Episode 145: The Great Rhinebeck Cast On

Thursday, October 31, 2019

 

 Where to find us:

  • Kelly

Topics:  

PICK OF THE WEEK:

Katia Big Paint - comes with free hat pattern! $11.99

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:

Events:

  • Saturday, November 9th, 11am - 2pm Green Mountain Spinnery Trunk Show!
    • Come stock up on your favorite yarns and patterns from Green Mountain Spinnery!  Don’t forget, all of the spinnery yarns count towards our Vermont Along entries (see below)!
  • Small Business Saturday and MLY Anniversary Celebration!  November 30, 2019
    • Food Drive
      • Bring in 5 non-expired/non-perishable food item for donation and receive a Coupon for in-store use the day of the event
      • Make a cash donation of $10 or more and receive a coupon for in-store use the day of the event (no credit card donations will be accepted)
    • Stay Tuned for more fun activities

KALs: 

  • Angela’s Instagram contest….and the winner is…...
  • Warmth With Yarn K/CAL - our version of the mitten tree.  We collect and donate hats, mittens, gloves, scarves, shawls, socks, and other items intended to keep the recipient warm.  The local charities who benefit: Spectrum Youth Services, COTS, ANew Place.
    • We will collect items beginning September 1 - November 15
    • Bring items into the store or mail them to us to be entered
    • We will also run a page on Ravelry for you to enter if you are donating these items locally to you.
  • Vermont-along - Celebrate Vermont’s designers and yarn dyers
    • Begins October 1, 2019 and runs through January 1, 2020
    • Use a pattern from a Vermont Designer (bundle here) or yarn from a Vermont-based yarn dyer/farmer.  Also any Patterns from the upcoming Nomadic Knits: Vermont will also count.
    • Use multiple items and receive additional entries in the FO thread
    • Have fun and find some new designers and yarn Dyers/farmers

 

Episode 144: Rhinebeck Eve Eve

Thursday, October 17, 2019

 

 

 Where to find us:

  • Kelly

Topics:  

PICK OF THE WEEK:

Green Mountain Spinnery Weekend Wool (Reg. $14.25), Mountain Mohair (Reg. $15.35), Sylvan Spirit (Reg. $15.25), Alpaca Elegance (Reg. $15.25), Mewesic (Reg. $15.00)

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:

  • NOTHING!!! (Angela)
  • Hatdana by Denise Bayron (Kelly)

 

WIPs :

 

Simmering:

 

Upcoming Projects:

Events:

  • The Rhinebeck Yarn Bazaar - being held on October 18, 2019 from 2:00pm-6:00pm at Parish Hall, 6436 Montgomery St, Rhinebeck, NY 12572
    • Entrance is Free
  • Small Business Saturday and MLY Anniversary Celebration!  November 30, 2019
    • Food Drive
      • Bring in 5 non-expired/non-perishable food item for donation and receive a Coupon for in-store use the day of the event
      • Make a cash donation of $10 or more and receive a coupon for in-store use the day of the event (no credit card donations will be accepted)
    • Stay Tuned for more fun activities

 

KALs: 

  • Shiftalong KAL - PRIZES!!!! AND the winner(s) are….
  • Warmth With Yarn K/CAL - our version of the mitten tree.  We collect and donate hats, mittens, gloves, scarves, shawls, socks, and other items intended to keep the recipient warm.  The local charities who benefit: Spectrum Youth Services, COTS, ANew Place.
    • We will collect items beginning September 1 - November 15
    • Bring items into the store or mail them to us to be entered
    • We will also run a page on Ravelry for you to enter if you are donating these items locally to you.
  • Vermont-along - Celebrate Vermont’s designers and yarn dyers
    • Begins October 1, 2019 and runs through January 1, 2020
    • Use a pattern from a Vermont Designer (bundle here) or yarn from a Vermont-based yarn dyer/farmer.  Also any Patterns from the upcoming Nomadic Knits: Vermont will also count.
    • Use multiple items and receive additional entries in the FO thread
    • Have fun and find some new designers and yarn Dyers/farmers

Episode 143: (Pre) Yarn Ramble

Thursday, October 10, 2019

 

 Where to find us:

  • Kelly

Topics:  

PICK OF THE WEEK:

Juniper Moon Farm Patagonia Organic Merino (Reg. $14.99) & Trendsetter Yarns New York Organic Merino (Reg. $7.99)  Looking for inspiration?  I’ve created a Ravelry search for Sweaters, Hats & Cowls that would be fun colorwork options for the Pick of the Week!  Click here to take a peek!

