Ep. 093: Yarn Chatter

Where to find us:

  • Kelly

 

Topics:  

PICKS OF THE WEEK:

  • Green Mountain Spinnery DK - Kelly
  • Berroco Vintage DK - Angela  - Legacy Fiber is starting a KAL using the Tecumseh Pullover, this yarn would be a nice alternative
  • 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:

  • No hand knits today - (Angela)
  • No hand-knits - (Kelly)

FO’s:

WIPs :

Upcoming Projects:

Acquisitions:

  • Starbella Ruffle Yarn (Angela) for the Ruffle Skirt
  • England Acquisitions - Cross Stitch Kits & a Sewing Pattern & a woven ruana from Abraham Moon (Kelly)

Events:

KALs:

  • Summer TShirt K/CAL.  Started May 1, 2018 and runs through July 31, 2018.  Check out our Bundle on Ravelry for lots of pattern inspiration.  Use #MLYSummerKAL to share your progress on your summer tops.  
  • Multicolor Summer Shawl Along - Shawl must have 3 or more colors to count.  No WIPS, cast on your project with everyone on June 15, 2018. Some suggestions for patterns:  Color Affection, Suburban Wrap, Exploration Station, Mystic Sunset, or others in the Ravelry Group Bundle.  K/CAL started June 15, 2018 and runs through September 15, 2018.  We will have a chatter thread on Ravelry and a FO Thread, post on Instagram using #mlysummershawl so we can follow along too!

GIVEAWAY (Prize):

  • Shorty Sock KAL prizes...and the winner(s) are…..

 

June 22, 2018 by Angela Zaikowski

Episode 092: No Yarn Desert

Where to find us:

  • Kelly

 

Topics:  

PICKS OF THE WEEK:

  • Baah Yarn Savannah & New York - Kelly
  • Malabrigo Rios - Angela
  • 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:

  • Nothing to see here this week...

WIPs :

Upcoming Projects:

Acquisitions:

Events:

KALs:

  • Shorty Sock K/CAL - starting April 17, 2018 and running through June 17, 2018.  We’ve posted some pattern ideas on the Ravelry Board.  We also show a C/KAL prize generously donated by Green Mountain Spinnery.
  • Summer TShirt K/CAL.  Starts May 1, 2018 and runs through July 31, 2018.  Check out our Bundle on Ravelry for lots of pattern inspiration.  Use #MLYSummerKAL to share your progress on your summer tops.  Feel free to swatch before May 1st!

 

Upcoming KALs:

  • Multicolor Summer Shawl Along - Shawl must have 3 or more colors to count.  No WIPS, cast on your project with everyone on June 15, 2018. Some suggestions for patterns:  Color Affection, Suburban Wrap, Exploration Station, Mystic Sunset, or others in the Ravelry Group Bundle.  K/CAL begins June 15, 2018 and runs through September 15, 2018.  We will have a chatter thread on Ravelry and a FO Thread, post on Instagram using #mlysummershawl so we can follow along too!
  • Mad Hatter Along (i.e. colorwork hat?)  

GIVEAWAY (Prize):

  • Jodi Shawl KAL FO Prizes….and the winner(s) are…... will be posted in the Ravelry Board in a few days. 

 

SHOUT OUTS:

  • Thank you to everyone who came to the Meet the Farmers event.  It was a lot of fun, and so nice to meet everyone.

 

New In Store:

Episode 091: I Blame the Cupcakes!

Thursday May 31, 2018

 Show Notes:

Where to find us:

  • Kelly

 

Topics:  

PICKS OF THE WEEK:

  • Zitron Feinheit- Kelly
  • Wonderland Yarn Mini Skeins Cheshire Cat Fingering - Angela.
  • 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:

  • No hand-knits - (Angela)
  • No hand-knits - (Kelly)

FO’s:

  • Nothing to see here this week...

