Shopcast 186: A Year of Knitting!


Join us for the last Shopcast episode of 2022! We've had such a great year here on YouTube with you all. Join us as all of our contributors recap some of their knitting and events from this year and talk about some of our goals for 2023!

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00:00 Intro & Welcome

2:55 Caitlin

12:54 Kelsey

17:40 Maggie

27:19 Kim with Yoga for Knitters

33:26 Graidi

42:11 Emma

51:42 Rachel from Barkland Croft, Fair Isle

55:20 Corinne

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Mossy Baby Pants in Retrosaria Brusca by Sandra Magalhães

Colorwork Cowl in Jamieson & Smith 2-ply jumper weight

Pattern from Selbu Patterns book 

Half-Hansel Hap by Gudrun Johnston in Shetland Supreme and J & S 2-ply jumper weight 

Manou by Isabell Kraemer in Brusca and Making Tracks  

Baby & Child Sweaters in Rambler, Shetland Supreme and stash yarn

Pressed Flowers Cardigan by Amy Christoffers in Ullcentrum Sport and Handspun


Knitting Goals

Pohjolan Neito Sweater from Knitted Kalavala by Jenna Kostet


Yarn Set 

Maja Sweater from Contrasts: Textured Knitting by Meiju K-P in Álafosslopi



Setesdal Sweater from Scandinavian Sweaters by Kristin Wiola Ødegård


Kelsey talks about her trends, skills acquisition and goals


Love Note by Tin Can Knits in handspun


Vanilla Fluff: Kit 

Treelight by Jennifer Steingass


Riddari by Védís Jónsdóttir  


Yoga for Knitters- Gratitude and Intentions

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Felix Pullover by Amy Christoffers in Lettlopi


Copper Foxes Super Bulky Cowl by Kacey Herlihy (@kaceyknits)

Latvian Braid Hat by Molly Conroy


Vanilla Sweater in Dehesa de Barrera



Sutton Shawletter in WYS signature 4ply Black Currant colorway


Borough Hood by Tori Yu in Retrosaria Vovó


The Notorious Kids Hoodie by Elida Virack in Rauma Finullgarn & WYS Signature 4-ply Owl colorway

Hat based on Twisted Stitch Sourcebook by Norah Gaughan in Rauma Vams




Ravelry: ebarnaby93

Emma Woodhouse Sock Pattern  

New Socks in Retrosaria Mondim 

Mattie Cardigan by Kristen Drysdale in Biches & Bûches Le Petit Lambswool



Rachel’s postcard

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Corinne on the guiding principles of The Woolly Thistle

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!

Video editing: Intelligent Octopus

1 comment

  • Barbara Bononno

    What can anyone say?!? What a beautiful way to end this crazy year ~~ you guys are the best. Wishing you the best for 2023 and beyond.
    Thanks for it all, and thank you for sharing and taking us all along with you. Sending warmest wishes and love from New York……… Happy Knitting!

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