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March 20, 2020
Knit with me while I blether on about my knitting and what's in the shop.  Also, please let us know if you want a Knitting Buddy to fight isolation during these crazy days.  You can find out more on The Woolly Thistle's Ravelry group here.   Stay connected:   Join our newsletter!  Youtube Instagram Facebook Pinterest Email: info@thewoollythistle.com
February 21, 2020
Join me for a quick blether about my knitting and what's new in the shop.  Thanks for listening!   Stay connected:   Join our newsletter!  Youtube Instagram Facebook Pinterest Email: info@thewoollythistle.com
January 24, 2020
Phew, so much is going on here at The Woolly Thistle!  Join me as I tell you about my latest wip and share plans for our 5th Annual Mitten KAL which starts on Feb13th.  We also have Katie Green Bean visiting our shop in April which is very exciting.  There's info about Laine's new book '52 Weeks of Socks' as well as a shop update full of all the latest offerings and info!  Enjoy!!   Stay connected:   Join our newsletter!  Youtube Instagram Facebook Pinterest Email: info@thewoollythistle.com
January 10, 2020
Episode 109 is the first of 2020 and I am led to believe lots of you would like to do colorwork this year!  There's lots of chat about what's not on my needles and a shop update too.  Please note we will be selling 52 Weeks of Socks by Laine (this wasn't known at the time of recording) and preorders open 2/8!  Thanks for listening!!   Stay connected:   Join our newsletter!  Youtube Instagram Facebook Pinterest Email: info@thewoollythistle.com
December 13, 2019
Hello and welcome to Ep 108 where I overcome yet more knitting foibles as I near the end of the Seaweed Slipover. There's lots of shop talk including Marie Wallin's latest book release, GENTLE, and yarn sets for the book.  Enjoy!   Stay connected:   Join our newsletter!  Youtube Instagram Facebook Pinterest Email: info@thewoollythistle.com
November 15, 2019
Hello and welcome to Ep 107 where I admit to more ridiculousness over the Ranunculus but get going on the Seaweed Slipover.  There's lots of shop talk including the English release of Selbu Mittens (Selbuvotter) and more Marie Wallin Gift Boxes coming to the shop.  Enjoy!   Stay connected:   Join our newsletter!  Youtube Instagram Facebook Pinterest Email: info@thewoollythistle.com
November 1, 2019
This episode is full of my finished object, the Cambridge Sweater by Kimberly Barnette, as well as What's on my Needles and a wee Rhinebeck recap.  There is of course a shop update!  Thanks for listening! Corinne
October 18, 2019
Welcome to Ep 105 where I share the status of my wips and natter on about Rhinebeck coming.  I introduce a brand new vendor to The Woolly Thistle; River Knits and their 100% Wensleydale and 100% Jacob, both are grown, spun and hand-dyed in the UK and are really beautiful.  There's lots of book talk as well so join me for a cheerful new episode all about the very things we love!   Stay connected:   Join our newsletter!  Youtube Instagram Facebook Pinterest Email: info@thewoollythistle.com
October 4, 2019
Welcome to Episode 104 where we celebrate Shetland Wool Week with visits to Oliver Henry of Jamieson & Smith, and Ann Sinclair who "belongs to Fair Isle".  These are reruns of chats I had with them when back in Scotland during the Summer in 2017.  I hope you really enjoy them.     Stay connected:   Join our newsletter!  Youtube Instagram Facebook Pinterest Email: info@thewoollythistle.com
September 20, 2019
Thanks for listening to episode 103 where I share how great John Arbon Devonia holds up when knitting and frogging and knitting and frogging.  Also in this episode we introduce Cornish Garden by Blacker Yarns, Rauma Finullgarn has some exciting new shades and there's lots of books and periodicals newly available.  Enjoy!   Stay connected:   Join our newsletter!  Youtube Instagram Facebook Pinterest Email: info@thewoollythistle.com
August 23, 2019
We are kicking off our Sweater KAL today and I hope you will be joining us to knit a sweater in 8 weeks.  All are welcome and encouraged to join us.  Also in this episode I share what I've been knitting (hint: sweaters!) and there's a shop update.  Thanks for listening to Ep 102! Enjoy!!   Stay connected:   Join our newsletter!  Youtube Instagram Facebook Pinterest Email: info@thewoollythistle.com
August 9, 2019
Welcome in to Episode 101 and lots of blether about our new Youtube Channel and shop updates there, my knitting adventures as well as a lovely big shop update!  Enjoy!!   Stay connected:   Join our newsletter!  Youtube Instagram Facebook Pinterest Email: info@thewoollythistle.com
July 26, 2019
Thank you for joining me to celebrate my 100th episode!  We have a great giveaway as a thank you for listening to my knitting blether since 2014!  As always I discuss my knitting, I wrap up our first ever Summer Sock Sprint and there's a quick shop update.  Be sure to follow The Woolly Thistle on Instagram and watch out for our Shop Update on IGTV next Friday.  All yarn and books mentioned in this episode can be found at thewoollythistle.com   Enjoy!   Stay connected:   Join our newsletter!  Instagram Facebook Pinterest Email: info@thewoollythistle.com
July 12, 2019
Welcome to episode 99 of The Woolly Thistle.  I talk about what's on my needles, I have a summer reading suggestion, and we're starting our Sock Sprint KAL today!  Listen in for all the latest shop news!   All yarn and books mentioned in the episode can be found at thewoollythistle.com Enjoy!   Stay connected:   Join our newsletter!  Instagram Facebook Pinterest Email: info@thewoollythistle.com
June 28, 2019
