134 You Are Here

We’re talking about space. Not space – the final frontier. The other space. The space we inhabit. The space where we store things. The space we’re allowed. The space in…

133 I’m back

In this episode, Lively yarn is tamed, and Abattoir is no longer offal (see what I did there?) through the magic of indigo; knitting that is no fun, but still…

Not a Podcast

A quick hello, a few announcements, some catching up, and a general setting of the the stage for the fun to come. In this not-episode, I talked about the return…

Loving my tiny space

In the world of human-centred design, the phrase “constructive discontent” is used to describe a place or a thing that falls short of its intended purpose. It’s the corner cupboard…

In the beginning

Cast On began on Monday, 31 October, 2005, founded on nothing more than one woman’s desire to talk about knitting to people who get it. Over time, the podcast evolved…

My long thin house

Pattern 109, Long Thin House, suggests that the shape of the building directly impacts the degrees of privacy and feelings of overcrowding, which, in turn, has a critical effect on…

Hello, my name is…

Hi. I’m Brenda. Nice to see you. Or possibly, nice to see you again. This isn’t one of those meet-the-blogger type introductions, as everything you need to know about me…


I’m a serial maker of podcasts, and many things that are not podcasts. I love playing with yarn, fibre and cloth. I will never accept that furniture in my living room only goes two ways. Almost every night, I dream about houses.


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