Anne sits down with former Shetland Wool Week Patron, Donna Smith, to talk about how she got her start with wool crafts, her time as Patron, starting her own yarn company, and her current work with yarn dyeing.
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.
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!
Anne interviews Jana Knits from the Purl Together podcast, offers an update on the next knit along, and shares a few more odds and ends.
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!
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.