Welcome to this episode of The Woolly Thistle.  As always I discuss my knitting and I have a couple of knitting book recommendations.  We are also gearing up for our Summer Sock Sprint and there is of course a shop update!  All yarn and books mentioned in the episode can be found at thewoollythistle.com   Enjoy!   Stay connected:   Join our newsletter!  Instagram Facebook Pinterest Email: info@thewoollythistle.com
June 14, 2019
Hello, and welcome to the latest episode from The Woolly Thistle where I share what I got up to at Squam this past week.  This episode features little projects, our informal Marie Wallin KAL and of course a detailed shop update!  All yarn and books mentioned in the episode can be found at thewoollythistle.com   Enjoy!   Stay connected:   Join our newsletter!  Instagram Facebook Pinterest Email: info@thewoollythistle.com
May 31, 2019
Hello, and welcome to the latest episode from The Woolly Thistle where I find lots to talk about (as always!)  This episode features little projects, our informal Marie Wallin KAL and of course a detailed shop update!  All yarn and books mentioned in the episode can be found at thewoollythistle.com   Enjoy!   Stay connected:   Join our newsletter!  Instagram Facebook Pinterest Email: info@thewoollythistle.com
May 3, 2019
Hello, and welcome to the latest episode from The Woolly Thistle where I find lots to talk about (as always!)  This episode celebrates the fourth sweater off the needles this year, I ask you lots of questions throughout and there's lots of shop news too.  All yarn and books mentioned in the episode can be found at thewoollythistle.com   Enjoy!   Stay connected:   Join our newsletter!  Instagram Facebook Pinterest Email: info@thewoollythistle.com
April 19, 2019
Hello, and welcome to the latest episode from The Woolly Thistle.  Let me regale you with stories from Edinburgh, as well as what's on my needles, and there's even an FO!  Lot's of shop news too.  All yarn and books mentioned in the episode can be found at thewoollythistle.com   Enjoy!   Stay connected:   Join our newsletter!  Instagram Facebook Pinterest Email: info@thewoollythistle.com
March 15, 2019
Hello, come on in for a quick blether about What’s On The Needles, KAL news, and the shop update.  Excitement abounds for the upcoming trip to EYF and home, so let’s take a wee break and knit together while I fill you in.  All yarn and books mentioned in the episode can be found at thewoollythistle.com   Enjoy!   Stay connected:   Join our newsletter!  Instagram Facebook Pinterest Email: info@thewoollythistle.com   Thank you for using #twtmittenkal2019 to highlight your mittens!!  And as always thank you for using #thewoollythistle hashtag to post your purchases and support for The Woolly Thistle.
March 1, 2019
Welcome to another episode of The Woolly Thistle. The Mitten Kal has officially got off to a great start and there’s lots of beautiful mittens being knitted. Join me for Kal news, what’s on my needles and a shop update!
December 14, 2018
Hello, come on in for a quick blether about what’s On The Needles, KAL news, and the shop update.  Feeling lots of cheer and madness as expected for this time of year so let’s take a wee break and knit together while we catch our breath.  Enjoy!   Stay connected:   Join our newsletter!  Instagram Facebook Pinterest Email: hello@thewoollythistle.com   Thank you for using #thewoollythistle hashtag on IG to post your purchases and support for The Woolly Thistle.     Local Employment Opportunity for Daily Operations Assistant.  Email me at hello@thewoollythistle.com   All the books!   Foula Snood by Donna Smith   Shetland Wool Week 2018   #AitoShawlKAL started 11/1.  Gentle Plotulopi KAL ending 12/27.  Details found in TWT Ravelry group!   Plotulopi   Laine 4   The Woolly Thistle Colorwork Mitten Kal is coming back in February, save the date!   @Blackbirdandgoose www.nygardsanna   Trondheim Mittens by @Kammeboria   Rauma Gammelserie 2ply   Donna Kay, NH Designer @treeoflifeknitter   Jamieson & Smith 2ply Jumper Weight   @remembrancespottery Natalie: Brigitte’s Garden Socks and Midnight Snow Socks (to be released but find them on her Instagram)     The Woolly Thistle Gift Certificates   Little Grey Sheep is now fully stocked in their Hampshire DK and mini 4ply sets are coming   Lettlopi   @cakeandvikings Diana Walla’s (Rav: Paper Tiger  brand new design “Lion, Badger, Eagle, Snake” is knitted using Tuku Fingering.  All colors available now at TWT!   Tuku Sock and Tuku Fingering     Foula Snood Kits now in stock   West Yorkshire Spinners Signature 4ply    Paper Tiger - Dianna Walla - Youtube video about her Stranded Colorwork Knitting Books Review    Vintage Shetland Project by Susan Crawford   Susan Crawford’s Fenella and Exelana   Jen Steingass @knit.love.wool Brand New design in the works uses Einrum 4ply   Einrum Icelandic yarn   Knits About Winter by Emily Foden will be back in stock soon.  Click to be notified when back!   Kate Davie’s Milarrochy Heids will be back in stock soon.  Click to be notified!   All the Rauma all in good supply   Ullcentrum     Marie Wallin’s British Breeds is coming!  Wildwood book now on sale!    We will have a limited number of the British Breeds Gift Boxes - coming soon!   The Woolly Thistle Kits
November 16, 2018