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:

Events:

  • The Rhinebeck Yarn Bazaar - being held on October 18, 2019 from 2:00pm-6:00pm at Parish Hall, 6436 Montgomery St, Rhinebeck, NY 12572
    • Entrance is Free
  • Small Business Saturday and MLY Anniversary Celebration!  November 30, 2019
    • Food Drive
      • Bring in 5 non-expired/non-perishable food item for donation and receive a Coupon for in-store use the day of the event
      • Make a cash donation of $10 or more and receive a coupon for in-store use the day of the event (no credit card donations will be accepted)
    • Stay Tuned for more fun activities

 

KALs: 

  • Shiftalong KAL - PRIZES!!!! AND the winner(s) are…. (we'll draw for prizes next week!)
  • Warmth With Yarn K/CAL - our version of the mitten tree.  We collect and donate hats, mittens, gloves, scarves, shawls, socks, and other items intended to keep the recipient warm.  The local charities who benefit: Spectrum Youth Services, COTS, ANew Place.
    • We will collect items beginning September 1 - November 15
    • Bring items into the store or mail them to us to be entered
    • We will also run a page on Ravelry for you to enter if you are donating these items locally to you.
  • Vermont-along - Celebrate Vermont’s designers and yarn dyers
    • Begins October 1, 2019 and runs through December 4, 2019
    • Use a pattern from a Vermont Designer (bundle here) or yarn from a Vermont-based yarn dyer/farmer.  Also any Patterns from the upcoming Nomadic Knits: Vermont will also count.
    • Use multiple items and receive additional entries in the FO thread
    • Have fun and find some new designers and yarn Dyers/farmers

Episode 141: Sweater Weather

Thursday, September 19, 2019

 Where to find us:

  • Kelly

Topics:  

PICK OF THE WEEK:

Queensland Collection Walkabout 100% Organic Shetland Wool $6.99

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:

  • Only a Stealth one…check my projects on Ravelry to figure it out. (Angela)

WIPs :

Simmering:

Upcoming Projects:

Events:

  • The Rhinebeck Yarn Bazaar - being held on October 18, 2019 from 2:00pm-6:00pm at Parish Hall, 6436 Montgomery St, Rhinebeck, NY 12572
    • Entrance is Free

KALs: 

  • 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.
    • AND THE WINNER(S) ARE…...

 

  • Shiftalong KAL - The KAL will start July 1, 2019 and run through October 2, 2019 so plenty of time to knit one or all of these projects!  Any of the Shift patterns will qualify (along with WIPS).  For a preview, here are the patterns:

 

  • Warmth With Yarn K/CAL - our version of the mitten tree.  We collect and donate hats, mittens, gloves, scarves, shawls, socks, and other items intended to keep the recipient warm.  The local charities who benefit: Spectrum Youth Services, COTS, ANew Place.
    • We will collect items beginning September 1 - November 15
    • Bring items into the store or mail them to us to be entered
    • We will also run a page on Ravelry for you to enter if you are donating these items locally to you.

 

Upcoming KALs:

  • Vermont-along - Celebrate Vermont’s designers and yarn dyers
    • Begins October 1, 2019 and runs through December 4, 2019
    • Use a pattern from a Vermont Designer (bundle here) or yarn from a Vermont-based yarn dyer/farmer.  Also any Patterns from the upcoming Nomadic Knits: Vermont will also count.
    • Use multiple items and receive additional entries in the FO thread
    • Have fun and find some new designers and yarn Dyers/farmers

 

Other:

  • Gage’s New Friend - Swatch!
  • 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

Episode 138: This & That

Thursday, July 25, 2019

 

Where to find us:

  • Kelly

Topics:  

PICK OF THE WEEK:

Great Adirondack Yarn Co. Organic Cotton DK & Organic Cotton DK Freeform

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 :

Simmering:

Upcoming Projects:

Events:

KALs: 

  • 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.

