I Thought I Knew How

A podcast about knitting
and life and all sorts

A podcast about knitting
and life and all sorts

Episode 026: Shave ’em to Save ’em

A photo of a Jacob lamb in a field.

Anne reviews Vogue Knitting Live and Sandnes Garn yarn before sharing her newest obsession, the Shave ’em to Save ’em initiative by the Livestock Conservancy. Then, the time has come to wrap up the Maakin for the MRI knit along. A few songs, a few announcements. Have a listen!

Links to Things Mentioned in the Show

Vogue Knitting Live
Mochimochi Land
London Kaye
3 Green Sisters
Julia Farwell-Clay
Morehouse Farm
Shetland Wool Week
Loch Ness Knit Fest
Massachusetts Sheep and Woolcraft Fair
Sandnes Garn, those interested in submitting patterns for their consideration should contact post@sandnesgarn.no
Shave ’em to Save ’em (information and sign-up page)
Se2se Rules
Se2se Product Finder
Se2Se Awards
#se2se on Instagram
Desert Weyr – My source for Black Welsh Mountain.
Timberwood Farm – My source for Clun Forest.
Phoenix Farm Fiber – My source for Cotswold.
Covered Bridge Fiber – My source for Horned Dorset.
Red Oak Farm Wool – My source for Gulf Coast. (Please note that at the time of posting, the sock kit in their shop claims that it qualifies for Se2Se, but it actually a blend of Gulf Coast, nylon, bamboo, tencel, and Merino, and therefore, does not qualify. Buyer beware.)
Maakin for the MRI knit along — All done now, but the discussion thread is still there and you can find tutorials on the Purl Together and I Thought I Knew How YouTube channels. The patterns are available from the MRI Maakers.
Needlepoint Joint
Knit New Haven — Come see Anne speak about the MRI Maakers’ fundraising efforts on February 11 at 6 pm.
Stitches United in Hartford is March 26-29, 2020. Come to the Morehouse Farm booth at 10 am, 1 pm, and 3 pm and play a round of fiber trivia for a $5 donation to the MRI Maakers!


Ashcroft Makers is an indie dyer and maker based in the Scottish Highlands. When you use my link, a portion of your purchase is donated to the show at no cost to you. Check out her lovely yarn, project bags, and finished gift items!
Patrons, be sure to get your coupon code before ordering for 10% off your entire order!

Dropps detergent ships straight to your door with no plastic at a cost less than half that of some leading brands, and it works! Use my link and you’ll be helping to support the show!

Songs in the Episode

“What Love Means to You,” by Tom Goldstein.
“Ghost,” by Mae Klingler.

All the songs from episodes of I Thought I Knew How that are available on Amazon are now available through the I Thought I Knew How playlist for those who are members of Amazon Prime Music.


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Anne Frost

knitter & podcaster

The host of the I Thought I Knew How Podcast and Online International Fiber Festival.

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