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Episode 73 Vacation Knitting

Welcome to Hudson Valley Knits, a podcast straight from the beautiful Hudson Valley of NY.Today I am podcasting at the Senasqua Park in Croton-on-Hudson. I have some WIPS to show you and a few new stash enhancements. 160 more words


Shetland Wool Week 2016

Can you believe it? Shetland Wool Week 2016 began today!!!

Shelves have been filled and the shops as tidy as it will be for the next week!  104 more words

Fair Isle in September

As our first week on Fair Isle draws a close, this seems a suitable point to review what we have seen. In more or less chronological order the scarce or rare species have included: Barred Warbler, Common Rosefinch (at least 2), Short-toed Lark, Red-throated Pipit, Yellow-browed Warbler (peak of 54 on 20 September, of which I saw at least 17), Little Bunting (2), Bluethroat (2), … 54 more words

Thorny Topics

Comfy Fair Isle Hat

I am always looking for new and different ideas to knit for our chemo hat charity that the knitting club supports. I have plenty of great patterns…but you know… I want something…different. 197 more words

Machine Knitting

Fair isle band sweater

After crocheting the Summer cardigan by Anna Wilkinson, I have knitted a fair isle short sleeve sweater by the same designer.

Compare to the original colours… 17 more words


Fuzzy Hat

There’s a hat on the cover of Vogue Knitting this fall, the new edition, and I’ve knitted one.

First, here’s the issue of VK and the hat in question. 298 more words


Episode 72 Intervention Needed

Welcome to the Hudson Valley Knits Podcast! Today we have so much to share that it’s a super long episode. I have a special friend that came to say hello so come and laugh with us and enjoy our WIPs, FO’s and Stash enhancements.  189 more words