerrie Allman, editor and founder of the UK-based online knitting magazine MagKnits. In addition to this Kerrie works full-time, has two children and an online business! She tells me how she fits it all in and still manages to find time to knit.

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KnitCast 19 - Debbie Bliss

19 Dec 2005 11:24:00 PST

In the last KnitCast of 2005 I catch up with the internationally renowned British designer Debbie Bliss at the Knitting and Stitching Show. Debbie tells me about her design process and what she has planned for 2006.

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KnitCast 18 - Freddie Robins

Wed, 07 Dec 2005 11:24:00 PST

Another podcast from The Knitting and Stitching Show! Knitting doctor Freddie Robins tells me how she makes pieces of work when she's too tired to make decisions, what it's like walking down the knitted aisle and how to subvert your knitting.

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KnitCast 17 - Yvonne Davies

Wed, 23 Nov 2005 11:24:00 PST

In my second visit to the Knitting and Stitching Show I meet up with Yvonne Davies in the Relax and Knit Area. Yvonne talks about teaching people to knit and the joys of buying yarn spun from an Alpaca with the same name as a good friend. email -

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KnitCast 16 - Ally Pally

01 Nov 2005 11:33:00 PST

The Knitting and Stitching Show is the largest event of its kind in the UK and a must visit for any British knitter. Andrew Salmon is Managing Director of Creative Exhibitions, the organisers of the show. He tells me about the past and future of the show and how he was once forced to knit with a pair of golf clubs!

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KnitCast 15 - Fyberspates

03 Oct 2005 08:49:00 PST

If you're a fan of hand dyed yarn you may wonder just how much work goes into creating it. In the latest KnitCast Jeni Brown, knitter, spinner and owner of Fyberspates hand dyed yarns and fibres tells me how she does it.

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