Episode 158: Holy Tangle

Thursday, March 12, 2020

 

 Where to find us:

  • Kelly

Topics:  

PICK OF THE WEEK:

Berroco Liana $12.00  We show Martinique by Brenda York knit up in Berroco Liana. Our sample uses 3 skeins each of colors 8277 & 8276

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:

  • Ingrid by Isabell Kraemer (Kelly)

FOs:

WIPs :

Simmering:

Upcoming Projects:

KALs: 

  • Retro Along (imitative of a style, fashion, or design from the recent past.)
    • Starts January 10, 2020 (bonus points for getting the joke)- March 4, 2020
    • WIPS Count
    • Retro us up - What does this mean?
      • Retro Pattern
      • Retro Yarn
      • Retro Style
  • Scrap Along

Starts: March 6, 2020

Ends: Approximately May 6, 2020 (why approximately, well you know me and locking threads)

 

    • Rules:
  1. Must use “scraps” - what would qualify as “scraps”?
    1. Leftover Yarn
    2. Leftover Fabric (yes, you can sew a FO)
    3. Yarn that you are repurposing from its originally intended project (must also list in the Frog it Thread)
  2. FO can be knit, crocheted, sewed, etc.
  3. WIPS ALLOWED
  4. Needs some pattern suggestions?

Scrapper Cardi

Well washed

The V-Back Tee

The Coziest Memory

Shiftalong

Leftover Faded Mitts

Faded Leftovers Hat

End-less Squares Blanket

Neat Ripple (crochet)

Granny Stripes (crochet)

It’s Shawl Good Cardigan (crochet)

All The Colors Shawl (crochet)

You get the idea. If you have other suggestions, please add them to the Ravelry Scrap Along Thread. There is no shortage of projects. Not sure if something qualifies? Just ask.

Get creative and have fun!

Other Things We Mention

Episode 146: Must Love Yarn-iversary

Thursday, November 7, 2019

 

 Where to find us:

  • Kelly

Topics:  

PICK OF THE WEEK:

Katia Concept Cotton Merino $9.99 

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:

  • NOTHING (Angela)

 

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: 

  • 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 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 142: Shoe-nanigans

Thursday, September 26, 2019

 

Where to find us:

  • Kelly

Topics:  

PICK OF THE WEEK:

EYB Tenderfoot $14.99 Great for socks, shawls, sweaters, anything you can dream up!

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 activites

KALs: 

 

  • 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

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 126: Yarn In Reverse

Thursday, April 11, 2019

 

Where to find us:

  • Kelly

Topics:  

PICK OF THE WEEK:

Gedifra Lana Mia Cotone

Here are some free patterns available on Ravelry that would work great with this week’s Pick of the Week:

Dottie Sock II by Raquel Gaskell

Vanilla Latte Socks by Virginia Rose-Jeanes

Granny Cowl by Sherri Bondy (I didn’t forget you crocheters! ❤ Kelly)

 

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:

Events:

Local Yarn Store Day - April 27

Trunk Shows!!

KALs:

New Yarn:

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 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: