Episode 518 – Well-Read Groundhogs

Episode 518

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

Leslie is working on a Petra Brioche Sweater in Wollmeise DK My Old Blue Jeans and putting heels & toes in cranked sock tubes.  She’s also cast on for Chance of Showers out of SundayKnits Eden 3 ply and a Granny Goes Large crochet blanket out of Stylecraft DK.

 Laura has  been knitting on some toe up socks out of Nomadic Yarn Sport in Bad Guy.  She also resumed working on her McWheely cowl which is knit in the round.  She is also working on some Must Stash socks in Mordor Fun Run out of a cranked tube.  She also started the Nudo Headband out of some Knit Spin Farm handspun.

Leslie finished a tube of 64 stitches on size 7 needles to use her Fully Spun Pride set in sport weight. She also finished another pair of cranked socks (adding heels/toes/hem) for Kobe.  She also finished a blanket using size 19 needles and Knitpicks Fable Fur (100 stitches for 100 rows)

Laura finished the knitting some Kirby Wirby socks out of a cranked tube.

Laura has been long drawing batts from Knit Spin Farm on her Matchless.  She has plied  Into the Whirled 70/30 SW BFL/Nylon in the Mirepox colorway on her Sparrow (200 yards of a 3-ply).  She has finished plying the singles of the Spotted Circus Grey Stained Glass Merino and Firestar in tropical (360 yards 2-ply).  She plied a Knit Spin Farm batt (180 yards of a 2-ply from 3oz)

Leslie did not spin this week.

Leslie is reading Shadow Of Doubt (Potentate of Atlanta) by Hailey Edwards (m/f urban fantasy) and relistening to the Kate Daniels series by Ilona Andrews (m/f urban fantasy).

Laura has been listening to Ilona Andrew’s (adult m/f)  Diamond Fire. 

Thread & Maple giveaway

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

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About Leslie

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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