Ep515 – Bodalicious

Episode 515

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

Leslie is working on seaming strips of squares for her Cherry Heart/Sandra Paul pattern called Giant Granny Patches.  She is also working a blanket using size 19 needles and Knitpicks Fable Fur.  She cast on a tube of 64 stitches on size 7 needles to use her Fully Spun Pride set in sport weight

 Laura has  been knitting on some toe up socks out of Nomadic Yarn Sport in Bad Guy.  She also started a baby hat using marled handspun and Berroco Chunky Alpaca on size 9 needles.  She is also working on some Kirby Wirby socks out of a cranked tube. Laura also swatched for Wave of Change pullover out of Rowan Cotton Rope on size 9 needles

Leslie finished nothing this week.  

Laura finished the  Knit Spin Farm Little Known Holiday Club “Tolkien.” She also finished a baby hat using fractal handspun on size 3 needles.  Then she finished the Hipster hat by Tin Can Knits out of handspun out of roving from Spotted Circus Alpacas.  

Laura has been long drawing batts from Boffo Fibers on her ladybug. She also started spinning some Hello Yarn Targhee in the Scorched Velvet colorway on the Sparrow.  She also spun some Nest Advent singles on the Starling.

Leslie spun nothing this week

Leslie is reading Raven’s Flight (m/f fantasy) and listening to the Soulbound Series (m/m urban fantasy)

Laura has been listening to Ilona Andrew’s (adult m/f)  Wildfire. She is reading Whispering Pines 

Favorite Things

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

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Episode 514 – Real Life

Episode 514

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

Leslie is working on seaming squares for her Cherry Heart/Sandra Paul pattern called Giant Granny Patches.  She is also working a blanket using size 19 needles and Knitpicks Fable Fur.  She cast on a tube of 64 stitches on size 7 needles to use her Fully Spun Pride set in sport weight

 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 baby hat using fractal handspun on size 3 needles.  She also started working on some Kirby Wirby socks out of a cranked tube.

Leslie finished nothing this week.  Failed sewing in lots of ways though.

Laura finished the Caron Chunky Cakes blanket (cast on 85 stitches on size 10.5 needles and knit until you run out of yarn). 

Laura has been long drawing on her ladybug.  She finished some roving from Covered Bridge Farm (Dorset x Romney).  It is 265 yards.

Leslie spun nothing this week

Leslie is reading the Militess &Mage series (m/f fantasy) and listening to the Soulbound Series (m/m urban fantasy)

Laura has been listening to Ilona Andrew’s (adult m/f)  Wildfire. She is reading Whispering Pines 

Favorite Things

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

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Episode 513 – Sobering Perspective

Episode 513

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

Leslie is working on cranked tube socks in several colorways.  She’s also seaming squares for her Cherry Heart/Sandra Paul pattern called Giant Granny Patches.  She is also working a blanket using size 19 needles and Knitpicks Fable Fur.  She cast on a tube of 64 stitches on size 7 needles to use her Fully Spun Pride set in sport weight

Laura has resumed working on the Caron Chunky Cakes blanket (cast on 85 stitches on size 10.5 needles and knit until you run out of yarn).  Laura has also  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 baby hat using fractal handspun on size 3 needles.

Leslie finished nothing this week

Laura finished a pair of Vanilla is the new black socks out of Fully Spun postscript fingering in the Mulled Wine colorway. She also finished Telegrams from the Window mittens out of Hipstrings Yarn from her birthday gift with purchase.  She also finished 2 gnomes using the Gno fun like Gnome fun pattern .  These were knit on size 3 needles.  She also finished a Punkin hat out of Malabrigo Rios and 2 baby hats using 64 stitches and size 5 needles.

Laura has been spinning all the advent calendar singles.

Leslie spun nothing this week

Leslie is re-reading the Dragon Kin series by GA Aiken.  She listened to Mount Fitz-Roy, a sci-fi follow up to Earthcore by Scott Siegler.

Laura has been listening to Ilona Andrew’s (adult m/f)  Wildfire. She is reading Boyfriend Material by Alexis Hall.

Favorite Things

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

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Ep512 – Geometry Math Things

Episode 512

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

Leslie is working on cranked tube socks in several colorways.  She’s also seaming squares for her Cherry Heart/Sandra Paul pattern called Giant Granny Patches.  She cast on a blanket using size 19 needles and Knitpicks Fable Fur.

Laura has started a pair of Vanilla is the new black socks out of Fully Spun postscript fingering in the Mulled Wine colorway.   Laura has also  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.

Leslie finished a Fabled Forest hat out of Farm Girl Fibers in Strawberry Margarita colorway.  She also sewed a Reece Knit top from Style Arc out of jersey knit from Joann’s and Oceanside Pants from Blank Slate out of linen from Fabrics-Store.com.  She also sewed an ileostomy pouch after drafting a pattern

Laura finished an Angel Hat out of Fully Spun in the Postscript Aran colorway Untitled 56.  

Laura finished spinning the singles of  Hello Yarn on South American Wool in the Organic Matter colorway. She also plied the Loop bump and got 300 yards of a chain ply.

Leslie spun 4oz of Vice brand 19.5 micron merino in the “Hard Hearted Hannah” colorway (can’t find current link for this dyer) on the Daedalus Starling v1

Leslie reread The Blacksmith Queen by GA Aiken and read the sequel, The Princess Knight.  She’s relistening to Earthcore by Scott Sigler in prep for the new book Mount Fitz-Roy

Laura has been listening to Ilona Andrew’s (adult m/f)  Wildfire. She is reading the Fence graphic novel series.

Favorite Things

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hikari handmade round flower bag-mlathron

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Lollipop yarns -layingcable

Zauberball-kenyonwidger

Velvet hippo stitch markers-dimiknits

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

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