Episode 462 – Brain Blue Screen

Leslie is knitting Poet out of Biches and Buches yarn and a sockhead hat out of Cat Sandwich Fibers in Willie Nillie.  She’s swatching for Almond Tee out of Loop! Yin Yang Fingering and knitting Easy Baby Socks on Two Needles out of Malabrigo superwash worsted.

Laura cast on a Spectrum shawl using some handspun cormo from Bumblebee Acres and some handspun from Hello Yarn.    It is being knit on size 4 needles. Laura cast on some toe up socks (Wendy Johnson method) using String Theory Colorworks Orbit in the Geosim colorway.  They are being knit on size 1 needles (2.25) using 52 stitches. She also cast on a Christmas Stocking by Faye Kennington that will be based off of this one

Leslie and Laura finished nothing

Laura is currently spinning a giant mash up project using Hello Yarn in various coloways on Rambo.

Leslie did not spin this week.

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Leslie is re-listening to the Edge series by Ilona Andrews and reading Bring the Heat (DragonKin 9) by GA Aiken

Laura finished reading Pumpkinheads by Rainbow Rowell. She is now reading Strange Birds

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Episode 461 – Hubris

 

Leslie is knitting Poet out of Biches and Buches yarn and a sockhead hat out of Cat Sandwich Fibers in Willie Nillie.

Laura cast on a Spectrum shawl using some handspun cormo from Bumblebee Acres and some handspun from Hello Yarn.    It is being knit on size 4 needles. Laura cast on some toe up socks (Wendy Johnson method) using String Theory Colorworks Orbit in the Geosim colorway.  They are being knit on size 1 needles (2.25) using 52 stitches.

Laura finished socks using KnitSpinFarm’s Targhee Sport in the National Soup Month colorway on size 1 needles. She also finished on a flo bonnet out of the judgey rabbit colorway of Teeny Button Studio on her dk base.

Leslie finished nothing

Laura finished a chain ply yarn in the dried roses colorway (mixed bfl) it is 165 yards.  She is currently spinning a giant mash up project using Hello Yarn in various coloways on Rambo.

Leslie did not spin this week.

Leslie is listening to the Demigods of San Francisco series by KF Breene and reading Light My Fire (DragonKin 7) by GA Aiken

Laura is reading Pumpkinheads by Rainbow Rowell. She is listening to Dread Nation by Justina Ireland.

Favorite Things

SSK lottery entries open until 11/19

Hearts & Hands Baby layette bag donation  We are now a collection point!  If you are local to the memphis area, please let us know or you can ship donations to 

TheKnitGirllls, LLC

PO Box 119 Nesbit MS 38651

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

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Halloween CATT starts September 23rd-November 1st.

Donation prizes from Cat Tails, Miss Babs, Un Besito Fiber and Crafts Untold, velvet hippo stitchmarkers, and a prize from a viewer, Pam.

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Episode 460 – Keyword: Brainless

Episode 460

 

Leslie is knitting Poet out of Biches and Buches yarn and working on crocheting some granny squares for a Cherry Heart/Sandra Paul pattern called Giant Granny Patches.

 

Laura cast on a Spectrum shawl using some handspun cormo from Bumblebee Acres and some handspun from Hello Yarn.   She also is knitting on a sock using KnitSpinFarm’s Targhee Sport in the National Soup Month colorway on size 1 needles.  Laura is also knitting on a flo bonnet out of the judgey rabbit colorway of Teeny Button Studio on her dk base.  It is being knit on size 6 needles. Laura also cast on a baby hat out of handspun from Southern Cross Fibre on size 6 needles.

 

Leslie finished nothing

 

Laura finished plying 3 yarns.  The first is a 50/50 yak/merino blend from Ewephoric Fibers. It was 210 yards of a 2-ply spun worsted on the matchless. She also finished a cormo/alpaca blend (also 50/50).  This was 3 oz of roving and became 352 yards of a 2-ply. It was spun worsted on the ladybug. The third yard she finished was spun woolen on the Matchless. It was a batt from ewephoric fibers and is 192 yards of a 3-ply.

 

Leslie did not spin this week.

 

Leslie is listening to The Outsider by Stephen King and reading Light My Fire (DragonKin 7) by GA Aiken

 

Laura is reading the young readers adaptation of Born a Crime by Trevor Noah.  She is listening to Dread Nation by Justina Ireland.

 

Favorite Things

 

Hearts & Hands Baby layette bag donation  We are now a collection point!  If you are local to the memphis area, please let us know or you can ship donations to 

TheKnitGirllls, LLC

PO Box 119 Nesbit MS 38651

 

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

 

Stash Dash favorites

Halloween CATT starts September 23rd-November 1st.

Donation prizes from Cat Tails, Miss Babs, Un Besito Fiber and Crafts Untold, velvet hippo stitchmarkers, and a prize from a viewer, Pam.

 

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Episode 459 – Let’s Not…and Say We Did Not

 

Leslie is knitting Poet out of Biches and Buches yarn and working on a Mesa Sweater Wrap out of a Miss Babs color kit.  She’s also knitting on a sport weight sock out of KnitSpinFarm sport weight in the Apple Cider colorway and a Yoke O’Clock out of some leftover solids.  She’s also crocheting some granny squares for a Cherry Heart/Sandra Paul pattern called Giant Granny Patches.

Laura cast on a Spectrum shawl using some handspun cormo from Bumblebee Acres and some handspun from Hello Yarn.   She also is knitting on a sock using KnitSpinFarm’s Targhee Sport in the National Soup Month colorway on size 1 needles.  

Laura has finished the knitting on Quick Oats sweater in the newborn size.  She knit it on size 8 needles using Knitpicks Wool of the Andes Superwash Bulky in the Bamboo Heather colorway.

Leslie finished a ripple crochet blanket out of Caron Chunky cakes and a pair of sport weight socks out of KnitSpinFarm in the pizza colorway

Laura is currently spinning yak/merino blend from Ewephoric Fibers.

Leslie did not spin this week.

Leslie listened to Head On by John Scalzi (read by Wil Wheaton) and is currently listening to The Institute by Stephen King (read by Santino Fontana).

Laura is reading the young readers adaptation of Born a Crime by Trevor Noah.  She is listening to Dread Nation by Justina Ireland.

Favorite Things

Hearts & Hands Baby layette bag donation  We are now a collection point!  If you are local to the memphis area, please let us know or you can ship donations to 

TheKnitGirllls, LLC

PO Box 119 Nesbit MS 38651

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

Stash Dash favorites

Halloween CATT starts September 23rd-November 1st.

Donation prizes from Cat Tails, Miss Babs, Un Besito Fiber and Crafts Untold, velvet hippo stitchmarkers, and a prize from a viewer, Pam.

Patreon VKN Sunday Oct 27 

 

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