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The holidays aren't over yet, and the Purlescence Purl Girls still have holiday goodies for late gifts. We are pleased to announce the arrival of three new fiber lines: Frabjous Fibers, Ashland Bay Fibers, and Crown Mountain Fibers. We've also got looms and spinning wheels in stock to help keep your warm this winter. Happy winter knitting!
On the Needles: (00:34)
Gigi has finished knitting the Two Old Bags felted Christmas tree ornaments, but hasn't felted them yet. Gigi is working on Sam's Sharks scarf. Jasmin has cast on a Pogona scarf (in WestKnits Book 1 by Stephen West) out of the 70% Superwash Merino/ 30% Silk (Metamorphosis) from A Verb for Keeping Warm in "Indigo Blue Sky".
Jasmin also mentions the Rick sock by Cookie A. Jasmin has joined the sleeves to the body on her Cece cardigan. We talk about Gigi 2011 and Jasmin 2011. We mention Knitting for Anarchists, and thank Paula from the Knitting Pipeline podcast for getting us to read the Elizabeth Zimmermann books.
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Sticks and String
The Knits Wits
Stuff You Missed in History Class
Knit Knit Cafe
Our annual Do Some Good contest has begun! Do some good, post it to the thread, maybe you'll win a prize! But you'll definitely do some good, and that's awesome. The contest will close 1/9/2011, and we'll announce the winners on 1/10/2011.
- Dale of Norway sweater kit (from Purlescence Yarns)
- 3 Tier baskets from Lantern Moon
- Sweater's worth of yarn from Pico Accuardi Dyeworks
- Sweater's worth of Alto from Abstract Fiber
- XRX Prize pack! A 1-year subscription to Knitter's Magazine, Swing Swagger Drape, and Magnificent Mittens & Socks.
- January 6th: Anniversary party at Unwind in Burbank, CA
- January 8-10: TNNA in Long Beach, CA
- February 17-20: Stitches West in Santa Clara, CA
Mother Knows Best: (16:05)
We discuss 60% heels. Jasmin mentions the eggapinne.
When Knitting Attacks: (22:29)
Gigi suffers an attack at the hands of Sam's Sharks scarf. Jasmin needs to take her own good advice and read her patterns all the way through.
Holidays with the Knitmores: (27:16)
We do a holiday wrap-up. (HA! Get it?!) Jasmin mentions the blog post about Gigi's sewing machine. We had a great time playing Scotland Yard.