Episode 236 – Skoodlet


Episode 236


Laura is knitting on a pair of very old Opal socks.  She is knitting them on Knitpicks size 1.5 (2.5mm) and using colorway “Parrot.”  She is binding off the Skoodlet by Lee Meredith out of Misson Falls 1824 Wool colorway 661 on size 8 needles.  She has ripped back Ishbel 3 times and it is currently waiting her to have the brainpower to attempt it again.  It is being knit on size 6 needles using some unknown sock weight yarn.


Leslie is knitting a Lucky Me cabled cardigan out of Beaverslide Dry Goods Spruce Heather on size US8/5.0 mm needles. Leslie is knitting on a pair of socks out of Yarn Vs Zombies in the Sunrise colorway.


Laura has finished nothing

Leslie finished nothing


Laura has spun some Woolpierogi Rolka on an Akerworks lace flyer bobbin for the Hansen.  She has also started spinning some Rain’s Obsessive Stitchery Merino/Angora blend (3oz)


Leslie is spinning some Knitty & Color Merino/silk in the Pumpkin Fire gradient on the espinner.


Book Review: Rustic Modern Knits by Yumiko Alexander (24.99)


Question: From AMKnits14, “Hi Leslie and Laura! I’m fairly new to spinning and currently spinning on a drop spindle. I just finished my second 4oz of fiber. My first one was approx 75 yards (2 ply) and this one is approx 50 yards (Navajo ply). Is this typical yardage for 4oz? I Feel like I’m getting much better with practice but I just want to make sure I’m doing something “right.”


What we are reading:

Leslie restarted the Blood Song series on Audible, and moved on to the second in the series; Tower Lord.  She finished Division of the Marked and moved on to the second in the series Elevation of the Marked.

Laura finished Harlem Hellfighters


Favorite Things

Water Situation

Giveaway: Shoe Candy Pattern


Miss Fisher’s Murder Mysteries

SSK Vendors

SSK Payment

SSK KAL #1: Susan B Anderson patterns.  Will start 2.1.15 and details will be posted in the SSK group on Ravelry

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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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