Episode 53 Sr Love Along

Welcome to the Hudson Valley Knits Podcast!

Today I share with you all my new stash and projects!

WIPs:

Tribute Baby Sweater by Heatherly Walker using Blackberry Ridge Fingering in Cream

Vanilla Socks using Knit Circus Greatest of Ease color way Mulberry Street Stripes

Woolly Wormhead’s 2015 Mystery Hat-a-Long using Spirit Trail Fiberworks Club CVM

The Camilla Shawl by Carrie Bostick Hoge using Fibre Company Canopy in the Acai color way

FO’s:

Abstract Washcloth from Dishcloth Diva

Olive Washcloth from Dishcloth Diva Knits On

Spinning:

Spinning Naturally Knitty Puni Style Rolags in the Bella Sky colorway on my supported spindles

Spinning Fuzzlings by Fondant Fibre on my Bosworth drop spindle

Episode 52 Rhinebeck

Welcome to the Hudson Valley Knits Podcast!

Today I share with you all my new stash and projects!

WIPs:

Tribute Baby Sweater by Heatherly Walker using Blackberry Ridge Fingering in Cream

Vanilla Socks using Knit Circus Greatest of Ease color way Mulberry Street Stripes

http://www.knitcircus.com/

Yarn Fairy’s In My Garden Mystery KAL shawl knit with Yarn Fairy Fairy Sock Fine

FO:

Marc’s Rhinebeck Sweater in Virtual Yarn Bainin

Spinning

On The Round Punis in the Mother Earth color way

http://www.ontheround.com/

Naturally Knitty puni style rolags

Fondant Fibers battlings

Episode 51 Autumn is Like Popcorn

Episode 51

Welcome to the Hudson Valley Knits Podcast!

Today I share with you all my new stash and projects!

WIPs:

Tribute Baby Sweater by Heatherly Walker using Blackberry Ridge Fingering in Cream

Marc’s Rhinebeck Sweater

Vanilla Socks using Knit Circus Greatest of Ease color way Mulberry Street Stripes

Yarn Fairy’s In My Garden Mystery KAL shawl knit with Yarn Fairy Fairy Sock Fine

FO:

Hermine’s Everyday Socks in Theia Fingering Mountain Rivers color way.

Stash

Madeline Tosh Light in

Winter Wheat

Moorland

Night Bloom

Spinning

On The Round Punis in the Mother Earth color way

Episode 47 Knitting Camp Recap

Episode 47 Knitting Camp Recap

Welcome to the Hudson Valley Knits Podcast!

Today I share with you all my Knitting Camp experiences including the new stash and projects!

Knitting

WIPs

Swatching for the Ursula Cardigan by Kate Davies using Jamieson colors Coffee, Ginger, Delph, Cornfield, and Caspian 

Plain Vanilla Socks with KnitCircus Thrilling in the color way Fireflies

Yarn Fairy’s In My Garden Mystery KAL shawl knit with Yarn Fairy Fairy Sock Fine

Swatching for A Tribute Baby Sweater by Heatherly Walker using Blackberry Ridge Fingering in Cream

FO

Hornet’s Honey Socks by Donna Druchunas using Kauni Wool in a green solid and radiant color way

Name tag for camp using Jamieson DK

Spinning 

Mother Earth Puni’s by On The Round 100% New Zeland wool Finished the deep red color.

Stash Enhancement

From Schoolhouse Press:

The Jamieson colors listed above

Blackberry Ridge Fingering in:

5 Cream

1 Pink

1 Burgandy

1 Buttercup

From KnitCircus Yarns: 

Thrilling in the gradient color way Fireflies

Greatest of Ease 600 Yards in the gradient Kaylee color way

Greatest of Ease Striped Gradient for socks in Mulberry Street Stripes

From Sun Valley Fibers 75/15/10 Merino/Cashmere/silk in

Sugar Plum

Antler 

Beachfront

Episode 44 The Big Reveal

Welcome to Hudson Valley Knits!

WIPs

Leftie Shawl with Miss Babs Yummy in Slate and Joan of Arc colors

Glam Lamb by Steven West using Debbie Bliss Roma

Hornet’s Honey socks using Kauni Wool Green and Multi. 

Stash Enhancement

Socks that Rock Rockin’ Sock Club in Loopty Loo

On The Round sock yarn in County Fair

Spinning

Mother Earth Puni’s by On The Round 100% New Zeland wool Finished the Deep Red color and started the Rusty Brown

Loop Bat colorway “Subtle” Merino, Bamboo and Tussah Silk on the Hansen Mini Spinner

Episode 43 Apple Blossom

Welcome to Hudson Valley Knits!

WIPs

Leftie Shawl with Miss Babs Yummy in Slate and Joan of Arc colors

Glam Lamb by Steven West using Debbie Bliss Roma

Hornet’s Honey socks using Kauni Wool Green and Multi. 

