Piñata of Nightmares

 

Leslie is knitting an Olgajazzy pattern, the Sakasama jacket out of Habu n-35.  She also started the Indigo Shrug out of Scheepjes Whirl in the Green Tea Tipple colorway.

 

Laura is knitting on a pair of Rose City Rollers out of Knitpicks Felici in the Madrigal colorway. She also started a Passing Showers Sweater out of Plucky Sweater in the Skies of November colorway.  It is being knit on size 5 needles.

 

Laura finished a Tutti Frutti hat by Miriam Pike It was knit on size 6 needles (the largest size) out of Malabrigo worsted to match the scarf shown last week. There’s a new done feature on Ravelry.

 

Leslie finished reknitting the sleeves on her Pavement out of 2 Guys Yarn Co. Tweedy Toes in Bordeaux, but doesn’t like the look of the shoulders.

 

Leslie is spinning some HomeStead Hobbyist Deviant Kraken

Laura is spinning a Hello Yarn Patchwork kit on the Ladybug.

 

Leslie is currently listening to I Feel Bad About My Neck by Nora Ephron and How Not to Blend by Susan Hawke.She finished Salt Magic Skin Magic by Lee Welch and We Should All Be Feminists by Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie. She’s reading Unmentionable: The Victorian Lady’s Guide to Sex, Marriage, and Manners by Therese ONeill, Spinning Silver by Naomi Novik, and Disobedience by Jane Washington.

 

Laura is reading The Kai Gracen series by Rhys Ford

 

Favorite Things:

Laura at MDSW

Both of us at Stitches United

Painted Portrait Dress

Clothing Conservation Month – April – mid-May  Lucky Me sweater and Pavement sweater

Stash Dash May 24th-August 24th 2019.

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Episode 435 – Top Secret for 20 Minutes

Leslie started an Olgajazzy pattern, the Sakasama jacket out of Habu n-35.  She also started the Indigo Shrug out of Scheepjes Whirl in the Green Tea Tipple colorway.

Laura is knitting on a pair of Rose City Rollers out of Knitpicks Felici in the Madrigal colorway. She also started a Passing Showers Sweater out of Plucky Sweater in the Skies of November colorway.  It is being knit on size 5 needles.

Laura finished Lowlands hat by Tin Can Knits of of Loop Yin and Yang yarn.  It was knit on size 6 needles. She also finished a Liesel scarf out of Malabrigo worsted.  It was knit on size 7 needles.

Leslie finished a Square-ish out of Nettle Grove (discontinued) in the mermaid colorway.  

Leslie is spinning some HomeStead Hobbyist Deviant Kraken

Leslie is listening to Be Fairy Game by Meghan Maslow She’s also re-reading An Ill-Made Match by Alice Coldbreath

Laura is reading Witchblood: A Kitsune Chronicle.

Favorite Things:

RuPaul Watching Party

Clothing Conservation Month – April – Lucky Me sweater and Pavement sweater

Stash Dash May 24th-August 24th 2019.

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Episode 434 – Square-ish

 

Leslie is working on a Square-ish out of Nettle Grove in the mermaid colorway.  She swatched for an Olgajazzy pattern, the Sakasama jacket out of Habu n-35

 

Laura is knitting on a pair of Rose City Rollers out of Knitpicks Felici in the Madrigal colorway.

 

Laura finished a pair of Non-Euclidean socks out of DVD in The Martian colorway.

 

Leslie finished nothing

 

Laura’s Spinning:

Bricolage studios batt corespun on a mohair core – 70yds.

 

BumbleeAcres rolags in the Tiger’s Eye colorway – 130yds 2ply

 

BumbleeAcress Niffler Top that yielded 607yds of a 2ply.

 

Leslie is relistening to The Legend of Zero by Sara King.  She finished reading Uprooted by Naomi Novik and started the second in the series Spinning Silver. She’s also re-reading His Forsaken Bride by Alice Coldbreath

 

Laura is reading Archangel’s Prophecy by Nalini Singh. She finished Pay Attention Carter Jones by Gary Schmidt.

 

Favorite Things:

Rupaul watching party

Mend It Better by Kristin Roach

Clothing Conservation Month – April?

 

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TheKnitGirllls Ep 433 – The Magic of Editing

Leslie is working on a Square-ish out of Nettle Grove in the mermaid colorway.  She swatched for an Olgajazzy pattern, the Sakasama jacket out of Habu n-35

Laura is knitting on a pair of Non-Euclidean socks out of DVD in The Martian colorway.

Laura finished the Curtain Call sweater out of Miss Babs Yowza.

Leslie finished Go With The Flow brioche wrap in Stranded Merino DK in the Flower Crown colorway.

Laura’s Spinning:

Corridale (?) fleece spin sampling.  All fleece is washed and carded. Total weight is 1 pound.  Sample is a long draw 3 ply on the Reeves. 122 yards from 2.3 oz.

 

OLD Knit Spin Farm batt whose singles were spun in July.  It was just 2 plied for 187 yards of woolen spun goodness.

8oz of Canyon from Hipstrings.  621 yards of sport weight 2-ply.  Spun on the Ladybug on the new sample bobbins for the high speed Schacht from Akerworks.

Leslie is listening to Rosewater by Tade Thompson and reading Uprooted by Naomi Novik

Laura read In a Badger Way by Shelly Laurenston

Favorite Things:

Rupaul watching party

GIVEAWAY – Yarn Fairy & the Pixies Imp Sock in the School Plaid colorway – what’s your favorite pattern for variegated yarn.

Clothing Conservation Month – April?

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