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On The Needles:(0:32)
Jasmin has been doing the Citric Acid soak, and is pleased with the Hocus Pocus socks by Mint Rain /Kaitie's Creations, and also likes how color fast it is. She mentions Rockin' Green Detergent. Jasmin is working on her Happy Howloween socks out of Lollipop Yarn in their Beefcake base.
Gigi has finished a pair of socks from MarigoldJen in the Purple Finch colorway.
Jasmin is working on Genevieve's Olivia hat for her Halloween costume. She also worked on her SPAKAL cardigan. Jasmin mentions her Mondo Cable cardi. She refers to The Spinner's Book of Fleece by Beth Smith. She also wore the Breezy cardigan by Hannah Fettig from Knitbot.
Gigi cast on Halloween socks out of Ladybug Fiber company in the "Butternut" colorway.
She has been washing her swatch for the Wild Iris cowl from the Book of Cowls by Sivia Harding. She is knitting it out of Bijou Basin Ranch's Himalayan Trail in the color Sassenach.
Jasmin is raving about the colors of her newest sock out of Stingy Jack by Invictus Yarns.
Jasmin excitedly announces that the Stashbot App is available .
We are still doing the Knitmore-A-long labels printed and provided by Sterling Name Tapes: Information for getting labels:
- Donate $1.50 for postage and envelope through Paypal button (in sidebar)
- PM Jasmin (cuteknitter) via Ravelry, and let her know how many sweater and shawl labels you want, and put "labels" in the subject line
- Include your Paypal email address in your PM
- International: PM Jasmin on Ravelry for cost of shipping
Put a picture of your sewn in labels in the "labels" thread.
-Stash Swap at Purlescence, Oct 25th, noonish until closing.
-Pajamma Jammie Jam, date TBA.
Gigi and Jasmin went to Pacific International Quilt Fest, and had a wonderful time. Gigi mentions the Miracle Ironing Board Cover. We met a quilting podcaster: Annie Smith: Quilting Stash. Jasmin picked up parts for her Featherweight, and Gigi purchased an OLFA rotary cutter and OLFA pinking blade.
We are co-hosting the Countdown to Outlander Knitalong on instagram, #kiltmenowKAL. This has to be creatively related to the Outlander series. Getting help from pocket Jamie is encouraged.
This is an instagram contest, so please make sure to use the appropriate hashtags.
This is being co-hosted by Maria from Subway Knits, CC from Geeky Girls Knit, and Kristin from YarnGasm.
From Gourmet Stash: two braids of fiber and two skeins of yarn in the time traveler colorway, and in the waterweed colorway .
Parameters for participating in the #operationsockdrawer contest:
Participants: post a picture to instagram with the #operationsockdrawer, have your ravelry name on your instagram profile. Feel free to double dip your projects.
Projects will be judged on originality and general delightfulness.
This weeks winner is Jananavwho won a skein of Mint Rain in Berry Sundae with matching berry colored yarn for heels and toes, generously provided by Kaitie's Creations.
The next prize for #OperationSockdrawer has been generously provided by Lollipop Yarns: a ball of in Kodachrome in the Beefcake base.
Mother Knows Best:(38:43)
This week Gigi talks some more about having an effective closet. Jasmin mentions the Butter By Nadia Dresses
This week we purloin (again?) Adventskalenderwickelknäul from Stadt, Land, Wolle, hosted by Manu and Elli
Jasmin decided to put a poll in the ravelry group in this week's episode thread.
This week we review The Knowledgeable Knitter, by Margaret Radcliffe
And Sew On :(54:50)
Gigi shortened jeans for Grandpa Knitmore. She is thinking about buying a Humpjumper.
And she did a lot of handsewing on the Nemesis Dress for Melanie of the SavvyGirls Podcast.