Episode 097: Heritage Crafts with Elizabeth Williamson

Anne invited Elizabeth Williamson, Shetland Lace knitter and designer, back on the show to talk about preserving heritage crafts. How can it be done? Why should it be done? Elizabeth is a talented Shetland Lace knitter, so the discussion takes place in the context of Shetland Lace, but there is a lot to be considered about heritage craft preservation in general!

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!

Episode 070: Paparwark Yarn, Open Farm, and Rhinebeck

Anne speaks to Cecil Tait of Paparwark Furniture about the new yarn line he and his wife Jennifer are producing from their flock of Shetland breed sheep. She also takes you through Morehouse Open Farm Day and talks about her time at Rhinebeck on Saturday.

Episode 063: I-91 Shop Hop, Part 2

Anne visits four shops in her early foray along the I-91 Shop Hop. There’s a lot of crochet talk this time, as well as some interesting discussion about how the various shops are dealing with coming out of lockdowns. 

Episode 052: A Walk

In a search for something a little different in this ever-lasting lockdown world, Anne takes you for a bit of a walk to chat about knitting things and more.  Links to Things Mentioned in the Episode Support the podcast by becoming a patron.The new home of the Morehouse Merino Flock. Find the 30-Second Interviews in my Instagram Reels. Sponsors Many […]

Episode 010: A Hodgepodge of Yarn

Neatly organized balls of wool in many colors.

In this episode, Anne still needs to catch up on her Master Hand Knitting work. She shares a few podcasts that also relate to the MHK Program and talks about the effect of a stash-gone-awry. Plus, there’s more about Harriet’s Hat, a giveaway of some summery yarn, and music from The Suitcase Junket!

Breed-specific Yarn is a Boon to Fiber Artists: Knowledge is Power

In the last episode of the podcast, I talked about The Knitter’s Book of Wool: The Ultimate Guide to Understanding, Using, and Loving this Most Fabulous Fiber, by Clara Parkes, and I mentioned that I was on the hunt for breed-specific yarns. A Happy Find A few days later, I was at Webs with time […]