Episode 73: Swatches, Revisited

Where to find us:

  • Kelly


Topics:  

PICKS OF THE WEEK:

  • Malabrigo Dos Tierras - Kelly
  • KFI Painted Desert - Angela
  • If you purchase any of the items this week that are available from Must Love Yarn, receive 10% off with the Coupon Code we mention in the podcast!

What We are Wearing:

FO’s:

WIPs :

Events:

  • Thank you to everyone who tuned in for the NYE Live Event and those who have watched the event since then.
    • Upcoming YouTube Live Events:
      • Tentatively Scheduled for Sunday, January 28, 2018 at noon EST for the next Live Event.

KALs:

  • Hitchhiker KAL - starts January 15, 2018 and runs through end of February 2018.  Use that special skein of sock yarn, knit a fun shawl project (Great option for the Jan/Feb box of the Seasons of Vermont yarn).

Upcoming KALs:

  • On the Spice Market Shawl KAL - will be starting February 15, 2018 and running through April 16, 2018 (Tax Day!).  Kristie from FiberStash is dyeing up some kits for us for this pattern.  We will have those kits available at the end of the month.

  • Berroco (they distribute Istex Lopi yarns) is hosting a Lopi Knit Along, we will be KAL-ing with them!  More details to come!

GIVEAWAY (Prize): 

  • 2,000 Subscriber Giveaway!!!!!  Help us reach 2,000 subscribers on our YouTube Channel.  We are putting together “Taste of Vermont” prizes, including some Wing and A Prayer Farm “Boy Band” Skeins.

New In Store:

Seasons of Vermont Boxes Available Here!

    Episode 072: Super Happy Madtosh

    Where to find us:

    • Kelly


    Topics:  

    PICKS OF THE WEEK:

    • Madelinetosh Sport - Kelly
    • Happy Feet Splash - Angela
    • If you purchase any of the items this week that are available from Must Love Yarn, receive 10% off with the Coupon Code we mention in the podcast!

    What We are Wearing:

    FO’s:

    • What, nothing! (Angela and Kelly)

    WIPs :

    Events:

    • Thank you to everyone who tuned in for the NYE Live Event and those who have watched the event since then.
      • Upcoming YouTube Live Events:
        • Tentatively Scheduled for Sunday, January 28, 2018 at noon EST for the next Live Event.
    • New Class Schedule is up!  We have a lot of great classes for January-April.

    KALs:

    • Hitchhiker KAL - starts January 15, 2018 and runs through end of February 2018.  Use that special skein of sock yarn, knit a fun shawl project (Great option for the Jan/Feb box of the Seasons of Vermont yarn).

    Upcoming KALs:

    • On the Spice Market Shawl KAL - will be starting February 15, 2018 and running through April 16, 2018 (Tax Day!).  Kristie from FiberStash is dyeing up some kits for us for this pattern.  We will have those kits available at the end of the month.

    • Berroco (they distribute Istex Lopi yarns) is hosting a Lopi Knit Along, we will be KAL-ing with them!  More details to come!

    GIVEAWAY (Prize): 

    • 2,000 Subscriber Giveaway!!!!!  Help us reach 2,000 subscribers on our YouTube Channel.  We are putting together “Taste of Vermont” prizes, including some Wing and A Prayer Farm “Boy Band” Skeins.

    Episode 069: Super Secret Stuff

    Thursday December 14, 2017

     

    Show Notes:

    Where to find us:

    • Kelly

     

    Topics:  

    PICKS OF THE WEEK:

    • Kelly - Woodland Animal Project Pouches
    • Angela - Berroco Vintage A new sweater pattern was released (Fountain) using Vintage.  Vintage is also great for hats, mittens, and baby items.
    • If you purchase any of the items this week that are available from Must Love Yarn, receive 10% off with the Coupon Code we mention in the podcast!

