Dive into the wonderful world of knitting podcasts with our top ten shows to stream or download today. From designer interviews to yarn reviews, heritage techniques to the latest trends, there’s something for everyone in our list. Grab a cup of tea, put your feet up, and press play!
Main image: Monica Russel’s cabled phone cosy, from issue 133 of Simply Knitting magazine
Best knitting podcasts: audio
Jo Milmine’s award-winning knitting, comedy and yarn podcast is a must-listen! Find interviews with top designers including Clare Devine and Karie Westermann, plus lots of entertaining yarny chatter.
Listen to the Shiny Bees Podcast
KnitBritish is a website and podcast dedicated to promoting British wool and supporting local producers. If you’ve ever wanted to know more about how the yarn on your needles makes the journey from sheep to skein, this is the place to find out.
Listen to the Knit British Podcast
Two crafty friends go in search of the perfect yarn in the Yarniacs podcast. Sharlene and Gayle chat about the latest projects on and off their needles, and share their tips and tricks for knitting success.
Listen to the Yarniacs Podcast
Curious Handmade with Helen Stewart
Curious Handmade’s Helen Stewart says she’s on a mission to create delightful things – and her podcast is definitely one of them! Her main loves of knitting, travel and sharing stories come together to create a fresh, inspiring programme.
Listen to the Curious Handmade Podcast
Knit Lit Chicks
Mum and daughter team Barb and Tracie are avid knitters and readers who chat about their twin obsessions in this fortnightly podcast. As well as hearing about their latest WIPs and FOs you can also join in with their knitalongs and swaps – a great way to meet fellow crafters from all over the world!
Listen to the Knit Lit Chicks Podcast
Nadia is here to make your creative life a little more interesting! Her blog and bi-monthly podcast are packed full of inspiration, with a focus on independent designers and dyers. There’s also a vlog on YouTube if you prefer a video version.
Listen to the Cottage Notebook Podcast
A long-running podcast with a Celtic flair, Knitting Pipeline is hosted by knitter and bagpiper Paula from Illinois, USA, and has an impressive archive of more than 300 episodes. Her wide-ranging show covers quilting, cooking and nature as well as knitting, and there’s an active Ravelry group where you can chat with other listeners.
Listen to the podcast Knitting Pipeline Podcast
A Playful Day
Kate is an expert storyteller, and there’s so much more to her lovely podcast than yarn – though of course that’s always the underlying theme! Tune in to hear thoughtful conversations about identity and creativity, and how they intersect.
Listen to A Playful Day Podcast
Best knitting podcasts: video
East London Knit
Designer Renée Callahan studied fashion design with knitwear at Central Saint Martins college, London, and now spends as much time as possible knitting! In this video podcast she talks about her latest patterns and the challenges of creating a handmade wardrobe.
Watch the East London Knit Podcast
Finding knitting inspiration from around the globe, Fruity Knitting has hosted pretty much everyone who’s anyone in the knitting world! Explore their archive for fascinating interviews with the founders of Ravelry, the world’s fastest knitter Hazel Tindall and many more.
Watch the podcast Fruity Knitting Podcast