Warm wishes and welcome in to Episode 87 where we get snuggly and coorie doon with our knitting as the nights draw in.  Listen to me chatter on about my knitting and the shop, and there’s also a coop cast for you to enjoy!   Stay connected:   Join our newsletter!  Instagram Facebook Pinterest Email: hello@thewoollythistle.com Thank you for using #thewoollythistle hashtag on IG to post your purchases and support for The Woolly Thistle.     Local Employment Opportunity for Operations Manager at TWT.  Email me:  hello@thewoollythistle.com     Show notes:   The Woolly Thistle now let’s you create your own Wishlist!   All items in the shop can be added to your own personal wishlist and shared with whomever you choose.  You don’t need to have an account to do so.  This is a really effective way to help your significant other’s get you what you really want!   All the books!   Foula Snood by Donna Smith   Shetland Wool Week 2018   #AitoShawlKAL started 11/1.  Gentle Plotulopi KAL ending 12/27.  Come join us!  Details found in TWT Ravelry group!   Laine 4   Rosamund Sweater by Marie Wallin, Bloomsbury   Rowan Felted Tweed DK   Ullcentrum   Blacker Jacob   @Blackbirdandgoose   Making Magazine 6 - will be back in stock soon!   Amirisu Fall/Winter - back in stock!   Shetland Wool Week 2018 Annual    Trondheim Mittens by @Kammeboria   Rauma Gammelserie 2ply   Brusca by Retrosaria   Laine 6   Agatha Sock Kit   Fibre Town Podcast with Emily   WYS Holiday Yarn - more is coming! Preorders will open again soon.  Includes FREE sock pattern by @winwickmum   Paper Tiger - Dianna Walla - Youtube videoabout her Stranded Colorwork Knitting Books Review    Vintage Shetland Project by Susan Crawford   Susan Crawford’s Fenella and Exelana   West Highland Way by Kate Davies   Knitsonik and washi tape   Marie Wallin’s British Breeds coming!  Wildwood book now on sale!   Corstorphine Sweater by Ysolda   Lettlopi   Einrum Icelandic yarn - Red for the holidays!!!   Tuku Sock and Tuku Fingering - more is coming!!!   Rauma Strikkegarn - new colors in stock!!   Skeindeer Knits!   Little Grey Sheep Hampshire DK (and fingering weight coming)   Ullcentrum is back in stockwith more colors added   Wisby Mittens by Kammebornia is knitted using Ullcentrum   Knits About Winter by Emily Foden published by Pom Pom - Preorders are sold out but more stock has been ordered.  Click the “notify me” button to receive an email when they go back on sale.   Pom Pom Issue 26(and 27 will be out soon - edited by Norah Gaughn)   Gansey Knitting by Beth Brown Reinsel   Frangipani   Silver Forest Kits by Jenn Steingass in J&S Supreme   Scalloway Tam by Marie Wallin in Jamieson’s    Peerie Flooers by Kate Davies Kit   Ola Sweater by Ella Gordon   Fair Isle Kep Kit   Larsdatter Sweater by Kristin Drysdale Kit   Cruden Vest by Ysolda Kit   Agatha Socks kit
November 2, 2018
A hearty welcome to Episode 86 where I take you to Paris and then to Rhinebeck and share my hauls with you.  We also have all the winner news for TWT Sweater KAL which just ended.  We are now starting the Aito Shawl Kal in Plotulopi!  There’s lots of shop news and my usual general blether! Enjoy.    Stay connected:   Join our newsletter!  Instagram Facebook Pinterest Email: hello@thewoollythistle.com     Local Opportunity for Operations Manager at TWT.  Email me:  hello@thewoollythistle.com     Show notes:   Parisian yarn tour guide: @paulilen.textile   Paris cooking shop specialists: E. Dehillerin   Parisian yarn shops: La Droguerie , Lil Weasel , Un Maille à l’endroit…, La Bien Aimee   Rhinebeck haul: Tidal Yarn, Wing and a Prayer Farm, Madder Root, Spirit Trail Fiberworks, Fibernymph   Knitsonik and washi tape   Rosamund Sweater by Marie Wallin, Bloomsbury   Rowan Felted Tweed DK     TWT Fall Sweater KAL on Ravelry   #TWTsweaterKAL2018 on Instagram   Winners’ and prize information can be found on the KAL thread in Ravelry   #AitoShawlKAL starts 11/1.  Details found in TWT Ravelry group!     Laine 6   Making Magazine 6   Amirisu Fall/Winter   Shetland Wool Week 2018 Annual      The Woolly Thistle - online wishlist!  All items in the shop can be added to your own personal wishlist and shared with whomever you choose.  You don’t need to have an account to do so.  This is a really effective way to help your significant other’s get you what you really want!     Vintage Shetland Project by Susan Crawford   Susan Crawford’s Fenella and Exelana   Tuku Sock and Tuku Fingering   Blacker Shetland   Retrosaria Rosa Pomar   Retrosaria Brusca - coming soon!   Einrum from Iceland   Kate Davies’ Handywoman   Agatha Sock Sets    Ullcentrum Worsted Weight Yarn   Blacker Classic   Little Grey Sheep - Hampshire DK   Knitting Ganseys   Frangipani    Rauma Yarns   Pom Pom Issue 26, 27 and Knits About Winters   Marie Wallin’s Wildwood   Marie Wallin’s Shetland   Silver Forest by Jenn Steingass     Scalloway Tam Kit   Peerie Flooers Kit   Ola sweater Kit   Aito shawl Kit   Fair Isle Cap Kit
October 5, 2018
Welcome to Episode 85 of The Woolly Thistle podcast (f/k/a New Hampshire Knits), where I share What’s Off the Needles, What’s On the Needles, KAL News, and lots of shop news, including Marie Wallin’s brand new book “Wildwood".  Enjoy!   Stay connected:   Instagram Facebook Pinterest Email: hello@thewoollythistle.com   Show notes & links:   TWT Fall Sweater KAL on Ravelry   #TWTsweaterKAL2018 on Instagram   Rosamund Sweater by Marie Wallin, Bloomsbury   Rowan Felted Tweed DK   Rauma Yarns   Laine 6   Ullcentrum Worsted Weight Yarn   Tuku Sock and Tuku Fingering   Blacker Shetland   Retrosaria Rosa Pomar   Einrum from Iceland   Kate Davies’ Handywoman   Agatha Sock Sets - coming soon!   Shetland Wool Week 2018 Annual - coming soon!!   Blacker Classic   Little Grey Sheep - Hampshire DK   Making Magazine   By Hand: Serial   Knitting Ganseys   Frangipani    Pom Pom Issue 26, 27 and Knits About Winters   Marie Wallin’s Wildwood - Preorders   Marie Wallin’s Shetland   Silver Forest by Jenn Steingass     Scalloway Tam Kit   Peerie Flooers Kit   Ola sweater Kit   Aito shawl Kit   Fair Isle Cap Kit   Vintage Shetland Project by Susan Crawford   Susan Crawford’s Fenella and Exelana                               Shetland Wool Week 2018 Annual - coming soon!!
