Podcast Episode 208: Rhinebeck Re-Cap

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:Berroco Mochi
    • 191y/50g 37% Baby Alpaca, 35% Nylon, 26% Fine Merino, 2% Other Fibers
    • 4 Sts = 1" on US 9 Needles
    • Hand wash, dry flat
    • Details about Podcast Picks
      • Good in-store or online
      • Use code: GIVEN ON THE PODCAST
      • 10% off the weekly pick items
      • Runs for 2 weeks (10/28/22-11/11/22)
  • Check it all out at Must Love Yarn

What We Are Wearing:

  • Campsider by Alicia Plummer (Angela)
  • The Shift by Andrea Mowry (Jen)
  • Pawlet sweater by Amy Christoffers (Mannequin 1)- Knit in Berroco Mochi
  • Waitsfield scarf by Amy Christoffers (Mannequin 1)- Knit in Berroco Mochi
  • Stowe  sweater by Amy Christoffers (Mannequin 2)- Knit in Berroco Mochi
  • We also showed the Bennington Cowl and Beret by Amy Cristoffers and the Shoulder Cozy by Churchmouse Yarns

FO’S:

WHAT?  None this time around!

WIPs :

Simmering:

Casting On:

Upcoming Events and Exciting Things:

  • Fall classes are up on the website!
  • 2022 Seasons of Vermont Boxes  
    • GRATITUDE box now available! Mountaintop Socks pattern, DK weight self-striping yarn + complementary mini-skein by Woolens and Nosh, and bag by Fitzhugh Perfectly (and lots of other goodies)!
    • June 2022 - BALANCE still available 

Other Things We Mention:

  • Wool & Folk and NY Sheep & Wool Re-Cap

KAL/CALs: 

  • Seasons of Vermont (SOV) Along - PRIZES DRAWN - KAL will continue
    • 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

 

  • Summer Tank Along - PRIZES!!!!!
    • Starts 6/17/22 
    • Ends 9/5/22
    • No Sleeves (i.e. Tanks), must be a member of the Ravelry Group, WIPs allowed
    • Come join us for a summer tank along.  There are so many different tank options out there both knit and crochet.
    • Take our Crochet Tank Class this summer

 

  • Cables & Lace Along (NEW & UPCOMING) - FO Thread & Chatter Thread
    • Starts 9/15/22
    • Ends 11/30/22
    • Project must have cables or lace or both (extra entry if the project has both).  WIPS allowed.  So many fun projects for something like this from a cabled headband, to a sweater like Three Seasons Cardigan.

 

  • Warmth With Yarn K/CAL (ANNUAL)
    • Starts 9/1/22
    • Ends 12/31/22
    • Our annual K/CAL for donation knitting.  Help provide warm items for donation.  We pick local organizations to donate to.  You can drop off your items at the store.  Not local to us? Donate locally and enter in the Ravelry Thread.

 

 

Podcast Episode 202: Yarn Prizes!

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) 

 

 

What We Are Wearing:

  • No Handknits today! (Angela)
  • Ranunculus by Midori Hirose (Jen)

FO’S:

WIPs :

Simmering:

Casting On:

Upcoming Events and Exciting Things:

  • New Summer Class schedule - classes posted
  • Kick-off Party Tour de Fleece with Drop Spindle class (Kelly); 4-6pm July 1st at MLY
  • Summer Marketplace Events (10am-2pm)
    • July 9, 2022
    • August 13, 2022
    • September 10, 2022
  • Great Northern Yarn Haul - July 8-31st - more to come!
  • 2022 Seasons of Vermont Boxes  

Other Things We Mention:

KAL/CALs: 

  • Shiftalong now known as “Along Along” - KAL CLOSED AND PRIZES DRAWN
    • 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 - KAL CLOSED AND PRIZES DRAWN
    • 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 - PRIZES DRAWN - KAL will continue
    • 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
  • Summer Tank Along - NEW!!!!
    • Starts 6/17/22 
    • Ends 9/5/22
    • No Sleeves (i.e. Tanks), must be a member of the Ravelry Group, WIPs allowed
    • Come join us for a summer tank along.  There are so many different tank options out there both knit and crochet.
    • Take our Crochet Tank Class this summer
June 17, 2022 by Angela Zaikowski

Podcast Episode 197: Yarn Squall

 

 

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:
      • SCHOPPEL WOLLE EDITION 3
        • $13.50 per skein
        • 164y/50g 100% Superfine Wool from Patagonia
        • 6.25 Sts = 1" on US 2-4 Needles
        • Machine wash gentle, dry flat
      • SCHOPPEL WOOL ZAUBERBALL STARKE 6
        • $30.00 per skein
        • 437y/150g 75% Superfine Wool from Patagonia 25% Nylon
        • 5.5 Sts = 1" on US 4-6 Needles
        • Machine wash gentle, dry flat
      • Details about Podcast Picks
        • Good in-store or online
        • Use code: Code given on the Podcast
        • 10% off the weekly pick items
        • Runs for 2 weeks (3/4/22-3/18/22)

    What We Are Wearing:

    FO’S:

    WIPs :

    Simmering:

    Casting On:

    Upcoming Events and Exciting Things:

    Other Things We Mention:

    • How to help citizens of Ukraine
      • The Cut - has a list of resources (originally posted in Undie Untangled)
      • Etsy - filter search by artists in Ukraine and digital content (no product to ship)
      • Ravelry - In pattern search (advanced settings) you can filter the designer county to Ukraine
      • Ripple Makes Waves Hat by Casapinka (free pattern with suggestions for donations)
    • Clementine Cowl Pattern
    • Snow Squall Video

    Local Yarn Spotlight

    • Petersholm Farm
      • Upcoming Seasons of Vermont 
      • Amazing natural colored Shetland yarn

     

    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.

    Podcast Episode 185: Re-BOOT!

    Podcast Episode 185:  Re-Boot

    08/6/2021

     Where to find us:

    • Kelly

     

    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:

    WIPs :

    • Bixby Cardigan by Amy Christoffers (Angela)
    • Illuminate by Andrea Mowry (Angela) - discussed but not shown
    • Super Secret Seasons of Vermont Pattern (Jen)
    • Sea Glass Tee by Wool & Pine (Jen)

    Almost Done:

    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

     

    Podcast Episode 181: What Knitting?

    Podcast episode from January 22, 2021

    August 02, 2021 by Angela Zaikowski

    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 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 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 056: Playtime!!

     

    Where to find us:

    • Kelly

     

    Topics:  

    PICKS OF THE WEEK:

    What Are We Wearing?:

    FOs:

    WIPs:

    Upcoming Projects:

    Acquisitions:

    • Angela fell down the pattern rabbit hole.  Lots of cool patterns on sale, won’t share quite yet since some will be picks of the week.
    • Angela - stitch markers/progress keepers from SugarTots on Etsy.  Great selection, fun animals, good prices.

    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

    Pattern Giveaway!

    Flat Iron Cowl by Larisa Demos