Anne speaks with Linda and Lisa of Wool Decanted, a yarn producer in England with the goal of producing a soft, locally sourced and processed British yarn for fiber crafters.
In this episode, Anne sits down with Katie Sullivan of Bobolink Yarns, a Vermont-based yarn company creating breed- and farm-specific yarns. Katie is a deep well of knowledge about wool production and shares much of her knowledge with us in this discussion. Enjoy!
In this episode, Anne looks back into 2021 and forward to 2022, setting crafting intentions for the new year, rather than goals.
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!
Come along with Anne on the I-91 Shop Hop a little early, and then join in yourself, August 10 – 21, 2021!
Anne has a breakthrough in her seed-stitch practice as she practices before knitting swatch 3 of the Master Hand Knitter Program.
Anne shares her trip to London, including the yarns she picked up while she was there. She also shares her plans to visit the upcoming Connecticut Sheep, Wool, and Fiber Festival and announces another giveaway.
In this episode, Anne shares what she learned while knitting the first and second swatches of the Master Hand Knitting Program.
Tips and advice to help you as you plan to visit Shetland from a yarn-loving traveler who had been there. Where to go, what to do, and where to eat!
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.