Friday, November 30, 2018

UFO Poaching - Episode 509 - The Knitmore Girls

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On the Needles:(0:43)
Jasmin has made some more progress on her Tied Knots hat  out of Jade Sapphire cashmere.
Gigi is knitting the Vitamin D sweater for her #ChooseYourOwnAdventureKAL,
the body is finished, she picked up for edging.

Gigi has finished knitting Vanilla Is The New Black socks out of Patons Kroy, in  Blue Raspberry

Jasmin finished the ears on Rex’s Fox hat. The secret project has been shipped and received! (Photo above)

Jasmin finished Genevieve’s  classic cuffed hat by Purl Soho to match Genevieve’s Gryffindor scarf.
Jasmin mentions the Tale as old as Time cowl.

Events: (12:23)
- #ChooseYourOwnAdventureKAL is ongoing. Jasmin is knitting the Fading Lines from Joji Locatelli
- Weinachtsmarkt, Dec. 8: 4-8 PM At Green Planet Yarns  (Enjoy! Glūhwein and Glogg)

In Stitches:(14:34)
- Jasmin: wool socks, Greyhaven hat, handspun ribbi,
- Gigi : Quynn hat with ear flaps, Knitmore cowl, wool socks , Sivia Harding möbius cowl.
One sock has a hole
- Genevieve: coronation sweater.
We are planning to add a new segment: Oh darn!

Contest: (22:51)
- First batch of prizes are shipped last Friday for 2017 Grinchalong, 2017 do some good.
Jasmin suggests watching A Princess for Christmas.
This week we’ll email and ship for “I Blame the Knitmores”
- Grinchalong 2018 starts Dec 1st.

Mother Knows Best:(27:07)
Use good materials. Wool is thermoplastic. Polyester is not

When Knitting Attacks:(28:56)
Picking up stitches on the sides.  Challenging to pick up stitches on the edge    Will have to lose 3
stitches on one side

This week we review: Little Man Knits, by Alex Capshaw-Taylor

Straw into Gold: (52:11)
Jasmin has finished-finished the secret project with the endless fringe! Jasmin rattles off the directions.

And Sew On:(57:24)
Gigi’s is taking Fashion Design 2 at West Valley College
Big project is coming due. Suit with Princess style jacket and high waisted skirt.
Also, sewing a pair of trousers out of muslin. And we are working on a sloper for knit fabric.  Drafting done.
Button hole pocket.  Wrong side. Didn’t fix the lapels and collar enough, lining and hem edge aren’t same length

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