September 21, 2018
Welcome to Episode 84 of The Woolly Thistle podcast (f/k/a New Hampshire Knits), where I share What’s Off the Needles, What’s On the Needles, and lots of shop news, including Marie Wallin’s brand new book “Wildwood".  Enjoy!   Stay connected:   Instagram Facebook Pinterest Email: hello@thewoollythistle.com   Show notes & links:   TWT Fall Sweater KAL on Ravelry   #TWTsweaterKAL2018 on Instagram   Tidal Yarns   Lovage Sweater by Marie Wallin   Silver Forest by Marie Wallin   Jamieson & Smith 2ply jumper weight    Jamieson & Smith Supreme   Antler Hat by Tin Can Knits (free pattern)     Rosamund Sweater by Marie Wallin, Bloomsbury   Rowan Felted Tweed DK   Rauma Yarns   Vintage Shetland Project by Susan Crawford   Susan Crawford’s Fenella and Exelana   Marie Wallin’s Shetland    “Bloomsbury” by Marie Wallin calls for Rowan Felted Tweed DK    Ullcentrum Worsted Weight Yarn   Little Grey Sheep - Hampshire DK   Einrum from Iceland   Tuku Sock and Tuku Fingering   Laine 6 Preorders   Kate Davies’ Handywoman - sold out but more coming - click to receive an email when back in stock   Shetland Wool Week 2018 Annual - coming soon!!     Peerie Flooers Kit   Scalloway Tam Kit   Ola sweater Kit   Aito shawl Kit   Fair Isle Cap Kit
September 7, 2018
Welcome to Episode 83 of The Woolly Thistle podcast (f/k/a New Hampshire Knits), where I share What’s Off the Needles, What’s On the Needles, Blacker’s Birthday Yarn: Tor, Marie Wallin’s latest book Wildwood and lots of shop news topped off with a Coop Cast.  Enjoy!   Stay connected:   Instagram Facebook Pinterest Email: hello@thewoollythistle.com   Show notes & links:   TWT Fall Sweater KAL on Ravelry   #TWTsweaterKAL2018 on Instagram   Riddari Sweater   Lettlopi & Plotulopi   Rosamund Sweater by Marie Wallin, Bloomsbury   Rauma Yarns   Vintage Shetland Project by Susan Crawford   Susan Crawford’s Fenella and Exelana   Marie Wallin’s Shetland    “Bloomsbury” by Marie Wallin calls for Rowan Felted Tweed DK    Ullcentrum Worsted Weight Yarn   Retrosaria - Mondim and Bucos   Little Grey Sheep - Hampshire DK   Einrum from Iceland   Tuku Sock and Tuku Fingering   John Arbon Textiles - Knit By Numbers DK John Arbon Textiles, Loft Kit   Frangipani   Laine 6 Preorders   Kate Davies’ Handywoman - sold out but more coming - click to receive an email when back in stock   Peerie Flooers Kits coming back - click to receive an email when back in stock   Fair Isle Cap Kits coming back - click to receive an email when back in stock
July 20, 2018
Welcome to Episode 82 of New Hampshire Knits, where I share the latest news at The Woolly Thistle, and all about my latest FO, Silver Forest.  There’s plenty on the needles too  and plans are coming together for TWT Fall Sweater KAL -  I hope you join me for this episode and start planning your own sweater knitting ready to join in the KAL.  Thanks for listening!.   Show notes & links: John Arbon Textiles - Knit By Numbers DK Little Grey Sheep - Hampshire DK   Susan Crawford’s Fenella and Exelana   Silver Forest Yoke Sweater by Jennifer Steingass @knit.love.wool   Jamieson & Smith Shetland Supreme 2003, 2005, 2001, 2009   Calix by Elizabeth Doherty @bluebeestudio  Blacker Lyonesse Balvraid Hap from Blacker Yarns   Birlinn Yarns Peaty Brown 4ply Voe Vest by MJ Mucklestone     TWT Fall Sweater KAL on Ravelry, #TWTsweaterKAL2018 Faithmead of Wales: Teeswater, BFL, Corriedale, Leicester Longwool Louise from Knit British: #naturesshadesalong     Einrum from Iceland   Erika Knight 100 Blue   Tuku Sock and Tuku Fingering   Rauma Yarns   “Bloomsbury” by Marie Wallin calls for Rowan Felted Tweed DK    “Vintage Shetland Project” by Susan Crawford is in it’s second’s printing coming in the next few weeks.  Click here to be notified when preorders go live.   Laine Issues 1-5 now available Handy Woman by Kate Davies, coming to TWT soon   Kits:   Peerie Flooers by Kate Davies in Jamieson & Smith Ola Sweater Kit by Ella Gordon - sold out, more to come Burra Cowl in Jamieson Spindrift - sold out, more to come Paterson in Susan Crawford’s Fenella - cover design on Vintage Shetland Project - kits available Fair Isle Cap Kit in Jamieson & Smith Heritage yarn
June 22, 2018
Welcome to Episode 81 where I tell you all about my time at the Spring Squam Art Workshop (spoiler alert: I loved it!) and I have an FO!  There’s plenty On The Needles and some plans are being hatched.  And of course, there’s a Woolly Thistle update.  Enjoy!  Shownote links:   The Woolly Thistle   Squamartworkshops.com   West Highland Way by Kate Davies   Color work Playbook by Knitsonik    Breeze by Making Stories     Handy Woman by Kate Davies, coming to TWT soon       Silver Forest Yoke sweater by Jenn Steingass   Jamieson & Smith Shetland Supreme   Tidal Yarns   Honey Plum by Melody Hoffman @bmandarines     Sweet Lace Pie (pattern not released yet but is coming) by Annie Rowden @byannieclaire     Balvraid Hap by Blacker Yarns   Birlinn Yarns   Calixby Elizabeth Doherty   Blacker Lyonesse     Marie Wallin’s new book BLOOMSBURY is available for preorder direct from Marie.  The Woolly Thistle will have it in stock shortly and we’re getting lots more Rowan Felted Tweed DK for which the patterns are written.   John Arbon Knit By Numbers DK   Fenella by Susan Crawford Vintage now in stock and Excelana will be in the shop soon.      Tuku Sock 03 Auri for the Lotta Dress in Laine 5   By Hand 6: Blue Ridge Mountains     Amirisu     Peerie Flooers Kit     Burra Cowl Kit     Dishes from Highland Stoneware   Vintage Shetland Project sold out at TWT but there are copies available at your LYS.  More copies coming to TWT soon.  You can read Franklin Habit’s review on Mason Dixon website here (who also has several copies for sale).
