Episode 15: "Quick, Call KnitOneOne!"
Síle (pronounced Sheila) Convery is the hostess with the most-est, creator and Queen Bee of KnitOneOne, a nexus of crafting know-how in Berkeley, CA. More than a community organizer, Síle has catalyzed a community of learning, fun and friendship for knitters and crafters of every stripe. Sitting on the cheery studio's back patio, she shared how KnitOneOne came to be. In addition, some of the fabulous KnitOneOne instructors share their thoughts on this special place.
A few of instructors and friends of KnitOneOne:
CALLING ALL GUY KNITTERS!
The Men's Fall Knitting Retreat will be held during November 7-9, 2008 at the Point Bonita YMCA Center. More details can be found on Ravelry or on MenWhoKnit.com. Please tell all the crafty guys in your life to get in touch with us if they'd like to participate. And if you know any businesses who'd like to donate yarn, patterns, tools or fiber, please put them in touch with us.
Episode #13, YKnitalong: GlennaC (Ravelry) won a signed tote and a signed copy of Knitalong by Larissa & Martin Brown. It has made it's way to Canadialand.
Congratulations to our winner and thanks to everyone for sharing your Knitalong spinning tales.
Always, a HUGE thank you to everyone who downloads and listens to Y KNIT.
YKnitOneOne? It's all about the shortbread, baby!
We used snippets of the following songs in this episode:
- "Turquoise" performed by Milt Buckner from Send Me Softly (Capitol, 1957)
- "John Naughton's Reel / Another Paddy Fahy Reel" performed by Martin Hayes And Dennis Cahill from The Lonesome Touch (Green Linnet, 1997)
- "Oh Sheila" performed by Ready for the World from Ready for the World (MCA, 1985)
- "She Can Knit" performed by The Clancy Brothers And Tommy Makem And Their Families from Irish Folk Songs and Airs (1994, Legacy International)
- "Do You Believe In Magic?" performed by the Lovin' Spoonful from Do You Believe In Magic? (Kama Sutra, 1965)
- "Broken Monitors" performed by B. Fleischmann from Humbucking Coil (Morr Music, 2006)
- "Ball O' Yarn" performed by Martin Carthy with Dave Swarbrick from Second Album (Topic, 1993)
- "Sheila" performed by Tommy Roe from Greatest Hits (Curb, 1970)
- "Hair" performed by the Cowsills from Painting the Day: The Angelic Psychedelia of the Cowsills (El Records, 2006)
- "Síle" performed by Reeltime from Song Of The Green Linnet (Green Linnet, 2000)
- "ONE ONE Pennie" performed by Oscar James (with digital drop-ins from Síle) from The Power of Courage (KOJ Productions, 2004)