Episode 159: Casapinka Cast On Party

Tuesday, March 24, 2020

 Where to find us:

  • Kelly

Topics:  

PICK OF THE WEEK:

Gift card promo, buy a $100 gift card, get a $15 gift card free!  Add both to your cart and this $15 discount will automatically be applied

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:

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!

Episode 157: Funny Bits at the End

Thursday, March 6, 2020

 

 Where to find us:

  • Kelly

Topics:  

PICK OF THE WEEK:

KFI Painted Lace Degrade $30 We show the free pattern Painted Lace Degrade Triangle Shawl which takes just one skein!  Also included in this pick of the week KFI Painted Lace $30

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:

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!

Episode 153: Buttons!

Thursday, January 23, 2020

 

 Where to find us:

  • Kelly

Topics:  

PICK OF THE WEEK:

Queensland Collection Perth $12.99

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!

We mention Koala T-Shirt fundraiser. 

What We Are Wearing:

FO’s:

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

 

Episode 152: Double Cowls

Thursday January 16, 2020

 

 Where to find us:

  • Kelly

Topics:  

PICK OF THE WEEK:

Blue Sky Fibers Woolstok 50g ($8.50) & 150g ($24.20)

We show a Jennifer Steingass pattern, Silverlining, for which the Woolstok would be a fantastic yarn choice!

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:

  • Snug by Veera Valimake (Angela)
  • Larch by Pam Allen (Kelly)
  • Hand cranked socks (Kelly)

FO’s:

  • Cranky Sheep Socks (Angela)
  • Limitless Cowl (pattern by me, coming soon!) Kelly
  • Test Knit (I’ll show it next week as the pattern is due out early next week!) (Kelly)

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

KAL PRIZES!!!!

  • Warmth With Yarn K/CAL 
  • Vermont-along 
  • Holiday Along 2019

Episode 150: Shenani-Glam

Thursday December 19, 2019

 

 Where to find us:

  • Kelly

Topics:  

PICK OF THE WEEK:

Cardiff Cashmere $26.00  We mention the Eowyn Mittens, which is a free pattern on Ravelry

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:

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

Upcoming KALs:

HOLIDAY ALONG 2019

Starting November 28, 2019 and running through the end of December 2019.

Here are the rules:

  • WIPS Allowed
  • Non-Knitting/Crochet items allowed
  • If you participated last year, something different this year
  • In this Thread, explain with your photo how the item represents the holidays for you

Scroll through last year’s thread for ideas or inspiration.

Episode 149: Creative Blocking

Thursday December 12, 2019

 

 Where to find us:

  • Kelly

Topics:  

PICK OF THE WEEK:

Great Adirondack Yarn Co. Galloway $25.00

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:

WIPs :

Simmering:

Upcoming Projects:

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

Upcoming KALs:

HOLIDAY ALONG 2019

Starting November 28, 2019 and running through the end of December 2019.

Here are the rules:

  • WIPS Allowed
  • Non-Knitting/Crochet items allowed
  • If you participated last year, something different this year
  • In this Thread, explain with your photo how the item represents the holidays for you

Scroll through last year’s thread for ideas or inspiration.

Episode 148: All The Knits

Thursday December 5, 2019

 Where to find us:

  • Kelly

Topics:  

PICK OF THE WEEK:

Berroco Ultra Wool Chunky $11.99

Kelly mentions Instance by Alicia Plummer

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:

We Also Mention:

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

Upcoming KALs:

HOLIDAY ALONG 2019

Starting November 28, 2019 and running through the end of December 2019.

Here are the rules:

  • WIPS Allowed
  • Non-Knitting/Crochet items allowed
  • If you participated last year, something different this year
  • In this Thread, explain with your photo how the item represents the holidays for you

Scroll through last year’s thread for ideas or inspiration.

Episode 147: Legendary Crochet

Thursday, November 21, 2019

 Where to find us:

  • Kelly

Topics:  

PICK OF THE WEEK:

Plymouth Encore Mega & Mega Colorspun

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:

  • 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

Upcoming KALs:

HOLIDAY ALONG 2019

Starting November 28, 2019 and running through the end of December 2019.

Here are the rules:

  • WIPS Allowed
  • Non-Knitting/Crochet items allowed
  • If you participated last year, something different this year
  • In this Thread, explain with your photo how the item represents the holidays for you

Scroll through last year’s thread for ideas or inspiration.

We also mention...

Knitting Outside the Box: Drape & Fold

Pom Pom Quarterly Pre-Order for Winter 2019

 

 

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