Minisode: Behind the Counter

Monday, July 29, 2019

 

Where to find us:

  • Kelly

Topics:  

PICK OF THE WEEK:

Queensland Savanna  We show the Savanna knit up in the pattern Turbinado by Sharyn Anhalt, you can buy the pattern on Ravelry.com for $3.95 USD

If you purchase in stock weekly pick yarns from Must Love Yarn, receive 10% off with the Coupon Code we mention in the podcast! Watch Episode 73 for a quick tutorial on where to enter the coupon code at checkout if you have any questions!  Be sure the discount is showing in your cart before submitting your order, we can no longer offer refunds for discounts that are not applied correctly. If you have questions please send us a message before submitting your order!

FO’s:

WIPs :

Simmering:

Upcoming Projects:

Events:

  • August 3rd, 10:30am - 12:30pm Class - Shifting Stitches with Color, click the link for all of the details and to register!
  • Unwind Retreat with Must Love Yarn June 4-7, 2020 - more details coming in the next few months.

KALs: 

  • Butterfly KAL - Starts June 13, 2019 and runs through September 5, 2019.  In conjunction with the Butterfly/Papillon Class at Must Love Yarn, we are hosting a KAL.
  • Shiftalong KAL - The KAL will start July 1, 2019 and run through October 2, 2019 so plenty of time to knit one or all of these projects!  Any of the Shift patterns will qualify (along with WIPS).  For a preview, here are the patterns:

Upcoming KALs:

  • Warmth With Yarn K/CAL - our version of the mitten tree.  We collect and donate hats, mittens, gloves, scarves, shawls, socks, and other items intended to keep the recipient warm.  The local charities who benefit: Spectrum Youth Services, COTS, ANew Place.
    • We will collect items beginning September 1 - November 15
    • Bring items into the store or mail them to us to be entered
    • We will also run a page on Ravelry for you to enter if you are donating these items locally to you.

Episode 138: This & That

Thursday, July 25, 2019

 

Where to find us:

  • Kelly

Topics:  

PICK OF THE WEEK:

Great Adirondack Yarn Co. Organic Cotton DK & Organic Cotton DK Freeform

If you purchase in stock weekly pick yarns from Must Love Yarn, receive 10% off with the Coupon Code we mention in the podcast! Watch Episode 73 for a quick tutorial on where to enter the coupon code at checkout if you have any questions!  Be sure the discount is showing in your cart before submitting your order, we can no longer offer refunds for discounts that are not applied correctly. If you have questions please send us a message before submitting your order!

FO’s:

WIPs :

Simmering:

Upcoming Projects:

Events:

KALs: 

  • Butterfly KAL - Starts June 13, 2019 and runs through September 5, 2019.  In conjunction with the Butterfly/Papillon Class at Must Love Yarn, we are hosting a KAL.

 

  • Shiftalong KAL - The KAL will start July 1, 2019 and run through October 2, 2019 so plenty of time to knit one or all of these projects!  Any of the Shift patterns will qualify (along with WIPS).  For a preview, here are the patterns:

Upcoming KALs:

  • Warmth With Yarn K/CAL - our version of the mitten tree.  We collect and donate hats, mittens, gloves, scarves, shawls, socks, and other items intended to keep the recipient warm.  The local charities who benefit: Spectrum Youth Services, COTS, ANew Place.
    • We will collect items beginning September 1 - November 15
    • Bring items into the store or mail them to us to be entered
    • We will also run a page on Ravelry for you to enter if you are donating these items locally to you.

Shout-outs:

Hi Delores, thanks so much for visiting the shop, sorry we missed you when you were here!

  • Delores Hunkler from Webster Groves, Missouri

Other:

  • Gage’s Digits (for those who were asking)- if there is one you need that was not included, please let us know:
    • Head = 19 cm
    • Waist = 17 cm
    • Neck-to-tail = 12 cm
    • Waist-to-tail = 6 cm
    • Arm = 4 cm long
    • Leg = 5 cm long
    • Tail = 8 cm long

 

Episode 137: Creative Chaos

Thursday July 19, 2019

 

 Where to find us:

  • Kelly

Topics:  

PICK OF THE WEEK:

Noro Ito - be sure to let us know if you would like the pattern included!

