Episode 463 – Purl Sitting


Leslie is knitting Poet out of Biches and Buches yarn and a sockhead hat out of Cat Sandwich Fibers in Willie Nillie.  She’s swatching for Almond Tee out of Loop!Yin Yang Fingering in the Body & Soul colorways. She is also trying out the loopity loop yarn you see at all the big box craft stores for a simple baby blanket.  She cast on for a second Miranda by Josee Paquin out of Leading Men Fiber Arts Box Office Worsted in Spiced Apple Cider

Laura cast on a Spectrum shawl using some handspun cormo from Bumblebee Acres and some handspun from Hello Yarn.    It is being knit on size 4 needles. Laura cast on some toe up socks (Wendy Johnson method) using Knit Spin Farm Tarrghee sport in the National Creamsicle Day colorway. They are being knit on size 1 needles (2.25) using 52 stitches.  She also cast on a Christmas Stocking by Faye Kennington that will be based off of this one.  She is using an unknown white yarn from the stash, and Leading Men Fiber Arts in their West End Worsted base in the Poison Apple and All the Way to the Bank colorways.

Laura finished some toe up socks using String theory Colorworks.  She used the Wendy Johnson heel.

Leslie finished Easy Baby Socks on Two Needles out of Malabrigo superwash worsted.

Laura is currently spinning a giant mash up project using Hello Yarn in various coloways on Rambo.  Her first skein of 9.3 oz of a 3-ply is 1029 yards pre wash measurement. She expects to loose a bit to puff.

Leslie did not spin this week.

Leslie is listening to Sleeping Beauties by Stephen & Owen King and reading The Starless Sea by Erin Morgenstern and A Head Full of Ghosts by Paul Tremblay

Laura finished reading Strange Birds  She is about to start Ninth House.

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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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