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

Podcast Episode 199: It's A Thing

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:
    • Juniper Moon Farm Zooey
      • $17.99 per skein
      • 284y/100g 60% Cotton 40% Linen
      • 5-6 Sts = 1" on US 3-5 Needles
      • Machine wash cold, dry flat
    • Details about Podcast Picks
      • Good in-store or online
      • Use code: (Given out on Podcast Episode)
      • 10% off the weekly pick items
      • Runs for 2 weeks (4/1/22-4/15/22)
  • Check it all out at Must Love Yarn
  • Showed some Zooey-based patterns from Juniper Moon Farms

What We Are Wearing:

FO’S:

WIPs :

Simmering:

Casting On:

Upcoming Events and Exciting Things:

  • Sunflower Rising Cowl Pattern and Kits
  • 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.

 

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 182: Knitting Seasons

    Podcast episode from February 5, 2021

    August 02, 2021 by Angela Zaikowski

    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 111: Yarn Wizard

     Thursday November 8, 2018

     

    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:

    FO’s:

    WIPs :

    Upcoming Projects:

    Events:

     

    Anniversary of Must Love Yarn AND Small Business Saturday!!! - November 24 2018

    Come join us for our 3rd Anniversary Celebration!  It’s also Small Business Saturday, so there will be drawings and prizes and sale items.

  • In-Store - Bring non-perishable food items for the local food shelf and receive entries for 1 of 2 $50 Must Love Yarn Gift Cards (do not need to be present to win).  Every 2 items of non-perishable food will give you one entry
  • Online - Enjoy Free domestic (US only, sorry International customers)shipping on any online orders placed November 22, 2018-November 25, 2018  with the code FREESHIP3.  Our system only supports one coupon code, so the Free Shipping cannot be used in conjunction with any other coupon codes.

  • 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
    • Holiday ALONG - Starting November 1, 2018 and running through the end of December 2018.  Here are the rules:
      • WIPS Allowed
      • Non-knitting/crocheting items allowed
      • In the FO thread, explain with your photo how the item represents the holidays for you.
        • So this could be some gift knitting/crocheting/crafting (i.e. something you are making for someone else)
        • This could me a special meal or food that represents the holidays for you
        • This could be some tradition that your family has started (see Angela’s Advent Calendar with homemade ornaments and a wooden tree made by her husband)
        • These are just a few suggestions, don’t be limited by this list

    Prizes:

    • #mlymeerkat drawing:  and the winner is……stay tuned in the outtakes!
    November 09, 2018 by Angela Zaikowski

    Episode 092: No Yarn Desert

    Where to find us:

    • Kelly

     

    Topics:  

    PICKS OF THE WEEK:

    • Baah Yarn Savannah & New York - Kelly
    • Malabrigo Rios - 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:

    FO’s:

    • Nothing to see here this week...

    WIPs :

    Upcoming Projects:

    Acquisitions:

    Events:

    KALs:

    • 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!
    • Mad Hatter Along (i.e. colorwork hat?)  

    GIVEAWAY (Prize):

    • Jodi Shawl KAL FO Prizes….and the winner(s) are…... will be posted in the Ravelry Board in a few days. 

     

    SHOUT OUTS:

    • Thank you to everyone who came to the Meet the Farmers event.  It was a lot of fun, and so nice to meet everyone.

     

    New In Store:

    Episode 087: Yarn, Prizes & Cake!

    Where to find us:

    • Kelly

     

    Topics:  

    PICKS OF THE WEEK:

    • Juniper Moon Farm Zooey - Kelly
    • Lana Grossa Collino - 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:

    FO’s:

    WIPs :

    Upcoming Projects:

    Events:

    • June 2, 2018 in the afternoon - Meet the Farmers and Trunk Show.  Trunk shows with Green Mountain Spinnery and FiberStash Dyeworks.
    • June 9, 2018 - World Wide Knit in Public Day
    • July 13-29, 2018 - Great Northern Yarn Haul
    • July 14, 2018 - Latvian Colorwork Mittens Class with Donna Druchunas
    • July 28, 2018 - Evening at the Ballpark with the Vermont Lake Monsters

    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 some kits from Legacy Fiber Artz

    Upcoming KALs:

    • 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!

    GIVEAWAY (Prize):

    • Prizes for 2 year podiversary giveaways - and the winner is…...

     

    • We will be doing giveaways during the June 2, 2018 Meet the Farmer’s Event.  

     

    New In Store:

    Episode 084: Shawl City

     

     

    Where to find us:

    • Kelly

     

    PICKS OF THE WEEK:

    • Queensland United Foursome - Kelly
    • Madelinetosh Sport - 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:

    FO’s:

    • What? I am supposed to finish things? (Angela)
    • Jodi Shawl (Kelly)

    WIPs :

    UpComing Projects:

    Events:

    • April 21, 2018 - LYS Day.  
    • June 2, 2018 in the afternoon - Meet the Farmers and Trunk Show.  Trunk shows with Green Mountain Spinnery and FiberStash Dyeworks.
    • June 9, 2018 - World Wide Knit in Public Day
    • July 28, 2018 - Evening at the Ballpark with the Vermont Lake Monsters

    KALs:

    • On the Spice Market Shawl KAL - will be starting February 15, 2018 (February 9, 2018 is okay if you are using for Ravellenics) and running through April 16, 2018 (Tax Day!).  Still time to enter your FO’s in the Finished Object thread on Ravelry.
    • 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 some kits from Legacy Fiber Artz

    GIVEAWAY (Prize):

    • We will be doing giveaways during the June 2, 2018 Meet the Farmer’s Event.  

     New In Store:

    Episode 082: Changes, Cashmere & Primrose

    Thursday March 22, 2018

     Show Notes:

    Where to find us:

    • Kelly

    PICKS OF THE WEEK:

    • Cardiff Cashmere - Kelly - we show the Eowyn Mittens a WIP by Carol
    • In Stock Primrose yarn - 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:

    FO’s:

    • Virgil (Angela)- OMG I am done!
    • Nothing (Kelly)

    WIPs :

    UpComing Projects:

    Acquisitions:

    KALs:

    • On the Spice Market Shawl KAL - will be starting February 15, 2018 (February 9, 2018 is okay if you are using for Ravellenics) and running through April 16, 2018 (Tax Day!).  Kristie from FiberStash dyed up some kits for us for this pattern.

     

    Upcoming KALs:

    • Jodi Shawl KAL - starts April 1 and runs through May 31.  We have kits from Peggy Jane Fibers available for purchase or come up with your own color combos.  Make your own set with Primrose Jasper DK, Madelinetosh, or Malabrigo Yarn. More information, along with links, on the Ravelry Board.

    GIVEAWAY (Prize):

    Check out Primrose Yarn Co.’s website for kits for the Changes Shawl