Episode 255 – Flavor of Crazy


Episode 255

Leslie is worked on her Bridgewater out of Madelinetosh lace in the Silver Fox colorway.  She also is knitting on a Rikke out of Green Mountain Spinnery worsted.  She got a little done on the Louche socks out of Apothecary Yarns MCN blend on size 2.25mm needles.


Laura is knitting on the 3 pairs of socks on size 1 (2.25 needles).  The first is Strie, Toe Up by Lara Neel out of Moonrover Handspun.  Spun by the lovely Showmeyourknits.  The second is out of lollipop yarn in the Beach Baby colorway.  The third is a pair of Two Sisters Yarn Company    She has also started the Kirsten Kapur 2015 mystery shawl in Pefect Day yarns in the Mermaid Tavern coloway.  She has also started French CanCan out of Wollmeise Blend (size 7 needles).


Leslie has finished spinning this month’s moonrover club fiber, a SW merino/nylon blend, for 350 yards 3 ply yarn.  She also put binding on Laura’s quilt.


Laura has started spinning her first 4 cable ply spin.  She is using the sidekick and Romney that she dyed at Yarn School. She has plyed Knitty and Color (170 yards) and Vice (170 yards) both are SW merino. Laura has also plyed a 160 yards of bits and bobs.  She has also corespun 150 yards of nonsense. She has also started spinning Three Waters Farm HonyTonk colorway in th Polwarth Silk base


Review: Warm Days Cool Knits by Corrina Ferguson, $24.95 retail

One e-copy to giveaway of Kirsten Kapur Shawls book one


Leslie is listening Pandora’s Star by Peter F Hamilton.

Laura has read the new Nalini Singh book


Question from yarningforasmile,”bring skeins to the stash… Ok lets say you buy a destash skein from Rav and you get it home … it looks fine but what if?? Should you wash it and hang it to dry before bringing it into the stash?? Leave it in a bag forever, freeze it??? OMG I am freaking out about moths lol”


Favorite Things

Three Waters Farm Scholarship and SAL/KAL

Preorders for fiber will be from 5/11 until the end of May.

Orders will be shipped the first week of June.

Preorders for yarn will be from 5/11 until June 15th, with orders shipping by the first week of July.

There will be a separate thread for FO’s from either the yarn or the fiber with all entries due by 8/31.

Leslie will be winding yarn for Lilli Pilli very soon.

Alice Elizabeth

John C. Campbell Folk School

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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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