Monday, December 6, 2010

Chiengora - Episode 129 - The Knitmore Girls

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On the Needles: (:33)

We mention the Nancy Bush interview. Gigi gets a few more yards of yarn to bind off her Aeolian shawl. Gigi has finished knitting her Maia shawl. Jasmin is designing a Neapolitan Cowl out of sale cashmere. Jasmin is hoping to finish Meghan's Twist cardigan this week.

Mother Knows Best: (14:01)

This week we encourage you to take time for yourself. We mention Jackie (from KIPing it Real)'s new rule of spending equal amounts of time on yourself as you do on others.

When Knitting Attacks: (18:39)

Gigi's Cozy Cables socks (from Sock Club) have attacked her.

Holidays with the Knitmores: (22:21)

We talk about holiday traditions at our house. Things mentioned:

- The Muppet Christmas Carol
- Elf
- Love Actually
- RENT

- Frank Sinatra holiday music
- Elvis Christmas CD
- Carols for a Cure CDs
- Michael Bublé's Christmas CD

Straw into Gold: (30:11)

Jasmin is still spinning on her Barbie Dream Fleece. Jasmin implores Gigi to swatch her red from Crosspatch Creations. We talk about chiengora. Jasmin mentions VIP Fibers.

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