I Thought I Knew How

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Episode 036: Wonderful Wool

In this episode, Anne gets into the knitty-gritty of why wool is such a wonderful fiber. Yes, even in summer!

In this episode, Anne gets into the knitty-gritty of why wool is such a wonderful fiber. Yes, even in summer!

Links to Things Mentioned in the Episode

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Katie’s Kep, by Wilma Malcolmson.
Morehouse Yarn kits for the Katie’s Kep.
Crofthoose Hat, by Ella Gordon.
Shwook Hat, by Hazel Tindall.
Museum of Ceramics in East Liverpool, Ohio.
Wool 101 lecture on YouTube, presented by Roy Kettlewell.
Terri Laura, Julie Dennison, and their wonderful art collaboration on the amazing benefits of wool.
Brown Sheep Nature Spun Worsted. (Use coupon code ITIKH2020 for free shipping!)
Basic Norwegian Star Hat.
The Ravelry page for my Ma’s recreated shawl, along with basic instructions.
Susan Bates Finishing Needles. (I thought they were $3, but it’s about $7.)
Visit YarnPond.com to find opportunities to test knit for designers.
Shawls, Wraps, and Scarves, by Louisa Harding, will be the source for three knit alongs with Morehouse Farm in July, December, and January. I’ll be cohosting the July and January KALS in which we will knit Lark’s Alvina in July and Tansie in January. More information will come in episode 37!
Make sure you join the I Thought I Knew How and Morehouse Merino Flock Facebook groups so you don’t miss any details about the KALs!

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Today’s sponsor is Allbirds Shoes, making shoes, socks, and undies using sustainable and biodegradable materials that are gentle to the planet and your pocketbook.

Music

The songs in this episode are “Keep Dreaming,” by Louis Yoelin and Stefan Litrownik and “Life Spins,” by Michael Bermudez. Remember, all the songs that I’ve used on the podcast that are available on Amazon Music Unlimited are available on the I Thought I Knew How playlist!

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