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I Thought I Knew How: A Podcast about Knitting and Life


I Thought I Knew How is a podcast about learning what you thought you already knew in both knitting and life. Visit our website at

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Episode 071: Many Happy Returns

Dec 7 • 34:12

Welcome to season 6! In this episode, Anne fills you in on everything that went on during the hiatus as well as the things that are coming up, and she shares her thoughts on The Shetland Trader, Book 3: Heritage. You've seen the images of the projects, but is the book worth a buy? Have a listen!...

Episode 070: Paparwark Yarn, Open Farm, and Rhinebeck

Oct 19 • 58:56
In this final episode for season five, Anne speaks to Cecil Tait of Paparwark Furniture about the new yarn line he and his wife Jennifer are producing from their flock of Shetland breed sheep. She also takes you through Morehouse Open Farm Day and talks about her time at Rhinebeck on Saturday.   Links to Things Mentioned in the Podcast   Makkin Our Way Through Shetland ...

Episode 069: Mandy Moore and Shetland Wool Week

Oct 5 • 39:18

In this episode, Anne breaks down like an overtired 9-year old coming home from summer camp, because that’s basically what she is. But aside from that, you’ll also meet Mandy Moore, a new designer based in Shetland who is also a sample knitter for many familiar designers. Have a listen! Links to Things Mentioned in This Episode Knit+EscapeShetland Wool WeekElizabeth Will...

Episode 068: Barbara Cheyne

Sep 22 • 39:01

In this episode, Anne talks about the upcoming Shetland Day of Knit+Escape, tried to clarify a bit about Virtual Shetland Wool Week, and has an interview with Barbara Cheyne, a knitter and knitting teacher and trustee of the Shetland Textile Museum!...

Episode 067: That Knitting Show

Sep 7 • 01:08:20

Episode 066: Project Lonk

Aug 24 • 45:47
In this episode, Anne sits down with Nic Corrigan and Edward Sutcliffe to learn about their goal to bring locally processed, locally grown, rare-breed Lonk wool to knitters.   Links to Things Mentioned in the Episode   Support the show on Patreon Project Lonk Kickstarter, Instagram, and Twitter Whitehall Studio website and InstagramWild Wooly Farm on Instagram The W...

Episode 065: Shetland Wool Week, with Tracey Hawkins

Aug 10 • 44:34

In this episode, Anne sits down with Tracey Hawkins, one of the members of the Shetland Wool Week committee at the Shetland Amenity Trust to learn about the history of Shetland Wool Week and what this year's virtual experience will be like. ...

Episode 064: I-91 Shop Hop, Part 3

Aug 3 • 01:05:14
In this episode, Anne finishes up her I-91 Shop Hop yarn crawl with visits to Webs, Hand Knits, and Green Mountain Spinnery. Come along, and mark your calendar for the Hop, August 10 -21, 2021!   Listen through to the end for a couple of surprises!   Links to Things Mentioned in the Episode   I-91 Shop HopWebsHand KnitsGreen Mountain SpinneryUradale Yarn -- For tickets to ...

Episode 063: I-91 Shop Hop, Part 2

Jul 27 • 01:10:43
In this episode, Anne visits four shops in her early foray along the I-91 Shop Hop. There's a lot of crochet talk this time, as well as some interesting discussion about how the various shops are dealing with coming out of lockdowns.If you'd like to follow in her footsteps, the actual I-91 Shop Hop takes place August 10 - 21, 2021!   Links to Things Mentioned on the Show

Episode 062: I-91 Shop Hop, Part 1

Jul 20 • 35:04

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