#98 The Concept of “Slow Knitting”

Have you heard of slow knitting?

Not the kind of slow knitting we might be familiar with – how slow it can sometimes be to finish a project. This is much deeper and it’s not just for knitters either! Slow knitting is a concept that was brand new to me before speaking to today’s guest, Hannah Thiessen. Hannah wrote the book on slow knitting and she’s here with us today to share what it’s all about and how we can get involved. In today’s episode…

You’ll Learn About

  • Slow knitting – what it is and why you might be interested in it.
  • Best practices to follow the slow knitting movement.
  • How to trace your wool or animal fiber yarn back to the source.
  • How slow knitting flows with the meditative qualities of knit and crochet
  • Hannah’s book, Slow Knitting
special guest

Hannah Thiessen

Hannah has been knitting since she was eight years old and she’s been obsessed with every aspect of it since. She has published two books, Slow Knitting and Seasonal Slow Knitting which outline several tenets she’s carried with her as a knitter, designer and writer.

Website | hannahthiessen.com

Instagram | @hannahbelleknits

Twitter | @BellePointe

resources

Mentioned in this Episode


Slow Knitting Book | Buy it on Amazon

Quarter Moon Fiber Co

By Hand Serial

KnitCrate

Wool Folk

Bare Naked Wools

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