Episode 186 – Word Of The Day

Episode 186

Laura has cast on  a pair of toe-up afterthought heel socks using Must Stash Yarns in the 10 Days of Fiesta colorway. She is using Trekking XXL in color 62 for the contrast heel and cuff.  She has also cast on a Honey Cowl out of Madtosh Pashmina in the Steam Age colorway.  She is knitting it on size 6 needles.  She is also knitting on the Barley hat from Tin Can Knits Simple Collection.  She is using size 6 and 8 needles and is knitting it out of Knitting Boutique Patapsco in the Chocolate Bark colorway.

Leslie cast on new projects this week.  Vanilla socks out of Blue Moon Fiber Arts in the Great Northwest colorway, two at a time on one circular needle.  She also cast on the Cafe Macchiato socks by Marian Molden in “Thank You For Being A Friend” by Knitter’s Nightmare.  She has finished the weaving portion of the skirt in the Kismet book we reviewed last week.

Laura has finished the Long Beanie by Woolly Wormhead using size 10 needles and Knitting Boutique Monocacy Yarn in the Carribean Waters colorway.

Leslie has finished the knitting part of her Delancey Cardigan by Alexis Winslow in Fat Squirrel Fibers Leslie Is A Lush and Medallion Red colorways.

Leslie has spun nothing this week

Laura has spun singles of Targhee from Hello Yarn in the Ahh  The Vacuum! colorway.  She has plied the Loop Loves Laura bump from Loop Fibers (430 yards) and a 6oz batt from a local vendor that had everything but the kitchen sink in it.

Book Review: Cozy Knits by Tanis Gray

Questions from Foreverknitting31:

Question: What was the first spinning wheel for each and which one is a good for a beginner spinner?

Question: what is your worse knitting mistake and what did you learn from it?

Favorite Things:


Family Antics

Beck’s Hat kal

Knittwench giveaway and 10% off any purchase with the code, “Girllls”

Kismet Giveaway-You can still use the code “knitgirllls” for 10% off

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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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