Ep510 – The Magic of Leslie

Please note, these shownotes do contain links to Ravelry pattern pages.  

Leslie is working on a pair of cranked tubes out of Two Sisters Yarn co.

Laura has started a Bankhead Hat out of Plucky Primo Worsted in the Soda Fountain colorway on size 6 needles.  She is knitting the adult medium size.  Laura has also  been knitting on some toe up socks out of Knit Spin Farm Little Known Holiday Club “Tolkien.”  These are being knit on size 1 needles.

Leslie finished a Celadon variation with Leading Men Fiber Arts and a Mad Hatter pack from Frabjous Fibers.  She also finished a Bankhead hat out of AnotherCraftyGirl’s Merino Worsted in a Pocket Sized World colorway, a Towards North hat out of SpottedCircus Silk Alpaca chain yarn in Acid Rain, and put heels/toes in a cranked tube.

Laura finished  tube socks out of Republic of Wool in the Peony Pop colorway.  She cast on 48 stitches and is knitting them on size 0 needles. She also knit a Gno Fun like Gnome Fun out of leftovers from Leading Men Fiber Arts on size 4 needles.  The last thing she finished is the Tchaikovsky Hat out of The Lemonade Shop Comfy Worsted in Zebra Tea Party on size 4 and 6 needles.  This past April she did some secret test knitting.  It is the Telegrams from the Window out of Fully Spun original DK in the Super green colorway.  She just added a dino tag from Shiny Wear Co

Laura started spinning a Loop Bump in Magic Trick.  She also spun singles from Nest in Superwash Merino in the By the Seashore colorway.  She finished then Jacob top from Nerd Girl Yarns in the “We’re All Mad Here” colorway (260 yards).  She also plyed the Spotted Ewe Starling (475 yards) and Morkmade Chai Latte (245 yards).

Leslie finished spinning & plying 8oz Warm Woolen Mittens II by HipStrings but hasn’t measured or washed it yet.

Leslie is reading Gods & Ends by Devon Monk (adult m/f fantasy) and the Leveling Up series by KF Breene.  She’s relistening the Threshold Universe series by Peter Clines

Laura has been listening to Ilona Andrew’s  (adult m/f)  Wildfire. She read the Princess Knight by GA Aiken

Favorite Things

Halloween CATT 9/15-11/01/20 Hashtag for Instagram is #tkghalloweencatt We will draw winners from both instagram and Ravelry.

Ravelry Winners: please fill out form here

Hikari Handmade sail bag-Corvidae

Hikari Handmade poppy-travelsox

Hopkins Studio Autumn Spice-knitterchow

Fibernymph Dyeworks Sunshine gradient-lmermd

Lantern Moon Bag- lizzardbabies

Colorshift yarn-hikesandbikes

Katrinkles Markers- hegielib

Hopkins Fiber Studio Streets of gold-christina78

Laura’s school 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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