Ep535 – Championship Pickleball

Leslie is working on a pair of sport weight socks out of KnitSpinFarm’s Targhee Sport weight in National Parks colorway.  She’s also working on a vintage cross stitch Paragon Gourmet Alphabet Sampler. 

 Laura has  been knitting on some toe up socks out of Knit Spin Farm in the World Plant a Vegetable Garden Day colorway.  She also resumed working on her McWheely cowl which is knit in the round.   She also started some sock tube socks out of Into the Whirled Speckle Dyed Pakokku sock in the Handbags at Dawn colorway. Laura is working on the Harvest sweater out of Camellia Fiber Company Pepper worsted. 

Leslie finished a pair of fingering weight socks that were cranked on the Erlbacher Gearhart Speedster

Laura has spun the following yarns:

Unknown batts from Mama Linneman’s guild sale (6oz, 220 yards of a 3 ply Spun Woolen on the Matchless)

Into the Whirled club from March 2021, Charollais in the Capri color (4oz,chain plyed, 230 yards, spun worsted on Sparrow v.2)

Knit Spin Farm unknown batt club (3.2 oz, 215 yards 2-ply, spun woolen on the Matchless)

Knit Spin Farm May 2021 batt club in the Spring Violets Colorway (54% Corriedale, 30% Gotland, 16% Southdown, Sari Silk).  2.6 oz, 150 yards of a 2-ply spun woolen on the Matchless.

1,900 meters total plyed for Stash Dash this week.

She is currently spinning a 50% Polwarth, 25% Kid Mohair, 25% Mulberry silk top in the Strawflowers colorway from JulieSpins.

Leslie didn’t spin this week

Leslie is re-reading The Fiery Crown (Orchid Throne series) by Jeffe Kennedy (fantasy m/f romance).  She’s been listening to Rabbits by Terry Miles (suspense/thriller).  She’s been watching Would I Lie To You (british comedy panel series).

Laura has started watching Taskmaster.

Favorite Things

Leslie finished sewing an a Reece Top by Style Arc

Stash Dash will be hosted on Discord.  The dates will be May 28th-August 31st.

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

Discord link https://discord.gg/pNsc8shx

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

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Episode 534 – Purple is for People

Leslie is working on Petra Brioche sweater , a pair of sport weight socks out of KnitSpinFarm’s Targhee Sport weight in National Parks colorway.

 Laura has  been knitting on some toe up socks out of Knit Spin Farm in the World Plant a Vegetable Garden Day colorway.  She also resumed working on her McWheely cowl which is knit in the round.   She also started some sock tube socks out of Into the Whirled Speckle Dyed Pakokku sock in the Handbags at Dawn colorway. Laura is working on the Harvest sweater out of Camellia Fiber Company Pepper worsted. 

Leslie finished a pair of sport weight socks in String Theory Orbit in the Resistor colorway, a  mixed sashiko panel and a Grandmother’s Flower Garden sashiko panel.

 Laura spun and started knitting a hat out of a sample of Hello Yarn patchwork kits.

Laura has spun the following yarns:

Sweater spin out of Hello Yarn (14oz) 1715 yards of a 3-ply

BFL from Into the Whirled in the Hold the Line colorway (200 yards of a 3-ply)

Hello Yarn Merino in the Sweet Fruits and Bitter Roots (1,00 yards of a 2-ply, 8oz)

Hipstrings Batts 300 yards from 4 oz

Hello Yarn Corridale (4oz) in the Grumpy colorway (2-ply, 420 yards)

Knit Spin Farm batt in Green Marble (190 yards of a 2-ply)

Leslie didn’t spin this week

Leslie is re-reading The Fiery Crown (Orchid Throne series) by Jeffe Kennedy (fantasy m/f romance).  She’s been listening to Dust by Hugh Howey (dystopian).  She’s been watching Would I Lie To You (british comedy panel series).

