Episode 81 Community Knitting

Hello and welcome to the Hudson Valley Knits Podcast. Today I am podcasting from George’s Island Park in Montrose, NY. Come see my new WIPs, FO’s and my great yarn haul from Vogue Knitting Live NY!

Check out this site for inspiration and ideas and if you are interested in visiting such an event. It’s called Knit 200 Together and it looks like a fantastic idea!

Here is a link to Michelle Wang’s YouTube channel if you want more info about her pattern book.

WIPs:

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

Lithic Socks by Hunter Hammersen using STR Lightweight in Sea Scum, See Scum Run color

Circled 3 Hat by Woolly Wormhead using Highland Handmades Dogwood Sock. She has started a KAL for Circled 1 pattern. Check out the thread in her Ravelry Group if you’re interested. #circledhats

Mystery Baby blanket

FOs:

Pink Pussy Hat using handspun from Unwind Yarn

Maia Mitts by Rosemary Hill using a local farm Merino/Angora blend. This is a handspun 70% Angora 30% Merino from The Rosefield farm.

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

 

Episode 80 New Year Goals

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! Today I will be announcing the winners of the 2016 Goals Contest and also introducing the goals contest for 2017.

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

Lithic Socks by Hunter Hammersen using STR Lightweight in Sea Scum, See Scum Run color

The Mystery Baby Sweater

FO:

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

Future Project:

Crooked Ewe Cowl by Paula Emons-Fuessle using Handspun Greyscale

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 78

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:

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

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

Tiny Snowman by Anna Hrachovec from her Mochimochi kit

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.

Special Episode: Sheep to Shawl Knitting Retreat in Stowe Vermont Recap

This episode is all about the NEK Retreats knitting retreat that Sandy and I participated in with instructors Anne Berk and Donna Druchunas. It was a fantastic workshop/retreat where we learned new methods for intarsia knitting which included knitting intarsia in the round and stranded knitting. It was fun and informational and took place in the beautiful Trapp Family Lodge in Stowe Vermont

Episode 76 Hessian Lake

Welcome to Hudson Valley Knits, a podcast straight from the beautiful Hudson Valley of NY. Today I am podcasting at Hessian Lake located in Bear Mountain State Park. Today I have WIPs, FO’s and some beautiful stash to show you! There are also two new give aways which I will talk about at the end.

WIPs:

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

Stepping Into Fall socks by Sivia Harding using Mustash Yarns Perfect Self Striping Sock in the Autumn Afterglow colorway

Flight of Colour by Louise Zass-Bangham using Miss Babs Yowza in Fairy Dust, Flatland Alpaca in Raspberry, and Spirit Trail Fiberworks Brigania in Cyclone

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

FOs:

Tamdou Shawl by Melanie Berg using Spirit Trail Fiberworks Sunna in the colors Waikiki, Pink Sands and Bison

Awakening Cowl by me!

Stash:

Green Mountain Spinnery Weekend Wool in Teal, Pollan and Orchid

Madelinetosh Twist Light in Court Spark and Dustweaver

Annetarsia Knits by Anne Berk

Lithuanian Knitting by Donna Druchunas and June L. Hall

Stay Tuned For:

A separate episode for the Sr Love Along. I’ll show all the prizes and talk about ideas other than washcloths

Wooley Wormhead MKAL

Book giveaway! See the Hudson Valley Knits Ravelry group for details on how to win a copy of Lithuanian Knitting or Annetarsia Knits.