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 73 Vacation Knitting

Welcome to Hudson Valley Knits, a podcast straight from the beautiful Hudson Valley of NY.Today I am podcasting at the Senasqua Park in Croton-on-Hudson. I have some WIPS to show you and a few new stash enhancements. I’ll also spend some time sharing about my Disney Vacation at the end. It was so exciting! As always, thanks so much for joining me. Happy Knitting!

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

#Loveislove Shawl test knit. I am using Malibrigo Yarn Sock in Impressionist Sky and On The Round Spontaneous Sock in Cornucopia. I think she is on Clue 4. Find more information on the Love is Love Pi Shawl by Donna Druchunas in her Ravelry Group thread. #loveislove

Furrow Hat by Jared Flood from his new book, Woolen using Shelter in Old World colorway

Antler Cardigan by Tin Can Knits using Borocco Vintage.

No FOs

Stash Enhancement:

Must Stash Yarns Perfect Self Striping Sock in Autumn Afterglow for School of Stash

Never Enough Thyme Sock yarn in Luck of the Irish

Yarnitecture by Jillian Moreno

 

Episode 72 Intervention Needed

Welcome to the Hudson Valley Knits Podcast! Today we have so much to share that it’s a super long episode. I have a special friend that came to say hello so come and laugh with us and enjoy our WIPs, FO’s and Stash enhancements. Please check out my Ravelry group for chat, KALs and some occasional give aways!

Amy’s 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

#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.

Smithy Socks by Shannon Squire using Socks that Rock Med weight in Cornucopia

Sandy’s WIPs:

Pincha Shawl by Pinpilan Wangsai using a Socks That Rock light weight

10 Stitch Blanket by Frankie Brown using Noro Kureyon

Liesl by Ysolda Teague using Industria Italiana Filati

Amy’s FOs:

Plain Vanilla Socks with Lollypop Yarns Independence Day self striping yarn

Sandy’s FOs:

Sea Breeze Bag by Bernat Design Studio using Classic Elite Yarns Newport

Bethel Tank by Lexi Nelson using Rowan Summer Tweed

The “Napkin Bag”

Episode 70 Mid Year Review

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. At the end I do a mid year review of my knitting goals and definitely fall short.

WIPS

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

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

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

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

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

DAL Sweater using Harrisville Designs Turbine

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 68 Family Time

Welcome to Hudson Valley Knits! Today I podcast straight from the Delaware River Gap in upstate NY. I have some WIPS to show you and a few new stash enhancements and an FO. Thank you so much for joining me!

WIPS:

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

FO:

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

Stash Enhancement:

Spirit Trail Fiber WorksSunna in Pink Sands and Bison