Thursday, June 9, 2016

Love at First Sight - Episode 381 - The Knitmore Girls

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On The Needles:(0:31)

Jasmin is competing with Emily of the Knitting Butterflies podcast #stashdash2016 #teamcuteknitter
There is a bit of trash talking. She has been working on the Landon sweater, and needed to make it in to a cardigan.

Gigi has been knitting Vanilla socks out of Opal yarn.

Jasmin also sewed the steek on the Coronation cardigan  on her Singer Featherweight sewing machine using an Even feed presser foot.

Gigi went to Spinning at the Retzlaff Winery and had a lovely time with Dr Gemma. Dinner afterwards came from Adelita's Restaurant.

Jasmin is working on the second sleeve of the Spock Sweater,
while watching Turn.

She mentions the Elsa Sweater and decided to give the  Coronation cardigan  a facing also. she will also steek it.

Welcome to the Flock for Rex 

She also has made some progress on the Fancy Zebra cowl #zebralong


Parameters for participating in the #operationsockdrawer contest:

Participants: post a picture to the ravelry forum, or to instagram with the #operationsockdrawer, have your ravelry name on your instagram profile. Feel free to double dip your projects.

Projects will be judged on originality and general delightfulness.
#projectsweaterchest #elizalong
We are knitting sweaters out of Elizabeth Doherty's book
Top Down: Reimagining Top Down Set-In Sleeve Design
The prize for this contest is a Gleener

Mother Knows Best:(22:42)

This week we answer a question from the "What do you want to hear about?" thread in the forum
about steeking.

When Knitting Attacks:(29:04)

 Gigi missed picking up corner stitches on a pair of Vanilla socks.
She had been working on the Odelia and noticed that she needs to do more decreases, so she needs to pull back fronts, sleeves, and the back.

Jasmin was doing colorwork on the coronation cardigan, and missed something.


This week we review Legendary Knits Volume I, Volume II, and Volume III  by Anne Podlesak

And Sew On:(51:37)

Sam wants shorts, and Gigi dug out an empty pattern sleeve for parachute pants from the 80s.

Jasmin's sewing machine was rattling and sounded like it needed to be oiled, and she thinks the manual needs to be consulted before putting oil anywhere.

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