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On the needles: (00:43)
Gigi has been working on vanilla socks with afterthought heels out of the StitchJones "Gene Simmons" colorway. Jasmin is working on the Twist cardigan for Meghan. Gigi put another couple of repeats on her Heart to Heart scarf by Sivia Harding.
Jasmin is knitting her Cece out of the Abstract Fiber Alto in "Spinach". Gigi is continuing to work on the Maia shawl by Rosemary Hill. Jasmin is still working on her Supernatural Socks and *did* finish them today. Gigi has finished her Marta Cardigan by Julie Weisenberger.
Welcome back, Brenda!
Mother Knows Best: (15:05)
We talk about throwing vs picking, economy of movement (therbligs!), and muscle memory. We mention the Yarn Harlot Knitting video:
Jasmin mentions The Knitter's Handbook.
When Knitting Attacks: (29:46)
Gigi's Aeolian shawl runs short. Jasmin's Cece is attacked by Komodo vs Cobra. Gigi can't get gauge on her Cassidy.
Straw into Gold: (38:68)
Jasmin talks about the Norwegian Top from the Crown Mountain Farms fiber of the month club.