I Thought I Knew How

A podcast about knitting
and life and all sorts

A podcast about knitting
and life and all sorts

Episode 116: Woolly Good, Good Woolens, and Wool for Good

Anne shares about her visit to the Woolly Good Gathering in Edinburgh last month, some thoughts about this year’s Sheltand Wool Week hat, and a whole lot more, including details about the Stitch N’Pitch event coming August 17, 2024 in Hartford, CT!

Episode 111: Back in the Saddle

In this episode, Anne shares a bit about Shetland Wool Week 2023, introduces Wovember 2023, and reviews Mosaic Knitting Workshop, by Ashleigh Wempe. 

Episode 101: Susan Anderson and the Journal of Scottish Yarns

In this episode, Anne has a chat with Susan Anderson, the editor of the Journal of Scottish Yarns, about her fiber background and the birth of the Journal. They cover some of the topics in past issues as well as issue three, which will provide the patterns for a make along starting on June 28! Listen to the episode for details!

Episode 086: Wovember is Coming

In this episode, Anne checks in after her time away in Shetland and Austria, and looks ahead to Wovember, coming on November 1!

Episode 084: Donna Smith

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.

Episode 068: Barbara Cheyne

In this episode, Anne talks about the upcoming Shetland Day of Knit+Escape, tried to clarify a bit about Virtual Shetland Wool Week, and has an interview with Barbara Cheyne, a knitter and knitting teacher and trustee of the Shetland Textile Museum!

Episode 066: Project Lonk

Anne sits down with Nic Corrigan and Edward Sutcliffe to learn about their goal to bring locally processed, locally grown, rare-breed Lonk wool to knitters.

Episode 065: Shetland Wool Week with Tracey Hawkins

Anne sits down with Tracey Hawkins, one of the members of the Shetland Wool Week committee at the Shetland Amenity Trust to learn about the history of Shetland Wool Week and what this year’s virtual experience will be like. 

Episode 064: I-91 Shop Hop, Part 3

In this episode, Anne finishes up her I-91 Shop Hop yarn crawl with visits to Webs, Hand Knits, and Green Mountain Spinnery. Come along, and mark your calendar for the Hop, August 10 -21, 2021!
Listen through to the end for a couple of surprises!