Podcast Episode 200: Bucket of Cotton

 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:
    • ARAUCANIA HUASCO COTÓN
      • $16.99 per skein
      • 481y/100g 100% Cotton
      • 7sts=1" on size 1-3 needles
      • Machine Wash Cold/Dry Flat
    • Details about Podcast Picks
      • Good in-store or online
      • Use code: CODE REVEALED ON PODCAST
      • 10% off the weekly pick items
      • Runs for 2 weeks (4/15/22-4/29/22)
  • Check it all out at Must Love Yarn

What We Are Wearing:

FO’S:

WIPs :

  • Danni Sweater by This.Bird.Knits (Angela) - Steeked and rocking the sleeves
  • (Angela)
  • Magnolia by Camilla Vad (Jen)

Simmering:

Casting On:

  • Pixelated Cardi by Laurel Gervitz (Angela and Jen)
    • Watch us both fall down the rabbit hole with this super bulky cardigan

Upcoming Events and Exciting Things:

 

  • New Class schedule stay tuned for updates
  • Local Yarn Shop Day - mark your calendars for April 30th. There will be things happening here, for sure! 
  • Great Northern Yarn Haul - planning now for July 8-31st - more to come!

 

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 March 18, 2022 (Release date of the first SOV box in 2022)
    • Ends May 15, 2022* subject to extensions
    • 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. 
    • Want to look at the SOV patterns?  We have created a SOV Bundle.

 

April 15, 2022 by Angela Zaikowski

Episode 191 Lights Out!

 

Where to find us:

As Must Love Yarn

Angela
Jennifer
Kelly
Gage/Swatch/Stitch

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:

  • Illuminate #2 (Angela) - not yet, got distracted by HATS!  
  • Magnolia sweater by Camilla Vad (Jen) - swatch complete!

Upcoming Events and Exciting Things:

  • MLY Holiday Pop-ups
    • Friday, Saturday, Sunday of Thanksgiving weekend
    • 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!

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

Episode 190 Sun Stripe

 

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:

  • Illuminate #2 (Angela)  
  • Magnolia sweater by Camilla Vad (Jen) - swatch complete!

Upcoming Events and Exciting Things:

  • MLY Holiday Pop-ups
    • Friday, Saturday, Sunday of Thanksgiving weekend
    • 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!

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 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.

       

      Podcast Episode 186: Try, Try Again

      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)  

      What We Are Wearing:

      FO’S:

      • Spark by Andre Mowry (Angela)
      • Elton by Joji Locateli (Angela)
      • Indigo Dye Class results (Kelly)
      • Spunky Eclectic Spinning (Kelly)
      • Woven Scarf (Kelly)
      • Golden Hour Cover-up by Jennifer Arbuckle (Jen)

      WIPs :

      Pattern Releases:

      Upcoming Events and Exciting Things:

      • Seasons of Vermont - August Box “Golden Hour” 
        • Releasing August 13, 2021 at noon ET
        • Sneak peek at the yarn and basket for this box
      • Classes are posted

      KAL/CALs: 

      • Warmth with Wool - coming this fall again
      • Sweaterapolooza - starts now - runs through October 31, 2021
        • 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 179: Unstructured

      Wednesday, December 23, 2020

       

      Where to find us:

      • Kelly

      Topics:  

      What’s New:

      What We Are Wearing:

      FO’S:

      WIPs :

      Simmering:

      Upcoming Projects:

      • Elton by Joji Locatelli (Angela)
      • Georgetown by Hannah Fettig - Spinning/Knitting Project (Kelly) 
      • Sap Run Vest by Larisa Demos (Kelly)
      • Fisherman’s Kep by Anne Sinclair (Kelly) - Checkout their Facebook Group for details on how to get the pattern
      • Vementry Vest by Mary Jane Mucklestone (Kelly)

      KAL/CALs: 

      • Warmth with Wool
      • Dissent CAL/KAL
      December 25, 2020 by Kelly Otty

      Episode 170: Prepared Unprepared

      Friday, July 10, 2020

       

       Where to find us:

      • Kelly

      Topics:  

      PICK OF THE WEEK:

      In lieu of our pick of the week for the summer months, we are hosting a series of fundraising campaigns for which proceeds are being donated to organizations that are fighting for social justice.  You can see all of the details about the organizations, our fundraising efforts and how to donate on our website (click here for details)

      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:

      FO’S:

      WIPs :

      Simmering:

      Upcoming Projects:

      KALs: 

      • 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!

