Episode 002

Stand to

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(00:29) Welcome


  • All Spun Up
  • Loops
  • HomeCulture
  • That’s my story
  • American English
  • Moment of Drama

(00:53) All Spun Up

Off the wheel

Blue Faced Leicester (BFL or biffle)

Barn colourway – S-twist single, 210 yards

Dyed by Wildcraft (shop at www.wildcraft.co.uk)


Untitled  IMG_8674


Beehive Artyarn

Beach Day Colourway – 75% Merino, 25% Yak

Dyed by LongDrawJames (shop at www.longdrawjames.etsy.com)


Spin-in 2012103 Untitled


Paul’s Sock Yarn – From a Ravelry destash

Superwash English Wool Blend (SW EWB)

Dyed with natural dyes: Osage orange over alum mordant, then treated with iron modifier

Dyed by Wildcraft – Navajo plied: 3 ply




On the wheel

Whisper Blend (50% BFL Wool, 30% Alpaca, 20% Silk)

Sloe Berries colourway – Z-twist single, 300 grams

Dyed by Wildcraft (shop at www.wildcraft.co.uk)

IMG_3861   #spinning time!


(10:23) Loops

On the needles

Gradient Pi shawl (Project page) in Fuzzy (BFL/Kid Mohair) dyed by Fluff-n-Stuff

Patterns used: EZ 100th Anniversary Pi Shawl – Camping and EZ 100th Anniversary Pi Shawl – Gull Wings



Elizabeth Zimmerman’s Knitter’s Almanac


Just cast on Zuzu’s Petals by Carina Spencer

Mods: Slipped garter tab start and slipping 1st of all starting rounds pwise

(18:27) HomeCulture

In the beer glass

Jingle Knocker ABV 5.5% – Skinner’s Brewery in Cornwall

“Our world-famous strong Christmas ale smooth with superb hoppy and aromatic characteristics. Definitely one for the discerning ale drinker.”


What’s cooking

Skillet Mac and Cheese
Cucumber and Tomato Salad
Elbow Macaroni – Can’t be found in my current town 🙁



(22:48) That’s my story

Lap Of Luxury TV Bed

(24:25) American English

Rock, paper, scissors

Paper, scissors, stone

(25:48) Moment of Drama


Act 2 Scene iii

Opens the gate Enter MACDUFF and LENNOX

MACDUFF Was it so late, friend, ere you went to bed,
That you do lie so late?

Porter ‘Faith sir, we were carousing till the
second cock: and drink, sir, is a great
provoker of three things.

MACDUFF What three things does drink especially provoke?

Porter Marry, sir, nose-painting, sleep, and
urine. Lechery, sir, it provokes, and unprovokes;
it provokes the desire, but it takes
away the performance: therefore, much drink
may be said to be an equivocator with lechery:
it makes him, and it mars him; it sets
him on, and it takes him off; it persuades him,
and disheartens him; makes him stand to, and
not stand to; in conclusion, equivocates him
in a sleep, and, giving him the lie, leaves him.

MACDUFF I believe drink gave thee the lie last night.

Porter That it did, sir, i’ the very throat on
me: but I requited him for his lie; and, I
think, being too strong for him, though he took
up my legs sometime, yet I made a shift to cast

(28:14) Shall we Shog?

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