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

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.

Episode 74 Rhinebeck Weather Advisory

Welcome to the Hudson Valley Knits Podcast! Today I am podcasting from George’s Island Park in Montrose NY. Lots of WIPs to talk about, one FO and some Stash Enhancement.

WIPs:

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

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

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

FO:

Furrow Hat by Jared Flood using Shelter in the Old World colorway

Stash:

Highland Handmades Ironwood Sock in the colorway Fall In

Future Knitting:

Mine Hill by Amy Herzog

Big Sister by von Hinterm Stein

Ready for Fall by Isabell Kraemer

 

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

Episode 69 Those Lazy Days of Summer

Welcome to Hudson Valley Knits, a podcast straight from the beautiful Hudson Valley of NY. I have some WIPS to show you and a few new stash enhancements.

DAL Sweater using Harrisville Designs Turbine

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

Find more information on the Love is Love Pi Shawl by Donna Druchunas in her Ravelry Group thread. #loveislove

For details on the Awakening Cowl KAL see the thread in the Hudson Valley Knits Ravelery group thread. #awakeningcowl #fairislekal

Episode 66 Fair Isle Pattern Release!

Today I share with you my knitting and spinning projects along with some stash enhancement. Also watch the show for the give away  winner and to learn of the Awakening Cowl Fair Isle KAL!

WIPS:

Lazy Days of Summer KAL by Iris Scheier using Merino Cloud and Silk and Sequins in a beautiful Teal colorway. If you are interested in joining this KAL, here is the Ravelry thread.

La Jefa by Laura Nelkin using Spirit Trail Fiber Works Nona in the Bunting colorway.

DAL Sweater using Harrisville Designs Turbine

Graupel Socks by Hunter Hammerson usingSpirit Trail Fiber Works Sunna in the Ancient Stones colorway

FO:

Hermione’s Everyday Socks using Never Enough Thyme Sock yarn in the Dahlia color-way.

Spinning FO:

Two If By Hand Falkland braid on my Ashford Traveler

Fair Isle KAL starting July 1. See my Ravelry Group to join in! Start posting your color choices!! #FairisleKAL #Awakeningcowl

The winner of the Colorworks by Debi yarn is TriLinda!