If you purchase in stock weekly pick yarns from Must Love Yarn, receive 10% off with the Coupon Code we mention in the podcast! Watch Episode 73 for a quick tutorial on where to enter the coupon code at checkout if you have any questions!  Be sure the discount is showing in your cart before submitting your order, we can no longer offer refunds for discounts that are not applied correctly. If you have questions please send us a message before submitting your order!

FO’s:

WIPs :

Simmering:

Upcoming Projects:

Events:

KALs: 

  • And the Winner is…… (announced during the episode) Black Berry Shawl Along! - Starts May 15, 2019 and ends July 11, 2019.  WIPS are allowed. Come knit this fun mohair and fingering weight shawl with us!
  • Butterfly KAL - Starts June 13, 2019 and runs through September 5, 2019.  In conjunction with the Butterfly/Papillon Class at Must Love Yarn, we are hosting a KAL.
  • Shiftalong KAL - The KAL will start July 1, 2019 and run through October 2, 2019 so plenty of time to knit one or all of these projects!  Any of the Shift patterns will qualify (along with WIPS).  For a preview, here are the patterns:

Upcoming KALs:

  • Warmth With Yarn K/CAL - our version of the mitten tree.  We collect and donate hats, mittens, gloves, scarves, shawls, socks, and other items intended to keep the recipient warm.  The local charities who benefit: Spectrum Youth Services, COTS, ANew Place.
    • We will collect items beginning September 1 - November 15
    • Bring items into the store or mail them to us to be entered
    • We will also run a page on Ravelry for you to enter if you are donating these items locally to you.

Shout-outs:

Hi Ladies, thanks so much for visiting the shop, sorry we missed you when you were here!

  • Carol “Cookie” Hornung from Ballston Spa, NY

Other:

  • Gage’s Digits (for those who were asking)- if there is one you need that was not included, please let us know:
    • Head = 19 cm
    • Waist = 17 cm
    • Neck-to-tail = 12 cm
    • Waist-to-tail = 6 cm
    • Arm = 4 cm long
    • Leg = 5 cm long
    • Tail = 8 cm long

Episode 136: A 6 Letter Word

Thursday, July 11, 2019

 

Where to find us:

  • Kelly

Topics:  

PICK OF THE WEEK:

Lana Grossa Summer Tweed $26.00, KFI Painted Lace $30.00, Gedifra Lana Mia Cotone $19.99

If you purchase in stock weekly pick yarns from Must Love Yarn, receive 10% off with the Coupon Code we mention in the podcast! Watch Episode 73 for a quick tutorial on where to enter the coupon code at checkout if you have any questions!  Be sure the discount is showing in your cart before submitting your order, we can no longer offer refunds for discounts that are not applied correctly. If you have questions please send us a message before submitting your order!

FO’s:

WIPs :

Simmering:

Upcoming Projects:

Events:

  • July 12th, 2019 5:30pm - We will be hosting a Great Northern Yarn Haul kickoff party with a fabulous talk by Eve Jacobs Carnahan, a Vermont based artist.  Art Knitting: Creative Beginnings and Contemporary Directions
  • July 27th, 2019 6:05pm - Join us for Stitch & Pitch with the Vermont Lake Monsters at Centennial Field in Burlington Vermont.  Details and tickets can be found here!
  • August 3rd, 10:30am - 12:30pm Class - Shifting Stitches with Color, click the link for all of the details and to register!

KALs: 

  • Black Berry Shawl Along! - Starts May 15, 2019 and ends July 11, 2019.  WIPS are allowed. Come knit this fun mohair and fingering weight shawl with us!
  • Butterfly KAL - Starts June 13, 2019 and runs through September 5, 2019.  In conjunction with the Butterfly/Papillon Class at Must Love Yarn, we are hosting a KAL.

 

  • Shiftalong KAL - The KAL will start July 1, 2019 and run through October 2, 2019 so plenty of time to knit one or all of these projects!  Any of the Shift patterns will qualify (along with WIPS).  For a preview, here are the patterns:

CALs:

  • And the winner is…(be sure to watch this week’s episode to find out)! Angela’s Not Allowed CAL - Starts May 3 and runs through July 3
    • WIPs are a go
    • Let’s show crochet some love!

