Shownotes for TheKnitGirllls videocast, Episode 1

Episode 1:

Laura/Lala & Leslie/udontcallmeles

Leslie’s WIP’s – Sidewinder socks, Lala’s Knits Yarn, “Into Thin Air”.  Second sock is plain stockingette

Laura’s WIP – 1.  Mara Shawl, yarn is Madelinetosh Tosh Merino, Seaside colorway, 4 skeins.

2.  Lady Bertram Shawlette, by Wendy Johnson, yarn is handspun fiber from Sanguine Grypon, colorway Fire.  65% superwash merino, 35% silk.

3.  Waterfall Sock, by Wendy Johnson.  Yarn is Yarnpirate 100% merino in Mermaid colorway.

Our Favorite Things:

Leslie –

1.  Weeds, Season 3.

2.  RuPaul’s Drag Race, enabled by Mygirlrobot.

3.  Lost, Season 6.

4.  Spring Fling board on Rav!

5.  Haapsalu Shawl book

Laura –

1.  Fantastic Mr. Fox

2.  Toe-Up Socks for Everybody by Wendy Johnson – Laura sample knit for this book!  – we will both probably knit the Norweigan Rose socks.

Spinning – Leslie has a Schacht matchless, but not much spinning right now.  Laura has a Schacht ladybug and is knitting on a batt from Shunklies(rav)/etsy.  Laura is considering a bulky flyer from TLE. We both wish we could spin like Lynnzimm.

Next on the needles:

Leslie – Vesper Knee highs.  Will use Perfect Day Yarns/eatmyoxygen in Wake in Bamboo Haiku, and Vesper yarns in Wildflower Meadow for the leg.  The colorway Laura was mentioning was Nevermore in PDY Laceweight.

Also check out Jen/Piddleloop’s fantastic Etsy shop for some really cool bags!

Laura – Anne Hanson’s Hypoteneuse in silky wool.  Laura might do it in Noro Silk Garden, which Leslie used for Lady Eleanor. Perhaps Jared Flood’s Redhook, but is kind of intimidated by all the short rows.

Laura works Part Time at Hank of Yarn in Southaven, MS.

Both pumped for Spring Fling starting April 22nd in St. Louis, MO.

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About Leslie

Leslie is obsessed with knitting, and when possible, perfection in her knitting. All stripey socks must match exactly and all lace must be blocked severely. She has major love for all of her viewers/readers and hopes to keep blogging and podcasting for years to come.

36 Responses to Shownotes for TheKnitGirllls videocast, Episode 1

  1. Sarah says:

    Laura needs to dye more and send MEEeeee some! I loved the skein you e-mailed me a picture of!

  2. Lynn Z says:

    Hey ladies! I’ve been sitting on my couch knitting on my Daybreak Shawl, which I’m determined to have done by the Spring Fling, and watching your videocast. I loved it! And thank you for the shout out…very sweet of you. 🙂 I’m looking forward to seeing the next one.

    I’ll be bringing my wheel to the Spring Fling and will bring the bulky flier. I didn’t buy any additional bobbins because I plan on using it for plying or for bulky singles. I’ll let you know once I’ve used it more if I think I’ll need additional bobbins.

    Can’t wait to see you both at the Fling!

  3. claire says:

    Great first vidcast, good job. Cannot wait to meet you both at Spring Fling (my first)

  4. Sarah says:

    Awww. You guys are awesome! I’m so happy you decided to do this.

  5. JaneB says:

    Great fun! I kept trying to join your conversation though …LOL So sorry I won’t see you at the Fling!

  6. jennifer says:

    i loved hearing about/seeing what yer knitting and all the stuff. The southern accents are the coolest ever, quite awesome! keep it up! (and thanks for the shout out and link m sister and i appreciate it)

  7. How cute are you two on here?! Love all the info and hearing about projects and life. Definitely keep it up.

  8. Ricia says:

    You ladies are fabulous! I felt like I was sitting in the room with you sharing everything you were doing and saying. Please continue with the videocasts.

