7 episodes

Knitwear designer, author and innovator, Erika Knight chats about craft and creativity in the hand knitting industry and beyond with co-creator, daughter Arabella.

Knight Kraft Erika Knight and Arabella Harris

    • Arts
    • 4.9 • 27 Ratings

Knitwear designer, author and innovator, Erika Knight chats about craft and creativity in the hand knitting industry and beyond with co-creator, daughter Arabella.

    Knight Kraft Episode Six - with Trisha Malcolm

    Knight Kraft Episode Six - with Trisha Malcolm

    Erika and Arabella are delighted to be joined "across the pond" by one of the most knowledgeable and well-connected women in the world of knitting, the warm and wonderful Trisha Malcolm.

    A conversation about craft and creativity with insider insights into the workings of the hand knitting industry from the ex-editor of Vogue Knitting, the overlap of hand knit and fashion, and musings on the future of craft. 

    If you enjoy this episode please rate and review on your preferred podcast platform and subscribe to make sure you are the first to know about the next episode. 

    For inspiration and news about designs, books and new projects, please follow instagram and facebook @knightkraft. 

    • 45 min
    Knight Kraft Episode Five - Knitting for Baby

    Knight Kraft Episode Five - Knitting for Baby

    After a little time away, knitwear designer Erika Knight and daughter Arabella are back to chat about the reason why many people take up knitting for the very first time. The precious knits, future heirlooms and irresistible mini-me projects for baby.

    With an archive of beautiful baby books including Simple Knits for Cherished Babies and Natural Nursery Knits and a brand new collection for Rowan Yarns - Bloom at Rowan, Erika shares her tried and trusted patterns for baby and why the little details are so important.

    If you enjoy this episode please rate and review on your preferred podcast platform and subscribe to make sure you are the first to know about the next episode. 

    For inspiration and news about new designs and projects, please follow instagram and facebook @knightkraft. 

    • 43 min
    Knight Kraft Episode Four - British Wool with James Laxton

    Knight Kraft Episode Four - British Wool with James Laxton

    Just in time for Wool Week, knitwear designer Erika Knight and collaborator (and daughter!) Arabella chat to fourth generation British mill owner James Laxton of Laxtons Ltd about the changing landscape of yarn production in the UK. We ask James to jargon bust some technical terms and unravel the processes involved in transforming fleece to finished yarn.

    If you like wool and are interested in a behind the scenes insight into the textile industry in the UK, then listen up!

    And if you enjoy this episode please rate and review on your preferred podcast platform and subscribe to make sure you are the first to know about the next episode. 

    Follow us on instagram and facebook @knightkraft. 

    • 39 min
    Knight Kraft Episode Three - Erika's Yarn Stash

    Knight Kraft Episode Three - Erika's Yarn Stash

    Knitwear designer Erika Knight chats with collaborator and daughter Arabella about fibre, texture and sustainability whilst choosing her top 5 yarns that she has saved in her yarn collection or 'stash' over the years.

    If you enjoyed this episode please rate and review on your preferred podcast platform and subscribe to make sure you are the first to know about the next episode. 

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    • 39 min
    Knight Kraft Episode Two - Old Friend Jumper

    Knight Kraft Episode Two - Old Friend Jumper

    Knitwear designer Erika Knight chats with co-creator and daughter Arabella to un-pick the secrets of the perfect "old friend" jumper, and why some sweaters have a timeless appeal.

    Follow us on instagram and facebook @knightkraft for images of the photographs we discuss in the episode. 

    And if you enjoyed this episode please rate and review on your preferred podcast platform and subscribe to make sure you are the first to know about the next episode.  

    • 33 min
    Knight Kraft Episode One - Reset

    Knight Kraft Episode One - Reset

    Erika and Arabella catch up over a virtual cup of tea and chat about the need for slowing things down to enjoy the process of being creative during lockdown. 

    • 27 min

Customer Reviews

4.9 out of 5
27 Ratings

27 Ratings

knitfan ,

Knight Kraft podcast

Articulate and well presented with insightful thoughts from knowledgeable guests about how the creative mind works. A great listen even if you don’t knit! 5 stars!

pocketwhale ,

Keep them coming!

It’s a real pleasure to eavesdrop on these insightful conversations that touch on everything from Arctic adventure to long-eared sheep. I don’t even knit, but I’m gripped

JCGShaston ,

You know

You know, you know, you know , you know............

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