Upcoming KALs:

Shout-outs:

Hi Ladies, thanks so much for visiting the shop, sorry we missed you when you were here!

  • Kathy Converse Madison, WI
  • Diana Branco Attleboro, MA

Other:

  • Gage’s Digits (for those who were asking)- if there is one you need that was not included, please let us know:
    • Head = 19 cm
    • Waist = 17 cm
    • Neck-to-tail = 12 cm
    • Waist-to-tail = 6 cm
    • Arm = 4 cm long
    • Leg = 5 cm long
    • Tail = 8 cm long
July 12, 2019 by Kelly Otty

Episode 135: Shifty Central

Thursday June 28, 2019

 

 

 Where to find us:

  • Kelly

Topics:  

PICK OF THE WEEK:

 

Berroco Medina $13.99 and Nako Calico Jakar $8.00 and Nako Calico $7.50

If you purchase in stock weekly pick yarns from Must Love Yarn, receive 10% off with the Coupon Code we mention in the podcast! Watch Episode 73 for a quick tutorial on where to enter the coupon code at checkout if you have any questions!  Be sure the discount is showing in your cart before submitting your order, we can no longer offer refunds for discounts that are not applied correctly. If you have questions please send us a message before submitting your order!

 

FO’s:

 

WIPs :

 

Upcoming Projects:

Acquisitions:

Other:

  • Gage’s Digits (for those who were asking)- if there is one you need that was not included, please let us know:
    • Head = 19 cm
    • Waist = 17 cm
    • Neck-to-tail = 12 cm
    • Waist-to-tail = 6 cm
    • Arm = 4 cm long
    • Leg = 5 cm long
    • Tail = 8 cm long

Events:

  • July 12th, 2019 5:30pm - We will be hosting a Great Northern Yarn Haul kickoff party with a fabulous talk by Eve Jacobs Carnahan, a Vermont based artist.  Art Knitting: Creative Beginnings and Contemporary Directions
  • July 27th, 2019 6:05pm - Join us for Stitch & Pitch with the Vermont Lake Monsters at Centennial Field in Burlington Vermont.  Details and tickets can be found here!

KALs: 

  • Black Berry Shawl Along! - Starts May 15, 2019 and ends July 11, 2019.  WIPS are allowed. Come knit this fun mohair and fingering weight shawl with us!

 

  • Butterfly KAL - Starts June 13, 2019 and runs through September 5, 2019.  In conjunction with the Butterfly/Papillon Class at Must Love Yarn, we are hosting a KAL.

CALs:

Upcoming KALs:

  • Shiftalong KAL - starting soon!  Any of the Shift patterns will qualify (along with WIPS).  For a preview, here are the patterns:

Coupon Code:

Basketwave by Katrina Workman

If any viewers are interested in purchasing a copy, the coupon code, KC20 will give them 20% off.

Store Info:

In light of the recent and ongoing discussions about Ravelry’s new policy, we have posted our store Conduct Policy on our website which you can review here

Episode 134: Frolic & Detour

Thursday June 20, 2019

 

Where to find us:

  • Kelly

Topics:  

PICK OF THE WEEK:

 Schoppel Wolle Edition 3

If you purchase in stock weekly pick yarns from Must Love Yarn, receive 10% off with the Coupon Code we mention in the podcast! Watch Episode 73 for a quick tutorial on where to enter the coupon code at checkout if you have any questions!  Be sure the discount is showing in your cart before submitting your order, we can no longer offer refunds for discounts that are not applied correctly. If you have questions please send us a message before submitting your order!

