Episode 237 – Negative knitting

 

Episode 237

 

Laura is knitting on a pair of very old Opal socks.  She is knitting them on Knitpicks size 1.5 (2.5mm) and using colorway “Parrot.”  She also started the Baby Sunshine blanket on size 8 needles using some old Schaeffer Yarns in the Tweety colorway from stash. She worked on the heel of the Strie sock several times but ended up ripping it out.

 

Leslie is knitting on a pair of socks out of Yarn Vs Zombies in the Sunrise colorway.  She is also knitting a pair of Atlantic Current Socks by Meliabella out of Leading Men Fiber Arts Spotlight in Toxic Gas.

 

Laura has finished Skoodlet by Lee Meredith out of Misson Falls 1824 Wool colorway 661 on size 8 needles.

 

Leslie has finished a Lucky Me cabled cardigan out of Beaverslide Dry Goods Spruce Heather on size US8/5.0 mm needles.  She also mended a hoodie.

 

Laura has spun some Knitty and Color superwash Merino in the Raven colorway.

 

Leslie spun some Knitty & Color Merino/silk in the Pumpkin Fire gradient and Embers on the espinner and plied them together, 660 yards worsted weight 2ply.

 

Book Review:  Knowledgable Knitter by Margaret Radcliff

 

What we are reading:

Leslie restarted the Blood Song series on Audible, and moved on to the second in the series; Tower Lord.  She finished Division of the Marked and moved on to the second in the series Elevation of the Marked.  She is re-reading Steelheart and then going to read Firefight (both by Brandon Sanderson.

 

Laura has started the Eye of Zoltar by Jasper Fforde

 

Favorite Things

Artfelt

Book blanket in progress

SSK Vendor update – Sheep Dreamery!

Magnolia Fiber Festival

Fiber festival in Oxford

Follow your Arrow 2 kal

Jane B visits

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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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