Thursday, July 11, 2019

Will Knot Do - Episode 541 - The Knitmore Girls

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We all have it, we all snicker about it.
Fun Fur.
Whether it’s eyelash, boucle, or just generally furry, it’s hard to find projects for novelty yarn.
With a sweet face, spiraling horns, and delightfully rotund body, Friendsheep by Cate Carter-Evans lets you transform your novelty and textured yarns into sweet, fleecy little friends. Pattern available on Ravelry; more info at infinitetwist.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.



On the Needles:(0:39)

Thank you to Kevin for co-hosting! You can find him as YarnMonkeh on Ravelry, Instagram, and Twitter.

Kevin has made some progress on another pair of Vanilla is the New Black Socks. Kevin has also
started on a pair of Toe Up Vanilla Socks and is almost done with the foot. 
We mention Kevin's Black Worsted Boxy

Jasmin finished the sleeves on her Polwarth pullover, and is on to the body.

The body of Jasmin’s Dissent Cardigan is complete, first sleeve done, second sleeve is progressing.

Jasmin has knit about 7” on the body of her Tundra Pullover in A Verb for Keeping Warm “Pioneer
#FarmToFashion

Jasmin mentions the ReVERBerate podcast


Jasmin is made some progress on her Viajante.

Jasmin is casting on a Panjereh top by Christina Danaee out of Neighborhood Fiber Co Studio sock.
Jasmin mentions Boyland Knitworks and Happy Hollow Zoo. Kevin mentions the Fox Sweater. They
mention the Aumangea Pullover.


Events: (21:05)
- #ChooseYourOwnAdventureKAL is ongoing
- Stash Dash :May 24 till August 24. Hosted by the Knitgirllls
- May  31 till end of August: Two Ewes Not Along
Not knitting, crochet, spinning or weaving
-Tour de Fleece: July 6-28,

Mother Knows Best:(23:06)
This week we answer a question from the "What do you want to hear about?"  thread about the

When Knitting Attacks:(35:44)
Jasmin does the tubular bind off too tightly. (Here's the good tutorial video)
She does an awful icord cast on, then uses this video and does a great one.

Purloined: (42:29)
Backstage knitting podcast. Kevin talks about how to find good theater in your local area.

Tour de Fleece:(53:23)
Join Team Sasquatch if you haven't done so already.
Also, be mindful of your body. Ergonomics. Make sure you are Knitting Comfortably

She gets a flat tire on the outset; two broken bobbins and damaged badge doohickey on Jasmin's WPI tool.

Friday, July 5, 2019

Not Enough Cake- Episode 540 - The Knitmore Girls

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This week's episode is sponsored by:
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No matter what you need, the barmaids have you covered from head to toe. Face pudding to keep you smiling, Lolo lips keep them kissable, probiotic deodorant for keeping you fresh as a rose, oh for feet’s sake to keep your feet soft and sandal ready, and the Lolo body bar for everything in between. You can find all this - and more! at bar-maids.com
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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.
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We all have it, we all snicker about it.
Fun Fur.
Whether it’s eyelash, boucle, or just generally furry, it’s hard to find projects for novelty yarn.
With a sweet face, spiraling horns, and delightfully rotund body, Friendsheep by Cate Carter-Evans lets you transform your novelty and textured yarns into sweet, fleecy little friends. Pattern available on Ravelry; more info at infinitetwist.com
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On the Needles:(0:32)
Jasmin has FINISHED her Sprig pullover, all that is left is to put in a personalized label from
Gigi: went back to the Polygon blanket.  Knitting coral hexagons.  Working on last ball of coral

The body of Jasmin’s Dissent Cardigan is complete, first sleeve is more than half done.
She worked on her Polwarth pullover.

She mentions the Sally Fox interview on the Reverberate Podcast and mentions #FarmToFashion
Gigi: Patons Kroy socks. New pair cast on in Slate Jacquard, needs heels, picked up stitches for
afterthought heels. Cast on one more sock.
Jasmin needs to do the tubular bind off for sleeve 1 of her Polwarth , and has got sleeve 2 on the needles.
She consulted Dr Gemma about her arbitrary knitting rules. She mentioned her Ixchel cardigan

Gigi: knitted more preemie hats 
Jasmin is made some progress on her Viajante.
Jasmin has swatched for her V-neck magpie tendency in Neighborhood Fiber Co Studio sock.

