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 058: Dana Blair of Pichinku Fibers

Anne sits down with Dana Blair of Pichinku Fibers in the Sacred Valley of Peru. Listen as Dana shares why she started the company, introduces you to her team of dyers, dreams of an impactful future for Pichinku!

Episode 057: Tripping

In this episode, Anne kicks off season 5 with a quick recounting of the Online International Fiber Festival and the Virtual Masters Day before announcing the debut of Makkin Our Way Through Shetland. Listen ASAP to get all the details! Links to Things Mentioned in the Podcast Review the podcast on Apple Podcasts, or wherever […]

Episode 48: Terri Laura

Anne reviews some yarn from Faithmead Farms, catches you up on lots of things, has another giveaway, ushers in the return of songs to the podcasts, and wraps it all up with the audio from her interview with Terri Laura. If you’d like to send in a holiday story for the next episode, please email those to anne@familypodcasts.com by December 11, 2020!

Episode 040: Yarn Haulin’

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Anne shares her experience on the Great Northern Yarn Haul, talks a bit about what’s on her needles, shares what it’s been like to wear the same wool dress every day for a month, and comments on a few more tidbits.

Episode 036: Wonderful Wool

In this episode, Anne gets into the knitty-gritty of why wool is such a wonderful fiber. Yes, even in summer!

Episode 004: Slow Down, Buckaroo

Two mittens in the process of being knit, left on the couch.

In this episode, Anne shares what she learned while knitting the first and second swatches of the Master Hand Knitting Program.

Episode 003: Shetland

In this episode, Anne shares her visit to Shetland in July 2019. While she does so, she shares a general overview of the history of Shetland knitting, reviews a few yarn shops, shares some book recommendations and a personal essay, and features the music of Fjanna and Arthur Nicholson. It’s a packed episode, and a more general bonus episode will follow about the practicalities of paying Shetland a visit.