Episode 234 – Unconventional Stuff


Episode 234

Laura is knitting on some afterthought heel socks with short rows out of Desert Vista Dyeworks in the Zien base.  The colorway is Color Accents Lime.  She is using size 1 (2.25mm) needles.  Laura is also knitting on the Strife Toeup socks from Knitting Architecture on size 1 (2.25 mm) needles,  She is using handspun from the lovely Showmeyourknits out of Moonrover sw merino/nylon blend.


Leslie is knitting a Lucky Me cabled cardigan out of Beaverslide Dry Goods Spruce Heather on size US8/5.0 mm needles. She also cast on Pumpkin Ale out of Wollmeise DK in the Campari Piccolo colorway on US6/4.0mm needles. Knitmore Girls Grosgrain Ribbon Visual featurette.


Laura has finished the bacon shawl!  It was handspun from Crown Mountain Farms in a polwarth base.  It was knit on size 7 (4.5mm) needles and used the Yowza shawl pattern by the always awesome Susan B. Anderson.  It still needs a light blocking. The Frozen socks were finished and given to the nieces.  They loved them!


Leslie finished some simple embroidered kitchen towels.


Laura has spun the other 2oz of merino from Yarn school.  This was a yarn school exclusive colorway from Hello Yarn.  She will be plying it tomorrow for detention for house cup.  She has also spun 2oz of Hello Yarn September club, Slumber.  This was spun on the lace flyer of the Mini Spinner


Book Review: First Frost by Lucinda Guy (24.99 USD)


Question: From Humbirdblue, “How many socks(or pairs ) did you knit before you were able to make them fit your foot perfectly. I have knit 10 pairs and while i am getting closer, but so far i still don’t have any.that fit right.”


What we are reading:

Leslie read the entire Stray series, the Hidden Wings series, and finished The Wise Man’s Fear.  She restarted the Blood Song series.


Caps for Sale

There’s a Monster at the End of this Book

Paerbag Princess

Favorite Things

Digital Detox over holidays


Bling Your String bag

Spin Your Bin

Mzanzi ebook Giveaway

Knitmore Girls

trips for 2015

New Years Resolutions

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About Leslie

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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