Ep558 – 10 Years and Ten Days

Leslie made progress on Solstice by Tricot design MCL out of Loop Yin Yang in the Body and Soul colorways.  She also pulled Chance of Showers out of SundayKnits Eden 3 ply  out of time-out and is almost finished with the hem.

 Laura  is working on the Out of Winter shawl by TamyGore.  She is using size 6 needles and knitting it out of some Koomasee BFL that she spun.  She also knit on a pair of Knit Spin Farm Targhee Sport Weight socks in Deep Woods Solstice Celebration on size 1 needles.  She has also cast on the Clove and Twine Toque out of Suri Silk from Suburban Stitcher in the Lady Bird colorway and some deep stash circa 2008.

Leslie made labels for needle storage as well as labels for storage drawers. 

Laura finished 2 Quynn hats by Woolly Wormhead.  One is out of Shirsty Cat Designs Just the Worsty in the Lusty colorway.  The other is out of some old handspun held double.  Both were knit on size 6 needles.  

Laura plyed some polwarth from Into the Whirled in the Plausible Impossibility (160 yards of a 3-ply).  She dug out some old singles from Fiberoptic and finished them. She also spun Wee Chickadee in the Old Pine colorway on Corriedale.

Leslie is reading the Saint of Steel series by T. Kingfisher.  She is re-watching Taskmaster and trying a couple of new shows.

Laura has been reading the young adult version of Killers of the Flower Moon (narrative nonfiction)

Favorite Things

Laura reflects on past goals of 2021.

Craft room re-do

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Ep557 – 2021’s Last

Leslie made progress on an old WIP – the Hasukai cowl out of Brooklyn Tweed Plains in Treehouse (from Oct 2018). She ripped out Brioche Adventure by Jonatan Tallow out of last year’s HipStrings advent because apparently she can’t read directions. She cast on Solstice by Tricot design MCL out of Loop Yin Yang in the Body and Soul colorways.  She also pulled Chance of Showers out of SundayKnits Eden 3 ply  out of time-out and is almost finished with the hem. She also started the second Spring Bouquet crewel pillow front from Custom House (first finished in March 2018)

 Laura  is working on the Out of Winter shawl by TamyGore.  She is using size 6 needles and knitting it out of some Koomasee BFL that she spun.  She has started a Quynn hat by Woolly Wormhead out of Shirsty Cat Designs Just the Worsty in the Lusty colorway.  She also started a pair of Knit Spin Farm Targhee Sport Weight socks in Deep Woods Solstice Celebration on size 1 needles.

Leslie knit a couple of Snap Hats from TinCanKnits out of leftover fingering weight yarns.

Laura finished a pair of vanilla is the new black socks out of deep stash.  It is Biscotte and Cie in grincheux and  was bought in 2011! She also finished a pair of Knit Spin Farm Targhee sport weight socks in coloring book day for her sister and a pair of Must Stash Yarns in Denali for her mom.  Both these socks used WendyKnits Toe Up Sock with gusset pattern.

Laura plyed some wooly tweed in Neon Mermaid by Spotted Circus Alpacas.  She also plyed some Hobbledeehoy Battlings in the firefly colorway and some Hipstrings.

Leslie spun two singles – All Wound Up in a superwash merino and some deep stash battlets from the Enchanted Knoll Happy Hooves club (5+ years old) in half ounce battlets.

Leslie is reading the Saint of Steel series by T. Kingfisher.  She is re-watching Taskmaster and trying a couple of new shows.

Laura has been reading House of Hades by Rick Riordan (middle grade/lower YA).  She also restarted the Royal States series by Susan Copperfield (Dystopian M/F romance with paranormal elements)

Favorite Things

Craft room re-do

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Ep556 – You Got A Deadline, Mary

Leslie made progress on an old WIP – the Hasukai cowl out of Brooklyn Tweed Plains in Treehouse (from Oct 2018). She knit on Brioche Adventure by Jonatan Tallow out of last year’s HipStrings advent.

 Laura  is working on a pair of vanilla is the new black socks out of deep stash.  It is Biscotte and Cie in grincheux and  was bought in 2011!  She also started the Out of Winter shawl by TamyGore.  She is using size 6 needles and knitting it out of some Koomasee BFL that she spun.  She also started a Quynn hat by Woolly Wormhead out of Shirsty Cat Designs Just the Worsty in the Lusty colorway.

Leslie sewed the Ramona Shacket from Petite Stitchery, part of my monthly  indiestitch boxes (I do receive a small referral fee if you use that link but the cost is the same regardless). Expandable button spacer example (amazon link).

Laura finished a pair of plain socks out of  Must Stash Yarns in the Hawaii Volcanoes colorway.

Laura has been spinning on some patchwork kits from Hello Yarn to eventually knit into a Flax Light by Tincanknits.  Laura has finished spinning the singles of  some Polwarth from Into the Whirled in the Plausible Impossibility colorway. She also finished the singles of some wooly tweed in Neon Mermaid by Spotted Circus Alpaccas

Leslie is reading the Gobbelino London, PI series by kim Watt (urban satire/mystery).  She has been binging Maintenance Phase with Aubrey Gordon (Your Fat Friend) and Michael Hobbes (You’re Wrong About).  She started watching the Wheel of Time series on Amazon Prime (based on the Robert Jordan books).

Laura has been reading Daughter of the Deep by Rick Riordan (middle grade/lower YA version of 2,000 leagues under the sea).

Favorite Things

Rug Hooking

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Ep555 – Be Kind, Rewind

Leslie made progress on an old WIP –  Winchester Plaid, Anti-Posession Mittens out of Brooklyn Tweed. She cast on for Brioche Adventure by Jonatan Tallow out of last year’s HipStrings advent.

 Laura  is working on  a pair of plain socks out of  Must Stash Yarns in the Hawaii Volcanoes colorway.  She also started the Out of Winter shawl by TamyGore.  She is using size 6 needles and knitting it out of some Koomasee BFL that she spun.  She also started a Quynn hat by Woolly Wormhead out of Shirsty Cat Designs Just the Worsty in the Lusty colorway.

Leslie finished a Seychelle’s Top from Itch to Stitch, part of my monthly  indiestitch boxes (I do receive a small referral fee if you use that link but the cost is the same regardless)

Laura has been spinning on some patchwork kits from Hello Yarn to eventually knit into a Flax Light by Tincanknits.  Laura has begun spinning some Polwarth from Into the Whirled in the Plausible Impossibility colorway.

Leslie is reading the Gobbelino London, PI series by kim Watt (urban satire/mystery).  She has been binging Maintenance Phase with Aubrey Gordon (Your Fat Friend) and Michael Hobbes (You’re Wrong About).  She started watching the Wheel of Time series on Amazon Prime (based on the Robert Jordan books).

Laura has been reading Daughter of the Deep by Rick Riordan (middle grade/lower YA version of 2,000 leagues under the sea).

Favorite Things

Frame Weaving, from class on The Crafter’s Box

Discord link https://discord.gg/gxAzK5sxtp

Need long arm quilting services?  Contact inthecottagewithbarb@yahoo.com

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

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