Episode 423 – It’s Not About Us

Leslie worked on Wrought Iron by Anna Johanna.

Laura is working in a pair of Wendyknits toe up socks out of desert vista Dyeworks in the Bedknobs and Broomsticks colorway. They are knit on size 0s. She stalled  on her handspun evenstar. It is knit on size 3 needles using handspun out of Southern Cross Fibre.

Laura finished an Oktoberfest hat on size 4 needles out of some unknown handspun.  She also finished a Snugbug out of handspun sw corridale ITW in the Inevitable Betrayal.

Leslie finished an Off Grid out of some sale yarn from Craftsy.

Review: Shawl Society 15GBP, around $20USD

Leslie is re-listening to the entire Throne Of Glass series since the final book Kingdom Of Ash was released in October (currently on Empire of Storms, #5).  She’s been relistening to the Lazy Witch series and read the first of the Date Night On Union Station series.

Laura is listening to Magic Strikes (Kate Daniels book 3) by Illona Andrews.  She is reading the Season of Styx Malone and finished reading All Summer Long by Hope Larson

Favorite Things:

Next craftalong video 1/20/18 5pm CST

Madrona

Striped Sock yarn kal

Race and Knitting Discussion

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Episode 422 – Upstate

Leslie is working on a pair of Vanilla Bean socks out of KnitSpinFarm’s Targhee base.  She started a Wrought Iron by Anna Johanna. She is also working on an Off Grid out of some sale yarn from Craftsy.

Laura is working in a pair of Wendyknits toe up socks out of desert vista Dyeworks in the Bedknobs and Broomsticks colorway. They are knit on size 0s. She also resumed working on her handspun evenstar. It is knit on size 3 needles using handspun out of Southern Cross Fibre.  She also started an Oktoberfest hat on size 4 needles out of some unknown handspun.

Leslie finished Uma  (#35 in my queue, since Aug 2012!) in Harrisville Nightshades in 12:57 colorway

Laura spun a skein of mystery fiber (I think its from Twisted fiber arts in BFL) and got 380 yards of a fractal 2-ply.  She also finished spinning woolen a batt from Classy Squid (130 yards of a 2-ply)

Review: Nomadic Knits Issue Two: New York $14USD

Leslie is re-listening to the entire Throne Of Glass series since the final book Kingdom Of Ash was released in October (currently on Empire of Storms, #5).  She finished Sin & Magic by KF Breene and Charming by Jane Washington.  She started the Curse of the Gods series by Jane Washington.

Laura is listening to Magic Strikes (Kate Daniels book 3) by Illona Andrews.  She is reading the Season of Styx Malone

Favorite Things:

Next craftalong video 1/20/18, we will send out a poll for time and craft.

New Patreon rewards

Nautical by Irina Anikeeva giveaway

Madrona

Striped Sock yarn kal

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Episode 421 – Welcome 2019

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.  She is going to be starting a Wrought Iron by Anna Johanna.

 

Laura is working in a pair of Wendyknits toe up socks out of desert vista Dyeworks in the Bedknobs and Broomsticks colorway. They are knit on size 0s. She also resumed working on her handspun evenstar. It is knit on size 3 needles using handspun out of Southern Cross Fibre

 

Laura finished a Ribbed Beanie by Woolly Wormhead out of Plucky Snug. She also finished a Milo out of Lost City Knits dk. She also finished a pair of old socks out of lollipop yarns.  She also finished Scintillation out of Another Crafty Girl Worsted in the Painter’s Pallet colorway.  These were knit on size 1 needles

 

Laura chain plyed some core spun yarn out of a batt from Dunn Spun.  She got 38 yards of a super bulky

 

Next week we review Nomadic Knits Issue Two: New York

 

Leslie is re-listening to the entire Throne Of Glass series since the final book Kingdom Of Ash was released in October (currently on Empire of Storms, #5).  She has read The Lost and the Chosen by Ivy Asher, a reverse Harem series and just started the follow up to Sin & Chocolate by K.F. Breene, Sin & Magic.

 

Laura is listening to Magic Strikes (Kate Daniels book 3) by Illona Andrews.  She is reading the second book in the Sin and Magic series by K.F. Breene

 

Favorite Things:

Next craftalong video 1/12/18, we will send out a poll for time and craft.

New Patreon rewards

Nautical by Irina Anikeeva giveaway still open

Madrona

Striped Sock yarn kal

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TheKnitGirllls Ep420 – Zip Zada

 

 

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 is still working on socks for her BIL out of Lollipop yarns in the Beefcake base.  The colorway is troublemaker and it is being knit on size one needles. She is also working on the Tchaikocsky mitts by Helen Stewart out of Madtosh DK and a Ribbed Beanie by Woolly Wormhead out of Plucky Snug

Laura finished an Ice River Hat by Helen Stewart out of Malabrigo Mecha. She also  finished a Orbit Shawl out of WM DK in the Limone colorway.  It was knit on size 7 needles. She also finished a slip stitch hat out of Another Crafty Girl bulky in the Galactic colorway.

Laura plied the singles for the November Patreon prize and got 180yds of  3 ply out of Hello Yarn on Rambouillet in the Hover colorway. She also spun & plied 4oz of a SW BFL/Nylon/Cashmere/Camel/Silk blend from 2 Guys Yarn Co and got 328 yds of a 2ply yarn.  She spun Dungarees and Flannel from Three Waters Farm in mixed BFL and got 300 yds of a fractal 2ply.

Leslie finished spinning and plying 8oz of Created by Elsie fiber for a craft swap.  She 3-plied and got a beefy 460 yards.

Weighted Blanket tutorial

BOOK REVIEW: 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 re-listening to the entire Throne Of Glass series since the final book Kingdom Of Ash was released in October.  She listened to St. Nachos and Drawn Together last week.  She has read Chase The Dark from the Steel and Stone series by Annette Marie as well as Sin & Chocolate by K.F. Breene.

Laura read Lu by Jason Reynolds

Favorite Things:

A bit of weaving

Cotton Clouds towel of the month

Madrona

Striped Sock yarn kal

October CATT prize drawing next episode

SSK 2019 payment deadline

Fiber Friends tag, originated by Chevyrell here:

 

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