Episode 145 – TinkandKnit

Laura is working on a pair of handspun socks out of yarn spun from Crown Mountain Farms Sock Hop Roving.  She is also working a TGV shawlete by Susan Ashcroft on size 7 needles with unknown sock yarn.  Laura has started her HoAloha. She is using size 6 needles and Cascade 220 Superwash Quatro.

Leslie is knitting on some Mabel socks by Sadie Bellegarde in Numma Numma Doppio.  She found her Friday Studio socks and has resumed work on those as well.  She has is also knitting on HoAloha.

Laura has spun some Fauxlags using David’s method out of English Shetland from Into the Whirled.  She is spinning them long draw and then N-plying them.  Total yardage was 160 yards.  She has also finished her falkland/alpaca accent pack from Southern Cross Fibre.  She got 320 yards from the Rhubarb colorway. She is about to begin plying the Old Appliances colorway from Highland Handmades in Polwarth.

Leslie has spun nothing..

Book Review:  Literary Knits by Nikol Lohr

Favorite Things:
Beatles Fiber club from Dripping Fiber Studios
Project Runway has weaving
Dublin Tee KAL
Quilt in progress

Kids/YA Books Laura Mentions:
Moon Over Manifest by Clare Vanderpool
May B.by Caroline Starr Rose
Island of Thieves by Josh Lacey
Etiquette and Espionage by Gail Carringer

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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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