Podcast Episode 196: All the Angora

 Where to find us:

Topics:  

What’s New:

  • Knit Group is back IN-PERSON!
    • Wednesdays from 5pm-7pm (virtual group still being hosted)
    • Sunday from 1pm-3pm (virtual group still being hosted) 

 

  • PODCAST PICK REVIVED: 
    • Noro Ito
      • $45.00 per skein
      • 437y/200g 100% Wool
      • 4-5 Sts = 1" on US 7-9 Needles
      • Hand wash, dry flat - or dry clean
    • Noro Kureyon
      • $10.00 per skein
      • 108y/50g 100% Wool
      • 4.5-5 sts = 1" on US 7-8
      • Hand Wash or Dry Clean
    • Noro Okunoshima
      • $29.99 per skein
      • 35% Silk, 28% Wool, 20% Angora, 17% Mohair
      • 4-5sts = 1" on US 7-9 needles
      • Hand wash, dry flat
    • Noro Silk Garden
      • $12.99 per skein
      • 108y/50g 45% Silk 45% Kid Mohair 10% Lambs Wool
      • 4.5-5 Sts = 1" on US 7-8 Needles
      • Dry Clean
    • Noro Silk Garden Solo
      • $11.95 per skein
      • 110y/50g 45% Silk 45% Mohair 10% WooI
      • 4.5 sts per inch on a US 8.0 needle
      • Dry Clean
    • Details about Podcast Picks
      • Good in-store or online
      • Use code: ****** (Code given in Podcast)
      • 10% off the weekly pick items
      • Runs for 2 weeks (2/18/22-3/3/22)
  • Check it all out at Must Love Yarn

What We Are Wearing:

FO’S:

WIPs :

  1. Using Gauge Dye Works Yarn for this project
  • Danni Sweater by This.Bird.Knits (Angela)
  • Big Mitt #2 - see above (Jen)
  • Musselburgh Hat by Ysolda Teague (Jen)
  • Evenfall by Andrea Mowry (Jen)
  • Not-so-Secret SOV pattern (Jen)
  • Simmering:

    Casting On:

    Upcoming Events and Exciting Things:

    • New Class schedule NOW POSTED (for late February - April)
    • 2022 Edition of Seasons of Vermont Boxes.  Will be 4 boxes this year - released mid-March, mid-June, mid-September, and mid-December.

    KAL/CALs: 

    • Shiftalong now known as “Along Along”
      • Starts January 1, 2022 
      • Runs through April 15, 2022
      • Come make any of the Patterns that use the Spincycle type yarn (Spincycle, Shoppel, Feederbrook Farm, etc) with us. Angela has decided to make Danni and Jen is making Evenfall by Andrea Mowry
    •  Snuggle Along
      • Starts February 14, 2022 (Treat Yourself)
      • Ends approximately May 1, 2022
      • Use a fuzzy yarn in your project, such as mohair or suri alpaca
      • Make something warm and snuggly
      • Bundle of pattern ideas on the Ravelry Page
    • Seasons of Vermont (SOV) Along
      • Starts with the release of the March 2022 box
      • Ends May 15, 2022
      • Have a SOV box that you need motivation to use?  Join us for this KAL using SOV yarns and patterns.  Don’t have an SOV box?  Not a problem, use of the released patterns from the box and your project will qualify.  Use both yarn and pattern and gain extra entries. 

     

    February 18, 2022 by Angela Zaikowski

    Episode 192: Things That Don't Get Done

    Where to find us:

     

    Topics:  

    What’s New:

    • Knit Group is back IN-PERSON!
      • Wednesdays from 5pm-7pm (virtual group still being hosted)
      • Sunday from 1pm-3pm (virtual group still being hosted)  
    • New Yarns in stock: so many! Check it all out at Must Love Yarn

    What We Are Wearing:

    FO’S:

    WIPs :

    Simmering:

    Casting On:

    Upcoming Events and Exciting Things:

    • MLY Holiday Pop-ups
      • Sunday, December 5 and 12 from 10:00am-1:00pm
      • 1-2 vendors - will be set-up inside
      • Masks required
      • Check website and social media for vendor line-up
    • Classes are posted, more coming soon!
    • Angela also mentions a quilt that is being raffled to support a nonprofit.  The raffle is still live.  

