Laura is knitting on a pair of socks out of Dream in color Everlasting in the Wilderness colorway. She is trying out some new needles, Knitter’s Pride Nova Platina. She used the Balbriggan Heel from Sock Architecture. She has also cast on the Yowza shawl out of some handspun from Crown Mountain Farms (out of business). She has 550 yards and is using size 7 needles.
Laura finished the Mukluk slippers out of Brown Sheep and has felted them.
Leslie finished the Simple Skyp socks in Caterpillar Green’s Concrete & Tulips colorway. She knit a pair of Eugenia’s Mittens out of Invictus Yarns in the Captain SW base, Blustery colorway. She is also knit a Wizzpopper shawl out of Shalimar Breathless DK in the Seaglass colorway.
Laura is spinning:
CVM on the S-R
Cormo on the Ladybug
Border Leicester on the Sidekick
Less is more sweater stuff on the Lendrum.
Question from slimysara, “Id like to sign up for my first sock club for monthly yarn surprises. Any suggestions on who I should sign up with?”
Socks that Rock Club
Loopy Ewe Giftables
Cookie A sock Club
Martina Behm Club
Miss Babs Armchair club
Yarn Versus Zombies club
Into the Whirled
Review: knit.purl fall 2014 (previously knit.wear) Interweave/F&W $14.99
We are reading:
Laura has been going on a Dorothy Gilman bender
Leslie finished School of Night and Book of Life, both by Deborah Harkness. She is still reading Queste from the Septimus Heap collection.
Quilting – Summer in the Park pattern
EDUknit – giveaway
Halloween CATT giveaway