Episode 073: Back and Forward

In this episode, Anne looks back into 2021 and forward to 2022, setting crafting intentions for the new year, rather than goals.

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 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.

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 […]