  9. Eloise says:

    Great job! Enjoyed it. Looking forward to the next episode.

  10. Lynda Hitt says:

    loved it and love you guys. can’t wait to see you at the fling.

  11. Kate Lathrop says:

    LOVE LOVE the videocast! It’s so good to see y’all – can’t wait for the Fling!!

  12. Leslie says:

    You guys are awesome and I thank each of you for watching. Your comments are very motivating!

  13. Christy (BroadwayKnits) says:

    you guys rock the house! remember me when you’re famous…
    p.s. loving the new blog format 🙂

  14. Christy (BroadwayKnits) says:

    p.p.s.I think you’ve inspired me to knit Redhook!!! ENABLER!!!

  15. Stacy Little says:

    That was GREAT, but of course we knew you would be! Can’t wait for the next one.

  16. LaLa says:

    Christy, You can do the short rows for me 🙂

  17. imjustlori says:

    Yay! That was great! I am so glad to see another v-cast up and running. Can’t wait to meet y’all at fling!

  18. Jen! says:

    Definitely fun to watch! I can’t wait to see more. 🙂

  19. Loved seeing you both on the videocast!

  20. MSbeckey says:

    Really enjoyed watching! Wish I had thought to get my knitting together before hand to knit along. Just seems like a nice get together to knit video cast. Lots of energy, lots of personality, lots of information. I liked hearing about the differences in the ways you guys approach knitting and spinning as well as the things you both like, as in the types of yarns and designers. Looking forward to the next one!

  21. applesuzy says:

    Great job ladies! I’m really gonna miss not being at Fling this year and hanging out with you both. Enjoy the cupcakes and sushi for me! Hope I’ll get to see you both again someplace soon!

  22. LoriAngela says:

    Great video cast. Just got the shout from Round the Twist. I’m going to jump right into your second show. Lala, maybe try asking the giftees to send pictures of themselves enjoying your knits. I love a picture of a new babe in my knitting. Leslie, I too get a bit antsy if I have more than 2 current projects. So nice to meet you!

  23. Leslie says:

    I love and hope you keep it up!

  24. Bev Love says:

    Fantastic!!! I am so glad Carin gave you a shout out on Round The Twist with Carin this week. I really enjoyed this episode. I can’t wait to watch the next one. Thanks for doing this.

    Bev aka paletpc on Ravelry

  25. Sarah says:

    I heard about your videocast on plurk so I had to check it out- great job!! I can’t wait for more!!

  26. Kathy says:

    Loved the vidcast. Can’t wait for more!!!

  27. Kathy says:

    Love the vidcat. Can’t wait for more!!!

  28. Denise says:

    Wow, great job. I really enjoyed your show and hope you do many more. You are right that many don’t have a BKF, so it is fun to see the two of you interacting and enjoying each other and your knitting bond.
    I am so glad I followed Carin’s link and came to see you.

  29. Uber late to the party, but LOVE what you guys are doing here! 🙂 Keep on!

  30. Stormy says:

    Thank you for letting me join you & your BKFF, of which many of us don’t have. Love it!

  31. Kristy (mygirlrobot) says:

    Awesome ladies! Thanks for the shout out! and DONT FUCK IT UP!

  32. Chelsea says:

    I just found out about you wonderful ladies a few days ago (because I live under a rock). Rock on, knitgirllls, rock on!

  33. Debbie C says:

    Loved your recent podcasts, decided to start from the beginning. You ladies are awesome.

  34. Beth says:

    Wow, I can’t believe that u had only known each other for three years prior to making your first podcast. I totally thought you’d been BFFs since kindergarten because you have such a great vibe together. (I have only recently found you guys, and I decided to go back in time to see the first episode.) thanks for putting out the podcast. It keeps me company while knitting — though tonight I’m being lazy, just laying on the couch holding a super squishy skein of handspun.

  35. Nicole says:

    I just started watching your podcast from the very first episode. I downloaded all the shows available on itunes, and I figured I should start at square one. So here I am, knitting on a chevron baby blanket, and watching you two lovely ladies talk about your knitting. I can’t wait to watch more!

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