Saturday, December 4, 2021

Turnip- Episode 653- 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.




When was the last time your knitting yarn was a work of art?
Infinite Twist produces one-of-a-kind semi-solid gradients featuring speckles, high-lights, low-lights, and gorgeous color transitions. From 700 y Giant Gradients to 200 y matching sock sets, Infinite Twist Gradients will hold your interest from cast on to bind off.
See the currently available gradients at infinitetwist.com, or be the first to know when new colors are posted by signing up for our newsletter at infinitetwist.com/newsletter-signup


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



Bummed about missing Rhinebeck? So are we! Lisa Souza dyeworks specializes in dyeing mill spun yarns and fabulously decadent luxury handspun yarns, for discerning collectors. Soothe your Rhinebeck FOMO with some delicious decadence at Lisaknit.com



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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The Sandpiper Gift & Yarn Boutique and Hoof-to-Hanger Fiber Mill in Bridgman, MI. The Sandpiper offers artisan - designed gifts (local, regional, national artists and Fair Trade products).  The boutique also offers their cottage industry fiber mill products - yarn, roving, corespun, batting, knit/woven garments, accessories, home goods and an exclusive Yarn and Fiber Club. Explore www.thesandpiper.biz


On the Needles:(5:43)

  • Gigi finished the autopilot socks for Jasmin: Online SuperSocke 2317 from Black Squirrel 


In Stitches:(24:30) 

  • Gigi wore hand knit socks, Pointed Firs shawl, Carli cardigan 

  • Rex wore his fox hat, Lionheart hoodie, and hand sewn masks

  • Jasmin wore her resistance hat, 


Events:(32:42)


Mother Knows Best:(37:02)

Less stuff
Before Breakfast podcast
When the Reindeer went on Strike (The Great Reindeer Rebellion)
Genevieve's Calendar

When Knitting Attacks:(48:57)

Gigi: lost a darning needle

Homework that was late already. Sewing machine wouldn't work

Also : Musselburgh hat.


Knits in Space:(53:25)

The Golden Thread 

How Fabric Changed History, by Kassia St. Claire

For Me, Fate Wove This, by Octavia Randolph


And Sew On: (58:38)

  • Trouser Construction class at Cañada College :

Seamwork Radio podcast. 10 year project: comfortable things to wear at home 

Jasmin sewed the buttonholes on the grosgrain ribbon for her Rainbowgan


Friday, November 26, 2021

Rocket Science Made Simple- Episode 652- The Knitmore Girls

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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.




When was the last time your knitting yarn was a work of art?
Infinite Twist produces one-of-a-kind semi-solid gradients featuring speckles, high-lights, low-lights, and gorgeous color transitions. From 700 y Giant Gradients to 200 y matching sock sets, Infinite Twist Gradients will hold your interest from cast on to bind off.
See the currently available gradients at infinitetwist.com, or be the first to know when new colors are posted by signing up for our newsletter at infinitetwist.com/newsletter-signup


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:(3:26)

Gigi is working on autopilot socks for Jasmin: Online SuperSocke 2317 from Black Squirrel  in Berkeley, pair with turquoise at Js house, lavender at mine.



In Stitches:(31:53) 

  • Gigi is wearing hand knit socks. Pointed Pines shawl, Carli cardigan 

  • Rex wore his fox hat, Lionheart hoodie, and hand sewn masks

  • Jasmin wore her resistance hat, 


Events:(41:24)


Mother Knows Best:(44:00)

Swatching
 Gayle's Bakery98 Degrees Bakery Brandy Alexander Pie 

When Knitting Attacks:(56:56)

Gigi: rethreaded the serger, neglected to run the thread through the tension discs.

Also : Musselburgh hat. EmIly Ocker circular cast on. Looked in my hat kit. Two of my dpns were missing 


Knits in Space:(1:02:27)

Reading : The Golden Thread, by Kassia St Claire

The Fabric of Civilization, by Kassia St. Claire


And Sew On: (1:05:29)

  • Trouser Construction class at Cañada College

Dressed podcast.

Tuesday, November 16, 2021

Pompeii- Episode 651- 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.
Go to HelloFresh dot com slash knitmore14 and use code knitmore14 for up to 14 free meals
AND 3 free gifts!


