I Thought I Knew How

A podcast about knitting
and life and all sorts

A podcast about knitting
and life and all sorts

Episode 096: Rosamund Black

Anne visits the Museum of Welsh Textiles with its curator, Rosamund Black. Learn more about the Welsh National Costume, mill and hand weaving, and much, much more.

Episode 095: Elizabeth Johnston

Anne sits down with Elizabeth Johnston of Shetland Handspun. Elizabeth was Shetland Wool Week patron in 2018 and is well known for her handspun yarns, as well as her designs featuring Fair Isle and Shetland lace. 

Episode 094: A Fiber Walk Through Lerwick

Anne takes a fiber-themed walk through Commercial Street in Lerwick and out to the far end of town. Have you been thinking of a visit to Shetland, or do you have a visit coming up? Get a sense of just how fiber-packed the main street of the town is with this walk from Jimmy Perez’s house to Jamieson and Smith.

Episode 093: ChatGPT Tries Knitting

Anne introduces ChatGPT to knitting. How does artificial intelligence handle handicrafts? Can you rely on it for accurate information? Have a listen!

Episode 091: Alpaca

In this episode, Anne takes a deep dive into alpaca, and all the other South American camelid fibers!

Episode 089: Behind the Curtain

Anne sits down with Jana of the Purl Together YouTube podcast to chat about some of the benefits and challenges associated with having a knitting podcast.

Episode 088: The Fiber Festival of New England

Anne takes you along to the Fiber Festival of New England. Meet some of the vendors who where there and hear about their ingenious and interesting products. Plus, more on Wovember and an update on the state of wool in Austria from an Austrian listener!