Episode 228 – Fraternal Knitting


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.

Leslie is knitting a pair of Atlantic Current Socks by Meliabella out of Leading Men Fiber Arts Spotlight in Toxic Gas.

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.

Favorite Things

Quilting – Summer in the Park pattern

EDUknit – giveaway

Allis KAL

Halloween CATT giveaway

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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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