Episode 504 – Assurance of Joy

Please note, these shownotes do contain links to Ravelry pattern pages.  

Leslie has been crocheting squares for a Cherry Heart/Sandra Paul pattern called Giant Granny Patches.  She cast on for Harmonize by Romi Hill using Gale’s Art MYS and Tweed & True in Tunisian crochet

Laura has been knitting on some toe up socks out of Knit Spin Farm Little Known Holiday Club “Tolkien.”  These are being knit on size 1 needles.

She also started a simple 85 stitch garter blanket out of Caron Chunky Cakes in Blue Moon.  It is being knit on size 10.5 needles.  Laura has started a Dissent cowl out of farm girl fibers Navy on her DK base (cashmere/merino/nlon)  and Kim Dyes Yarn Brioche DK (sw merino) in the Sunday Brunch colorway.  She has also started some afterthought heel sock machine socks out of Yarn Pirate Pumkinhead (vintage 2008 stash).

Leslie finished a bunch of granny squares and the York Pinafore by Helen’s Closet (sewn).  She added a jacquard ribbon backing to the neckline of Ursa 

Laura has finished 2 Punkin hat out of Rios in Glazed Carrot.  They were knit in the newborn and toddler sizes.

Laura spun 3 sets of singles: 

  1. Boo! Batt set from Knit Spin Farm.  This was 2019 club.
  2. Woolpierogi Dumpling Batt set in Witchy Witch
  3. Hello Yarn Black on Holiday BFL.

Leslie is re-reading the Alice Worth series by Lisa Edmonds and re-listening to the InnKeeper series by Ilona Andrews.

Laura has listened to Ilona Andrew’s Burn for Me (finally finished this relisten!) and started White Hot (both of these are adult).  In middle grade, she is reading the new graphic novel version of the Witches by Roald Dahl.

Favorite Things

Online class with Ursa designer Jacqueline Cieslak

Halloween CATT 9/15-11/01/20 Hashtag for Instagram is #tkghalloweencatt We will draw winners from both instagram and Ravelry.

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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