 

  • Shiftalong KAL - The KAL will start July 1, 2019 and run through October 2, 2019 so plenty of time to knit one or all of these projects!  Any of the Shift patterns will qualify (along with WIPS).  For a preview, here are the patterns:

Upcoming KALs:

  • Warmth With Yarn K/CAL - our version of the mitten tree.  We collect and donate hats, mittens, gloves, scarves, shawls, socks, and other items intended to keep the recipient warm.  The local charities who benefit: Spectrum Youth Services, COTS, ANew Place.
    • We will collect items beginning September 1 - November 15
    • Bring items into the store or mail them to us to be entered
    • We will also run a page on Ravelry for you to enter if you are donating these items locally to you.

Shout-outs:

Hi Delores, thanks so much for visiting the shop, sorry we missed you when you were here!

  • Delores Hunkler from Webster Groves, Missouri

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

 

Episode 125: EYF & Spring!

Wednesday March 27, 2019

 

Where to find us:

  • Kelly

Topics:  

PICK OF THE WEEK:

KFI Painted Lace - The pattern for the shawl that we show is included on the ball band of the yarn!

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)
  • Ingrid by Isabell Kraemer (Kelly)

WIPs :

 

Upcoming Projects:

Acquisitions:

 

Events:

Local Yarn Store Day - April 27

Discounts:

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

 

KALs:

  • 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.

Episode 103: I'll Find Something

Thursday September 6, 2018

 

Show Notes:

Where to find us:

  • Kelly

 

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 (Angela)
  • Autumnly (Kelly)

FO’s:

WIPs :

  • Zweig (Angela) - this will be the Rhinebeck Sweater! Made some progress on the body of the sweater and am trying not to get distracted
  • Little Socks (Angela)
  • Larch by Pam Allen (Kelly)

Upcoming Projects:

Acquisitions:

Events:

  • Rhinebeck Bus - Headed down, Saturday, October 20, 2018.  Click the link for more details.
  • The Unwind with Must Love Yarn Retreat - February 28, 2019-March 3, 2019  We are putting together a weekend of fun, fiber, and friendships. Our hope is to have most details, anticipated schedule, and cost lined up as soon as the caterer (i.e. bar service) gets back to me with anticipated costs.

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 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!
  • 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.

Upcoming KALs:

  • Mitten Tree K/CAL - Starting October 1, 2018 and running through November 30, 2018.  We are partnering with our local UPS Store to collect hand-made mittens, hats, or scarves for donation to their mitten tree.  Enter the KAL and give back
    • Not local to us?  If you can’t find a collection site near you, let us know and we can see if we can assist.  You can always pop your FO in the mail to us and we’ll get them donated for you.
      • Rules - WIPS a-okay on this one, its for charity
      • Each finished pair of mittens counts as an entry, same with hats and scarves/cowls
      • Can enter multiple sets of mittens, hats, scarves/cowls
      • FOs brought into the store or mailed to us will be entered into a separate drawing for prizes

 

New In Store:

Episode 100: Tink & Talk (with donuts!)

Thursday August 9, 2018

 

Show Notes:

Where to find us:

  • Kelly

 

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:

FO’s:

WIPs :

Upcoming Projects:

Acquisitions:

  • Crochet Book (Angela)
  • Joan Fitzhugh Project Bag

Events:

  • Rhinebeck Bus - Headed down, Saturday, October 20, 2018.  Click the link for more details.

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 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!
  • 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 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 058: More Cashmere & A New Mic!

Thursday September 29, 2017

 Show Notes

Where to find us:

  • Kelly

 

Topics:  

PICKS OF THE WEEK:

  • Kelly - Eden by Sesia Stacy Charles Fine Yarns
  • Angela - Another week of non-yarn picks for me.  I am asking that folks consider donating money to Hurricane Relief for Texas, Florida, and more urgently, Puerto Rico.  My charity pick is One American Appeal, founded by the 5 past Presidents of the United States.  One hundred percent of your donation goes directly to hurricane relief.  If that one does not suit you, charities can also be found at both Charity Navigator and Charity Watch
  • 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:

  • Dye Kits (Angela)
  • Canon VIXIA HF R800 (Kelly - lots of upcoming video footage from Vermont Sheep and Wool Festival and NY Sheep and Wool Festival!)

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

NEW PRODUCTS IN STORE:

Pattern Giveaway!

  • And the winner of the Flat Iron Cowl giveaway is…...

Flat Iron Cowl by Larisa Demos

Random Number Generator #4 SelawDE Tammy!