CH 001 : Glasgow School of Yarn and Behind the Scenes at with Amy Singer

Curious Handmade Podcast 150Welcome to my first full Curious Handmade podcast episode.

I’m  exited to tell you about my trip up to Glasgow for the Glasgow School of Yarn last weekend.

Not only that but I am so thrilled to be able to share with you an interview with Amy Singer from If you are a fan of Knitty which many of us are, or perhaps have even thought about submitting a pattern to be published in Knitty then you definitely want to listen to this interview. You can find out how Amy started out creating the online knitting magazine and what happens behind the scenes of putting an issue together.

Thank you to Libby from Truly Myrtle for your comments and lovely encouragement for my introductory episode last week.

Mackintosh Church Glasgow
Mackintosh Church Glasgow Nano Skeins Nano Skeins
Amy and Antje Design Competition Winners
Amy and Antje announce Design Competition Winners

Links for things mentioned in the episode:

The Yarn Cake – sponsor and organiser of the Glasgow School of Yarn

Blank Canvas sweater pattern by Ysolda Teague

Old Maiden Aunt

Skein Queen

Easy Knits and Easy Knits Nano Skeins

Liz Lovick of Northern Lace (she has a lovely write up of the event on her blog) and her new book:

The Magic of Shetland Lace Knitting: Stitches, Techniques, and Projects for Lighter-Than-Air Shawls & More

Old Maiden Aunt Yarns
A Suitcase full of Old Maiden Aunt Yarns
Beautiful silk yarn
Stunning Silk
Skein Queen yarn
Skein Queen yarn
Glasgow School of Yarn at Mackintosh Church
Glasgow School of Yarn at Mackintosh Church

Interview with Amy Singer from

The Dead Fish Hat!

My two patterns mentioned in the interview are:

Afternoon Tea

Glitz at the Ritz

My all time favourite Knitty pattern is the famous Clapotis

Pop over to the episode discussion thread in Ravelry and let me know what your favourite pattern is or comment below. I would love to hear what you think of the show and if you have any questions.

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Skein Queen Yarn
Skein Queen Yarn
Mackintosh Church Glasgow
Mackintosh Church Glasgow

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