June 8, 2018
Thank you for tuning into Episode 80 of New Hampshire Knits proudly sponsored by The Woolly Thistle!  Come visit The Woolly Thistle at the Squam Art Fair on Squam Lake in New Hampshire on Saturday June 9th 7-10p.   Helpful links:   Squamartworkshops.com   knitsforastrid.comgofundme.com/astrid-and-fred   Silver Forest Yoke sweater by Jenn Steingass   Jamieson & Smith Shetland Supreme   Tidal Yarns   Balvraid Hap by Blacker Yarns   Birlinn Yarns   Marie Wallin’s new book BLOOMSBURY is available for preorder direct from Marie.  The Woolly Thistle will have it in stock shortly and we already have a generous supply of Rowan Felted Tweed DK for which the patterns are written.   John Arbon Knit By Numbers DK   Fenella by Susan Crawford Vintage now in stock and Excelana will be in the shop soon.     Einrum from Iceland   Erika Knight Blue 100   Vintage Shetland Project sold out at TWT but there are copies available at your LYS.  More copies coming to TWT soon.  You can read Franklin Habit’s review on Mason Dixon website here (who also has several copies for sale).
May 11, 2018
Welcome to episode 79 where we have a quick catch up on my knitting, we have a wee bit audio from sheep up in Fair Isle and as always a shop update from The Woolly Thistle. Thanks for listening!     @lainemagazine   @camillavad   Magnolia Sweater   Einrum   Tidal Yarns   Riddari   Lettlopi   Humblebee Socks   Blacker Hebridean Mohair blend   Squam Art Fair   John Arbon Textiles   Faithmead   Ullcentrum   West Yorkshire Spinners   Erika Knight   Rauma   The Vintage Shetland Project by Susan Crawford    Fenella by Susan Crawford    Uniform   Making 5: Color
April 27, 2018
Welcome in and enjoy the latest episode of New Hampshire Knits with 2 Finished Objects, On the Needles, Winners of the NHK Mitten KAL and a quick shop update, The Vintage Shetland Project and the release of Fenella yarn by Susan Crawford.   @scandiwork   Christiandatter Mittens   @ovisetcetera   @lainemagazine   @camillavad   Magnolia Sweater   Einrum   Tidal Yarns   Riddari   Lettlopi   Humblebee Socks   Blacker Hebridean Mohair blend   NHKMittenKAL2018   @makersmerch   Squam Art Fair   John Arbon Textiles   Faithmead   Ullcentrum   West Yorkshire Spinners   Erika Knight   Rauma   The Vintage Shetland Project by Susan Crawford    Fenella by Susan Crawford    Uniform   Making 5: Color
April 13, 2018
Thank you for listening to Episode 77 which features a conversation with Knitsonik creator Felicity Ford. Our chat took place while at Edinburgh Yarn Festival last month. Enjoy!! The Woolly Thistle Knitsonik Colorwork Sourcebook Knitsonik Colorwork Playbook will be available at The Woolly Thistle as soon as possible. #NHKmittenKAL2016Christiandatter Mittens@scandiwork@ovisetceteraRiddari SweaterLettlopiMagnolia Sweater@camillavadEinrum Icelandic yarnTidal Yarns
March 30, 2018
Welcome to Episode 76 where we attend EYF and have a lovely chat with Susan Crawford, author of the Vintage Shetland Project.  Sarah of Fibretrek and I also have a wee dram and discuss our thoughts on Edinburgh and EYF.  There’s also a Woolly Thistle update.  Enjoy!
March 16, 2018
Welcome to Ep 75 of New Hampshire Knits where you get to hear gripping tales of deadline knitting for EYF as well as hear about some of the new yarns available this month at The Woolly Thistle.  Claire will be at EYF when this airs and promises to return with stories for next time.  The chickens visit us at the end of this episode with your Moment of Hen.  Enjoy!
March 2, 2018
This episode of New Hampshire Knits has what’s on and off the needles as well as announcing all the new yarns coming to The Woolly Thistle in March.  Enjoy!
