Episode 85 – Loop-riffic

Laura has also worked on a mitered crosses blanket out of Silk Garden and Cascade 220 on size 6 needles.  Sorry y’all couldn’t see the pattern layout!  Laura has stared the Holly Berry Stockings out of Vanna’s Choice and Woolease. She is also knitting on a Starving Artist hat out of Gale’s Art handspun (gumball colorway) on size 10s and an In Three’s baby cardigan for Julia out of Berroco Vintage on size 8s.

Leslie has cast on  some Single Malt Woolmeise 100% for the Make a Wish socks. She is using the pattern, Bavarian Cables, by Wendy Johnson.  She is going to knit them on size 1 needles.

Leslie has finished  knitting an Abalone by Beata Jezek out of Tempted Sly Girl in a Sweet Red held doubled on size 8 (5.0 mm) needles.

Laura has finished  after thought heel socks out of Vesper in Hocus Pocus on size 1.5 needles. She has also finished the mutant mitered crosses square.

We are both spinning  Loop batts  from Carin!

Laura is in the awesome  Loop batt club.

Next travel plans: Arkansas Fiber Arts Extravaganza.

Book Review: Jane Austin Knits Magazine by Interweave Press.

Laura loves soap from here

 Cloudlover is doing an amazing giveaway!

Hank of Yarn is our LYS that carries the ping frogtree alpaca kits and some cool sheep stuff.

We mention how we chose our next projects. Laura likes, but is not limited to these designers: Wooly Wormhead, Stephen West, Kirsten Kapur, Stephanie Japel, Hannah Fettig, Wendy Johnson, Jared Flood, Rebbeca Danger, Susan B. Anderson.

Craftsy is super cool online classes.

SSK update: Knitalongs in the SSK Rav group

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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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