Episode 440 – You Do You

 

 

Leslie is knitting a Mesa Sweater Wrap

Laura is knitting on a pair of Rose City Rollers out of Knitpicks Felici in the Dark Side colorway. She’s also knitting a 85 stitch baby blanket out of Caron Chunky Cakes.

Leslie finished a Willow Cowl out of Expression Fiber Arts and a Cables Are Cool hat in Yarn Vibes’ Vale base in Poppy and Pollen.

Laura finished a Tubey by Wooly Wormhead.  She has cast on another out of the same handspun out of Nest Yarns.  It was knit on size 6 needles and is the 3rd smallest size (14 inches around).

Leslie is spinning Deviant Kraken by Homestead Hobbyist on the Daedalus Starling.

Leslie is currently reading  Fused in Fire by K.F. Breene.  She’s listening to Minimum Wage Magic by Rachel Aaron and Life After Death by Damien Echols.

Laura is listening to Silence Fallen by Patricia Briggs

Favorite Things:

Both of us at Stitches United

Class signups for SSK

FAL and VKN scheduled for 5/26 and 5/27 for Patreon supporters

Batik Silk scarves with wax/resist dyeing.

Stash Dash May 24th-August 24th 2019.

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Episode 439 – Wax Resist

 

Leslie is knitting a Willow Cowl out of Expression Fiber Arts and a Cables Are Cool hat in Yarn Vibes’ Vale base in Poppy and Pollen.

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

Leslie finished an Olgajazzy pattern, the Sakasama jacket out of Habu n-35.

Laura finished a Tubey by Wooly Wormhead.  She has cast on another out of the same handspun out of Nest Yarns.  It was knit on size 6 needles and is the 2nd smallest size (14 inches around).

Laura is spinning a Corridale cross fleece that she processed in March.  It was a totaly of 1lb and she spun and 3 plied 9 oz of it for 400 yards.

Leslie is currently re-reading  Raised In Fire by K.F. Breene.  She’s listening A Wish Upon The Stars by TJ Klune.

Laura is reading Burn Baby Burn by R. J. Blain (Magical comedy with a Body Count)

Favorite Things:

Both of us at Stitches United

SpinOff issue with Kimber Baldwin’s great article on color in fibers

Batik Silk scarves with wax/resist dyeing.

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

Stash Dash May 24th-August 24th 2019.

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Episode 438 – Because Reasons

Leslie is knitting 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 Dark Side 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.

Leslie finished a Constellate hat by Hunter Hammersen out of Madelinetosh TML in Bluebonnet

Laura finished a pair of Rose City Rollers out of Knitpicks Felici in the Madrigal colorway.

Laura is spinning a Hello Yarn Patchwork kit on the Ladybug. She got 240 yards of a chain ply from the first 3.3 oz

Leslie is currently re-reading Born In Fire by K.F. Breene and The Gargoyle by Andrew Davidson.  She’s listening to This Will Be My Undoing:Living at the Intersection of Black, Female, and Feminist in (White) America by Morgan Jerkins, Heavy by Kiese Laymon, and finished Dispatcher by John Scalzi.  She pre-ordered The Starless Sea by Erin Morgenstern but it won’t release until November.

Laura has read Shammed and claustrophobic by Bernadette Franklin.  She also read American Witch by Thea Harrison.

Favorite Things:

Laura at MDSW

Both of us at Stitches United

SpinOff issue with Kimber Baldwin’s great article on color in fibers

Batik Silk scarves with wax/resist dyeing.

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

Stash Dash May 24th-August 24th 2019.

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Episode 437 – Mischievous Ethereal Koi

Leslie is knitting 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. 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.

Leslie mostly finished a Painted Portrait Dress by Anna Marie Horner out of linen & cotton.

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

Leslie is currently 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. She’s listening to This Will Be My Undoing:Living at the Intersection of Black, Female, and Feminist in (White) America by Morgan Jerkins.

Laura is reading Hypnos by R J Blain

Favorite Things:

Laura at MDSW

Both of us at Stitches United

VKN on 4/28 at 12p Noon CST

FAL

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

Stash Dash May 24th-August 24th 2019.

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