Sunday 9 October 2011

Episode 14: Mending

Aplayfulday is kindly sponsored by Superknits, the home of super yarns for super knits. Please show your support for our playful friend by clicking on the link above- go on, spoil yourself!!!

Show notes:

Save the date! 4th December 2011 for the Playful Meet up 2011 at Interknit Cafe. Stay tuned for more details.

Donation giveaway:
A set of Stitchcuddles stitchmarkers from Stephcuddles and a skein of Malabrigo sock yarn in the colourway terracotta 802 for any donation or contribution towards the podcast.

Off the Needles
Test Knit for Rose Beck in Sundara Yarn Sock Yarn, in the colourway Brown Sugar over buttermilk and Sanguine Gryphon Skinny Bugga in colourway KatyDid.
Little Colonnade by Stephen West in Madelinetosh Tosh Sock colourway Baltic.
Skew Socks by Lana Holden in 4 ply 100% BFL Sock yarn from CatsCradleYarn. 

A tragic ending for the Kai Mei by Cookie A in Superknits Mary, Queen of Socks, colourway 'With my tv and CD collection of Bob Marley'.

On the needles
Fallberry Mitts by Anne Hansen in Road to China Light

Munch Burp Schlurp
The Porridge of Champions
You will need:
1 cup of sultanas (or dried fruit of choice)
1/2 cup apple juice
1/2 tsp Cinnamon
1/2 tsp Nutmeg
2 cooking apples roughly skinned and chopped
Knob of butter
1 tsp Brown Sugar (or low G.I alternative)

1. Soak dried fruit overnight in apple juice
2. Remove from fridge in the morning and add spices. 
3. Heat a pan and add the butter before browning the chopped apples.
4. Sprinkle on sugar and caramelise a bit
5. Add fruit and spice mix to pan
6. Dollop onto porridge and enjoy with fresh coffee and a good blog or ten to read. 

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Kitty Couture said...

How sad about your lost knitting bag - I agree it's definitely more than "lost property"!
Thank you for this mouth-watering recipe. I'm thinking it might also taste really good spread over toasted bread.

PixelatedMushroom said...

Lovely episode - and particularly nice to be listening back through the archives and know the happy ending to the lost knitting story ^_^