Episode 505 – Proper Vintage

Please note, these shownotes do contain links to Ravelry pattern pages.  

Leslie has been crocheting squares for a Cherry Heart/Sandra Paul pattern called Giant Granny Patches.  She is working on a Dumpster Fire ornament from KinoKnits.

Laura has been knitting on some toe up socks out of Knit Spin Farm Little Known Holiday Club “Tolkien.”  These are being knit on size 1 needles.

She also started a simple 85 stitch garter blanket out of Caron Chunky Cakes in Blue Moon.  It is being knit on size 10.5 needles.  Laura has started a Dissent cowl out of farm girl fibers Navy on her DK base (cashmere/merino/nylon)  and Kim Dyes Yarn Brioche DK (sw merino) in the Sunday Brunch colorway.  She has also started some afterthought heel sock machine socks out of Yarn Pirate Pumkinhead (vintage 2008 stash).  She also started a test knit for Milly’s Knit Designs.  The pattern is the Grange hat.  She is knitting it out of deep stash (Lorna’s Laces Green Line Worsted in Mirth and handspun out of fiber from Spotted Circus) on size 4 and 5 needles.

Leslie finished a bunch of granny squares 

Laura plied 3 things: 

  1. Boo! Batt set from Knit Spin Farm.  This was 2019 club. (200 yards of a 2-ply)
  2. Woolpierogi Dumpling Batt set in Witchy Witch (220 yards of a 2-ply)
  3. Hello Yarn Black on Holiday BFL (220 yards of a chain ply)

Leslie is re-reading the Alice Worth series by Lisa Edmonds and re-listening to the Hidden Legacy series by Ilona Andrews

Laura has listened to Ilona Andrew’s White Hot  (adult m/f). She also read Brothersong by T J Klune (m/m paranormal).

Favorite Things

Halloween CATT 9/15-11/01/20 Hashtag for Instagram is #tkghalloweencatt We will draw winners from both instagram and Ravelry.

Laura’s library Amazon wishlist link: https://www.amazon.com/hz/wishlist/ls/1O3PV9JCCJDQ1?ref_=wl_share

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Episode 504 – Assurance of Joy

Please note, these shownotes do contain links to Ravelry pattern pages.  

Leslie has been crocheting squares for a Cherry Heart/Sandra Paul pattern called Giant Granny Patches.  She cast on for Harmonize by Romi Hill using Gale’s Art MYS and Tweed & True in Tunisian crochet

Laura has been knitting on some toe up socks out of Knit Spin Farm Little Known Holiday Club “Tolkien.”  These are being knit on size 1 needles.

She also started a simple 85 stitch garter blanket out of Caron Chunky Cakes in Blue Moon.  It is being knit on size 10.5 needles.  Laura has started a Dissent cowl out of farm girl fibers Navy on her DK base (cashmere/merino/nlon)  and Kim Dyes Yarn Brioche DK (sw merino) in the Sunday Brunch colorway.  She has also started some afterthought heel sock machine socks out of Yarn Pirate Pumkinhead (vintage 2008 stash).

Leslie finished a bunch of granny squares and the York Pinafore by Helen’s Closet (sewn).  She added a jacquard ribbon backing to the neckline of Ursa 

Laura has finished 2 Punkin hat out of Rios in Glazed Carrot.  They were knit in the newborn and toddler sizes.

Laura spun 3 sets of singles: 

  1. Boo! Batt set from Knit Spin Farm.  This was 2019 club.
  2. Woolpierogi Dumpling Batt set in Witchy Witch
  3. Hello Yarn Black on Holiday BFL.

Leslie is re-reading the Alice Worth series by Lisa Edmonds and re-listening to the InnKeeper series by Ilona Andrews.

Laura has listened to Ilona Andrew’s Burn for Me (finally finished this relisten!) and started White Hot (both of these are adult).  In middle grade, she is reading the new graphic novel version of the Witches by Roald Dahl.