February 16, 2018
Thank you for tuning in to Episode 73.  In addition to what’s On and Off The Needles, I share a silly mistake I made on the current WIP, I nonchalantly give a sleeve as birthday present and I get excited for the NH Knits Mitten KAL that starts 2/28/18.  There’s also EYF updates, chatter about the Blackerpodkal as well as The Woolly Thistle shop update.  Enjoy!!   Mentions and Links:   The Woolly Thistle   Edinburgh Yarn Festival   New Hampshire Mitten Kal #nhkmittenkal2018   NHK Rav Group   TWT Rav Group   BlackerPodKAL   Tightly Spun - excellent new podcast   Siri by Linnea Ohman NorseKnits ebook by Kristin Drysdale @scandiwork   Tidal Yarns   Riddari by Veddis Jonsdottir   Lettlopi Yarn   Rauma Finullgarn now in stock and expecting but update in the next couple of weeks   @knit.love.wool - Jen Steingass   Laine 4 - Preorders   Stockbridge Cardigan by Ysolda   Tukuwool   @p4chen – Patricia Selbu mitten blockers   Melody Hoffman @bmandarines   Plotulopi   Blacker Samite   Blacker St Kilda   Blacker Mohair   The Knitting Goddess - big new update coming soon   Black Elephant - coming soon   Regia 6ply   Rowan Mohair Silk   This Thing of Paper by Karie Westermann   Shetland by Marie Wallin   Tuck Stitches by Nancy Marchant
February 2, 2018
Welcome to Ep 72 of New Hampshire Knits where I talk lots about what’s on the needles including my sweater for Edinburgh Yarn Fest as well as what I’ve recently finished.  We have a quick and lovely Coop Cast as well as news about the upcoming NH Knits Colorwork Mitten Kal (#nhkmittenkal2018).   Lots of shop news too.  Enjoy!   Mentions and links: Queen of Purls Birlinn YarnBrunswick Beanie by Sue GrandfieldNorseKnits ebook by Kristin Drysdale @scandiworkWest Yorkshire Spinners (WYS) Aire Valley DKSiri by Linnea OhmanBlacker BrushworkTidal YarnsJamieson & Smith 2ply@knit.love.wool - Jen SteingassNew Hampshire Mitten Kal #nhkmittenkal2018 @p4chen – Patricia Selbu mitten blockersRauma Finullgarn from Norway coming soon! Blacker Yarns Stockbridge Cardigan by Ysolda   Tukuwool   The Knitting Goddess   Isle Yarns   Regia 6ply   Laine 4 - Preorders   Helen Stewart @curioushandmade Melody @bmandarines Libby @ Trulymyrtlephotos   Shetland Wool Week 2017 Annual   Shetland by Marie Wallin
January 19, 2018
Happy New Year and welcome to episode 71, the first for 2018.  There’s quite a bit Off the Needles, and more On the Needles along with a short farm tale and of course a Woolly Thistle update. I also start planning for “NHKmittenKAL2018” so listen in and enjoy!
November 30, 2017
Hello and welcome back to NH Knits, episode 70! This episode has lots of knitting natter, a Coop Cast as well as a Woolly Thistle update.  I hope you enjoy, Claire NH Knits is sponsored by The Woolly Thistle who will soon be launching yarn from The Knitting Goddess!
October 14, 2017
Thank you for listening to New Hampshire Knits.  This episode brings you lovely Oliver Henry from Jamieson & Smith in Shetland followed by a Coop Cast, and a whole lot of blether about what's on and off the needles, Project Peace, and a Woolly Thistle update.  Enjoy!   Project Peace: www.thehealthyknitter.com The book referenced by Oliver Henry: In Search of the World's Finest Wools:https://www.alibris.com/search/books/isbn/9781770858473?bookbin=14264392515&gclid=CjwKCAjw64bPBRApEiwAJhG-fgVfyjrC_711qYbHG0DR7sawhkbgkt0DEp66G2ocX-PfkftW6M0EBhoC4v0QAvD_BwE For more episodes and to visit the shop: www.thewoollythistle.com
September 23, 2017
This episode features a chat with Meg Rodger of Birlinn Yarn Co.  The name, Birlinn, comes from the short Viking boats that were used to navigate the islands around which Meg lives and crofts.  She raises Hebridean sheep and is making devine yarn from their fleeces.  Come listen to what life is like on the Outer Hebrideas! Thanks for listening!
September 8, 2017
Hello and welcome back to New Hampshire Knits.  Summer is over and I'm back from a brilliant trip home to Scotland.  This episode is a catch up as well as an interview with Fair Isle islander Anne Sinclair.  Listen as we chat about life on the island and it's textile history.   Links to topics discussed: The Fair Isle Fisherman's Kep page on Facebook Tommy's blog   Thanks for listening! Claire
June 16, 2017
Hello there, and welcome to another episode of NH Knits where we have an FO, wips and winners!  Thanks to everyone who took part in the #rustyKAL which finished 6/15.  Winners are announced and many thanks to those who donated prizes including @sarapomegranate @bostonjen @arabianknits @craftbuzz and The Woolly Thistle.  There's a coop cast and piggies and of course a Woolly Thistle update.  Thanks for listening!
May 31, 2017
Welcome to episode 64 where I discuss recent slip ups caused by basically not thinking and being a bit cavalier about my knitting. I have a realization that I might be becoming a bit of a product-knitter-monster, all this while I talk about my one Finished Object and several WIPS.  There's a coop cast update, a prize announcement for reaching 1000 members on Ravelry (yay!) and of course a Woolly Thistle update.  Thanks to lochnessknitfest.com for sponsoring this episode of NH Knits. Enjoy!
May 11, 2017
Hello and welcome to another episode of NH Knits! This episode includes quick details about NH Sheep & Wool festival this weekend, What's On and Off The Needles, #rustyKAL news, an emotional Coop Cast as well as The Woolly Thistle update!  Enjoy!
April 27, 2017
Hello friends, this week the podcast is full of information about NH Sheep & Wool and the podcaster meet up.  Also there's a lot of chat about what's on the needles, not so much about what's off the needles.  There's a tense Coop Cast and a visit to the Piggly Wigglies.  There's lots more blether besides.  Time to put the kettle on and get your project du jour, put your feet up and visit with me.  Enjoy!