    What We are Wearing:

    FO’s:

    • Not a thing for Angela
    • Nothing that Kelly can show

    WIPs :

    Events:

    • YouTube Live Stream on Sunday was a fantastic success!  You can still watch it, the archived version is up on the YouTube Channel and is available on iTunes.
      • Upcoming YouTube Live Events:
        • Sunday December 31, 2017 for a New Year’s Eve Special Live Event!!! Start time will be approximately 7pm EST  
    • Trunk Show with FiberStash!!!  On Saturday, December 16, 2017 from noon to 3pm

    KALs:

    • Sock along - Starts November 1 - December 31.  Socks, Socks, Socks…….Show us your socks! Knit or crochet, must post 2 finished socks, slippers, shorty socks in the FO thread.  Christmas stockings are allowed and only having one will count.  Mini socks if they are made into a bunting (i.e. lots of them) will also count.
    • Big Bulky Sweater Along!!!  Join Kelly and Angela as they knit Slouchy Pullover by Churchmouse Yarn & Teas.  KAL also runs between now and the end of December.  We’ll pull prizes on the YouTube Live NYE broadcast.

    GIVEAWAY (Prize): 

    • 2,000 Subscriber Giveaway!!!!!  Help us reach 2,000 subscribers on our YouTube Channel.  We are putting together “Taste of Vermont” prizes, including some Wing and A Prayer Farm “Boy Band” Skeins.

    Other Things We Mention

    Episode 068: My Other Craft Room

    Thursday December 7, 2017

     

    Show Notes:

    Where to find us:

    • Kelly

     

    Topics:  

    PICKS OF THE WEEK:

    What We are Wearing:

    FO’s:

    WIPs :

    Events:

    • YouTube Live Stream on Sunday was a fantastic success!  You can still watch it, the archived version is up on the YouTube Channel and is available on iTunes.
      • Upcoming YouTube Live Events:
        • Sunday December 31, 2017 for a New Year’s Eve Special Live Event!!! Start time will be approximately 7pm EST  
    • Trunk Show with FiberStash!!!  On Saturday, December 16, 2017 from noon to 3pm

    KALs:

    • Sock along - Starts November 1 - December 31.  Socks, Socks, Socks…….Show us your socks! Knit or crochet, must post 2 finished socks, slippers, shorty socks in the FO thread.  Christmas stockings are allowed and only having one will count.  Mini socks if they are made into a bunting (i.e. lots of them) will also count.
    • Big Bulky Sweater Along!!!  Join Kelly and Angela as they knit Slouchy Pullover by Churchmouse Yarn & Teas.  KAL also runs between now and the end of December.  We’ll pull prizes on the YouTube Live NYE broadcast.

    GIVEAWAY (Prize):

    • 2,000 Subscriber Giveaway!!!!!  Help us reach 2,000 subscribers on our YouTube Channel.  We are putting together “Taste of Vermont” prizes, including some Wing and A Prayer Farm “Boy Band” Skeins.

    Yarn! AND BOOKS!

    Other Things We Mention

    Episode 063: Surprise Party In Your Couch

     

    Where to find us:

    • Kelly

    Topics:  

    PICKS OF THE WEEK:

    What We are Wearing:

    FO’s:

    WIPs :

    Upcoming WIPs:

    Events:

    • Classes are up!!!
    • YouTube Live Stream - Sunday, November 5, 2017 at 10:30am EST - come hang out and knit/crochet/spin/craft with us.

    KALs:

    • Sock along - Starts November 1 - December 31.  Socks, Socks, Socks…….Show us your socks! Knit or crochet, must post 2 finished socks, slippers, shorty socks in the FO thread.  Christmas stockings are allowed and only having one will count.  Mini socks if they are made into a bunting (i.e. lots of them) will also count.

    GIVEAWAY (Prize):

    • Enchanted Forest Pool Shawl by Jenn Sheelen - Has generously donated a copy of her pattern.  AND The Winner is…..watch the episode to find out!

    NEW PRODUCTS IN STORE:

    Episode 061: Rhinebeck Pregame!

