Episode 257 – I’ll Cut A Stitch


Leslie is worked on Joker and the Thief out of DIC Jilly in the Great Pumpkin colorway and the Shades of Periwinkle Rustic Fingering gradient kit from Neighborhood Fiber Co. and cast on Lilli Pilli out of Hazelknits in three colors


Laura is knitting on the 1 pair of socks on size 1 (2.25 needles). They are a pair of Two Sisters Yarn Company     She has worked a little on Belle Isle  out of Bamboo Pop in a lime green color.  She is using size 3 and 5 needles.  She has also started making hexipuffs (beekeepers quilt) out of of sock yarn samples and scraps.


Laura has finished French CanCan out of Wollmeise Blend (size 7 needles).


Leslie has finished nada


Laura has started spinning her first 4 cable ply spin.  She is using the sidekick and Romney that she dyed at Yarn School.  She has finished plying her Hello Yarn Yarn School colorway.  It is a 848 yard 2-ply merino laceweight.  She also finished plying 250 yards of a 3-ply black on holiday and some Cormo fleece.


Leslie started spinning her ThreeWatersFarm Honky Tonk in the Polwarth/Silk blend.  Only about an ounce done so far.


Question from antmeg, “Hi ladies! I am looking for suggestions on a wrap/shawl. My stepson is getting married and I’d like to have an amazing shawl to wear over my dress. Dress is floor length, one shoulder and black so anything goes really. Just need a good pattern and also yarn suggestion for a yarn that absolutely does not shed. I appreciate your help!



Leslie finished Pandora’s Star by Peter F Hamilton and started Judas Unchained (next in the series).  She is downloading The Fold to listen to while driving to Nashville and preordered Armada to listen to on the way back.  She’s reading The Care and Feeding of Griffons (Lords of Arcadia series).

Laura has read some Tessa Dare historical romance.


Favorite Things

Three Waters Farm Scholarship and SAL/KAL

There will be a separate thread for FO’s from either the yarn or the fiber with all entries due by 8/31.

Stash Dash
7K in Ravelry group

SSK Doorprizes and Vendor announcement

SSK Room-mate questionnaire needed from all

Try it on Room ticket incentive


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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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