Shopcast 217: TWT Exclusive New Carry-All Launch & Other News

By Jill Schroeder

Today is a big day at The Woolly Thistle as we're premiering our new Harris Tweed Carry-All! Join Corinne and Maggie as they swoon over our favorite new TWT exclusive, visit with Caitlin for her take on knitting with different fibers, and cross the ocean to Rachel on Fair Isle and hear about her struggles with the unpredictable Shetland weather. Come along with us for another Shopcast of fun and fiber!


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00:00 Intro

00:47 Welcome & Winner #1

4:55 Maggie’s FOs, WIPs & Mending

17:39 Corinne’s Knitting and sock talk

27:00 Caitlin Dives into Fiber Fun

41:43 Coming in the Shop at Noon!

54:45 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 with “WINNER” in the subject line. 

What We're Wearing

Corinne is wearing her Durobin in Studio Donegal, Blackberry, and the bouncer is wearing the same in Charcoal


Maggie is wearing her Shifty by Andrea Mowry in handspun

FOs and WIPs

Maggie’s FOs

2nd Paul Klee Sweater by Midori Hirose, in J&S color 54 and color blocks in J&S and Spindrift  

If You Go Out Socks by Virginia Sattler-Reimer in Rambler 

Maggie's WIPs and mending

West Yorkshire Spinners, held double for DK weight in Fairy Lights (older) and Milk Bottle

Handspun socks with a merino wool, pattern How I Make My Socks by Susan B. Anderson

Waiting for Winter Socks by Susan B. Anderson


Corinne’s FO

Yet-unnamed new colorwork hat in Jamieson & Smith.  Give us your name ideas in the comments!

Corinne's WIPs

Bluebird Cafe socks by This Handmade Life in John Arbon Exmoor Sock Yarn 

Next socks will be If You Go Out by Virginia Sattler-Reimer in Rambler

Caitlin’s Segment

Wearing B & W DK Strange Brew by Tin Can Knits from stash yarn



Maja Cardigan by Meiju K-P in Álafosslopi from Contrasts book




Scottish Yarn Festival Yarn DK

Transatlantic Set by Virginia Sattler-Reimer





Jagger Spun Woolful Black Welsh Mountain & Dorset Horn

Fleece and Fiber Sourcebook by Carol Ekarius and Deborah Robson

The Vanishing Fleece by Clara Parkes

NEW In The Shop!

NEW Harris Tweed Carry-All is here at noon! 

Jagger Spun Woolful Black Welsh & Dorset Horn 

Walker’s Ridge Cowl

Tukuwool Sock Yarn 

Rachel’s Fair Isle Postcard

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Thank you for watching! If you go out, take your knitting!

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