Ep529 – Mad for Plaid

Leslie is working on a Granny Goes Large crochet blanket out of Stylecraft DK and is working on a pair of sportweight socks (56 stitches on size US3) out of KnitSpinFarm’s Mad for Plaid colorway.  She also cast on (again) the Harmonize shawl by Romi Hill out of Gale’s Art MYS

 Laura has  been knitting on some toe up socks out of Knit Spin Farm in the National Park Week colorway.  She also resumed working on her McWheely cowl which is knit in the round.   She also started some sock tube socks out of Into the Whirled Speckle Dyed Pakokku sock in the Handbags at Dawn colorway.  She is using Prym Ergonomics Carbon Technology.  She got them from Yarn and Y’all.  

Leslie finished some sewn pattern weights

Laura finished a Quynn hat by Woolly Wormhead out of handspun from Jillian Moreno’s little bits SAL.  She also finished the Semblance hat by Hunter Hammersen using handspun on size 7 needles (70 stitch size) and a Snap Hat by TinCan Knits out of minis from the goody bag at Leading Men Fiber Arts retreat.

Laura is finished plying a batt from Knit SPin Farm (3.25 oz) in the Noctilucent Jewel colorway.  It is 200 yards of a woolen spun yarn.  She finished spinning the singles from the Gwynne Spins Skittles gradient and started spinning Hipstrings Narwhal Pool Party (merino wool/tussah silk/pearl viscose/trilobal nylon).

Leslie finished spinning all the singles of a Hello Yarn Patchwork Kit on her v3 (?) Daedalus Starling.  She got around 800yds of a chain plied worsted/bulky.

Leslie is reading the Scales ‘N Spells series (m/m fantasy) by AJ Sherwood and Jocelynn Drake and The Clockwork Boys by T. Kingfisher.  She’s been listening to We’ve Got Answers by Charlamagne Tha God. She’s been watching Taskmaster (british comedy panel series).

Laura is about to start listening to Broken by Jenny Lawson (Adult humor).

Favorite Things

Stash Dash will be hosted on Discord.  The dates will be May 28th-August 31st.

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

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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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