Tuesday, September 15, 2020

Lawrenson sweater


Knitter: Jasmin


Project info:ravelryrectangle_32

Pattern:   
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Size:
2 (32-34" bust)

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Tags
#bipocknitters #knitting #knittersofinstagram #handdyedyarn #knitmoregirlspodcast #ProjectSweaterChest


Needles
Yarn
Oink Pigments Dapper
Colorway
Mommy Dearest


Notes


Swatched on 8s= 4 sts/ in

Swatch on 6s. 4.5 sts/in

09-08-2020

34 rows to armhole shaping

Thursday, September 10, 2020

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One minute PUPdate: Han's GoFundMe link

On the Needles:(5:19)
Gigi working on the second pair of Hue Loco knee high socks:
Jasmin is making steady progress, 2rd to last stripe on her Match and Move shawl.
(by Martina Behm #behmalong); knitting it in Black Cat Fibers Nomad Sock
Gigi kitchenered two Xmas socks, and cast on another one in purple. 
Jasmin finished the Baby Bandit by Jacqueline Cieslak test knit, in Little Skein Harvest Sport Sugar
Maple for Genevieve.
Gigi knitted on the (RAVELRY LINK) Flickering shawl  out of grey and Styx in
Lisa Souza Dyeworks Deluxe Sock.  She is working on that at Jasmin’s house. 
Jasmin cast on the (RAVELRY LINK) Humo Amargo Cardigan
Jasmin started her (RAVELRY LINK) Lawrenson Pullover in Oink Pigments Dapper “Mommy Dearest”.
Gigi worked on the Ridgeline cowl, R O Y G(BIV) . The main color is a dark gray-ish blue 
Jasmin blocked: Baby Bandit, Calligraphy cardigan, Cassidy cardigan and Payne
Gigi started an  emPower the People cowll in Neighborhood Fiber Company DK in Remington.
Deep purple with some discreet, lighter streaks 
Gigi has finished another tentacle. Opus the octopus now had four finished legs 

Events:(19:20)
The Operation Sock Drawer book will be published in October. Call Hicklebees for a PERSONALIZED, SIGNED preorder; we’ll be doing a live signing!
copy of Operation Sock Drawer. Or go on their website!
Stash Dash 2020 is over. Jasmin finished 18,816.5 meters! BostonJen finished 
28, 557 meters

Bay Area Fiber Fair!  Ends October 15, 2020

Mother Knows Best:(24:11)

When Knitting Attacks: (36:20)
Gigi was working on the second pair of Hue Loco knee high socks. Didn’t read the part of the
instructions that said to switch to smaller needles. Need to frog that part. 
Also, started a pair of Christmas socks on those size 0 needles 

Knits in Space:(40:23)
Acorn tv  
A Stitch in Time

And Sew On:(44:47)
Gigi remotely attended class meetings of the tailoring class at Cañada college. 
The pattern for the Opium coat came in the mail.

Jasmin took Gigi to Thai Silks remotely.

Saturday, September 5, 2020

Occupational Therapy Playground - Episode 592 - The Knitmore Girls

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Listen here:
This week's episode is sponsored by:

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Sheepleverse, or dive into history with the Curiosities collection, our project bags, totes, and hook and needle 
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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

Books plus knitting plus happy memories. That’s Little Skein in the Big Wool. We make kits, yarn and project bags that bring your favorite stories to life. Find *your* favorite story at littleskein.com


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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.
lolologo
LoLo Body Care, formally Bar-Maids, creates exceptional moisturizers hand-poured by staff who add a good dose of heartfelt love to each one. Most all their supplies are made in the US, and their beeswax sourced from a local farm. Besides quality, the value of their product lies in that they last a very long time and are loved to the very last bit. They built their brand on being eco-friendly and their new packaging rocks. Their customers and customer service are rare and treasured jewels.


PRONOUNs
One minute PUPdate: Han's GoFundMe link

On the Needles:(4:44)
Gigi working on the second pair of Hue Loco knee high socks:
Jasmin is making steady progress, 3rd to last stripe on her Match and Move shawl
(by Martina Behm #behmalong); knitting it in Black Cat Fibers Nomad Sock
Gigi kitchenered two Xmas socks, cast on another one in purple 
Jasmin started the Baby Bandit by Jacqueline Cieslak test knit, in Little Skein Harvest Sport Sugar Maple
for Genevieve.
Gigi knitted on the (RAVELRY LINK) Flickering shawl  out of grey and Styx in
Lisa Souza Dyeworks Deluxe Sock.  She is working on that at Jasmin’s house. 
Jasmin reknit two of the three swatches. For the (RAVELRY LINK) Humo Amargo Cardigan
Gigi is done with  the (RAVELRY LINK)Treppenviertel cowl in Alexandra The Art of Yarn in the colorway
Dark Side of the Moon 
Gigi worked on the Ridgeline cowl, R O Y G(BIV)
Gigi started an  emPower the People cowll in Neighborhood Fiber Company DK in Remington.

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Events:(19:20)
The Operation Sock Drawer book will be published in October. Call Hicklebees for a PERSONALIZED, SIGNED preorder
copy of Operation Sock Drawer. Or go on their website!
Stash Dash 2020 is over, yardage TBD. #teamcuteknitter #beatbostonjen
Bay Area Fiber Fair!  Ends October 15, 2020

Mother Knows Best:(24:11)
Pivoting!
Gigi tells a story. Link to Jasmin's story about the spatter painting

When Knitting Attacks: (36:20)
Gigi was doing the Ridgeline cowl with a magic loop technique. When working on the contrast color,
all the stitches slipped onto the needle and stretched out the contrast color 
working on the Treppenviertel, Gigi lost the game of chicken

Knits in Space:(40:23)
Gigi is tutoring/ translating online material for an old classmate 
This weeks Love to Sew Podcast ( episode is titled Free Sewing) has lots of tips for free sewing patterns
and sewing YouTube videos .
Gigi wants to sign up for a bunch of newsletters 

And Sew On:(44:47)
Gigi remotely attended the first and second meeting of the tailoring class at Cañada college. 
She thought her pattern was a pdf pattern.  It is not. She had a  Zoom meeting with classmate, her
pattern had some adjustments. Jasmin went to Meissner's for supplies.
Gigi is working on plain quilting for back of a cushion.
Gigi needs some autopilot sewing.  She may start on Grinch bags
Jasmin sewed some silk masks using this pattern.
She worked at Andrew's standing desk.