Episode 8: Carol Feller

For this episode we join Dublin yarn store, This Is Knit, as they celebrate Carol Feller’s latest publications:

First I met with Carol to find out about her life, her design process and her future plans.

During this interview, Carol or I mention:


The range of colours for Dovestone DK yarn from Baa Ram Ewe

Afterwards, we headed over to in Dublin City Centre’s Powerscourt Townhouse to meet Carol’s fans for a book signing in This Is Knit. I chat with

  • Hilser as she talks about planning to make Tamarindo in “Trinity” from Townhouse Yarns
  • Ann and her Ravi (haven’t been able to track down Ann online)
  • vonniemagoo talks about wanting to make Estrella from Short Row Knits, as well as previously making Centrique shawl and Captiva Wrap
  • Deirdre (a.k.a. Gansai on Ravelry) and Mary discuss trying on the samples and taking part in the Mithral KAL


Some of the samples from Short Row Knits

During the fashion show the following patterns are mentioned:


Frio hat from Short Row Knits


Palatino hat from Dovestone Hills


Viminal (striped sweater) and other samples from Short Row Knits and Dovestone Hills



Episode 1: Introductions – This is BLASTA

Hello! Fáilte! This is episode one – the Introductions episode – where we tell you a little bit about ourselves and a lot about our plans for BLASTA!

So, wherever you are in the world – and whatever your fibre craft – sit down, relax and have a listen.

In this episode we mention:

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  • In June 2012 Dearbhla attended a workshop in The Constant Knitter by Olga Krivenko on Russian-made Irish Crochet Lace. The attached photographs that Dearbhla took show the stunning work done by Olga and her friends in Russia and Olga demonstrating how to do the netting around Irish Crochet motifs.
  • The website for craft beers in Ireland is Beoir.org

Come and meet us in the Podcaster Lounge at Edinburgh Yarn Festival on March 14th and 15th. In the meantime, engage with us on social media at:

Theme Music is “Trouble With a Capital T” by Horslips and is used with kind permission of Horslips’ management.