Episode 419 – Rainbow Bears

 

Leslie worked on Uma  (#35 in my queue, since Aug 2012!) in Harrisville Nightshades in 12:57 colorway. She is working on a pair of Vanilla Bean socks out of KnitSpinFarm’s Targhee base.

Laura has started a sock for her BIL out of Lolipop yarns in the Beefcake base.  The colorway is troublemaker and it is being knit on size one needles. She also started an Ice River Hat by Helen Stewart out of Malabrigo Mecha.  She is going to add one additional repeat and is knitting the size small on size 9 needles.  Laura also started a Orbit Shawl out of WM DK in the Limone colorway.  It is being knit on size 7 needles

Laura spun the singles for the November Patreon prize.  It will be a 3 ply out of Hello Yarn on Rambouillet in the Hover colorway

Leslie finished plying the KSF Plumage batts from October and got 516 yards of a 2ply.  She also thread/spiral plied some Knitty&Color Frabjous Day merino and got 244 yards.

BOOK REVIEW: ***MOVED TO NEXT WEEK***Nautical – https://www.irmiandesign.com/product-page/nautical-book

print + eBook copy to giveaway winner! We can also choose the 2nd place winner and I will be happy to send this person any pattern of her/his choice from this book via Ravelry.

The question for giveaway entry is «What Irina Anikeeva’s design you like best?» 🙂 Here is the link to my Ravelry page: https://www.ravelry.com/designers/irina-anikeeva.

 

Leslie is up to the fifth in the Rowan Harbor Series, Stag and the Ash by Sam Burns.  She listened to the first two books in the Guild Codex: Spellbound Series – Three Mages & a Margarita and Dark Arts & a Daquiri, both by Annette Marie and Signs of Cupidity by Raven Kennedy.

Laura has finished 3 graphic novels this week including Witch’s boy and it’s sequel and All’s Faire

Favorite Things:

A bit of weaving

Cotton Clouds towel of the month

Madrona

Striped Sock yarn kal

October CATT prize drawing next episode

Patreon December live thing 12/1 at 1pm

SSK 2019 payment deadline

Fiber Friends tag, originated by Chevyrell here:

 

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Episode 418 – More Tail

 

Leslie worked on Uma  (#35 in my queue, since Aug 2012!) in Harrisville Nightshades in 12:57 colorway.  She also unearthed the assumed lost Stone Croft shawl out of Wollmeise blend.  She cast on a pair of Vanilla Bean socks out of KnitSpinFarm’s Targhee base.

Laura is knitting on  an old sock out of lollipop yarn with the Wendy Johnson gusset heel. Laura has started a milo baby vest in a newborn size out of lost city knits High Country DK.  She also started some Tchaikocsky mitts by Helen Stewart out of Madtosh DK.

Laura finished a Very Gifted Cowl by Churchmouse Yarns and Teas out of Juniper Farm Stratus on size 8 needles.  She also finished some Teeny Tiny Mitts out of Lost City Knits High Country DK.

Laura spun a hipstrings road trip box on her Ladybug.  Most of the skeins are between 50-60 yards.  She also spun 2 sets of battlings from Hobbledeyhoy in the Loch Ness colorway (316 yards).

Leslie finished plying the KSF Plumage batts from October.  Not sure on yardage yet.

Leslie is up to the fifth in the Rowan Harbor Series, Stag and the Ash by Sam Burns.  She listened to Love in Spades by Charlie COchet and started “You Can’t Touch My Hair by Phoebe Robinson.

Laura has finished Ilona Andrews Magic Bites.

Favorite Things:

A bit of weaving

Cotton Clouds towel of the month

Madrona

Striped Sock yarn kal

October CATT prize drawing next episode

Patreon December live thing 12/1 at 1pm

SSK 2019 payment deadline

Fiber Friends tag, originated by Chevyrell here:

 

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Episode 417 – Wandering Dye

 

Leslie worked on Uma  (#35 in my queue, since Aug 2012!) in Harrisville Nightshades in 12:57 colorway.  She also unearthed the assumed lost Stone Croft shawl out of Wollmeise blend.

Laura is knitting on  an old sock out of lollipop yarn with the Wendy Johnson gusset heel. She also started a Very Gifted Cowl by Churchmouse Yarns and Teas out of Juniper Farm Stratus on size 8 needles.

Leslie finished a Passerine hat out of a cormo gradient from Subito Farm.

Laura finished the mini sock arms.  She used size 2 and 4 needles. It is having some color difficulty.  

 

Laura spun Knit Spin Farm Corridale in the Glimpses of the Moon colorway (260 yards of a 2-ply)  and Spotted Circus Alpaca in a Merino/Firestar blend in tropical (100 yards of chain ply). She also spun Into the Whirled in the Inevitable Betrayal (178 yards of a 2-ply).

Leslie has no spinning this week but a bit of weaving.

Leslie has been re-listening to the InnKeeper series by Ilona Andrews and started Consorting with Dragons by Sera Trevor.  She listened to the first in the MurderBot Diaries, All Systems Red by Martha Wells. She’s read the first 2 books in a 9 book series BlackBird In The Reeds and Wolf In The Holly, and started the third, Fox and Birch; all by Sam Burns.

Laura is relistening to Ilona Andrews Magic Bites.  She read Blending in by RJ Blain and Diamond Fire by Illona Andrews.

Favorite Things:

Madrona

Striped Sock yarn kal

October CATT prize drawing next episode

Patreon December live thing 12/1 at 1pm

SSK 2019

Fiber Friends tag, originated by Chevyrell here:

 

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Episode 416 – Purl the Intern

Leslie is working on a Passerine hat out of a cormo gradient from Subito Farm. She worked on the Hasukai cowl out of Brooklyn Tweed Plains in Treehouse and Uma  (#35 in my queue, since Aug 2012!) in Harrisville Nightshades in 12:57 colorway.  

Laura is knitting on the second Mini Sock Arms out of Leading Men Fiber Arts in the Prom Queen colorway.  She also found an old sock out of lollipop yarn with the Wendy Johnson gusset heel.

Leslie finished knitting Pavement by Veera Valimaki out of 2 Guys Yarn in Tweedy Toes. She also finished a Felicity hat in a new base by Spotted Circus – a silk tube with alpaca and merino blown in.  She used the SYTK left leaning decrease by techknitter.

Laura finished a worsted weight test knit for mini sock arms.  She used size 4 and 6 needles. Laura knit a Woodland Sprite Bonnet out of Tosh Vintage in the Amber Trinket colorway and size 8 needles.

Laura is spinning Knit Spin Farm Corridale in the Glimpses of the Moon colorway and Spotted Circus Alpaca in a Merino/Firestar blend.

Leslie is spinning! The first of three bobbins for a crafty trade is done, and she spun the most recent batt from KnitSpinFarm.

Leslie has been listening to the fourth season of My Dad Wrote A Porno. She’s reading BlackBird In The Reeds and Where The Hell Is Tesla?

Laura is relistening to Ilona Andrews Magic Bites.  She read Blackbird all the Sam Burns books.

Favorite Things:

Striped Sock yarn kal

October CATT (pull for prizes next week)

Patreon Live and prizes for October

SSK 2019

Fiber Friends tag, originated by Chevyrell here:

 

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