Podcast Episode 210: Knitting Lite

 

 

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:
    • All in-stock Worsted, Bulky, and Super Bulky Yarns! Shop our Collections
    • Consignments are excluded
    • 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 (11/25/22-12/09/22)
  • Check it all out at Must Love Yarn

What We Are Wearing:

FO’S:

WIPs :

Simmering:

Casting On:

Upcoming Events and Exciting Things:

  • Fall classes are up on the website!
  • Makers Market Pop-ups coming on Fri/Sat and beyond - see social media for more info!
  • 2022 Seasons of Vermont Boxes  
    • GRATITUDE box now available (only 2 left!!!) 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 box still available 

Other Things We Mention:

  • Vermont Weather (LOL)
  • Gratitude for our customers and 7 years in business
  • Holiday Gift guide from the Newsletter.  Not on our email list?  Sign Up Here (Top Left-Hand Corner of Page)

KAL/CALs: 

  • Seasons of Vermont (SOV) Along - 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

 

  • 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.

 

  • Sparkle Along (NEW)
    • Starts October 1, 2022
    • Ends December 31, 2022
    • Make it sparkle! Use a sparkle yarn, add a sparkle detail such as beads or Stellaris Yarn to your project
November 24, 2022 by Angela Zaikowski

Podcast Episode 209: It's So Dark

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:Plymouth Baby Alpaca Grande Hand Dyed
    • 110y/100g 100% Baby Alpaca
    • 3sts = 1"/US 10.5 Needle
    • 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 (11/11/22-11/25/22)
  • Check it all out at Must Love Yarn

What We Are Wearing:

FO’S:

WIPs :

  • Lallama Mittens by Elizabeth Lubowitz  (Angela)
  • Bouldering by Kirsten Hipsky (Jen)
  • Welcome Blanket Assembly (Jen interpretation)

Simmering:

Casting On:

Upcoming Events and Exciting Things:

  • Fall classes are up on the website!
  • Makers Market Pop-ups coming after Thanksgiving - stay tuned for info!
  • 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:

 

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 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.

 

 

Episode 207: Missing Yarn

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:
    • Berroco Ultra Wool Chunky - $12.50 per skein
      • 145y/100g 100% Superwash Wool
      • 3.5 Sts = 1" on US 10.5 Needles
      • For best results, place garment in a mesh wash bag, machine wash separately in cold water on delicate cycle. Tumble dry on low.
    • 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 (9/30/22-10/14/22)
  • Check it all out at Must Love Yarn

What We Are Wearing:

FO’S:

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:

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
    • 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 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 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.

    Episode 192: Things That Don't Get Done

    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:

    Upcoming Events and Exciting Things:

    • MLY Holiday Pop-ups
      • 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!
    • Angela also mentions a quilt that is being raffled to support a nonprofit.  The raffle is still live.  

    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

     

    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 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