Friday, March 23, 2018

Tickled by Fun Fur - Episode 473 - The Knitmore Girls

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On the Needles:(0:32)
Gigi finished the  Aviary hat pattern by Brittany Olson-Boblitt, that we got from Abundant Earth Fiber.
Jasmin FINALLY got her fun fur as started the Fox hat for Rex.
Gigi is working on her ravellenics project, the Ribbi Cardi out of Cascade Venezia. Body is knitted,

and sleeves decreases are done.
Jasmin has made some progress on her  worsted boxy by Joji Locatelli out of Neighborhood Fiber Co Studio
Worsted in the “Parkland” benefit colorway.
Jasmin knit a tiny bit on Rex’s BB-8 Sock Arms sweater.
Jasmin’s Frozen Hearts sweater is one round away from the contrast stripes at the bottom.

In Stitches:(22:10)
Gigi has been wearing the Quynn hat for sleeping, wool socks and the Beastkeeper shawl, and the
Knitmore Cowl, Lorelei Cowl.
Jasmin mentions Sivia Harding and the Brambleberry cowl.

Genevieve: Sweet Impeachment hat, little oak sweater

Events: (25:23)

Mother Knows Best:(26:26)
This week we answer two questions out of the "What do you want to hear about?" thread about our former
Amazon aStore, and the list feature.

Jasmin also suggests following her as DahlingDaughter on Twitter and Cuteknitter on Instagram for

family/parenting/anything not podcast-related.

How to respond when people say: “I could NEVER do anything like that”? Please put your own responses
in the thread.

When Knitting Attacks:(37:13)
Gigi broke an ebony dpn. Jasmin suggests Brittany Needle Wax
Gigi was working on the Ribbi Cardi, and was attacked by her knitting.

This week we review  The New Crochet, A Beginners Guide, by Marian Madel
Jasmin mentions Habu Yarn.

And Sew On:(56:30)
Gigi's class at West Valley College is Flat Pattern Construction.
The book they are using is Patternmaking for Fashion Design.

Project is a scoop neck bodice. Personalizing sloper to fit is in the book, but not taught in any of the classes.

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