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Gigi has finished the Rubus Suberectus Socks out of the Knitters Curiosity Cabinet. Jasmin finished sewing on the grosgrain ribbon on her Very Hungry Caterpillar cardigan and is talking about the buttons. She mentions the Playful Stripes cardigan.
Gigi is making progress on the Celaeno shawl. Jasmin is working on the Antler cardigan. Gigi is knitting tube socks for Genevieve. Jasmin has knit a few more rows on Andew's Houdini socks
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
Gigi is wearing knitted socks, and is has started giving her house guests vanilla socks
Jasmin has also been wearing socks, and Genevieve has been wearing her Yoked cardigan
Mother Knows Best:(14:48)
We answer a questions about blocking buttonbands from the "What do you want to hear about?" thread. We mention Galina Khmeleva, and the Philosopher's Kilim Jacket
This week we are purloining from the TVknitting podcast, hosted by Stitchmistress. We talk about Downton Abbey.
Jasmin mentions Maria from Subway Knits, and Voolenvine from the Yarngasm podcast
This week we review The Embellished Sock, by Charles D. Gandy. We mention Think Outside the Sox. We talk about an I-cord maker
Straw Into Gold:(33:30)
Jasmin has been plying Gigi's handspun for her SPAKAL sweater on her Matchless. Also, she talks about spinning with children.
And Sew On:(38:19)
Jasmin is thinking about knitting a log cabin blanket. Gigi has hung unfinished quilts on the walls, and Jasmin likes the idea of displaying art in progress.