Episode 332 – Lost In The Woods

 

Leslie is knitting on a Toe Up Sock With A Difference out of Leading Men Fiber Arts sock blank.  She also cast on a plain top down sock out of Desert Vista Dyeworks for the annual sock club.

 

Laura is knitting on Decemberist by Melanie Berg.  She is using Turbine by Harrisville Designs on size 11 needles.  She is also knitting the Vanguard hat by Lee Meredith out of handspun on size US3 needles.

 

Laura is spinning ITW Romney in the Elevensies in the Shire on the Schacht Ladybug.  She finished the singles for the Hobbledehoy battlings on the Schacht Reeves.

 

We review Lost In The Woods, a 12 pattern collection.

 

Leslie re-listened to 14, and still loves it.  She is reading Geminae, the sequel to Illuminae by Amie Kaufman.

 

Laura has been reading Truth Witch by Susan Dennard and The Inquisitor’s Tale by Adam Gidwitz.

 

Favorite Things:

Series of Unfortunate Events

Leslie’s cross stitch stalking

Paper piecing

MDSW announcement

 

 

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Can’t Win ‘Em All

 

 

 

Leslie is knitting on a Toe Up Sock With A Difference out of Leading Men Fiber Arts sock blank.  She’s also working on a geek cross stitch. She started The Woman out of some Plucky.

 

Laura is knitting on Decemberist by Melanie Berg.  She is using Turbine by Harrisville Designs on size 11 needles.

 

Laura finished Foolproof out of handspun

 

Leslie has finished nada

 

Laura spun BFL from Hello Yarn for January’s Patreon giveaway.  It is 300 yards of a 2-ply BFL.  She also plied Knitty and Color Ultralight at Night.  This was superwash Targhee.  She got 400 yards of a 2-ply.  Both were spun fractally.

 

We review Sherlock Knits. $10USD

 

Leslie finished A Man Called Ove and recommends it.  She’s read the first Kingmaker Chronicle A Promise Of Fire and has started the second in the Series.  She tried listening to War Of Broken Mirrors but gave up.  Luckily Audible does returns now.

 

Laura has been reading Promise of Fire.  She also Furthermore by Tahereh Mafi.

 

Favorite Things:

Downtime without craft

Gwen handling some correspondence

Great Christmas Bakeoff

Last Chance U

Snow!

Vendors SSK

 

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Episode 330 – Glacial Burn

 

 

 

Leslie is knitting on a Toe Up Sock With A Difference out of Leading Men Fiber Arts sock blank.  She’s also working on a geek cross stitch

 

Laura is knitting Fractal Danger out of Wollmese Pure using Lykke birch needles.  She is also knitting on some plain socks with the Opal Advent Minis.

 

Laura finished the first pair of Opal Socks and a Betsy hat by Jane Richmond out of Malabrigo Mecha.

 

Leslie has finished nada

 

Laura spun BFL from Hello Yarn for January’s Patreon giveaway.

 

We review Making volumes 1 & 2.

 

Leslie re-listened to the Others series on Audible.  She’s currently listening to A Man Called Ove.

 

Laura has been reading Mercedes Lackey books (Herald Spy Series).

 

Favorite Things:

Downtime without craft

Gwen handling some correspondence

 

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Episode 329 – It’s Not the Louvre

 

Leslie is knitting on a Toe Up Sock With A Difference out of Leading Men Fiber Arts sock blank.  She is continuing to work on the Rebecca Rindquist Dropcloth Sampler.

 

Laura has started foolproof out of some KnitSpinFarm handspun.  She is also knitting on some plain socks on 9” circs with the Opal Advent Minis.

 

Laura finished the Opari Hat by Ysolda Teague out of Jaeger Merino and Hobbledehoy handspun.

 

Leslie has finished a Shawl That Jazz out of Miss Babs Yowza in My Kelley.

 

Laura spun 4oz of the Knitty & Color November Patreon Giveaway.  She spun 2oz of Hobbledehoy Cupcake Battlings.  She’s also washing fleece.

 

Leslie is re-listening to the Sinners series on Audible.  She read The Undying King by Grace Draven and just started Rhapsodic by Laura Thalassa.

 

Laura is listening to The Dark is Rising (an annual listen).  She finished Turbo Twenty-Three and is reading Armed and Magical by Lisa Shearin.

 

Favorite Things:

TheFirstDraft Club giveaway White Knight version of The Dresden Files club, also 25% off everything with the code “December” until the end of the year

Laura traveling schedule

 

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