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
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.
Stepping Into Fall socks by Sivia Harding using Mustash Yarns Perfect Self Striping Sock in the Autumn Afterglow colorway
Awakening Cowl by me!
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.
Thank you for watching the Hudson Valley Knits Podcast!
Emily from Fibre Town has graciously hosted a fundraising contest on her forum – so thought it couldn’t hurt to ask if you could give a little love.
Maya (selkhet on Rav) and her sister are raising money for Team ASPCA for the TD 5 Boro Bike Ride in May, and along with Emily are doing a little giveaway for contest for folks that pledge – details available in Fibretown forum. which I link in my group.
I am upping the anti with some Lorna’s Laces Solemate in the Rainbow color way!
Here is the direct link to our fundraising page:
Vanilla Socks for Joe using Patons Kroy sock yarn
Krokatoa Socks by Amelia Putri Papiput on Ravelry Test knitting sock using Malabrigo Candombe
Cambio Cowl by Laura Nelkin in Vertigo Colorway
FO: None this week
Targee by Spirit Trail Fiberworks
Unwind Yarn Palworth/Silk Transylvania Tramp
85% Polwarth, 15%Silk
Knitter’s Knightmare Batty SOck Puppy Love
North Cabin Fibers Norwegian Patio Cushion
Please let me know if you are interested in my Ashford Lazy Kate. Trade proposals welcome!
Hey everyone, Rhinebeck was super awesome and I do a lot of gabbing in this video about people, classes and stuff. Next show will be about the insane amount of stuff I bought.