A podcast about knitting
and life and all sorts

A podcast about knitting
and life and all sorts

Episode 078: Donna Estin

Anne sits down with Donna Estin to talk about her work as a designer, her experience with becoming a Master Hand Knitter, and the Next Level Knitting Conference coming April 22-24, 2022.

Donna has very kindly offered a 25% off coupon code to her website and Ravelry patterns through March 31, 2022, for listeners of I Thought I Knew How. Use code THOUGHTIKNEWHOW in either location to take advantage of this kind offer. Many thanks, Donna!

Links to Things Mentioned in the Episode

Donna Estin’s website
Join Donna Estin Designs to be the first to know of new designs and discounts
Donna Estin on RavelryInstagram, and Facebook.
Donna’s Knitwear Designer Certification course and Marketing Course.
The Knitting Guild Association’s Master Hand Knitting Program and their Master Hand Knitting Facebook Group
Donna’s patterns that were mentioned in the show: Northern Girl’s Fair Isle Tam, Nor’easter Pullover, the Druid’s Guernsey, and Blackwater Mosaic Pullover.
Next Level Knitting Conference, April 22-24, 2022
The Principles of Knitting, by June Hemmons Hiatt
The Hap Cowl, by Ella Gordon
The Hap Cowl KAL thread on the Purl Together Ravelry Group
Find organizations in need of knitted, crocheted, and sewn donations by visiting JustServe.org and clicking the link to Volunteer Remotely.


Knit New Haven has sping on the brain! Their Instagram feed is full of spring-leaning ideas. Hop over and follow themto stay abreast of what’s going on the shop and visit their website to learn more!

The Morehouse Merino Flock has a series of interesting knit alongs coming up, including one to make an entrelac sheep. Learn more at their site!

Wool& has updated their 100 day dress challenge with a 30-day version. Wear the same Wool& dress for 30 days and receive $30 off your next purchase. Learn more by using this link, and if you decide to buy, your purchase will support the show at no additional cost to you!




Anne Frost

knitter & podcaster

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

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