Episode 482 – Also Known As


Leslie unearthed the Hasukai cowl out of Brooklyn Tweed Plains in Treehouse and worked on it some.  She also worked on Nuala out of Takhi Malibu and is using this tutorial for joining chainette yarns.  She’s also working on putting cuffs, heels, and toes into sock tubes that were cranked on the Erlbacher Gearhart Speedster sock machine.

Laura is knitting on another cranked sock using the colorway, Everything is Awesome by Must Stash Yarns.  These are being knit on size 0s.  Both socks are magic looped.   Laura has also cast on a Ursa Minor on size 11 needles using Berroco Vintage chunky. She also cast on a little boxy by joji out of Another Crafty Girl in the Ponkieboralis colorway.  It is knit on size 2.5 and 4 needles.

Leslie finished a pair of sock tubes by putting a folded hem for the cuff and a wedge toe and heel.  She also mended two socks using a darning mushroom.

Laura finished on a pair of toe up socks using KnitSpinFarm in the Targhee Sport base in the Owls Day colorway.   These  were knit on size 1s. 

Laura is currently spinning the March club from Into the Whirled.  It is being spun into a 2-ply fractal.  She will soon be starting Jillian Moreno’s second sample spin along  She finished plying the Spotted Circus Alpace StainedGlass Merino in the Neon berries colorway.  It is 220 yards of a chain ply.  She has also resumed spinning on her dragon mashup using fiber from Hello Yarn.

Leslie is re-reading The Weaving Man by Tove Foss Ford. She’s re-listening to the Hidden Legacy series by Ilona Andrews

Laura is reading Unlocking English Learners’ Potential by Diane Staehr Fenner and Sydnet Snyder.  She has been doing research into PLCs and coteaching for another CEU.

Favorite Things

What should Laura make out of these minis?

Animal Crossing

Daily Instagram Lives by Laura

Patreon events – 

https://www.crowdcast.io/e/april-vkn Sunday 4/26 @2p CST

https://www.crowdcast.io/e/april-fal—punch-needle Tuesday 4/28 @6:30p CST

Clothing Conservation Month – April/May – Michael 3d printed Leslie a darning mushroom

First person to follow: Wrenbirdmends on instagram.  She has really neat visible mending.  Laura found the leftover yarn she needed to repair her socks.

Stash Dash 2020 Dates 5/22 to 8/22/20  Rule change thread is up.

Halloween CATT 9/15-10/31/20

Laura’s library Amazon wishlist link: https://www.amazon.com/hz/wishlist/ls/1O3PV9JCCJDQ1?ref_=wl_share


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About Leslie

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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