Episode 419 – Rainbow Bears


Leslie worked on Uma  (#35 in my queue, since Aug 2012!) in Harrisville Nightshades in 12:57 colorway. She is working on a pair of Vanilla Bean socks out of KnitSpinFarm’s Targhee base.

Laura has started a sock for her BIL out of Lolipop yarns in the Beefcake base.  The colorway is troublemaker and it is being knit on size one needles. She also started an Ice River Hat by Helen Stewart out of Malabrigo Mecha.  She is going to add one additional repeat and is knitting the size small on size 9 needles.  Laura also started a Orbit Shawl out of WM DK in the Limone colorway.  It is being knit on size 7 needles

Laura spun the singles for the November Patreon prize.  It will be a 3 ply out of Hello Yarn on Rambouillet in the Hover colorway

Leslie finished plying the KSF Plumage batts from October and got 516 yards of a 2ply.  She also thread/spiral plied some Knitty&Color Frabjous Day merino and got 244 yards.

BOOK REVIEW: ***MOVED TO NEXT WEEK***Nautical – https://www.irmiandesign.com/product-page/nautical-book

print + eBook copy to giveaway winner! We can also choose the 2nd place winner and I will be happy to send this person any pattern of her/his choice from this book via Ravelry.

The question for giveaway entry is «What Irina Anikeeva’s design you like best?» 🙂 Here is the link to my Ravelry page: https://www.ravelry.com/designers/irina-anikeeva.


Leslie is up to the fifth in the Rowan Harbor Series, Stag and the Ash by Sam Burns.  She listened to the first two books in the Guild Codex: Spellbound Series – Three Mages & a Margarita and Dark Arts & a Daquiri, both by Annette Marie and Signs of Cupidity by Raven Kennedy.

Laura has finished 3 graphic novels this week including Witch’s boy and it’s sequel and All’s Faire

Favorite Things:

A bit of weaving

Cotton Clouds towel of the month


Striped Sock yarn kal

October CATT prize drawing next episode

Patreon December live thing 12/1 at 1pm

SSK 2019 payment deadline

Fiber Friends tag, originated by Chevyrell here:


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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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