Episode 304 – Speckles & Sparkles

Episode 304


Leslie has been working on a pair of Vanilla Is The New Black out of Nomadic Yarns in the Dobby Is A Free Elf colorway.  She also started a Fractal Danger out of Knitter’s Nightmare  in the Enchanté colorway.  She’s still plugging away slowly on the Nuvem out of Plucky Classics “Funny Affair At Tiffany’s”


Laura is knitting on a I Heart Rainbows sweater by Tin Can Knits.  She is using The Loopy Ewe Solid Series in Charcoal and a Loopy’s Paintbox Kit.  She has gone down to size 1.5 needles (2.5mm)


Leslie has finished the Inara wrap by Ambah O’Brien out of WoolSilkLace Merino/nylon.  1250 meters for stash dash.  Breezy Cardigan out of Leading Men Fiber Arts Copper Cloud.


Laura has finished Golden Sand by Joji.  This is part of the Sight is Life ebook.  She knit it on size 5 needles using vintage stash.  This is Numma Numma on the half shell.  She also finished a pair of socks of of Berry Colorful Yarning in the House Cup colorway.  It is on a superwash Targhee/Nylon base.  Current Stash Dash total is 3361.74 meters.


Laura has not spun this week.


Leslie finished 2oz of a (no longer sold) Fiber Double Shot Batt by Moonshine Fiber Company.


Book Review: Baby Botanicals by Alana Dakos ($12 ebook)


Question from Thumperina, “Hello Ladies!

Laura now that it is Stash Dash how many hour on average do you spend knitting daily while you are on break from school? When the first day of summer hits for me and I don’t have to teach, I go crazy with knitting and spinning.”


Leslie is listening to The Lightning Struck Heart and is re-reading the Kate Daniels series by Ilona Andrews.  Kobe is listening to Dawn of Wonder.


Laura has been reading the Spook Squad series by Keri Arthur.  She has also finished Bright Blaze of Magic by Jennifer Estep, Allegiance of Honor by Nalini Singh, and reread some Nora Roberts and Shelly Laurenston.


Favorite Things:

Upcoming CATTS including Stash Dash

Dates of SAL/KAL June 1st-Stash Dash end

TNNA June 10/11 in DC and Indiana farm fun

Laura will be in Boston for ILA July 9th-11th.

Portland Retreat Announcement

Wonderful Patreon Supporters


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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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