Shopcast 206: Knitting Adventures- TWT Sweater KAL, Fair Isle Visit, and More!


On this episode, Corinne and Maggie show us their Sweater KAL progress, as does guest contributor Caitlin. Rachel from Fair Isle has an update for us and some traveling she's done! You'll notice a new intro video where we take you around the shop to see the amazing bunting you all helped us create during our July birthday celebrations! Also exciting and new in the shop are kits from Grand Shetland Adventure Knits book plus other goodies in the shop.

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00:00 Intro & Welcome

3:12 Fair Isle Postcard!

15:40 Sweater KAL Ending Soon!

20:22 What We’re Wearing, FOs & WIPs

35:07 Bunting!

39:40 Caitlin- FO and New Plans

54:51 Winner #1 and Dunrobin

58:27 What’s In The Shop

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


Rachel’s Fair Isle Postcard

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Website: Includes “Adopt a Sheep” page!

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Shop News

Sweater KAL ends October 13th. Be sure to use the FO form to tell us about your finished sweater!  

Maggie is wearing her Belmont Cardigan by Gudrun Johnston in Jamieson & Smith Shetland Heritage 

Corinne is wearing her Glenfiddich by Annamária Ötvös in Blacker Yarns British Classic


Corinne’s WIP

Tìoraidh from Kate Davies’ book Allover in Jamieson & Smith



Maggie’s FO

Building Blocks Cardi by Aimee Sher in WoolDreamers Mota



Maggie's WIP

Tesselated Vest by Andrea Mowry in J & S colorway 202 and 



Caitlin’s Segment

Spark Cardigan by Andrea Mowry in WoolDreamers Mota and handspun 



Next for the needles: Tii Pullover by Joji Locatelli in Tukuwool DK



Several samples of the in-progress design for a hat to complement the Rue Bonnie Cowl

Rue Bonnie Cowl Kit

Swatching with Rambler (Lichen) and Rauma Plum (006) for a new design



Fuzzypeg Socks Kits by Mary O’Shea (also in Rambler & Plum) 

In the Shop

Armscote Manor Portland 

Dunrobin Sweater 


Studio Donegal


Grand Shetland Adventure Knits by M.J. Mucklestone & Gudrun Johnston

Plus kits… Bousta Socks in Mondim, Heritage Yoke in J & S Heritage, Swatchtastic Flower Hat, Snow Treasures Gloves

Kits here

Biches & Bûches restock 

12 Days of Christmas Box 

Embroidery on Knits by Judit Gummlich 

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


  • TeresaL

    Love the sweaters you have. today, especially the ones your are wearing!

  • Shan Davis

    I really enjoyed your Podcast today. Very inspiring and I will be ordering the sock pattern!

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