Wednesday, March 13, 2013

Hulk Sew! - Episode 221 - The Knitmore Girls

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On The Needles:(0:31)

Laura, luckyox42, also known as The Joy of Cooking Fairy, is our guest host today.  Laura has been working on her stash, using Hazel Knits to knit lots of socks. Right now she is working on a scarf out of Lollipop Cabin. She is also swatching for a Cassidy cardigan, out of Miss Babs Yarn.

Jasmin has started the Antler cardigan for Genevieve out of Cascade Greenland. She mentioned the Boneyard Knitalong out of Abstract Fiber. Also, she has been sewing in grosgrain ribbon into a lot of little sweaters.

Events:(12:07)

We will be attending Wine and Wool, at the Retzlaff Winery, on Saturday, May 25th, in Livermore. This falls on the saturday of Memorial Day Weekend

In Stitches:(13:00)

Laura has been wearing a top down raglan, out of Lorna's Laces Fisherman, in the Valentine colorway
Mom has been bundled up, wearing all kinds of woolens, battling a cold. Genevieve and Jasmin have been enjoying the warm weather. 

Mother Knows Best:(20:14)

This week we are talking about ease. Lily Chin's class Short Row Shaping for Bust Darts is mentioned. Marly Bird's class Curvy Girl Knitting is also mentioned. Big Girl Knits and More Big Girl Knits are referenced

When Knitting Attacks:(28:14)

Laura has been having problems with her raglan. She mentioned the Susie Hoodie, Jasmin mentions sweater clips, spied on The Knit Girllls video cast. Zipperstop.com is mentioned.

Jasmin has been working on sewing ribbon into Genevieve's sweater, the Button Tutorial, and the Grosgrain Ribbon Tutorial.

Review:(39:11)

This week we  review Contemporary Irish Knits, by Carol Feller

2 comments:

  1. Please stop with the "real mom" comments. Sewing grosgrain ribbon and having a mending basket doesn't make you a real mom. I know you just say this to be funny, but it makes a lot of us cringe because the Mommy Wars are alive and well in our fiber-loving community. Please try to stop contributing to it. Please. Otherwise, I love the podcast

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  2. Hey girl! Following on Bloglovin now :) have a wonderful day
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