Episode 10: Things that make you go Mmmmmm

Aplayfulday is kindly sponsored by Superknits, the home of super yarns for super knits. Please show your support for our playful friend by clicking on the link above- go on, spoil yourself!!!

Show notes:


Win a skein of

Abstract Cat

exclusive Aplayfulday colourway in the Superwash Blue Faced Leicester 4 ply weight. To enter simple visit her online store and pop back here to leave a comment telling me what colourways you love best from this talented dyer. Competition ends 21st August 2011 and will be announced on the next podcast. Good Luck!

Knitting events

Ysolda Teague and Westknits classes announced at


, London. 

Donation giveaway:

Sock knitter's kit= 4 skeins of Drops Fabel, 2 sets of stitch markers. 1 sheepy set from The

Lollipop Stop

and 1 set with clip stitch marker from

a Little Bit Sheepish


Off the Needles

Monster Chunks by

Rebecca Danger

The Dreaded Birthday knit,

Earl Grey

Socks by the Yarn Harlot in

Sanguine Gryphon Bugga

in the Tulip Tree Beauty colourway.

Super secret test knit for the wonderful up and coming yarn club from

Lioness Knits

. More details next week!

On the Needles

Test Knit for

Rose Beck

in Sundara Yarn

Sock Yarn

, in the colourway Brown Sugar over buttermilk and Sanguine Gryphon

Skinny Bugga

in colourway KatyDid.

Little Colonnade

by Stephen West in Madelinetosh

Tosh Sock

colourway Baltic.

Kai Mei by

Cookie A

in Superknits

Mary, Queen of Socks

, colourway 'With my tv and CD collection of Bob Marley'.

Munch, Burp, Schlurp

Recipe for Spelt Soda Bread:

1. Seive 2 cups of Spelt Flour into a large bowl along with 2 heaped tsps o Baking powder and 1 tsp salt. 

2. Add 3 generous tblsps of Margarine and rub into butter.

3. Add 250ml of Milk and stir into a dough (I used my fingers).

4. Turn out onto a loured surface and work into desired shape (I chose 2 mini round bun loaves with a scored X on top).

5. Pop in the oven for 30-40 mins on Gas Mark 6/ 220.

Podcasters Delite

Massive love for UK podcasters:

Knit Spin Cake


Caithness Craft Collective

. Keeping me smiley this week.

Also, congratulation to Jasmin from the

Knitmore Girls

. We can't wait to see if your baby has pink hair too and what a wonderful Glam-Ma Gigi will be!


Fly, Fly, Fly by Adrina Thorpe, available on

Music Alley

Food by Deidre Flint, available on

Music Alley

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