Episode 388 – Overshare ‘R’ Us

Episode 388

 

Leslie is knitting Parallel Module socks in Must Stash Kama Sutra.  She is also knitting Cypress out of Queensland Kathmandu Aran.

 

Laura is knitting the Jord vest  by Chelsea Berkompas.  It was  swatched on size 11 needles out of Brooklyn Tweed Quarry.   She also started a pair of socks out of String Theory colorworks for Marigold Jen.

 

Laura has finished a Caesious Curl by Hunter Hammersen.  She is knitting it out of 440 yards of a 2 ply handspun out of Unwind Yarn Company fiber (combo spin).

 

Leslie has finished spinning a patchwork kit on the Majacraft Rose at Laura’s house.

 

Laura finished spinning Whisper by Hello Yarn which will be Feb’s patreon prize (350 yards of a 2 ply).  She also finished March’s Patreon prize which is Southern Cross Fibre in the Fragonard colorway.  It is South African Superfine Wool Top (400 yards of a 2 ply).  She also plyed a KnitSpinFarm batt that had been waiting for plying since February (2 ply, woolen spun, 260 yards).  She has started spinning the Hill District colorway from Hipstrings.  This will be a 3 ply.

 

Leslie is re-listening to the Name of The Wind by Patrick Rothfuss.. She read the Earthrise series by MCA Hogarth, which was good if overly political.

 

Laura is listening to Mark of Athena by Rick Riordan.

 

Favorite Things:

Patreon

Wild, Wild Country

Drawing for March Self Striping Socks

 

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Episode 387 – 8 Years

 

Episode 387

 

Leslie is knitting Parallel Module socks in Must Stash Kama Sutra.  She is also knitting Cypress out of Queensland Kathmandu Aran. She’s also knitting some unpatterned Turtlepurl Yarn mitts.

 

Laura is knitting a Caesious Curl by Hunter Hammersen.  She is knitting it out of 440 yards of a 2 ply handspun out of Unwind Yarn Company fiber (combo spin).  Next on the needles will be the Jord pattern by Chelsea Berkompas. I swatched it on size 11 needles out of Brooklyn Tweed Quarry and a pair of socks out of String Theory dyeworks for Marigold Jen.

 

Laura has finished a pair of Smooth Operator socks out of Nomadic Yarns in Honeydukes.  She also finished a Quick Sand sweater.  This was knit on size 8 needles with alternating skeins of Fleece Artist BFL Aran.

 

Leslie has been spinning a patchwork kit on the Majacraft Rose at Laura’s house.

 

Laura has been spinning Whisper by HY which will be Feb’s patreon prize.  She also started March’s Patreon prize which is SCF in the Fragonard colorway.  It is South African Superfine Wool Top. She also shows samples she spun in Judith’s classes at Plyaway.

 

Review:

51 Yarns to spin before you cast on by Jacey Boggs Faulkner ($24)

Leslie is re-listening to the Made Marian series.. She is reading EarthRise by MCA Hogarth.

 

Laura is reading Karma by R. J. Blain and Children of Blood and Bone by Tomi Adeyemi.

 

Favorite Things:

Plyaway

Humberto Blanket

 

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Episode 386 – The Best Years Of My Life

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Episode 385 – Like the First Time

 

Episode 385

 

Leslie is knitting Parallel Module socks in Must Stash Kama Sutra.  She is also knitting Cypress out of Queensland Kathmandu Aran.

 

Laura is knitting a Lily’s Scrap blanket out of a handspun patchwork kit from Hello Yarn.  She is using size 6 needles. She’s also working on a pair of Smooth Operator socks out of Nomadic Yarns in Honeydukes.

 

Leslie has been spinning a patchwork kit on the Majacraft Rose at Laura’s house.

 

Laura has no spinning this week.  She shows Whisper by HY which will be Feb’s patreon prize.  She also shows a little spindle and KnitSpinFarm batt.

 

Review:

 

Leslie is re-listening to the Hidden Legacy series by Ilona Andrews.. She read Obsidio by Amie Kaufman and is reading Robbie by Ella Frank (gay romance)

 

Laura is reading The Traitor’s Game by Jennifer Neilsen

 

Favorite Things:

Madison Guild Knit In

Patreon Drawing

 

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