Tag Archive for 'alpaca'

lk2g-096 Sergio Mercado and Luxury Fibers

In this latest episode of our knitting web video series/podcast we chat with Sergio Mercado from Qiviuk. He tells us all about how they got started with luxury fibers from Peru, South America and the Artic.

You’ll see some of the rarest and most luxurious of yarns and fibers like  Guanaco, Vicuna, Qiviuk and Qiviuk blends. Sergio will also tell us how he got his store start in the Plaza Hotel in New York City

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Special Thanks to Sergio Mercado.

lk2g-059 Rhinebeck 2008 Garment Competition

This episode of our video podcast is the last from the 2008 NY State Sheep and Wool Festival.  We review some of the winners in the Garment Competition and enjoy the sites at the festival.

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Thanks to Diane (Knitmydream) for her interview. Felted Stained Glass Fan Bag by Madeline Langan

Our giveaway of Crystal Palace Mini Mochi is offered by our Sponsor Yarnmarket.com

If you’re submitting for this year’s skein and garment competition be sure to get your entries in before 1pm Friday 10/16!

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lk2g-030 Rhinebeck 2007 Chapter Three

In this episode we continue our epic at 2007 NYS Sheep and Wool Festival in Rhinebeck New York.

What’s in this show:

  • CAT’s fiber shopping
  • Sheep to Shawl
  • Llama and Alpaca
  • Interview with Diane and Tom Golding of Golding Fiber Tools

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lk2g-016 2007 Maryland Sheep and Wool pt. 1

In this episode of our video podcast, we took a field trip to Maryland in May for the Sheep and Wool Festival.

We saw:

  • Sheep, alpacas, lamas, rabbits, and lots of people!
  • A Fiberarts tools auction
  • Sheep Show
  • Aggie and Scout the sheep dogs
  • Several great small events
  • Plus interviews!

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Speical Thanks to: Mary Dotson, Olivia Combest and Sophia Lemtouni for their great interviews!

lk2g-006 NYS Sheep and Wool Festival, Pt. 2

This episode is the second part of our field trip at the 2006 NYS Sheep and Wool Festival in Rhinebeck, NY.

In this episode, we went to a sheep auction and met with:

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  • See episode 5 – “bs” asked for the pattern so I offer it out to all of you. You can find it in the comments for Episode 5.

We apologize for the delay in getting this episode out to you all. Immediately after posting Episode 5, we packed up and traveled down to Baltimore for Stitches East (a future episode) and this trip took away from working on getting Episode 6 edited and posted.

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