Events: (21:28):
- #ChooseYourOwnAdventureKAL is ongoing
- Stash Dash :May 24 till August 24. Hosted by the Knitgirllls
- May  31 till end of August: Two Ewes Not Along
Not knitting, crochet, spinning or weaving
-Tour de Fleece: July 6-28,

Mother Knows Best:(23:24)
This week we answer a question from the "What do you want to hear about?"  thread about shrinking
sweaters

When Knitting Attacks:(28:38)
Gigi: preemie hats.  Tried knitting from the top down.  Unattractive.  
Jasmin mentioned Aja Barber. She is tired of the plastic
stitch markers breaking and is going to replace them with metal bulb shaped stitch markers.
We also like clover stitch markers

Review:(33:35)
This week we review Go Vertical With Color Loops, by Amelia Archer

Tour de Fleece:(40:00)
Join Team Sasquatch if you haven't done so already.
Also, be mindful of your body. Ergonomics. Make sure you are Knitting Comfortably

And Sew On:(42:10) 
Genevieve is learning to sew. We are using  The Best of Sewing Machine Fun For Kids.
Sewing notebook paper, lines are getting straighter, she is more confident, and she set the machine to

a faster speed . She set up by herself.


Friday, June 28, 2019

Let Me Count the Ways - Episode 539 - The Knitmore Girls

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Listen here:

This week's episode is sponsored by:
EcolusciousSkinCare_zps0936c17e
No matter what you need, the barmaids have you covered from head to toe. Face pudding to keep you smiling, Lolo lips keep them kissable, probiotic deodorant for keeping you fresh as a rose, oh for feet’s sake to keep your feet soft and sandal ready, and the Lolo body bar for everything in between. You can find all this - and more! at bar-maids.com
erin_lane_logo coloredb grey
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.
InfiniteTwistSoftGold_zps2937a47a
We all have it, we all snicker about it.
Fun Fur.
Whether it’s eyelash, boucle, or just generally furry, it’s hard to find projects for novelty yarn.
With a sweet face, spiraling horns, and delightfully rotund body, Friendsheep by Cate Carter-Evans lets you transform your novelty and textured yarns into sweet, fleecy little friends. Pattern available on Ravelry; more info at infinitetwist.com
knitCompanion_KnitMoreGirls
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.



On the Needles:(0:32)
** Go read the Ravelry statement. Thank you to the BIPOC who have been leading the discussion and
educating FOR FREE. Buy them a KO-FI. A good list to start with is here:

The body of Jasmin’s Dissent Cardigan is complete, first sleeve is more than half done.
Gigi is back working on the Rocky Coast cardigan. Knit up all the yarn that was frogged.
Got to the waist.  Need to figure out how I want to do the hip increases. Jasmin references the
Jasmin has finished the collar of the Sprig pullover.
Gigi is working on  The Joker and the Thief shawl by Melanie Berg. Yarn from Stitches 2018.
Jasmin is made some progress on her Viajante.
Jasmin references the Elephant and Piggie children's books.
Gigi loves her Einstein coat.
We mention the Yarniacs podcast.
Jasmin made some good progress on her Asfaltflickan Pony socks (Vanilla is the new black)
Gigi: Patons Kroy socks. New pair cast on in Slate Jacquard, needs heels and toes. Cast on one more.
Gigi is knitting the Long Pure Garter Stitch Mitts, by Cat Bordhi. First one done,
need to do 3 needle bind off on the second one.



Events: (24:36):
- #ChooseYourOwnAdventureKAL is ongoing
- Stash Dash :May 24 till August 24. Hosted by the Knitgirllls
- May  31 till end of August: Two Ewes Not along
Not knitting, crochet, spinning or weaving
-Tour de Fleece: July 6-28,

Mother Knows Best:(26:24)
This week we answer a question from the what do you want to hear about thread about searching for errata.

When Knitting Attacks:(36:31)
Gigi is working on Cat Bordhi wristers . Did first one with slipped edges, forgot that for second one.  
Need to set color when I am done

Patons Kroy Socks: forgot that I needed to purl the soles 
Count on the socks is off. Instead of 28 stitches each, I have 26 and 27
Can’t find second set of sock rockets 

Review:(41:11)
This week we review Glamourie, Alice Starmore

Tour de Fleece Training:(49:15)
- Week 6: Find your support network
Join Team Sasquatch if you haven't done so already.
Also, be mindful of your body. Ergonomics. Make sure you are Knitting Comfortably

And Sew On:(50:16) 
Genevieve is learning to sew. The Best of Sewing Machine Fun For Kids.

Sewing notebook paper, lines are getting straighter, more confident, set the machine to a faster speed