 

WIPs :

Upcoming Projects:

 

Events:

KALs:

  • Jodi Shawl KAL - started April 1 and runs through May 31.  We will have more kits the weekend of April 7 from Peggy Jane Fibers. Make your own set with Primrose Jasper DK, Madelinetosh, or Malabrigo Yarn.  More information, along with links, on the Ravelry Board.  Post your FO’s on the Finished Object thread for prizes. If you want to share your progress on Instagram, use #mlyjodikal so we can follow along!
  • Shorty Sock K/CAL - starting April 17, 2018 and running through June 17, 2018.  We’ve posted some pattern ideas on the Ravelry Board.  We also show a C/KAL prize generously donated by Green Mountain Spinnery.
  • Summer TShirt K/CAL.  Starts May 1, 2018 and runs through July 31, 2018.  Check out our Bundle on Ravelry for lots of pattern inspiration.  Use #MLYSummerKAL to share your progress on your summer tops.  Feel free to swatch before May 1st!

 

Upcoming KALs:

  • Multicolor Summer Shawl Along - Shawl must have 3 or more colors to count.  No WIPS, cast on your project with everyone on June 15, 2018. Some suggestions for patterns:  Color Affection, Suburban Wrap, Exploration Station, Mystic Sunset, or others in the Ravelry Group Bundle.  K/CAL begins June 15, 2018 and runs through September 15, 2018.  We will have a chatter thread on Ravelry and a FO Thread, post on Instagram using #mlysummershawl so we can follow along too!

New In Store:

 

 

 

Episode 090: Spinning & A Mess

Thursday May 24, 2018

 

Show Notes:

Where to find us:

  • Kelly

 

Topics:  

PICKS OF THE WEEK:

  • Making Magazine, No. 5 Color - Kelly
  • Berroco Modern Cotton (worsted) - Angela. Couple ideas for patterns:  Battersea (free pattern) or  Easy Folded Poncho (pattern and Project made with Modern Comfort)
  • 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:

  • No hand-knits - (Angela)
  • No hand-knits - (Kelly)

FO’s:

  • Nothing to see here this week...

 

WIPs :

Upcoming Projects:

Spinning:

  • Spinning up two 3 ply samples of Spunky Eclectic Falkland in the Colorway For A Cause: Nigerian Dwarf color.  I’m spinning a semi-woolen yarn to use for the Georgetown by Hannah Fettig.

Acquisitions:

Events:

KALs:

  • Jodi Shawl KAL - started April 1 and runs through May 31.  We will have more kits the weekend of April 7 from Peggy Jane Fibers. Make your own set with Primrose Jasper DK, Madelinetosh, or Malabrigo Yarn.  More information, along with links, on the Ravelry Board.  Post your FO’s on the Finished Object thread for prizes. If you want to share your progress on Instagram, use #mlyjodikal so we can follow along!
  • Shorty Sock K/CAL - starting April 17, 2018 and running through June 17, 2018.  We’ve posted some pattern ideas on the Ravelry Board.  We also show a C/KAL prize generously donated by Green Mountain Spinnery.
  • Summer TShirt K/CAL.  Starts May 1, 2018 and runs through July 31, 2018.  Check out our Bundle on Ravelry for lots of pattern inspiration.  Use #MLYSummerKAL to share your progress on your summer tops.  Feel free to swatch before May 1st!

 

Upcoming KALs:

  • Mad Hatter Along??? (i.e. colorwork hat?)
  • 3 Color Shawl Along? Color Affection, Suburban Wrap,

GIVEAWAY (Prize):

  • We will be doing giveaways during the June 2, 2018 Meet the Farmer’s Event.  

 New In Store:

 

May 25, 2018 by Kelly Otty

Episode 089: Happy Thursday!

