Thursday, January 18, 2018

Petit Fours - Episode 464 - The Knitmore Girls

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On the Needles:(0:32)
Gigi cast on a preemie hat out of leftover Regia.
Jasmin made some slow progress on the last chart on her “Frosted” sweater. She’s calling it
Frozen hearts”,


Gigi is knitting Vanilla is the New Black socks. One pair is for Sam, and is still not finished She
is also working on a pair for herself and has finished the heel increases


Jasmin has knit about half of the  “All you need is hat” hat for the American Heart Association's
American Heart Month out of Neighborhood Fiber Co Studio Sock in Station East.


Gigi Joker and the Thief, #BigBadBergalong, no progress
Gigi is also working on the Russell Street Shawl and has done the first nine colors.


Jasmin mentions her rainbow dots cowl.


Gigi is working on the Purlbreak shawl, she finished three mini skein stripes and started the fourth
color and switched to a long needle.


Jasmin talks about different needles, Zings from Knitters Pride, Addi Turbo's, and Marblz.


Jasmin has made some progress on Genevieve’s  Sweet imPEACHment hat, featuring the
earflaps from the 1898 hat; the earflaps are nearly finished.

Jasmin knit quite a bit on the Tale as Old as Time Cowl during The Shape of Water.


In Stitches:(14:03)
Gigi has been wearing her sleeping hat, the Quynn hat, and wool socks. Also, wristers and
Greyhaven hat , and the Knitmore Cowl


Genevieve: Olivia hat, Gone Astray, Hamilknit hat.
Andrew is wearing his new watch cap (now with fancy label!)


Noelle from the Traveling Stitches Podcast introduced her podcast.


Events:(17:51)
Stitches West February 22-25, 2018. Meet and greet Saturday 11:30-1:30 in the Erin Lane booth.
Also, Ravellenics are coming up, February 9th -25th. Join Team Sasquatch!


Mother Knows Best:(21:20)
This week: Get a haircut!


When Knitting Attacks:(23:35)
Gigi was working on the Purlbreak. Instead of 2 skeins, there are 7 mini skeins


Purloined:(27:10)
The Yarniacs talked about celebrating their stash.
Quote: I Knit With what I love and love what I'm knitting.
Changing the culture of the stash.


Review:(31:32)
This week we review All About Knitting, by Martingale Publishing


Ravellenics Training:(47:43)
Week 3: Wind your yarn and swatch, Join Team Sasquatch


And Sew On:(55:07)
No progress on the sewn imPEACHment hats, Gigi needs to get busy.
Gigi sewed the invisible zipper into Genevieve’s dress.  Side seams and hem are left.
Also, she did a bunch of mending.
She installed the invisible zipper in Genevieve’s dress, followed directions on pattern and zipper
insert. She did not have enough info and is not pleased with the quality of her work.



Thursday, January 11, 2018

Fantasy Knitting - Episode 463 - The Knitmore Girls

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On the Needles:(0:34)

Jasmin has started the last chart on her “Frosted” sweater. She’s calling it “Frozen hearts”,

Genevieve counted 296 preemie hats from 2017.
Gigi finished a second Barley light by Tin Can Knits for the NICU.
Jasmin cast on an “All you need is hat” hat for the American Heart Association's American Heart Month out of Neighborhood Fiber Co Studio Sock in Station East. Gigi's yarn is Malabrigo in a beautiful red.

Jasmin worked on her Tale as old as Time cowl.
Gigi is wondering about knitting a Ninja Turtle hat for Sam.

Gigi is knitting Vanilla is the New Black socks. One pair is for Sam, out of Regia in the Havana colorway. She turned the heel, and is working on the foot. She is also working on a pair for herself and is doing heel increases.
Gigi is thinking of knitting the Flax Light Jasmin suggests the Harvest cardigan.

Jasmin has started Genevieve’s  Sweet imPEACHment hat, it has the earflaps from the 1898 hat.

Gigi had kitted up the  Joker and the Thief, #BigBadBergalong, cast on, and knitted the first stripe.
There were directions for a stitch that she didn't quite understand.
Gigi is also working on the Russell Street Shawl and has done the first six colors.

