Shopcast 214: Scottish Yarn Festival Yarn and LOTS of WIPs and FOs

By Jill Schroeder

This week were joined by Eva of The Scottish Yarn Festival as we learn about what makes the Scottish Yarn Festival Yarn so special. Caitlin brings beautiful FOs from her mom's needles, and Corinne airs her dirty WIP laundry. 


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00:00 Intro
00:47 Welcome, FOs & Winner #1
11:05 Lots of WIPs
23:22 Caitlin Share’s Her Mom’s FOs
33:56 KAL Coming & Rambler
40:35 Scottish Yarn Festival Yarn Reveal
45:42 Get to Know Eva of Scottish Yarn Festival
1:23:07 The Yarn in Detail with Eva
1:35:48 Project Ideas for Scottish Yarn Festival Yarn
1:51:44 Last Things from the Shop

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What we're wearing:

Maggie is wearing her Treelight by Jennifer Steingass in Lettlopi


Yarn Set

Corinne is wearing Cambridge by Kim Barnette in Ulcentrum 3 ply 



And the Sophie Scarf by PetiteKnit in Maggie’s handspun


New in the shop!

Scottish Festival Yarn


Corinne’s Many WIPs
Autumn's End by Alana Dakos 
In Rowan Felted Tweed

Full Size Hansel Hap by Gudrun Johnston 

Latvian Mittens

Sammal by Joji Locatelli 

Tìoraidh from Kate Davies’ book Allover in Jamieson & Smith



Sock in Biches & Bûches Le Sock 

Snowdrop Socks by Fox & Folk in Rambler Golden Fern 



Maggie’s WIP
If You Go Out Socks by Virginia Sattler-Reimer in Rambler 


Maggie’s FO
Shetland Solstice Hat by Gudrun Johnston 



Caitlin’s Segment

Wearing the Tii Pullover by Joji Locatelli in Tukuwool DK

Rue Bonnie Cowl in Rauma Fivel and Making Tracks, Saint Tropez colorway
Hat & Cowl kits

Caitlin's Mom's FOs

Sock knitting machine socks in Retrosaria Mondim

Victory Cardigan in Color 412

Manou by Isabell Kraemer in Retrosaria Brusca

Vanilla Sweater in Rauma Finullgarn 4125

Aimee Cardigan by Joji Locatelli in Rauma Finullgarn

Lopi Sweaters

Stopover by Mary Jane Mucklestone

Sólbein Cardigan by Mary Jane Mucklestone

Iðunn by Ragga Eiríksdóttir

Felix Pullover by Amy Christoffers 

Coming soon… Colorwork KAL sign up starts Jan 19th! Cast on day is Feb 16th.

More from the shop

Rambler has 3 new colors!
Kits are listed on the yarn page.

Interview with Eva of Scottish Yarn Festival

Eva is wearing:

Waverly by Martin Storey

Clan Tam by Fair City Knits

Basic Ribbed Beanie

Khyber Pass by Simone Kereit (OwlCat Designs) 

Stravaig Mosaic Beanie & Cowl by Abi McIntyre 

Perth Beanie by Marta Mitchell Designs 

One more thing in the shop-

Latvian Mittens have been restocked! 

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

1 Comment

  • What is the blue color of the Scottish Yarn that Corrine is holding during the interview with Eva?
    It makes me think of my Nonny and my twin, both named Janet ,and both gone now.
    I want to get some!
    Thank you.

    June Entailed Miller

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