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 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 094: A Fiber Walk Through Lerwick

Anne takes a fiber-themed walk through Commercial Street in Lerwick and out to the far end of town. Have you been thinking of a visit to Shetland, or do you have a visit coming up? Get a sense of just how fiber-packed the main street of the town is with this walk from Jimmy Perez’s house to Jamieson and Smith.

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 071: Many Happy Returns

to season 6! In this episode, Anne fills you in on everything that went on during the hiatus as well as the things that are coming up, and she shares her thoughts on The Shetland Trader, Book 3: Heritage. You’ve seen the images of the projects, but is the book worth a buy? Have a listen!

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 067: That Knitting Show

In this episode, Anne explains herself before sharing the audio from the latest episode of That Knitting Show, a monthly YouTube podcast she’s started with Erin of Morehouse Farm. Links to Things Mentioned in the Podcast Knit and EscapeUradale FarmI Hear Dee InstagramThat Knitting ShowMorehouse FarmKnit New HavenI Thought I Knew How PatreonOther ways to […]

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.