Shopcast 194: TWT Spring Sale & Maggie makes more excuses to buy a J&S cone!

 On this episode, we're happy to announce a store-wide Spring Sale this weekend only! Shop with us April 7-9 for discounts on all your favorites. Corinne and Maggie also have lots of knitting to talk about - check out Maggie's new Paul Klee Sweater(s) on the needles! Caitlin also joins us to talk about choosing drapey yarns for shawls, and Rachel from Fair Isle has a postcard for us where she answers some of your questions!

Check out our storewide sale this weekend only! https://thewoollythistle.com/pages/2023-april-sale


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00:00 Intro

07:04 What We’re Wearing, WIPs & Winner #1

17:52 Caitlin- Projects

25:35 Caitlin- What Makes Yarn Drapey 

35:36 Shawl KAL Preparations

48:44 Community Contributor

56:20 Shop Update

1:09:18 Fair Isle Postcard


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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.


What We're Wearing

Corinne is wearing her Victory Cardigan in Rauma Vams 

Kits


Maggie is wearing her Belmont Cardigan by Gudrun Johnston in Jamieson & Smith Heritage, moss colorway

Pattern


Maggie’s WIPs:

Paul Klee Sweater by Midori Hirose in Jamieson & Smith and some Jamieson of Shetland Spindrift

 

Project

 

Corinne’s WIPs are all planning and starting.  Inspiration struck for a colorwork project!


Shawl-Along

Shawl KAL is coming!  Cast on April 21st.  

Sign Up


Caitlin’s Segment

Wearing the Pressed Flowers Cardigan by Amy Christoffers in Ullcentrum 2-ply and handspun

Pattern

Yarn


Linus Shawl by Annett Cordes 

Summa Stripes Shawl by Meiju K-P in The Plucky Knitter yarn

Aggregate Shawl by Jimenez Joseph in souvenir yarn

Courage Shawl by Shannon Cook in mostly handspun

Half Hansel Hap by Gudrun Johnston in Jamieson & Smith and Jamieson & Smith Shetland Supreme

Pattern

Kits


Drapey yarn options-

John Arbon 

British Breeds- Marie Wallin 

Rauma Tumi 

Lopi  


Maggie’s Shawl KAL plan- 

Hansel Hap in 202 with purple & bronze contrasting colors 

OR

Vatna Shawl by Gudrun Johnston

 


Corinne’s Shawl KAL plan-

Halligarth by Gudrun Johnston


Lesley Wilson- Community Contributor

Wearing Pohjolan Neito in Tukuwool DK from Knitted Kavala by Jenna Kostet

Book

Yarn Set


Victory Cardigan in Rauma Vams, purchased with course!

Kit


Vanilla Fluff Sweater in Rauma Finullgarn & Plum (Mohair), purchased with course!

Kit


Douglas Cardi by Andrea Mowry in Tukuwool DK

Yarn Set

Pattern


Be a Community Contributor!  https://tinyurl.com/2p8896b3

 

In The Shop

Pyry Hat in TukuWool DK

Dulcinea by Lucía Ruiz de Aguirre in WoolDreamers Dehesa de Barrrera 

Yvonne MT Shawl by Natasja Hornby in Biches & Bûches Le Petit Lambswool

Rauma Finullgarn Hap Yarn Sets by Patricia Anne Fortune:

Sunshine on the Path Hap 

Treasures from the Forest Path

Amy Christoffers's Pressed Flowers shawl in Oysters & Purls

Rambler yarn 


Books

Laine-

Making Memories: Timeless Knits for Children by Claudia Quintanilla

Laine 17 

Mouche & Friends: Seamless Toys to Knit and Love by Cinthia Vallet 


Moorit 4 


Shawl ideas FB live


52 Weeks of Socks Vol. 2 

 

Rachel’s Fair Isle Postcard

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/ Includes “Adopt a Sheep” page!

Support her at: www.ko-fi.com/barklandcroft or

www.patreon.com/barklandcroft 


Fair Isle Knitting by Sarah Don

The Complete Book of Traditional Fair Isle Knitting by Sheila McGregor

200 Fair Isle Designs by Mary Jane Mucklestone

A Shetlander’s Fair Isle Graph Book by Shetland Guild of Spinners, Weavers, Knitters & Dyers through the Shetland Times bookshop


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!


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