Favorite Things

Online class with Ursa designer Jacqueline Cieslak

Halloween CATT 9/15-11/01/20 Hashtag for Instagram is #tkghalloweencatt We will draw winners from both instagram and Ravelry.

Laura’s library Amazon wishlist link: https://www.amazon.com/hz/wishlist/ls/1O3PV9JCCJDQ1?ref_=wl_share

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Ep503 – Octet of Awesome

Please note, these shownotes do contain links to Ravelry pattern pages.  

Leslie has been crocheting squares for a Cherry Heart/Sandra Paul pattern called Giant Granny Patches.

Laura has been knitting on some toe up socks out of Knit Spin Farm Little Known Holiday Club “Tolkien.”  These are being knit on size 1 needles.

She also started a simple 85 stitch garter blanket out of Caron Chunky Cakes in Blue Moon.  It is being knit on size 10.5 needles.  She is about to start a Punkin hat out of Rios in Glazed Carrot.

Leslie finished a bunch of granny squares (crochet), a washcloth (Tunisian crochet), a Dissent collar/jabon (crochet), a Gathering Hat (knit) out of Hipstrings Merino Bulky, and the Ophelia Overalls by Decades of Style (sewn)

Laura has finished a pair of Socks on a Plane using Long Dog Yarn.  These socks are magic looped on size 0s. She also finished  an emPower People bandana using the knit pattern by Cassapinka.  She is using old Rusted Chair yarn.  

Laura finished some Nest Fiber Studio Falkland in the Rise and Shine colorway.  It is a fractal 2-ply (325 yards).  She also finished the 8oz of Acadia from Hipstrings.  It is a dense 315 yards (2-ply). 

Leslie is re-reading the Alice Worth series by Lisa Edmonds and listening to Kushiel’s Dart by Jacqueline Carey.

Laura has not read this week.

Favorite Things

Halloween CATT 9/15-11/01/20 Hashtag for Instagram is #tkghalloweencatt We will draw winners from both instagram and Ravelry.

Laura’s library Amazon wishlist link: https://www.amazon.com/hz/wishlist/ls/1O3PV9JCCJDQ1?ref_=wl_share

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Episode 502- Puppy Paperwork

Please note, these shownotes do contain links to Ravelry pattern pages.  

Leslie has been crocheting squares for a Cherry Heart/Sandra Paul pattern called Giant Granny Patches.

Laura has been knitting on  a pair of Socks on a Plane using Long Dog Yarn.  These socks are magic looped on size 0s. She also picked back up some toe up socks out of Knit Spin Farm Little Known Holiday Club “Tolkien.”  These are being knit on size 1 needles.

She has also started an emPower People bandana using the knit pattern by Cassapinka.  She is using old Rusted Chair yarn.  She also started a simple 85 stitch garter blanket out of Caron Chunky Cakes in Blue Moon.  It is being knit on size 10.5 needles.

Leslie finished an Ursa out of Knitpicks Billow

Laura is spinning some Nest Fiber Studio Falkland in the Rise and Shine colorway.  It will be a fractal 2-ply.  She finished plying the Organic Polwarth “Playing in Leaves” from Hello Yarn.  It is 550 yards from 8 oz.

Leslie finished re-reading the Kate Daniels series by Ilona Andrews.  She has been listening to  Best Friends with Nicole Byer and Sasheer Zamata, Why Won’t You Date Me with Nicole Byer (amazing guests! Roxanne Gay, Bob the Drag Queen, etc), and MDWAP.

Laura has not read this week.

Favorite Things

Halloween CATT 9/15-11/01/20 Hashtag for Instagram is #tkghalloweencatt We will draw winners from both instagram and Ravelry.

Laura’s library Amazon wishlist link: https://www.amazon.com/hz/wishlist/ls/1O3PV9JCCJDQ1?ref_=wl_share

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