I Thought I Knew How

A podcast about knitting
and life and all sorts

A podcast about knitting
and life and all sorts

Episode 034: Swatches Were Knit

In this episode, Anne finishes her review of Manos del Uruguay Alpaca Heather, theorizes about the closing of BluPrint, and shares some actual progress made on the Master Hand Knitter Program.

Links to Things Mentioned in the Episode

Manos del Uruguay Alpaca Heather
Fairmount Fibers
Racha Shawlette Pattern
German Short Rows
Online International Fiber Festival is returning November 9-16, 2020!
BluPrint was mentioned, but is no longer taking memberships or orders.
XRX announcement about the trade show in 2021.
Vogue Knitting’s new editor, Norah Gaughan.
Master Hand Knitter Program
Morehouse Open Farm Day is June 6
VanessaKnit’s Calvin Sweater pattern and kit.
I Thought I Knew How Facebook group for information about the online knit togethers on the first Tuesday of the month.
Patrons at the Ribbing and higher levels are invited to two additional knit togethers per month.


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The music in this week’s episode was “Ska Na Ska” by Louis Yoelin and Stefan Litrownik and “Where the Dirt Runs Out of Road” by Rebecca Day.




Anne Frost

knitter & podcaster

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

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