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:

Episode 128: Humpback Whale Cowl

Thursday May 2, 2019

 

Where to find us:

  • Kelly

Topics:  

PICK OF THE WEEK:

Regia Sock Yarns! - Includes new spring colors of cotton blend Tutti Frutti!

 

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:

  • HO - CSM Sock (Kelly)

WIPs :

 

Upcoming Projects:

Acquisitions:

  • Kingdom Fleece & Fiberworks Yarn for the Black Berry Shawl (Angela)

Events:

  • Worldwide Knit in Public Day!

KALs:

  • NEW TO ME ALONG - started March 1, 2019 - May 1, 2019...and the winners are…..
    • We show a great prize, a project bag donated by Tish P. of EweGotABag on Etsy!

CALs:

Episode 127: Angela’s Not Allowed Crochet CAL

Thursday, April 18, 2019

 

Where to find us:

  • Kelly

Topics:  

PICK OF THE WEEK:

Wonderland Yarn Blossoms

 

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:

Events:

Local Yarn Store Day - April 27

    Trunk Shows!!

KALs:

  • Fuzzyalong K/CAL - starts February 14, 2019 - April 15, 2019 AND THE WINNERS ARE……..

 

  • NEW TO ME ALONG - started March 1, 2019 - May 1, 2019
    • Use a New To you Designer or Yarn Dyer
    • Lots of great suggestions and coupon codes in the Ravelry Thread.
    • We show a great prize, a project bag donated by Tish P. of EweGotABag on Etsy!

 

Episode 094: Big, Tangled Ball of Yarn

 

 

Where to find us:

  • Kelly

 

Topics:  

PICKS OF THE WEEK:

  • Berroco Ultra Wool - Kelly
  • Debbie Bliss Baby Cashmerino and Ella Rae Cashmereno - 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:

Acquisitions:

  • Tons of wool fabric for wool applique and some wool applique patterns and kits too! (Kelly went to Vermont Quilt Festival with her mom on Sunday and had way too much fun!)

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!

Upcoming KALs:

GIVEAWAY (Prize):

 

SHOUT OUTS:

  • To @WOWSKUNK for stopping by on Wednesday

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: