Episode 179 – Redux

Laura has cast on some Maine Morning Mitts out of Hobbledehoy handspun. She has cast on a pair of socks out out Yarntini sport in the Home colorway. They are being knit on size 2 needles.   She has also cast on a new hat design out of Green Mountain Spinery Wonderfully Wooly (this yarn appears to be discontinued, I’ve linked a similar product).

Leslie is knitting a modified version of Shawl That Jazz in Dragonfly Fibers Pixie in the Starry Night Colorway.  Leslie is also knitting on some plain vanilla socks in the FishKnits Intentional Flashing yarn base, colorway Pretty Bird.  She also cast on the Miranda sweater out of some deep deep stash, John Q Natures Touch New Zealand Aran Wool.

Laura has finished the Welcoming Worm socks.  They were knit on size 1.5 needles and use Batty Sock from Knitter’s Nightmare.  She started and finished a tea toter from Simply Noteable blog (so many great little Christmas gift knits).

Leslie has finished some plain vanilla socks out of Patons Kroy

Leslie Spun:

ITW Masham 190 yd 2ply, ITW Inara 98yds 2ply, Loop Earth Goddess 954 single ply, ITW Corriedale 154 yds 2ply, WoolGatherings 104yds 2ply, Raw Romney roving 260yds 2ply – 2566 total yards

Laura has finished spinning over 2.5 pounds during Spinzilla week.

Shetland from Corgi Hill Farm 5oz. 400 yards of a 2-ply

Dripping Fiber Studio Beatles Batts- Paul and John are 2-plied for around 60 yards each.  Ringo and George will be plied tonight

Finn from Paradise Fibers 4oz 166 yards of a 2-ply

Unwind Yarn Company rolag plied with unknown gray fiber (wool) 204 yards of a woolen with an ounce still on the bobbin.

FiberNymph Dyeworks 4oz BFL gradient 235 yards of a 2-ply

Sweet Georgia Superwash BFL 316 yards of a 2-ply

Loop Bump (5.4 ounces) 256 yards of a Navajo ply

Dawning Dreams 3 ounce Batt.  94 yards of a Navajo Ply

Knitty and Color 4.6 ounce Batt

Wensleydale from Hello Yarn (4 oz)

Starry Night Fiber (unknown) 1 ounce

Not Spinzilla to ply: 4 oz batt from Into the Whirled

Book Review: Hitch by Stephannie Tallent

Ask Me Anything – question submitted by muttiruth: “How would you advise a retreat rookie to prepare for the weekend? What to take to knit, how to prepare for the vendor market, etc.”

Favorite Things:

Halloween CAL


The Pumpkin Fairy pattern by Jessica Anderson

Knotted Bag-large bag

Revelations of a Delusional Knitter Self Striping in Candy Corn

Jade Sapphire Laceweight

Knitter’s Life Lists

Dancing Dog Dyeworks Maisy & Bella

Cyborg’s Craft Room Nice Melons

Madelinetosh Pashmina – Thunderstorm

Clara Parkes Book Signing  You can find the book here


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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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