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!

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 129: Court Jester of Crochet

Thursday May 9, 2019

Where to find us:

  • Kelly

Topics:  

PICK OF THE WEEK:

SugarBush Yarns Drizzle

Lana Grossa Stromboli

Berroco Mykonos & Mykonos Stonewash

 

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:

  • No FO to show, but I did finish CSM socks for my husband that I showed last week... (Kelly)

WIPs :

 

Upcoming Projects:

Acquisitions:

Events:

  • Worldwide Knit in Public Day!

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 126: Yarn In Reverse

Thursday, April 11, 2019

 

Where to find us:

  • Kelly

Topics:  

PICK OF THE WEEK:

Gedifra Lana Mia Cotone

Here are some free patterns available on Ravelry that would work great with this week’s Pick of the Week:

Dottie Sock II by Raquel Gaskell

Vanilla Latte Socks by Virginia Rose-Jeanes

Granny Cowl by Sherri Bondy (I didn’t forget you crocheters! ❤ Kelly)

 

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:

New Yarn:

Episode 122: Kelly's Plan

Thursday February 14, 2019

 

Where to find us:

  • Kelly

Topics:  

PICK OF THE WEEK:

Berroco Andean Mist and Sugar Bush Yarns Drizzle

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:

  • Not a thing for me!!! (Angela)

WIPs :

 

Upcoming Projects:

Acquisitions:

Events:

 

Discounts:

  • Get 20% off The Feel of Wind on Water pattern by Perry Wilson, use the code MLY20 on Ravelry through the end of the year! Thanks so much Perry!!!  Perry so kindly extended this coupon code through the end of March 2019!

KALs:

New In Store:

Episode 098: Counting Stitches

 

Show Notes

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:

  • No hand knits today, but I am wearing a stitch marker necklace from an caitin beag (Irish for The Little Small Cat)- (Angela) For more information on the name of the shop and pronunciation guide, click here.

FO’s:

  • I crocheted a thing!  Well, a coaster! (Angela)

WIPs :

Upcoming Projects:

Acquisitions:

Events:

  • Tour De Fleece - July 7 - July 29, 2018 or check out Team Sasquatch
  • July 13-29, 2018 - Great Northern Yarn Haul .  Now has a Ravelry Group.
    • 22 stores/farms participating - you can start your experience at any one of them
    • 3 prize levels: Get to 10 stores (2 prizes will be drawn), 15 stores (2 prizes will be drawn), 20+ stores you will be eligible for the Grand Prize Drawing!
    • 10 VT stores, 8 NH stores, 4 in ME
    • $20 min purchase gets you the bag and passport, sign in & initial passport at each participating store, stores may have goodies/events along the way for participants, we at Must Love Yarn have the mitten class and Stitch-n-pitch occurring during the yarn haul
    • check out the Facebook & Ravelry pages
  • July 28, 2018 - Evening at the Ballpark with the Vermont Lake Monsters
    • Did you see the Baseball t-shirts? We have Must Love Yarn baseball shirts in the shop.

KALs:

  • Summer TShirt K/CAL.  Started May 1, 2018 and runs through August 2, 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!
  • Ancient WIPs K/CAL - Dust off those ancient WIPS (or not so ancient WIPS).  Let’s clear some needles/hooks. K/CAL starts July 15, 2018 and will run through September 28, 2018.  Rules - this is a K/CAL for WIPs, so anything in progress. Why is it an ancient WIPs K/CAL? Because the older the WIP, the more entries you get.  For every year old the project is, enter it that may times in the FO thread when you finish it during the K/CAL. If your project is 5 years old, when you finish it you would post it 5 times in the FO thread on Ravelry.  Random prizes will be drawn from the FO thread AND also a prize for the oldest WIP finished! Have fun and finish some things. I will also put up a separate thread for Frogged projects, so if you decide the best course is to just use the yarn for something else, you can post your before and after frogging pictures for a separate prize. Use #MLYAncientFrog to tag your projects on instagram!

Upcoming KALs:

  • Baby K/CAL - it seems like there is a plethora of babies joining the world shortly, so let’s welcome them woolly style.  K/CAL will begin August 1, 2018 and run until October 4, 2018. This K/CAL is for baby sized stuff (24 months and younger).  WIPs allowed.

 

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: