Epsisode 34 2015 Goals Contest

Stash Enhancement! 

Hedgehog Fiber and Sock club for December

Miss Babs Leftie Kits

Slate/Joan of Arc

Russet/Biker Chick

Heartland Sugar and Violaceous

WIPs

Amy Miller pattern

Marc’s sweater

Marc’s socks

Blight shawl by Oblivious Knits. Check out her 50% off pattern sale until the end of the month! There is an Instagram KAL #hooigkal2015

FO

MPG by Emily of Fibretown Designs, AKA Chain of Fools using Lorna’s Laces Honor

Color Me Warm Mittens by Donna Druchunas Peace Fleece yarns

Spinning

Spinning last ounce of On The Round Merino/Angora Punis on my Greensleeve Spindle

Spinning Holiday Aftermath Punis from Gourmet Stash on my Bosworth Spindle

Spinning my Hedgehog Fibers Sparkly Merino on the Lendrum

Episode 33 Senior Love Along

The Senior Love Along was a huge success. I can’t thank everyone enough for their contributions. The viewers, my co-workers, people from my knitting meetup group and my family. THANK YOU!!! To say the Seniors appreciated this is an understatement. I share the details and lots of pictures at the end of the podcast. I also have a great idea for next year and would love your feedback on that.

WIPS:

Socks for Marc using Socks That Rock Medium in the Rocktober color way

Marc’s sweater

MPG

Color Me Warm Mittens by Donna Druchunas Peace Fleece yarns

Cheerio necklace by Laura Nelkin - gone bad Redo

FO

The Teacher Cowl Long Island Livestock Bulky weight and Wunsapana artyarn

Stash Enhancement

CRAZY!

Fat Squirrel project bag Christmas Gnomes

Gourmet Stash Punis

Sakura 1oz

Holiday Aftermath 2 oz

Deep Snowfall 2 oz

Claire’s Distillations 2 oz

Stout Sock Yarn: 

Broken Ornaments 

O Smaug The Stupendous!

Episode 32 Prize drawings!

Senior Love Along prize drawings. I will contact everyone via Ravelry.

2015 – think about your goals for the coming year! I will be opening up a thread for a 2015 goals with give aways at the end of the year. So start thinking about what you would like to accomplish for 2015 and in January we can all list our goals in a thread. Every goal you accomplish and post in the FO thread will be a chance for a prize. 

Don’t forget about the podcaster KAL. There is a beautiful skein of Knitter’s Nightmare sock yarn in Puppy Love up as a prize. You have until the end of the year to and a real good chance at winning! I have started a FO thread and there is also a chat thread.

WIPs 

Marc’s aran sweater

MPG AKA Multi Purpose Garment by Emily, aka Chainoffools, aka Fibretown podcast

Yarn Bombing piece 50″ so far! Only 30 more inches to go.

FO

Handspun socks

Spinning On The Round Punis. Finished 1st ply and working on the 2nd ounce now.

Stash Enhancement – 

Yokes book by Kate Davies. I want to knit them all!

Elements put together by Carrie Hoge “Madder”

2 Laura Nelkin kits from Cyber sale Cha Ching Mitts and another Ribband Kit.

Episode 31 Review of 2014 goals

Hello and welcome to Hudson Valley Knits!

News: Senior Love A Long – I have approximitely 300 wash cloths so far. Keep them coming!! The prizes thread will be locked on Nov 30 so get your pictures up and mail your washcloths in. I put the mailing address in the chat thread.

2014 Goals: I have a thread open in the Ravelry Group where we can share how we did with our 2014 knitting goals. I would love to see how everyone did! Come share!

WIPS

Marc’s Birthday sweater 

MPG for the Podcasters KAL. 

Started working on my homespun socks again 

Yarn Balming in Peekskill by the Knitting Ninjas

FOs

Wooleywormhead Mystery KAL using Hedgehog Fibers Sock yarn

Spinning 

On The Round Punis 

Episode 30 Another Fiber Festival

Hello all and welcome to Hudson Valley Knits. I am so thankful this week for all the response to the Sr. Love a Long. I am pretty sure I will have enough washclothes for this year and some left over for next year.  I have an idea of what to do with all the extra washclothes that are more feminine.

Reminder of the Podcasters Sprinkled With Love KAL. I have all the rules in the Ravelry group. There is a skein of Knitter’s Nightmare yarn as a prize!