When was the last time your knitting yarn was a work of art?
Infinite Twist produces one-of-a-kind semi-solid gradients featuring speckles, high-lights, low-lights, and gorgeous color transitions. From 700 y Giant Gradients to 200 y matching sock sets, Infinite Twist Gradients will hold your interest from cast on to bind off.
See the currently available gradients at infinitetwist.com, or be the first to know when new colors are posted by signing up for our newsletter at infinitetwist.com/newsletter-signup


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!



One Minute Health update: Boosters for us, and first shots for the kids

On the Needles:(0:45)


In Stitches:(12:19) 

  • Gigi wore hand knit socks, and the Pointed Pines shawl 

  • Rex wore his fox hat, lionheart hoodie, and hand sewn masks

  • Jasmin wore her yellow silk/merino hat, resistance hat, 


Events:(19:57)


Mother Knows Best:(21:28)

Don’t work when tired.


When Knitting Attacks:(25:59)

Gigi had no fiberfill for ossicones.

Also : Musselburgh hat. Emily Ocker circular cast on.

Jasmin reversed the directions on the Ellie Test Knit.

Jasmin felted her entire Reignbeaux sweater set in the washer.


Straw into Gold:(41:10)

Jasmin spins some of Perry Cormo on the Daedalus Falcon


Knits in Space:(44:32)

Jasmin worked the district-wide vaccination clinic!

Jasmin's "M is for Medicine" blogpost here

And Sew On: (51:18)

  • Trouser Construction class at Cañada College


Sunday, November 7, 2021

One Lego At A Time- Episode 650- 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.


When was the last time your knitting yarn was a work of art?
Infinite Twist produces one-of-a-kind semi-solid gradients featuring speckles, high-lights, low-lights, and gorgeous color transitions. From 700 y Giant Gradients to 200 y matching sock sets, Infinite Twist Gradients will hold your interest from cast on to bind off.
See the currently available gradients at infinitetwist.com, or be the first to know when new colors are posted by signing up for our newsletter at infinitetwist.com/newsletter-signup


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



Bummed about missing Rhinebeck? So are we! Lisa Souza dyeworks specializes in dyeing mill spun yarns and fabulously decadent luxury handspun yarns, for discerning collectors. Soothe your Rhinebeck FOMO with some delicious decadence at Lisaknit.com


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!

Print

The Sandpiper Gift & Yarn Boutique and Hoof-to-Hanger Fiber Mill in Bridgman, MI. The Sandpiper offers artisan - designed gifts (local, regional, national artists and Fair Trade products).  The boutique also offers their cottage industry fiber mill products - yarn, roving, corespun, batting, knit/woven garments, accessories, home goods and an exclusive Yarn and Fiber Club. Explore www.thesandpiper.biz



The kids got their first Covid vaccine!
Gigi went for a walk!

On the Needles:(0:40)

Genevieve worked on her hat on the sly


In Stitches:(16:26) 

  • Gigi is wearing hand knit socks, the Carli cardigan, Pointed Firs shawl 

  • Genevieve wore her Anna cardigan, Gryffindor hat and scarf set, and hand sewn masks,

Pantasic hoodie, Hearthstone cardigan, and Coronation cardigan, Snowflake hat

  • Rex wore his fox hat, Lionheart hoodie, dragonfish hoodie, and hand sewn masks

  • Jasmin wore her yellow silk/merino hat, resistance hat, 


Events:(24:07)


Mother Knows Best:(26:00)

Not a marsupial. Clothes need pockets 

Articles of Interest podcast
LINK  to Jasmin's hip pack

When Knitting Attacks:(33:17)

Rocky Coast cardigan. Reknitted the second sleeve. Have the correct number of stitches for the cuff, but it is four inches too short. Tired of it. 


Knits in Space:(35:57)

Trip to Harts www.hartsfabric.com

Gayle's Bakery 

And Sew On: (42:55)

  • Trouser Drafting class at Cañada College

  • Last assignment: trousers. Teacher and classmates liked the fit. 

  • Pants Construction class starts Monday. Ordered supplies. Picked up zippers from Harts