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

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.

#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.

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.

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