What We are Wearing:

  • (Angela)

 

FO’s:

 

WIPs :

 

Upcoming Projects:

Acquisitions:

Other:

  • Gage’s Digits (for those who were asking)- if there is one you need that was not included, please let us know:
    • Head = 19 cm
    • Waist = 17 cm
    • Neck-to-tail = 12 cm
    • Waist-to-tail = 6 cm
    • Arm = 4 cm long
    • Leg = 5 cm long
    • Tail = 8 cm long

Events:

  • July 12th, 2019 5:30pm - We will be hosting a Great Northern Yarn Haul kickoff party with a fabulous talk by Eve Jacobs Carnahan, a Vermont based artist.  Art Knitting: Creative Beginnings and Contemporary Directions
  • July 27th, 2019 6:05pm - Join us for Stitch & Pitch with the Vermont Lake Monsters at Centennial Field in Burlington Vermont.  Details and tickets can be found here!

KALs:

  • Black Berry Shawl Along! - Starts May 15, 2019 and ends July 11, 2019.  WIPS are allowed. Come knit this fun mohair and fingering weight shawl with us!
  • Butterfly KAL - Starts June 13, 2019 and runs through September 5, 2019.  In conjunction with the Butterfly/Papillon Class at Must Love Yarn, we are hosting a KAL.

CALs:

Upcoming KALs:

  • Shiftalong KAL - starting soon!  Any of the Shift patterns will qualify (along with WIPS).  For a preview, here are the patterns:

Coupon Code:

Basketwave by Katrina Workman

If any viewers are interested in purchasing a copy, the coupon code, KC20 will give them 20% off.

This & That:

Episode 133: Very Little Knitting

 

Where to find us:

  • Kelly

Topics:  

PICK OF THE WEEK:

 

If you purchase any of the items this week that are in stock from Must Love Yarn, receive 10% off with the Coupon Code we mention in the podcast! Watch Episode 73 for a quick tutorial on where to enter the coupon code at checkout if you have any questions!  Be sure the discount is showing in your cart before submitting your order, we can no longer offer refunds for discounts that are not applied correctly. If you have questions please send us a message before submitting your order!

What We are Wearing:

 

FO’s:

  • Well, not a thing this week (Angela)

 

WIPs :

 

Upcoming Projects:

Acquisitions:

  • Gage’s Digits (for those who were asking)- if there is one you need that was not included, please let us know:
    • Head = 19 cm
    • Waist = 17 cm
    • Neck-to-tail = 12 cm
    • Waist-to-tail = 6 cm
    • Arm = 4 cm long
    • Leg = 5 cm long
    • Tail = 8 cm long



Events:

  • Beginning in mid June - Butterfly Cowl/Shawl Class/Workshop with Marin Melchior - stayed tuned for more details!  For more information or to register, click here!
  • July 12th, 2019 5:30pm - We will be hosting a Great Northern Yarn Haul kickoff party with a fabulous talk by Eve Jacobs Carnahan, a Vermont based artist.  Art Knitting: Creative Beginnings and Contemporary Directions

KALs:

  • Black Berry Shawl Along! - Starts May 15, 2019 and ends July 11, 2019.  WIPS are allowed. Come knit this fun mohair and fingering weight shawl with us!

CALs:

 

Upcoming KALs:

  • Shiftalong KAL - starting soon!  Any of the Shift patterns will qualify (along with WIPS).  For a preview, here are the patterns:

Coupon Code:

Basketwave by Katrina Workman

If any of your viewers are interested in purchasing a copy, the coupon code, KC20 will give them 20% off.

 

This & That:

  • We mention our interview on The Upside radio show last week.  You can find The Upside on Instagram and Facebook and Gin, the fab host, will be sending us a link to the full podcast interview once she gets it uploaded - June 17.  We’ll share the link as soon as we get it!
June 14, 2019 by Angela Zaikowski

Episode 132: Yarn Games

Wednesday June 5, 2019

 

Where to find us:

  • Kelly

Topics:  

PICK OF THE WEEK:

Malabrigo Sock

 

If you purchase any of the items this week that are in stock from Must Love Yarn, receive 10% off with the Coupon Code we mention in the podcast! Watch Episode 73 for a quick tutorial on where to enter the coupon code at checkout if you have any questions!  Be sure the discount is showing in your cart before submitting your order, we can no longer offer refunds for discounts that are not applied correctly. If you have questions please send us a message before submitting your order!

