Thursday, November 15, 2018

Fail Project - Episode 507 - The Knitmore Girls

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On the Needles:(0:42)
Jasmin has made some progress on a Tied Knots hat  out of Jade Sapphire cashmere.

Gigi is knitting lots of Vanilla Is The New Black socks out of Patons Kroy.  Sunburst Stripe,
Mexicala Stripes, Turquoise Stripes, Sweet Stripes. She got them past heel increases

Jasmin set up her sock machine to make a cowl for Genevieve.

Gigi finished the Sweet Stripes, bound off one Sunburst Stripes
Started a blue Raspberry stripes one for knitting in the car.

Jasmin is beading the endless fringe.

Gigi is knitting the Vitamin D sweater for her #ChooseYourOwnAdventureKAL, the third short row
part of the body.
She found a groove, and dug up more stitch markers to mark the wrap and turns.

Jasmin started a bulky ribbed cowl out of Siren Strings yarn, using Knitters Pride color coded  cables

Events: (18:54)
- #ChooseYourOwnAdventureKAL is ongoing. Jasmin is knitting the Fading Lines from Joji Locatelli
- #Grinchalong starts December 1st

In Stitches:(22:51)
- Jasmin: Resistance hat,  wool socks, Green Twist cardigan,  woven scarf from Evil Jasmine,
- Genevieve:  has no scarf that is “just right”, Coronation sweater
- Gigi :(Quynn!) hat with ear flaps ,Knitmore cowl
Blue Regia socks, Saturn series that I knitted early in the podcast , wool socks

Mother Knows Best:(26:56)
Small bites. Anything is manageable one bite at a time.
Story of Arachne.

When Knitting Attacks:(33:36)
Gigi Vitamin D cardigan. Off by one stitch. Had to move all Stitch markers one over.
Next part :supposed to work 7 rows straight in stockinette.  Did 8 rows. Lot of counting
Sock machine drama

This week we review: Knit Grrl, Cowls and Scarves (paperback here, Ravelry here)
Gigi mentions the Zebra cowl

Straw into Gold:(56:27)
Jasmin makes some progress on the Incredibles sweater project.
Spins a little on the 008 Device of Questionable Origin.

And Sew On:(58:32)
Gigi’s is taking Fashion Design 2 at West Valley College
Gigi handed in the pants sloper and one leg muslin. Finished drafting trouser pattern.
Next step: cut trousers out of muslin.  Started sewing. Front of pants are done.

Pockets, zipper. Under stitching done wrong. Something wrong with zipper application, it sticks.

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