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 has worked a little on Belle Isle out of Bamboo Pop in a lime green color. She is using size 3 and 5 needles. She has also started making hexipuffs (beekeepers quilt) out of of sock yarn samples and scraps. Laura has cast on 3 new projects this week. The first is a design for Tangerine Design’s Charlie and the Chocolate Factory kit. It is knit using size 0 needles and Knitter’s Knitmare yarn. The second is a pair of Rose City Rollers for SSK. They are knit on Nova Platina DPNs in size 0 and are out of Knitterly Things Vesper yarn in the Rainbow Love colorway. The third thing she cast on is Stipe Study. She is knitting this on size 6 needles using ALisha Goes Around and a Neon paintbox kit from Fiberoptic.
Leslie has finished nada
Laura has plyed all the plys for her 4 ply cable yarn. She got 400 yards from the Romney she dyed at yarn school. She also began spinning Death from Into the Whirled (Megasal colorway). This is superwash merino that she hopes to get a 3-ply sock yarn out of.
Leslie finished carding the corriedale/Merino cross from MDSW and started carding the Coopworth from MDSW. .
Question from CordeliaHKnits, “I would like to add on to this. I’ve heard Leslie mention friends of hers that are master insert craft. How does one become a master insert craft?”
Mastering the Knits podcast
Leslie is listening to Judas Unchained by Peter F Hamilton. She’s reading The 5th Wave by Rick Yancey.
Laura is rereading Little House on the Prairie .
There will be a separate thread for FO’s from either the yarn or the fiber with all entries due by 8/31.
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