Thursday, May 10, 2018

Making Renaissance - Episode 480 - The Knitmore Girls

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On the Needles:(0:30)
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 ravelry)

Gigi has chosen the Vitamin D cardigan by Heidi Kirrmaier for the  #ChooseYourOwnAdventureKAL.

Jasmin is almost done with the body of the BB8 little sock arms sweater.

Gigi is knitting another pair of Vanilla Is The New Black socks out of a purple Fabel yarn from Stitches 2017.
She finished the first purple stripe Patons Kroy and started the second sock.

Jasmin is ONE INCH from the armholes on the Worsted Boxy out of Neighborhood Fiber Co Studio worsted
in the “Parkland” colorway”

Gigi cast on another Knitmore cowl out of Black Trillium Fibres Pebble Sock in "Modern Tweed", and
has knitted 6 inches. It is perfect auto pilot knitting.
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 30 inches of hers.
Jasmin has made a little progress on her “Goin' Gold” hat out of Black Trillium Fibres Quadra in “Chelan”

Gigi is knitting another preemie hat in the Malabrigo Ceresa.
Hyperbolic crochet and the coral reef project.  
Crochet microwave bowl cozy out of cotton.

Events: (24:11)
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:(26:35)
This week we answer a question out of the "What do you want to hear about?" thread about going to
Jasmin mentions our Director's Cut episodes.

When Knitting Attacks:(30:32)
Gigi was attacked by the striped Kroy socks.
Gigi was making great progress on the Knitmore Depth cowl.
she got a giant flash of colors. It was bothering her a lot of rows later, so she pulled it back.

This week we review Knitting All Around,  by Wendy BERNARD.

Jasmin mentions Stephen West, Steven Be, and Maggie Jackson.

And Sew On:(55:50)

Gigi's class at West Valley College is Flat Pattern Construction.

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