Thursday May 17, 2018

 Show Notes:

Where to find us:

  • Kelly


Topics:  

PICKS OF THE WEEK:

  • Round Mountain Fibers- Kelly (I’ve picked these before, but they have added some new fabric prints!)
  • Juniper Moon Herriot Fine - Angela. Inspired by the New shawl pattern from Joji Locatelli, Bark Lines
  • 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:

  • No hand-knits - (Angela)
  • No hand-knits - (Kelly)

FO’s:

WIPs :

Upcoming Projects:

Spinning:

  • Spinning up two 3 ply samples of Spunky Eclectic Falkland in the Colorway For A Cause: Nigerian Dwarf color.  I’m spinning a semi-woolen yarn to use for the Georgetown by Hannah Fettig.

Acquisitions:

Events:

  • June 2, 2018 in the afternoon - Meet the Farmers and Trunk Show.  Trunk shows with Green Mountain Spinnery and FiberStash Dyeworks.
  • June 9, 2018 - World Wide Knit in Public Day
  • July 13-29, 2018 - Great Northern Yarn Haul .  Now has a Ravelry Group.
  • July 14, 2018 - Latvian Colorwork Mittens Class with Donna Druchunas
  • July 28, 2018 - Evening at the Ballpark with the Vermont Lake Monsters

KALs:

  • Jodi Shawl KAL - started April 1 and runs through May 31.  We will have more kits the weekend of April 7 from Peggy Jane Fibers. Make your own set with Primrose Jasper DK, Madelinetosh, or Malabrigo Yarn.  More information, along with links, on the Ravelry Board.  Post your FO’s on the Finished Object thread for prizes. If you want to share your progress on Instagram, use #mlyjodikal so we can follow along!
  • Shorty Sock K/CAL - starting April 17, 2018 and running through June 17, 2018.  We’ve posted some pattern ideas on the Ravelry Board.  We also show a C/KAL prize generously donated by Green Mountain Spinnery.
  • Summer TShirt K/CAL.  Starts May 1, 2018 and runs through July 31, 2018.  Check out our Bundle on Ravelry for lots of pattern inspiration.  Use #MLYSummerKAL to share your progress on your summer tops.  Feel free to swatch before May 1st!

Upcoming KALs:

Givaways:

  • Bride by the Sea pattern giveaway!  Drumroll…...
  • We will be doing giveaways during the June 2, 2018 Meet the Farmer’s Event.  

 

Shout Outs:

  • Knitting Knook Mary from North Bennington

New In Store:

Season’s of Vermont Think Summer Box - will be released on May 21, 2018 at noon EST (sorry for the delay).

 

Episode 088: We Forget

 

Where to find us:

  • Kelly

 

Topics:  

PICKS OF THE WEEK:

  • Woodland Animal & Sock Project Pouches - Kelly (I’ve picked these before, but they have added some new fabric prints!)
  • Juniper Moon Farm Findley & Findley Dappled - Angela
  • 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:

  • No hand-knits - (Angela)
  • Maybe Ninilchik - (Kelly)

FO’s:

  • Hungry Horse Hat (Angela)
  • Weaving in ends on Ninilchik as we speak!  Still needs a good blocking and photos... (Kelly)

WIPs :

Upcoming Projects:

Events:

  • June 2, 2018 in the afternoon - Meet the Farmers and Trunk Show.  Trunk shows with Green Mountain Spinnery and FiberStash Dyeworks.
  • June 9, 2018 - World Wide Knit in Public Day
  • July 13-29, 2018 - Great Northern Yarn Haul
  • July 14, 2018 - Latvian Colorwork Mittens Class with Donna Druchunas
  • July 28, 2018 - Evening at the Ballpark with the Vermont Lake Monsters

KALs:

  • Jodi Shawl KAL - started April 1 and runs through May 31.  We will have more kits the weekend of April 7 from Peggy Jane Fibers. Make your own set with Primrose Jasper DK, Madelinetosh, or Malabrigo Yarn.  More information, along with links, on the Ravelry Board.  Post your FO’s on the Finished Object thread for prizes. If you want to share your progress on Instagram, use #mlyjodikal so we can follow along!
  • Shorty Sock K/CAL - starting April 17, 2018 and running through June 17, 2018.  We’ve posted some pattern ideas on the Ravelry Board.  We also show some kits from Legacy Fiber Artz

Upcoming KALs:

  • Summer TShirt K/CAL.  Starts May 1, 2018 and runs through July 31, 2018.  Check out our Bundle on Ravelry for lots of pattern inspiration.  Use #MLYSummerKAL to share your progress on your summer tops.  Feel free to swatch before May 1st!

