Episode 378 – Casa de Laura

 

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TheKnitGirllls Ep377 – Proverbial Boxes

Leslie is knitting the Jord lace vest out of Harrisville Designs Turbine in Gatehouse.  She is also knitting socks out of Turtlepurl Yarns in the Trenchcoat colorway.

Laura is knitting socks. They are out of TurtlePurl Yarns in the “Aim to Misbehave” colorway.   She is also knitting on the Button-tab hat by joji out of Woolfolk Far.  She also resumed knitting on the Quicksand sweater out of fleece artist bfl aran.

Laura finished knitting on the Snug baby sweater out of Knitpicks Biggo. She still has finishing to do.

Laura is spinning on a batt from KnitSpinFarm.  She is about to start Struck Blind from Hello Yarn for the December Patreon prize winner.

Review: Circled by Woolly Wormhead – $16 USD or $6 individual patterns

Leslie is reading the Twelve Kingdoms series by Jeffe Kennedy and listening to Godsgrave by Jay Kristoff.

Laura read The Vanderbeekers of 141st street by Karina Yan Glaser.  She has also been reading the Twelve Kingdoms series and other books by Jeffe Kennedy.

 

Favorite Things:

Some quilting has happened

Wicked Chickens Giveaway

Australia?

Self Striping kal

Bundle for handspun patterns

 

Vendors for ssk 2018:

Hipstrings

2 Guys Yarn Co

Stranded Dyeworks

Ross Farm

Once Upon a Corgi

Camel City

Rock and String

Knitterly Things

Whimsey Stitches

Junkyarn and Shellican

Gale’s Art

StarKnits

Teeny Button Studio

Fat Squirrel

Tuft Woolens

Laura Nelkin

Jeri Brock

Miss Babs

Leading Men

Fiber Seed

Spotted Circus Alpacas

 

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TheKnitGirllls Ep376 – The Saga of Laura

Episode 376

 

She is knitting the Jord lace vest out of Harrisville Designs Turbine in Gatehouse.

 

Laura is knitting socks. They are out of TurtlePurl Yarns in the “Aim to Misbehave” colorway.   She is also knitting on the Snug baby sweater out of Knitpicks Biggo.  She has swatched for a handspun blanket that will use Patchwork kits.  The pattern is Lily’s Scrap Blanket.  

 

Leslie finished the Shisui Shrug by Suzanne Somer out of Leading Men Fiber Arts in the colors “great sweater debate” and “minty fresh”.  She also finished her So Faded with Jill Draper Makes Stuff in Cerise, Northbound Knitting, and Old Rusted Chair in A Kind of Magic.

 

Laura finished knitting on the Marshmallow Mitts from the Great White North ebook by Tin Can Knits.  She is using some 3-ply handspun out of a batt from KnitSpinFarm.  She also finished an Ice River hat by Helen Stewart out of Lorna’s Laces Cloudgate in the Dowton Abby Christmas colorway.  She also finished the Tough and Toasty mitts by Martina Behm knit out of handspun.  Lastly, she finsihed her Wendy Johnson toe up with a gisset socks out of Desert Vista Dyeworks in the Grimm colorway.

 

Laurafinished some Ramboulette from Hello Yarn in the Breathless Air colorway.  It is a 2 ply bulky of 150 yards.  She also has been spinning on a patchwork kit.

 

Leslie is rereading the InnKeeper Series by Ilona Andrews and listening to book two in the Stormlight Archive..

 

Laura listened to the new Janet Evanovich (24?) Laura has also been reading the Twelve Kindoms series by Jeffe Kennedy.

 

Favorite Things:

Self Striping kal

Bundle for handspun patterns?

Bumblebee Acres fiber club

 

 

 

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Episode 375 – Aim to Misbehave

 

Leslie is knitting the Shisui Shrug by Suzanne Somer out of Leading Men Fiber Arts in the colors “great sweater debate” and “minty fresh”.  She swatched for Cypress by Jared Flood in Queensland Kathmandu Aran and for Jord lace vest out of Harrisville Designs Turbine in Gatehouse.

 

Laura is knitting socks. They are out of TurtlePurl Yarns in the “Aim to Misbehave” colorway.  She’s also knitting on the Marshmallow Mitts from the Great White North ebook by Tin Can Knits.  She is using some 3-ply handspun out of a batt from KnitSpinFarm.  She is also knitting the snowman from the Wicked Chickens holiday kit.

 

Leslie finished a pair of socks out of Simply Sock yarn Poste in the Holiday, FL.

 

Laura finished a pair of tube socks for Julia out of Dashing Dachs Sportweight in the Poison Apple colorway.  These were knit from the toe up (cast on 16 total stitches and increase to 48, knit 8.5 inches then do 2 inches of 2×2 ribbing).  She also finished a handspun boomerang out of Knit Spin Farm Unicorn batt (2 ply woolen spun).

 

Laura’s been working on her Advent Spins from her calendar from Barber Black Sheep.  She is also spinning on some Ramboulette from Hello Yarn in the Breathless Air colorway.

 

Leslie is still reading the Dowser Series. She’s listening to The Way of Kings.

 

Laura read Amid the Winter Snow: A Holiday Anthology and is listening to The School of Good and Evil by Soman Chainani

 

Favorite Things:

 

SSK Lottery

Woodburning xmas

Candle Making

 

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