Episode 534 – Purple is for People

Leslie is working on Petra Brioche sweater , a pair of sport weight socks out of KnitSpinFarm’s Targhee Sport weight in National Parks colorway.

 Laura has  been knitting on some toe up socks out of Knit Spin Farm in the World Plant a Vegetable Garden Day 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. Laura is working on the Harvest sweater out of Camellia Fiber Company Pepper worsted. 

Leslie finished a pair of sport weight socks in String Theory Orbit in the Resistor colorway, a  mixed sashiko panel and a Grandmother’s Flower Garden sashiko panel.

 Laura spun and started knitting a hat out of a sample of Hello Yarn patchwork kits.

Laura has spun the following yarns:

Sweater spin out of Hello Yarn (14oz) 1715 yards of a 3-ply

BFL from Into the Whirled in the Hold the Line colorway (200 yards of a 3-ply)

Hello Yarn Merino in the Sweet Fruits and Bitter Roots (1,00 yards of a 2-ply, 8oz)

Hipstrings Batts 300 yards from 4 oz

Hello Yarn Corridale (4oz) in the Grumpy colorway (2-ply, 420 yards)

Knit Spin Farm batt in Green Marble (190 yards of a 2-ply)

Leslie didn’t spin this week

Leslie is re-reading The Fiery Crown (Orchid Throne series) by Jeffe Kennedy (fantasy m/f romance).  She’s been listening to Dust by Hugh Howey (dystopian).  She’s been watching Would I Lie To You (british comedy panel series).

Laura has started listening to the Shadow and Bone (YA fantasy).  She has been rewatching the Queens of Mystery and My Life is Murder on Acorn 

Favorite Things

Leslie finished sewing an Allure Robe (with some modifications).

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

Need long arm quilting services?  Contact inthecottagewithbarb@yahoo.com

Discord link https://discord.gg/pNsc8shx

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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