Episode 445 – Nothing Witty This Week


Leslie cast on some basic sport weight socks out of KniSpinFarm Targhee sport.  She also cast on for Weekender by Andrea Mowry out of Cloudborn Pima Cotton DK.

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 on a V Neck Boxy in Yin Yang fingering weight Loop! Colorway Kiss.  She also cast on Stevie on size 6 needles using berroco remix in color 3991. 

Laura continues spinning 2 lb CVM spin in soft grey from Peeper Hollow Farm.  She spun a KnitSpinFarm batt in the Chill Sweetening colorway. She also spun hello yarn raven. It is a 3 ply and 250 yards.  Laura also spun from Hello Yarn Stop the Pigeon on Falkland. It is 222 yards and a gift for her sister (3 ply).  Last but not least, Laura spun a batt that was gifted to her by hipstrings. It is 62 yards chain plyed.

Leslie is reading Natural Mage by KF Breene.  Still.

Laura is listening to Small Spaces by Katherine Arden and soulless by Gail Carriger 

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.

Ravelry announcement 

General thank you for the community at large for fostering such a rich discussion on inclusion, privilege, and inherent bias, and for the places that offer a safe space for those discussions.  Marginalizing any group of people based on specific characteristics of their person is not acceptable, and we are working on implementing a basic ‘don’t be a jerk’ code of conduct for distribution to our retreat attendees.

We like to believe we’ve fostered no exclusionary or discriminatory behaviors at our events or in our community, but please reach out to us if you have any concerns or would like to discuss anything on this topic. 

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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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