A podcast about knitting
and life and all sorts

A podcast about knitting
and life and all sorts

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I Thought I Knew How is a podcast about learning what you thought you already knew in both knitting and life.

Episodes

Episode 080: Cotton

In this episode, Anne takes a deep dive into cotton: the history, quirks, and care! Plus, news of a NY/PA yarn crawl, a New Years themed yarn box, and more. 

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Episode 079: Pay It Forward

Anne shares some thoughts on charity knitting, or “Pay It Forward” knitting, including some tips for success and how and where to find groups to create for. She wraps things up with a reflection on her Month of Lace and ends with a couple of special announcements. Enjoy!

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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.

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Episode 077: Linen

In this episode, Anne goes on a deep dive into her favorite plant fiber: linen. Get the history of this fiber, care instructions, and some tips to make using it easier! 

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Episode 076: Crochet

Anne talks about what she’s been working on for The Great Yarn Challenge, makes a case for crochet, and muses about what keeps a lot of folks (but mostly herself) from designing. Have a listen!

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Episode 075: Katie Sullivan of Bobolink Yarns

In this episode, Anne sits down with Katie Sullivan of Bobolink Yarns, a Vermont-based yarn company creating breed- and farm-specific yarns. Katie is a deep well of knowledge about wool production and shares much of her knowledge with us in this discussion. Enjoy!

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Episode 074: Silk

she learned about what it is, where it comes from, and how it affects our fiber crafting, and invites you to share more!

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Episode 072: Wool Circle

Anne speaks with Nic Corrigan and Ed Sutcliff of Project Lonk. You originally met Nic and Ed in episode 66 when their Kickstarter to produce yarn from Ed’s flock of rare breed Lonk sheep was still in full swing. A lot has happened since then! Listen to learn how their work to create highly local wool has had more of an impact than they expected!

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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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