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  1. Diana
    Diana June 16, 2013 at 8:23 pm |

    What a lovely video! You looked great, but you’re right … no one likes watching themselves on video. And can I just say I’m terribly jealous of your neat and tidy home? Brava, well done!

  2. Aberdonian
    Aberdonian June 16, 2013 at 8:23 pm |

    That was fantastic! I loved it!

  3. Stitched Together
    Stitched Together June 16, 2013 at 8:26 pm |

    What a great film. That’s so fabulous and your house is gorgeous – I am very jealous, of that and your stash of course, but I was always jealous of your stash 😉 I bet it was a really interesting thing to do.

  4. Dolyalderton
    Dolyalderton June 16, 2013 at 10:46 pm |

    Loved everything about this. Thank you for doing it. As a solitary knitter it was great to see someone knitting and talking about it as an extra to my daily dose of Ravelry. And I totally agree about not knitting anything you don’t want to and taking an interest in each other’s hobbies. Long may you keep it up Susan, Ben, Ziggy and Kitty! X

  5. Sabina
    Sabina June 16, 2013 at 11:10 pm |

    Bravo!!!!!! It’s an amazing video. I love it. And when I saw your stash I got crazy…..Thanks for sharing it with us.

  6. nursenikkiknits
    nursenikkiknits June 17, 2013 at 3:14 am |

    Fantastic! I loved it. You were brilliant and the images of the film were so lovely to watch. I’ve followed your blog for a couple years, but to see all your knits together like that was amazing. You really do beautiful work (this film included!) Congratulations!

  7. Lynda Hage
    Lynda Hage June 17, 2013 at 8:01 am |

    Loved it, I know what you mean about hearing your own voice but the film is great. Guilty Knitters is a great group and we love coming. Envious of your stash store and hubby has no reason to moan at me any more!!

  8. Elaine
    Elaine June 17, 2013 at 9:07 am |

    wonderful, I really enjoyed the video, it is lovely to hear someone talk about something they are obviously so passionate about 🙂

  9. Fluzz
    Fluzz June 17, 2013 at 11:13 am |

    Lovely 🙂 I too am jealous of your lovely neat home 😉

  10. Terri
    Terri June 17, 2013 at 2:47 pm |

    Just watched this and loved it! You came across really well and looked so relaxed – a fantastic advertisement for knitting, and yes, I too am a wee bit envious of your beautifully tidy house!

  11. Julesm
    Julesm June 17, 2013 at 4:06 pm |

    I love this! How nice to have a documentary of your knitting. I didnt think you sounded scratchy at all; you look lovely! Nice to meet some of the “guilty knitters,” (chuckling about your stash), and Ben and the kitties, and to have a tour of your serene looking home. You make knitting seem so classy and fun! Cheers, julie

  12. butijustwantedapintofmilk
    butijustwantedapintofmilk June 17, 2013 at 7:52 pm |

    Loved seeing projects familiar from your blog on film, it made them seem 3d and more real! And you came accross as very measured, passionate, sensible and knowledgable. Great film! (And yes I too am a little envious of your stylish minimilist house. Consolling myself by imagining frantic pre film crew tidying, although it would take weeks of tidying for my house to come close!)

  13. Lydia
    Lydia June 17, 2013 at 10:38 pm |

    This is such an amazing video. You have a lovely home and my goodness you are one gorgeous woman. 🙂

  14. Bhavanamurti Saraswati
    Bhavanamurti Saraswati June 19, 2013 at 7:56 am |

    I stumbled across your blog today and was utterly inspired by it and the film. I am 64 have been knitting since I was 5 years old when my grandfather taught me on a pair of nails, but i would never before have had the courage to try anything as creative as you have. I am about to become more ambitious :). Now what can I use from my stash?

  15. Deborah Ward
    Deborah Ward June 20, 2013 at 8:21 am |

    I really enjoyed the film – you are a wonderful ambassador for the art of knitting, Susan. What is that wonderful grey going to be, I wonder?

    kind regards
    Deborah

  16. Pip
    Pip June 20, 2013 at 9:19 am |

    what fun! going to get a cup of tea and watch it now 🙂

  17. captrench
    captrench June 22, 2013 at 1:53 am |

    Both the wife and I loved this video, much more so than either of us thought we would, bearing in mind that neither of us are knitters.

    I love this video for the positive light that it casts on how somebody can take a passtime or interest that they love, and surround themselves with it, and then share and expand on that little world created with others who also share the same or similiar interests.

    There’s just something so damn nice and uncontrived about that, and the video perfectly captures that, and I think that is why the wife and I were moved so by it.

