Shinybees - The Knitting, Comedy and Yarn Podcast

The podcast for those who like their knitting, yarn and comedy in equally large measures. Hosted by UK knitter Jo Milmine, there's also a regular Sock Surgery co-hosted with Clare Devine and Kate Read. Business minded? Enjoy the interviews with industry entrepreneurs for top tips and inspiration on making it in the yarn industry. Finally - enjoy the finest fringe knitting pattern picks that Ravelry has to offer.

The Podcasts

The funk has been slam dunked by admitting we have a problem, Houston! This week we have a roundup of the knitting news, including a fab new yarn shop that will be opening, Harbour Yrans, and the coutdown to Unwind Brighton is well and truly on. The Second Quarter of The Golden Skein Power of 3 Yarn Club is revealed. We discuss tactics for alleviating a knitty funk in the Wippin' Piccadilly section and I resolve to do a giveaway of yarn from my recently frogged project. Leave a comment on the thread for this episode in the Ravelry group to enter. Finally, we have a yarn shop review of Ginger Twist Studio in Edinburgh.

Direct download: Epiosde_18_-_The_First_Step_is_Admitting_You_Have_A_Problem.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 10:35pm UTC

Coming from Scotland in the depth of the knitting funk of 40,000 years, the crafty mojo has left the building. This episode sees the return of Wippin' Piccadilly, a short pattern pick and a new South African knitting video podcast for you. There's also a yarn shop review of Be Inspired Fibres of Edinburgh.

Direct download: Episode_17-_Funky_Funky_Funky_Fresh.mp3
Category:Craft -- posted at: 8:20pm UTC

Tune in for the latest knitting news on upcoming events in Brighton and Edinburgh. There is a rundown of all the gossip from The Golden Skein and a yarn shop review of The Woolly Brew in Pittenweem. Finally, the pattern pick returns on the theme of 'bunny'. No cats were harmed during thr production of this podcast. Keep an ear out for a slightly vocal cohost!

Direct download: Episode_16-_Run_Rabbit_Run.mp3
Category:Craft -- posted at: 7:57am UTC

This episode has more than its fair share of swans, clowns and unicorns. There is a quick catchup of news and a brief intro to my new abde in Fife. A large section is dedicated to PodRetreat and there is a giveaway associated with this. Finally, the pattern pick this week focuses on Unicorns.

Direct download: Episode_15_-_Swans_Clowns_and_Unicorns.mp3
Category:Craft -- posted at: 9:18pm UTC

This week there is a lot of news regarding various things. The Golden Skein is explained and you can find everything to do with this UK yarn club at www.thegoldenskein.com. We have a book review of Clare Devine's first ebook, "Sock Anatomy: Dissecting Heels and Toes". The Wippin' Piccadilly section returns, as does the pattern pick, which is on the topic of 'child hat'.

Direct download: Episode_14_-_On_the_Road_to_the_North.mp3
Category:Craft -- posted at: 11:38am UTC