Shopcast 201: Thanks for Knitting Thru Birthday Month With Us!

By Caitlin Johnson


On this episode, we have Emma as a special guest in the shop with us! Corinne, Maggie, and Emma talk FOs, WIPs, and woolly wisdom. Thistle Community member Jo is back and brought her friend Lisa to share some of their fave socks, yarns, and other projects. Kelsey has her finished Finullgarn sweater and more to show us. Our Birthday Giveaway winners are announced at the end of the episode, preceded by a great yoga session with Kim. An episode not to be missed!!

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00:00 Intro

0:47 What Emma’s Wearing, New T’s, & Winner #1

13:37 Community Contributor- Jo & Lisa

22:35 WIPs & FOs

45:33 Kelsey’s Giant Sweater & Scrappy Cowl

1:00:13 Mota, Studio Donegal & More in the Shop

1:20:12 Yoga for Knitters

1:27:29 Birthday Giveaway Winners!

Connect with us

If you were one of the FOUR giveaway winners in this episode, please send us an email to with “WINNER” in the subject line. If you were one of the SEVEN birthday winners, use subject line “BIRTHDAY WINNER”!

Welcome Emma as our in-studio guest!

Find Emma at-



Ravelry: ebarnaby93

We have new T-shirts with Joy!  


Emma is wearing her Vanilla Sweater.


Jo & Lisa’s Segment

Carmel Sauce Socks by Joji Locatelli in Yarnadelic



Pavement Sweater by Veera Välimäki


Stockinette Christmas socks in West Yorkshire Spinners, colorways Candy Cane, Chocolate Lime & Fairy Lights


John Arbon Exmoor Sock Yarn- Kaisla pattern from 52 Weeks of Socks by Laine 



Agatha Socks by Corinne



Wild Angelica socks by Runningyarn

Wanderlust Sweater by Sandrine C. in Tukuwool Fingering



Aamu by Isabell Kraemer in Tukuwool Fingering

Jaycee by Isabell Kraemer in local yarn


If you’d like to contribute a short video of your knitting, check out the information & form


Maggie’s DRK Everyday Cowl by Andrea Mowry in handspun from Into the Whirled, Herding Cats colorway

Emma’s Flowers of Fortrose in Rauma Lamullgarn





St Mary Mead Sock by This Handmade Life in Rambler and Rauma Plum




Vanilla sock in Biches & Bûches Le Sock


Vanilla Sock in Biches & Bûches Le Sock

Yarn only available in Sock bags currently



Vanilla DK socks.  Hold two sock yarns together!

Buggiflooer Beanie by Alison Rendall in Rauma Lamullgarn and J & S


Setesdal sweater adventure in J&S color 81 and Rauma Lamallgarn color 12


Kelsey’s Segment

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


Ravelry project

Rue Bonnie Cowl by Caitlin Johnson 

Ravelry project


In the Shop

Mota by WoolDreamers 

Clairdelune by The PetiteKnitter


Join the Mouche along



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.

Birthday Giveaway Winners

Make sure to use “BIRTHDAY WINNER” in the subject line of your email!

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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