Shopcast #218: Colorwork Palette on the Fly! Shop News and Knitting Inspo with TWT!

By Jill Schroeder

Welcome to another Shopcast! This week is all about colorwork...the Colorwork Accessories KAL, colorwork projects, picking colors, books, and more! Grab your favorite beverage, your current WIP, and join us for more woolly wool adventures.


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00:00 Intro

0:47 Welcome, Weather & A Winner

9:59 Kelsey

21:37 WIPs & FOs

28:13 Emma on choosing colors

39:18 What’s in the Shop

53:30 Yoga for Knitters


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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:

Maggie is wearing her Vanilla Fluff in Rauma Finullgarn and Plum


Corinne is wearing a thrift store find

Kelsey’s Knits

Wearing the Staple Linen Top by Joji Locatelli in a cotton-wool blend

And the Very V-Neck Raglan by Jessie Maed Designs in Retrosaria Mungo



Artis Hat (test knit for Making Stories Magazine), which could be knit in Rauma Strikkegarn or Fivel

Embassy Row Vest from Knits from the LYs by Laine


Fair Isle Knitting by by Carina Olsson


J & S Wirsit Inspo, Vol 1

WIPs and FOs


February socks in West Yorkshire Spinners held double - Fairy Lights (not sparkly) and Milk Bottle

All WYS yarn


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

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

You can still join the Colorwork Accessories KAL



is knitting her Latvian Mitten Kit


Emma’s talk about choosing colors

Find Emma at-



Ravelry: ebarnaby93

New Books

52 Weeks of Accessories by Laine

Strands of Joy Vol 2 by Anna Johanna


The Bouncers are wearing

Rusty Cardigan in Plotulopi by

Yarn sets


Durobin in Studio Donegal, color Blackberry


In the Shop

Harris Tweed Carry-All Bags & Project Bags


Project Bag-  

J & S Wirsit Inspo Vol 2

Nordic Knitting Primer by Kristin Drysdale

Softly by Sari Nordlund 

Tukuwool Sock

Garden Lupin Cardigan by Anna Johanna from Strands of Joy II


If You Go Out Mitts by Virginia Sattler-Reimer

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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