Episode 33: Finishalong!!!

In this Episode I am introducing a Finishalong, which will start over here at Crafternoon Treats on June 1st and will run to July 15th. Follow the hastag #finishalongcrafternoon on Instagram and Facebook and please head over to the Crafternoon Treats Ravelry group to join in with a chatter thread and a finished items thread. There will be prizes!

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Welcome to the Crafternoon Treats crochet podcast

Welcome to the Crafternoon Treats Crochet podcast about crochet, yarny pleasures, a bit of knitting and loads of lovely chat.

I am busy collecting up prizes for a grand 5000 subscriber giveaway. We have quite a way to go yet but subscriber numbers are increasing quite fast. If you would like to offer a complimentary pattern or other prize, I would be happy to feature your pattern or product and mention your pattern store, Etsy shop or website!

Quick links

My Etsy shop is at https://www.etsy.com/uk/shop/CrafternoonTreats

My blog is at www.crafternoontreats.com

I’m crafternoontreats on most social media : you can find me on Instagram at https://www.instagram.com/crafternoontreats or on Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/crafternoontreats or in the Ravelry group – search Crafternoon Treats in the groups tab on Ravelry

Time stamps for Episode 33

0.24 Introduction

3.08 Giveaway winner for the three skeins of yarn to celebrate the end of the #HOBCAL

4.53 Mango’s moment; he hasn’t been on the podcast for a while so he’s got his own little mini show

7.17 Introducing the finishalong… what I’ve been thinking about since the last podcast to help us all finish those long lost projects.

11.15 Finishing my scrappy mandala – this was so easy once I decided to do it.

18.13 Progress on continental knit socks and the seascape ripple blanket I started eons ago.

33.37 Prizes for the finishalong and the threads I’m going to set up on Ravelry

35.54 General news and news of next podcast

45.45 Myths and tips: Exploding the myth about using conditioner on wool…

53.22 Tips: taking better photos of your finished projects for social media

This week its been such gorgeous weather, I’ve recorded the podcast from my garden room

The finishalong

I’ll be writing a new blog post to coincide with the start of the finishalong on June 1st. In the podcast I introduce how I plan to use the finishalong and I hope that you will join in and we can all encourage each other to tackle, progress and hopefully finish some of our long-standing and languishing WIPS!

Episode 33 Crafternoon Treats Crochet podcast

Project progress

Having put my mind to the finishalong, I’m surprised how much progress I’ve made in the time since I last podcasted. I talk about my continental knit socks, my scrappy mandala made from my hand dyed yarn and my ripple blanket.

Garden room beach hut roses

Myths and tips

This is a new section that I’m just trying out to see what you all think… I’ll be exploding or exploring a common yarn, crochet or knitting related myth and then providing tips around a theme or a specific tip that I’ve found useful. In this episode I look at the myth that you should never use fabric or hair conditioner on wool and my tips are all about how to take better photographs for social media.



Music: Oliver Chester-Nolan. Commissioned and composed specially for the Crafternoon Treats Podcast by Oliver, a young and very talented musician and composer – https://soundcloud.com/oliverchesternolan. All other content generated and originated by Kathryn Senior of Crafternoon Treats.

Please comment!

I’d love to receive your comments so please leave a comment here, or on my blog or check me out on Instagram (https://www.instagram.com/crafternoontreats) or on Facebook (https://www.facebook.com/crafternoontreats) or in the Ravelry group – search Crafternoon Treats in the groups tab on Ravelry. Remember to look out for the finishalong threads after June 1st.

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Thanks for watching, Kathryn xxxxx

One thought on “Episode 33: Finishalong!!!

  1. Tracy says:

    Another fun episode, thank you Kathryn! Your idea for the finish along had me thinking about my basket of WIPs in a new light, and got me to finally join your Crafternoon Treats Raverly group… and hopefully get some things done, and meet new yarny friend while doing them! 🙂

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