Friday, December 21, 2018

Save it for the Bugs - Episode 512 - The Knitmore Girls

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On the Needles:(0:34)
Jasmin’s Frozen Hearts sweater is finished and BLOCKED!.

Jasmin has FINISHED the Tale as old as Time cowl!
She needs one more OXO dryer rack Gigi removed 3 lifelines and a gazillion stitch markers from the
Vitamin D cardigan   
Gigi 2 newborn hats out of Patons Kroy Jasmin reminds her of the buttons from Katrinkles.
Jasmin has picked up her Viajiante.
She is planning to knit a Comfort Fade sweater with the Syrup rainbow by Black Trillium Fibres that
she is storing in the perfect Little Skein bag/ bucket.
Gigi has Vanilla Is The New Black socks on the needles,  in the "Deep End" colorway. Also :Purple Haze.
Jasmin started the Eddy cowl by Elizabeth Doherty out of Quiviut/Silk.
Gigi did 4 units for the polygon blanket.  Bamboo needles are too grippy. Should start on 16”needles
Jasmin sewed a custom label, designed by Julie into the scarf she wove for Gigi
She will  order a fancy plunger for fulling some more knits

Events: (25:30)
- #ChooseYourOwnAdventureKAL is ongoing. Jasmin is knitting the Fading Lines from Joji Locatelli.
Gigi finished knitting
the Vitamin D sweater for her #ChooseYourOwnAdventureKAL, pulled yarn from
Neighborhood Fiber Company. Not quite sure about what pattern. Maybe Spector?

In Stitches:(27:27)
- Jasmin: wool socks,seneca pullover, black and red cloche, green twist cardigan,
- Gigi : Quynn hat with ear flaps, Greyhaven hat, sockhead cowl, Knitmore cowl, Peacock Plumes,
Christmas socks,
wool socks. she thinks she should knit a pair of Christmas socks every year.
-Andrew: Cashmere Andrew’s Watch Caps, striped silk/wool sweater, handspun sweater
-Sam: grey cap

- Grinchalong 2018 started Dec 1st. Great prizes. Pictures will be coming

Mother Knows Best:(39:11)
- Block your work. Measure yourself periodically. Wear appropriate foundation garments

When Knitting Attacks:(44:15)
Jasmin closed tube at 90º angle.

And Sew On:(48:41)

Gigi started on the Grinch bags, and set up an assembly line.   

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