Episode 25: Knit Love

A Playful Day is kindly sponsored by Superknits, who now have a wonderfully chatty


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Show notes:

-along, the

playful group

on Ravelry

There will be a podcast next weekend, Sunday 18th 2012 and then I'm back to fortnightly recording but stay tuned for a few specials as we approach the podcast anniversary.

I review 'Textured Stitches' by Connie Chang Chinchio which is available through

Search Press

or your local yarn store.


I interview Ruth Garcia-Alcantud, the woman behind the


design label. You can see her stylish patterns



Ruth is kindly giving away two e-book's to 2 lucky listeners. To enter

please leave a comment in these show notes, stating which e-book you would prefer: her wonderful

sock collection


lace collection

. Be sure to leave your comment before 31st of March 2012, remembering to make sure that I can get in contact with you (a Ravelry username will do). Good luck!

Off the Needles


by Carina Spencer using

Northboundknitting Superwash Merino Fingering

in the 'Moonstone' colourway and Tactile Fiber Arts Studio

Bolinas Sock

in the colourway 'Pomegranate'.

Haruna Hat

by Carol Feller using

Scrumptious DK

in the colourway 'Plum'.

On the needles 


by Vanessa Smith of Knit Rhapsody in Miss Bab's

Yowza! Whatta Skein!

in the colourway 'Catherine'.

After thought heel socks

by Laura Linneman in a a self striping from

Rosie Retro

colourway 'Nightbird'.

Flama Shawl

by Carol Feller using

Scrumptious Lace

in the colourway 'Gold'.


Fly, Fly, Fly by Adrina Thorpe, available on

Music Alley

Easy Times by Acoustic Jim, available on

Music Alley

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