Wednesday, 25 October 2017

Podcast Episode 27

Hello my friends!

I have been podcasting again!

I chat about Festiwool and the bag-a-long I'm running in conjunction with that.

Find Helen's website here where you can purchase the mandala bag kit.

I share my makes:

Boxes and Bows top - book mentioned is here
Autumnal Socks shop mentioned is here


Making Winter book by Emma Mitchell
Project jewellery from Chapel View Crafts and Fripperies and Bibelots
Gorgeous yarn from the gorgeous Kay at the Bakery Bears

Thanks for watching,

take care
Sam xx

Sunday, 15 October 2017


Here's a little episode detailing what will be going into my Etsy shop in the next update on Wednesday 18th October 2017 at 7pm UK time.

You can visit my shop here

take care,

Sam xx

Sunday, 1 October 2017

Podcast Episode 26

Here in podcast episode 26 I tell you all about my new pattern, the Chunky Pot Poncho. It's available on Lovecrochet and Ravelry
I'm wearing my Ramona Cardigan - details on my project page here
I'm loving knitting my Strictly Socks,  join Ali's group here to find out all the details of the knit along
I've nearly finished my Anker's Sweater - project page here
I'm completely in love with my Sitka Spruce Mitts from the pattern book The Accessories Project
I bought the rose gold yarn from Maya at 
And the stitch markers / progress keepers are from Chapel View Crafts and Crafternoon Treats
I share with you things I have for sale in my Etsy Shop
Handmade only on Etsy
Hello Red Hen on Etsy

Thanks for watching!

see you soon,

Sam xx

Thursday, 14 September 2017

Podcast Episode 25

Hello and welcome to my latest podcast, number 25.

 You'll find me chatting about the Gingham Paw Print Pet Blanket, which is a pattern you can purchase through Love Crochet in aid of Battersea Cats and Dogs Home

I also talk about the poncho I've made for my little poppet using Chunky Pots yarn - pattern release coming soon!

The picking Flowers Sweater pattern can be found here.

Betsymakes shop on Etsy is here where I sell project bags and hand dyed yarn.

Down Sheepy Lane, where I bought the yarn for the stripy socks is here.
Piggysmarket on Etsy is where I bought the Vintage Tea Cup bag and progress keeper.
The hexagon paper templates can be bought from Sew & Quilt here.

And find out more about the #strictly2017socks knit along on Ali's podcast here.
The Hello Magazine article about Ian Waite's marriage is here.

Sunday, 21 May 2017

Podcast Episode 22

So in this episode I mention:

Helen from Woolly Chic Designs

Down Sheepy Lane  (colour name of yarn is Mudgeon) Enter for the Down Sheepy Lane 'Kindness' giveaway here.

Hotel of Bees CAL details:

See my Ravelry project page here for details of all my WIP's 

Take care, 'till next time...

Sam xx

Friday, 5 May 2017

Podcast episode 21

Hotel of bees shawl - see herfor details

F.O. thread     Chatter thread

Jewels in the Snow Blanket - see here for details 

My Etsy shop where I sell project pouches and hand dyed yarn as well as my crochet designs

Pattern for Rainbow the crochet unicorn in Simply Crochet magazine issue 54

Thursday, 30 March 2017

betsy podcast episode 18

Thanks for joining me on this lovely Spring day!
Here are the show notes for episode 18 of my podcast:

See my Ravelry page for info on

The lining for the skirt I made is from

And you can find the free bag pattern by Olivia here

Thanks for watching

'till next time...

Sam xx