GIVEAWAY (Prize):

  • We will be doing giveaways during the June 2, 2018 Meet the Farmer’s Event.  

 

New In Store:

Episode 087: Yarn, Prizes & Cake!

Where to find us:

  • Kelly

 

Topics:  

PICKS OF THE WEEK:

  • Juniper Moon Farm Zooey - Kelly
  • Lana Grossa Collino - Angela
  • 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:

Events:

  • June 2, 2018 in the afternoon - Meet the Farmers and Trunk Show.  Trunk shows with Green Mountain Spinnery and FiberStash Dyeworks.
  • June 9, 2018 - World Wide Knit in Public Day
  • July 13-29, 2018 - Great Northern Yarn Haul
  • July 14, 2018 - Latvian Colorwork Mittens Class with Donna Druchunas
  • July 28, 2018 - Evening at the Ballpark with the Vermont Lake Monsters

KALs:

  • Jodi Shawl KAL - started April 1 and runs through May 31.  We will have more kits the weekend of April 7 from Peggy Jane Fibers. Make your own set with Primrose Jasper DK, Madelinetosh, or Malabrigo Yarn.  More information, along with links, on the Ravelry Board.  Post your FO’s on the Finished Object thread for prizes. If you want to share your progress on Instagram, use #mlyjodikal so we can follow along!
  • Shorty Sock K/CAL - starting April 17, 2018 and running through June 17, 2018.  We’ve posted some pattern ideas on the Ravelry Board.  We also show some kits from Legacy Fiber Artz

Upcoming KALs:

  • Summer TShirt K/CAL.  Starts May 1, 2018 and runs through July 31, 2018.  Check out our Bundle on Ravelry for lots of pattern inspiration.  Use #MLYSummerKAL to share your progress on your summer tops.  Feel free to swatch before May 1st!

GIVEAWAY (Prize):

  • Prizes for 2 year podiversary giveaways - and the winner is…...

 

  • We will be doing giveaways during the June 2, 2018 Meet the Farmer’s Event.  

 

New In Store:

Episode 086: Ten Minutes of Cake

 Where to find us:

  • Kelly

Topics:  

PICKS 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:

  • What? I am supposed to finish things? (Angela)
  • Mock Rib CSM Socks (Kelly)

WIPs :

Upcoming Projects:

Acquisitions:

Events:

  • April 21, 2018 - LYS Day.  
  • June 2, 2018 in the afternoon - Meet the Farmers and Trunk Show.  Trunk shows with Green Mountain Spinnery and FiberStash Dyeworks.
  • June 9, 2018 - World Wide Knit in Public Day
  • July 13-29, 2018 - Great Northern Yarn Haul
  • July 14, 2018 - Latvian Colorwork Mittens Class with Donna Druchunas
  • July 28, 2018 - Evening at the Ballpark with the Vermont Lake Monsters

KALs:

  • Jodi Shawl KAL - started April 1 and runs through May 31.  We will have more kits the weekend of April 7 from Peggy Jane Fibers. Make your own set with Primrose Jasper DK, Madelinetosh, or Malabrigo Yarn.  More information, along with links, on the Ravelry Board.  Post your FO’s on the Finished Object thread for prizes. If you want to share your progress on Instagram, use #mlyjodikal so we can follow along!
  • Shorty Sock K/CAL - starting April 17, 2018 and running through June 17, 2018.  We’ve posted some pattern ideas on the Ravelry Board.  We also show some kits from Legacy Fiber Artz

Upcoming KALs:

  • Summer TShirt K/CAL.  Starts May 1, 2018 and runs through July 31, 2018.  Check out our Bundle on Ravelry for lots of pattern inspiration

GIVEAWAY (Prize):

  • Prize for the On the Spice Market Shawl KAL - and the winner is…...
  •  We will be doing giveaways during the June 2, 2018 Meet the Farmer’s Event.  

