Thursday, October 14, 2021

Metaphor Whisk- Episode 647- The Knitmore Girls

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This week's episode is sponsored by:

acorn tv
If you’re ready for a streaming service that offers
new stories, new characters, and breathtaking sceneries every week,
do what I did and get Acorn TV! Try Acorn TV free for 30 days, by
going to Acorn dot TV and use my promo code knitmore. But you
HAVE to enter the code in all lowercase letters. That’s A-C-O-R-N dot
T-V, code knitmore to get your first 30 days for free!

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!


On the Needles:(0:53)

  • Jasmin has been enthusiastically working on her silk embroidery project with Little Skein silk embroidery floss from “The Embroidered Garden” by Kazuko Aoki (Join Anne’s mailing list!)

  • Gigi is working on the second sleeve of the Rocky Coast Cardigan   Decreases for the upper arm are done. Working on the underarm decreases, almost at the cuff

  • we mention Judith MacKenzie

  • we mention the Knitgirllls podcast


In Stitches:(16:06) 

  • Gigi snuggled under the Halloween quilt. She wore the flannel shirt, and started wearing hand knit socks. Wondering if she has enough socks to last all winter. Pointed Firs shawl

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

  • Also: Pantasic hoodie, Waters Edge cardigan, Payne Pullover, Hearthstone cardigan, Coronatipn cardigan

  • Rex wore his fox hat, hand sewn masks and the Lion heart Hoodie

  • Jasmin wore her Barberry cardigan and her Hamilknit hat, and her fuzzy beanie with the orange pom pom


Events:(21:22)

Pacific International Quilt Fest 13- 17 October 

#Whinebeck2021 BINGO LINK

Mother Knows Best:(26:00)

You can't be terrible at something until you try it



When Knitting Attacks:(32:56)

Rocky Coast cardigan sleeves don’t match. No notes


Knits in Space:(31:09)

Weighted blankets, fall feelings

And Sew On: (40:39)

  • Trouser Drafting class at Cañada College :

  • Gigi drafted a jeans pattern and sewed the muslin. Teacher approved. This may be the pattern for dress pants.  Assignment was to draw yoke , fly, fly shield, pocket, pocket lining and jeans front

Tuesday, October 12, 2021

Accidental Duck- Episode 646- 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,
plus free shipping!


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!


One minute Health update 

On the Needles:(0:49)


In Stitches:(23:15) 

  • Gigi snuggled under the Halloween quilt, and the KAL King quilt . She wore the flannel shirt

  • from the beginning clothing construction class

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

  • Also: Pantasic hoodie, Waters Edge cardigan, Payne Pullover

  • Rex wore his fox hat, hand sewn masks and the Lion heart Hoodie

  • Jasmin used the comforter that she visibly mended 


Events:(29:04)

Pacific International Quilt Fest 13- 17 October 



Mother Knows Best:(33:26)

Google what you can, ask a friend who knows more when you can’t (fixing the OTT lite)


When Knitting Attacks:(41:16)

Buy a new one, find the old one strikes again (pellon 541)


Purloined: from the Yarniacs :(46:31)

Wear a shawl every day in November!


Knits in Space:(48:55)

Aru Shah books

Percy Jackson books

Rick Riordan Presents

The Gentle Art of Fortune Hunting (m/m regency romance)


And Sew On: (54:33)

  • Trouser Drafting class at Cañada  College :

  • Gigi finished the basic pants pattern, and from that pattern, drafted a jeans pattern and sewed the muslin. Genevieve helped. Also :Sew painful!

  • Gigi traced, and Jasmin cut clear templates for fussy cut masks

Saturday, October 9, 2021

Elbow Bumps and Booty Bumps- Episode 645- The Knitmore Girls

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Listen here:


This 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


One minute Health update 

Jasmin mentions Genevieve's live and Rex's live

On the Needles:(0:45)


In Stitches:(11:42) 

  • Gigi snuggled under the Halloween quilt, and the KAL King quilt . She wore the A line skirt From the beginning clothing construction class , And flannel shirt

  • Genevieve wore her Anna cardigan, hat and scarf set, and handsewn masks

  • Rex wore his fox hat, Lionheart hoodie, the dragonfish hoodie, and handsewn masks


Events:(14:57)

Pacific International Quilt Fest 13- 17 October 


Mother Knows Best:(29:00)

Armhole adjustment


When Knitting Attacks:(34:12)

Jasmin's Whitby cowl was uncooperative


Knits in Space:(36:59)


And Sew On: (40:42)

  • Trouser Drafting class at Cañada  College 

  • Gigi finished the basic pants, and from that pattern, drafted a jeans pattern

  • Jasmin sewed more masks

Tuesday, September 28, 2021

Gourdgeous- Episode 644- The Knitmore Girls

Untitled

Listen here:


This week's episode is sponsored by:

acorn tv
If you’re ready for a streaming service that offers
new stories, new characters, and breathtaking sceneries every week,
do what I did and get Acorn TV! Try Acorn TV free for 30 days, by
going to Acorn dot TV and use my promo code knitmore. But you
HAVE to enter the code in all lowercase letters. That’s A-C-O-R-N dot
T-V, code knitmore to get your first 30 days for free!

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!

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


One minute Health update 

On the Needles:(0:55)

  • Genevieve wound Sue Reuser 4 ply cormo

  • Jasmin talks about Althea Crome

  • Genevieve wound Oink Pigments Targee Sock,in Changing of the Gourd for Gigi

  • Stephen West, How to wear Shawls

  • Jasmin swatched for Yelley’s secret test knit


In Stitches:(23:15) 

  • Genevieve wore her Anna cardigan

  • Genevieve wore Jasmin’s Lace tank top which is now her’s

  • Gigi snuggled under the Halloween quilt, and the KAL King quilt . She wore the A line skirt From the beginning clothing construction class, Gigi also wore a floral dress from before 2009

  • Rex wore his garter stripe cardigan by Alana Dakos

  • Jasmin wore the Bandit cardigan


Events:(29:31)



Mother Knows Best:(33:05)

Ask for help to lighten the load. Offer help to lighten someone else’s load


When Knitting Attacks(40:30)

  • Gigi: the garter edge.on the Bramwell was challenging


Knits in Space:(42:13)

Amber Ruffin on Peacock! Also, her book "You'll Never Believe What Happened to Lacey"



And Sew On: (47:39)

  • Trouser Drafting class at Cañada College 

  • Gigi finished  drafting the front and back

Cut pants out of muslin for fitting. Lines drawn with sharpie