Thursday, December 28, 2017

Holiday Cheer - Episode 461 - The Knitmore Girls

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On the Needles:(0:35)
Jasmin worked on her Tale as old as Time cowl, while watching the new Jumanji movie
(highly recommend).

Gigi, started the Barley light by Tin Can Knits for the NICU.

Jasmin is working on her “Frosted” sweater. She’s calling it “Frozen hearts”, because PINK HEARTS.
Jasmin mentions Stitchfiddle. Gigi is contemplating casting on a sweater. Maybe the Flax light.

Jasmin finished 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. The recipe is in episode 460,
the pattern is $1 and goes to Rex’s adventure fund.

She ordered custom labels from Clothing labels by Sterling for Andrew. The pattern is available for $1
which goes towards Rex's adventure fund, similar to the tube sock pattern that benefits Genevieve's
adventure fund.

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 color way. She turned the heel, and started a pair for herself.
Also, She is planning to knit another pair out of the purple Patons Kroy she got for Christmas.
Jasmin cast on 20 sts on a pair of Sparkle Pony DK socks (from White Birch Fiber Arts).

She kitted up the  Joker and the Thief, #BigBadBergalong, it now has needles, and is ready to start.
Gigi is working on the Russell Street Shawl and is on the fourth color.
Jasmin has made progress on her peach hat. (Recipe/pattern soon.)
Jasmin is talking about wearing a garment to Stitches with Try-It-On-Tubing .
Gigi is working on the Purlbreak shawl, she finished two mini skein stripes.

In Stitches:(28:48)
Gigi has been wearing her sleeping hat, the Quynn hat, and wool socks. Also, the Lorelei cowl ,  

Jasmin talks about Stephen West's how to wear a shawl video. She also is thrilled with his

Jasmin: Looped Loop cowl is found!
Genevieve: Olivia hat, coronation cardigan. Rex: Quynn hat,

Also, Ravellenics are coming up, February 9th -25th.
Training starts next week.
Join Team Sasquatch.

#OperationSockDrawer, and #ProjectSweaterChest are ongoing. Entries will be judged on the basis of
originality and delightfulness. #grinchalong is wrapping up. We will announce winners soonish.
Also, #dosomegood.

Mother Knows Best:(39:58)
This week we answer a question from the "What do you want to hear about thread?" about the

When Knitting Attacks:(46:12)
Gigi was working on the Russell Street shawl, dropped an edge stitch, and had to pull back 4 rows to
fix this.

Jasmin suggests combining this with the Amy Herzog books

Holidays with the Knitmores:(53:36)
Eggnog! Aged eggnog, and bourbon revelation. Michael Ruhlman aged eggnogg recipe,

And Sew On:(1:03:30)
Mending G's jeans

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