Episode 256 – Easily Distracted

 

Episode 256

Leslie is worked on her Bridgewater out of Madelinetosh lace in the Silver Fox colorway.  She got a little done on the Louche socks out of Apothecary Yarns MCN blend on size 2.25mm needles but is probably going to have to rip out.  She cast on Joker and the Thief out of DIC Jilly in the Great Pumpkin colorway and the Shades of Periwinkle Rustic Fingering gradient kit from Neighborhood Fiber Co.

 

Laura is knitting on the 1 pair of socks on size 1 (2.25 needles). They are a pair of Two Sisters Yarn Company     She is almost done with French CanCan out of Wollmeise Blend (size 7 needles). She has started Belle Island out of Bamboo Pop in a lime green color.  She is using size 3 and 5 needles.

 

Laura has finished socks out of out of lollipop yarn in the Beach Baby colorway

 

Leslie has finished the stitching on the sashiko sampler from Fancy Tiger.

 

Laura has started spinning her first 4 cable ply spin.  She is using the sidekick and Romney that she dyed at Yarn School.

 

Review:Knits for Boys by Kate Oates

 

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

Laura has read some Teresa Dare historical romance.

 

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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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