Episode 87 Bye Bye Birdie

Welcome to Hudson Valley Knits Podcast! Today I am podcasting at Oscawana Park. Lots of FOs to show today!

WIPs:

Lucky Plain Vanilla Socks using Never Enough Thyme Sock Yarn in Luck of the Irish

Cullum by Isabele Kraemer using Knit Picks Lindy Chain in Navy

Abalone Cardigan by Alice Starmore using Virtual Yarns Hebridean 2 ply.

FOs:

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

Ripley Tank by Leah B. Thibault using Quince & Co Kestral

Come join the Summer Stripe CAL Ravelry group

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 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 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 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 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