    The wife and i are gamers, and any gamer will know that whilst we may love our hobby, it has its fair share of internet thuggery in it, to the point sometimes when you start to wonder if its more of a war than a passtime.

    So it was just such a breath of fresh of air, and genuinely touching, to see a little vignette (Susan had to help me with that word ;)), where someone demonstrates how a life can be positively shaped and enhanced by having an activity you just enjoy for no other reason than you enjoy it.

    Both the wife and I had these silly smiles on our faces as we watched the movie, because it was just so damn nice to see it and it moved both of us muchly!

    Anyway, as you were, and thank you Susan! (and Hi Ben!)

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  19. Katya
    Katya June 24, 2013 at 3:47 am |

    What a beautiful video Susan! I love your projects, your ideas, you are such an inspiration and seeing all that put in a video is a perfect way of sharing your world with your readers! Wonderful shots and a great interview! Thank you for letting us be a part of your life even for just a few minutes:)

  20. Laura
    Laura June 24, 2013 at 3:53 am |

    How lovely the idea of your video is! It is so intimate, like entering into the world of Susan Crowe and absorbing the energy and positivity you share. I absolutely loved your video and seeing all your projects live showed them being even greater than they are in pictures! Thank you!

  21. Elena
    Elena June 24, 2013 at 8:05 am |

    Dear Susan, I’m so amazed! Wonderful idea, beautiful video!

  22. EN
    EN June 24, 2013 at 9:49 am |

    I never knew the kniting could be so interesting and beautiful. I’m very impressed. The knitted clothes are so cute, warm and elegant! Each idea is so cool!!! The video is perfect! Great work! Thank you

  23. Veronika
    Veronika June 24, 2013 at 3:13 pm |

    I absolutely fell in love with your work!

  24. Rumel
    Rumel June 24, 2013 at 6:42 pm |

    G E N I U S I want a knitted outfit for my ken doll

  25. Marta
    Marta June 24, 2013 at 7:42 pm |

    Wow! how inspiring! My mum spent year knitting and doing crochet, and I even tried once but i must confess I am not that skillful with my hands! I really enjoyed what you said about NOT turning your hobby into a career, i completely agree with you! And Susan, I never met you but your voice sounds really natural and relaxing. If you were nervous, then you fooled us really well!. Loved the doc! Enjoy your knitting!

  26. Nadia
    Nadia June 24, 2013 at 9:21 pm |

    Lovely video! Is there anything better than having a passion and being able to share it with others?

  27. Anne
    Anne June 25, 2013 at 11:01 am |

    Hi Susan, what a truely lovely and inspirational vid. I have a pash for knitting and yarns and can SO relate to it. It was just wonderful to hear you talk knitterly and see your fabulous projects. If anyone were having a knitting slump – this film would do the trick! You once very kindly emailed out of disaster when I was in a tangle with ‘Halcyon ‘. Thanks ever so much. Best Wishes xxx

  28. Gracey
    Gracey June 25, 2013 at 11:40 pm |

    The video is great! I love the splashes of red around your place…and on you…my Hubs is definitely an enabler…he even buys me yarn..and not the cheap stuff either….;)

  29. Rolene
    Rolene June 26, 2013 at 2:44 am |

    What a lovely video. It’s so nice to hear another knitter say, “I knit what I want, when I want. . .” That is what the joy of knitting is all about. Brilliant!

  30. sheepinthelookingglass
    sheepinthelookingglass June 28, 2013 at 4:03 pm |

    That is such a lovely film. It is great to see knitting presented in a way that isn’t being slightly patronising. This shows knitting as a skilled activity but one that is accessible.

    And the examples of your work are all so elegant. I liked your Kidsilk Haze multicoloured wrap. I made one of those in shades of blue, green and purple and I love it.

    Tell me, what pattern is the cardigan you are wearing?

  31. josiekitten
    josiekitten June 28, 2013 at 4:18 pm |

    I’m behind on my blog reading and only just catching up. Wow!! Congratulations on being part of such a stylish project. You looked great, and I loved ‘meeting’ Kitty and Ziggy too. My stash might be on a par with yours………but do I care? Nope!!! I love yarn and buying it and having it to squish and admire is all part of knitting!

  32. Tabby Cat June 30, 2013 at 4:44 pm |
  33. chris morris
    chris morris June 30, 2013 at 6:23 pm |

    Hi Susan ever thought of doing a couple of instructional videos, teaching certain stitches or patterns?

  34. Dianne
    Dianne July 4, 2013 at 11:18 am |

    wONDERFUL FILM. iT REALXED ME JUST WATCHING!

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