Raised $40 in pattern sales for Sillyfru’s #crushthesack fundraiser. You can still donate if you missed this. Thank you so much to everyone that purchased a pattern in October!

WIPS

Marc’s Birthday sweater 

Joe’s Chevron Scarf

Canadiana socks

MPG for the Podcasters KAL. 

Started the Wooleywormhead Mystery KAL using Hedgehog Fibers Sock yarn

Started working on my homespun socks again 

FOs

Wee Cria

Spinning 

On The Round Punis 

Stash!

Went to NEFF with my friends Sandy and Lori. We got lost going home and somehow ended up at Webs. How did that happen???

Got another new spindle

Spunky Eclectic fiber 

Foxfire Flock Sock Yarn in Aurora 

Debbie Bliss Roma for Steven West pattern Glam Lamb for Rachael

20 yards of corespun Angora for a Teacher Cowl

2 skeins of Periwinkle Sheep Watercolors II sock yarn in She Sings and She Speaks

Stitched by JessaLu bag

Episode 29 Rhinebeck Weekend

Hello and welcome to the Hudson Valley Knits podcast!

This is a really long episode as you can imagine. So much to talk about and share about Rhinebeck!

Some quick updates. See the Ravelry group for details on the Senior Love Along. You can mail your washclothes as soon as you are ready and the details are in the discussion thread.

Also a reminder that half the proceeds of my pattern sales are going to SillyFru’s #Crushthesack fund so if you like any of my patterns please purchase now and help Wendy out as well!

I have also started a new KAL and hope lots of you join in. It is the Podcaster Sprinkled With Fru Love KAL and you can find all the details in the chat thread

So many Rhinebeck stories to share but I save that all for the end. I have some great WIPs, and Spinning to show and Stash enhancement galore!

WIPs:

Marc’s Rhinebeck Birthday Sweater is coming along well. Making progress on the front.

Finally added Joe’s Chevron Scarf to my projects. He is very excited about it!

Canadiana socks are making progress.

Cast on the MPG by Emily of Fibretown Podcast for the KAL!

Spinning:

Chainplied a ton of stuff including Naturally Knitty singles for my second handspun sock! She just updated her Etsy shop and I’m warning you don’t click the link if you can’t afford temptation!

Also chainplied my beautiful Loop Bump in the Mother Nature Colorway. Can’t wait to knit this up!

Spinning up my beautiful On The Round punis in the Grey gradiant color. Love this! Check out the project page on Ravelry

Stash Enhancement:

Highland Handmade Sugar Maple Sock yarn in the Fruju Colorway #Crushthesack

Expression Fiber Arts Pearlescent Silk Worsted in Shifting Shadows

2 braids of Into The Whirled in “Mackenzie” and “Ramble”

Blue Moon FIber Arts:

1 Socks that Rock Med in Rocktober

1 Socks That Rock Light in The Cluck Chimes At Midnight

Fiber Optics Midnight Gradient

Bosworth Spindle!!!

Thanks for hanging in for the whole show!

Episode 28 All The Knitter Ladies

Hello all! Welcome to the Hudson Valley Knits Podcast.

This is a brief Pre Rhinebeck episode

News:

I will be at The NY Sheep and Wool Festival  in Rhinebeck both days and would love to see you! I can’t make the podcaster meet-up because I have a 1pm class but I will go to that area at 12:30 if anyone wants to come by.

Big update on the Senior Love Along! I have set the date with the event person at the Veteran’s Administration Nursing Home in Montrose, NY and we are all set to hand out the washcloths on December 20. I am asking for all washcloths to be sent to me by Thanksgiving. If you can, wrap your washcloth with a nice ribbon so it looks like a gift.  If you can’t don’t worry about it, I have lots of volunteers that will help me with that.

BIG REQUEST: I don’t have enough washcloths. There are 250 beds at the VA Nursing Home, so I need over 100 more washcloths that are gender neutral. Please spread the word!

Knitting:

WIPs

Marc’s cable sweater knit with Bainin by Virtual Yarns. Designed by me

Canadiana Sock with Fishknits Yarn Superwash Strong Heart Self Striping Sock Yarn Canadiana

Chevron scarf for Joe out of my own handspun (I’ll put it up on Ravelry soon)

Spinning -

Naturally Knitty:

Puni style Rolags in Spring Sprang Sprung color way almost done! I should have it all plied up by the next show!

Stash Enhancement:

Wait for it……..