Thursday, February 1, 2018

BalaKinda-KindaClava - Episode 466 - The Knitmore Girls

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On the Needles:(0:34)
Jasmin mentions Lux Adorna.

Gigi She also knitted ears onto some animal hat. Jasmin is knitting an "All you need is hat" out of
Neighborhood Fiber Co. Studio Sock for the American Heart Association.

Jasmin swatched for the little sock arms sweater for Rex.

Jasmin put a few stitches on her Frozen Hearts sweater. Must Stash Yarns does "Mustmatch" skeins.

Gigi is also working on the Russell Street Shawl and has finished the dark grey, the twelfth color, and
she is working on the Purlbreak shawl, at Jasmin’s house.

In Stitches:(16:48)
Gigi has been wearing the Quynn hat for sleeping, wool socks and the Knitmore Cowl
Andrew is wearing his new watch cap (now with fancy label!)

PROMO! Emily's new podcast : Tightly Spun.

Events: (20:37)
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:(23:12)
This week we answer a question from the "What do you want to hear about?' thread about another
etiquette question: Kids at knit group/knit night. Jasmin enjoys a Virtual Knit Group/ Google Hangout.

This week we review Hoop Dreams, Modern Hand Embroidery,  by Cristin Morgan
She mentions Franklin Habit's embroidery class (class calendar here)
Jasmin mentions Mo Willems.

Ravellenics Training:(51:25)
Week 5: Read directions, highlight size/mark up in Goodreader, make sure you’re on the team roster,
Join Team Sasquatch

Straw into Gold:(53:03)
Finished spinning the “Black Forest cupcakes” colorway, SW Targhee from A Star is Shorn. Loved the
process. - Flipping fiber tip from Amy King/SpunkyEclectic . Finally getting to try the Akerworks kate.
She started spinning on the Incredibles project again.

She loves her Will Taylor kate (Clemes and Clemes makes them now)

And Sew On:(59:21)
Jasmin talks about Genevieve’s 100th day shirt.

Gigi's class at West Valley College, Flat Pattern Construction


  1. Gigi's input on the book "Hoop Dreams" is spot on! The techniques she mentions (ancient?!) are standard practice for even an average needlewoman. I loved Jasmin's "collecting of books of things she would like to learn or make," It applied/appealed to me as I am of the same ilk. Case in point: I just bought a book on mittens and a book on socks. Inspiration!! Keep up the great work, ladies.

  2. Your shop etiquette is very practical. I have volunteered in a nonprofit needlework shop for years and it’s simply amazing what people let their children and babies do. We are baby lovers but please watch your children!