Laura has started listening to the Shadow and Bone (YA fantasy).  She has been rewatching the Queens of Mystery and My Life is Murder on Acorn 

Favorite Things

Leslie finished sewing an Allure Robe (with some modifications).

Stash Dash will be hosted on Discord.  The dates will be May 28th-August 31st.

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

Discord link https://discord.gg/pNsc8shx

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

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Ep533 – Pillow Fort

Episode 533

Leslie is working on Chance of Showers out of SundayKnits Eden 3 ply , a pair of sport weight socks out of String Theory Orbit in the Resistor colorway, and a sashiko panel

 Laura has  been knitting on some toe up socks out of Knit Spin Farm in the World Plant a Vegetable Garden Day colorway.  She also resumed working on her McWheely cowl which is knit in the round.   She also started some sock tube socks out of Into the Whirled Speckle Dyed Pakokku sock in the Handbags at Dawn colorway. Laura is working on the Harvest sweater out of Camellia Fiber Company Pepper worsted.  She also spun and started knitting a hat out of a sample of Hello Yarn patchwork kits.

Leslie finished  a Granny Goes Large crochet blanket out of Stylecraft DK. 6482 meters or 7089yds.

Laura has plied her KnitSpinFarm batts in the Hopeful Spring colorway.  These were 25% Shopshire, 75% falkland, and a smidge of silk and silk noil.  It is 400 yards of 2-ply spun woolen.

Leslie didn’t spin this week

Leslie is re-reading The Princess Knight by GA Aiken (fantasy m/f romance). 

She’s been listening to Wool and Shift by Hugh Howey (dystopian).  She’s been watching Would I Lie To You (british comedy panel series).

Laura has started listening to the Shadow and Bone (YA fantasy).  She has been rewatching the Queens of Mystery and My Life is Murder on Acorn 

Favorite Things

Leslie finished sewing the Otis Overalls.  Highly recommend AmyBeth’s video about the pattern.  Leslie also sewed a Woolfork dress with mixed results.

Stash Dash will be hosted on Discord.  The dates will be May 28th-August 31st.

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

Discord link https://discord.gg/pNsc8shx

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

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Ep532 – Baby Raves

Episode 532

Leslie is working on a Granny Goes Large crochet blanket out of Stylecraft DK (2 colors left!)and is working on Chance of Showers out of SundayKnits Eden 3 ply  

 Laura has  been knitting on some toe up socks out of Knit Spin Farm in the World Plant a Vegetable Garden Day colorway.  She also resumed working on her McWheely cowl which is knit in the round.   She also started some sock tube socks out of Into the Whirled Speckle Dyed Pakokku sock in the Handbags at Dawn colorway. Laura swatched for the Harvest sweater out of Camellia Fiber Company Pepper worsted

Leslie didn’t finish anything this week

Laura finished her Knit Spin Farm socks  in the International Dark Sky Week colorway

Laura is spinning Into the Whirled “hold the line” on BFL (April club) on the Sparrow.  This will be a 3 ply.  She finished plying some 57 chapters BFL nylon (325 yards of a 3-ply), Hipstrings Narwhal Pool Party (350 yards of a 2-ply), GwynneSpins (377 yards of a chain ply), and ITW Wheelhouse on Jacob (350 yards of a 2-ply).

Leslie didn’t spin this week

Leslie is reading Dark Wizard by Jeffe Kennedy (fantasy m/f romance). 

She’s been listening to We’ve Got Answers by Charlamagne Tha God and Broken (in the best possible way) by Jenny Lawson.  She’s been watching Would I Lie To You (british comedy panel series).

Laura has started listening the Shadow and Bone (YA fantasy)

Favorite Things

Leslie started sewing the Otis Overalls.  Highly recommend AmyBeth’s video about the pattern.  Sewing machine woes. 

Stash Dash will be hosted on Discord.  The dates will be May 28th-August 31st.

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

Discord link HERE

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

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