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On the Needles:(0:32)
Gigi is making progress on another Knitmore cowl, in the Fantastic Beasts colorway by
Mint Rain Hand Dyed Yarns.
worsted in "Squashblossom".
Jasmin is working on Welcome Blanket squares to raise money for the a number of important
Gigi is working on a second blanket, her colors are two shades of purple, and two shades of green.
She finished a square.
Jasmin has made some progress on Sleeve #1 of her Frozen Hearts sweater.
Jasmin is 2” away from the armhole split on her Boxy out of Neighborhood Fiber Co’s Studio worsted in
the “Parkland” colorway.
Jasmin has been working on the #ChooseYourOwnAdventureKAL flowchart.
Shenanigans are afoot! Official start date was May 1st. First pages are up in the
or go to CustomFit and get THE WHOLE deal.) (Pattern is being formatted so that we can add it to
Gigi washed her swatch, is ready to do the math.
- May 1st: #ChooseYourOwnAdventureKAL started
- 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!
- The Knit Girllls work to benefit Pet Smart Charities,
Tour de Fleece: July 7-29
Maybe: Wool auction at the Monterey County Fair, in Monterey, CA, on Labor Day
Pacific International Quilt Fest October 11-14 2018
Mother Knows Best:(17:21)
This week we answer a question out of the "What do you want to hear about? “ thread about
When Knitting Attacks:(22:22)
Gigi didn’t swatch for the Fantastic Beasts cowl. She should have.
This week we review Star Trek Cross Stitch, by John Lohman
Straw into Gold:(36:09)
And Sew On:(47:20)
Gigi’s is taking the beginning sewing class at West Valley College. She loves it.
She used the industrial blind hemmer, sewed a corduroy skirt and was wrestling with nap,
installed yet another invisible zipper, sewed a lining to the zipper band by machine.
Last project is a camp shirt with techniques for matching stripes.
Seersucker is a bear to work with. She will need a seam stick to sew seersucker dresses for Genevieve.