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  1. sergey stefanovich
    sergey stefanovich June 23, 2013 at 10:05 pm | | Reply

    Susan, I also would love to say that you and your work aren’t just great on camera therefore this made my job much easier)) however I thought the film will be 5 minutes long maximum but I just couldn’t let so much of interesting content of your story to be left out.

    It’s been real pleasure meeting you both and your lovely cats Ziggy and Kitty. Big thank you for allowing me to explore your “Knitting World”.

    Ben…I don’t know what to say…your story just has to be told; this is just another fascinating world. I hope we will do something about it one day.
    Best wishes,

  2. Josephine Winter
    Josephine Winter June 23, 2013 at 10:39 pm | | Reply

    Hi Susan!

    Aunt Judie sent me the video and I really loved watching it (although I do not have the patience for knitting, you made me ALMOST want to try it again). While I did forget just how big your “stash” is, I did not forget Ben’s massive room and I was hoping it was going to be displayed as well. When I come back to the UK, tell my Aunt she’ll be able to find me holed up in the video game room! 🙂

    But, in all seriousness, you were a natural on camera and the editing was wonderful. I do agree, I could seriously see this on the BBC.

    And now I have you blog bookmarked so I can check in from time to time on the amazing things you’re knitting. I’m going to have commission my sister (or Aunt Judie if I’m lucky) to knit me that fabulous Camilla Hat now.

    Take care!

  3. Pip
    Pip June 24, 2013 at 9:15 am | | Reply

    Great responses… love the man-cave ones 🙂

  4. Dolly
    Dolly June 24, 2013 at 11:28 am | | Reply

    It was beautifully filmed.. Really took me into your world. What worries me though is that your stash looked perfectly normal to me, and I’ve only been knitting a year. A question for Sergey, Are there going to be more in the ‘knitting’ series?

  5. sergey stefanovich
    sergey stefanovich June 24, 2013 at 12:03 pm | | Reply

    Reply to Dolly, thank you for your “beautifully filmed” comment. Yes i will be definitely making more of these series. At the moment I’m in process of trying to get commissioned/sponsored for these series so i can produce them on regular basis telling the stories ideally from different parts of the world and on different topics of “The Knitting World”. So for all the knitters out there if you have any ideas or advise on that please let me know. I do really would love to take it further and really excited about it all, I hope it wont be long before the next one of the series is produced.

  6. Gloria
    Gloria June 24, 2013 at 2:11 pm | | Reply

    Hi Susan

    I watched the video over the weekend and loved it – you are such a natural in front of the camera. Am going to show my husband your stash and then he’ll realise mine is nothing in comparison!!!

  7. J
    J June 25, 2013 at 9:25 pm | | Reply

    Hi Susan
    Your stash IS enormous! Thanks for the inspiration, I’m off to buy more yarn…

  8. Amanda
    Amanda June 26, 2013 at 7:10 pm | | Reply

    Hi Susan, I’ve been catching up with your blog for a long time and I’m a lurker rather than a commentor but I just wanted to say how brilliant the video is. I look forward to seeing your updates on the items you knit and I love the summary you give for each piece. The garments you make for yourself are always something a bit special and are never just run of the mill. I recognise the items you have made from your blog but to see them in real life, as it were, on the video is amazing. They are beautiful and you are very talented.

  9. chris morris
    chris morris June 26, 2013 at 7:23 pm | | Reply

    GREAT video, more of them please, and would you tell me the pattern and yarn you are knitting during the film? Also what is the pattern and yarn for cardi you are wearing? Well done loved it

  10. Ursula
    Ursula June 28, 2013 at 9:23 pm | | Reply

    What hit me first when I watched the video was the different way of knitting (which I knew about but never saw before) in comparison to the style I was taught in Germany (mainly by my grandmother). I just can’t imagine getting anything right holding my needle like a pen and keeping my yarn in my right hand – maybe it would be interesting to compare the Continental style to the British, in case of another video? Also, I’m very much in awe of the historical knitting research which Kate Davies is doing, particularly concerning the various regions of Scotland. It would be great to make a video about her (www.katedaviesdesigns.com) and it would make a completely different story.

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