Episode 471 – Honorary Grandma

Leslie’s been working on a Silly Cat Couch.   She’s putting heels into an unknown colorway of a sock tube.

Laura is working on Gnomey Hat on size 9 needles out of old handspun. She swatched for Lillet out of Berroco Vintage on size 6 needles

Leslie put heels/toes in some sock tubes (cranked on Erlbacher Gearhart Speedster)

  • Heels, toes, and ribbing (Prom Queen from LMFA) into a pair of cranked socks (Business Casual from Scrumptous Purl)
  • Opal Vincent Van Gogh in the Cafe Terrace at Night – put in an after the fact folded hem and regular heel/toe 
  • Urth Uneek sock with some unknown heel/toe yarn
  • Desert Vista Dyeworks Slumdog Millionaire with green Leading Men Fiber Arts ‘Perfection’ heels and toes – folded hem done while the tube was on the machine
  • Coloring Book ‘BMO’ yarn with Leading Men Fiber Arts ‘Poison Apple’ heels and toes.  Folded hem done on the machine

Laura finished a sock using size 1 needles and Knit Spin Farm Targhee sport in the “wear something gaudy day”  Laura knit on a baby vertebrae out of some unknown superwash worsted.  It is being knit on size 6 needles. She also knit a propellor tam out of some hipstrings base 12 handspun.

Laura finished her  Jillian Moreno’s Sample Along Spin. She spun this out of Into the Whirled in the Moscow Mule colorway.  All Skein are 2 plies.

Leslie is reading the Dowser series by Megan Ciana Dodge.  She’s relistening to Carter & Loveccraft.

Laura is reading Forgotten Girl by India Hill Brown.  She finished The Worst Book Ever by Elise Gravel and Midwinter Witch by Molly Ostertag.

Favorite Things

Patreon Fail-A-Long Friday 1/31 at 7p CST, VKN 2/2/20 at noon CST

New to Laura podcast that she is enjoying-Best Day Ever Crafting Podcast with Heiressknits and tyedyediva

What we’re wearing. Laura is wearing Stevie

2020 Goals

Clothing Conservation Month – April/May

Stash Dash 2020 Dates 5/22 to 8/22/20

Halloween CATT 9/15-10/31/20

Laura’s library Amazon wishlist link: https://www.amazon.com/hz/wishlist/ls/1O3PV9JCCJDQ1?ref_=wl_share


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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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