Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Sleeping in Hats - Episode 272 - The Knitmore Girls

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On The Needles:(0:30)

Gigi is half done with the front of the  Dr. Watson sweater. Jasmin finished the   Dark Side of the Moon socks by Fab Funky Fibres. #operationsockdrawer. Gigi has been working on Fluoromania socks.  We are also excited about WEBS Neon Now sock yarn. #matchymatchyKAL.


Jasmin mentioned the  matchy-matchy Kal, the Barberry cardigan. She is also talking about the  Carli that she knitted for a Knitmore-A-Long, and leftover Little Lovely Malabrigo, that she  is knitting into a Wonderful Wallaby by Cottage Creations.

Jasmin mentions Genevieve's Little Oak cardigan out of Skinny Bugga. On Finishing Friday, Gigi wove in ends on the Color Affection, and she sewed on googly eyes and wove in ends on the Something Fishy Socks.

Jasmin finished her SPAKAL sweater! We are planning to start the next SPAKAL with the next Tour de Fleece. We are opening the thread on the forum for SPAKAL 2014.

We mention labels for our SPAKALs. $1.50 gets as many of the labels as you need in a 1 oz envelope. (This is for US listeners; International listeners, please PM Jasmin on Ravelry with your address for your shipping cost.)

Events:(16:56)

We will be attending:
- June 7th, Fleeces, Food and Fun, at the Retzlaff Winery

We announced the winners of the Halo's of Hope #podcasterthrowdown.

In Stitches:(22:25)

Gigi wore her previously loved cardi, and her Best Friend cardi. Genevieve wore the LGordon555 hat.

Mother Knows Best:(24:43)

We talked about finding things we talked about earlier in the show notes search box, like the Knitted graft.

When Knitting Attacks:(29:09)

Gigi was attacked by her sewing and managed to sew a sleeve to a neckline.

Purloined:(31:43)

This week we are purloining from the TV Knitting Podcast, hosted by StitchMistress. We talk about Shear Madness, on the National Geographic Wild channel.

Review:(37:13)

This week we review Botanical Knits 2, by Alana Dakos

Jasmin mentions Uncommon Threads in Los Altos and their Tree of Life sweater.

Straw Into Gold:(46:14)

Gigi is going her homework for the spinning classes she is taking at Spin U at Purlescence. this week it is 2oz  18 to 20 wpi at 20% twist. Reading assignments are out of The Alden Amos Big Book of Handspinning and  The Alden Amos Big Book of Handspinning by Judith MacKenzie Mc Cuin.

And Sew On:(47:46)

Gigi has been working on a muslin for Melanie of the Savvy Girls  podcast. She looked up a sleeve alteration in Fast Fit, by Sandra Betzina.

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