Episode 70 – August Approaches

This week we go through our normal segments – Laura has lots to show and Leslie has nearly nothing. We review Knitting Wrapsody and talk about Arkansas Fiberarts Extravaganza 2011.

Leslie is working on the  leadlight on the size 4 needles. She has started some socks, Mermaid Lagoon out of Madelintosh Pashmina on size 2 (2.75 mm).

Laura knitting on  the “No Place Like Home Socks” by the lovely Star Athena. They are out of Wollmeise in the Pillars of Fire and size 1 (2.25) signature dpns in the 6 inch length.  Sharon saved her life by gifting her some String Theory Entanglement in Quasar for some plain socks on 1.5 (2.5 mm). I’m also designing a shawl called, Thin Ice, out of Tempted Good Grrl on size 6 needles. Laura is working on the Mitered Crosses Blanket out of Noro Silk Garden (colors 279, 252 and 87) and Cascade 220. They are knit on US size 6 needles (4mm).

Laura is finished with afterthought heel socks out of Another Crafty Girl in the Squirtle colorway, plain stockinette socks on 1.5 (2.5 mm). She has also finished some matching baby socks and an afghan square for her partner. You can find the site I use for baby measurements here.  OK Go video is here.

Laura is spinning singles of  Sanguine Gryphon (Dark Wine Sea). She has finished 100 yards of a bulky in Spinning Straw into Gold BFL and Gale’s Art BFL/Silk (300 yards).

Book Review: Knitting Wrapsody by Kristin Omdahl

Book Review: Phoebe’s Sweater

Leslie is still sewing theknitgirlll bags, a big huge thank you to everyone who bought one!

Hank of Yarn sock club

Pagewood Farms in the Santa Fe colorway

Three Ewes goodies!

Klassy Katz fabric

Laura is teaching at the Arkansas Fiber Arts Extravaganza!

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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.

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