Thursday, November 15, 2018

Fail Project - Episode 507 - The Knitmore Girls

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On the Needles:(0:42)
Jasmin has made some progress on a Tied Knots hat  out of Jade Sapphire cashmere.

Gigi is knitting lots of Vanilla Is The New Black socks out of Patons Kroy.  Sunburst Stripe,
Mexicala Stripes, Turquoise Stripes, Sweet Stripes. She got them past heel increases

Jasmin set up her sock machine to make a cowl for Genevieve.

Gigi finished the Sweet Stripes, bound off one Sunburst Stripes
Started a blue Raspberry stripes one for knitting in the car.

Jasmin is beading the endless fringe.

Gigi is knitting the Vitamin D sweater for her #ChooseYourOwnAdventureKAL, the third short row
part of the body.
She found a groove, and dug up more stitch markers to mark the wrap and turns.

Jasmin started a bulky ribbed cowl out of Siren Strings yarn, using Knitters Pride color coded  cables

Events: (18:54)
- #ChooseYourOwnAdventureKAL is ongoing. Jasmin is knitting the Fading Lines from Joji Locatelli
- #Grinchalong starts December 1st

In Stitches:(22:51)
- Jasmin: Resistance hat,  wool socks, Green Twist cardigan,  woven scarf from Evil Jasmine,
- Genevieve:  has no scarf that is “just right”, Coronation sweater
- Gigi :(Quynn!) hat with ear flaps ,Knitmore cowl
Blue Regia socks, Saturn series that I knitted early in the podcast , wool socks

Mother Knows Best:(26:56)
Small bites. Anything is manageable one bite at a time.
Story of Arachne.

When Knitting Attacks:(33:36)
Gigi Vitamin D cardigan. Off by one stitch. Had to move all Stitch markers one over.
Next part :supposed to work 7 rows straight in stockinette.  Did 8 rows. Lot of counting
Sock machine drama

Review:(42:51)
This week we review: Knit Grrl, Cowls and Scarves (paperback here, Ravelry here)
Gigi mentions the Zebra cowl

Straw into Gold:(56:27)
Jasmin makes some progress on the Incredibles sweater project.
Spins a little on the 008 Device of Questionable Origin.

And Sew On:(58:32)
Gigi’s is taking Fashion Design 2 at West Valley College
Gigi handed in the pants sloper and one leg muslin. Finished drafting trouser pattern.
Next step: cut trousers out of muslin.  Started sewing. Front of pants are done.

Pockets, zipper. Under stitching done wrong. Something wrong with zipper application, it sticks.


Thursday, November 8, 2018

Varsity Level Sewing- Episode 506 - The Knitmore Girls

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On the Needles:(0:44)
Jasmin cast on a Tied Knots hat  out of Jade Sapphire cashmere, inspired by Kristen Voolenvine’s hat
Jasmin knit a little on the “Don’t Go in the Shower” self-striping yarn (black light reactive)
from White Birch Fiber Arts. ‘Tis the season! #operationsockdrawer


Gigi is knitting lots of Vanilla Is The New Black out of Patons Kroy. working on Sunburst Stripe, an other
in Mexicala Stripes, Turquoise Stripes, and one in Sweet Stripes.


Jasmin is beading the endless fringe.


Gigi is knitting the Vitamin D sweater for her #ChooseYourOwnAdventureKAL, the second short row
part of the body.
She found a groove, and dug up more stitch markers to mark the wrap and turns. Needs about an
hour to knit 4 rows.


Jasmin made some progress on her swing left socks!


Events: (10:33)
- #ChooseYourOwnAdventureKAL is ongoing. Jasmin is knitting the Fading Lines from Joji Locatelli
- #Grinchalong starts December 1st


In Stitches:(14:42)
- Jasmin: Resistance hat,  wool socks and Clear Converse .
- Genevieve: Molly hat by KnittyBarb, yarn for something Griffindor from MustStash Yarn
Jasmin mentions the NZAK sock knitting machine
- Gigi : blue hat with waves, hat with ear flaps (Quynn!)
Blue Regia socks, Saturn series that I knitted early in the podcast , wool socks


Mother Knows Best:(22:04)
Try something new. Use a tutorial! (Ysolda Teague's tubular cast on. !)
Leave a good review for your favorite podcasts. Gigi likes Kenneth D King's invisible zipper tutorial,
and she mentions Sewing Out Loud

When Knitting Attacks:(34:31)
Gigi Vitamin D cardigan.  Short on number of stitches in the front for wraps and turns, totals are
correct. Stitch markers every 20 stitches


Review:(37:38)
This week we review: Easy Cable and Aran Knits


And Sew On:(47:38)
Gigi’s is taking Fashion Design 2 at West Valley College

Gigi handed in the jacket, and drafted a pants pattern.