FO

Vanilla Socks with Crazy Zauerball

Stash Enhancement

Hedgehog Fibers Sock Yarn Monsoon and Inferno

Yarn Fairy Apple Blossem color way Kit for Donna Druchunas’ Summer 2015 “Fairy’s In My Garden MKAL which starts July 1. 100% Superwash Marino 

Spin Knit Farm Bag and Batt 

Spinning

Mother Earth Puni’s by On The Round 100% New Zeland wool Finished the Teal color and started the deep red

Loop Batt colorway “Subtle” Merino, Bamboo and Tussah Silk on the Hansen Mini Spinner

FO

Highland Handmades SW Merino Silk Braid Winter Wheat color, now a 2 ply soon to be a hat 🙂

Gormet Stash Steller Top in colorway “The Great Gatsby” Ice dyed and magnificent. Super wash Merino and Stella. 2ply

The great Chevron pattern I mentioned is Outline by Beata Jezek and is free!

The fantastic Fiber Artist from our Knitting Guild meeting is Anna Upston and you can check out her website, Maupston Design Studio

Episode 42 A New Givaway!

Welcome to Hudson Valley Knits!

WIPs

Vanilla Socks with Crazy Zauerball

Leftie Shawl with Miss Babs Yummy in Slate and Joan of Arc colors

Signed up for Donna Druchunes’ In My Garden Mystery KAL which starts on July 1. I said June 1 in the podcast and that was wrong. Sorry! All the info you need is in the project page.

Kits are availible at Yarn Fairy and The Pixies. Go check out the colorways and drool!

Spinning:

Mother Earth Puni’s by On The Round 100% New Zeland wool on the Bosworth Spindles

Highland Handmades SW Merino Silk Braid Winter Wheat color on the Lendrum

Stash

Hedgehog Fibers  Twist Sock in the color ways Mint Julep and Morello

Hand woven shawl by Paula Scardamlia of Nettles & Green Threads

New Contest!!!

Go to my Ravelry group (There is a link on the right hand side of my webpage) and choose one of the following prizes

For all you weavers a copy of Paula’s book Weaving a Woman’s Life signed by Paula!

For all you spinners there are 2 chances to win 2 issues of Ply magazine each!

And for all you knitters a digital copy of Stories in Stitches issue of your choice!

Choose the thread of the prize you want to win. Only one thread and one post per person please! I’ll keep it open until the end of June.

Episode 41 Welcome To My Backyard

Welcome to Hudson Valley Knits!

WIPs

Vanilla Socks with Crazy Zauerball

Leftie Shawl with Miss Babs Yummy in Slate and Joan of Arc colors

Carson Throw with Cascade ECO

FO

Ice Shanty by Amy Miller using Miss Babs Heartland in Pewter and Violaceous 

Stash Enhancement

Socks That Rock Rockin Sock Club 

Gran’s Kitchen Light Weight

Spinning

Mother Earth Puni’s by On The Round 100% New Zeland wool on the Bosworth Spindles

Highland Handmades SW Merino Silk Braid Winter Wheat color on the Lendrum

Episode 40 Sweater Surgery

Welcome to Hudson Valley Knits!

WIPs

Ice Shanty by Amy Miller using Miss Babs Heartland in Pewter and Violaceous

Vanilla Socks with Crazy Zauerball

Leftie Shawl with Miss Babs Yummy in Slate and Joan of Arc colors

FO

Mashed Socks by Hunter Hammersen Silk Road Socks book usingJill Draper Makes Stuff Splendor Sock Yarn in the Fireside Colorway

Spinning

WIP

Spinning On The Round New Zealand Wool Punis on my Bosworth Spindle. The color group is called Mother Earth. Loving this!

FO

Spinning Holiday Aftermath Punis from Gourmet Stash on my Bosworth Spindle. 2 ply approx 180 yards

At the end of this podcast I show you how I am cutting apart my Ice Shanty sweater and making it longer. I would not have had the courage to attempt this if not for Carol Feller’s Craftsy class, Sweater Surgery. I also used theCraftsy class, Seaming Handknits which was a great help sewing this crazy sweater together!

Check the Ravelry group for important announcements about the Adopt a Senior program!

Episode 39 Knitting Party!

Welcome to Hudson Valley Knits Podcast!

WIPs

Ice Shanty by Amy Miller using Miss Babs Heartland in Pewter and Violaceous

Mashed Socks by Hunter Hammersen Silk Road Socks book usingJill Draper Makes Stuff Splendor Sock Yarn in the Fireside Colorway

Vanilla Socks with Crazy Zauerball

Leftie Shawl with Miss Babs Yummy in Slate and Joan of Arc colors

Stash Enhancement:

Hedgehog Fibers  Twist Sock in the color way Flamingo and Go Play Outside

Madeline Tosh Light in Gilded and Composition Book Grey

Spinning

WIP

Spinning Holiday Aftermath Punis fromGourmet Stash on my Bosworth Spindle

Highland Handmades SW Merino Silk Braid Winter Wheat color on the Lendrum

Unwind Yarn Company BFL in the Stop and Smell the Poppies color way on my Made by Aaron spindle.

If you are in the area check out the LYS Out Of The Loop in Hopewell Junction, seconds of the Taconic State Parkway!