Episode 507 – Starling Squared

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

Leslie has been seaming squares for a Cherry Heart/Sandra Paul pattern called Giant Granny Patches.  She is working on a Celadon variation with Leading Men Fiber Arts and a Mad Hatter pack from Frabjous Fibers.

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/nylon)  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 Kirby Wirby Ain’t Afraid of No Ghost on size 0 needles.   Laura also resumed working on her Ursa Minor sweater knit on size 11 needles using Berroco Vintage Chunky and has swatched for Rift using size 7 needles and Silky Wool.

Leslie finished a some potholders with a potholder loom 

Laura has finished a test knit for Milly’s Knit Designs.  The pattern is the Grange hat.  She is knitting it out of deep stash (Lorna’s Laces Green Line Worsted in Mirth and handspun out of fiber from Spotted Circus) on size 4 and 5 needles. 

Laura started spinning batts from Mork Made in the Dirty Chai colorway.  She also spun some Nest fiber in the Maiden’s Wish colorway (2015 stash).  It is 350 yards of a 2-ply.  She has started some Spotted Ewe in the Blue Eared Starling colorway.

Leslie worked a bit on spinning! Warm Woolen Mittens II by HipStrings

Leslie is re-reading Slouch Witch by Helen Harper (adult m/f fantasy) and just started The Leopard King by Ann Aguire (adult m/f fantasy).  She’s relistening to Written in Red (the Others series by Anne Bishop.

Laura has finished Ilona Andrew’s White Hot  (adult m/f) and started Wildfire. She is also reading Stepping Stones (middle grade graphic novel).

Favorite Things

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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