    KAL/CALs: 

    • Warmth with Yarn - coming this fall again
    • Sweaterapolooza - starts now - runs through November 27, 2021 (new date!)
      • WIPS allowed
      • Come knit a sweater with us, for wearing at a fall festival or just around town.  Sweater weather is coming and this K/CAL will get you ready.
    • HOLIDAYS! - coming soon

     

    Podcast Episode 189: The Leg

     

     

     Where to find us:

    • Kelly

    Topics:  

    What’s New:

    • Knit Group is back IN-PERSON!
      • Wednesdays from 5pm-7pm (virtual group still being hosted)
      • Sunday from 1pm-3pm (virtual group still being hosted)  
    • New Yarns in stock:

    What We Are Wearing:

    FO’S:

    WIPs :

    Simmering:

    Casting On:

    • Indigo Dyed Yarn Sweater - Help Angela Choose

    Upcoming Events and Exciting Things:

      • Upcoming Mini Market on October 2-3, 2021
        • Exciting list of vendors
          • SATURDAY, October 2, 2021
            • Fiberstash Yarns
            • Bobolink Yarns
            • Junction Fiber Mill
          • SUNDAY, October 3, 2021
            • Hands & Heart Yarn
            • Dillner Yarns
            • Kingdom Fleece & Fiberworks
            • From 10:00am-2:00pm on both Saturday and Sunday
            • Will be outside in the parking lot
            • Masks required
        • Classes are posted, more coming soon!

        KAL/CALs: 

        • Warmth with Yarn - coming this fall again
        • Sweaterapolooza - starts now - runs through November 27, 2021 (new date!)
          • WIPS allowed
          • Come knit a sweater with us, for wearing at a fall festival or just around town.  Sweater weather is coming and this K/CAL will get you ready.

        Podcast Episode 187: Check Your Stash

         

        Where to find us:

        • Kelly

         

        Topics:  

        What’s New:

        What We Are Wearing:

        FO’S:

        WIPs :

        Simmering:

        Casting On:

        Upcoming Events and Exciting Things:

        • Seasons of Vermont - August Box “Golden Hour” 
          • Released August 13, 2021 at noon ET
          • Still a few left in both sizes!
        • Upcoming Mini Market on October 2-3, 2021
          • Exciting list of vendors - different both days
          • From 10:00am-2:00pm on both Saturday and Sunday
          • Will be outside in the parking lot
        • Classes are posted, more coming soon!

        KAL/CALs: 

        • Warmth with Wool - coming this fall again
        • Sweaterapolooza - starts now - runs through November 27, 2021 (new date!)
          • WIPS allowed
          • Come knit a sweater with us, for wearing at a fall festival or just around town.  Sweater weather is coming and this K/CAL will get you ready.

         

        Episode 157: Funny Bits at the End

        Thursday, March 6, 2020

         

         Where to find us:

        • Kelly

        Topics:  

        PICK OF THE WEEK:

        KFI Painted Lace Degrade $30 We show the free pattern Painted Lace Degrade Triangle Shawl which takes just one skein!  Also included in this pick of the week KFI Painted Lace $30

        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:

        WIPs :

        Simmering:

        Upcoming Projects:

        KALs: 

        • Retro Along (imitative of a style, fashion, or design from the recent past.)
          • Starts January 10, 2020 (bonus points for getting the joke)- March 4, 2020
          • WIPS Count
          • Retro us up - What does this mean?
            • Retro Pattern
            • Retro Yarn
            • Retro Style

         

        • Scrap Along

        Starts: March 6, 2020

        Ends: Approximately May 6, 2020 (why approximately, well you know me and locking threads)

         

          • Rules:
        1. Must use “scraps” - what would qualify as “scraps”?
          1. Leftover Yarn
          2. Leftover Fabric (yes, you can sew a FO)
          3. Yarn that you are repurposing from its originally intended project (must also list in the Frog it Thread)
        2. FO can be knit, crocheted, sewed, etc.
        3. WIPS ALLOWED
        4. Needs some pattern suggestions?

        Scrapper Cardi

        Well washed

        The V-Back Tee

        The Coziest Memory

        Shiftalong

        Leftover Faded Mitts

        Faded Leftovers Hat

        End-less Squares Blanket

        Neat Ripple (crochet)

        Granny Stripes (crochet)

        It’s Shawl Good Cardigan (crochet)

        All The Colors Shawl (crochet)

        You get the idea. If you have other suggestions, please add them to the Ravelry Scrap Along Thread. There is no shortage of projects. Not sure if something qualifies? Just ask.

        Get creative and have fun!

        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 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:

        Episode 130: Yarn Miracles

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        Where to find us:

        • Kelly

        Topics:  

        PICK OF THE WEEK:

         

        Juniper Moon Farm Zooey

        You can take a look at some of the lovely patterns available for the JMF Zooey here.

        Angela also mentions the Bridge of the Gods pattern by Kay Hopkins

        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:

        • Nothing knitted (Angela)

        FO’s:

        • Not a thing, though lots of yarn mishaps (Angela)

        WIPs :

         

        Upcoming Projects:

        Acquisitions:

        Events:

        • Worldwide Knit in Public Day! June 8, 2019 - we will be hosting Must Love Yarniad of 2019.  Watch social media 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: