Episode 214 – Wheelbarrow of Hyperbole

 

Laura is knitting her Camp Loopy 2 project.  It is Stocco by Rose Beck.  She is knitting it on size 6 (4.5 mm) needles using Skein DK.  She is also knitting on a pair of plain self-striping socks out of Coloring Book Yarns in the Play colorway.  She is knitting it on size 1 needles (2.25mm)

Leslie is knitting on Skyp socks in Caterpillar Green’s Concrete & Tulips colorway.  She has swatched for the Tric cardigan in Highland Handmades Butternut DK in the Slate colorway.

Laura has finished nada

Leslie has finished the Molly hat out of Jill Draper Hudson in the Blood Orange Colorway.

Leslie has spun 264yds of a 3ply Hello Yarn Falkland and 170yds of a 2ply of Gale’s Art in her Humbug naturals.

Laura has been working on prepping and spinning her Cormo fleece.

Question from Aberdonian: A spinning question: Are you right or left handed and what is your drafting hand? When I went to pick up my wheel the woman thought it was strange that I was right handed and drafted with my left hand.

Next on the Needles: Laura is going to knit Allis in support of a LynnZimm’s niece, Megan.

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Episode 213 – Meanwhile, in Mississippi

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Episode 212 – Happiness Forever

Episode 212

 

Laura is knitting on Jackaroo by Amy Herzog using size 6 needles and a Naturally Merino, a New Zealand merino/silk blend yarn. She started the Curiouser and Curiouser stole using size 3 needles and WM Lace in the Verhext and verratzt. She is  done with clue 2 of the Kirsten Kapur Mystery shawl and 10 rows into clue 3 of 5. She is using size 6 needles and WM pure in the Elfe colorway.  Laura is also knitting on a pair of Wendy Johnson gusset heel socks from the toe up out of Regia Fluromania.

Leslie is knitting on Skyp socks in Caterpillar Green’s Concrete & Tulips colorway.

Laura has finished nada

Leslie has finished Lichen out of handspun from Into the Whirled.

Laura has spun all the singles including 4oz of Hello Yarn American Wool on Whales and Ships and Icebergs.  She has also spun 2.3 oz of Hobbledeehoy battlings and plans on spinning some natural Jacob from Ross Farms to ply it with.

Leslie has spun half of a 4oz braid of Gale’s Art 100% Merino on the mini spinner as well as some secret spinning.

Question from NancyGrillo:   Since you answered my yarn club question, I thought I’d press my luck and try another: sock heels. There seem to be so many out there. I’m a traditional heel flap girl and I’ve perfected my own vanilla sock pattern so they fit fine. But curious about which ones you use and in what circumstances. Afterthought for self-striping, etc..Sorry if you’ve already covered this – I only started watching about 8 months ago. Thanks.

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Episode 211 – Finish All The Things

 

Episode 211

Laura is knitting on Jackaroo by Amy Herzog using size 6 needles and a Naturally Merino, a New Zealand merino/silk blend yarn. She started the Curiouser and Curiouser stole using size 3 needles and WM Lace in the Verhext and verratzt. She is almost done with clue 2 of the Kirstin Kapur Mystery shawl. She is using size 6 needles and WM pure in the Elfe colorway.

Leslie is knitting on Lichen out of handspun from Into the Whirled.

Laura has finished on a pair of vanilla socks using Wendy Johnson’s toe-up gusset method. They are knit on size 1 (2.25mm) needles using Opal Little Prince yarn.

Leslie has finished her Caulfield Cardigan out of Quince & Co Sparrow. She has also finished the Driftwood out of Valley Yarns Amherst.  She started and finished the CocoKnits Weekend Wrap out of Sweet Georgia DK Superwash.  She also decided to bind off and block the Wendyknits Summer 2013 mystery shawl.

Laura has spun a 2-ply out of  Knitty and Color Falkland.  She has 350 yards.  She also finished a 3-ply out of Hello Yarn in the Wickerwork colorway.   It is 270 yards. She has finished 3 oz of cormo on the Ladybug .

Book Review: 4 patterns from the Brooklyn Tweed Kids collection

Question from Pandaren “I was wondering – do either of you have favorite sock patterns for highly varigated yarns?” Group pages in the DBOS groups for different types of yarn/socks.

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