Shopcast #212: Join Us For Surprise Visits and Holiday Knitting

By Jill Schroeder

Welcome to Shopcast #212! This week we've got visits with friends old and new, Corinne talks home improvements, Maggie has some WIPs, and the bouncers are well dressed. Rounding out the jam packed episode is Yoga with Kim.


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00:00 Intro

0:47 Welcome & Weekend Projects

8:55 What We’re Wearing

13:06 Gudrun Comes to Chat

22:39 Encore, Winner #1 & Rambler

32:46 Kelsey’s Knits

48:34 New Yarn & Amazing Books

1:02:35 Emma’s Projects

1:16:04 New Kits

1:21:40 Yoga for Knitters

Connect with us


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

What we're wearing


Corinne is wearing one of her Victory Cardigans in Rauma Vams


Maggie is wearing the Hirne Cardigan by Kate Davies, in her Sark book, in Rauma Strikkegarn, colorway 103




Gudrun Johnston stops in for a visit


Winter Solstice Hat in Jamieson Spindrift

Yarn Sets


Riggies Beanie


Riggies Cardi 


Hapkerchief in Jamieson’s of Shetland

Yarn Sets


Half Hansel Hap


Grand Shetland Adventure Knits




Winter Solstice Hat in Jamieson Spindrift, TWT colorway

On the Bouncers

Dunrobin in Studio Donegal Irish Heather, colorway Blackberry


Burra Cowl by Marie Wallin


Halligarth Shawl by Gudrun Johnston in Rambler


Rambler Yarn by The Woolly Thistle 


Kelsey’s Knits


Katie’s Kep by Wilma Malcolmson from Shetland Wool Week 2020 in J&S 2-ply

Pengweeno Sweater by Stephen West using scraps

Preview knit from Knits from the LYS by Laine; Embassy Row Vest

Book pre-order

Christmas socks in  WYS - Candy Cane colorway

Pattern is Rye Light Socks by Tin Can Knits


Shop News


TWT's Year End Clearance SALE is going on now! Don't miss it!

Membership Interest Wait List

Jamieson & Smith 5-ply Shetland

Latvian Christmas Sock Sets 

Shetland Wool Adventure Journal Vol 5 

Arctic Knitting by Annika Konttaniemi

Softly – Timeless Knits by Sari Nordlund

Rauma Pattern book 425 featuring Fivel 

Fivel Yarn

Laine 19

Scottish Yarn Festival’s Yarn coming in January

Emma’s Segment


Find Emma at-



Ravelry: ebarnaby93

Long Road Hoodie by Meiju K-P from book Contrasts

Denver Mittens by Natalia Moreva in handspun

Vanilla Sock in West Yorkshire Spinners colorway Vintage Tinsel

Gansey in Franginpani, fingerless mittens as a swatch

Fair Isle Knitting by Carina Olsson


More from the shop


Halftone Pullover by Indigo Knits

Ullcentrum 2-ply

Carmellia Shawl by Linnea Ornstein 


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. Please use common sense. You know your body better than anyone and we recommend checking with your doctor before starting & 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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