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 82 McAndrew’s Estate

Hello and welcome to the Hudson Valley Knits Podcast. Today I am podcasting from Oscawana Park in Crugers, NY also known as McAndrew’s Estate.  Come see my new WIPs, FO and enjoy the beautiful Hudson Valley.

WIPs

Mystery Baby blanket

Project Peace Cowl by Christina Campbell

FO:

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

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 61 Welcome Spring

Welcome to the Hudson Valley Knits Podcast!

Today I share with you my knitting projects and some stash enhancement.

WIPS:

Vestigial Socks by Beata Jezek (Hedgehog Fibers) using Highland Handmade Sugar Maple Sock in FruJu color way.

Flight of Color shawl by Louise Zass-Bangham using Flatland Alpaca yarn in Raspberry, Miss BabsYowza in Fairy Dust, Spirit Trail Fiberworks Brigantia in Cyclone

Dancette Hat by Woolly Wormhead made with On The Round Signature Sock Yarn in the County Fair colorway.

Nothing really to show with my Shirley Padden DAL sweater.

Stash enhancement:

Spirit Trail Fiberworks Sunna in Waikiki and Verdande in Dancing the Orange.

Episode 60 Sitting in the Water

Welcome to the Hudson Valley Knits Podcast!

Today I share with you my knitting projects and a finished object!

WIPS:

Vestigial Socks by Beata Jezek (Hedgehog Fibers) using Highland Handmade Sugar Maple Sock in FruJu color way.

Awakening Cowl – A design in progress using Jamieson’s Spindrift

Flight of Color shawl by Louise Zass-Bangham using Flatland Alpaca yarn in Raspberry, Miss Babs Yowza in Fairy Dust, Spirit Trail Fiberworks Brigantia in Cyclone

FO:

Yarn Tamer by Louise Zass-Bangham Using Plucky Feet in Snap Out of It! color with Leading Men Fiber Arts in the OMG Squee color way

Did a lot of swatching and pattern work for the Shirley Padden DAL. I am so happy with how my swatches came out

If you want to find out more about the Shirley Padden DAL I am participating in you can find out more in the Ravelry Group

Episode 58 Vogue Knitting Live Part 2

Episode 58 Part 1 & 2

Welcome to the Hudson Valley Knits Podcast!

Today I share with you all my new stash and projects! Also drawing prizes for the 2015 goals contest and talking about Vogue Knitting Live NYC

Jane Hiatt’s Knitting Belt Class. Check out her site Principles of Knitting for more info and videos about using a knitting belt. http://www.principlesofknitting.com/

See the world’s fasted knitter, Hazel Tidal, show me how she knits with a knitting belt at the very end! http://www.hazeltindall.com/

MaryJane Mucklestone’s Fresh Fair Isle Class

http://maryjanemucklestone.com/

WIPs

Yarn Tamer by Louise Zass-Bangham Using Plucky Feet in Snap Out of It! color with Leading Men Fiber Arts in the OMG Squee color way http://www.leadingmenfiberarts.bigcartel.com/

http://www.thepluckyknitter.com/

http://www.ravelry.com/projects/Mimers/yarn-tamer

Vestigial Socks by Beata Jezek (Hedgehog Fibers) using Highland Handmade Sugar Maple Sock in FruJu color way. http://www.highlandhandmades.com/

http://www.ravelry.com/projects/Mimers/vestigial

Stash Enhancements

Studio Donegal Soft Donegal yarn

520 Yards BFL from Feederbrook Farm

http://feederbrook.com/

From Knit Circus Yarns

http://knitcircus.com/

Greatest of Ease in Seurat Impressionist

Calliope in Hummingbird

Mini Skeins from Yarn Cupboard

http://www.yarncupboard.com/shop/

Hedgehog Fibers Sock yarn in Winter Thaw and Peacock Tease

http://shop.hedgehogfibres.com/

Dragonfly Fibers in the Lady Liberty color way

https://www.dragonflyfibers.com/

Mini Gnome Kit by Going Gnome

goinggnome.com from Dream Come True Farm

1oz Pygora fiber

http://pamsfiber.blogspot.com/

2 oz Romney from Pardo De Lana Farm

www.pradodelana.com