       

      • Cloudesley Along. Thanks to a very awesome discussion during the Must Love Yarn virtual knit group, we are hosting a knit along for the Cloudesley Pattern.
        • Come join us for this KAL. It will start on Friday, April 10, 2020 so there is plenty of time to check your stash or order some yarn from Must Love Yarn. A WIP will be allowed if you are just so excited and can’t wait until Friday.
        • The KAL will run to approximately June 15, 2020.
        • Some suggestions for yarn (Note pattern calls for fingering weight yarn, some of our suggestions are for sport or DK weight yarn, please check your gauge if you are substituting a different yarn weight):

      Hikoo CoBaSi (both fingering, DK, and DK Tonals)

      Legacy Fiber Artz Slub-a-Dub

      Quince & Co Sparrow

      Quince & Co Tern

      Elsebeth Lavold Hempathy (sport)

      Berroco Quinoa (DK)

      Berroco Remix Light (DK)

      Berroco Summer Silk (DK)

      Juniper Moon Farms Zooey (DK)

      Lana Grossa Linea Pura Solo Lina (DK)

      There are of course many other yarn options (even so many more available in the online store). These are mostly summer type yarns

      • Join us for a KAL with Larisa of Green Mountain Spinnery!  We will be running a virtual KAL that will kick off on May 14th at 7pm during a Virtual Knit Night through Zoom!  If you are interested in joining us, please send us an email for the link to the zoom chat - hello(at)mustloveyarn.com.  We will be knitting the patterns of Jennifer Steingass, she’s got some great ones!  So grab your needles and yarn and get your swatches made and we’ll see you next week!

      Other Things We Mention

      • Seasons of Vermont Box #3!
      • Great Northern Yarn Haul
      • Must Love Yarn Virtual Knit Groups
      • The Must Love Yarn shop is open for shopping on Sundays again!  We’ll be open 12-4pm, see you soon!
      • Our in person knit groups will be meeting again at the shop.  These knit groups will be outside only (weather permitting), bring your projects and a lawn chair and practice social distancing.  We’re looking forward to seeing everyone Wednesday 5-7pm and Sunday 1-3pm!
      • Unwind Retreat has been cancelled for this year.  We have our eye on some possible dates for next year, but we’ll keep everyone posted.  We may be hosting a virtual marketplace for those vendors who were going to be attending the retreat, so block off August 15th on your calendar, more details to come...

      Episode 169: Everything But Knitting

      Thursday, July 2, 2020

       

      Where to find us:

      • Kelly

      Topics:  

      PICK OF THE WEEK:

      In lieu of our pick of the week for the summer months, we are hosting a series of fundraising campaigns for which proceeds are being donated to organizations that are fighting for social justice.  You can see all of the details about the organizations, our fundraising efforts and how to donate on our website (click here for details)

      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:

      FO’S:

      WIPs :

      Simmering:

      Upcoming Projects:

      KALs: 

      • 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!

       

      • Cloudesley Along. Thanks to a very awesome discussion during the Must Love Yarn virtual knit group, we are hosting a knit along for the Cloudesley Pattern.
        • Come join us for this KAL. It will start on Friday, April 10, 2020 so there is plenty of time to check your stash or order some yarn from Must Love Yarn. A WIP will be allowed if you are just so excited and can’t wait until Friday.
        • The KAL will run to approximately June 15, 2020.
        • Some suggestions for yarn (Note pattern calls for fingering weight yarn, some of our suggestions are for sport or DK weight yarn, please check your gauge if you are substituting a different yarn weight):

      Hikoo CoBaSi (both fingering, DK, and DK Tonals)

      Legacy Fiber Artz Slub-a-Dub

      Quince & Co Sparrow

      Quince & Co Tern

      Elsebeth Lavold Hempathy (sport)

      Berroco Quinoa (DK)

      Berroco Remix Light (DK)

      Berroco Summer Silk (DK)

      Juniper Moon Farms Zooey (DK)

      Lana Grossa Linea Pura Solo Lina (DK)

      There are of course many other yarn options (even so many more available in the online store). These are mostly summer type yarns

      • Join us for a KAL with Larisa of Green Mountain Spinnery!  We will be running a virtual KAL that will kick off on May 14th at 7pm during a Virtual Knit Night through Zoom!  If you are interested in joining us, please send us an email for the link to the zoom chat - hello(at)mustloveyarn.com.  We will be knitting the patterns of Jennifer Steingass, she’s got some great ones!  So grab your needles and yarn and get your swatches made and we’ll see you next week!

      Other Things We Mention

      • Seasons of Vermont Box #3!
      • Great Northern Yarn Haul
      • Must Love Yarn Virtual Knit Groups
      • The Must Love Yarn shop is open for shopping on Sundays again!  We’ll be open 12-4pm, see you soon!
      • Our in person knit groups will be meeting again at the shop.  These knit groups will be outside only (weather permitting), bring your projects and a lawn chair and practice social distancing.  We’re looking forward to seeing everyone Wednesday 5-7pm and Sunday 1-3pm!