Episode 302 – Scandalous

Episode 302


Leslie has been working on the Evenflow by Joji Locatelli out of Must Stash Sweater Girl yarn in Queen of Hearts colorway, slightly modifying the front band and pockets.  She started the Inara wrap by Ambah O’Brien out of WoolSilkLace Merino/nylon.  She worked a little bit on the Nuvem out of Plucky Classics.


Laura is knitting a pair of socks out of Desert Vista Dyeworks in the Zombody Loves the Knitgirllls colorway.


Laura has finished nada


Leslie has finished a Celadon out of Neighborhood Fiber Studio DK in the Shades of Umber gradient paired with Mondawmin.  


Laura has been spinning some superwash Targhee in the “fluff” colorway from Hello Yarn.  It will be a 3 ply.


Question from astroknot.  “Hello Laura and Leslie–lotsa questions for you today

1) Laura, do you know if there’s a way to search patterns or projects for body types? My body type is close to yours and it seems like it’d be a useful way to go digging for things.

2) for the both of you: I have a wheel but I’m still a n00b, as it were. Could you please help me understand ratios? Specifically, I have a hard time telling when I should use the big end of a bobbin or the little end, and the big whorl or little whorl, and in what combination I should be aiming for if my yarn is slippery, or sticky, or I want to do long draw, or etc.

3) So, I got a cool academic job (yay! now all I have to do is graduate!) in Puerto Rico. Do either of you have advice or resources about shipping spinning wheels? do I disassemble my darling Ladybug? is it gonna cost me $300? would I be better off taking it as a checked item on the plane? Halp!”


Book review: Knit Superheroes by Rebecca Danger


Leslie is listening to Mistborn, Kobe is listening to the Timebound series by Rysa Walker and reading the third in the Lockwood & Co series, and has started the Mercedes Lackey Arrows Trilogy.  

Laura has read Marked in Flesh by Anne Bishop, Shadowbound by Bec McMaster, Your Idea Starts Here by Carolyn Eckert, and the third in the Innkeeper series by Ilona Andrews.  She is listening to Burn for Me by Ilona Andrews  


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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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