Episode 7: Of pantries and savouring

October 16, 2017

In this episode I talk about a couple wool-shawl combinations that have intentionally slowed my knitting speed and rate, and explore the psychology and content of my wool pantry. I also share some notes from the kitchen after weeks of preserving. 

You can find me as Mrs_M_Curiosity_Cabinet on Instagram and as Meg-aka-Mrs-M on Ravelry.

There is now also a Ravelry Group for the podcast.

Shownotes can be found at: Mrs M's Curiosity Cabinet.

Music: Springish by Gillicuddy on FreeMusicArchive and shared under Creative Commons Attribution license.

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Episode 6: Waste, experimenting and playing

September 7, 2017

In this short thematic episode I talk about how waste features in my making and how it has unlocked my dormant creative instincts. 

You can find me as Mrs_M_Curiosity_Cabinet on Instagram and as Meg-aka-Mrs-M on Ravelry.

There is now also a Ravelry Group for the podcast.

Shownotes can be found at: Mrs M's Curiosity Cabinet.

Music: Springish by Gillicuddy on FreeMusicArchive and shared under Creative Commons Attribution license.

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Episode 5: A hybrid control pair, affordability and cracking the bodice

August 29, 2017

After a summer hiatus I am back with an update on my no-nylon sock experiment, some thoughts on the complex issue of the affordability of materials with ethically or environmentally kinder credentials and my recent efforts to improve the fitting of my sewn tops. This episode also includes a give-away, kindly sponsored by the inspiring Daughter of a Shepherd.

You can find me as Mrs_M_Curiosity_Cabinet on Instagram and as Meg-aka-Mrs-M on Ravelry.

There is also a Ravelry Group for the podcast, where the give-away will be held.

Shownotes can be found at: Mrs M's Curiosity Cabinet.

Music: Springish by Gillicuddy on FreeMusicArchive and shared under Creative Commons Attribution license.  

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Episode 4: Sock engineering and bioregional making

June 19, 2017

In this month’s bumper episode I talk sock knitting, my wool pantry, dyeing and kitchen gardening but the thread that ties these topics together is a desire to make with local materials, breeds and varieties as much as possible.

You can find me as Mrs_M_Curiosity_Cabinet on Instagram and as Meg-aka-Mrs-M on Ravelry.

There is now also a Ravelry Group for the podcast.

Shownotes can be found at: Mrs M's Curiosity Cabinet.

Music: Springish by Gillicuddy on FreeMusicArchive and shared under Creative Commons Attribution license.  

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Episode 3: Lessons from the sewing room, comfort knits and knitting, and another kind of fibre craft (Re-loaded)

May 16, 2017

In this episode Mrs M updates you on her all natural fibre sock experiment. She also shares some lessons from the sewing room and muses on comfort knits and comfort knitting. Finally, in the context of London Craft Week, she explores another ancient fibre craft, paper making.

Shownotes can be found at: Mrs M's Curiosity Cabinet.

Music: Springish by Gillicuddy on FreeMusicArchive and shared under Creative Commons Attribution license.  

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Episode 2: A sock experiment, the Craft of Use and a spot of kitchen alchemy.

April 17, 2017

In this episode Mrs M embarks on an all natural fibre sock experiment (complete with control samples). Under the section Craft of Use, she talks a much ignored aspect of a handsewn wardrobe as well as Kate Fletcher's most recent book "Craft of Use. Post-Growth Fashion". Finally she shares a little kitchen alchemy she's been dabbling in recently: the ancient art of fermenting.

Shownotes can be found at: Mrs M's Curiosity Cabinet.

Music: Springish by Gillicuddy on FreeMusicArchive and shared under Creative Commons Attribution license.  

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Episode 1: Who, why and EYF 2017

March 20, 2017

In this first episode Mrs M talks about her thinking behind her podcast about materials, the making instinct and a craft-full life and shares her experience of the Edinburgh Yarn Festival as well as some of the wool goodies she picked up there.

Music: Springish by Gillicuddy on FreeMusicArchive and shared under Creative Commons Attribution license.  

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