Thursday, December 21, 2017

Chicken-ish - Episode 460 - The Knitmore Girls

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On the Needles:(0:45)
Gigi is knitting Vanilla is the New Black socks. One pair is out of Patons Kroy, finished..the other pair
is for Sam, out of Regia in the Havana colorway. She turned the heel, and started a pair for herself.

Jasmin stared her “Frosted” sweater. She’s calling it “Frozen hearts”, because PINK HEARTS.
Jasmin mentions the Zing needles, and Knitter's Pride Cables.

Gigi rinsed the yarn for the Russell Street Shawl and balled it up, she only needs to need to pick
needles. She rinsed the yarn for the Joker and the Thief, #BigBadBergalong, balled it up, it needs

Jasmin is knitting on her Tale as old as Time cowl. Gigi finished her Sockhead cowl out of Knitcircus
gradient Greatest of Ease 150, merino, nylon, 600 yds.

Jasmin pulled Andrew’s cashmere watch cap (pt 2) out of the UFO pile.
Jasmin mentions the Jade Sapphire Duo kit from which she knitted a hat for Andrew. She gives her
recipe for watch caps. She is ordering labels from Clothing labels by Sterling.

Gigi is working on the Purlbreak shawl, she started the stripes.
Jasmin started a peach hat.
Gigi finished a preemie hat, and started a new one out of Kroy.

In Stitches:(17:33)
Gigi has been wearing her sleeping hat, the Quynn hat, and wool socks. Also, the Lorelei cowl ,  
Jasmin: Greyhaven hat, bulky green cowl, Genevieve: Olivia hat, little oak cardigan, coronation
cardigan. Rex: Quynn hat, Mouse a cookie sweater. Andrew is wearing his watch cap.


#OperationSockDrawer, and #ProjectSweaterChest are ongoing. Entries will be judged on the basis
of originality and delightfulness. #grinchalong. We will announce winners soonish.
Jasmin mentions AnnTudor stitchmarkers.
Also, #dosomegood.

Mother Knows Best:(33:58)
This week we encourage you to make lists.

When Knitting Attacks:(41:47)
Gigi was binding off the Sockhead cowl

This week we review Cold Weather Crochet by Marly Bird
Jasmin mentions the polygon blanket.

Holidays with the Knitmores:(53:36)
Matching PJs! Decorating the tree! ALL THE HOLIDAY SPECIALS!
Jasmin mentioned Hanna Andersson pajamas.

Straw Into Gold:(58:56)
Jasmin spins on the Device of Questionable Origin at the end of the day to unwind. Abby batt,
superwash targhee from “a star is shorn”, black forest cupcakes.
(Article about spinning for socks via interweave by Debbie Held

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