Shopcast 228: Speedy and Slow Knitting With The Woolly Thistle

By Caitlin Johnson


On this episode, Corinne and Maggie are filming from the new shop space - The Woolly Thistle's in-person storefront! Our Grand Opening will be in mid-July, and we're excited to share all this fun stuff with you! On this episode, we have guest segments with Kelsey, Emma, and Kim with some yoga for us. Join us for a talk about finding our own knitting speed and joy, and so much more!

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00:00 Intro

0:47 Welcome & a Winner

04:09 Sock WIPs & Sock Bags

15:14 Kelsey - Knitting is for Fun!

29:31 Vest WIPs & Winner #1

35:40 Emma & Her Mom

46:38 Not a Knitting WIP

51:56 What’s New in the Shop

1:01:33 Yoga for Knitters

Connect with us  

We welcome contributions from our community. Share your wool and knits through the Shopcast contributor form:

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

Shipping Rate News - free shipping with $99 orders and flat rate $4.95 for all others!

Maggie’s WIP

June Socks (shorties) in Moussam Falls and stash yarn


Corinne’s WIP

Colorwork socks (her own design) in Rambler


Shop News

Sock Bags may still be in stock!  They include Kelsey’s Links Socks pattern.

Kelsey about process and pressure

Dear Bjorn Sock from Laine’s 52 Weeks of Socks in John Arbon Exmoor Sock, colorway Hemel




Skyline Tee by Tori Yu in WoolDreamers Saona, colorway Fratelli



Vest WIPs

Corinne’s Vest- designing the Flowers of Fortrose Vest

Maggie’s Vest - Cruden Vest by Isolda Teague in ??????

Emma and Her Mom & Mixing Yarns

Find Emma at-



Ravelry: ebarnaby93

Lisa’s FO-

Nasrin by Isabell Kraemer in Tukuwool



Emma’s WIP is her June sock in a lace pattern

In The Shop

My Fair Isle Journey by Yuco Sakamoto

Walker's Ridge Pullover by Susan Mills Knits in JaggerSpun Woolful Black Welsh Mountain/Dorset Horn


Kit -

Walker’s Ridge Cowl


Thursday Murder Club Book Bundle

Gudrun Johnston’s Haslock Cowl

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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