Episode 501 – In Support of Hideous Overalls

Episode 501

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

Leslie has been knitting on an Ursa out of Knitpicks Billow

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.

Leslie finished nothing this week

Laura is spinning some Nest Fiber Studio Falkland in the Rise and Shine colorway.  It will be a fractal 2-ply.

Leslie is 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 read Things You Can’t Say by Jenn Bishop.  This is middle grade.

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 500 – “I Don’t Like Knitting”

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 cut fabric for the York Pinafore.

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.

Projects she is thinking about picking back up are a cowl out of Sealy MacWheely mini skeins and Ursa Minor 

Leslie finished Shadow Lines by Suzanne Sommer out of Triskelion Olwen Fine.  She also crocheted about 25 squares.  

Laura has finished a Declan Hat out of some handspun (one of the Hipstrings Unicorn colorways I think).  This was knit on size 8 needles.  It is around 15 inches around.  It should fit around a 1 year old.

Laura is spinning some Acadia from Hipstrings.  It is a blend of 75% Merino Wool, 12.5% flax and 12.5% Tussah Silk.  She has 8 oz to spin.

Leslie is 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 read Wayside School Beneath the Cloud of Doom.  She has also started Things You Can’t Say by Jenn Bishop.  Both are middle grade.

Favorite Things

Halloween CATT 9/15-10/31/20

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

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Episode 499 – Laura Loves A Metric

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’s also been working on Shadow Lines by Suzanne Sommer out of Triskelion Olwen Fine

Laura has been knitting on  a pair of Socks on a Plane using Long Dog Yarn.  These socks are magic looped on size 0s. 

Projects she is thinking about picking back up are a cowl out of Sealy MacWheely mini skeins and Ursa Minor 

Leslie finished about 50 crochet squares.  

Laura has finished a Bounce Blanket out of Neighborhood Fiber Co in Studio DK Belair and Shades of Turquoise. She did the car seat (smaller) size and has around 70 grams of the gradient kit left and 10 grams of the green (Belair). Laura is debating between Little Camaro and Little Forager

Leslie is listening to Awakened: Paragons by C. Steven Manley (sci-fi).  She has also discovered the wonder that is Best Friends with Nicole Byer and Sasheer Zamata. As for reading, she’s on book 4 of the High Court series by Megan Derr, The Mercenaries Silver Moon.

Laura has started Booked for Murder by R J Blain (adult).  

Favorite Things

Leslie has cut fabric for the Ophelia Overalls and will start the assembly process soon.  She’s also cutting fabric for the York Pinafore 

Halloween CATT 9/15-10/31/20

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

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Episode 498 – One Bite At A Time

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. Each one is around 12 yds/11 meters and she’s using Loops & Threads acrylic yarn Impeccable. She’s also working on a vintage cross stitch Paragon Gourmet Alphabet Sampler. She also swatched for Ursa out of KnitPicks Billow. She’s also been working on Shadow Lines by Suzanne Sommer out of Triskelion Olwen Fine

Laura has been knitting on  a Bounce Blanket out of Neighborhood Fiber Co in Studio DK Belair and Shades of Turqouise.  She has also picked up a pair of Socks on a Plane using Long Dog Yarn.  These socks are magic looped on size 0s. She has also started another barn raising square.

Projects she is thinking about picking back up are a cowl out of Sealy MacWheely mini skeins and Ursa Minor 

Leslie finished a couple of Barn Raising Squares and a needle punch project

Laura has finished a Barn Raising Square out of Plucky Feet in Elixar on size 2.5 mm needles.

Leslie is re-reading His Fairy Share Meghan Maslow and is listening to LoveCraft Country by Matt Ruff

Laura has started Clap When You Land by Elizabeth Acevedo (YA).  She is about to start Booked for Murder by R J Blain (adult).  She went to this virtual Illona Andrews and friends Zoom

Favorite Things

York Pinafore and Ophelia Overalls

My Hope fundraiser is at $614.  She ordered over $200 worth of diary of a wimpy kid and fortnite books this week. Kits can be found here

Leslie incoming SD yardage 4487 meters+ 669meters spinning= 5156 meters SD2020

Stash Dash 2020 Dates 5/22 to 8/22/20  

Halloween CATT 9/15-10/31/20

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

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