April 5, 2017
Lots of blether about what's on the needles, including the Rusty cardigan and my latest shenanigans with that.  We announce all the winners of the #nhkmittenkal2017 of which there are many.  Thanks to those generous folks who donated prizes!  At long last we visit the coop in the Coop Cast and of course there's The Woolly Thistle's shop update.  Thanks for listening! Claire
March 16, 2017
Hello! This episode is an interview with Heather Radl, owner of Rowan Tree Travel.  Heather reached out to me a little while ago because she is a NH business focusing on knitting trips to Scandinavia, the UK and other great knitting destinations.  I was immediately intrigued and wanted to learn more.  I hope you enjoy the show as it sprinkles you with a bit of wanderlust.  I'll be back with a regular episode soon! Claire
March 3, 2017
Hello and welcome to Episode 59 which was recorded right before the #RustyKAL started.  As the Rusty cardigan is newly off the needles I share my thoughts about it and refer you to my Ravelry project notes where I wrote extensively about the pattern and my hints for other knitters.  I also talk about the Glenfiddich cardigan which is growing quickly and my Songbird Mittens which I'm knitting for the #nhkmittenkal.   The Evelyn socks pattern is moving closer to a release date.  We say hello to a lot of new listeners and of course there's a quick rundown of what's happening at The Woolly Thistle. Thanks for listening!
February 14, 2017
This episode focuses on the #nhkmittenkal2017 starting Wednesday February 15th.  There is lots of information about the KAL including the few rules, the cast on party, and all the prizes!  Please find more information on the NH Knits Ravelry group and be ready to cast on 2/15/17!  It's gonna be fun!
February 3, 2017
Join me today as I talk about the sweater I've all-but-finished and the next one that's providing much cable-lusciousness.  There's a "what's caught my eye" segment along with lots of KAL news, especially the #nhkmittenkal2017 which starts 2/15/17.  And as promised, there's a Coop-cast with the girls! Enjoy!!
January 19, 2017
It's about time we had a natter about all that's happening at NH Knits so let's do some knitting together while I get you caught up.  There's new projects on the needles with some interesting wool as well as lots of KAL chat.  The NH Knits Colorwork Mitten KAL is scheduled to start 2/15/17 so keep an eye out for a thread in the NH Knits Ravelry group for designer discounts and rules.  Lots and lots of news from The Woolly Thistle as well.  Enjoy!
December 22, 2016
Hello and welcome to Episode 55 where I chat about the Winter Solstice and my Knitting Anniversary as well as bring you what's on the needles, off the needles and lots of KAL news.  I hope you enjoy the show!
December 2, 2016
Hello and welcome to another episode of NH Knits.  Take a load off, pick up your pins and join me for a while.
November 10, 2016
The Woolly Thistle proudly sponsors New Hampshire Knits.  This episode includes: On The Needles, Off the Needles, Giveaway news, a Coop Cast as well as a Fleece-wise update and a bit about Wovember.  Peace and love to all.
October 24, 2016
Welcome to Ep 052 where in addition to the usual knitterly blether, I make mention of Rhinebeck and the fun had there. There's giveaway news, and a Coop Cast!  Enjoy! Support for New Hampshire Knits is provided by thewoollythistle.com who provides US customers with the bestow British yarns right here in the States.  We do the international shipping so you don't have to!
October 6, 2016
Hello, and welcome in to Episode 51 where there's blether (some organized, some not so much!) about Fleece-Wise and why I knitted 4 sleeves for one sweater.  There's lots of Giveaway news and winners are announced.  I review 3 patterns including "Point and Counterpoint" by Kino Knits and Imagined Landscapes, "Letterpress" by Sara Bauer and "Amplitude" by Greg Cohoon.  I recall my day trip to Vermont Sheep & Wool and then there's the bit where I realize Rhinebeck is getting close!  Enjoy!
September 23, 2016
Support for New Hampshire Knits is provided by thewoollythistle.com who provides US customers with the best of British yarns right here in the States.  We do the international shipping so you don't have to!  Fleece-wise, The Series begins with Claire of NH Knits chatting to two local sheep farmers who share their knowledge about raising sheep and the considerations that go into growing a great fleece.  Many thanks to Theresa Walker of Great Bay Wool Works in NH and Jen Cary of Contented Butterfly Farm in VT who continually answer my calls and questions.   Fleece-wise, The Series continues with Part 2 hosted by Sarah of FiberTrek. Enjoy!
September 8, 2016
New Hampshire Knits is sponsored by the Woolly Thistle bringing US customers the best of British yarns.  We do the international shipping so you don't have to! Thanks for listening! It's so great to be podcasting after a fun summer filled with kids and activity.  This episode features an extended coop cast chronicling all the goings on since we last spoke.  There's a giveaway of yarn from Andre Sue and BostonJen's Riley Rose pattern which was recently released.  There's blether about my new sock pattern and loads more knitterly chinwagging. Enjoy!
July 21, 2016
Episode 48 brings you a good blether with my Mum who is becoming well acquainted with life on Fair Isle in the Shetland Isles.
July 8, 2016
Enjoy the blether about what's off and on the needles and there's a great new giveaway!  Listen up!
June 24, 2016
Welcome to another episode of NH Knits.  It's a short one but is full of all the usual blether and a Coop Cast!  Pour yourself some iced tea or lemonade, find a shady spot, and have a knit with me.
June 10, 2016
Hello, and welcome to another episode of NH Knits.  Join me as I blether about what's On and Off the needles, Things that Want to Come Live with Me, there's Giveaway news and a quick update from The Woolly Thistle.  Enjoy!
May 26, 2016
Join me for another full episode of knitting, natural dyeing as well as a baby coop cast.  Hear from some favorite guests and vendors live from the NH Sheep & Wool festival.  Enjoy!
May 10, 2016
Welcome to episode 43 where we get excited for NHSW.  There's a finished object, something new on the needles, a coop cast and a winner is announced for the Wool Tribe magazine. A podcaster meetup is planned for Saturday at 1p in Barn B near the vendor office so please come along and say hello!  We're having a raffle with great prizes! Thanks for listening!
