Friday, May 24, 2019

Love the One You're With - Episode 534 - The Knitmore Girls

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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
Every hobby needs organization, every project needs a place.  Erin.Lane bags helps you turn your fiber pasttime into neat and organized endeavor.  Our project bags, totes, and needle and notions organizers are everything you need to keep your fiber arts from fraying.
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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
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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On the Needles:(0:32)
Gigi is back working on the Rocky Coast cardigan.
Finished my first ball of yarn, getting close to the waist line
Jasmin finished the back and started the front on her  Myrna top by Joan Michael-McGowan out of
Gigi is working on the green part of the Welcome blanket in Berroco Comfort.
40 green squares are done so far, 32 purple squares.  Have a bit more purple

Jasmin is making some progress on her Viajante.
We mention Hollywood Knits

Events: (8:50):
- #ChooseYourOwnAdventureKAL is BACK ON!
- May 25 Spinning at the Retzlaff Winery DATE CHANGE!
- Stash Dash May 24 till August 24
-May 15 Knitgirllls rule change episode
-Until May 24 Knitgirllls are doing a clothing conservation month
- May  31 till end of August,Two Ewes Knot along
-Tour de Fleece July 6-28, training starts May 22

In Stitches:(14:39)
Gigi mentions #MeMadeMay. Wearing old nightshirts that have held up at least 7 years.
Too cold for dresses and skirts. Jasmin wore the Aumangea pullover and Goin' Gold hat.

Mother Knows Best:(17:34)
This week we answer a question from the "What do you want to hear about?" thread about
what length circular needles to use.

When Knitting Attacks:(22:53)
Jasmin dropped and picked up a bunch of stitches on her Viajante at Avengers Endgame.
Gigi: balled up second skein.  Yarn had torn bits.

Review:(26:38)
This week we review:
WipFit by Cate Carter-Evans

Tour de Fleece Training:(35:04)
Week 1: Pick your project
Gigi will spin the special  Stalker Batt from Nicole Frost
Jasmin will spin more of her Incredibles yarn.

And Sew On:(38:11)
Dress for our final project: handed everything in. Did presentation.  Wish someone had recorded.

#westvalleycollegesews #gigimakesitsew

Saturday, May 18, 2019

I Would Like a Parade - Episode 533 - 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
Every hobby needs organization, every project needs a place.  Erin.Lane bags helps you turn your fiber pasttime into neat and organized endeavor.  Our project bags, totes, and needle and notions organizers are everything you need to keep your fiber arts from fraying.
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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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Love trying new teas?  Treat yourself to a Plum Deluxe tea of the month subscription.  For only $10/month, you'll receive a hand blended, all-organic,loose leaf tea thoughtfully chosen for the season.  Tea club members also enjoy special benefits like discounts, free shipping on all purchases, and access to a very loving and supporting tea community.  A tea subscription also makes a fantastic gift. Visit plum deluxe dot com slash tea to learn more.

On the Needles:(0:32)
Gigi is back working on the Rocky Coast cardigan.

Gigi is working on the green part of the Welcome blanket in Berroco Comfort.
34 green squares are done so far. 32 blue squares.

Jasmin is making some progress on her Viajante.

Events: (16:56):
- #ChooseYourOwnAdventureKAL is BACK ON!
- May 25 Spinning at the Retzlaff Winery DATE CHANGE!
- Stash Dash May 24 till August 24
-May 15 Knitgirllls rule change episode
-Until May 24 Knitgirllls are doing a clothing conservation month
- May  31 till end of August,Two Ewes Knot along
-Tour de Fleece July 6-28, training starts May 22

In Stitches:(21:47)
Gigi mentions #memadeMay. Linen sweater "Where's the Opaque'
Jasmin wore the grey circle skirt that Gigi made for class

Mother Knows Best:(35:10)
This week we answer a question from the "What do you want to hear about?" thread about
books, designers, patterns that inspire.  Judith McKenzie, Philosophers' Fair Isle class,
The Knit Stitch, Stitchips, Ysolda Teague,

When Knitting Attacks:(33:22)
RIBBON. In stash, tangled (from ball winder), Coachella top with dropped stitches, added stitch
AND FIXED IT IN THE DARK.

And Sew On:(42:06)
Dress for our final project: copied it onto paper for the pattern. Sewed it out of muslin to make sure that it fits.

#westvalleycollegesews #gigimakesitsew


Friday, May 10, 2019

The Rain In Spain - Episode 532 - 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
Every hobby needs organization, every project needs a place.  Erin.Lane bags helps you turn your fiber pasttime into neat and organized endeavor.  Our project bags, totes, and needle and notions organizers are everything you need to keep your fiber arts from fraying.
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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
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

On the Needles:(0:40)
Jasmin re-started her Sprig pullover by Alana Dakos in Lisa Souza Superwash Merino in
“Squashblossom”, and had more success with it using the KnitCompanion app. Jasmin used her
Try-it-on-tubing, and figured out that she needs more room in the armhole (measured commercial shirts).
Two lifelines! (out of Aunt Lydia's Crochet Cotton).

Jasmin enthuses about Andrea Mowry's Fade Designs.

Gigi is working on the green part of the Welcome blanket in Berroco Comfort.
It takes one episode of Project Runway to do a square.  29 green squares are done so far.

Jasmin finished the first sock in Oink PigmentsRoy G Pig” to replace the one on
our Knitmore Vanilla Sock pattern, and is at the heel flap on the second sock. #operationsockdrawer

"Reservoir Hill" colorway.
Jasmin is making some progress on her Viajante.

Gigi: wound yarn for Spector (we call it "Spectra") pullover, Joji Locatelli, Neighborhood Fiber Co
Studio Dk Shades of Grey, superwash.  Yarn is wound, need to swatch some more.

Events: (20:40):
- #ChooseYourOwnAdventureKAL is BACK ON!
- May 18 Spinning at the Retzlaff Winery
- Stash Dash May 24 till August 24
-May 15 Knitgirllls rule change episode
-Until May 24 Knitgirllls are doing a clothing conservation month
- May  31 till end of August,Two Ewes Knot along
-Tour de Fleece July 6-28, training starts May 22

In Stitches:(29:16)
Gigi mentions #memadeMay. Too cold to wear the A line skirt from Clothing Construction I.
Jasmin and Gigi reminisce about the Million Dollar Dress.

Mother Knows Best:(35:10)
This week we answer a question from the "What do you want to hear about?" thread about
Never will I ever!  We mention Monsterpants, Rebecca Danger, and Knitted Lingerie.

When Knitting Attacks:(44:15)
Gigi is attacked by Robin’s Hooded Bandana Cowl. She is going to frog it and use the numbers from the

Gigi is also not getting gauge on her Spector pullover.  The pattern was written for fingering yarn, I
am working with dk

And Sew On:(49:45)
Dress for our final project: Have draped it on a school form in muslin. Need to copy it onto paper for the

pattern.  Next step is to sew it out of muslin to make sure that it fits. #westvalleycollegesews