Episode 85 Silvermine Lake Trail

Hello and welcome to the Hudson Valley Knits Podcast. Today I am podcasting again at Silver Mine Lake off of Seven Lakes Drive in Harriman State Park. This time I take you around the lake at various points of my 4 mile hike. I have some great WIPs to share and beautiful 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

New on the Needles:

Cullum by Isabele Kraemer using Knit Picks Lindy Chain in Navy

Exploration Station by Steven West using Spirit Trail Fiberworks Sunna

 

Episode 84 Knock Down Drag Out

Hello and welcome to the Hudson Valley Knits Podcast. Today I am podcasting at Silver Mine Lake off of Seven Lakes Drive in Harriman State Park. I have some great WIPs and FOs to share and some knitty escapades to share. I also announce the winner of the handspun stage of the 2017 goals contests! The next stage is the WIPs stage so grab your WIPs and join us in the Ravelry group!

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

Glam Lamb by Steven West using Debbie Bliss Roma

FO:

Elder of Water Aran designed by me using Alice Starmore’s  Bainin yarn

Check out this great video by the Drop Dead Easy Knits authors! It is fantastic!!

Episode 83 Captain Steals the Show

Hello and welcome to the Hudson Valley Knits Podcast. Today I am podcasting at my parent’s house in upstate NY near the Delaware River. Come see my new WIPs and FOs.

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

Elder of Water Aran designed by me using Alice Starmore’s  Bainin yarn

FOs:

Torquata Wrap by Ambah O’Brian using Miss Babs Yummy 2 Ply in the Eucalyptus gradient and Cocoa

Project Peace Cowl by Christina Campbell

Episode 79 Sock Darn It

Hello and welcome to the Hudson Valley Knits Podcast. Today I am podcasting from my home and have lots of WIPs and FO’s to share with you! Grab a hot drink and join me!

WIPs:

Out of Darkness shawl by Boo Knits using Lost City Silk in the color On A Winter’s Day. I use Miyuki triangular beads size 5

Torquata Wrap by Ambah O’Brian using Miss Babs Yummy 2 Ply in the Eucalyptus gradient and Cocoa

Glam Lamb by Steven West using Debbie Bliss Roma

Rhinebeck Socks for Marc, pattern is Smithy by Shannon Squire and yarn is Socks That Rock Med in the Cornucopius colorway

FOs:

Muratura Hat by Wooley Wormhead using Lorna’s Laces Shepherd Worsted.

Stash:

Drop Dead Easy Knits by Gail Zucker, Kristen Kapur and MaryLou Egan

Knitting From the North by Hilary Grant

Spirit Trail Fiberworks Sunna and Tayet, various colors

Highland Handmades Tupelo Sock in the colorway Hello

Never Enough Thyme shawl set in Belladonna colorway

All prize winners of the Sr Love Along have been pm’d on Ravelry.

Episode 77 Sr Love Along Prizes Revealed

Hi Everyone and welcome to the Hudson Valley Knits Podcast. Thank  you so much for joining me along the shore of the Hudson River today. I will be sharing my WIPs in the beginning of the podcast and during the second half I talk about my 2 prize give aways. The Senior Love Along and my 2016 Goals contest. Please check out all the prizes that will be given away shortly after the new year.

WIPs

Ready for Fall by Isabell Kraemer using Spirit Trail Fiberworks Brigantia in Red Tiger Eye and Birte in Fangorn

Out of Darkness shawl by Boo Knits using Lost City Silk in the color On A Winter’s Day. I use Miyuki triangular beads size 5

Wooley Wormhead’s 2017 MKAL hat in Spirit Trail Fiberworks Brigantia in the 2014 club color.

Episode 75 Rhinebeck 2016

It’s time for the annual NY Sheep and Wool Festival (otherwise known as Rhinebeck) recap! Today I am posting from Senasqua park in Croton-on-Hudson, NY.

Vendors I purchased from:

Miss Babs

Socks That Rock

O Wool

Cozy Colorworks

Stacy Stanhope Dundon

Into the Whirled

Vendors I wish I could have purchased from:

Fox Hill Farm – no website

Spruce Mountain Designs

LuLa Roe and Kristi Moore who is an independent consultant for them. She has a closed group on FB but that is only to protect from spam. Please ask to join!

 

Episode 71 Lake George

Welcome to the Hudson Valley Knits Podcast! This episode is recorded at the Northern Lake George Resort in Hague, NY where I spent a long and peaceful weekend with my husband and MIL. It was a great place to take pictures of all my FO’s that I’ll be showing you during this episode. Please check out my Ravelry group for chat, KALs and some occasional give aways!

WIPs:

Awakening Cowl using Jamieson’s Shetland Spindrift. For details on the Awakening Cowl KAL see the thread in the Hudson Valley Knits Ravelery group thread. #awakeningcowl #fairislekal

Plain Vanilla Socks with Lollypop Yarns Independence Day self striping yarn.

#Loveislove Shawl test knit. I am using Malibrigo Yarn Sock in Impressionist Sky and On The Round Spontaneous Sock in Cornucopia. This MKAL has just started! I think she is on Clue 2. Find more information on the Love is Love Pi Shawl by Donna Druchunas in her Ravelry Group thread. #loveislove

Antler Cardigan by Tin Can Knits using Borocco Vintage.

FOs:

The Adirondack Sweater (Shirley Paden Design Along Sweater) using Harrisville Designs Turbine

Lazy Days of Summer KAL Shawl by Iris Shreier using Artyarns Merino Cloud and Artyarns Beaded Silk and Sequins.

Tiny Tea Leaves Cardigan by Melissa Labarre using Berroco Vintage color 51190

Chatter:

Carol Feller‘s new pattern book, Knitting With Rainbows, featuring gradient yarn sets!

Hunter Hammersons Curls 2 book

Jared Flood’s new book Woolens