Sunday, 24 June 2012

Tag! You're It! feat Woolly Wormhead





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Show notes:

The readalong has begun for 'The Knife of Never Letting Go' by Patrick Ness, the playful group on Ravelry

Ravelympics is also heading this way. Are you ready?

Woolly Wormhead, fabulous hat designer, joins me for a giggle and a chat. We discuss her previous work such as Going Straight and Wee Woolly Toppers and her forthcoming work. 

Giveaway: please leave a comment on this blog post in order to win a single downloadable pattern of your choice from Woolly's extensive collection. 2 lucky listener's will be chosen by the random number generator on 7th July 2012 so please enter before then. Please tell us which hat you'd love the most and why. Good Luck!

Songs:
Fly, Fly, Fly by Adrina Thorpe, available on Music Alley
Gene Kardos Orchestra, available on Music Archives
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32 comments:

sandrarumsey said...

Loved the podcast. I would choose the Rennie pattern.

Sadie said...

Great podcast - always a good way to start the week.

So hard to choose between Woolly's patterns, but I think Limpetiole is my favourite.

TracyC611 said...

I'd love Buzzba, it would suit my short hair I think.

Thank you

Tracy

spejo said...

Everglade's my favorite. i like that it is a little big but not that big. and very pretty. thanks for the wonderful podcast. sherry

Shannon said...

I'm very excited about this particular giveaway!

My favorite is Rennie and I would love to knit it up!

Thanks,

Shannon

Sheila said...

Great episode! Wooly Wormhead is such an interesting person. I follow her blog, but had never heard her interviewed before. It was great to hear about her life. I too am an ex-electrical engineer so I was excited to hear that she was.

She has so many wonderful hat patterns, I really struggled to settle on only one. After much waffling back and forth I settled on the Tebe Slouch.

Gynx said...

My favorite is Everglade, but I love a lot of them!

Monica said...

My favorite is Castiel! Thanks for the opportunity.

Ejw1969 said...

Thanks for the podcast another very enjoyable episode. Thanks also for the chance to win a lovely woolly wormhead pattern I would choose corella or ivydene

sjanova said...

Really interesting to see who might pick one that I have on my list and why. Actually, I think of the potential recipient (DDIL or DGS#1, #2, or #3) and what they might wear (well, DGS#3 is still a baby so he wears whatever he can't tear off).

So DDIL might like/wear hmmmm Bobba, I think, for the most recent one. Or maybe Corella or Limpetiole or Traversa or Vlora if I can't sell her on Bobba. And I'd love to knit Bubbles for the kidlets -- fun knitting, it looks like. (Yes, of course, I have a list of others I like for little ones, but if you lived in Miami Beach, one hat would do you, right? OK, I like Propeller, Tricable, and Tinker as well.)

roxy1364 said...

Loved this interview - I wasn't all familiar with this designer which is crazy since I get a bit obsessed with knitting hats in the winter! Adore the "Naturally Slouchy" pattern - think I even have yarn that would work with that & know my daughter would love that pattern too. Thanks again for introducing me to such a unique designer!

memphish said...

I really like Bubbles. The cable is really neat and there are tons of options from infant on up. I think it would be really versatile. Great interview. Thanks to both of you for sharing your time and talents.

handstories said...

so excited to learn about Woolly Wormhead- thank you!
Ribba strikes my fancy, love the spiral & ocean connection.

Cecile said...

Great interview! I love Woolly Wormhead designs. Thanks for the opportunity to win one of her wonderful patterns. I love slouchy hats and it was hard to pick only one favorite... But I guess, it would be QL Slouch, as it's reversible, so you've got 2 hats in one, that's brilliant!

Ellen said...

Great interview! I really enjoyed learning more about Wooly Wormhead. I haven't made one her designs yet, but would love to knit Ivydene. It's lovely!

blb said...

Thanks for the interview with Wooly Wormhead!
Tough choice, but I guess I'd select Rubbish Mojitos.
blb

katylouise said...

Hi, thank you for the great interview. What an interesting designer to learn about! I don't usually knit hats but Woolly's hats are all such interesting shapes and designs. If I had to choose just one (so hard!) I think my favourite would be Buzzba as I love earflap hats.

Tammy said...

Buzzba - love those I-cord ties

snooptigger said...

I have never thought of making a wooly wormhead hat until this podcast, I've know looked at her patterns and will be making sure one goes on the needles when a few wips are off my needles. I think that my favourite is QL Slouch. Hope you are feeling well.

mjwebber said...

Look forward to listening each month!! I would choose Corella but it was a VERY difficult choice. All are wonderful!

Sheralynn said...

I can't choose between Slable and QL Slouch! Eeeek! QL Slouch seems like great, great fun to knit, though!

CathWood said...

Great podcast, as usual!

I love knitting hats. I love woollie wormhead hats. I think at the moment I like Rennie best.

Cathy

photoknitgal said...

I've never knit a hat. I think I'd like to try Ivydene.

Sally said...
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Sally said...

love her patterns
Rav name
SallyFromIdaho

Vanessa said...

I *love* Buttonette mostly because I have a really huge button that would so work with this pattern!

slmiller8 said...

I've been wanting to make a "pointed" hat; I really like Buzza for that reason, and it has earflaps, too! Perfect.

Krystal said...

Thanks for the giveaway - I've been periodically checking out the Woolly Wormhead patterns but have yet to try one. I think if I had to pick just one it might be Brownie, as I'm looking for a good baby/kid hat that covers the ears and is cute, and this hat fits the bill! It looks satisfyingly challenging, too. Quynn, Cubba, and Buzzbee are all fighting it out for second place.

NathKnits said...

I love the QL slouch - the geometry of it appeals to me. Though there are many more great ones too! It was hard to pick one.

Thanks for the giveaway!

Drew said...

Wonderful interview. I really enjoyed learning more about the person behind the designer

Anjanette said...

I love Limpetiole. Super cute!

Thanks for another wonderful podcast and interview!

collegeknitting said...

I don't know if I'm too late or not, but I just got around to listening to this episode. I'm sort of in love with everything she has designed, but right now I'm really digging Corbelle. Thanks so much!