Yarn in the City show

Yarn in the City

Summary: In the Yarn in the City podcast, Allison and Rachel talk about knitting, spinning, and various fibre-related events and things happening in London and the rest of the UK. Sections include: News and Events, On and Off the Needles and Wheel, Knitting Randoms, and Special Features.

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 Episode 89: Gap Year | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 51:14

We get ready to take a short hiatus from the podcast as Rachel and her family embark on the adventure of a lifetime!

 Episode 88: Party in the City | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 47:00

We wrap up on all the fun that was to be had at Yarnporium 2018!

 Episode 87: Launching Local Yarn Love | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 39:26

With just under two weeks to go to the Yarnporium it’s finally time to tell you all about our super secret project that we’ve been working on - our new book, the Mini Yarn Guide: London!

 Episode 86: Germantown | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:10:52

Continuing our year’s theme of Yarn Adventures we’re delighted to have a chat with Kate Gagnon Osborn and Courtney Kelley of Kelbourne Woolens. They share a bit of their 10 year yarn adventure with us – which has culminated in the release of their brand new yarn Germantown, and a special appearance at our upcoming Yarnporium!

 Episode 85 - Countdown | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 38:11

On this episode of the podcast we’re counting down to the Yarnporium - only five weeks to go now. Eep! We’ve also cast on for the Yarnporium Countdown KAL - are you joining us?

 Episode 84: Group Projects | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 56:04

On this episode we give  a recap of the 6th annual Great London Yarn Crawl, the Yarnporium KAL (whoop!) and a woolly yarn review. Plus the usual update on our projects and general goings on.

 Episode 83: Anticipation | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 45:31

The return of autumn is always like a the start of a new year. Forget back to school, we're making some knitting resolutions!

 Episode 82: Working on Holiday Time | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:09:25

In our annual "what we've been doing on our summer holidays" episode we catch up on what the other has been up to while in North America - including visits to Iceland, yarn shops, and a Yarnporium update too!

 Episode 81: The Power of Community | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:10:20

Knitters are using their powers for good and we couldn't be more proud! On this episode of the podcast we chat about the recent anti-Trump rally in London and the East London Yarn Triangle's Say Balls to Trump knitter banner. Then we move on to chatting about the amazing movement of the Countess Ablaze's Tits Out Collective.

 Episode 80: Milli's Yarn Adventure with Tribe Yarns | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 55:55

We love it when a new yarn shop opens and on this episode we get to sit down with Milli Abrams, owner of Tribe Yarns opening in Richmond, just outside London this coming August - and in time for the Great London Yarn Crawl!

 Episode 79: GLYC 2018 and Yarn Crawl Season | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 42:47

It's almost time for us to release tickets to this year's Great London Yarn Crawl so we have details about changes and dates for when route info and tickets will be released. We also chat about how summer can be a more challenging time for our favourite yarn shops and what we can all do to help.

 Episode 78: The Making of a Magazine | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 44:06

We share G&Ts with Jonna and Sini at EYF and chat about their yarn adventure putting together Laine Magazine.

 Episode 77: Rise of the Machine | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 46:30

On this episode Allison has finally enabled Rachel into the world of machine knitting. We are both highly intimidated but still jumping in with both feet in the hopes of reducing some of our stash and learning a new skill!

 Episode 76: Talking About Tuck Stitches | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 40:18

We sit down with the Queen of Brioche, Nancy Marchant at EYF to chat about her new book Tuck Stitches: Sophistication in Handknitting and learn more about Nancy's fascination with texture and stitch patterns.

 Episode 75: More Yarn Show Hijinks | File Type: audio/mpeg | Duration: 01:01:45

Our special guest on this episode of the podcast is Lisa Sisk, owner of Dublin's LYS This is Knit, and organiser of new yarn show Woollin Dublin debuting May 25th. We also have a giveaway for a pair of tickets to the show!


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