Shopcast #163: Woollen and Worsted yarns | Fair Isle Postcard | Knitting Yoga

By Maggie Nichols

 

In this episode we have a spirited conversation about Woollen and Worsted spun yarns and then are treated to a Postcard from Rachel of Fair Isle where she answers your questions!  Also to help us take care of ourselves we have a lovely Knitting Yoga segment which we hope to make a regular thing if you enjoy it, so let us know in the comments here or on Youtube!  Enjoy!

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If you were one of the TWO giveaway winners in this episode, please send us an email to info@thewoollythistle.com with “WINNER” in the subject line.


YT Card- Watch Kristin’s Interview! TC- 00:01:53:20


FOs:

Maggie is wearing her Plotulopi Sweater based on the Tulip pattern by Melody Hoffman 


The Fleece & Fiber Sourcebook 


Corinne is wearing her Silver Forest by Jennifer Steingass in Jamieson & Smith Supreme 


Foula Snood by Donna Smith in Jamieson and Smith 2-ply

Maggie started a hat from The Twisted Knit Sourcebook in Oyster & Purls 

Corinne finished a Fluffy Vanilla Sweater for her daughter, knitted with Rauma Finullgarn with a strand of Rauma Plum. 


Annual Colorwork Accessory KAL is February 18th-March 18th!  Hosted in both Facebook & Ravelry.

Free Sign Up is required this year!

Join us for a LIVE cast-on party at 1pm EST February 18th in the Facebook Group!

Balvonie Bonnet pattern is included as a free download when you sign up for the KAL!


KAL project ideas:


Buness Tam from MJ Mucklestone’s book Weekend in Fair Isle 


Crofthoose Hat by Ella Gordon 


Bousta Beanie by Gudrun Johnston in Jamieson & Smith

Two-Color Tapestry Cowl  


Original 7-Color Tapestry Cowl 


See Rachel’s Other Postcards!  


Rachel Answers Your Questions in her segment! 
Find her at-

Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/barkland_croft/ 

Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/Bee-Croft-Fair-Isle-101722075395295/ 

Website: https://www.bee-croft.co.uk/ 


New in the Shop: 


Biches & Bûches Le Gros Lambswool 


Nordic Knitting Primer  


Norwegian Woven Ribbon, several styles 


Norwegian Hook & Eye Closures in sets of 2 & new pewter buttons in sets of 3  


Norwegian Pewter Buttons 


ChiaoGoo additional cables 


Knitted Cable Sourcebook  


Visible Mending Book


Icelandic Mittens Book 


Shetland Wool Week Annual 2021 


Highlighter Tape  


Thank you for the shout out Grocery Girls!  


Kim from Turning Ground Yoga Studio

Find her at: 

Website- www.turninggroundyoga.com  

Instagram- https://www.instagram.com/turningground/  

Facebook- https://www.facebook.com/KayAichess/ 


We’d love to see any of your FO’s from our yarn or patterns as well!  Use #thewoollythistle to have your FO included in a future shopcast!


Thank you for watching!  If you go out, take your knitting!


Corinne's gold bangles from yearlyco.com

Video editing: Intelligent Octopus www.intelligentoctopus.com 

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