Gigi is working on the Purlbreak shawl, she finished three mini skein stripes and started the fourth color.

In Stitches:(26:49)
Gigi has been wearing her sleeping hat, the Quynn hat, and wool socks. Also, wristers and

Genevieve: Olivia hat, Gone Astray, Hamilknit hat. Rex: Quynn hat, hamilknit, Welcome to the flock,
Mouse a cookie sweater. Andrew is wearing his new watch cap, and wore his silk tweed pullover
(preravelry).

Events:(30:07)
Stitches West February 22-25, 2018. Meet and greet saturday 11:30-1:30 in the Erin Lane booth.
Also, Ravellenics are coming up, February 9th -25th.

Contest:(31:31)
#OperationSockDrawer, and #ProjectSweaterChest are ongoing. Entries will be judged on the basis of originality and delightfulness. #grinchalong is over, #dosomegood is over. We will announce winners soonish.

Mother Knows Best:(33:32)
This week we answer a question from the "What do you want to hear about ?” thread about knitting in the dark.

When Knitting Attacks:(39:01)
Gigi was working on the Joker and the Thief shawl, and had stitch issues.
Jasmin needs to wear her reading glasses. Jasmin mentions Pawley mugs.

Review:(44:50)
This week we review
Designer Crochet, by Shannon Mullet-Bowlsby

Ravellenics Training:(54:52)
Week 2: Buy/unearth materials, Join Team Sasquatch

And Sew On:(55:07)
Mending jeans. Running a zigzag stitch on the edge gives a wavy appearance.

Bought fleece for imPEACHment hats.

Thursday, January 4, 2018

Teflon Day - Episode 462 - The Knitmore Girls

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This week's episode is sponsored by:
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Every skein and every kit has a story at Little Skein In the Big Wool. This holiday season, step through the wardrobe with us into the Land of Narnia. We have a new hat and mitt kit, squishy Aran yarn in inspired colorways, Narnia-inspired project bags and more at littleskein.com.



On the Needles:(0:35)
Gigi, finished a Barley light by Tin Can Knits for the NICU, and started another one.


Jasmin worked on her Tale as old as Time cowl, WONT COME UP IN YOUR PROJECTS while
watching the new Star Wars movie
(highly recommend).


Gigi is knitting Vanilla is the New Black socks. One pair is for Sam, out of Regia in the Havana
color way. She turned the heel, and is working on the foot. She is also working on a pair for herself
and is doing heel increases.  


And she is knitting a pair for herself.


Jasmin is working on her “Frosted” sweater. She’s calling it “Frozen hearts”, because PINK HEARTS.


Gigi had kitted up the  Joker and the Thief, #BigBadBergalong, cast on, and knitted the first row.
Gigi is also working on the Russell Street Shawl and is on the fourth color.


Jasmin cast on a red hat for the American Heart Association's American Heart Month.
Gigi is working on the Purlbreak shawl, she finished two mini skein stripes and started the third color


Jasmin has finished her Sweet imPEACHment hat. The next one will have the earflaps from the
1898 hat for Genevieve.


In Stitches:(23:24)
Gigi has been wearing her sleeping hat, the Quynn hat, and wool socks. Also, the Lorelei cowl ,  


Genevieve: Olivia hat, coronation cardigan. Rex: Quynn hat,,
Mouse a cookie sweater. Andrew is wearing his new watch cap.
Jasmin mentions the NZAK AutoKnitter


Events:(26:41)
Also, Ravellenics are coming up, February 9th -25th.
Training starts this week.


Contest:(29:16)
#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:(31:32)
This week we answer a question from the "What do you want to hear about ?”thread about
fixing/maintaining ball winders. She mentions the Nancy's Knit-Knacks ballwinder and


When Knitting Attacks:(40:57)
Gigi was working on the Barley hat. she had messed up the math so bad that it needed to be frogged
Then she knit the body of the hat, count was off.


She also had a problem with the Russell Street Shawl.


Review:(44:06)
This week we review




Ravellenics training:(50:48)
Week 1: Pick your project to stretch yourself


And Sew On:(52:57)
Mending Sam's jeans, and my own.
Also, fixing elastic on Andrew and Genevieve's Christmas pjs.