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 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 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 75 Rhinebeck 2016

It’s time for the annual NY Sheep and Wool Festival (otherwise known as Rhinebeck) recap! Today I am posting from Senasqua park in Croton-on-Hudson, NY.

Vendors I purchased from:

Miss Babs

Socks That Rock

O Wool

Cozy Colorworks

Stacy Stanhope Dundon

Into the Whirled

Vendors I wish I could have purchased from:

Fox Hill Farm – no website

Spruce Mountain Designs

LuLa Roe and Kristi Moore who is an independent consultant for them. She has a closed group on FB but that is only to protect from spam. Please ask to join!

 

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 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