    Where to find us:

    • Kelly

     

    Topics:  

    PICKS OF THE WEEK:

    WIPs (Pictures Only This Week):

    Questions/From the Boards:

    • Questions from Betty in Hawaii on the Fade Cardigan
      • Did you pre-soak the yarns?  Information on Citric Acid Soaking Process and setting dyes.
      • Did you make a swatch using all the yarns and fading them before knitting the garment?

    Events:

    • Classes are up!!!

    KALs:

    • Rhinebeck KAL/CAL - AKA the Rhinebeck Sweater - but who are we kidding, this is the chance to show off your knits, so this can be more than sweaters!  We are still working on the details, but here’s the general idea: The rule for this K/CAL is that you must use a pattern that incorporates cables.  KAL/CAL will start August 1, 2017 and runs until October 22, 2017.  WIPs are allowed.  If you use yarn purchased from the store you will receive extra entries for your finished object(s).  Extra entry points for posting pictures of yourself in your knit over the Rhinebeck weekend (October 21-22).  #mlyrhinebeckalong

    GIVEAWAY:

    • Enchanted Forest Pool Shawl by Jenn Sheelen - Has generously donated a copy of her pattern.  We are going to run a Ravelry giveaway for this pattern, head over to the Ravelry Group and look for the Thread Titled Enchanted Forest Giveaway

    NEW PRODUCTS IN STORE:

    • Quince & Co - sorry cannot sell online
    • Madelinetosh is IN Stock!!!!

    We Also Mention:

    Episode 060: Third Time's a Charm!

    Where to find us:

    • Kelly

     

    Topics:  

    PICKS OF THE WEEK:

    • Kelly -  Lykke Needles
    • Angela - East Coaster Cozy made in Woolstok 50g Skeins (yes, again)
      • We also mention the Spicer Hat which takes just one 50g skein of Woolstok
    • If you purchase any of the items this week that are available from Must Love Yarn, receive 10% off with the Coupon Code we mention in the podcast!

    What Are We Wearing?:

    FOs:

     

    WIPs:

    Upcoming Projects:

    Acquisitions:

    • Angela has been very, very good this week!!!

    Events:

    KALs:

    • Rhinebeck KAL/CAL - AKA the Rhinebeck Sweater - but who are we kidding, this is the chance to show off your knits, so this can be more than sweaters!  We are still working on the details, but here’s the general idea: The rule for this K/CAL is that you must use a pattern that incorporates cables.  KAL/CAL will start August 1, 2017 and runs until October 22, 2017.  WIPs are allowed.  If you use yarn purchased from the store you will receive extra entries for your finished object(s).  Extra entry points for posting pictures of yourself in your knit over the Rhinebeck weekend (October 21-22).  #mlyrhinebeckalong

    GIVEAWAY:

    • Enchanted Forest Pool Shawl by Jenn Sheelen - Has generously donated a copy of her pattern.  We are going to run a Ravelry giveaway for this pattern, head over to the Ravelry Group and look for the Thread Titled Enchanted Forest Giveaway

    NEW PRODUCTS IN STORE:

    Episode 059: 21 Colors!

    Thursday October 5, 2017

    Show Notes

    Where to find us:

    • Kelly

     

    Topics:  

    PICKS OF THE WEEK:

    • Kelly - Blue Sky Fiber - 21 Color Hat Kits
    • Angela - Blue Sky Fiber - 21 Color Mitts Kits
    • If you purchase any of the items this week that are available from Must Love Yarn, receive 10% off with the Coupon Code we mention in the podcast!

    What Are We Wearing?:

    FOs:

     

    WIPs:

    Upcoming Projects:

    Acquisitions:

    • Katrinkles Ornament Kits from VT Sheep and Wool (Angela)
    • Cormo/Corriedale Roving from Savage Hart Farm (Kelly)
    • Fabric & Patterns (Kelly)
      • Kwik Sew K3766 Tee Shirt
      • Kwik Sew K4158 Cotton V-Neck Patchwork
      • McCall’s M7650 Cotton V-Neck Tunic
      • The Green Pepper F736 Leggings

    Events:

    KALs:

