Ep539 – Maybe It’ll Work, Probably It Won’t

Leslie is working on a pair of sport weight socks out of KnitSpinFarm’s Targhee Sport weight in Polar Bear Plunge colorway and a Nyanen Tee by Cecily Glowik-Mcdonald out of Quince&Co Sparrow. She’s also working on a bit of sashiko and cast on a Solvik Tee (ravelry link) by Skeindeer knits out of Sadnes Garn Line

Laura worked on some sock tube socks out of Into the Whirled Speckle Dyed Pakokku sock in the Handbags at Dawn colorway.  She also cast on the Moon Link cowl by Tifknits out of handspun. 

 Laura has finished knitting on some toe up socks out of Knit Spin Farm in the World Plant a Vegetable Garden Day colorway.  Laura  finished a Woolly Wormhead, Trio of Hats-Pixie in the 15 inch size out of Nest Advent handspun. She also finished some Quynn hats by Woolly Wormhead out of handspun on size 6 needles.

Leslie finished a pair of sport weight socks out of KnitSpinFarm’s Targhee Sport weight in National Parks colorway. She also finished a kit from Hook, Line & Tinker (and started a second).  There is also the Banksia Bralette by Muna + Broad

Laura has spun the following yarns:

Knit Spin Farm in Landlubber’s Envy (230 yards of a 2-ply)

Hello Yarn Nimble on Flakland (325 2-ply)

Koomasee BFL (400 yards of a 2-ply)

KSF Blissful Blizzard (6oz, 375 yards 2-ply)

Leslie spun a KnitSpinFarm batt club from June 2019 called Whirlwind Romance and got around 300yds of a woolen spun 2 ply.

Leslie read Bright Familiar by Jeffe Kennedy (m/f fantasy) and is re-reading the Born In Fire by KF Breene (currently on book 4 Natural Witch).  She’s listened to After On by Rob Reid (Humor/Satire). She’s been watching Would I Lie To You (british comedy panel series).

Laura is reading all the Pandora Pine books (adult m/m mystery).

Favorite Things

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

SSK Virtual Market on July 17th 2021.

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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Ep538 – I Like Most Of What You Make

Leslie is working on a pair of sport weight socks out of KnitSpinFarm’s Targhee Sport weight in National Parks colorway and a Nyanen Tee by Cecily Glowik-Mcdonald out of Quince&Co Sparrow. She’s also working on a bit of sashiko.

 Laura has  been knitting on some toe up socks out of Knit Spin Farm in the World Plant a Vegetable Garden Day colorway.  Laura started a Woolly Wormhead, Trio of Hats-Pixie in the 15  inch size out of Nest Advent handspun. 

Leslie finished sewing two tops – Maris by Style Arc and Simplicity 1463 simple top.

Laura has finished a Woolly Wormhead, Trio of Hats-Pixie in the 13 inch size out of Into the Whirled handspun.  She also finished the Harvest sweater out of Camellia Fiber Company Pepper worsted. 

Laura has spun the following yarns:

Bricolage Studio batt that was corespun and then thread plied with glow in the dark thread (140 yards)

Hello Yarn Falkland in the Muting the Storm colorway (8oz, 580 yards fractal 2-ply)

Into the Whirled grey Shetland in Merlin’s Beard (390 yards, fractal 2-ply)

Knit Spin Farm Serene batt (6oz, 460 yards, 2-ply))

JulieSpins 50%Polwarth, 25% mohair, 25% silk in Strawflowers (3-ply, 420 yards)

Leslie started some battlets at Laura’s house.

Leslie is re-reading the Born In Fire by KF Breene.  She’s listened to the Bewilderness Series by Johnathan Mayberry (Sci-fi) and Vicarious by Rhett Bruno(labeled ‘thriller’, should have been YA Sci-fi) She’s listening to After On by Rob Reid (Humor/Satire). She’s been watching Would I Lie To You (british comedy panel series).

Laura is reading all the Pandora Pine books (adult m/m mystery).

Favorite Things

Banksia Bralette by Muna + Broad

Toothbrush Rag Rug

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

SSK Virtual Market on July 17th 2021.

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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Ep537 – Grumpy Old Women

Leslie is working on a pair of sport weight socks out of KnitSpinFarm’s Targhee Sport weight in National Parks colorway.  She cast on a Nyanen Tee by Cecily Glowik-Mcdonald out of Quince&Co Sparrow. She’s also working on a bit of sashiko.

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

Leslie finished sewing a pair of Arenite Pants out of some rayon challis.  She also mended some socks.

Laura has spun the following yarns:

Winter Parade batts from Knit Spin Farm (6oz, 415 yards) 2-ply woolen spun on the Matchless.

Unexpected Amaryllis batts from Knit Spin Farm (6oz, 400 yards)  2-ply woolen spun on the Matchless.

Mythical batt from Knit Spin Farm (3.25 oz, 215 yards)  2-ply woolen spun on the Matchless.

TDF 2015 International Wool of Mystery from Southern Cross Fibre (3.9 oz, 375 yards) Fractal 2-ply spun on the Sparrow.

Leslie didn’t spin this week, but spent lots of time prepping wool for washing.

Leslie is re-reading the Born In Fire by KF Breene.  She’s finished listening to The Lesson by Cadwell Turnbull (sci-fi fiction).  She’s been watching Would I Lie To You (british comedy panel series).

Laura is reading all the Pandora Pine books (adult m/m mystery).

Favorite Things

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

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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Episode 536 – Boob Sack

Leslie is working on a pair of sport weight socks out of KnitSpinFarm’s Targhee Sport weight in National Parks colorway.  She cast on a Nyanen Tee by Cecily Glowik-Mcdonald out of Quince&Co Sparrow. She’s also working on a vintage cross stitch Paragon Gourmet Alphabet Sampler. 

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

Leslie finished a couple of hand-drafted Ostomy Bags and a Versa Cami from Stitch Upon A Time using power mesh for the built in bra.

Laura has spun the following yarns:

Mixed BFL from Nest Fiber Studio in the Something Wicked colorway (390 yards of a 2-ply from 4oz).  This was spun on the Starling v2.

Wound Up Fiber Arts SW merino and silk (80/20) in the Dandelion Dreams colorway (495 yards of a 2-ply).  This was spun on the Ladybug

Unicorn Battlings from Hobbledehoy yarn and fiber (180 yards of a 2-ply).  This was spun on the Ladybug.

Knit Spin Farm Honey Season (4/2020) This Cheviot, Corriedale, sparkle batt was spun woolen on the Matchless (200 yards, 2-ply).

Leslie didn’t spin this week

Leslie is re-reading the Dragon Kin series by GA Aiken (fantasy m/f romance).  She’s finished listening to Rabbits by Terry Miles (suspense/thriller) and Hail Mary by Andy Weir (sci-fi).  She’s alternating between The Lesson by Cadwell Turnbull (sci-fi fiction) and Devil in the Grove (Biographical about Thurgood Marshall) by GIlbert King.  She’s been watching Would I Lie To You (british comedy panel series).

Laura is reading all the Pandora Pine books (adult m/m mystery) and Rosaline Palmer Takes the Cake (great British Bakeoff type adult f/m romance).  She also read the Electric issue of Ply (and she’s in it)

Favorite Things

Leslie is sewing a pair of Arenite Pants out of some rayon challis

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

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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