Knit 15

Knit 15 is a series of niche talks for knitters, recorded in front of a live audience in the shop. You can listen to past episodes below, or visit the event page to book a ticket to join in and be part of the audience.

Episode 4

Predicting the unpredictable: Episode 4 takes a dive into colour pooling and the journey that your multicoloured hand-dyed skein of yarn takes when you begin knitting it into fabric. Helen Reed, AKA The Wool Kitchen, and Wendy Peterson of explore the maths and magic that can make the difference between colours emerging as star dust or a smear across your sweater. Read more →

Episode 3

Celebrating the extraordinary and hidden lives of unsung heroines in knitted squares, the Balance for Better Blanket was created to mark the 2019 International Women’s Day. In Episode 3 of Knit 15, Felicity Ford tells the story of a knitted blanket, of a friendship and of the 30 women who inspired it. Read more →

Episode 2

Undaunted by the initial disdain she received from local mill bosses, Rosa Pomar’s determination to source and manufacture wool from local flocks of sheep, is now not only respected by Portuguese wool industry chiefs, but also celebrated by knitters and knitwear designers around the world. In Episode 2 we hear from Rosa on how her fascination with Portugal’s rich history… Read more →

Episode 1

Fit your sweater perfectly around your shoulders and the rest will follow. In Part 1 of this episode, Renée Callahan AKA East London Knit, makes the case for abandoning our preoccupation with bust measurements as the starting point for measuring up for the perfect fit. Beyond shoulders or any other part of our bodies for that matter, lies the engineering… Read more →