April 29, 2016
NH Knits welcomes you back for Episode 42 and a special interview with Willie Cameron, Founder of Loch Ness International Knit Fest along with Event Manager, Cecilia Grigor of Planit Scotland.  I was lucky to get them both together for this interview when I was back in Scotland last month.  It's a good'un!  Enjoy!! Links to LNKF: www.lochnessknitfest.com Instagram: lochnessknitfest Twitter: @LNKnitFest Facebook: Loch Ness Knit Fest Ravelry: LNKnitfest
April 23, 2016
Welcome back to NH Knits where the coop is getting filled and we have a pig pen as well.  Lots of knitting chatter and news about needles.  I talk about being "Harlotted" and there's a nice wrap up of the Mitten KAL, as well as a new giveaway.  So much to blether about I hardly stop for breath!  Please, come on in, and join me, and bring your knitting.
April 1, 2016
Hello and welcome to the latest installment of fun and adventures with NH Knits!  In this episode we have voices and sounds from Edinburgh.  Enjoy!
March 9, 2016
Agatha and her friends welcome you to another coop cast and I get excited for Edinburgh Yarn Festival!
February 26, 2016
Welcome in to another episode from NH Knits where there's lots of love for color work mittens and a bit of sock knitting too.  The 600 member (Ravelry group) winner is announced and there are more prizes announced for you to win.  I have a very special guest who shares some Weird but True Chicken Facts.  It's all good.  Join us!
February 12, 2016
Join me for another episode of NH Knits with lots of blether and information about our Colorwork Mitten KAL starting 2/19/16 along with a Coop-Cast and all the usual bits about what's on the needles.  I also provide information about the brand new knitting festival happening in Inverness, Scotland in Sept.
January 30, 2016
Hello and welcome to yet another installment of knitting and chicken chat.   Wrap up in your woollies, grab your knitting and your favorite libation (or fold the laundry, make dinner, clean the bathroom etc etc etc) and let's catch up!
January 15, 2016
Join me for a Coop Cast and a blether about the Knitting as we finally get going in 2016!  Happy New Year to you all!!
December 18, 2015
Join me for another chinwag about all I'm knitting as I try to focus on the obligation knitting, but find myself reveling in the joys of knitting on the Sock Yarn Blanket instead.  Here's to a happy and knit-filled holiday season.
December 4, 2015
Join me for giveaway news, everything on the needles, and off, as well as some irresistible bits and what's caught my eye.  There's a coop cast too!  Show notes are at nhknits.com
November 20, 2015
This episode is generously sponsored by Leslie Wind, maker of knitting tools and jewelry, which together she calls "Tewelry".  Join me as I chat about what's on the needles, off the needles, and I announce the final prize winners for the Agatha KAL.  I recap my time at New England Fiber Festival and talk about spinning and fiber prep.  There's also a book review and a new give away!
November 5, 2015
Enthusiasm finally runs rampant for spinning.  Also the first round of winners for the Agatha KAL are announced and 2 new giveaways are introduced.  Along with all the usual chinwagging about knitting.
October 31, 2015
Today's show features a chat with Melody of Mandarines podcast.  We introduce bag makers Pearl & Plum and announce the winners of the Patternpalooza giveaway.  There is also some important date info regarding the Agatha KAL as well as a new prize!
October 22, 2015
Join me as I regale you with stories of Rhinebeck as well as VT Sheep & Wool.  We launch a new giveaway featuring 3 new patterns, and I tell you all about my Cockatoo Brae journey.  We have a live coop cast with the ladies as well.  Too much fun for one little audio podcast!
October 2, 2015
Join me as I blether about washing a fleece and upcoming events such as VT Sheep & Wool and Rhinebeck.  We have a coop-cast and there are several giveaways happening this episode as well!  It's all good!
September 18, 2015
Join me to find out who wins the 8 skeins of Harrisville Designs yarn, hear about the release of my Agatha Socks pattern and take a fun look back over NHK's first year in Podcastland.
September 4, 2015
After most of the summer off, and just in time for the holiday weekend, NHK is back and blethering about socks, fleeces, enabling, wool piggery and there's also a huge giveaway!
July 26, 2015
Listen in to hear the history of Harrisville, NH and the mill that produces Harrisville Designs wool for knitting and weaving as told by Nick Colony, a member of the family whose history is intertwined with the mill.
July 12, 2015
Enjoy a lovely chat with Theresa Walker of Great Bay Wool Works as we chinwag about her farm, sheep, wool and a wonderful trip to Scotland.
June 21, 2015
Join us for this special episode where friend of the show, Michael Hampton of Hampton Fiber Mill, tells us about his recent knit-centric trip to Norway.  Enjoy!
June 12, 2015
Hear about the latest from NH including the woolly wash day, a trip to Harrisville and of course we talk about the ladies!
May 28, 2015
Join me as I lament about my Hap; help me build confidence as I take on a different lace project, and enjoy the general chinwagging about the knitting over the last couple of weeks.
May 15, 2015
A good time was had by all at the NH Sheep & Wool festival.  Join me as I tell you all about it!  And there's knitting!
May 8, 2015
A quick episode announcing details of the podcaster meet-up happening at NH Sheep and Wool on May 9th!
April 24, 2015
Join me for a fun-filled chin-wag about all the knitting!
April 1, 2015
Join me as I blether on about my knitting and the conclusion of our Soulful Stash Swap and the NHK/Louise Tillbrook sock-along.  Not to mention a recap of the Green Mountain Fiber Festival held in White River Jct VT.  March was busy!
March 20, 2015
Join me for a quicky chinwag about my latest knitting!
March 4, 2015
Show notes at nhknits.com
February 25, 2015
Join me for a fun and interesting conversation with Michael Hampton of Hampton Fiber Mill in Richmond VT.
February 19, 2015
Show notes can be found at nhknits.com
February 3, 2015
Join me for a good chinwag about all the knitting this week!
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