Shopcast 190: Knitting in the Colorwork Accessories KAL and more!

By Caitlin Johnson

On this episode, we're a week in to our Colorwork Accessories Knit-Along. Corinne and Maggie have their projects to show, plus Black Isle Yarns that are coming to the shop on Shopcast day! Kelsey and Emma are with us to show their current projects (including fabulous colorwork of course!). Kelsey also compares Plotülopi and Manchelopis unspun yarns. Finally we have Yoga with Kim to help stretch those legs and hips.

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00:00 Intro

1:16 Intro, Winner #1, & What We’re Wearing

10:31 FOs &  WIPs

26:36 Kelsey with Colorwork 

39:54 Kelsey compares Manchelopi vs Plötulopi

44:55 KAL and crocheting & Exciting New Yarns!

52:33 Emma’s new Sock Pattern

1:05:36 Coming to the shop

1:14:49 Yoga for Knitters

Connect with us

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

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Corinne is wearing her Star Cardigan by Donna Kay in Jamieson & Smith 2-ply


Yarn Sets

Maggie is wearing the Humulus by Isabell Kraemer in Ullcentrum worsted weight (3-ply), knitted by her sister

Corinne’s FO:

Agatha Sock in Rambler, Winter Sky colorway



Corinne’s WIP:

Another of her new sweater design, in Studio Donegal.  Pattern and kits coming as soon as they are available.

Mittens to go with the Flowers of Fortrose hat in Jamieson & Smith, though different colors than the hat for this project.

Maggie’s WIP:

Breiwick Hat by Ella Gordon in Jamieson & Smith


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Kelsey’s Segment

Telemark Socks from Socks From Around Norway in Rambler




Saddle Shoulder Sweater in Rauma Finullgarn blues & greens held double based on Ann Bud’s Knitter’s Handy Book of Top Down Sweaters

Bousta Beanie by Gudrun Johnston in Uradale

Gaca Shawl by Jean-Philippe Cliche in Manchelopis 




In The Shop

Colorful Crochet Knitwear  

Black Isle Yarn is coming in fingering and DK 

Emma’s Segment

Find Emma at-



Ravelry: ebarnaby93

Mobius Twist cowl in greys and blues 

Emma is wearing her vanilla sweater- Aldous Sweater in Tukuwool fingering weight colorway H24 Lehto

Nighthawk Skullcap from Shetland Wool Adventures Journal #1

Pattern Source

Jane Bennet Sock pattern for DK or fingering weight, recommended in

Rauma Vandre 



Kits coming as well!

More in the Shop

Unraveling by Peggy Orenstein 

Harris Tweed Tote Bags by Studio Tolsta 

Marie Wallin’s Westmorland 

Retrosaria Mungo wool/cotton blend coming soon!

Super Simple Summer Sweater by Joji Locatelli 

Muisto Hat and Mittens Kit in Tukuwool DK ONLY AVAILABLE THRU FEBRUARY 28th! 

Biches & Bûches sock yarn is coming!

Yoga for Knitters

Find Kim & Turning Ground Yoga at: 




Disclaimer: It is up to the individual to assess whether they are ready for the yoga movements and exercises in this video. Like all exercise programs, please use common sense. You know your body better than anyone and we recommend checking with your doctor before starting and with any questions you may have before beginning any new yoga program.

By performing any yoga practices, you are performing them at your own risk and The Woolly Thistle will not be responsible for any injuries sustained while following the instructions given in any knitting yoga segments.

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

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