Tuesday, October 2, 2012

Confessions - Episode 198 - The Knitmore Girls

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On The Needles:(0:38)


Gigi has finished the front of her Bundi Cardigan, out of Jewel Hand Dyed. She is using one of the cocoknits tutorials for the shoulder shaping.Jasmin is working on the fourth sleeve of Andrew's Baseball Jersey.

Gigi is making progress on the Sister Joan Shawl. Jasmin finished the Houdini Socks for Andrew. She is thinking of using a new bind-off from The Sock Knitters Handbook that we reviewed last week.

Gigi has been excavating projects out of her UFO bin: A vanilla sock with a Channel Island cast on now has its mate finished. The No Tears Socks got frogged. And a pair of stripey socks that needed the second foot, is also finished.

Andrew has requested the Raglan-Sleeved Henley out of Knits Men Want.

Events:(17:50)

 We will be attending
- Pacific International Quilt Festival: Oct 11-14 2012
- Stitches West:  February 21-24 2013

Mother Knows Best:(18:27)

We talked about holiday knitting, and handmade gifts, and knowing your recipient. We included a list of criteria, and a formula for determining the value of a gift.

When Knitting Attacks:(23:42)

Gigi got attacked by her vanilla preemie hat. She also has had problems counting to three. She used the Sweet Tomato Heel tutorial to solve her heel problems

Purloined:(25:55)

This week we are purloining the "Confessions" and "Open Letters" thread from the Savvy Girls Podcast forum on Ravelry.
Also, we mention the Band Candy episode from Buffy the Vampire Slayer.

Review:(30:31)

This week we review Custom Crocheted Sweaters  by Dora Ohrenstein

 Straw into Gold:(37:37) 

Jasmin is being challenged by her spinning. She is inspired by Abby Franquemont of Respect the Spindle and she is going to hang her spindles to decorate her house.

And Sew On:(39:33)

Gigi has registered for a quilting class at her local quilt store, and is thrilled. the plan is to sew a Cal King quilt for Jasmin and Andrew.

Jasmin has hopelessly fallen in love with a tiny vintage Singer sewing machine.
Also, she got a treasure trove of excellent fabric and a snap press from a friend.

Gigi is enchanted by hand sewing hems on linen napkins.


2 comments:

  1. This is my first time listening, I really enjoyed the show, i shall be back for more. Wish my mom was still here to pass her knitting knowledge onto to me, that's a special gift! So, I will just join in and enjoy.
    Thanks, Nancy

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