 New In Store:

 

 

 

Episode 085: Hard Work Always Being Right

 Thursday April 12, 2018

 

Where to find us:

  • Kelly

PICKS OF THE WEEK:

  • Katia Ombre Cotton Kit - Kelly
  • Hikoo Cobasi - Angela - we show the Immie Tee knit in Cobasi
  • 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:

  • What? I am supposed to finish things? (Angela)

WIPs :

Upcoming Projects:

Events:

  • April 21, 2018 - LYS Day.  
  • June 2, 2018 in the afternoon - Meet the Farmers and Trunk Show.  Trunk shows with Green Mountain Spinnery and FiberStash Dyeworks.
  • June 9, 2018 - World Wide Knit in Public Day
  • July 2018 - Great Northern Yarn Haul
  • July 14, 2018 - Latvian Colorwork Mittens Class with Donna Druchunas
  • July 28, 2018 - Evening at the Ballpark with the Vermont Lake Monsters

KALs:

  • On the Spice Market Shawl KAL - will be starting February 15, 2018 (February 9, 2018 is okay if you are using for Ravellenics) and running through April 16, 2018.  Still time to enter your FO’s in the Finished Object thread on Ravelry.
  • Jodi Shawl KAL - started April 1 and runs through May 31.  We will have more kits the weekend of April 7 from Peggy Jane Fibers. Make your own set with Primrose Jasper DK, Madelinetosh, or Malabrigo Yarn.  More information, along with links, on the Ravelry Board.  Post your FO’s on the Finished Object thread for prizes. If you want to share your progress on Instagram, use #mlyjodikal so we can follow along!
  • Shorty Sock K/CAL - starting April 17, 2018 and running through June 17, 2018.  We’ve posted some pattern ideas on the Ravelry Board.  We also show some kits from Legacy Fiber Artz

Upcoming KALs:

  • Summer TShirt K/CAL.  Starts May 1, 2018 and runs through July 31, 2018.  Check out our Bundle on Ravelry for lots of pattern inspiration

    Episode 084: Shawl City

     

     

    Where to find us:

    • Kelly

     

    PICKS OF THE WEEK:

    • Queensland United Foursome - Kelly
    • Madelinetosh Sport - Angela
    • 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:

    • What? I am supposed to finish things? (Angela)
    • Jodi Shawl (Kelly)

    WIPs :

    UpComing Projects:

    Events:

    • April 21, 2018 - LYS Day.  
    • June 2, 2018 in the afternoon - Meet the Farmers and Trunk Show.  Trunk shows with Green Mountain Spinnery and FiberStash Dyeworks.
    • June 9, 2018 - World Wide Knit in Public Day
    • July 28, 2018 - Evening at the Ballpark with the Vermont Lake Monsters

    KALs:

    • On the Spice Market Shawl KAL - will be starting February 15, 2018 (February 9, 2018 is okay if you are using for Ravellenics) and running through April 16, 2018 (Tax Day!).  Still time to enter your FO’s in the Finished Object thread on Ravelry.
    • Jodi Shawl KAL - started April 1 and runs through May 31.  We will have more kits the weekend of April 7 from Peggy Jane Fibers. Make your own set with Primrose Jasper DK, Madelinetosh, or Malabrigo Yarn.  More information, along with links, on the Ravelry Board.  Post your FO’s on the Finished Object thread for prizes. If you want to share your progress on Instagram, use #mlyjodikal so we can follow along!
    • Shorty Sock K/CAL - starting April 17, 2018 and running through June 17, 2018.  We’ve posted some pattern ideas on the Ravelry Board.  We also show some kits from Legacy Fiber Artz

    GIVEAWAY (Prize):

    • We will be doing giveaways during the June 2, 2018 Meet the Farmer’s Event.  

     New In Store: