Episode 364 – Lower Threshold of Propriety

Leslie is knitting a simple pair of sport weight handmade socks with a German Strap Heel out of Gynx in the Abandoned Carnival colorway.  She’s also working on a silly cat embroidery piece from Hawthorn Handmade.

Laura is knitting the Evenstar shawl.  She is also working on a pair of HD Yarns striped socks using the Wendy Johnson Toe Up sock with Gusset.

Leslie finished a silly alpaca from Hawthorn Handmade.  

Laura has been processing and spinning a Shetland Fleece from Ross Farm Fibers.  She also finished the “Spaced Out” blend from Hipstrings 8oz yielded 250yds 2ply spun on the ladybug.  She also spun Knitty and Color sw merino in Super Fun – 75yds 2ply spun on the ladybug and Sun Valley Fibers Gone Fishin’ colorway in SW BFL into a Bulky weight 90yd chain ply on the ladybug.

Leslie listened to Earthcore.  She listened to Illuminae and Gemina by Amie Kaufman and Jay Kristoff.  She’s currently listening to Tower of Dawn.

 

Laura is boring and has no books to talk about

Favorite Things:

Upcoming Events – John Mullarkey class 9/15 in Eureka Springs.  Fiber in the Boro Oct 21st. Laura will be teaching at the Magical Fiber Fantasy retreat in Orlando November 8th-12th. We are going to try to get into Plyaway in April 2018. Probably MDSW 2018 too.

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Episode 363 – Fuzzy Wuzzy

 

Leslie is knitting on a So Faded, but it will be striped.  She’s also working on a silly alpaca from Hawthorn Handmade.

 

Laura is knitting the Evenstar shawl.  She is also working on a pair of HD Yarns striped socks using the Wendy Johnson Toe Up sock with Gusset.

 

Leslie finished nada.  She has been processing CVM cross from Dixon and a Cormo named Viola from Foxhill Farm.

 

Laura has been processing and spinning a Shetland Fleece from Ross Farm Fibers.  She also finished the first 4 oz of “Spaced Out” blend from Hipstrings.  Next on the wheel will be Knitty and Color sw merino in Super Fun.

 

Leslie has read Single Malt (m/m romance) and Black Magic, and is reading The Shift of the Tide (uncharted realms). She listened to The Long Way to a Small Angry Planet and is currently listening to Earthcore

 

Laura is reading Chasing Space by Leland Melvin (Young Readers Edition)

 

Favorite Things:

Craftsy Watch-All-Day event

 

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Episode 362 – Log Cabin Field Guide

Leslie is knitting on a So Faded, but it will be striped.

Laura is swatching for the Evenstar shawl.  She is also working on a pair of HD Yarns striped socks using the Wendy Johnson Toe Up sock with Gusset.

Laura finished a pair of toe up socks out of Desert Vista Dyeworks in the Disneyland colorway.  She also finished a Peanut vest by TinCan Knits out of Madtosh Tosh DK in two OOAK colorways.

Leslie finished Bows Before Bros, and an Entrechat baby cardigan, for a girlfriend who’s pregnant.  She also knit up a pair of Simple Garter Stitch Slippers out of leftover fingering weight held double. She also embroidered a little tea towel.

Laura has been processing and spinning a Shetland Fleece from Ross Farm Fibers.

Book Review: Mason Dixon Field 4:  Guide Log Cabin ($9 Ravelry Download)

Leslie has read Single Malt (m/m romance) and Black Magic. She listened to The Long Way to a Small Angry Planet.

Laura is reading Chasing Space by Leland Melvin (Young Readers Edition)

Favorite Things:

Stash Dash

 

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Episode 361 – FIDNA

 

Leslie is knitting on a So Faded, but it will be striped.  She is also working on Bows Before Bros, and is going to cast on an Entrechat baby cardigan, for a girlfriend who’s pregnant.

Laura is knitting a pair of toe up socks (heel to be determined) out of Desert Vista Dyeworks in the Disneyland colorway.  She’s also knitting a Peanut vest by TinCan Knits out of Madtosh Tosh DK in two OOAK colorways.

Leslie finished a card weaving project.  She also finished a small cross-stitch project.

Laura finished 4 baby hats: 2 Tubeys, no pattern basic baby hat using numbers from Itty Bitty Hats, Punkin Head using handspun.  She also knit a tiny heart for niece Alice to take to school on her first day.

Laura has been processing and spinning a Shetland Fleece from Ross Farm Fibers.

Leslie has read Illegal Contact by Santino Hassell and is reading Secondborn by Amy Bartol.  She listened to Fortune’s Rising by Sara King and is currently listening to the second in the series, Fortune’s Folly.

Laura has read The Gentleman’s Guide to Vice and Virtue.  She also read Orbiting Jupiter.

Favorite Things:

Renaissance Fair

Stash Dash

 

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