I Don’t Have a Puckering Problem

Show notes for Nov 23,2013Welcome!

What I’m wearing:

Icelandic Yoke Sweater “Design 9& 19” by Katrin Andresdottir

My apologies for the noise from the wind.

Today I will have

  • News
  • WIPs
  • FO’s
  • New Stash
  • New in the Queue
  • Mini Review

News:

I’m on iTunes!

Hudson Valley Knits Ravelry Group – Please join!

When we reach 100 I will do a pattern give away – up to 53 people!

GAL KAL – I’m having a gift giving KAL/CAL I have started a thread in the group for chatting and one for FO’s

Post a picture of the recipient wearing or holding the gift for a chance to win a skein of Dragonfly Fibers Traveller in Starry Night colorway. 280 yds Superwash Merino

Rules

  • Must be a member of our group
  • Can double dip with other KAL’s
  • Show a ¬†picture of recipient with gift
  • Can already be started
  • Have until January 8 because that is Elvis’ birthday.
  • Can be a gift for any occasion

WIPS

Herbaceous Socks by Emily of Fibretown Podcast Fancy Pants Fiber Gussied Up by Oohfancypants of Whatcha Swatchin Podcast for the Dynamic Duo KAL at the Craft Stash Podcast

Living in Yarniad bag

Basic ribbed hunting hat for my BIL made with Plucky Knitter Trusty

Against the Current Shawl by me using Mad Tosh Sock in Worn Denim

Living in Fat Squirrel large bag

FO’s

Wooly Wormhead 2013 Mystery KAL

Laura Nelkin gift swap is done but I can’t show you! I will be sending it to her Monday and after she receives it I’ll ask her to send a picture ūüôā

New to the Queue:

Fairy Snow Cap by Rosemary (Romi) Hill will use my Six Paca Farm Sapphire Super Royal

Cambio by Laura Nelkin

New Stash

Cambio Kit

Ribband kits in 2 colors, Silver and Ruby

Cheerio kit in Velvet

Project Bag from JoAnna at Knit Spin Farm be sure to check out her video blog too!

Mini Review:

Creative Effects in Sock Knitting Op-Art Socks by Stephanie Van Der Linden

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Let The Gift Knitting begin!

Welcome back to another podcast with Amy of Hudson Valley Knits

Show notes for Nov 17,2013

Welcome!

Today I will have
News
WIPs
FO’s – Some Spinning ones and one knitting
No New Stash
Review the Queue

News:

Thank you to JoAnna from Knit Spin Farm Podcast for the shout out!

I have submitted to iTunes! Please keep checking. Should be in the next couple of days

Hudson Valley Knits Ravelry Group – Please join!
When we reach 100 I will do a pattern give away – up to 52

GAL KAL – I’m going to do a gift giving KAL/CAL I will start a thread in the group
Post a picture of the recipient wearing or holding the gift for a chance to win a skein of Dragonfly Fibers Traveller in Starry Night colorway. 280 yds Superwash Merino

Rules
Must be a member of our group
Can double dip with other KAL’s
Show a  picture of recipient with gift
Can already be started
Have until January 8 because that is Elvis’ birthday.
Can be a gift for any occation

WIPS

Wooly Wormhead 2013 Mystery KAL
Spirit Trail Fiberworks Orihime Aran weight 80 Merino, 20 Cashmere
Living in LittleSkein bag LE

Herbaceous Socks by Emily of Fibretown Podcast Fancy Pants Fiber Gussied Up by Oohfancypants of Whatcha Swatchin Podcast for the Dynamic Duo KAL at the Craft Stash Podcast
Living in Yarniad bag

Against the Current Shawl by me using Mad Tosh Sock in Worn Denim
Living in Fat Squirrel large bag

Spinning FOs:

North Cabin FIber-Crafts Merino SW for Knitting Blooms KAL/CAL/SAL Little Mice

Knitting FO is hat for Marc. Made from my handspun, 100% Shetland. Also part of the Knitting Blooms KAL/SAL

The Coloring Book by Leethal, AKA Lee Meredith

Stitches East Roadtrip!

Welcome to Hudson Valley Knits!

Hudson Valley Knits Ravelry Group – Please join!

When we reach 100 members  I will do a pattern give away.

I am wearing Calliope’s Odyssey by Rosemary (Romi) Hill

In todays video I talk about the following  topics

News

WIPs

FO’s – Some Spinning ones

Lots of new stash and tools

Nothing New in the Queue

Knitty Talk

News:

GAL KAL – I’m going to do a gift giving KAL/CAL please see thread in group for more details

Post a picture of the recipient wearing or holding the gift for a chance to win a skein of Dragonfly Fibers Traveller in Starry Night colorway. 280 yds Superwash Merino

please see thread in group for more details

Rules

Must be a member of our group

Can double dip with other KAL’s

Show a  picture of recipient with gift

Can already be started

Have until January 8 because that is Elvis’ birthday.

Can be a gift for any occasion

In  A Sknit podcast is also doing a gift KAL

WIPS

Wooly Wormhead 2013 Mystery KAL

Spirit Trail Fiberworks Orihime Aran weight 80 Merino, 20 Cashmere

Living in LittleSkein bag LE

Herbaceous Socks by Emily of Fibretown Podcast Fancy Pants Fiber Gussied Up by Oohfancypants of Whatcha Swatchin Podcast for the Dynamic Duo KAL at the Craft Stash Podcast

Living in Yarniad bag

Maidenhair Shawl by Alice Starmore using Hebridean 3ply in Limpet

Looking for a bag to live in (Fat Squirrel do you hear me???)

Against the Current Shawl by me using Mad Tosh Sock in Worn Denim

Living in Fat Squirrel large bag

Spinning FO

DId some BFL – for practice

North Cabin FIber-Crafts Shetland Pass in Storm Clouds for Knitting Blooms KAL/CAL/SAL

Frabjous Fibers Six Sheep Sampler Webs 8 oz of Wool Top

Acquisitions

Plucky Classics Club

Plucky Feet and Primo Sport in Completely Bonkers

Blue Moon Fiber Arts October Club Sleepy Hollow

BFL and 50/50 Mulberry Silk and Merino

Dragonfly Fibers

Starry Night Traveller

Starry Night Super Traveller

Celery Seed Super Traveller

Lotus Yarns Mimi 100% Mink light FIngering

Leilani Arts Silk Sari ‘yarn’

Strauch Ball Winder

The Fiber Factor

Love love love Tracy Purtscher’s design from Challenge 3 “Open Slate”Bravura which is for sale and I am making it. I LOVE IT

Lauren Riker Owl In One and the Mashera using Schulana and the Hardware

Here I am trying on Mashera:

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Shout out to Steve Mae. I’m keeping an eye on you. Hope you continue to put out designs!

Here are some more pictures from Stitches East. It was a great time!

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Rhinebeck Recap Part 2

As promised here is all the scrumptious stash I acquired at Rhinebeck. ¬†I actually forgot some fiber that I bought from Fiber Optics, so I’ll show you that in the next show.

I have set up a Ravelry Group called hudson valley knits so please go check it out and join if you want to talk about any of the podcasts. I do plan on having some give aways down the line so check it out!

What I’m wearing

Mudra Cuff by Laura Nelkin

Cactus Flower Shawl by Rosemary (Romi) Hill

WIPs

Wooly Wormhead’s Mystery Hat KAL

Herbaceous Socks by Fibretown Designs

Hofsos Pullover by Stephen West

FO’s

Delias Eucharis Socks by Hunter Hammerson

A Cowl for Jeanne by Rosemary Hill