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 021: Christel Seyfarth and Loch Ness Knit Fest

Anne finishes her trip to Loch Ness Knit Fest and shares an interview with Christel Seyfarth, Danish designer and host of Fanø International Knit Festival. She also shares information on a knit-along starting January 1, 2020, that she will be co-hosting with Jana of the Purl Together video podcast.

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Episode 020: Tania Ashton Jones and Loch Ness Knit Fest

In this episode, Anne got to talk to Tania Ashton Jones, also known as TJ Frog, about Dorset Buttons, a beautiful way to embellish your knits and more. Anne talks about traveling the Highlands, the classes she took at Loch Ness Knit Fest, a new certificate program from the Knitting Guild Association, and more. There is also a giveaway in this episode, so be sure to listen to the entire episode to hear how to enter!

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Episode 019: Hazel Tindall

In this episode, Anne sits down to talk to Hazel Tindall ahead of Loch Ness Knit Fest. Hazel shares her experiences knitting as a teenager on Shetland when home production of knitwear was still a major industry. They also talk about the festival, Hazel offers advice to new knitters, and they hit on much more.

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Episode 018: Shetland Wool Week, Part 2

In this episode, Anne shares her experience with the classes at Shetland Wool Week 2019. Also, in honor of Wovember, she shares a few sheep-themed songs. And, finally, she gives a heads up for a UFO-finishing knit-along coming in January, 2020.

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Episode 016: Janette Budge

In this episode, Janette Budge sat down with Anne to talk about Fair Isle knitting on Shetland in the past and present, with special attention paid to the Shetland Peerie Makkers, a group dedicated to teaching knitting to school children using the old methods.

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Episode 015: Harriet Middleton

Harriet Middleton, designer of the Harriet’s Hat (and headband, fingerless gloves, gloves, mittens, and cowl!), sits down to talk to Anne about her knitting life before her fundraising for the Shetland MRI Scanner Appeal began, how the MRI Maakers started, the momentum behind her patterns, the unintended good that has resulted from them.

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Episode 014: The One During the Break

Anne checks in for a bit, mid-hiatus, to review Heat Wave, Alize EZ Wool, and the Sea Pinks hat pattern, as well as sharing what she’s learned about Fair Isle knitting over the last month. Plus, she talks about her upcoming trip to Knitter’s College (aka, Shetland Wool Week) and her invitation to speak at Loch Ness Knit Fest.

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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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