Episode 248 – Bestie-versary


Episode 248

Laura is knitting on 2 color Beanie out of Cleckheaton Australian Superfine Merino. She started Apple Cider Donut out of Miss Babs Northumbria Aran in the Clematis colorway on size 9 needles.  She will restart it in May.  Laura is also knitting on a Top Down Bonnet out of Marigold Jen in the Yoshi colorway.


Leslie is knitting on her Bridgewater out of Madelinetosh lace in the Silver Fox colorway. She is also working on a pair of Vanilla Bean socks out of Fishknits strong heart base in the “After the Storm” colorway.  She also started a pair of Spring Showers out of Skein Yarn in the Fig colorway as a barter for long arm quilting one of her quilts.


Laura has finished :


Rock Steady

Kirsten Kapur mystery shawl from 2014 (algiers).

2 Golden Pears


Imperial Stock Ranch Thrummed Slippers


Leslie has not spun, but has been processing a Romney fleece from RB 2014.


Laura has plied 2 skeins of Puppy Dog Tails in SW Merino from Southern Cross Fibre.  She has also plied some Squoosh fiber.  All 3 are around 200 yards and intended for the Less is More Sweater.  She also has spun and plied some Southern Cross Fibre out of Kent Romney Wooltop.  It is 400 yards of a 2-ply.


Sewing – Leslie put backing and sashing on the value quilt she has been working on, and started attaching the binding.  She also sewed a One Hour Basket for Laura.


Question from CordeliaHKnits, “Since podcasting for the last few years, what has doing this podcast taught/given you? Whether it be about people, knitting, technical aspects, etc.”

What we are reading:

Leslie finished the first four of the Kate Daniels/Magic Bites series by Ilona Andrews.  She is now listening to the Captain’s Fury (4th in the series) audiobook.


Laura has read Scat by Carl Hiaason and Stella by Starlight by Sharon Draper.


Favorite Things

Wedding gifts

Your faces!

Doorprizes for SSK

Stash Dash


Three Waters Farm Scholarship

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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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