What We are Wearing:

 

FO’s:

 

WIPs :

 

Upcoming Projects:

Acquisitions:

  • Gage’s Digits (for those who were asking)- if there is one you need that was not included, please let us know:
    • Head = 19 cm
    • Waist = 17 cm
    • Neck-to-tail = 12 cm
    • Waist-to-tail = 6 cm
    • Arm = 4 cm long
    • Leg = 5 cm long
    • Tail = 8 cm long

Events:

  • Worldwide Knit in Public Day! June 8, 2019 - we will be hosting Must Love Yarniad of 2019.  Watch social media for more details!
    • We have TSHIRTS!!!  Join Team Meerkat!  Orders placed by 5pm EST on 6/7/19 with local pick-up will be available the day of the event.  Not local and want a shirt? No problem, they can be shipped to you - use the code MustLoveYarn at check-out to receive free shipping.
  • Beginning in mid June - Butterfly Cowl/Shawl Class/Workshop with Marin Melchior - stayed tuned for more details!  For more information or to register, click here!
  • July 12th, 2019 5:30pm - We will be hosting a Great Northern Yarn Haul kickoff party with a fabulous talk by Eve Jacobs Carnahan, a Vermont based artist.  Art Knitting: Creative Beginnings and Contemporary Directions

KALs:

  • Black Berry Shawl Along! - Starts May 15, 2019 and ends July 11, 2019.  WIPS are allowed. Come knit this fun mohair and fingering weight shawl with us!

CALs:

Coupon Code:

Basketwave by Katrina Workman

If any of your viewers are interested in purchasing a copy, the coupon code, KC20 will give them 20% off.

 

This & That:

We mention our interview on The Upside radio show this morning.  You can find The Upside on Instagram and Facebook and Gin, the fab host, will be sending us a link to the full podcast interview once she gets it uploaded - probably early next week.  We’ll share the link as soon as we get it!

Minisode: Go Knitting!

 

Where to find us:

  • Kelly

Topics:  

PICK OF THE WEEK:

 SCHOPPEL ZAUBERBALL SOCK YARN or SCHOPPEL ZAUBERBALL CRAZY (Current In-Stock Colors: 1699, 2095, 2254, 2312, 1537) or REGIA COLOUR LINE

If you purchase any of the items this week that are in stock from Must Love Yarn, receive 10% off with the Coupon Code we mention in the podcast! Watch Episode 73 for a quick tutorial on where to enter the coupon code at checkout if you have any questions!  Be sure the discount is showing in your cart before submitting your order, we can no longer offer refunds for discounts that are not applied correctly. If you have questions please send us a message before submitting your order!

Patterns:

  1. Butterfly/Papillon Shawl

MAIN COLOR: 2 x Fingering Weight Skeins (gradient and long color repeat yarns work well) 100g. /398m-435yds - for a total of 796 m / 870 yds & 200 g

  • CONTRAST COLOR: 1 x Fingering Weight Skein, 100g / 398m-435yds

 

  1. Butterfly Cowl

 

Butterfly Shawl/Cowl Class – starts June 13, 2019

Join us Thursday, June 13th for a fabulous workshop with pattern designer Marin Melchior.  If you’ve seen the Butterfly / Papillion Shawl or Cowl or the Moth variation, then you know just how gorgeous Marin’s designs are!  We are so fortunate to have Marin living in our knitting community and she has graciously offered to teach a workshop here at Must Love Yarn, and we couldn’t be more excited!

 Here are the details of the workshop:

