Thursday, May 17, 2018

Grover's Sweater - Episode 481 - The Knitmore Girls

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On the Needles:(0:34)
Jasmin has been working on the #ChooseYourOwnAdventureKAL flowchart.
Exciting shenanigans are afoot! Official start date was May 1st. Page 1 is up in
or go to CustomFit and get THE WHOLE deal.) (Pattern is being formatted so that we can add it to
Gigi has chosen the Vitamin D cardigan by Heidi Kirrmaier for the  #ChooseYourOwnAdventureKAL.

Gigi is knitting another pair of Vanilla Is The New Black socks out of a purple Fabel yarn from
Stitches 2017, turned the heel.  She and turned the heel on the purple Patons Kroy.

Jasmin is almost done with the first top down, set-in sleeve of the BB8 little sock arms sweater.
Gigi mentions the sleeves on the Nemesis dress. (No link, THANKS MELANIE. ;) )

Gigi cast on another Knitmore cowl out of Black Trillium Fibres Pebble Sock in "Modern Tweed", and has
knitted 12 inches. It is perfect auto pilot knitting. She is going to use the tiny scale that BostonJen sent her

Jasmin cast on her Knitmore Depth cowl (code for 50% discount on pattern: theknitmoregirls) out of the
Fiber Seed yarn in the Knitmore colorway from The Fiberseed Yarn Company for The Great Knit-off!.
Open for orders now, KAL starts June 1. Gigi is making good progress on hers out of fingering weight
yarn in the Knitmore colorway.
Gigi has knitted 36 inches of her Knitmore Depth cowl.

Gigi finished a preemie hat in the Malabrigo Ceresa.
She talks about Hyperbolic crochet and the coral reef project.  

Events: (18:16)
May 1st: #ChooseYourOwnAdventureKAL starts
Stash Dash: May 25 -  August 27 2018 (Check out the Knit Girllls, rules are up! )
June 1st: Great Knit Off! The Knitmore Girls colorway benefits the International Rescue Committee!

Mother Knows Best:(27:20)
This week we answer a question out of the "What do you want to hear about? “ thread about
building a fusion sweater.

When Knitting Attacks:(34:31)
Gigi was attacked by the striped Kroy socks and the Purple vanilla socks.
Jasmin needs to read the directions. Even if she uses the Goodreader App.

This week we review
The A to Z of Crochet : The Ultimate Guide for the Beginner to Advanced Crocheter By Martingale

And Sew On:(44:50)
Gigi's class at West Valley College is Flat Pattern Construction.
The book they are using is Patternmaking for Fashion Design.

Final project is a skirt, and Gigi drafted an Added Flare skirt. There were a number of issues.

everyone did a presentation in class, and there were excellent suggestions.

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