Ep542 – Drunk Shoulderpads

Leslie is working on a Solvik Tee (ravelry link) by Skeindeer knits out of Sadnes Garn Line and a Nyanen Tee by Cecily Glowik-Mcdonald out of Quince&Co Sparrow but it’s rough on her hands and wrists.  She’s cross stitching a holiday gift ‘several wtf’s per hour’.

 Laura has started the  V-neck Magpie out of Hello Yarn handspun on size 9 and 10 needles.  

Leslie finished the first of several cross stitch holiday gifts, Reality continues to ruin my life.  She also finished a Rilla Raccoon felt animal.

Leslie spun Spiced Peaches & Heavy Cream batts from Knit Spin Farm and got ~550yds woolen.

Laura is spinning some battling from Hobbledehoy in the firefly colorway.

Leslie is re-reading the Leveling Up Series by KF Breene (currently on book 4 Magical Midlife Love).  She’s relistened to the Edge series by Ilona Andrews

Laura is reading the Fox Hollow series by Morgan Brice (paranormal m/m romance)

Favorite Things

Review of Moon and Turtle

Stash Dash will be hosted on Discord.  The dates will be May 28th-August 31

Discord link https://discord.gg/gxAzK5sxtp

Need long arm quilting services?  Contact inthecottagewithbarb@yahoo.com

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

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Ep541 – Magpie

Episode 541

Leslie is working on a Solvik Tee (ravelry link) by Skeindeer knits out of Sadnes Garn Line and 

A sashiko piece from MikkeJapan.  She’s also working on some embroidery from cozyblue.

 Laura has swatched for V-neck Magpie out of Hello Yarn handspun on size 9 and 10 needles.  

Leslie finished an embroidery piece from Hook, Line & Tinker, as well as some sashiko pieces from SnugglyMonkey

Leslie is spinning Spiced Peaches & Heavy Cream batts from Knit Spin Farm.

Leslie is re-reading the Born In Fire by KF Breene (currently on book 4 Natural Witch).  She’s relistened to the InnKeeper series by Ilona Andrews. 

Laura is reading the Snow and Winter series by C.S. Poe (adult m/m mystery)

Favorite Things

CPAP Recall

Stash Dash will be hosted on Discord.  The dates will be May 28th-August 31

Need long arm quilting services?  Contact inthecottagewithbarb@yahoo.com

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

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Ep540 – Journey

Leslie is working on a Solvik Tee (ravelry link) by Skeindeer knits out of Sadnes Garn Line and an embroidery piece from Hook, Line & Tinker

Laura worked on some sock tube socks out of Into the Whirled Speckle Dyed Pakokku sock in the Handbags at Dawn colorway.  Laura has swatched for V-neck Magpie out of Hello Yarn handspun on size 10 needles.  She also wound the yarn for Recalibrate out fo HY handspun and is spinning some dak brown CVM roving for the trim color.

 Laura has finished knitting the Moon Link cowl by Tifknits out of handspun. 

Leslie didn’t finish anything this week.

Laura has spun a skein on Into the Whirled in Bubbles and Squeaks on Falkland.  It was spun on the Starling 3 and is a 2-ply (375 yards).

Leslie is spinning Spiced Peaches & Heavy Cream batts from Knit Spin Farm.

Leslie is re-reading the Born In Fire by KF Breene (currently on book 4 Natural Witch).  She’s relistened to the Hidden Legacy series by Ilona Andrews. She’s been Dr. Death on Peacock.

Laura is reading Last Guard by Nalini Singh (Adult m/f fantasy)

Favorite Things

Stash Dash will be hosted on Discord.  The dates will be May 28th-August 31

Need long arm quilting services?  Contact inthecottagewithbarb@yahoo.com

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

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Ep539 – Maybe It’ll Work, Probably It Won’t

Leslie is working on a pair of sport weight socks out of KnitSpinFarm’s Targhee Sport weight in Polar Bear Plunge colorway and a Nyanen Tee by Cecily Glowik-Mcdonald out of Quince&Co Sparrow. She’s also working on a bit of sashiko and cast on a Solvik Tee (ravelry link) by Skeindeer knits out of Sadnes Garn Line

Laura worked on some sock tube socks out of Into the Whirled Speckle Dyed Pakokku sock in the Handbags at Dawn colorway.  She also cast on the Moon Link cowl by Tifknits out of handspun. 

 Laura has finished knitting on some toe up socks out of Knit Spin Farm in the World Plant a Vegetable Garden Day colorway.  Laura  finished a Woolly Wormhead, Trio of Hats-Pixie in the 15 inch size out of Nest Advent handspun. She also finished some Quynn hats by Woolly Wormhead out of handspun on size 6 needles.

Leslie finished a pair of sport weight socks out of KnitSpinFarm’s Targhee Sport weight in National Parks colorway. She also finished a kit from Hook, Line & Tinker (and started a second).  There is also the Banksia Bralette by Muna + Broad

Laura has spun the following yarns:

Knit Spin Farm in Landlubber’s Envy (230 yards of a 2-ply)

Hello Yarn Nimble on Flakland (325 2-ply)

Koomasee BFL (400 yards of a 2-ply)

KSF Blissful Blizzard (6oz, 375 yards 2-ply)

Leslie spun a KnitSpinFarm batt club from June 2019 called Whirlwind Romance and got around 300yds of a woolen spun 2 ply.

Leslie read Bright Familiar by Jeffe Kennedy (m/f fantasy) and is re-reading the Born In Fire by KF Breene (currently on book 4 Natural Witch).  She’s listened to After On by Rob Reid (Humor/Satire). She’s been watching Would I Lie To You (british comedy panel series).

Laura is reading all the Pandora Pine books (adult m/m mystery).

Favorite Things

Stash Dash will be hosted on Discord.  The dates will be May 28th-August 31st.

SSK Virtual Market on July 17th 2021.

Need long arm quilting services?  Contact inthecottagewithbarb@yahoo.com

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

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