  • Beginning Thursday, June 13th from 5-7pm you’ll learn the ins and outs of making the Butterfly / Papillion Shawl or Cowl. Don’t be intimidated by the short rows, Marin will be here to guide you through the pattern.
  • There will be a second day of class, Thursday June 20th, 5-7pm, come back in and continue progress on your project.
  • There will be 3 additional drop-in/help sessions June 27th, July 11th & 18th, 4:30-6:30pm, of which you can attend 2 at no additional cost (this is included in your class fee).
  • The fee for the class is $75 (this includes the 2 workshop evenings and 2 drop-in sessions), no refunds will be issued unless we do not reach the minimum number of students (5).
  • The pattern and yarn are not included in the class fee however you can purchase your yarn at the shop for a discount of 15%. The pattern will also be available to purchase at the shop at or before the day of class.
  • Yarn Requirements
  • Yarn amounts for 2 colors/yarns
  • MAIN COLOR: 2 x Fingering Weight Skeins (gradient and long color repeat yarns work well) 100g. /398m-435yds - for a total of 796 m / 870 yds & 200 g
  • CONTRAST COLOR: 1 x Fingering Weight Skein, 100g / 398m-435yds
  • Or...
  • Yarn (rough) amounts for 7 colors/yarns
  • 6 -MAIN COLORs: 6 x fingering weight yarn roughly 50g. /180m-200yds for a total of 1,080m / 1,200yds & 300g
  • 1-CONTRAST COLOR: 2 x fingering weight yarn roughly 50g. /180m-200yds for a total of 360m / 400yds & 100g

Can’t make the workshop evenings but want to work on one of Marin’s great short row patterns?  The 3 drop-in/help sessions (June 27th, July 11th & 18th 4:30-6:30pm) will be open to people not taking the workshop for a fee of $5 per session.  Come get your questions answered about the Butterfly / Papillion Shawl or Cowl or the Moth variation by the designer herself!

FO’s:

Acquisitions:

  • Gage’s Digits (for those who were asking)- if there is one you need that was not included, please let us know:
    • Head = 19 cm
    • Waist = 17 cm
    • Neck-to-tail = 12 cm
    • Waist-to-tail = 6 cm
    • Arm = 4 cm long
    • Leg = 5 cm long
    • Tail = 8 cm long

Events:

  • Worldwide Knit in Public Day! June 8, 2019 - we will be hosting Must Love Yarniad of 2019.  Watch social media for more details!
  • Beginning in mid June - Butterfly Cowl/Shawl Class/Workshop with Marin Melchior - Details are posted 
  • July 12th, 2019 5:30pm - We will be hosting a Great Northern Yarn Haul kickoff party with a fabulous talk by Eve Jacobs Carnahan, a Vermont based artist.  Art Knitting: Creative Beginnings and Contemporary Directions

KALs:

  • Black Berry Shawl Along! - Starts May 15, 2019 and ends July 11, 2019.  WIPS are allowed. Come knit this fun mohair and fingering weight shawl with us!

CALs:

May 31, 2019 by Angela Zaikowski

Episode 131: It's All Fine

Thursday May 23, 2019

 

Where to find us:

  • Kelly

Topics:  

PICK OF THE WEEK:

 

Berroco Mantra and Pattern Book for Mantra #404

If you purchase any of the items this week that are in stock from Must Love Yarn, receive 10% off with the Coupon Code we mention in the podcast! Watch Episode 73 for a quick tutorial on where to enter the coupon code at checkout if you have any questions!  Be sure the discount is showing in your cart before submitting your order, we can no longer offer refunds for discounts that are not applied correctly. If you have questions please send us a message before submitting your order!

What We are Wearing:

 

FO’s:

  • Granny Shawl Cowl for a Little (Angela)

WIPs :

 

Upcoming Projects:

Acquisitions:

  • Gage’s Digits (for those who were asking)- if there is one you need that is not included, please let us know:
    • Head = 19 cm
    • Waist = 17 cm
    • Neck-to-tail = 12 cm
    • Waist-to-tail = 6 cm
    • Arm = 4 cm long
    • Leg = 5 cm long
    • Tail = 8 cm long

Events:

  • Worldwide Knit in Public Day! June 8, 2019 - we will be hosting Must Love Yarniad of 2019.  Watch social media for more details!
  • Beginning in mid June - Butterfly Cowl/Shawl Class/Workshop with Marin Melchior - stayed tuned for more details!
  • July 12th, 2019 5:30pm - We will be hosting a Great Northern Yarn Haul kickoff party with a fabulous talk by Eve Jacobs Carnahan, a Vermont based artist.  Art Knitting: Creative Beginnings and Contemporary Directions

KALs:

  • Black Berry Shawl Along! - Starts May 15, 2019 and ends July 11, 2019.  WIPS are allowed. Come knit this fun mohair and fingering weight shawl with us!

CALs: