Monday, December 5, 2022

KHAAAN!- Episode 695- The Knitmore Girls

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For a limited time only, bring home the bacon with code KNITMORE and get fifteen percent off in-stock yarns and fibers at oinkpigments dot com. Shop soon, because these pigs will FLY!


On the Needles: (0:36)

  • Gigi : Andrew’s sock at Jasmin’s house: cuff of #2

  • Jasmin is at the crown decreases on Genevieve’s Science Camp hat in Oink Pigments “Slime Scene Investigation”

  • Gigi is working on another pair of socks for Andrew at my house gusset decreases

  • Jasmin is about 13” into the body of her Pumpkin Patch sweater, all from well-aged yarn.

  • Gigi: dug up some sedate pink out of her collection.

  • Jasmin: super political embroidered art project, swatching and final. The phoenix patch has been stitched to the back of the jacket; last political bit is done, now the last finishing touches, shipping, and then the BIG REVEAL.

  • Rex’s Godzilla sweater: seaming is done, steek is done, zipper is done. (Seam guide for marking zipper.) Tail snap and pockets are left.

  • Rex made a request for a *very specific* Christmas sweater request

  • If you Give a Mouse a Christmas Cookie

  • Subscribe to our Substack to get the detailed post about the changes to the Steggie hoodie into the Godzilla hoodie

  • Jasmin's personal and parenting substack


Events:(17:51)


 In Stitches:(25:59) 

Gigi rainbow shawl Spectra? , Knitmore cowl, wool socks 

Jasmin: Electric Melon Ursa pullover, Bleidag pullover, Halloween Heart pullover, Musselburgh hat

Genevieve: Pantastic Hoodie, Oliver Christmas sweater


Mother Knows Best:(32:13)

Follow the inspiration. 

And make Mistakes.


When Knitting Attacks:(41:22)

Every time I do a zipper install, I ALWAYS draw the guide line on the front of the zipper first.


Knit more, know more:(43:44)

A segment about Persian culture, history, or just generally cool stuff about Persian people.

Ta'rof

Darius the Great is not OK


And Sew on:(50:37)

Talking about finishing techniques: routine, esthetic, and functional.  



Wednesday, November 30, 2022

A "You Do You" Edict- Episode 694- The Knitmore Girls

Tail in progress. ️️🌇 (Pattern: heavily modified Steggie hoodie from @knittymag by @farwellclay, yarn: Lisa Souza Pyrenees Worsted) ️️🌇 I’ll write up my changes, they currently live in the messiest handwriting on the pattern in @ 


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This week's episode is sponsored by:

Carry your creativity with Erin Lane Bags! Whether you show your fiber fandom with the woolly wonder
Sheepleverse, or dive into history with the Curiosities collection, our project bags, totes, and hook and needle
organizers are at the ready to keep your hobby happy.

Have you ever had to frog because you forgot a step several rows back? Or lost your spot because you dropped your magnet board or lost track with your highlighter tape? Instead of wrestling with paper, use the knitCompanion app. It keeps you on track so you can knit more and frog less. knitCompanion works with ALL your patterns and is available for Apple, Android, and Kindle Fire Devices

Are you feeling dis-GRUNT-eled about your stash? Are you browsing Insta-HAM looking for knitting inspiration? Is color "kind of a PIG deal" in your life?
Oink Pigments offers over one hundred forty PIG-ture perfect colorways to make you SQUEAL with delight.
For a limited time only, bring home the bacon with code KNITMORE and get fifteen percent off in-stock yarns and fibers at oinkpigments dot com. Shop soon, because these pigs will FLY!


On the Needles: (0:34)

Paris Baguette

  • Gigi : Andrew’s sock at Jasmin’s. Cuff of sock #2

  • Jasmin is alllllmost at the crown decreases on the Musselburgh hat in Always be Kind yarn’s “Inclusive Pride Stripes”

  • Gigi Working on another pair of socks for Andrew for knitting at my house gusset decreases

  • Jasmin is more than 10” into the body of her Pumpkin Patch sweater, all from well-aged yarn.

  • Gigi: thinking about casting on a cardigan  looked at yarn 

  • Jasmin: super political embroidered art project, swatching and final. The phoenix patch has been stitched to the back of the jacket, I had one more political bit that I was inspired to do this last week, which is about ⅓ done.

  • Rex’s Godzilla sweater: knitting is done, blocking is done, only the seaming, steek, zipper and tail snap are left. Jasmin mentions the Blacklight reactive beads

  • Jasmin mentions the Daisy cardigan

Events:(26:14)

  • Grinch -along Starts December 1st


 In Stitches. (36:11)

Chic Pulli, silk and wool blend , Carli cardigan, Knitmore cowl , wool socks 


Mother Knows Best:(32:23)

When  you see a good idea, purloin it!

When Knitting Attacks: (39:03)

Yarn for Andrew’s sock got caught in the nose of the zipper 


Knit more, know more:(41:02)

A segment about Persian culture, history, or just generally cool stuff about Persian people.

Hijab, burka, chador, nighab 


And Sew on:(55:16)

Citrus dress pattern taped together.

Genevieve is helping Gigi with the technical aspects of her college paper.

Wednesday, November 23, 2022

Caffeinated and Sugared Up- Episode 693- The Knitmore Girls

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This week's episode is sponsored by:

Carry your creativity with Erin Lane Bags! Whether you show your fiber fandom with the woolly wonder
Sheepleverse, or dive into history with the Curiosities collection, our project bags, totes, and hook and needle
organizers are at the ready to keep your hobby happy.

Have you ever had to frog because you forgot a step several rows back? Or lost your spot because you dropped your magnet board or lost track with your highlighter tape? Instead of wrestling with paper, use the knitCompanion app. It keeps you on track so you can knit more and frog less. knitCompanion works with ALL your patterns and is available for Apple, Android, and Kindle Fire Devices

Are you feeling dis-GRUNT-eled about your stash? Are you browsing Insta-HAM looking for knitting inspiration? Is color "kind of a PIG deal" in your life?
Oink Pigments offers over one hundred forty PIG-ture perfect colorways to make you SQUEAL with delight.
For a limited time only, bring home the bacon with code KNITMORE and get fifteen percent off in-stock yarns and fibers at oinkpigments dot com. Shop soon, because these pigs will FLY!

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On the Needles: (0:36)

  • Gigi : Andrew’s sock at Jasmin’s. Cuff of #2

  • Jasmin is at the crown decreases on the Musselburgh hat in Always be Kind yarn’s “Inclusive Pride Stripes”

  • Gigi is working on another pair of socks for Andrew, for knitting at my house. Heel flap in

  • Jasmin is about 10” into the body of her Pumpkin Patch sweater, all from well-aged yarn.

  • Gigi: thinking about casting on a cardigan, looked at yarn 

  • Jasmin: super political embroidered art project, swatching and final. The political part is done; carefully stitching the phoenix patch to the back of the jacket . LINK to Silk embroidery floss

  • Science Camp hat for Genevieve

  • Godzilla sweater for Rex


Events:(24:53)

  • Grinch-along Dec 1st


 In Stitches: (28:41)

Gigi:Lady Eleanor shawl, grey and red shawl, Knitmore cowl, grey lace cowl, wool socks 

Jasmin: Juno Regina shawl, Dissent cardigan, Maria hoodie. Jasmin mentions the Hammer theater


Mother Knows Best:(33:59)

Little things can have a big impact (kindness cart)


When Knitting Attacks:(41:38)

Gigi :broke my bamboo flexi flip needle 

Having a terrible time with the weaving assignment


Knit more, know more:(46:08)

A segment about Persian culture, history, or just generally cool stuff about Persian people.

Tahdig has gone mainstream!

Trevor Noah. Mossadegh

And Sew on:(50:29)

Indigo dying , workshop for sewing laser printed project bags

Repair Cafe at West Valley College

Tuesday, November 15, 2022

Tiny Heinie- Episode 692- The Knitmore Girls

  A perfect project for when you need to stab something a few thousand times.  (This is the back of the jacket that will boast my Very Political Art Embroidery piece.)  You can hear all about this project, and all the others on The Knitmore Girls Podcast, a

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This week's episode is sponsored by:


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I want you to start living a happier life today. As a listener, you’ll get 10% off your first month by visiting our sponsor at BetterHelp dot com slash knitmore Join over 1 million people who have taken charge of their mental health. Again, that’s BetterHelp.com/knitmore 
Carry your creativity with Erin Lane Bags! Whether you show your fiber fandom with the woolly wonder
Sheepleverse, or dive into history with the Curiosities collection, our project bags, totes, and hook and needle
organizers are at the ready to keep your hobby happy.


Have you ever had to frog because you forgot a step several rows back? Or lost your spot because you dropped your magnet board or lost track with your highlighter tape? Instead of wrestling with paper, use the knitCompanion app. It keeps you on track so you can knit more and frog less. knitCompanion works with ALL your patterns and is available for Apple, Android, and Kindle Fire Devices

Are you feeling dis-GRUNT-eled about your stash? Are you browsing Insta-HAM looking for knitting inspiration? Is color "kind of a PIG deal" in your life?
Oink Pigments offers over one hundred forty PIG-ture perfect colorways to make you SQUEAL with delight.
For a limited time only, bring home the bacon with code KNITMORE and get fifteen percent off in-stock yarns and fibers at oinkpigments dot com. Shop soon, because these pigs will FLY!


On the Needles: (1:57)

  • Gigi : Andrew’s sock at Jasmin’s. Cuff of #2

  • Jasmin’s Halloween Heart pullover (in Oink Pigments Targhee Sock) is finished-finished 

  • Gigi Working on another pair of socks for Andrew for knitting at my house. Heel flap

  • Gigi: thinking about casting on a cardigan  looked at yarn 

  • Jasmin: super political embroidered art project, swatching and final. The political part is done; carefully stitching the phoenix patch to the back of the jacket 

  • Gigi pulled yarn for her next cardigan

  • Jasmin picked up her Pumpkin Patch sweater and is making progress. She mentions Tess Yarns


Events:(15:24)

        Election discussion, Donuts and Democracy!


 In Stitches:(23:40)

Gigi: Orenburg shawl Galina, Skaska Designs, Frost Flowers, Aeolian, Knitmore cowl, wool socks 

Jasmin: purple Resistance hat, 

Han and Chewie: sweaters

Genevieve :Anna cardigan, red and yellow scarf


Mother Knows Best:(27:30)

Don't wait for someone else! Just Do It!


When Knitting Attacks:(35:43)

Gigi; broke my bamboo flexi flip needle 

Having a terrible time with the weaving assignment


Knit more, know more:(39:29)

A segment about Persian culture, history, or just generally cool stuff about Persian people.

Demonstrations are continuing all over IRAN.  We stand with you WOMEN, LIFE, FREEDOM

Persian Instagram Influencers we follow:

https://www.instagram.com/ninaansary/


And Sew on:(42:28)

Knitting workshop  Excellent turn out 

We discussed Crocking in class. Knitting in the evening. Crock all over my fingers 

ReDuran Dye Remover (Now under the brand "Kresto")
Jasmin is going to use Gigi's dressmaker curves for adjusting her pattern. 

Wednesday, November 9, 2022

An Ice Age- Episode 691- The Knitmore Girls

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Listen here:


This week's episode is sponsored by:

Carry your creativity with Erin Lane Bags! Whether you show your fiber fandom with the woolly wonder
Sheepleverse, or dive into history with the Curiosities collection, our project bags, totes, and hook and needle
organizers are at the ready to keep your hobby happy.



Have you ever had to frog because you forgot a step several rows back? Or lost your spot because you dropped your magnet board or lost track with your highlighter tape? Instead of wrestling with paper, use the knitCompanion app. It keeps you on track so you can knit more and frog less. knitCompanion works with ALL your patterns and is available for Apple, Android, and Kindle Fire Devices

Are you feeling dis-GRUNT-eled about your stash? Are you browsing Insta-HAM looking for knitting inspiration? Is color "kind of a PIG deal" in your life?
Oink Pigments offers over one hundred forty PIG-ture perfect colorways to make you SQUEAL with delight.
For a limited time only, bring home the bacon with code KNITMORE and get fifteen percent off in-stock yarns and fibers at oinkpigments dot com. Shop soon, because these pigs will FLY!


On the Needles: (2:10)

  • Gigi : Andrew’s sock

  • Jasmin has made a little more progress on the Musselburgh hat in Always be Kind yarn’s “Inclusive Pride Stripes”

  • Gigi is working on another pair of socks for Andrew, for knitting at her house

  • Jasmin is less than 7 rounds from finishing her Halloween Heart pullover (in Oink Pigments Targhee Sock)

  • Gigi: thinking about casting on a cardigan 

  • Jasmin: super political embroidered art project, swatching and final

    1. Embroidery transfer paper 
    2. Embroidery transfer pens
    3. Embroidery transfer pen that works on silk
    4. Complete Guide to Needlework Stitch Dictionary (CORRECTION: The title is "The Complete Illustrated Stitch Encyclopedia")
    5. Clear Sewing Thread
    6. Rainbow Embroidery Floss (Metallic and Matte)
    7. Little Skein Anne (Embroidery Floss)

Events:(30:28)


 In Stitches:(30:02)

Gigi wore Möbius shawl and triangular shawl to class 

Gigi started to wear wool socks 

Jasmin: purple Resistance hat, Yellow barberry cardigan Twist Collective pattern


Mother Knows Best:(30:04)

If you want something done, ASK SOMEONE FOR HELP


When Knitting Attacks:(42:02)

Gigi :weaving project 


Knit more, know more:(45:02)

A segment about Persian culture, history, or just generally cool stuff about Persian people.

Chai- morning tea, samovar

Cardamom pods



And Sew On:(54:40)

Learning about bonded and laminated textiles. Also. Machine made lace 

Dressed podcast

Lace exhibit in New York, St Gallen Textile museum