In the Press

Media Highlights


Publisher’s Weekly: The Politics of Yarn: PW Talks with Clara Parkes 

NPR: Ravelry, The Knitting Website, Bans Trump Talk and Patterns

Wall St. Journal: Fiber Optics: Wool Lovers Battle Animal-Rights Crowd Over Sheep Shearing

Washington Post: Knitlandia Review

Reader’s Digest: 50 Best Summer Reads of All Time

EsquireKnow Your Wool

NY MagTell Me Everything You Know About Wool

Modern FarmerEverything You Always Wanted to Know About Wool But Were Afraid to Ask

Farm and Dairy: Fleeced: A Social Media Post about Duluth Trading Goes Viral

Tri-State Livestock News: Duluth Trading Taken to Task Over Wool Comment

Associated Press: Shop Local Movement Drives Sales of American-Made Yarn

Vogue KnittingTwenty Minutes with Clara Parkes

Interweave Knits: Clara Parkes, the Yarn Seer


Leonard Lopate (WNYC): Please Explain Wool

Wisconsin Public Radio: Knitting as a Lens Through Which to See the World (2016);  The Yarn Whisperer (2013)

Television / Video:

KATU TV’s Afternoon Live (October 2019)

Watch Clara’s Knitlandia reading at Strand Books


The American Scholar’s Smarty Pants  (October 2019)

Craftish with Vickie Howell

A Playful Day: In Conversation with Clara Parkes

Morning on the Dock from Squam Art Workshops: Episode 14

KnitFM: Breed-Specific Wool

Pompom Magazine’s Pomcast 11

Curious Handmade: With Clara Parkes, the Yarn Whisperer

Marly Bird: Knitlandia Author Clara Parkes (2016); Clara Parkes the Yarn Whisperer (2013)

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