Episode 443 – The Happiest Yarn Ever Spun


Leslie is knitting an Aisa out of Shibui Knits Reed in Rust.

Laura is knitting on a pair of Rose City Rollers out of Knitpicks Felici in the Dark Side colorway. Size 0 needles.  She has been cranking tubes on her Circular Sock Machine (Erlbacher Gearheart Speedster).  She is knitting the cuff, toes, and heels on size 0 needles (yarn is ancient stash-maybe 2005 and unknown)  She cast on a V Neck Boxy in Yin Yang fingering weight Loop! Colorway Kiss.

Leslie finished nothing this week.

Laura finished her passing showers out of Plucky Sweater in the Skies of November colorway.  It was knit on size 5 needles. Modifications included adapting for row height gauge and working the sleeves until the yarn ran out.

Leslie finished spinning Stained Glass by Spotted Circus on the Daedalus Starling and got 287 yds of a 2ply.  She’s put together 4lbs of fiber to spin over the summer.  We’ll see if that happens.

Laura continues spinning 2 lb CVM spin in soft grey from Peeper Hollow Farm.  She spun a KnitSpinFarm batt in the Glacial Lake colorway  and Turquoise Tranquility . These were spun long draw on the S-R and then plyed together on the Hansen.   She also spun and plyed some superwash merino in the Vegetable Medley colorway. It was spun on the Lendrum Upright as a thick 3 ply and is 120 yards.  It was plyed on the Hansen. She also spun a battling set from Knit Spin Farm in the Crags and Fjords colorway. It is 120 yards of a chain ply. It was spun and plyed  on the Lendrum upright.

Leslie is currently listening to Dead Moon by Peter Clines.

Laura is listening to Small Spaces by Katherine Arden (middle grade horror) and finished Storm Cursed by Patricia Briggs.

Favorite Things:


Stash Dash May 24th-August 24th 2019.

Patreon fail along on the 23rd and the VKN on Sunday the 30th.  Both will be  at 3 central time.

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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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