Episode 298 – Lies We Tell Ourselves


Leslie is knitting an Even Flow out of Must Stash Sweater Girl in Queen of Hearts.  She’s also working on a Jelly Roll Bargello Quilt.


Laura is knitting a pair of Hermione’s Everyday Socks out of Black Trillium Fibres Merilon Sock in Phantom.  She also knit on a pair of afterthought heel socks out of Nomadic Yarns Trusty Sock in “In Bloom.”  She cast on her second sock out of Desert Vista Dyeworks in color accents yellow.  She is using the heel from the Queens Toe Up Sock Pattern


Leslie has finished a Starving Musician out of Shirstycat Just Bulky in Amped.


Laura has finished spinning the BFL from Hello Yarn in the bank the fire colorway (400 yards).   She is also working on a Hello Yarn Patchwork kit.  She finished the rolags in the No. 2 colorway from Woolpierogi.  She has started spinning some Bond from SCF in the Elk Lake colorway.


Leslie has plied the Enchanted Knoll Fiber batt in Dune colorway for a total of 356 yards of a 2ply.  She also spun/plied some Into the Whirled Targhee in Radioactive for 220yards of a lofty bulky yarn.


Question from Lindahart, “LaLa, you said that you’re making socks with all different heels. What a COOL idea!! I’d love to hear more about how you find those sock patterns, what they are, and what you think are some of the most interesting ones. It would make a great newsletter topic for Closely Knit! : )”

New Directions in Sock Knitting by Ann Budd

Anything by Cat Bordhi

Socks from the Toe up by Wendy Johnson

Fish Lips Kiss Heel

Cool Socks Warm Feet by Lucy Neatby

Knitting Vintage Socks by Nancy Bush (Really anything by her, she’s amazing)

Sock Architecture by Lara Neel

Rav Searches


Book Review: 3 Skeins or Less Modern Baby Knits by Tanis Gray (22.99)


Leslie is re-reading the Five Boroughs series by Santino Hassell.  Laura has been reading nada


Favorite Things:

Upcoming CATTS including Stash Dash

Coupon Code: http://www.ravelry.com/discuss/the-knit-girllls/3414197/151-175#153

SAL/KAL  yarn at $45 for a large DK weight skein of 250 yd. and approx. 170g. Fiber will be $28 for 4 oz  Will take place from June-July.  Preorders end May 6.


1:00-2:00 pm on Saturday in the 4-H Hall.



Highland Knits Giveaway

SSK stuff including classes and Scholarship giveaway link!!!


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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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