Fruity Knitting Podcast – Episode 5 – Canadian Designer Elizabeth McCarten, Ireland's Jo Kerrigan

Program Notes:

In Episode 5 you will see the Norbu cardigan by Marie Wallin, the Amelia jumper by Alex Pengelly as featured in the 2013 Rowan Design Awards, and an interview with talented Canadian knitter and designer Elizabeth McCarten.

Full program notes at the Fruity Knitting website.

Under Construction
Norbu, by Marie Wallin

Andrew’s next socks
The yarn for Andrew’s next pair of socks is the Rowan Fine Art, in the Waxwing shade.

Knitters of the World
Presented by Jo Kerrigan or West Cork, Ireland. You can find Jo at:
the Celtic Memory Yarns blog.

Music for this segment is “She moved through the fair”, a traditional Irish folk song, performed by Andrea Doig (singing and piano), and Nils Nolte (flute).

From the Archives
Amelia, by Alex Pengelly from the Rowan Design Awards 2013
Rowan Felted Tweed
Andrea’s jumper – Watery 152 and Ancient 172,
Madeleine’s jumper – Pine 158 and Avocado 161

Interview – Elizabeth McCarten
Our interview is with Canadian Knitter and Designer Elizabeth McCarten.

Garments shown
– Brookline
– Wolfe Island Gansey
– Buttonbox
– Harriet’s Jacket
– Glenora
– Trellis Waistcoat
– Zora

The books mentioned during the interview were:
– Knitting Around, published in 1989 by Schoolhouse Press, an autobiography by Elizabeth Zimmermann, edited by her daughter, Meg Swansen.
– Knitting Ganseys, by Beth Brown-Reinsel, published in 1993 by Interweave Press.


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