Ep545 – Rabid Squirrelly

Leslie is working on a Nyanen Tee by Cecily Glowik-Mcdonald out of Quince&Co Sparrow but it’s rough on her hands and wrists.  She’s working a bit on a pair of sport weight socks out of KnitSpinFarm’s Targhee Sport weight in Polar Bear Plunge colorway and Camino Bubbles out of LMFA King Max colorway.  She’s also working on another cross stitch – two types of people.

 Laura has started the Beachcomb by Tif Neilan  She will be using handspun for the main color.

Leslie didn’t finish anything this week.

Laura has finished the V-neck Magpie out of Hello Yarn handspun on size 9 and 10 needles. She also finished the knitting on the Pixie Powered Super Bulky Hat Kit from Un Besito Fibers.  She  knit  it on a 10.5 needle.

Laura has been spinning on some patchwork kits from Hello Yarn to eventually knit into a Flax Light by Tincanknits. 

Leslie is re-reading the Leveling Up Series by KF Breene (m/f paranormal romance – currently on book 5 Magical Midlife Meeting) as well as the short story collection Imago Sequence by Laird Barron (cosmic horror).  She’s relistening to Junkyard Cats by Faith Hunter (Shining Smith series) so she can listen to the second book which came out this year and an audible original by Angella Dravid – Love, Rock Bottom and Other Triumphs.

Laura has been reading a new graphic novel version of the Choose Your Own Adventure books.

Favorite Things

Toothbrush Rug tutorial 

Halloween CATT will be hosted on Discord, Rav, and Instagram.  The Hashtag for instagram is tkghalloweencatt21.

Discord link https://discord.gg/gxAzK5sxtp

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

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

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Ep544 – Drop All The Stitches

Leslie is working on a Nyanen Tee by Cecily Glowik-Mcdonald out of Quince&Co Sparrow but it’s rough on her hands and wrists.  She’s working a bit on a pair of sport weight socks out of KnitSpinFarm’s Targhee Sport weight in Polar Bear Plunge colorway and Camino Bubbles out of LMFA King Max colorway

 Laura has started the Pixie Powered Super Bulky Hat Kit from Un Besito Fibers.  She is knitting it on a 10.5 needle.  She also swatched for the Beachcomb by Tif Neilan  She will be using handspun for the main color.

Leslie finished another of several cross stitch holiday gifts, ‘several wtf’s per hour’ and an elephant pin cushion from RicRac sews

Laura has finished the V-neck Magpie out of Hello Yarn handspun on size 9 and 10 needles. 

Leslie is re-reading the Leveling Up Series by KF Breene (currently on book 5 Magical Midlife Meeting).  She’s listened to the last of season 6 of MDWAP.

Laura has also been watching Blown Away.

Favorite Things

Toothbrush Rug tutorial 

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

Discord link https://discord.gg/gxAzK5sxtp

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

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

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Ep543 – Crafty Pies

Leslie is working on a Solvik Tee (ravelry link) by Skeindeer knits out of Sadnes Garn Line and a Nyanen Tee by Cecily Glowik-Mcdonald out of Quince&Co Sparrow but it’s rough on her hands and wrists.  She’s working a bit on a pair of sport weight socks out of KnitSpinFarm’s Targhee Sport weight in Polar Bear Plunge colorway and cross stitching a holiday gift ‘several wtf’s per hour’.

 Laura has started the  V-neck Magpie out of Hello Yarn handspun on size 9 and 10 needles.  

Leslie finished the first of several cross stitch holiday gifts, Reality continues to ruin my life.  She’s also finished several pieces of toothbrush rugs.

Laura is spinning some cvm to knit into a sweater (Recalibrate by Shanalines designs)

Leslie is re-reading the Leveling Up Series by KF Breene (currently on book 4 Magical Midlife Love).  She’s listened to books 1 & 2 of the Infected series by Scott Siegler but doesn’t think she’s going to listen to the 3rd.

Laura is reading the Fox Hollow series by Morgan Brice (paranormal m/m romance).  She has also been watching Blown Away.

Favorite Things

Toothbrush Rug tutorial 

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

Discord link https://discord.gg/gxAzK5sxtp

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

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

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Ep542 – Drunk Shoulderpads

Leslie is working on a Solvik Tee (ravelry link) by Skeindeer knits out of Sadnes Garn Line and a Nyanen Tee by Cecily Glowik-Mcdonald out of Quince&Co Sparrow but it’s rough on her hands and wrists.  She’s cross stitching a holiday gift ‘several wtf’s per hour’.

 Laura has started the  V-neck Magpie out of Hello Yarn handspun on size 9 and 10 needles.  

Leslie finished the first of several cross stitch holiday gifts, Reality continues to ruin my life.  She also finished a Rilla Raccoon felt animal.

Leslie spun Spiced Peaches & Heavy Cream batts from Knit Spin Farm and got ~550yds woolen.

Laura is spinning some battling from Hobbledehoy in the firefly colorway.

Leslie is re-reading the Leveling Up Series by KF Breene (currently on book 4 Magical Midlife Love).  She’s relistened to the Edge series by Ilona Andrews

Laura is reading the Fox Hollow series by Morgan Brice (paranormal m/m romance)

Favorite Things

Review of Moon and Turtle

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

Discord link https://discord.gg/gxAzK5sxtp

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

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

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