Episode 99 Big Life Changes

Hello and welcome to the Hudson Valley Knits Podcast! It’s too darn hot out to post anywhere but in front of my AC! So bring your nice frosty beverage and find out where I’ve been the past few months!

FO:

Ragna Cardigan by Trin-Annelie using O-Wool Sport

WIPs

Fragment Socks by Helen Stewert using Into the Whirled Pakokku Sock in Second Spring colorway

Fading Point by Joji using Spirit Trail Fiberwork Aurora Succulents kit.

La Vie Est Belle by Isabell Kraemer using deep stash Spirit Trail Fiberwork

Rose Gold by Andrea Mowry using Knit Picks Hawthorne and some deep stash Mad Tosh Light

Episode 94 2018 Knitting Goals

Hello and welcome to the Hudson Valley Knits podcast. This episode was recorded on two separate days almost a month apart. I was very sick and never go around to uploading the first recording so I have put them both together here.

I’m really excited about all my projects that I’m currently working on and also the projects I have planned. I mention my 2018 knitting goals and show my #2018makenine goals.

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I also set up a Ravelry project page like I do every year with my goals listed out. I’m real excited about everything I want to make. Here’s what I have for my goals this year.

Two Rose Gold shawls by Andrea Mowry. One for each of my sisters.

Rebel shawl by Leslie Ann Robinson for my Mom

Lots of sweaters! I already finished one for the list and that is the All The Love sweater by Joji Locatelli. Next up I will cast on the Humulus sweater by Isabelle Kraemer. I also have Arwen in the queue for 2018. This is a fingering weight sweater which I don’t have the stash for right now so I may substitute it for something I do have stash for. Or maybe even commit to work on my Alice Starmore cardigan a lot this year. Not sure yet. I have lots of sweaters in my queue that I love. I’m just really into knitting sweaters right now.

I have another brioche shawl in the queue that I want to knit for myself and maybe use some of my precious Spirit Trail Fiberworks Sunna stash for. We’ll see. I maybe tired of knitting brioch by then (or maybe not!).

I have a Wolley Wormhead hat on the list but maybe will end up knitting more.  This hat pattern was actually her 2017 MKAL pattern now called Joyce. This is the first year I didn’t knit along with the KAL. I really like it and will make it this year. Her patterns are awesome.

The last pattern in the 9 for 2018 is the Zhivago wrap pattern which I have had the yarn for since 2016. I bought the kit for this beautiful Artyarn wrap and can’t wait to have it around me.

Some other goals are knitting 6 pairs of socks, Maybe (if I have time) finish my Maidenhair wrap by Alice Starmore using her yarn. This project has been hibernating since 2013! It would feel really good to get this off the needles.

Lastly is to start a memory blanket. I have wanted to do this for a long time too.

Episode 90 Lake Meahagh

Hello and welcome to the Hudson Valley Knits Podcast! I’m podcasting today at a local park called Lake Meahagh (Me Haw) in my hometown. Not a lot of knitting to show but I am going to show all the great prizes I have for the Sr Love Along!

Shout out to Lost City Knits for their most generous prize donation for the Senior Love Along. Please check out their site!

Cullum by Isabele Kraemer using Knit Picks Lindy Chain in Navy

Abalone Cardigan by Alice Starmore using Virtual Yarns Hebridean 2 ply.

Plain Vanilla Socks using Muststash Yarns

Rock Island Shawl by Jared Flood using Brooklyn Tweed Vale in the Heron colorway.

 

Episode 89 New Trails

Welcome to Hudson Valley Knits Podcast! Today I am podcasting during my hike up Anthony’s Nose (again). It was the perfect day for hiking and I found a fantastic new to me look out point which I end up podcasting from.

WIPs:

Cullum by Isabele Kraemer using Knit Picks Lindy Chain in Navy

Abalone Cardigan by Alice Starmore using Virtual Yarns Hebridean 2 ply.

Plain Vanilla Socks using Muststash Yarns

Rock Island Shawl by Jared Flood using Brooklyn Tweed Vale in the Heron colorway.

FOs:

Exploration Station by Steven West using Spirit Trail Fiberworks Sunna

Glam Lamb by Steven West using Debbie Bliss Roma

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Episode 88 Blustery Day

Welcome to Hudson Valley Knits Podcast! Today I am podcasting at Steamboat Dock in my hometown. Lots of progress so come join me.

WIPs:

Cullum by Isabele Kraemer using Knit Picks Lindy Chain in Navy

Abalone Cardigan by Alice Starmore using Virtual Yarns Hebridean 2 ply.

Exploration Station by Steven West using Spirit Trail Fiberworks Sunna

Glam Lamb by Steven West using Debbie Bliss Roma

FO:

Lucky Plain Vanilla Socks using Never Enough Thyme Sock Yarn in Luck of the Irish

Come join the Summer Stripe CAL Ravelry group

Episode 87 Bye Bye Birdie

Welcome to Hudson Valley Knits Podcast! Today I am podcasting at Oscawana Park. Lots of FOs to show today!

WIPs:

Lucky Plain Vanilla Socks using Never Enough Thyme Sock Yarn in Luck of the Irish

Cullum by Isabele Kraemer using Knit Picks Lindy Chain in Navy

Abalone Cardigan by Alice Starmore using Virtual Yarns Hebridean 2 ply.

FOs:

Kwalla Socks by Alice Yu using Blue Moon Fiber Arts Socks that Rock Lightweight in the See Scum, Sea Scum Run

Apple Blossem Shawl is the  Yarn Fairy’s In My Garden pattern by Donna Druchunas using Yarn Fairy’s Fairy Sock Fine yarn in the Apple Blossem colorway

Ripley Tank by Leah B. Thibault using Quince & Co Kestral

Come join the Summer Stripe CAL Ravelry group

Episode 86 Fahnestock State Park

Welcome to Hudson Valley Knits Podcast! Today I podcast from Fahnestock State Park and take you for a little journey around Canopas Lake and then podcast from Pelton Pond. Come check out what I’m knitting and enjoy the scenery.

WIPs:

Lucky Plain Vanilla Socks using Never Enough Thyme Sock Yarn in Luck of the Irish

Kwalla Socks by Alice Yu using Blue Moon Fiber Arts Socks that Rock Lightweight in the See Scum, Sea Scum Run

Apple Blossem Shawl is the  Yarn Fairy’s In My Garden pattern by Donna Druchunas using Yarn Fairy’s Fairy Sock Fine yarn in the Apple Blossem colorway

Cullum by Isabele Kraemer using Knit Picks Lindy Chain in Navy

Exploration Station by Steven West using Spirit Trail Fiberworks Sunna

New on the Needles:

Abalone Cardigan by Alice Starmore using Virtual Yarns Hebridean 2 ply.

Come join the Summer Stripe CAL Ravelry group