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 196: All the Angora

     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: 
      • Noro Ito
        • $45.00 per skein
        • 437y/200g 100% Wool
        • 4-5 Sts = 1" on US 7-9 Needles
        • Hand wash, dry flat - or dry clean
      • Noro Kureyon
        • $10.00 per skein
        • 108y/50g 100% Wool
        • 4.5-5 sts = 1" on US 7-8
        • Hand Wash or Dry Clean
      • Noro Okunoshima
        • $29.99 per skein
        • 35% Silk, 28% Wool, 20% Angora, 17% Mohair
        • 4-5sts = 1" on US 7-9 needles
        • Hand wash, dry flat
      • Noro Silk Garden
        • $12.99 per skein
        • 108y/50g 45% Silk 45% Kid Mohair 10% Lambs Wool
        • 4.5-5 Sts = 1" on US 7-8 Needles
        • Dry Clean
      • Noro Silk Garden Solo
        • $11.95 per skein
        • 110y/50g 45% Silk 45% Mohair 10% WooI
        • 4.5 sts per inch on a US 8.0 needle
        • Dry Clean
      • Details about Podcast Picks
        • Good in-store or online
        • Use code: ****** (Code given in Podcast)
        • 10% off the weekly pick items
        • Runs for 2 weeks (2/18/22-3/3/22)
    • Check it all out at Must Love Yarn

    What We Are Wearing:

    FO’S:

    WIPs :

    1. Using Gauge Dye Works Yarn for this project
  • Danni Sweater by This.Bird.Knits (Angela)
  • Big Mitt #2 - see above (Jen)
  • Musselburgh Hat by Ysolda Teague (Jen)
  • Evenfall by Andrea Mowry (Jen)
  • Not-so-Secret SOV pattern (Jen)
  • Simmering:

    Casting On:

    Upcoming Events and Exciting Things:

    • New Class schedule NOW POSTED (for late February - April)
    • 2022 Edition of Seasons of Vermont Boxes.  Will be 4 boxes this year - released mid-March, mid-June, mid-September, and mid-December.

    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 with the release of the March 2022 box
      • Ends May 15, 2022
      • 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. 

     

    February 18, 2022 by Angela Zaikowski

    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