    • Rhinebeck KAL/CAL - AKA the Rhinebeck Sweater - but who are we kidding, this is the chance to show off your knits, so this can be more than sweaters!  We are still working on the details, but here’s the general idea: The rule for this K/CAL is that you must use a pattern that incorporates cables.  KAL/CAL will start August 1, 2017 and runs until October 22, 2017.  WIPs are allowed.  If you use yarn purchased from the store you will receive extra entries for your finished object(s).  Extra entry points for posting pictures of yourself in your knit over the Rhinebeck weekend (October 21-22).  #mlyrhinebeckalong

    Episode 055: Yarn Fingers

    Thursday September 7, 2017

     

    Show Notes:

    Where to find us:

    • Kelly

     

    Topics:  

    PICKS OF THE WEEK:

    • Kelly - Caradon Hill Jumper knit with Brown Sheep Co. Prairie Spun DK
    • Angela - Wanda Estelle knit with JaggerSpun Heather 6/8s, would need 5 skeins for this project and it comes in 8 colors ($12.99 per skein)
    • If you purchase any of these items this week from Must Love Yarn, receive 10% off with the Coupon Code we mention in the podcast!

    What Are We Wearing?:

    FOs:

    WIPs:

    Upcoming Projects:

    Acquisitions:

    Events:

    • When the “cats” are away, the “mice” will play…. September 14-16 Kelly is away, so watch for special flash sales when Angela and Jen man the ship!
    • Rhinebeck (October 21, 2017) - The bus is reserved!  Tickets available here!

    KALs:

    • Rhinebeck KAL/CAL - AKA the Rhinebeck Sweater - but who are we kidding, this is the chance to show off your knits, so this can be more than sweaters!  We are still working on the details, but here’s the general idea: The rule for this K/CAL is that you must use a pattern that incorporates cables.  KAL/CAL will start August 1, 2017 and runs until October 22, 2017.  WIPs are allowed.  If you use yarn purchased from the store you will receive extra entries for your finished object(s).  Extra entry points for posting pictures of yourself in your knit over the Rhinebeck weekend (October 21-22).  #mlyrhinebeckalong

    NEW PRODUCTS IN STORE:

    Episode 050: Take Two!

    Thursday July 20, 2017

     

    Show Notes:

    Where to find us:

    • Kelly

     

    Topics:  

    FOs:

    WIPs:

    Upcoming Projects:

    Acquisitions:

    Events:

    • The Great Northern Yarn Haul July 7th-23rd
    • Store-wide Moving Sale!  July 21 - August 6 - in store only.
    • Store is closed August 7 and 8 (MOVING DAYS), normal hours on August 9
    • Grand Re-opening Celebration and Green Mountain Spinnery Trunk Show - August 19
    • Rhinebeck (October 21, 2017) - The bus is reserved!  Tickets available here!

    KALs:

    • KAL - Spring Into Summer Shawl, pattern by Knitting Expat Designs.  Also starts May 21.  Join both KALs at once by using Legacy Fiber Artz yarn as one of your choices!  The yarn from Wonderland Yarns is in!
    • KAL/CAL - Legacy Fiber Artz Along!  This KAL/CAL will start May 21st after the Legacy Fiber Artz Trunk Show at Must Love Yarn! There is a bundle in the Ravelry Group with some ideas.  Please feel free to add others.

    Upcoming KALs:

    • Rhinebeck KAL/CAL - AKA the Rhinebeck Sweater - but who are we kidding, this is the chance to show off your knits, so this can be more than sweaters!  We are still working on the details, but here’s the general idea: The rule for this K/CAL is that you must use a pattern that incorporates cables.  KAL/CAL will start August 1, 2017 and runs until October 22, 2017.  WIPs are allowed.  If you use yarn purchased from the store you will receive extra entries for your finished object(s).  Extra entry points for posting pictures of yourself in your knit over the Rhinebeck weekend (October 21-22).  #mlyrhinebeckalong We will firm up the rules and start a thread in the Ravelry Group, but start looking for patterns that involve cables and get your yarn picked out, the Rhinebeck along starts in less than two weeks!

    Other Items: