Shopcast 187: Knitting Into the New Year

By Caitlin Johnson


On this episode, Corinne and Maggie join us from our new shop space! They have their knitting to show, plus exciting yarns like Armscote Manor 4ply and Uradale yarns coming to the shop soon! We also have visits with Caitlin and Community member Jo and friend Jamie, and we catch up with Rachel on Fair Isle.

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00:00 Intro

1:16 Intro, Moving News, & Winner #1

12:48 What We’re Wearing

22:03 Jo & Jamie

29:07 WIPs

36:55 An Exciting Yarn is Coming

42:21 Caitlin Sweaters & Holding Yarn Double

52:54 Another Special Yarn & More In The Shop

01:03:05 Postcard from Fair Isle

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

Maggie is wearing:

Traveling Woman shawl by Liz Abinante 

Dragonflies Jumper by Joji Locatelli

Corinne is wearing her Prototype #3 sweater in Lettlopi color 9426 

Prototype #1 sweater in Studio Donegal is on the lady

Special Guests!  Jo and Jamie

Lettlopi projects-

Altheda Sweater by Jen Steingass

Riddari by Védís Jónsdóttir 

Weatherman by G. Dagbjört Guðmundsdóttir

Romy cardigan by ANKESTRiCK

Big Love by ANKESTRiCK

Rauma Finullgarn projects-

Audrey in Unst Cardigan by Gudrun Johnston

Vanilla Sweater

Anker's Cardigan - My Size by PetiteKnit in Lichen & Lace



Victory Cardigan


Hreindyr by Védís Jónsdóttir 


Overgrown by Anna Johanna in Tukuwool Fingering Weight 


Maggie started Hirne by Kate Davies, from Sark, in Rauma Strikkegarn colorway 103 



Corinne is designing a hat in Jamieson & Smith, all-over colorwork with a flower motif

What’s New and Coming-

Armscote Manor is available Jan 13th at noon EST!


Caitlin’s Segment

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

Fuss Free Baby Cardigan by Louise Tilbrook in Jagger Spun Moussam Falls 

Grærup Sweater by Camilla Vad in handspun and stash yarn

More in the Shop

Uradale is on its way. 

Bonnie Isle Kep & Da Crofter’s Kep yarn sets in Uradale will be available.

Da Mirknen Mitts by Alison Rendall 

Watch for the Uradale blog post-

Uradale Interview: 

Junction Fiber Mill Making Tracks & Farm Fresh 

Colorwork Accessory KAL is coming in February! 

Ravelry thread: 

Rachel’s Fair Isle Postcard

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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


  • I want to buy 100gm of Uradale jumper weight Glansin and 50 gm of Speedwell jumper weight by Uradale. Do you have this line? Thank you. Ann Unanue

    Ann Unanue
  • Good morning Corrine and Maggie and TWT Crew. I am thrilled with your new “digs” and am looking forward to a trip to NH when you open your new space to visitors. I look forward to every Friday and either the Shopcast or the Maggie & Graidi Show.

    Lindy Barnes

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