Episode 14: Mending

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Show notes:


Save the date! 4th December 2011 for the Playful Meet up 2011 at

Interknit Cafe


Stay tuned for more details.

Donation giveaway:

A set of

Stitchcuddles stitchmarkers

from Stephcuddles and a skein of

Malabrigo sock yarn

in the colourway terracotta 802 for any donation or contribution towards the podcast.

Off 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.

Skew Socks

by Lana Holden in 4 ply 100% BFL Sock yarn from



A tragic ending for the Kai Mei by

Cookie A

in Superknits

Mary, Queen of Socks

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

On the needles

Fallberry Mitts

by Anne Hansen in

Road to China Light

Munch Burp Schlurp

The Porridge of Champions

You will need:

1 cup of sultanas (or dried fruit of choice)

1/2 cup apple juice

1/2 tsp Cinnamon

1/2 tsp Nutmeg

2 cooking apples roughly skinned and chopped

Knob of butter

1 tsp Brown Sugar (or low G.I alternative)

1. Soak dried fruit overnight in apple juice

2. Remove from fridge in the morning and add spices. 

3. Heat a pan and add the butter before browning the chopped apples.

4. Sprinkle on sugar and caramelise a bit

5. Add fruit and spice mix to pan

6. Dollop onto porridge and enjoy with fresh coffee and a good blog or ten to read. 


Fly, Fly, Fly by Adrina Thorpe, available on

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I miss you by Adam Stokes, available on

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