Episode 209 – Previously Recorded

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Episode 208 – South Jersey Shop Hop

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Episode 207 – Six Hats

 

Episode 207

 

Laura is knitting on some plain afterthought heel socks out of Fireweed Dyeworks Russian Rainbow.  She has also cast on the Olearia by Georgie Hallam for Camp Loopy.  She is using Cascade Yarns Ultra Pima in color 3777.  It is being knit using size 3, 5, and 6 needles.

Leslie is working on Little Liza Jane by Alison Green Will.  She has ripped out the Marooned socks by Hunter Hammersen.  She unearthed last year’s Wendy’s mystery shawl and is trying to decide whether to rip or finish.

Leslie has finished Magic Cake Ruffle Shawl by Paula Emmons-Fuessle and the Hinagiku hat out of Juno Fibre in the Wren base.  She has also knit three squares for Vivid in Berocco Vintage.

Laura has finished 6 toddler hats using the Garter Ear Flap Hat pattern from Purl Soho.  They were knit out of Shelter, Madtosh Vintage, 2-ply Alpaca, Cherry Tree Yarns Possum, Malabrigo Worsted, and Mission Falls Cotton. They were  knit on size 8 and 7 needles.

Laura has plyed Hello Yarn Polwarth in the Oxygen Deprived colorway.  675 yards of a 2-ply from 4oz.

Next on the Needles:

Laura is going to cast on the Through the Loops Mystery Shawl and Stilt Walker

Pattern

Viewer Question from Booksbiker

Is there going to be a Spinzilla team this year?

What are we reading?

Leslie finished reading Authority by James VanderMeer, the second in the Southern Reach Trilogy.  She is now reading Septimus Heap Magyk.

Laura is reading The Secret Garden

Favorite Things:

Gales Art new base kit giveaway

Anita Cooper rocks my librarian world

eddysblogg giveaway

Beck’s fundraiser Knitprints

Reading Rainbow/Levar Burton

Stash Dash

Expand your horizons-fulled singles

MDSW stuff

Vicksburg Magnolia Fiber Festival

Laura Nelkin SSK kal 25% off code TheKnitGirllls14

KAL will run June 1st-July 14th

SSK Door Prizes

 

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Episode 206 – Liars That Lie

Episode 206

Laura is knitting on some plain afterthought heel socks out of Fireweed Dyeworks Russian Rainbow.  She has also cast on the Garter Ear Flap Hat out of Shelter in the Woodsmoke colorway.  It is being knit on size 8 and 7 needles and is the toddler size

Leslie is working on several things.  Magic Cake Ruffle Shawl by Paula Emmons-Fuessle, Driftwood by Isabell Kramer, Little Liza Jane by Alison Green Will.  She expects to knit on some Vivid squares this week.  She is going to rip out the Marooned socks by Hunter Hammersen.

Leslie has finished Viajante by Martina Behm.  Beads are from fusionbeads.com.  She also finished NorthAllerton by Rachel Coopey.

Laura has finished a Nano Ninja and Harriet the hippo

Laura has spun 2 oz of her CVM fleece.

Viewer Question from KnittingKris How do you feel about “producing” enough knitting and spinning for the podcast?

Does it ever feel like work to you? What inspires you?

How do you pick your projects? Are you process knitters/product knitters?

Can I ask any more questions in one post? :)

What are we reading?

Leslie is reading Authority by James VanderMeer, the second in the Southern Reach Trilogy.

Laura is reading Fleece and Fiber Sourcebook, A Spinner’s Study forum, Fiber Prep forum

Favorite Things:

Gales Art new base

Beck’s fundraiser Knitprints

Stash Dash

Bling Your String code: MAYFS for free shipping

MDSW stuff

Fiber to clothing with the middle schoolers

Middle TN Fiber Festival

Vicksburg Magnolia Fiber Festival

Akerworks Schacht Bobbins live $37

 

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