Sticks & String

A podcast by an Australian bloke who knits.

Show 42 – I have always relied…

The Lacis site is here.
Details for the competitions at the Sydney Royal Easter Show are here.

What’s happening
Courthouse Stitch’n’Bitch   Every Sunday at the Courthouse Hotel Newtown 1:30pm
NSW Knitters Guild (Blue Mountains Division)   3rd Saturday of each month at the Blaxland Community Centre
NSW Knitters Guild (Canowindra Group)   10am, 2nd Saturday of each month at Glasonbury, Longs Corner Road, Canowindra
Studio 49 Fibre Retreat   A fibre arts retreat that Old Oak Ranch Sonora 16 to 18 November 2007 (pendria AT sbcglobal DOT net)
Sydney Royal Easter Show   Details of the arts competitions (entries open until 11 January 2008)
Sydney Sity Klickers   Every second Saturday at Barmuda, Australia Street Newtown

This show’s music
Plunkett    Picture     (Magnatune)

From the bottom of the knitting bag
Selbuvotter – Biography of a knitting tradition  by Terri Shea (link)

You can contact me at david AT sticksandstring DOT com DOT au or
podcast AT sticksandstring DOT com DOT au
I’m on Ravelry as DavidReidy.
I’m sure that you know to replace the at with AT with @ and DOT with . but maybe the spam bots won’t.

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11 November 2007 - Posted by | knitting


  1. Henry looks great. If you find the sew-in-thread-by-it-self-tool please let me know. 😉

    Thank you for another great podcast!

    Comment by turvid | 14 November 2007

  2. David:

    Knit your ends in as you go. Then you just snip the ends and no weaving. The only time I don’t use this method is lace knitting, it works fine with fair isle for me at least.

    A good tutorial is here:

    Comment by Sherry W | 15 November 2007

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